The Okaloosa County School Board approved the following administrative personnel appointments at the July 12, 2021, School Board Meeting: Steve Horton, Deputy Superintendent; David Carnley, Assistant Principal at Davidson Middle School; Susan Geering, Assistant Principal at Shoal River Middle School; Pam Tisza, Assistant Principal at Silver Sands School; Melissa Jongma, Assistant Principal at Pryor Middle School; and Heather Phillips, Assistant Principal at Plew Elementary School.
Steve Horton, Deputy Superintendent
Consumers can purchase qualifying back-to-school supplies exempt from tax during the 2021 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday. Passed by the Florida Legislature and signed into law by Gov. Ron DeSantis, the sales tax holiday begins Saturday, July 31 and extends through Monday, August 9. Items exempt from sales tax:
The Okaloosa County School Board approved the following new administrators at the June 28, 2021, School Board Meeting: Belinda Small – Destin Middle School Principal, Eric Mitchell – Director I Management Information Systems, Lisa Tucker – Student Services Specialist, Lynn Kozack – Curriculum and Instruction Specialist, Denise Berry – Curriculum and Instruction Program Director, and Ryan Gore – Data Scientist Program Director.
Dr. Belinda Small – Principal, Destin Middle School
This is a safety announcement from the Okaloosa County School District.
On June 10, 2021, the Okaloosa Public Schools Foundation (OPSF) celebrated the Class of 2021 Take Stock in Children (TSIC) graduates at a picnic at Liza Jackson Park.
OPSF Executive Director Steve Horton, stated, "We are all very proud of our graduating seniors in the Take Stock program. They have shown tremendous resilience this year, and I’m confident they’ll do very well in college!"