Since 1997, Broken Arrow Public Schools excitedly celebrates its teachers and their dedication to students across the district during the annual Teacher Appreciation Week every May. This year’s weeklong event will bring community members, students, parents and volunteers together to thank Broken Arrow’s teachers May 2-6. “So often we fail to take the time to appreciate the people in our lives who make a difference, . . .
Doctors from Tulsa Bone & Joint and St. John Broken Arrow will provide athletic physicals to Broken Arrow student/athletes who will be in grades 7-12 during the 2016-2017 school year on May 2 at 5:30 p.m. in Tiger Field House. Cost for the physical is $20. Stations include medical history form, height/weight, heart/lungs, blood pressure, and upper and lower extremity exams. An athletic physical dated . . .
The state budget crisis will have a far-reaching impact on the students and teachers at Broken Arrow Public Schools. Decreased funding from the state will likely require the district to cut more than $7 million dollars from the operating budget – a cut that will affect the classroom, as well as instructional programs and services that are provided to our children. Many parents and patrons are asking how they can help, . . .
Research phase is underway
Broken Arrow Public Schools’ high school configuration study, a four phase process which began in the summer of 2015, recently concluded its planning phase and entered the third phase of the process, research. At a board meeting on April 18, 2015, Dr. Jarod Mendenhall, superintendent for the district, provided board members with an update on steering committee activities. “The steering committee has spent the last several . . .