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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 ...

East Central High School, Spirit AeroSystems to partner on internships  Tulsa World

For Spirit AeroSystems and Tulsa Public Schools, the new internship program for East Central High School students is the acknowledgement of a simple truth: ...

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 brawl broke out among players, coaches and fans at an Oklahoma high school basketball game Tuesday night. While it is unclear what caused the fight ...

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; ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

Graduations 2019: See graduation ceremonies from Jenks, Owasso, Collinsville, Glenpool and more  Tulsa World

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

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.

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.

Police arrest brother of slain East Central High School football player  Tulsa World

A man wanted in the shooting death of his brother was arrested Thursday afternoon in east Tulsa.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

Growing Pains at Monroe Demonstration Academy  The Black Wall Street Times

OPINION | by Nehemiah D. Frank. The North Tulsa Educational Task Force doesn't believe the new changes in the leadership at Monroe Demonstration ...

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.

Michael (Mike) Patrick Hays  Tulsa World

June 14, 1963--July 13, 2019. Mike Hays, known for his larger-than-life presence and ability to make friends wherever he went, died on July 13, 2019. He was ...

Tommy W. ""T Dub"" Drullinger  Tulsa World

Tommy Wayne Drullinger, lovingly referred to as T Dub, was born January 8, 1969. He was united with his Heavenly Father on August 8, 2019. He will be forever ...

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.

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, ...

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 ...

Atheist Community of Tulsa counter-protesting aggressive anti-abortion group tactics  KTUL

TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — It has been a week of demonstrations on the sidewalk of East Central High School, but today's message is a bit more tolerable to ...

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 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.

Graduations 2019: See graduation ceremonies from OSU-Tulsa, Owasso, Collinsville, Glenpool and more  Tulsa World

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

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.

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 ...

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 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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Brother of slain East Central football player named Tulsa's Most Wanted fugitive  Tulsa World

Deonta Ramon Mullins, 19, is wanted in the death of his brother, who was fatally shot while the two allegedly were involved in an attempted drive-by shooting in ...

First Presbyterian invites Josh Kerr to return as new pastor  Claremore Daily Progress

Sometimes breaking the rules can be a good thing, even a God thing, as Pastor Josh Kerr said. Not long ago, Kerr was a member of the congregation at First ...

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 ...

Tulsa East Central Football Coach On DUI Complaint  News On 6

Police said Bowling was asleep and drunk in his running vehicle while waiting in a Whataburger drive-thru line.

'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 ...

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 ...

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

His duties as community resource officer include collaborating with residents, apartment managers and business owners in the 61st and Peoria area to reduce ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

"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.

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, ...

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

Tulsa Tech Superintendent and CEO Steve Tiger said that phenomenon, which some call the "perfect storm," has been building for about a decade.

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."

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

Tulsa Public Schools graduations: watch live  KOKI FOX 23

WATCH the graduations on and FOX23's Facebook page.

Mike Austin scores on offense, defense as Edison knocks off East Central  Tulsa World

Austin scored four touchdowns while lining up at both running back and linebacker, giving the Eagles the boost they needed to pull away for a 55-20 win over ...

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 | News  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.

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 ...

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...

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 ...

Mother Struggles To Pay Funeral Expenses Of Tulsa Teen Who Died From Flu  News On 6

LaTowyn Gaston passed away last week from influenza A. LaTowyn's mother lost her son the day after his 16th birthday and is trying to figure out how she'll pay ...

For the Record: Commercial building permits, partnerships, bankruptcies  Tulsa World

This weekly update lists new commercial construction, expansions and enlargements of more than $50000.

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 ...

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.

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.

Spring Football Report  Arkansas Online

Rogers High. Mounties wrap drills. Photo by Charlie Kaijo Bentonville West's Tucker Swoboda (3) makes a catch Friday during a spring football game at ...

Girls basketball: NOAH forward Sarah Davis signs with Oklahoma Wesleyan  Tulsa World

Sarah Davis, a 6-foot forward for NOAH (Northeast Oklahoma Association of Homeschools), signed Thursday to play basketball at Oklahoma Wesleyan ...

Tony Casillas  Tulsa World

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

5 Questions with Jerry Holder with OK2Grow  Tulsa World

Jerry Holder co-founded OK2Grow, a small business-driven workforce development and career pathway nonprofit, along with Larry Mocha and Lynda Wingo in ...

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 ...

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 ...

Who is G.T. Bynum? A man with deep family roots in Tulsa politics  Tulsa World

Your whole family sacrifices for the chance to serve. It's not just the person who's in the job. Your entire family makes sacrifices for it.”

Moises Echeverria: Yes, a spirit of inclusiveness is good for business  Tulsa World

The energy and momentum Tulsa has created are evident as you walk around downtown, visit one of our vibrant commercial districts or see improvements and ...

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

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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 ...

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.

District debuts done: Where everybody stands  Claremore Daily Progress

Week 1 of the district season is in the books. How did Rogers County teams do Friday, and how do things set up for them in the new future as.

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