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Alabama's Josh Jacobs, a McLain graduate, wants to prove to OU 'they missed out on me'  Tulsa World

The running back has scored a team-high 14 touchdowns for the Crimson Tide this season.Orange Bowl 2018: Brendan Radley-Hiles says freshman season ...

Orange Bowl 2018: Breaking down the Oklahoma-Alabama matchup with analysis from columnist Guerin Emig  Tulsa World

Oklahoma leads the all-time series 3-1-1 against Alabama.

'There's a goal to shut the school down': Community upset with talk of closing McLain 7th Grade Academy  Tulsa World

North Tulsa community members believe Tulsa Public Schools isn't just considering closing McLain 7th Grade Academy but that the school's closure is a ...

TPS research into high school experience shows inequities, opportunities for improvement  Tulsa World

Tulsa high school students feel unsafe at school and burdened by systemic education inequalities and are worried about the public's perception of their schools, ...

TPS forms community-based North Tulsa Task Force to figure out McLain 7th Grade Academy problem  Tulsa World

The future of a one-grade school suffering from a student-enrollment crisis is in the hands of its community after the formation of a task force in search of answers ...

After considering shuttering McLain 7th Grade Academy, TPS says school will remain open another year  Tulsa World

The district had discussed shuttering the center after the current school year and moving students to McLain High School for Science and Technology after ...

Four Tulsa high schools likely will participate in 'Tulsa Beyond' redesign project; unclear what that means  Tulsa World

Four high schools with different and significant challenges could soon participate in Tulsa Beyond, an initiative aimed at re-imagining high school in Tulsa Public ...

'We want to design high schools for our future, not for our past': TPS launches Tulsa Beyond high school redesign initiative  Tulsa World

The four TPS high schools in the initiative — McLain, Webster, Hale and the Tulsa Learning Academy — each have design teams that will guide the work of ...

Father Of Alabama Star Running Back Describes Son's Drive  News On 6

McLain High School has a player on both sides of the Orange Bowl with Isaiah Harris a freshman walk-on at OU and Josh Jacobs is a star at Alabama. Jacobs ...

John Klein: North Tulsa life in 1968 was 'pivotal time in all of our lives'  Tulsa World

The Booker T. Washington, McLain and Central high schools' class of 1968 50th reunion will be held Sept. 16-22. It was a momentous year in U.S. history and in ...

TPS has groundbreaking for new McLain High field house  Tulsa World

The Tulsa Public Schools broke ground Thursday on a new field house for McLain High School. Work on the $12 million project, which includes two basketball ...

TPS board approves new KIPP high school  Tulsa World

Andrew McRae, executive director of KIPP Tulsa, said the school will offer something unique among the educational offerings in north Tulsa.

Student with loaded gun arrested at McLain High School  Tulsa World

A student was arrested at McLain High School on Thursday morning after authorities reportedly found the student with a loaded gun, the Tulsa school district ...

Student pleads guilty to shooting during McLain football game  Tulsa World

The victim and his family were said to be "on board" with the plea agreement, which the state sought in large part because the McLain ninth-grader had no prior ...

Fundraiser to help start Model United Nations program at McLain High School  Tulsa World

Organizers say the target is $25000, which would help start the McLain program and provide supplemental funds at the other sponsored Model UN sites.

KIPP Tulsa hopes to expand to high school next school year  Tulsa World

North Tulsa, an area that is attracting more charter schools, could soon see another education option: KIPP Tulsa wants to expand to high school. The charter ...

North Tulsa residents fear how KIPP Tulsa expansion to high school grades would affect McLain  Tulsa World

The proposed expansion of KIPP Tulsa to high school grades drew the community's ire Monday night as residents and a school board member voiced concerns ...

'Project Trust' kicks off at McLain High School to improve students' perceptions of police  Tulsa World

A program aiming to improve young people's perceptions of police got underway Monday and left city and law enforcement officials feeling that while they have ...

McLain High School students tour Tulsa police station, academy in Project Trust program  Tulsa World

A group of McLain High School students toured the Tulsa Police Department's Gilcrease Division and the TPD Police Academy on Monday as part of a program ...

Guerin Emig: Josh Jacobs is my favorite story in the run-up to OU-Alabama  Tulsa World

Of all the stories in the run-up to Oklahoma-Alabama, my favorite is easy – Josh Jacobs, the kid who went from “under the radar” at McLain to “off the radar” when ...

Tulsa Public Schools selects new principals for Booker T. Washington High School, McLain High School, Tulsa Learning Academy  Tulsa World

Melissa Woolridge to lead Booker T.; John Williams named at McLain; and, Clay Vinyard picked for Learning Academy. Selections require school board ...

Teen Pleads Guilty To Shooting At McLain High School Football Game  News On 6

A 16-year-old pleaded guilty to shooting another teen at a high school Football game back in September.

'It's a balancing act': Tulsa Public Schools suspending fewer students but for more days  Tulsa World

After several people claimed the district has told principals not to suspend students, officials have tried to reassure the public about suspensions. District leaders ...

Tulsa superintindent releases statement on event safety after Friday night high school shooting | FOX23  KOKI FOX 23

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OU vs. Alabama: The story behind college football's most unlikely star

No player in college football has a more unlikely story than Alabama running back Josh Jacobs. The Tulsa native went from unknown recruit to a Crimson Tide ...

Tulsa's McLain High School Graduate: Focus On Successes  News On 6

New information is trickling in about a push to save a troubled Tulsa school. You can now send community input directly to Tulsa Public Schools about McLain ...

A week after shooting at football game, McLain increases security, returns to 'business as usual'  Tulsa World

While hundreds of alumni were grilling burgers and eating hotdogs before the big homecoming game Friday night, a gust of wind caught one of their tents and ...

TPS hosts 10th annual back-to-school 'Extravaganza' at McLain High School  Tulsa World

The yearly event aims to provide educational information and build partnerships with parents, stakeholders and community members.

Tulsa Changemakers helps students understand, connect with communities  Tulsa World

Sixth-grader Cairo Pray and his classmates set out to collect 50 items to donate to the city's homeless residents for their Tulsa Changemakers project this year.

Guerin Emig: How Shea Seals forged everlasting bond with McLain High School  Tulsa World

Before he was a TU star, Lakers draftee and successful coach, Seals was a McLain Scot.

Tulsa World editorial: TPS needs to get real about its problems  Tulsa World

TPS Superintendent Deborah Gist must lead the district into finding peace with teachers, set a high bar for student achievement, and then achieve it.Clearly, the ...

A new way to do high school? Tulsa Public Schools program to explore options  Tulsa World

Tulsa Public Schools plans to begin pilot programs for what a reimagined high school experience would look like, starting with two schools in the 2019-20 ...

'We worked together as a team': Players look back on unique, mixed-race makeup of high school teams in mid-'70s  Tulsa World

Tulsa World researcher Hilary Pittman dropped off a copy of a 1976 sports column I wrote. I assumed she shared it because she thought my column sig — photo ...

City of Tulsa, local schools to form student safety committee  Tulsa World

The Tulsa City Council, Tulsa Police Department and Tulsa Public Schools Police Department confronted the grim reality of school shootings Wednesday and ...

'If it wasn't for you, I wouldn't be here': Tulsa seniors thank their teachers who went the extra mile  Tulsa World

A middle school teacher taught Virgil Davis to care for people, but it wasn't during a classroom lecture. “She gave me food, and she gave me clothes,” he said.

High school sports notebook: Heritage Hall wrestler commits to OSU

A two-time state champ is heading to Stillwater. Heritage Hall senior Colton Denney announced on Twitter late Wednesday night that he was committing to ...

'Worst Public Schools' rankings and reporting errors rankle Tulsa Public Schools leaders  Tulsa World

District leaders say they are troubled by having five local schools make a website's ranking of the 100 worst public schools in the U.S., and to add insult to injury,

Alabama Running Back Josh Jacobs Is Living the Impossible Dream  Bleacher Report

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — When he arrived at Alabama, Josh Jacobs spent his first few months sleeping on the floor in his dorm room. Not because he didn't have a ...

Schools Seek To Avoid Same Fate As Tulsa's McLain High School  News On 6

State-initiated changes for Tulsa's McLain Junior and Senior High Schools could be as substantial as making it a charter school in little over a year.

First Terence Crutcher memorial scholarships awarded to incoming college freshmen who are overcoming life hardships  Tulsa World

McLain High School's valedictorian wants to work with expectant mothers as a medical sonographer, and a scholarship in remembrance of Terence Crutcher is ...

Bill Haisten: Josh Jacobs, the most compelling story of the 2015-16 recruiting process, represents Tulsa in the Alabama backfield  Tulsa World

Among the more compelling stories of the 2015-16 recruiting process – both in Oklahoma and nationally – was the chain of events that to Josh Jacobs' signing ...

McLain Seventh Grade Academy Focuses On High School Preparedness  News On 6

The new school, with just a single grade, is a new effort to improve learning for children feeding into McLain High School.

Tulsa Public Schools names new principals  Tulsa World

Tulsa Public Schools has selected new school principals to lead Lee Elementary, Zarrow International School, Carver Middle School, Mitchell Elementary and ...

High principal turnover plagues Oklahoma schools  NonDoc

In the OKC and Tulsa school systems, high principal turnover disproportionately affects schools with high minority and poor populations.

Tulsa Shock Player Outfits High School Basketball Team With New Shoes  News On 6

McLain High School's girls' basketball team may be able to run the court a little bit faster thanks to a donation from the Tulsa Shock's Skylar Diggins.

Tulsa School Avoids Takeover But Gets Help From State  News On 6

The C3 (College, Citizen and & Career Readiness) Partnership will include a variety of benefits for students in the Tulsa Public School District.

New TPD recruit training focuses on empathy and cultural competency as well as catching bad guys  Tulsa World

The Tulsa Police Department isn't focused on recruits who only want to hop fences, drive fast, shoot guns and catch bad guys.

John Klein: The Curious Case of Joshua Jacobs  Tulsa World

The McLain quarterback/running back has gone from virtual unknown to highly-rated recruit in less than two weeks.

Tulsa Police ID Man Found Shot To Death In Car With Daughter In Back Seat  News On 6

Tulsa police identified the victim in Tulsa's 69th homicide of the year. They continue to search for his killer.

Community Helping To Make McLain Basketball Players A Matching Team  News On 6

A Tulsa high school is trying to raise at least $1500 to buy the basketball team items that many might take for granted - matching shoes.

With chronic absentee rate 88 percent over national average, Tulsa Public Schools prioritizes attendance efforts  Tulsa World

On a near daily basis, the district tweets about attendance. It sends notifications to parents through mobile applications. In the coming months, there will be a ...

Police, Tulsa Public Schools launching program to connect officers with students  Tulsa World

Deputy Chief Jonathan Brooks said the object is to establish early relationships with children to help police understand the problems Tulsa youths face and to ...

Sparks Reed Co-Founder Thankful For Generosity Of Competing Firm, Community After Tulsa Tornado  News On 6

Two and half weeks after a tornado wrecked his office, David Reed can give a tour of his new place.

Man shot in chest at Booker T. Washington High School  Tulsa World

A man was shot in the chest Saturday night after an alumni basketball game at Booker T. Washington High School.

How do you get a full ride to Stanford? This Memorial senior knows the formula  Tulsa World

Correction: An infobox with this story originally contained incorrect dates for some Tulsa Public Schools graduations. The infobox has been corrected.

After a whirlwind week, McLain's Joshua Jacobs signs with Alabama and remembers the community that got him there  Tulsa World

Lightly recruited just a few weeks ago, Jacobs chose to "Roll Tide" on Wednesday over offers from Oklahoma and Missouri.Photo gallery: See the highlights from ...

TPS renews agreements with two north Tulsa charter schools  Tulsa World

The question of Tulsa Public Schools' continued sponsorship of two north Tulsa charter schools that serve more than 850 students was resolved Thursday, ...

Guerin Emig: How Tulsa football great Shawn Jackson helps turn boys into men  Tulsa World

When he was a little boy, Shawn Jackson got out of the house because he couldn't stand to hear his parents yell at each other. He'd go play sports. Eventually ...

Teachers learn strategies to help English learners, as 80 languages span TPS student population  Tulsa World

One-third of the 40000 students in Tulsa Public Schools speak a total of 79 languages other than English.

Matthias Wicks sworn in as Tulsa Public Schools campus police chief after discussion  Tulsa World

Matthias Wicks was sworn in as Tulsa Public Schools Campus Police chief Monday after school district officials and board members discussed how concerns ...

Sequoyah students join millions to honor victims, protest violence  Tahlequah Daily Press

When the bell rang at 10 a.m. Wednesday, roughly 150 Sequoyah High School students left the building to take part in National Walkout Day.

Larry Fry starred at running back for Tecumseh High School

Farewell to people with Oklahoma ties who enjoyed the game day experience: •Larry Fry, 71, of Perry. He starred at running back for Tecumseh High School in ...

Tulsa World endorsement: Lana Turner-Addison is a strong leader in Tulsa school board District 3 and deserves re-election  Tulsa World

Turner-Addison is an effective voice of her community. She understands the delicate role of school board members — they must leave management of the ...

You know Lee. Who are the other TPS schools named after?  Tulsa World

A 99-year-old decision to name a school after Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee by Tulsa Public Schools is now being debated. Here is who each school in the ...

Proposed new Tulsa charter schools could require change in state law  Tulsa World

The Tulsa school board learned Monday that a new kind of partnership with three newly proposed charter schools could require a state attorney general's ...

10 people to watch in 2015: Ebony Johnson  Tulsa World

Central Junior and Senior High School Principal "In it to see kiddos succeed."

In north Tulsa, 'Buck' Buchanan helps give basketball a purpose  Tulsa World

With the NCAA Tournament coming to Tulsa this week, we look at the roots of basketball in Oklahoma. Monday, how small-town basketball can shape a ...

Near-death experience has lasting impact on TU receiver Nigel Carter  Tulsa World

Carter was 4 years old and living with his mom in Georgia when he nearly died in an apartment fire.

Class 4A boys basketball: Seth Youngblood, Roland reach state finals with win over Tulsa McLain

A trip to the state championship game was the natural next step in Seth Youngblood's Roland career. The Rangers' senior guard reached the area finals as a ...

McLain RB Josh Jacobs leaving defenders in his dust, but flying under college recruiters' radar  Tulsa World

Senior standout leads eastern Oklahoma in rushing, but doesn't have a NCAA Division I scholarship offer to his name.

Tulsa Public Schools Inducts Inaugural Athletics Hall Of Fame Class  News On 6

The Tulsa Publics Schools Athletics Hall of Fame inducted its inaugural class Thursday night.

Photo Galleries: 2015 graduations at high schools in the Tulsa area  Tulsa World

Find links to slideshows of high school graduations in the Tulsa area.

Shooting after alumni basketball game reportedly stemmed from argument over who had been the better athlete  Tulsa World

Tulsa County prosecutors charged a man Friday with shooting with intent to kill, alleging that the shooting came during an argument over who had been the ...

Nearly 70 percent of Tulsa schools get failing grade as A-F criticism continues  Tulsa World

The Oklahoma State Department of Education released the 2015 A-F school grade cards on Thursday with the disclaimer that the system is inaccurate and ...

While outsiders argue about north Tulsa's problems, a church/nonprofit is working from the inside on solutions  Tulsa World

Intern Jaela Walters, 18, helps students, Tyran Griffin, 9, and Jaelyn Ezell during a STEM class at the summer program held by Crossover Church at Hawthorne ...

Body Found Near Rocky Ford State Park In Cherokee County  News On 6

The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a body was found Tuesday.

Photo Galleries: 2014 Graduations at high schools in the Tulsa area  Tulsa World

Find links to slideshows of high school graduations in the Tulsa area.

Surge in teacher activism challenges GOP austerity mindset  Christian Science Monitor

A wave of teacher walkouts in Republican-run states, from West Virginia to Kentucky and Oklahoma, has cast a national spotlight on their tax-and-spend ...

TPS Teachers Prepare For First Day Of School  News On 6

Just because Tulsa Public Schools students are not back in class yet, doesn't mean there isn't a lot happening.

Cascia Hall-McLain Game Moved Up Due To Bad Weather Threat  News On 6

The Cascia Hall-McLain high school football game has been moved because of the threat of bad weather.

5 Questions with John Regur of Hamilton Group Funding  Tulsa World

In addition to his work in the mortgage industry, Regur has also created MUSED with his partner to spread poetry and creativity in classrooms and nonprofits, ...

Many Parts of State Are High-Level Math and Science 'Deserts'  Oklahoma Watch

Participation in advanced-level math and science classes in high school is a strong predictor of success in college. But up to two-thirds of Oklahoma high ...

Two Tulsa moms who sold drugs likely to die in prison on life-without-parole sentences  Tulsa World

Life without parole really is a death sentence. It's worse than the death penalty," said Damita Price, who has served 21 years of a life without parole sentence ...

Updates on the 1993-94 Tulsa men's basketball team | Tu  Tulsa World

1993-94: In advance of his third season as the Golden Hurricane head man, Smith's Tulsa team was picked to finish fifth in the Missouri Valley Conference.

Tulsa Public Schools To Hold Meeting On State Partnership Plan  News On 6

Tulsa Public Schools' McLain Advisory Committee is holding a public meeting Wednesday at the high school in the 4900 block of North Peoria.

Tulsa Changemakers program empowers children to drive change in community  Tulsa World

Tulsa Changemakers is a youth-driven initiative founded earlier this year by Andrew Spector and Jacob Lerner, who moved to Tulsa last year for Teach for ...

Some Tulsa Public Schools substitutes due pay raise  Tulsa World

The Tulsa school board voted unanimously Tuesday to raise substitute teachers' pay at nine schools for the first time in years.

Gone too soon: Tyreek Hill joins OSU list that includes Prentiss Elliott, Dez Bryant  Tulsa World

When children identify their favorite player on a football team, they typically don't select an offensive tackle or a safety.

'Police Already Knew Who Khyre Was”  Oklahoma Watch

TULSA — When she first saw a photo of the skull, Deonna Williams knew it was her stepson. Eighteen-year-old Khyre Campbell went missing Dec. 29, 2012.

21-year-old Tulsan killed in SUV crash on Gilcrease Expressway  Tulsa World

The driver lost control of a maroon Chevrolet sport utility vehicle as it was exiting U.S. 75 and entering the westbound lanes of the Gilcrease Expressway.

Number Of Tulsa Teachers With Emergency Certifications Highest Ever  News On 6

There are more Oklahoma teachers working under temporary credentials than ever before.TPS has 68 working under emergency certification this year.

Spectators enjoy daytime start as Christmas Parade rolls through downtown  Tulsa World

Sporting a bright blue suit covered with snowmen, stockings and snowflakes, Kenneth Richmond looked more like a participant in Saturday's 91st annual ...

VOTE: High school player of the week  Tulsa World

Here are the candidates for Week 11 high school football player of the week.

4A state wrestling: Cascia Hall's Skidgel picks up third championship  Tulsa World

Tuttle claimed its ninth consecutive team state championship and 14th overall.

Some Oklahoma Schools Not Meeting School Drill Requirements KWTV

Millwood High School was one of 25 Oklahoma schools not in compliance with state mandated drills during the 2012-13 school year.

Storm ready: First new storm shelter at Tulsa Public Schools opens for library business  Tulsa World

A ribbon-cutting ceremony is planned for Thursday to celebrate the opening of the east Tulsa elementary school's new library that doubles as a storm shelter.

Families affected by gang violence | News  Tulsa World

A father stayed with his son's dead body for hours after a drive-by shooting. Another father searches for why a 14-year-old gunned down his daughter.

Newsmakers: Jackie Cooper breaks ground on third location  Tulsa World

Jackie Cooper breaks ground on new location. Jackie Cooper Imports of Tulsa executive management, staff and Infiniti USA representatives broke ground ...

TU 2014: Bishop Louie, WR  Tulsa World

Bishop Louie. Position: Wide receiver. Height: 5-10. Weight: 170. High school: McLain. Scout ranking: no rating. Rivals ranking: no rating. Fast fact: Louie was a ...

Where the sidewalk ends: Peoria pedestrians must step into traffic  Tulsa World

On her mile-long walk to school, 16-year-old Syquirria Joiner hauls her books in one arm while holding the other out for balance.

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