Putnam City High Student Named 2019 National Merit Semifinalist

Long Pham of Putnam City High School has been named a National Merit Semifinalist by officials of the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, an honor placing him among the nation’s top high ...


Putnam City Schools Museum to Honor Coach Mike Little

The late Mike Little, who coached both Putnam City West and Putnam City North to state high school football championships, will be honored on Friday, Sept. 7, with a new Legacy Award created by the ...


Shari Gateley Named One of 12 Finalists for Oklahoma Teacher of the Year

Shari Gateley, an English teacher at Putnam City West High School, has been named one of 12 finalists for the 2019 Oklahoma Teacher of the Year Award. The announcement was made  during a July ...


Putnam City Transportation Employee Named Mechanic of the Year

Ralph Carlstrom, the shop foreman and lead mechanic for the Putnam City Schools Transportation Department, was in mid-June awarded the 2018 Oklahoma Association of Pupil Transportation (OAPT) ...


Five Putnam City Schools Offer Free Meals to Children in June 2018

Children in the Putnam City area can get free meals in June at five schools as part of the district’s summer food service program.


Putnam City Teachers Volunteer to Help Families

Sundays are often a work day for teachers. It’s the last day available to make  preparations for the coming week of school. Some teachers are at their school pulling materials together. ...


Vocal Music Students Earn Superior Ratings at 2018 State Contest

Forty-six Putnam City vocal music students won superior ratings at the state solo and ensemble contest on Friday, April 20, at Oklahoma Baptist University in Shawnee.


Two Students from Putnam City North High School Named 2018 Academic All-Staters

Alyssa Noel and Bali Ong of Putnam City North High School have been named to the 2018 Academic All-State Class by the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence.


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 ...