Photo credit: Angela Huckeby, Justus-Tiawah Public School
Broken Arrow Public Schools will remain closed April 3 due to teacher walkout
District allowing legislators opportunity to respond to education funding advocacy
Broken Arrow Public Schools will remain closed Tuesday, April 3, to allow state legislators the opportunity to respond to teacher advocacy regarding the need for more operational funding for public education in Oklahoma.
District leaders are continuing to evaluate the situation at the State Capitol and will continue communicating with teachers about their plans to return to school.
Tuesday’s closure will be made up using one of the bad weather days built into the district calendar. If school resumes on April 4, the last day of school will now be Tuesday, May 22.
Broken Arrow Public Schools’ child nutrition department will continue feeding students at designated locations and times across Broken Arrow. These meals are free for students 18 and under, however, students must eat their meal at the specified locations.
- Central Park Community Center (1500 S. Main St.) – 11:00 a.m. to noon
- Sequoyah Middle School (2701 S. Elm Pl.) – 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- Creekwood Elementary (1301 E. Albany St.) – 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- Indian Springs Apartment Complex (2177 W. Jasper St.) – 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
As information becomes available regarding additional days out of school, the district will inform parents as soon as possible through SchoolMessenger, the district website, social media and local news media. Decisions about school closures will be made by 5 p.m. each day.
Broken Arrow community members are encouraged to contact their legislators by using the resources at bit.ly/BALegislators.