The Edmond Sun

October 19, 2012

10-20 Education news in brief

The Edmond Sun

EDMOND — 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


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 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.