Editorial: In a Year Like No Other, The Jones School District Deserves Recognition

If you have a moment, Google the phrase "The Lost Year in Education." What you will find is hundreds of articles that lament the 2020-2021 school year. Articles of defeat and depression, of despair and dismay. A year that is lost, and nowhere to be found. John Steinbeck once said that "Time is the only … Continue reading Editorial: In a Year Like No Other, The Jones School District Deserves Recognition

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

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