Sean Carter (left) shared his message with many, including all the students at Guthrie High School.
Fourteen years ago, Sean Carter was like many young people. He was working full-time, attending college and along with his friends would go out for a drink or two at area bars. In 2005, the night before Easter Sunday, Sean went out to the bars with his buddies. While on his way home, as the […]
The Guthrie FFA held a state-wide speech contest that brought in FFA members from all across the state. FFA members spoke in categories such as the FFA Creed, Animal Science, Plant Science, Agribusiness, Ag Policy, Agri-Science, as well as other categories. There were over 150 speeches given at this contest and all awards were sponsored […]
Students from Guthrie Junior High School participated in the race on Saturday morning. Photo courtesy of Justin Fortney.
Despite near freezing temperatures and rain showers, the third annual Color Run in honor of Lexi Hastings went on with excitement. Runners and walkers of all ages took part in the RUN4LEXI with a 5K run, walk or jog and a one mile fun run starting in front of Guthrie Junior High. Of course, before […]
Two Guthrie High School freshmen have been elected officers with Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA). Haylea Allen and Lauren Waters participated in the FCCLA North IV District Officer Election on Thursday, according to Jessica Maker who teaches FCCLA at the high school. After completing a knowledge test, prepared speech and interview, both […]
The Board of Education for Guthrie Public Schools voted to slightly adjust the attendance zone areas for the next school year. Superintendent Dr. Mike Simpson said Cotteral Elementary is overloaded with students while Central Elementary needs additional students. “We are trying to right size what we have at Cotteral as far as student numbers and […]
Pictured is Greg Friese and Lesley Cotton and pictured below (L-R) is Pam Davis, Sonata Boyce and Mary Hudson.
Guthrie Public Schools recognized their March Support and Certified Employees of the Month. Central Elementary’s Reading Interventionist Lesley Cotton nominated and presented Central’s fourth grade teacher Greg Friese as the Certified Employee of the Month. Guthrie High School librarian’s Mary Hudson and Pam Davis presented the school’s paraprofessional library aide Sonata Boyce for the Support […]
The Board of Education approved two renovation projects for Guthrie High School, including new seating in the school’s gymnasium. The school board unanimously approved two winning bids at Monday night’s board meeting. “These two things really excite me because I know how many kids that these are going to touch,” board president Tina Smedley said. […]
Pictured (L-R) is GHS teacher Angie Simonton, GHS junior Shelby Frost and Blake Wimsey with Foundation Insurance.
Junior Shelby Frost was named Guthrie Public School’s March Student of the Month. She was nominated by her teacher Angie Simonton for the character trait of responsibility. Shelby is the design editor for the Guthrie High School yearbook and according to her teacher takes her role seriously. “She feels personally responsible for making sure the […]
What a difference five years has made for Guthrie Public Schools when it comes to the passage of school bonds. On Tuesday, the school district passed their second consecutive bond issue and the largest dollar amount. In 2015, voters approved the $16.2 million bond with an approved percentage of 76.8 percent. Just this week, 71.7 […]
Update Statement from Guthrie Superintendent Dr. Mike Simpson: This bond election was won over the last four years by earning the trust of our community. As a district, we took very serious the responsibility of being good stewards with the resources the taxpayers afforded us. This is the largest bond issue ever approved by our […]
The support staff with Guthrie Public Schools were once again how much they are appreciated by the public and school officials. The Guthrie Chamber of Commerce, along with community members and school administrators, took the trolley to each school building and showed their appreciation with cheers, signs, thank you’s, drinks and an abundance of snack foods. […]
On Tuesday, April 2nd, voters who reside inside the boundary of the Guthrie school district will vote on a bond issue that could provide the next segment of needs identified to continue providing a quality education for our community. The priorities laid out were proposed by the most recent long range planning committee as well […]
Voters will be going to the polls on April 2nd to cast their vote for the bond issue proposal for Guthrie Public Schools. Supt. Dr. Mike Simpson outlines the plan objectives, why the community needs a successful bond and how much it will cost in property taxes. Related article: April 2nd Election: All the voting […]
Voters will go to the polls Tuesday for the April 2 Board of Education General Election, Statutory Municipal General Election and Special School Election for Guthrie SD I-1, Cashion SD I-089, Luther SD I-3, the City of Guthrie, the City of Crescent and the Town of Marshall, Logan County Election Board Secretary Sheleen Winscott said […]
Pictured (L-R) is David Ball, Denae Davenport, Caleb Nelson and Annie Chadd
Guthrie High School students Denae Davenport and Caleb Nelson were selected and honored by the Guthrie Lions Club for students of the month for March. Denae, the daughter of Brad and Deanna Davenport, stays active in many programs and clubs at GHS. She has been a member of the GHS track and cross country programs, […]
In an early and quick special school board meeting on Friday, the Board of Education approved the contract to heat and air the second gym inside Guthrie High School. In less than three minutes, the Board of Education unanimously (6-0) voted to accept the lowest bid of $145,000 from Cavins Construction (based out of Norman) […]
Despite three days of instruction time lost for Guthrie Public Schools, the school calendar remains in tact. Due to weather conditions, the school district cancelled classes on Feb. 19, Feb. 28 and March 4. The district’s calendar committee built in two snow days in case the number of required instruction time. The school district is […]
Brian Billings, along with his daughter Maci Billings, presents a check to Junior High Principal Robbie Rainwater.
Manager Brian Billings and his Sonic franchise, located at I-35 and Highway 33, gave their most recent generous donation to Guthrie Public Schools. This year Guthrie Junior High was chosen to receive the donation. Billings made the presentation on Monday evening’s Board of Education meeting to Junior High Principal Robbie Rainwater. “We sincerely thank you […]
Pictured above is Shelley Toon-Daves receiving her plaque and pictured below is Allison Young accepting her plaque
Guthrie Public Schools recognized their February Support and Certified Employees of the Month. Senior Army Instructor Mick Fredrickson nominated and presented Transportation Route Supervisor Shelley Toon-Daves as the Support Employee of the Month. Guthrie Junior High teacher Tina Ogle nominated Junior High Asst. Principal Allison Young for the Certified Employee of the Month. Along with […]
Voters in Logan County who want to have absentee ballots mailed to them for the April 2 Board of Education General Election, Statutory Municipal General Election and Special School Election for Guthrie, Cashion , Luther, the City of Guthrie, the City of Crescent and the Town of Marshall, should apply now, according to County Election […]