News and announcements

What's up this week?

Howdy Week -
Monday: Pajama Day
Tuesday: Twinsie Tuesday
Wednesday: Crazy Hair Day/Hat Day
Thursday: Just Can't Hide That Longhorn Pride/Camo Day
Friday: Longhorn Loud and Proud Day - wear Orange and Black

Alex School sends a big THANK YOU to the Alex Branch of First National Bank for school supplies collected for Alex students

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Paige Dunn, Alex graduate and employee of the Alex Branch of the First National Bank, shakes hands with Alex Superintendent Jason James last week as Dunn delivers the boxes of school supplies collected during the bank's Fill the Bus school supply drive.

The First National Bank advertised their school supply drive far and wide just before school started this year, and friends, family and fans of Alex School answered the call, donating all types of supplies for Alex students. The entire Alex faculty (shown above) gathered to send out a big THANK YOU to the First National Bank and all those who donated!

2014-2015 school year gets underway!

School Begins
Students wait patiently for the first day of school to start.

7th Grade
Some 7th graders prepare for their first day of Jr. High.

4th Grade
4th graders wait in the gym for the first day assembly.

Jones earns Showmanship honors

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Jonathan Jones won the Senior Showmanship award at the District Stock show in Chickasha last week.

Lady 'Horns Fast Pitch continues strong start

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Left: Cristen Alcorn goes for the tag during the Alex v. Cyril Fast Pitch game on August 18. Right: Paige Luna pitches for the win as the Lady 'Horns downed Maysville during the Ninnekah Fast Pitch Tournament.

Football prepares for season opener at home against Caddo on September 5

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Youth shine at local stock show on August 16

Sheep
Nic and Jonathan Jones show their sheep at the Alex Stock Show.

Cattle
McKenna and Jandi Hurley with their cattle.

Goats
Vanna Kelly and Dustin Tolson with their goats.

Pre-K through 6th grade backpack program announced

The Regional Food Bank will provide weekly food allotments packaged in backpacks for children in need. Please call Pam Welsh at 405.779.0414 or Wydolla Brantley at 405.820.4470 to sign up a child for this program, identify a child in need or for more information. A letter with more information about this program will be sent out the first week of school.

2014-2015 Student Handbook

The current Alex School Student Handbook is always accessible through the Student Services menu above. Students will not receive a printed copy of the handbook this year but a printed copy is available in the Superintendent's office.

Alex welcomes new superintendent and staff

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Dr. Jason James (left) is the new superintendent at Alex Public Schools. Dr. James has been an educator for 17 years and has spent 11 years in Education Administration. He was previously the Assistant Superintendent at Clinton Schools and the High School Principal at both Cyril and Mountain View-Gotebo. He has also taught school at Cache and Holdenville.

Dr. James earned his Bachelor's of Science degree at Oklahoma State University in 1998. He received his Master's degree at East Central University in Ada in 2001 and his Ph.D at Capella University in 2014.

Dr. James is married to Amanda James, an Assistant High School Principal at US Grant High School in Oklahoma City. The couple has two daughters, Rachel, a Sophomore at Southwestern Oklahoma State Univeristy in at Weatherford, and Katie, who will be a Freshman at Alex.

Cindy Brand (below left), a 1976 graduate of Alex Schools, will be the new Superintendent's secretary, and Jennifer Shi (below right) will be teaching third grade. Shi is a lifelong Grady County resident whose parents - Randy Griswold and Jeannie Rodgers Griswold - are both Alex graduates. Mrs. Shi earned her Bachelor's of Science degree from the University of Science and Arts at Chickasha. She taught third grade previously at Anadarko Public Schools. Shi and her husband, Jack, have a one year-old son, Jarrett. WELCOME TO ALEX!

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Alex School website acquiring new look for sixth year

Since you are reading this page, you can clearly see that the Alex School website has been completely re-designed. Not only has the look been updated to reflect more current standards with a cleaner, more professional design, but a lot of work has gone on under the hood as well. The site is now coded in HTML5 and CSS. This update was done to make the site more friendly to viewing on the different devices now used to access the internet.

2014-2015 Elementary School supply list

Click here to view or print

Alex Athletics reorganizes with new coaches

Fast Pitch Softball, which opens its season on 08-12-14 against Dibble, will be coached by Dusty Venable. Shelly Luna will serve as assistant coach. High School and Jr. High Girls Basketball will be coached by Isaac Byrne with Tammy Baker as High School Assistant Coach. Byrne will continue to serve as High School and Jr. High Boys Basketball Coach with Mr. Venable as High School Assistant Coach.