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 […]
The Guthrie Board of Education will meet for the second time in a week. A special meeting has been called to discuss altering the start and end times for the upcoming school year. The meeting is set for 6 p.m. Monday, June 17 at the Administration Building located at 802 E. Vilas. The board will […]
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.
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 […]
Pictured above is the torn up surface from the high school track. Photo by Chris Evans.
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 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 […]
Pictured (L-R) is Sheri Stevenson, Samantha Morgan, Teri Stovall and Laura Benham.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Members of the Guthrie High School ROTC complete the clean up and planting at 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 […]
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 […]
Students from Fogarty Elementary packed the auditorium to sing and honor police officers for the fourth annual Cake With Cops event.
The Guthrie High School Class of 2019 will hold their graduation ceremony on Friday evening at Jelsma Stadium beginning at 7:30 p.m. You can watch it live here on Guthrie News Page and on the GNP Youtube page.
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 […]
The Guthrie Special Olympians got a huge send off as they travel to Stillwater for the Special Olympics. Guthrie Upper Elementary School, Guthrie High School, Fogarty Elementary, Central Elementary and the Guthrie Junior High all showed their support with signs and cheers.
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 […]
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 […]
A Guthrie school bus and a sports utility vehicle were involved in an accident on Friday afternoon. The impact sent the bus into a residential front yard and the driver of the SUV in jail. Minutes before 4 p.m., a gold Chevrolet Trailblazer was traveling eastbound on Harrison Ave. and the school bus was at […]
Guthrie High School students Mikayla Williams and Chance Lawson were selected and honored by the Guthrie Lions Club for students of the month for April. Mikayla, the daughter of Kimberly Williams, stays active in many programs and clubs at GHS, including Spanish Club, FCCLA, Link Crew, Science Club and the soccer team. She has been […]
It has been almost a month since we had our bond election and I’m still excited for the message our community sent about the direction of Guthrie Public Schools. My office has a storage closet near my desk. Shortly after I became Superintendent, I went through the contents of the closet and found a collection […]
Guthrie Public Schools will be hosting Pre-K and Kindergarten pre-enrollment on April 29 for students currently not enrolled with the school district. All students in the school district that will be entering Pre-K or kindergarten will have a chance to enroll early from noon to 6:45 p.m. Enrollment will be held at each elementary site. […]
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 […]