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Elementary students win local poster contest

AFR Contest Winner 1 AFR Contest Winner 2
Last week, Alex Elementary students participated in a poster contest sponsored by the American Farmers and Ranchers Association. The 2016 contest theme was "I Believe in Oklahoma Agriculture," and two Alex students were selected as local winners. Above left, Crystie Shebester, an agent with Taylor-Shebester Insurance Agency, awards Alex's Dru Anderson a certificate and a gift card after Dru was selected local winner of the first and second grade poster contest division. Above right, Gabriella Gibbs was recognized after winning the local third and fourth grade division of the poster contest.

GOOD JOB, LONGHORNS!

High School Basketball playoffs begin Friday, Feb. 12, 2016

The Alex girls will match up with Fletcher in first-round district play at 6:30 pm on Feb. 12 at Hydro. View the 2016 Girls Class A Area III playoff bracket here.

The Alex boys will also play Fletcher at Hydro, at 8:00 pm on Friday. View the 2016 Boys Class A Area III playoff bracket here.

Good luck, Longhorns!

Scholarships

Are you a High School Senior with at least a 2.5 grade point average who lives in the Rural Electric Cooperative service area and whose parents are REC members and currently receiving electric from REC? If so, then you may qualify to apply for an REC higher education scholarship.

DEADLINE FOR REC SCHOLARSHIP SUBMISSIONS IS FEBRUARY 15, 2016!

Download the scholarship application here.

Learn more about REC's Youth Programs here.

Do not miss the January 2016 Counselor's Bulletin!

This bulletin features new and updated information for college-bound students including when and how to obtain your high school transcript from the Alex Counselor, upcoming ACT test dates, tips on arranging a college visit, scholarship opportunities and much more. Download the bulletin here.

Coaches versus Cancer fundraiser pays off big for American Cancer Society

Coaches v Cancer
Alex's efforts in the Coaches versus Cancer fund drive last week resulted in this $4000.62 donation presented to the American Cancer Society from Alex Public Schools.

Good job, Longhorns!

Longhorn Basketball bids farewell to seniors

2016 Basketball Seniors
Seniors Kyler Thornburg, Koda Jackson, Chelsea Skinner, Paige Luna, Cerissa Jones and Tylynn Wolfe were honored during 2016 Senior Night at Alex on Jan. 29, 2016.

Sr Nite with families
The 2016 Senior Basketball players and their families (left to right): Kyler Thornburg and family, Koda Jackson and family, Tylynn Wolfe and her father, Chelsea Skinner and family, Paige Luna and family, and Cerissa Jones and family. CLICK OR TAP THE PHOTO TO OPEN A LARGER VERSION TO DOWNLOAD OR PRINT.

Replay of the 2016 Basketball Senior Night ceremony:

District Champions!

Academic Team
The Alex OJABA 7th and 8th grade Academic Team participated in district competition on Jan. 20, 2016. They won all three matches, earning an average of 230 points per round and defeating Calumet, Geary and Union City to win the District Academic Bowl Championship. From left to right, members of the team are Dustin Tolson, Ha'Leigh Chambers, Trenton Anderson, Cooper Shebester and Kade Bauman.

Updated menus available on the Cafeteria page

Breakfast and Lunch menus for both February and March 2016 have been posted on the Cafeteria page.