News HeadlinesWalton High Defuniak Springs, FL News

Walton High School News Submitted by Alumni

Walton High School News From Around The Web

South Walton High expansion wrapping up  The Northwest Florida Daily News

SANTA ROSA BEACH — After months of construction, things are winding down at South Walton High School.Principal Alexis Tibbetts said the add-ons, ...



Stephens leaves Walton after 6 seasons to join Spurrier in Orlando  The Northwest Florida Daily News

DEFUNIAK SPRINGS — Jimmy Ray Stephens is ending his six-year run at Walton High School. He's headed home to fulfill a dream. Stephens, the Braves ...



Hughes: 165 Bay County students remain in Walton County school district  DeFuniak Springs Herald

Story and photo by JENNA BAILEY. On Tuesday, December 4, at 5 p.m. the Walton County School Board (WCSB) held a regular meeting at the Tivoli ...



Principals text inadvertently dials up panic  The Northwest Florida Daily News

SANTA ROSA BEACH — A text intended to reassure students and parents instead may have helped to dial up the panic.The text from South Walton High School ...



Young Braves look to reclaim winning ways  The Northwest Florida Daily News

DEFUNIAK SPRINGS — After nearly a month on the job as Walton's football coach, Bobby Moore finds himself operating on the W.I.N. principle: What's ...



Walton County School District Ranks Among Best High Schools in the Nation  My Panhandle

Even though school is almost out for the summer, one school district is getting national attention.



Walton County Storm Information  WJHG-TV

Here's the latest information for residents and visitors in the Walton County area as it relates to Hurricane Michael.



SCHOOL SCOOPS: West DeFuniak students learn about horticulture  The Northwest Florida Daily News

In a lesson in horticulture and environment, West DeFuniak Elementary School fourth-grade teacher Jessica Daniel had her class observe parts of a flower by ...



Walton County Customary Use meeting on November 3 – Parking, Traffic, Security & Procedures  DeFuniak Springs Herald

From Walton County. The Walton County Customary Use Hearing on Saturday, Nov. 3 will be held at South Walton High School, located at 645 Greenway Trail, ...



School District disciplines Baker principal  The Northwest Florida Daily News

An Okaloosa County School District investigator has dismissed as unsubstantiated the large majority of complaints brought by a parent against Baker School ...



Safe Water for Walton stays busy with Drew Brees hurricane relief check, several school district partnerships  DeFuniak Springs Herald

SAFE WATER FOR WALTON 2019 BOARD: The 2019 Board for Safe Water for Walton was recently announced: charter boat Capt. Hunter Ray of Freeport; ...



2018 graduations dates and locations  Walton Sun

Here are the graduation dates and locations for high schools and colleges across the Panhandle: May 5Northwest Florida State College: 10 a.m. for graduates ...



The DeFuniak Herald – Beach Breeze 2018 Christmas Family: The Thomas Family – The Defuniak Herald & Beach Breeze  DeFuniak Springs Herald

By JENNA BAILEY. Meet the DeFuniak Herald – Beach Breeze's 2018 Christmas Family — the Thomas family! Lifelong residents of DeFuniak Springs and ...



PHOTOS and VIDEO: Walton High School graduation  The Northwest Florida Daily News

DEFUNIAK SPRINGS — Graduating seniors at Walton High School walked onto the field on Thursday for commencement. The school gave diplomas to 133 ...



Juveniles charged with South Walton burglaries  The Northwest Florida Daily News

SANTA ROSA BEACH — Three juveniles have been arrested and charged with armed burglary and criminal mischief after they allegedly broke into businesses ...



Brad Drake town hall meeting focuses on customary use, HB 631  DeFuniak Springs Herald

STATE REPRESENTATIVE Brad Drake (second from right) addresses approximately 350 people at his town hall meeting on July 17 at South Walton High ...



First of two town hall meetings addresses customary use issues in Walton County  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Members of the public and elected officials come together to discuss public and private beach concerns in DeFuniak Springs on Monday night.



“High Impact Teachers” honored at Walton County School Board Meeting  DeFuniak Springs Herald

Story and photo by JENNA BAILEY On Tuesday, March 27, at 5 p.m. the Walton County School Board held a regular meeting at the South Walton High School ...



Storm-related announcements  The Northwest Florida Daily News

8:20 p.m.. Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast will resume full operations beginning Thursday morning at 7 a.m. The hospital sustained only minor ...



Walton Holds Hall of Fame Night Friday Oct. 13  DeFuniak Springs Herald

By PATRICK CASEY. The Walton High School Sports Hall of Fame will induct their fifth class this Friday (Oct. 13) morning at 11 a.m. at McLain's Restaurant and ...



Followup leads to more charges for DeFuniak Springs man  The Northwest Florida Daily News

DEFUNIAK SPRINGS — An investigation that began with the Sept. 16 arrest of DeFuniak Springs resident Joshua Stewart Young has resulted in additional ...



Walton County seeks declaration of customary use  The Northwest Florida Daily News

DeFUNIAK SPRINGS — Attorneys for Walton County filed a complaint in Circuit Court this week seeking affirmation of its claim that the dry sand areas behind ...



SCHOOL SCOOPS: SoWals Graham earns honor  The Northwest Florida Daily News

South Walton High School's McKenna Graham received the Outstanding Senior Award for the Walton County Take Stock in Children program. She can receive a ...



South Walton High School welcomes 15th year  The Northwest Florida Daily News

“We've gone from being the little school that's never going to make it to the envy of the state.” Prior to 2002 Walton County had no high school located south of ...



Hurricane Michael Openings and Closings in the Panhandle  My Panhandle

This is a live updating list of shelter opening, school closing and other information released by government agencies about Hurricane Michael. Information that ...



Walton County Customary-Use Leaders Playing a Dangerous Game  Sunshine State News

Nowhere in Florida is the new law dealing with beach access the firestorm it has become in Walton County. The reason is complicated. But many folks along the ...



SoWal’s Pickren wins 3rd regional, 4 Seahawks advance to state  The Northwest Florida Daily News

SANTA ROSA BEACH — The moment was quick, almost too quick for what it represented.South Walton's Ethan Pickren picked himself up off the mat, unbuckled ...



New nonprofit organization focuses on customary use of the beach  DeFuniak Springs Herald

By DOTTY NIST. Florida Beaches for All, a newly-formed nonprofit organization, has set the goal of preserving and perpetuating the doctrine of customary use of ...



Shelters opening across Northwest Florida ahead of Hurricane Michael  WEAR

(WEAR) — As voluntary and mandatory evacuations are being issued across Northwest Florida, counties are opening shelters for residents seeking safety.



No happy ending for banned prom girl  The Northwest Florida Daily News

DEFUNIAK SPRINGS — Hannah Cooper said few words but cried many tears Monday morning as the reality of her highly anticipated prom night sunk in.



Freeport Veterans Memorial annual Veterans Day ceremonies  DeFuniak Springs Herald

The Freeport Veterans Memorial (FVM) committee would like to extend a welcome to all to the annual Veterans Day ceremonies and the unveiling of the ...



Walton County set to do battle for customary use  Walton Sun

The Walton County Commission is prepared to embark upon a long and probably expensive mission to return large swaths of coastline to the public by proving ...



Mock DUI crash staged at South Walton HS  The Northwest Florida Daily News

WALTON COUNTY — Local first responders teamed up with South Walton High School on Tuesday to highlight the dangers of distracted and intoxicated driving ...



Two local students arrested for shooting threats/pranks  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Among the arrested was a 13-year-old Pryor Middle School student who sent a Snapchat of an M4 assault rifle and stated in the social media post: "I would kill ...



Niceville nabs Hicks successor  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — Grant Thompson grew up watching Niceville football on the Hill. He started at center in the last two years of Frank Sorrells' lauded run at Niceville.



South Walton Seahawks are senior strong  Walton Sun

Not three or even four, but eight seniors.Out of the 13 players that make up the South Walton Seahawks girls basketball program, eight are seniors and the ...



Walton High School students toured our studio  WJHG-TV

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - About 15 students from Walton High School in DeFuniak Springs stopped by WJHG/WECP for a station tour Friday ...



10 years of service  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — The walls of the Taylor Haugen Foundation office are covered with memories of the organization's accomplishments over the past 10 years.



Freeport Football Heartbreakers  DeFuniak Springs Herald

By BLAKE McCORMICK. As long-time DeFuniak Springs sports guru Sonny Yates used to exclaim, “You can smell it in the air!” as we enter the final week of July ...



Waltons Poole named Small Schools POY  The Northwest Florida Daily News

DeFUNIAK SPRINGS — Hannah Poole's numbers as an underclassman jump off the page.24-3, .54 ERA, 278 strikeouts in 181 innings, 44 walks, .129 batting ...



SCHOOL SCOOPS: South Walton students learn about nursing  The Northwest Florida Daily News

To see lessons in practice, the South Walton High School Health Science Academy students completed bio-hazardous waste cleanup, first-aid, basic life support ...



Where does your high school rank?  The Northwest Florida Daily News

U.S. News & World Report has just released its 2017 Best High School Rankings. Which local high school ranked highest nationally?



MSE student recognized for academic achievement at WCSB meeting  DeFuniak Springs Herald

Story by JENNA BAILEY. On Tuesday, August 7, at 5 p.m. the School Board of Walton County, Florida (WCSB) met for a regular meeting at the Tivoli ...



Finish strong  The Northwest Florida Daily News

DEFUNIAK SPRINGS — No excuses and finish strong.Those have been the two themes for Walton football this spring.“We always talk about finish,” Braves ...



WCSB celebrates essays and speeches by local youth  DeFuniak Springs Herald

By ALICIA LEONARD. Commander of VFW Post 4437 Wade Wilmoth presented local students with awards for the national competitions of the Voices of ...



Poole Party: Walton pitcher tallies 1,000th strikeout in shutout victory against Freeport  The Northwest Florida Daily News

DEFUNIAK SPRINGS — Hannah Poole tried to pull herself away from her friends and family.In the twilight of a cool Thursday evening, they were as unrelenting ...



Top 10 colleges, high schools with underage spring break arrests  Destin Log

There are some top 10 lists that colleges, universities and high schools would love to be a part of. This list is probably not one of them.



South Walton baseball cashes in on December goal  The Northwest Florida Daily News

SANTA ROSA BEACH — Believe it or not, talks of South Walton baseball's Final Four run began not this spring or winter, but last fall.Dec. 1 to be exact, nearly ...



In the minority: Diversity lacking among areas elected officials  The Northwest Florida Daily News

No person of color has ever served the three counties on its county commissions or as sheriff, tax collector, property appraiser, supervisor of elections or clerk of ...



Walton teachers receive grants, Cowie honored for achievements  DeFuniak Springs Herald

By ALICIA LEONARD The Walton County School Board (WCSB) held their regularly scheduled meeting on Jan 19, 2016 at South Walton High School at 5p.m.



Paranormal brothers to headline 2018 Florida Chautauqua Assembly  WTVY, Dothan

Brad and Barry Klinge will help kick off the 2018 Florida Chautauqua Assembly with their exciting presentation to those attending on Friday, January 26th, 2018 ...



Where are they now?  Walton Sun

Sometimes the second chapter of a person's story is even more interesting than the first.Recently, the Daily News followed up on several people with ties to the ...



A look at Walton County candidates  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Candidates for public office in Walton County were asked to provide information concerning their candidacy. The following individuals responded to the Daily ...



Oozing Querisma: Walton grad overcomes hardship, earns tryout with Jacksonville Jaguars  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Of the seven tattoos spread around Jonathan Querisma's six-foot, 193-pound frame, three that span the length of his right forearm offer a peak behind the façade ...



Over 2 dozen local students nominated to attend military academies  The Northwest Florida Daily News

The students, from a host of high schools, were nominated by Rep. Matt Gaetz, Florida's Republican 1st District congressman.



AREA ROUNDUP: Niceville girls claim district championship  The Northwest Florida Daily News

In a season that featured almost as many losses as victories, the Niceville girls basketball team showed it knew how to win the games that mattered most.



Freeport DQ to offer breakfast  Walton Sun

When Freeport's new DQ Grill & Chill opens in mid February, it will have the distinction of being the first DQ in the state to offer breakfast. The breakfast offerings ...



Meet the 2016 Bulldog Hall of Fame inductees  Crestview News Bulletin

CRESTVIEW — Five Bulldog alumni have joined Crestview High School's Hall of Fame for their athletic accomplishments. Here's a look at each inductee: Chelsi ...



NWF residents crochet plastic bags into sleeping mats  The Northwest Florida Daily News

CRESTVIEW — Not all people crochet sweaters or fuzzy socks. Some Northwest Florida residents use plastic bags to make sleeping mats for the homeless.



Demond Wilson comes to DeFuniak Springs  WJHG-TV

Florida Chautauqua Assembly participants and Walton High School students came out to hear this year's keynote speaker, Demond Wilson, of the hit TV series ...



Down and out: The past, present and future of Lewis football  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Lewis Junior High once was the most dominant team in the Okaloosa County middle school football league. However, due to dropping enrollment and a likewise ...



News headlines by Google News for Walton High School Defuniak Springs FL

We have listed the latest news headlines that include Walton High . This site has been created to offer a place for WHS alumni to reconnect and share memories.

In addition to these news headlines, you may also want to join the Walton High Defuniak Springs, FL alumni directory and check out the yearbook listings.