John Rex Receives $5,000 for STEM Education

  • December 10, 2018
John Rex Receives $5,000 For STEM Education

John Rex Director of Elementary Education Heather Zacarias receives a $5,000 donation from members of Continental’s Funding the Future committee. OKLAHOMA CITY (Dec. 10, 2018) – John Rex Charter School received a Funding the Future grant from Continental Resources to provide students with hands-on, creative learning opportunities. The school plans to use the $5,000 award to help fund a makerspace: a dedicated room to encourage students to design, experiment, build and invent as they engage in science, engineering, technology, math (STEM) and tinkering. “Our school’s success is fueled by private-public partnerships, and we’re so thankful for Continental’s support in providing…

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State-Mandated Test Results Are In

  • September 26, 2018
State-Mandated Test Results Are In

On Sept. 20, John Rex Charter School’s Director of Elementary Education Heather Zacarias shared the latest state-mandated test results at the board of directors meeting. The results for grades 3-5 is available on the Resources page here.

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City Leaders Explore New John Rex Middle School

  • August 6, 2018
City Leaders Explore New John Rex Middle School

OKLAHOMA CITY (Aug. 2, 2018) – The John Rex Charter School (JRCS) unveiled its middle school in the Myriad Botanical Gardens on Aug. 2. Administrators and community leaders shared plans for the middle school addition, sixth through eighth grades. The middle school is the only active, public school in a botanical garden in the country. “Our families have repeatedly asked the school to create a path for their children from pre-K all the way through high school. Today, we are moving one step closer to our dream,” said JRCS Head of School and Superintendent Joe Pierce. “Having a quality school…

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