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COVID presents challenges, opportunity to re-imagine school

July 27, 2020

As the start of school is pushed back and limited to virtual learning, our community can rest assured that school leaders will continue to do all they can to serve kids.

OKC Public Schools Wall of Fame nominations open through July 31

June 29, 2020

Nominations are being accepted through July 31 for the 2020 Wall of Fame honorees, with the mission of recognizing local, unsung heroes that are OKCPS alumni.

Diversity advancement program has long-term goals for OKC Public Schools

June 15, 2020

The program is designed for paraprofessionals of color who are working in the district and have the desire to become teachers. It covers 100 percent of participants’ tuition, books and fees as they complete their degree and become certified teachers for Oklahoma City Public Schools.

Foundation Seeks Nominations for 2020 Wall of Fame Class

June 10, 2020

The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools is seeking nominations for its 36th Wall of Fame Humanitarian Awards class, but this year’s celebration won’t look the same as in the past.

OKC student wins car in drawing among classmates with perfect attendance

June 08, 2020

Northwest Classen High School student Emilio Ramirez, an incoming senior, is the proud owner of a brand new Chevy Spark, courtesy of Hudiburg Chevrolet and The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools.

Award recognizes outstanding leaders at OKC Public Schools

May 18, 2020

The Sam and Charolet Shirley Outstanding Principal Awards are designed to recognize leadership with an annual award, administered by The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools. Our award winners this year exemplify both a commitment to service and high standards.

Melinda Elms & Greg Frederick Named Outstanding OKCPS Principals

May 12, 2020

Award recognizes educators for academic, internal and community leadership.

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