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
In the classroom and on the field, four Luther High School seniors had a payoff today when they signed letters of intent to play college football. It was a historic day for the district as no one could remember when four players signed at the same time, highlighting both academic and athletic success. Incidentally, Lady
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 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
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.
The Luther School Board Monday night hired a new high school principal and kept Superintendent Sheldon Buxton on the job at its regular board meeting in the high school auditorium. Three board members voted to hire Mr. Jerry Martin as the new high school principal. Martin, from the Prague School District, was one of six candidates interviewed
Weeks away from graduation, Luther High School Senior Eric Pontiff is ready to forfeit his degree if it comes to it. He says he is ready to quit school if the school board cuts the program that he says changed his life. Pontiff, a dozen or so of his fellow classmates and his father stood during a
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.