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Schools see jump in emergency teaching certifications

By Tonya Little Contributing Writer There has been an increase in emergency teaching certifications state-wide, including in the Mid-Del School district. Oklahoma has become reliant on emergency teaching certifications to help during the teacher shortage in the state. Unfortunately many qualified teachers, both long time teachers and newly graduating ones, move out of state looking…

Del City seeks sales tax hike for public safety

By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor Del City officials agree pay for police and firefighters are too low. And they believe a sales tax increase might be the answer. The city council last Monday night unanimously approved a resolution calling for an election Nov. 14 to determine whether or not to increase the sales tax rate…

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Lady Eagles looking to build a winner

It’s a new year and a new outlook for the Del City High School volleyball team. Head coach Sarah Moore believes her team has the talent, dedication and drive to do big things this season. “I have high expectations that we’re going to win more games this year because we have a better team in…

Midwest City volleyball adopting team-first attitude

Midwest City High School’s volleyball team hasn’t played a real game yet. But head coach Annessa Parker believes they’re already miles ahead of last year. Following a disappointing 2015-16 season, the Lady Bombers have been honing their skills as players and learning to work together as a team. “Their mindset is so much more focused…

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