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NHS NaGISA Receives Grant for Reef Monitoring Project

The Niceville High School Gifted Program and the NaGISA (Natural Geography In-Shore Area) project recently received a $1000 grant to be used for the NaGISA project and the ARMS (Autonomous Reef Monitoring Struc
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College Board Designates 209 NHS Students as AP Scholars

Two hundred and nine students at Niceville High School have earned the designation of 2014 AP Scholar by the College Board in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the college-level Advanced Placement
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Cameron Venuti – Intensive Reading Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to Cameron Venuti for being selected Intensive Reading Teacher of the Year!
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Niceville Students Score Well on FCAT 2.0 Writing

The Florida Department of Education released the 2014 FCAT 2.0 Writing results on Friday morning.  Niceville High School students outperformed the district and state.  The average score for Niceville sophomor
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International Science Fair Winners

Congratulations! International Science Fair Winners Brayton Miles 3rd Place Engineering: Electrical and Engineering 150, 000. 00 FIT Presidential Scholarship Sarah Craig 4th Place Plant Sciences
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Inspirational Student Hero Recognition Award

The annual Inspirational Student Hero Recognition Award is sponsored by Cox Gulf Coast to recognize inspirational students who show great fortitude by successfully adapting to and conquering personal problems,
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NHS Students Compete on County All-Star Team

The Okaloosa County High School All-Star team competed at the Commissioner’s Academic Challenge at Walt Disney World this past weekend and came home with a STATE CHAMPIONSHIP in Division 2! Team members from
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Mr. Nobles Retiring

Mr. Rodney Nobles, an experienced teacher, high school administrator and district assistant superintendent is retiring this month.  The staff of Niceville High School wishes you a wonderful retirement.  Thank
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Two NHS Students Receive National Award for Excellence in Writing

Hayden Boilini and Madison Brake have received the Award for Excellence in Writing given by the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) in recognition of excellence in writing by high school juniors.  B
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National Merit Scholarship Awards

Erin England National Merit $2500 Scholarship Meredith Glaze Lockheed Martin Academic Scholarship Anna Herrera Dr. Joseph J. Jacobs Scholarship Congratulations to the following juniors who are being considered
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Tyler Gaedecke – All-Florida Chemathon Top Score

Congratulations to Tyler Gaedecke for earning the top score from our area on the 2014 All-Florida Chemathon at NWFSC.  It was sponsored by the American Chemical Society National Chemistry Olympiad. He qualifie
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Robotics Team-Radioactive Roaches-Receive Judges Award at Competition

The NHS Robotics Team–Team 2556 Radioactive Roaches– spent Wednesday through Saturday hanging out, competing with and competing against 61 other robotic teams from the southeast US, Puerto Rico, Bra
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Congressional Art Competition

Congratulations Stefanie Prinsloo!  3rd place in the 2014 Congressional High School Art Competition.
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Anne T. Mitchell District Honors Award Ceremony

CHAIRMAN RODNEY WALKER, SUPERINTENDENT MRS. MARY BETH JACKSON, AND THE SCHOOL BOARD OF OKALOOSA COUNTY CORDIALLY INVITE YOU AND YOUR FAMILY TO ATTEND AS SPECIAL GUESTS THE 40TH ANNUAL FRESHMAN, SOPHOMORE, AND J
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Jordan Pearson Nominated for CHELCO Program

Jordan Pearson, a junior at Niceville High School, has been nominated to enter Chelco’s Youth Tour Program.  Chelco sponsors the annual contest for high school juniors that allows deserving students to compe
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2013-2014 Underclassmen Honors List

Taylor Anderson Jordyn Andrews Ryan Arra Sophia Bergmann Anna Bills Bailey Bitton Hayden Boilini Madison Brake Laurel Browning Madelyn Casal John Chaney Renish Contractor Kole Donaldson Chloe Dubben Erin Duricy
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National Qualifiers at the National Catholic Forensics League

Congratulations to Lyden Simmons, Haley Griswold and Dylan Broxson for becoming National Qualifiers at the National Catholic Forensics League in Tampa. Good luck at the Nationals in Chicago!
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Welcome Mr. Jeff Palmer! New NHS Principal

We welcome Mr. Jeff Palmer, incoming NHS principal. Mr. Palmer has over 23 years of experience in Okaloosa County as a math teacher and administrator. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Auburn Universi
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Congratulations Ms. Ferrell-Z96 Teacher of the Week

Congratulations Ms. Lainie Ferrell! Chosen Z96’s Teacher of the Week Nominated by Sophomore Robby Dowd Presented by Blanca Gomez of Z96
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Good Luck Academic Team

Matthew Nelson, Sophia Bergmann, Alex Fager, Ciara Ordner, Brian Fields, Hudson Pearce Good luck to Niceville High School’s Academic team as they compete against the Collegiate High School for the County Cham
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Morgan Hambleton Takes 2nd Place

Freshman Morgan Hambleton Takes 2nd Place at the Knights of Columbus State Spelling Bee in Kissimmee, FL. Congratulations!
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Choirs Receive Superiors

NHS Choirs Receive Straight Superior Ratings Select Women Bel Canto Camerata Niceville Singers Chamber Singers
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Nine NHS Finalists Named in National Merit Scholarship Program

Niceville High School seniors David Bobbit, Erin England, Brian Fields, Meredith Glaze, Anna Herrera, Cody McWilliams, Milbrey Parke, Morgan Ringel and Alise Snyders have been chosen as National Merit Scholarsh
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Sophia Bergmann – Winner for Aspirations in Computing

Sophia Bergmann, a junior at Niceville High School, was recently named an Alabama/Northwest Florida Affiliate winner for Aspirations in Computing.  She recently attended the awards ceremony and was given a pla
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International Science Fair Representatives

NHS Students Earn Top Honors at East Panhandle Science Fair The 37th Annual Robert Sheffield East Panhandle Regional Science and Engineering Fair Awards Ceremony was held recently to recognize the best science,
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Leadership Students Attend State Conference

Niceville High School leadership students recently attended the State Leadership Conference in Lake City.  They placed 2nd in the Citizenship Development for their Soldier Box Project, and 3rd in the School Se
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NHS Wind Ensemble Earns Spot at National Conference

The Niceville High School Wind Ensemble will travel to Columbus, GA on February 27 to perform at the Southern Division College Band Directors National Association/National Band Association (CBDNA/NBA) conferen
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NHS Cheerleaders Win Awards

NHS Cheerleaders Earn 5th Place at FHSAA State Competition and 20th in Medium Varsity Division 1 at Universal Cheerleading Association Nationals
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NHS Places 3rd Overall in 2014 JCL Regional Forum

The Niceville JCL fielded a team of 23 Latin students against the Northwest Regional 1 high schools on January 25.  Niceville placed 3rd overall. The following are our winning students: Sophia Bergmann 1st Gre
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NHS Students Earn Third Place-FL Literacy Video Comp

Zach Lawson, Matt Weas, Tim Collins, JP Talty and Rebekah Frisbee are joined by Florida’s First Lady Ann Scott at the Kennedy Space Center on January 16 to receive the Florida Literacy Video award.  The comp
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Dan Wooten Presented with Oliver Hobbs Award

NHS Band Director Dan Wooten was recently presented with the Oliver Hobbs Award by the Florida Bandmasters Association.  The award is presented to band directors who have consistently done an outstanding job y
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National Signing Day

National Signing Day Mitchell Matthews: Fairmont State University, Fairmont, WV Marqui Daniel: Eastern Kentucky University, Eastern, KY Tyre McCants: University of South FL, Tampa Connor McJunkin:  University
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Ashley Hagood – Scholarship Recipient

Ashley Hagood, a senior at Niceville High School, recently signed a scholarship to play volleyball at the College of Central Florida.  Ashley is seated with her mother, Renee Kawcak; NHS volleyball coach J. M.
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Morgan Hambleton – Spelling Bee Winner

Morgan Hambleton recently won the Knights of Columbus District Spelling Bee.  Morgan is a freshman at Niceville High School.  She also qualified for the state Spelling Bee after winning a regional competition
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NHS Students Earn 3rd Place in Zero Robotics Comp.

Joe Neiger Reid Elliott and John Wargo Earn 3rd Place in ZeroRobotics Competition Good luck at MIT Finals! The Zero Robotics High School Tournament 2013 is run by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Space
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Eaglettes Earn Top Awards

NHS Eaglettes Earn Top Awards in Birmingham The Niceville High School Eaglette Dance team traveled to Birmingham on Saturday, January 11, to compete at the UDA Alabama State Championship. In the out-of-state di
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Tayjon Culley – Senior Running Back

Tayjon Culley, a senior Eagle running back, represented the Niceville High School football team on December 21, at the 59th Annual Florida Athletic Coaches Association North-South All-Star Football Classic in S
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Doormats Donated By Class of 2014

Rebekah Frisbee (left), senior class president; J. P. Talty, senior class treasurer; and Regan McAllister, senior class vice-president, are holding one of the new NHS doormats purchased by the Class of 2014.  
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Army Specialist Gives Brother Surprise Visit at NHS

Niceville High School freshman Michael McMahon was surprised on Dec. 19 by his brother, U. S. Army Specialist Jacob Peterson, who recently returned from Afghanistan.  Michael was extremely happy when his broth
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NHS Spelling Bee Winner

Freshman Morgan Hambleton will represent Niceville High School in the district Spelling Bee on January 13.  It will be hosted by the Knights of Columbus Council 7667.  Good luck, Morgan!  Kier Teves, also a
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Proud To Be Eagles!

Coach Hicks and the entire football team would like to thank everyone for their outstanding support during the entire season and while in Orlando. The coaches and players appreciate it! We are proud to be Eagle
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Congratulations to the 2014 All-County Band from Niceville High School

Emily Anderton Austin Babe Jamie Barnes Christian Bigner Hunter Brake Dillon Buckley Sands Cari Schreck Caroline Claire Crist Perrin Davis Chloe Dubben Sarah Erickson Joey Ewing Wesley Fleischmann Ryan Gaylord
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NHS Softball Girls Sign with Colleges across the Nation!

Alex Brunson—UNF, Jacksonville, FL; Christina Ramirez—Providence College, Providence, RI; Libby Davis—Univ. of West AL, Livingston, AL; Audrey Diekmann—Univ. of West, AL; Jessie Mullen—Univ. of Arkans
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NHS Students Finalists in “Zero Robotics” Competition

Niceville High School students finalists in “Zero Robotics” competition aboard International Space Station John Wargo (12), Joseph Neiger (11), and Reid Elliott (12th) – Zero Robotics High Sc
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Congratulations to Becky Holland, NHS Educational Support Professional for 2014!

Becky goes above and beyond in her duties as a cafeteria assistant manager for Okaloosa County School District and Niceville High School.  She provides an exceptional service to our students and staff.  She a
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Jeff Adams – Z96 Teacher of the Week

Mr. Jeff Adams Chosen Z96’s Teacher of the Week! Congratulations!
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Congratulations! 2014 All-State Eagle Pride Band

Front Row L-R:  Olivia Glaze, flute; Claire Crist, bass clarinet; Erin Murphey, bass clarinet; Tennyson Strano, bassoon; Kiera Welch, euphonium; Jaqueline Wallace, contra clarinet; Asia Greer, trumpet; Mikayla
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NHS Swim and Dive Earn District Titles

Congratulations to the NHS Swim and Dive for earning district titles.  The girls are Class 3A District Champions and the boys are 2nd Place District Champions. L-R Standing front:  Alex Fager, Kristi King, Me
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Ms. Amy Meyer Chosen NHS Teacher of the Year

Ms. Amy Meyer, who teaches Algebra I and Intensive Math at Niceville High School, was recently selected to represent the school as Teacher of the Year.  She will compete in the district Teacher of the Year pro
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Senior Hall of Fame Info

Please complete the Senior Hall of Fame Information, front and back; the information will be used to help decide who is eligible for Hall of Fame.  In order to be considered, you must turn this form in with s
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Regan McAllister – State Finalist

Regan McAllister State Finalist Wendy’s High School Heisman Program “Success on the field, in the classroom, and in the community.”
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Mr. Dan Wooten – Z96’s Teacher of the Week

Mr. Dan Wooten Chosen Z96’s Teacher of the Week! Nominated by Senior Sabrina Keesey
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Tyler Gaedecke – 1st Place

Tyler Gaedecke 1st Place Destin Festival of the Arts Student Collaborative Category “Camerabot” $100 Prize!
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Art Show Winners

30th Annual Northwest Florida Fair Fine Arts Show held Oct. 7-12. NHS Received 10 of 17 Ribbons in the High School Division.
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Maddie Hsiang Top STEM Junior

Maddie Hsiang has been selected as Niceville High School’s top junior student in the area of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). She will be competing with other students for the opportu
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Eagle Swim Team 2013 County Champions

Congratulations!  Eagle Swim Team 2013 Okaloosa County Champions
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Homecoming Court

Congratulations to the 2013-2014 Homecoming Court SeniorsAlayna NixonBrock Schaefer SeniorsBekah FrisbeeChad Foy Seniors Nickie Anderson Alex Fager Seniors Regan McAllister Reagan Hobbs Seniors Taylor Berry Col
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National Merit Finalists

Nine NHS Seniors Named Semifinalists in the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program David B. Bobbitt, Erin E. England, Brian M. Fields, Meredith A. Glaze, Anna M. Herrera, Cody J. McWilliams, Milbrey A. Parke,