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May 22, 2018

Education

Luther Schools Closed Tuesday

Plans for Luther schools to close for only one day for the Teacher Walkout at the State Capitol changed when it was announced that LPS would again close on Tuesday. The letter from Superintendent Barry Gunn posted Monday afternoon said “at this time, it has become apparent that Luther Public Schools will not have enough

ONE DAY OFF: School closed Monday

Luther Schools will close Monday, April 2,  during the planned state-wide teacher walkout. But Superintendent Barry Gunn notified parents and students today that school will re-open on Tuesday, April 3.   Mr. Gunn said many teachers and others are planning to go to the State Capitol on Monday. Luther students are off tomorrow for Good

Not a fan of taxes, but he meant to vote yes

When the votes started rolling in at the Oklahoma House of Representatives Monday night on the package designed to give teachers a pay raise, Rep. Lewis Moore said he had intended to vote yes, but it didn’t work out that way. Moore, a Republic from Arcadia who represents Luther, said he and a couple of other

Cave Art on Display at Luther Elementary

Imagine being a teenager in the south of France in 1940. While walking your dog, he disappears into a hole in the ground. The hole led to an undiscovered cave that would become a French national treasure and an archaeological wonder of prehistoric art. Luther Elementary Art Teacher Shari Henderson took all of her students on

A big hoax

No credible threat against Luther High School exists, according to Luther Police Chief David Randall. A statement released this morning said that interviews with the suspects who threatened to “shoot up Luther High School” led authorities to believe the incident was a hoax. Still, 18-year-old Kristian Flanigan could face charges. Flanigan was picked up sometime

FBI has Flanigan

  Word from Luther Police Department that the alleged suspect in the threat against the school is being interviewed by federal authorities. No word on whether the suspect, Kristian Flanigan, is under arrest. He was picked up sometime Monday and is being questioned by the FBI. Last Friday, Flanigan allegedly posted on Snapchat that he

FBI Searches for Flanigan

Luther Police Chief David Randall says it appears numbers are down at school today as classes resumed after Spring Break under a cloud of a threat made against the high school, and he answered lots of questions from parents and teachers during dropoff. Randall said the student, identified as Kristian Flanigan, used SnapChat to say

On alert for Monday

UPDATE 3/18/18 4:20 PM: Luther Police will have a presence at each school campus tomorrow to ensure the safety of the students while the investigation into the threats continues. Over the weekend, LPD has repeatedly checked the school properties with no incidents to report. Contact with the Tulsa agencies in reference to further interviews of

Pre-emptive Protection, LHS receives threat

Luther school parents received an alarming automated call Friday morning about a threat against the school that is being investigated by authorities. Superintendent Barry Gunn told The Luther Register the threat was made on social media by two individuals and one is thought to be a former Luther student, and the location was possibly in

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