Saturday, February 23, 2019

The Lady Wildcats play in the Regional Basketball 🏀 Tournament at Nowata High School on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. against Rejoice Christian.  The winner advances to the Class 2A Area Basketball 🏀 Tournament next Thursday at Checotah.

Quapaw HS Student of the Month
Justus Turner

FFA Petting Zoo

NEO-Miami Science Fair 2019

Congratulations to the following students at the NEO Regional Science Fair! Savannah Glerup and Emily M. Steele 1st place in Behavioral Science. Shelby Lewis and Skyler Evans 1st place in Animal Science, Zayne Suman 2nd in Environmental Sciences and Taylor Welch 3rd in Microbiology. These students also qualified to compete at State in Stillwater March 28-30th. We also had Kannon Merit and Maggie Smith compete in Middle School Zoology and Caytie Couch and Addison McGuire in the Elementary Division. Mr. Couch won the Outstanding Research Mentor award. Very proud of all our students. BIG thank you to Lisa Couch for all of her help and volunteering her time.

Great job today by the Quapaw HS Powerlifters.  Chris Robinson 3rd place, Tanner Daniels 1st place and Garrett Fox 2nd Place. Quapaw finished 6th overall and 3rd in small school classification.

Congratulations  to Jennifer Kessel, 2nd place, in 198 division at Afton Powerlifting Meet.

Afton JH Powerlifting 
Afton MS Powerlifting Results:
9th Grade Team Champions.
Gunner Freeman 1st, Grant Crawford 2nd, Mitchell Brumfield 1st, 
Preston Thomasson 2nd, Alex Lovell 1st, and Corben Cunliffte 2nd.

Congratulations to Savannah Glerup on a 3rd place finish at the Tulsa State Archery Meet.  The High School Team placed 7th overall and the Middle School Team placed 13th.  Great job Wildcats!

Jaxon Myrick MS Student of the Month

MS Character Counts

Congratulations to the Vocal Music students who represented Quapaw at District Music on Saturday: Abbey Taft, Lakyn Buffalo, Chloe White, Audrianna LaFalier, Katie Wakefield, J-Ann Apolonio, Tommy Whitcomb, Madelynn Bryant, Rachel Clonts, Makayla Cornog, Shelby Lewis, Katie Lawrence, Paige Winters, Emily Grassold, Makynzee Lovell, and Summer Betz. One of the ensembles and a soloist received a Superior rating, qualifying them for the State contest. They are: Abbey Taft, Lakyn Buffalo, Chloe White, Audrianna LaFalier, Katie Wakefield, and J-Ann Apolonio. Madelynn Bryant is the soloist. We also had a middle schooler receieve a Superior rating. She does not get to go on to the State contest, but her achievement is still a big one. Her name is Katie Lawrence.

Congratulations to Quapaw Elementary School on donating 1,369 cans of food for the local food drive. Mrs. Patterson's, First Grade Class won with 308 cans of food. They will receive a donut party today.

National FFA Week Dress Up Days
Friday- Blue and Gold Day 

Don’t Forget About the Muddy Truck Contest! Talk to Mr. Couch by Tuesday to Sign Up! Prizes will be handed out. Any vehicle can enter WITH CLEAN VEHICLE & Tag number. Must attend Quapaw High School and be of legal age to drive. 




The Student Dress Code Policy has been updated to include some new language:


6. Appropriateness of all shorts, jeans, slacks, pants, leggings and yoga pants will be left to the discretion of the building administrator.  Clothing deemed by the administrator to cause a substantial disruption to school operations will not be allowed. 


Quapaw Public Schools, is accepting bids for lawn care for 2019.  Contract will be for one year.  Bid documents may be obtained from the 

Quapaw Administration Office, 305 W 1st Street, Quapaw, Oklahoma.  

Honor Choir
Quapaw High School had six students that were chosen to participate in the 2019 Southwest Baptist University High School Invitational Choir. This is an honor choir experience for select high school choral students with outstanding musical contributions and talent. The students chosen were Audrianna LaFalier, Lakyn Buffalo, J-Ann Apolonio, Madelynn Bryant, Makayla Cornog, and Chloe Tyner.

Wildcat Wednesday, February 20

DARE graduation for Fifth Grade took place on Thursday. The first picture is all the graduating students. The second picture recognizes the 5 essay winners and the last picture is the outstanding DARE students. 

Congratulations to the Quapaw High School Wildcats on a 3rd place finish at the Lucky 7 Powerlifting Meet.  Kale Thomasson-2nd place, Taylor Roher-3rd place, Garrett Fox-2nd place, Tanner Daniels-1st place and Ty Earp-2nd place.
Congratulations to the Quapaw MS Powerlifting Team. Grant Crawford-2nd place, hwt. 1000 lbs. Gunner Freeman-2nd place, 855, Garrett Williams-2nd place, 845, Mitchell Brumfield-1st place, 380.  The 9th Grade Team won the overall division.


On February 5, high students participated in a health and safety day.  Students rotated through 6 sessions lasting about 20 minutes each.  Sessions were presented on substance abuse in minors, prescription medication use, sexting, cyber safety, STDs and healthy eating/ body.  All speakers were volunteers.  Students seemed very well informed at the conclusion of the day.  Chris Snow won a $25 Amazon card, donated by the Quapaw Nation.  Speakers included, Billie Burtrum, Krista Pierce (Quapaw Tribe), Jason Brandon (Grand Lake Mental Health), Haley Doherty, John Millard, Brandt Lloyd, Jake Manning and Laura Price.  Quapaw Schools would like to extend their thanks to these speakers, as well as a special thank-you to Ms. Doherty for organizing the event.

Just a reminder that 2019 Quapaw High School Annuals (Yearbook) are $35.00.  For more information, please contact QHS.


Please make sure your senior student has ordered their cap and gown for graduation.  If you are not sure how to order the cap and gown, please contact Leslie at Quapaw High School.

We would like to thank the Quapaw First Baptist Church for the donation of clothing and blankets for children at Quapaw Elementary School. 2 big boxes. We appreciate your generosity!

Quapaw Basketball Game Day Sponsor, Nate Long-State Farm Insurance in Miami.  Thank you for supporting the Quapaw Wildcats!

High School Parents:

We are pleased to announce that all high school students will be assigned a Chromebook for the 2019 Spring Semester.  A policy we are adding for high school Chromebook use is the ability for students to take their Chromebooks home with them.  Students will have to pay a $25 usage fee each year to be able to take their Chromebook home with them at the end of the day.  The fee can be paid at the high school office.  

If you have questions regarding the Chromebooks, please contact Mrs. Bacon at 918-674-2474.

A big thank you to the Quapaw Nation for the new gym scoreboards and installation.
Four Quapaw High School Band students were selected to participate in the Mid America All Star Marching Band. The MAASMB is a group made up of students selected from high schools in SE Kansas, SW Missouri, and NE Oklahoma who are brought together to form a marching band. They will rehearse three times together before traveling over spring break to march in the St. Patrick's Day Parade in downtown Chicago.   From left to right, Rachel Clonts, Abby Rogers, Madison Barnett, and Jenni Jennings.

Weather Information

Whenever weather conditions are such that classes or activities may not be held or busses might not run, students and parents should listen to the following media outlets: 

Television Stations

KSN-TV Channel 16 (NBC)

KODE-TV Channel 12 (ABC)

KOAM-TV Channel 7 (CBS)

FOX-TV Channel 14 (FOX)

Quapaw Public Schools will also use the School Messenger notification system for cancellations and/or early dismissals. Please make sure the building offices have current contact phone numbers on file. Information on weather related cancellations will be be found on the Quapaw Public Schools web page: qpswildcats.com and on the district Facebook page.

Quapaw Nation STEM Fair

Quapaw HS JOM students, Chloe, Trevor, Scotty, Lacinda, Arissa, Jack, and Bristol involved in the flag presentation this morning at the 11th annual OICWA Conference at Indigo Sky.

Twin Bridges Park of Lights WINNER. Quapaw FFA 1st place

Congratulations to Emily Steele and Taylor Welch on receiving National FFA 
Gold Medals! 

Congratulations to Shelby Lewis and Justus Turner on Bronze Medals!


District Office
305 W 1st St
Quapaw, OK 74363
Phone: (918) 674-2501
Fax: (918) 674-2721
David Carriger
Email: dcarriger@qpswildcats.com

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