Wednesday, January 6, 2021 | Worth-It Wednesday
MOORE PUBLIC SCHOOLS FIVE FINALISTS FOR TEACHER OF THE YEAR ANNOUNCED
MOORE, OK. – The five finalists for Moore Public Schools (MPS) Teacher of the Year (TOY) were surprised at their schools with the congratulatory announcement. ...
“Every day our educators selflessly serve in many capacities – as teacher, mentor, counselor, our students’ biggest supporter, and much more. Their role is instrumental to the very success of our society, as they mold and shape our future world changers. We are thankful for all of our educators and very proud of this year’s site level Teachers of the Year and top five finalists,” said Dr. Robert Romines, MPS Superintendent. Read more, click here
Wednesday, November 11, 2020 | Worth-It Wednesday
MOORE PUBLIC SCHOOLS HONORS VETERANS IN SAFE, CREATIVE WAYS DURING HEALTH PANDEMIC
MOORE, OK. – Throughout Moore Public Schools (MPS) many principals, teachers, staff, and students created ways to safely honor Veterans during the health pandemic.
“Our Veteran’s Day ceremonies and celebrations are always a highlight of my year because we get to go out to the buildings and honor the men and women who have served our country. It’s inspiring to see all the many ways our staff have thought outside of the box to continue with these traditions in a safe way,” said Superintendent, Dr. Robert Romines. Read more, click here
More pictures and videos are available on the MPS Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/MoorePublicSchools
Wednesday, November 4, 2020 | Worth-It Wednesday
MOORE PUBLIC SCHOOLS CELEBRATES NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH
MOORE, OK. – November is Native American Indian Heritage Month and the Moore Public Schools (MPS) Native American Education department planned learning and celebratory activities districtwide.
“It is important to understand and honor what Native Americans have overcome to be successful leaders." Read more, click here
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 | Worth-It Wednesday
MOORE PUBLIC SCHOOLS COMPLETES INSTALLATION OF IONIZATION SYSTEMS IN ALL SCHOOLS
MOORE, OK. – Moore Public Schools (MPS) is the first large school district in Oklahoma to complete installation of ionization systems in all schools. The air-filtration systems are an additional mitigation effort to combat Covid-19, Influenza, and other viruses.
“We began installing these systems in July with the goal of completing installation in all of our 35 schools before winter and we have met that goal." Read more, click here
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 | Worth-It Wednesday
MOORE PUBLIC SCHOOLS FOUNDATION AWARDS TEACHER GRANTS TO ENHANCE LEARNING OPTIONS
MOORE, OK. – The Moore Public Schools Foundation (MPSF) awarded $39,000 in grants to several teachers who participated in the MPSF Teacher Resource Grant application process this year. Teachers utilize these funds for learning materials, technology for their classroom, and much more.
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 | Worth-It Wednesday
MOORE PUBLIC SCHOOLS MISSION FOR "MOORE EQUALITY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE"
MOORE, OK. – Civil unrest has been at the forefront in our society for the past several months, opening the door to engage in honest and sometimes painful dialogue. Moore Public Schools (MPS) administration began meeting this past summer with students, staff, parents, and patrons to discuss injustices and inequality concerns, and is creating a districtwide initiative.
“When students, staff, and families are hurting and those feelings affect their well-being and/or our school environment, we want to address the issue and seek resolve. ..." Read more, click here
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, April 3, 2020 | Press Release
MOORE RECEIVES GIFT FROM FOUNDATION TO HELP STUDENTS CONTINUE LEARNING
MOORE – Oklahoma public school districts have been preparing for implementation of distance learning due to in-school instruction abruptly halted to reduce the spread of coronavirus and save lives. Coursework will begin on Monday, April 6, 2020, and with nearly 25,000 students in Moore Public Schools (MPS), availability of resources to facilitate learning was a concern. 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
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