Thank you for the immense support of the bond and our schools! As most of you have heard, both of our bond proposals passed with an overwhelming majority. Proposition 1: Yes - 1,336 (74.02%); No - 469 (25.98%) Proposition 2: Yes - 1,366 (75.51%); No - 443 (24.49%) We are very excited and looking forward to getting started on . . .
Piedmont Public Schools is pleased to announce the selection of 2 members to the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence Academic All-State class of 2016. Piedmont High School seniors Katherine Stroh and Ann Elizabeth Tebow were chosen to represent Piedmont with this prestigious academic recognition. Piedmont is 1 of only 16 schools in the state to have more than 1 chosen for this accomplishment. Each of the Academic . . .
This spring has been an outstanding one for Piedmont Public Schools! Many of our sports programs experienced tremendous success, including our State Runner-Up baseball team, Individual State Track Champion & State Academic Champion boys' track team, State Semi-Finalist girls' soccer team, an Individual State Runner-Up in boys' golf, and many other State qualifiers. The specific details are as follows: . . .
Over the last two weeks, the Piedmont Education Foundation had the opportunity to present 11 teacher grants at six different school sites. The amount of these awards total $4,643.10. The proceeds from these grant awards will help support instructional activities in each of these teachers’ classrooms. You can follow the Foundation on Twitter @ FoundationPPS and Facebook at Piedmont Public School . . .
Piedmont Public Schools is proud to announce that Melissa Johnson, first grade teacher at Piedmont Elementary School, was selected as the District Teacher of the Year for 2015-2016. Ms. Johnson has been an educator for 14 years and is committed to helping all of her students reach their full potential. Ms. Johnson creates a warm and inviting atmosphere in her classroom and incorporates a variety of daily activities to meet the needs of all of her students. Congratulations to Melissa Johnson on this well-deserved recognition!
Each month, a secondary teacher and an elementary teacher are recognized in the Featured Teacher section of the curriculum newsletter. Teachers are nominated by their peers or by administrators for outstanding practice in the classroom. The Featured Teachers in 2015-2016 are: Secondary September: Summer Boismier, MS 7th Grade ELA Teacher October: Drew Gossen, HS Science Teacher November: Sara Rhoades, PI Library Media Specialist December: Diana Moreno, MS Spanish Teacher January: Matt Bilyeu, HS History Teacher February: Amy Lennertz, PI Spanish Teacher March: Connie Ward, MS Science Teacher April: Sherri Wilson, HS Science Teacher May: Sheridan Southwell, PI Math Teacher Elementary Septemenber: Kristin Hall, PES First Grade Teacher October: Jammie Kimmel, Elementary Spanish Teacher November: Ashley Rhodes, NW Fourth Grade Teacher December: Debbie Bethel, PS Pre-Kindergarten Teacher January: Courtney Lindenborn, SR Elementary Teacher February: Julie Utley, NW Second Grade Teacher March: Trisha White, PES . . .
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