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A real education: How we have failed our teachers  CBS News

Since 1996 inflation-adjusted pay for public school teachers has fallen, and 1 in 5 takes a second job to make ends meet, forcing tens of thousands of teachers ...

Former Norman resident dies in Portland fire  Norman Transcript

A former Norman resident died Thursday following a weekend apartment fire in Portland, Ore.

Norman High principal promoted to student services director  Norman Transcript

June is a big month for Scott Beck. He began his career in Norman Public Schools in June of 2004 as a teacher. Monday night, Beck was named the district's ...

Suspended Norman High School assistant principal accused of drugging, raping woman  KFOR Oklahoma City

NORMAN, Okla. - “The allegations against him, do not surprise me at all,” said the parent of former Norman High students, Alicia Laech. She's reacting to the ...

Former Norman High School assistant principal charged with sexual battery  KFOR Oklahoma City

CANADIAN COUNTY, Okla. - A former Norman High School assistant principal is charged for allegedly molesting a teenage girl. Robert Davis is charged with ...

High school baseball: Norman High hires Cody Merrell as head baseball coach  Norman Transcript

NORMAN — Norman High's search for a baseball coach is over, and it didn't have to look far.

Norman High School wins theater award  Norman Transcript

A group of thespian Tigers went back into the woods Sunday. They emerged victorious.

NHS principal Beck named High School Principal of the Year  Norman Transcript

Dr. Scott Beck, Norman High School principal, has been selected as the 2019 High Principal of the Year by the Oklahoma Association of Secondary School ...

School board approves new principals for Norman and North  Norman Transcript

The Norman Board of Education Wednesday unanimously approved hiring two new high school principals during a special board meeting.

Former NHS principal formally charged with sexual battery  Norman Transcript

A now former Norman High School assistant principal has been formally charged with sexual battery in Canadian County.

Norman class members invited to reunion  Norman Transcript

The Norman High School Class of 1979 and Class of 1978 reunion will be today and Saturday. The cost is $35 per person or $70 per couple for the weekend.

Norman Public Schools recognizes teachers, community support  Norman Transcript

Elizabeth Hoggatt stepped up to the podium to accept her 2019 Norman Public Schools Teacher of the Year Award with a box of tissues.

Norman students attend Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute  Norman Transcript

LONE WOLF -- Creativity abounds for two weeks in the southwestern Oklahoma terrain as an elite group of 270 young Oklahoma artists, including 24 students ...

Norman High School goes 'Into the Woods' for musical  Norman Transcript

Correction: An earlier version of this story identified one of the actors as Guthrie Jacobs. His name is Guthrie Jenkins. The Transcript apologizes for this error.

NHS opens 'Clue On Stage' tonight  Norman Transcript

For its spring production, Norman High School drama is taking the audience back to the 80s.

Big third quarter helps Mikayla Parks, Norman High pull away from Westmoore  Norman Transcript

MOORE — Rattled by poor shooting in a sloppy start, the Norman High girls buckled down and produced a third quarter to remember, beating Westmoore 55-40 ...

Anthony Bruner, Carri Moss inducted into Norman High hoops Hall of Fame  Norman Transcript

Carri Moss remembers those summer days she spent in high school playing pickup basketball with Anthony Bruner.

With dominant second half, Norman North puts Norman High away with ease, 74-47  Norman Transcript

Norman North forward Shemar Smith slammed home a two-handed dunk and egged on his fellow North students in the upper deck of NHS Gym.

High school football: Norman High OL Ben Sparks commits to SMU  Norman Transcript

Ben Sparks isn't sure what took him so long. The Norman High offensive lineman knew which college was his top choice since Southern Methodist offered him ...

Evans sisters come through in Norman North's win at Norman High  Norman Transcript

Rory Hamilton felt total confidence watching Jacie Evans step to the line, knowing the senior is Norman North's all-time leader in foul shooting.

North's Liesenfeld becomes district's new chief technology officer  Norman Transcript

North North Principal Dr. Peter Liesenfeld is moving into a new role at Norman Public Schools.

Q&A with school board candidates  Norman Transcript

Two individuals are running for Office 4 on the Norman Public Schools Board of Education — incumbent Chad Vice and challenger Victoria McBride.

Norman High School unveils Oklahoma City bombing memorial  Norman Transcript

NORMAN — The Oklahoma City bombing altered the lives of millions of Oklahomans from that day forward. And while high-schoolers today weren't even born in ...

Norman Asst. Principal charged with sexual battery, police say there are more victims  KOKH FOX25

A suspended assistant principal at Norman High School has formally been charged in an alleged sexual assault case. Robert Davis, 40, is now facing two ...

Q&A: Norman North boys basketball forward Josh Crutchfield  Norman Transcript

Norman North's seniors' final Crosstown Clash will be from their comfort of their home gym.

Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence announces 2019 Academic All-State scholars  Norman Transcript

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence has announced the recipients of its prestigious 2019 Academic All-State Awards. These 100 top ...

High school sports: Football practice starts in Norman - Photo Gallery

Norman North Timberwolves take to the football field for the first day of football practice at Norman North High School in Norman, Okla. on Monday, Aug.

Okla. Foundation for Excellence announces 2019 Academic All-State scholars  Norman Transcript

OKLAHOMA CITY -- The Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence has announced the recipients of its prestigious 2019 Academic All-State Awards. These 100 top ...

Deer Creek eliminated in brawl with Norman High  Edmond Sun

Deer Creek's girls basketball roster suffered a season-ending defeat at the hands of Norman High School Thursday evening. Bri Scott led the Lady Antlers with ...

Former Norman Schools educator charged with sexual battery in Canadian County

A former Norman Schools educator has been charged with felony sex crimes in Canadian County, stemming from a woman's complaint that he drugged her and ...

High school football: Norman North TE Jake Roberts commits to Tulsa  Norman Transcript

Jake Roberts sees a future with Tulsa. The Norman North tight end visited the Golden Hurricane's spring game on April 6 and received an offer from the team 12 ...

Aaliyah Moore's late heroics carry Lions to win in budding rivalry with Norman High  Norman Transcript

MOORE — Sophomore forward Aaliyah Moore, fighting though coughing fits, showed why she's a top 10 prospect in ESPN's Class of 2021, carrying her Moore ...

The Oklahoman's Super 30: OSU commit Cole Thompson of Norman didn't anticipate Division I football opportunities

NORMAN — While sitting out his sophomore football season after transferring to Norman High School, Cole Thompson had a couple ideas for his future.

Both Norman high schools receive top marks in state schools' rankings  Norman Transcript

Two of the most prestigious annual lists of best high schools in the United States named Norman High School and Norman North High School as two of the most ...

Student robotics competition kicks off in Norman  KFOR Oklahoma City

NORMAN, Okla. - A big competition is being held in Norman as some of the nation's brightest young minds meet to put their skills to the test, showing off robots ...

Norman high school senior shares survivor story  Norman Transcript

Lauren Atkins has been involved in Tigerpalooza since her freshman year, but she never raised very much money. But this year Atkins was named Tigerpalooza ...

Day 5: ACES: Breaking the cycle: One school district is leading the state and nation in approach to serving students grappling with chronic stressors  Tulsa World

NORMAN — A rapidly changing student population combined with two high-profile sexual assault cases involving students forced school district leaders here to ...

Norman Pride marks second year  Norman Transcript

Friday afternoon's rain showers didn't dampen Angela Scott's enthusiasm for celebrating at the 2019 Norman Pride Festival.

Norman community invited to annual Christmas Day Community Dinner  Norman Transcript

For the 32nd year in a row, local volunteers will put on the annual Christmas Day Community Dinner from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Norman High School on Main.

Norman High School class of 1966 announces special reunion  Norman Transcript

Our Norman High School Class of '66 Age 70 reunion is Friday-Saturday, June 29-30, and it will be a groundbreaking gala.

CCFI to host elite Trauma Drama training workshop  Norman Transcript

Center for Children and Families Inc., a United Way of Norman partner agency, is excited to announce a one-day training session Aug. 7 with world-renowned ...

Norman woman charged following several cases of racist graffiti in Cleveland County  KFOR Oklahoma City

NORMAN, Okla. - An Oklahoma woman accused in a string of vandalism cases featuring racist graffiti is facing five charges. The investigation began late last ...

Andy Sherrer named president of Republic Bank; Thompson to remain CEO  Norman Transcript

Andy Sherrer, a longtime banker and Norman native, has been elected President of Republic Bank and Trust, the bank's Chief Executive Officer Chuck R.

Community remembers judge, advocate David Rambo  Norman Transcript

Former judge and juvenile advocate David Rambo, 82, of Norman, died on May 13 after an almost two-decade battle with cancer.

Norman police investigating reports of vandalism at Cleveland Co. Democratic Party HQ, elementary school and art center  KFOR Oklahoma City

NORMAN, Okla. - Police are investigating after multiple places in Norman were vandalized with racist graffiti. According to the Norman Police Department, police ...

Prep volleyball: Norman High aims to break rivalry losing streak, CCS gets a tough regional draw  Norman Transcript

The Norman High Tigers know they're the underdogs.

Jury convicts man charged with trooper's death  Norman Transcript

A Cleveland County jury has found 29-year-old D'Angelo Ladon Burgess guilty of first-degree murder for the death of Oklahoma Highway Patrol Lt. Donald ...

District investigating complaint alleging coach led students in prayer  Norman Transcript

NORMAN — Norman Public Schools is investigating a complaint by a student's parent regarding a Norman High School assistant football coach leading players ...

Food and Shelter to host annual community Thanksgiving meal  Norman Transcript

Planning for the annual Big Community Thanksgiving is underway. Each year, Food and Shelter collaborates with Salvation Army and various other community ...

Robotics students set their sights on another national title  Norman Transcript

A team of high school students with the Norman Advanced Robotics organization will pit their exceptional skills in robotic design, programming and performance ...

OU commit Cade Horton turns page from baseball to football at Norman

NORMAN — Cade Horton's cell phone lit up with a familiar text message Sunday evening in San Diego as he wrapped up a huge baseball game. “Is it football ...

Anti-abortion group stages graphic protest at Norman High

NORMAN,Okla.-For the second year, a group of anti-abortion supporters is standing in protest in front of Norman High School, but its the images they bring with ...

Crossroads celebrates staff and volunteers, 50 years at annual retreat  Norman Transcript

Crossroads Youth and Family Services celebrated 50 years of existence on Monday during its annual staff retreat.

'The Voice' contestant Maelyn Jarmon has Norman connection  Norman Transcript

Maelyn Jarmon certainly has a Frisco, Texas following for her participation in the later stages of "The Voice." She can count a Norman fanbase, too.

Thai Thai Asian Bistro set to open second location in northwest Norman  Norman Transcript

Thai Thai Asian Bistro is expanding westward. Aimorn Strickland, owner of the popular Main Street eatery, is opening a second location in the new strip mall at ...

Two-Sport High School Star Announces Major Commitment  The Spun

A two-sport high school star recruit has announced his commitment. Cade Horton, a baseball-football star out of Norman High School in Oklahoma, will be ...

Students say failure of 'Lauren's Law,' inadequate sex education in high schools contribute to sexual assault  The Oklahoma Daily

Lauren Atkins stood on the steps of the Oklahoma Capitol building with her friends and advocates, cloaked in darkness, breathing in the midnight air, wondering, ...

OU welcomes back Warrior-Scholar Project  Norman Transcript

University of Oklahoma, a host institution, is welcoming back the national nonprofit Warrior-Scholar Project.

Senate passes bill that could make four-day school weeks impossible  Norman Transcript

The Oklahoma Senate has passed a bill that would set a minimum amount of days schools have to be in session, effectively ruling out four-day school weeks.

Horning: For Sooners, it's not about repeating last season offensively  Norman Transcript

A year ago, it was Rodney Anderson uttering the unthinkable, saying Oklahoma's offense wouldn't take one step back despite losing a Heisman Trophy winning ...

Norman High kicks off Tigerpalooza  Norman Transcript

What is Tigerpalooza? A.) a student-led, week-long event at Norman High School. B.) a community fundraising effort for a local cause. C.) a series of grade ...

State of Change: Legislators continue to alter state’s alcohol landscape  Norman Transcript

In October, State Question 792 changed the landscape of Oklahoma liquor laws: cold beer and wine became a staple in grocery and convenience stores, ...

12 finalists for 2020 Oklahoma Teacher of the Year announced  KFOR Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY - The 12 finalists for Oklahoma's next Teacher of the Year were announced Tuesday at a ceremony by State Superintendent of Public ...

Norman mother charged after daughter with developmental disabilities discovered emaciated  KFOR Oklahoma City

NORMAN, Okla. - A woman is charged with a felony after allegedly neglecting her developmentally disabled daughter to the point of emaciation. Misty West is ...

UPDATED: Norman Police arrest one in connection to racist vandalism incidents  KFOR Oklahoma City

NORMAN, Okla. - The Norman Police Department arrested 45-year-old Allison Johnson in connection to the recent vandalism incidents in both Norman and ...

A look at The Oklahoman's Super 30 feature series

The Oklahoman's Super 30 feature series will spotlight each high school football player on the Super 30 recruit rankings for the 2020 class through July 21.

Xenia Institute to honor Dr. Nicole Jarvis  Norman Transcript

When Dr. Nicole Jarvis, a Norman physician, was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease on Nov. 1, 2011, at age 38, her life changed.

Revising Robinson: city sets aside funding to relocate intersection near Robinson Crossing  Norman Transcript

Addressing traffic jams near Robinson and Crossroads Boulevard is a priority, no matter what happens with federal funding.

Community, Norman Public Schools come together for Celebration of Excellence  Norman Transcript

Hundreds of educators and community members gathered in an Embassy Suites banquet hall Thursday evening to take part in Norman Public Schools' ...

Brewer takes over as Norman High baseball coach  Norman Transcript

Monday night at the Norman Public Schools board meeting, Jeff Brewer was announced as the head baseball coach at Norman High School.

Contemporary Dance Oklahoma production celebrates old and new  Norman Transcript

A dynamic pairing of centennial legacies and daring new works delivered with skill and strength — that's what audiences can expect at the Contemporary Dance ...

Norman High teacher's sudden death stuns community  Norman Transcript

Nobody knew that Thursday would be Greg Hildebrand's last day at school. The 43-year-old Norman High School science teacher, who taught for two decades ...

MOORE: Lions look like state title contenders, Westmoore's Kristyn Murcer ready for the spotlight  Norman Transcript

This is recently uncharted territory for the Moore girls, who enter Friday's home opener against Edmond North as Class 6A's No. 5 team.

Kiwanis Club prepares for pancake breakfast  Norman Transcript

As they've done for the past 65 years, the Kiwanis Club of Norman will host their Pancake Day from 7 a.m. to noon Dec. 8.

Norman high schoolers begin first triathlon season  Norman Transcript

Norman High students have competed in triathlons before, but the Tie-Dye Triathlon on Sunday was the first time a group of Norman High students competed as ...

Norman High is going green with 'Shrek the Musical'  Norman Transcript

Norman High School is ready to take audiences into a fairy tale world. Not that everything is perfect, especially not in Shrek's swamp.

School violence, guns under discussion  Norman Transcript

NORMAN — Hundreds of students filed out of Norman High classrooms and made their way to Harve Collins Field as part of an organized walkout Wednesday ...

OU softball: Oklahoma, Alabama share long history at Women's College World Series  Norman Transcript

Oklahoma swept its Super Regional series and Alabama squeezed past its own to set up a familiar match-up in Oklahoma City.

Norman High wins thrilling first Crosstown Clash at COAC tournament  Norman Transcript

EDMOND — Norman High coach Jeff Brewer was screaming to, “just get an out.”

Police investigating alleged sexual assault at Norman High School

NORMAN, Okla. - Officials are investigating an alleged sexual assault involving two Norman High School students. Police said the assault was reported ...

Area under Winter Storm Watch later today; ice, snow predicted  Norman Transcript

NORMAN — Winter is forecast to come a bit early. After advising of a possible winter storm at the beginning of the week, the National Weather *Service* has ...

OU football: Delarrin Turner-Yell, Patrick Fields impressing in spring practice  Norman Transcript

NORMAN — Parnell Motley always noticed something a little different about Delarrin Turner-Yell. The freshman safety had a different presence from the start.

Norman Advanced Robotics team wins global botball tournament  Norman Transcript

NORMAN — The Norman Advanced Robotics team (NAR) has shown its mettle.

Missouri woman hit, killed on I-35 in Norman  KFOR Oklahoma City

NORMAN, Okla. - Authorities have released new details in a fatal auto pedestrian accident in Norman. It happened Monday, just before 8 p.m. on I-35 between ...

Graphic: Norman students protest over rape and bullying allegations

UPDATED 11/24/2014 5:00 P.M. NORMAN, Okla. - Many students at Norman High School marched out of the classroom in a silent protest, but their message is ...

North SPUD Week looks to break record  Norman Transcript

Last year, the Norman North High School community raised over $200000 for six recipients during SPUD Week.

Former Norman High School Student Sentenced Following Sexual Assault Conviction  KGOU

A former Norman High School student accused of sexually assaulting a classmate pleaded no contest Monday to two counts of first-degree rape. A judge.

Choir students sing 'The Star-Spangled Banner' at Jake's Fireworks in Norman  Norman Transcript

Each Fourth of July season, Jake's Fireworks at 17824 S. Sooner Rd. invites a couple organizations to fundraise by volunteering at the store. Lexington and ...

A salute to those signing up to serve | Local News  Pauls Valley Daily Democrat

Eight Fourth District students who received and accepted appointments to one of the United States military *service* academies were honored this week by U.S. ...

To add hundreds of faculty, Epic Charter Schools obtained personal information of thousands of Oklahoma public school teachers  Enid News & Eagle

In late April, Norman High School teacher Jeremy Davis received a recruitment email from Epic Charter Schools, an online Oklahoma charter school that has ...

Local cheer squads are ready for state championship  Norman Transcript

NORMAN — Oklahoma high school cheerleading won't be on the sidelines this weekend as squads head to the Oklahoma State Championship Cheer ...

Youth Leadership Oklahoma announces 19th class | News  Edmond Sun

OKLAHOMA CITY — Fifty-two high school seniors who compose Youth Leadership Oklahoma' s new 19th class will travel the state during a week-long trip to ...

Officials: Threat to Norman North High School not credible  KFOR Oklahoma City

UPDATE 3:37 P.M.: The Norman Police Department has determined that the threat to Norman North High School is not credible. NORMAN, Okla.- The Norman ...

Rocky Martin Norman High's next football coach  Norman Transcript

Rocky Martin will be Norman High School's next head football coach.

Norman High's Henderson helps Tigers fight off Southmoore  Norman Transcript

Note: A previous version of this story misidentified Norman North senior guard Lindsey Waters. The Transcript regrets the error.

Former Norman High School student charged with rape  KOCO Oklahoma City

Cleveland County authorities have charged a former Norman High School student with two counts of rape. Tristen Killman-Hardin, 18, was charged with two ...

Norman's Denise Jones, Point of Grace to be inducted into Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame  Norman Transcript

Norman native Denise Jones, a founding member of Point of Grace, one of contemporary Christian music's most successful groups, has performed on national ...

'You go to Sandro's to see Sandro': Sandro's Pizza and Pasta owner considered a friend to many customers, Norman community  The Oklahoma Daily

Delicious and authentic. These are the words customer Kristina James used to describe Sandro's Pizza and Pasta.

Norman High class of 1965 plans reunion  Norman Transcript

The Norman High School Class of 1965 will celebrate its 50th year reunion on June 26-27 in Norman.

Food & Shelter ready for Norman community Thanksgiving dinner  Norman Transcript

Every Thanksgiving family and friends gather together and share a meal. Food & Shelter, Inc. is making sure every Normanite can have that experience.

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