The Bus is On Its Way

Last year, in the most heartbreaking way, our Varsity Girls Basketball team found out that the State Tournament was cancelled as they were already on the bus making their way to the Big House. This moment was a marker for our community as the first of many things that COVID-19 took away. We lost our … Continue reading The Bus is On Its Way

Jones School District Releases Preview of Back to School Protocol

On Thursday, July 16th, Jones Superintendent Carl Johnson released the preliminary back to school plan for the district. The plan was scheduled to be presented to the School Board on Monday, July 13, but the meeting was postponed due to a lack of quorum. Several members of the school board were self-quarantined due to close … Continue reading Jones School District Releases Preview of Back to School Protocol

Metropolitan Library System – Community Libraries Story Time

Are you missing the library and our programs? I know that I can speak for all of our Community Libraries' staff that we are missing our patrons! Our libraries may be closed, but our staff is working hard to bring our resources to our communities. Our Children's Librarians, Miss Mary and Miss Shana, are putting … Continue reading Metropolitan Library System – Community Libraries Story Time

Metropolitan Library System Updates

We may be closed, but our staff have been working hard behind the scenes to help connect you with community and educational resources. We’re updating our website with links to help families, individuals, employees, businesses, seniors, job seekers, and more through the COVID-19 health crisis. Make sure you check out the family resources as well … Continue reading Metropolitan Library System Updates

Jones School District Provides Meals During Shut-Down

Outside of Jones High School this morning, a group of administrators and nutrition staff gathered (6-feet apart, of course), to help distribute meals to children in the community during the state-wide school shut-down. Around 60 sack meals were given out this morning, from 9 am -11 am outside of the Steven's Chase Center. The breakfasts … Continue reading Jones School District Provides Meals During Shut-Down

OSSAA Postpones State Tournament: Girls Basketball Team Rallies After Disappointment

Within minutes of the grand send-off of our state-bound basketball girls, the OSSAA announced that they were postponing all OSSAA sponsored activities for this weekend. This announcement not only impacted the Longhorns basketball team, but many other teams across the state. What was the cause behind the cancellation? On Wednesday evening, the Oklahoma City Thunder … Continue reading OSSAA Postpones State Tournament: Girls Basketball Team Rallies After Disappointment