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Tenacity catapults Whiteside to top of her class

Tenacity catapults Whiteside to top of her class

Sydney Whiteside didn’t get to be valedictorian of the Navarre High School Class of 2016 by taking it easy over the last four years. “I did a lot of work, put in a lot of time and didn’t get a lot of sleep,” Whiteside said with a laugh in an interview Tuesday morning. “It was […]

Scharron honored to be Navarre’s salutatorian

Scharron honored to be Navarre’s salutatorian

Natalie Scharron never set a goal of being the salutatorian of the Navarre High School Class of 2016 but she is humbled by the recognition. “It was never a goal of mine, but it is definitely an honor,” Scharron said in an email earlier this week. What is impressive is that Scharron achieved the honor […]

Homeschoolers’ Ocean Awareness Day colossal success

Homeschoolers’ Ocean Awareness Day colossal success

On Friday, March 11 about 150 homeschooled children and their families attended the Homeschoolers’ Ocean Awareness Day hosted by the Navarre Beach Marine Science Station. The event included educational and interactive displays concerning many topics related to both marine conservation and biology. Field studies of marine life, anatomy and physiology of marine creatures, sea turtle […]

Overall, assessment scores remain steady

Overall, assessment scores remain steady

Santa Rosa County students had a decent showing in the Florida End-of-Course Assessments this year. The district saw its highest improvement in Civics, which is measured for grades six through eight, with 77 percent passing compared to 71 percent in 2014. The overall state average went from a 61 percent passing rate to 65 percent. […]