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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John Rex School Announces Middle School Expansion

  • November 16, 2017
John Rex School Announces Middle School Expansion

The John Rex Charter Elementary School (JRCES) board of directors voted unanimously on Nov. 16 to expand the school’s innovative educational model into the middle school grades. A $1 million grant from Inasmuch Foundation will help fund the addition of the middle-school grades, which will begin in the fall of 2018 at Myriad Botanical Gardens.  Inasmuch Foundation is also committing a capital improvement grant up to $700,000 for enhancements to the garden’s educational spaces. “Families of current JRCES students have repeatedly asked the school to create a path for their children from pre-K all the way through high school,” said…

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