District Headlines

Sapulpa Chieftains football takes the field during 2019 season
Sapulpa moving from 6A to 5A in most sports
01/15/2020
The Sapulpa Chieftains athletic programs will soon be the new kids in town. Well, not all of them.
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Sapulpa School Board of Education with Bart Bartlett
Bartlett Foundation awards more than $229,000 in grants
01/14/2020
The school board voted unanimously to accept the generous grant donations of $229,188 from the Bartlett Foundation.
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January School Board Meeting
News and notes from the January board meeting
01/14/2020
For the first time seven months, the Sapulpa Public Schools Board of Education met inside the board room at the Washington Administrative Center.
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Army Engagement Trailer at Sapulpa High School
Army simulates driving while impaired for high school students
01/13/2020
The Army Engagement Trailer is outfitted with five simulators in which participants get behind the wheel for a first-hand experience of what it’s like to drive while impaired.
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Sapulpa School Board of Education
Thank you, members of the Sapulpa School Board of Education
01/06/2020
January is School Board Recognition Month and an opportunity for local schools and communities to honor Oklahoma’s more than 2,700 elected school board members for their dedication to children and schools.
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Postcard depicting original Sapulpa High School
Postcard featuring first Sapulpa High School found in California
12/18/2019
The high school depicted in the photo is of the school that was built in 1918 near the 900 block of E. Dewey.
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Sapulpa High School
HS junior wins $2,500 in essay contest
12/17/2019
Sapulpa High School junior Jennifer Reyna picked up a big check this month.
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2019-20 Teachers of the Year
Schools announce 2019-20 Teachers of the Year
12/16/2019
The district Teacher of the Year will be announced during a banquet on Jan. 24, 2020.
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Sapulpa Ping Pings 2019-20
Pings dance their way to two state titles
12/15/2019
For the seventh straight year, the Sapulpa Ping Pings have danced to victory at state.
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Heather Sparks
HS junior named to State Student Advisory Council
12/12/2019
Heather has been selected to serve on Superintendent Joy Hofmeister’s 2019-2020 Student Advisory Council. She is one of approximately 70 students chosen.
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Carla Cale addressing the school board
Report Cards, drug policy, move to 5A highlight Dec. board meeting
12/10/2019
For the final time in 2019, Sapulpa Public Schools Board of Education met on Dec. 9 to conduct business and hear from the public.
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Ray Osborn takes a shot
Girls, boys tip-off basketball seasons
12/04/2019
The fall sports season has come to an end and with that means the beginning of winter sports.
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Shop online, support our schools
12/02/2019
You now have the opportunity to donate to Sapulpa Public Schools with each purchase you make through AmazonSmile. And it doesn’t cost you a single cent more.
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Theater students
High School annual dinner theatre rescheduled for Dec. 10
12/01/2019
Theatre will serve up some comedy while Culinary Arts will serve up a casserole and brownies.
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Adulting 101 session
Seniors attend first-ever Adulting 101 conference
11/21/2019
It was a day away from the Chromebooks and classroom assignments for the Class of 2020.
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Stickball at Freedom
Students partake in Stickball and Archery
11/21/2019
Students at Freedom Elementary and Sapulpa Middle School participated in Stickball and Archery this week as part of their education of Native American culture.
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Sapulpa Lights On 2018
Sapulpa Lights On canceled, Jazz Choir still singing
11/18/2019
The High School Jazz Choir will still perform at CTX Coffee at 5:15 p.m.
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Cafeteria food
Members needed for district Wellness Committee
11/12/2019
The committee, in which we need at least one parent and one member of the community, will develop, implement, review, and update the current School Wellness Policy.
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Freaky Friday picked for spring high school musical
11/11/2019
The musical is based on the 1972 novel by Mary Rodgers and the hit Disney films, the most recent of which starred Jamie Lee Curtis and Lindsay Lohan.
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Blessing Box at Jefferson Heights
Girl Scout troop donates 1st of 8 blessing boxes
10/28/2019
It was a bright afternoon on the lawn at Jefferson Heights Elementary on Monday despite the overcast skies and misting rain.
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Trunk or Treat 2018
What are you doing this Halloween?
10/24/2019
SHS National Honor Society and Sapulpa Theatre are hosting events during the week of Halloween.
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Sapulpa Ping Pings
Nine Pings to compete at Dance Championship
10/23/2019
The girls will compete in nine solo events and one ensemble number at the TSF 2019 Dance Championship on Oct. 26.
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Tayber Belk and Austin Martin
SMS student surprised to see brother return from military
10/22/2019
A morning assembly isn’t the typical way for the day to begin on what seemed like any other Tuesday at Sapulpa Middle School. This was no ordinary Tuesday.
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Sapulpa Chieftains long sleeve tee
Sapulpa Chieftains gear for sale online
10/21/2019
Hoodies, pants, hat, socks, beanies, and more are available now from Midwest Sporting Goods.
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Megan Cannon
Megan Cannon wins Presidential Excellence Award
10/15/2019
The award is the highest given by the U.S. Government to kindergarten through 12th-grade teachers of mathematics and science.
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Principal Walsh in El Salvador
Principal, teacher to donate money, supplies to school in El Salvador
10/11/2019
Liberty Elementary STEM Academy principal Tom Walsh and second-grade teacher Kimberly McCallum will travel to a school in El Salvador to deliver supplies and present a check that will cover the expenses to sponsor an orphan student in the country.
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Performance Theatre class
Sapulpa theater competes, Chieftain wins All-Star award
10/10/2019
Sapulpa takes the Bixby High School stage at 10 a.m. and will compete against Muskogee, Broken Arrow, Sand Springs, Owasso, and Edison High School.
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Sydney Dobbs
Sapulpa FFA shines at Tulsa State Fair
10/06/2019
Overall, the group brought home two 1st place, two 2nd place, three 3rd place and several more honors.
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2019 Homecoming Court
Introducing the 2019 Homecoming Court
10/05/2019
Before the football game, a packed Collins Stadium was introduced to the 20 representatives of the 2019 Homecoming Court.
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2018 Homecoming parade
A look at Homecoming activities this week
09/30/2019
From the parade to the community rally to the coronation and finally, to the game, Homecoming is a grand affair for everyone to get behind.
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Chieftains at Edmond Pre-State
Chieftains XC splits up for weekend meets
09/28/2019
The Varsity and Junior Varsity squads traveled to Edmond while the Junior High and Middle School teams stayed closer to home.
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Liberty Elementary STEM Academy
Liberty students raise nearly $600 for orphan
09/26/2019
Students at Liberty Elementary STEM Academy participated in a coin drive contest in an effort to raise money for a great cause.
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Megan Cannon
Megan Cannon fills STEM Coordinator position
09/24/2019
Mrs. Cannon will play a supporting role for teachers as she focuses on instructional strategies and what is happening in the classroom daily.
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Southern Stampede
Chieftains set PRs at Southern Stampede
09/21/2019
A select few varsity runners headed northeast to Joplin, Mo. to compete in the Southern Stampede cross country event on Saturday.
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Chieftain Podcast class
High School producing daily news podcast
09/20/2019
The students are learning the basics of podcasting and producing a daily podcast of what’s going at the high school.
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Football practice
What you need to know about the first home game
09/16/2019
After two games - and two wins - on the road, your Sapulpa Chieftains return to Collins Stadium on Friday night for the home opener of the 2019 season.
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Sapulpa Chieftains XC runners
XC girls take first, boys fourth at Sand Springs
09/15/2019
Running on the course that will be this year’s 6A East Regional, the girls ran away from the competition with four placing in the top 10.
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Kimberly McCallum wins STEM award
Liberty’s Kimberly McCallum wins STEM Innovator Award
09/13/2019
In late August, Liberty Elementary STEM Academy Principal Tom Walsh called for an assembly of his staff and students so they could surprise one of their own.
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2018 Homecoming parade
What you need to know about Homecoming
09/10/2019
From the band to the athletic teams to the community turning out to participate, it’s a good time for all.
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Cross Country Meet, Aug. 31, 2019
Varsity, JH girls take first place at Chieftain XC Meet
09/02/2019
The Westside Sports Complex was the place to be on Saturday as runners from 30 teams came to take part in the Sapulpa Chieftain Cross Country Meet.
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SPS Foundation Golf Tournament
SPS Foundation Golf Tournament on Sept. 9
08/23/2019
The event will be held at Oaks Country Club and is set up as a four-person scramble format.
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Sapulpa Middle School entrance
Middle School recognized again for its design
08/22/2019
We, of course, know how great Sapulpa Middle School looks since its renovation in 2017 but others outside the community are seeing it now too.
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Students at Senior Sunrise
Class of 2020 watches sunrise before first day of school
08/15/2019
Approximately 50 seniors got up a little early to meet at 6:30 Thursday morning. Once there, they took pictures, played frisbee, and laughed as the sun slowly came up over the stadium.
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Gift Cards given to Middle School employees
Middle School employees surprised with gifts from local church
08/13/2019
On Monday afternoon, Principal Stephanie Kiesau held a staff meeting and midway through the beginning-of-the-year-get-together she spilled the beans on a secret she had been keeping for three weeks.
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Eric Maddox speaks on stage
Eric Maddox speaks during welcome back assembly
08/12/2019
Maddox is the interrogator who, during a five-month tour in Iraq in 2003, tracked down Saddam Hussein.
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Collins Stadium
Renew, purchase football season tickets
07/26/2019
The 2019 Sapulpa Chieftains football season is fast approaching with the first game coming after Labor Day.
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Blue Card
What is the Blue Card?
07/26/2019
The Blue Card will grant anyone 65 years of age and older entry into any school-sponsored event during the 2019/2020 school year.
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FFA members in Washington, D.C.
FFA students at leadership conference in DC
06/20/2019
They will learn the four tenants of the conference’s curriculum in an effort to become a more engaged citizen who can make a positive difference in their community.
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Gov. Kevin Stitt
Governor to honor four Chieftain "heros"
06/19/2019
Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt will come to Sapulpa to honor the four Sapulpa Chieftains students who rescued an elderly neighbor from a burning house.
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Michael Rose, Athletic Director
Board approves hire of new AD Rose
06/11/2019
Sapulpa Public Schools has announced Michael Rose as its new Athletic Director.
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Supt. Armstrong and four "hero" students
Hero teens recognized at board meeting
06/11/2019
The June meeting was highlighted by the appearance of the four Sapulpa Chieftains students who rescued an elderly neighbor from her house that had caught on fire.
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Four Chieftains rescue elderly woman from house fire
06/06/2019
After smelling smoke and hearing a house alarm, four Sapulpa Chieftains realized a neighbor's house was on fire. They jumped into action and got the elderly resident to safety.
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Darlean Calip
Calip inducted into OGBCA Hall of Fame
06/04/2019
Basketball coach Darlean Calip has been inducted into the Oklahoma Girls Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame.
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District reopens buildings, activities following storm
05/29/2019
Sapulpa Public Schools has announced it is operational following severe weather over the Memorial Day weekend.
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End of Year Assembly 2019
District celebrates employees, end of year
05/17/2019
On the final day of the 2018-19 school year, district employees gathered in the high school auditorium for the End of the Year Employee Assembly.
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Mobile Book Bus
Mobile book bus unveiled with ribbon cutting ceremony
05/09/2019
After more than a year of planning and getting it ready, the mobile book bus will be unveiled during a ribbon cutting on May 10.
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Sapulpa Middle School
Middle School earns Outstanding Project design award
05/09/2019
Sapulpa Middle School has been recognized as an Outstanding Project in the Spring 2019 Educational Facilities Design Awards Showcase.
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Eli Williams
QB Williams decides on TCU for college
04/29/2019
Before a packed Chieftain Center, Sapulpa Chieftains junior quarterback Eli Williams made his decision on which university he will attend in 2020.
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Students getting “green thumbs” with job training program
04/19/2019
The Green Thumb Chieftains have a new greenhouse in which they grow plants, flowers, herbs, vegetables, and fruit.
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Liberty STEM Club headed to AZ, TX
04/18/2019
More than 40 students are about to embark on trips out of state as they take their education out of the classroom and into the real world.
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School Board
Board reorganizes; Hoover new president
04/09/2019
If you popped in late to the board meeting and saw three of the members sitting in different seats, you may have wondered what was going on.
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eSports room
High school to field gaming team for eSports league
04/01/2019
District and high school administration gauged the interest of our students and the feedback was overwhelmingly in favor of bringing eSports to Sapulpa.
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Megan Plummer
HPE teacher state Ag teacher of the year finalist
03/29/2019
Holmes Park Elementary teacher Megan Plummer has been named a finalist for Oklahoma Ag in the Classroom Teacher of the Year.
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Hair Donation Event
Students, staff cut off pigtails to donate
02/11/2019
In front of a gymnasium packed with students, teachers, relatives, and TV cameras, 20 students and staff got a hair cut.
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Sapulpa Golf indoor facility and simulator
Sapulpa Golf taking advantage of indoor facility, new simulator
01/31/2019
After 10 members of the team graduated last spring, head coach Andy Tuttle will be fielding a younger, less experienced squad this year. But they have a new tool to help them learn.
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Caring Grand Jackie Dunn reads with a student
Tutoring program serving Sapulpa students
01/30/2019
“Basically, what we do as a Caring Grand is act just like a grandma or grandpa and come and sit down with kids one on one once a week for 30 minutes and we practice their sight words. We practice reading and we try to make it fun for them.”
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Col. Paul Lockhart speaks to students at Liberty STEM
Astronaut visits Liberty STEM
01/29/2019
It was an out-of-this-world experience for students at Liberty Elementary STEM Academy on Monday.
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2019 Teachers of the Year
2019 Teachers of the Year receive gift from SeneGence
12/19/2018
Each of the eight teachers received a $1,000 check from SeneGence International. It was an incredibly generous gift from one of our community partners. Thank you, SeneGence!
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Chromebook
Parents to receive weekly report about child's online usage
09/11/2018
Sapulpa Public Schools has partnered with Lightspeed Systems for an online student safety solution to help track Internet usage by our students on their school-issued laptops.
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SPS receives $174,548 rebate check
09/07/2018
Oklahoma Gas & Electric presented the check to Superintendent Rob Armstrong Monday.
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Need help keeping your kids safe on social media?
03/13/2018
SPS Parent University is presenting RAISING CHILDREN IN A DIGITAL WORLD on March 27 at the Woodlawn Black Box.
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