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East Central High School Students Participate In STEM Activities  News On 6

Tulsa's East Central High School is taking a hands-on approach to its science fair.

Suspensions Recommended After Brawl At Ponca City/East Central HS Game  News On 6

The Ponca City and Tulsa Public School districts issued suspensions after a brawl that happened at the end of a girls high school basketball game earlier this ...

Graduations 2019: See graduation ceremonies from Will Rogers, East Central, Central, Memorial, Rejoice Christian, Sapulpa and more  Tulsa World

Congratulations to the Class of 2019. Check out area high school and college graduation ceremony photos here.

Tulsa East Central High School Threat: Officials Investigate  KOKI FOX 23

Tulsa police told FOX23 they will have extra officers near the school.

VIDEO: Brawl breaks out after Oklahoma HS girls basketball game  USA TODAY High School Sports

A fight broke out among players, coaches and fans at an Oklahoma high school basketball game Tuesday night.

WATCH: Ponca City, East Central players, fans get in massive fight after basketball game  KTUL

Ponca City High School held a women's basketball game against East Central High School Tuesday night that ended in a fight. Ponca mom Kesha Ball said ...

East Central High School student's homicide remains mystery  Tulsa World

Darrin "Da Da" Wilson was described as "a young man with potential" who had a gift in bringing joy to others.Police identify body found in east Tulsa field; ...

East Central High School one of several TPS sites to offer mariachi class  Tulsa World

Some of the students don't know Spanish, and some don't yet know English, but "music transcends language," band director Sara Lambert said.

Photo gallery: East Central High School's 2018 graduation | Communities  Tulsa World

East Central High School Graduation at the Mabee Center on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. IAN MAULE/Tulsa World. Ian Maule/ Tulsa World. Facebook · Twitter ...

Online threat against East Central leads to arrest of student, adult relative; guns found in home  Tulsa World

Tulsa police arrested a 17-year-old student and his adult relative Tuesday after they allegedly made threats against East Central High School on social media.

PolitiFact: Internet prank post falsely says Tulsa high school closed after arson  Tulsa World

A user-generated post on prank site says a Tulsa high school was closed after being set on fire, but the story is fake.

Three sentenced to prison in shooting death of East Central High School football player  Tulsa World

Three people charged in a gang-related drive-by shooting that resulted in the death of an East Central High School football player have been sentenced to ...

Teacher recognized at Tulsa chamber meeting: 'I'm honored, but there's a lot of other teachers that do similar things'  Tulsa World

An East Central High School teacher didn't know what to think about his prominent role in Tulsa Regional Chamber Chairman David Stratton's inaugural speech ...

Find out where your child's school stands after the latest release of TPS report cards  Tulsa World

After a two-year hiatus, the Oklahoma State Department of Education released on Feb. 28 school report cards with a new design and a new priority.

Tulsa Campus Police Make Arrest At East Central  News On 6

East Central High School campus police made an arrest Wednesday morning and sent out an "intruder on campus" alert.

Three to stand trial in shooting death of East Central High School football player  Tulsa World

Three people will stand trial in a drive-by shooting that resulted in the death of an East Central High School football player, a judge decided Thursday.

Former Coach Pays Tulsa Public Schools To Settle Lawsuit  News On 6

Former East Central High School football coach Travis Hill has settled a lawsuit filed against him by Tulsa Public Schools.

Oklahoma football: Jimbo Elrod news stuns fellow East Central HS, Sooners alum Tony Casillas  Tulsa World

The pair is the only football players at East Central to have their jerseys retired.

Six decades after dropping out of Union High School, 77-year-old pastor fulfills lifelong goal of graduating  Tulsa World

Leo Johnson dropped out of school his senior year and spent the next 60 years living with regret. And according to him, it's all because of a misunderstanding.

East Central High School Student Dies From Influenza  News On 6

Tulsa Health Department officials have confirmed a Tulsa County resident under the age of 18 has died from influenza A.

Four coaches confirmed as recommended hires at Muskogee  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Muskogee Public Schools announced Wednesday the recommendation to hire four head coaches within the athletic department pending Board approval.

Tammy Ann Altaffer  Tulsa World

Tammy Ann Altaffer Pawhuska native, Tammy Ann Altaffer, 50, passed away Saturday, March 9, 2019 in the St. John Medical Center, Tulsa, following her ...

Glenda Stephens Ashton  Tulsa World

Glenda Stephens Ashton, 72, passed away on April 20, 2019 surrounded by family members in her Dallas, TX home. Known to many as "Sparkle", she lit up the ...

Patricia "Trish" Ann Lewellen  Tulsa World

Patricia "Trish" Ann Lewellen, 67, entered into His presence March 14, 2019. The daughter of John Thomas and Erma Dean Hatch, Trish was born in Tulsa, ...

Lloyd Lawrence Wallisch II | Local Obituaries  Tulsa World

Lloyd Lawrence Wallisch II was born on April 1, 1952, in Gulfport, Mississippi. He died October 28, 2018, in Kansas City, Missouri, after a short illness. Lloyd was ...

Four years ago Crystal Garcia constantly skipped school. Now she's McLain's valedictorian  Tulsa World

From chronically absent to valedictorian of her senior class at McLain High School, Crystal Garcia has come a long way since freshman year.

High schools: Hale names Brian Jones football coach  Tulsa World

Former East Central High School captain and co-defensive coordinator Brian Jones has been hired as Hale's head football coach, pending Tulsa Public Schools ...

Tulsa school board approves grade expansions for local charter schools  Tulsa World

The Tulsa school board on Monday approved requests by three of its charters to expand to additional grades.

Wagner-Kannady Wedding  Tulsa World

Miss Lauren Elizabeth Wagner and Mr. Justin Cole Kannady were united in marriage on Saturday, March 23, 2019, at six o'clock in the evening on the golf ...

Girls track: Jenks discus standout Bailey Tilley also on the rise in the hammer throw  Tulsa World

Jenks junior Bailey Tilley already owns one state title in the discus and has the longest throw in 6A girls in 2019 (135 feet, nine inches).

Tulsa Man Gets 25 Years In East Central Football Player's Death  News On 6

A Tulsa man will spend 25 years in prison for his role in the death of an East Central High School football player last year.

Spring sports notebook: Bartlesville golfer Emma Shelley ties for first in 6A East/West showdown  Tulsa World

In track, Jenks junior Bailey Tilley has 6A girls' best discus throw this season (135 feet, 9 inches) and she's on the leading edge of an event foreign to most.

Balloon release held for East Central football player shot and killed Tuesday  KTUL

The East Central High School football team held a balloon release for their teammate who was killed in a shooting in east Tulsa Tuesday.Football players ...

Memorial Day: Weekend packed with opportunities to celebrate veterans, remember the fallen  Tulsa World

Beginning Friday and continuing through Monday, a number of events and activities are planned across the area in connection with Memorial Day.

Update: East Central football player identified as victim in attempted drive-by shooting  Tulsa World

Police released the narrative of the events Tuesday night that left a 17-year-old dead after he and his accomplices allegedly attempted a drive-by shooting.

Police Seek Teen In Death Of Tulsa High School Football Player  News On 6

Police are asking for the public's help to find a Tulsa teen charged in connection with the August shooting death of a East Central High School football player.

Girls basketball: East Central standout Ja'Mee Asberry signs with Oklahoma State  Tulsa World

Ja'Mee Asberry is determined to come back from a knee injury that robbed of her final East Central high school basketball season.

Community Resource Officer 'Popsey' Floyd to resign from Tulsa Police Department  Tulsa World

The Tulsa Police Department's first community resource officer is stepping down after nearly two years of bridging the divide between law enforcement and the ...

Former Tulsa World business editor John Stancavage dies  Tulsa World

John Stancavage, a former Tulsa World business editor, reporter and columnist who made a career of covering the local and state business scene, died Friday, ...

'Invalid and unreliable': 2016 school report cards released  Tulsa World

"These grades are meaningless, and I think it's important for the public to understand that for the second year, at least, they need to dismiss this information," TPS ...

East Central H.S. Forfeits Games Amid Player Eligibility Violations  News On 6

East Central High School will forfeit the first four games of this football season due to violations involving a transfer student.

Guide to Tulsa's sports teams  KOKI FOX 23

Tulsa sports teams are more extensive and varied than you might imagine. You can enjoy professional baseball, hockey, soccer and football in Tulsa, and ...

"Dependable, determined and dedicated": Wolf transitions from walk-on to full-ride scholarship starter  Daily O'Collegian

Landon Wolf walked through the glass doors of Café Libro at 8:30 a.m., on time as usual.

East Central Wrestling Coach Arrested At Weekend Checkpoint  KTUL

A teacher at East Central High School was arrested for public intoxication after the car he was riding in was stopped at a roadside safety checkpoint over the ...

In First Congressional District, Hern seems to hold most of the cards  Tulsa World

Hern is the Republican nominee in a district Republicans have dominated for three decades, and he has access to far greater financial resources — his own and ...

1 man killed, 1 injured after confrontation, shooting at east Tulsa bar  Tulsa World

The two men, regulars at Torchy's Briar Patch, were confronted by multiple large groups in a fight that ended in gunshots.

40 years later, Tulsa remembers worst tornado in city's history  Tulsa World

Forty years later, the June 8, 1974, storm remains the most devastating tornado outbreak in Tulsa history, doing nearly $44 million in damage.

Girls basketball: East Central's Ja'Mee Asberry planning to graduate at semester  Tulsa World

Ja'Mee Asberry plans to graduate in December from East Central High School and enroll at Oklahoma State University for the spring semester, her father, James ...

People to Watch: Moises Echeverria brings outsider past to OCCJ  Tulsa World

He was 13 when his family moved to Tulsa from Monterrey, Mexico, and now he's program director for the Oklahoma Center for Community and Justice, and ...

Photo Galleries: 2015 graduations at high schools in the Tulsa area  Tulsa World

Find links to slideshows of high school graduations in the Tulsa area.

Throwback Tulsa: April Fools' election free-for-all in ’86 was no joke  Tulsa World

Thirty years ago, the re-election of Mayor Terry Young was considered a done deal. But a political novice upset the incumbent in the primary and a filing frenzy ...

Closing the gap: Skills must catch up to demand in aviation sector, officials say  Tulsa World

Last month at a news conference at American Airlines' Tulsa Maintenance Base, U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe promoted a vision as large as the Boeing 737 staged ...

Tulsa Public Schools report reveals racial, economic disparities in student discipline, attendance  Tulsa World

As Tulsa Public Schools leaders work to remove racial, social and cultural disparities affecting student success, the district released data this week that ...

WATCH NOW: Tulsa Police Video Shows Car Crashing Into School Building  News On 6

Tulsa Police have released dash cam video of a chase that ended when a man crashed into an East Central High School concession stand.

Murdered Tulsa Teen Remembered As Gifted Athlete  News On 6

Police have identified the body of a teenager found along an East Tulsa trail on Thursday. Darrin Wilson, 16, was a student at East Central High School.

Interim head of OCCJ has long history with organization going back to childhood  Tulsa World

Moises Echeverria, the new interim president and chief executive officer of the Oklahoma Center for Community and Justice, is at the helm of an organization ...

Tulsa voters approve record-setting school bond package  Tulsa World

Voters passed by a wide margin a state record-setting $415 million school bond package for Tulsa Public Schools on Tuesday.

Drake, Carnes vie in Leach School board race  Grandlakenews

Editor's Note: This story the two candidates who are running for school board for the Leach School District. Each candidate in this race were given the same ...

Man Shoots At Security Guard At Tulsa QuikTrip  News On 6

Police say a man shot at a security guard at the QuikTrip at 11th and Garnett. He has since been arrested.

Summer school is still in at the mall  Tulsa World

Since 2011, when TLA became a full-fledged virtual school open to elementary, middle and high school students, nearly 1400 students have been served and ...

Tulsa Public Schools loses 35 percent of its teachers in two years, but many aren't leaving for higher pay  Tulsa World

A Tulsa World analysis found at least 28 percent of school-based certified staff who left TPS were on the faculties of other public school districts within the state.

Tulsa students trade on 'stock exchange' through Junior Achievement program  Tulsa World

The student groups were working toward the same goal: to have their portfolio outperform everyone else's.

Tulsa Public Schools graduations: watch live  KOKI FOX 23

WATCH the graduations on and FOX23's Facebook page.

Photo galleries: See graduation photos from Glenpool, Wagoner, Memorial and more  Tulsa World

We are shooting photo galleries of area high school graduations.

Schools Across Green Country Dealing With Social Media Threats  News On 6

A number of Green Country schools are responding to threats and rumors of threats following the Florida school mass shooting.

OSU football: What does the wide receiver room look like for 2019 without Tyron Johnson?  Tulsa World

Wallace, Stoner and Wolf are top expected returners.

Tony Casillas  Tulsa World

Tony Casillas wasn't always the biggest, strongest and fastest kid in the neighborhood.

Balloons released for Tulsa teen killed in shooting  KOKI FOX 23

Marquis Mullins, 17, was killed last week by return fire during a drive-by shooting.

Rites held for James Vance, former Tulsa World writer, acclaimed graphic novelist  Tulsa World

Vance, 64, died June 5. A private *service* was held Thursday.

OCCJ names Moises Echeverria new president and CEO  Tulsa World

Moises Echeverria, who has been interim president and CEO of the Oklahoma Center for Community and Justice since June, was named the permanent head of ...

Bill Ryan, noted Tulsa architect and World War II veteran, dies at 93  Tulsa World

A memorial *service* is set for 3 p.m. Friday at Floral Haven Funeral Home in Broken Arrow.

Garth Brooks Inspiring Legacy and Key Facts  Country Fancast

Garth Brooks became one of the most successful male country music stars of all time and rivals the success of top artists...learn more about Garth Brooks...

TPS Confirms Ben Bowling Resigns As Coach, Retains Teaching Position  News On 6

Tulsa Public Schools statement says it is "supportive of Ben and his decision to seek treatment."

Manufacturing making its return to area high schools  Tulsa World

Charles Page High School senior Dylan Durham has decided to go straight into the workforce after he graduates this spring.

Michael Sean Miller  Tulsa World

Michael Sean Miller, beloved husband and father, passed away Wednesday, April 13, 2016. He was born on August 23, 1968 in Tulsa, and graduated from East ...

Former client Moises Echeverria named CEO for OCCJ  Tulsa World

When Moises Echeverria came to the U.S. with his family in 2002, he experienced snide, hurtful remarks from a handful of students and faculty at East Central ...

Payton Scott named Gatorade Oklahoma Boys Football Player of the Year  Tulsa World

CHICAGO—In its 33rd year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes The Gatorade Company today announced Payton Scott of Charles Page High ...

Getting to know Claremore's new superintendent  Claremore Daily Progress

Bryan Frazier thought he was bound for success in the business world. He graduated from Oklahoma State in 1983 with a business degree.

High school students get a jump on job training with Career Tech  Tulsa World

The stigma attached to vocational-technical training has decreased dramatically with the support of local businesses in need of highly skilled workers.

Woman shot outside Popeye's restaurant in 2011 dies, bringing 2018 homicide count to 21  Tulsa World

Lydia Gibson was a 47-year-old employee of Popeye's Louisiana Kitchen at 1117 E. Pine St. when she was shot in the forehead the night of April 13, 2011.

Declining state aid, enrollment prompting 'tough conversations' at Tulsa Public Schools  Tulsa World

Tulsa Public School's current staffing level isn't sustainable, its chief executive said after the Tulsa school board passed a budget for the coming fiscal year.

New Tulsa Superintendent Deborah Gist visits summer schools, hosts community reception  Tulsa World

Deborah Gist spent her first day as superintendent in much the same way she might her 50th, 222nd or 427th — checking in with students, teachers and ...

James Aydelott  KOKI FOX 23

FOX23 Chief Meteorologist James Aydelott grew up in Tulsa and is a fourth generation Okie. His great grandparents moved into Indian Territory before 1900 and ...

How do you get a full ride to Stanford? This Memorial senior knows the formula  Tulsa World

Correction: An infobox with this story originally contained incorrect dates for some Tulsa Public Schools graduations. The infobox has been corrected.

Deaths published Thursday, Jan 4, 2018 | Death Notices  Tulsa World

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Deaths published Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018 | Death Notices  Tulsa World

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City begins Vision Work on making TPS, Union and Jenks schools safer for pedestirians  Tulsa World

The work began this week and includes sidewalks, curb ramps, crosswalk striping and signage as well as speed humps.

District 2 Congress Candidate Biographies  Tahlequah Daily Press

Name: Richard Castaldo. Richard Castaldo. Affiliation: Libertarian. Address, years there: Grove; 23 years. Current occupation: Pastor and founder of ...

Tulsa Public Schools Inducts Inaugural Athletics Hall Of Fame Class  News On 6

The Tulsa Publics Schools Athletics Hall of Fame inducted its inaugural class Thursday night.

Judges, attorneys pack courtroom to honor retired Tulsa County District Judge Carlos Chappelle  Tulsa World

Chappelle addressed the crowd from a chair at the front of the courtroom, thanking everyone for being there and explaining that his health was why he had to ...

World War II veterans remember: Charlie Prigmore worked with wounded soldiers on Army hospital ships  Tulsa World

Prigmore, 90, told his WWII story to the Tulsa World recently during an interview at Central Park Condominiums, his devoted wife of 65 years, Billie, at his side.

Schools officially shutting down Monday for walkout; majority of TPS teachers surveyed support multiday walkout  Tulsa World

On the day after the Oklahoma Legislature finalized a revenue deal for teacher raises, plans for a widespread teacher walkout were persisting even as elected ...

Tony Casillas’ football life was rich with successes, but he savors two Super Bowls with Dallas: ‘It’s almost like an out-of-body experience’  Tulsa World

For Tony Casillas, there was so much in the way of significant competition and achievement. However, he says, nothing compares to having twice played in ...

Guerin-teed it was quite a week: Tulsan Tim Martin had himself a blast playing in the original XFL  Tulsa World

Sometimes one of the highlights of your week arrives right at the end. For me it was calling former Tulsa defensive tackle Tim Martin on Sunday afternoon, asking ...

Now at 112 years, Southern Sheet Metal adapting with the times  Tulsa World

Southern Sheet Metal Works knows how to move with the times. It has been doing so for 112 years.

John E. Hoover: Legends of Tulsa's concrete courts John Starks and Anthony Bowie reflect on time together  Tulsa World

John Starks and Anthony Bowie were inducted into the TPS Hall of Fame on Thursday.

World War II veterans remember: Bill Ryan was deck gunner on an aircraft carrier in the Pacific  Tulsa World

VIDEO: Bill Ryan WW2 Veteran. The news that the USS Franklin had lost 807 men at sea in a Japanese attack hit Bill Ryan like a punch in the gut. Tulsa World ...

Student Suspensions, by School and Race  Oklahoma Watch

Use this table to compare suspension rates by school and race across Oklahoma for the 2011-2012 school year. Columns on the left show enrollment and those ...

Storm ready: First new storm shelter at Tulsa Public Schools opens for library business  Tulsa World

A ribbon-cutting ceremony is planned for Thursday to celebrate the opening of the east Tulsa elementary school's new library that doubles as a storm shelter.

Interactive: Letter Grades for Every School  Oklahoma Watch

An interactive table allows you to compare your school's grade with those of others in your district, city or elsewhere. Education leaders and teachers decry the ...

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