News HeadlinesNiceville High News

Niceville High School News Submitted by Alumni

Niceville High School News From Around The Web

Graffiti containing school shooting threat found at Niceville High  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office is searching for the culprit of graffiti found at Niceville High School that contained a school shooting threat.



Miss Okaloosa pageant winners crowned  Destin Log

FORT WALTON BEACH — The third annual Miss Okaloosa County Pageant was held recently in the Emerald Coast Convention Center on Okaloosa Island.



Walton school restricts graduation regalia  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Rules regarding honors regalia worn at one Walton County high school graduation ceremony have some people talking.Walton County High School Principal ...



Field events lead Niceville women to regional championship  The Northwest Florida Daily News

PENSACOLA — Regionals should not be this easy.Yet Niceville's women's track and field team nearly had Saturday's Region 1-3A meet won before a single ...



Niceville High student threatens school shooting  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — A 17-year-old Niceville High School student is charged with a second-degree felony for allegedly saying he planned "to shoot up the school" on ...



Meet the 7 finalists for the Niceville AD, head football coach position  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — Charlie Marello has said all along that if any candidate blows him and the hiring committee away during the first round of in-person interviews, ...



Scholar Athlete: Campbell Taylor, Niceville High School  WEAR

(WEAR) — Expectations can be quite a burden, but not for our Scholar Athlete. For Niceville's Campbell Taylor, they are a challenge and an inspiration.



3 Eagles sign letters of intent Friday  The Northwest Florida Daily News

With over 200 people in attendance, including teachers, coaches, teammates, brothers, sisters, cousins and parents, three more Niceville athletes signed their ...



Niceville nabs Hicks successor  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — Grant Thompson grew up watching Niceville football on the Hill. He started at center in the last two years of Frank Sorrells' lauded run at Niceville.



A dream come true for Niceville trio  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — Xavier Graham had faith this day would come.Eyin Cole and Jack White, too.However disparate their paths and destinations, the Niceville trio ...



BREAKING: Nicevilles Hicks announces retirement  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — John Hicks has been the face of Niceville football since 2001.Eighteen straight playoff runs and 11 district titles. Four Final Fours and two state ...



Niceville girls sweep throwing events at Okaloosa County meet  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — Playing off the Nike swoosh slogan, Niceville's prolific throwing program has found the perfect team mantra.In all caps, it's stacked three times on ...



Officials concerned about vaping trend in Okaloosa, Santa Rosa and Walton high schools  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Every school day, Niceville High School School Resource Officer Amber Flanagan says she gets a call to investigate student vaping on campus. “When we get ...



Niceville puts timeline on football hire  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — Niceville High principal Charlie Marello can barely walk out his front door without being hounded by questions on John Hicks' successor.Well, let ...



Niceville pole vault team wins national Powerade scholarship  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — A short video has yielded $10000 for the pole vaulting team at Niceville High School.The team made the 2-minute, 49-second video recently ...



High School Graduations 2019  Destin Log

It's time to play "Pomp and Circumstance," and watch the square hats fly — high school graduation season has arrived in Northwest Florida. Here is a list of local ...



Soaring Niceville signing class  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — John Hicks was, per usual, in awe of the signing day talent.The colors of Division I programs such as Georgia Tech, Tennessee, Ole Miss, ...



On our knees in prayer  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — The Niceville High School auditorium was standing room only Thursday evening for Niceville Strong, a prayer rally addressing addiction, mental ...



Nicevilles Nelson is Boys Soccer COY  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — Wes Nelson wants to score. He wants to attack. He wants to win.This past year, the Niceville boys soccer coach was incredibly good at checking ...



Niceville alumna advances in The Voice  The Northwest Florida Daily News

A former Niceville student secured a spot on The Voice's Team Blake Monday night after singing "No Scrubs" by TLC.VIDEO: Watch her performance >> Kim ...



Nicevilles Lightfoot named ASA Female Scholastic winner  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — The last time Katie Lightfoot was mobbed like this, she was strolling to home plate after her grand slam lifted Niceville to a third straight district title.



Join Niceville High School under the sea  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Niceville High School's Theatre Department will present Disney's “The Little Mermaid Jr.” at the Niceville High School auditorium at 7 tonight and at 2 and 7 p.m. ...



Niceville sweeps Okaloosa meet  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — Call it a little added motivation. Or simply a reminder.Jamie LaFollette, without fail come the eve of postseason track and field, loves to tell his ...



Niceville’s Lightfoot commits to Alabama  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — Although Katie Lightfoot's time at Niceville High School is coming to an end soon, she'll be keeping crimson in her color wheel a while longer.



Nicevilles Kim Cherry continues on The Voice  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — When Kim Cherry and Kendra Checketts sang Alessia Cara's "Here" during "The Voice" battle rounds, Niceville native Cherry said she felt ...



Gaetz nominates students to military academies  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — Hundreds of students, educators and proud parents packed into Niceville High School's auditorium Tuesday morning to hear the military ...



Okaloosa athletic director duties differ from neighboring counties  Crestview News Bulletin

FORT WALTON BEACH — If a woman wanted to become the athletic director at an Okaloosa County high school, she would first need to become the head ...



Niceville High School evacuated after email threat  WJHG-TV

Students from an area high school were evacuated after an email threat.



Niceville Residents Urged To Be Wary Of 'School Fundraising' Scam  WFSU

Okaloosa County Sheriff's deputies are warning Niceville residents to be aware of a scam. Scofflaws are pretending to fundraise on behalf of an area high.



Tiara-wearing world record attempt set for Saturday  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — Feeling royal? A chance to don a tiara for a good cause is coming up this Saturday at Niceville High School.Drama Kids of Northwest Florida, ...



Destin high school reaches first financial goal  Destin Log

In an effort to support the future of Destin, a Destin developer and investor has donated $35000 to the Destin High School Inc. board of directors, enabling them ...



Niceville quintet etches future  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — In many ways, the Niceville quintet has already proven themselves.Chloe Hill is the face of Niceville's throwing program, a record holder in the ...



Niceville alumna Kim Cherry to advance on The Voice with Blake Shelton  The Northwest Florida Daily News

There are people who either play it safe or take chances.Consider Kim Cherry the latter.Cherry's singing career — which has roots in the Bluewater Elementary ...



‘He rose to occasion: Niceville’s Wendel is Boys Cross-Country Runner of the Year  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — Todd Wendel has always had a knack for running. He's always had talent.That's why the Niceville sophomore took up the sport four years ago in ...



Niceville teen dies following skateboard accident  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — A teenager has died from injuries he suffered in a skateboarding accident last week, according to his family. Kenneth Alan Moss Jr., 17, was ...



Rocky Bayou slugger will transfer to Niceville  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — The stadium lights at the Niceville softball field have been warned. Sam Roe is coming for them.Roe, Rocky Bayou's eighth-grade phenom, ...



‘ACTUALLY REALLY UNREAL’: 8 Eagles sign letters of intent Wednesday  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — Their stories are all different.Some are state champions. Some are trailblazers. Some have overcome terrible injuries. Some are fast. Some are ...



Niceville salutes graduates  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — Niceville High School's 53rd commencement Thursday night was a little soggy, but that didn't stop the 480 seniors and their friends and family ...



Sanders, Niceville shine at district throws meet  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — Grant Sanders' face betrayed nothing.A senior on the Fort Walton Beach track and field team, his breathing was calm, steady. He tested the ...



Niceville Pride Walk attracts LGBTQ supporters (PHOTOS)  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — A new organizer and a larger crowd gathered Saturday morning for the second LGBTQ Niceville Pride Walk.More than 100 LGBTQ pride ...



School District grapples with bridge closure  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — Okaloosa Couunty School Superintendent Mary Beth Jackson and the School Board on Thursday discussed the district's transportation plans ...



Niceville High School Band to debut new uniforms  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — At the Niceville High School homecoming game on Friday, the king, queen and court won't be the only ones dressed to the nines.



Fast Track: Niceville’s Kish, West are Track and Field Players of the Year  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — Maddy Kish and Eli West think about the first weekend of May often — the weekend they became champions.It's not often in life that hard work ...



Photos: PHOTOS: Niceville tiara-wearing world record attempt  The News Herald

Drama Kids of Northwest Florida, an an elementary age after-school theater program, hosted an event Saturday hoping to break a Guinness World Record for ...



Citizen calls for appointed superintendent  Destin Log

NICEVILLE — Niceville resident Christi Moore approached the Okaloosa County School Board Monday night to call for changing the county school ...



Where does your high school rank?  The Northwest Florida Daily News

U.S. News & World Report has just released its 2017 Best High School Rankings. Which local high school ranked highest nationally?



Running and rolling  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — It may seem like not much has changed for 23-year-old best friends Jack Massey and Tripp Davis in the five years since their Niceville High ...



Two promoted to School District posts  Destin Log

NICEVLLE — James Lee Hale and Sheila Lightbourne will join the staff of Okaloosa County School District Superintendent Marcus Chambers as assistant ...



Area high schools rank best in state, nation  WJHG-TV

According to the report released by U.S. News for best high schools, several area high schools rank best in the state of Florida and across the nation.



Generation gap for Destin high school  The Northwest Florida Daily News

DESTIN — The famous movie quote "If you build it, they will come" worked for a baseball field in Iowa.But what about a high school in Destin?Although the idea ...



7 Niceville athletes etch futures  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — For seven of Niceville's student athletes, the world is about to get bigger, and the lights brighter.Nic Nolan, Chance Huff, Ciara Coger, Lauren ...



FWBHS works its magic with A Midsummer Nights Dream  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Shakespeare created two of the most famous teenagers in literature when he wrote “Romeo & Juliet.”So a certain poetic justice came into play — and some ...



No record this year, but still 'fun' - News  The News Herald

NICEVILLE — They may not have broken the world record for the most tiaras worn at once, but the 255 people who tried took part in something that's never done ...



Niceville swimmers dominate districts  The Northwest Florida Daily News

PENSACOLA — A pair of juniors led their teams to district championships Friday at the FHSAA Swimming and Diving District 1 Class 3A meet at the University of ...



High school for Destin moves closer to reality  Destin Log

After months of preparation and meetings, the Destin High School Inc. executive board has submitted a 400-page charter application to the Okaloosa County ...



Mid-Bay Bridge closed in both directions  The News Herald

DESTIN — The Florida Department of Transportation has indefinitely closed the Mid-Bay Bridge (State Road 293) in both directions for emergency repairs.



2018 graduations dates and locations  Crestview News Bulletin

Here are the graduation dates and locations for high schools and colleges across the Panhandle: May 5. Northwest Florida State College: 10 a.m. for graduates ...



Meet the Niceville High Class of 2016  The Northwest Florida Daily News

The Daily News is running a series of photo gallery presentations that feature the senior pictures provided by area schools for their Class of 2016.



Photos: PHOTO GALLERY: #ThursdayThrowback gallery: Dec. 1998  The Northwest Florida Daily News

PHOTO GALLERY: Here's the second installament of our Throwback Thursday gallery, featuring Daily News photos from December 1998. [1/70]. Norriego Point ...



Niceville’s Scholz, Markwardt are Swimmers of the Year  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — Quinn Scholz couldn't believe it.That was the Niceville junior's first thought when he emerged the pool after winning gold in the 100-yard freestyle ...



Princesses, Privateers make plans for future  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Name: Karlia AmielSchool: Choctawhatchee High SchoolKrewe of Bowlegs heritage: daughter of Mike and Jennifer Amiel, Honor Guard LI; granddaughter of ...



Rocky Bayou senior wins Taylor Haugen Trophy  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — The cursor on Lydia Turner's word processer blinked in and out of existence, the only mark on a blank page.A senior at the Rocky Bayou Christian ...



SWHS assistant principal earns county honor  The Northwest Florida Daily News

South Walton High School assistant principal James Ross is the first of his kind.With eight years at South Walton High School and another five years at Emerald ...



Donald Trump Jr. rallies for Gaetz, DeSantis in Niceville  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — About 1000 people gathered at Northwest Florida State College's Raider Arena on Thursday night for a rally headlined by Donald Trump Jr., the ...



10 years of service  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — The walls of the Taylor Haugen Foundation office are covered with memories of the organization's accomplishments over the past 10 years.



Niceville (7-1, 2-0) holds on to beat rival Choctaw (1-6, 0-2)  The Northwest Florida Daily News

FORT WALTON BEACH – John Hicks didn't want to hear about Niceville's 2-0 mark in District 3-6A play.That five-game win streak? Inconsequential.What he ...



Crestviews three-peat  The Northwest Florida Daily News

CRESTVIEW — Few on the Crestview sideline seemed to know the score.Quarterback John Gillis forgot multiple times. So too did offensive linemen Bryson ...



7 teens, 1 adult charged with burglary, vandalism  The Northwest Florida Daily News

DESTIN — Seven teenagers and one adult face felony charges in connection with vandalism at an old movie theater. The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office ...



Crestview High student arrested for allegedly threatening to kill another student  WKRG News 5

CRESTVIEW, Fla. (WKRG) -- An Okaloosa County student has been charged with a felony and accused of making a death threat against another student. This is ...



Okaloosas schools are some of the oldest in Florida  The Northwest Florida Daily News

If you have a child in the Okaloosa County School District, chances are good the school he or she attends is older than you are. In fact, it's not uncommon ...



NWF State opens its Veterans Success Center  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — Veterans, active-duty *service* members and their families now have a one-stop shop for education and other services at the new Veterans ...



Niceville UF student paralzyed after swimming pool accident  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Jack Massey was part of Niceville High School's 4x800 relay team that won a state championship his senior year.



CALM House: Nonprofit to open home for four single mothers, children  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Grace Nuffer has seen single mothers living in rat-infested trailers.She has seen them living in tents, couch-surfing, sleeping in their cars and seeking shelter in ...



Niceville trio sign to play college sports - Sports  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Braijon Carr (football, Troy University), Meredith Milam (softball, Kennesaw State), and Jordan Tinder (football, University of the Cumberlands) smile at the ...



Niceville High cheerleaders win top prize  The Northwest Florida Daily News

The Niceville High School competitive cheerleaders won first place at the West Nassau High School regional competition in Callahan on Saturday against ...



Nicevilles quartet sign with D-I programs  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Jack Johnson, Ally Woodard, Hannah Schneidewind and Nash Rutledge pose for photos after their signings at Niceville High School. [MICHAEL ...



Destin high school could be referendum promise  Destin Log

The idea of dangling a Destin high school as a bauble to attract votes in favor of a half-cent sales tax for the Okaloosa County School District was discussed ...



LIGHTNING ROD: Taylor sparks Niceville, wins COY  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Most of the classrooms at Niceville High School remained empty that afternoon, back in the summer of 2016. Only an occasional teacher or student passed by ...



CELEBRATE COMMUNITY: Local students shine in ACT-SO competition  The Northwest Florida Daily News

FORT WALTON BEACH — The Okaloosa County Branch, NAACP's Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO) is a year-long ...



Middle school student accused of threatening to shoot up school  WEAR

A Davidson Middle School student was arrested for reportedly threatening to shoot up his school. According to the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office, 14-year-old ...



MARCUS CHAMBERS: The forward path for Okaloosa County Schools  The Northwest Florida Daily News

I recently saw a quote that reads, “Be grateful for what you have, work hard for what you don't have.” More than grateful, though, I am humbled beyond words by ...



How early is too early?  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — Okaloosa County School District staffers presented research at a meeting concerning school start times Wednesday as the committee studying ...



Local police warn about influx of counterfeit bills  Destin Log

NICEVILLE —The Niceville Police Department has seen a recent influx of counterfeit bills being passed to local businesses in the area. According to a Facebook ...



Davidson MS student threatens to shoot up school bus  The Northwest Florida Daily News

CRESTVIEW —A 14-year-old student at Davidson Middle School has been charged with a felony after allegedly threatening to shoot up his school bus.



Community shaken by untimely deaths of area teens  The Northwest Florida Daily News

In 2015, a total of four teens ages 14 to 19 years old committed suicide in the area, according to the Florida Department of Health. "We are seeing more of it," ...



Okaloosa Island adds first offshore snorkel reef  Destin Log

OKALOOSA ISLAND — The Emerald Coast Convention and Visitor's Bureau deployed Okaloosa Island's first artificial reef Tuesday.The new destination for ...



COMMUNITY CALENDAR April 17  Destin Log

All area codes are 850 unless noted. Destin City Hall All City Council meetings, workshops, executive sessions and CRA Board meetings are held at the City ...



EDUCATION BRIEFS: Girls Night, Math and more  The News Herald

GCSC hosts 'Girls' Night'PANAMA CITY — Gulf Coast State College, Bay District Schools and local industry partners are hosting “Girls' Night,” an event ...



After months of turmoil, Marcus Chambers says well handle things the right way  Destin Log

As 2018 was drawing to a close and November's general election approached, it became apparent in local political circles that a young man by the name of ...



Nicevilles Thomas signs with Georgia Tech  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE – Juanyeh Thomas held it together when his older brother, FAMU running back Azende Rey, sent him a moving text Wednesday morning.Thomas ...



Photos: VINTAGE PHOTOS: Throwback Thursday March 1999  Crestview News Bulletin

THROWBACK THURSDAY PHOTO GALLERY: Here's a taste of what was happening along the Emerald Coast in March 1999. The Thunderbirds amazed the ...



Police: Former Niceville High student shot and killed in Troy  The Northwest Florida Daily News

TROY, Ala. — A 2014 Niceville High School graduate and student at Troy University was shot and killed early Friday in an off-campus incident.According to the ...



LIST: Area high school graduation dates  The Northwest Florida Daily News

The clock is ticking for area high school students who will graduate this spring. Here's a list of area graduations so seniors, friends and family can start making ...



Tribute for a soldier  The Northwest Florida Daily News

NICEVILLE — City Hall became a hallowed place Friday morning as more than 50 people gathered for a memorial highway designation ceremony to honor ...



Former Niceville coach Kevin Greene hired by New York Jets  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Who has the better linebacking corps, Niceville High School or the New York Jets?Kevin Greene — a 2016 NFL Hall of Fame inductee — will soon find out.



Miss Destin contestants prepare for big event  Destin Log

On April 13, a talented young woman will be crowned Miss Destin 2019. But in the time leading up to the big day, the contestants are busy with events and ...



Q & A with new DMS principal Grant Meyer  Destin Log

Grant Meyer is the new principal of Destin Middle School. Prior to coming to Destin, he was principal of Pryor Middle School, assistant principal, teacher and ...



Friday night lights (PHOTO GALLERIES)  The Northwest Florida Daily News

A photographic tour of some of the activities surrounding Friday night football games in our area.



Five local students named National Merit semifinalists  The Northwest Florida Daily News

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced Wednesday the names of about 16000 semifinalists in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship ...



24th annual Oktoberfest in Bluewater Bay  The Northwest Florida Daily News

The Mid-Bay Rotary Club welcomes the community to the 24th annual Oktoberfest to celebrate the end of summer.Enjoy German food, live music, singing, ...



News headlines by Google News for Niceville High School Niceville FL

We have listed the latest news headlines that include Niceville . This site has been created to offer a place for NHS alumni to reconnect and share memories.

In addition to these news headlines, you may also want to join the Niceville High alumni directory and check out the yearbook listings.