7th-8th Grade Information & Opportunities


Student Contest for Design of New State License Plate

License to Educate

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister has announced a student art contest to design a new specialty license plate benefiting education. Proceeds from the purchase of the specialty plates will be used to bolster teacher recruitment efforts in Oklahoma. 

In the License to Educate contest, students in Pre-K through 12th grade may submit original artwork, with the winning design ultimately selected by Oklahomans in an online vote.

The Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE) will accept education-related artwork for the plate through Sept. 22. Students may submit entries digitally through the OSDE website or by mail. Entry forms are available on the OSDE website.

Read the full press release here.


For more information, visit the License to Educate web page.


OK Promise Scholarship Program

All 8th - 10th graders are invited to apply for this scholarship program.  Students must complete 17-course curriculum and maintain a 2.5 g.p.a. in grades 9-12.  Parent income must be $50,000 or less to qualify.  This is a great program and will help pay tuition at Oklahoma Colleges, career techs, and universities.  You can pick up a paper application from Mrs. Costner or go to www.okpromise.orgJuly 1st is the deadline.


Choctaw Students

The Choctaw Nation Higher Education Program requires students to apply every semester at www.choctawhighered.com.


Students will need to fill out the online application and upload the required documents indicated below: 

  • Complete academic transcript that shows the student and institution's name, cumulative GPA, and cumulative earned hours
  • Class schedule showing the student and institution's name, the course titles, and number of credit hours


Chickasaw Students


The Chickasaw Education Department has asked us to remind you to fill out an application if you would like to be included on the Chickasaw Honor Club.  There is an application that you can pick up from the high school or elementary office and it will be faxed for you. You may also access this info online. If you want money for good grades, fill it out.



Contact Information

Allen Public Schools
105 North Denver
Allen, Oklahoma 74825

Office hours 8am – 4pm

Phone: 580-857-2416
Fax: 580-857-2636

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