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March 18, 2018


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

Long Awaited School Audit Released

It took almost two and a half years, but the audit conducted by the State Auditor & Inspector’s Office was finally released today, March 18, 2018. The Luther Register’s first story about the cititzen’s petition being submitted to the state calling for the investigative audit was  back in November of 2015. For some time, we have

Line in the sand, teachers demand raise or they walk

The Oklahoma Education Association leveled a threat to the Oklahoma Legislature in a news conference on Thursday:  fund a pay raise for the teachers, support personnel and state employees by April 1, 2018, when they are required by law to have a budget, or they’re walking out on Monday, April 2. The teachers want a $6,000

Championing the Team; Championing the Teachers

Talk of a state basketball tournament and a “teacher walkout” highlighted conversation at the March 5, 2018, Luther School Board meeting. Business was also conducted with the swearing in of board member CJ Cavin to a full term, the re-election of the board officers and the contract approval of certified teachers. Steve Broudy was re-elected

Principally speaking and the flu bug

Two of three Luther Public Schools’ principals are approved to continue on for another school year. Elementary Principal Sheila Wilson and Middle School Principal Shawn Meek had their positions renewed for the 2018-2019 school year after the school board met for less than 30 minutes to evaluate the administrators. The board also accepted the resignation

GOAL accomplished: LHS Football Signing Day

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

Casting a Vision for LPS

The Luther School Board evaluates its superintendent at its January monthly meeting. The Tuesday night meeting was the first review for Supt. Barry Gunn who took control of the district toward the end of the last school year after the resignation and then death of Dr. Sheldon Buxton. The meeting, behind closed doors in executive

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