Mustang Public Schools

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For more than 11,000 Mustang students, Thursday is the first day of the new school year. Officials with the Mustang School District said they expect last year’s enrollment of 11,434 students to be eclipsed by about 400 for the new year. According to early enrollment numbers, Mustang has 11,960 students. However, that number is expected…

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Mustang Volleyball opens season in dominant fashion

By Brody Feldmann With school just a week away, Mustang sports hit the playing field Tuesday with the Lady Broncos volleyball team defeating Moore. The Lady Lions have been a thorn in the Broncos’ side the last couple of years on the court, but that was not the case this go-around. “We do have certain…

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Appeals court sends fired AD case back

By Chris Eversole A federal appeals court has reversed a U.S. district courts’ ruling against fired Mustang Public Schools Athletic Director Chester “Chuck” Bailey Jr. and sent it back for a new trial. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, based in Denver, cited errors made by the U.S. District Court for the…

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Mustang Schools select company to handle substitutes

By Chris Eversole Kelly Services will manage substitute teachers for Mustang Public School beginning in October. The school district’s new human resources director, Chris Tobler, worked out a contract with Kelly that the school board approved at a special meeting last week. Tobler wanted to ease the crunch that happens every school day – when…

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Ground Work

By Chris Eversole Meadow Brook Intermediate School has that new house smell, and teachers are gradually putting their stamp on their new digs. “We’re figuring things out, but I would be lying if I didn’t say it was a bit overwhelming,” Principal Mark Lebsack said as he handed out keys to teachers Monday. Workers are…

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Former Mustang Touchdown Club president charged with embezzlement

By Brody Feldmann Contributing Writer The former president of the Mustang Touchdown Club has been charged with embezzling more than $10,000 from the program over an 18-month period. Raymond Craig Davis Jr., 48, has been charged in Canadian County District Court with a single count of embezzlement. He was arrested in early May after an…

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McDaniel named OKCPS superintendent

By Chris Eversole, Contributing Writer Mustang Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Sean McDaniel was named superintendent of Oklahoma City Public Schools in a 5-2 vote at a board meeting at 3 p.m. today. The job takes him from a district of about 11,000 students to one of 46,000. McDaniel has been Mustang superintendent since 2012. He…

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McDaniel set to leave Mustang for Oklahoma City Public Schools

By Chris Eversole Staff Writer Mustang Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Sean McDaniel is expected to be named superintendent of Oklahoma City Public Schools at a board meeting at 4 p.m. today, various news organizations report. The job would take him from a district of about 11,000 students to one of 46,000. McDaniel has been Mustang…

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Broncos outlast Yukon in defensive battle

Mustang boys soccer improved to 4-0 on the season Tuesday with a 2-0 victory at Yukon. For the first 56 minutes of the match, the Broncos and Millers were scoreless. With 23:46 remaining in regulation, it was Mustang freshman Isaias Silva, who broke through the Yukon defense to put a shot in the back of…

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School district mulls arming educators

By CHRIS EVERSOLE Staff Writer Mustang Public Schools are taking a hard look at whether or not it should have some armed school staff. Superintendent Dr. Sean McDaniel announced at Monday’s board of education meeting that he was expanding a committee on school safety to include two board members. The committee has the goal of…

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