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‘Faces of the Future’ a book by Altha first graders

A group of Altha first graders - shown here with their teacher, Amber Stokes - share their career plans in a book they wrote and illustrated. Find out more on Page 18 of this week’s Calhoun-Liberty Journal, coming out Wednesday.

A new era begins for Altha School

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor The best thing about Altha’s new state-of-the-art school building? “It brings everybody closer together,” says Calhoun County School Superintendent Ralph Yoder. Until recently, “We had portables on the north and south end of campus.  It created a lot of disjointedness between classes,” he explains. While traveling from the busses to […]

Christmas Break critical for timetable as Altha School move-in date nears

CALHOUN COUNTY – On Monday, Calhoun County Superintendent of Schools Ralph Yoder announced that the Calhoun County School District (CCSD) is preparing for the opening of the New Altha School in January 2017. Superintendent Yoder stated, “When Altha’s Kindergarten through 12th grade students return to school in January, they will be entering the hallways and […]

Altha girls take part in Cheer Camp

The Altha Wildcat Middle School and Junior Varsity Cheerleader Squads attended UCA Summer Cheer Camp on June 27-29. Each squad learned many cheers, chants, and stunts to perform for the Altha Wildcat crowd during the 2016-2017 basketball season. They also attended a leadership and squad building class. A t the end of camp, each squad […]

Seth Alday represents Altha School at NREC Youth Tour in Washington, D.C.

GRACEVILLE – Seth Alday of Altha and Lauren Kinman of Chipley were among nearly 1,700 high school students from 43 states who participated in the National Rural Electric Cooperative Youth Tour held June 11-16 in Washington, D.C. Kinman and Alday were sponsored by West Florida Electric Cooperative (WFEC) and represented Chipley High School (Kinman) and […]

Team finishes 3rd at State Weightlifting Finals

Michael Knight won Altha High School’s 10th individual state title over the weekend in the 2016 FHSAA State Weightlifting Finals. Knight went 6 for 6 at the meet, breaking his own Bench Press and Total School Recordsm finishing with a 375 bench press and 295 clean and jerk in the 183-lb. weight class. He will […]

Kids of Character recognized for their ‘Sincerity’

Principal Sue Price proudly announces Altha School’s Kids of Character for the month of March demonstrating the character trait of Sincerity. Front row (left to right) Arianna Hansford, Haedan Hollis, Spencer O’Bryan, Jeffery Uhrick, Seth Hall, Jamison Alday, Cole Cauley, Nadalyn Stone, Treyton Lipford.  Second Row: Ethan Hildensperger, Katie Layfield, Michael Morgan, Taylor Melvin, Holley […]

Altha Prom 2016

Altha students and their dates enjoyed a 1920s Gatsby theme at Saturday’s retro prom at the W.T. Neal Civic Center in Blountstown.

Altha basketball players and cheerleaders honored

The Winter Athletic Banquet was held recently  to honor Basketball players and Cheerleaders at Altha School. Those awarded for Middle School Basketball: Best Offense: Rhett Bodiford; Best Defense: Joseph Varnum. Awarded for JV Basketball: Coaches Choice Award: Braden Raper; Highest GPA & Best Defense: Joseph Varnum; Best Offense: Xander Peacock; Most Improved: Christian Williford. Those […]

Altha robotics team takes first place

This year’s Robotic Competition was held on March 22 at the old Marianna High School gym and was sponsored by CareerSource Chipola and Opportunity Florida.  Eighteen teams of students from our five county region competed against each other using student designed and built robots in the Ninth Annual Robotics Contest, Load Logistics. Teams competed four […]