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Destin's high school continues to make progress

Good morning! Before we get started with the Daily Rundown, just a quick heads up. I'll be in Texas
Destin's high school continues to make progress
By Get The Coast • Issue #8 • View online
Good morning!
Before we get started with the Daily Rundown, just a quick heads up. I’ll be in Texas this week for Thanksgiving so the Rundown may be a little off-schedule. I still plan on getting it out in the morning but it might not be right at 7am like normal.
Ok! Let’s get to it…
Growing up in Fort Walton Beach (and graduating in 2004), the idea of a Destin High School never crossed my mind. It was normal for middle schoolers from Destin and Fort Walton to finally mix once they reached high school.
But things have changed drastically since 2004.
Members of the Destin community are actively seeking to establish a charter high school in Destin with “Destin High School Inc.” officially established as a not-for-profit corporation, according to The Destin Log.
According to Councilwoman Prebble Ramswell, who is also serving as the president of the corporation’s executive board, the non-profit will not be asking the City of Destin for funds but rather will be fund-raising through private donors.
“Once the school is up and running, we’ll be receiving per-student funding from the state.”
The Destin Log reports that the charter school would offer the following specialized programs:
  • Marine science
  • Environmental science
  • Cyber security
  • Hospitality and tourism
  • Various construction fields
No word yet on where this new school would we built.
So what do you think?
What’s your thought on Destin getting a charter school? Would love to hear your thoughts. Just click reply on this email to let me know :)

Some quick vitals
Weather: Partly cloudy. High near 70F.
Stat:  $166.1 million is what it will cost to replace the Brooks Bridge
Do: Check out Grand Boulevard’s Coastal White Christmas & Festival of Trees. It kicks off this week on Monday, November 19th and Tuesday, November 20th!
Watch: Part 1 of our Dream Home video series is now available. Click here.
Gimme the headlines...
One dead, another injured in plane crash near Niceville
Fatal stabbing of a teenage girl in Destin
One person is in custody in connection with the stabbing after deputies located a possible suspect outside a business on Highway 98.
Deputies were first called to an apartment on Mountain Drive around 7:40 p.m.
The victim was bleeding heavily and struggling to breathe. She was taken for medical treatment but did not survive.
Additional details will be released at a later time.
That's it
Ok, that’s all I have for you this morning! Big thanks to everyone who replies to the Daily Rundown with your own thoughts and comments! Have a great start to your week and I’ll see ya tomorrow!
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