Lawton Virtual Academy/Gateway Success Center staff hosted their First Annual Chili Cook-off on Dec. 3! The chili cook-off competition was held alongside a cornbread bake-off, which lead to two award winning dishes -- one from each competition! Mr. Belter was the first place winner in the chili cook-off. Mrs. Mason took first in the cornbread competition! We can't wait for next year!
6 days ago, LPS Communications
Chili Crockpots
Chili Cookoff Scorecard
Mr. Belter, First Place Chili
Mrs. Mason, First Place Cornbread
Lawton Public Schools’ (LPS) eSports programs are competing in the Oklahoma eSports League (OeSL) State tournament, with playoffs set to be held during the day on Dec. 11. Eisenhower High School (EHS) and Lawton High School (LHS) will both be competing at State. Currently, EHS and LHS are in first and second place, respectively, in their divisions for Rocket League. EHS is in second place in their division for Valorant. During the OeSL State tournament, EHS and LHS will be playing Rocket League – a team-based, large scale soccer game where players control vehicles rather than people to score goals. EHS will also be playing Valorant – a team-based tactical FPS. Additionally, Eisenhower High School (EHS) and MacArthur High School (MHS) will be competing in the first round of the PlayVS/OSSAA State tournament on Dec. 3. Eisenhower and MacArthur both made it into the state tournament bracket consisting of 42 total teams with Eisenhower being the No. 4 seed, and MacArthur being the No. 16 seed. MHS’ game will be at 4:00 p.m and EHS’ game will begin at 4:30 p.m. Those interested in viewing the competition should tune in to https://www.twitch.tv/IKE_esports17 or https://www.twitch.tv/lawtonmhs to keep up with EHS or MHS’ performance.
6 days ago, LPS Communications
Attention LPS Native Families - The next Indian Education IPC & JOM IEC Parent Committee Meetings will be tomorrow, Nov 9th, starting at 5:30 p.m. Click on the link for more information! https://bit.ly/3CGwJSe
about 1 month ago, Federal Programs
LPS Families: Click to learn how to use the OK Parent Portal and OSTP/ACT assessments to monitor academic progress and to view OK School Report Cards. https://bit.ly/2ZRgKCl
about 1 month ago, Federal Programs
Information for Parents
In this issue of the Lawton Public Schools (LPS) ReView, we highlight our very own LPS Police Department and their efforts to promote consistently drug-free environments for our students, celebrate Hispanic Heritage, and congratulate student successes. Additionally, we wanted to put a spotlight on our teachers’ ongoing professional development, our TAP students, and our hardworking virtual staff. There is so much to unpack in this issue, and we hope you will take the time to really dive in to our latest publication of the ReView! Visit this link to see the full publication, and be sure to use your left and right arrow keys to switch pages! https://indd.adobe.com/view/142ac40a-6959-4279-8ea3-5eb41f707c74
about 1 month ago, Ian Snyder
LPS Review
LPS Native Families: Eligible Native high school students can request a voucher for the ACT registration fee. The next ACT registration deadline is Nov. 5. Click on the link for more info! https://bit.ly/3wgZPFd
about 1 month ago, Federal Programs
Indian Ed ACT Vouchers
Attention LPS Parents of EL Students: Click to learn about a vocabulary strategy for Elem/Middle School students and/or to learn how Middle/High School students can prepare for college scholarship opportunities. https://bit.ly/3CqWl5q
about 1 month ago, Federal Programs
ScholarBound
H-POP
LPS NATIVE FAMILIES: Eligible LPS JOM Indian Education students in PreK-12th grades can receive a winter coat through JOM! Click the link for info & to complete a request form. The first order will be placed on Oct. 8th! Please sign up today! https://forms.gle/E2Pb6WonB631VkEK8
2 months ago, Federal Programs
JOM Coats Sign Up
LawtonPS family! We have a new short code 98900. Be sure to save it in your contacts. Also, check out the early week edition of the time with Hime podcast. Have a great week! bit.ly/TimeWHimeEp54
2 months ago, Lawton Public Schools
ATTENTION LPS Native Families: The Virtual Tutoring Sign Up form is now available for qualified Indian Education Students in Pre-K through 12th grade! Click on the link to complete the form: https://forms.gle/k9Pn7UjDoqXrLrzK9
3 months ago, Federal Programs
Indian Education Tutoring
LPS Family: If your student rides a LPS bus, please click the link below for the updated bus schedule. It can also be found on our homepage (www.lawtonps.org). Thank you. https://bit.ly/LPSBusRoutes
4 months ago, Lawton Public Schools
Bus Routes
LawtonPS Family: We are having issues with our phone lines. We are actively working to fix the problem. We apologize for the inconvenience. We will send an update when our lines are back up. Thank you.
4 months ago, Lawton Public Schools
LPS
LPS Friendly Reminder: All students (New and Returning to include Virtual) need to Check-In with their school site prior to the first day of school. If you have not done so, please complete the required district forms found on https://www.lawtonps.org/page/check-in. For specific questions, please contact your child's school. Thank you.
4 months ago, Lawton Public Schools
LPS
LPS Families: Just a friendly reminder that clear or mesh backpacks will be required for the 2021-2022 school year. This is for all LPS sites. Bags can be any color.
4 months ago, Lawton Public Schools
Backpacks
LPS Families: Just a friendly reminder that "Check-In" will take place this week at your student's school. Please click the link below for details. In addition, two forms (Electronic Agreement & Acceptable Use/Media Opt Out) have been added to the required forms list. For specific questions, you can reach out to your student's school. https://www.lawtonps.org/page/check-in
4 months ago, Lawton Public Schools
Check In
SAVE THE DATE! Local author, Signe Rain Boutch, will be reading, speaking with children, and personalizing books at the Salt Cellar on Saturday, August 7th from 1 pm - 3 pm. The story, Josephine’s First Day of School, is for elementary students (both boys and girls) and is a perfect addition to any classroom or library. The message of this story is to not judge a book by its cover and always be kind. Check out this awesome opportunity!
4 months ago, Lawton Public Schools
local author flyer
Students have an opportunity to learn more about the University of Oklahoma and its American Indian community at American Indian Visitation Day on Friday, September 10, 2021. This on-campus experience is designed for American Indian high school seniors. The day will include sessions focused on equipping American Indian students for success in both academic and student life. Parents, family members, and supporters may attend with their student and will have the chance to hear from staff and alumni on how to provide support for their student’s academic career. This event is a great opportunity for students to personally meet folks from OU’s American Indian community and feel the support before they arrive on campus as a student! Registration link: https://hello.ou.edu/register/AIVD2021 Space is limited, so be sure to register soon! If you have any questions, please contact OU Diversity Enrichment Programs at 405-325-2151 or dep@ou.edu.
4 months ago, Lawton Public Schools
OU American Indian Visitation Day Invitation
LPS JOM Families: Please stop by the Shoemaker building at 753 NW Ft. Sill Blvd. on August 7th. 2021 9:00AM to 12:00PM and pick up your students school supplies for this upcoming school year.
4 months ago, Lawton Public Schools
School Supply Distribution
Special thanks to Robert Hughes State Farm Agency for the donation of Amazon gift cards and snacks for our Central Middle School teachers! #WeAreLPS #LawtonPS
5 months ago, Lawton Public Schools
Robert Hughes State Farm Agency Donation
LPS JOM Families: Please stop by the Shoemaker building at 753 NW Ft. Sill Blvd. on July 28th, 2021 5:00PM to 8:00PM or August 7th. 2021 9:00AM to 12:00PM and pick up your students school supplies for this upcoming school year.
5 months ago, Lawton Public Schools
School Supply Distribution