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5A State Wrestling -- Cardinals are going strong at State! 7 in the finals and the other 6 still alive on the backside! It'll be a great day tomorrow in OKC! -- Danielle Robbins (Facebook post ~9:30pm Friday) 2/28/2014 Tulsa World on Cardinal Wrestler's Friday Results -- 3/1/2014
City Commission Meets Mon. March 3rd
Feb. 28, 2014

Consent Agenda Topics
5A State Wrestling -- Cardinals win 11 matches in first round of State tournament. Jake Douglass capped off the first round with an over time win against the number one seed from the west to send 11 Cardinal wrestlers into the semi finals tonight at 7:00 in OKC. Adding to Douglass' win was the fact that his opponent was from Collinsville's closest competition Lawton MacArthur. Josh Arnold and Roc Robbins lost in the first round and wrestle tonight at 5:00 in an elimination round.-- Jim Riley 2/28/2014 (2:30pm Friday) -- 5A Brackets
CHS Basketball Girls Advance In Regional With Win Over Hale
Feb. 27, 2014

McAlester And Collinsville In Finals Here Saturday 1:30pm
Good Luck Cardinal Wrestlers ... Make It 4
The CHS Basketball Girls beat Tulsa Hale 60-20 to advance to Saturday's regional finals (at 1:30pm) -vs- McAlester (who eliminated Bishop Kelley 46-39) Thursday at Collinsville. -- Photos later -- Ted 9:30pm 2/27/2014 Bob Humble reports the 3 JrHi choirs each received superior ratings today at district ... for the first time since 1998. -- Ted 9:40pm 2/27/2014
Leland Eugene Fisher (October 21, 1925 - February 26, 2014) He owned and operated Lee's Foodliner and also worked at Andy's Foodliner before retiring. Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home. Funeral Service 10am Monday, March 3, 2014 at Faith Lutheran Church in Owasso.
Thurman J. Smith (February 16, 1916 - February 27, 2014) -- Services Pending. Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home.
Misc. News: HRC President's Day Coloring / Sen. Brinkley On State Employee Pensions
Feb. 27, 2014

CHS End Of Year Schedule / Tennis & Track Updates
Track Pie Auction Is Tuesday March 4th
City Status at Chamber Meet March 6th
March School Breakfast & Lunch Menus are online -- 2/27/2014
Girls Basketball Regional Saturday
Boys Basketball Regional Friday
CHS Wrestlers At State Fri-Sat
More on Feb. & March Calendars
Misc. News: 4-5-6th Grade Volleyball Clinic / National Speaker On Raising Successful Teens
Feb. 26, 2014

Cheerleader Tryouts (Parents Meet Feb. 27th) / Caring Van Monday
Good Luck To All Cardinal Competitors ...
CHS "Situation" student video -- 2/27/2014
7th Graders Toured Museum Of Natural History
Feb. 24, 2014

OU's Sam Noble Museum In Norman
Collinsville Hosted Chilly Owasso Scrimmage
Feb. 25, 2014

CHS Baseball Here Tuesday
Misc. News: Vandalism In City Park / Kirby Twins Update
Feb. 24, 2014

Legislature Considers Texting Ban & Female Incarceration Rate
CHS Wrestlers are Regional Champs
Feb. 21-22, 2014

Qualified 13 Wrestlers For State
FFA Alumni Basketball
Feb. 20, 2014

Pie Auction Fundraiser
Misc. News: Tooth Fairy Visited ECC / Miss Collinsville Visited Wilson
Feb. 23, 2014

Engagement Announcement / HRC News
All 13 Cardinal Wrestlers stamped their ticket to the class 5A State Wrestling tournament in OKC next weekend. Nate Kiem, Christian Moody, Jacob Findley, Dakota McGarrah, Gary Wayne Harding, Will Steltzlen and Keenan Priddy all won regional championships. Wyatt Jordan and Ryan Haymaker placed 2nd while Justin Walker and Roc Robbins finished 3rd and Josh Arnold and Jake Douglas placed 4th. -- Jim Riley 2/22/2014 (9pm)
Good luck to the CHS Wrestlers at Regionals ...
A Saturday afternoon Facebook post by Danielle Robbins indicates the entire CHS team (14 wrestlers?) has already qualified for state. Many are in regional finals (1st or 2nd) and a some in consolation finals (3rd or 4th) this evening. Regional top 4 finishers qualifiy for state. By comparison they sent 11 last year which was the largest total since I started cvilleok (2003) and maybe ever? Waiting for confirmation. -- Ted 7pm 2/22/2014
Good luck to the CMS Academic Team at State today (Feb. 22nd)
Misc. News: Garden Learning / HHH Casino Night / CHS Acadedmic Team
Feb. 22, 2014

School Candidate / Cherokee Chat / Band Booster News
CHS Baseball -vs- Union
Feb. 17, 2014

Scrimmage Here Monday
Results From School Board Feb. 19th Meet
Feb. 19, 2014

>$7 Million In Bids Accepted And Lease Financing Nearly Defined
Partial Report on 7th-8th-9th Grade Basketball
Feb. 21, 2014

Last Week At Conference Meet
Results from Tuesday Feb. 18th city commission meet. City's Economic Development Authority will assist (paper-work only) with school bond lease financing. Loose sand on Main street may be picked up beginning this weekend. -- Ted 2/20/2014 CHS Soccer Schedule Updates: Thursday (Feb. 20) at East Central 6/8pm instead of 5/7pm; Feb. 27th location change with Metro Christian; and add March 25th boys only here against Mingo Valley -- Ted 2/20/2014 (per Coach Schubert)
Misc. Oklahoma Senate News
Feb. 20, 2014

Proposed Legislation & Aviator Painting
It's Good To Be A Cardinal
CHS "The Situation" student video ... featuring the CHS Dual State Wrestling Champs -- 2/20/2014
Police Officer - The City of Collinsville is seeking to hire a full-time Police Officer. Job duties shall include, but not be limited to, upholding the law, writing reports, working closely with our schools and court duties. Applicants must be CLEET certified or be able to obtain certification. Applicant must also have a strong community relationship. Applicants must be over 21 years of age, have a high school diploma or GED equivalent, no felony convictions, pass a thorough background check, meet all CLEET requirements and posses a valid Oklahoma driver's license with a good driving record. Applications are available at the Collinsville City Hall located at 106 N. 12th Street or email application & resume to melissaw@cityofcollinsville.com. Resume’s must be accompanied by an application. -- (2/19/2014)
Misc. News: Ron's Relics Now Open
Feb. 19, 2014

Patchworkers Time Change / Scouts Tour Museum
Thurs. Feb. 20: 6:30pm FFA Alumni -vs- FFA Members Basketball Game at CMS Gym (pie auction at halftime)
This weekend: wrestling regional at Tahlequah & soccer boys at Skiatook pre-season tourney
Check back for results from today's (noon) school board meet where bids totaling over $7 million for the new upper elementary building were accepted. -- Ted 1:40pm Feb. 19th Check back for results from last night's city commission meet ... and a bunch of other submitted news I have yet to even open in my email inbox since this weekend. -- Ted Wright --Wed. 11:45am Feb 19th
The CHS Basketball Lady Cardinals are now officially the Metro Lakes conference champs! The entire team consisting of 5 Juniors and 8 Freshmen have been conference champs every year since 7th grade! Impressive ladies! -- Missy DeLozier Feb. 18, 2014 Facebook Post (from Tahlequah) Misc. News: FFA Week News / CHS Junior Achievement Investors
Feb. 18, 2014

Random Acts Of Kindness At Herald Elementary
Collinsville High School Wrestlers Are 4 Time Dual State Champions
Feb. 15, 2014

Defeated Lawton MacArthur For Third Straight Year
Congratulations Collinsville Wrestling Team ... & good luck on the rest of the task as individuals (Regionals & State)  
CHS Soccer Update: Our game tomorrow night (Feb. 18th) vs Rogers will no longer have a JV Boys game at 4pm. Just Varsity Girls and Boys at 5&7. The game will also be played at BTW, not BK, due to a commuication error. Thanks! -- Coach Schubert (2/17/2014)
CHS Basketball Homecoming (-vs- BK)
Feb. 14, 2014

Former Girls Players & Coach Ray & Coach Henshall Honored / Sawyer Salisbury Crowned Queen
School Board Meets Wed. Feb. 19th
Feb. 17, 2014

Special Noon Session: Bids & Bond Status Only
City Commission Meets Tuesday
Feb. 16, 2014

Electric Service Issues In Executive Session
Public Hearing On CDBG Grant
School is in session today (Feb. 17). City Hall is closed today (Feb 17). Tuesday's Park Board meet has been cancelled. ... and "spring" starts this week with CHS baseball today & soccer tomorrow
Misc. News: 4th Grade Veterans Valentines / CHS Baseball & FFA
Feb. 16, 2014

State School Board Candidate
Wrestling regional at Tahlequah Feb 21-22. Girls basketball hosts regional Feb. 27 & March 1. Boys basketball travels to Del City for regional Feb 28th. (see calendar) -- 2/16/2014 Jack Metcalf (October 10, 1930 - February 13, 2014) Funeral Services 10am Mon., February 17, 2014 at the Collinsville Free Will Baptist Church Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
Card wrestlers are 4 times Dual State champs with a close 30-27 win over Lawton Mac ... more later -- Ted 8:31pm Sat. 2/15/2014
Collinsville eliminated Del City 62-9 to advance to the finals -vs- Lawton Mac at 6:30pm (Photos Later) -- Ted 4:15pm Sat Collinsville wrestlers eliminated Piedmont 55-6 to advance in the 5A Dual State Tournament at Yukon. They wrestle Dell City next at 2pm. (Photos later) -- Ted 11:50am Sat 2/15/2014
Highway 169 is closed at 46th St. -- Friday evening 2/14/2014 -- Should be open again Monday 6am -- start of major intersection improvement project The 2014 CHS Basketball Lady Cards beat Bishop Kelly 37-26 Friday night in front of a packed house of former Cardettes from as far back as 1949. Sawyer Salisbury was crowned homecoming queen by Kanyen Cole. Former Coaches Ray and Henshall were also honored. Check back for photos (much later as Saturday will be Dual State all day). -- Ted 10pm 2/14/2014
There will be Presidents Day Baseball at Pat Colpitt field Monday the 17th at 4:30 pm, scrimmage vs. 6A Tulsa Union Varsity. You will also be able to purchase tickets at the concession stand or the High School for CHS baseball vs Tulsa Edison for the game at OneOk field at 5:30 pm March 6th. -- Snook Bayouth (2/14/2014) Collinsville Downtown Inc. February 2014 Newsletter (pdf) -- 2/14/2014
Misc. News: Jalapeno Grill Steps Up For CEF / CHS Baseball At OneOK March 6th
Feb. 13, 2014

2nd Grade "Dependability" / 4th Grade Girls Chaos Basketball
Basketball Cornation starts ~5:45pm Friday Feb. 14th ... girls basketball alumni activities also Dual State Wrestling at Yukon Saturday Feb 15th
CHS "The Situation" student video -- 2/13/2014
(City Hall 100th video by John Turner and sports report including track)
Keenan Hamilton Signs For Football At Fort Lewis College
Feb. 12, 2014

Skyhawks Play In Durango, Colorado
Check back for other backlogged news -- Ted Thursday 2/13
Misc. News: Herald Elementary Honesty Recognition / Garden Planing Time
Feb. 12, 2014

Editorial Cartoonist Visits Middle School
Daniel Denton was a member of the Collinsville Class of 1982. He passed away and leaves behind a daughter. https://www.facebook.com/daniel.denton.39 -- Per Julie Dermody (2/10/2014)  
Misc. News: 2 State Champ JrHi Wrestlers / 2 CHS Coaches Honored
Feb. 11, 2014

CHS & JrHi Color Guard At Fort Gibson
Winter/Spring Sports Schedules
Feb. 11, 2014

Dual State Bracket & Wrestle State Shirt
Results from the school board meeting Monday Feb. 10th ... with 3 new attendance days added to the school calendar: Monday Feb. 17th (President's Day), Friday March 14th (moves teacher's professional day after Memorial Day), and Friday May 23rd (1 day later than original student last day May 22nd) ... following 7 unscheduled snow days used so far.-- Ted -- 2/10/2014 Johnnie B. Terry (February 20, 1929 - January 29, 2014) Memorial Service 10amSat., February 15, 2014 at the A Glorious Church Fellowship. Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
At the Region 7 coaches meeting last Wednesday 2 Collinsville coaches were selected by their peers to Regional honors. Weston Harding was selected as Large School East All State Wrestling Coach and Kevin Jones was selected Region 7 Football Coach of the year. -- Jim Riley 2/10/2014 Orders For $40 Individual Student Photos CDs Open
Feb. 10, 2014

Orders Due By March 14th
Misc. News: Downtown Valentine Specials / Cash Mob Feb. 13th
Feb. 9, 2014

OKC Scholarship / Yearbook SR Ads
CHS Basketball -vs- Claremore
Feb. 6, 2014

Senior Night / Girls Won With Bixby Support
CHS Basketball Ladies beat Coweta 60 to 32 (Friday evening there) -- Per Missy DeLozier Facebook Post 2/7/2014
School Board Agenda For Monday Feb. 10th
Feb. 7, 2014

Two Snow Days To MakeUp & March 31 OKC Capitol Teacher Rally
Misc. News: New Mayor & Commissioners Unopposed
February 7, 2014

Yearbook Senior Ads / 7th Grade Gilcrease Visit
School web site should now be back to normal (after some technical difficulties this past few days) -- Ted Wright 12:30pm Friday Feb. 7th Commissioner John Smaligo Spoke To Collinsville Chamber
February 6, 2014

Voters To Decide On County Jail Improvements April 1
Good Luck to the Junior High Wrestlers at State Fri-Sat. (in OKC) -- Today 2/7/2014 5A Dual State wrestling teams (Collinsville, Altus, Lawton Mac, Piedmont, Del City, Shawnee, Coweta and Western Heights) will compete at Yukon starting at 10am (& 2pm) Saturday Feb. 15th ... with finals at 6:30 in a 1-day event). 6A teams will also compete at Yukon. -- Ted 2/6/2014
Check back for photos from CHS Basketball split with Claremore. Lady Cards won 39-34 and Gentleman Cards lost 36-44. -- Ted 9:30pm 2/6/2014
See the February calendar (starting Feb. 10th) for the details of the 7th & 8th Grade Basketball Conference meet with the boys playing here and the girls at Claremore (using 4 different gyms). Will be a busy evening with parent-teacher conferences, school board meet, and I have a 6:30 scout tour at the Newspaper Museum scheduled Monday also. -- Ted Wright 2/6/2014
If I'm reading the results of the Tulsa County Feb. 3-4-5 filings correctly, the following will take office in Collinsville (in May 2014 without the need for a March 4th election) -- Ted Wright 2/6/2014 * Mayor -- Bud York (2 Years)
* Ward III Commissioner -- Larry Shafer (4 Years)
* Ward IV Commissioner -- Gerald Garrett (4 Years)
Misc. News: Wilson Elem. Respect
February 6, 2014

Indian Scholarships / Propane Price Assist
Thursday (Feb. 6th): Chamber of Commerce meet; bid opening for new elementary building; CHS Basketball / Sr.NIte; More Cold Temps ...
School is back in session Wednesday Feb. 5th Results from Monday (Feb. 3rd) City Commission meet (including recognition for highly qualified electrical department) -- Ted 2/5/2014 Due to weather, lack of time in school to prepare, and being an indoor meet: we will not attend the Enid indoor track meet on Feb 14. -- Collinsville Track Coaches (2/5/2014)
2014 CHS Senior Pages In Progress
February 4, 2014

Won't Be Online Until May 2014
Submitted Photos Requested Now
  The CHS Basketball games with Claremore have been rescheduled for Thurs Feb 6th at regular times. This will be Sr night. -- Jim Riley 2pm 2/4/2014
The CHS basketball games for tonight vs Claremore have been canceled. -- Jim Riley 11am Feb. 4th
No School Tuesday Feb. 4, 2014
due to weather -- 6:15am 2/4/2014 [Wrestling today was previously cancelled. -- Ted]
Ive been unable to update any page on the school web site for at least the past 24 hours. The index page for school menus won't load ... so these are direct February links ... until I can resolve that issue.. -- Ted 10:15pm Monday 2/3/2014
No School Monday Feb. 3, 2014 due to weather -- per school messenger -- 5:15pm Sunday 2/2/2014 -- [The JH Basketball games at Coweta on Monday are canceled. -- Jim Riley 2/2/2014] CHS Baseball Banquet
February 1, 2014

Annual Diamond Dinner
"Buddy Bench" At Herald Elementary
January 31, 2014

Gift Installed Friday
Kelsie Berg Is Miss Collinsville 2014
February 1, 2014

Claire Collard Is Outstanding Teen
Snow in progress Sunday morning Feb. 2nd. Guessing between 1/4 and 1/2 inch at my house. -- Ted Check back for photos: 2014 Miss Collinsville Teen is Claire Collard (from Owasso HS) and the 2014 Miss Collinsville is Kelsie Berg (from OU) -- Ted 10:40pm Sat. 2/1/2014
Saturday Feb 1st: Miss Cville, Diamond Dinner, & Basketball all at the same time Due to injuries and illness on both teams the wrestling dual at Cushing (Feb. 4th) has been canceled. -- Jim Riley 2/1/2014
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