Broken Arrow Public Schools to remain closed April 4 due to teacher walkout
District allowing legislators additional time to respond to education funding advocacy
Broken Arrow Public Schools will remain closed Wednesday, April 4, to allow state legislators additional time to respond to teacher advocacy regarding the need for more operational funding for public education in Oklahoma.
District leaders are still evaluating the situation at the State Capitol and are continually communicating with teachers about their plans to return to school.
Wednesday’s closure will be made up using one of the bad weather days built into the district calendar. If school resumes on April 5, the last day of school will now be Wednesday, May 23.
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.