Dewey Ivey to lead DMS as principal
Before Mike Toone left his position as Duncan Middle School principal, he had nothing but positive things to say about the incoming principal, Dewey Ivey. And Ivey had his own positive things to say about Toone, the middle school and education in Duncan.
Central High receives education, technology grant
Central High Schools received a $40,000 Oklahoma Educational Technology Trust grant to progress education through technology.
Allison Christian recipient of Sam Noble scholarship
Allison Christian of Duncan is in a group of 10 students who will be receiving a scholarship from the Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation.
DTV-10 Programming of School Events
Duncan TV Channel 10 will be running several events from the end of the school year. Each program will begin at 9 a.m. and will re-play every odd hour up to 9 p.m. except for programs more than two hours in length.
Labyer among 2013 District Superintendents of the Year
Duncan Public School District Superintendent Sherry Labyer was among the 20 Oklahoma school superintendents who have been recognized as the 2013 District Superintendent of the Year of their respective district by the Oklahoma Association of School Administrators (OASA).
Empire students visit Capulin Volcano
Through a grant-funded trip, students with the Empire High School Gifted and Talented program visited Capulin Volcano National Monument in Capulin, New Mexico recently.
Comanche’s superintendent submitting resignation to help save teachers jobs
All across the state, teachers and administrators are taking measures to keep their schools afloat after the deep cut in educational funding.
State budget cuts push educators into early retirement
Oklahoma has made some of the deepest cuts in the nation in education funding in recent years, third only to Arizona and Alabama. According to the Oklahoma Policy Institute, “Over the last five years, the state has cut per-pupil education aid for primary and secondary schools by 20 percent, or $706 per student.” At Comanche Public Schools, those cuts translate to $770,000.
Braught receives Crossman Award
There can be only one. And from 222 Duncan High School seniors and five nominees, Jack Braught was that one.
Braught was named Friday as the 2013 recipient of the Crossman Award, which is similar to a valedictorian award. The Crossman Award is the Duncan High School’s top student award. The award was presented during the awards assembly.
Duncan's Jack Braught named 2013 Crossman Award winner
Jack Braught was named the 2013 Crossman Award winner during an awards assembly Friday at the Duncan High School.
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