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WHS Science Fair Winners

November 18, 2016

Congratulations to the following Science Fair winners!

 

Biological

1st place - Glycogen Grubs by Kyle Burch

2nd place - Make-Up Growing Bacteria by BrieAnna Arke

3rd place - How Much Fat Is In Your Food by Alexis Hall & Korah Warner

Honorable mention - Which Water Is A Haven by Camryn Johnson & Mariah McLendon

Honorable mention - Saturated Fat In Cooking Oil by Emily Seay

 

Physical

1st place - November Sky by Anthony Elio & Billy Hubbard

2nd place - Chromatography Of Grape Soda by Kaycee Anderson, Keianna Ellis, and Steven Fireman

3rd place - Let's Get Slippin' by Mercedes Barham & Cheyenne Duncan

Honorable mention - Perfect Pitch by Griffin Murphy & Nicholas Nolan

Honorable mention - Data Inspectors by Matthew Milby & Bladen Ward

Honorable mention - Blowing Bottle Tops by Tru Coleman & Dale Brown

Honorable mention - There's A Dam Leak by Jade Larrick & Hannah Ray

Submitted by Christy English.

Congratulations to Walton Middle School's Tropicana Speech Winners:

1st Place:  Mackenzie Campbell

2nd Place:  Gage Galloway

3rd Place:  Jaden Stevenson

6th grade Language Arts teachers:  Brooke Carter and Alex Rhodes.

Submitted by Kamber Rafferty

On November 16, 2016 second grade students at West Defuniak Elementary enjoyed learning about Native Americans from Ms. Sylvia Glover. Ms. Glover is from Westville, Florida. She collects Native American artifacts such as arrowheads, pottery, deerskin blankets, and other various tools from this era. She explained to the students how the items were used by the Native Americans in everyday life. Students enjoyed holding and observing the artifacts. Submitted by Jessica Dawkins.

Congratulations to the PHS Teachers and ESP of the Year. As seen in the attached picture (from left to right), Sheryl Evans (4th grade) was awarded the Elementary Teacher of the Year. Dakota Cassidy was awarded ESP of the Year and Brande Manning (high school science) was awarded High School Teacher of the Year. We appreciate and congratulate these deserving members of the PHS team.  Submitted by Kalli McMillan.

Over 400 students and parents enjoyed a "Frozen" themed Family Math Night at Butler Elementary. Students visited a multitude of math themed stations and were rewarded for their hard work (and fun) with ice cream sundaes!  Submitted by Tammy Smith.

At Paxton High School, the elementary celebrated Veteran's Day with a program for all elementary students, teachers, and the families of the students. One student in particular, Kaden Graham, celebrated with his family of veterans. Kaden's family holds Veteren's Day with great importance and understands the sacrifice of military families. Kaden's grandfather, a veteran, expressed his appreciation for the Veteran's Day program. Kaden's father was unable to attend the program, as he is currently serving his 7th deployment. In honor of his father, Kaden wore his father's jacket and carried a picture of his dad. Kaden and his family can be seen in the attached picture. Submitted by Kalli McMillan

Muffins with Moms at WDE

November 17, 2016

WDE had their annual Muffins with Mom event on November 16th. The event was well attended with over 400 mothers and/or grandmothers participating. Submitted by Jessica Dawkins.