On a recent Friday, the Paxton School’s Key Club in north Walton County joined forces with the Walton County Fire Rescue District 1 C-shift in painting the school’s fire hydrants.

On a recent Friday, the Paxton School’s Key Club in north Walton County joined forces with the Walton County Fire Rescue District 1 C-shift in painting the school’s fire hydrants. In addition, to rally around the Bobcats mascot symbol, the students painted paw prints in the parking lot and on the sidewalks of the campus.

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Edge Elementary School second-grader Lilly Harris recently made and presented a blanket to a resident of the Twin Cities Pavilion in Niceville.

Another Edge champion is third-grader Addison Darling, who donated her birthday money to the Alaqua Animal Refuge in Freeport.

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Pryor Middle School parents, guardians, their students and other children may attend the school’s open house Sept. 24, with the event beginning in the school’s gym at 6 p.m.

The evening, for Pryor families only, allows opportunities to meet teachers and visit classrooms. Stamps will be awarded for each classroom visit; families that earn five or more stamps may cash them in for a free dinner in the cafeteria.

In other Pryor news, community member Larry Kline recently donated $10,000 to the school for its carpentry program.

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Destin Elementary School students all participated in a character traits lesson during their activity time with Clint Hamm from Resolute Martial Arts.

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Fifth-graders at West DeFuniak Elementary School combined a lesson in library science with order decimals, as Media Specialist Tammy Goodman showed the students that nonfiction books are organized by decimal numbers.

Small groups of students used the numbering system to place a small stack of library books into order, going from least to greatest.

The lesson helped students better understand decimals and how they are used in the real world.

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In an item about Antioch Elementary School in the Sept. 14 School Scoops, a welcome was extended to new teachers. I now have a first name for kindergarten teacher Wendi Gideon.

CBS teachers were also listed. I also now know that CBS is an acronym for Communication, Behavioral, Socialization.

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