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May 24, 2017

Education

Wrapping up a year, under budget

The Luther School Board made quick work of its meeting Monday night. Notables from the meeting: All board members attended except for newly appointed member CJ Cavin who had a law school exam. Treasurer Gary Roy reported the district’s checking account shows more funds than it has in recent months because of some ad valorem

Fireworks and budgets: it’s meeting week

The Luther School Board and The Luther Town Board of Trustees have their meetings Monday and Tuesday evenings. Each agenda is packed. Read the school agenda here. Read (part of) the town agenda here. For the school board meeting Monday night, the first agenda item is a memorial acknowledgement of Dr. Sheldon L. Buxton, superintendent,

Tragic news at LPS

Sadness and shock spread through Luther Friday morning when news circulated that outgoing Superintendent Dr. Sheldon Buxton has passed away. Unconfirmed reports say that Dr. Buxton apparently suffered a stroke while driving with his family in another state. More information from authorities is being gathered, but this is the information that was shared at school

Finishing Strong at LPS

Here are some dates to let us know the end of a school year is super busy. Note several events that the public can attend, including the band and choir concert Tuesday, April 25. Graduation is May 9 and the last day of school is May 12! Finish Strong LPS! April 25, Band and Choir

Rain or Shine, sale at Luther Elementary Saturday

They’ll be in the parking lot if these flood waters go down, or in the gym if we get more downpours. But the Luther Parent Teacher Group’s garage sale will go on Saturday! LUTHER PTC Garage Sale Luther Elementary Saturday, April 22 10 am – 3pm. There’s lots of treasures, including a great selection of

Mr. Cavin appointed to Luther School Board

Three members of the Luther School Board Monday night appointed CJ Cavin to a vacated seat on the board. Cavin was one of four candidates who submitted applications to fill the seat left open when Charles DeFuria resigned on March 6, 2017. The candidates, in addition to Cavin, were Matt Mohr, Jennifer Phillips and Doug

Meek returns and other school board actions

The Luther School Board unanimously voted in Monday’s meeting to hire Shawn Meek, former Lions football coach, as the new middle school principal. He succeeds Principal Barry Gunn as he moves to superintendent. “We’re excited to be back,” Meek said as the room applauded his return. Meek returns to Luther after a one-year stint in

A week for Town & School Board Meetings

Those who govern our Town and Luther Public Schools will meet this week for monthly meetings. MONDAY NIGHT: School Board Read the agenda here. Of note is the hiring of a new middle school principal. One name is on the list, and it’s a familiar one, Mr. Shawn Meek, previously known mostly as Coach Meek. He was

School Board Candidate Application

For any qualified Luther School District resident interested in being appointed to a one-year term on the school board, here is a provided application from the Oklahoma State School Boards Association. Download the application that provides a way for applicants to show qualifications and requires a notary signature:  BBB-E3. According to School Board President Steve Broudy,

Gunn named Luther Superintendent

Barry Gunn was unanimously selected the new superintendent of Luther Public Schools during a special school board meeting Thursday night. “I’m excited for the opportunity and am overwhelmed by the support from the community,” said Gunn who was the undisputed “fan favorite” for the job to lead the 900-student district. Gunn currently is the middle

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