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BA football team celebrated state championship with “Gold Ball Tour” at elementary schools

The Broken Arrow Tigers recently celebrated the first football state championship in school history by bringing the trophy to each of the district’s 15 elementary schools as part of a “Gold Ball Tour.” Head Coach David . . .

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BA football team celebrated state championship with “Gold Ball Tour” at elementary schools

The Broken Arrow Tigers recently celebrated the first football state championship in school history by bringing the trophy to each of the district’s 15 elementary schools as part of a “Gold Ball Tour.” Head Coach David . . .

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4th Annual 'Freezin' for a Reason' set for Jan. 16

BA Golf and Athletic Club site for BAPS Special Olympic fundraiser

Broken Arrow Public Schools Athletic Department will host the 4 th annual “Freezin’ for a Reason” fundraiser in support of the district’s Special Olympics team 5 p.m. on Jan. 16 at the BA Golf and Athletic Club . . .

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4th Annual 'Freezin' for a Reason' set for Jan. 16

BA Golf and Athletic Club site for BAPS Special Olympic fundraiser

Broken Arrow Public Schools Athletic Department will host the 4 th annual “Freezin’ for a Reason” fundraiser in support of the district’s Special Olympics team 5 p.m. on Jan. 16 at the BA Golf and Athletic Club . . .

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Broken Arrow Class of 2019 to graduate at BOK Center May 8

Broken Arrow High School’s senior class will walk across the renowned stage at the BOK Center to receive their diplomas at 7 p.m. on  Wednesday, May 8, 2019. “We are pleased the Board of Education has once . . .

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Broken Arrow Class of 2019 to graduate at BOK Center May 8

Broken Arrow High School’s senior class will walk across the renowned stage at the BOK Center to receive their diplomas at 7 p.m. on  Wednesday, May 8, 2019. “We are pleased the Board of Education has once . . .

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17-18 Annual Report recaps accomplishments, breakthrough moments and financial info

To highlight the district’s progress both inside and outside of the classroom for the 2017-18 school year, the district’s communications division once again teamed with financial services to create Broken Arrow Public . . .

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17-18 Annual Report recaps accomplishments, breakthrough moments and financial info

To highlight the district’s progress both inside and outside of the classroom for the 2017-18 school year, the district’s communications division once again teamed with financial services to create Broken Arrow Public . . .

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School-record 26 band students earn all-state recognition

The Oklahoma Music Educators Association (OKMEA) recently awarded all-state honors to a school-record 26 Broken Arrow High School band students. The process to earn this prestigious recognition starts with a series of blind musical . . .

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School-record 26 band students earn all-state recognition

The Oklahoma Music Educators Association (OKMEA) recently awarded all-state honors to a school-record 26 Broken Arrow High School band students. The process to earn this prestigious recognition starts with a series of blind musical . . .

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Winter season means inclement weather closings

Broken Arrow Public Schools strives to hold school according to the calendar approved by the Board of Education. However, in the event of inclement winter weather, the possibility of school cancelations may arise to ensure the safety of . . .

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Winter season means inclement weather closings

Broken Arrow Public Schools strives to hold school according to the calendar approved by the Board of Education. However, in the event of inclement winter weather, the possibility of school cancelations may arise to ensure the safety of . . .

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District to host Junior Botball robotics competition Dec. 15

Broken Arrow Public Schools elementary students will compete in a Junior Botball robotics competition at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, inside Tiger Field House on the campus of Broken Arrow High School. Admission is $1 per person and . . .

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District to host Junior Botball robotics competition Dec. 15

Broken Arrow Public Schools elementary students will compete in a Junior Botball robotics competition at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, inside Tiger Field House on the campus of Broken Arrow High School. Admission is $1 per person and . . .

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Weather delay can't keep 2018 Tigers from winning BA's first ever football Gold Ball

Interception seals 28-20 win over Jenks

After 108 years of Broken Arrow Tiger football what’s an extra two hour wait to win the school’s first Gold Ball? The thrill in which the Tigers captured that Gold Ball. The rush players and fans alike shared . . .

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Weather delay can't keep 2018 Tigers from winning BA's first ever football Gold Ball

Interception seals 28-20 win over Jenks

After 108 years of Broken Arrow Tiger football what’s an extra two hour wait to win the school’s first Gold Ball? The thrill in which the Tigers captured that Gold Ball. The rush players and fans alike shared . . .

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Director of Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center and high school teacher receive BA Chamber Women’s Community Impact Award

Broken Arrow Public Schools Director of the Performing Arts Center Kim Vento and high school art teacher Jennifer Deal recently received the Women’s Community Impact Award at the Broken Arrow Chamber’s final Successful . . .

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Director of Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center and high school teacher receive BA Chamber Women’s Community Impact Award

Broken Arrow Public Schools Director of the Performing Arts Center Kim Vento and high school art teacher Jennifer Deal recently received the Women’s Community Impact Award at the Broken Arrow Chamber’s final Successful . . .

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‘Virtual Day’ to be held for ALL students Jan. 22, coursework to be completed at home

On Jan. 22, every Broken Arrow Public Schools student in grades Pre-K through 12 will experience a “virtual” school day while teachers participate in professional development sessions. Students in Pre-K through seventh grade . . .

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‘Virtual Day’ to be held for ALL students Jan. 22, coursework to be completed at home

On Jan. 22, every Broken Arrow Public Schools student in grades Pre-K through 12 will experience a “virtual” school day while teachers participate in professional development sessions. Students in Pre-K through seventh grade . . .

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Athletic Office, Tiger Threads to sell state championship tickets this week

BA takes on Jenks at TU Chapman Stadium on Friday, Nov. 30.

Broken Arrow Athletics will be selling tickets to the Class 6A-I State Championship game against Jenks this week in two different locations. Tickets will be sold both in the athletic office, located on the second floor of the Varsity Training . . .

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Athletic Office, Tiger Threads to sell state championship tickets this week

BA takes on Jenks at TU Chapman Stadium on Friday, Nov. 30.

Broken Arrow Athletics will be selling tickets to the Class 6A-I State Championship game against Jenks this week in two different locations. Tickets will be sold both in the athletic office, located on the second floor of the Varsity Training . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools to be featured nationwide on ABC Thanksgiving Special

“I’m Coming Home” documents Kristin Chenoweth’s return to her hometown

Broken Arrow Public Schools students will be featured on national television at 9 p.m. Thanksgiving night in the ABC News special “I’m Coming Home,” which features celebrities returning to their hometowns to reconnect with . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools to be featured nationwide on ABC Thanksgiving Special

“I’m Coming Home” documents Kristin Chenoweth’s return to her hometown

Broken Arrow Public Schools students will be featured on national television at 9 p.m. Thanksgiving night in the ABC News special “I’m Coming Home,” which features celebrities returning to their hometowns to reconnect with . . .

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Free dental services available to Broken Arrow students

Broken Arrow Public Schools and Spring Dental partnering to provide Healthy Smiles Program. Broken Arrow Public Schools has partnered with Spring Dental to launch the Healthy Smiles Program for the 2018-19 school year. This program will . . .

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Tigers record-breaking offense, stingy defense gears for rematch with Rams

State Semifinals Saturday at TU; tickets available early in BA Athletic Office

After each team’s first possession at Owasso back in September, the Rams led the Broken Arrow, 7-6. That was the only time the Tigers have trailed in any football game this season. Since taking a 13-6 lead on that warm night, BA . . .

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Tigers record-breaking offense, stingy defense gears for rematch with Rams

State Semifinals Saturday at TU; tickets available early in BA Athletic Office

After each team’s first possession at Owasso back in September, the Rams led the Broken Arrow, 7-6. That was the only time the Tigers have trailed in any football game this season. Since taking a 13-6 lead on that warm night, BA . . .

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Pride of Broken Arrow dazzles crowd, finishes fourth at 2018 Bands of America Grand National Championships

15th Grand National Finals appearance in school history

INDIANAPOLIS – The Pride of Broken Arrow finished in fourth place with a score of 95.45 at the 2018 Bands of America Grand National Championships late Saturday night at Lucas Oil Stadium. The 299-member ensemble dazzled . . .

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Pride of Broken Arrow dazzles crowd, finishes fourth at 2018 Bands of America Grand National Championships

15th Grand National Finals appearance in school history

INDIANAPOLIS – The Pride of Broken Arrow finished in fourth place with a score of 95.45 at the 2018 Bands of America Grand National Championships late Saturday night at Lucas Oil Stadium. The 299-member ensemble dazzled . . .

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Students strive to raise $40,000 for Project Graduation

For more than 25 years, Broken Arrow High School’s Project Graduation has given graduating seniors a way to celebrate their achievement with classmates in a supervised, fun and safe environment. This will be an all-night . . .

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Students strive to raise $40,000 for Project Graduation

For more than 25 years, Broken Arrow High School’s Project Graduation has given graduating seniors a way to celebrate their achievement with classmates in a supervised, fun and safe environment. This will be an all-night . . .

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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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District announces 2018-19 Site Teachers of the Year

Broken Arrow Public Schools is excited to announce its 2018-19 Site Teachers of the Year. Each teacher was chosen by his/her colleagues and will be considered for District Teacher of the Year, which is announced at the annual Star . . .

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District announces 2018-19 Site Teachers of the Year

Broken Arrow Public Schools is excited to announce its 2018-19 Site Teachers of the Year. Each teacher was chosen by his/her colleagues and will be considered for District Teacher of the Year, which is announced at the annual Star . . .

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Mobile bus tracking app now available for students and parents

Versatrans My Stop app offers estimated time of bus arrival and delay notifications

Broken Arrow Public Schools students and parents can now use their mobile devices or internet browsers to find up-to-the-minute school bus arrival information by using the Versatrans My Stop app. “We know how important accurate and . . .

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Mobile bus tracking app now available for students and parents

Versatrans My Stop app offers estimated time of bus arrival and delay notifications

Broken Arrow Public Schools students and parents can now use their mobile devices or internet browsers to find up-to-the-minute school bus arrival information by using the Versatrans My Stop app. “We know how important accurate and . . .

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Lady Tigers face Yukon in first round of softball state championship

Broken Arrow head softball coach Randall King has not named a starter for Thursday’s first-round Class 6A State Softball Championship game against Yukon. Fortunately, he has two quality options. Senior Brooke Mason and junior . . .

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Lady Tigers face Yukon in first round of softball state championship

Broken Arrow head softball coach Randall King has not named a starter for Thursday’s first-round Class 6A State Softball Championship game against Yukon. Fortunately, he has two quality options. Senior Brooke Mason and junior . . .

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State test results to be distributed during upcoming parent/teacher conferences

Broken Arrow Public Schools is distributing state test results to parents during the upcoming parent/teacher conferences on Oct. 11 and Oct 16. The state tests were given to students in grades 3-8 last spring. For parents unable to . . .

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BA employee to receive 2018 Governor’s Disability Employment Awards of Excellence

At Broken Arrow Public Schools, Lauren Weir is known for her smile, her loving heart for kids and her work ethic in the Highland Park Elementary cafeteria. Now, she will also be known as one of the winners of the 2018 Governor’s . . .

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BA employee to receive 2018 Governor’s Disability Employment Awards of Excellence

At Broken Arrow Public Schools, Lauren Weir is known for her smile, her loving heart for kids and her work ethic in the Highland Park Elementary cafeteria. Now, she will also be known as one of the winners of the 2018 Governor’s . . .

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2018 Great Graduates to be honored at homecoming game Oct. 5

Every fall, the Broken Arrow High School Alumni Association selects a group of “Great Graduates” who exhibit strong leadership skills and remain dedicated to service within their community, bringing honor to their alma mater . . .

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2018 Great Graduates to be honored at homecoming game Oct. 5

Every fall, the Broken Arrow High School Alumni Association selects a group of “Great Graduates” who exhibit strong leadership skills and remain dedicated to service within their community, bringing honor to their alma mater . . .

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Three Broken Arrow High School students named 2019 National Merit Semifinalists

Three Broken Arrow High School students have been named as this year’s National Merit Semifinalists for their prestigious academic accomplishments. Jeremie Reese,  Gillian LeFevre  and Mason Simmons are . . .

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Three Broken Arrow High School students named 2019 National Merit Semifinalists

Three Broken Arrow High School students have been named as this year’s National Merit Semifinalists for their prestigious academic accomplishments. Jeremie Reese,  Gillian LeFevre  and Mason Simmons are . . .

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Student Monitoring: What’s the difference between HAC and Canvas?

Broken Arrow Public Schools utilizes Home Access Center (HAC) and Canvas, both of which allow parents/guardians to measure and track student progress, grades and attendance. Online tutorials and further instructions can be found below. . . .

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Student Monitoring: What’s the difference between HAC and Canvas?

Broken Arrow Public Schools utilizes Home Access Center (HAC) and Canvas, both of which allow parents/guardians to measure and track student progress, grades and attendance. Online tutorials and further instructions can be found below. . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools earns prestigious ENERGY STAR certification

22 school buildings rated among most efficient in the nation

The Environmental Protection Agency recently awarded 22 Broken Arrow Public Schools buildings with the prestigious ENERGY STAR certification, designating them among the top 25 percent of energy-efficient buildings nationwide. “This . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools earns prestigious ENERGY STAR certification

22 school buildings rated among most efficient in the nation

The Environmental Protection Agency recently awarded 22 Broken Arrow Public Schools buildings with the prestigious ENERGY STAR certification, designating them among the top 25 percent of energy-efficient buildings nationwide. “This . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools to teach surrounding school districts about customized textbooks

In 2014, Broken Arrow Public Schools’ instructional team led the pack to develop a solution to improve student engagement and success as well as customize learning with Open Educational Resource (OER) textbooks for select elementary and . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools to teach surrounding school districts about customized textbooks

In 2014, Broken Arrow Public Schools’ instructional team led the pack to develop a solution to improve student engagement and success as well as customize learning with Open Educational Resource (OER) textbooks for select elementary and . . .

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BA’s homecoming week to welcome back alumni in October

Broken Arrow Public Schools’ homecoming and its traditions continually welcome hundreds of alumni, family and friends back home each fall. The 2018 edition of this year’s homecoming celebration is Oct. 1-5 and the theme is . . .

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BA’s homecoming week to welcome back alumni in October

Broken Arrow Public Schools’ homecoming and its traditions continually welcome hundreds of alumni, family and friends back home each fall. The 2018 edition of this year’s homecoming celebration is Oct. 1-5 and the theme is . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools announces enhanced live streaming broadcast platforms

ArrowVision event broadcasts now available on connected devices

Broken Arrow Public Schools is pleased to announce enhancements to its ArrowVision streaming broadcast platforms designed to make viewing live events more convenient on televisions and connected devices. Through a partnership with . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools announces enhanced live streaming broadcast platforms

ArrowVision event broadcasts now available on connected devices

Broken Arrow Public Schools is pleased to announce enhancements to its ArrowVision streaming broadcast platforms designed to make viewing live events more convenient on televisions and connected devices. Through a partnership with . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools continues to promote core values

Last January, Broken Arrow Public Schools released four core values to support its vision and help shape culture, both internally and externally. As the new school year kicks off, the district is continuing to heavily promote these values to . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools continues to promote core values

Last January, Broken Arrow Public Schools released four core values to support its vision and help shape culture, both internally and externally. As the new school year kicks off, the district is continuing to heavily promote these values to . . .

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Message from Dr. Dunlop: Passing of Mr. Greg James

It is with a heavy heart that I must share the sad news of the passing of Mr. Greg James, former Broken Arrow teacher and forever member of the Tiger family. Mr. James tirelessly served our special education students from 2000 to 2015 at . . .

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Message from Dr. Dunlop: Passing of Mr. Greg James

It is with a heavy heart that I must share the sad news of the passing of Mr. Greg James, former Broken Arrow teacher and forever member of the Tiger family. Mr. James tirelessly served our special education students from 2000 to 2015 at . . .

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Adult meal prices through child nutrition to increase Aug. 16

Student prices will NOT increase

Per federal guidelines, Broken Arrow’s child nutrition department is being required to increase its adult meal prices for the 2018-19 school year. Breakfast:  $1.80 Lunch:  $3.75 This price increase may . . .

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Adult meal prices through child nutrition to increase Aug. 16

Student prices will NOT increase

Per federal guidelines, Broken Arrow’s child nutrition department is being required to increase its adult meal prices for the 2018-19 school year. Breakfast:  $1.80 Lunch:  $3.75 This price increase may . . .

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Broken Arrow’s PTA Council once again 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 once again 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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Football season tickets on sale now

Are you ready for some Tiger football? Fans may now purchase season tickets at the athletic office located on the second floor of the  Varsity Training Center  from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Reserved season tickets . . .

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Football season tickets on sale now

Are you ready for some Tiger football? Fans may now purchase season tickets at the athletic office located on the second floor of the  Varsity Training Center  from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Reserved season tickets . . .

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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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