Watch: Peyton Hayes named Student of the Month

Picture (L-R) Blake Wimsey, Peyton Hayes and Shurlyn Maltz

Watch: Peyton Hayes named Student of the Month

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 […]

Guthrie BOE preparing to propose $19.2M bond issue

Guthrie BOE preparing to propose $19.2M bond issue

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 […]

Duehning, Lacina named Lions Club Students of the Month

Guthrie High School vocal teacher Bill Perring (left), Wesley Lacina, Madison Duehning and Lions Club President David Ball (right).

Duehning, Lacina named Lions Club Students of the Month

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 […]

GPS names site teachers of the year

GPS names site teachers of the year

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 […]

Discipline referrals down in Guthrie elementary schools

Discipline referrals down in Guthrie elementary schools

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 […]

Norton, Holderman named GPS Employees of the Month

Pictured(L-R) is Morgan Kowalewski, Marsha Holderman, Carmen Walters and Meghan Norton.

Norton, Holderman named GPS Employees of the Month

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 […]

Sooner Success celebrates 16 years of serving families

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.

Sooner Success celebrates 16 years of serving families

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 […]

Commissioners approve sidewalk application for Charter Oak Elementary; funding still unknown

Photo shows Charter Oak Road to the west and the proposed future site of a sidewalk to Douglas Blvd. Photo courtesy of Kathy Hayes.

Commissioners approve sidewalk application for Charter Oak Elementary; funding still unknown

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.

Video: Ron Plagg sworn in as school board member

Video: Ron Plagg sworn in as school board member

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 […]

Video: Teresa Avila named Student of the Month

Video: Teresa Avila named Student of the Month

Guthrie Public Schools and Foundation Insurance teamed up for the second year to find the school district’s student of the month. During the November board meeting, Teresa Avila was recognized for her efforts in the classroom. Avila, a senior at Guthrie High School, was nominated for Student of the Month her teacher Jessica Maker, who teaches Family […]