Panama Elementary pictures are scheduled to be taken this Thursday, October 11th.
The Panama Cheer leaders are selling Pink Out shirts for the October 5th game. The fundraiser supports breast cancer awareness that reaches even our own school employees. Cost is $12. The last day to buy is Friday September 21. Mini Cheer camp forms are due Thursday, Sept. 20th. Please meet the deadline because forms cannot be accepted after the due date.
Friday morning a life flight helicopter will be landing at the lower elementary around 8:30 or 9 a.m. The purpose is provide the students a show and tell experience with the helicopter. While this mainly affects the lower elementary, we wanted to let parents from all schools know to avoid any concerns.
We are sending out a call message test at 5 p.m. this afternoon. If you do not receive a call and want to be contacted for school information, please contact your student's office by calling 918-963-2215 and selecting the school your student attends. Note: Our calling system is having issues with answering machines. We have a trouble ticket submitted.
Minutes after making the post announcing the Life Fight Helicopter visit, we received a call and the event is rescheduled to next Friday, September 7th. Please pass the word.
Friday morning around 8:00 A.M a Life Flight helicopter will be landing at the elementary for a show and tell event for elementary students. This will be a great experience for students. Please help us pass the word and reduce the parental panic level.
School starts Thursday, August 9th. School buses will be coming to a street near you. JOM supplies will be handed out at the Meet and Greet at the Elementary. The Meet and Greet will be held Tuesday from 5 to 6:30 p.m. a the Elementary.
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Middle School Enrollment
We would like to invite the Panama community to help us honor outgoing Superintendent Grant Ralls as he enters his retirement. We also want to welcome incoming Superintendent Dusty Walden and his family to the Razorback District. The event will be held at the Elementary Cafeteria, Saturday, July 21st from 6 to 8 p.m. Hot dogs, drinks, and cake will be provided.
Youth Football Camp
Youth Football Camp . The Youth Football camp starts Thursday, August 2nd and ends Friday August 3rd. The event is being held at the football field. Forms can be obtained at the High School Office and those participating must have a completed form turned in to the office with payment by July 18th. Cost is 30 dollars.
Yearbooks will be available for pickup Thursday from 8 a.m. til 12 p.m. at the High School. Those who are unable to make it can pick up their yearbook at the start of school in August.
2018-2019 Panama High School Enrollment Dates 8:00-1:30 Report to Room # 2 The Computer Lab in High School Seniors: Monday, July 23, 2018 Juniors: Tuesday, July 24, 2018 Sophomores: Wednesday, July 25, 2018 Freshmen: Thursday, July 26, 2018 New Enrollments: Tuesday, July 31, 2018 All New Enrollments are student who are not currently enrolled in Panama Schools. Students that were enrolled in Panama Jr.High(8th) grade will enroll with Freshmen on July 26,2018 All New Enrollments must have a transcript from sending school and all new enrolling freshmen must have test scores from sending school to be able to set a schedule. Call 918-963-0409 for any questions. Thank You!
Panama Summer School Students Panama Summer School starts Wednesday. May 16 at 8:00 a.m. Student drop off can be no earlier than 7:50 Student pickup is between 2:30 and 3:00 p.m. Breakfast starts at 8:15 and Lunch starts at 11:15. The Bus stop for pick-ups are Latham Fire Department at 7:30 a.m. and Shady Point EZ Mart at 7:45 a.m. Bus drop-offs are Shady Point EZ Mart at 3:05 and Latham Fire Department at 3:20.
Panama Summer School Students Panama Summer School starts Wednesday. May 16 at 8:00 a.m. Student drop off can be no earlier than 7:50 Student pickup is between 2:30 and 3:00 p.m. Breakfast starts at 8:15 and Lunch starts at 11:15 The Bus stop for pick-ups are Latham Fire Department at 7:30 a.m. and Shady Point EZ Mart at 7:45 a.m. Bus drop-offs are Shady Point EZ Mart at 3:05 and Latham Fire Department at 3:20.
High School graduation will be held Friday, May 11th at the Event Center and starts at 7 p.m.
Kindergarten graduation will be held in the new Event center Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.
District baseballs games will be played tonight starting at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. at Panama.
Friday April 20th is a normal school day. School will be in session all day.
Panama teachers are returning to school Friday for professional development training. Students will not be returning until Monday. We would like to thank parents and community members for their superior support to us. We had countless honks, drinks, food, and snacks delivered to the lot on the highway by many of you. We made a difference in education funding with all of you helping.
Panama Schools will not be in session Thursday or Friday. Thank you for your support.
Panama Schools will be dismissed Tuesday April 10th.Thank you for your continued support.
Panama Schools will NOT be in session Monday, April 9th. A very important legislative session will be held Monday. We appreciate your patience and support. We are making a difference. Mr. Ralls will evaluate the value of continuing with school closure on a day-by-day basis.
There will be no school Friday, April 6th due to a special session held by Oklahoma Legislators. According to Mr. Ralls, school will be back in session Monday, April 9th. Thanks for everyone's support. A call will go out at about 3 p.m.
Panama Schools will not be in session Wednesday, April 4th. We appreciate all the support we have received on the highway and at the state capital. We will provide another update Wednesday afternoon/evening.
There will be no school tomorrow, Tuesday, April 3rd. Our teachers are taking a stand for our students and want to rally support and raise awareness concerning school funding issues. We apologize for any inconvenience caused by this short notice. We will inform parents of any further cancellations.
Greetings All, Panama Schools will be in session Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018. School will begin at the normal start time. Thank you to all who support our schools.
Panama Schools will not be in session Friday, March 31 and Monday April 2nd. These days were snow days. Enjoy a four day weekend. School will be back in session Tuesday, April 3rd.
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There will be no school Friday, March 30th and Monday, April 2nd.
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Panama School Board will discuss a resolution to support teachers including a possible shut down.
Panama High School Boys and Girls will take on the LeFlore County Sheriffs Office in a basketball game on Wednesday, March 14th at 1:00 in the new event center. The goal is to raise enough money for our Panama Special Olympics Team to go to the State Games in Stillwater. Admission is free and a concession will be available. There will be a “cream a cop” contest at halftime, bring your dollars to vote for Chief John Whiteaker, Undersheriff Kendall Morgan, or Reserve Officer Tommy Caldwell to get a pie in the face. Elementary students can preorder for concession and forms and money must be returned by Tuesday, March 13th.
We will be having a basketball game on Wednesday, March 14th at 1:00 in the new event center with the Panama High School Boys and Girls vs the LeFlore County Sheriffs Office to raise money for our Panama Special Olympics Team to go to the State Games in Stillwater. Admission will be free and a concession will be available. There will also be a cream a cop contest at halftime, so bring your dollars to vote for Chief John Whiteaker, Undersheriff Kendall Morgan, or Reserve Officer Tommy Caldwell to get a pie in the face. Elementary students can preorder for concession and forms and money must be returned by Tuesday, March 13th.
The Panama Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) is hosting the annual Raffle Extravaganza Saturday, February 3rd at the Elementary Cafeteria. Doors open at 6:30 and the Raffle rounds begin at 7. Entry fee is $5 for adults and $2.50 for children 10 and under.
Due to excessive absences brought on by sickness, Mr. Ralls determined the best course of action to follow is to dismiss school for the next three days starting Wednesday, Jan. 24th. While students are away, we will disinfect all classrooms and common areas in each of the schools in an effort to make the school environment safer. We hope everyone gets well and look for a safe return to normal school schedules, Monday, January 29th. The high school basketball game will be played tonight at the event center.
This is a message from the Panama Public Schools Calling System to test the system for Staff. Had this been an actual call, the pleasant sounding gentleman would be providing the voice with the start of "Greetings".
Our staff counts it a privilege to teach your students. The weather has been quite cold the past few days and our staff has reacted to protect students from the cold. Mr. Ralls has determined it is in the best interest of student education for Wednesday and the rest of the week to be regular school days. Absences will not be excused due to weather conditions unless traffic safety on bus routes is impacted due to changing weather conditions. We will do our best to communicate any changes to school operations. Thanks and have a great evening.
The annual PTO food drive has kicked off for the 2017 holiday season. The upper and lower elementary students will be collecting non-perishable food items through November 15th. Food collected during this time will be distributed to area families in need just before Thanksgiving break. The class that collects the most items will get a pizza party provided by PTO. If you know of a family in need you may contact the lower or upper elementary office for a form. Thank you for your help in teaching our kids the importance of giving and helping others in our community.
The Scholastic Book Fair is heading our way! It will be at our school Weekdays November 2nd through 8th. During school hours. Visit the Lower Elementary Library for all the fun! There are so many books to choose from for every kind of kid: adventure, sci-fi, best-selling, and even "laugh-out-loud" stories. We can't wait to see you there!
Fun day for Lower & Upper Elementary. Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. Sponsored by the Junior and Senior Classes. Concession available. Face painting for Lower Elementary.
The Leflore County DHS and the Choctaw Nation have teamed up to give Free Flu Shots Monday, October 23,2017 the time will be from 1:00-2:30 the shots will be free for staff and student’s. You can pick up the forms in front office.
The high school and junior high cheerleaders are selling breast cancer awareness shirts for our pink out game in October, these orders are due Monday September 25th, if you have any questions please see Kandace Sons.
Our new website is online. Yea!! Our new calling system is online too. If your phone number is not correct in our student accounting system, you may not receive calls.
Panama Schools' 2017-2018 yearbooks are now on sale. Students have order forms. Order before September 30th to receive a discounted price. Contact Mr. White at the high school for questions.