September 2015 Archived NEWS Index (Collinsville, Oklahoma) ... email Ted Wright: ... Frequently Asked Questions
Herald Elementary Students Respectful
September 29, 2015

Recognitions 9/18 and 9/24
ECC Family Night
September 22, 2015

Submitted Photos
Homecoming Is Friday Oct. 9th
September 30, 2015

Parade At 3pm With Six Queen Candidates
8th Graders At STEM Exploration
September 24, 2015

Project Displayed At Tulsa Expo Center
Misc. News: HRC-HOBY / Patchworkers / Soccer Car Wash
September 30, 2015

Library Oct. Activities / Airman Acres Fly-In / Tulsa Bike Riders
CHS Softball Loss To Pryor
September 29, 2015

Lady Cards Finished District 13-1
Agenda For Oct. 5 City Meet
October 5, 2015

Revised Cemetery Ordinances
Agenda for Oct. 5th City Commission Meet (cemetery ordinance changes) -- pdf -- 10/4/2015 The calendar says it is October now ... but I'm still back to Sept. 26th with a few more photo in my work queue. -- Ted 10/5/2015
5th Grade Football -vs- Wagoner
September 26, 2015

Team Photos From "Meet Cards"
6th Grade Football -vs- Union Black
September 26, 2015

Team Photos From "Meet Cards"
School Board Agenda For Monday Oct. 5th
October 3, 2015

Special Basketball Seating Sale Plan
Skateboarding Competition At City Park
September 26, 2015

"Thrill In The Ville" Skateboard Contest
8th & 9th Grade Football -vs- Grove
September 24, 2015

JrHi Football Wins Here
38-7 CHS Football Win At Tahlequah
October 2, 2015

Football Players Got To Watch Band March
Police Dog Visited 3rd Graders
September 24, 2015

Asko and Officer Avery To Mrs. Carroll Class
4th Graders Made Edible Maps
September 24, 2015

Landform Maps of USA At CUE
CHS Softball -vs- Tahlequah
September 22, 2015

Lady Cards Won 3-0 On Senior Nite
Murdered Baby's Ashes Lost
September 23, 2015

Fell From Jimmy Moore's Neck Sept. 18th At Sallee Field
Jim Riley says the Softball Regional will be moved one day earlier and start on Wednesday (instead of Thursday) -- Ted 11:30am 10/1/2015 Collinsville will travel to Carl Albert for the Regional volleyball tournament. The Cardinals will be the number 1 seed and will play the host team Carl Albert the 4th seed in the 1st round at 4:30 -- Jim Riley 10/1/2015 9:45am -- (Southeast & Noble are also in the Carl Albert regional Tuesday Oct. 6th). OSSAA Pairings.
JrHi Softball -vs- Pryor
September 24, 2015

2015 Team Photo For 7th & 8th Graders
Check back for Oct 9th Homecoming Parade details (or scroll down on intro page)
October school menus online now -- 9/30/2015 Pryor & Collinsville will both be hosting softball regionals next week. Collinsville will host Bishop McGuinness, Coweta, & Miami. OSSAA bracket says Cville -vs- McGuinness noon Thurs. Oct 8th (and Coweta -vs- Miami 2pm) but those are subject to change. -- Ted 9/30/2015 11am Pryor had Collinsville's number today and beat the Softball Lady Cards 0-5 to share the district title with both at 13-1. Collinsville will host a Regional here next week. -- Ted 8:30pm 9/29 -- photos later
Misc. News: JOM Election Oct. 6th / CHS Academic Team
September 29, 2015

Wilson Book Fair / ECC Walk-A-Thon / Smoke Detector Assist
CHS Football At Tahlequah Friday
CHS Band At Bixby Saturday
Check back for lots of backlogged news items and photos -- Ted -- 4:30pm Tuesday 9/29
4:30 & 7:30 Circus Shows 9/29
The Collinsville Fire Department is accepting applications for position of firefighter/EMT until 5:00 p.m., October 16th 2015. Requirements include: Between 18 and 45 years of age, valid Oklahoma driver’s license, acceptable driving record, high school diploma or GED and be an Intermediate or Paramedic. Will need to pass a State Firemen physical and agility physical, written test, oral interview and chief interview. Annual salary approx. $31,000.00. Full benefits package. Employer pays 100% of premiums for employee. Applications are available at or Collinsville City Hall, 106 North 12th. -- 9/28/2015 advertisement
CHS Cheer At Bixby Regional
September 19, 2015

Qualified For State
"Respect" Character Kids
September 28, 2015

1st Set For September (ECC & Herald)
CHS Football Loss To Coweta
September 25, 2015

Child Cancer Awareness
CHS Cheerleaders Are 5A Academic State Champs
September 26, 2015

6th Place in Cheer Routine Competition
Varsity & JV Cross Country At BTW Meet
September 17, 2015

O'Brien Park In Tulsa - 5000 Meters
JrHi Cross Country At BTW Meet
September 17, 2015

Boys & Girls Team Photos + 3200 Meter Run
The Collinsville Softball team beat Pryor 4-2 today to take over first place in the district race. Great job girls. -- Jim Riley Thurs. 9/24/2015 The softball game scheduled with Pryor for next Thursday has been moved to Tuesday. Starting time will be 5:00 at home. Pryor will also play Claremore Seq. after the first game. No JV game. -- Jim Riley 9/25/2015
James "Jim" Ray Colpitt (Born: April 15, 1945 - Died: September 24, 2015) Funeral Service 10am Monday, September, 28, 2015 at Community Church -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home. Check back (in several days) for photos from JrHi Softball 0-2 loss to Grove here Thursday 9/24 (plus a team photo). Then check back for a few photos from 8th & 9th Football -vs- Grove here Thursday. I hear the Varsity Softball Girls won 4-2 there Thursday. FYI ... I am still at least a week behind and all the cross country photos from last Thursday are just now near the top of my work queue. -- Ted Wright 9pm 9/24/2015
Jim Riley received a phone call today from OSSAA informing him the Collinsville High School Cheerleaders are the 5A Academic State Champs (again) with a 3.89 GPA -- Ted 9/24/2015 3:50pm
CHS Volleyball -vs- Skiatook
September 17, 2015

Come From Behind Win Here At Cool MS Gym
Junior High Softball & Football here Thursday (9/24/2015) No School Friday Sept. 25th ... and CHS Football hosts Coweta 7pm

Still Missing ... lost somewhere at Sallee Field Friday Sept 18th

... Baby Emmy's Ashes

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Thursday's varsity softball game at Pryor will start an hour later (6pm) according to Coach Rhonda Rogers -- 9/23/2015
Taste Of Collinsville
September 17, 2015

14th Annual Downtown Inc Event
Collinsville Man Arrested For Pointing Unloaded Shotgun At Speeders -- per KRMG 9/22/2015
Rodney Glenn McCreary (Born: December 16, 1966 - Died: September 21, 2015) Talala -- CHS 1985 Grad -- Services Friday, Sept. 25 at Rabbs Creek Baptist Church, Talala, Okla., at 10 a.m. -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home. I'm trying to work off a long list of photo pages for events from last week. -- Ted 9/22/2015 Check back (much later) for photos from CHS Softball Senior Nite and 3-0 win over Tahlequah and a photo from the Academic Team -vs- Inola.. -- Ted 9/22/2015
CHS Softball Win Over Skiatook
September 15, 2015

Lady Cards Shutout Lady Bulldogs
CHS Volleyball -vs- Lincoln Christian
September 15, 2015

Loss Here At C.U.E.
Misc. News: Victory Energy Expansion / JrHi Football Report From Claremore
September 22, 2015

Gold Out (Childhood Cancer Awareness) For CHS Football
Results from quick city commission meeting Monday Sept. 21, 2015 -- Ted 9/22
Misc. News: Carson & Barnes Circus / ECC Walk-A-Thon / Library Homework Club
September 21, 2015

Letter To The Editor Relating To Circus And Elephants
CHS Yearbooks Are On Sale
Tentative October Calendar -- 9/21/2015
September 18th School "Tweet" (pdf) With national changes to robo call laws ... you will now need to "opt-in" for school student messenger calls ... see the school web site for the consent form -- Ted 9/21/2015
Agenda For Sept. 21st City Meet
September 20, 2015

Revised Cemetery Ordinances
Softball Senor Night Tues Sept. 22 + No School Friday (Professional Day) + Skateboard Contest Saturday + Cheer To State (Stillwater Sat.) ... more on calendar
CHS Football Loss To Skiatook
September 18, 2015

Turnovers Key On Both Sides
The CHS Cheerleaders qualified for State Saturday at the Bixby Regional -- Photos later -- Ted 6:30pm Sat 9/19
2nd Grade Football -vs- Grove
September 12, 2015

13-6 Win Here Saturday
3rd Grade Football -vs- Grove
September 12, 2015

Loss Here Saturday
I still have kid football games from Saturday in my to-do list which grew today with cross country, Taste of Collinsville, and a marathon volleyball win over Skiatook in a unique environment -- Ted 9:30pm Thursday 9/17/2015 It appears Collinsville will be hosting it's second circus this month (Sept. 29th) ... check back for more info -- Ted 9/17/2015
1st Grade Football -vs- TYAA
September 12, 2015

6-13 Loss + Team Photos
Taste of Collinsville ,,, check back for photos CHS & JrHi XC at O'Brien Park ... check back for photos
Cathy Ann Raley (October 17, 1948 – September 8, 2015) -- Mowery Funeral Home
Event Information
September 16, 2015

Circus + Taste Of Collinsville + Highway 20 Tailgate Party + Halloween Movie + FFA Ice Cream Social + Revival + Concert + Cheer Regional
Collinsville Man (Eric Coager, 34) Arrested After Fatal Oologah Dam Crash -- NewsOn6 9/16/2015
Varsity Softball Win 6-0 Over Skiatook 9/15 ... photos later ... photos later - Ted 9/15 Varsity Volleyball Loss To Lincoln Christian 20-25,18-25, & 22-25 ... photos later - Ted 9/15
2015-16 Preliminary Winter Sports Schedules: (9/15/2015)
CHS Senior Mariah Hawkins is dedicating her "Cardinal Of The Day" space to her brother Harley who deploys Monday. -- (Basic & CHS 2012) -- Ted 9/16/2015 "Cardinal Of The Day" Test -- just to see if anyone has been paying attention to the School Web Site: For the person sending me the first email to correctly identify any 5 of the 9 CHS seniors who have been "Cardinals of the Day" since I started August 24th ... I will make you "Cardinal of the Day" -- Ted Wright -- 9/15/2015 --
9th Grade Football -vs- Coweta
September 10, 2015

Collinsville Won 28-8 Here
Skiatook here for Softball Tuesday, Volleyball Thursday, and Football Friday Softball Festival here Fri/Sat (9am & 1pm Cville games)
7th Grade Football -vs- Coweta
September 10, 2015

Collinsville 7th Lost Here Thursday
8th Grade Football -vs- Coweta
September 10, 2015

Collinsville Won 30-7 Here
Check back for Monday 9/14 school board results ... I'm currently working on JrHi Football from last Thursday ... before I can start on Saturday youth football pages. -- Ted 8:30pm Monday 9/14/2015 ... don't forget circus & Taste of Collinsville this week. Note: Sept. 17th Varsity Volleyball games -vs- Skiatook will be at the middle school gym instead of CUE for additional seating. -9/14
Dean Baker (Born: July 26, 1944 - Died: September 13, 2015) -- Graveside Service will be held on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at Woodland Memorial Park, 1200 N Cleveland Ave, Sand Springs, OK -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home. Tommy Richard Sligar (Born: March 13, 1960 - Died: September 12, 2015) -- Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at the Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home Chapel.
CHS Gym Construction Continues
September 9, 2015

Two Air Conditioned Gyms Soon
The Sept. 15th Park Board Meet has been cancelled. -- 9/14 Collinsville 11-Year-Old Dies Following DUI Wreck Near Oologah -- NewsOn6 9/13/2015
Big CHS Football Win At Catoosa
September 11, 2015

Cardinals Won 42-10
See Calendar for busy week ahead ... NewsOn6 Reports a Collinsville Woman (Angela Brown) Died in Auto Accident by Oologah Dam -- 9/12/2015 Channel 8 Video Oologah Dam Accident -- 9/13/2015
Mid Day Sat Update: with 3 kids games in my camera from this morning ... I'm retiring to my computer just 7 football games "behind" since Thursday. I'll cover the 4th-6th grade football & cheer another Saturday. -- Ted -- Sept 12, 2015 Monday Sept. 14th Home JV Football game with Catoosa has been canceled. The CHS JV will travel to Wagoner instead for a 6:30 start time. -- Jim Riley Sat. 9/12/2015
CHS Volleyball Win Over Oologah
September 8, 2015

Lady Cards Hosted Mustangs Tuesday
CHS Football Record Even at 1-1 with 42-10 Thumping of Catoosa ... photos and detail later -- Ted 11pm Friday 9/11 Good Luck to the Elementary Football Cardinals At Sallee Field Saturday)
Chamber Hears Time Management Tips From Clay Staires
September 3, 2015

U.S. Rep. Bridenstine Also Attended
School Board Agenda For Monday Sept. 14th
September 11, 2015

State Testing Report
Recent EOI and ACT scores for Collinsville HS have been added to the "Testing" page on the school web site. The EOI scores are tied for the best in the Tulsa area. -- Ted 9/11/2015 Softball at the Oologah Tournament has been cancelled for today (Friday) due to overnight rain. Still hoping to play Saturday. -- Coach Rhonda Rogers -- 8am 9/11/2015
JrHi Football -vs- Coweta here: 7th lost but 8th & 9th won ... check back for photos ... likely in several days -- Ted 9:15pm Thursday 9/10/2015 The Cardinal volleyball team defeated Glenpool in 3 games: 25-11, 25-22, 25-19. -- Toni Slagle Thursday 9/10/2015
Church of Christ Fellowship Hall Removed
September 8, 2015

Clears Way For New Improved Building
Ted's Choices: I'm planning to cover a few kid football games this Saturday (so will miss XC at Bartlesville) ... Tuesday I have park board and softball at the same time ... then next Thursday plan to cover XC at O'Brien so will be late to Taste of Collinsville. -- 9/10/2015 -- and I still owe you a chamber of commerce page from last week + other news
JV Football Win Over Oologah
September 7, 2015

41-14 Cardinal Win Here On Labor Day
Check back for CHS gym photo 9/9/2015 Note: I received elementary cheer rosters over the weekend -- Thanks
I have no rosters for 1st-5th grade cheer -- Ted ( -- 9/10/2015 -- I can send a photo for a cheer coach willing to list names in order
City Commission Tuesday 9/8 Volleyball Tuesday 9/8 Check back for expansion news at Victory Energy -- Ted 9/8
CHS Football Friday Sept. 11 (7:30pm): Due to the remodeling at Catoosa's football field, the Collinsville crowd will now sit on the east side of the stadium. It used to be the home side. It is now the visitors side. -- Jim Riley 9/8/2015
Tournaments Wins For CHS Volleyball And Softball Girls
September 8, 2015

Volleyball Won At Carl Albert & Softball Won At Coweta
Misc. News: FFA Check + Ice Cream Social
September 8, 2015

New TOPS Organized
Neighborhood garage sale at Woodberry Farms subdivision! Saturday September 12th, 8am to 3pm, 186th St. North and Hwy 75, one mile west off 75 on 186th St. N, turn left onto Jamestown Ave. Lots of items! Tulsa World: Collinsville Softball Team Undefeated Start In District Play (16-3 Overall) -- 9/8/2015
Collinsville 6th Grade Transition -- Owasso Reporter 9/7/2015 JV Football here - Labor Day Monday 6:30pm -vs- Oologah -- check back for photos from a 41-14 Cardinal JV win
Coach Rogers says the softball games at Barnsdall starts at 3:30 Tuesday instead of 3 -- Ted 9/7/2015
Agenda For (Tues) Sept. 8 City Meet
September 6, 2015

ODOT Slowing Highway 20 Speed Limit
Sewer Pop Off Device Required
The Lady Cardinals Softball Team went undefeated in the Coweta Tournament. In the championship game they were down 3-0 and scored 12 runs in the last inning. Great Job Ladies!! -- Roberta Kickapoo Sat 9/5/2015 -- (check back for submitted photo-- Ted 9:45pm)
Tahlequah Daily Press: Former CHS Principal Cory Slagle back in Oklahoma as Tahlequah's Principal Now -- 9/5/2015 -- (Previous Coverage) The Lady Cardinals Softball Team beat Tahlequah 4-2 to advance in the tournament. The Lady Cardinals then took on Coweta and had to play against not only the team but them umps too and won 2-1 to advance to the championship game. LALALALALALLALAALA LET'S GO LADY CARDINAL!!!! -- Roberta Kickapoo -- Sat. 9/5/2015
8th Grade Football -vs- Oologah
September 1, 2015

34-23 Win at Oologah Tuesday
9th Grade Football -vs- Oologah
September 1, 2015

35-0 Win at Oologah Tuesday
CHS Cardinals Drop Football Season Opener
September 3, 2015

Lost 24-30 At Oologah Thursday
7th Grade Football -vs- Oologah
September 1, 2015

27-7 Win at Oologah Tuesday
I plan to work on the photo page today for the Thursday varsity football game at Oologah first then drop back for the 3 JrHi games from Tuesday. Then will finish the series with Oologah with the JV game here Monday on Labor Day. -- Ted 9am Friday 9/4/2015 CHS Football Loss At Oologah (Sept. 3, 2015) ... also on
No school Monday (Sept. 7th). Monday City Trash pickup moves to Tuesday.
The City of Collinsville is seeking a full-time Water Distribution Supervisor. Primary duties include the installation, maintenance and repair of the water and sewer distribution system. Must have experience with use of backhoe, excavators, tractors, dump trucks and other equipment. Position does require employee to be on-call. Employer pays 100% of employee’s health, dental and vision insurance. Position also offers paid holidays off, sick leave and vacation time. Must possess a valid Oklahoma Driver's License. Drug testing required. For a complete job description contact Human Resources at 918-371-1010 ext. 2018. Applications can be made at City Hall, 106 N 12th Street, Collinsville, OK. 74021 or by email to -- 9/3/2015
Tulsa World Reports Seven Have Filed To Fill Rick Brinkley's vacated Oklahoma Senate Seat -- 9/3/2015 --
Republicans: Mark A. Williams of Owasso, John W. Feary of Owasso, Greg D. Douglass of Collinsville, David L. McLain of Skiatook and Chuck Daugherty of Collinsville. And Democrats: J.J. Dossett of Sperry and Lisa Franklin of Owasso. -- The primary election is Nov. 10th
RSU Senior Haley Taylor is part of RSU Cross Country team depth for 2015 season. -- 9/2/2015
The Varsity Softball Lady Cardinals beat Tahlequah 3-2. The girls will play in Coweta beginning Friday. -- Roberta Kickapoo 9/1 The Jr High Softball Team beat Tahlequah in both games as well. Waiting on JV game to finish playing. -- Roberta It was a four game Softball sweep over the Tahlequah Tigers. Varsity won 3-2; JV won 1-0; and Jr High won 12-0 and 9-0 -- Roberta
JrHi Football At Oologah - Tues. 9/1/2015 -- Clean Sweep - 3 Collinsville Wins -- check back for photos. (7th 27-7, 8th 34-23, 9th 35-0)
CHS Football Season Starts Thursday At Oologah at 7:30pm (Sept. 3rd) CHS Cheer at Regionals Sept. 19th for chance at State Sept. 26th
2015-16 Collinsville Youth Basketball has started online registration for upcoming 2015-16 season at -- Brett Scyrkels -- 9/1/2015
Active schedules are also on the events page CHS Band Handbook 2015-16 -8/12/2015
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