Schools foundation gets grant
The Putnam City Schools Foundation has received a $5,000 grant from the ONEOK Foundation to purchase iPads for English as a second language students at Western Oaks Elementary. The grant will help about 50 first- through fourth-grade students learn English. For more information about the Putnam City Schools Foundation, go to www.pcf4kids.org.
Free golf clinic for kids scheduled
Kids ages 5 to 17 can learn the fundamentals of golf by attending a free golf clinic from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the First Tee Practice and Learning Center, 600 Martin Luther King Ave. The center is south of Douglass High School. Participants will learn how to put, chip and drive the ball down the fairway. Loaner clubs and balls will be provided. Youth under the age of 10 should be accompanied by a guardian and registration is not necessary.
Library to close temporarily
CHOCTAW — The Choctaw Library, 2425 Muzzy Street, will be closed May 13-19 for re-carpeting. The library will reopen its doors for normal hours on May 20. Customers can still use the outside book drop to return items during the renovation.
FROM STAFF REPORTS