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Oct 3, 2022

Culinary classes among most popular at Crestview High

If you happen to be visiting Crestview High School don’t be surprised in wonderful smells of cuisine cooking captures your attention.

The Culinary Arts program at CHS is one of the most popular electives the school offers. Chef Chuck Tingle heads the program.


Sep 6, 2022

4-H year a success

Okaloosa County 4-H ended their 2021-2022 4-H year and began their 2022-2023 year with a celebratory banquet honoring youth members and adult volunteers in the community who have gone above and beyond in making the best better.

Aug 24, 2022

Complaint moves school board to action

A complaint brought before the school board has spurred action regarding the condition of a classroom. 

Aug 3, 2022

Allyson LaVictoire named Riverside Elementary principal

Allyson LaVictoire is a product of the Okaloosa County School District as a student, teacher and administrator.

She attended Bob Sikes, Northwood and Walker elementary schools. She went to middle school at the old Richbourg Middle School. And she graduated from Crestview.


Aug 2, 2022

Mike Martello ready for ninth year as Baker principal

With summer coming to an end, Baker principal Mike Martello is quickly finding himself in his happy place welcoming students back to campus.

Jul 20, 2022

Walker Elementary School building a family feel

Walker Elementary School Principal Lorna Carnley is a product of the Okaloosa County School District.

She attended Florosa Elementary School in Southwest Okaloosa County and is a proud 1985 graduate of Fort Walton Beach High School. She was a longtime faculty member and administrator at Baker School.


Jul 7, 2022

Construction adds to parking squeeze at CHS

Driving onto the Crestview High School campus, it’s obvious change is in the air. New fencing has been put up that has nothing to do with school security.

Signs of construction projects are seen at every turn.


Jul 7, 2022

Crestview seniors earn top accolades in global health care competition

Crestview High School, it turns out, produces far more than competitive sports teams.

Three Crestview students just returned home from Nashville, Tenn., after earning Top 10 status at the HOSA – Future Health Professionals global competition.


Jun 21, 2022

Protect your children from cyber threats

In today’s world filled with cyberbullying, cyberstalking and more worrisome things than the average parent should have to know about, adults still need an upper hand in protecting their children.

Jun 7, 2022

Free debate camp to be held at NWFL State College

On the weekend of Friday, June 10 through Sunday, June 12, middle school and high school age students will have the opportunity to take part in a three-day debate camp featuring local leaders at Northwest Florida State College.

The debate camp is organized by Incubate Debate. According to their website, Incubate Debate is a non-profit debate initiative for high school students from Florida’s rural and urban communities.