Road trip to school worth every mile for retiring Sequoyah teacher Taylor
Lynette Taylor has driven 80 miles a day from her home in Kenwood to Sequoyah School for almost 30 years, “passing by so many other schools, just to get to Sequoyah, where she knew from the beginning she wanted to spend her career.
Sequoyah Elementary’s Self retires after 30 years of teaching
Few people can say they have worked more than half their life doing what they love; and even fewer can say they have spent their total professional life in one place.
NTC Zombie 5K run raises $2,500 for RSU Conservation Education Reserve
The Environmental and Spatial Technology (EAST) Program at Northeast Technology Center (NTC) in Claremore raised a total of $2,500 for the Rogers State University Conservation Education Reserve. Funds were collected in April through the program’s annual Zombie 5K Race.
Record number of RSU students entering medically-related schools
A record number of Rogers State University students are heading to medically-related professional schools.
Claremore High School senior earns 3rd place in National History Day contest
Claremore High School senior Jessica Hammer recently earned third place in the state portion of the National History Day contest held May 7-8 at the Oklahoma History Center in Oklahoma City.
CHS bids farewell to the Class of 2014
Memories were made and tears were shed as the Claremore High School Class of 2014 said their goodbyes to teachers, administrators and classmates following Thursday evening’s commencement at Lantow Field.
Garroutte, McGuire, Cox receive McNabb award
Claremore Elks Lodge officials recently presented Certificates of Honor to Claremore High School students recognized for being at the top of their class in various departments.
Lawmakers override Fallin to rewrite literacy rules
Teachers and school officials will have their say over whether to promote third-graders still struggling to read, thanks to lawmakers who forced a rewrite of state literacy standards despite the protest of Gov. Mary Fallin.
RSU breaks ground for new student housing community
Rogers State University officials broke ground Tuesday morning for a new $11.5 million student housing complex at the Claremore campus. The 84,000-square-foot housing community will provide beds for more than 300 campus residents beginning in fall 2015, said RSU President Dr. Larry Rice.
Next Gen entrepreneurs compete at RSU
Aspiring young businessmen and women competed for cash prizes as part of Youth Entrepreneurship Day, organized by Cherokee Nation and the Rogers State University Innovation Center.
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