The essentials on Sapulpa’s 2016 Graduation tonight

May 20, 2016

Where to go, and where to see it: Sapulpa High School Graduation is Friday May 20th at 7:30pm, in Collins Stadium. Graduation is tomorrow, Friday, 5/20, 7:30pm, Collins Stadium. #classof2016 #chieftains — Sapulpa Public Schools (@SapulpaDistrict) May 19, 2016 Can’t make it to the actual graduation? Not worry, it’ll be broadcast live: See photos of […]

Chieftain Band Wraps Up Superior Year!

May 19, 2016

The old saying “Practice Makes Perfect” rings true for students in Sapulpa’s Instrumental Music Program. April winds down a year that has been marked with Superior ratings for every form of band music from marching to jazz to solos and includes even the youngest musicians. This year has been nothing less than stellar in every […]

UPDATED: Watch Sapulpa students line the halls to cheer their Special Olympics team

May 11, 2016

UPDATE: We’ve added photos that Sapulpa Public Schools shared from their Facebook Page, see the bottom of the post. — Every year, Sapulpa’s group of Special Olympians head out to their activities to represent their school and compete. And every year, students will pile into the hallways as these students are making their way out […]

Sapulpa Superintendent: “No layoffs of staff will be required”

May 7, 2016

Summer vacation is only just starting for schools in the area, but Administrators, financial officers and chief counselors are already working hard to prepare for what lies ahead in August. In a recent letter to parents, Sapulpa Public Schools Superintendent Kevin Burr relays how the current state budget shortfall is hitting Oklahoma education in a […]

Sapulpa seniors hire mariachis to serenade principal on their last day

May 5, 2016

The Sapulpa seniors couldn’t say “goodbye” to principal Johnny Bilby, so they said “Adios.” The Sapulpa High School Class of 2016 hired a mariachi band to serenade Bilby for their last day of school Thursday, which is also Cinco de Mayo. “We wanted to go out with a bang and do something that would be […]

Sapulpa Varsity Baseball beaten by Owasso, not out yet

May 4, 2016

Editor’s note: Thanks to Scott Emigh of for sending us this story!  — The Sapulpa High School varsity baseball team (6-22) battled to the end against their first round Regional opponent, but was heavily outmatched by the top-seeded Owasso Rams (28-6). The Rams, who were hosting the Regional Tournament, rode a 3-game win streak while […]

Sapulpa Bands Take State With OSSAA Double Sweepstakes

April 20, 2016

Directors Craig Amendt, Michelle Barnes and Kevin Mozarko have a little rearranging to do at the George C. Brite Band Hall. The walls are already too full of awards to accommodate the hardware the instrumental music department brought home last week. Scoring higher than any other 6A-II concert bands in the state, for the first […]

Sand Springs assistant Robert Borgstadt tabbed as Sapulpa’s next football coach

April 17, 2016

Robert Borgstadt is moving from one sideline to another in one of the area’s most exciting high school football rivalries. A Sand Springs assistant for the past five years, Borgstadt, 43, is the consensus choice of Sapulpa’s hiring committee to be the school’s next head football coach. “We think we’ve got a good one. He […]

Sapulpa teacher travels to Morocco as part of U.S. State Dept. professional development opportunity

April 4, 2016

  A teacher at Sapulpa Public Schools’ alternative high school just returned from an international professional development opportunity in Morocco. Carl Fisher, a science and technology teacher at Bartlett Academy, was one of 82 teachers across the country chosen to participate in the Teachers for Global Classrooms program, a year-long professional development fellowship funded by […]

Sapulpa schools asking parents to fill out survey amid budget crisis

March 29, 2016

Sapulpa Public Schools has sent out a survey to parents asking for feedback regarding possible steps by the district to deal with the state’s budget crisis, including virtual class days with students on computers, and eliminating fall/spring breaks. “In an effort to place our district in the best financial position possible, (Sapulpa Public Schools) is […]