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OKG Newsletter


Topic: kids

‘No tolerance’ doesn’t teach


Commentary

John Thompson
The bipartisan MAPS for Kids Student Achievement Committee knew that Oklahoma City could not increase student performance without first creating safe and orderly schools. We also knew that would be our toughest challenge.
 
Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Kickin’ it

Fields and Futures event gives OKC schools — and communities — a running start at bright futures. The Oct. 6 event welcomes sports stars and local celebrities to Webster Middle School opening.


News

Giancarlo Gonzalez

Tim McLaughlin, founder of Fields and Futures, remembers taking a bus tour with the Wes Welker Foundation to see the athletic fields of the Oklahoma City School District in order to determine which ones would get funding.

 
Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Fall it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff

You know what else autumn is the season of? Outdoor food festivals like Fall Fest, which features vendor booths, live music, fun for kids and, yes, food trucks. Festivities run 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday at the OKC Farmers Public Market, 1235 SW Second St. Admission is free. Call 232-6506, or visit okcfarmersmarket.com.

Sunday

 
Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Ape it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff

Stop monkeying around. Wait. Actually, start monkeying around with Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest, a new movie featuring the lovable primate suitable for all ages. Showings are 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday at the Oklahoma City Zoo, 2101 NE 50th St. Zoo admission is $5-$8 and free for children 2 and under. Call 424-3344, or visit okczoo.com

Saturday

 
Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Haunt it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff

A lot of candy can be consumed over the course of 30 years. But Haunt the Zoo has also provided families a place to share the magic of Halloween for 3 decades to go along with all the treats. This year’s event winds down Wednesday and Thursday at the Oklahoma City Zoo, 2101 NE 50th St. Tickets are $6-$7 per child and free for accompanying adults. Call 424-3344 or visit okczoo.com.

Wednesday-Thursday

 
Wednesday, October 30, 2013

LETTERS


Letters to the Editor

Doug Rixmann
My son came home with a project from school about whether we should have a “cradle-to-grave” system or not. He was the only one choosing to argue against it — the only one.
 
Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Board again

If one Piedmont couple has a say, family fun night — the kind played with boards, dice and cards — will never go out of style.


Youth

Malena Lott
Many of us remember when family game night didn’t involve electricity or handheld controllers.
 
Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Egged on


CFN

Gazette staff
Some people, like Tulsa resident Carl Neat, really like Christmas. But, as Neat found out the hard way, some really don’t. On Nov. 30, two vandals egged Neat’s house and obliterated the $2,000 Christmas wonderland he has built up and assembled in his front yard over the past 20 years.
 
Thursday, December 12, 2013

What's to hide?

Nothing, says mayoral candidate Ed Shadid. But a battle looms to keep his divorce records private.


News

Tim Farley
Disclosing sealed court records connected to Oklahoma City mayoral candidate Ed Shadid’s divorce in 2007 outweighs embarrassment or harm it may cause the Ward 2 councilman, his ex-wife or their children, according to a leading expert on government openness and public records.
 
Monday, December 9, 2013

Meet it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff

After each matinée performance of Oklahoma City Ballet’s The Nutcracker, kiddos can get autographs and take pictures with Clara, the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Nutcracker Prince himself. Performances begin at 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday–Sunday at Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N. Walker Ave. Tickets start at $15. For more information, call 848-8637 or visit okcballet.com/nutcracker.

Friday–Sunday

 
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
 
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