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Good evening. This is a message from your Superintendent, Mr. Russell Hughes. I will be making an announcement by 2:00 P.M tomorrow, Monday, September 11th in reference to schools being opened or closed for Tuesday, September 12th. Please look to the Walton County School district or your individual school’s websites for further information. Stay safe. 

Superintendent Hughes has announced that, per Governor Rick Scott's decree, all Walton County Schools will be closed Friday, September 8 - Monday, September 11, 2017. Students and staff should plan to return on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. If you have any questions regarding extra-curricular activities please see your specific school's website. Please continue to monitor media outlets and the Walton County School District webpage for up-to-date information.
We are pleased to announce that FES is the recipient of a grant provided by the Dugas Foundation to purchase books for the students. Submiited by Nancy Currie.

The Freeport Middle School Art Department created patriotic artworks and a large multi-media American Flag to honor those who lost their lives on 9/11, a day that changed us forever.  Submitted by Mrs. Peloquin-Art Teacher, Freeport Middle School.

FMS 9/11 Art

NED Show Visits FES

September 7, 2017

The NED Show is a character education assembly that promotes positive attitudes and encourages students and staff to do their very best every day.

Never give up!

Encourage others!

Do your best!

Submitted by Nancy Currie.

What makes things move? WDE second graders used marshmallow shooters to investigate forces. Students learned that nothing moves without force and that everything can be moved if the force is strong enough. The way to put an object in motion is by pushing it or pulling it. Submitted by Jessica Dawkins.

Shoe-tying Club at VRB

September 6, 2017

Kindergarten and first grade students at Butler Elementary are excited to demonstrate their shoe-tying skills and become members of the "Shoe-tying Club" sponsored by the PE department.  Congratulations to all students who have become members so far! Submitted by Tammy Smith.

VRB Shoe typing

VRB Shoe typing

WDE Reading Buddies

September 6, 2017

WDE Fourth grade students from Mrs. Chastity McLaney's class have partnered with first grade students from Mrs. Carla Sconiers's class for buddy reading. The older students visit the younger students in the mornings and help them read their AR books. It is an exciting time for the 4th graders and the 1st graders! Submitted by Jessica Dawkins.

WDE Reading Buddies

WDE Reading Buddies

Van R Butler Open House

September 6, 2017

In an effort to increase communication and understanding of both curriculum and procedures, teachers at Van R. Butler hosted parent meetings at Open House. There was a huge turnout for the event which was enjoyed by all! Submitted by Tammy Smith.

VRB Open House

VRB Open House