As the 2016-2017 school year reached its final days, Sperry Band showed that they were not quite finished adding achievements to their list of honors and awards. Near the end of April, at the State contests, the High School Band Saxophone Trio and the Large Percussion Ensemble each received a 1, or Superior rating. The Clarinet Trio and Percussion Trio each earned a 2, or Excellent rating. Another . . .
As Sperry seniors, dressed in their graduation caps and gowns, walked to the Awards Assembly in the Auditorium on Thursday, May 11, they were met with a hail of cheers and applause from fellow students. However, this shower of praises came from a somewhat unexpected set of admirers—Sperry Elementary students. As they exited Sperry High School, they found both sides of the sidewalk from that door to the . . .
11 Sperry Band Students Qualify for State Ensemble Sperry Band is finishing the year with all of the zeal and power that they had at the beginning. After receiving high marks at competitions throughout the year, several band members have attained the high honor of qualifying for the State Ensemble. These band members will travel to Stillwater Thursday, April 20 th to compete at the State Ensemble Contest on the OSU . . .
Cat in the Hat Visits Sperry Elementary Students During the first week of March, Sperry elementary students took part in the National Education Association’s Read Across American project. Read Across America is the largest reading event in the United States and is centered around the birthday of Theodor Geisel, known to millions as Dr. Seuss. During this week, schools across the country plan fun . . .
Sperry FFA Hosts District’s First Special Olympics Livestock Show Special Olympics and Future Farmers of America teamed up in Sperry on Friday, February 24 for the first Sperry Special Olympics Invitational Livestock Show. Assisted by a district FFA students, Special Olympics team members cleaned, groomed, and practiced show maneuvers . . .
Denton Wolf Named Sperry Teacher of the Year The halls of Sperry High School have been familiar to 2017 Sperry Public Schools District Teacher of the Year Denton Wolf for far longer than the four years he has been a teacher there; he walked these same halls as a high school student, and was taught by some of the same teachers he now works with as . . .
After a good season and top standing in the district duals, the Sperry Pirate Wrestling team had five wrestlers qualify for the State Wrestling Tournament in Oklahoma City, and three of these grappled their way to the podium for their weight class. The State finals were held Friday, February 24 and Saturday, February 25 at the State Fair Arena in Oklahoma City. Sperry Senior Louden Akin was able . . .
Nine Sperry Students Make MEOBDA All-District Bands On January 16, more than 1,000 students from 30 schools participated in the Mid-East Oklahoma Band Directors Association All-District Band tryouts. Sperry Band students participated in the tryouts on three of those bands: 7 th Grade Band, Junior High Band, and the High School Band. Nine Sperry students took places on those bands and one . . .
TodayMostly sunny, with a high near 94. South wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
TonightShowers and thunderstorms likely after 1am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 70. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
FridayShowers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Southeast wind around 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Since February, Dr. Beagles has been giving monthly update reports to the Board of Education about students receiving breakfast at Sperry Elementary and Sperry Middle School through the Breakfast in the Classroom program. The program, serving students in Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade allows every student in those grades to receive a free breakfast at school. Through this program, students go to their regularly scheduled class at the start of the school day, and a count is taken of all the students who want to receive breakfast that morning. Breakfast in the Classroom is a national program designed to ensure all students are provided healthy breakfast choices to start their day, with each nutritionally balanced meal offering healthy choices and always include milk and/or juice. Sperry's Elementary and Middle Schools piloted the program throughout the second semester as part of a study of student participation, influence on instruction, and possible effect on student academic performance. The teacher performs regular duties while students eat their meal and begins the day's first lesson as usual. Students engage in . . .
In addition to view choices, the mobile view offers additional features like: A responsive design that adjusts to any display size Dynamic imagery with color and photos Collapsible navigation Language translation Search function Scrolling banners Calendar Highlights Polls Quick Links In August 2012, Pew Internet Research reported 45 percent of American adult cell phone owners have a smartphone. In addition, 25 percent of American adults own a tablet computer. Those numbers are expected to increase. Anticipating this, our website provider, SOCS, helped us get ready for the trend by providing a mobile view of our web site. SOCS , a leading web-hosting company, furnishes websites for school districts, hospitals, municipalities and other community non-profits. This service is provided by the Foundation for Educational Services, in Lincoln Nebraska. Source: http://pewinternet.org/Commentary/2012/February/Pew-Internet-Mobile.aspx