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Teacher walkout continues (pdf) -- No School Thursday or Friday (April 5-6) -- Current plan is to resume classes Monday April 9th. -- Lance West 4/4/2018 Teacher Walkout Continues
March-April 2018
Walkout Began April 2nd
Funding Crisis Is Decade Old
2018 Track Team Photos
March 30, 2018
JrHi and High School Teams
Edna Faye (Cosper) Meyer (July 17, 1947 ~ March 31, 2018) --age 70 -- Recitation of the Rosary at the St. Anne Catholic Church at 6:30 PM on April 5, 2018 -- Reynolds Funeral Service
CHS Soccer Girls Won Stilwell Tourney
March 29-30, 2018
Stilwell Rainout Relocated Here
CHS Soccer Boys Won Stilwell Tourney
March 29-30, 2018
Stilwell Rainout Relocated Here
Teachers Rallied Here For Increased Funding For Education
March 28, 2018
Will Travel To OKC April 2nd
CHS Soccer Team Photos
March 28, 2018
Girls & Boys Team Photos
CHS Soccer-vs- Pryor
March 27, 2018
Girls & Boys Both Lost By 1
Agenda For April 2nd City Meet
April 1, 2018
Nusiance Property / Bridge Replacement
Golf: Collinsville girls off to hot start with win at State Preview -- Owasso Reporter 3/26/2018 -- (Previous) CHS Baseball -vs- Skiatook
March 26, 2018
Tied 6-6 in 4th
OPS, City of Owasso move forward with plans to begin construction on Morrow Elementary School -- Owasso Reporter 3/28/2018
CHS Talent Show
March 14, 2018
Sunshine Yang Is Repeat Winner
School Teacher Walkout Update (pdf) -- 3/30/2018 (posted 3/31) Collinsville emergency crews working two different vehicle accidents on Hwy 169 mid-day Sat. March 31st
Lisa Jones says her news video on the "Newspaper Museum In Collinsville" will air tonight (Fri. March 30) at 6pm and also Monday morning on KJRH. -- Ted 3/30/2018
Collinsville Schools will be in session Friday March 30, but will be closed Monday April 2nd due to a teacher walkout. Decisions are pending on days after April 2. -- School Closing Letter 3/29/2018 -- Student breakfast/lunch info
Stilwell soccer tournament has been relocated to Collinsville Sallee Field starting noon today (March 29). Cville boys play 1:15 & 5. Cville girls at 6:15. -- according to Jim Riley 7:40am Thursday 3 wins and no losses for Collinsville soccer Thursday. Games resume Friday morning. Photos later.
Summer Reading Programs 4year-old - collage age OU Outreach (Page 1 & Page 2) Check back for photos fromstudent and teacher rallies March 28th School will be open, but city hall will be closed Friday March 30 for Good Friday ... so Friday trash pickup moves to Thursday ... so that trash should be set out tonight -- Ted -- Wed. 3/28
CHS Soccer -vs- Pryor here Tuesday, boys tied 2-2 with 28 minutes left (but lost 2-3), girls lost 0-1 - photos later -- Ted 3/27/2018 (Will also have some photos later from Monday's baseball game with Skiatook)
Rod Mackey Is District Teacher of the Year
March 26, 2018
Also Casillas, Davison, Bristol, Beeson, Pabitzky
Weather changes added to March Calendar -- 3/27 Support Public Education
Collinsville Fund Education NOW Rally Wed. March 28th 5:30-7:00 Begin at the City Plaza and we'll spread out from there. EVERYONE is welcome to stand with us!!!! Bring posters! Show your support for #oklaed funding!
The Claremore JrHi track meet on Tuesday 3/27 has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled. Glenpool is still on for Thursday 3/29/18. -- Collinsville Track Soccer for tonight 3/26 has been cancelled -- Jim Riley Today's baseball games are still on as of now (11:15am). Varsity starts at 4pm here then JV -vs- Skia. -- Jim Riley 3/26
Judy Jeanette Holmes (November 02, 1942 - March 23, 2018) -- Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, March 27. 2018 at the First Baptist Church -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
CHS Baseball -vs- Durant
March 20, 2018
Spring Break Baseball Games
Times Star Newspaper Now Printed In Collinsville
March 20, 2018
Town Three Decades Without
CVILLEOK.COM has been online for 15 years as of March 20, 2018
Color Run At City Park
March 15, 2018
Middle School Student Council Event
JV White Baseball
March 15, 2018
Hosted Owasso
Historic Collinsville Bricks Added To Casey's
March 7, 2018
"Collinsville" Imprinted Bricks Donated
CHS Parking Lot Improvements Celebrated
March 13, 2018
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Crosswalk Signals Added
March 22, 2018
Crossings For 14th & 129th
Center Street Asphalt Replaced Again
March 8, 2018
Contractor Eats Cost Of 2 Extra Attempts
The City of Collinsville is accepting applications for the position of Firefighter-EMT/Paramedic until 5:00 p.m., April 13, 2018.

Requirements: Must be between 18 and 45 years of age, have a valid Oklahoma driver’s license, good driving record, high school diploma or GED. National Registry/Oklahoma EMT or greater is required. Students currently enrolled and in good standing will be allowed to participate in the testing process. IFSAC or Pro Board Firefighter 1 preferred and must be completed within the first year of employment. Applicants must be able to meet the State of Oklahoma Firefighter Pension and Retirement System requirements and pass the physical agility test, oral interview and chief’s interview.

Annual starting salary is approximately $31,000.00. Full benefits package including 100% of insurance premiums for employee.
Submit applications, resumes, and copies of certifications to: City of Collinsville Attn: Human Resources, PO Box 730, Collinsville, OK 74021
Applications are available at or Collinsville City Hall, 106 North 12th. .
- posted 3/22/2018

The City of Collinsville is accepting applications for the position of Volunteer Firefighter.

Requirements: Must have a valid Oklahoma driver’s license, good driving record, High School Diploma or GED. EMR/EMT preferred but not required. IFSAC Firefighter 1 preferred but not required and must be completed within the first year. Applicants must be able to meet the State of Oklahoma Firefighter Pension and Retirement System requirements and pass the oral interview and chief’s interview.

Submit applications and copies of certifications to: City of Collinsville Attn: Human Resources, PO Box 730, Collinsville, OK 74021
Applications are available at or Collinsville City Hall, 106 North 12th.
- posted 3/22/2018

All-Conference Basketball
March 19, 2018
This web site has now been online for 15 complete years and starts on year 16 today, -- March 20, 2018 -- & Happy Birthday Emily Time for Legislature to fund education
Darlene Gail "Granny" Brackett (August 02, 1940 - March 18, 2018) -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home CHS 1965 -- Vern Landers' sister, Gail passed away early this morning. She was married to Charles Brackett (from Class of '65). Gail's funeral is Thurs, the 22nd @ 2 pm @ the Current Church, 14133 137th E Ave., Collinsville. It is located on the access road on the east side of 169, between 136th St North and 146th St North. -- Sunday 3/18/2018
School Board Transitions Johnson to McElroy
March 12, 2018
Board OKs Closing School If Teachers Strike
  Baseball: Collinsville's batters swarm Mannford 15-2, Cardinals to play for third in Ram Invitational --By Christian Favalora Sports Editor (Owasso Reporter)-- Mar 17, 2018
Team Success Sampler
March 18, 2018
5th Basketball / Girls Golf / Boys Tennis
Collinsville Varsity Baseball hosts Durant Tuesday 2pm (March 20th) then travels there Thurs. -- photos later 9-12 loss Tues. Norm Van Sickle's Photos of Collinsville Tennis at Lafortune March 8th
CHS Girls Soccer Sampler
March 6-12-15, 2018
-vs- Skiatook, Ponca City, Bishop Kelley
CHS Boys Soccer Sampler
March 8-15, 2018
-vs- Mingo Valley and Bishop Kelley
Misc. News: Arubah & Patriot Golf Partner / Band Results
March 17, 2018
Transportation Survey / Event Flyers
CHS Track Pie Auction
March 6, 2018
Annual Fund Raiser
Agenda For Mar. 19th City Meet
March 16, 2018
Rezoning & Economic Development Non-Public Discussion
March 30th is now a school attendance day -- 3/15/2018 Enjoy Spring break
Owasso community raises nearly $10K for family of recovering teen struck by car in February -- By Art Haddaway News Editor (Owasso Reporter) -- Mar 11, 2018 Area groups commemorate Collinsville High School’s newly repaved, lit parking lot -- By Art Haddaway News Editor (Owasso Reporter) -- March 14, 2018 -- OKCardinalChirp Tweet
Partial Candidate Info For April 3rd City Election
March 14, 2018
Voting For Mayor & 2 Commissioners
No School Friday March 16th ... followed by Spring Break March 19-22 CHS track at Glenpool Friday March 16th
10-0 soccer win over Mingo Valley Christian for the CHS boys -- photos much later -- 3/8/2018 much more March backlog of news soon "The Struggle Of Teaching" - Documentary by Gavin Rose -- 3/13/2018
Collinsville girls’ golf won their first tournament of the year! Looks like a bright season ahead? It’s such an honor to be their coach! -- Paige Bargas 3/12/2018 (5A Preview at Muskogee CC)
Basketball Post Season Summary
February-March 2018
Regional & Area Summary
March 10th School Newsletter (pdf) Time Change -- Spring Forward 1 hour at 2am Sunday March 11 -- Begin Daylight Saving Time
ATTENTION: Crews will be working on Center Street between 11th and 13th Streets on Thursday & Friday, March 8 & 9th. Please note there will be NO THROUGH TRAFFIC and plan to take another route.
Also closed will be 11th Street from Spring Street to the bridge on Thursday and Friday as well. We apologize for any inconvenience while we make these improvements. -- City of Collinsville 3/7/2018
The City of Collinsville is seeking a full-time Water Plant Operator. Primary duties include maintain the water treatment plant systems, maintain and operate the filtering and chemical treatment processes and inspect the treatment plant systems on a daily basis to ensure effective operations. Employer pays 100% of employee’s health, dental and vision insurance. Position also offers 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 -- posted 3/7/2018
Collinsville Chamber hosts Cherokee National Tribal Council at Thursday luncheon -- By Art Haddaway News Editor (Owasso Reporter) -- Mar 1, 2018  
Darla Ann (Pavey) Higginbotham (March 05, 1957 - March 04, 2018) -- Funeral service Friday March 9, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at Freewill Baptist Church -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home Collinsville named finalist in Oklahoma Main Street statewide awards competition -- Owasso Reporter 3/4/2018
FYI -- I am back in Collinsville for the first time in over 10 days and back on full internet ... so bear with me while I try to dig out from the backlog of news I missed during that span. -- Ted Wright -- 3/6/2018
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