Local student selected at BPA Chapter Officers at MTC

Local student selected at BPA Chapter Officers at MTC

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 […]

New Meridian Technology Center teachers set for school year

Meridian Technology Center welcomed three new teachers over the summer. New instructors from left to right are Kim Sorrels, Michelle Moore and Brian James.

New Meridian Technology Center teachers set for school year

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 […]

Voters should apply early for absentee ballots; view ballots

Voters should apply early for absentee ballots; view ballots

Voters in Logan County who want to have absentee ballots mailed to them for the August 23 City of Guthrie, Crescent Public School, and Deer Creek Special Election and Runoff Primary Election should apply now, County Election Board Secretary Erin Dorio said today. Although the County Election Board can accept applications for absentee ballots until […]

Langston University attended inaugural convening of Second Chance Pell Pilot Program in Washington, D.C.

Langston University attended inaugural convening of Second Chance Pell Pilot Program in Washington, D.C.

Representatives from Langston University attended the inaugural convening of the Second Chance Pell Pilot Program yesterday in Washington D.C., which allows incarcerated students to receive federal Pell Grant funding for postsecondary education. Last month, the U.S. Department of Education announced the 69 selected colleges and universities that will provide postsecondary education to nearly 12,000 students in more […]

Elimination of textbook funds has districts scrambling, delays textbook adoption

Elimination of textbook funds has districts scrambling, delays textbook adoption

OKLAHOMA CITY — The state Legislature’s elimination of all funds designated for school textbooks has forced the Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE) to recommend a one-year delay of textbook selection. Although $33 million was appropriated for textbooks in Fiscal Year 2016, legislators zeroed out the line item for the next fiscal year, which begins July […]

Supt. Hofmeister applauds House, Senate for reducing teacher evaluation mandates

Supt. Hofmeister applauds House, Senate for reducing teacher evaluation mandates

OKLAHOMA CITY – House leaders today unanimously passed a bill that eliminates the requirement to use student academic growth in Oklahoma’s teacher evaluation system. House Bill 2957, which is estimated to save Oklahoma school districts millions of dollars and the Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE) more than $500,000, has been sent to the Governor’s […]