David and Lori Cook congratulate their daughter Margaret Cook (center), an Academic All-Stater from Stilwell, during the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence Academic Awards Ceremony, held recently in Tulsa.  Cook, a 2021 graduate of Stilwell High School, was among 100 outstanding seniors from…

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Rocky Mountain School announces Co-Valedictorian is Lauren Elizabeth Brown, daughter of Chris and Kristy Brown, granddaughter of Bob and the late Linda Ritter and Terry Griffin and Mike and Rhonda Brown.  She enjoys drawing, painting, all kinds of crafts, sports, and hanging out with friends…

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Rocky Mountain School announces Co-Valedictorian is Katelyn Lea Wilson, daughter of Matt and Crystal Wilson, granddaughter of Willie and Pam Hooper and Kenneth and Iris Wilson.  She enjoys sports and hanging out with friends.  She attends Oak Grove Full Gospel Church and will be attending St…

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Dr. Geri Gilstrap, guest speaker at the May Chamber of Commerce monthly meeting, said Stilwell Public Schools has done well this year, and the only virtual sessions were the week before Thanksgiving because COVID numbers were high.

A Graduation Parade for the Senior Class of 2021 will be held on Thursday, May 20 beginning at 6 p.m. The parade route will go down 2nd Street, turn by McDonalds on Highway 100 West, then follow to the high school.  

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Stilwell Elementary Principal Mark Lea was recently named State Principal of the Year, an honor he says has humbled him.

Westville School will be gaining three new teachers in 2021-2022 and losing two.  At the regular monthly Westville School Board meeting on April 19, resignations were accepted from Paula Brunner and Amy Kaiser, while Amber Carlton was employed as a first grade teacher, Hailey Cole as a secon…

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Garrett Bergman, teacher for Agriculture at Stilwell High School, was excited to share that Future Farmers of America (FFA) students competed in the 2021 Adair County Invitational Development Events contest. More than 10 schools were there with 153 competitors. It was held in Stilwell on Mar…

Samuel Parker Patterson, son of Clay and Jennifer Patterson, has been named valedictorian of the 2021 eighth grade graduating class of Zion School.  The salutatorian is Kenzie Leann Starr, daughter of Travis and Nichole Starr.

Meals will be provided to all children age 18 and younger, without charge and for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. Meals will be provided at the site and times as follows: S…

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Maryetta School has named their Top 10 students for 2020-2021 school year, Hayley Dillard, Brycee Thomas, Kaveri Hill, Heather Brooks, Caislyn Crozier, Haven Ketcher, Casey Hagar, Harlie Smith, Avery Knight, and Andraya Ford.

Superintendent Geri Gilstrap had something so beautiful to share  about what Stilwell is doing for professional development. Using a book called Hope Rising written by Dr. Chan Hellman, they are learning how to manage trauma and children with challenging backgrounds. The main goal is to help…

Superintendent Geri Gilstrap had a ton of great things to say about Stilwell Schools. They have been managing their COVID situation well with a 50 percent drop in numbers after their first semester.

Indian Capital Technology Center is now accepting applications for the CDL Truck Driving class.  ICTC has partnered with Heavy Metal Training Institute (HMTI) to provide the training.  Interested persons must be 18 years of age or older and possess a valid driver's license and will be restri…