Cub Scout Pack 94 plans flapjack fundraiser
Edmond Cub Scout Pack 94 will host a Flapjack Fundraiser at the Edmond Applebee’s on Oct. 27. All proceeds raised will go toward Pack 94’s expenses such as the costs of equipment, camps and activities.
The Cub Scout Pack 94 fundraiser will be hosted by the Applebee’s restaurant at 3521 S. Broadway starting at 8 a.m. Tickets for the Flapjack Fundraiser are $7 and can be purchased by contacting Stephanie Dodge at 249-8359. Breakfast includes a short stack of pancakes, sausage, milk, juice and coffee.
To request a Flapjack Fundraiser to benefit your nonprofit organization, visit www.AGGrestaurants.com.
McGuinness senior Commended Student in NMSP
Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School announces that senior Amanda Duvall has been named as a Commended Student in the 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program. Amanda is the daughter of Pamela Rorabaugh of Oklahoma City and Mark Duvall of Edmond.
About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are receiving Letters of Commendation in recognition of their exceptional academic promise. These individuals scored in the top 5 percent of the 1.5 million students taking the 2011 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.
Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School offers STS Placement Test
Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School will be administering the STS High School Placement test on Nov. 10 to any eighth-grader interested in attending the school as a freshman for the 2013-14 school year. All prospective ninth-graders must take this test in order to help with course selection. A second test date will be offered Nov. 17 for all those who cannot make it on the first test date.
Students will need to arrive before 8 a.m. on the day of testing. They need to bring $15 for the testing fee and two No. 2 pencils. No calculators or cell phones are allowed. The test lasts about three and a half hours.
Students not attending a feeder school and interested in taking the placement test must contact Amy Hanson, freshman counselor at email@example.com or 842-6638, ext. 225, to register for the test.
Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School to hold open house
Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School will have its annual Open House for all interested and prospective students and parents from 1-3 p.m. Nov. 4.
Teachers from each academic department will be available to provide information and answer questions. Student organizations as well as parent groups will be represented and ready to help visitors. Coaches will be present to highlight the school’s athletic programs. Visitors will be able to tour the facility and meet the school’s administrative staff. Refreshments will be served in the Commons area.
2 Edmond students part of Bishop McGuinness homecoming court
Edmond students Hannah Speziale, daughter of Louise Zamora of Edmond, and Will Harjo, son of Greg and Sara Harjo of Edmond, were both part of the Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School homecoming court.
Abbey Smith, daughter of Pat and Julie Smith of Oklahoma City, was selected as the 2012 Homecoming Queen, escorted by Cody Chancellor.
Festivities were during halftime of the McGuinness-Western Heights football game when the Irish were victorious 69-0. Other activities over the weekend included the Alumni Tailgate party offered by the Bishop McGuinness Alumni Association and a 50-year class reunion for the class of 1962.
Cub Scout Pack 94 plans flapjack fundraiser
Santa Fe High presents Pirates of Penzance
The “Pirates of Penzance” is one of the most popular light operas of all times. It is filled with humorous musical numbers, lots of action, some spoken dialogue to further the plot, a happy ending and a good-natured lampooning of traditional Italian opera.
OCA math team wins second place
Oklahoma Christian Academy's Math team won second place at the University of Oklahoma Math Day, Sooner Math Bowl Competition. Math team members, from left, are Josh Howard, Seth Howard, Melad Samerinezhad and Benny Ni.
OCA wins Academic Championship
Members of the Oklahoma Christian Academy celebrate winning the OSSAA Class A State Academic Championship.
Edmond student partakes in Arkansas Capitol event
Participating in the 2014 STEM Posters at the Capitol event in Little Rock on March 7 were two current UAFS students, Alice Tholen of Edmond and Daniel Schwartz of Fort Smith, and one former University of Arkansas-Fort Smith student, Cassie Peer.
UCO employee receives recognition
Caleb Cash, coordinator of Parent and Family programs for the Office of Campus Activities at the University of Central Oklahoma, recently received the Association for Orientation, Transition and Retention in Higher Education’s 2014 Region IV New Professional Award.
OBU Honor Roll lists area residents
Edmond residents were named on Oklahoma Baptist University’s academic honor roll for the fall 2013 semester.
The President’s Honor Roll included Chelsea Abinah, a junior psychology major; Jordan Bowles, a senior communication studies major; Mackenzie Case, a junior English major; Sheridan Crofford, a sophomore nursing major; Lauren Frazier, a freshman early childhood education major; Chace Ifland, a sophomore religion major; Amber Morrisett, a sophomore pre-allied health and rehabilitation science major; Alexander Shirley, a senior communication studies major; Mariah Strong, a senior Bible major; Jacob Woodson, a freshman; Tallie Thompson, a sophomore art and mathematics double major; Alexander Hall, a sophomore; Hannah Helker, a junior mathematics major; William Woodson, a freshman mathematics major; Spencer Hylander, a senior nursing major; Bailee Steele, a junior early childhood education major; Kailey Shuler, a junior biology major; Emma Fritz, a junior history major; and Martin Hullender, a freshman finance major.
Helping those who are overlooked
With a projected cost of $4.2 million for a new Men’s Center at the City Rescue Mission, Edmond Memorial High School students are hoping they can raise enough money to complete the project.
The student-led Swine Week goal is $375,000 for Memorial’s annual fundraiser, which ends March 14.
Each year for the past 28 years, Memorial students have taken to the streets, completed dares, held assemblies, silent auctions, custom car shows and contacted businesses and residents in order to raise mounder way.
“Whenever the City Rescue Mission presented to the Student Council we saw how they help families and we realized that if we ever have to find a place to stay there is one,” Ball said. “If we meet our goal we realize that we will impact the honey for Swine Week.
Registration open for OU Sooner Flight Academy summer camps
The OU Sooner Flight Academy, an aviation education program provided through the University of Oklahoma Department of Aviation and University Outreach, has begun registration for its five-day, hands-on youth summer flight camps.
Piedmont High School’s D.U.C.K. Week adds Junk/Craft Show to raise funds for families
Piedmont High School has added a Junk/Craft Show to its 11th annual D.U.C.K. (Doing Unselfish Charities for Kids) Week calendar. The junk show will be open from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sunday and will kick off the weeklong, community-wide fundraising event.
Speech-language pathology program at Central seeks reaccreditation
The speech-language pathology master’s program at the University of Central Oklahoma has applied for continued accreditation by the Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
In accordance with the organization’s policies and procedures, the CAA is seeking public comment as part of its review of the program. Comments on the program, including that of alumni, clinic patrons, employers, graduates of the program and the public, will be heard in a meeting from 4:30-5:30 p.m. March 31 in the College of Education and Professional Studies Building, Room 106 on Central’s campus.
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