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Patrick Duffy, new asst head of school at John Rex tasked with developing the new middle school.

Seasoned OKCPS principal will develop new John Rex middle school

John Rex Charter Elementary School continues on its march toward opening a middle school next year by bringing in a seasoned enterprise school principal...
Quintrell Johnson with participants

Making of Men program is seeing results over time

Quintrell Johnson says he has been earning straight “A” grades since he started his master’s degree program. “It's big to me because I told myself...
Carlson announces PBS project

John Marshall Mid-High chosen for PBS series

John Marshall Mid-High School has been chosen by Public Broadcasting Service or PBS to participate with Oklahoma City Thunder players in a new 2018...
Paula Lewis - calls for Humphreys to resign

OKCPS board chair calls for Humphreys to resign

Paula Lewis, chair of Oklahoma City Public Schools board of education, called for former OKC mayor Kirk Humphreys to resign from the board of...
Students protest Mills NW Classen

NW Classen students protest teacher’s removal

About 60-70 students walked out of Northwest Classen High School around 9:30 a.m. Friday to demonstrate against Oklahoma City Public Schools putting a teacher...
Northwest Classen High School at nite, walkout

Students may walk out of NW Classen over disciplined teacher

Northwest Classen High School students are threatening a walkout Friday. Students of the neighborhood high school in Oklahoma City Public Schools have been making the...
Shadid delivers petition signatures

Local schools income tax petition may not have enough signatures

After gathering what they thought were 4,000 more signatures than needed, supporters learned Monday there may not be enough valid ones on an income...
Teacher breaking up fight

OKCPS – 357 fights logged since Oct 1

Since Oct. 1 of this school year 357 fights have been logged by administrators in Oklahoma City Public Schools. In October, 159 fights were recorded...
U.S. Grant HS first day of school 2017

Two teachers injured stopping brawl at U.S. Grant HS

UPDATED 9:30 p.m. 11-16-17 -- Two teachers were injured breaking up a brawl between seven girls Wednesday at U.S. Grant High School. The large south...
Chair forward, POW-MIA ceremony

Veterans Day assembly at Southeast HS honors sacrifice, service

The Veterans Day assembly Friday at Southeast High School in Oklahoma City Public Schools seemed to live up to its reputation as one of...