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County services, libraries cutback due to COVID spike

County services, libraries cutback due to COVID spike

Due to increasing COVID-19 cases in Santa Rosa County, County Administrator Dan Schebler announced July 9 the county is cutting back face-to-face interactions where feasible. In the last week, Santa Rosa County added 341 new cases, bringing the total cases to more than 1,000.   County departments will coordinate customer service and citizen interactions by appointment […]

Librarian’s passion for reading makes her Teacher of the Year

Librarian’s passion for reading makes her Teacher of the Year

The library is a happening place on a weekday afternoon at Holley-Navarre Middle School. Students are checking out books, others are returning or renewing them. A few students come up to the front desk to request use of one of the computers. Nancy Mijangos is at the heart of it all. This is her fourth […]

Expanded facility prompts record reading

Expanded facility prompts record reading

The right facilities can make all the difference for a school. No one knows that better than Holley-Navarre Middle School Principal Joie Destefano. She explained that because of the school’s small cafeteria, the students’ entire day, including how long they were in each class, had to be worked around the lunches, leaving some class periods […]

Kazoo steals the show at Holley-Navarre Intermediate

Kazoo steals the show at Holley-Navarre Intermediate

The moment Kazoo walked into the cafeteria at Holley-Navarre Intermediate School, the students went crazy, cheering loudly for the mascot of the Pensacola Blue Wahoos. Kazoo was in town for the team’s Grand Slam Reading Program assembly, kicking off Literacy Week in the process at the school. The Blue Wahoos started the program a year […]