Emerson High School marks renovation Friday in Oklahoma City

Students and staff at Emerson High School marked the completion of the school's $5.1 million renovation Friday in Oklahoma City.
BY CARRIE COPPERNOLL ccoppernoll@opubco.com Published: October 13, 2012
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Students and staff at Emerson High School in northwest Oklahoma City celebrated the grand reopening of the school after an overhaul under the $700 million MAPS for Kids initiative.

Address: 715 N Walker

Principal: Sherry Kishore

Year built: 1894

Named for: Poet Ralph Waldo Emerson

Mascot: Cougars

Motto: Taking Pride to Become a Better Me

Percent of students on free or reduced lunch: 99 percent

Cost: $5.1 million

Grand opening date: Friday

CARRIE COPPERNOLL, Staff Writer