Norman High yearbook wins awards at state conference
Yearbooks are much more than small time capsules to the past. For yearbook staff, yearbooks are the main forum in which they develop journalism skills like how to interview, take photos and write compelling leads. Yearbooks today are full ...
Four Norman elementaries receive D in A-F report card amid criticism of state formula
Three Norman schools dropped in their letter-grade report from C’s in 2012 to D’s, state education officials announced Wednesday....
Reagan Elementary third-graders participate in Chickasaw festival
Squirms and giggles were interrupted at a Reagan Elementary school third-grade classroom Thursday for shouts of newly learned Chickasaw vocabulary words....
Robin Hill announces annual election
An annual election for the School District Electors of Robin Hill School District No. C-16 of Cleveland County will be at regular voting places with the School District on Feb. 11....
Japanese exchange teachers visit NPS
Japanese exchange teachers visited several Norman Public Schools this week, including Jefferson, McKinley and Reagan elementaries and Whittier Middle School. Hitachi Computer Products (America) Inc. annually sends NPS teachers to Japan ...
Looking for OSSBA executive director
The Oklahoma State School Boards Association is accepting applications for an executive director position. Dr. Jeff Mills, executive director since 2008, led the association in its mission to offer services that support, safeguard and ...
Three NPS students score perfect ACT scores
Perfection is a feat many strive for and will never attain. To be free of flaws and mistakes is a rare state — some might even call it impossible — yet three Norman Public Schools’ students went above and beyond to achieve perfect ACT ...
NPS school board member declines to run for re-election
Norman Public Schools’ Board of Education member Don Shandy has decided not to seek re-election. Earlier this week, the NPS Board of Education announced that the No. 4 seat is up for re-election in February. Shandy said after his ...
NPS charter bus catches fire with 43 students onboard; everyone safely evacuates
Forty-three students and three adults safely evacuated a Norman Public School charter bus after it caught fire Tuesday afternoon. Three NPS buses were traveling on the H.E. Bailey Turnpike in southwest Oklahoma to a band competition at ...
Norman Public Schools better state average dropout rate
Norman Public Schools’ high school dropout rate is lower than the state average dropout rate, reported Holly Nevels, NPS director of secondary education. The 2012-2013 Student Dropout Report was presented to and discussed at a regular NPS ...
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