Sean McDaniel

Mustang to stick with ACT as state exam, focus on enrollment increase

Enrollment numbers and state assessment testing highlighted the Mustang Public Schools School Board Meeting on Monday at Canyon Ridge Intermediate School. Despite several other large school districts in Oklahoma (including Yukon Public Schools) switching from the ACT to the SAT when it comes to curriculum, Mustang has decided to stay with the ACT as its…

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Harper named one of 12 State Teacher of the Year finalists

The 12 finalists for Oklahoma’s next Teacher of the Year were announced Monday in a ceremony at Yukon High School during EngageOK On the Road, the summer conference of the Oklahoma State Department of Education. Mustang High School’s Chad Harper was one of the 12 finalists announced on Monday. It is the second-straight year Mustang…

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MPS finances stable despite state crisis

Mustang Public School financials are stable, but Superintendent Dr. Sean McDaniel said he wouldn’t describe them as good due to the state crisis. “I would start at the state level because everything we do locally is relative to what’s happening in the state. The state is in a crisis right now. I’ve been a superintendent…

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Widening of Mustang Road scheduled for this summer

The City of Mustang will begin widening south Mustang Road in either July or August. Mustang Road will be widened to a three-lane curb and gutter street starting at the railroad tracks to State Highway 152. It will also include a five-foot sidewalk on the west side of the street, as well as curb and…

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Restructure of bond fees saves MPS $1.2 million

By E.I. Hillin and Ray Dyer On Monday county commissioners agreed to change the fee structure on school bond issues saving the Mustang Public School District $1.2 million. “It’s a huge win for taxpayers,” said MPS Superintendent Sean McDaniel. “The money can go right back to projects.” The county commissioners serve as the Educational Facility…

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Oversights by McDaniel, Bailey weigh heavy

Mustang Schools Superintendent Sean McDaniel made a mistake – one that he owned up to completely. It appears this is not the case for now-former Athletic Director Chuck Bailey. If at any point there are consequences for McDaniel’s oversight, he will accept the board’s decision, he says. But School Board President Chad Fulton says for…

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Athletic Department: Mustang fires Chuck Bailey

Mustang School Board votes to terminate Chuck Bailey as Athletic Director after public hearing Friday Mustang Public Schools’ Board of Education voted to terminate Chuck Bailey as Athletic Director after a hearing at Canyon Ridge Intermediate School Friday. Superintendent Sean McDaniel recommended the dismissal on July 19 after discovering Bailey used a MPS letterhead and…

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