Collinsville, Oklahoma
February 27, 2009
Miscellaneous News

Stem Cell Therapy In China /
Career Fair /
CHS Canopy /
Welcome Schultheiss Ins. As New Page Sponsor

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2009 CHS Senior Pages Preview:

In About 2 Months ...
Ashley Harris will be one of about 180 CHS Seniors who will each have their own page on Those pages are to be completed by May 1st, 2009. Each student or parent is invited to submit a few favorite photos to be included on their page. Contact Ted Wright ( for additional information on photos or advertising on those pages.

Pre-Paid 2009 Graduate Page Sponsors:

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Schultheiss Insurance
923 W. Main, Collinsville, OK -- 371-2222

We are proud to be one of Collinsville's oldest continuous businesses. We have survived by offering top notch service. Try us and you'll see that no one offers better service. We will do our best to make it easy for you to do business with us.

Our primary objective is to establish a relationship - a partnership - between you, the insurance company and our office; to provide you with Coverage, Loss Control Services and above all, Claim Services that meet or exceed your expectations.

By doing business with us, you'll get something that you don't get with those companies who claim lower rates on their TV commercials - an agent who will act in your best interest, and who knows you by name. Best of all, we can almost always compete with their premiums.

We invite your inquiries. Should you need information in connection with any form of insurance, please do not hesitate to call or email us. We are prepared to provide you with a no cost, no obligation review and comparison of your insurance.

Bart Schultheiss
(918) 371-2222

Stem Cell Therapy Is Hope For
3 Year-Old Aidan Wright's Recovery
-- Your Help Is Needed

Viewers of

My name is Russell Wright, and I am a 1994 graduate of CHS. My family moved to the Charlotte, NC area in August 2007.

For those who may remember, my oldest son, Aidan, nearly drowned a little over a year ago in a pond at his grandfather’s house. Kim Thompson (CHS Class of 1990 and fellow CHS Band Alum) sent an email to Ted asking for your prayers. He has made a lot of amazing progress, but we are ready to take the next step to improve his condition even more. Based on our research, that next step is Stem Cell Therapy.

Stem Cell Therapy cannot be performed in the US unless you use your own child's cord blood. Unfortunately, we did not bank Aidan’s cord blood, so we will have to travel outside the US for this treatment. More specifically, we will have to go to China.

To cover the costs involved for travel and the therapy, it will cost us in the neighborhood of $30,000-$35,000. Aidan and my wife, Erin, would travel to China and spend about a month there. While he is there, he will receive 4-7 injections of Stem Cells as well as undergo physical and occupational therapy during that time..

How can you help? If you go to our blog at there are details on how you can donate via PayPal or order “Pray for Aidan” bracelets. If you are willing or able to help in other ways, please feel free to contact us by leaving a comment on the blog.

Any and all help would be greatly appreciated so we can make this trip happen. Our goal is to go before the end of the year.

Russell Wright (CHS Class of 1994)

(Feb. 27, 2009)

Aidan -- June 2008

Connecting People With Opportunity
Career Fair -- April 4, 2009 In Skiatook

There is opportunity in Oklahoma! With so much of the daily news being doom and gloom concerning the rising unemployment rate, a bright spot of hope is shining for those seeking new career opportunities.

Two student groups at Skiatook High School, in Skiatook, Oklahoma, are sponsoring a Career Fair on April 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.. The Connecting People with Opportunity Career Fair will be held in the Dr. Gary Johnson Activity Center at the High School. This is a free event for both attendees and businesses that are recruiting.

There are already over 20 different businesses and recruiters registered, making it one of the largest career fairs in the region. Career opportunities and job openings range from Contractors to Law Enforcement to Medical staff to Corporate Executives.

For more information, call or email Michael Lewis at Skiatook High School at 918-396-1790 or or, you can contact Stephanie Upton with the Skiatook Chamber of Commerce at 918-396-3702 or

Connecting People with Opportunity Career Fair
April 4, 2009
10 – 2 (doors open at 8 a.m. for setup)
Dr. Gary Johnson Activity Center -- 1000 W. 4th, Skiatook
Michael Lewis – 918-946-0188
Stephanie Upton – 918-396-3702

CHS Canopy Will Connect Classrooms
The Feb. 19th date on this photo shows you about how far behind I'm running this week ... and I forgot to check again this week ... but construction has begun on the covered walkway between the newest classrooms at Collinsville High to the Main Building to the East.
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