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Archive for: January, 2011

OKCPS Schools Closed Due to Weather


OKCPS Superintendent Karl Springer has decided to cancel classes and activities on Thursday January 20, 2011 due to inclement weather. OKCPS Administration Building and Service Center will be open today. Tierney Cook-Tinnin | Media Relations Manager | Communications and Community Re…lations|Oklahoma City Public Schools | 900 N. Klein | OKC, OK 73106 |

Shelton’s office to serve as marrow registry site


Oklahoma State Rep. Mike Shelton announced recently that his state Capitol office is now equipped to register individuals to the national Be The Match bone marrow registry. “People are dying right now, because there aren’t enough registered donors,” Shelton, an Oklahoma City Democrat, said. “This has become a ministry of sorts for me, a passion […]

LATE BREAKING: City crews prep for possible snow and ice

winter weather advisory

staff report; City crews are mounting salt spreaders and pre-treating bridges and overpasses with salt brine solution today in preparation for possible snow and ice predicted this weekend and early next week. According to a release sent to The City Sentinel, crews driving 28 trucks will begin salting the City’s snow routes when weather conditions […]

What’s missing?


By Marlys Johnsen Norris Columnist Some people spend a whole lifetime trying to find the missing ingredient in their life. They fill their lives with material things, events, wealth, travel, work, people, socials, sports, drugs, sex, even religion trying to find the ingredient that will make them feel complete. Shouldn’t they believe that one of […]

Superintendent Sandy Garrett says goodbye


On Monday, January 10, I will complete 20 years of service as Oklahoma’s State Superintendent of Public Instruction. I would like simply to thank The City Sentinel for publishing my column over the years. We sought to cover timely topics related to children and public schools, and to provide information of use to parents, grandparents, […]

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