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Sperry Schools Cited for DEQ Violation

Following a complaint alleging the operation of a construction project without proper water runoff controls in place, the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) cited Sperry Public Schools for “Operating Without Proper Stormwater Controls”. On June 9, the Bartlesville office of the DEQ sent local Representative Jeremy McKinney to inspect an area of cleared land […]

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Once Mighty Football Pirates Suffer Embarrassing 61-0 Loss

Recall the chant “We are the Pirates, the mighty, mighty Pirates”? A once proud high school football program is but a shadow of its former self. During the 15 year tenure of Sperry head football coach Robert Park, the program has been mediocre at best. Despite having several teams with potential, the Pirates have never […]

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School Cafeteria Inspections Reveal Violations

How safe are our schools cafeterias? Can we trust that they are clean and safe for our children? Routine inspections by the Tulsa County Health Department reveal that over the past two school years Sperry Public Schools cafeterias have not only been serving up hot foods but health code violations as well. Health Department inspections […]

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Sperry Schools Under Investigation

Months after the release of a state-ordered audit of it’s school system, Sperry Public Schools is once again under investigation by a governmental agency. Sperry Pirates News (SPN) has learned that the Sperry Public School system is under investigation by the United States Department of Labor. The school is allegedly being investigated by the Department’s […]

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Board Hires Outside Firm to Run School Cafeteria

At the July 8, 2013 meeting of the Sperry board of education, board members decided to outsource the management of school district cafeterias by giving their approval to the hiring of an outside company to manage cafeteria operations. By a vote of 5-0, board members voted to hire Sodexo, a Maryland based company, to provide […]

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