Education

Sovereign Community School placed on probation for remainder of 2020-2021 school year

Date: Nov. 16, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY — Citing continued financial struggles and missed reporting deadlines, an Indigenous charter school’s accreditation has been downgraded.

On Nov. 12, the Oklahoma state ...

Oklahoma City Public Schools transitions to distance learning for remainder of semester

Date: Nov. 13, 2020

After a week of all campuses back to in-person learning, Skiatook Public Schools is once again pivoting to distance learning.

Citing the number of students ...

Due to COVID-19 exposure, Pawhuska secondary schools will be virtual Nov. 13

Date: Nov. 12, 2020

Pawhuska’s secondary students are getting a virtual day.

On Nov. 12, officials with Pawhuska Public Schools announced that a member of the high school ...

Union Public Schools board of education votes to drop controversial mascot

Date: Nov. 10, 2020

Photo caption: Union Public Schools board of education voted to drop its controversial mascot. Courtesy Photo

TULSA — One of Oklahoma’s largest public school districts ...

Hominy elementary school transitions to distance learning through Nov. 20

Date: Nov. 9, 2020

Photo caption: Horace Mann Elementary in Hominy, Oklahoma, will transition to distance learning through Nov. 20. CODY HAMMER/Osage News

With Oklahoma’s COVID-19 case ...

Pipestem named National Merit semifinalist

Date: Nov. 2, 2020

Parrish Pipestem, a student at Booker T. Washington, has been named a National Merit semifinalist.

Pipestem, Osage/Cherokee and of the Grayhorse District, is among ...

Skiatook High School moves to distance learning for two weeks

Date: Oct. 23, 2020

Another Osage County school is pivoting to distance learning due to COVID-19.

On Oct. 23, officials with Skiatook Public Schools announced that its high school ...

ON College and Career Fair to be held online this year

Date: Oct. 21, 2020

Photo caption: Osage News file photo from the 2018 Osage Nation College and Career Fair at the Osage County Fairgrounds. 

The 2020 edition of the ...

Tulsa Public Schools will resume in-person learning on a staggered schedule

Date: Oct. 20, 2020

TULSA — After two meetings and nine hours of questions, comments, debate and discussion, Tulsa Public Schools’ board of education has voted to send its students ...

Pawhuska Public Schools named in Epic Charter School audit findings

Date: Oct. 14, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY — An Oklahoma charter school’s brief dealings with an Osage County school district are among the red flags raised in a new audit ...