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Harvest Carnival--Friday, October 26

Country Kitchen opens at 5:00 p.m.--cafeteria

Games 6:00 p.m.--8:00 p.m.

Coronation 8:15 p.m.--auditorium


LATTA SCHOOLS ANNOUNCES THE ADDITION OF SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER

On Monday, October 1, the Latta Board of Education voted to enter into an agreement with the Pontotoc County Sheriff’s Office to provide a school resource officer to the district.  Deputy Brent Rhoads has been assigned to the Latta Schools PK through 12 campus by Pontotoc County Sheriff John Christian.  The agreement requires the school to pay the county for the services of Deputy Rhoads.  In addition to providing security on the campus, Deputy Rhoads will also serve on school safety committees, provide staff and student safety training and work to establish positive relationships between the Pontotoc County Sheriff’s Office, the students and the community.

Superintendent Cliff Johnson stated, “ Latta Schools is excited about this new partnership with the Pontotoc County Sheriff’s Office.  This agreement will allow us to provide a secure learning environment for our students, staff and community.”

Pictured (L to R) High School Principal Stan Cochran, Superintendent Cliff Johnson, Deputy Brent Rhoads, Sheriff John Christian, Middle School Principal Terry Painter and Elementary Principal Shawna Lancaster.

 


Latta Public Schools is honored to announce the 2018-2019 Teachers of the Year.

Mrs. Tiffany Oliphant has been selected as the 2018-2019 Latta District Teacher of the Year and Secondary Teacher of the Year.  Ms. Jill Blevins has been honored as the 2018-2019 Latta Elementary Teacher of the Year.  Click here for more information.


  • Sarah Skaggs receiving recognition from the Oklahoma State Board of Education and Oklahoma State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister for being named the statewide winner of the License to Educate art contest.
  • LATTA SCHOOLS NAMED 12TH BEST SCHOOL DISTRICT IN STATE OF OKLAHOMA BY NICHE.COM

Niche.Com recently released its 2018 Best Schools in America and they have rated Latta Public Schools as the 12th best school district in Oklahoma.  Latta Public Schools achieved this ranking by scoring highly on a variety of factors including test scores, student-teacher ratio and reviews from students and parents.  In response to Latta Public School receiving this honor, Latta Schools Superintendent Cliff Johnson stated, “This ranking and recognition by Niche.Com is a reflection of the hard work and dedication demonstrated by our students, teachers and staff as well as the staunch support that we receive from the Latta Community.”

 

Niche is the largest website for researching public and private K-12 schools and has the most comprehensive data available on U.S. schools and neighborhoods.

https://www.niche.com/k12/search/best-school-districts/s/oklahoma
https://about.niche.com/methodology/best-public-high-schools

 


Latta School News Notifier--a convenient way to stay in the loop.  Latta School is offering an opt-in alert system to all Latta parents and students.  The notifications will be in the form of a text message to your phone.  

Who should sign up?

  • Anyone who wants to be notified of emergency school closings and important announcements.

How do you subscribe?

  • Click the link "Sign up for the News Update" located at the bottom of this page in the black area.  Fill in the information requested along with the Carrier for your phone--example:  AT&T or Cellular One (notice the drop down box).  Sign up today!

 


 

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