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Preparation for the Upcoming School Year

We hope everyone is having an amazing summer! We can’t wait to welcome the returning and new Rockets on the first day of school, August 11.   Please mark the important dates on your calendars and review information about the upcoming year below. Be on the lookout for more information as we continue to get closer to the start of the school year.    Meet the Teacher Day  Date: Friday, August 6, 2021  Elementary School: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Middle School: 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Families will be able to meet their teacher, turn in pre-boarding forms and school supplies at this time. You will also receive your car tags upon completion of paperwork.  Elementary school parents and guardians will receive an email from your child’s teacher to sign up for…

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John Rex Receives $130,000 in Grants from Oklahoma Educational Technology Trust

We are incredibly excited to announce John Rex Charter School has received $130,000 in grants from the Oklahoma Educational Technology Trust (OETT)! The elementary school and middle school each received $65,000, with part of the grants allotted for professional development training through the K20 Center in Norman.   “These grants will make a huge difference to our current students and allow us to better serve future generations of John Rex Rockets,” said Head of School Dean Ketchum. “We looked forward to witnessing imaginations, creativity and learning soar.”   The elementary school will use the grant money to purchase 121 iPads…

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John Rex is a 2020 recipient of the National Blue Ribbon Schools award

John Rex Charter School is a 2020 recipient of the National Blue Ribbon Schools award. Today, 367 schools were recognized as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2020. The recognition is based on a school’s overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups. “This is a huge honor for John Rex Charter School,” said Dean Ketchum, head of school. “I’d like to give a big congratulations to our dedicated leadership team and talented teachers. The award is a major accomplishment and represents the amazing educational opportunities we provide our Rockets.” The coveted National Blue Ribbon Schools award…

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