Aug 7, 2021

Countless school supplies donated at Stuff the Bus

After counting up donations from Stuff the Bus, Santa Rosa County School District received about $7000 in monetary donations and countless school supplies, such as notebooks, glue sticks, backpacks, pens and pencils. Public Information Officer Brandi Bates said it was difficult to quantify the individual supplies but appreciates everyone who donated.

Aug 7, 2021

Navarre High seniors paint parking spaces for first time in school history

As another hot Florida summer comes to a close, Navarre High School seniors broke out their paint brushes the week before school started to personalize their own parking spaces.

It’s the first time seniors at the school have been allowed to customize their own spots. In past years, students were simply assigned a parking space number.


Jul 22, 2021

Local officials: Schools are safe, discussions continue

Santa Rosa County School District staff met with officials from three local law enforcement agencies July 21 to discuss the safety of students in schools, including the possibility of bringing the Guardian Program into local schools.

Jul 14, 2021

Navarre Navy Junior ROTC cadets learn to work hard and work out together

Situps and pushups as a group. Tug of war. Learning to walk in unison on a pair of boards across grassy terrain.

Those were some of the challenges the incoming Navarre Navy Junior ROTC cadets faced on the opening day of the battalion’s summer drill camp at the high school.


Jul 8, 2021

Corrected: New ESE deputy director approved by school board

Dustin Coleman was approved to serve as the new Santa Rosa County School Deputy Director of Exceptional Student Education and ESE Services by a unanimous vote during Thursday’s School Board meeting.

Jul 7, 2021

Gulf Breeze High School Honor Roll

Gulf Breeze High recently released its honor roll for the final nine weeks of the 2020-21 school year.

Jul 1, 2021

Local students make Dean’s List at University of Alabama

University of Alabama A total of 11,813 students enrolled during the spring 2021 term at The University of Alabama made the Dean’s List with academic records of 3.5 or above (on a 4.0 scale), or the President’s List with academic records of 4.0 (all A’s).

Jun 23, 2021

Take a ‘peek’ inside the new Navarre school opening this fall: East Bay K-8

East Bay K-8 opened their doors to rising first through fourth graders and their families June 22 for a “sneak peek” of the new school.

Furniture arrived earlier that day so cardboard boxes filled parts of the cafeteria and media center, but parents and students didn’t seem to care. Children were eager to take a look inside their new school where they would be spending years to come. Teachers greeted them Tuesday night with welcoming, warm voices.


Jun 23, 2021

HNIS students place in speech contest

Holley Navarre Intermediate students placed in Santa Rosa County Tropicana Speech competition.

Jun 19, 2021

Gulf Breeze High School student receives scholarship

The Gulf Winds Cares Foundation provided $20,000 in scholarships to four graduating high school seniors, including Gulf Breeze High School senior Emma Ostrom.


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