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
Edmond schools receive Healthy Schools Incentive Grant
Edmond is one of 26 school districts to be awarded a Healthy Schools Incentive Grant from the Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust.
Edmond Memorial alumni provide scholarships
The Edmond Memorial Alumni Association offers two scholarship each year to two graduating seniors from Edmond Memorial High School who plan to attend the University of Central Oklahoma.
Parents Helping Parents schedules meeting
The Edmond Chapter of Parents Helping Parents will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Oklahoma Blood Institute’s private meeting room at 33rd and Broadway. Scott Van Krevelen, CADC and director of “The Van’s House” (www.vanshouse.com), will speak on the topic of “Enabling vs. Helping.”
John Ross psychologist named School Psychologist of the Year
John Ross Elementary School Psychologist Nicole Marler has been named the School Psychologist of the Year by the Oklahoma School Psychological Association. She received her award at the OSPA spring conference last month in Tulsa.
2 Edmond schools achieve Great Expectations status
Two Edmond elementary schools achieved Great Expectations Model School status this week.
41-year administrator retiring but has no plans to quit educating
As Lynne Rowley, executive director of elementary education, reminisced over the past 41 years she has worked in education, she shared what it was like when she first started teaching in the Edmond School District, how things have changed and her plans for retirement.
UCO looking for nominations for Distinguished Alumni, Family of the Year
For more than 50 years, UCO has honored its most outstanding alumni with the Distinguished Alumni Award and the Family of the Year Award. These are the highest honors alumni can receive. These individuals truly are Central’s brightest shining stars. The award recognizes their outstanding accomplishments in education, arts and sciences,
UCO School of Music opens new center for historical performance
The University of Central Oklahoma School of Music recently announced the opening of the UCO Center for Historical Performance, a new endeavor focused specifically on understanding and presenting music from the past utilizing historical instruments like the recorder, harp, natural horn and harpsichord.
UCO’s AAUP chapter honors faculty for service
The University of Central Oklahoma’s chapter of the American Association of University Professors recently recognized five award recipients at a recognition ceremony in the Robert S. Kerr Room located in the Nigh University Center.
Kindergartners say they are ‘Ready for first grade’
As more than 1,600 Edmond Public School kindergartners await their graduation to first grade they have mixed feelings, much like their senior counterparts graduating this month.
“My graduating kindergartners told me they were scared, proud, happy and nervous,” said Karen McBride, one of six Centennial kindergarten teachers. “After we looked at our slide show yesterday, two of my boys came up to me and said the slide show made them want to cry.”
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