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Shoes donated to every Tolar student

Tolar students received a big surprise on Friday, May 6. The school cafeteria was buzzing with excitement as students waited for the big delivery of over 530 pairs of shoes. A shoe company, in partnership with Convoy of Hope’s Rural Compassion department, donated a pair of name brand shoes for every student at Tolar. Convoy […]

Tolar participates in Get Piggy with Education

W.R. Tolar participated in this year’s Get Piggy with Education contest again. Receipts were collected from November through March by elementary schools in Calhoun and Liberty counties. When the final tally was sent, W.R. Tolar won the second prize for the most receipts collected per student enrollment. A check for $1000 was presented to Tolar […]

Tolar’s March Citizens of Character

Principal Laura Deason is please to announce W.R. Tolar’s March Citizens of Character. The following students were recently recognized for exhibiting quality character traits both inside and outside of the classroom. These students demonstrated respectfulness, responsibility, and citizenship with classmates and staff on a regular basis. •Kg- McKenzie Jacobs, Audrie Jackson, Alexandar Shell and Karla […]

Brock Lewis, Titus Goins take first place in W.R.Tolar Tropicana Speech Contest

W.R. Tolar K-8 recently held their school wide 4-H Tropicana Speech Contest. The Florida 4-H sponsors this Public Speaking Contest each year for students in grades 4 through 6. This contest helps students learn how to write and deliver a speech. W.R. Tolar School first held classroom and grade level competitions. The winners from the […]

WR Tolar holds St. Jude Math-A-Thon

W.R. Tolar School has raised money for the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital through the annual Math-A-Thon. This year’s theme was “Hunting Down A Cure.” Students raised money through collecting donations, hat day, a bake sale, a lemonade stand, concession stand, an online knife auction, and even donating dollars to have the opportunity for their […]

Tolar February Citizens of Character

W.R. Tolar Recognizes their February “Citizens of Character.” These students display character traits such as trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and good citizenship qualities. Kg: Breyden Stubbs, Destiny Peters, Peyton Ford, Emiliano Rangel 1st: Dylan Gunn, Violet Cavazos, Brooke Alhalaseh, Lynlei Taunton 2nd: Claudia Harper, Alan Roblero, Logan Dunaway, Bridgette Godwin 3rd: Emily Dunaway, Abby […]

Tolar School’s Sky Scott named Liberty County Teacher of the Year

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor You never know what might be going on in Sky Scott’s fifth grade math class at W.R. Tolar School in Bristol. He may be guiding students through adding and subtracting fractions, challenging them to make a budget for a family trip to Disney World or it may be one of […]

Arbor Day Celebration

Mrs. Jessica Clark’s fourth grade class at W.R. Tolar School celebrated Arbor Day with the Florida Forest Service.  Five live oak trees were planted around campus. Arbor Day is a nationally celebrated observance that promotes the benefits of trees in the urban environment and encourages tree planting and care.  Founded by J. Sterling Morton in […]

Troopers, deputies and police officers train with volunteers to work effectively in a crisis situation

While students were out for a Teacher’s Planning Day Monday, the classrooms and hallways of Tolar School were the setting for a very different kind of learning.  Approximately  30 law enforcement officers from Calhoun, Liberty and Franklin County took part in a crisis simulation to learn how to work together to resolve a potentially deadly […]

Tolar School’s ACE program inducts new members

W.R. Tolar’s ACE program inducted new members on Monday, Oct. 5. Students showing excellence in Academic Achievement, Character Building and Excellence were fifth grade students: Derrick Armstrong, Sabrina Connelly, Ella Davis, Emma Dean, Tiara Everett, Lilimey Francisco, Trenton Hill, Molly Hobbs, Peyton Kruger, Brock Lewis, Sara Manspeaker, Rose McCoy, Esmerelda Mendez, Sumner Oswalt, Elisa Rangel, […]