Woodward Public Schools has a proposed $6.5 million bond issue that will go towards improvements in the arts, academics and athletics. It will be put to a vote this Tuesday, April 3. If passed, it would provide renovations to the Middle School and High School auditoriums, improvements to the Middle School Fine Arts and Consumer
Woodward Public Schools announced Thursday morning that classes will be in session April 2, as both the Oklahoma House and Senate passed an historic revenue package that will provide teachers with a pay raise and fund education. Governor Mary Fallin said she will sign the bill. The Oklahoma Education Association has acknowledged the work of
Woodward’s best came together Thursday to unveil the new location of the Hope Center on 810 Santa Fe Street. “This is to get the city of Woodward and the surrounding cities to recognize this is happening”, Executive Director of the center, Lance Osborne said. “For them to come alongside of us as a community and help
The Woodward School Board met Thursday afternoon to plan for a possible teacher walkout April 2 if Oklahoma legislators cannot provide funding for the first across-the-board pay raises for teachers since 2008. The board is prepared to suspend classes from April 2-6 if teachers were to walkout. In a post, the school addressed several areas
[FROM THE WOODWARD NEWS] The Woodward Police Department made an arrest Friday morning after a shooting occurred Thursday night around 9 p.m. in 1700 block of 12th street. Officers arrested Harrison Williams, 20, on charges of assault and battery with a deadly weapon, according to Assistant Police Chief Billy Parker. The victim has been identified
In a ceremony at the Woodward high school annex Wednesday afternoon, Wendy Oates, a 4th grade teacher at Highland Park Elementary, was named the 2018 Woodward Teacher of the Year. “I hope I represent you with Boomer pride, I’ll do my best”, Oates said as she spoke to those on hand. Victoria Smith, a 5th
OFFICIAL RELEASE FROM THE HIGH SCHOOL: On Wednesday, March 21 Woodward High School will conduct a MOCK CAR CRASH SCENARIO. This MOCK SCENARIO will begin at 11:45 a.m. in the north parking lot. This demonstration and follow up assembly is being conducted to bring awareness of the dangers of drinking and driving as well as
Oklahoma Lt. Governor Todd Lamb appeared on Wednesday’s K101 Morning Show to update us on how his trip through Northwest Oklahoma and the panhandle went last week and his Commission on School Security’s meeting earlier this week.
State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister appeared in studio during Tuesday’s “K101 Morning Show” to talk about public education in Oklahoma alongside with Woodward Public Schools Superintendent Kyle Reynolds.
In a special election Tuesday to fill the Woodward County Commissioner seat in District 1, Republican Troy White defeated Democrat Michael Kee. White received almost 87 percent of the vote, while Kee received 13 percent. The final tally had 318 votes for White and 49 for Kee.