OKLAHOMA CITY (October 25, 2018) – The Oklahoma State Board of Education today approved a Fiscal Year 2020 budget request of $3.35 billion for common education, which includes an increase of more than $440.6 million. The request – among the largest ever for common education – seeks to reduce class sizes and boost critical funding for instruction […]
If you’re on social media there’s a good chance you have come across Heather Land, or the lady know for saying “I Ain’t Doin’ it.” Her tour is making a stop in Guthrie to help benefit Guthrie Public Schools.
OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE) has released an updated report from the Teacher Shortage Task Force that State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister originally convened in 2015 to tackle the growing teacher shortage crisis.
Companion Healthcare is happy to support students in “back-to-school” readiness. The Companion Healthcare staff and their children received backpacks filled with school supplies. It’s an annual tradition that the company loves doing to give their students a positive start to the new school year.
OKLAHOMA CITY – State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister today announced Project Get Fit!, a new partnership to increase health and wellness for schoolchildren across Oklahoma with a focus on five high-need districts. The project is made possible by a $1.825 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Pictured on the left, Sherri Huneycutt, Meridian Technology Center Board Clerk, swears in Lorrie Janzen, right, as the newest member of the Meridian Technology Center Board of Education.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin today issued an election proclamation that places on the November ballot a state question approved by legislators that would allow school districts to use property tax revenue, now used primarily for building funds, for operational costs such as teacher pay.
Getting all of the recommended vaccines is one of the most important things a parent can do to protect their child’s health, especially when they are in school or a day care center where disease outbreaks can occur. Whether it’s a baby starting at a new day care facility, a toddler heading to preschool, a […]
Students in the Digital Media program won top awards at the recent SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Contest in Louisville, Kentucky. From left to right are students Kaleb Stephenson, Baylor Bukofzer and Joseph Popplewell.
STILLWATER, Oklahoma – Meridian students won top awards at the recent SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Contest in Louisville, Kentucky.
OKLAHOMA CITY (June 28, 2018) – The Oklahoma State Board of Education today voted to restore a $5,000 bonus for nationally certified speech-language pathologists, audiologists and school psychologists after revenue for the annual incentive was cut for the last two years.
State Superintendent candidate Linda Murphy participated in the Republican Primary Candidates Forum inside Guthrie City Hall on June 11, 2018.
Meridian Technology Center is part of a network of 29 CareerTech districts across the state that help power the economy and equip students to successfully enter Oklahoma’s workforce.
OKLAHOMA CITY – State Reps. Sean Roberts and Tess Teague filed six pieces of legislation last week aimed at maximizing classroom dollars and minimizing administrative waste. The new measures come after both lawmakers talked extensively with constituents and educators.
Guthrie Public Schools recognized their latest support and certified employees of the month with recognition at the April 2018 Board of Education meeting.
Pictured is Blake Wimsey, Caitlyn Cox, Madilynn Myers and Mechelle Helmberger.
It was a two-for-one special this month with two Guthrie students being named the Foundation Insurance Students of the Month for the month of April.
I am a person who enjoys a routine. Needless to say, the last three weeks have been anything but routine for a parent, school employee, legislator or just someone driving around Guthrie at 7:45 a.m. on a weekday.
Although it did not appear to be a unanimous decision among teachers, students and teachers with Guthrie Public Schools will return back to the classroom next week.
Guthrie Public Schools announced they will not hold classes on Thursday, April 12 as teachers continue to hold out for education funding.
Guthrie Public Schools announced they will not hold classes on Wednesday, April 11 as teachers continue to hold out for education funding.
Teachers, parents, students and school board members with the Guthrie school district discussed the ongoing teacher walkout for public education at a school board meeting on Monday evening.