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Bixby High Hosts Naturalization Ceremony

Bixby High Hosts Naturalization Ceremony

Rosalie Boyd, Reporter

October 25, 2016

Twenty-nine candidates for citizenship, ranging from Mexico to Burma, were overwhelmed with sheer happiness, tears of joy, and a gym filled of spirited students cheering them on as each one walked up to receive a naturalization certificate on Oct. 12. Everyone, students and immigrants alike, felt...

Severe Budget Crisis Hits Bixby Schools, but No Teaching Positions Cut

Severe Budget Crisis Hits Bixby Schools, but No Teaching Positions Cut
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Heather Randolph, Reporter

October 14, 2016

Bixby opened its doors to its first class in 1917, but this year marks a milestone for the senior class and all the other grades because the school district has had severe budget setbacks, but no loss of teachers. The state budget for this school year takes away $67 million from all Oklahoma schools,...

Grassroots campaign launched to “Bridge the Gap” for Bixby Public Schools

Grassroots campaign launched to “Bridge the Gap” for Bixby Public Schools

May 31, 2016

Bixby Public Schools is facing budget cuts of approximately $1.7 million for the 2016-2017 school year. That equates to approximately $202 less revenue per student from the State. As a result, a group of parents and citizens joined efforts with the Bixby Educational Endowment Foundation (BEEF) to form...

Syrian Conflict Explained

Syrian Conflict Explained

Kirstin Renfrow

May 4, 2016

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Last Day of 15-16 School Year Changed from May 20th to May 12th

Last Day of 15-16 School Year Changed from May 20th to May 12th

March 30, 2016

Tulsa World Editorial related to this action by Bixby Public Schools. Dear Bixby Public School Parents, Students, and Staff Members: Re:  Change of Last Day of 15-16 School Year from May 20th to May 12th I believe it is a well-known fact that funding for public schools and specifically...

Budget Crisis: A Letter from Dr. Kyle Wood

Budget Crisis: A Letter from Dr. Kyle Wood

March 11, 2016

Bixby Public School Parents, Community, and Staff: Last week, two shots to the gut of our school's budget were made known to me: 1.  The state has declared a second "revenue failure," meaning the state is not going to collect as much revenue as originally budgeted to collect. 2.  The impact...

After All This Time? Always.

After All This Time? Always.

Miki Riley, Photo Editor

January 14, 2016

On this morning, January 14th, the world lost a remarkable actor and director, Alan Rickman. Rickman passed away from his short battle with cancer at the age of 69. Rickman is famously known for his role as Professor Snape in the Harry Potter series and his role as Hans Gruber in Die Hard. JK Rowling,...

AC/DC Announces North American Tour Dates

AC/DC Announces North American Tour Dates

Miki Riley, Photo Editor

December 15, 2015

The legendary Australian rock band, AC/DC, announced their North American leg of their 'Rock or Bust' tour today. The band will visit America on this tour early next year. 'Rock or Bust' has been compacted with many surprises. During the first run of 'Rock or Bust', Chris Slade returned to the band....

The Pride of Bixby’s Showcase Night

The Pride of Bixby’s Showcase Night

Caitlynn Brown

October 29, 2015

Tonight at 7, the Pride of Bixby will be doing their last showcase of the year with there show titled "Propaganda." The show itself is about a nation who rises from the ashes to become the ultimate society, except that is almost utterly impossible to do. So things begin to morph into a military-like...

Slide the City!

Slide the City!

Caitlynn Brown, SPN Reporter

August 28, 2015

Are you looking for something to do this weekend? Well, look no further! There is something you can do... Slide the City! Slide the City is a fun alternative to running a themed 5K such as the Color Run. It's a 1000 ft slide that runs through Tulsa at 1500 S Main. The prices begin at $25 till the...

Bixby Public Schools is tobacco-free

Bixby Public Schools is tobacco-free

August 20, 2015

In May, Governor Mary Fallin signed House Bill 1685 requiring all Oklahoma schools to be tobacco-free. The bill is known as the "24/7 Tobacco-Free Schools Act". Tobacco use of any kind will not be allowed on Bixby Public School grounds and the use of a tobacco product will also be prohibited in school...

Jostens Kicks Off National “The Harbor” Tour with Youth Motivational Speaker Mike Smith

Jostens Kicks Off National “The Harbor” Tour with Youth Motivational Speaker Mike Smith

August 6, 2015

Jostens, a company providing yearbooks and class rings for various high schools and colleges, kicked off The Harbor Back to School Tour today at Bixby High School. The Harbor Back to School Tour introduces The Harbor by Jostens, a new weekly online video series that builds character in students and...

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