Oklahoma City-area community news

Oklahoma City-area community news
Oklahoman Published: July 24, 2014
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COMMUNITY

Sessions set for substitute teachers

Putnam City Schools will hold substitute teacher orientation Tuesday at the district administration building, 5401 NW 40. Orientation for new substitute teachers will be at 9 a.m. and for returning substitutes at 1 p.m. No advance registration is required, but those who attend should bring a driver’s license, Social Security card, college transcript or diploma and teaching certificate if they have one. Substitute teachers are paid $75 per day. Those without an active certification receive $60 per day. For more information , call 495-5200, ext. 1232.

Junior Police Academy will graduate Thursday

The police department will hold a public graduation ceremony for its first Norman Junior Police Academy class at noon Thursday at the Norman Investigations Center auditorium, 1507 W Lindsey St. Police Chief Keith Humphrey will be guest speaker. The purpose of the academy is to foster relationships that bridge the gaps between law enforcement and youths, while exposing them to future career opportunities.

Historical society gets new board members

The Edmond Historical Society & Museum has three new board members. They are Keith Kaczocha, Sonja Capucille and Andrea Aven. Kaczocha, Citizens Banks of Edmond assistant vice president, is also the new treasurer. Capucille is a longtime Edmond resident and supporter of the museum. Aven is a former school principal and volunteer in the museum’s research library. Beth Kerr, who has served on the board since 2004, is the new president. Other board officers are Betsy Mantor, vice president, and William Blanchard, secretary.

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