From Staff ReportsYUKON — After nearly 100 shows in 20 years, the Stage Door Theatre is preparing for its final production at the Yukon Museum and Arts Center, 601 Oak Ave.
Director Frieda Penn said the show, "Sordid Lives," will be the last at the building following the end of the lease with the city and due to the building set to be closed for safety reasons.
From Staff ReportsCasady School will offer select students courses such as Arabic, nuclear engineering, advanced science and mathematics through the Malone Schools Online Network.
The network is a co-op program that offers advanced courses to outstanding students in conjunction with 19 other independent schools across the country.
Casady will be the only school in Oklahoma to be a part of the program, according to a news release.
By Steve Gust For The OklahomanThe 15-acre Memorial Park at NW 36 and Classen Boulevard is flourishing, following a $1.9 million, 16-month makeover.
Jennifer Lindsey-McClintock, public information and marketing manager for the Oklahoma City Parks and Recreation department, said she has noticed increased use.
"I drive by here sometimes and I'm amazed at how many more people are using the park," she said.
From Staff ReportsEDMOND — Nearly three dozen young cadets are part of the Edmond Composite Squadron.
The cadets are part of the Civil Air Patrol, an official U. S. Air Force civilian auxiliary with three key missions: search and rescue; disaster relief; and aerospace education for American's youth.
The cadet program, part of that third mission, offers young people a taste of what Air Force life might be like.
From Staff ReportsEDUCATION
The Oklahoma Educational Television Authority (OETA) announced the winners of its writers contest during a ceremony at the state Capitol.
The May 10 ceremony in the Governor's Blue Room included the 12 winners from kindergarten through third grade, with their families and teachers, plus remarks by OETA Executive Director Dan Schiedel and state Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister.
During the ceremony, each winner received a certificate of achievement, legislative recognition and a prize pack from OETA.
Earlier this year, OETA teamed with PBS to encourage Oklahoma kids to express their love of books and build literacy skills.