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Community event aims to develop plan after incidents at OKC middle school

October 21, 2019

As the saying goes, if you’re not part of the solution, you’re part of the problem.


Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools Names Manager of Outreach & Programs

October 09, 2019

Shana Lewis to lead outreach and participation efforts for local schools, communities


ReadOKC initiative building a love of reading

October 07, 2019

What has become very clear in the nearly three years since ReadOKC launched is that OKCPS students are responding in a big way.


Putnam Heights Academy takes on challenge

September 22, 2019

It has been in the news that Oklahoma City Public Schools took in the students from Seeworth when that school closed. There is so much more to the story and so many inspirational things happening within the walls of the newly formed Putnam Heights Academy.


Students' hardships pose biggest challenges for Oklahoma teachers

September 08, 2019

Being part of the statewide Teacher of the Year selection committee is a big honor and a big responsibility.


Baseball Legend Cal Ripken, Jr. Celebrates Opening of 33 OKCPS Stem Centers

August 28, 2019

Local businesses and Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation provide learning opportunities at each campus


OKC school district is a huge operation, needs your help

August 25, 2019

Oklahoma City Public Schools just completed its second week of the 2019-2020 school year. There have been a lot of changes for students, families, teachers and administrators.

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See what we've been doing

  • Every OKCPS Elementary School Outfitted with STEM Centers
  • When Basic Needs Aren't Met, it's Difficult for Kids to Learn
  • I Want to Teach at OKCPS
  • What We Need
  • Volunteers Make a Difference in OKCPS
  • The Need for Bilingual Teachers
  • OKCPS Teachers Take Care of their Students
  • 2019 OKCPS Teacher of the Year - Christina Kirk
  • Foundation Lifetime Service Award - Cliff Hudson
  • Christina Kirk | Rogers Middle School | Teacher of the Year Finalist
  • Katie Alsup | Belle Isle Enterprise Middle School | Teacher of the Year Finalist
  • Julio Fajardo | Capitol Hill Elementary School | Teacher of the Year Finalist
  • Monica Green-Griffin | Hillcrest Elementary | Teacher of the Year Finalist
  • Amanda Girdler | Kaiser Elementary | Teacher of the Year Finalist
  • Debra Cox | Buchanan Elementary | Teacher of the Year Finalist