All Saints

All Saints students had another great week as the Mathletes placed sixth in the region, and the school's super scientists collected nine UCO Regional Science awards.

The Mathletes sixth-place finish out of 43 schools earned the school its best showing. The members also were awarded the most improved team award. Representing All Saints were: Matthew McNeely, Nate Trepagnier, Tam Mayes, Rondell Hames, Madison Guenst and Anna Anthony.

While the math team was setting school records, the scientists set one of their own. All Saints' nine awards were the most ever for the school. Picking up hardware were: Sarah Hake, Michael Johnson, Katie Lenhart, Morgan McCalmon, Noah Peppler, Chris Renaud, Ashley Robinson, Emily Taylor and Matt Walsh.

ASCS swimmers also recently made a splash. Theresa Dunne, Dovie Rayburn, Helen Dunne and Anthony Rayburn had a very busy February. They all had excellent performances in the Jenks Valentine Invitational and the Division II championships. They brought home numerous individual ribbons and medals. All four swim for the Sooner Swim Club.

Not to be out done, the fine arts programs also have been on the move. More than 100 ASCS band and choir members Friday participated in the Private and Parochial School Arts Festival. In addition, 25 pieces of art and photography from ASCS students were judged and displayed.

The Odyssey Mind teams will try to keep pace as they travel to Yukon for regionals.

It's spring cleaning time and All Saints is collecting items for its garage sale Saturday, May 13. Storage and pick-up is available. Call Margaret Luttrell at 329-3531 or 570-9174 for more information.

All Saints also would like to thank its families for raising $1,000 for the mission school in Guatemala. And finally, Friday, students will participate in Jump Rope and Hoops for Heart to benefit the American Heart Association.

Veritas Classical Academy

Veritas would like to congratulate its Spelling Bee winners. Blake Buchanan placed first in the second through fourth grade division. Jonathan Dilley took second. Among the fifth through seventh grade division, it was Abbie Pierce taking first and J.C. Stafford second.

Veritas seventh-grader Leah Dile has won the National Explorer "Everyday Explorer" competition. She will travel to the Galapagos Islands in May with the other 14 contest winners. Leah's winning essay and picture are available on the schools Web site,, click on the News tab. More information the contest is can be found at


Monroe's Family Fun Night was a tremendous success. Co-chairs Cheri Callahan, Mary Beth Jones and Valerie Satterthwaite expressed their gratitude to the event's volunteers and those who donated items. The funds raised will support teachers with special projects.

Friday will be Monroe's annual "'50s Day." All students are encouraged to dress in appropriate '50s attire for festivities occurring throughout the day. Mrs. Branch and the student council are helping with activities for Read Across America. She has been reading books to various classes while other teachers have been participating as well with ideas to promote reading.

March is Youth Arts Month. Teachers have made plans for classes to study and work with different art mediums. The completed projects will be available for viewing throughout the school and will lead up to the annual Arts Festival. The Monroe Masterpiece Gallery will be 5:30 to 8 p.m. March 30 and will include an art walk, dinner, a silent and live auction.

Pre-k application packets are available. Completed forms are due noon March 29 at each site. The first round drawing will be 11 a.m. March 30 at the Curriculum Center with results to be posted March 31. For more information and a schedule of the second round drawing, contact the school office or the Curriculum Center.

Students will be out of school March 13-17 for Spring Break.


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