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Students Recognized by School Board

The Sandite Community has a lot to be proud of for the month of October.  Several students were recognized for their efforts at the most recent Sand Springs Public Schools Board Meeting. Hank Davis and Connor Lee were . . .

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Board Meeting Standouts


January During the January 8th District Board Meeting, there were several recognitions of Sandite leadership and success.   Allie Ornelas was was nominated for . . .

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2017 Summer AP

Students needing to access the Summer AP Contract or Summer Reading List, can find information at this link !

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Continuous Strategic Improvement Plan for Sand Springs Schools

Sand Springs Schools has embarked on a year-long journey to develop a five-year continuous improvement plan that was data informed and stakeholder driven. The resulting 2017-2022 Strategic Plan serves as a blueprint of transformation and . . .

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Fall 2016 PAAT Meeting

Sandites! This is your opportunity to become a more informed citizen, more involved in your child's education, and to let your voice be heard!  See below for details of the extroardinary speakers that will be present. Let's . . .

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Board Meeting Highlights


Board Meeting Highlights MAY Brock Smith - CPHS Senior Brock received special recognition from the Board for his incredible accomplishment of making Oklahoma Academic All State. CPHS . . .

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To our Sand Springs Community...

We are fortunate to live in a community that is supportive of public education and sincerely wants every child to experience academic success. The school board recently decided to embark on a major strategic planning initiative to . . .

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The Sand Springs Community + SSPS...

= Amazing opportunities for our students!

THANKS to our Sand Springs Community who were vital in the ability to provide quality STEM curriculum from PROJECT LEAD THE WAY to ALL of our elementary sites! Together we are better!!

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Get Involved - A Chance to Dialogue about the District

It has been a successful start to a new school year. Hopefully your family has found a rhythm with new schedules and your children are enjoying their time with us. We would like to inform you about an opportunity parents and . . .

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July Board Meeting Recognitions

Join us in celebrating the following outstanding individuals who were recognized for their excellence during the July Board Meeting. These Amazing Sandites  received a Sand Springs Schools  Coin of Excellence ! . . .

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June Board Meeting Recognitions

Congratulations to all those who were recognized during the June 6th Board Meeting! Each outstanding individual who was recognized received a Sand Springs Public Schools COIN OF EXCELLENCE.   . . .

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District Libraries - More than just Books!

Please enjoy this presentation showcasing all the amazing things that  have happened in our media libraries this school year. Click below to begin the journey!

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May Board Meeting Recognitions

The May 2nd Board Meeting included recognitions for 3 outstanding recipients. Each were presented with something special by a Sand Springs Schools Board Member. Junior, Daton Fix, shows excellence in not only academia, but in . . .

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Sand Springs Chamber gives back!

The Monday, May 2nd Board Meeting embraced more than policy and financial decisions. It also embraced the act of selflessness and giving back. The Sand Springs Chamber of Commerce recently held a Roast of Lloyd Snow, our current . . .

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April Board Recognitions

...Excellence in Sand Springs!

The Board of Education had the pleasure of honoring two outstanding individuals during the April 4th meeting. Sand Springs Schools continues to be a leader in the state showcasing excellence on all fronts!   Ethan . . .

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PIT Camp 2017

Josh Heupel's  The 14 Foundation  PIT Camp is back! JULY 3, 5, 6 (Monday, Wednesday, Thursday) Ages 8-18 8AM - 3:30PM REGISTRATION IS FREE ! Open to the Tulsa Region . . .

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Sherry Pearson - A National Sandite Recognition

Sand Springs School's Child Nutrition Director, Sherry Pearson, was recently recognized in the February 2016 edition of the School Nutrition Association's monthly magazine. We are so very blessed to have Sherry as an . . .

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And the next Superintendent is....

Mrs. Sherry Durkee!

The Board of Education took action last night to employ Mrs. Sherry Durkee as Superintendent  July 1 . She is an outstanding choice. I have said many times this district has great teachers, staff, and school leaders. . . .

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2016-2017 Kindergarten Enrollment

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 . . .

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STEM Success!

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 . . .

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Board Meeting Recognitions

Congratulations to the following students who have shown exempliary excellence.  Each was given special recognition during the December 7, 2015 Sand Springs Schools Board Meeting. Watch out kids, your Sandite is showing! . . .

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2015-2016 Site Teachers of the Year


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, . . .

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Walk 4 Kids was a Walking Success!

At the October 5, 2015 board meeting,   Sand Springs Education Association President, Cindy Dunn, presented Susan Cox of DaySpring Villa with $3,785 raised at the Walk 4 Kids event. Walk 4 Kids was held at . . .

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Win $10,529 for you AND your school!

The 10,000 Reasons to Save Sweepstakes will award $10,529 toward an Oklahoma 529 College Savings Plan to one lucky Oklahoma child whose parent, grandparent or legal guardian submits an online entry form from now through November 15, 2015. . . .

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Mike Mullins - New OSSBA Board President

Our current vice president of the Sand Springs Board of Education, Mr. Mike Mullins, has just been elected as the new president of the board of directors for the OSSBA (Oklahoma State School Board Association).   . . .

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Sand Springs June 9th Bond Issue


Sand Springs 2015 Bond Election Thank you, Sand Springs! The bond issue passed with flying colors. Your continued support of public education and the future of our kids is well evident in how this community continually steps up to do . . .

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School Supply Lists & Enrollment Information - 2015-2016

Sand Springs Schools Classroom Supply Lists and Enrollment Schedule Information 2015-2016 Classes begin August 20, 2015! Revised 7/28/2015   ELEMENTARY | Pre-K - 5th Grade Angus . . .

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Foundation to Honor State's Top Educators, Students at May 16 Academic Awards Banquet

Of those being honored, our very own Superintendent Lloyd Snow as well as Charles Page seniors Dominique Ropp and Heath Vann are on the prestigious list. What a tremendous honor for each of you and for Sand Springs Public Schools! . . .

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Sandite Pride on Display

at the April 6, 2015 Board Meeting

The April 6th regular monthly Board Meeting was filled with much more than ordinary school business. It was a chance to highlight students and staff who have shown what Sandite Pride is all about. Join us in celebrating these . . .

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Sandites Rally at the Capitol

...Monday, March 30th

Many Sandite teachers, administrators, and even parents and students were among thousands who rallied at the Capitol in Oklahoma City on Monday, March 30th. The focus of the rally was on education funding and also to rally for a more . . .

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Sand Springs Schools 2014-15 Teacher of the Year

... Mr. Beau Jestice!


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Sandites Awarded and Honored

...by the 2015 Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence!

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Sand Springs Schools Welcomes Ron Clark!

Join us -- This event is Open to the Public!

Sand Springs Public Schools is excited to announce that Ron Clark, a nationally recognized educator, will be delivering a keynote address to open up the district’s professional development day on February 16 th .  Ron Clark has . . .

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Student and Legislative Forum

Two Charles Page High School seniors had the opportunity to attend the Student and Legislative Forum held at Broken Arrow Schools today. Both students,  Bailie Edwards and Nique Ropp, also the opportunity to meet with State . . .

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FOR THE PEOPLE | A Vision For Oklahoma Public Education

JOIN THE CONVERSATION! Click here to find out more.

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AEP Honors Sand Springs Schools

AEP presented a check in the amount of $2,356.74 to Sand Springs Schools for participation in the 2014 Peak Performers program.   Your willingness to reduce your electrical demand in response to peak events tremendously . . .

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CNGC Students and United Way

....A Winning Combination!

Central Ninth Grade Center raised $5,126.20 for the Tulsa Area United Way 2014 campaign. The top money raising classes of Ms. Michelle Bonicelli, Ms. Reba Riederer and Ms. Kathy Davis contacted business leaders in Sand Springs and . . .

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Carnival of the Animals

Northwoods Fine Arts Academy students and Garfield Elementary students both had the priviledge to attend the Carnival of the Animals. The production was performed by the Tulsa Symphony. Student written poems were recited by News on 6 . . .

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Sandite girls win big in OSSAA Cross Country State meet!

Sand Springs athletes attended the OSSAA 6A Cross Country State Meet on November 1, 2014 in Edmond, Oklahoma. Among those, standouts include Charles Page High School students Cheyenne Walden, sophomore, and Morgan Long, senior. Cheyenne won . . .

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National Merit Students Recognized

...for their outstanding achievement!

Sand Springs Schools is proud to recognize these students on their outstanding academic achievements. Each was recognized at the November 3, 2014 regular Board of Education meeting.   Recognitions are as follows: . . .

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McKinney Animal Hospital Gives More than Animal Care

During the month of September, McKinney Animal Hospital donated 5% of all proceeds to Sand Springs Public Schools. This included 5% off all veterinary services and products such as boarding, grooming, examinations, check ups and . . .

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2014-2015 Enrollment Schedules & Classroom Supply Lists

The 2014-2015 school year will begin before we know it! CLICK HERE! for Enrollment and Schedule Pick-Up Information Classes begin August 20th!   Click below to see all the current Classroom Supply Lists . . .

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CPHS Graduated Senior, Will Thompson, wins National Speech Championship!

Friday night, June 20, 2014, our very own 2014 graduate, Will Thompson, won the National Championship in "Extemporaneous Commentary" at the National Speech and Debate Tournament in Overland Park, Kansas. To watch a . . .

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2014 Summer Girls Volleyball Camp

2014 Summer Girls Volleyball Camp June 23 - 26 Ed Dubie Field House (Charles Page High School) For all girls  entering the 2nd - 9th  grade next fall. CLICK HERE FOR REGISTRATION AND . . .

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Superintendent Lloyd Snow received the John M. Hess Award

Superintendent Lloyd Snow has been awarded the 2014  John M. Hess Award for Outstanding Citizenship!   The award and citation were presented to Supt. Snow on May 19, 2014   at the Sand Springs City . . .

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2014 Sand Springs Education Foundation Hall of Fame Banquet

The 24th Annual Sandite Hall of Fame Banquet was held on Thursday, April 24th at the Ed Dubie Field House on the campus of Charles Page High School. This year's Inductees are Ward Sherrill, Class of 1963 and Mike Burdge, Class of 1969. . . .

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CPHS 2014 Graduation Speeches

Please enjoy the following Charles Page High School graduation speeches written by seniors, Will Thompson and Jennifer Dotson CONGRATULATIONS CLASS OF 2014!  EVER THE SANDITES Graduation Speech Will Thompson . . .

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Parents Guide to THIRD-GRADE Reading Retention

The Reading Sufficiency Act supports Oklahoma children in Kindergarten through third grade.  The purpose of  RSA is to ensure that all Oklahoma students are reading on grade level at the end of third grade. RSA begins in . . .

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2013-14 Site Teachers of the Year

to the 2013-14 Site Teachers of the Year ! !   Janet Smith – Early Childhood Education Center Tom Huff – Northwoods Fine Arts Academy Stephanie McAllister – Angus Valley Elementary . . .

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Educators Hall of Fame Inductees for 2013

We are pleased to announce that Superintendent Lloyd Snow has been inducted into the Educators Hall of Fame for 2013!  Congratulations Mr. Snow -- what an incredible honor for you and the Sand Springs Schools. . . .

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Oklahoma Arts Council

TULSA ROCK QUARTET ROCKS PRATT with   “From Bach to Rock” Through a partial grant from the   Oklahoma Arts Council, the Sand Springs Symphony League   presents the   Tulsa Rock Quartet at . . .

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A-F Report Card 2013

Sand Springs Schools   October 28, 2013 Dear Sandite Family, Last week our district received our first glance at the data for our A-F report cards. Please remember this data was collected from the spring . . .

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SSEF Drive to Give

...Thank you for a successful event!

Thank you, Sand Springs, for making this a successful event! Do to your selfless desire to make a difference, we exceeded the 300 maximum participants. The Sand Springs Education Foundation will receive the full $6,000 donation to . . .

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Enrollment Information and School Supply Lists 2013-2014

Sand Springs Public Schools 2013-2014 Click here for ENROLLMENT AND SCHEDULE PICK-UP INFORMATION Classroom Supply Lists   Early Childhood Education Center - PreK . . .

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Hall of Fame Banquet

-- April 18, 2013

The annual Education Foundation Hall of Fame Banquet and Fundraiser was held on April 18th. Scott Thompson, a KOTV anchor, was emcee again. Outstanding Sandites, Harlan Pinkerton and Diane Dinkel, were inducted. Additionally, the new . . .

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Pratt Honored at Herbal Affair

Saturday, April 20th, at the Sand Springs Herbal Affair, Mayor Mike Burdge honored Pratt Elementary with a proclamation for being recognized as a Blue Ribbon School. Among those in attendance were Principal, Jim Roberts, along with Pratt . . .

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Music Jubilee

- April 28, 2013, 2:00-4:00 PM

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Oklahoma Educator's Hall of Fame Induction

We are pleased and honored to announce to you that our great leader, Superintendent Lloyd Snow, has just been informed that he is one of this year's inductees into the OKLAHOMA EDUCATOR'S HALL OF FAME.  We do not have all of the details . . .

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Rusty Gunn Takes Oath of Office

...at the March 4, 2013 Board Meeting

Rusty Gunn, Sand Springs Schools newest Board Member, took the oath of office Monday, March 4, 2013. He fills the seat vacated by Debbie Thompson who stepped down last month. Rusty has been a resident of Sand Springs for 10 years. He . . .

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Bond Issue Victory!

Thanks to Sand Springs school parents and patrons for the highest percentage (85-86%) of bond approval ever!   The trust and support you give us is not taken lightly. Our students, teachers, and support staff fully appreciate and . . .

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Sandites Mourn the Passing of Clyde Boyd Middle School Principal

Mrs. Louise Pond passed away on February 17, 2013.  She was a beloved member of the Sand Springs community.  Louise taught History, English, and Drama classes before becoming the principal of Clyde Boyd Middle School.  . . .

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Debbie Thompson Reception

Appreciation and heartfelt thanks go out to Mrs. Debbie Thompson. After serving on the Sand Springs Public Schools Board since 2000, she is stepping down from a prestigious and honorable course of service. She has not only been an . . .

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Sandite Dance Team Tryouts

Sandite Dance Team Tryouts Grades 7th – 12th   February Technique Classes: (Located at Page Academy- the old Central Elementary Building -in the Cafeteria) *Current 7 th & 8 th Graders – . . .

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Bond Issue - Vote March 5, 2013!

  Please remember our Bond Issue vote is March 5, 2013! There has been lots of Abraham Lincoln history these past few months. No doubt his wisdom, courage, intellect, and common sense will forever be remembered. One of . . .

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2012-13 Site Teachers of the Year

....way to go!

to the 2012-13 Site Teachers of the Year ! !   Sandy Gilstrap – Early Childhood Education Center Laura Hamilton – Northwoods Fine Arts Academy Carrie Schlehuber – Angus Valley Elementary . . .

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Pratt is a National Blue Ribbon School

Sand Springs Public Schools had an opportunity to honor an outstanding achievement. Our very own Pratt Elementary was selected as a National high performing Blue Ribbon school. In response to this significant award, the Sand Springs . . .

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Register for PIT Camp

Register Now for PIT Camp.  Registration is FREE for students age 8-18.  Open to any student in the Tulsa Region.   Download a copy of this form to register .   Hosted by Sand Springs Public . . .

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