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|Reydon native picked for STEM workshop
Two Department of Education students from Southwestern Oklahoma State University will attend the Mission to Planet Earth summer institute, hosted by the Oklahoma Space Grant Consortium, in Norman.
Emily Hartley of Reydon and Chelsey Mawson of Henrietta, Texas will spend 11 days at the institute designed to prepare teachers to motivate students with hands-on science, technology, engineering and math curriculum.
In addition to the summer institute, Hartley and Mawson will attend a weekend “teaching with an iPad” seminar in September and make a four-day trip to NASA’s Johnson Space Center during the spring semester. The institute will enable the participants to enhance their teaching by aligning the motivational activities with national and state standard curriculum.
Registration deadline approaching
Aug. 1, is the last day to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the August 26 Runoff Primary Election, Beckham County Election Board Secretary Deidre O’Briant said today.
Elk City child killed in ATV accident
A 10-year-old Elk City boy was killed in an ATV wreck Saturday.
According to a report issued by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, the accident happened around 8:30 p.m., about two and one-half miles south and five miles west of Elk City. The child, the report stated, was driving a 1999 Honda Four-Trax four-wheeler in a pasture when he lost control and was thrown about six feet from it. The four-wheeler rolled over the boy once.
The boy was pronounced dead at the hospital due to injuries sustained in the incident.
OHP was assisted by the Beckham County Sheriff’s Office and Elk City Fire and Rescue.
Beckham County Relay for Life needing teams
Beckham County Relay For Life is recruiting teams for the August Relay For Life event. So far, six teams have signed on.
ECDN publishing alumni reunion special section
Do you have any old school photos to share?
Elk City High School’s tri-annual alumni reunion is Aug. 1 and Aug. 2 at Elk City Convention Center. In advance of the reunion, The Elk City Daily News will publish a special section featuring old photos and stories about Elk City High School.
Send photos to email@example.com with your name and the names of the people in the photos, school year and any other available information. Or stop by the office at 206 W. Broadway between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. and we will scan your photos for you.
Any photos left at the office will be returned.