๐Ÿ‘ Keeping Heritage safe! Congratulations to Max Hathaway for being selected as the 2023-2024 Outstanding AAA School Safety Patroller! This award is only given out to two safety patrollers in Oklahoma! Max is an exceptional leader and goes above and beyond to not only keep those around him safe, but also to build relationships with everyone he interacts with on duty! Let's hear it for Max! ๐Ÿš—๐ŸŽ‰ ๐Ÿ“ฐ | Check out KFOR's 4:30 pm show to see Max's segment!
about 7 hours ago, Arin Smith
young boy holding up his award
teacher and student hugging
young boy walking across the stage after it was announced that he won an award
young boy walking across the stage after it was announced that he won an award
principal giving a student a high five
you boy standing with his family and school staff after winning an award
teacher and student hugging
teacher and principal smiling after presenting boy with award
๐Ÿ‘‰ Future Police Chiefs in the making! Elementary students across the district were asked to write an essay about the changes they would make if they were the Police Chief. Edmond Police Chief, J.D. Younger, then surprised three of our students for writing the best essays! Congratulations to Merci from Frontier, Aonya from Cross Timbers and Emslie from Chisholm! These three will be honored at Heard on Hurd this Saturday and presented with an honorary Junior Police Chief Badge! ๐Ÿš”๐Ÿ‘ฎ
1 day ago, Arin Smith
police posing with the junior police chief winner
police posing with the junior police chief winner
police posing with the junior police chief winner
principal hugging a student on stage
signs students are holding up congratulating their fellow classmate
police chief handing a student an honorary police badge
police chief handing a student an honorary police badge
police chief handing a student an honorary police badge
police chief handing a student an honorary police badge
๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธ What's the end of the school year without a field day?! Students at West Field had a blast competing in challenges and relays! It was a must for all games to be completed with a popsicle in hand. ๐Ÿ˜œ
2 days ago, Arin Smith
girl popping balloon over her head during an outdoor game
young girl smiling at the camera and holding a popsicle
young boy running while holding a pizza box during a game
girl running and pointing during a game
students passing a balloon to each other during an outdoor game
boy holding a stick and running during an outdoor game
young boy running while holding a pizza box during a game
Bravo! ๐Ÿ‘ Edmond Memorial Performing Arts was nominated for TWO Kelli O'Hara awards. Beauty and the Beast was nominated for outstanding musical and Seth Rosacker was nominated for Outstanding Actor. We are certainly not surprised, if you had the chance to see Beauty and the Beast, you know how well-deserved these nominations are! โœจ๐Ÿ‘‘
2 days ago, Arin Smith
Edmond Memorial Performing Arts was nominated for two Kelli O'Hara awards! - BEST MUSICAL Beauty and the Beast * OUTSTANDING ACTOR Seth Rosacker
๐Ÿฆ‹๐ŸŽจ WOW, these students rock! The WOW (Watching Outdoor Wonders) Team at Washington Irving hosted another successful rock sale! In order to maintain and enhance their butterfly garden, the WOW team paints rocks and sells them each year. Everyone in the building looks forward to the sale! Read more about the butterfly garden, the WOW Team, and the rock sale here: https://thrillshare.com/media/articles/detail/1597274
3 days ago, Arin Smith
kids outside looking at a rolly pollie they just caught
3 girls smiling and posing for a picture
butterfly magnets for sale
2 women smiling and posing for a picture
rock with painting on it
kids at a rock sale showing off their rock
woman laughing at a student
woman laughing while selling rocks
girl posing with her rocks she just bought
๐ŸŽจ Students at John Ross put on an art show for friends and family! Guests were amazed at the pieces created by students. Bravo to John Ross for a successful and impressive event! #EPSleads
4 days ago, Arin Smith
student looking at art hung up and made by students
art made by students, horses made out of paper
boy and woman pointing at art pieces
people looking at art hung up
student looking at art pieces
people looking at art made by students
people looking at art made by students
people looking at art hung up
student pointing at art piece on a wall
art hung up on a wall
๐Ÿ† Our Board of Education had the privilege of presenting our Superintendent, Dr. Angela Grunewald, with a certificate of recognition for being named the 2024 OASA District 7 Superintendent of the Year! Dr. Grunewald is outstanding and EPS is so lucky to have her leading the district! ๐Ÿ‘โœจ #EPSleads
5 days ago, Arin Smith
2 women hugging
board of education and superintendent posing with an award given to the superintendent
board member presenting superintendent with an award
It has been such a fun week! From heartwarming letters to catered lunches, EPS staff and employees have definitely felt the love. Thank you to our PTOs and administrators for making this week so special. โœจ #TeacherandStaffAppreciationWeek #EPSleads
6 days ago, Arin Smith
Collage with "teacher" written
Collage with "and" written
Collage with "staff" written
Collage with "appreciation" written
Collage with "week" written
Chisholm made sure every staff member in the building felt loved and seen this week. Students at Chisholm wrote notes to every single employee in the building; they even wrote notes to the PTO! Way to go, Chargers! โšก๏ธ๐Ÿ’Œ #TeacherandStaffAppreciationWeek #EPSleads
6 days ago, Arin Smith
poster explaining an initiative at a school where students wrote post it notes explaining why they love their teacher. the initiative is called share the love.
post it notes from students explaining why they love their teacher
post it notes from students explaining why they love their teacher
post it notes from students explaining why they love their teacher
post it notes from students explaining why they love their teacher
post it notes from students explaining why they love their teacher
poster explaining an initiative at a school where students wrote post it notes explaining why they love their teacher. the initiative is called share the love.
Cheers! Will Rogers enjoyed a soda bar where employees were able to order a flavored soda or customize their own creation! Tasty! ๐Ÿฅคโœจ #TeacherandStaffAppreciationWeek #EPSleads
7 days ago, Arin Smith
women taking drinks out of sodas they made
women making their drinks at a soda bar
women posing with their drinks they made  at a soda bar
women making their drinks at a soda bar
women making their drinks at a soda bar
soda bar signage and drink additives
women making their drinks at a soda bar
๐Ÿ‘We couldn't let Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week pass without congratulating our 2024 retirees. This group has 694 years of combined service in education. Retirees, thank you for your dedication to our students and our district throughout the years. Now, enjoy retirement! โ˜€๏ธ๐ŸŽ‰ #TeacherandStaffAppreciationWeek #EPSleads
7 days ago, Arin Smith
superintendent clapping for a retiree
woman who just received an award smiling
2 women hugging
superintendent shaking the hand of a retiree and giving her an award
board member shaking the hand of a retiree and giving her an award
superintendent shaking the hand of a retiree and giving her an award
woman receiving an award
group of retirees posing for a picture
๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿณ๐Ÿ” Edmond Memorial staff was treated to fresh hamburgers prepared by their very own administration team! Administrators worked all morning to treat their employees to a special lunch! ๐Ÿ‘ #TeacherandStaffAppreciationWeek #EPSleads
7 days ago, Arin Smith
women holding up cooking supplies
woman seasoning burgers on the grill
woman filpping a burger on a grill
2 women cooking and placing burgers on a tray
sign in front of cookies reading "no matter how the cookie crumbles... you're the best staff around!"
woman going through a lunch line  smiling
man going through a lunch line
โœˆ๏ธโค๏ธ It's PLANE to see Centennial deserves to be spoiled! Centennial teachers and staff were able to enter their name into a raffle, then have their prizes delivered. Everyone was so surprised, and PTO even dressed as flight attendants to fit the theme. โœจ #TeacherandStaffAppreciationWeek #EPSleads
8 days ago, Arin Smith
woman posing excitedly with her prize after winning
2 women delivering a prize to a teacher
woman laughing
woman being handed a gift and gasping
raffle prize boxed lined up
woman receiving a giftcard and acting surprised
woman laughing
2 women dressed as flight attendants
man smiling down at a prize he just won
We had so many recognitions at the May Board of Education Meeting! ๐ŸŽ‰ Congratulations to these groups: ๐ŸŒŸ Military Appointments from Memorial and North โœ๏ธ Students with perfect ACT scores ๐ŸŽท Edmond Santa Fe Jazz Band - OSSAA State Championship ๐Ÿซ Great Expectations Model Schools - Centennial, Frontier, Heritage, John Ross, West Field ๐Ÿ”—| For more information on these groups, head to: thrillshare.com/media/articles/detail/1590740
9 days ago, Arin Smith
students posing with board members after receiving an award
students posing with board members after receiving an award
jazz band members posing with their state championship banner
principals posing with board members after receiving an award
student shaking the hand of a board member
student receiving an award
student shaking the hand of a board member
principal shaking the hand of a board member and laughing
The Edmond Public Schools Board of Education approved three new administrators at the May meeting. โœจ Dan Lindsay, Executive Director of Operations ๐Ÿฆ… Teri Cowden-Draper, Orvis Risner Principal ๐Ÿพ Jennifer Sinclair, Northern Hills Principal Congratulations to these three on their new roles! ๐Ÿ‘ #EPSleads
9 days ago, Arin Smith
ORVIS RISNER PRINCIPAL Orvis Risher ELEMENTARY An Educational Family Embracing All Learners Teri Cowden-Draper Mrs. Cowden-Draper has dedicated much of her career to Edmond Public Schools. She has several years experience as an elementary administrator, including the past six years as an Assistant Principal at Orvis Risner. She is familiar with our Eagle students, staff members, families and community. Mrs. Cowden-Draper is excited for this new role and to continue the success of the Orvis Risner Eagles
NORTHERN HILLS PRINCIPAL Jennifer Sinclair Ms. Sinclair joins Edmond Public Schools with years of elementary administration experience both inside and outside the state of Oklahoma. Most recently she was an Assistant Principal with Deer Creek Schools. She brings significant knowledge of our Professional Learning Communities, is LETRS trained and fully embraces and supports our Multi-Tiered System of Supports for our students. Ms. Sinclair is thrilled to be joining EPS and looks forward to leading the Husky Pups!
Dan Lindsey
๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธ๐ŸŒ๏ธโ€โ™‚๏ธ STATE CHAMPS! Congratulations to the Edmond North boys golf team on winning the 2024 OSSAA 6A State Tournament! ๐Ÿ‘ #EPSleads
10 days ago, Arin Smith
Edmond north boys golf team, state champions
๐ŸŒฎ๐Ÿ›ป Taco 'bout an awesome staff! Cross Timbers was treated to the Psycho Tacos food truck for lunch--yum! ๐Ÿ˜‹ #TeacherandStaffAppreciationWeek #EPSleads
10 days ago, Arin Smith
group of teachers posing and smiling
we love our staff yard sign
girl posing with her food in front of a food truck
women talking and laughing
girl posing with her food in front of a food truck
What better way to start Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week than with a newly designed lounge?! ๐Ÿ˜ Frontier PTO cleaned and remodeled the school's staff lounge this weekend. It's safe to say everyone loves the new space, just look at these faces! ๐Ÿซถ #TeacherandStaffAppreciationWeek #EPSleads
11 days ago, Arin Smith
women walking into a teacher lounge with shocked faces
woman smiling in a crowd
women looking around with shocked faces
3 women talking, laughing and gasping
lounge space with massage chairs, a couch, a mirror, and some lamps
woman looking off and laughing
woman taking a picture of others on her phone
2 women talking and laughing
2 women trying out new massage chairs in their new lounge
๐ŸŽ ๐ŸŒŸ We can't wait to celebrate our teachers and staff! We will be showcasing school celebrations all week! P.S. Keep an eye on our storiesโ€”you might just see your principal featured! Stay tuned!
12 days ago, Arin Smith
happy teacher and staff appreciation week
โ˜€๏ธ๐ŸŒณ It's about that time! We are so excited for our Summer Enrichment Programs! ๐Ÿ”—: Find a complete list of sessions, descriptions and times, as well as a link to register here: https://www.edmondschools.net/page/summer-enrichment
13 days ago, Arin Smith
SUMMER ENRICHMENT PROGRAM