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Homecoming kicked off Monday

Homecoming week is taking place at Cherokee Public Schools. The themes for each day are as follows: • Monday: Thriftshop, wear mismatched clothes. • Tuesday: Feelin Groovy, wear tie dye. • Wednesday: Let’s Get Physical, wear 80s clothes. • Thursday: The Lazy Song, wear pajamas. • Friday: Our House, wear Cherokee Chief clothing. Also, at…

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Aline-Cleo Board of Education holds two meetings over last month

Discussion of possible attendance changes during the upcoming basketball season, construction updates and approval of routine items greeted Aline-Cleo School Board members during their regular monthly meeting Oct. 7. After calling the meeting to order and approving minutes of the Sept. 18 special meeting, members voted to convene into Executive Session at 7:00 for the…

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Locals graduate from NW Tech

Northwest Technology Center announced that several students recently completed the Practical Nursing program. A graduation ceremony was held on October 3 at Percefull Fieldhouse on the Northwestern Oklahoma State University campus in Alva.  The fieldhouse allowed for social distancing of family and friends of the graduates. The ceremony included recognizing the students on their accomplishments,…

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Timberlake High School crowns 2020 Football Homecoming royalty

Timberlake crowned their royalty this past Friday prior to the football game against DCLA. The 2020 Football Homecoming King and Queen were Dalton Leierer and Autumn Jones. Dalton is the son of Douglas and Marleen Leiere. He is involved in football and baseball. Autumn is the daughter of Shiella Jones and Mike Jones. She is…

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Cherokee BOE approves continuing safety protocols already in place

The Cherokee Board of Education met at 7 p.m., Monday, Oct. 5, for their monthly meeting. The meeting was called to order with Desiree Gibson, Amber Wilhite and Shane Parker present. The consent agenda was approved first as follows: • Minutes from Sept. 14 and 28. • General fund encumbrances, purchase orders and warrants. •…

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Burlington holds monthly meeting

The Burlington Board of Education met at 8 p.m., Monday, Sept. 21, for their regular board meeting. The meeting was called to order with Terry Graham, Robert Hill and Aaron Smith present. T.J. Rockenbach arrived at 8:13 p.m. Hill was appointed as clerk for the meeting. The consent agenda was approved first as follows: •…

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New Miss Burlington crowned

BY MAKAYLA MCCULLOUGH On September 10, the Miss Burlington pageant was held in the Burlington auditorium and broadcast on BurlingtonElks.TV. The Burlington student council is pleased to announce that Alyssa Russell is our 2020-2021 Miss Burlington. When preparing for Miss Burlington, Russell spent hours learning how to walk gracefully in heels, preparing her dress, and…

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A-C Student of the Month

Ashlei Cosper, junior, was chosen as the September Student of the Month at Aline-Cleo High School. Cosper’s school philosophy is Bring your pencil, paper, book, and you’re all good. She feels the uniqueness of our school is that we are all very close. Her inspiration comes from her family, friends, and Leah the Llama Queen.…

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Timberlake homecoming this Friday

Timberlake Football Homecoming will be at 6:15 p.m., October 9, 2020. Coronation will be at 6:15 p.m. The game will start at 7 p.m. against DCLA.  The theme is Lights, Camera, Action. They will have dress up days all week to show school spirit. Monday- The Breakfast Club: Pajama Day Tuesday – Harry Potter: Class Colors…

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