Sims Middle School

Board eyes new K-8 school for Pace

Board eyes new K-8 school for Pace

Santa Rosa School District is making progress on construction of a new kindergarten through eighth grade school on Elkhart Drive in Navarre. Now it is setting its sights on alleviating growing pains in Pace through a similar facility.   Read the full article in the June 20 issue of Navarre Press. Visit navarrepress.com/subscribe to view […]

Teacher allegedly solicits sex from student

Teacher allegedly solicits sex from student

A Sims Middle School teacher has been arrested for allegedly sending inappropriate text messages to a 14-year-old student to solicit sex. Pensacola resident Christopher Alan Johnson, 30, is a science teacher at the middle school located in Pace. Following report of the texts May 28, Johnson has been placed on administrative leave according to Santa Rosa […]

Middle schoolers give Amazing Shakes

Middle schoolers give Amazing Shakes

Sims Middle School students celebrated professionalism, conversation skills and the value of a good handshake during the 2019 Amazing Shake competition. The winners were given special recognition by school administrators last week. Teacher Ashley Carter, Sims Principal Emily Donaldson, School Board Chairman Carol Boston, second runner-up Rivers Lewis, champion Haley Dunckel, first runner-up Mackenzie Kummer […]

STEAM celebrates successful second year

STEAM celebrates successful second year

As the second year of STEAM education in the Santa Rosa County school system comes to a close, Superintendent Tim Wyrosdick can say with confidence that the program has exceeded expectations. “We started this with goals to develop students who could facilitate, collaborate and be innovative,” Wyrosdick said. “It has far surpassed our expectations and […]

Middle schooler honored for heroic call

Middle schooler honored for heroic call

Peyton Jones, 11, is a normal middle schooler. She attends Sims Middle School in Pace. Her favorite subjects are science and history. She has two siblings that love her dearly, 9-year-old Kate and 5-year-old Holton. Read the full article in the March 9 issue of Navarre Press. Subscribe online at navarrepress.com for as little as […]

STEAM camp revs students’ learning engines

STEAM camp revs students’ learning engines

Noise fills the cafeteria at Navarre High School on a Friday morning. Fifth-graders are busy playing games after a week of putting their minds to work at the first-ever STEAM camp in the Santa Rosa County School District. Their cheers are loud as they root for each other in a game that involves picking up […]