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July 19, 2018

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LPS, By the numbers

With so much attention focused at the State Capitol and education funding, some are asking about the numbers in Luther. Luther Public Schools posts its numbers every month in the Board of Education Agenda packet. Click here for the Monday, April 9 meeting. The first couple of pages include the agenda, followed by about 46 pages

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

The old lawsuit against the school

A lot of news gathering involves checking files, making calls, verifying information, and waiting for return calls and email replies. Then there’s time to write. It always takes longer than I think it should. But it’s a necessary part of the process. Agencies that utilize the internet make it easier to check court records and

Dr. Buxton Resigning?

The School Board Agenda posted for Monday night’s meeting, confirming another clue about the rumor circulating that Superintendent Sheldon Buxton is tendering his resignation.   Read the full agenda here. No comment yet from Dr. Buxton about what his future plans might be, a reflection of his time leading the district or when his resignation might be effective.

Good News & Bad News: School Numbers In

The Oklahoma State Department of Education released its mid-year adjustment numbers this week. The dreaded number is what the Luther Public Schools has awaited to shine a light on how much less money the district will have to operate with for the rest of the year. The numbers bring a little bit of good news amid the bad news.