- Ada, Oklahoma


March 14, 2014

Area Briefs

Ada — Area briefs are for non-profit events and organizations. Briefs must be submitted at least five days before the event by bringing them into the office, emailing them to or faxing them to 580-332-8841. Briefs will not be accepted over the telephone. Church-related briefs are published only on Friday’s religion page. All activities may be subject to change due to weather conditions. 



MARCH 14, 2014

• Vanoss Elementary School has set its pre-k pre-enrollment date for Friday, March 14. Pre-enrollment will take place in the Vanoss Library from 8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. All students who will be 4 years old by Sept. 1, 2014, are eligible for enrollment in the pre-k program. All students who are pre-enrolling will be given an academic readiness screening, in addition to a hearing screening. Speech screenings may be available by request. Those who wish to enroll their children must bring the child’s Social Security card, birth certificate, shot record, proof of residence and CDIB card, if applicable.

• A Parent Advisory Committee meeting will be held to review activities and expenditures under Title I, II, and VI schoolwide programs. The meeting is open to the public and will be held in the Vanoss Elementary Conference Room at 5 p.m.


MARCH 15, 2014

• The 120th Supply and Service Battalion will have its 16th reunion at 5 p.m. at the Chickasaw Nation Community Center in Ada. 

• Ada Recycling Coalition is sponsoring its 16th annual telephone book collection contest for the Pontotoc County area. ARC will give the winning classroom (a minimum of 100 phone books) at each participating school money for a pizza party. ARC will also give $150 to the school that collects the most phone books. Students should take phone books to their participating schools through April 11. For more information, call 436-8100 or email

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