#DiggerForward - Wilburton Police Officers and Sheriff's Deputies are our Invited Guests

On behalf of Wilburton Public Schools, Superintendent Dr. Trice Butler is shown meeting with Wilburton Police Chief Robert Bias to extend the invitation for his on-duty officers to be the school's guests on any day for breakfast and lunch during the 2017-18 school year. Also, the invitation included Latimer County Sheriff Jesse James and his deputies. This is our way of saying "thank you" to the men and women who help protect our city and county. #DiggerForward

#DiggerForward

With #DiggerForward we hope to highlight the spirit of working together and community that makes Wilburton such a special place.  Throughout the year we will be highlighting #DiggerForward moments where we pay it forward to one another other within the district and with the community.

State Tournament of Champions

The following students placed in the High School Tournament of Champions Curriculum contest this weekend.

Colt Petty - State Champion - German I
Colt Petty - State Champion - Calculus
James McCabe - State Champion - Geometry
Sam Goddard - 4th Place - Calculus
Andrew Hawthorne - 7th Place - Biology I
Gilles Goddard - 5th Place - Trigonometry
Ambrosia Wilkett - 5th Place - Business
Christian Bailey - 10th Place - Algebra I

Congratulations to all of the students who participated in the High School Tournament of Champions!

Froshmore State Champions

On Saturday, March 4, the Wilburton Froshmore Academic Team earned the OAAC Division II State Championship title.  The team is composed of freshmen James McCabe, Andrew Hawthorne, Stage Watkins, LaShan Jackson, Morgan Anderson, Harsha Bastola, and sophomore Rashell Scott.  The team is coached by Gordon Bockus.  This is the first froshmore state championship for the academic team.

The competition was held at Redland’s Community College in El Reno, Oklahoma and was hosted by the Oklahoma Association for Academic Competitions.  The team played a total of eight games.  In round one, the team lost to Chelsea by 30 points.  In round two, they were victorious over Caney Valley by 25 points.  The team had a bye for round three.  In round four, they easily defeated Stigler with a score of 225 to 30.  In round five, they defeated Silo with a score of 145 to 80.  In round 6, they outscored Prague by 100 points.  In round seven, they defeated Dickson with a score of 155 to 40.  In round eight, they defeated Dewey with a score of 175 to 105.  In the ninth and final round, they defeated Crossing Christian with a score of 240 to 60.  With only one loss and total number of points, they were able to clinch the championship.  The team’s high scorers for the day were freshman James McCabe with 410 points, freshman Andrew Hawthorne with 335 points, and freshman Stage Watkins with 105 points.

The froshmore championship tops off the winningest season ever for the Wilburton Academic Team.  Retiring Coach Gordon Bockus is extremely proud of his team’s accomplishments and all the effort his team members have put forth throughout the 2016-17 season.  The academic team members and coaches appreciate the support and recognition provided by the community.

WHS Students Place in Murray Scholastic Contest

The following students placed in the March 1st Murray Scholastic Contest:

Colt Petty - 2nd in Physics
Gavin Sockey - 2nd in Geometry
Sam Goddard - 1st in Calculus
Andrew Hawthorne - 1st in General Science
Triston Boling - 3rd in Music
James McCabe - 2nd in Oklahoma History
Giles Goddard - 3rd in Trigonometry
Madajah Roberts - 3rd in Business Math
Devon Cox - 3rd in World History

These students now qualify for the Tournament of Champions