Mustang Public Schools

Thacker named MPS 2021-22 District TOY

Mustang Public Schools’ Board of Education recognized the 2020-2021 District Teacher of the Year Lauren Thacker at Monday night’s meeting. “My first thought upon winning was, ‘Really? THIS year?’” said Thacker. “Of the years I’ve been teaching, this is the one in which I feel the least effective. I think all teachers are in the…

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Bond issue falls short

Mustang Public Schools’ $10.9 million bond issue failed to meet the 60% requirement to pass Tuesday. The bond aimed to make the district 1-1, which would provide a tablet to each student. Other areas that would have been addressed with the bond included renovating HVAC systems throughout the district, roofing and paving, new textbooks and…

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MHS to return to classrooms fulltime

The Mustang Public Schools’ Board of Education unanimously approved sending high schoolers back to the classroom fulltime, four days a week March 29. Wednesdays will remain distance learning days. Returning to in-person fulltime was decided by the members in large part, due to a social and emotional survey taken by some high schoolers. The survey…

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Mustang officers undergo mental health training

Six Mustang Police Department officers participated in Crisis Intervention Team training Monday. The Crisis Intervention Team, which is a program a part of the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, offers 40-hour training over a span of five days to officers. Several years ago, the department took a poll over a few…

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Getting to know this year’s winners

Editor’s note: As there are 17 Teachers of the Year throughout Mus-tang Public Schools, the Mustang News will print the remaining five in the Feb. 18 edition. The Teachers of the Year were not printed in any particular order. Mustang’s Teacher of the Year will be announced in April. Mandy Weinrich Mustang Education Center Mandy…

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Lady Bronco netters beat Moore, Yukon

With just over two weeks left in the regular season, the Mustang girls are in preparation mode. Almost everything they do from here on out is to prepare themselves for the postseason. That means playing in a bunch of games in very few days. Last week the Broncos defeated No. 8 Moore, 58-50, on Friday…

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Mustang Site Teachers of the Year

Editor’s note: As there are 16 Teachers of the Year throughout Mustang Public Schools, the Mustang News will print four at a time in Feb. 11 and Feb. 18 editions. The Teachers of the Year were not printed in any particular order. Mustang’s Teacher of the Year will be announced this spring. Liz Brown Mustang…

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Mustang Public Schools announces site Teachers of the Year

Editor’s note: As there are 16 Teachers of the Year throughout Mustang Public Schools, the Mustang News will print four at a time in the following editions: Feb. 4, Feb. 11 and Feb. 18. The Teachers of the Year were not printed in any particular order. Mustang’s Teacher of the Year will be announced this…

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