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Lawton-Fort Sill's Class Project

Leadership Lawton-Fort Sill’s class project to install playground equipment suitable for disabled students at B.C. Swinney Elementary got a big boost today when representatives of two groups visited the school during the morning assembly. Mel Grimes, commander of American Legion Post 29, presented a check for $4,000 that was raised recently through a benefit concert, while Swinney teacher Deborah Harwell presented a check for $200 from her sorority, Xi Delta Beta. accepting the checks were Swinney principal Traci Newell and Brandi Whatley, the spokesperson for LLFS Class XXIV. Newell is also a part of that class.
These donations, combined with other fundraisers conducted by the leadership group, bring money collected for the project to approximately $15,000, with more events planned. The class has already started the process of designing the playground and hopes to have the new equipment installed this summer.

LPS is now on Twitter

The Lawton Public Schools has expanded its virtual presence be establishing a Twitter account. Follow LPS on Twitter at @LawtonSchools. Look for the familiar gold & black LPS seal. LPS is also on Facebook (http://tinyurl.com/obp5ov4) and Pinterest (http://www.pinterest.com/LawtonSchools).

LPS teacher job fair set for April 10

Do you have a college degree, but never followed up on that urge to practice your skills in the classroom? This year might be your chance.
The Lawton Public Schools will sponsor a teacher job fair at Central Middle School from 3:30-6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 10. Those attending the job fair can meet administrators from schools across the district, and speak with teachers & specialists in specific grade levels and certification areas.
The district currently has approximately 80 teaching positions it is seeking to fill. Those are divided almost evenly between the elementary school level, and middle and high school. English and mathematics teachers are an especially hot commodity right now.
To reserve an interview time, contact the LPS Personnel Office at 580.357.6900.

About LPS

Lawton Public Schools is a multi-cultural district serving approximately 15,416 students. Our students are educated throughout 23 neighborhood elementary schools, four middle schools, one alternative school, and three high schools located in a 65.5 square mile in the SW corner of Oklahoma.

We employ approximately 2,300 administrators, teachers, and support personnel who serve a student population which is comprised of 1% Asian, 6% Native American, 40% Caucasian, 27% African American, 16% Hispanic and 7% that are two or more races.

Additionally, 17% of our population have disabilities or special needs.

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