School enrollment continues slide

Published: Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 10:02 AM.

The loss of revenue means that the district must be more vigilant in spending local capital improvement dollars. The district will focus its state bricks-and-mortar dollars son simple repairs and for needed door replacements, said Superintendent of Schools Jim Norton.

“We will continue to monitor and takes steps to ensure financial security and a balanced budget,” Norton said.

The state will conduct its next student FTE count in February. It is not uncommon to see student numbers climb between the October and February student counts.

Athletics Hall of Fame activities

During this Friday’s football game against Liberty County, Port St. Joe Jr./Sr. High School and the district will recognize outstanding athletes and an outstanding partner in education.

Serving as co-hosts for the game, which kicks off at 7:30 p.m. ET at Shark Field, will be the Gulf Coast State College Foundation and GCSC Student Government Association.

T-shirts, pom-poms, packs and other items will be given away during the game.

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