Superintendent: Technology, infrastructure will be a large part of next bond issue

Superintendent: Technology, infrastructure will be a large part of next bond issue

I’m thankful that mother nature has been kind as the spring semester has gotten off to a smooth start.  This Sunday, January 27th, we will host a public open house for the community to tour Charter Oak Elementary School from 2:00 until 3:30 p.m. We will have a short ceremony at 2 p.m. in the cafeteria […]

TSET grant to help playground for Charter Oak

TSET grant to help playground for Charter Oak

Guthrie Public Schools was awarded a $30,000 grant from TSET for promoting healthy living. The presentation came at halftime of the Lady Jays basketball game on Friday night. The grant will go toward additional playground improvements at Charter Oak Elementary School. TSET officials presented the check to Superintendent Dr. Mike Simpson, Chief Financial Officer Michelle Chapple […]

Cook, Christianson named GPS Employee’s of the Month

Amy Cook accepts her plaque and gift card from Charter Oak Elementary Principal Jeff Ball.

Cook, Christianson named GPS Employee’s of the Month

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. […]

Guthrie students attend All-State festival, concert

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 attend All-State festival, concert

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.

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.