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  • Cherokee Nation Angel Project applications accepted through 10/25 The Cherokee Nation Angel Project was established to help provide Christmas gifts to low-income Native American children living within the Cherokee Nation’s jurisdictional service area. Applications are accepted ...
    Posted by Granger Meador
  • Homecoming 2019 The Bartlesville Bruins bested the Sand Springs Sandites 54-34 at the Bruins' 2019 Homecoming Game on October 11, 2019 on Lyon Field at Custer Stadium.The Homecoming Royalty were ...
    Posted Oct 12, 2019, 12:46 PM by Granger Meador
  • Hundreds of staff and students in Run the Streets 8K at Woolaroc Some of the 233 BPSD staff members who signed up for the 2019 Run the Streets 8K at Woolaroc Over 230 district staff members signed up for the Run the ...
    Posted Oct 12, 2019, 1:10 PM by Granger Meador
  • 2019 Homecoming Parade The annual Homecoming Parade was held on a chilly evening on October 10, 2019.  The Homecoming 2019 football game will be on Friday, October 11 at 7 p.m. on ...
    Posted Oct 11, 2019, 7:42 AM by Granger Meador
  • Middle School Math & Science Night on 11/4/2019 Middle school students and parents, save the date of Monday, November 4, 2019! That is when the third annual Hands On, Minds On Bartlesville Math and Science Night will be ...
    Posted Oct 7, 2019, 2:06 PM by Granger Meador
  • Education Support Personnel Week, 10/7-11/2019 We are happy to be celebrating Education Support Personnel Week during the second week of October this year. Governor Stitt issued a proclamation to that effect, and the district is ...
    Posted Oct 7, 2019, 10:12 AM by Granger Meador
  • Special Olympics Fundraiser on 11/16/2019
    Posted Oct 7, 2019, 7:28 AM by Granger Meador
  • Come see Blithe Spirit on Saturday, October 5 BHS Theatre will present an encore performance of Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward on Saturday, October 5 at 7 p.m. in the BHS Fine Arts Center Auditorium at 18th ...
    Posted Oct 3, 2019, 5:45 PM by Granger Meador
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Event NameEvent Start DateFlyer Weblink
Law Enforcement Explorers October 8, 2019 Law Enforcement Explorers Flyer 
Erin Walsh Public Speaker Event November 14, 2019 Family Life Symposium Flyer 
Special Olympics Indian Taco Dinner & Bingo Night November 16, 2019 Special Olympics Bingo Flyer 
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Emergency Phone/Text Messages to Patrons

The district sends out emergency phone and text messages, such as weather-related school closing notices, via School Messenger to contacts in our PowerSchool database. Please contact your child's school to verify your contact information in PowerSchool is up-to-date. To receive texts, you must also text "subscribe" to the number 68453. (Text "stop" to 68453 to cancel your subscription to texts, or text "help" to 68453 for more information.)

Cherokee Nation Angel Project applications accepted through 10/25

posted by Granger Meador   [ updated ]

The Cherokee Nation Angel Project was established to help provide Christmas gifts to low-income Native American children living within the Cherokee Nation’s jurisdictional service area. Applications are accepted each fall and angels are placed on a tree located at the W.W. Keeler Tribal Complex in Tahlequah. 

Parents applying for Angel Project assistance must provide:

  • Proof of income for all household members over the age of 18
  • If one or both parents are unemployed, please provide two letters from non-relatives verifying unemployment status
  • A CDIB card for each child applying
  • Proof of residence within the 14-county jurisdictional boundary of the Cherokee Nation (includes Washington County)
  • Clothing sizes for each child
  • Two gift ideas for each child

Angel Project 2019 is now accepting applications until October 25, 2019. CLICK HERE or on the flyer attached below for more details.

Cherokee Angel Tree Project

Homecoming 2019

posted Oct 12, 2019, 12:36 PM by Granger Meador   [ updated Oct 12, 2019, 12:46 PM ]

Homecoming

The Bartlesville Bruins bested the Sand Springs Sandites 54-34 at the Bruins' 2019 Homecoming Game on October 11, 2019 on Lyon Field at Custer Stadium.

The Homecoming Royalty were:

Freshmen
  • Jaci Decker & Noah Loyd
  • Millicent Butler & Jack Auschwitz
  • Jessica Carithers & Joshua Atterberry
Sophomores
  • Maria Covarrubias &Gage Keaton
  • Shaileigh Gilkey & Rhett Foreman
  • Justice Henry & Logan Vaclaw
Juniors
  • Camden Cotner & Dylan McCoy
  • Adrianna Rovenstine & Troy Riebel
  • Ruba Shanwar & Devon Beck
Seniors
  • Claire Chipinda & Treabein-Moore Liston
  • Jenna Gunter & Jonah Collins
  • Kianna Shaw & Stone Yang
  • Julianna Ahlert & Gabriel Ontiveros
  • Gloria Castillo & Seth Long
  • Allison Lee & Benjamin Winters
Gloria Castillo was crowned as Homecoming Queen by Homecoming King Stone Yang.

At half-time the Bruin Brigade performed Click.

Royalty

Hundreds of staff and students in Run the Streets 8K at Woolaroc

posted Oct 12, 2019, 10:34 AM by Granger Meador   [ updated Oct 12, 2019, 1:10 PM ]

BPSD at Woolaroc 8K 2019
Some of the 233 BPSD staff members who signed up for the 2019 Run the Streets 8K at Woolaroc

Over 230 district staff members signed up for the Run the Streets 8K at Woolaroc on Saturday, October 12, 2019. For the second year, Superintendent Chuck McCauley and his wife, Jennifer, pledged so that district staff members could register for only the cost of the event’s shirt, with a choice of running the full 8 km course or a one-mile Fun Run. 

To encourage employees to register, last year McCauley initiated a BPS Wellness Challenge, where the school site with the most employees to register for the event would win a plaque. Wilson Elementary School again won the friendly competition with 51 of its staff members signed up. The enthusiasm for the challenge was such that the McCauleys increased their pledge from $1,500 to $2,500 so that 233 BPS staff members could participate. 

The Run the Streets 8K at Woolaroc had a record-setting 740 registrants. The event supported the Run the Streets mentoring program for area youth, including kick-starting the second season of the Bruins on the Run program for fifth graders at all six BPSD elementary schools, which is sponsored by the Bartlesville Public Schools Foundation. Run the Streets had 95 runners and Bruins on the Run had 85.

The students who participate in Run the Streets run approximately 130 miles during training. Those interested in donating to Run the Streets can text RUNTHESTREETS to 44321 to get started or can visit runthestreets.org for more information.

The cool fall weather finally arrived for the event and the beautiful surroundings were perfect for the occasion. Thanks to everyone who helped make the event a great success!

2019 Homecoming Parade

posted Oct 11, 2019, 6:47 AM by Granger Meador   [ updated Oct 11, 2019, 7:42 AM ]

The annual Homecoming Parade was held on a chilly evening on October 10, 2019. 

The Homecoming 2019 football game will be on Friday, October 11 at 7 p.m. on Lyon Field at Custer Stadium. The Homecoming court presentation and coronation will be held during half-time. The largest parking lot is east of Shawnee and north of 18th Street. The main ticket booth for general admission is just north of the Freshman Academy circle drive near 18th and Shawnee. Click here for information on Athletic Tickets and Passes

Parade



Middle School Math & Science Night on 11/4/2019

posted Oct 7, 2019, 2:05 PM by Granger Meador   [ updated Oct 7, 2019, 2:06 PM ]


Middle school students and parents, save the date of Monday, November 4, 2019! That is when the third annual Hands On, Minds On Bartlesville Math and Science Night will be held from 6-8:30 p.m. at Madison Middle School.

Last year more than 700 area students, including over 500 from Central and Madison, participated in the event's hands-on stations and demonstrations about the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) fields of study as well as career options in the energy industry.

The event will again be sponsored by ConocoPhillips, the Oklahoma State University AAPG student chapter, and the Oklahoma Energy Resources Board, with support from Truity Credit Union.
Math and Science Night

Education Support Personnel Week, 10/7-11/2019

posted Oct 7, 2019, 9:45 AM by Laci Harris   [ updated Oct 7, 2019, 10:12 AM by Granger Meador ]

We are happy to be celebrating Education Support Personnel Week during the second week of October this year. Governor Stitt issued a proclamation to that effect, and the district is celebrating over 400 valuable support employees who are crucial to daily operations.

Support employees include bus drivers and mechanics, cafeteria workers, secretaries, maintenance workers, classroom paraprofessionals, computer technicians, and more. Without these employees, many of the district's 6,000 students would be without transportation to and from school and would not receive nourishing food. Children's special needs would not be met, instructional and administrative technologies would not work, and the buildings would not be suitable learning or work environments. 

The district's roughly 400 teachers and 20 administrators rely heavily on these dedicated fellow employees to keep the classrooms and sites equipped and operational. They are crucial to fulfilling the district's vision of educating and enriching lives, making that happen both inside and outside of the classroom. Teamwork makes the dream work.

Events at school sites include luncheons at various sites and other heartfelt recognition of their contributions.

The district also appreciates the employees of Sodexo, the YMCA, and Cole's Lawn Service who also work in and around the schools, keeping the schools clean and maintained, their grounds trimmed, and who provide after-school care for children. 

The dedication of all of these employees is impressive, and their ranks include the folks who are usually the first to arrive and last to leave each day. Please let them know you appreciate their contributions.

Special Olympics Fundraiser on 11/16/2019

posted Oct 7, 2019, 7:21 AM by Granger Meador   [ updated Oct 7, 2019, 7:28 AM ]

Special Olympics Fundraiser

Come see Blithe Spirit on Saturday, October 5

posted Oct 3, 2019, 5:43 PM by Granger Meador   [ updated Oct 3, 2019, 5:45 PM ]


BHS Theatre will present an encore performance of Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward on Saturday, October 5 at 7 p.m. in the BHS Fine Arts Center Auditorium at 18th Street and Hillcrest Drive. The house will open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 at the door.

Blithe Spirit is a smash comedy hit of the London and Broadway stages. This much-revived classic offers up fussy cantankerous novelist Charles Condomine, re-married but haunted (literally) by the ghost of his late first wife, the clever and insistent Elvira. Charles is called up by a visiting "happy medium," one Madame Arcati.

The cast includes senior Ariel Jimison, juniors Alex Patterson and Maggie Parrett, and sophomores Avery Gore, Defne Ulu, Emma Hatfield, and Thomas Duncan. The production is co-directed by junior Sloan Hewitt. The first staging of the local production was on Thursday, October 3.
Blithe Spirit

Local superintendents panel and audience Q&A hosted by PEAK on November 7

posted Oct 1, 2019, 8:41 AM by Laci Harris   [ updated Oct 1, 2019, 8:48 AM ]

What would it take to put Oklahoma public education into the "top 10" among public education systems in the country?

Local school superintendents Chuck McCauley from Bartlesville, Vince Vincent from Dewey, Chris Tanner from Nowata, Rick Peters from Caney Valley, and Nicole Hinkle from Bowring will participate in the PEAK-sponsored superintendents panel on Thursday, November 7, 2019, from 7:00-8:30 p.m. in Bartlesville at the fellowship hall of St. Luke's Church, 210 E. 9th St.
  • Introduction and review of measures typically used to evaluate public school systems on a national or regional basis
  • Opening comments by each superintendent focusing on the forum theme
  • Q&A period
The goal of the event is to improve citizens' understanding of the challenges facing public schools and the steps that can be taken to meet them. 

See the event on the PEAK Facebook page.

Wadsworth from Ranch Heights is October Teacher of the Month

posted Sep 30, 2019, 1:13 PM by Laci Harris   [ updated Sep 30, 2019, 1:16 PM ]

Rebecca Wadsworth, a second-grade teacher at Ranch Heights Elementary School, was named a Bartlesville Public School District Teacher of the Month for October by Arvest Bank and Patriot Auto Group.

In recognition of this honor, Ms. Wadsworth was presented with a plaque and a $300 check by Arvest Bank Marketing Manager Annah Fischer and Patriot Auto Group Sales Manager Ty Kent, General Manager Dustin Peck, and Dealer Tatton Manning.

Ms. Wadsworth chose to be a teacher in order to be a person her students can rely on to be heard and cared for and to spark a love for learning. She believes students should be given the skills they need in order to discover the answer themselves in order to create lifelong learners. Ms. Wadsworth has nine years of teaching experience. She has been teaching second-grade students for three years and previously taught pre-kindergarten students.

When asked about her greatest accomplishment, Ms. Wadsworth said it was when she was given a class completely made up of students who were severely below grade level. By the end of the year, four students were on grade level and the majority of the others had shown over a year of growth. Wadsworth said, “Being able to take these struggling students and watch them thrive was a great honor.”

Bartlesville Public Schools is proud to join Arvest Bank and Patriot Auto Group in honoring Ms. Rebecca Wadsworth as a Bartlesville Teacher of the Month.

From left to right: Patriot Auto Group Sales Manager Ty Kent, General Manager Dustin Peck, Ranch Heights teacher Rebecca Wadsworth, Dealer Tatton Manning, and Arvest Bank Marketing Manager Annah Fischer

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