Buddy Harris has been appointed as a Board Member by the Quapaw Board of Education to serve the remaining term of office in Seat 5, for the 2019-20 school year. Thank you Buddy for your willingness to serve the students, staff and patrons of the district.

Summer Conditioning (10-Noon)
HS Softball Summer League at Adair (10:15/11:30)
JH Boys Basketball Summer League at Commerce 12:20pm/1:40pm
Galena Football Passing League (5:20pm/6pm)

Summer lifting and passing leagues continue this week for the Wildcats as they prepare for the 2019 season.

Quapaw Athletes
Summer League Football, Softball and Basketball is currently taking place.
Summer Conditioning
For more information contact
Mr. Dawson or Coach Cawyer.

A big thank you to Integris on the $750 donation to Quapaw Athletics.

Thank you Quapaw Nation for hosting and supporting the Day of Champions Football and Sports Skill Camp

Congratulations to the following Quapaw Baseball Players on the post-season awards:

Jonas Gregory
OBCA Class 2A East All-Star Baseball Team
Trevor White
Oklahoma Native American All-Star Baseball Team

Congratulations to the following Quapaw Baseball players named to the Lucky 7 All Conference Baseball Team:
MVP Pitcher: Jonas Gregory
MVP Catcher: Kale Thomasson
Corner Infield: Matt Lovell
Middle Infield: Ethan Mate
Outfield: Jordan Carolus
Honorable Mention: Chris Durbin, Trevor White and Brendon McMackin

Information on how to order class and group Elementary School pictures is listed below

Congratulations to the following Afton Vo-Tech graduates:

Health Careers-Emily Shoemaker, Jennifer Kessel, Victoria LaFalier, Lindsey O’Neal, Madi Rosenstiel

Pre-Engineering-Jessica Jennings

Cosmetology-Hannah Robertson

Diesel Technology-Dakota Case

Animation and Digital Technology-Caleb Owens, Brandon Tyree, Kai Anderson

Multi Media and Graphics-Grace Miller

Welding-Scotty Evans

Congratulations to Brandon Tyree selected as the American Legion Award winner.

Class of 2019

Congratulations Class of 2019


I’m so proud of these Senior Superstars at Quapaw High School.  These young people have a very bright future ahead for them.  This group of seniors is very special, very talented, and genuinely concerned about each other and the Quapaw community.  I have enjoyed getting to know them the past 10 months.  They will shine brightly in their future endeavors.  They have left a great legacy at Quapaw Public Schools.


God bless each one of you as you look to the stars!



David Carriger


Quapaw Public Schools

Congratulations to Serenity Groves who placed first and Trevor Potter who placed second in the QES Spelling Bee.

Congratulations NHS Students 

Teacher-Staff Honors

We would like to wish Mrs. Couch and Mr. White the very best as they retire from the Quapaw Public Schools.  Thank you for the many years of service to the children of Quapaw.  Congratulations to Mrs. Couch on being recognized as Teacher of the Year and Tish Freeman, Staff Member of the Year.

Congratulations to the following Quapaw Teachers recognized as "Teachers of Today" 
by Masonic Lodge 140 in Miami: 
Elem: Donna Couch
MS: Stacy Craig 
HS: Laura Price

The 2018-19 Quapaw Teacher and Staff Member of the Year:
Quapaw Teacher of the Year: Donna Couch.
Quapaw Support Staff Member of the Year: Tish Freeman.
These individuals will be honored at the End of the Year Breakfast on Monday, May 20. Congratulations to all the finalists and these two very deserving individuals.

Congratulations Art Students

State Art Fish Contest: Kayla Plott won 1st place in Oklahoma for 7-9th grades, Ashlynn Owens won 2nd place in Oklahoma for 10-12th grades, Kadence Smith won 2nd place in Oklahoma for 7-9th grades, Kyla Brumfield won 3rd place in Oklahoma for 10-12th grades, Angelina Hartley won 3rd place in Oklahoma for 7-9th grades.

Wildcat Spring Football

Sidany Hilburn was recognized at the State FFA Convention as a N.E. Area Star in Agriscience.

A great evening of music at Pittsburg State University as Jenni Jennings and Rachel Clonts performed in the Four State Honor Band.

Career Passports at State FFA

Results from the State Agriscience Fair in Stillwater:
3rd place, Food Science Division 3, Taylor Welch.
4th place, Ag. Power Division 1, Mason Turner.
4th place, Ag. Power Division 3, Zayne Suman.

Congratulations to the following Wildcats who placed in the top three at the Lucky 7 Track Meet

Shot Put: Tanner Daniels, 3rd Place, 37' 11 1/8"
Discus: Bladen Hart, 3rd Place, 98' 3"
Long Jump: Seth Johnston, 2nd Place, 15' 6"
400 Relay: Taylor Roher, AJ Moreno, Dante Gaines, Josh Curry
3rd Place.
1600 Relay: Mya Nichols, Shea Ottesen, Gracie Crawford, Kendyl Stand
3rd Place.

Congratulations to Sidany Hilburn who placed 3rd in Extemporaneous at the Area Speech Contest last night.

State Vocal Music Results Madelynn Bryant-2 on her solo and the Ensemble-1. 
They are J-Ann Apolonio, Lakyn Buffalo, Chloe White, 
Audrianna LaFalier, Abbey Taft, and Katie Wakefield. Congratulations!

State Instrumental Music Results

The percussion ensemble, the saxophone trio, and Rachel's tenor sax solo all received II ratings (Excellent), Madison received a III (Good), and Rachel's clarinet solo and Jenni's saxophone solo both received I ratings (Superior). 

Sax trio: Jenni Jennings, Madi Barnett, Abby Rogers
Solos: Jenni, Madi, Rachel Clonts (x2)
Percussion ensemble: Jared Swager, Lucas Wahl, Justin Gonzales, Gunner Freeman, Bladen Hart, Katie Lawrence, Acey Moreland, Izzy Millard, Rachel, Abby, Jenni, Madi.

Congratulations to Sidany Hilburn on winning first place in Extemporaneous at the Vinita Regional Speech Contest

The Quapaw Pre-K students had a fun day of learning at the Amazeum in Bentonville.

Rachel Clonts competed at the Mid America Music Festival at Pittsburg State University this morning. She competed with two solos and received 2 Superior (I) ratings.

Lucky 7 Conference Tournament Runner-up

Congratulations to the following Quapaw Wildcats who made the All Tournament Team at the Mickey Mantle Baseball Tournament: Kale Thomasson, and Jordan Carolus.  Congratulations to Jonas Gregory named MVP of the Mickey Mantle Baseball Tournament Comet Division.  Great job Wildcats!

Congratulations to Sidany Hilburn, Tori Harris and Ty Earp on receiving their FFA AG-ED Career Passport!

Congratulations to Sidany Hilburn. 
the first N.E. Area Star in Agriscience for Quapaw! 
Congratulations to Sidany Hilburn on placing 2nd in Extemporaneous and Savannah Glerup on giving the creed at the Jenks Speech Contest  

Congratulations to Shelby Lewis and Skyler Evans 3rd Overall at the STATE SCIENCE FAIR in Animal Science Division 2.

Congratulations to Ty Earp who signed a football scholarship/letter of intent with Northeastern Oklahoma State University this morning.

Savannah Glerup received her medal for State Archery today!  Savannah is the first student from Quapaw to receive a medal at the State Archery Competition.  Congratulations!

Wildcat Wednesday, May 8 at QES

Congratulations to the 2019-2020 Quapaw High School Cheerleaders:

Chloe White
Tori LaFalier
LaCinda Attocknie
Mariaha Price
Jillian Forcum
Mallory Blackfox
Emily Miller
Taylor Welch
Kendyl Stand
Macey Brewster
Emily Steele
Savannah Glerup

Congratulations to the 2019-20 Quapaw Middle School Cheerleaders.

Katie Wray

Josie Parker

Maggie Smith

Hayley Green

Kenedy Stand

J’Leigh Hutchens

Mia Johnston

Katie Wakefield

The Quapaw High School Student Council hosted the District 1 Stuco Conference in Miami. QHS has some great student leaders! Jenni Jennings was selected as District 1 Reporter.

Congratulations to Tanner Daniels , 2nd place, and Garrett Fox, 2nd place at Regional Powerlifting.  Ty Erp, placed 6th.  All three qualified for the State Meet at El Reno.

Congratulations to the Quapaw Fr. Powerlifting Team.  A third place finish at State.

2019 OKSSSP Northeast Regional Shoot Results.  

Congratulations to Ethan Mate-5th overall. Ethan receives an invite to go to State on April 10. Craig Rundell ended up 10th overall.

Congratulations State Bound Music Students 

The saxophone trio (Jenni, Madi, Abby), the HS percussion ensemble (Jenni, Abby, Jared, Justin, Acey, Izzy, Katie, Gunnar, Lucas, Bladen, Rachel, Madi), and then 5 high school solos (Jenni, Madi, Abby, and Rachel X2 - she had two solos on different instruments) got Superior ratings! The other two ensembles (which include Paige, Summer, Makynzee) received an Excellent and a Good rating (II and III), and the two middle school soloists (Katie and Makynzee) received Excellent ratings (II). 12 students going to the State Contest!

Lucky 7 All Conference Basketball Team

Mya Nichols: Defensive Player of the Year

Skyler Evans: All Conference

Jonas Gregory: Defensive Player of the Year

Matt Lovell: All Conference

Kale Thomasson, Jordan Carolus: Honorable Mention All Conference

Karissa Anderson, Lu Attocknie, Jenni Jennings: Honorable Mention All Conference

National School Breakfast Week was celebrated in the Quapaw Public Schools as students were given free breakfast all week. The Elementary School students received several surprises throughout the week in their breakfast bags compliments of OPAA! Food Service. The MS and HS recognized two students through a drawing with food baskets provided by OPAA! Congratulations to Justus Turner and Kaelynn Owens.

Congratulations Mrs. Price and Mrs. Couch for being recognized for technology integration  in the classroom.

Chance Wilson and Garrett Williams ended up with 2 fish weighing 3 pounds -13 ounces for 36th place at Sam Rayburn Lake in East Texas.

NEO-Miami Science Fair 2019
Congratulations to the following students at the NEO Regional Science Fair! Savannah Glerup and Emily M. Steele 1st place in Behavioral Science. Shelby Lewis and Skyler Evans 1st place in Animal Science, Zayne Suman 2nd in Environmental Sciences and Taylor Welch 3rd in Microbiology. These students also qualified to compete at State in Stillwater March 28-30th. We also had Kannon Merit and Maggie Smith compete in Middle School Zoology and Caytie Couch and Addison McGuire in the Elementary Division. Mr. Couch won the Outstanding Research Mentor award. Very proud of all our students. BIG thank you to Lisa Couch for all of her help and volunteering her time.

Congratulations to Savannah Glerup on a 3rd place finish at the Tulsa State Archery Meet.  The High School Team placed 7th overall and the Middle School Team placed 13th.  Great job Wildcats!

Jaxon Myrick MS Student of the Month

MS Character Counts

Congratulations to the Vocal Music students who represented Quapaw at District Music on Saturday: Abbey Taft, Lakyn Buffalo, Chloe White, Audrianna LaFalier, Katie Wakefield, J-Ann Apolonio, Tommy Whitcomb, Madelynn Bryant, Rachel Clonts, Makayla Cornog, Shelby Lewis, Katie Lawrence, Paige Winters, Emily Grassold, Makynzee Lovell, and Summer Betz. One of the ensembles and a soloist received a Superior rating, qualifying them for the State contest. They are: Abbey Taft, Lakyn Buffalo, Chloe White, Audrianna LaFalier, Katie Wakefield, and J-Ann Apolonio. Madelynn Bryant is the soloist. We also had a middle schooler receieve a Superior rating. She does not get to go on to the State contest, but her achievement is still a big one. Her name is Katie Lawrence.

Student Dress Code Policy
The Student Dress Code Policy has been updated to include some new language:

6. Appropriateness of all shorts, jeans, slacks, pants, leggings and yoga pants will be left to the discretion of the building administrator.  Clothing deemed by the administrator to cause a substantial disruption to school operations will not be allowed.  

The first picture is all the graduating students. The second picture recognizes the 5 essay winners and the last picture is the outstanding DARE students. 

Congratulations to the Quapaw High School Wildcats on a 3rd place finish at the Lucky 7 Powerlifting Meet.  Kale Thomasson-2nd place, Taylor Roher-3rd place, Garrett Fox-2nd place, Tanner Daniels-1st place and Ty Earp-2nd place.
Congratulations to the Quapaw MS Powerlifting Team. Grant Crawford-2nd place, hwt. 1000 lbs. Gunner Freeman-2nd place, 855, Garrett Williams-2nd place, 845, Mitchell Brumfield-1st place, 380.  The 9th Grade Team won the overall division.

A big thank you to the Quapaw Nation for the new gym scoreboards and installation.

Quapaw Nation STEM Fair

Quapaw HS JOM students, Chloe, Trevor, Scotty, Lacinda, Arissa, Jack, and Bristol involved in the flag presentation this morning at the 11th annual OICWA Conference at Indigo Sky.

District Office
305 W 1st St
Quapaw, OK 74363
Phone: (918) 674-2501
Fax: (918) 674-2721
David Carriger
Email: dcarriger@qpswildcats.com

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