Mustang Public Schools

PERSEVERANCE

Mustang’s Jordan Thayer overcomes leg injuries as a young girl and finishes her high school cross country career as an All-State harrier for the Lady Broncos By Brody Feldmann Cross country runners rely heavily on their legs and feet to get them around the course during a race. Mustang’s Jordan Thayer was told by a…

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New science academy to emphasize hands-on learning

By Chris Eversole Mustang Public Schools are looking forward to the opening of the new high school science academy at the start of the new school year. Construction of the modern building is progressing well, and the science academy will be completed in the spring, Assistant Superintendent Tracy Skinner said. “We’re fortunate to be upgrading…

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Former Mustang Touchdown Club president misses hearing on Wednesday

By Brody Feldmann and Chris Eversole Raymond Craig Davis Jr., the former president of the Mustang Touchdown Club, did not appear at his scheduled preliminary hearing conference on charges that he embezzled $10,120.55 from the organization over 18 months. Canadian County Special Judge Jack McCurdy said that he would authorize a bench warrant for Davis…

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Financially Strong

By Chris Eversole Mustang Public Schools are staying financially strong while adding 75 new staff members and implementing pay raises the Legislature approved in the springs – changes that increased the annual budget to $73.1 million, up from $60.8 million. The stability took years of preparation, said Chief Financial Officer Nancy McKay. That preparation included:…

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Cool air helps speed cross country at COAC

By Brody Feldmann Mustang cross country competed at the Central Oklahoma Athletic Conference meet last Thursday morning at Deer Creek High School. In Oklahoma, COAC is considered the toughest conference when it comes to cross country, and the Mustang harriers had some success. Mustang’s girls finished in seventh place with 176 points, one behind Edmond…

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Mustang science teacher arrested

By Brody Feldmann A recently hired Mustang North Middle School teacher was arrested Sunday after being accused of stealing drugs from an Oklahoma City home. Jennifer Leah Beaty, 39, was arrested Sunday evening on complaints of stealing from a house along with stealing a controlled dangerous substance, according to an Oklahoma City police report. Beaty…

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TOUGH LOSS

By Brody Feldmann Mustang volleyball’s spectacular season came to an end on Tuesday night to the hands of the Jenks Trojans in the regional finals. Mustang went into the regional championship on a three-game winning streak, Yukon (3-1), Putnam City West (3-0) and Union (3-2). “They had a great season. We tried to emphasize that…

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Softball falls to Yukon

By Brody Feldmann YUKON– Mustang went into regionals last week at Yukon High School with a nine-year streak of making the state tournament. But, this season the streak was ended by rival Yukon in the regional championship. “Devastation, disappointment and frustration. It is hard, and it’s still hard. We expected to be playing this week,”…

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BRONCOS SURVIVE AN UGLY FRIDAY NIGHT

By Brody Feldmann MOORE– A battle between the Broncos and Sabercats ended in the Broncos second win of the season and first win in district play. “Number one it is really good to get a win. Any time you can get a win it is a positive,” said offensive coordinator Aso Pogi. Mustang faced off…

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