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Seniors honored at annual awards ceremony

Press Release The Newkirk community celebrated the Class of 2022 with the annual Awards ceremony in the Newkirk High School gym Thursday evening, May 12. Valedictorian Citation: Owen Case, Emily Chrisman, Kaiden Gregory, Laithan Knight and Chase Watson Salutatorian Citation:Matthew Mayse Oklahoma Academic Scholar:Owen Case, Laithan Knight and Chase Watson Oklahoma Blood Institute Honor Cord:…

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VFW Auxiliary seeking volunteers for cemetery flag placement

Press Release The Newkirk VFW Auxiliary will be placing flags on veterans’ graves at the Newkirk Cemetery Thursday, May 26. Volunteers are needed and very much appreciated in the placement of the flags. The volunteers will meet at the Flag Pole between 8 – 8:30 a.m. Volunteer groups will receive maps detailing where to place…

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Newkirk Library providing summer lunch program

By Everett Brazil, III The Newkirk Herald Journal Many disadvantaged children in the Newkirk community receive food assistance from the school during the school year when classes are in session. During summer break, however, a lot of those students struggle to find a meal each day. The Newkirk Public Library (NPL) is helping those students…

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Students recognized at academic awards ceremony

Press Release Newkirk High School (NHS) students were recognized for their academic success during in  2021-2022 school year in the annual academic awards ceremony in the high school gym Thursday, May 12. Mr. Conrady Algebra 1: Joshua Anthony and Heston Riddle Algebra 2: Logan Smith an d Andrew Shelton Ms. Payne Biology: Ezra Shelton and…

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Kay County 4-H introducing shooting sports program

By Everett Brazil, III The Newkirk Herald Journal NEWKIRK — Shooting sports have long been a staple for youth programs, teaching them many disciplines like responsibility and safety. Kay County 4-Hers now have an opportunity to learn those disciplines, as the organization is launching a program of their own. The program will be led by…

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NES LipSync

Everett Brazil, III/The Newkirk Herald Journal Newkirk Elementary School students, and even a few teachers, took the stage in the cafeteria, entertaining the community with their favorite songs in the popular end-of-school event.

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City-Wide Cleanup

Courtesy Photo for The Newkirk Herald Journal The Newkirk community took advantage of the warm weather Saturday, May 14 for the annual town-wide cleanup. The event is jointly sponsored by Newkirk Main Street and the city of Newkirk in conjunction with Keep Oklahoma Beautiful. High school volunteers also came out to help, including Newkirk High…

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NES Students of the Month

Courtesy Photo for The Newkirk Herald Journal Newkirk Elementary School is pleased to announce Paisley Dowler and Kypptyn Coffman as the May Students of the Month.

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NHS Fun Day

Everett Brazil, III/The Newkirk Herald Journal Newkirk High School students celebrated the end of the school year Monday afternoon, May 16 with the annual Fun Day, with activities including a water slide, volleyball and even face painting. The last day of school was yesterday, May 18.

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NMS Fun Day

Everett Brazil, III/The Newkirk Herald Journal Newkirk Middle School students celebrated the end of the school year in style with their annual Fun Day outside the school building Thursday, May 12.

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