Greetings, Parents! It's never too early to start thinking about enrollment for your 2016-2017 Kindergarten student . Please note the following order of events. Students currently enrolled in Pre-K (4 year olds) at the Early Childhood Education Center (ECEC) or CAP will be given a generic enrollment packet on March 21st. Return the completed generic enrollment packet to ECEC (1701 E. . . .
Several students were recognized during the January 4th regular Board Meeting for their outstanding efforts in the recent Tulsa University Native American STEM competition. What an outstanding job representing Sand Springs Schools! Join us in giving these student the Congratulations and Recognition . . .
Sand Springs Schools is so blessed to have so many amazing teachers. Every year we get the priviledge of honoring a select few of them. These incredible people exhibit what it takes to be a mentor, friend, encourager, inspirer, builder of dreams and lives -- a teacher. Join us in celebrating the five outstanding . . .
At the January 4, 2016 board meeting the school building and almost 5 acre site of the former Twin Cities Elementary School was declared surplus and is now available for sale or lease to the general public. The school served the Twin Cities area as an elementary school until closed in 2003. It was subsequently renovated and used first as the Sandite Child Development Center and then by Community Action Project for its head start program until closed in 2009 when the new Early Childhood Education Center was opened. The property is located at 11 South 65th West Ave. More information is available by clicking here .
Sand Springs Schools is proud to announce the use of Peachjar as the method to distribute flyers via email distribution throughout the District. Instead of sending home paper flyers with students, parents have access to the Peachjar site where flyers are colorfully posted online. Why the move to electronic instead of paper flyers? Many times flyers being sent home are easily missed and important school information goes unseen. By using Peachjar for flyers, we know that every parent will have access to the information at their fingertips. In addition, the online . . .
ABCs of School Finance (Post: Lori Smith) January 12th, 2015 Lori Smith is the Chief Financial Officer for Edmond Public Schools. This post is excerpted from an Edmond Public School brochure , “20 Questions (and Answers) about School Finance”. What is State Aid? State Aid represents the funds that are appropriated by the State Legislature for school districts, and distributed by the State Department of Education through the . . .
I think Diane Ravitch gets it right in her latest book "Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America's Public Schools." She says the only crisis in public education is the one ginned up by government bureaucrats, major foundations and an odd coalition of elitists and commercial hustlers who have made inflated claims about the virtues of vouchers, charter schools, virtual schools, standardized testing, merit pay, etc. They insist that poverty has no correlation to low academic achievement and that overhauling our entire system along . . .
Hey, there! Did you know that Sand Springs Schools' staff and students have been busy as bees? There has been lots of buzzing excitement and industrious learning going on and we want you to know what we've been up to! Click on the link(s) below and share in the sweet honey of our diligence. Be sure to check back each month! August 2015 January 2016 September 2015 October 2015 November 2015 December 2015 2014-2015 August 2014 January 2015 September 2014 February 2015 October 2014 March 2015 November 2014 April 2015 December 2014 May 2015
Upcoming PAAT Meeting Notification Thursday, January 21st - 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Charles Page High School - Cafeteria - 400 N. Adams Rd - Sand Springs "MENU OF MISERY" featuring Sand Springs own Rob Miller, Sherry Durkee & Gary Watts Click the image above for an informational print-and-share flyer. You don't want to miss this important event!! SEE YOU THERE! For Copy-And-Paste-Ready e-mail addresses of Oklahoma Legislators and Committees--Click here! (or see the "E-mail our Legislators!" fly-out from the PAAT section on the left) PAAT NOTES: Common Core Discussion and Q&A See the following video files of the meeting! - Video provided by Union Public Schools - Video remarks from Superintendent, Lloyd Snow provided by Sand Springs Today For more information about PAAT, click here: http://sandspringspaat.wikispaces.com/
Early Childhood Education Center August 2015 Breakfast Lunch NUTRITION INFORMATION September 2015 Breakfast & Lunch NUTRITION INFORMATION October 2015 Breakfast & Lunch NUTRITION INFORMATION November 2015 Breakfast & Lunch NUTRITION INFORMATION December 2015 Breakfast & Lunch NUTRITION INFORMATION January 2016 Breakfast & Lunch NUTRITION INFORMATION February 2016 Breakfast & Lunch NUTRITION INFORMATION March 2016 Breakfast & Lunch Nutrition Information April 2016 Breakfast & Lunch Nutrition Information May 2016 Breakfast & Lunch Nutrition Information Elementaries ~ Northwoods, Garfield, Angus, Limestone and Pratt August 2015 Breakfast Lunch NUTRITION INFORMATION September 2015 Breakfast & Lunch . . .