Providing high-tech educational opportunities for high school students, adults and businesses in Oklahoma.
September 29, 2017
EL RENO – “I’ll be back.”
YUKON – Math is not a gift, contends Cheryl Brannum. It can be learned, and students can have fun in the process.
September 29, 2017
Don DeWald of Oklahoma City is the 2017 recipient of the Myra P. Sadker Award, which honors an outstanding instructor of non-traditional students.
September 21, 2017
CHICKASHA – Brett Drennan and Taylor Hawkins hit it off immediately.
September 1, 2017
EL RENO – Once in awhile, blessings have strings attached, says Dr. Greg Winters.
August 16, 2017
EL RENO – The American job landscape includes a majority of people who feel no real connection to their job, according to the latest Gallup workforce survey.
August 11, 2017
July 18, 2017
EL RENO – Sharon Harwell started her first real job last week – at least the first one after high school.
July 13, 2017
EL RENO – Organizers are calling the Veterans Resource Fair a free information exchange for active duty and retired Oklahoma veterans and their families.
June 27, 2017
EL RENO – There was a time when you could spot them a mile away.
May 26, 2017
EL RENO – Most people can recall a time in their early childhood when a parent dropped them off for the first time in unfamiliar surroundings.
May 23, 2017
CHICKASHA – Peggy Castleberry recalls a time several years ago when a student was suffering so badly from an abscessed tooth that his eye was nearly swollen shut.
May 12, 2017
EL RENO – Kiersten Williams relocated to the Oklahoma City area last year, leaving behind a bad family situation in Missouri.
May 4, 2017
April 6, 2017
EL RENO – A new greenhouse full of annual bedding plants awaits visitors to Canadian Valley Technology Center as the school hosts the annual spring plant sale April 13-14.
EL RENO – Summer preteen day camps in June and July will keep the hallways hopping at Canadian Valley Technology Center’s two area campuses.
April 4, 2017
EL RENO – The medical industry is like a vast expanse, admits Megan Gay. So many career options exist that she had to explore more before jumping in, she said.
March 23, 2017
CHICKASHA – Dale Thompson believes public officials should seek ways to save taxpayer dollars.
February 23, 2017
YUKON – Cody Watson peers at the sky and sees possibilities. Not limits.
February 23, 2017
CHICKASHA – Edna Standley no doubt saw the joy her son Fred had each time he fixed something. As many mothers do, she sought ways to ignite his fervor.
February 9, 2017
February 6, 2017
YUKON – Libby Parker was at a crossroads. One path followed familiarity. Another less-trodden path was unsure but had the potential to satisfy her heart.
January 10, 2017
EL RENO – Weather lingo is second nature to Oklahomans. Many can identify a hook echo on a radar before learning to drive.
January 4, 2017
CHICKASHA – Loyd Conner points up to a wall in his shop and smiles. Fenders, front panels, a car hood or two.
“That’s my wall of fame,” Conner says proudly.
December 15, 2016
EL RENO – Don’t let the name fool you. Canadian Valley Technology Center sits high on a hill. Metaphorically speaking.
December 9, 2016
CHICKASHA – In the spirit of the season, it could be said that children and stuffed animals go together like milk and cookies.
December 9, 2016
EL RENO – Toughness has many meanings.
Tough people are attractive. Respected. Far too often, however, toughness crosses a line.
December 1, 2016
November 15, 2016
October 28, 2016
October 12, 2016
CHICKASHA – Though it was not an audible voice Jallane Link heard, she got the message loud and clear.
“It’s time to slow down,” she said.
October 5, 2016
September 26, 2016
CHICKASHA – A group of young ladies at Canadian Valley Technology Center has banded together in taking a pledge and issuing an ensuing challenge to peers.
September 1, 2016
YUKON – Reconstruction is the final stretch at Canadian Valley Technology Center’s El Reno Campus with anticipated re-opening scheduled for January 5, 2017.
SEPTEMBER 1, 2016
YUKON – Where there is power, there must also be knowledge, says Rory Mathes.
AUGUST 18, 2016
August 17, 2016
YUKON – Upon first glance into the diesel shop at Canadian Valley Technology Center, the casual observer would see only a cement mixer truck.
But it’s much more.
July 23, 2016
CHICKASHA – Taylor Smith and Taylor Parham share a name. They also recently shared a classroom. The two have similar work ethics and a passion to help others.
July 18, 2016
YUKON – In a week of firsts, Brianna Adams reached the pinnacle.
June 8, 2016
EL RENO – For the sixth consecutive year, Canadian Valley Technology Center has been recognized as a Gold Star School by the Oklahoma Association of Technology Centers.
June 7, 2016
YUKON – Tom Durante has replayed the scene is his mind many times.
A vehicle crashes in rural Oklahoma. People are trapped inside twisted metal.
June 1, 2016
CHICKASHA – Diana Callahan cannot remember how many trips she has taken on a school bus. She still sees bright yellow in her dreams.
May 31, 2016
EL RENO – Christie Green had been watching weather reports all day. She was well aware the forecast included a high risk of severe weather in central Oklahoma.
May 20, 2016
YUKON – The light turned on for Kaleb Barrett. Maybe not as quickly as he hoped, but there is no turning back.
May 18, 2016
YUKON – There’s something mystical about hair. People have hair fixations.
Braids. Beads. Buns. Curlers. Cuts. Colors.
Updos. Down dos. Mohawks and faux hawks.