ADA, OK -- Ada's Marcy Jack has been named a rising star teacher in Oklahoma.
This prestigious designation announced today for just six teachers at a state ceremony.
Rising Stars are teachers who have been in the classroom for seven years or less, but who show an amazing amount of promise in their profession.
Jack has taught kindergarten for four years at Ada Early Childhood Center. Her philosophy is that early childhood educators need to be innovative, persistent, and have a "never give up attitude."
Posted: 12/02/2013 - DURANT, Okla., Dec. 2, 2013 – Choctaw Casino Resort in Durant, Okla., a AAA Four Diamond resort and entertainment destination, is welcoming Captain Sig and Edgar Hansen from the Deadliest Catch on Friday, Dec. 6 from 7-10 p.m. at Gilley’s. The event is free to the public.
Posted: 12/02/2013 - Four local people recently completed at least 34 hours of training and 2 hours of courtroom observation in order to become volunteer advocates for children in foster care. The Honorable Judge Lauri Blake administered an oath to the new CASA volunteers in the 336th District Court after training was complete. New child advocates include Priti KC, Mary Norris, Dave Gehalo and Chantal Carey.