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 […]
Picture (L-R) Blake Wimsey, Peyton Hayes and Shurlyn Maltz
Junior High teacher Shurlyn Maltz says Peyton Hayes is a rare gem of an eighth grader who lives the definition of humility as she walks the halls of the Junior High. Peyton was recognized at Monday night’s Board of Education meeting as the January Student of the Month. “Whether it is being a strong friend […]
The Guthrie Board of Education spent two hours in a special board meeting Wednesday evening going over their strategy plan for the next school bond proposal. The board’s goal is an April 2 election. Board members discussed potential projects and funding mechanisms. No actions were taken. The video of the meeting follows this article. The […]
Guthrie High School vocal teacher Bill Perring (left), Wesley Lacina, Madison Duehning and Lions Club President David Ball (right).
Guthrie High School students Madison Duehning and Wesley Lacina were selected and honored by the Guthrie Lions Club for students of the month for December. Madison, the daughter of Matt and Deanna Duehning, participates in concert choir, Victorian Singers, Mu Alpha Theta, Heritage Club, First United Presbyterian Church and a member of the National Honor […]
Just recently, I attended a public event at Charter Oak Elementary where a group of Guthrie High School students called the Pied Pipers performed for younger children. It was the first truly public event to be held in the building. This group normally performs at Central Elementary but on this day, they chose Charter Oak. […]
Guthrie Public Schools announced their site teachers of the year for the 2018-19 school year at Monday night’s Board of Education meeting. In February, the district will announce their elementary, secondary and district teacher of the year. The district winner will advance and compete for the teacher of the year in Oklahoma. Cotteral – Julie Chambers […]
With the transition to neighborhood schools for Guthrie Public Schools this school year, the school district has been pleased with several outcomes with the transition. One of the positive factors to the start of the school year has been a decrease in discipline referrals. At Monday night’s school board meeting, Superintendent Dr. Mike Simpson informed […]
Pictured(L-R) is Morgan Kowalewski, Marsha Holderman, Carmen Walters and Meghan Norton.
Guthrie Public Schools recognized their November Support and Certified Employees of the Month at Monday evening’s Board of Education meeting. Carmen Walters, the school district’s Executive Director, nominated and presented Meghan Norton, who serves as the Federal Programs/Elementary Education Administrative Assistant, as the Support Employee of the Month. Morgan Kowalewski, the school district’s psychometrist, nominated and presented RTI / Assessment Coordinator Marsha […]
Weston Bohard can be found helping teachers at Charter Oak Elementary with some of their after-school duties. The third grader was awarded for his efforts on Monday night as he was named the Guthrie Public Schools Student of the Month. “I have seen him go into classrooms at the end of the day and help […]
This photo was taken in Ms. Oliver's classroom and shows GUES Principal Susan Davison, GUES teacher Ms. Oliver and Sooner SUCCESS Coordinator Brandy Parks.
November 30 was Sooner SUCCESS Day in Oklahoma. This year Sooner SUCCESS celebrated 16 years of serving families of children with special needs. Sooner SUCCESS is a program of OU Children’s created with the purpose of providing community based support and service navigation for children with special needs. In honor of Sooner SUCCESS Day, the […]
Photo shows Charter Oak Road to the west and the proposed future site of a sidewalk to Douglas Blvd. Photo courtesy of Kathy Hayes.
The Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) approved a sidewalk application grant that would install a walk way for the newly built school in southern Logan County. However, the BOCC in the future will need to decide how to pay for the project.
A total of 13 candidates filed with the Logan County Election Board this week to seek office for the Guthrie city council and various boards of education.
Eskridge Chevrolet General Manager Billy Clark and salesman Gregg Gumerson made a special trip to Charter Oak Elementary School Wednesday afternoon to make another donation to the school.
(R-L) Annie Chadd GHS counselor, student Andrew Rowley, student Abby Blakley and Lions Club president David Ball.
Guthrie High School students Abby Blakley and Andrew Rowley were selected and honored by the Guthrie Lions Club for students of the month for November.
Candidates for the Guthrie city council and mayor position, along with Board of Education candidates throughout Logan County, can begin filing their declaration of candidacy on December 3.
Ron Plagg was sworn in as a member of the Guthrie Public Schools Board of Education in the November regular scheduled meeting. In a special meeting on October 24, the school board unanimously (6-0) voted Plagg to fill the vacancy in Ward #2. The vacancy was created when former board member Terry Pennington resigned on […]
The October 2018 Support and Certified Employee of the Month for Guthrie Public Schools were presented a plaque and a $25 Sonic gift card from the Lions Club this week.