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Third and fifth grade students at WDE explored the science of skateboarding.  Pro skaters showed off their coolest moves and students helped to figure out how skateboarding works! The interactive presentation covered distribution of force, center of mass, center of gravity and inertia.

Submitted by Jessica Dawkins

Between the basketball games on Thursday night, PHS senior athletes were recognized. The following seniors walked the court with their families and received a gift from their coaches and administrators. 

 

Varsity Basketball Players: Noah Brown, Jacob Butts, Gabe Nelson, and Bryson Turner.

Varsity Girls Basketball Players: Michaela Cain, Kenna Jordan, and Genesis Long.

Varsity Cheerleaders: Natalie Allred, Cheyenne Arne, Meredith Bodie, Savannah Burke, Autumn Jones, Victoria Lovelady, and Kayleigh Taylor.

Submitted by Kalli McMillan

Maude Saunders students celebrated the 100th day of school by participating in a variety of activities related to the number 100. We added, subtracted, multiplied, divided, counted, stacked, sorted, and even ate, in a way that celebrated  the number 100.  One of our favorite activities was dressing up like we think we will look when we are 100 years old.   

Submitted by Krisy Spence

Once again Freeport High School has proven why it is the “Best Kept Secret in Northwest Florida.”  Governor Scott recently recognized FHS for being in the top 10% of Florida schools in mathematics and science achievement and for improvement in mathematics and English Language Arts.  It is a well-deserved honor for the Freeport students and staff!   

Submitted by Patty Woodard

Congratulations to WHS senior Josh Homza for earning a nomination into the Air Force Academy!  Representative Matt Gaetz shared the outstanding news on January 23.  We are so proud of you, Josh!

(Pictured from left to right are Superintendent Hughes, WHS Principal Janet Currid, Representative Matt Gaetz, and Josh Homza)

Submitted by Christy English

Students tracked down 12 posters displaying quotes about Literacy as they traveled around the FES campus.  They read the posters, discussed the quote, and recorded the location of the poster.  Once all posters were located, classes turned in their list to the Media Center for a chance to win a prize!

Submitted by Nancy Currie

In November 2017, WHS junior Tyrese Stuckey entered the Appelley Publishing National Student Poetry Contest.   It was recently announced that his poem was selected for national publication in the company’s 2017 "Rising Stars Collection" book, which will be released this summer.  Overall winners for the contest will be announced April 6, 2018. Awesome job, Tyrese!

Submitted by Christy English

Congratulations to the students and staff at SWHS for being in the top 10% of all Florida schools in science achievement and improvement in math achievement. SWHS was also in the top 10% of all high schools in Florida in math achievement, science achievement, and improvement in math. Way to go Seahawks!

Submitted by Carrie Chavers