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Broken Arrow Class of 2018 to graduate at BOK Center May 15

For the fifth year, Broken Arrow High School’s (BAHS) senior class will walk across the renowned stage at the BOK Center to receive their diplomas. The ceremony will take place on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at 7 p.m. . . .

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Broken Arrow Class of 2018 to graduate at BOK Center May 15

For the fifth year, Broken Arrow High School’s (BAHS) senior class will walk across the renowned stage at the BOK Center to receive their diplomas. The ceremony will take place on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at 7 p.m. . . .

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16-17 Annual Report recaps accomplishments, breakthrough moments with additional financial info

To highlight the district’s progress both inside and outside of the classroom for the 2016-17 school year, the district’s communications division teamed with financial services to create Broken Arrow Public Schools’ . . .

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16-17 Annual Report recaps accomplishments, breakthrough moments with additional financial info

To highlight the district’s progress both inside and outside of the classroom for the 2016-17 school year, the district’s communications division teamed with financial services to create Broken Arrow Public Schools’ . . .

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Mary Collins to receive softball award at Warren Spahn Gala

Broken Arrow Lady Tiger softball all-stater Mary Collins is one of five high school softball players who will receive the Michelle Smith Award at the Warren Spahn Award Gala in Oklahoma City on Jan. 29, 2018. The award is presented . . .

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Mary Collins to receive softball award at Warren Spahn Gala

Broken Arrow Lady Tiger softball all-stater Mary Collins is one of five high school softball players who will receive the Michelle Smith Award at the Warren Spahn Award Gala in Oklahoma City on Jan. 29, 2018. The award is presented . . .

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State test results to be sent home with students this month

Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) is releasing last spring’s state test results to parents this month. Because of a number of changes to the testing program, parents should expect a significant decrease in scores. Secondary . . .

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State test results to be sent home with students this month

Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) is releasing last spring’s state test results to parents this month. Because of a number of changes to the testing program, parents should expect a significant decrease in scores. Secondary . . .

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BA Superintendent and State Teacher of the Year receive BA Chamber Women’s Community Impact Award

Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) Superintendent Dr. Janet Dunlop and State Teacher of the Year Donna Gradel recently received the Women’s Community Impact Award at the Broken Arrow Chamber’s final Successful Women’s . . .

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BA Superintendent and State Teacher of the Year receive BA Chamber Women’s Community Impact Award

Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) Superintendent Dr. Janet Dunlop and State Teacher of the Year Donna Gradel recently received the Women’s Community Impact Award at the Broken Arrow Chamber’s final Successful Women’s . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools robotics program to host gala in effort to raise funds Jan. 20

Broken Arrow Public Schools’ (BAPS) districtwide robotics program is hosting its inaugural Tiger ROARbotics Gala on Jan. 20 to raise funds for the continuation of competitions, robotics supplies, team computers and more. This event . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools robotics program to host gala in effort to raise funds Jan. 20

Broken Arrow Public Schools’ (BAPS) districtwide robotics program is hosting its inaugural Tiger ROARbotics Gala on Jan. 20 to raise funds for the continuation of competitions, robotics supplies, team computers and more. This event . . .

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Tiger Threads offers seasonal savings to patrons throughout December

As the holidays approach, Tiger Threads – The Official BA Spirit Store is offering seasonal savings on all things Broken Arrow for patrons, staff and students Dec. 4-19.  Tiger Threads is conveniently located inside of Broken Arrow . . .

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Tiger Threads offers seasonal savings to patrons throughout December

As the holidays approach, Tiger Threads – The Official BA Spirit Store is offering seasonal savings on all things Broken Arrow for patrons, staff and students Dec. 4-19.  Tiger Threads is conveniently located inside of Broken Arrow . . .

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Inaugural BA Classic tips off Dec. 7

First Round: BA boys play at 1 p.m., girls play at 2:30 p.m.

Sixteen teams. Twenty-four games. Three full days of high school basketball ( boys bracket , girls bracket ). The newly renovated Broken Arrow High School Tiger Field House will be the site of the inaugural BA Classic . . .

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Inaugural BA Classic tips off Dec. 7

First Round: BA boys play at 1 p.m., girls play at 2:30 p.m.

Sixteen teams. Twenty-four games. Three full days of high school basketball ( boys bracket , girls bracket ). The newly renovated Broken Arrow High School Tiger Field House will be the site of the inaugural BA Classic . . .

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MySchoolBucks convenience fee to increase Dec. 11

Parents who utilize MySchoolBucks to prepay for their child’s school meals will notice a convenience fee increase from $1.95 per payment to $2.49 per payment Dec. 11 due to card scheme fees. “This is the first time in our . . .

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MySchoolBucks convenience fee to increase Dec. 11

Parents who utilize MySchoolBucks to prepay for their child’s school meals will notice a convenience fee increase from $1.95 per payment to $2.49 per payment Dec. 11 due to card scheme fees. “This is the first time in our . . .

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Broken Arrow High School to host State Student Council Convention Nov. 11-13

Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) is proud to host the 77 th Oklahoma Association of Student Councils (OASC) State Convention at Broken Arrow High School Nov. 11-13. Nearly 1,800 students and 250 sponsors from 161 schools . . .

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Tigers host Norman North in first round playoff game Friday

When the Norman North Timberwolves come to town Friday for a first round Class 6 A-1 playoff game against the Tigers, Broken Arrow’s defense will face one of the state’s most productive offenses. A quartet of seniors – . . .

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Tigers host Norman North in first round playoff game Friday

When the Norman North Timberwolves come to town Friday for a first round Class 6 A-1 playoff game against the Tigers, Broken Arrow’s defense will face one of the state’s most productive offenses. A quartet of seniors – . . .

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Oklahoma Caring Van to offer free flu immunizations to elementary students Nov. 15

To assist in obtaining the flu immunization, Broken Arrow Public Schools is teaming up with the Caring Van program to offer free flu immunizations to elementary students starting at 1:00 p.m. on  Wednesday, Nov. 15  at . . .

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Oklahoma Caring Van to offer free flu immunizations to elementary students Nov. 15

To assist in obtaining the flu immunization, Broken Arrow Public Schools is teaming up with the Caring Van program to offer free flu immunizations to elementary students starting at 1:00 p.m. on  Wednesday, Nov. 15  at . . .

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Tips for staying healthy during flu season

Because seasonal influenza (flu) activity most commonly peaks in the winter months, Broken Arrow Public Schools is encouraging staff, students and parents to take the following everyday preventive measures to stop the spread of germs: . . .

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Tips for staying healthy during flu season

Because seasonal influenza (flu) activity most commonly peaks in the winter months, Broken Arrow Public Schools is encouraging staff, students and parents to take the following everyday preventive measures to stop the spread of germs: . . .

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City of Broken Arrow, BAPS partner on a watershed conservation effort

Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) and the City of Broken Arrow recently launched a unique collaborative effort to develop an outdoor environmental classroom and ecological training center along portions of the Upper Adams Creek watershed, . . .

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City of Broken Arrow, BAPS partner on a watershed conservation effort

Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) and the City of Broken Arrow recently launched a unique collaborative effort to develop an outdoor environmental classroom and ecological training center along portions of the Upper Adams Creek watershed, . . .

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Broken Arrow High School, Options Academy to replace on-campus classes with ‘Virtual Day’ during State Student Council Convention Nov. 13

For the first time ever, Broken Arrow students in grades 10-12 will experience a virtual school day to accommodate thousands of Oklahoma students attending the 77th Oklahoma Association of Student Councils (OASC) State Convention at . . .

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Broken Arrow High School, Options Academy to replace on-campus classes with ‘Virtual Day’ during State Student Council Convention Nov. 13

For the first time ever, Broken Arrow students in grades 10-12 will experience a virtual school day to accommodate thousands of Oklahoma students attending the 77th Oklahoma Association of Student Councils (OASC) State Convention at . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools, districts across the state review test scores

Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) and districts across the state are currently reviewing information about performance on state tests taken last spring. Because of a number of changes to the testing program, Oklahoma districts are expecting . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools, districts across the state review test scores

Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) and districts across the state are currently reviewing information about performance on state tests taken last spring. Because of a number of changes to the testing program, Oklahoma districts are expecting . . .

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District announces 2017-18 Site Teachers of the Year

Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) has announced its 2017-18 Site Teachers of the Year, each of whom will be considered for District Teacher of the Year to be announced at the annual Star Awards Gala this spring. “Our district . . .

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District announces 2017-18 Site Teachers of the Year

Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) has announced its 2017-18 Site Teachers of the Year, each of whom will be considered for District Teacher of the Year to be announced at the annual Star Awards Gala this spring. “Our district . . .

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BAPS, Cenergistic partner to achieve significant energy savings

Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) has partnered with energy conservation company Cenergistic to implement an energy conservation program throughout the district. Between September 2016 and July 2017, the program has provided BAPS with an . . .

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BAPS, Cenergistic partner to achieve significant energy savings

Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) has partnered with energy conservation company Cenergistic to implement an energy conservation program throughout the district. Between September 2016 and July 2017, the program has provided BAPS with an . . .

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A Message From Dr. Dunlop: Thank You

This past week brought much sorrow to the Broken Arrow Public Schools family, as we lost two of our own – high school student Jaymeson West and Oneta Ridge geography teacher Mr. Shane Anderson. First, I personally want to thank you . . .

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Text feature on parent notification system now available

Broken Arrow Public Schools has activated the text message feature on SchoolMessenger, the system used to send important parent phone calls and emails. Parents MUST "opt-in" to receive text messages from the district. To . . .

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Text feature on parent notification system now available

Broken Arrow Public Schools has activated the text message feature on SchoolMessenger, the system used to send important parent phone calls and emails. Parents MUST "opt-in" to receive text messages from the district. To . . .

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Fundraisers to support families of Jaymeson West, Mr. Shane Anderson

Fundraising accounts to support the families of Jaymeson West and Mr. Shane Anderson, two beloved members of the Broken Arrow Public Schools family who recently passed away, are available. A fund for Jaymeson West has been established at . . .

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Fundraisers to support families of Jaymeson West, Mr. Shane Anderson

Fundraising accounts to support the families of Jaymeson West and Mr. Shane Anderson, two beloved members of the Broken Arrow Public Schools family who recently passed away, are available. A fund for Jaymeson West has been established at . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools saddened by death of teacher

Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) is saddened to confirm Mr. Shane Anderson, a geography teacher at Oneta Ridge Middle School, was the victim of a terrible and senseless act of violence Sunday afternoon at his home in Tulsa. Mr. . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools saddened by student death

Broken Arrow Public Schools is deeply saddened to confirm a student passed away from his injuries after an incident last night at Memorial Stadium. Jaymeson West was a junior at Broken Arrow High School (BAHS) and played the saxophone in . . .

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BAPS saddened by tragic incident at Memorial Stadium

Broken Arrow Public Schools is terribly saddened by the tragic incident that happened at Memorial Stadium after last night’s football game. Counselors and support staff will be available Sunday afternoon from 3:00 to 5:00 pm in the . . .

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2017 Great Graduates to be honored at homecoming game Oct. 13

Every fall, the Broken Arrow High School (BAHS) Alumni Association selects a group of “Great Graduates” who exhibit strong leadership skills and remain dedicated to service within their community, bringing honor to their alma . . .

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2017 Great Graduates to be honored at homecoming game Oct. 13

Every fall, the Broken Arrow High School (BAHS) Alumni Association selects a group of “Great Graduates” who exhibit strong leadership skills and remain dedicated to service within their community, bringing honor to their alma . . .

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Broken Arrow’s homecoming week to welcome back alumni Oct. 9-13

Broken Arrow Public Schools’ (BAPS) homecoming and its traditions continually welcome hundreds of alumni, family and friends back home each fall. The 2017 edition of this year’s homecoming celebration is Oct. 9-13. . . .

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Broken Arrow’s homecoming week to welcome back alumni Oct. 9-13

Broken Arrow Public Schools’ (BAPS) homecoming and its traditions continually welcome hundreds of alumni, family and friends back home each fall. The 2017 edition of this year’s homecoming celebration is Oct. 9-13. . . .

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BA’s Donna Gradel receives media coverage from across Oklahoma

2018 Oklahoma Teacher of the Year and Broken Arrow’s own Mrs. Donna Gradel is receiving media attention from across the state. Check out this snapshot of the coverage:      ArrowVision Tulsa World . . .

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BA’s Donna Gradel receives media coverage from across Oklahoma

2018 Oklahoma Teacher of the Year and Broken Arrow’s own Mrs. Donna Gradel is receiving media attention from across the state. Check out this snapshot of the coverage:      ArrowVision Tulsa World . . .

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Broken Arrow’s Donna Gradel named Oklahoma Teacher of the Year for innovative teaching style

Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) teacher Donna Gradel was named Oklahoma’s 2018 Teacher of the Year by State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister at a recent ceremony in Oklahoma City. She is the third Broken Arrow teacher to be . . .

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Seven Broken Arrow High School students named 2018 National Merit Semifinalists

Seven Broken Arrow High School (BAHS) students have been named as this year’s National Merit Semifinalists for their prestigious academic accomplishments. Mason Bishop, Hunter Janway, Edward Lambert, Jacob Mattke, Easton Moore, . . .

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Seven Broken Arrow High School students named 2018 National Merit Semifinalists

Seven Broken Arrow High School (BAHS) students have been named as this year’s National Merit Semifinalists for their prestigious academic accomplishments. Mason Bishop, Hunter Janway, Edward Lambert, Jacob Mattke, Easton Moore, . . .

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Sequoyah Middle School celebrates 50 years with renovated building, bronze sculpture

To celebrate its 50 th birthday and newly renovated building, Broken Arrow Public Schools’ (BAPS) Sequoyah Middle School is hosting a ribbon cutting and sculpture unveiling ceremony to honor the life of Cherokee leader Sequoyah on Aug. . . .

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Sequoyah Middle School celebrates 50 years with renovated building, bronze sculpture

To celebrate its 50 th birthday and newly renovated building, Broken Arrow Public Schools’ (BAPS) Sequoyah Middle School is hosting a ribbon cutting and sculpture unveiling ceremony to honor the life of Cherokee leader Sequoyah on Aug. . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools to administer SAT at no cost to juniors in April

The SAT is the nation's most widely used admissions test among colleges and universities, so Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) recently partnered with the College Board to administer the exam to all juniors at no cost on April 10. The . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools to administer SAT at no cost to juniors in April

The SAT is the nation's most widely used admissions test among colleges and universities, so Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) recently partnered with the College Board to administer the exam to all juniors at no cost on April 10. The . . .

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BAPS district receives State Superintendent Award for Excellence in Career and Technology Education

Because of its efforts in providing students with opportunities that prepare them for the workforce, Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) was recently awarded the 2017-18 State Superintendent Award for Excellence in Career and Technology . . .

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BAPS district receives State Superintendent Award for Excellence in Career and Technology Education

Because of its efforts in providing students with opportunities that prepare them for the workforce, Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) was recently awarded the 2017-18 State Superintendent Award for Excellence in Career and Technology . . .

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Broken Arrow’s PTA Council named state council of the year

Throughout much of the district's history, the Broken Arrow Parent Teacher Association (BAPTA) Council has played an active role in improving public education for Broken Arrow students. Recently, this group’s hard work . . .

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Broken Arrow’s PTA Council named state council of the year

Throughout much of the district's history, the Broken Arrow Parent Teacher Association (BAPTA) Council has played an active role in improving public education for Broken Arrow students. Recently, this group’s hard work . . .

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BAPS’ Mentoring Healthy Parents program helps pregnant, parenting teens complete high school

As the longstanding Margaret Hudson Program ends its services for pregnant teenagers, Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) is stepping in to fill the gap with its Mentoring Healthy Parents (MHP) program for the 2017-18 school year. . . .

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BAPS’ Mentoring Healthy Parents program helps pregnant, parenting teens complete high school

As the longstanding Margaret Hudson Program ends its services for pregnant teenagers, Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) is stepping in to fill the gap with its Mentoring Healthy Parents (MHP) program for the 2017-18 school year. . . .

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Cenergistic hires specialist to assist BAPS in reducing energy consumption

As part of the $7.3 million in budget reductions Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) faced last year, the district is committed to reducing utility costs through a partnership with Cenergistic, an energy management company that will assist . . .

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Cenergistic hires specialist to assist BAPS in reducing energy consumption

As part of the $7.3 million in budget reductions Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) faced last year, the district is committed to reducing utility costs through a partnership with Cenergistic, an energy management company that will assist . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools ensures better community engagement with Peachjar

BAPS to improve school-to-home communication by distributing school flyers to parents digitally

Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) is committed to educational excellence and ensuring that parents stay informed about important activities and events that enhance their child’s life. In an effort to improve parent and community . . .

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Broken Arrow Public Schools ensures better community engagement with Peachjar

BAPS to improve school-to-home communication by distributing school flyers to parents digitally

Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) is committed to educational excellence and ensuring that parents stay informed about important activities and events that enhance their child’s life. In an effort to improve parent and community . . .

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