Sixteen seniors took their final steps to become high school graduates at the commencement ceremony Saturday, May 21st. As their names were announced, they walked confidently across the stage to accept their diplomas and congratulations from the Board of Education, superintendent Todd Glasgow, and principal Jim Shelton. Featured speaker at the event was Oklahoma Lieutenant Governor Todd Lamb. Also speaking were Emma Henke, who gave the valedictorian address, and Justice Yates, who gave the salutorian speech.
Members of the Graduating Class of 2016 are: Joshua Albiston, Rebecca Allen, Tracie Allen, Pete Beltran, Jeremy Birdshead, Henry Brown, Hope Espinoza, Alejandra Gonzales, Welter Garza, Sydney Hawk, Emma Henke, Tina LaFountain, Tobias Marshall, Sterling Smith, Ryan Wilson, and Justice Yates. Senior class sponsors are Shana Glasgow, Courtney Peck, and Chase Evans.
Thirty elementary students who earned over 100 Accelerated Reader points were rewarded with a trip to the Kingfisher Pool recently. Their sponsor, Mrs. Owings, reports the students had a blast at the indoor swimming pool. Students qualifying for the trip were: Jonny Chavez, Abigail Gilbert, Kevin Gilbert, Junior Ketchum, Carmen Littleraven, Maggie Malloy, Tonya Olsen, Baylor Owings, Sergio Pineda, Hesstin Pratt, Calixto Silva, . . .
The Geary Public Schools is offering a summer food service program June 1-28 at the Elementary School cafeteria. Meals will be provided all children 18 and younger without charge, and are the same regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. Breakfast will be served from 8:00-8:30 and lunch from 11:30-12:30. For more information click on the link below: Summer Meal Program Public Notice
Middle school and high school students will take semester exams May 23-25. The last day of school will be May 25. All 6th through 8th grade students are required to take semester tests in each class with no exceptions. Students in 9th through 12th grades will take semester tests in classes in which they are not exempt. Exemptions are based on grade average and number of absences. Students with office . . .
Over 40 students showcased their talent at the Geary Elementary School Talent Show May 12th. Acts included a hip-hop group, singing duets, vocal soloists, an Arapaho language choir, a break dancer, and jazz dance numbers. Students had several practice sessions at school before the big talent show.
The Geary Public Schools Board of Education recently welcomed new Board member Andy Smith and elected officers for 2016. Crystal Briscoe was elected president; Jason Bernhardt, vice president, and Randall Base, clerk. Members are Andy Smith and Afton Brower. We want to thank our Board of Education for the public service work they do for our students, school district, and community.