Schools

Photos: “We Miss You!” Teachers Parade Down Streets to Visit Students at Home

April 3, 2020

“It was amazing. Especially with school closures, they didn’t have to do it, but they care, and that’s what people need to understand. They care about the kids.”

No, Sapulpa Public Schools students are not going to have to repeat a grade

April 1, 2020

The earlier story was a poor attempt at an April Fools’ joke that has turned much more sour than we anticipated.

Oklahoma students are now able to get two free meals a day, through the end of June

March 30, 2020

This is welcome news as districts clamor for ways to get meals to students in the midst of distance learning necessary in the wake of the global pandemic.

State Board of Education approves distance learning starting April 6th

March 26, 2020

Distance learning will not necessarily consist of internet or web-based learning.

Students not likely to return to school this year, online learning solutions to fill the gap

March 23, 2020

“Our districts have begun planning their alternative delivery methods to support student learning as they prepare to reconnect students with their teachers in adaptive ways.”

Hofmeister urges schools to donate surplus medical supplies to hospitals, nursing homes

March 23, 2020

“Our school communities are known for their generosity and caring, and we have already seen them mobilize in response to the school closures necessitated by coronavirus.”

Oklahoma schools will likely not be doing state testing this year because of Coronavirus

March 19, 2020

“Our educators and district leaders need to shift their focus from assessments to essential services, including child nutrition and planning to continue student learning through alternative delivery methods.”

It’s official: All Oklahoma Public Schools to close until April 3rd, classes to resume April 6th

March 16, 2020

In a press release on Monday afternoon, Sapulpa Public Schools has announced that they will remain closed through April 3rd, but plan to resume April 6th.

“Please don’t fail us!” parents implore legislators at inaugural Sapulpa PLAC meeting

March 12, 2020

The Sapulpa Parent Legislative Action Committee (PLAC) is an effort to “inform and engage parents and the community in advocating for a strong, equitable public education system for ALL children”

Sapulpa Ping Ping Dance Team Wins National Championship in Orlando

March 9, 2020

See the photos and watch their dance routine here!