Congrats are in order for Guthrie High School tennis coach Mary Hudson, who will be inducted into the Oklahoma Tennis Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Hudson is one of seven members this year to be inducted into the hall. Hudson earned the honor by making a contribution to high school tennis, community and the state […]
Superintendent Dr. Mike Simpson announced Jeff Jordan as the District Teacher of the Year.
Guthrie Public Schools honored all their site teachers of the year, announced the elementary and secondary teachers of the year and the district teacher of the year during Monday night’s Board of Education meeting. Guthrie High School English teacher Jeff Jordan was named the 2018-19 District Teacher of the Year. Jordan, who was also named […]
Sophomore Wesley Cook was named Guthrie Public School’s February Student of the Month. He was nominated by his teacher Kim Barrett for the character trait of witty. Wesley, who attends Faver Alternative School, is currently participating in cooking classes with the OSU Extension Office. He recently won a cookbook for his ability to identify 40 […]
Pictured (L-R) is Jana Wanzer, Sandra Savory, Michelle Chapple, Michele Hamby and Anita Paul.
Guthrie Public Schools recognized their January Support and Certified Employees of the Month. The Support Employee of the Month was the GPS Finance Department of Michele Hamby, Anita Paul, Jana Wanzer and Sandra Savory. All four were nominated by Michelle Chapple. The Certified Employee of the Month was Shana Fields and was nominated by Emily Carpenter. […]
Donations are being sought for the 8th annual Guthrie High School Prom Dress Giveaway, April 3-4. New or gently worn dresses in the current fashion, as well as monetary donations are being accepted, according to Amy Cornwell, one of the organizers of the event. The group also accepts donations of jewelry and gently worn shoes. Approximately […]
Students attending (L-R): Levin Johnson, Illianna Escobar, Slade Roberts, (Back row) Jesse Scherffius, Shayla Jones, Izeck Escobar, Dalynn Sumo, Zyair Hall, Cameron Whytal, Madison Ramondetta.
A total of 10 students from Guthrie High School attended and competed in the 2019 Oklahoma Thespian Festival at the Tulsa Community College over the weekend. The students competed in monologue and solo musicals. Zyair Hall won a $250 Thespian Scholarship while auditioning and competing at the festival. Dalynn Sumo and Izeck Escobar auditioned for […]
Guthrie High School student Izeck Escobar advanced to the State Poetry Out Loud Contest after winning his most recent contest. The state event will take place at the University of Central Oklahoma on March 7. Poetry Out Loud is a free poetry recitation contest for high-school students (grades 9-12) in both public and private schools. […]
Tamara Kuriger of Guthrie High School and Tonya Stansbury of Cotteral Elementary School have been nominated for the 2018-2019 national LifeChanger of the Year award. Kuriger, a special education teacher, was nominated by her colleague, Emily Savory. She was recognized as a LifeChanger in her community for making lessons interesting and relatable for her students. […]
You would be hard pressed to find a school district or community in Oklahoma that has had a tougher sixty days than Guthrie. We have endured the tragic death of four students as well as others that were taken far too soon. January 27th is always a difficult day for me as I lost friends […]
The Agricultural Education and Guthrie High School FFA program continued their traditional Blue Ribbon Classic Special Jays Show held inside the Logan County Fairgrounds over the weekend. “It was a fun night with our students from Guthrie Public Schools and many from our community,” a spokesperson said. This year’s celebrity judge was Criminal Appeals Judge […]
Pictured (R-L) is James Bennett, Luke Dale and Emily Cordell.
Guthrie High School students Emily Cordell and Luke Dale were selected and honored by the Guthrie Lions Club for students of the month for the month of January. Emily, the daughter of Scott and Becky Cordell, stays active in many programs and clubs at GHS. She’s a member of FFA, National Honor Society and Mu […]
The Guthrie Board of Education will meet Thursday evening and are expected to approve ballot language for a $19.25 million bond election. School officials are hopeful to continue the school district’s momentum. The district is aiming for a $19,250,000 bond proposal over five years until 2024. If the agenda item is approved on Thursday evening […]
I’m thankful that mother nature has been kind as the spring semester has gotten off to a smooth start. This Sunday, January 27th, we will host a public open house for the community to tour Charter Oak Elementary School from 2:00 until 3:30 p.m. We will have a short ceremony at 2 p.m. in the cafeteria […]
Guthrie Public Schools was awarded a $30,000 grant from TSET for promoting healthy living. The presentation came at halftime of the Lady Jays basketball game on Friday night. The grant will go toward additional playground improvements at Charter Oak Elementary School. TSET officials presented the check to Superintendent Dr. Mike Simpson, Chief Financial Officer Michelle Chapple […]
One of the final touches for the 2015 successful school bond projects for Guthrie Public Schools was awarded last week. The Board of Education approved the renovation of the Guthrie High School’s HVAC system. The school district received three bids for the project. The lowest bid of $1.68 million was awarded to Innovative Mechanical, who […]
The National Federation of State High School Associations has named a Guthrie coach as their Coach of the Year. Guthrie High School head boy’s golf coach Ric Meshew has been selected as the 2017-18 Oklahoma Coach of the Year for boys golf. He was nominated by the Oklahoma Secondary School Athletic Association (OSSAA) as the […]
Guthrie Public Schools learned last week they will receive less dollars in state aid after the midyear adjustment numbers were released by the State Department of Education (SDE). A reduction the school district knew was coming. “We were planning on this. This is not a surprise to us. We budgeted for it,” Dr. Mike Simpson […]
Amy Cook accepts her plaque and gift card from Charter Oak Elementary Principal Jeff Ball.
Guthrie Public Schools recognized their December Support and Certified Employees of the Month. Charter Oak Principal Jeff Ball nominated and presented Amy Cook, a paraprofessional at Charter Oak, as the Support Employee of the Month. Central Elementary Principal Dani Watson nominated and presented Barbara Christianson, a first grade teacher at Central, for the Certified Employee of the Month. […]
Pictured (L-R) is Guthrie High School music teacher Bill Perring, Makayla Deloney, Sophie Evans, Conner Irwin and Junior High music teacher Aubrey Ross.
Guthrie students Makayla Deloney, Sophie Evans and Conner Irwin, along with their music teachers Bill Perring and Aubrey Ross, attended the All-State Choral Festival spent last week in Oklahoma City. The students performed in the All-State Concert on Saturday afternoon in Yukon.
The Guthrie Board of Education had a choice between two calendars for the next school year and on Monday night they made it official. The first day of school for the 2019-2020 school year will be held on August 20 and the last day scheduled for May 22. There are two snow make up days […]