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Tag: "Oologah-Talala Schools"

Oologah kindergarten teacher Georgia Ramsey (left) receives the Rising Star award last week from state superintendent Janet Barresi at the Oklahoma State Fair. Six teachers who were Teachers of the Year in their districts were given the honor for showing an amazing amount of promise in their profession.

Oologah receives A and 3 B’s

[ 1 ] September 25, 2014

  By CHRIS EDENS City Editor Oologah schools received one A and three B’s on report cards from the state Board of Education. The controversial A-F school grade cards were released last Thursday. Grades are calculated with 50 percent for student proficiency in core subjects, 25 percent for overall student growth, 25 percent for growth [...]

Senior defensive back Wade McGee drags down a Glenpool runner last Friday in Oologah's 40-16 road win over the Warriors.

Channel 8 coming to Mustang Stadium

[ 0 ] September 24, 2014

KTUL Channel 8 will be coming to Oologah Friday night for a hometown tailgate party. There will be live broadcasts at 4, 5 and 6 p.m. from Mustang Stadium before Oologah’s big district matchup with Wagoner at 7:30 p.m. “This is another chance for us to showcase what a great school district we have. Please [...]

Logan Armstrong rockets through an opening and picks up some nice yards for Oologah last Friday in a 20-17 non-district loss to the Skiatook Bulldogs.

Bulldogs nip Mustangs

[ 0 ] September 18, 2014

  By CHRIS EDENS Sports Editor The 4A Mustangs lost another close one to a 5A school Friday night. Oologah fell 20-17 to Skiatook in the Mustangs home opener. Tough non-district opponents have challenged Oologah in the first two games of the season. “We almost had to play perfect in those first two games. With [...]

Oologah head coach Kerry Hallman gives the go sign to Kate Morgan as she races into third and heads home against Grove last week. The Lady Mustangs beat the Lady Ridgerunners 8-0.

Ladies riding win streak

[ 0 ] September 4, 2014

  By CHRIS EDENS Sports Editor The Lady Mustang softball team beat Grove and Vinita last week and Oologah is on a four game win streak. “We’ve won four in a row. We’ve got a big week this week at the Coweta Tournament and hopefully we can keep the win streak alive. The girls continue [...]

Senior Jayci Wang fields a grounder at third last week in the Lady Mustangs match up with Claremore-Sequoyah. Oologah lost 7-2 after a late rally from the Lady Eagles.

Ladies get three wins on diamond

[ 0 ] August 28, 2014

  By CHRIS EDENS Sports Editor The Lady Mustangs went 3-2 in softball with losses to Claremore-Sequoyah and Lincoln Christian and wins over Glenpool and Keys last week and a win over Cleveland Monday night. “We’re playing better. We had our best game offensively against Cleveland,” Oologah head coach Kerry Hallman said. “We’re starting to [...]

Oologah senior Tyler Base competes at regionals in the shot put as eventual state champion Austin Cantrell watches in the background. Base was unable to make the finals at state after he scratched because the shot put ring was under regulation size.

Base shot down at state track

[ 0 ] June 4, 2014

  By CHRIS EDENS Sports Editor An Oologah athlete was denied a chance at a state track championship last month. Senior Tyler Base scratched on all three of his attempts in the shot put May 9 in the preliminary rounds. Coaches later determined the shot put ring was six inches smaller than regulation size. Base [...]

Ramsey named top teacher

Ramsey named top teacher

[ 1 ] May 29, 2014

By CHRIS EDENS City Editor Kindergarten teacher Georgia Ramsey has been chosen as the Oologah Teacher of the Year. Ramsey was shocked and excited when she got the news last week. Lower elementary principal Crysti York made the announcement over the school intercom and Ramsey said her students went berserk. “I was very humbled they [...]

Members of the Oologah Class of 2014 get ready to line up and enter Mustang Stadium Saturday night to receive their diplomas.

Oologah graduation packs Mustang Stadium

[ 0 ] May 21, 2014

  By CHRIS EDENS City Editor A packed house at Mustang Stadium cheered on 141 Oologah graduates Saturday night. The Class of 2014 filed into the stadium as the band played the traditional Pomp and Circumstance. High school principal Robert Schornick led the seniors in one last chant of Mustang Magic. “Good luck and good [...]

Oologah High School Principal Robert Schornick hangs from the wall last week under a massive amount of duct tape. Students were involved in fundraisers as a community service project for a local family in need for national leadership week. At the end of the week, students bought a strip of duct tape for 50 cents and taped Schornick to the wall.

Caught on tape

[ 0 ] April 30, 2014
Oologah speech and debate students April Palmer, (from left) Beth Clark and Kierstin Stapleton (not pictured) have received the State Superintendent's Award for Arts Excellence in Theater for their outstanding performances in their senior year.

Honoring the arts

[ 0 ] April 30, 2014