District sets town halls
Oklahoma City Public Schools will continue its series of public town hall meetings during the spring semester. Superintendent Karl Springer will lead discussions about topics ranging from reading to bullying to safety. Four meetings are planned: 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Northeast Academy, 3100 N Kelley; 6 to 7 p.m. Jan. 29 at Rogers Middle School, 4000 N Spencer Road; 7 to 8 p.m. Feb. 12 at, Capitol Hill High School, 500 SE 36; and 6 to 7 p.m. March 5 at Classen School of Advanced Studies, 1901 N Ellison. For more information, call 587-0000, or go to www.okcps.org.
Pharmacy classes start
Oklahoma City Community College will offer the pharmacy technician training during evening classes this spring. "Pharmacy Technician I: Basic Prescriptions & Dispensing" will meet from 6 to 8 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays from Feb. 4 through April 10. The cost is $480, and the prerequisite is a high school diploma or a GED. For more information, or to enroll, call the OCCC Professional Development Institute at 682-7562.
OSSM applications open
Applications are open for the next class to attend the Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics. Sophomores, who are members of the graduating class of 2015, can apply to the residential school for high school juniors and seniors. The application requires essays, teacher and parent recommendation letters and high school transcripts. Applications are due March 7 and can be found at www.ossm.edu. Also, students are welcome to schedule visits to the campus and shadow other students through March 1.