Okay Public Schools
Teacher of the Year
Congratulations to art student, Ryan Mitchell, High School Senior. Ryan was chosen as the Grand Prize Winner of Downey Publishing's "Art for Education" Contest. His artwork will be on the front cover of the 2015 Muskogee & Wagoner Telephone Directory and he will receive a $500 gift card.
In addition, Okay High will be awarded the $500 school prize! This is the second Okay student to win Grand Prize in the last three years. Mariah Whiteday was the grand prize winner in 2013.
Current Events and Activities
FCCLA - State Competition Mar. 26-28
Okay Baseball Tournament Mar. 26-28 Okay Baseball Tournament Bracket
Congratulations to the Mustangs for making the Basketball State Tournament
Congratulations to FCCLA Star Event Regional winners
Twenty-seven Okay FCCLA students competed in the Oklahoma Northeast Regional STAR Event competition in Vinita at the First Baptist Church. The students competed in six different events...Junior and Senior Life Planning Event, Junior and Senior Parliamentary Procedure, Junior and Senior Interpersonal Communications, Senior Focus on Children, Junior Illustrated Talk, and Senior Recycle and Redesign. Twenty-five of the students placed first, one placed second, and one placed third. Placing first were Brandon Davis and Josh Cooper in Jr Life Event Planning, Sybil Robinson and Paul Taylor in Senior Life Event Planning, Alyssa Lapham, Kia Clark, and Sydnee Westbrook in Jr Interpersonal Communications, Sierra Yocham, Sidney Pruegert, and Emily Taylor and Jr Illustrated Talk, Jade Hopkins and Courtnie Reynolds in Senior Focus on Children, Destiny Drain, Jenna Prock, Kirstyn Anderson, Carmen Haynes, Shayni green, Kyla Parnell, and Gavin Mendez In Junior Parliamentary Procedure, and Cody Fielder, Karleigh McMahan, Bayli Baker, Dylan Craft, Coleman Harris, and Caleb Johnson in Senior Parliamentary Procedure. Mariah Whiteday placed second in Senior Interpersonal Communications. Summer Milligan placed third in Senior Recycle and Redesign. The 25 first-place winners will advance to state. The state competition will take place in Stillwater, March 25 through the 27th.
FCCLA Pictures on the FCCLA page.
Congratulations to our Spelling Bee winners
Baby Bee - 1st & 2nd Grade
Rylen Burk - Champion
Alex Collins - Runner-up
Mini Bee - 3rd & 4th Grade
Madison Williams - Champion
Raylee Taylor - Runner-up
School Bee - 5th thru 8th Grade
Antonia Pearl - Champion
Baylee Williams - Runner-up
Both Antonia and Baylee will move on to the Regional Spelling Bee
March 28th at Muskogee Civic Center
Please note starting in February
DUE TO THE RISING COST OF MILK AND JUICE IF YOUR CHILD GETS MILK OR JUICE AT BREAKFAST OR LUNCH THE COST WILL NOW BE .50. PLEASE BE SURE TO SEND THIS WITH YOUR CHILD.
Parents: Check this out!
The Oklahoma 529 College Savings Plan Sweepstakes
Last December Krebs Elementary School in Krebs, Oklahoma was awarded $10,529; the largest donation in school history. Your school could be the next recipient of $10,529, compliments of the 10,000 Reasons to Save Sweepstakes and theOklahoma 529 College Savings Plan. The sweepstakes started on August 19 and ends on November 19.
Details about the 10,000 Reasons to Save Sweepstakes
WHAT IS IT? Sponsored by the Oklahoma 529 College Savings Plan (OCSP), the 10,000 Reasons to Save Sweepstakes was launched to raise awareness of the importance of saving for college.
HOW DOES IT WORK? Visit ok4saving.org and submit the 10,000 Reasons to Save Sweepstakes online entry form. One winner will be randomly selected.
WHEN IS IT? The 10,000 Reasons to Save Sweepstakes starts August 19, 2014 and the entries close at 11:59 p.m. on November 19, 2014.
WHY ENTER? One lucky winner will win $10,529 towards an OCSP account and their school also wins $10,529 in cash!
to enter visit: www.ok4saving.org/news/10000-reasons.shtml
We are currently taking applications for
substitute bus drivers.
Please contact the Superintendents office for more information.
Okay Public School
School Bond Issue
New Buses are here!
Gym roof work will start the week of Feb 16th.
Gym Bleachers will be installed in late April.
Safe-roof work will begin early March with setup and ground work beginning week of Feb. 16th.
We will post updates on the bond process as we move forward.
IT'S A GREAT DAY TO BE A MUSTANG!