While fall brings focus to football and pumpkins, many folks have already set their sights on Christmas, by joining the world’s largest Christmas project, Operation Christmas Child, in packing 8 million gift-filled shoe boxes for hurting children in more than 100 countries.
Junior Achievement of Oklahoma opened the JA BizTown facility in the spring of 2003. During that spring semester 2,517 fifth grade students participated in the JA BizTown Program. The students represented six school districts in urban, suburban, and rural communities within eastern Oklahoma. During the 2009/2010 school year, over 10,000 students representing over 100 schools experienced JA’s experiential learning program. In addition to the students approximately 2,000 business volunteer and teachers participate in the program annually.
The Cowboy Bootcamp is presented by the Riata Center for Entrepreneurship in the Spears School of Business at .
“The Cowboy Bootcamp for Entrepreneurs is a hands on-environment where participants can learn to develop a profitable venture and how to manage the day-to-day operations of a business,” says Nola Miyasaki, director of the Riata Center.
The Broken Arrow Chamber of Commerce recently held a welcome reception honoring Superintendent of Broken Arrow Public Schools Dr. Jarod Mendenhall and Dean of Northeastern State University-Broken Arrow Dr. Christee Jenlink. Photographed on left is President of Don Betz with Jenlink and Mendenhall.
Strobel is a defensive back for the B.A. football team. He holds a 3.67 cumulative (4.21 weighted) and is wholly involved in his community. Head coach Steve Spavital speaks highly of the young man, saying Strobel is a “true representative of Broken Arrow.”
For high school students who want to catch up on credits or graduate early and adults who need career advisement, job search assistance or a , there is an answer at Tulsa Tech. Even middle school students who want to strengthen basic skills can benefit from the personalized services and E2020 virtual software.
The Happy Hands Education Center has reached out for many years to families with children who have hearing loss, impairments and communication disorders. The goal of the center is to empower children through education, confidence and the ability to achieve anything imaginable. The opening of a new location and the continued effort to raise awareness about the available programs has marked the beginning of a new chapter for everyone involved.
Dr. JoAnn W. Haysbert
In August 2005, Dr. JoAnn W. Haysbert became the 15th president of Langston University. She has brought over 30 years of experience and an innovative approach in education to her current position.
New backpack? Check. Class schedule? Check. Binder, notebooks and pens? Check. Emergency information card?
It’s the time of year when kids all over the country return to school, ready for anything the new school year with bring them – new classes, new teachers, new information, new friends. But they (and their parents) may not necessarily be ready to handle a health or medical emergency at school or to avoid a potential health problem.
Riverfield Country Day School has become one of the most innovative and respected private schools in the region. Following the idea of focusing on subjects that interest students, a new Investigations Research was implemented into the curriculum beginning last year.
Teachers and administrators are looking forward to the 2010-2011 academic year and all of the educational opportunities that are in store for the students.
The Broken Arrow Public School District encompasses 115 square miles that reaches through both Tulsa and Wagner County making it the sixth largest in the state of Oklahoma.
Sage Culinary Studio, which brings the ingredients of learning, creativity and fun together to form one of the most unique activities in the Tulsa area, has expanded to Bixby at 105th Street and Memorial Drive.
As part of ’s back to school issue, here is a look at 10 area private schools that include high school:
Augustine Christian Academy
Since 1997, Augustine Christian Academy has been dedicated to preparing students for taking the lead in their lives, educations and communities.
The Tulsa Community College Foundation will honor Gov. Brad Henry with the 2010 Vision in Education Leadership Award on Sept. 7 at the Renaissance Tulsa Hotel.
This award exemplifies Gov. Henry’s contributions to educating Oklahomans, both now and for future generations.
It’s back to school time! Next week, it’s time to meet the teacher, pick up schedules, set up lockers and head back to class for thousands of children all across Oklahoma. With many schools beginning Aug. 12th, it will be tough to leave the free and easy lifestyles of summer and get back into a school routine. Here’s some help:
Dr. Stephen Barnes, a family physician with Medical Group, shares his Top Tips to keep your child healthy as they head back to school: