Majority of students throughout Oklahoma’s public schools are expected to see significantly lower proficiency rates when the school district receives their test scores later this year. Educators and school board members are letting parents know it’s not because of the student’s performance.
Special to Guthrie News Page Ever since its beginnings in 1964, Guthrie Job Corps has been serving the community of Guthrie, creating local jobs, and offering free career training, placement, and other benefits to the 500 students they serve annually. Over the course of their existence, they have provided training and have placed nearly 20,000 […]
Oklahoma increased its ACT participation by 29 percent in one year – the largest gain of ACT-tested graduates in the country. Guthrie Public Schools (GPS) increased their participation by nearly 23 percent.
STILLWATER, Okla. – When Dennis Biggs walked into the Computer Aided Drafting classroom at Meridian Technology Center the first thing he noticed was that nothing was as he remembered.
The fall semester officially started this week at Langston University. The University welcomed a new freshman class for the 2017 fall semester, and the campus is bustling with excitement! Freshman move-in started last week. New students participated in a series of events including freshman orientation known as Lion Camp. The orientation is designed for incoming students to […]
Meridian Technology Center employees and Guthrie community leaders gather to celebrate the purchase of a 20-acre site that will serve as a future Guthrie campus.
The Meridian Technology Center Board of Education has purchased property that will serve as a future campus in Guthrie and expand services to residents in the southern part of its district. The 20-acre site will be home to a future expansion of the school’s Stillwater campus. “Meridian Technology Center has a long history of working […]
Doug Major received the Francis Tuttle award from Oklahoma CareerTech state director Marcie Mack (left) and OKACTE executive director Skye McNiel.
Meridian Technology Center Superintendent Doug Major received Oklahoma CareerTech’s most prestigious award during the 50th annual Career and Technology Education Summer Conference.
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. “We want to ensure that no child starts school in Guthrie this year without all their supplies,” a Chamber spokesperson said. The bus will […]
Tips for Working with Windows 7 Offered on August 8
STILLWATER, Okla. – Meridian Technology Center and the Guthrie Public Library are partnering to provide free and low-cost technology training to district residents.
Banks to collect school supplies for area teachers.
BancFirst Guthrie is collecting school supply donations to support the efforts of teachers in the Guthrie school district.
Guthrie Public Schools superintendent says the school district has weathered the financial storm over the last two years, but says he’s moving forward with caution.
OKLAHOMA CITY – The Commissioners of the Land Office (CLO) today announced that for the second year in a row it set a new statewide record distribution to Oklahoma’s public schools.
Following the 2017 legislative session, Cooperative Council for Oklahoma School Administration (CCOSA) Executive Director Dr. Pam Deering says they remain committed to Oklahoma students and educators.
Students at Faver Alternative High School received a great opportunity to go out into the business world and learn the trades of a specific skill.
Guthrie Lions Club represented by member, Lisa Curtess (R) honors Students of the Month Casey DeHart (L) and Brayden Dyke (C) for their academic and leadership achievements.
The Guthrie Lions Club honored two Guthrie High School seniors for their academic and leadership achievements.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister praised the state House of Representatives and Senate for making parent/teacher reading teams permanent under the Oklahoma Reading Sufficiency Act (RSA). Yesterday, House Bill 1760, authored by Rep. Katie Henke and Sen. Jason Smalley, passed unanimously out of both the House and Senate and now heads […]
Angel Martinez of Guthrie is one of more than 270 students who will be recognized for completing career and technical training at Meridian Technology Center during the school’s upcoming graduation ceremony. Graduation will be held May 23 at the Wes Watkins Center at OSU.
STILLWATER, Okla. – More than 270 students from Meridian Technology Center will be recognized for completing their training during the school’s upcoming graduation.
OKLAHOMA CITY – A recent study by the Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE) casts doubt on the assumption that switching to a four-day school week saves money for districts.
The State of Oklahoma, once again, is borrowing money and schools, including Guthrie Public Schools, will not be fully-funded this month in state aid. This time costing the school district $73,190 for the month of April.
Laura Benham (L) nominated Eldona Woodruff as the school district's certified employee of the month.
Guthrie Public Schools recognized their March Certified Employee of the Month at Monday evening’s Board of Education meeting.