Guthrie Public Schools purchases 38 acres of land for future school site

The aerial photo shows the land purchased from Guthrie Public Schools. Courtesy of Lippard Auctioneers.

Guthrie Public Schools purchases 38 acres of land for future school site

Guthrie Public Schools was the successful bidder for 38.4 acres of land north of State Highway 33 and west of Heather Road on the east side of Guthrie. The land is expected to be used for a future school site. The land was sold at public auction by Bank 7 through Lippard Auctioneers of Enid. […]

Watch: No resolutions for start, end times for GPS

Watch: No resolutions for start, end times for GPS

After nearly two hours of discussion on school transportation and looking at staggering the start and end times for Guthrie Public Schools, the only unanimous decision between school staff and Board of Education members was that there is no perfect scenario regardless of a future decision. The Monday special school board meeting looked at the […]

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 […]

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