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  • VIDEO: Sheofee, Dzialo, speak to Oak Crest students and teachers -


  • VIDEO: Great Expectations Model School assembly at Oak Crest -

  • Congratulations on winning awards -

    Two awards for educational prowess were announced recently. The Oklahoma Association of Elementary School Principals selected Perkins-Tryon Intermediate School Principal Donna Boles as its adminstrator of the year. Richmond Elementary School made it an even dozen when it received model school designation last week from the Great Expectations program.

  • Oak Crest honored as model school -

    Spirited teachers dance for the students at Oak Crest Elementary. Teachers at Oak Crest Elementary may not have been turning somersaults or dancing in the streets Monday, but they were showing their spirit. Oak Crest earned the Great Expectations Model School Award which was presented during the Rise and Shine assembly.

  • A dozen years of Great Expectations: Richmond Elementary recognized as model school -

    Great expecations model school Betty Flurry, Great Expectations, gives a presentation before presenting Richmond Elementary the award for being a model school. By Timothy Cole/Stillwater News Press Richmond Elementary School has been named a model school by Great Expectations, a professional development program that provides teachers and administrators with the skills needed to create harmony and excitement within the school atmosphere. This is the 12th consecutive year the school has achieved t...

  • BPSD named only Great Expectations Model District in US -

    By Nathan Thompson of the Bartlesville Examiner Enterprise   The Bartlesville Public School District has been named a Great Expectations Model District for the third consecutive year, officials announced on Monday — the only school district in the United States to hold that title.   Dr. Linda Dzialo, President/CEO of Great Expectations, made the announcement at Monday’s BPSD Board of Education meeting held at the Education Service Center.

  • Creamed for a good cause; Pies-in-face reward for exceeding fundraising challenge -

      Jacob flowers Richmond Elementary fifth-grader Jacob Flowers shoves a pie in the face of office staff member Christi Barr. Flowers is one of the students benefiting from the school’s Coins for Cancer fundraiser. By Merrick Eagleton/Stillwater News Press Students at Richmond Elementary rallied to support two of their classmates with cancer.

  • Heritage Eagles are flying high -

    Lisa Presley/Tahlequah Public Schools Heritage Eagles are flying through the spring semester with many things keeping us busy. Celebrations are in order: Heritage Elementary is once again a Great Expectations Model School. We also want to congratulate Lezlie Gilbert on being named Teacher of the Year.

  • Committed educators, effective schools -

    Lisa Presley/Tahlequah Public Schools Schools are looking toward the end of an instructional year, making notes of successful practices and discussing areas to improve. Researchers agree on several characteristics of effective schools. While academic performance is an indicator of successful schools, other elements scaffold school effectiveness.

  • Claremore elementary schools receive Great Expectations status -

    By MARK FRIEDEL of the Claremore Daily Progress   Stuart Roosa Elementary and Catalayah Elementary both achieved Great Expectations (GE) model school status last week. Roosa Elementary received the award for the 13th consecutive year and Catalayah for the third straight year.   Roosa Elementary has maintained GE model school status longer than any other school in Oklahoma.    The schools held celebrations in honor of the announcements during separate “Rise and Shine” assembli...