Ms. Kristy Hutton is in her 20 th year of teaching elementary students. For six years now, she has taught fourth and fifth grade at Sperry Elementary School in the Jerry Burd Intermediate building. She has taught English Language Arts and/or reading most of her 20 years in education. . . .
Sperry Band State Bound in Multiple Categories The Sperry High School Band of Pirates are no strangers to the state competitions, and this spring they are participating in multiple venues. With marching competitions behind them, they take the stage, literally, to perform concert, ensemble, and solo selections. Not surprisingly, they have performed well in all three categories and will be attending state . . .
Sperry Public Schools will have pre-kindergarten enrollment on Friday, March 24, 2023, from 9 AM to 2 PM in the auditorium located behind the administration office. Pre-kindergarten enrollment is for children who will be four years of age by September 1, 2023 but will not turn five years of age prior to Sept. 2, 2023. Parents need to bring with them the following: Proof of . . .
Sperry's Brady Benham did last weekend what few wrestlers have ever accomplished: Win three state individual titles. Benham, a junior, roared through the 157-pound division to reach the finals, where he defeated Jackson Wilkins 5-2 on Saturday at the State Fairgrounds Arena in Oklahoma City. With wins his freshman, sophomore, and now junior year, Benham has already set his sights on . . .
It's time for March Madness. While most high school teams in Oklahoma have been eliminated from the playoffs by the time March arrives, the Sperry Lady Pirates are still competing for the coveted Gold Ball, which goes to teams winning state championships. The Lady Pirates (16-9) will try to move one step closer to that goal on Thursday when they travel to Ada and East Central University where they will play . . .
We would like to thank everyone who participated in the calendar surveys for the 2023-2024 calendar. At the February 13, 2023, Board of Education meeting, the Board of Education approved the district's 2023-2024 school calendar. You can see and/or download the calendar HERE .
Teachers at each of the sites at Sperry Public Schools recently chose from among their peers one to represent them all as representing the principle of Excellence in Education. This is an honor not of being a “winner” among contestants, but of being the embodiment of the educational ideals held by colleagues. Sperry Elementary School 2022-2023 Teacher of the Year: Kristy . . .
Sperry Public Schools has completed our Safe Return and Continuity of Services Plan for the 2022-2023 school year. This plan is an update of the Safe Return and Continuity of Services Plan developed and published for the 2021-2022 school year. The Safe Return and Continuity of Services Plan is a guide for parents, students, and district staff to help mitigate the impact of COVID-19 virus and its . . .
Sperry High School's Girls' Basketball team defeated Summit Christian 52 to 47 in overtime on Saturday, January 7, to win the final round of the Regent Prep Tournament. Overall this season, the Lady Pirates are 7-4 under first-year head coach Brad Crace. Team members are, front row (left to right), manager Gloria Smith, Calli Webb, Lilly Travis, Trinity Taylor, Lindsey . . .
TodayA slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to near 70 by 11am, then falling to around 63 during the remainder of the day. South wind 10 to 20 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
TonightShowers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely between 8pm and 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Some of the storms could be severe. Cloudy, with a low around 46. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
FridayShowers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.