New Lima Schools

There is an Indian Education Committee/JOM meeting this afternoon, 1/26 @3:30 in Ms. Keesee's HS Annex Computer Lab. ALL JOM PARENTS ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND!

Tentative Schedule for the Week of 1/23

Monday, 1/23:

Elementary G/T Meeting 3:15-5:00

7/8 Basketball vs. Strother @4:30

Tuesday, 1/24:

Man Up @Lunch

HS Basketball @Strother @6:30

Wednesday, 1/25:

Elem. Basketball @Bowlegs @9AM

HS FCA @Lunch

StuCo 3:15-4:15

Thursday, 1/26:

Indian Education/JOM Meeting @3:30 in Ms. Keesee's Computer Lab

Saturday, 1/28:

HS FCA Trip: OU Basketball Game

Congratulations to our SRT Tournament Champions! Our 7th & 8th grade girls beat 2A Latta 33-11 for the title. Way to go, girls!!

January's Breakfast and Lunch Menus

Congratulations to our student of the month, Alma Torres! Alma won for exhibiting the quality of RESPONSIBILITY. If you see Alma, congratulate her!

December's board meeting will be held December 12th @6:30 in the Superintendent's Office.

**UPDATE!** Position has been filled.-- New Lima is in need of a full time janitor. The hours are 7:30-3:30. The job requires a large amount of walking and physical labor, such as mopping and vacuuming. Please contact Mrs. Barkhimer for more information. or (405)257-5771 Posted 11/30/2022

Our JH girls were runners up in the JH Little River Conference last week! Way to go, girls!

Congratulations to our Mahaylia Harge for being named an All Conference Fastpitch Softball player!

November's Board meeting will be held Nov. 14th @6:30 in the Superintendent's Office.

Our high school student of the month for October is Emma Marchbanks! Emma was recognized for showing RESPONSIBILITY. If you see her, give her a pat on the back! Way to go, Emma!

We'd like to say a big thank you to Electric Service Company of Seminole for donating new basketballs!

🍎 Cafeteria Info!🍎

2022/2023 Basketball Schedules


3-year-olds painted and learned about 🎃 pumpkins🎃 yesterday!

Our 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th graders had a GREAT time at Seminole Nation Play Day at the Seminole Nation Museum in Wewoka today.

Pre-K is learning about 🎃pumpkins🎃 today!

Our own Beau Sneed was the 1st place high school winner of the 2022 Canadian Valley Electric Cooperative & American Legion Essay Contest! Beau wrote an essay over what freedom and the American flag means to him. Beau was presented with a certificate and a check for $250 at last night's Flag Retirement Ceremony. Congratulations to Beau!

Congratulations to Beau Sneed for being chosen as the high school's Student of the Month! Beau was chosen for exhibiting the quality of RESPECT. If you see this young man, congratulate him. Way to go, Beau!

October's Breakfast and Lunch Menus

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. We here at New Lima want to encourage you to reach out if you're contemplating suicide or self-harm.

The Suicide Prevention Lifeline is available 24/7. It is free and confidential. Call 1800-273-TALK or call or text 988 for help.

Did you know...

🧡According to the CDC, in 2020 there were 869 deaths by suicide in Oklahoma.

💛According to the National Institute of Mental Health, in 2020 suicide was the second leading cause of death among individuals between the ages of 10-14 and 25-34 , the third leading cause of death among individuals between the ages of 15-24, and the fourth leading cause of death among individuals between the ages of 35 and 44.

🧡According to the CDC, in 2020 Oklahoma's ninth leading cause of death was suicide.

For more information on how to help, visit or

To see the PSAs that our Advanced Computers class created to help spread awareness, click here.

New Lima 🍀4-H 🍀students did great at the Seminole County Fair. All first place entries qualified for the OK State Fair. Here are their achievements:

Front Row (L to R):

🍀Leeanna Simon- 1st & 2nd Places

🍀Aubri Davis- 2 Clover Bud Participation Awards

🍀Charlee Morris- Clover Bud Participation Award

🍀Harper Barkhimer- 1st Place, 3rd Place @OK State Fair

Back Row (L to R):

🍀Devrey Whitefield- 3, 1st Place Entries

🍀Marli Penn- 2nd Place

🍀Sandi Simon-2, 1st Place Entries

🍀Leo Morris- 1st Place

Falcon family--

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to the High School's student of the month for August, Rhilynn Mashtare! Rhilynn was recognized for her daily diligence.

If you see her, tell her to keep it up!

New Lima Public Schools is looking for substitute teachers for the 2022-2023 school year. If you are interested in subbing please call us at 405-257-3948 or come by Mr. Lee's office in the Elementary to fill out an application.

Online Student Transfer application is now available. This application allows parents/guardians to submit an open transfer request that will be processed in the order in which they are received. For any students new to Oklahoma, the application will assign a State Testing Number (STN) that is used for enrollment purposes.

The revised Student Transfer Policy takes effect January 1, 2022.

Student Transfer Policy Effective 1-1-2022.pdf

Our Mission

To encourage the students, within the limits of his/her capabilities to acquire knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to function effectively as a worthy citizen in a democratic society. To teach each child to develop a knowledge and appreciation for American culture, American citizenship and the rights and responsibilities of being a citizen. To recognize the individual differences of each student and to provide the educational opportunities necessary to meet those needs. To teach character by preparing a student to accept responsibility in all endeavors, to respect the rights of others and to have high moral and spiritual values. To understand the needs of all students and provide the opportunities in the vocational, as well as the academic fields, by establishing a program to meet those needs of vocationally inclined, as well as those of the academically talented. To develop a healthy and controlled body able to meet and to withstand the rigors of daily living. To develop wholesome personal and social attitudes which are fundamental to sound human relations in the home, the school and the community.