“After consultation with Okaloosa County Emergency Management personnel and the National Weather Service, Okaloosa Schools will be in session on Friday. In expectation of deteriorating conditions Friday evening, all extracurricular activities for Friday after school and Saturday are cancelled. We will continue to monitor weather conditions and provide updates through callout to parents and through social media should the need arise.”
Yesterday, President Trump announced the recipients of the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) along with the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM).
Laura Steele, kindergarten teacher at Wright Elementary School, was the only person from our area to be awarded. Florida had four teachers total to be awarded.
Awardees come from schools in all 50 States, the District of Columbia, the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) schools, and schools in the United States territories of Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the United States Virgin Islands.
Nominations and awards are facilitated by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and the National Science Foundation. The individuals and organizations announced yesterday are 2017 and 2018 Awardees.
America’s Wildest Monster Truck Show is back and better than ever and features a new lineup of Monster Trucks and Thrill Shows!
This family-friendly event is going down on November 9th from 12-4pm at the Emerald Coast Dragway in Holt, Florida.
Featuring national TV monster trucks including:
Seating is limited in the venue, so it’s recommended to grab your tickets early. Advance tickets are only $12 and available at both Restylers Outlet Stores locations in Fort Walton Beach and Crestview.
The gates will open at noon, with a pre-show meet and greet Pit Party from 12:30pm – 1:30pm (admission only $5.00). Kids can get up close to huge monster trucks and see the track up close where all the Monster Truck battles happen. The show will start at 2:00pm and end around 4:00pm. Post show drivers autographs will also be available.