CRESTVIEW — At 9:17 a.m. this morning, Feb. 14, Okaloosa County Schools will join Broward County Public Schools and districts throughout the state in observing a moment of silence to honor those whose lives were lost and recognize those injured during the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School tragedy.

"Supporting students, schools and communities who have dealt with tragedy has long been a strength of Okaloosa County Schools, and our thoughts are with those impacted by this tragic event," the school district stated in a media release.