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Oklahoma State Superintendent visits Durant  KXII-TV

Oklahoma state superintendent of education Joy Hofmeister was in Durant Wednesday, as part of the department of education's summer program for teachers.

What Parents Need To Learn From Kevin Durant’s Injury  USA TODAY High School Sports

The parent can't leave these decisions up to others, they need to advocate on behalf of their child, according to I Love to Watch You Play.

7K teachers expected at OSDE summer conference  Norman Transcript

OKLAHOMA CITY -- In July, the Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE) will bring its fourth annual EngageOK on the Road summer education ...

Parents react to Durant High School shooting scare  KXII-TV

DURANT, OK -- Police say an effort between school staff and police helped stop a possible shooting threat at Durant High School yesterday, but some parents ...

Woodward to host EngageOK | News

EngageOK on the Road is coming to Woodward Monday, July 15, and officials are expecting around 700 educators to participate.

Durant High School students walk out to protest mold concerns  KXII-TV

About 200 students and parents took part in the protest, saying the school has been keeping quiet about an alleged mold problem and that it has become a ...

Oklahoma’s ‘Teacher of the Year’ gets into heated debate with U.S. Education Secretary  KFOR Oklahoma City

DURANT, Okla. - An Oklahoma teacher is making headlines after he had a heated debate about public education with Betsy DeVos. Jon Hazell, a science ...

Construction continues on new Durant High School  KXII-TV

DURANT, OK - Construction continues this summer on the new Durant High School. Durant ISD Superintendent Jason Simeroth says the $35 million ...

Paralyzed High School Student Walks Across Stage at Graduation: 'Couldn't Do Anything But Smile'

A Florida high school student who was left paralyzed from the waist down less than a year ago found the strength and determination to walk across the stage at ...

Youth Leadership Oklahoma announces 19th class | News  Edmond Sun

OKLAHOMA CITY — Fifty-two high school seniors who compose Youth Leadership Oklahoma' s new 19th class will travel the state during a week-long trip to ...

Oklahoma teacher of the year shocked Betsy DeVos 'redefines' private schools as part of public education system  Tulsa World

WASHINGTON — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos met privately with the nation's top teachers Monday and asked them to talk about the obstacles they face in ...

Ray Richards takes over Durant Football  KXII-TV

Former Southeastern Head Coach Ray Richards has been named the head coach at Durant High School.

Bill would make teacher strikes illegal in Oklahoma  KTEN

House Bill 2214 was introduced by Rep. Todd Russ (R-District 55), whose wife is a public school teacher.

Truman Burrage Durant High School  Tulsa World

Truman Burrage. Durant High School. Burrage is an Advanced Placement Scholar with Honors and a four-year honoree in the Choctaw Nation STAR Program.

Durant ISD superintendent announces resignation  KXII-TV

DURANT, OK---The Superintendent of Durant ISD has announced his resignation after six years of *service*. "It was just one of those God-centered, God timing ...

A reading riddle  Tampa Bay Times

Just weeks into the new semester, Hillsborough County School Board member Lynn Gray showed up to help in a classroom. Among the 18 third-graders being ...

Durant teacher: OKC foster dad accused of murder 'didn't have violent temper'  KXII-TV

A Durant High School graduate is sitting in an Oklahoma County jail accused of murdering his 2-month-old foster son.

Durant ISD lets students bring personal computing devices to school  KXII-TV

DURANT, OK -- Students at Durant High School are allowed to bring their own computing devices following a new district program.

Watch Blake Griffin vs Kevin Durant in high school  Tulsa World

In the summer of 2005, then-teenagers Kevin Durant (#42, black), Blake Griffin (#34, white), Ty Lawson (#1, black) and NFL player Sam Bradford all converged ...

Athlete Look Back: What was Kevin Durant's game like in high school?  USA TODAY High School Sports

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story originally appeared on USA TODAY High School Sports in January 2014. It has been updated. Before Michael Jordan was making ...

Texoma varsity baseball player hospitalized, police investigating  KXII-TV

Police are investigating after a Durant High School sophomore was hospitalized over the weekend. The family tells us the teen fractured his neck and has ...

Oklahoma high school playing host to Commander In Chief

DURANT, Okla. - Hours before President Barack Obama's scheduled arrival in Durant, security is gearing up. A barricade of buses parked end-to-end have ...

59 years later, Durant veteran gets high school diploma  KXII-TV

DURANT, OK - A local war veteran whose education was cut short more than 50 years ago got a special surprise today while touring the new high school in ...

Darrell D. Feuerbach | Obituaries |  Quad City Times

July 26, 1931-January 23, 2019. WALCOTT - Darrell D. Feuerbach, 87, of Walcott, passed away Wednesday, January 23, 2019, at Good Samaritan Society ...

The Great Debate: How will President Obama pronounce “Durant”?

DURANT, Okla. -- In anticipation of President Obama's arrival in Durant, Okla., we've been covering a slew of topics. But little does Mr. President know, tonight, ...

Joe Scott Andrews  Daily Ardmoreite

Memorial services for J. Scott Andrews, 53, will be held Thursday morning at 11 a.m. in the Centennial Chapel of Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home with Dr. Alton ...

41 Oklahoma high schools make second, third tiers in U.S. News and World Report's rankings  Tulsa World

Several Tulsa-area high schools were among the 41 Oklahoma high schools to make it into the second and third tiers of U.S. News and World Report's annual ...

Durant teacher picks up state honor, urges fellow educators to stay in Oklahoma  Tulsa World

Glenpool High School history teacher Mike Doudican was named runner-up at the Oklahoma's Teacher of the Year ceremony at State Fair Park.

Fall commencement at Southeastern set for Dec. 16  KXII-TV

Two commencement ceremonies will be held in Bloomer Sullivan Arena, beginning at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Dec. 16.

Bonham student drowns in Collin County quarry  KTEN

Melissa police said Xzavion Epps struggled after leaping into a water-filled gravel pit on Sunday evening.

18 Oklahoma high schools rank nationally in U.S. News and World Report for 2018  Tulsa World

Tulsa's Booker T. Washington High School is back on the list after receiving no ranking last year.

“This is our heritage,” Confederate flag supporters protest ahead of Obama’s Oklahoma arrival

DURANT, Okla. - A group of Confederate flag supporters were out in force near Durant on Wednesday before the president arrived in town. The group was ...

Father, daughter killed in Calera crash  KXII-TV

Police are investigating wreck that killed a 67-year-old man and his 9-year-old daughter Monday evening in Calera.

Durant Student Dies in Scuba Diving Accident  KTEN

Faculty and students at Durant High School, as well as members of the Durant community are mourning the death of a student. KTEN's Kristi Branam spoke with ...

Oklahoma communities coming together at Friday night football game for injured teen

ADA, Okla. - An Oklahoma community is rallying around a young girl who was seriously injured in a car accident earlier this year. In July, Ada High School ...

Durant students want restitution for $1,000 gift puppy that died unexpectedly  KXII-TV

DURANT, OK -- It was an effort by students, parents and alumni of the Durant High School Marching band. The community came together to raise $1000 to buy ...

Interactive: Letter Grades for Every School  Oklahoma Watch

An interactive table allows you to compare your school's grade with those of others in your district, city or elsewhere. Education leaders and teachers decry the ...

Tate's Aggie Classic returns with biggest field yet  Pensacola News Journal

Seven host sites across Escambia and Santa Rosa County will be scene of the four-day tournament.

Student Suspensions, by School and Race  Oklahoma Watch

Use this table to compare suspension rates by school and race across Oklahoma for the 2011-2012 school year. Columns on the left show enrollment and those ...

Texas Teens Dangle 120 Feet for 3 Hours on Roller Coaster During Lightning Storm: ‘I Thought We Were Going to Die’

Texas teenagers stuck on The Joker rollercoaster for 3 hours.

Tucker-Sumner  Tulsa World

Jessica Mullins Tucker and Michael Scott Sumner were married on May 23, 2015 at GIlcrease Museum in Tulsa with Pastor Scott Neighbors of First Baptist ...

Everything you need to know about Kevin Durant and 2016 free agency  Sports Illustrated

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant's free agency continues to loom over the NBA playoffs.

Madill steel plant responds following deadly furnace explosion  KTEN

MADILL -- The Madill steel plant where two employees died in an explosion this week is now responding. Gonzalo Martinez, 38, and Brody Davenport, 23, died ...

Chelsea Baker dreams of pitching in college and MLB. Can she do it?

17-year-old Chelsea Baker is a Florida high school pitcher with a wicked knuckleball and dreams of MLB stardom. But can she blaze a trail for women in ...

Ranking 10,007 Boys By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10007 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

See the 100 Oklahoma students named All-State by the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence  Tulsa World

Jones High School. Abbott serves as president of the school choir and the Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center STEM class. Through STEM, he ...

Ada for Avery | Local News  Theadanews

Richard R. Barron/The Ada NewsThe Ada High School marching band were among those who wore “#AllInForAve” t-shirts Friday night in support of Ada student ...

Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

Roller Coaster Derails, Sending 2 People Plunging 34 Feet to the Daytona Beach Boardwalk Below

Two people fell 34 feet after a roller coaster derailed in Florida, with a total of 10 riders extricated from the ride.

Cardboard boats can float, but some don't  Quad City Times

In case you didn't know it, a cardboard boat can float.

Meet some of the smartest kids in Oklahoma: The 2017 Academic All-State scholars  Tulsa World

Meet the 100 Oklahoma students names 2017 Academic All-Staters by the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence.

Woman Riding Florida Roller Coaster During Derailment Speaks Out: I 'Thought I Was Going to Die'

One of the passengers aboard the roller coaster that derailed in Florida last week is opening up about the terrifying experience.

Vorwald-Chenault | Celebrations - Engagements, Weddings, Anniversaries, Birthdays and just special memories  Quad City Times

Together with their families, Autumn Vorwald and Bill Chenault are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.

Families of war dead keep their treasures as a way to keep them close

On Monday, Americans bow heads and raise flags to honor those who died while serving their country. But for the loved ones of those who died, no matter how ...

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