Posted: 08/02/2006 - Wednesday was also the first day of school in Washington County, but it was much more than that for the students at Vernon High School.
Posted: 08/02/2006 - If you heard a loud buzzing sound going off early Wednesday morning, it was probably your alarm clock reminding you that it was the first day of school.
Posted: 08/01/2006 - Besides the uniforms, Bay students will notice other changes this year. Some are already in place, and some are still in the works.
Posted: 07/31/2006 - After a summer of rest and relaxation, the vacation is coming to an end. Schools start for Bay County students on Wednesday. To help them and their parents adjust, schools around the area are holding their own welcoming forum, and some have gone beyond the regular orientation routine.
Posted: 07/29/2006 - School starts next week and that means a lot of crowded stores filled with parents and students taking advantage of the last day of tax-free shopping, but for many families, buying back-to-school clothes and supplies is a financial burden.
Posted: 07/28/2006 - School starts next Wednesday, August 2, for Bay County public school students.
Posted: 07/21/2006 - Some clothes, books and school supplies will be tax free in Florida next week (July 22 - 30), and retailers are hoping the back-to-school time tax break boosts sales.
Posted: 07/12/2006 - The start of the school year is creeping closer, and for the first time in the districts history, students will be required to wear school uniforms.
Posted: 06/30/2006 - Bay District Schools Superintendent James McCalister isn't commenting yet on a school board vote to overturn one of his decisions. Board members voted unanimously to overrule McCalister's recommendation to remove Larry Bolinger from Bay High School.
Posted: 06/28/2006 - Larry Bolinger will apparently be staying on as Bay High School's principal.
Posted: 06/28/2006 - The Association of Bay County Educators and the Bay County School Board are negotiating an 11.56 percent increase in salary and benefits for this coming school year.
Posted: 06/22/2006 - More than a third of Florida's 67 school districts have earned an A from the state, and not a single one is getting a D or F.
Posted: 06/21/2006 - The recent buzz that Bay High's magnet program is on its last leg may be old news. School board members appear encouraged the magnet program is on the right track.
Posted: 06/16/2006 - State Democratic leaders are calling for the resignation of Florida’s Education Commissioner after reviewing the qualifications of people hired to grade FCATs.
Posted: 06/16/2006 - For the time being, the spotlight has moved from outgoing Bay High Principal Larry Bolinger to the school's magnet program.
Posted: 06/15/2006 - With 33 schools earning A’s and three receiving B’s, Okaloosa Schools have turned in their best performance in the eight-year history of Florida’s education accountability system.
Posted: 06/14/2006 - The grades for Bay County schools are in, and the news is good!
Posted: 06/14/2006 - Individual school grades for all Florida schools based on FCAT scores for this year have been released.
Posted: 06/09/2006 - The state has been offering all kinds of incentives to attract more people to the profession. Okaloosa Walton College wants to offer a four-year degree in education to help offset the shortage.
Posted: 06/05/2006 - High school students will have to choose majors, and middle school students will have career planning as well as more math science and English under legislation signed into law by Gov. Jeb Bush Monday.
Posted: 06/02/2006 - Floridians will get another back-to-school sales tax holiday during nine days in late July now that Gov. Jeb Bush has signed the legislation into law.