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Broken Arrow Public Schools Johnson O'Malley program provides school supplies to eligible students

With one of the largest Native American student populations in Oklahoma, Broken Arrow Public Schools is pleased to host its annual Johnson O’ Malley (JOM) school supply distribution event for eligible students at the Broken . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools Johnson O'Malley program provides school supplies to eligible students

With one of the largest Native American student populations in Oklahoma, Broken Arrow Public Schools is pleased to host its annual Johnson O’ Malley (JOM) school supply distribution event for eligible students at the Broken . . .

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Football season ticket renewals happening now

Broken Arrow Tigers football season ticket renewals for existing season ticket holders are happening now. Last year’s season ticket holders may renew their season tickets Monday through Thursday the weeks of July 16 and July 23 . . .

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Football season ticket renewals happening now

Broken Arrow Tigers football season ticket renewals for existing season ticket holders are happening now. Last year’s season ticket holders may renew their season tickets Monday through Thursday the weeks of July 16 and July 23 . . .

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ECCs and elementary sites to host Meet Your Teacher Aug. 14

To kick off a great start to the school year, Broken Arrow Public Schools' early childhood centers and elementary sites are hosting a Meet Your Teacher Day on Tuesday, Aug. 14 . Please see times below. This event allows . . .

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Oklahoma Caring Van to offer free immunizations to eligible students in August

Broken Arrow Public Schools would like to remind parents/legal guardians that the State of Oklahoma requires all students entering into kindergarten to have the following immunizations: • 5 – DTP/DTaP • 4 – . . .

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Oklahoma Caring Van to offer free immunizations to eligible students in August

Broken Arrow Public Schools would like to remind parents/legal guardians that the State of Oklahoma requires all students entering into kindergarten to have the following immunizations: • 5 – DTP/DTaP • 4 – . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools honored with construction award for energy efficiency

Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO) has named Broken Arrow Public Schools the winner of its 2017 award for best new school construction heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) projects. “Energy efficiency is a focus . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools honored with construction award for energy efficiency

Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO) has named Broken Arrow Public Schools the winner of its 2017 award for best new school construction heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) projects. “Energy efficiency is a focus . . .

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Parent Nights offer important info to parents about child’s classroom experience

Broken Arrow Public Schools’ “Parent Nights” are a valuable opportunity for early childhood and elementary parents to learn important information about their child's classroom experience. “Parent engagement is . . .

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Parent Nights offer important info to parents about child’s classroom experience

Broken Arrow Public Schools’ “Parent Nights” are a valuable opportunity for early childhood and elementary parents to learn important information about their child's classroom experience. “Parent engagement is . . .

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District receives award for 2016-17 annual report

The communications and finance departments at Broken Arrow Public Schools were recently honored with the Popular Annual Financial Reporting (PAFR) award from the Government Finance Officers Association for the fiscal year ending 2017. . . .

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District receives award for 2016-17 annual report

The communications and finance departments at Broken Arrow Public Schools were recently honored with the Popular Annual Financial Reporting (PAFR) award from the Government Finance Officers Association for the fiscal year ending 2017. . . .

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2018 BA Athletic Hall of Fame inductees announced

A major league pitcher and the school’s first official state championship team will be part of Broken Arrow High School’s 2018 Athletic Hall of Fame Class. The 1971 Cross Country Team, Arizona Diamondback pitcher Archie . . .

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2018 BA Athletic Hall of Fame inductees announced

A major league pitcher and the school’s first official state championship team will be part of Broken Arrow High School’s 2018 Athletic Hall of Fame Class. The 1971 Cross Country Team, Arizona Diamondback pitcher Archie . . .

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New administrators named for 2018-19 school year

Broken Arrow Public Schools Board of Education recently named several key administrators to serve in leadership positions at one of the district’s 27 sites for the 2018-2019 school year. Amy Gann - Oliver Middle School . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools participates in summer feeding program

According to a report by Feeding America, 17.2 percent of people in Oklahoma suffer from food insecurity. In Tulsa County alone, more than 102,000 struggle with hunger and nearly 37,000 of those are children. Throughout the summer months, . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools participates in summer feeding program

According to a report by Feeding America, 17.2 percent of people in Oklahoma suffer from food insecurity. In Tulsa County alone, more than 102,000 struggle with hunger and nearly 37,000 of those are children. Throughout the summer months, . . .

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Broken Arrow science students launch floating wetland

Broken Arrow High School students recently launched a sustainable floating wetland at Tiger Creek Nature Park as part of a continuing partnership with the City of Broken Arrow. Last fall, the City of Broken Arrow and Broken Arrow Public . . .

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Broken Arrow science students launch floating wetland

Broken Arrow High School students recently launched a sustainable floating wetland at Tiger Creek Nature Park as part of a continuing partnership with the City of Broken Arrow. Last fall, the City of Broken Arrow and Broken Arrow Public . . .

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District in need of bus drivers for next school year

Are you interested in making a difference in the lives of our students? Are you a stay-at-home parent looking for a job that allows you to attend your students’ school activities during the day? Are you retired and looking for part-time . . .

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District in need of bus drivers for next school year

Are you interested in making a difference in the lives of our students? Are you a stay-at-home parent looking for a job that allows you to attend your students’ school activities during the day? Are you retired and looking for part-time . . .

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Broken Arrow Special Olympians bring home hardware after 49th annual Summer Games

Not even warm and muggy Oklahoma temperatures could keep thousands of athletes, coaches and volunteers from traveling to Stillwater, Okla., for the 49 th  annual Special Olympics Summer Games May 16-18.  After three days of . . .

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Broken Arrow Special Olympians bring home hardware after 49th annual Summer Games

Not even warm and muggy Oklahoma temperatures could keep thousands of athletes, coaches and volunteers from traveling to Stillwater, Okla., for the 49 th  annual Special Olympics Summer Games May 16-18.  After three days of . . .

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District encourages summer reading opportunities for students through partnership with BA libraries

It’s known as the “summer slide” by experts and is far from being as exciting as it sounds. The summer slide is the result of young minds resting in idle during the three-month break from school, sometimes losing more than . . .

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District encourages summer reading opportunities for students through partnership with BA libraries

It’s known as the “summer slide” by experts and is far from being as exciting as it sounds. The summer slide is the result of young minds resting in idle during the three-month break from school, sometimes losing more than . . .

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Class of 2018 accepts record amount of scholarship dollars

Amidst a number of achievements both inside and outside the classroom, Broken Arrow Public Schools’ Class of 2018 accepted more than $8.8 million in scholarships, a record-setting amount for Broken Arrow High School. “The . . .

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Class of 2018 accepts record amount of scholarship dollars

Amidst a number of achievements both inside and outside the classroom, Broken Arrow Public Schools’ Class of 2018 accepted more than $8.8 million in scholarships, a record-setting amount for Broken Arrow High School. “The . . .

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B&A Connections online enrollment now open for 2018-19 school year

Online enrollment for Broken Arrow Public Schools’ before and after care program, B&A Connections, is now open for the 2018-19 school year. To enroll in B&A Connections, please access the  online application . . .

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B&A Connections online enrollment now open for 2018-19 school year

Online enrollment for Broken Arrow Public Schools’ before and after care program, B&A Connections, is now open for the 2018-19 school year. To enroll in B&A Connections, please access the  online application . . .

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Class of 2018 diploma pickup begins June 18

Broken Arrow High School's Class of 2018 can begin picking up their diplomas starting Monday, June 18, in the main office from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. All books and debts must be cleared before diplomas and transcripts are released. . . .

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Class of 2018 diploma pickup begins June 18

Broken Arrow High School's Class of 2018 can begin picking up their diplomas starting Monday, June 18, in the main office from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. All books and debts must be cleared before diplomas and transcripts are released. . . .

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Class of 2018 says farewell during graduation ceremony

May 15 marked one of the most important days for the Class of 2018, as each senior said farewell to a chapter in their lives at Broken Arrow Public Schools’ 110th commencement ceremony. “The Class of 2018 proved themselves to . . .

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Class of 2018 says farewell during graduation ceremony

May 15 marked one of the most important days for the Class of 2018, as each senior said farewell to a chapter in their lives at Broken Arrow Public Schools’ 110th commencement ceremony. “The Class of 2018 proved themselves to . . .

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Ken Ellett promoted to Executive Director of Student Programs

Former Broken Arrow coach and administrator Steve Dunn tapped to lead athletic department

Broken Arrow Public Schools has promoted longtime Athletic Director Ken Ellett to a new role as executive director of student programs, where he will oversee all student activities and fine arts. In addition, former Broken Arrow assistant . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools expanding 1:1 technology program to all eighth graders 2018-19 school year

For the upcoming school year, Broken Arrow Public Schools is expanding its one-to-one (1:1) computer program to all five middle schools as every eighth grade student will be provided their own Chromebook to use for assignments at school and . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools expanding 1:1 technology program to all eighth graders 2018-19 school year

For the upcoming school year, Broken Arrow Public Schools is expanding its one-to-one (1:1) computer program to all five middle schools as every eighth grade student will be provided their own Chromebook to use for assignments at school and . . .

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2018 District Teacher of the Year uses past experiences as a motivator for students

Before she became the 2018 District Teacher of the Year for Broken Arrow Public Schools, Shelly Swisher grew up in a poor, uneducated family. None of her grandparents had above an eighth grade education. Her parents worked more hours in a . . .

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2018 District Teacher of the Year uses past experiences as a motivator for students

Before she became the 2018 District Teacher of the Year for Broken Arrow Public Schools, Shelly Swisher grew up in a poor, uneducated family. None of her grandparents had above an eighth grade education. Her parents worked more hours in a . . .

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Online enrollment now open for Pre-K and kindergarten for 2018-19 school year

For the 2018-19 school year, online enrollment is now open for Broken Arrow Public Schools’ Pre-K program and kindergarten students. Early Childhood Center placement is dependent on  ECC geographic boundaries  and site . . .

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Online enrollment now open for Pre-K and kindergarten for 2018-19 school year

For the 2018-19 school year, online enrollment is now open for Broken Arrow Public Schools’ Pre-K program and kindergarten students. Early Childhood Center placement is dependent on  ECC geographic boundaries  and site . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools names 2018 District Teacher of the Year, Support Employee of the Year

At its annual Star Awards Gala, Broken Arrow Public Schools announced Shelly Swisher, an English teacher at Broken Arrow High School, as the 2018 District Teacher of the Year and Leisure Park Elementary custodian Terry Austin as the winner of . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools names 2018 District Teacher of the Year, Support Employee of the Year

At its annual Star Awards Gala, Broken Arrow Public Schools announced Shelly Swisher, an English teacher at Broken Arrow High School, as the 2018 District Teacher of the Year and Leisure Park Elementary custodian Terry Austin as the winner of . . .

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Broken Arrow High School graduation to take place at BOK Center May 15

Broken Arrow High School’s (BAHS) senior class will walk across the stage at the BOK Center to receive their diplomas. The ceremony takes place Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at 7 p.m. With a seating capacity of almost 16,000, the BOK . . .

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Broken Arrow High School graduation to take place at BOK Center May 15

Broken Arrow High School’s (BAHS) senior class will walk across the stage at the BOK Center to receive their diplomas. The ceremony takes place Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at 7 p.m. With a seating capacity of almost 16,000, the BOK . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools to support Special Olympics team with special sendoff May 16

Cheering and high fives are on the agenda for May 16 as Broken Arrow students, staff and community members gather to celebrate the Special Olympics team traveling to the 49th annual Summer Games. This pep rally will take place at 7 . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools to support Special Olympics team with special sendoff May 16

Cheering and high fives are on the agenda for May 16 as Broken Arrow students, staff and community members gather to celebrate the Special Olympics team traveling to the 49th annual Summer Games. This pep rally will take place at 7 . . .

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BAPS receives second award this year for superior financial reporting

The finance department at Broken Arrow Public Schools was recently honored with its second award this year for completing the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ending 2017. The Government Finance Officers . . .

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BAPS receives second award this year for superior financial reporting

The finance department at Broken Arrow Public Schools was recently honored with its second award this year for completing the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ending 2017. The Government Finance Officers . . .

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New partnership with TCC and NSU to allow students to complete associate degree while in high school

A new dual credit program offers Broken Arrow High School students the opportunity to graduate high school with a diploma and earn an associate degree from Tulsa Community College. Then, the student has the option to seamlessly transfer to . . .

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New partnership with TCC and NSU to allow students to complete associate degree while in high school

A new dual credit program offers Broken Arrow High School students the opportunity to graduate high school with a diploma and earn an associate degree from Tulsa Community College. Then, the student has the option to seamlessly transfer to . . .

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Back to Basics Gala raises more than $50,000 for Broken Arrow Public Schools Foundation

The inaugural Back to Basics Gala and Auction held Saturday night at Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference Center Saturday night raised $54,370 to support the Broken Arrow Public Schools Foundation. “We are so thankful to our community . . .

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Back to Basics Gala raises more than $50,000 for Broken Arrow Public Schools Foundation

The inaugural Back to Basics Gala and Auction held Saturday night at Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference Center Saturday night raised $54,370 to support the Broken Arrow Public Schools Foundation. “We are so thankful to our community . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools collects more than 6,000 pounds of food for BA Neighbors

To help reduce hunger in Broken Arrow, Broken Arrow Public Schools once again partnered with Move For Hunger and Accent Moving and Storage for the sixth annual districtwide food drive. For five days in March, students and staff from 27 school . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools collects more than 6,000 pounds of food for BA Neighbors

To help reduce hunger in Broken Arrow, Broken Arrow Public Schools once again partnered with Move For Hunger and Accent Moving and Storage for the sixth annual districtwide food drive. For five days in March, students and staff from 27 school . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools honors 2017-18 Beyond & Above award finalists

Every year, the district recognizes five support employees who continually go the extra mile in support of the district’s goals and objectives. Known as the Beyond and Above award, this year’s staff recognition program honors . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools honors 2017-18 Beyond & Above award finalists

Every year, the district recognizes five support employees who continually go the extra mile in support of the district’s goals and objectives. Known as the Beyond and Above award, this year’s staff recognition program honors . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools Foundation awards teachers with grants for their classroom

The Broken Arrow Public Schools Foundation recently awarded 49 grants worth a total of $27,550.16 to teachers at 15 different schools across the district. “Nothing beats seeing the joy on a teacher’s face when they learn they . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools Foundation awards teachers with grants for their classroom

The Broken Arrow Public Schools Foundation recently awarded 49 grants worth a total of $27,550.16 to teachers at 15 different schools across the district. “Nothing beats seeing the joy on a teacher’s face when they learn they . . .

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BAPS Board of Education approves 2018-19 Instructional Calendar

On Monday, March 12, Broken Arrow Public Schools Board of Education approved the 2018-19 Instructional Calendar (pdf) . Students will return for their first day of school on Thursday, Aug. 16. In order to help accommodate families and their . . .

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BAPS Board of Education approves 2018-19 Instructional Calendar

On Monday, March 12, Broken Arrow Public Schools Board of Education approved the 2018-19 Instructional Calendar (pdf) . Students will return for their first day of school on Thursday, Aug. 16. In order to help accommodate families and their . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools Board of Education supports resolution for restoring public education funding

During the regular Board of Education meeting on March 12, Broken Arrow Public Schools Board of Education signed a resolution that provides a call-to-action to Oklahoma legislators to restore funding for public education. The . . .

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Broken Arrow Director of Bands earns prestigious national honor

Darrin Davis elected into American Bandmasters Association

Broken Arrow High School Director of Bands Darrin Davis has been elected into the membership of the American Bandmasters Association for his significant accomplishments and contributions to the advancement of the Wind Ensemble and its . . .

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Broken Arrow Director of Bands earns prestigious national honor

Darrin Davis elected into American Bandmasters Association

Broken Arrow High School Director of Bands Darrin Davis has been elected into the membership of the American Bandmasters Association for his significant accomplishments and contributions to the advancement of the Wind Ensemble and its . . .

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Cherokee Nation contributes more than $250,000 to district

Broken Arrow Public Schools was among 108 school districts from across the state that recently received a donation from the Cherokee Nation during the tribe’s annual Public School Appreciation Day. Assistant Superintendent of . . .

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Cherokee Nation contributes more than $250,000 to district

Broken Arrow Public Schools was among 108 school districts from across the state that recently received a donation from the Cherokee Nation during the tribe’s annual Public School Appreciation Day. Assistant Superintendent of . . .

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BAHS student Hunter Janway announced as 2018 Academic All-State Scholar

Based on his academic achievements, extracurricular activities and community involvement, Broken Arrow High School senior Hunter Janway is the recipient of the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence Academic All-State Award. This prestigious . . .

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BAHS student Hunter Janway announced as 2018 Academic All-State Scholar

Based on his academic achievements, extracurricular activities and community involvement, Broken Arrow High School senior Hunter Janway is the recipient of the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence Academic All-State Award. This prestigious . . .

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District receives fifth Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting

Broken Arrow Public Schools’ finance department was recently honored with its fifth Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting award for exceeding the high standards for financial reporting and accountability. The district . . .

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District receives fifth Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting

Broken Arrow Public Schools’ finance department was recently honored with its fifth Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting award for exceeding the high standards for financial reporting and accountability. The district . . .

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BA to host 'Border Brawl' on August 31

Broken Arrow High School head football coach David Alexander and juniors Kaizer Newell and DeMeco Roland were among the coaches and players gathered for a press conference in Union High School’s Redskins Room to promote next . . .

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BA superintendent to serve as mentor during nationwide crisis recovery workshop

Dunlop to share district’s tragic events alongside eight superintendents

Broken Arrow Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Janet Dunlop is currently serving as a mentor alongside eight superintendents from across the nation at a peer-to-peer crisis recovery workshop called the Hurricane Harvey Project in . . .

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BA superintendent to serve as mentor during nationwide crisis recovery workshop

Dunlop to share district’s tragic events alongside eight superintendents

Broken Arrow Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Janet Dunlop is currently serving as a mentor alongside eight superintendents from across the nation at a peer-to-peer crisis recovery workshop called the Hurricane Harvey Project in . . .

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All seven Broken Arrow High School National Merit semifinalists attain finalist standing

All seven of Broken Arrow High School’s National Merit semifinalists were recently honored as finalists for their prestigious academic accomplishments. Mason Bishop, Hunter Janway, Edward Lambert, Jacob Mattke, Easton Moore, Darren . . .

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All seven Broken Arrow High School National Merit semifinalists attain finalist standing

All seven of Broken Arrow High School’s National Merit semifinalists were recently honored as finalists for their prestigious academic accomplishments. Mason Bishop, Hunter Janway, Edward Lambert, Jacob Mattke, Easton Moore, Darren . . .

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Cockrell elected to Broken Arrow Public Schools Board of Education

Voters in Zone 3 elected John Cockrell to the Broken Arrow Public Schools Board of Election Tuesday as he defeated incumbent Theresa Williamson. He will be sworn in at the March 12 meeting for a five-year term. “I congratulate Mr. . . .

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Teacher raise fails in Oklahoma House of Representatives

A plan that would give all teachers and certified staff a $5,000 pay raise failed late Monday night in the Oklahoma House of Representatives by a 63-35 vote. Any bill raising revenue in the Oklahoma Legislature requires a three-fourths . . .

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District to partner with OU to gain insight from parents with 9-12 grade students via survey

Broken Arrow Public Schools is partnering with the University of Oklahoma (OU) to conduct an online survey for parents with 9-12 grade students from Feb. 19 through March 2. This 10-minute survey will monitor parent, teacher and student . . .

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District to partner with OU to gain insight from parents with 9-12 grade students via survey

Broken Arrow Public Schools is partnering with the University of Oklahoma (OU) to conduct an online survey for parents with 9-12 grade students from Feb. 19 through March 2. This 10-minute survey will monitor parent, teacher and student . . .

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District to administer SAT at no cost to juniors April 10, students must provide calculators

The SAT is the nation's most widely used admissions test among colleges and universities, so Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) recently partnered with the  College Board  to administer the exam to all juniors during the school . . .

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District to administer SAT at no cost to juniors April 10, students must provide calculators

The SAT is the nation's most widely used admissions test among colleges and universities, so Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) recently partnered with the  College Board  to administer the exam to all juniors during the school . . .

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Tiger athletes celebrated on National Signing Day

40 from the Class of 2018 to play at college level

Forty Broken Arrow High School (BAHS) athletes participated in the National College Signing Day celebration on Feb. 7, officially announcing where they will continue to showcase their athletic talents beyond high school. "There . . .

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Tiger athletes celebrated on National Signing Day

40 from the Class of 2018 to play at college level

Forty Broken Arrow High School (BAHS) athletes participated in the National College Signing Day celebration on Feb. 7, officially announcing where they will continue to showcase their athletic talents beyond high school. "There . . .

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Secondary grades available via HAC, secondary progress reports no longer distributed

Home Access Center (HAC) is the portal used by Broken Arrow Public Schools to allow parents/guardians access to their students’ grades and other information. The secondary instruction team has established four dates during the school . . .

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Secondary grades available via HAC, secondary progress reports no longer distributed

Home Access Center (HAC) is the portal used by Broken Arrow Public Schools to allow parents/guardians access to their students’ grades and other information. The secondary instruction team has established four dates during the school . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools expanding use of cutting-edge disinfecting technology to fight flu season

Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) is using revolutionary technology to disinfect schools more effectively in an effort to prevent the spread of cold, flu and norovirus. The new Clorox Total 360 System uses a patented electrostatic . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools expanding use of cutting-edge disinfecting technology to fight flu season

Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) is using revolutionary technology to disinfect schools more effectively in an effort to prevent the spread of cold, flu and norovirus. The new Clorox Total 360 System uses a patented electrostatic . . .

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BAPS’ HR Department to recruit during job fairs on various college campuses this spring

This spring, Broken Arrow Public Schools’ human resources department will be attending several  college campuses' career fairs and recruiting events . This is a great opportunity for education job seekers (certified and support . . .

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BAPS’ HR Department to recruit during job fairs on various college campuses this spring

This spring, Broken Arrow Public Schools’ human resources department will be attending several  college campuses' career fairs and recruiting events . This is a great opportunity for education job seekers (certified and support . . .

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Broken Arrow students, Oklahoma legislators meet for face-to-face conversation on education issues

Students from area school districts also represented

Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) students recently welcomed Oklahoma state lawmakers and students from surrounding school districts for a discussion regarding education laws at the BAPS Education Service Center. “As citizens . . .

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Broken Arrow students, Oklahoma legislators meet for face-to-face conversation on education issues

Students from area school districts also represented

Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) students recently welcomed Oklahoma state lawmakers and students from surrounding school districts for a discussion regarding education laws at the BAPS Education Service Center. “As citizens . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools hosts garage sale for Timber Ridge Elementary and Sequoyah Middle School families

The Broken Arrow Public Schools Assessment and Federal Programs team recently coordinated a free garage sale for Timber Ridge Elementary and Sequoyah Middle School families. More than 100 people took advantage of the opportunity. Items . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools hosts garage sale for Timber Ridge Elementary and Sequoyah Middle School families

The Broken Arrow Public Schools Assessment and Federal Programs team recently coordinated a free garage sale for Timber Ridge Elementary and Sequoyah Middle School families. More than 100 people took advantage of the opportunity. Items . . .

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W-2s now available, employees able to update personal info via Paperless Payroll

Aren’t sure where your Broken Arrow Public Schools W-2 tax form was sent? Previous or current employees who need to confirm or update their current address can visit Paperless Payroll or follow these steps to update personal . . .

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W-2s now available, employees able to update personal info via Paperless Payroll

Aren’t sure where your Broken Arrow Public Schools W-2 tax form was sent? Previous or current employees who need to confirm or update their current address can visit Paperless Payroll or follow these steps to update personal . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools expanding 1:1 technology program to Sequoyah Middle School

Sequoyah to become one of first middle schools in Tulsa metro with designated computers for all students

Broken Arrow Public Schools is expanding its one-to-one (1:1) computer program to Sequoyah Middle School as students will be provided their own Chromebook to use for assignments at school and at home. With this expansion, Sequoyah will . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools expanding 1:1 technology program to Sequoyah Middle School

Sequoyah to become one of first middle schools in Tulsa metro with designated computers for all students

Broken Arrow Public Schools is expanding its one-to-one (1:1) computer program to Sequoyah Middle School as students will be provided their own Chromebook to use for assignments at school and at home. With this expansion, Sequoyah will . . .

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Secondary school sites to host Academic Advisement Nights to help with upcoming enrollment

In an effort to provide incoming 6th-11th grade students and parents with information about academic programming offered at Broken Arrow Public Schools, each of the district’s secondary school sites is hosting an Academic Advisement . . .

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Secondary school sites to host Academic Advisement Nights to help with upcoming enrollment

In an effort to provide incoming 6th-11th grade students and parents with information about academic programming offered at Broken Arrow Public Schools, each of the district’s secondary school sites is hosting an Academic Advisement . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools to offer GED, high school equivalency classes at Options Academy

Beginning Jan. 23, Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) is making it simple for adults to earn their high school equivalency diploma (GED or HSE) through free preparation courses. “Having either the GED or the HSE diploma is . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools to offer GED, high school equivalency classes at Options Academy

Beginning Jan. 23, Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) is making it simple for adults to earn their high school equivalency diploma (GED or HSE) through free preparation courses. “Having either the GED or the HSE diploma is . . .

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Broken Arrow’s Best Bus Drivers named for 2017-18 school year

The Broken Arrow Public Schools transportation department has honored three drivers with BA’s Best Bus Driver awards. Bus riders wrote and submitted essays to nominate their favorite drivers, and the winners were recognized at an . . .

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Broken Arrow’s Best Bus Drivers named for 2017-18 school year

The Broken Arrow Public Schools transportation department has honored three drivers with BA’s Best Bus Driver awards. Bus riders wrote and submitted essays to nominate their favorite drivers, and the winners were recognized at an . . .

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Broken Arrow Board of Education members honored in January

This month is School Board Recognition Month – a time designated to salute the work of more than 2,700 elected school board members for their untiring dedication to public education. “At Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS), we . . .

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Broken Arrow Board of Education members honored in January

This month is School Board Recognition Month – a time designated to salute the work of more than 2,700 elected school board members for their untiring dedication to public education. “At Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS), we . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools creates core values as its New Year’s resolution

It’s a new year, which means people across the world are busy dreaming up their resolutions for 2018. For Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS), the task was simple – create core values that support the district’s vision and . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools creates core values as its New Year’s resolution

It’s a new year, which means people across the world are busy dreaming up their resolutions for 2018. For Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS), the task was simple – create core values that support the district’s vision and . . .

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Broken Arrow High School STEM students compete in ‘Shark Tank’ competition

Mayor of Broken Arrow, local business leaders served as guest judges

Broken Arrow High School (BAHS) students recently presented their mobile app concepts to local business leaders as part of a competition modeled after hit television show “Shark Tank.”  Approximately 200 students in Mr. . . .

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Broken Arrow High School STEM students compete in ‘Shark Tank’ competition

Mayor of Broken Arrow, local business leaders served as guest judges

Broken Arrow High School (BAHS) students recently presented their mobile app concepts to local business leaders as part of a competition modeled after hit television show “Shark Tank.”  Approximately 200 students in Mr. . . .

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Broken Arrow Class of 2018 to graduate at BOK Center May 15

For the fifth year, Broken Arrow High School’s (BAHS) senior class will walk across the renowned stage at the BOK Center to receive their diplomas. The ceremony will take place on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at 7 p.m. . . .

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Broken Arrow Class of 2018 to graduate at BOK Center May 15

For the fifth year, Broken Arrow High School’s (BAHS) senior class will walk across the renowned stage at the BOK Center to receive their diplomas. The ceremony will take place on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at 7 p.m. . . .

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16-17 Annual Report recaps accomplishments, breakthrough moments with additional financial info

To highlight the district’s progress both inside and outside of the classroom for the 2016-17 school year, the district’s communications division teamed with financial services to create Broken Arrow Public Schools’ . . .

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16-17 Annual Report recaps accomplishments, breakthrough moments with additional financial info

To highlight the district’s progress both inside and outside of the classroom for the 2016-17 school year, the district’s communications division teamed with financial services to create Broken Arrow Public Schools’ . . .

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Mary Collins to receive softball award at Warren Spahn Gala

Broken Arrow Lady Tiger softball all-stater Mary Collins is one of five high school softball players who will receive the Michelle Smith Award at the Warren Spahn Award Gala in Oklahoma City on Jan. 29, 2018. The award is presented . . .

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Mary Collins to receive softball award at Warren Spahn Gala

Broken Arrow Lady Tiger softball all-stater Mary Collins is one of five high school softball players who will receive the Michelle Smith Award at the Warren Spahn Award Gala in Oklahoma City on Jan. 29, 2018. The award is presented . . .

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BA Superintendent and State Teacher of the Year receive BA Chamber Women’s Community Impact Award

Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) Superintendent Dr. Janet Dunlop and State Teacher of the Year Donna Gradel recently received the Women’s Community Impact Award at the Broken Arrow Chamber’s final Successful Women’s . . .

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BA Superintendent and State Teacher of the Year receive BA Chamber Women’s Community Impact Award

Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) Superintendent Dr. Janet Dunlop and State Teacher of the Year Donna Gradel recently received the Women’s Community Impact Award at the Broken Arrow Chamber’s final Successful Women’s . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools robotics program to host free event Jan. 20

Broken Arrow Public Schools’ (BAPS) districtwide robotics program is hosting an inaugural Tiger ROARbotics Showcase on Jan. 20 to raise funds for the continuation of competitions, robotics supplies, team computers and more. . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools robotics program to host free event Jan. 20

Broken Arrow Public Schools’ (BAPS) districtwide robotics program is hosting an inaugural Tiger ROARbotics Showcase on Jan. 20 to raise funds for the continuation of competitions, robotics supplies, team computers and more. . . .

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MySchoolBucks convenience fee to increase Dec. 11

Parents who utilize MySchoolBucks to prepay for their child’s school meals will notice a convenience fee increase from $1.95 per payment to $2.49 per payment Dec. 11 due to card scheme fees. “This is the first time in our . . .

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MySchoolBucks convenience fee to increase Dec. 11

Parents who utilize MySchoolBucks to prepay for their child’s school meals will notice a convenience fee increase from $1.95 per payment to $2.49 per payment Dec. 11 due to card scheme fees. “This is the first time in our . . .

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Tips for staying healthy during flu season

Because seasonal influenza (flu) activity most commonly peaks in the winter months, Broken Arrow Public Schools is encouraging staff, students and parents to take the following everyday preventive measures to stop the spread of germs: . . .

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Tips for staying healthy during flu season

Because seasonal influenza (flu) activity most commonly peaks in the winter months, Broken Arrow Public Schools is encouraging staff, students and parents to take the following everyday preventive measures to stop the spread of germs: . . .

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City of Broken Arrow, BAPS partner on a watershed conservation effort

Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) and the City of Broken Arrow recently launched a unique collaborative effort to develop an outdoor environmental classroom and ecological training center along portions of the Upper Adams Creek watershed, . . .

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City of Broken Arrow, BAPS partner on a watershed conservation effort

Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) and the City of Broken Arrow recently launched a unique collaborative effort to develop an outdoor environmental classroom and ecological training center along portions of the Upper Adams Creek watershed, . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools, districts across the state review test scores

Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) and districts across the state are currently reviewing information about performance on state tests taken last spring. Because of a number of changes to the testing program, Oklahoma districts are expecting . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools, districts across the state review test scores

Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) and districts across the state are currently reviewing information about performance on state tests taken last spring. Because of a number of changes to the testing program, Oklahoma districts are expecting . . .

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District announces 2017-18 Site Teachers of the Year

Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) has announced its 2017-18 Site Teachers of the Year, each of whom will be considered for District Teacher of the Year to be announced at the annual Star Awards Gala this spring. “Our district . . .

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District announces 2017-18 Site Teachers of the Year

Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) has announced its 2017-18 Site Teachers of the Year, each of whom will be considered for District Teacher of the Year to be announced at the annual Star Awards Gala this spring. “Our district . . .

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BAPS, Cenergistic partner to achieve significant energy savings

Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) has partnered with energy conservation company Cenergistic to implement an energy conservation program throughout the district. Between September 2016 and July 2017, the program has provided BAPS with an . . .

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BAPS, Cenergistic partner to achieve significant energy savings

Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) has partnered with energy conservation company Cenergistic to implement an energy conservation program throughout the district. Between September 2016 and July 2017, the program has provided BAPS with an . . .

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Text feature on parent notification system now available

Broken Arrow Public Schools has activated the text message feature on SchoolMessenger, the system used to send important parent phone calls and emails. Parents MUST "opt-in" to receive text messages from the district. To . . .

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Text feature on parent notification system now available

Broken Arrow Public Schools has activated the text message feature on SchoolMessenger, the system used to send important parent phone calls and emails. Parents MUST "opt-in" to receive text messages from the district. To . . .

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BA’s Donna Gradel receives media coverage from across Oklahoma

2018 Oklahoma Teacher of the Year and Broken Arrow’s own Mrs. Donna Gradel is receiving media attention from across the state. Check out this snapshot of the coverage:      ArrowVision Tulsa World . . .

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BA’s Donna Gradel receives media coverage from across Oklahoma

2018 Oklahoma Teacher of the Year and Broken Arrow’s own Mrs. Donna Gradel is receiving media attention from across the state. Check out this snapshot of the coverage:      ArrowVision Tulsa World . . .

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Broken Arrow’s Donna Gradel named Oklahoma Teacher of the Year for innovative teaching style

Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) teacher Donna Gradel was named Oklahoma’s 2018 Teacher of the Year by State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister at a recent ceremony in Oklahoma City. She is the third Broken Arrow teacher to be . . .

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Seven Broken Arrow High School students named 2018 National Merit Semifinalists

Seven Broken Arrow High School (BAHS) students have been named as this year’s National Merit Semifinalists for their prestigious academic accomplishments. Mason Bishop, Hunter Janway, Edward Lambert, Jacob Mattke, Easton Moore, . . .

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Seven Broken Arrow High School students named 2018 National Merit Semifinalists

Seven Broken Arrow High School (BAHS) students have been named as this year’s National Merit Semifinalists for their prestigious academic accomplishments. Mason Bishop, Hunter Janway, Edward Lambert, Jacob Mattke, Easton Moore, . . .

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Sequoyah Middle School celebrates 50 years with renovated building, bronze sculpture

To celebrate its 50 th birthday and newly renovated building, Broken Arrow Public Schools’ (BAPS) Sequoyah Middle School is hosting a ribbon cutting and sculpture unveiling ceremony to honor the life of Cherokee leader Sequoyah on Aug. . . .

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Sequoyah Middle School celebrates 50 years with renovated building, bronze sculpture

To celebrate its 50 th birthday and newly renovated building, Broken Arrow Public Schools’ (BAPS) Sequoyah Middle School is hosting a ribbon cutting and sculpture unveiling ceremony to honor the life of Cherokee leader Sequoyah on Aug. . . .

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BAPS district receives State Superintendent Award for Excellence in Career and Technology Education

Because of its efforts in providing students with opportunities that prepare them for the workforce, Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) was recently awarded the 2017-18 State Superintendent Award for Excellence in Career and Technology . . .

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BAPS district receives State Superintendent Award for Excellence in Career and Technology Education

Because of its efforts in providing students with opportunities that prepare them for the workforce, Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) was recently awarded the 2017-18 State Superintendent Award for Excellence in Career and Technology . . .

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Broken Arrow’s PTA Council named state council of the year

Throughout much of the district's history, the Broken Arrow Parent Teacher Association (BAPTA) Council has played an active role in improving public education for Broken Arrow students. Recently, this group’s hard work . . .

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Broken Arrow’s PTA Council named state council of the year

Throughout much of the district's history, the Broken Arrow Parent Teacher Association (BAPTA) Council has played an active role in improving public education for Broken Arrow students. Recently, this group’s hard work . . .

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BAPS’ Mentoring Healthy Parents program helps pregnant, parenting teens complete high school

As the longstanding Margaret Hudson Program ends its services for pregnant teenagers, Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) is stepping in to fill the gap with its Mentoring Healthy Parents (MHP) program for the 2017-18 school year. . . .

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BAPS’ Mentoring Healthy Parents program helps pregnant, parenting teens complete high school

As the longstanding Margaret Hudson Program ends its services for pregnant teenagers, Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) is stepping in to fill the gap with its Mentoring Healthy Parents (MHP) program for the 2017-18 school year. . . .

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