• Wednesday, October 7, 2020

    Worth-It Wednesday

    MOORE PUBLIC SCHOOLS COMBAT TEACHER SHORTAGE CONCERS THROUGH COLLEGIATE PARTNERSHIPS AND MENTORSHIP EFFORTS

    MOORE, OK. – Moore Public Schools (MPS) increases efforts to recruit and retain quality teachers through additional partnerships with state colleges for student-teaching opportunities. The district also provides teacher mentorship through dedicated personnel, including Instructional Resource Specialists.

    The teacher shortage has been a growing concern nationwide for the past few years with some contributing factors being lack of adequate support, training, funding, and respect for the profession. Read more, click here

     


    Friday, March 6, 2020 | Press Release

    MOORE LOVE, DISTRICTWIDE PHILANTHROPIC INITIATIVE, REACHES NEW FUNDRAISING SUCCESS WITH NEARLY A QUARTER MILLION

    MOORE, OK - Moore Public Schools (MPS) students, staff, parents/guardians, and friends united as one fundraising powerhouse to help fight hunger, heal hurts, and find cures. In its third year, the districtwide philanthropic initiative more than doubled the amount raised last year.

    Collectively, the 35 schools and administrative offices raised more than $240,000, for this year’s four recipients. The donations will be given to recipients within the next two weeks, amounts will be: The Oklahoma Regional Food Bank, $55,000 – fully funds this year and provides additional funds for 2020-2021; Moore Faith Medical Clinic, $60,000; Soonerthon, $60,000 – all donations will be given to the Children’s Hospital; and Ally’s House, $60,000. Read more, click here

    Visit the MPS Moore Love webpage, click here.

     


    Friday, November 20, 2019 | Media Advisory

    THE PATRIOT GUARD OF OKLAHOMA WILL PARTICIPATE IN THE BRINK JH VETERAN'S ASSEMBLY

    MOORE, OK – Brink Junior High School students and staff welcome the Patriot Guard Riders of Oklahoma on Friday, November 22, 2019, for the school’s annual outdoor assembly to honor veterans. In addition to choir and band performances, members of the Patriot Guard Riders (PGR) will display the proper way to retire the American flag and will present it to the Boy Scouts chapter. Read more, click here

     


    Friday, November 11, 2019 | Press Release

    MOORE HIGH SCHOOL CELEBRATES SENIOR CITIZENS AND VETERANS THROUGH THE 38TH ANNUAL SHARON LEDGERWOOD MEMORIAL THANKSGIVING DINNER

    MOORE, OK - Moore High School (MHS) students and staff are all hands-on deck to prepare for the school-community event, the 38th annual Sharon Ledgerwood Memorial Thanksgiving Dinner. The dinner will be on Tuesday, November 12, 2019, in the MHS Commons, with entertainment beginning at 5:30 p.m. The staff will provide valet parking.

    This event began in 1981 by educator Sharon Ledgerwood. Mrs. Ledgerwood hosted the event in her Home Economics classroom for many years. After her passing, the event transpired into what we now know as the Sharon Ledgerwood Memorial Thanksgiving Dinner, to celebrate her life’s work and her dedication to serving others. Read more, click here

     


    Friday, September 20, 2019 | Press Release 

    BURLINGTON STORES SURPRISES SANTA FE ELEMENTARY WITH $10,000 DONATION

    MOORE – On Friday, September 20, 2019, Burlington Stores teamed up with AdoptAClassroom.org to gift $10,000 to Santa Fe Elementary in Moore Public Schools (MPS). Santa Fe’s Principal, Jennifer Mankins, said the donation will be divided equally among the school’s teachers with each receiving approximately $300 to purchase supplies based on needs in their individual classrooms. Read more, click here

    Accompanying pictures: Principal Mankin | Burlington Stores team | Check Presentation 1 | Check Presentation 2 |

    Media Advisory sent on Sept. 19. Read more, click here

     


    Thursday, August 29, 2019 | Press Release

    MOORE’S KINGSGATE AND SKY RANCH INTEGRATE NEW TECHNOLOGY IN CLASSROOMS – VIRTUAL REALITY & MORE!

    MOORE – Students and teachers at two Moore Public Schools (MPS), Kingsgate Elementary and Sky Ranch Elementary, are benefitting from the Oklahoma Educational Technology Trust (OETT) grant and Professional Development (PD) from the University of Oklahoma’s K20 Center. Each site has been awarded $40,000 to purchase new technology equipment for their school and $25,000 worth of PD and training. Read more, click here

    Accompanying pictures

    Sky Ranch Staff in PD with K20 Center: photo 1 | photo 2 | photo 3 | photo 4 | photo 5 | photo 6 | photo 7 | photo 8 | photo 9 |

    Kingsgate Staff in PD with K20 Center: photo 1 | photo 2 | photo 3 | photo 4 | photo 5 | photo 6 | photo 7 |