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Septemberfest Offers Learning and Hands-On Activities for the Family

The Oklahoma History Center and the Governor’s Mansion will host the 16th annual Septemberfest from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012.

Southern Oaks Library in Norman to Reopen with More Reading Space, Expanded Teen Area

The Southern Oaks Library, 6900 South Walker in Norman, is scheduled to reopen Sept. 25, with additional reading lounges, an expanded teen area and more computers.

Be a Reader Campaign Offers Activities, Tips and Resources to Help Parents Raise Readers

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) and the Buddig Be A Reader campaign offer scores of activities, tips and resources for raising readers of every age.

Win $25,000 for Fitness at Your School

You could win $25,000 to improve fitness at your school by taking the Henkel Helps Kids Get Fit Challenge.

Love’s Creative SPARKS! Awards Announces Call for Entries

Love’s Creative SPARKS! Awards are open to all Oklahoma students K-12, including public, private, public charter, and homeschool students. The awards recognize students with creative ideas who use their imagination to envision a more creative learning environment that can be put into action in their school community.

Parents, Kids Warned to Avoid Pitfalls of Sexting

An editorial on NewsOK.com warns parents and students to avoid pitfalls of sexting.

'If I Were Mayor' Essay Contest Open to all Oklahoma Eighth-Graders

All Oklahoma 8th grade students can participate in the “If I Were Mayor” essay contest, a program of the Mayors Council of Oklahoma and the Oklahoma Municipal League. The deadline is Dec. 14, 2012.

Getting the Most Out of Parent – Teacher Conferences

The parent-teacher conference provides an opportunity to begin cultivating a positive relationship with your child's teacher.

Mock Election Gives Students a Voice

The My Voice™ National Student Mock Election recently opened "voter registration" for students participating in the program. The program gives students across the country the opportunity to cast their votes for candidates in both the federal and state elections, and to talk about the issues they care about this fall and beyond.

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