Owasso was eliminated in the first round at state tournament last season. It wants to avoid that this year. Although a few starters were lost to graduation, the Rams have a strong core back and aim to win a second championship in three years.Read More
In March, Barnes Elementary music teacher Robin Wall was named Owasso Public Schools’ 2016-2017 District Teacher of the Year.
Wall’s love of music and singing began very, very early in life, she says. “I have been singing since I was born.”Read More
At the the Oklahoma High School Mock Trial Competition, held in March, Owasso High School’s three mock trial teams competed to place second, fourth and fifth in semifinal and final competition.Read More
OEF GIVES: In March, the Owasso Education Foundation (OEF) gave just over $31,000 to Owasso Public Schools to fund teacher grants. For the 2016-2017 school year, OEF has given more than $80,000 to Owasso Public Schools teachers, to benefit students and the community, says OEF Executive Director Stephanie Horne, second from left. Also pictured at the check presentation are School Superintendent Dr. Clark Ogilivie, OEF trustees Jodi Hamar, Jennifer Peterson, Gary Mawby, Richard Zamor and Tracy Simmons, and Owasso teacher Joanna Dossett.Read More
Things were tough for Owasso when it started the season out of the gates.
Ranked 15th in Class 6A boys, the Rams dropped their first four games, including a 59-57 overtime loss at home to Bishop Kelley on Dec. 16. But the Rams (14-8 as of this writing) have come on strong since.
Bill Blankenship is back in Tulsa after being away on a two-year journey.
The former coach of Union High School and the University of Tulsa returns to take over the same role at Owasso after being announced as the new head coach at a press conference on Jan. 6.Read More
In January, the Owasso Education Foundation (OEF) held its Northeast Mid-Winter Forum, which allowed for networking, collaboration and discussion of fundraising strategies among attendees from local education foundations including Dr. Karen Rose, director of local education foundation outreach for the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence.Read More
The 2016-2017 school year began the first year of Owasso Public Schools’s five-year strategic plan, which will continue through 2022.
The plan was created with the help of a committee of more than 100 people from all areas of the community in order to bring variety to the table and to hear what they want, says School Superintendent Dr. Clark Ogilvie.Read More
Basketball is a sport Mya Bhinhar takes seriously.
The 5-8 junior power forward from Owasso puts in a lot of practice, whether it be shooting through the net at her home backboard or at the school gym.Read More