Owasso School News
GIANT STAGE: On Oct. 13, Owasso Seventh Grade Center choir students performed the National Anthem at the Oklahoma City Thunder preseason exhibition game at the BOK Center in downtown Tulsa. Students sang to a sold-out arena of nearly 18,000.Read More
Owasso’s Ram Academy has been named a recipient of this year’s Crystal Star Award of Excellence in Dropout Recovery, Intervention and Prevention by the National Dropout Prevention Network. It was the only school in the country to receive the award this year.Read More
ANTICIPATED SPEAKER: On Oct. 13, the Owasso Character Council welcomed Jay Wilkinson, fifth from left, as its special guest for its annual Lunch with Character. Wilkinson is the son of legendary University of Oklahoma football coach Bud Wilkinson and the author of “Dear Jay, Love Dad: Bud Wilkinson’s Letters to His Son.” At the event, two new initiatives were announced for 2015-16 as the organization begins strategic partnerships with individuals and organizations in order to provide college scholarships.Read More
Dr. Amy Fichtner credits education with directing many of her life’s paths.
It was while she was working as a tutor in college that she met her future husband, who was also a tutor.
The Pride of Owasso Marching Band has completed another successful marching band season, recently returning from Bands of America’s Grand National Championships, held in Indianapolis, Ind., where it competed in the semi-finals.Read More
Kristin Chenoweth, a Tony and Emmy Award winning singer and actress, shared her years of experience and expertise with area high school and college fine arts students.Read More
Owasso Mid-High’s Kelley Raby knows that her desire to be a teacher began early in life, but pinpointing what started her down that path is not as easy for her.Read More
Charles Dickens’ classic tale “Oliver Twist” will come to life April 11-13 at Stone Canyon Elementary.
For those who love the enduring story, here is the opportunity to enjoy again the Artful Dodger, Fagin, the menacing Bill Sikes and the kind-hearted Nancy. Travel with Oliver as he becomes involved in a plot containing mystery, robbery and revenge, until Oliver’s true identity is discovered and he finds a home and happiness with his benefactor, Mr. Brownlow.Read More
Julie Musser, Stone Canyon’s technology teacher, was named Stone Canyon’s 2012-13 Teacher of the Year.
Musser is in her fourth year with Stone Canyon and her first year teaching at the school full time, but Musser has been around education arguably from birth. She grew up with an art-teaching father and a mother in elementary education.Read More