Hurricane Michael

 

 

October 11, 2018, 7:42 a.m. - Announcements regarding school starting back are forthcoming from the school district.  Please follow the social media accounts of both the Okaloosa County School District and Choctaw for up-to-date information.  Please know that the schedule to re-open Friday is still in place.  Unless otherwise notified by the school district, Choctaw will be open for business at 7am Friday morning as usual.  PLEASE NOTE:  Due to the scheduling complications associated with 3 unscheduled days off, THERE WILL BE NO PEP RALLY FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12th. We will observe REGULAR schedule.

October 9 2018, 8:06 p.m.The Okaloosa County School District has announced schools will be closed Thursday, October 11th.  Schools are scheduled to re-open Friday, October 12th.

October 8, 2018, 1:01 p.m. - The Okaloosa County School District will send out a robocall with information about TS Michael and school closure.  Please click HERE to read the script of the robocall.

October 8, 2018, 12:47p.m. - Okaloosa County Schools will be closed Tuesday, October 9th and Wednesday, October 10th.  Please continue to monitor social media for updates.

As of this post (October 8, 2018, 10:05 a.m.) there is no new information regarding school closures or schedule adjustments due to Tropical Storm Michael.  Okaloosa County School District officials are coordinating with local emergency management services and will make announcements as circumstances warrant.  We will make every effort to update this page with announcements as they occur.  For most timely updates, please follow social media accounts for Choctaw and/or the Okaloosa County School District.

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https://www.facebook.com/ChoctawHS/

https://www.facebook.com/OkaloosaCountySchoolDistrict/

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https://twitter.com/ChoctawHS

https://twitter.com/OCSD1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This is an Okaloosa County School District safety bulletin sent to you on behalf of Superintendent of Schools Mary Beth Jackson.  School district officials along with Okaloosa County Emergency Management personnel have continued to monitor the development of Hurricane Michael.    Based on the most recent forecasts and predictions by the National Weather service in Mobile, all schools and all school activities are cancelled for Tuesday and Wednesday.  The storm continues to strengthen. The most recent forecasts for the storm, shared at a meeting this morning at the Emergency Operations Center predicts landfall between Navarre and Panama City.  Some of our schools are designated as Red Cross shelters and will be prepared to serve as shelters if necessary for evacuees tomorrow.  Davidson Middle School will be opening this evening at 5:00 p.m. as a special needs shelter.  Again, all school activities are cancelled for tomorrow and Wednesday.  We will make another callout when schools are ready to reopen.  Please make the necessary plans for your family’s safety now.  Student safety is our top priority. Thank you.

 

PSAT

THE PSAT IS BEING RESCHEDULED.  STAY TUNED.

What's Next?

What's next?  An interesting question indeed.  On October 29th, in the Choctawhatchee High School Auditorium, three highly esteemed guests (Brian Barnes from the College Board, Nathan Sparks from the Economic Council of Okaloosa County, and Dr. John Barnhill from Florida State University) will be on hand to provide you with the tools and information to help you answer that very important and individually strategic question.  Click the link below for more detailed information about this truly unique opportunity.

Click HERE!

Tribe Life 2018

Choctaw's annual Tribe Life Open House for current 8th graders/future Indians will be held Thursday, April 5th from 6pm to 7:30pm in the Choctawhatchee High School gymnasium.  Come meet representatives from ALL of our sports teams, performing groups, clubs, and activities!  Come find out what "Tribe Life" is all about!

When:  Thursday, April, 5, 2018

Spring Break 2018

Spring Break will be March 19 through March 23.  The 4th nine weeks begins Monday, March 26th.

School Calendar for 2018-2019 Approved

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The Okaloosa County School Board approved the calendar for the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 School Years on Monday, February 12th.  Please find both calendars at the links below:

 

2018-2019 School Calendar

Special Dates Announced for 2018 Football Season

Special Dates for the 2018 Football Season

Yearbook Senior Ad Deadline Extended

2018-2019 Controlled Open Enrollment

Students are assigned to schools based on the attendance area in which they live. Parents/Guardians may request a different school placement by submitting a Controlled Open Enrollment (COE) application online. Requests will be approved if seats are available in the selected school. Once a student has been approved, the parent/guardian is responsible for enrolling the student in the selected school.

Cancellations Due to Icy Conditions

After consultation with the Okaloosa County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and neighboring school districts, and in expectation of icy road conditions and dangerously low wind chill temperatures tonight and tomorrow, the Okaloosa County School District has canceled all after school activities today (Tuesday, January 16).

Choctaw Dance Team Wins Two State and Regional Championships; Finishes 4th Nationally

Northwest Florida State College

Counselors from Northwest Florida State College will be on campus this Friday, January 12 from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM to meet with seniors who are planning to attend NWFSC this summer or next school year.  The counselors will be available to help seniors apply for admission to NWFSC.  They will also be able to answer questions about financial aid, scholarships, classes, etc.

Free FAFSA Help

Northwest Florida College is offering a FREE opportunity to help students complete the FAFSA form.

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