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Sapulpa High School
High School to hold Adulting 101 for senior students
11/14/2019
Sapulpa High School seniors will have the opportunity to attend a seminar that is constructed to help them with life after high school.
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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 after practice
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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Kaylee Romeo teaching in class
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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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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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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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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