Glenpool Approves Bond Issue Worth More than $16M

Glenpool Approves Bond Issue Worth More than $16M

As the state continues to fight through budget cuts that just won’t quit, many school districts are turning to the taxpayers to make the improvements that they desperately need. Tuesday night, Glenpool Public Schools overwhelmingly approved 2 bond issues that include purchasing 16-acre tract of land for a new school site. The city says it…

Rustic Cuff’s Jill Donovan Visits Freedom Elementary for “Read Across America”

Rustic Cuff’s Jill Donovan Visits Freedom Elementary for “Read Across America”

The Annual Read Across America program is a call-to-action for children and adults to celebrate the joy of reading, in correspondence with Dr. Seuss’ birthday on March 2nd. Most schools turn the event into a week-long celebration, with fun activities marking each day. Freedom Elementary has been celebrating each day with a new Dr. Seuss book,…

Liberty STEM “Night at the Movies” Engages Kids and Parents Alike

Liberty STEM “Night at the Movies” Engages Kids and Parents Alike

There wasn’t a red carpet or Oscars being handed out—and there certainly wasn’t a slip up about who won Best Picture—but students and parents at Liberty STEM had a whole lot of fun with with some of their favorite movies last week. During their 4th Annual Family STEM Night, Liberty students and their families gathered…

VIDEO: Freedom Elementary’s Massive Haircutting Charity is a Cut Above Average
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VIDEO: Freedom Elementary’s Massive Haircutting Charity is a Cut Above Average

When Erin Wallis started as School Counselor for Sapulpa’s Freedom Elementary about 2 and a half years ago, her idea was simple: include a “Random Acts of Kindness Week” in the school year, helping to teach students the importance of putting others first. As kids often do, they responded in a much larger way that us adults…

CrossFit WOR Celebrating Grand Opening with 5-Week Workout Competition

CrossFit WOR Celebrating Grand Opening with 5-Week Workout Competition

Crossfit West of the River has been silent at Sapulpa Times lately. Fortunately, the reason isn’t that they got tired of us or—ulp—went out of business. Quite the opposite, actually. Rachael LaFin, one of CrossFit WOR’s trainers, clued me into their absence lately: “We have moved and expanded,” she said. CrossFit West of the River…

Freedom Elementary Participating in a Mass-Haircutting Charity Event Friday

Freedom Elementary Participating in a Mass-Haircutting Charity Event Friday

WHEN: 9:00 AM, Friday, February 17, 2017 WHAT: Freedom Elementary’s Students, Staff and Parents are coming together for a Pantene Beautiful Lengths ponytail cutting event to wrap up their celebration of Random Acts of Kindness Week, February 13-17. Participants will simultaneously cut at least 8 inches of their hair on stage during an assembly with…

Good Samaritan Health Services Brings a Mobile Clinic in Sapulpa
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Good Samaritan Health Services Brings a Mobile Clinic in Sapulpa

Good Samaritan Health Services, a nonprofit that provides mobile, high quality healthcare to individuals with limited access, celebrated a ribbon cutting this morning at their newest location, First Baptist Church, 200 S. Elm, behind the worship center building. Good Samaritan partners with local churches who have outreach in their communities. The objective is to give the poor…

Vintage Rose Offering a Special Valentine’s Deal to Sapulpa Times Readers
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Vintage Rose Offering a Special Valentine’s Deal to Sapulpa Times Readers

Vintage Rose Boutique and Flower Shop, located at 105 E Dewey Street, is one of a handful of places in town to get your sweetheart something for Valentine’s Day this year. But Lisa Greene, the store owner and builder of beautiful bouquets, has several reasons for telling you to shop her store for the big…

12 More Sapulpa Students named to President’s Honor Roll at NSU
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12 More Sapulpa Students named to President’s Honor Roll at NSU

Hot on the heels of the recent story of the NSU Dean’s Honor Roll is a new list of students just added to the President’s Honor Roll for Fall 2016. Students are named to the President’s Honor Roll each semester, and to be eligible, students must have completed at least 12 hours of undergraduate classes…