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Feb. 19 Parent Conferences Rescheduled

Parent-teacher conferences originally scheduled for the evening of Feb. 19 have now been set for Tues., Feb. 26 at the previously scheduled times. Conferences scheduled for Thurs., Feb. 21, will continue as planned. No school will be . . .

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SHS Student Council Hosting Blood Drive

Save a life. Donate blood. Wednesday, February 20 in the SHS Library Media Center. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Entrance is on the east side of the school

Shawnee High School Student Council, in partnership with the Oklahoma Blood Institute, is hosting a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wed., Feb. 20, in the SHS Library Media Center. Donors should use the east entrance of the high . . .

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SECC Pre-K Pre-enrollment Registration Available Soon

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With the 2019-2020 school year in sight, the Shawnee Early Childhood Center is excited to announce the upcoming pre-kindergarten pre-enrollment registration. Students who enroll this year will benefit from a $40,000 Oklahoma Educational . . .

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Bear in the Chair Helps Horace Mann Student's Recovery

Meeting Bear in the Chair Beary are (from left) La Rita Haffey, district health nurse coordinator; Janet Hopper, third grade teacher at Horace Mann; Sandra Bradley, teacher at Horace Mann; Susan Field, principal at Horace Mann; and Maribel with Beary.

If you looked out across Janet Hopper’s third grade class at Horace Mann Elementary, you would see a lot of special and unique faces. There is one in particular that might catch your eye: a plush, smiling one.  . . .

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Parent-Teacher Conferences Set for Feb. 19 and 21

Shawnee Public Schools will hold parent-teacher conferences Tues., Feb. 19, and Thurs., Feb. 21, at each school site. There will be no school on Fri., Feb. 22. The times for conferences are as follows: Shawnee Early . . .

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Thompson Named Shawnee 2019 Teacher of the Year

Katie Thompson, second from right, was announced as the Shawnee Public Schools 2019 Teacher of the Year. She is joined by (from left) Meggan Wilson, executive director of academics; Dr. April Grace, superintendent; and Ann Worden, Shawnee Early Childhood

Use the link below for photos from the Teacher of the Year ceremony.   Shawnee Teacher of the Year 2019 Katie Thompson, kindergarten teacher from Shawnee Early Childhood Center, was announced as the Shawnee Public Schools . . .

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Arthur Earns Certified Athletic Administrator Designation

Ron Arthur, assistant athletic director for Shawnee Public Schools, has earned the distinction of Certified Athletic Administrator from the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association. Both Arthur and Todd Boyer, SPS . . .

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FFA Students Place at Central Area Livestock Show

Shawnee FFA member Kensington Kerbs (right) won Reserve Grand Champion Heifer at the Central Area Livestock Show.

Several Shawnee High School FFA students placed at the Central Area Livestock Show held recently. Junior Keegan Carrera finished the weekend with the Grand Champion Limosine Heifer. He also placed second for Hampshire Lamb and . . .

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Boyer Recognized by NIAAA as Certified Athletic Administrator

Todd Boyer, Athletic Director for Shawnee Public Schools, has been recognized by the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association as a Certified Athletic Administrator. To earn this distinction, Boyer has demonstrated the . . .

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SHS Art Award Winners Announced

Art award winners for Shawnee High School were announced Tuesday. Will Rosebure (far right) for Kyle Rosebure, BancFirst Insurance Services, Inc., presented the awards to the students. Joining in the presentation are, from left, Hillary Grange, assistant

Art award winners for Shawnee High School were announced recently. Students winning awards are Cathryn Leedom, senior, first place; Mariah Snider, senior, second place; and Emily Farris, sophomore, third place. Kyle Rosebure . . .

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Shawnee Nutrition Services Offers Help for Families Affected by Shutdown

Shawnee Public School students' families that are experiencing employment furloughs due to the federal government shutdown may be able to receive nutrition services assistance. These families may contact Shawnee Nutrition Services at . . .

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Elementary after-school programs cancelled Monday

All Shawnee elementary after-school extended learning programs are cancelled today, Nov. 12. 

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Kerbs Performing with National FFA Band

SHS Student Kenzie Kerbs will perform with the National FFA Band.

Kensington Kerbs, a member of the Shawnee High School FFA chapter, will be on stage this week during the 2018 National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis. Kerbs, a junior and the daughter of Dell and Linda Kerbs, has been selected . . .

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Shawnee Bus Stop App Now Available

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A new app available for Shawnee students and their parents will make knowing when the school bus will arrive much easier. With the Versatrans My Stop app, parents and students know exactly where their school bus is and . . .

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Shawnee Public Schools App

App Home Screen

Our App is live in both stores!  The Shawnee Public Schools app is a great way to conveniently stay up to date on what’s happening in one convenient location. Some of the features of the app include: . . .

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Kickapoo Tribal Health Center Donates First Aid Bags

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Thermometers, bandages and exam gloves are all necessary supplies that school nurses use to take care of their students. Thanks to the generosity of the Kickapoo Tribal Health Center, Shawnee Public Schools will have these supplies and . . .

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Hutchcraft Named 2019 Oklahoma Rising Star

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Jayme Hutchcraft, a seventh-grade English language arts teacher at Shawnee Middle School, was named a 2019 Oklahoma Rising Star at the Oklahoma Teacher of the Year ceremony.   The Rising Star designation is . . .

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Updated Shawnee Board Policy Book Now Available

An updated version of the Shawnee Public Schools District Board Policy Book is now available online.  Shawnee Board of Education members voted on the updated policies during a recent meeting. In addition to updating existing . . .

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Sequoyah Elementary Named Blue Zones Project Approved

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Sequoyah Elementary recently celebrated being named Blue Zones Project Approved. Prior to the announcement, students, led by P.E. teacher Tyler Harrison, showed their school spirit with a special Blue Zones chant. . . .

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School Supply Lists

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School supply lists for all Shawnee schools are now available. Horace Mann School Supply List Jefferson School Supply List SECC School Supply List Sequoyah School Supply List Shawnee Middle School Supply . . .

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AED Donations

Recently, Citizen Potawatomi Nation and Absentee Shawnee Tribes made large donations to Shawnee Public Schools for the purpose of purchasing Automated External Defibrillators. Oklahoma is one of the leaders in AED awareness, with . . .

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Bond Progress

Bond Progress

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Track Sweeps Conference Meet

The Shawnee boys and girls track teams took home top honors at the Suburban Conference Track Championship Friday to come home with several pieces of hardware. The Lady Wolves won three of their four relay events and took second in . . .

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Notice of Special Board Meeting 4/12

Notice of Special Board Meeting

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Local businesses support students taking ACT

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A huge thank you to all of the businesses and organizations who donated food for the Juniors who took the ACT on Tuesday! We couldn't have done it without you and thank you for your support of Shawnee Public Schools and our . . .

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Resources and Activity Ideas For Students

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Are your kids bored when they are not at school? Do you need something to keep them busy throughout the day that will also help their cognitive thinking? We have compiled a list of resources and ideas of activities that you can give to . . .

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Shawnee Teachers Advocating at the Capitol

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Teachers are spending the week advocating at the state capitol for greater funding for their students. 

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SPS Closed Monday, April 2nd

Shawnee Public Schools will be closed Monday, April 2nd, 2018. We will run the feeding routes as previously posted, which can be found at  https://shawnee.socs.net/vnews/display.v/ART/5abaad48cab83

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Feeding Locations and Bus Routes In the Event of Teacher Walkout

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In the event of a teacher walkout beginning on April 2, bus routes and feeding information can be found for each school at the following links:  Will Rogers AM Routes Will Rogers PM Routes Horace Mann AM Routes . . .

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Special Board Meeting Notice 3.26.18

Special Meeting Notice

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Teacher of The Year Banquet 2018

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Pictures from Shawnee Public Schools 2017-18 Teacher of The Year Banquet. Jayme Hutchcraft, of Shawnee Middle School, was announced as the district Teacher of the Year.

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2017-18 SPS Teacher of the Year, Jayme Hutchcraft

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Jayme Hutchcraft of Shawnee Middle School is the 2017-18 Shawnee Public Schools Teacher of the Year!  Jayme is in her 6th year of teaching, having spent all 6 years with Shawnee. She received her Bachelors degree from Oklahoma . . .

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Karen Parker: 2017-18 Teacher of The Year Candidate

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Today's Teacher of the Year Candidate is Karen Parker of Will Rogers Elementary! Karen began her college career at Oklahoma Baptist and transferred to the University of Central Oklahoma after two years to complete her degree. . . .

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Courtney Webster: 2017-18 Teacher of The Year Candidate

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Today's Teacher of the Year candidate is Courtney Webster of Jefferson Elementary! Courtney graduated from Oklahoma Baptist University in 2016 with a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education. She has spent both of her post-grad . . .

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Mallory Cheatwood: Teacher of the Year Candidate 2017-18

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The next Teacher of the Year candidate is Mallory Cheatwood of Horace Mann Elementary!  Mallory began her education at Oklahoma State University and transferred to East Central University after getting married to finish her . . .

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Schools Cancelled Thursday, February 22nd

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Shawnee schools will be closed Thursday, February 22nd due to inclement weather. 

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Leslie Gothard: 2017-18 Teacher of The Year Candidate

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Today's Teacher of The Year candidate is Leslie Gothard of SECC! Leslie graduated with her B.S. in Early Childhood Education from The University of Science and Arts in Chickasha and received her Masters in Library Media from East . . .

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Signing Day 2/7/18

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We are very proud of the 8 SHS student athletes who committed to further their athletic and academic careers at the next level. The following students signed letters of intent yesterday: Parker Greenwood; Football at ECU  DJ . . .

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Jayme Hutchcraft: 2017-18 Teacher of the Year Candidate

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The next Teacher of the Year candidate that we will be introducing you to is Mrs. Jayme Hutchraft of Shawnee Middle School! Jayme is in her 6th year of teaching, having spent all 6 years with Shawnee. She received her Bachelors degree . . .

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Kaitlin Heggy: 2017-18 Teacher of the Year Candidate

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On March 6th we will be hosting our annual Teacher of the Year banquet in which we will recognize each candidate and name the winner for the 2017-18 year. Leading up to the banquet, we will be introducing you to each of the candidates in . . .

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Sequoyah 2nd Graders Write to Airmen

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Trina Waller's 2nd grade students have been writing to airmen and soldiers that are deployed over seas. When they tell the class that they are coming home, Trina will search for someone new for them to start writing to. . . .

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Professional Development

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Your teachers are hard at work today at professional development before the second semester kicks off! The day started with an inspirational message from keynote speaker Alton Carter, an award winning author with a tremendous . . .

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Shawnee Cheerleaders Perform at Disney World

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Shawnee Cheerleaders Perform at Disney World

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Will Rogers Cookbooks for Sale!

Get your Will Rogers Elementary School Cookbook today! $10 each and can even come wrapped and ready to go for Christmas! Will Rogers Elementary School faculty and staff have compiled their tastiest tried-and-true recipes into a single . . .

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Shawnee Spirit Dance Troupe

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Did you know that Shawnee has a Spirit Dance Troupe made up of SPS students? Well last week they visited SECC to perform and the kids had a blast watching the dances and seeing all of the regalia! Check out some pictures from the . . .

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SHS Senior Night

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Band/Cheer/Dance/Choir Football

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Vote Coach Wells Most Outstanding!

Oklahoma Educators Credit Union is presenting a poll to decide on the most outstanding basketball coach in the Oklahoma City area and Coach Wells needs your help! Follow the link below to show your support for Coach Wendi Wells and the . . .

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Grant Recipients

The following are 2017 Foundation Grant Recipients: Jefferson Elementary's Camille Pfeiffe was awarded a grant for "Reading with Kinesthetic Learners".  Shawnee Educational Foundation awarded Lisa Battige . . .

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National Principals Month: Honoring Mr. Johnson

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Today we are celebrating Shawnee High School's Principal, Mr. Matt Johnson!  Mr. Johnson has been critical in all of the great things happening at the High School. He has a student population of about 1,345 and finds . . .

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National Principals Month: Honoring Mrs. Lemos

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It is National Principal Appreciation month and today we are celebrating Sequoyah's own Mrs. Terri Lemos! Mrs. Lemos has been the principal of Sequoyah Elementary for 6 years and is proud to have been known as an OTISS Model Site . . .

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Red Ribbon Week SECC

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Red Ribbon Week at SECC

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National Principals Month: Honoring Mrs. Worden

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It's October, National Principal Appreciation Month. Mrs. Ann Worden is the principal of Shawnee Early Childhood Center. SECC has 435 Pre-K and Kindergarten students with a staff of 55. Mrs. Worden has been an educator for 35 years and . . .

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Lady Wolves Stack All-District List

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The Shawnee fast-pitch team capped off a successful season with a stream of All-District honors after District 5A-3 players of the year were released Wednesday. The team cruised through regionals and into the state tournament where they . . .

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Fall Break

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Horace Mann STEM Standouts

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Horace Mann Elementary STEM Standouts

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Superintendent's Column

Superintendent's Column

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State Department Changes in Testing

State Department Changes in Testing

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Lady Wolves Land Spot at State Tournament

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Lady Wolves Land Spot at State Tournament

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National Principals Month: Honoring Mrs. Noble

In continuing our celebration of National Principals Month, today we are recognizing Mrs. Jackie Noble! Mrs. Noble has been the principal of Will Rogers Elementary for the past 8 years, having been in Shawnee a total of 24 . . .

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National Principals Month: Honoring Mrs. Field

October is National Principals Month and we are celebrating our principals all month long!  Today help me in thanking Mrs. Susan Field for all that she does over at Horace Mann Elementary! Mrs. Field is a long-time . . .

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Softball Secures District Runner-Up

Shawnee Secures District Runner-Up Spot

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Volleyball Drops Home Match to No. 1 McGuiness

Shawnee Drops Home Match to 5A No. 1 McGuiness

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SHS Crowns 2017 Homecoming King and Queen

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SHS Crowns 2017 Homecoming King and Queen

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Strategic Planning Survey

SPS is planning for the future and needs your help! We are launching a strategic continuous improvement initiative through a community survey, which you will find below. This process will lay out a five-year vision for our district that . . .

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Wolves Beat Tulsa East Central 35-10

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Shawnee Beats Tulsa East Central

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Flexible Seating at Sequoyah

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Cool things are happening over at Sequoyah Elementary in Ms. Fontaine's 2nd grade classroom! Ms. Joan Fontaine has introduced flexible seating into her classroom to offer students more options than just traditional tables and chairs. . . .

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Shawnee Public Schools District Bond Projects Progress

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Shawnee Public Schools District Bond Projects Progress

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Contact Information

  Department Phone # Athletics (405) 214-7130 Enrollment Center (405) 214-7146 . . .

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Exciting Game Leads to Wolves Victory Over Duncan

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Friday night's football game against the Duncan Demons provided much excitement, as the Wolves faced penalty after penalty. Though they had a hard fight, with many obstacles in their way, they were able to come out on top winning 7-6 over . . .

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New Feedback Article

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You will notice this section at the bottom of some articles but you may not know why it is there.  Well, when it's present, it means you are invited to give feedback on that article.  We don't ask for feedback on every article . . .

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Welcome to www.shawnee.k12.ok.us

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WE'RE NEW, IMPROVED, and MOBILE

Welcome to the new Shawnee Public Schools web site. We have been working hard for the past few months to redesign the web site, and we will be making additions over the course of the next several weeks and months.  The site will . . .

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Sign Up NOW for the News Update

latest news

Did you know there is a way to make sure you are always in the know when it comes to special announcements, schedule changes, and school closings at your school? How?  Sign up to receive News Update/s. L7 and . . .

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Mobile View

In addition to view choices, the mobile view offers additional features like:      A responsive design that adjusts to any display size Dynamic imagery with color and photos Collapsible navigation Language . . .

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Want a Great Way to Track School Events?

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....the Activities Calendar is the Answer

  Check out the Activities Calendar on this site.  This easy-to-use tool: provides up-to-date school activities and events allows you to view and print a daily, weekly or monthly list of calendar events . . .

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