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July 17, 2018

Education

GRADUATION SERIES: Makala Parsons

EDITOR’S NOTE: Congratulations to the Class of 2018. As we wind down the busy season of graduations, we are highlighting some of the words shared on stages – this one is from Makala Parsons, who was elected to a Statewide elected office for Oklahoma FFA. Her accomplishments and speech deserve some limelight as she has embarked on

Moore Talks Education Before Tuesday Primary

In the House District 96 race, Republican voters will choose between incumbent Lewis Moore and Annette Williams. Moore, from Arcadia, has served in the house for ten years and is eligible for one more two-year term. Williams is from Choctaw and an educator. The HD 96 District includes populous East Edmond plus parts of Luther,

GRADUATION SERIES: Fesler & Stottlemyre

EDITOR’S NOTE: Congratulations to the Class of 2018. To keep the limelight on the busy graduation season,  we are highlighting some speeches that were delivered on the graduation and other stages.These words show wisdom beyond years, hope beyond cynicism, faith past understanding … and some laughs too. The words will echo Mother Teresa, Barry Gunn and

Funds with which to end the year

The Luther School Board met in its next to last meeting of the fiscal year Monday night. They hired some teachers, a new elementary principal, approved various contracts and were told the district is closing in on having nearly one million dollars in “carry-over” funding to start the next school budget year that begins next

GRADUATION SERIES: Nydra Mclaughlin

EDITOR’S NOTE: Congratulations to the Class of 2018. As we wind down the busy season of graduations, we are highlighting some of the words shared on stages – some from graduates and some from adults. These words show wisdom beyond years, hope beyond cynicism, faith past understanding … and some laughs too. The words will

GRADUATION SERIES: Lexi Allen

EDITOR’S NOTE: Congratulations to the Class of 2018. As we wind down the busy May of graduations, we are highlighting some of the words shared on stages – some from graduates and some from adults. These words show wisdom beyond years, hope beyond cynicism, faith past understanding … and some laughs too. The words will

Juneteenth Weekend Celebrates Luther’s Washington History

“Washington High School’s Philosophy is, ‘Give every child an equal break in his quest for an education,’ and to this extent we enourage each child to build a colorful and harmonious personality and to realize the glory of being happy,” said Mr. LK Jackson, principal in 1953.

Controversy at Luther’s Head Start

A “swarm of flying termites” at Luther’s Armstrong Head Start led to the closure of the pre-school for a week in April, and a discovery that the federally-funded program hasn’t paid any rent to the owner of the building for “as long as anyone can remember.” Who is the owner? The Town of Luther. No

Parsons wins State FFA Office

This just in, straight from the convention floor in Oklahoma City at the State FFA Convention … we hear that Luther High School Senior and Luther FFA President Makala Parsons has been elected Central Area Vice President of the State FFA. It’s the first time a Luther High Student has been elected to statewide FFA

LHS Seniors Decision Day

The begining of May signals the whirlwind of end-of-year activities at Luther Public Schools. Today, the graduating class was recognized as each graduate signed a “letter of intent” and proclaimed their next steps after recieving their high school diplomas. Counselor Angie Cox praised the Class of 2018, describing the 61 graduates as “sharp, even though

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