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Oklahoma City Community Foundation awards $368000 in scholarships

The Oklahoma City Community Foundation recently awarded $368,000 in scholarships to 184 graduating seniors from 54 central Oklahoma high schools.

Jones High School takes initiative in honoring Black History Month  KFOR Oklahoma City

JONES, Okla. - For the last year, we've been telling our viewers about News 4's alliance with other media outlets in Oklahoma City called "United Voice.

“Helping them is crucial,” Jones High School students stepping up, helping others at Northwest Classen  KFOR Oklahoma City

JONES, Okla. - Students at Jones High School are loading up, and they've got important cargo to deliver. "The counselors have a kit of toiletries for students who ...

Jones quarterback Daniel Jackson growing into position

JONES — Daniel Jackson knows what the standard is. At Jones High School, the bar for quarterbacks is high. In 11 years at his alma mater, Longhorns coach ...

Former teacher at Jones High School accused of inappropriately touching female students

A former science teacher at Jones High School has been accused of inappropriately touching female students, as well as poking them with a yard stick.

Sexual battery, assault charges filed against Jones High School teacher  KFOR Oklahoma City

Warning: This story contains graphic details. JONES, Okla. - A former Jones Public Schools science teacher was charged Monday with multiple counts of sexual ...

Teens suspected in car burglary, vandalism investigations in Jones  KOCO Oklahoma City

Police are investigating a burglary spree over the weekend in Jones.

Barry Manilow's holiday show includes gift for Jones High School  Orlando Sentinel

The Manilow Music Project will donate a new piano and instruments from the community to Jones High School after A Very Barry Christmas at Orlando's Amway ...

OSU football journal: Cowboy commit DJ Jones out for season

DJ Jones, the Tulsa Washington defensive back who is committed to OSU, dislocated his shoulder last week.

Tulsa Washington's DJ Jones suffers season-ending injury

Tulsa Booker T. Washington senior defensive back and Oklahoma State commit DJ Jones' high school career is over. Jones will miss the rest of the season after ...

Jones High School football coach talks about maintaining success

Jones football coach Dave Martin is a perfect fit. An alumnus of Jones High School, Martin is leading the program he loves. He's also the athletic director.

High school football: How Jones has become a quarterback factory

JONES — J.D. Head was wide-eyed each Friday night. From the stands at Jones High School, he watched one season as Daxx Garman took the state by storm.

High School Sports Notebook: Norman North's Blaine Martin cleared to play

Running back Blaine Martin was cleared to play after sitting out the first four games due to eligibility issues following his move from Jones High School last ...

Jones football sees three sign scholarships

When Southern Illinois started recruiting quarterback Brandon George three months ago, the Jones quarterback decided he better find out what a Salukis is.

Moore High School student posts threat on social media  KFOR Oklahoma City

MOORE, Okla. - OKCPD, Moore PD and Moore Public Schools are investigating a Moore High School student who posted a threat on social media. "Parents and ...

Edmond dance group on 'World of Dance' Tuesday night  Edmond Sun

EDMOND, Okla. — INTENTION, a dance group from Edmond, will be on Season 3 of NBC's “World Of Dance” beginning with the television premiere Tuesday ...

Jones Basketball Player No Longer On Team After Twitter Post KWTV

The family of a Jones High School basketball star is accusing the school district of more than a hard foul.

Metro schools have built 99 tornado safe rooms since 2013. Does your child’s school have a shelter?  KFOR Oklahoma City

MOORE, Okla. - It has been five years since the Moore tornado, the day the conversation about school safety changed dramatically. Before May 20, 2013, many ...

The Oklahoman's All-State Coach of the Year: Jones' Dave Martin finally brings title to alma mater

JONES — The trophy case at Jones High School sits underneath the stairwell of the commons area, and for the past five years it haunted football coach Dave ...

Three small schools heading to area, regionals set for 2A-6A  Stillwater News Press

High school basketball playoffs are winding down for the small schools while just getting started for the larger ones this week.

Meet the 2019 Free Ride Semi Finalists  KOCO Oklahoma City

The 10 semi-finalists were chosen from all the nominations we received for our annual Free Ride scholarship program.

Hundreds gather to say 'Free JJ'  Edmond Sun

We want justice. Free JJ!” was echoed frequently throughout the crowd of nearly 300 people who gathered Tuesday night at the State Capitol for a rally ...

Norman North's Blaine Martin cleared to play following eligibility issues

Norman North got a jolt of energy Wednesday morning. Running back Blaine Martin was cleared to play after sitting out the first four games due to eligibility ...

Oklahoma Christian School Saints were taken down by Jones High School

Oklahoma Christian School Saints will play football Friday at Pauls Valley. The Saints lost their game against Jones High School.

Area roundup: Maroons clinch first area tournament berth in nine years  Stillwater News Press

It has been a long time coming for Brandon Hight and his Perry High boys basketball team.

Oklahoma City leaders trying to find solutions for class, race divisions in community  KFOR Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY – Local leaders and influencers gathered on Thursday for a conference focused on pressing into critical issues of systematic poverty, race ...

Jones High principal resigns amid student record 'irregularities'  Orlando Sentinel

Jones High Principal Roderick Waldon resigned Monday as the district was investigating "questionable student record issues" at the Orlando school. An Orange ...

McCutcheon defensive lineman Machi Jones moonlighting as 'Thunder Foot'  Journal & Courier

McCutcheon defensive lineman impacted the game as a run-stopper and punter in a 22-15 homecoming victory over Logansport.

A, B basketball playoff brackets released; 2A-4A district assignments set  Stillwater News Press

It is high school playoff basketball time in Oklahoma and for small schools in Classed A and B, the full playoff brackets are out as postseason begins Friday.

West Jones stuns Natchez in 35-0 shutout - Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper | Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper  Natchez Democrat

West Jones stunned Natchez in a 35-0 blowout Friday night at Tom F. Williams Memorial Stadium at Natchez High School.

9 Investigates: Former Jones High School teacher previously under investigation  WFTV Orlando

A former principal at Jones High School who resigned amid allegations he changed school grades for some student's was involved in a previous investigation, ...

Series aims at educating citizens in black community on city planning, design and architecture  KFOR Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY - "You know they say the shortest distance between two people is a story,” OSU Fellow Dr. Rachel Jackson said. And there are a lot of stories ...

Jones loses to Viera in spring football  Orlando Sentinel

Jones showed a strong defense in the spring football game despite the loss against Viera.

Super 30: Jones receiver Sean Shaw Jr. brings height, athleticism

JONES — Sean Shaw Jr. loves the high school image of his father. Sean Shaw Sr. stood only around 5-foot-11 when he graduated from Jones High School, ...

Jones High performances at Carnegie Hall: 'amazing,' 'awesome'  Orlando Sentinel

Jones High School students had an "amazing," "awesome" time visiting New York City and performing at Carnegie Hall.

Wrestling coach openings/changes for 2019-20 season  Orlando Sentinel

A listing of high school wrestling head coaching jobs that are open - and have been filled - in the state of Florida.

Thunder and movie fans are invited to watch Oklahoma student films with Patrick Patterson, Steven Adams and Jerami Grant

Oklahoma City Thunder power forward Patrick Patterson and teammates Steven Adams and Jerami Grant will be in attendance for a public showing Sunday of ...

Three local teens to paddle in Europe for Team USA

When they started paddling on the Oklahoma River half a dozen years ago, local high schoolers Colin McMullen, Camden Sexton, and Gus Cook probably ...

Jones High football transfers are under FHSAA scrutiny  Orlando Sentinel

An FHSAA investigator visited Jones High to check on the eligibility of 20 to 30 football transfers.

Iowa State lands Jones receiver Sean Shaw Jr.

Sean Shaw Jr., a 6-foot-6, 200 pound receiver at Jones High School, committed to Iowa State coach Matt Campbell back in September just a few weeks into his ...

Prep basketball playoff breakdown with updates on A, B  Stillwater News Press

High school basketball playoffs are underway as Classes A and B started postseason last weekend and 2A-4A begin this weekend. Here is an update on the ...

Orlando's quest for an NFL team starts with supporting Steve Spurrier's Apollos | Commentary  Orlando Sentinel

Orlando's quest to land its own NFL team starts with supporting Head Ball Coach Steve Spurrier's Apollos.

Frontier teams, Glencoe boys heading to state; Perry boys, P-T girls going to area  Stillwater News Press

High school basketball playoffs are nearly over as the spring sports are set to begin next week.

South Carolina basketball offers top-140 player, ex-Auburn commitment  The State

South Carolina basketball, on a quest to continue to build its 2019 recruiting class, has offered Jared Jones, a Georgia native and former Auburn commitment.

High school football: Jones gets its revenge on Lincoln Christian

JONES — It had been nine long months since the Jones Longhorns ended their season with a blowout loss at the hands of the Lincoln Christian Bulldogs in the ...

Educators Walking From Tulsa To State Capitol In OKC  News On 6

More than 125 educators will be walking 110 miles from Tulsa to Oklahoma City starting this morning. The walk's goal is to call attention to education funding in ...

Elijah Williams has made Jones High Orlando’s latest attraction  Orlando Sentinel

Elijah Williams is building the Jones High football program to new levels.

High schools: Jones Longhorns are one win from the mountaintop

JONES — “From the ashes to the mountaintop”. That's the slogan Jones' football team is using this week. The ashes are literal. On Dec. 10, 2007, Jones High ...

Jones High grad endures struggle, finds joy as teacher  Orlando Sentinel

Jones High graduate finds satisfaction teaching back in her hometown.

Canada, Colorado, Mississippi, Texas rosters released for Junior Sunbelt Classic  Mcalester News Capital

All of the rosters are in. The McAlester News-Capital previously released the schedule of the other six teams for the 2018 Junior Sunbelt Classic. Teams ...

Area Roundup: Frontier girls win fourth-straight area title, head to state  Stillwater News Press

All week long, the Frontier High girls basketball team was locked in and the Lady Mustangs played Friday night like they practiced.

Coach Steve Spurrier sees bright future for Orlando Apollos after team's first practice  Orlando Sentinel

Orlando Apollos coach Steve Spurrier was upbeat and sees a bright future for his team after its first at Jones High.

Interactive: Letter Grades for Every School  Oklahoma Watch

An interactive table allows you to compare your school's grade with those of others in your district, city or elsewhere. Education leaders and teachers decry the ...

Orange school district expands reach of lacrosse  Orlando Sentinel

Oak Ridge and Evans High added lacrosse programs this year, part of a district effort to provide the same sports to all students, and a national push to make ...

Strong message of social justice delivered at Oklahoma City church  KFOR Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY - A powerful message about social justice was delivered Sunday at The Parish Church in Oklahoma City. "This has been a trying week in ...

Natchez hosts Laurel in MHSAA Region 3-5A game - Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper | Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper  Natchez Democrat

The Natchez High School Bulldogs will have to play their 'A' game if they are to defeat the Laurel High School Golden Tornadoes in an MHSAA Region 3-5A ...

Once drafted #1, Mike Moore is still pitching every day to help out the Oklahoma Class B Panthers.  KFOR Oklahoma City

LOOKEBA, OKLAHOMA -- Friday night lights in this western Oklahoma neighborhood are diamond shaped. Pitch and catch mean what they have for most of the ...

Payton Scott named Gatorade Oklahoma Boys Football Player of the Year  Tulsa World

CHICAGO—In its 33rd year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes The Gatorade Company today announced Payton Scott of Charles Page High ...

Medical magnet program at Jones facing changes  Orlando Sentinel

Juniors and seniors in Jones High School's Medical Arts Magnet program will soon have the option to work on one of several medical-assisting degrees at ...

Some kinda wonderful: SC’s Haley Jones is a new breed of basketball player and people are taking notice  Santa Cruz Sentinel

SANTA CRUZ >> Though she stands 6-foot-2 on a good day, Haley Jones isn't the tallest girls basketball player out there. She's not the fastest either. And, she's ...

New Orleans students among performers on 'Hamilton' stage at Saenger Theatre

“Hamilton” the musical is, more or less, a big, giant alternative book report on Ron Chernow's “Alexander Hamilton” biography. It makes sense, then, that the ...

Jones school board election is Tuesday in Oklahoma

An incumbent school board member on Tuesday faces four challengers in the Jones race.

Physicist returns to Jones to give out award  Orlando Sentinel

As a boy, Jim Gates loved comic books, always drawn to the scientists in the series, finding inspiration in the likes of Mister Fantastic, the genius who could.

Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

Students, neighborhoods come together to make a better community  KFOR Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY - There is a unique concept in education within Oklahoma City Public Schools, especially at Edgemere Elementary, or also known as the ...

That image of a black hole you saw everywhere today? Thank this grad student for making it possible  KFOR Oklahoma City

(CNN) -- Imagine trying to take a photo of an orange that's on the moon with your smartphone. It seems impossible. That's what it was like for scientists trying to ...

Oklahoma middle school students receive encouraging note from principal  KFOR Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY - Students at one local middle school received a message of support this week from their principal. This week, every locker at Deer Creek ...

They marched across Oklahoma. Now Tulsa teachers are ready to confront lawmakers  CNN

Many teachers go the extra mile for students. Tulsa teachers just walked 110 miles for theirs.

Clara Luper’s daughter shares history of the Katz Drug Store Sit-In  KFOR Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY - One of the first ever sit-ins during the Civil Rights Movement was in Oklahoma City. In 1958, segregation was all over the place, but one ...

Keeping up with the Jones high school plans  Chicago Reader

How Mayor Emanuel could turn Jones high into a neighborhood school—and win my almost undying support.

Student Suspensions, by School and Race  Oklahoma Watch

Compare suspension rates of student by race in every Oklahoma school district.

See the 100 Oklahoma students named All-State by the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence  Tulsa World

Jones High School. Abbott serves as president of the school choir and the Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center STEM class. Through STEM, he ...

Florida's high school graduation rate rises for class of 2016  Orlando Sentinel

Florida's high school graduation rate moved up again in 2016, hitting a record 80.7 percent and continuing a decades-long climb, state officials said Friday.

The Ballad of Quintorris Jones  Monday Morning Quarterback

Eventually known simply as 'Julio,' the star receiver was always larger than life in his Alabama hometown, whether he likes it or not.

WKY-TV news reel footage documents lunch counter protests – 60 years ago  KFOR Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY - This week marks an important milestone in the Oklahoma civil rights movement. It has been 60 years since the first lunch counter sit-in in ...

Norman couple relives history of sundown towns in Oklahoma  KFOR Oklahoma City

NORMAN, Okla. - They were known as 'sundown towns' - all white towns where black Americans were not welcome after the sun went down. “We had several ...

'Fixer' Fallin reflects on final days in office  Enid News & Eagle

OKLAHOMA CITY — Mary Fallin is using her final days in office to paint a portrait of “a fixer” who successfully shepherded the state through two economic ...

Florida Film Festival salutes 'Blair Witch Project,' 'Star Trek'  Orlando Sentinel

The 28th Annual Florida Film Festival will salute "The Blair Witch Project," open with a documentary on Nichelle Nichols ("Star Trek") and offer 184 films.

Story behind Kevin Higgins’ viral moment in the summer with Wake Forest's receivers  Winston-Salem Journal

If you haven't by now seen the video of Kevin Higgins, Wake Forest's assistant head coach and receivers coach, stroking an 18-foot jump shot against the ...

Wife of manslaughter suspect says he was standing his ground during cellphone robbery  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

Friday afternoon, 47-year-old Curtis Fulcher was arrested by Seminole County Sheriff's deputies after Orange-Osceola State Attorney Aramis Ayala's Office put ...

No. 2 Wekiva dominates No. 7 Apopka to remain in contention for district title  Orlando Sentinel

Wekiva dominated rival Apopka 35-0 on Friday to keep possession of the coveted Mayor's Cup for the second straight year and increase its chances at a district ...

Stacy Kirby pulls shocker, signs with USF over UCF  Orlando Sentinel

Stacy Kirby shocked most everyone Wednesday when the Orlando Jones High defensive lineman announced he was signing with USF over supposed ...

More Than Just Dominant: Julio Jones Is Unlike Anything the NFL Has Seen Before  Bleacher Report NFL

ATLANTA — Start with the sheet of paper hanging from his locker. It arrived four days after Julio Jones ' nine-catch, 180-yard, two-touchdown bludgeoning of the ...

Officials unveil plans for new $41.3M school in Parramore neighborhood  Orlando Sentinel

A $41.3 million community school in Orlando's Parramore neighborhood is planned to open by August 2017, Orange County Public Schools officials announced ...

Sooner Baseball Ready for 2017 - The Official Site of Oklahoma

Fourth-year head coach Pete Hughes and the University of Oklahoma baseball team continue to re-build a program seeking its place as a contender on the ...

162 central Oklahoma seniors awarded $324,000 in scholarships

This week 162 high school seniors were honored as Community Foundation Scholars at three luncheons at the Oklahoma City Community Foundation offices.

Tulsa Teachers Marching To State Capitol Reach Halfway Point  News On 6

Dozens of Tulsa teachers continue to make their way, step by step, to the State Capitol to demand education funding.

High school classes team up to learn life lessons  Orlando Sentinel

Teacher David Irvin remembers a tense moment in his Advanced Placement Human Geography class this past fall. His students at Jones High periodically.

The Baller, the Teacher, the Trigger: How One Man Lived and Died for NBA Dreams  Bleacher Report

Even when his life was spiraling out of control, Bryce Dejean-Jones was a pro waiting to go pro. One year ago in Dallas, everything changed with a bang on the ...

Moffat County High School Committee builds prom fit for royalty  Craig Daily Press

CRAIG -- Each year, the Junior Class has the responsibility of organizing prom, and on the eve of their special evening, committee members and sponsors at ...

Pennsylvania fugitive wanted on 865 child sex assault charges caught in Florida  WFTV Orlando

Garrick Landon Bloom, 47, was arrested by U.S. marshals Thursday morning outside a Tallahassee homeless shelter.

NFL reaches into community to kick off Pro Bowl Week  Orlando Sentinel

The roles have changed since their playing days, but the excitement remains for former NFL players serving as honorary Pro Bowl captains this week in Orlando.

Atlanta's Jones is a quiet, hardworking hero  Press Herald

Receiver Julio Jones has long impressed coaches with a work ethic that doesn't need showmanship. By Kent BabbThe Washington Post. Share. facebook.

Local Camp Offers Character Over Football

Tom George wanted to make a difference. So after teaming up with Mercy Sports Performance and EXOS the Jones High School assistant coach helped build a ...

United Voice: Four Oklahoma men come up with project to promote healthy dialogue on race  KFOR Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY - We're launching a groundbreaking initiative. In April of last year, we started talking about a project that would eventually be called "United ...

Oklahoma State football: For quarterback Daxx Garman, opportunity at OSU finally sheds image as jaded transfer

By now, most know Garman's backstory of not playing since 2009. But more unusual is what it took for the Cowboy quarterback to overcome in order make it this ...

Filling critical need, hundreds of area high-schoolers enroll in health-sciences programs  Orlando Sentinel

More students in Central Florida are choosing to enter medical magnet programs at their high schools.

Class A baseball: Rattan beats Roff for state title

SHAWNEE — Karen Jones wiped tears from her eyes as the Class A state baseball tournament resumed Saturday afternoon. Nearly nine hours later, Jones was ...

Aaron Jones: An NFL Feel-Good Story  Total Packers

Green Bay Packers running back Aaron Jones is an army brat. His father is an army veteran and mother until recently was an active-duty member of the military.

McGuinness' Rubell Goe hopes to become National Signing Day success story

Just hours from the nation's biggest signing day for future college athletes, a cold reality started to settle in for Rubell Goe. He might have played his final football ...

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