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Indian Education

LATTA PUBLIC SCHOOLS
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Latta Public Schools will be conducting a public hearing concerning its Title VI (Indian Education) Application for the 2018-19 school year. The hearing has been rescheduled to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24 in Latta Middle School Room 111 located at 13925 County Road 1560 in Ada, Oklahoma. All Indian students, parents of Indian students, tribal officials and members of the Latta Community are invited to attend.

 

Latta School's Indian Education Parent Committee will meet at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 in Room 111 in the Latta Middle School located at 13925 County Road 1560 Ada, OK 74820. Business meetings will be conducted for JOM and Title VII programs. All parents of JOM and Title VII students are invited to attend.


 

The Chickasaw Nation Nutrition Services is now accepting applications for the Summer EBT for Children program. This federally funded program is available to anyone; you do not have to be Native American to qualify. Qualifying families will receive approximately $30 of free food per child per month for May, June and July. Benefits are on an EBT card (works like a debit card) that allows you to purchase healthy food for the summer.

 

To apply over the phone, call the Chickasaw Nation SEBTC at (580) 272-1178 or (844) 256-3467 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday) or use this link https://chickasaw.net/summerEBT


Several Latta School students, parent and community members attended a basket weaving workshop sponsored by the Chickasaw Nation Native Youth Community Partnership.  The workshop was conducted by Tyra Shacklelford and was a great success.  Over 40 individuals participated and a great time of cultural learning was enjoyed by all!

 

Pictured are Latta Student Jedidiah Marical
and instructor Tyra Shackleford.

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Pictured with their basket weaving projects are:

Front Row L-R: Bradley Harjo, Tracey Futischa, Marybelle Wilson, Kaiden Harjo

Second Row L-R: Ocir Matlock, Keetaria Brown, Sa'Riya Matlock, Sarah Factor, Elijah Factor, Tashina Wilson, and Naomi Harjo.

 

Tashina Wilson, Marybelle Wilson, and Bradley Harjo are working diligently on their crafts.


 

The Chickasaw Nation is accepting applications through the end of February for the Packed Promises nutritional program.  Below is a link for Chickasaw Only students to apply at www.packedpromise.chickasaw.net.

 

The Oklahoma Indian Student Honor Society (OISHS) application and instruction link are below.  


 

 

ANOLI Creative Writing Contest

Click here for more information and click here for an application.


 

Scholarship Information

Chickasaw News for October

The Chickasaw Nation Chikasha Pehlichi Ikbi (CPI) Youth Leadership Program, is now accepting applications for the 2017-18 school year. Applicants must be Chickasaw citizens between the ages of 14 and 18, and have a GPA of 2.0 or higher.  For more information click the link above.

 

Rosetta Stone Chickasaw is now available free to Chickasaw citizens and immediate family members worldwide. For more information click the link above.

Chickasaw citizens can get connected to Chickasaw Nation careers at the Coffee and Careers citizen hiring event. For more information click the link above.

Chickasaw students in grades nine-12 who lack course credits for graduation can receive assistance through the Chickasaw Nation Credit Recovery Program.  For more information click the line above.

The Chickasaw Nation Honor Club is accepting applications for the 2017-2018 school year.  For more information click the link above.

The Chickasaw Nation Student Tutoring Reimbursement Program provides Chickasaw students assistance to improve academic performance.  For more information click the link above.

The Chickasaw Nation Native Youth Community Project is partnering with public schools in Carter and Pontotoc counties to create programs that enhance academic achievement and school success for Native American children in first through 12 th grades.  For more information click the link above.

The Johnson O’Malley (JOM) Program is a supplemental education program providing resources to Native American students.  For more information click the link above.

 


JOM/TITLE VII MEETING DATES FOR YEAR 17-18

The Latta JOM/Title VII Parent Committee will meet on the following dates in Room 111 of Latta Middle School located at 13925 County Road 1560 in Ada, Oklahoma beginning at 5:30 p.m.  All parents of native children, tribal members, tribal official and teachers are invited to attend.  

DECEMBER 13, 2017

APRIL 18, 2018


The Chickasaw Nation Arts & Humanities Division conducts the Dynamic Women of the Chickasaw Nation Conference each year. Symbolic of the beauty, inspiration and determination of Chickasaw women throughout history, a butterfly serves each year as artwork in the conference materials that promote the event.  Female Chickasaw artists, ages 14-18, are invited to submit original artwork in the contest. Winning artwork will be used in promotional materials for this year’s annual conference.  For more information click here.


Chickasaw Nation Arts & Humanties Division After-School Theatre Club for students in grades 3 through 5.  Click here for more information.


‚ÄčChickasaw Nation Junior Native Explorers

Applications are now being accepted for the Chickasaw Nation Junior Native Explorers Program.

The Chickasaw Nation Native Explorers Program is an innovative, hands-on, professional mentor-led education program designed to recruit, train and educate young people in the areas of earth science, natural science, biomedical science and medicine.

Students will have the opportunity to participate in unique learning experiences such as archeological expeditions, anatomy explorations, natural resources and preservation initiatives and much more. Student will also learn about the various career opportunities and internships available within these fields.

All Native American students ages six to 18 who reside in the Ada or Ardmore areas, are eligible to apply.

For more information, or to receive an application, contact Kresta Lofton at (580) 421-7711 or kresta.lofton@chickasaw.net.

 

Attention Chickasaw & Choctaw students with a citizenship card/certificate

Please check the eligibility criteria for the both programs.

The Chickasaw Nation will sponsor The Governor's Honor Roll and Perfect Attendance Program for Grades 2-12 students who hold a Chickasaw CDIB and Citizenship Certificate/Card.  

The Choctaw Nation will sponsor The STAR Honor Roll and Attendance Program for Grades 2-12 Students who hold a Choctaw CDIB and Citizenship Certificate /Card.  
 

ACT Vouchers for Chickasaw Students with Citizenship Cards are available.  

Any questions can be directed to Susan Russell
Indian Education Coordinator
Contact:  580.332.3980

 

 


 

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