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At a glance: Taloga Public Schools

At a glance: Taloga Public Schools
by Bryan Painter Published: September 29, 2013
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AT A GLANCE

Taloga residents

see strong points

of small towns

Currently there are 69 students in pre-K through 12th grade at Taloga Public Schools.

That includes three seniors.

“However, enrollment is looking up at Taloga,” said Taloga Principal Lora Burch. “This year the school saw an increase among younger students with 18 children in the combined pre-K and kindergarten class.”

Burch said basketball is offered in third through sixth grades. Basketball, cross-country and track are offered in junior high. High school students can participate in cross-country and track.

“We're constantly looking to expand our extracurricular activities,” Burch said. “In addition to some sports, Taloga has a very active FFA program. Increasing technology is another important goal at Taloga. Our school board just voted to purchase tablets for all of our seventh- through 12th-grade students.”

Rick and Tammy Mercer, of Taloga, looked back on the many opportunities that growing up in a small town provided their daughter, Randi Matulich, and son, Jordy Mercer. Rick was born and raised in Taloga and Tammy, nearby at Seiling.

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by Bryan Painter
Assistant Local Editor
Bryan Painter, assistant local editor, has 31 years’ experience in journalism, including 22 years with the state's largest newspaper, The Oklahoman. In that time he has covered such events as the April 19, 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah...
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