OKLAHOMA CITY – Superintendents are starting to join with state representatives to ask for passage of House Bill 1482, which would restore protections for children and the places where they gather, such as schools, daycares and parks.
OKLAHOMA CITY (Feb. 10, 2017) – State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister announced today that Oklahoma high schools will soon have the opportunity to offer a course designed to dramatically reduce math remediation at state colleges and universities.
Guthrie Public Schools saw a decrease in students within the school district for the 2016-17 school year compared to last year’s school year.
Students and parents invited to explore career and technology education options. Pictured: Guthrie student Kaytlyn Barnett prepares a petri dish in the Biomedical Sciences Program at Meridian Technology Center. Prospective students and their parents are invited to tour Meridian’s campus on January 26 for the New Student and Parent Open House event.
STILLWATER, Okla. – Students interested gaining a competitive advantage for college or their career are invited to attend the upcoming Meridian Technology Center New Student and Parent Open House.
January is designated as National School Board Recognition month and this year’s theme, “Rising Up,” reflects the efforts of thousands of men and women who help to shape the direction of Oklahoma public education and their collective focus on student achievement.
OKLAHOMA CITY – State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister announced today that Oklahoma public school districts will have the opportunity this year to choose whether their 11th-grade students can take the ACT or the SAT college-entrance exam free of charge. This initiative is an extension of a 2015-2016 pilot program widely embraced across the […]
OKLAHOMA CITY – At its regularly scheduled monthly meeting, the State Board of Education (SBE) today voted unanimously to approve the final recommendations of the Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE) for a new system of assessment and accountability scheduled to take effect in the 2017-2018 school year.
Pictured (L-R) is Robbie Rainwater, Tracy Smith, Dennis Schulz and Vicki Biggs.
Guthrie Public Schools recognized their November Support and Certified Employee’s of the Month at Monday evening’s Board of Education meeting.
The three-day filing period came to an end on Wednesday for four seats on the Guthrie city council and two seats on the Guthrie Board of Education. Both boards are non-partisan.
Raise Money for Student Scholarships and Help Provide Winter Warmth
STILLWATER, Okla. – The Meridian Technology Center Foundation will host the sixth annual Blue Streak run on November 5, a race to raise scholarship funds for students in full-time training programs at the school.
We have now completed what I call the best high school homecoming festivities in our state. The Bluejay football team didn’t disappoint with an exciting 23-20 victory over Lawton Eisenhower that kept many alumni at the stadium longer than they probably wanted. I met numerous alumni that are very proud of Guthrie High School and their hometown. Many […]
Guthrie Public Schools recognized their September Support and Certified Employee’s of the Month at Monday evening’s Board of Education meeting.
This month the Lions Club honored two Guthrie High School Seniors for their leadership, academic excellence and athletic achievement.
The Meridian Technology Center Business Professionals of America (BPA) chapter selected their afternoon student officers for the 2016-2017 school year. BPA prepares students to work efficiently not only in an office setting, but also in a wide variety of business situations. Afternoon BPA officers from left to right are Stillwater students Rebecca Thacker and Dakotah […]
OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma State Board of Education (OSBE) today approved the reallocation of $3.4 million in previously mandated cuts to the Support of Public School Activities. The funds were part of the $40.2 million returned to the Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE) earlier this month as the result of an over-cut in […]
OKLAHOMA CITY – More of Oklahoma’s graduating seniors took the ACT college entrance exam than in the previous five years, according to information released today by ACT.
Meridian Technology Center welcomed three new teachers over the summer. New instructors from left to right are Kim Sorrels, Michelle Moore and Brian James.
STILLWATER, Okla. – When school starts at Meridian Technology Center on August 17, there will be more than new student faces walking up and down the halls. Meridian has three new instructors who will bring their industry experience to the classroom. New teachers include Brian James, Kim Sorrels and Michelle Moore. James joins Meridian as […]
STILLWATER, Okla. – Parents and new students attending Meridian Technology Center have the chance to get a jump-start on becoming Meridian Made on August 15 with Parent and New Student Orientation.
The Guthrie Chamber of Commerce’s Education and Workforce Development Committee is collaborating with area churches in helping to Stuff the Bus for students, who are preparing for the first day of school on Aug. 19.
Midyear cut level reduction leaves $140.8M available for allocation
OKLAHOMA CITY – June General Revenue Fund (GRF) collections missed the estimate by 12.6 percent, causing total Fiscal Year 2016 collections to end the year $541.3 million, or 9.4 percent, short of the estimate.