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The Foundation for OKCPS’ Wall of Fame Inducts Bentley, Johnson, Nagle and Scobey

By Darla SheldenCity Sentinel Reporter  OKLAHOMA CITY – This month, the Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools will induct four new members into its Wall of Fame. This year’s honorees, Madeline Bentley, A. Jaye Johnson, Dr. Nancy Nesbitt Nagle, and Derrick Scobey will join 88 other Oklahoma City Public Schools (OKCPS) alumni who have been inducted since […]

OSU’s Professor Wyatt Hoback endures wasp sting to engage students

By Darla SheldenCity Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY – In order to keep his students engaged during in his lectures, one Oklahoma State University (OSU) professor will even endure a little pain. This semester, students in Wyatt Hoback’s class – ENTO 2003 Insects and Society – watched nervously as he intentionally let a cicada killer sting […]

Metropolitan Library System begins Grab & Go service

By Darla SheldenCity Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY –  As of Monday, August 31, all Metropolitan Library System (MLS) libraries have instated their new Grab & Go service. Grab & Go consists of select services including limited computer use by reservation, copy/fax/scan use, and minimal browsing. Only seating for the computers will be available. Computers are limited to […]

Aeronautics Commission grants $335,400 for Aviation and Aerospace Education funding

By Darla SheldenCity Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Last month marked the 45th anniversary of the docking of the U.S. Apollo and U.S.S.R. Soyuz spacecraft. The historical event spotlighting the first international space mission was generally considered the end of the Space Race. The Apollo module was commanded by Oklahoma favorite son, General Thomas […]

Rainbow Fleet Early Education Center set to open in September

By Darla SheldenCity Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY – The Rainbow Fleet Early Education Center, a new preschool and child care center, is scheduled to open in September. As part of Oklahoma City Public Schools’ Pathway to Greatness reorganization, the center will occupy half of Horace Mann Elementary and feature research-based practices including Montessori pedagogy. Located at […]

Oklahoma Route 66 Museum celebrates its 25th anniversary

By Darla SheldenCity Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY – On September 23, the Oklahoma Route 66 Museum will celebrate its 25th anniversary honoring the most famous historic highway in the world. Located at 2229 West Gary Boulevard in Clinton, the Oklahoma Route 66 Museum, officially opened on that date (Sept. 23) in 1995. The museum became […]

Notice of Blackbaud Data Breach

Oklahoma State University Foundation, President Blaire Atkinson   Letter sent via email to OSU Foundation supporters: In the spirit of maintaining transparency with our Oklahoma State University Cowboy Family, I want to let you know that on July 16 our third-party vendor, Blackbaud, informed us that it was the victim of a data security incident […]

Pioneer Library Service initiative offers accredited high school diplomas online

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Pioneer Library System is offering qualified community members the opportunity to earn an accredited high school diploma and credentialed career certificate through Career Online High School, a program brought to public libraries by Gale, a Cengage company. The library now is seeking applications […]

Oklahoma History Center to host virtual Back to School Bash

  By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Each August the Oklahoma History Center (OHC) hosts its annual Back to School Bash. This year, the event will take place online, Thursday, August 6, at 4 p.m. on the OHC Facebook page. Registered organizations will be featured on the Oklahoma Museums Association’s […]

2020 Oklahoma National History Day Competition winners announced

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Ten students representing five Oklahoma school systems received recognition for their projects during the 2020 National History Day (NHD) contest. The national contest is the final stage in a series of contests beginning at the local/regional and state/affiliate levels. The event is held annually […]

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