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John Rex Charter School Hires Dean Ketchum as Head of School

Experienced educator returns to Oklahoma Dean KetchumClick to download photo OKLAHOMA CITY (May 21, 2020) — Dean Ketchum, a teacher and administrator with nearly 30 years’ experience, has been named the next head of school at John Rex Charter School (JRCS). Ketchum was confirmed by the school’s board of directors today, and he will officially start July 1. However, Ketchum has immediately begun work to support staff, prepare for the upcoming school year and make introductions within the JRCS community.  “My teaching career began in Norman, Oklahoma, and I am excited to return to the state to be part of…

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Distance Learning Update Elementary School

#WeChooseJohnRex April 2, 2020 Parents and families of John Rex, Hello! The John Rex Charter School Distance Learning Plan (DLP) will launch on April 6, 2020, at 8 a.m.! We created this DLP to support the parents and families of our John Rex community, and our teachers. Is this plan perfect? No. No plan is perfect. We will address hurdles as they come, but we are all in this together, and together we are stronger. Remember, we are all developing new capabilities and doing things we didn’t know we could do! Below you will find our vision statement for our…

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Weather 4-26-16

Due to the potential of severe weather occurring during our afternoon dismissal time, we are going to close school early and begin dismissal today at 2:00PM (like we do on our early dismissal Wednesdays).  The YMCA has canceled all after school childcare and will notify the parents of those children in their program. There will be NO after school childcare today. Mrs. Fulmer will notify all other daycare providers about our 2pm dismissal. Parents wishing to pick up their child early today may do so and the absence will be excused. The school office will close at 3:30PM today.

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