Monte Cassino School has named Steve Moore to the newly created position of assistant school director. In this capacity, Moore will work with School Director Sister Mary Clare Buthod, O.S.B., to serve the Monte Cassino community by providing leadership to its students, faculty, and staff.
Webster High School students receive the DVD “Fantastic Tulsa Films” which will be available for viewing in every secondary classroom in Tulsa Public Schools, thanks to a gift of 50 copies from Arvest Bank.
Joshua P. Wolman Named Holland Hall Assistant Head of School for Institutional Advancement and External Relations
Holland Hall Headmaster Mark Desjardins announced today that Joshua P. Wolman will join the Holland Hall community as the Assistant Head of School for Institutional Advancement and External Relations, effective July 1, 2007. Wolman is currently serving as the Assistant Head of School for Admissions and Financial Aid for Sidwell Friends School in Washington, D.C. Commenting on Wolman’s new appointment at Holland Hall, Bruce Stewart, Head of School at Sidwell Friends, noted “Josh will be missed here at Friends, but I feel confident that he will make a major contribution to [Holland Hall] and to independent education more generally.”
Dr. Joe Wiley, president of Rogers State University, was the guest speaker at a Tulsa Press Club Page One luncheon recently, and he had much to say about his impressive four-year college with its main campus in Claremore.
The National Forensic League has announced that Erin D. Harbaugh-Clark from Bishop Kelley High School in Tulsa has earned a first diamond. Harbaugh-Clark attained a total of 2,041 points on Oct. 24. Coaches receive 1/10th of their student’s points. Under Harbaugh-Clark’s instructions, her students earned over 20,410 credit points. Coaches qualify for membership and advanced degrees according to the same schedule provided for students and must apply and pay a membership fee. Coaches who obtained membership as a student can request their points be added to their coaching record. One-tenth of the points earned as a student will be transferred without application or fee.
Articulation agreements have become more common as many higher education institutions in the Tulsa area work to give their students a variety of educational opportunities and degree options. But two new agreements between Oral Roberts University and Tulsa Community College offer a twist to the traditional collaborations. ORU President Richard Roberts and TCC President Thomas McKeon signed both agreements at 3 p.m. on Oct. 30 in the mezzanine at the ORU Mabee Center (81st and Lewis.)
Mike Baab of the Jenks Board of Education recently received the Distinguished Service Award during the annual Oklahoma State School Boards Association (OSSBA) and Cooperative Council for Oklahoma School Administration’s Conference and Exposition.
Owasso Community Resources (OCR) recently hosted the Owasso Needs Forum, which addressed the future human resource needs of the growing community with progressive actions. City leaders met local experts to discuss the future of services and programs in Owasso.
Young Rembrandts is offering after school drawing classes at area elementary schools, complementing existing classes running at Primarily Kids in Owasso.
Laura Wolfe has always had a particular eye for design.
As a child, she was captivated by the fashion industry’s ornamental fabrics and eye-catching bodice lines. During her senior year at Union High School, she enrolled in Tulsa Tech’s apparel design program to jumpstart her career in the fashion industry. Instead, Tulsa Tech helped her draw a new design career.
The Carver Middle School and the American Theatre Company will hosted a program to re-name the Carver auditorium after noted speech teacher and actor Tyrone Wilkerson on Oct. 26 at 7 p.m. The ties are significant, as ATC is Carver’s Partner in Education and the late Mr. Wilkerson was a board member and active performer for ATC. Wilkerson began the Carver competitive speech program in the early 1990s, and his students have established a tradition of excellence in district, state and national competitive fronts. As an actor, Wilkerson was most noted for his performance as Ghost of Christmas Present in ATC’s annual “A Christmas Carol” production. The dedication ceremony will officially begin a fund-raiser to support the Carver competitive speech tournament activity.
Since children possess a unique way of reminding us that there is an abundance of things for which we should be grateful, Mimi’s Cafés of Oklahoma are hosting their third annual “Write Stuff” essay-writing contest. Mimi’s Café is searching for first through sixth grade students in the Tulsa and Oklahoma City metro areas to participate. This year Mimi’s has raised the reward level and will provide each of the top three finalists with $1,000 Series EE U.S. Savings Bonds.
Seven years ago, when Oliver Middle School teacher Margie Buchanan was teaching a communication skills class to 6th grade student Clara Suh, she had a feeling that the Korean born Suh had a bright future.
The Annual Broken Arrow High School College Fair is Oct. 26 at the BAHS gym. This event that annually produces one of the area’s top participation rates of colleges and universities hopes to increase participation of parents, which is why this year’s College Fair, will take place from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. instead of during the school day as in previous years.
Carson Bandy, a nine-year-old elementary school student at Miss Helen’s Private School in Tulsa, has been chosen as the Children’s Miracle Network Champion for Oklahoma. The announcement was made recently at the school.