Hofmeister proposes State Board of Education approve distance learning for students starting April 6, school buildings to remain closed

Hofmeister proposes State Board of Education approve distance learning for students starting April 6, school buildings to remain closed

Mar 23, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY (March 23, 2020) – State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister announced today that she will propose a Continuous Learning Plan to the State Board of Education this week to complete the school year for Oklahoma students without reopening school buildings during the global pandemic. While the education of schoolchildren will resume...

Waterline Work to Close 76th Street Overnight Wednesday

Waterline Work to Close 76th Street Overnight Wednesday

Mar 23, 2020

  from the City of Owasso: 03/23/2020 – Contractors will be closing a section of East 76th Street North  (SEE MAP) to install a waterline crossing. Work will start at 9 pm on Wednesday the 25th and be complete by 6 am on Thursday, March  26th.  We apologize for any inconvenience however this is a necessary part of the...

Hofmeister urges schools to donate surplus medical supplies to hospitals, nursing homes

Hofmeister urges schools to donate surplus medical supplies to hospitals, nursing homes

Mar 23, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY (March 23, 2020) – State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister is asking school leaders statewide to help hospitals and nursing homes by donating desperately needed items such as hand sanitizer, masks and disinfecting wipes. On Friday, Hofmeister wrote district leaders asking schools to donate surplus medical supplies due to the COVID-19 pandemic having...

Rogers County to Overlay Part of 76th Street Near Stone Canyon

Rogers County to Overlay Part of 76th Street Near Stone Canyon

Mar 23, 2020

  Rogers County has informed the City of Owasso of their intent to begin an asphalt overlay on part of East 76th Street North between North 177th East Avenue and North 193rd East Avenue (SEE MAP). Work is tentatively scheduled to begin on Tuesday, March 24th (Weather Permitting). Traffic will be detoured through Stone Canyon while the street improvements are...

Complimentary Breakfast and Lunch Information for Owasso Public Schools

Complimentary Breakfast and Lunch Information for Owasso Public Schools

Mar 21, 2020

Owasso announces information on the complimentary breakfast and lunch program. March 21, 2020 Parents and Guardians, Our state continues to pull together during a difficult time in Oklahoma. I am writing today to share meal options provided by our district for your students during the current state-mandated school closure. I am very grateful for the hard work...

Hofmeister to request federal waiver suspending state testing for school year

Hofmeister to request federal waiver suspending state testing for school year

Mar 19, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY (March 19, 2020) – State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister announced today that the State Department of Education plans to pursue a federal waiver to suspend statewide student assessments for the 2019-20 school year. “Oklahomans, like all Americans, are seeking to ‘flatten the curve’ of a global pandemic. Our foremost...