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2023-2024 School Supply Pick Up Information

School Supply Pick Up will be July 26, 27 & 28, 2023 for the 2023-2024 school year at the Midwest City High School PAC. An email will be sent out to our families with pick up times. 

MCHS dance

Native American Heritage Month

The Chickasaw Nation provided a Stickball lesson for Mid-Del Students

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Mid-Del Schools Indian Education Cultural Night

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meeting

2023-2024 Meeting Dates TBD

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ACT Testing Dates

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Register for the ACT Test with this link: https://my.act.org/account/signin?location=https://my.act.org

Project 10 Million

Creating a world where everyone has equal opportunity.

T-Mobile has already connected 5.3 million students through Project 10Million and other discounted education programs! That’s halfway to bridging the digital divide for 10 million students, so they can have a brighter future in and out of school.

Who is eligible for Project 10Million?

Eligibility for free program is based on school or school district students eligible for the National School Lunch Program and is for students grades K-12.

Click this link for more information: https://www.t-mobile.com/business/education/project-10-million

Indian Education Training for Mid-Del Teachers Summer 2023

toolbox

We are excited to be offering Indian Education training for our Mid-Del Teachers during Toolbox Tuesdays this summer.

Chickasaw Nation will present "Power of Perspectives" a discussion and critical thinking toward an understanding of cultural sensitivity.  Tuesday, June 13 @ 1:00 PM.

Potawatomi Nation will present "Pedagogy and Indigenous Education for All" on Tuesday, June 20th @ 11:00 AM.

Indian Education

Museum

Funded through Title VII and JOM, Mid-Del's Indian Education Services include:

  • Basic School Supplies for PreK-12 (JOM)

  • Indian Career Day for JOM Students

  • College and Scholarship Counseling

  • Career Counseling

  • Cultural Presentations

  • Tutoring

  • Test Preparation Workshops and Online Tutorials for ACT and ACT testing

  • Liaison for School/Student/Parent Communication

TRIBES

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

Sheril Thompson, District Coordinator for Indian Education, Career Tech, and World Languages
405-737-4461 ext. 1260
sthompson@mid-del.net

Michelle Alvarez, Secretary
405-737-4461 ext. 1231
malvarez@mid-del.net

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Back-to-School Greetings| New Teacher and Student Programs

Sending well wishes for a healthy and productive school year from the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian! We look forward to serving you and your students in the coming school year and value your role in transforming teaching and learning about American Indians and the work you do each day to spark inquiry, curiosity, and learning in your classrooms. Check out our free online resources from Native Knowledge 360° (available anytime) and online and onsite programs for October. We hope to see you soon!

Field trip to the First Americans Museum

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Fancy Dancer Visits Schwartz Elementary

The Schwartz Stallions had a special guest visit their school. Ryland Moore is a member of the Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Oklahoma and a descendent of the Osage, Caddo, and Pawnee Nations. He is a fourth generation Fancy Dancer and shared his talents with the students at Schwartz Elementary today as part of Native American Heritage Month. #mdpurpose

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Education Resources:

scholarships

Click on the image above to view a listing of scholarships.

Scholarship Opportunities for American Indian Students:

Graduation Information

CA

CAHS Graduation begins at 6pm

DCHS

DCHS Graduation begins at 8pm

MCHS

MCHS Graduation begins at 5pm

Tutoring Opportunities

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I don't think anybody anywhere can talk about the future of their people or an organization without talking about education. Whoever controls the education of our children controls our future.

Wilma Mankiller  

Student Celebrations:

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Peyton Black, a Choctaw Nation citizen from Carl Albert High School has been accepted into the YES Oklahoma program for 2023!

Free Books for Students

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If you'd like a FREE book, please contact our office via email at malvarez@mid-del.net.

Indigenous Preview Day at OU

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Several students from Mid-Del Schools took part in the Indigenous Preview Day at the University of Oklahoma.

Congratulations to Charlie Venagas and Jackson Fixico, our students who won $1,000 tuition waivers!