Health and Safety Update - 3.13.20

Health and Safety Update 3.13.20

In an abundance of caution, and under the direction of the State of Florida, Okaloosa County Schools will be closed the week of March 16th, which is our Spring Break week, and the Week of March 23rd. TO REPEAT. Okaloosa County Schools will be closed the week of March 16th, which is our Spring Break week, and the Week of March 23rd.

CHS Indianettes Recognized for Winning State Competition

The Choctawhatchee Indianettes Dance Team was recognized at the March 9th School Board meeting for winning the 2020 Florida Dance Championships in the Small Varsity Hip Hop and Small Varsity Pom divisions and for placing 3rd in the Small Varsity Game Day division at the Universal Dance Association (UDA) National Competition. They are the first high school in Okaloosa County to earn a medal at UDA Nationals.

The Indianettes also placed 2nd in the Small Varsity Game Day division and won the Crowd Appeal Award in the Hip Hop division.

Edge ES Students Win Elks Lodge Americanism Essay Contest

Congratulations to the recent Elks Lodge Americanism Essay contest winners! This contest was open to students across the district. The three Division 1 winners (grades 5/6) were Edge Elementary School students in Angela Barry’s 5th grade English Language Arts (ELA) class. Their essay topic was “What Does Freedom of Speech Mean to Me?” Essays were judged on originality, development of theme, and mechanics. The students were recognized at the annual Elks Lodge Community Service and Americanism Essay awards banquet held on February 29th.

Congratulations Sabina, Alexis, and Cailyn!