CLAREMORE — After a two-month-long selection process, Will Rogers Junior High School teachers Tracey Niblack and Rhonda Bart have been chosen as the two finalists for Claremore Public Schools Teacher of the Year. Throughout the process, nominees were given essay topics that included the philosophy of teaching and ways to help improve teaching as a profession.
NTC Rattlers take off at Speedfest
The Rattlers from the Environmental and Spatial Technology (EAST) Program at Northeast Technology Center’s Claremore Campus recently bared their fangs at the Speedfest III competition in Stillwater.
NTC students win state SkillsUSA contest awards
Students from Northeast Technology Center’s Pryor Campus recently won awards in this year’s SkillsUSA State Competition. Three students left the contest held in Tulsa with gold medals around their necks.
‘This Land Radio’ to air in June on RSU’s KRSC-FM
The new radio show that focuses on life and culture in Middle America, “This Land Radio,” will be coming to Rogers State University Radio starting in June, as part of a broadcast partnership between the two organizations.
RSU financial aid director honored
Kelly Hicks, director of financial aid at Rogers State University, was recently recognized as an emerging leader among the state's financial aid officers.
CPS to participate in summer food program
The Claremore Public School District will participate in the USDA Summer Food Service Program from May 20 through Aug. 9 for children 18 and younger. Breakfast will be served from 7:30-8 a.m. and lunch from 11:30 a.m.-12 p.m at Roosa Elementary, 2001 N. Sioux
Catalayah runners reach 100 miles goal
More than 100 students joined Catalayah Elementary’s new running club this year. The program was initiated as a partnership with the Cherokee Nation Healthy Nation program following the construction of the school track last July.
Music scholarships offered to CHS seniors
Following auditions, eight Claremore High School seniors have been offered five-year scholarships for their respected university’s music program.
Claremore FFA recognized for excellence
The Claremore High School FFA program recently returned from the 87th annual Oklahoma State Convention at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City.
Catalayah student writes tribute to teachers
Catalayah Music Teacher Steven Janke recently challenged his students to write meaningful poems as a classroom activity for the end of the school year.
Graduates garner $4M in scholarships
A total of 307 Claremore High School seniors along with teachers, faculty, family and guests gathered for the school’s graduation ceremony Monday evening at Lantow Field.
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