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Casady student spins the tunes for homecoming dance

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Homecoming is always a fun and exciting time at Casady School. It’s filled with fall fest, sporting events, a haunted house, and other family activities.
The most popular HOCO event for high school students is the homecoming dance. The dance is always a hit, but this year, the dance included something quite special--the students got to experience one of their own peers, Elijah Muhammad, perform as a DJ.

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Three named to Honor Orchestra

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Three Harding Charter Preparatory High School students were recently chosen to be on the North Central Honor Orchestra.
Poojita Sitaraman,  9th grade, was chosen as 14th chair Violin II while Victor Nguyen, 12th grade, was chosen as 16th chair Violin I. Finally, Jackson Burnette, 12th grade,  was chosen as 1st chair Bass.
These students will meet in late November at Oklahoma City University for a clinic with special guest conductors for two days with other area-wide students who earned chairs in the orchestra. They will, then, perform at a free concert.

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Turner joins Heritage Hall

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Heritage Hall is pleased to announce the appointment of Teresa Turner as the school’s Director of Diversity and Inclusion.
Turner will head the school’s Diversity and Inclusion initiatives to expand diversity awareness, promote inclusivity, and enrich the educational experience of all students. She will be assisted by Whittney Darko and Corry Smith, Associate Directors of Diversity and Inclusion in the Lower and Middle School divisions, respectively.
Turner succeeds Michael McDaniel as Heritage Hall’s director of diversity and inclusion.

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Irish help Boys and Girls Club

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The Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School Senior Service Project was this week.  
All year long, seniors have been working to coordinate an evening of fun and mischief for the Boys and Girls Club of Oklahoma County. The senior class officers organized the entire class into groups, and each group was responsible for one or more particular aspects of the carnival.

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Heritage Hall hosts Trunk or Treat

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Frightening weather couldn’t scare young Chargers away from the Trunk or Treat event hosted by the Upper School prior to the varsity football game versus Kingfisher.
Usually held outside by the football field, a chilly, rainy forecast moved this year’s festivities into the Boghetich Gym, where a variety of Upper School clubs and athletic teams had set up tables with games and candy.

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Casady School names Crossno dean of students

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Change is inevitable. In the Upper Division, there are new faces, a new schedule and a new dean of students.
Kevin Crossno is our new dean of students, but he isn’t completely new to the Casady community. During his previous time at Casady, he taught fifth and seventh grade history and assisted the theatre department with Middle and Upper Division productions.

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School year truly underway at McGuinness

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Fall has finally come! As the leaves turn yellow and the temperatures drop, Bishop McGuinness is in transition from the new-year anxiety and excitement and truly getting the school year underway.
Fall sports are coming to a close, and winter sports are just getting started.
• The volleyball team went to the 5A state tournament. Despite the games being in Tulsa, a large student section traveled two hours to support the team.

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Hall celebrates ‘TropicHall’ Homecoming

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Earlier this month, Heritage Hall celebrated its “TropicHall” homecoming with a festive week of activities, including Upper School dress up days and class competitions and an all-school assembly.
On Monday, Upper School students embraced trends from decades past with elaborate hairstyles and an abundance of denim. Class competitions kicked off with hilarious cup stacking and donut on a string challenges.

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Film class is rolling at PC North

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Film Production as a class is now in its second year at Putnam City North.
“In film production, we learn to make a film from the beginning to end. Students come up with concepts and ideas, and write scripts to produce a film they’re proud of,” film production teacher Mary Beth Henson said.
Film is a wonderful opportunity for students to expand their creativity and act upon their imagination.