S.S. Dixon Intermediate School

Local schools receive Five Star Award

Local schools receive Five Star Award

Nine public schools in Santa Rosa County, mostly in the south end, received the Five Star Award for 2020 from the Florida Department of Education (FDOE). The Five Star School Award was created by the Education Commissioner’s Community Involvement Council and is presented annually to those schools that have shown evidence of “exemplary community involvement” […]

Santa Rosa schools make the A grade

Santa Rosa schools make the A grade

The Santa Rosa School District is back on top of the rankings with an A grade for the 2016-17 school year. Last year, for the first time in more than a decade, the district’s ranking had slipped to a B grade. Bill Emerson, assistant superintendent for curriculum, instruction and assessment, said he was pleased to […]

Blackhawk Memorial falling short of fundraising goals

Blackhawk Memorial falling short of fundraising goals

Navarre was the scene of the catastrophic foggy night training crash of a UH-60 Blackhawk off Navarre Beach in which 11 servicemen perished March 11, 2015. The Navarre community wasted no time expeditiously melding together to assist emergency personnel and search crews both civilian and military, hoping against hope, even as the search transitioned into […]