A new digital billboard for a local high school is causing quite the controversy and heated debate online and elsewhere in Lawton, Fort Sill. I guess some people are either really bored or are so fulfilled in their day-to-day lives that this is all they can come up with to complain about. Of all the topics and craziness in the world, this, this right here, is what some people chose to get all worked up and upset about. People man, people!
It was just announced that LPS (Lawton Public Schools) will be temporarily closing down all of its campuses for in-person learning for the remainder of the week. All LPS schools will be closed starting tomorrow and since this Monday is a holiday "Martin Luther King Jr. Day" they'll remain closed through Tuesday, January 18th (01-18-22).
Last Friday (09-10-21) LPS (Lawton Public Schools) announced that they would be reinstating their mask mandate effective today (09-13-21). LPS Superintendent Kevin Hime released a statement late last week that discussed and outlined the mask mandate and it's reinstatement
LPS (Lawton Public Schools) has expired their mandatory mask mandate for all Lawton area schools within the LPS district. The news came yesterday (05-24-21) that it will no longer be required for students, faculty or visitors to wear masks or face coverings inside or outside. The mask mandate was originally put in place for all Lawton schools back in August of 2020 during the pandemic.
LPS (Lawton Public Schools) release several COVID-19 safety procedure videos yesterday. They loaded them to their official LPS TV YouTube channel and sent them out via text message as well. If for some reason you didn't receive the text and haven't seen the videos yet we have them for you.
As a parent or student what will be your decision for the 2020/2021 school year? Will you choose traditional or virtual schooling? That's the choice each person will have to make when enrolling and preparing for school this year. There's pros and cons to each choice and it won't be an easy one to make.
It's the question we keep hearing and the one most people want an answer to. Will there be sports this Fall? Students, parents and sports fans a like all want to know what the plans will be and how the City of Lawton Parks and Recreation Department will be handling sports and other group activities this Fall.
The cost of lunch in Lawton Public Schools will be on the rise for the 2017-2018 school year, as the Board of Education approved a $0.10 increase for all elementary and secondary locations in the Lawton School System.