And they’re off (More Photos)

Tim Banfell

Steel Master Buildings

2019-05-30 E-Edition

And they’re off …

2019 graduates bid farewell to Gulf Breeze High School

There was joy. There were tears. There were hundreds of proud graduates and families celebrating a milestone in their lives, graduating from high school. Classes for remaining students will end Friday, May 31, with an early release. See more photos below.

Shred, don’t burn, homework

Midway Fire District organizes shredding event in memory of Skye Farej



The final day of school usually calls for a celebration and some symbolic form of moving on from the work completed in the classroom. At the close of the 2018 school year, Gulf Breeze Middle School student Skye Farej took part in the end of term event by tossing her school notebooks and papers on a fire in her backyard. […]

PBES kids create a bench to remember Skye Farej




Sharon Gincauskas of Ocean Hour brought the idea to Pensacola Beach Elementary School, and members of the school’s Junior Optimist International Club, sponsored by Pensacola Beach Optimist Club, got busy making it a reality. Last week, club officers Aubrey McMillion, president; Kayla Cote, vice president; Bella Ciolino, secretary; and Samantha Budzowski, treasurer, along with members of the club in the […]

Hip, hip, hooray!

Santa Rosa County’s Special Olympics Cheerleaders bring home the gold



In January 2015, there were 141 registered athletes taking part in eight sports in Escambia County Special Olympics. Santa Rosa County’s participation in the program would not come to pass for a few more months. In mid-May 2019, there are more than 1,200 registered athletes in Escambia County — ages 8-72, currently — and almost 400 athletes and partners in […]

PSC preps for Summer High School Workshop




Even though Pensacola State College Theatre department has finished its 2018-19 regular season, the professors and costumers don’t get much of a break. Their next annual project — Summer High School Onstage Workshop show — will hold auditions next week on June 3 and 4 from 8 a.m. to noon. The last show of the regular season was “Breakfast at […]

June is Audiobook Appreciation Month

June Events @ Gulf Breeze Library

Celebrate Audiobook Appreciation Month by checking out a variety of audiobooks from any Santa Rosa County Library. The libraries offer books on CD, Playaways and eAudiobooks that you can download from rbDigital. There are hundreds of titles from which to choose. Preschool Storytime Storytime programs are presented for preschool children ages 3 through 5 and include stories, finger play and […]