John Rex Charter School Hires Dean Ketchum as Head of School

  • May 21, 2020

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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Coronavirus – Update 5.01.20

  • May 1, 2020

May 1st, 2020  Parents and families of John Rex,  It’s hard to believe we are entering our last week of Distance Learning! The last day of school will be May 8th. It’s important to talk with your children about this week as a means of closure for this school year. We definitely didn’t plan to end the school year this way but in light of all that’s happened, I couldn’t be more proud of our staff, our students, and our families. Together, we learned new capabilities, faced struggles, and celebrated the things that brought us joy during this time of…

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Update for Families on the Wait List

  • April 30, 2020

 John Rex Charter School will send an email to all waitlisted families on Monday, May 11. Each family will be told whether or not their child is being offered a seat at the school. The families who are offered a seat have until Friday, May 15 to confirm their child will attend John Rex in the upcoming school year. Parents who do not respond by 5 p.m. on Friday, May 15 will be considered as forfeiting their child's seat. An email will also be sent to inform families who are not offered a seat that their child will remain on the…

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