By Staff Reports
Friday, November 30, 2012
11/30/12 at 2:40 AM
Specialty school, transfer applications due Jan. 25
Reaching the middle of one academic year means that it's application time for the next.
Tulsa Public Schools is now accepting applications for its magnet and other specialty schools, as well as for intra- and inter-district transfers for 2013-14.
Applications must be accompanied by current proof of address; birth certificate, immunization records, cumulative record or transcript, and first semester report card for students new to the district; guardianship papers and/or explanation of excessive absences, if applicable; and a sealed teacher recommendation for transfers to academic magnet schools only.
Applications must be returned to the Education Service Center, 3027 S. New Haven Ave., by a parent or guardian with an ID card no later than 4 p.m. Jan. 25.
Applications that are mailed or returned to school sites will not be accepted.
Schools that admit applicants on a lottery basis, such as Mayo, Monroe and Thoreau demonstration schools, and Eisenhower and Zarrow international schools, will hold their drawings in early February.
Required forms can be picked up in the accountability office at the Education Service Center or downloaded online at tulsaworld.com/tpstransfers
For more information, call 918-746-6214.
ANDREA EGER World Staff Writer
Filing period opens for school board candidates
The filing period for school board candidates in 15 Tulsa County school districts begins at 8 a.m. Monday at the Tulsa County Election Board, 555 N. Denver Ave.
Filing ends at 5 p.m. Wednesday.
The elections will be held Feb. 12. If no candidate receives more than 50 percent of the total votes cast, the two candidates receiving the highest number of votes will meet in an election April 2.
Positions open are:
Tulsa: Post 2, four-year term; Post 3, four-year term
Sand Springs: Office 3, five-year term
Broken Arrow: Office 3, five-year term
Bixby: Office 3, five-year term
Jenks: Office 3, five-year term
Collinsville: Office 3, five-year term
Skiatook: Office 3, five-year term
Sperry: Office 3, five-year term
Union: Office 3, five-year term
Berryhill: Office 3, five-year term
Owasso: Office 3, five-year term
Glenpool: Office 2, four-year unexpired term; Office 3, five-year term
Liberty: Office 3, five-year term
Keystone: Office 2, three-year term
Tulsa Technology Center: Zone 4, seven-year term
- Kim Archer, World Staff Writer
Holly Trolley will keep Owasso shoppers jolly
OWASSO - The Holly Trolley, a free transport service for shoppers, is open for its sixth season.
The service, which allows people to ride a trolley to shopping destinations, runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays through Dec. 22.
Santa Claus will ride the trolley from 11 a.m. to noon each Saturday of operation. He will collect wish lists from children and be available for pictures.
The Holly Trolley makes 12 stops through Owasso's shopping centers: five at Smith Farm Shopping Center, two at the Owasso Market Shopping Center and one each at the Owasso Land, Cornerstone, Owasso Town, Mingo Valley and Tyann Shopping Centers.
For more information, contact Chelsea Levo at 918-376-1518 or email@example.com.
- From Staff Reports