2022 MLK Oratorical and Poster Contest

MLK Contest

The Okaloosa County School District's Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Committee is calling for entries for the 2022 Oratorical and Poster Contest. Hosted by the Sigma Omicron Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated®, this event will be held Saturday, January 8, 2022, from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM virtually via Zoom. This year's theme is “STAND ACT UNITE”.

Alessandra Alejo, Choctaw HS, Selected 2021-22 Okaloosa County Sunshine State Scholar

Every year, school districts across the state of Florida select their top 11th grade students in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) to represent their district as the Sunshine State Scholar. Okaloosa County is proud to announce Alessandra Alejo, a junior at Choctawhatchee High School, has been selected the Okaloosa County Sunshine State Scholar.

Okaloosa Schools will be closed for Winter Break December 20 - January 4!

Winter Break

Okaloosa County Schools will be closed Monday, December 20 - Friday, December 31, 2021, for the Winter Break. Students return to school on Wednesday, January 5th, 2022.

Teacher Work Day/Professional Development Day - Monday, January 3, 2022 and Tuesday, January 4, 2022.

Have a safe and happy holiday!