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Peggy Sue Karnes Peggy Sue Karnes, 62, of Porter, Oklahoma passed away Sunday, July 14, 2019, at the home of Adam and Penny Karnes. Peggy was born ...

See photos from Broken Arrow High School's 2019 prom  Tulsa World

Broken Arrow High School students held their 2019 prom at the Stoney Creek Conference Center. Check out some of the best photos here.

Broken Arrow Public Schools committee recommends redefined high school experience  Tulsa World

The Broken Arrow school board on Monday evening approved three recommendations designed to redefine the high school experience and prepare students to ...

Broken Arrow High School responds quickly following threat  KTUL

It was discovered by some students on a trip to the restroom. "These couple of kids were talking about how they went to the bathroom and they saw, like, this ...

Broken Arrow Public Schools committee to present high school configuration recommendations Monday  Tulsa World

Nearly two years after quashing its controversial proposal to divide Broken Arrow High School, the school district's configuration committee has prepared new ...

More than 1000 students graduate from Broken Arrow  KTUL

Broken Arrow High School is graduating, once again, the largest class in the state of Oklahoma. “What we have seen is that Broken Arrow really is the world's ...

Tulsa World editorial: Broken Arrow High School's Donna Gradel demonstrates what's possible in public schools  Tulsa World

Congratulations to Broken Arrow High School's Donna Gradel, one of four national finalists to be the teacher of the year.

Broken Arrow High School Pole Vaulting Record Broken  News On 6

A pole vaulting record at Broken School High School has been broken at the first outdoor meet of the season.

Governor Kevin Stitt To Visit Broken Arrow High School  News On 6

BROKEN ARROW, Oklahoma - Governor Kevin Stitt will visit Broken Arrow High School Wednesday morning. Newly-Elected Stitt Sees "Untapped Potential" In ...

Broken Arrow Students Help 'Make-A-Wish' Come True For Classmate  News On 6

BROKEN ARROW, Oklahoma - Some students at Broken Arrow's high school got into the wish-granting business Thursday, May 2. Leadership students raised ...

Gallery: See damage from last night's storms in Sapulpa, Broken Arrow  Tulsa World

Extensive damage was reported across the area after a line of thunderstorms brought multiple tornado warnings overnight. The National Weather *Service* in ...

Broken Arrow creating first female varsity wrestling program in Oklahoma  KFOR Oklahoma City

BROKEN ARROW, Okla. - Broken Arrow High School is creating a female varsity wrestling program, which is a first for Oklahoma. Oklahoma City University ...

Broken Arrow To Repair Baseball Field By Next Season  News On 6

The Broken Arrow High School baseball field will be ready for next season. The field was damaged by severe weather in May.

Broken Arrow's Donna Gradel among four finalists for national Teacher of the Year  Tulsa World

Gov. Kevin Stitt and State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister made the announcement Wednesday after touring Broken Arrow High School with Gradel, who taught ...

High school wrestling: All in the family -- Rodney Jones succeeds brother as 6A champion Broken Arrow's head coach  Tulsa World

Rodney Jones helped Shawn Jones coach the Tigers to five team state titles and four Dual State championships in 14 years.

High school football, Week 6: Broken Arrow remains unbeaten with 69-10 homecoming win over Westmoore  Tulsa World

Kaizer Newell scores three TDs -- including an 80-yard fumble return to lead Tigers.

Former Broken Arrow High School football star, OSU signee sentenced to 13-year prison term in armed robbery case  Tulsa World

A former Broken Arrow High School football star and Oklahoma State University signee will serve 13 years in federal prison for robbing a convenience store.

State baseball tournament, Day 1: In 6A, Broken Arrow, Jenks advance; Coweta advances 5A  Tulsa World

Broken Arrow junior pinch hitter Ryan Lynn delivered the game-winning in the bottom of the seventh inning.

High school football: BA's Gavin Potter uncovers his decision for Jayhawks  Tulsa World

Gavin Potter said he dreamed of getting to play college football his entire life. When the moment came, he found a way to make the announcement entertaining.

High schools: Broken Arrow Hall of Fame class includes Toree Thompson, Jacob Evans  Tulsa World

Toree Thompson, Jacob Evans, Ramon Richardson, Megan Sullivan and Steve Allen will be inducted into the Broken Arrow Athletic Hall of Fame during the ...

Tulsa World editorial: Here's to the champions! Broken Arrow wins the big game  Tulsa World

The top-ranked, undefeated Tigers won an exciting, weather-delayed Class 6A Division I championship game against the Jenks Trojans Friday night at the ...

'Individualized Education Program' investigated at TPS

In an investigation, the Oklahoma State Department of Education found one Tulsa Public School was falling short on helping special education students.

High schools: Noah Cortes, Broken Arrow set records in romp over Enid  Tulsa World

On Cortes' fourth carry of the night, he ran 80 yards around right end for a touchdown that started the top-ranked Class 6AI Tigers' onslaught against Enid.

Gallery: High school state baseball Day 2 | Sports  Tulsa World

Stillwater's Eli Riggs pitches against Stillwater during the 6A state tournament in Bixby, Okla., on Friday, May 10, 2019. MATT BARNARD/Tulsa World.

Veterans invited for sendoff performance as Broken Arrow band takes patriotic show to national competition  Tulsa World

Veterans are invited to a sendoff performance on Monday as The Pride of Broken Arrow heads to a national competition with its 2018 contest show, “THE United ...

Green Country Family Grieves Loss of Broken Arrow Grad and OSU  News On 6

A family is grieving the loss of a Broken Arrow Grad and OSU student who died in a car accident Tuesday afternoon. According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, ...

15 students from Jenks, Broken Arrow are winners in C-SPAN's filmmaking competition  Tulsa World

Fourteen Jenks High School students and one from Broken Arrow have been recognized as award-winning young filmmakers in C-SPAN's annual video ...

Broken Arrow High School Hosts Crash Simulation  News On 6

Broken Arrow Public Schools and the BA police department hosted a DUI car accident simulation Friday. During the simulation one student passed away and ...

Broken Arrow high school reconfiguration: Lingering questions force delay of official recommendation  Tulsa World

An official recommendation on reconfiguration of Broken Arrow High School will be delayed as the district seeks answers to questions that have arisen since the ...

Broken Arrow High School split: Committee proposes 3 separate high schools by 2031  Tulsa World

Broken Arrow's high school and freshman academy would be reconfigured into two comprehensive high schools for grades nine through 12 by fall 2021.

Broken Arrow Man Joins U.S. Air Force  News On 6

A Broken Arrow man is now a U.S. Air Force Airman.

Committee recommends new high school for Broken Arrow Public Schools  KTUL

BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (KTUL) -- A committee looking at the future of Broken Arrow Public Schools says the district needs four 9th through 12th-grade high ...

Broken Arrow wins 6A Oklahoma Bandmasters Association championships  Tulsa World

The Pride of Broken Arrow marching band took top honors in the 2018 the Oklahoma Bandmasters Association championships in Broken Arrow on Saturday.

'Best-kept secret': Area districts with virtual school option consider promoting their programs as Epic continues to grow  Tulsa World

As enrollment at Epic Charter Schools continues to soar, local education leaders are thinking twice about keeping their own virtual programming out of the ...

Bill Haisten: With Union conquest, Broken Arrow gets a nice prize – the No. 1 ranking  Tulsa World

BROKEN ARROW — If you see Broken Arrow football coach David Alexander on Saturday and mention that his team's execution wasn't always crisp and that ...

Bands of America: Pride of Broken Arrow takes fourth, Jenks takes ninth at Grand National Championships  Tulsa World

The 299-member ensemble performed among dozens of other schools this past weekend at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Minnesota. The bands played to ...

High school football: Broken Arrow rolls past top-ranked Union in season opener; Keith Riggs wins first game as Jenks coach  Tulsa World

The high school football season kicked off with one upset and one impressive debut — Broken Arrow rolled over No. 1-ranked Union, 33-10, while Jenks picked ...

Photo gallery: Broken Arrow wins 2018 Oklahoma Bandmasters Association Championship  Tulsa World

Six area high school marching bands competed Saturday in the 6A Oklahoma Bandmasters Association championships in Broken Arrow. In addition to the host ...

Bridging the gap: Recruiting high school students is key to closing skills gap  Tulsa World

We work with businesses in our region who say that they could add 100 to 200 jobs tomorrow if they had the skilled workforce available,” said Steve Tiger, CEO ...

Broken Arrow Schools: 30 Minutes Added To Each Day When Classes Resume Monday  News On 6

UPDATE: Since this story was posted, Broken Arrow Public Schools has announced that class will resume Monday.

John Klein: Thousands of players. A 'million-dollar' organization. And national titles. Meet northeast Oklahoma's big-time bands.  Tulsa World

Football isn't the only thing to watch Friday nights in northeast Oklahoma. Halftime is showtime, and you can see some of America's best bands.

John Klein: Assistance for neighbors in Broken Arrow  Tulsa World

Broken Arrow Neighbors has continued to grow, along with the city, to provide a helping hand for those that need a little assistance.

Broken Arrow, Pryor make state finals; Jenks, Coweta, Collinsville fall short  KOKI FOX 23

Broken Arrow will take on Edmond Santa Fe in the Class 6A baseball state title game Saturday at 3:30 pm at ONEOK Field in Tulsa. Pryor will play Carl Albert in ...

Video: Broken Arrow High School releases latest lip dub installment with 'BA BA Land'  Tulsa World

Students at Broken Arrow High School have continued their annual lip dub tradition by releasing "BA BA Land," a 20-minute video featuring songs from hit ...

High school baseball: State tournament pairings  Tulsa World

Here are updated pairings for the 6A-5A-4A-3A-2A state baseball tournaments, which start Thursday.

High School Football Week 10: Playoff pairings set as regular season wraps up  Tulsa World

Class 6A, Division I No. 1 Broken Arrow begins the quest for a state championship Friday against Moore.Friday night football game turns into memorial for ...

High school football: "Proud alumni" Archie Bradley donates $5,000 for BA Tigers' championship rings  Tulsa World

Archie Bradley is saying congratulations to the Broken Arrow football team, from one state champion to another.

Michael Overall: Broken Arrow loses important piece of its history  Tulsa World

The Esslinger House, the only remaining structure dating back to the Haskell State School of Agriculture, was demolished last week.

Good school/bad school: Broken Arrow High School patrons worry about split  Tulsa World

BROKEN ARROW — More than 30 Broken Arrow community members spoke at a forum Tuesday evening about a preliminary proposal that would divide the ...

Oklahoma Teacher of the Year finishes as finalist for national honors  Tulsa World

Oklahoma Teacher of the Year Donna Gradel placed as a finalist for National Teacher of the Year.

Broken Arrow superintendent's first year: Discussions on high school's future continue  Tulsa World

The high school, with grades 10-12, officially has 3838 students enrolled for 2017-18, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Education, and the district ...

Nine Tulsa-area students named National Merit Scholarship winners with $2,500 awards  Tulsa World

Officials of National Merit Scholarship Corp. have announced the second group of winners in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program, those ...

Update: Student dies after fall from top of Broken Arrow football stadium; counseling to be available for students, school announces  Tulsa World

BROKEN ARROW — Family, friends and community gathered to honor and pray for a Broken Arrow student who died after a fall from the top of Broken Arrow ...

High schools: Broken Arrow announces 2018 Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees  Tulsa World

A major league pitcher and the school's first official state championship team will be part of 2018 class.

Graduations 2019: See graduation ceremonies from Jenks, Owasso, Collinsville, Glenpool and more  Tulsa World

Congratulations to the Class of 2019. Check out area high school and college graduation ceremony photos here.

Police Investigating Allegations Of Misconduct At Broken Arrow Schools  News On 6

Broken Arrow Police detectives are investigating allegations of misconduct involving a former employee of Broken Arrow Public Schools.

Broken Arrow Public Schools releases info on feeding stations, other plans for walkout  Tulsa World

Broken Arrow Public Schools sent a letter to staff and parents on Tuesday detailing what Tulsa County's second-largest school district plans to do in the event of ...

Family sets up scholarship in honor of murdered Broken Arrow teacher  KTUL

Last month, Shane Anderson's family set up a scholarship for Broken Arrow High School students in his honor.The geography teacher lost his life last October ...

Teacher grant named after BA's Gradel  Tulsa World

The Oklahoma Fund for Teachers has announced the establishment of an annual teacher professional development grant in honor of Broken Arrow High School ...

Broken Arrow High School teacher arrested on sex-crime complaint  Tulsa World

Greg Durbin, a history teacher at Broken Arrow High School, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of making a lewd proposal to a minor.

COMMENTARY: What Texas teachers getting a pay raise means for Oklahoma teachers. Wayne Greene does the math  Enid News & Eagle

What's up in Texas? Teacher pay is about to be. The good news for Oklahoma teachers: Gov. Kevin Stitt is paying attention and hasn't forgotten his promise to ...

Oklahoma Showdown: No. 44 Broken Arrow faces No. 96 Jenks  High School Football America

Broken Arrow will put its No. 44 national ranking on the line Thursday night when it plays Jenks, ranked No. 96 in the High School Football America 100.

Texas Football: 4-star 2020 OL Andrew Raym looking Horns over Oklahoma schools?  Hook 'Em Headlines

A recent offer sent out by the 2020 Texas football recruiting class went to elite Broken Arrow offensive tackle Andrew Raym.

Broken Arrow High School's Viral Video Shows Off School Spirit KWTV

Students at Broken Arrow High School (BAHS) are showing off their school spirit in a lip-dub video that has gone viral online.

B.A. Launches First-Ever Virtual School Day  News On 6

Broken Arrow High School students got to stay home Monday for the first-ever Virtual School Day.

High school soccer: Broken Arrow boys, girls get playoff wins  Tulsa World

BROKEN ARROW — D'waylan McIntosh scored two goals to lead a balanced attack as Broken Arrow's boys soccer team rolled to an impressive 6-2 victory over ...

'We will get through this together': Broken Arrow schools hit hard by deaths of student, teacher  Tulsa World

BROKEN ARROW — Shane Anderson left a half-empty water bottle on his desk in Room 203 at Oneta Ridge Middle School last week. Notes scribbled on a ...

High school senior & mother of two remembered after double fatal wreck in Broken Arrow  2 Works For You -

BROKEN ARROW, Okla. -- Family members and friends are remembering a high school senior and a mother of two who both died during a crash Friday evening ...

Nominees Announced For THE DISCOVERY AWARDS At The Tulsa PAC  Broadway World

The nominees have been announced for the inaugural year of The Discovery Awards, presented by Celebrity Attractions in partnership with the Tulsa ...

4-star OG Andrew Raym to visit Athens  UGA Wire

Recently, OG Andrew Raym announced he would visit Athens this weekend.

Photo Gallery: Broken Arrow High School Prom | Local  Tulsa World

Action during the Broken Arrow High School prom, inside the Spirit Bank Event Center, on Saturday, April 29, 2017. CORY YOUNG/Tulsa World. Cory Young.

Deadly EF3 tornado strikes El Reno, Oklahoma, for the 2nd time in 6 years

"Horrific" damage was left in the wake of the twister, which brought back unwanted memories of the devastating May 31, 2013 tornado that slammed El Reno.

Coweta winter guard gives winning performance  Tulsa World

The Coweta Winter Guard kicked off its 2019 competition season Friday, Feb. 2 by winning a championship at the Winter Guard and Percussion of Oklahoma ...

What Texas teachers getting a pay raise means for Oklahoma teachers. Wayne Greene does the math  Tulsa World

The Dallas Morning News reports that the Texas Senate unanimously approved a $5000-a-year teacher pay raise on Monday. If you accept the Morning News' ...

Students Construct Floating Wetland In Broken Arrow  News On 6

A group of students in Broken Arrow, in a partnership with the city, are building the largest floating wetland in the state.

Broken Arrow High School's JROTC program off to good start  Tulsa World

BROKEN ARROW — A new program similar to a Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps — or JROTC — program is proving popular at Broken Arrow High ...

Unprecedented jump in teen vaping concerns local officials  Tulsa World

Nationally, twice as many high school students used nicotine-tinged electronic cigarettes this year compared with last year, according to the results of a large ...

SHS coach reflects on 50 years | Sports  Tahlequah Daily Press

Phil Angieri, 71, is an established coach and teacher at Sequoyah High School. As he approaches his 50th year of coaching, he reflects on his storied career.

Coweta opens 5A State Baseball Tournament on Thursday  Tulsa World

Coweta Baseball will face Duncan on Thursday, May 9 in a first round game of the Oklahoma Class 5A State Tournament at Broken Arrow High School.

Broken Arrow school board: District to partner on college credits program with Tulsa Community College, Northeastern State University  Tulsa World

BROKEN ARROW — High school juniors and seniors will now be able to earn an associate's degree through Tulsa Community College, then after graduating, ...

Photo gallery: National Merit Scholarship semifinalists from northeast Oklahoma for 2019  Tulsa World

Officials of National Merit Scholarship Corp. this week announced about 16000 semifinalists in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program, including 72 ...

Yukon elementary school art teacher named 2019 Oklahoma Teacher of the Year  KFOR Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY - A Yukon elementary school art teacher was named Oklahoma's 2019 Teacher of the Year on Tuesday. Becky Oglesby, nicknamed the ...

Top youth drum-and-bugle units to duel in Broken Arrow  Tulsa World

Drums of Summer, which doubles as a fundraiser for the Pride and other Broken Arrow Bands programs, is part of Drum Corps International's annual Tour of ...

High school basketball: Huffman and Dennis lead Broken Arrow boys past Union  Tulsa World

BROKEN ARROW — Broken Arrow coach Beau Wallace is a little concerned about his team possibly peaking too early at the halfway point of the season.

Local excitement building for nationally televised football game in Broken Arrow  KTUL

There was a time when having an opportunity to play in a high school sporting event on television in any capacity was a big deal. But now, nationally showcased ...

Gallery: Take a look at the Oklahoma Sooners 2020 football recruiting class  Tulsa World

Who are the next Oklahoma Sooners? Here's an updated look at OU football's 2020 commits according to 247 Sports and Rivals.

Broken Arrow High School's lip dub video gets national attention  Tulsa World

The 12-minute video, which took three weeks to put together, features a large number of students from the school. As of Friday afternoon, the video had more ...

New Broken Arrow elementary school on track to enroll 700 students for fall 2017  Tulsa World

Tucked in a wooded hillside near the northwest corner of Kenosha Street and 209th East Avenue, the district's 15th elementary school is expected to open next ...

Police Escort Planned For Broken Arrow Student's Prom  News On 6

A Broken Arrow High School student is excited after her dad stepped up to help find her a prom date.

Football Recruiting: Oklahoma State to host recruits at Junior Day  Cowboys Ride For Free

From now until Feb. 2, Oklahoma State football coaches will continue to focus their efforts on recruiting as Groundhog Day is the last day of the the “contact ...

Broken Arrow city, school officials kick off joint creek conservation program  Tulsa World

Projects may include more floating wetlands, as well as rain gardens, cascade aerators, fountains, nature preserves, walking trails and ecologically friendly ...

Video: Broken Arrow High School posts completed 2017 'lip dub' on YouTube  Tulsa World

Watch the video below and read the story from March 31 issue of Tulsa World: BROKEN ARROW — Hundreds of Broken Arrow High School students dressed in ...

Former Broken Arrow Football Star Arrested Again  News On 6

A former Broken Arrow football star will be in a Louisiana jail as soon as he gets out of the hospital.

30 northeast Oklahoma seniors named 2019 Academic All-Staters  Tulsa World

The Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence has announced its 33rd Academic All-State Class. Recipients were selected from 535 nominations statewide, hailing ...

Broken Arrow science teacher named Oklahoma Teacher of the Year  Tulsa World

Donna Gradel, a science teacher for the past 21 years at Broken Arrow High School, has been an educator for 29 years. She teaches environmental science for ...

Former Broken Arrow football star Devon Thomas accused of charging at officials with knife during arrest in Louisiana  Tulsa World

A former Broken Arrow High School football player who is charged with robbery in Tulsa County is now accused of charging at Louisiana authorities with a knife ...

Celebration of life set for Broken Arrow student killed in crash  Tulsa World

BROKEN ARROW — A *service* has been set for a Broken Arrow High School student who died in a head-on collision Friday. Noah Schriner, 17, will be honored ...

'Something scary can happen at any public place at any time': School districts adapt security plans in era of mass shootings  Tulsa World

Officials at Jenks, Broken Arrow and Tulsa public schools say they aren't more concerned with a school shooting than they have been in the past. But the districts ...

Hideaway Pizza names 2019 Teacher Appizziation Winners

Nineteen winners were chosen from more than 900 nominations to Hideaway Pizza's fourth annual Teacher Appizziation contest this year. The winners were ...

Broken Arrow Alum Kristin Chenoweth Gives Back To High School  News On 6

BROKEN ARROW, Oklahoma - Folks in Broken Arrow say something special is going on in their school district and they are literally ready to sing it from the ...

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