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We Love OKC

At John Rex, we’re passionate about connecting with other downtown organizations and finding new ways to uplift our neighbors. This is why our theme for the year is We Love OKC, which captures our ongoing commitment to involve students in service opportunities — and have fun while doing it. In September, our middle school students teamed up with Scissortail Park to launch one of the first fishing electives in downtown OKC. 5th through 8th grade students learned about water safety, aquatic life and proper fishing techniques. The group will meet weekly to put their skills to the test and embrace…

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Off to the Races – Running for Renovation

    Dear Friends, I am thankful to be a part of the John Rex Charter School (JRCS) community and look forward to continuing to build relationships this year. Despite the challenges schools are facing, John Rex continues to create an invaluable learning experience for our Rockets. Our resilient and talented staff amaze me with their creative teaching and the ways they instill fun into learning every day. We are grateful for the donations we’ve received in the past and are thankful for future support. We continually strive to be viewed as the best school in Oklahoma. But we can’t do it alone. We ask…

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Mask Policy Update From Mr. Ketchum

Hello Rockets. Starting Monday, Aug. 16,  John Rex Charter School requires students, faculty, staff and visitors to wear masks. Upon reviewing medical experts' advice and rising cases, we're hopeful this safety precaution will keep our Rockets safe and prevent the spread of COVID as practiced last year. If needed, your family may choose to opt-out of the mask requirement for personal, medical, or religious reasons by completing this form. Elementary student forms should be emailed to Middle school student forms should be emailed to If positive COVID cases increase dramatically, JRCS will implement virtual learning for a period…

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