NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE AND SOLICITATION OF BIDS

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Independent School District No. 1 of Latimer County, Oklahoma, a/k/a Wilburton Public Schools (the “District”), will offer for public sale by SEALED bids a parcel of certain real estate, located in Latimer County, Oklahoma, as more particularly described as follows: Part of the NW NW of Section 27, Township 5 North, Range 17 East, Latimer County, Oklahoma. The parcel contains 3.36 Acres of Land and the former Cambria Schoolhouse building, located in far western Latimer County on E1470 Road.  This parcel is surface land only. SEALED bids will be received until 3:00 PM on Tuesday, January 5, 2021, at the office of the Superintendent of Schools located at 1201 W Blair Ave, Wilburton, OK 74578. Each bid must be enclosed in a sealed inner envelope marked “BID-SURPLUS REAL ESTATE.” Prospective bidders may contact the Superintendent’s office at 918-465-2100 or at trice.butler@wilburtondiggers.org to arrange access to the building and property and/or to view the appraisal report. The Purchaser accepts the Property in its present condition, “AS IS.” The bids will be opened on the evening of Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at the District’s Board of Education regular board meeting for acceptance or rejection. The District reserves

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Notice: Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in our school – November 29, 2020

Wilburton Public Schools (WPS) was notified over Thanksgiving Break that a high school student and an elementary teacher have tested positive for COVID-19.  Neither case warranted contact tracing for Wilburton Public Schools.  Both cases will quarantine per OSDH and WPS policies.  As we prepare to return to school on Monday, November 30, 2020, WPS is advising all students and staff to stay home if they are sick, have been exposed to COVID-19, or have a COVID test pending. Please visit www.wilburtondiggers.org for more information concerning our guidance and protocols. To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, WPS is asking students and staff to stay home when appropriate, practice good hand hygiene, maintain social distancing when feasible, and wear a mask if possible.  Dr. Trice Butler  Superintendent Wilburton Public Schools

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Notice: Return to In-Person Learning

Wilburton Public Schools – November 13, 2020 Notice: Return to In-Person Learning Wilburton Public Schools (WPS) is excited to announce that all campuses will be returning to in-person learning on Monday, November 16, 2020. All contact tracing and notification have been completed per OSDH and WPS policy. If you have not been notified, then your child was not identified as a close contact of a COVID positive. The elementary positive case was in a third-grade classroom. That classroom has been quarantined until November 24. The high school also had a positive case, and all contact tracing has been completed. Those students are quarantined until November 24. All campuses have been cleaned and disinfected. We believe one of our greatest responsibilities is to communicate transparently with you and the community. We are continuing to follow the CDC, OSDH, and WPS COVID-19 guidelines to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in the school setting. Thank you for your patience and understanding during this time. Dr. Trice Butler, Superintendent Wilburton Public Schools

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Notice: Confirmed case of COVID-19 in our school

Wilburton Public Schools  November 11, 2020  Notice: Confirmed case of COVID-19 in our school  Wilburton Public Schools (WPS) was notified this evening that an elementary student has tested positive for COVID-19. There is also a possibility of a positive case at Wilburton High School, but the details are unclear and the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) was closed today and unavailable to provide guidance. In an effort to contact trace, disinfect, and receive proper guidance from the Oklahoma State Department of Health, Wilburton Public Schools will be transitioning to district-wide distance learning on Thursday, November 12, and Friday, November 13. The OSDH and WPS will perform contact tracing and will be communicating with you if your child was within 6ft for 15 minutes of a positive COVID-19 case. Wilburton Public Schools will be using these days to gather information and make decisions concerning in-person learning and a safe return to school. Curbside meal pick-up will be available for all WPS students Thursday and Friday between 11:30am and 12:30pm at the west end of the Elementary School Auditorium. We are following CDC guidelines and protocols set by the OSDH and in our WPS Re-Opening Plan that the district implemented on

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Wilburton Public Schools Hosts Activities To Honor Veterans

  Today, as our nation observes Veteran’s Day, where we honor those who have served in the military and reflect on their contributions to our lives, Wilburton Public Schools held two activities in observance of this celebration. At 9:00AM Students from the Middle School and High School met in the Gymnasium along with Veterans from our community to hear guests speakers and virtual performances by our school musicians. Meanwhile at the Elementary, the Veteran’s Day Parade looked a little different this year, but our students were no less enthusiastic to take part. You can watch the entire Elementary program via the video link below. Always remember to take the time to thank a Veteran. Today, tomorrow, or whenever you can. Direct Video Link

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Notice: Weekly COVID Data Includes Additional Information

The weekly COVID-19 updates that we release each Friday will now include a snapshot of the cases that relate directly to our school district. Simply open the current COVID Tracking document on our site and you’ll find this info near the top. Thank you for your continued cooperation in helping us stay Safe, Healthy, and Open!

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COVID-19 Basketball Precautions

  Please review the flyer below to read the guidelines we’ll be observing during Basketball season at Wilburton Public Schools. Please help us all stay safe and healthy and ensure both our school year and sports seasons can continue by doing your best to help us all combat the spread of COVID-19.

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