Madill Public Schools

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Madill Public Schools, in partnership with Oklahoma GEAR UP, continues to celebrate ongoing success in helping students and families prepare for college. Madill works directly with GEAR UP to provide early intervention services and strategies for approximately 770 students in grades seven through 12. GEAR UP activities with Madill include administrator and teacher training in school leadership, school data analysis and planning, advanced science, math and English teaching strategies, creating a college going culture, counseling for college readiness and more. Students and their families receive information on college planning and how to apply for financial aid.

More than 400 students toured a college campus to learn about college programs and life on campus. A total of 56 high school seniors participated in College App Week last November, resulting in 87 completed college applications with the assistance of onsite college mentors. Freshman students participated in a rookie camp for new high school students designed to start students off on the right track in their new school setting.


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    Madill High School Seniors participated in Oklahoma College App Week 2013.

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    Caleb Huffstutlar recently participated in two, weeklong summer leadership programs, GEAR UP University Wilderness Adventure at Connors State College in Warner and Appreciating Real World Technology (ART) at Rogers State University in Claremore. The programs, provided by Oklahoma GEAR UP, provided students with an opportunity to gain leadership skills and improve math and science skills while using exciting exploratory technologies.

 

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Local GEAR UP Contacts

Joanna Tuck, GEAR UP Site Coordinator
Madill Public Schools

Kristi Allison, Communications Specialist
Oklahoma GEAR UP
405.225.9282

Connie Arneson, Education Specialist
Oklahoma GEAR UP
405.225.9283

Mignon Grisham, GEAR UP Campus Liasion
Murray State College
580.220.1360