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Deputy Connor Gunn is teaching flag etiquette to our fifth graders. Each morning, 2 fifth graders meet him at the flagpole to put the flags up and again in the afternoon to take them down. Deputy Gunn also teaches the students a bit of flag trivia while they are at the flagpole. When our fifth graders leave elementary school, they will all know how to raise, lower, and handle the American flag respectfully.

The Walton High School Braves Chorus participated in the Florida Vocal Association Music Performance Assessment on Wednesday, April 7.  Due to an abundance of caution, and following county along with state safety protocols, the Braves Chorus recorded 2 music selections with the help of WHS Media Specialist Jonathan Callahan.   Collaborative pianist was Mrs. Keitha Bledsoe (former Walton County School District Fine Arts Coordinator).   The recordings will be uploaded to a Florida Vocal Association website, where it will be viewed and adjudicated by 3 state-certified adjudicators.

The Braves Chorus is under the direction of Mrs. Michelle Tredway

Students in South Walton High School’s Health Sciences Academy successfully completed coursework resulting in them becoming certified nursing assistants.  Students participated in 40 clinical hours where they were expected to perform as nursing assistants in a simulated environment, take and pass a written exam and perform live skills demonstrations.   Upon graduation or turning 18 they will be able to work in the medical

Students at Walton In”10”sity School of Excellence went on a private tour of FSU Panama City. Highlights included a presentation by admission counselor, classroom viewing, STEM lab, and new housing. Students came away with college readiness goals, contacts for future questions and a realization that opportunities are right around the corner. 

This afternoon, a Walton County School District school bus transporting the South Walton High School lacrosse team was involved in a two-car accident on Highway 331 between DeFuniak Springs and Freeport.  All students on the bus are safe and are being reunited with their families at the Walton County Fire Rescue’s Woodlawn Fire Station. 

SWHS Young Artists

April 1, 2021

The SWHS young artists are diligent in creating works that reflect their skills with their personal vision. The students work with drawing, mixed media, photography / digital, sculpture, 3D printing, and have been recognized for their artworks in show locally and nationwide. 

We are excited to announce that we will be hosting three summer camps sessions at the Magnet Innovation Center to expose all Walton County students to STEAM education and what we have to offer here at MIC.  Our camp sessions are as follows:

Session 1: Engineering & Coding | Rising 4th & 5th Graders | June 7-9, 2021 | 9 am - 12 pm

Session 2: Environmental Science | Rising 4th & 5th Graders | June 22-24, 2021 | 9 am - 2 pm (Includes Field Trip to Camp Helen State Park)

Session 3: G.E.M.S. "Girls Embracing & Mastering STEAM | Rising 6th-8th Grade Girls Only | June 28 - July 1, 2010 | 9 am - 2 pm (Will include female industry guest speakers and a potential field trip.)

Each camp will be limited to 40 participants- registration deadline May 14, 2021.  Students/parents will need to provide transportation to and from MIC for all sessions and a sack lunch for sessions 2 and 3.  We will provide a morning snack and transportation for the field trips.  Our MIC students and staff will be present to facilitate the summer camps.