Mustang Public Schools

Mustang middle school nears completion

By CHRIS EVERSOLE newseditor@mustangnews.info Crews have finished building the structure of the new Mustang Central Middle School, and they’re working on the finishing touches. Crossland Con-struction is scheduled to turn the building over to the school district July 15, said Assistant Super-intendent Jason Pittenger. From there, the school district will install desks, computers and other…

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Isaias Silva earns All-City top honor at event

As a freshman, Isaias Silva scored five goals, but as a sophomore the Bronco led Class 6A in goals with 26. On top of the 26 goals, Silva also collected 11 assists during the Broncos semifinal run. “I feel like I grew my mentality, and the speed of play at the high school level helped…

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Mustang teachers to receive second raise in three months

Despite receiving a pay increase less than two months ago, Mustang school officials announced this week that pay for teachers in the district could soon increase by another $1,220. That will bring the pay for a first-year teacher with no experience to $41,220. In April, the district announced it would increase the starting pay to…

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Mustang graduates carve a niche in woodworking

By Kirk Wilson – Mustang Public Schools During graduation on May 17, three Mustang High School seniors found out via text message that their woodworking projects had been accepted into a national woodworking competition. The North American Wood-working Contest will be held July 17-20 in Las Vegas. The Association of Woodworking & Furnishings Suppliers Fair…

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Sami See honored with several season awards

Samantha See stood out all season and now she’s seeing her hard work recognized. See has accumulated a myriad of awards in the weeks following the end of the regular season. Her name has appeared on the All-State and All-District list. She was named co-offensive player of the year in the Central Oklahoma Athletic Conference…

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Mustang senior overcomes challenges for state title

Another successful season came to an end for Rachel Hamel, and the state championship season bookended a successful career for the Lady Bronco. In Hamel’s four-year career at Mustang, the hurdler took home three gold medals from the state track meet. During the state meet in her sophomore season, Hamel won the title in the…

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Class of 2019 crosses stage of Lloyd Noble Center

By Chris Eversole Families and friends joined the Mustang High Schools Class of 2019 in their commencement exercise Friday. The crowd filled Lloyd Noble Center on campus of the University of Oklahoma, except for the section behind the stage. About 700 seniors participated in the ceremony for this, the largest graduating class in the history…

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ROTC instructor recruits students for Memorial Marathon

By Chris Eversole Mustang High School will be well represented Sunday at the 2019 Memorial Marathon. JROTC instructor Jorge Moreira, a retired Army master sergeant, is serving as one of the marathon’s ambassadors. He recruited two girls and three boys to run the event. In preparation for the Memorial Marathon, the students ran several events,…

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Lady Broncos capture district title over Norman North

For an entire year the Mustang girls soccer team wanted revenge on Norman North. The Lady Timberwolves defeated the Lady Broncos last season in a de facto district championship in Norman. “The nerves were definitely up there. But I knew that we just had to come in and play a full 80-minute game and do…

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School board, union agree to $40K base pay for Mustang district teachers

By Larissa Copeland Starting teachers in the Mustang School District will earn $2,000 more than first-year teachers did last year after the school board approved an agreement with the Mustang Education Association. The decision came during an April 11 special meeting of the school board. Under the new salary schedule, first-year certified Mustang teachers will…

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