Oologah-Talala school bond passes

The 2019 Oologah-Talala Public Schools bond passed by over 75 percent Tuesday night.

With 654 votes cast, proposition one received 493 votes in favor and proposition two received 507.

In total the bond provided over $10.3 million for improvements and transportation without raising property tax.

Projects included exterior improvements to several buildings, energy upgrades across campus, interior improvements at the upper elementary and middle school, new technology and text books, athletic facility improvements, student activity funding, pool improvements and transportation.

Oologah-Talala Superintendent Max Tanner gave heartfelt thanks to the Oologah and Talala residents who voted on the bond issue.

“This bond is so crucial for our schools, facilities, academics, activities, athletics and transportation going forward. I appreciate you and the great Oologah and Talala communities for the continued support of our schools,” Tanner said. “Yesterday was an awesome turnout with great results for our schools and it happened because of the great residents of the two communities. Again, thank you!”

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