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Senate Review

It was apparent after the September 2018 Senate interim studies on virtual schools that Epic would...

 

Senate Insights

It seems like just yesterday session was adjourning. A lot has been happening at your state Capitol...

 

Tecumseh Golden Age Center

October is here with the promise of fall and fun. The center is decked out with pumpkins, witches...

 

Speak Loudly And Use Those Bear Boxes!

“ Blah blah blah, food, blah blah, bears . . . so make a lot of noise.” I stopped walking and...

 

Changes Are In The Air And Everywhere

After weeks of rumors — many false — Linda Praytor announced Tuesday that she will close the...

 

The Two-Room School Teacher Takes A Wife

As a beginning school teacher in 1961, it became a priority for me to find a wife. So with a new...

 

Capitol Report

In my last article I referenced HB 1051, which addresses the expansion of physical fitness...

 

Senate Review

Interim studies are ongoing with more than 20 more scheduled in October. Last week, we had studies...

 

Life Is A Full-Time Adventure At This Point

I just turned 62 and I am the happiest I’ve ever been in my life. That doesn’t mean I don’t...

 

The Challenges Of A Two-Room School

As time passed in our little two-room school, I found that some of my older children would raise...

 

Tecumseh Golden Age Center

Despite the rainy day, 2019 Frontier Days was a success! Congratulations to all the contest winners...

 

Lots Of Fun On Tap At Frontier Days

It’s almost here — Frontier Days! Do I sound like a little kid? Well, I wish I were for at leas...

 

School Bus Rides Could Be Exciting

My students at New Hope school in 1961 were a collection of mostly financially and socially...

 

Senate Review

Interim studies are in full swing as legislative committees work to address various issues. More...

 

Saying Goodbye To The Old Swimming Pool 33

My float bumped against the sides of the swimming pool as I lazily paddled around for the last time...

 

New Hope School Days -No Running Water

(Second in a series) When I became sole teacher for grades 5 through 8 at New Hope School on August...

 

Senate Review

This week, I’ll continue discussing Epic’s problematic enrollment reporting issues and other pro...

 

Memories Of Teaching At New Hope School

When the 1961 spring session at Oklahoma Baptist University ended, I found that I could take just...

 

Evidence Against Charter Schools Increasing

The allegations and evidence against Epic Charter Schools is increasing. Some parents have been...

 

Tecumseh Golden Age Center

ATTENTION: we are hosting an indoor garage sale and bake sale on Sept. 14 from 8 am to 4 pm. We...

 

Noodles Is Determined To Obliterate Squirrels

The whining became unbearably high-pitched until I thought my eardrums would melt. As I opened the...

 

Senate Review: Medical Marijuana Rules Are A Process

I recently wrote about the important role interim studies and working groups play in helping...

 

Capitol Report

Since the legislative session ended in May, I have been busy trying to study and gain more insight...

 

Senate Review

I hope everyone is enjoying being back in school. I’m sure many parents are glad to get back to...

 

Make The Connection To Help The Children

No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. ~Aesop Read the quote again. No act of...

 

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