Shari Gateley Chosen as District’s Teacher of the Year

Putnam City West High School English teacher Shari Gateley was named Putnam City Schools’ “Teacher of the Year” during the district’s annual celebration of teaching excellence ...


Hilldale Elementary School 5th-Grader Wins Colonial Day Literature Contest

Maylyn Cifuentes, a 5th-grader at Putnam City’s Hilldale Elementary School, has been named winner of the 2018 Colonial Day at the Capitol Literature Contest sponsored by the Oklahoma Foundation ...


Five Finalists Chosen for 2017-2018 Putnam City Teacher of the Year

Just more than two months after teachers of the year were named at every school in Putnam City, five teachers now remain in the running for district teacher of the year.


Putnam City Schools to be Honored for Leadership in the Arts

Putnam City Schools is one of five organizations and 14 individuals that will be honored for their contributions to the arts during the 2018 Governor’s Arts Awards on Wednesday, Feb. 28. The ...


Teacher of the Year for 2017-2018 Selected at Each Putnam City School

Teachers of the year for each of Putnam City’s schools have been selected and will be honored at the district’s annual Teacher of the Year event on Tuesday, March 6, at Newchurch, 9201 N. ...


District Students Chosen for 2017-2018 All-State Choir

Eleven students from Putnam City North High School and one from Putnam City West High School earned places in the all-state choir chosen by the Oklahoma Music Educators Association.


Retired Putnam City Teacher to be Inducted into Music Educators Hall of Fame

Retired Putnam City music educator Anne Guevara will be inducted into the Oklahoma Music Educators Association (OkMEA) Hall of Fame on Thursday, Jan. 18. The ceremony is a part of the OkMEA Winter ...


Levi Dobrinski to be Honored as State’s Outstanding Young Music Educator

Levi Dobrinski, the orchestra director for Putnam City West High School and The Silver Strings of Putnam City, will receive the Oklahoma Music Educators Association (OkMEA) Outstanding Young Music ...


Candidates Invited to File for District 3 Seat on Putnam City Board of Education

People who reside within the boundaries of Putnam City’s board election District 3 and who are interested in running for the board seat representing the area can file as a candidate from 8 a.m. ...


Northridge Elementary Students Experience a Flood of Learning

Students in Amy Armstrong’s STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) classes at Putnam City’s Northridge Elementary recently learned about hurricanes, floods and other ...


Putnam City North Percussion Ensemble to Play for International Audience

A group of 24 students from Putnam City North High School will be one of just three high school percussion ensembles to perform at the prestigious Percussive Arts Society International Convention on ...


Western Oaks Middle School Teacher Recognized for Excellence

Western Oaks Middle School Vocal Music Teacher Amber Mash will be awarded the Oklahoma Music Educators Association (OkMEA) Exemplary Teacher Award on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, during the ...


Putnam City’s CareShare Program Needs Help to Help Children

For 35 years a volunteer organization known as CareShare has used the kindness and generosity of the Putnam City community to provide help for families in need of assistance. Now, a little extra help ...


Putnam City Voters Approve Bond Proposal

Voters in the Putnam City school district on Tuesday approved a $22 million bond proposal .


District Students Named to 2017 Honors Orchestra

Forty-one orchestra students from Putnam City high schools and middle schools were selected as members of 2017 North Central Honors Orchestras following auditions at Edmond Santa Fe High School on ...


District Students Earn Spots in 2017 Honor Choirs

Fifty-five Putnam City high school and middle school students recently earned spots in honor choirs chosen by the Central Oklahoma Choir Directors Association and the East Central Oklahoma Choir ...


From the Back of a Napkin to a Product: How Putnam City Schools Helped Create Something Sold Around the World

When people come up with the beginnings of a great idea, one of the first things they do is get it on paper. Any sheet or scrap of paper, or even a napkin, will do. Thus it was that Cory Boggs, ...


Brandy Sitts Named Secondary Art Educator of the Year

Brandy Sitts, Putnam City’s fine arts and gifted/talented coordinator, has been named Secondary Art Educator of the Year by the Oklahoma Art Education Association.


Windsor Hills Elementary PE Teacher Honored

Chris Ridgeway, a physical education teacher at Putnam City’s Windsor Hills Elementary School, has been named Oklahoma’s 2017-2018 Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance ...


Action-based Labs Increase in Putnam City Schools

A burst of activity over the summer at five Putnam City elementary schools is ensuring that thousands of students get bursts of activity throughout the school year. Nine Action-Based Learning (ABL) ...