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The Golden Apple goes to Brianna Leavins
- Congratulations to Brianna Leavins, a third grade teacher at Freeport Elementary School and this week's winner of the Golden Apple Award!
New laws changing the game for high school athletics
- Under the state's new sweeping education bill are provisions that could change the game for high school athletics that unifies transfer rules which once varied from district to district.
The Golden Apple goes to Kelly Forehand
- In the four years since University Academy's inception, Kelly Forehand has already left her mark. She helped write the school's charter, and lives the school's mission of creating a family atmosphere every day.
University Academy grows to add more classrooms, more students
- The local charter school is working to accommodate the growth in its student population.
School Board: Big money, Mayoral recognition and tense discussion
- A local woman surprised the board and district staff by presenting a half a million dollars to the district for Tommy Oliver renovations.
The Golden Apple goes to Laura Murrell
- From the military to the classroom, this week's Golden Apple Award winner proves a non-traditional background can make for a great educator.
Approved bill aims to help student veterans earn college credit
- House Bill 1157, signed into law by Florida Governor Rick Scott, will help identify military experience as applicable college credit.
More plans for new school, sports park in Panama City Beach
- School board and city government officials met Monday to vote on a land acquisition agreement. They will seek approval from the county as well as the Department of Education.
Bay County school bus stops return to normal
- UPDATE: Bus stops that were temporarily changed last week in northern Bay County will return to their regular locations beginning Tuesday, April 5th.
The Golden Apple goes to Annie Andrako
- You may have heard it's easier for children to pick up on foreign languages. These four year old's at Springfield Elementary School are living proof.
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