Fifth graders project: To move Myrtle the Superdog from book to video

As they enter fifth grade at Broken Arrow Elementary School in Shawnee this month, Brooks Worf and Caleb Krob are already focused on a project they’ll work on this year.

Last year, Brooks self-published the tales of his dog Myrtle as a superhero in “The Amazing Adventures of Myrtle Power,” and now the two friends want to make a video.

“The story is about Myrtle’s adventures, what she does during her adventures and how she gets her superpowers. It’s basically the big opening grand thing,” Brooks said.

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Students celebrate national Kindness Challenge with #BrokenArrowRocks
January 31, 2018 - Shawnee Dispatch

Look around, you may just find a glimmer of positivity around you in the most unexpected place.

For an art project last week, students decorated pond rocks with colorful illustrations and uplifting sayings. They left these rocks all over the Shawnee area, with the goal to brighten people’s days. 


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Broken Arrow Named an Apple Distinguished School

Posted October 26, 2016


The Shawnee Mission School District is pleased to announce that Briarwood, Broken Arrow, and Trailwood Elementary Schools have been recognized as Apple Distinguished Schools for 2016–2018. These schools are being recognized for the ways they have used technology, provided through the district’s digital learning initiative, to transform education. Click here to view a webpage about the honor.

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Broken Arrow students celebrate ‘whirled peace’

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Shawnee Dispatch


Sprinkled across the sprawling entrance to Broken Arrow Elementary School, hundreds of colorful pinwheels spinned furiously in the early autumn breeze.


The small pinwheels, lodged into the grass, were the loving creations of the Broken Arrow student body, who made the art project in honor of the International Day of Peace last week.

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