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Mrs. Sherrell Cheatham



Remind: Text @9eadk3 (IBA), @kgkab6 (ICT), and/or @dk362e (5th grade) to 81010.

Mrs. Cheatham graduated from UWF in 1992. She began her educational pathway in 1994 as a teacher’s aide at West Defuniak Elementary. Then, she started teaching in January of 1996. Mrs. Cheatham has been married to her high school sweetheart since August 1974. Her hobbies include, crafting, camping in her RV and spending time with her family. Mrs. Cheatham is our Digitial Lead Teacher at Freeport Middle School.

Inspirational quote:  “I don’t know what my future holds, but I do know who holds my future.”


Ms. Mary Job

Intensive Reading, AVID, & Drama


Mr. Michael Miller

Beginning Band & Advanced Band


Mr. Miller is the band director at Freeport Middle School.  Freeport Middle School is proud and honored to have a wonderful Band department.  We offer Beginning and Advanced Band at the middle school level. If you are interested in being a part of the Band group, please see Mr Miller or Ms. Benner.

Kendra Peloquin

Art, AVID, and Intensive Reading


Remind: Text @pqsreaders (Reading), @hehee (Art), and/or @bhe29 (AVID) to 81010.

Mrs. Peloquin teaches Art, AVID, and Intensive Reading at Freeport Middle School.  She is a graduate of the University of Texas with a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts degree in Art.  She has taught in Okaloosa County, Clovis, New Mexico and Walton County for 13 years.  

Nichole Watson

Intensive Reading 


Remind: Text @fmsreadnw (Intensive Reading), @FMSDAB (DAB Club), and/or @fmssc1718 (Student Council) to 81010.

Ms. Fairchild got married! She is now Mrs. Watson.

Mrs. Watson graduated in 2005 from Milton High School. She then went on to earn her Bachelors in Social Psychology in 2014 from Park University with honors. She recently graduated from Troy University with a Masters degree in Clinical Mental Health.

Mrs. Watson started teaching in 2014 in Santa Rosa county as an ESE Resource teacher. In 2015, she took a hiatus to tend to her twin boys. She then returned to teach 9th grade English and English honors as well as the reading class at Freeport High School. Mrs. Watson is our Intensive Reading teacher.

Ms. Watson enjoys dirt bikes, four wheelers and anything outdoors. She also loves to do crafts and likes to read. Ms. Watson has four active children, Bethany (13), Jakeob (7), and her “twinkies”, Jeremiah and Jenkins (2). She also has three step Daughters- Charley & Catherine ( 5) and Caroline (3). The True Brady Bunch.

A quote that Ms. Watson finds inspirational is, "Children must be taught how to think, not what to think" by Margaret Mead.

Ms. Watson sponsors D.A.B reading club and Student Council. 

Mrs. Joan White

Media Specialist, Critical Thinking, Yearbook, & Media Production


Ms. White was born in Samson, Alabama, and has lived in this area all of her life.  She is a graduate of Florala High School.  After completing her B.S. degree from the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Ms. White returned to her home town of Florala to work as librarian at Florala High School.   While there, she took a year’s leave of absence and completed her Master’s Degree in Educational Media (K-12) at the University of South Alabama in Mobile.  She has worked at Freeport Middle School for the past eight years.