Thunder Rumblings


OKC, Miami superintendents make wager

by Ryan Aber Published: June 19, 2012

BY RYAN ABER The Oklahoma City and Miami mayors aren't the only officials from the two cities wagering on the NBA Finals. Oklahoma City Public School Superintendent Karl Springer and Miami-Dade County Public School Superintendent Alberto Carvalho have made a wager that will be paid off when school resumes in August. If the Thunder win, Carvalho will wear a Thunder jersey and teach a lesson on Oklahoma history to Miami-Dad County public school students. If the Heat win, Springer will wear a Heat jersey and teach a class on Florida history at an OKCPS site. "I am looking forward to seeing the pictures from Miami when Mc. Carvalho wears the OKC Thunder blue," Springer said in a release. "I have full confidence in our team and this is a great chance for Floridians to learn more about Oklahoma City and our state." OKCPS classes start Aug. 1, while Miami-Dade County Public Schools begin Aug. 20.

by Ryan Aber
Ryan Aber has worked for The Oklahoman since 2006, covering high schools, the Oklahoma City RedHawks, the Oklahoma City Barons and OU football recruiting. An Oklahoma City native, Aber graduated from Northeastern State. Before joining The...
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