Updated: 02/26/2014 - Recently there's been discussion about adding an extra hour to the school day in Bay County. It would give teachers more time to teach, and students more time to learn.
Updated: 10/10/2013 - This week's Golden Apple winner teaches social studies at Rutherford High School. Ms. Faith Holman was nominated by not one, but two former students.
Updated: 01/10/2013 - This week's Golden Apple Award winner teaches 4th grade at Freeport Elementary School.
Posted: 09/10/2012 - A Bay County elementary school is using Title One funding to implement a program called "A Leader In Me." They are creating a culture of leadership that teachers and administrators hope will lead to higher student achievement.
Updated: 07/13/2012 - Panama City - Sports camps are a favorite summer activity for thousands of kids across Northwest Florida, now drama camps are gaining popularity locally. Two dozen elementary and middle school students are busy putting the finishing touches on their presentation of "The Little Mermaid Jr."
Updated: 07/10/2012 - Panama City - School doesn't start for another several weeks, but a Panama City Rescue Mission program that helps students in need get ready for the new year is already busy getting families signed up. New this year, "Klothes for Kids" is doing on-site registration at places like Girls Inc. and the Boys and Girls Club. That makes it even easier for families to get the help they need.
Updated: 06/29/2012 - Panama City - An estimated 30 million young Americans are participating in organized sports. While that's great news in the fight against childhood obesity, it also means more athletic injuries. The US Centers for Disease Control say more than 3.5 million kids under 14 were treated for a sports injury last year. So what can you do to help protect your child from an athletic injury? Turns out, quite a bit. According to the CDC, more than half of all children's athletic injuries are preventable.
Updated: 06/09/2012 - Florida State University’s Board of Trustees approved a proposal on Friday, allowing its Panama City campus to offer a limited range of general education and lower-level courses focused on upper-level majors, which will allow freshmen admission beginning fall 2013.