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Dates you need to know about before school starts
07/15/2019
Soon it will be time to set your alarm and get to bed earlier so you can wake up and get your kids off to school.
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School Zone 2018
School Zone Camp slated for Aug. 6, 7, 8
07/03/2019
School Zone is a three-day summer camp offered to incoming sixth graders with the goal of familiarizing those students to middle school life.
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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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School Supplies
School supplies lists and order form
06/18/2019
You can go to the store to purchase supplies or you can order them from Merrifield Office Supply.
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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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eSports team
Chieftains take first in eSports tourney
05/20/2019
As the weather kicked up outside on Saturday, the Sapulpa Chieftains eSports team stormed its way through the Oklahoma eSports League Tournament.
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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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Sapulpa High School Spanish students
Spanish students excel in National exams
05/13/2019
Several Spanish students at Sapulpa High School earned national recognition for their performance on the 2019 National Spanish Examinations.
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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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Enjoy graduation in the AC! Bid now on hospitality suite
05/03/2019
We are opening up the hospitality suite for bids so you can enjoy graduation inside the air-conditioned confines above the bleachers.
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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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Chieftains to BA regional against Tigers, Wildcats
04/29/2019
The regular season came to end with a 7-5 victory over Ozark, Mo. on Saturday and with that, Sapulpa now looks ahead to regional action.
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Thoroughly Modern Millie
Two nominated for regional theatre awards
04/25/2019
The regional competition will feature 30 students from 14 schools in eastern Oklahoma with one girl and one boy taking home the award and a trip to New York City.
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Sapulpa Chieftains 12th win of the 2019 season
Soccer brackets out; Chieftains face BA in playoffs
04/24/2019
The record-setting season for the 12-3 Lady Chieftains soccer team continues with the state playoffs.
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Three recipients of MAD Week fundraisers get checks
04/24/2019
The money raised during MAD Week was turned into three separate checks and handed over to Chieftains who could use it.
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Food pantry
Food pantry has given out 19,000 items this year
04/22/2019
The pantry has given away 19,270 food items in 1,927 bags this year. With four weeks left in the school year, the pantry has an eight-week supply.
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Student art show
Student art show set for April 23 - 25
04/22/2019
The exhibit will feature more than 1,500 entries created by approximately 600 Sapulpa Middle, Junior High, and Senior High School students.
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Sapulpa hosts FVC track and field meet
04/19/2019
The Sapulpa Chieftains finished with eight 1st place medals, eight 2nd place medals, and 10 3rd place medals.
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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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And the winner of the Junior Chef competition is...
04/16/2019
Seven Sapulpa elementary school students faced off in the district Junior Chef competition on April 18.
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Sapulpa Tennis
Tennis team with good showing at Beggs Invitational
04/12/2019
Both the girls and boys teams were in action Thursday at Lafortune Park for the Beggs Invitational and several Chieftains brought home medals.
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Jessica Hobbs at batting practice
Senior softballer finishing up HS career strong
04/10/2019
Going out with a bang is exactly what Sapulpa Lady Chieftains slow-pitch softball player Jessica Hobbs is doing. She’s having the type of season most of us dare to dream about.
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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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2018 prom
Special Needs students to experience prom in style
04/05/2019
Special Needs students will gather, with their families, at 6 p.m. for dinner at Sign of the Times here in Sapulpa before heading over to the prom.
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Girls’ basketball earns academic recognition
04/05/2019
The award is given to those programs that earn a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 or higher.
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Thoroughly Modern Millie set for April 11, 12, 13
04/03/2019
Months of hard work preparing for the big spring musical are about to become a reality for students in our theatre and music departments.
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Junior High track team faring well this season
04/03/2019
"They are a great group of student-athletes. I am excited to see what the rest of the season brings," said coach Jeremy Lusk.
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Sapulpa girls soccer
Girls, boys claim Chieftain Classic titles
04/01/2019
It was a clean sweep of the Chieftain Classic for the girls and boys soccer programs. It was the third year for the event, and it was the third time the girls walked away holding the championship trophy.
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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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State testing dates for our schools
03/27/2019
State testing begins on April 1. INSIDE | Testing dates for grades and schools.
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Coffee bar coming to high school Commons
03/14/2019
The second phase of the Commons renovation was approved by the Board of Education on Monday night, and that second phase includes a coffee bar.
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Down in the Ocean book
HPE 3rd-graders get book published
03/11/2019
Mrs. Warren’s students were tasked with researching something that lived in the ocean and then write about it and draw an illustration about it for their “Down in the Ocean” book.
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6th-12th parent-teacher conferences moved from March 7
03/05/2019
Due to the Sapulpa Chieftains boys basketball team advancing to the state tournament, we are rescheduling the parent-teacher conferences for students in 6th through 12th grades on March 7 to March 26.
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Vote for Sapulpa in All-World Awards
02/27/2019
The Tulsa World is hosting the 3rd annual All-World Awards and they have a community award, Fans of the Year. The winning school gets $1,000.
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Sapulpa Spanish students
Spanish students spent day in Joplin, Mo.
02/22/2019
A group of Sapulpa Junior High and High School Spanish students took their lessons outside the classroom and up the turnpike.
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Girls soccer practice
Girls soccer preps for season with TU Festival
02/21/2019
Looking to build off of last year’s 10-win, playoff-bound season, the Lady Chieftains soccer program is putting the final touches on their preseason.
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Isaiah Smith
Chieftain qualifies for wrestling state tourney
02/21/2019
Isaiah Smith was the lone Sapulpa Chieftain still standing after the 6A East Regional in Jenks last week.
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Julian Smith
Julian Smith all-time leading scorer in Sapulpa basketball history
02/19/2019
On Senior Night, Smith was honored with a commemorative basketball, cake, and banners recognizing his accomplishment on the court.
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Aaron Rice teaches Chemistry
HS science teacher Rice wins award
02/14/2019
Aaron Rice has been recognized by the Tulsa Geological Society Foundation Board for Excellence in Teaching.
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Sapulpa boys soccer practice, Feb. 2019
Boys soccer hosting 10 games, playing in 4 on Feb. 23
02/14/2019
It’s going to be a long, but fun day for the boys of the Sapulpa soccer program.
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Inventors Showcase
Winners announced for district Inventors Showcase
02/13/2019
The students who placed in their elementary schools’ Inventors Showcase advanced to the District competition on Tuesday night.
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United Way Luncheon
SPS nominated for United Way award
02/12/2019
Our district was nominated for the Green Country Business Award due to the success of our 2018 campaign.
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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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Commons
High School Commons upgrade taking shape
02/08/2019
The Commons at Sapulpa High School doesn’t look like the Commons you’re used to seeing. It looks like a completely different area.
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Sapulpa Chieftains Basketball
Boys hosting, girls on road for basketball regionals
02/07/2019
With four games remaining in the regular season, the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association released the Regional brackets on Thursday.
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Sapulpa Lip-Syncing Sensations
Theatre students participate in state thespian festival
02/07/2019
Sapulpa theatre students took part in the Oklahoma Thespian Festival, a statewide celebration of excellence in educational theatre, this past weekend.
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Chieftain Center
AP Scholars, Lone Star students recognized during Friday b-ball games
01/31/2019
Lone Star students and teachers get in free if they're wearing a Lone Star shirt, while our AP Scholars will be honored for their achievements in the classroom.
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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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Baseball building
Sapulpa Baseball getting much-needed building upgrade
01/30/2019
The baseball building is undergoing a $75,000 renovation that will house two locker rooms, a new coaches office for all five coaches, a smaller office for one-on-one conversations, a new reception area, and a new media room to review game footage.
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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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Amie Redding, 2019 District Teacher of the Year
Amie Redding named 2019 District Teacher of the Year
01/25/2019
The announcement was made at the annual Teacher of the Year Banquet Friday night at First Baptist Church Sapulpa.
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Robotics team members in lab
SPS awarded grants from Bartlett Foundation
01/18/2019
The Edward E. and Helen Turner Bartlett Foundation awarded $233,710 in grants to Sapulpa Public Schools for various programs in the district.
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All-State band members
Four Chieftains make All-State bands
01/10/2019
Dylan Wilson, Abigail Tanner, Doug Harnish, and Jaidyn Stabler will represent Sapulpa High School later this month at the Oklahoma Music Educators Association All-State Music Festival.
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Sapulpa Wrestling Team
15 schools competing in Sapulpa Wrestling Tournament
01/09/2019
Get ready for a loud and raucous Chieftain Center as it plays host to the event on Jan. 11 and 12.
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Sapulpa School Board of Education
Thank you, members of the Sapulpa School Board of Education
01/09/2019
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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School Resource Officers Elder and Diehl
SPS adds second full-time school resource officer
01/07/2019
The School Resource Officer Program is a partnership with the City of Sapulpa. The SROs are Sapulpa Police Department officers who work solely for Sapulpa Public Schools when school is in session.
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Fill up Chieftain Center for White-Out and chance to win 50" TV!
01/03/2019
SeneGence representatives will hand out a ticket for each paid admission. During halftime of the varsity boys game, the winning ticket number will be announced and if you have that ticket in hand you’ll go home with a brand new television!
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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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Ping Pings win big at State!
12/19/2018
The team spent Friday and Saturday in Oklahoma City competing in the Oklahoma State Dance Team Directors' Association State Championships.
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Sapulpa Band performs in Disney parade
12/13/2018
The Pride of Sapulpa was selected to play March in the Parade at The Magic Kingdom.
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Basketball
Girls Holiday Classic basketball slated for Dec. 27-29
12/13/2018
This year’s teams include both varsity and junior varsity Sapulpa teams, OKC Classen School of Advanced Studies, Booker T. Washington, Greenwood (Arkansas), Edmond Santa Fe, Van Buren (Arkansas), and Muskogee.
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Eight named as Teacher of the Year
12/11/2018
The 2019 Teachers of the Year have been announced across the school sites.
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JROTC during competition
JROTC takes 5th in shooting competition
12/10/2018
The team included seniors Adam Zlata and Ashlyn Lewis, junior Dalton Cheek, and sophomore Gage Cheek.
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Students practicing a Jr. Botball challenge
22 students take part in Jr. Botball Challenge
12/05/2018
The students from Liberty, Holmes Park, and Freedom elementary schools participated in the Junior Botball Challenge Day where students showed their progress using autonomous robots.
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Commons Area Renovations.
Changes happening at High School Commons
11/29/2018
After a week away for the Thanksgiving break, students and staff returned to the High School and discovered something different.
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Shop online, support our schools
11/27/2018
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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Students unload metal tubing
Ag Mechanics class receives gift
10/31/2018
The first of approximately $1,500 worth of metal tubing was delivered, courtesy of Webco Industries.
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Sapulpa Marching Band
Band preparing for Renegade Review
10/11/2018
Sapulpa takes the field at 1:30 p.m. Saturday and is one of 18 bands from five states competing.
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Joan the Girl of Arc
Theater students in One-Act Play competition
10/11/2018
Sapulpa will compete against Broken Arrow, Bixby, Owasso, Edison High School, and Muskogee.
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Gideon Seaman
Gideon Seaman accepts Director of IT position with SPS
10/09/2018
Sapulpa Public Schools is happy to announce Gideon Seaman has accepted the Director of Technology and Operations position.
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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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Natalie Fielden one of 12 finalists for state Teacher of the Year
07/12/2018
Freedom Elementary teacher Natalie Fielden was announced as one of 12 finalists to be named 2019 Oklahoma Teacher of the Year.
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Summer Reading Program begins June 1st
05/10/2018
Kids who meet the reading goals will receive a medal at the summer bash party July 26.
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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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