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Freeport Middle School held their annual Science Fair during the weeks of November 10th-21st. Our theme this year was Science Fair Inventions. The Science students researched, planned, and conducted experiments during the month of October. Grades 5th-8th all participated in this years' Science Fair expo. Congratulations to the following FMS Science Fair Winners.

1st place: Ryley Curry, 7th grade

2nd place: Brooke Mclean, 5th grade

3rd place: Josh Godfrey & Garren Acosta, 8th grade


A special thank-you to our PTO for award allocations.

Maude Saunders 5th Grade Tropican Winners

Pictured Left to Right: Ashanti Hawkins, 3rd place, Jacobe Adkinson, 2nd place, and Paige Nolin, 1st place

Dr. Alexis Tibbetts and Superintendent Carlene Anderson congratulated Ally Woodard and Logan Lawrence for winning awards at the Walton County School District's Science Fair.  Ally's project "HVAC Filter Effect on Air Particles" won first place in the Environmental Division and the Superintendent's Award for the best overall project in the Science Fair.  Logan's project "How Temperature Affects Sugar in Bananas" won second place in the Biological Division.  Congratulations to SWHS science students and teachers!

Maude Saunders Elementary 4th Grade Tropicana Speech Winners

Pictured Left to Right: Landry Carroll, 1st place, Shaelee Seay, 3rd place, and Chloe Dobson, 2nd place

The Youth Leadership students from Freeport High School, South Walton High School, and Walton High School participated in a practice mock trial presided over by Judge Clyde B. Wells on Friday, December 5th at the Walton County Courthouse.  The purpose of the trial was to help prepare the three teams for the Circuit Mock Trial competition sponsored by the Florida Law Related Education Association.   The official Circuit competition is scheduled to take place on February 4th and 5th in Pensacola. To learn more about the High School Mock Trial Program go to

Paxton Tropicana Speech

December 5, 2014

6th grade winners from Paxton are:
1st Place:
Jackson Leddon
2nd Place: Lena Ward
3rd Place: Paige Coon

5th grade winners from Paxton are:
1st Place: Brianna Mitchem
2nd Place: Emily Watson
3rd Place: Jordyn Bradley

4th grade winners from Paxton are:
1st Place: Sierra Petty
2nd Place: Ellie Wilder
3rd Place: Anastin Herring

Tropicana Speech Winners

December 2, 2014

5th grade: 

1st place Gaines Marshall

2nd place McCaid Paul

3rd place Billie Hall

4th grade: 

1st place Mackenzie Campbell

2nd place Hannah Shoaf

3rd place Will Morris



Van R. Butler Elementary is proud to announce the winners of the 2014 Tropicana Speech Contest!

First Place: Jessica Czarnecki

Second Place: Laurel Blazer

Third Place: Reagan Sibley

Photograph (L-R) above with speech judges and Principal Mrs. Smith:  Mrs. Debbie Blount, Jessica Czarnecki, Mr. Jeff Infinger, Laurel Blazer, Tammy Smith, Reagan Sibley, and Mr. Jonathan D'Avignon