News From Around the District

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Google Expands Mayes County Investment to 3 Billion
CEO Sundar Pichai outlined plans to enlarge the Pryor Data Center and "announced a $6 million grant to the National 4-H Council to support computer science education in its Oklahoma and national chapters." 







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Pryor Schools' Summer Lunch Program
Free breakfast & lunch to any child 18 years of age and younger.  Monday-Thursday at Roosevelt Elementary, 401 N. Elliot Street, breakfast 8 a.m. - 9 a.m and lunch 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.





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Preliminary Test Scores

Preliminary OSTP test score reporting for parents on the Parent/Student portal will be released on May 23, 2019 by the Oklahoma State Department of Education. The preliminary reporting window is the time in which the state reviews the information to ensure the reported student information and testing experiences reflect accurate student data and confirm what was anticipated. The state provides feedback before final reports are generated. Preliminary reporting is a first look at how students performed on their OSTP Assessments. The Student/Parent Portal will be updated with final reporting information on July 25, 2019. 





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Attention Parents of 6th Graders:

Pryor Public Schools is excited to announce that Summer Explore has expanded to include STEM and project based learning opportunities open to every 6th grader. During the month of June, weekly projects will be offered and learners may choose to participate in as many of these projects as desired. 

Each project will be limited to 14 learners, so please complete the online enrollment form as quickly as possible. Sessions will be held Monday-Thursday, from 8:00am-12:00pm. Breakfast and lunch will be provided, and transportation to and from the session can be provided if needed. Contact Dusty Harrison for more information, harrisond@pryorschools.org
The following options are available:

June 3rd-6th: Launch! Learners will design, construct and test a small boat while learning about Math, Science, and English Language Arts concepts as well as water safety.

June 10th-13th: Park Redesign. Learners will use Math, Science and English Language Arts concepts to redesign a local park and build a model to present to city officials for consideration.

June 17th-20th:
Build A Beehive. Learners will design, construct and donate a small beehive while learning about Math, Science and English Language Arts concepts as well as the local need for bees.

June 24th-27th: The History of Pryor Creek, A Documentary. Learners will research and create a documentary about our local history using Journalism, History and English Language Arts concepts.

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