Guthrie Schools receive grant for Stop the Bleed kits

Janie Carey, Central Community Foundation board member (right), presents a $1,003 grant to April Devereaux, Guthrie Public Schools’ Nurse (middle) and Carmen Walters, Director of Elementary Education to purchase Stop the Bleed kits.

Guthrie Schools receive grant for Stop the Bleed kits

 The Central Community Foundation board recently approved a grant of $1,003 to Guthrie Public Schools to purchase Stop the Bleed kits. Stop the Bleed is a national awareness campaign and call-to-action. It is intended to encourage bystanders to become trained, equipped, and empowered to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives. Participants are […]

Photos: Summer upgrades ongoing for GPS

Pictured above is the torn up surface from the high school track. Photo by Chris Evans.

Photos: Summer upgrades ongoing for GPS

With school children on summer vacation, Guthrie Public Schools is staying busy with work projects. The three biggest projects are all taking place at the high school. Work has been started on the HVAC system at Guthrie High School along with replacing 52-year-old seating in the school’s gymnasium and replacing the track surface. The HVAC […]

Guthrie, Mulhall-Orlando students attending Boys and Girls State

Guthrie, Mulhall-Orlando students attending Boys and Girls State

Guthrie High School has 11 students serving as state delegates with Boys and Girls State. State delegates is a summer leadership and citizenship programs sponsored by The American Legion and is represented with Boys and Girls state delegates. Girls State is taking place in Norman and Boys State in Miami (Okla.). The week long program displays […]

Morgan, Stovall named GPS Employees of the Month

Pictured (L-R) is Sheri Stevenson, Samantha Morgan, Teri Stovall and Laura Benham.

Morgan, Stovall named GPS Employees of the Month

Guthrie Public Schools recognized their April Support and Certified Employees of the Month. The Certified Employee of the Month was Samantha Morgan, a sixth grade teacher at Guthrie Upper Elementary School (GUES), and she was nominated by GUES teacher Sheri Stevenson. The Support Employee of the Month is Teri Stovall, a special education para professional […]

Meridian graduate joins U.S. Navy on the path to becoming a doctor

Guthrie senior Ally Williams, a student in Meridian Technology Center’s Pharmacy Technician program, loves to help people. She enlisted in the U.S. Navy and will ultimately train to become a doctor.

Meridian graduate joins U.S. Navy on the path to becoming a doctor

STILLWATER, Okla. – Ally Williams loves to help people. She works as a kids camp counselor, serves as the medical trainer for her high school baseball team and plans to eventually become a pediatrician. This love is what inspired Williams, a senior at Guthrie High School, to join Meridian Technology Center’s Pharmacy Technician program her […]

ROTC help spruce up Honor Park

Members of the Guthrie High School ROTC complete the clean up and planting at Honor Park.

ROTC help spruce up Honor Park

Each spring and fall, members of the Guthrie High School ROTC unit organize at Honor Park in Guthrie to fix up, clean up and plant.  ROTC instructor Major Mick Fredrickson commented, “These young women and men wanted to help make Honor Park and the Veterans Memorial a special place for the veterans.  In a small […]

Guthrie Public Schools closing Monday due to severe weather threat

Guthrie Public Schools closing Monday due to severe weather threat

Several school districts, including Guthrie Public Schools, have canceled classes for Monday because of the threat of severe storms expected to move across Oklahoma. Officials from Guthrie Public Schools, Oklahoma City Public Schools, Moore Public Schools, Norman Public Schools, Yukon Public Schools, Mid-Del Schools, Deer Creek Public Schools, Western Heights Public Schools and Mustang Public Schools have canceled classes for Monday. Despite missing Monday and […]

GPS Summer Food Service program begins in June

GPS Summer Food Service program begins in June

Guthrie Public Schools is participating in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) which provides nutritious meals at no charge to children during the summer vacation. Children aged 18 and under are eligible to receive meals. A person 19 years of age with a mental or physical disability is also eligible to receive meals. Breakfast will […]

GPS expanding into online virtual education with Bluejay Academy

GPS expanding into online virtual education with Bluejay Academy

Guthrie Public Schools is expanding how and where students receive their education with the Bluejay Academy. This week the school district announced they will offer full-time online classes for junior high and high school students (7 -12) beginning next school year. Superintendent Dr. Mike Simpson made the announcement at the Board of Education meeting on […]

Fogarty Elementary PTO receives grant

Fogarty Elementary PTO receives grant

The Central Community Foundation board recently approved a grant of $2,000 to Fogarty Elementary PTO of Guthrie, Oklahoma to help fund new playground equipment. Fogarty Elementary has recently been redistricted from a second and third grade center school to a Pre-K through fourth grade center. Their current playground equipment, some of which is 20 years […]

BOE takes action on sale of first bond

BOE takes action on sale of first bond

At a special meeting on Monday morning, the Guthrie Public Schools Board of Education approved the adoption of a bond resolution and associated documents authorizing the issuance and sale of Series 2019 General Obligation Bonds in the amount of $1.2 million for a term of two years. The sale of the bond will go directly […]

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