Schools

“Return to Learn” Sapulpa Public Schools prepares to open with new initiative

August 1, 2020

In their “Return to Learn” initiative released on Saturday, Sapulpa Public Schools has created a set of safety protocols for returning to this classroom this month. Details inside.

State to honor out-of-state teaching certificates under new law

May 19, 2020

“This is an exciting opportunity for Oklahoma to help get more certified teachers in the classroom this fall and help shrink classroom sizes.”

SPS releases student art show online

May 14, 2020

The Spring Art Show almost didn’t happen, until four art teachers came up with a plan. See the full story and the winners inside.

The New Normal: How are COVID-19 and SPS distance learning plans affecting teenagers?

April 28, 2020

Engage with teenagers about the current pandemic and its effects on their lives and it is easy to see how it is affecting each of them differently–academically, socially, and psychologically.

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.”