Governor’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony


Lighting Ceremony

When: Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Where: Oklahoma State Capitol (South)

Hosts: Office of Governor Mary Fallin, the Oklahoma State Department of Education, the Oklahoma Arts Council, the Office of Management & Enterprise Services and the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

Contact

Events Office
- Governor’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
events@sde.ok.gov or (405) 522-8767

 
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister welcomes schools to attend the Governor’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, at the Oklahoma State Capitol. All students and the public are invited to attend the lighting of the Capitol tree, which will take place on the south side of the Capitol.
 

Calling all First through Fifth Grade Classrooms!



On behalf of Governor Mary Fallin and State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister, we are excited to announce the upcoming Governor's Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Announcements
2017 Classroom Participants Announced, October 31, 2017 - View below
Christmas Tree Lighting Tree Decorating Application 2017
2016 Classroom Participants Announced, November 3, 2016 
Classroom Notification is Wednesday, October 26, 2016
2016 Classroom Application Request - Closed

Capitol Building Trees Decoration

First through fifth-grade classrooms if selected to participate in this event. Teachers will be notified if their class has been chosen. Each class of students is responsible for decorating one four-foot artificial tree, with a theme selected by the students.

The day’s activities, for the 26 chosen classes, include tree decorating; photos with Governor Fallin and State Superintendent Hofmeister; a visit from Santa Claus; treats; storybook reading; musical entertainment, and the lighting of the Capitol Christmas Tree.

Participation Information

If you are attending the Ceremony or Decorating, here are some additional details.

Photos of 2016 Ceremony

2016 Governor's Christmas Ceremony



Schools Selected for Decorating

2017 Selected Schools

  • Achille Elementary - Achille Public Schools
  • Anderson Elementary - Anderson Public Schools
  • Bethel Lower Elementary - Bethel Public Schools
  • Rhoades Elementary - Broken Arrow Public Schools
  • Will Rogers Elementary - Burns Flat-Dill City Public Schools
  • Plato Elementary - Duncan Public Schools
  • Ida Freeman Elementary - Edmond Public Schools
  • Frederick Elementary - Frederick Public Schools
  • Hugo Intermediate - Hugo Public Schools
  • Jenks East Intermediate - Jenks Public Schools
  • Elementary - John Rex Charter School
  • McLoud Early Childhood Center - McLoud Public Schools
  • Plaza Towers Elementary - Moore Public Schools
  • Elementary - Oklahoma School for the Deaf
  • Okmulgee Primary - Okmulgee Public Schools
  • Porter Elementary - Porter Consolidated
  • Jefferson Elementary - Pryor Public Schools
  • Wiley Post Elementary - Putnam City  Public Schools
  • Limestone Tech Academy - Sand Springs Public Schools
  • Shattuck Elementary - Shattuck Public Schools
  • South Rock Creek Elementary - South Rock Creek
  • Tonkawa Elementary - Tonkawa Public Schools
  • Walters Elementary - Walters Public Schools
  • Watonga Elementary - Watonga Public Schools
  • Highland Park Elementary - Woodward Public Schools
  • Finley-Reese Elementary - Wright City Public Schools

 

2016 Selected Schools

  • Washington Grade Center - Ada Public Schools

  • Balko Elementary - Balko Public Schools

  • Bokoshe Elementary - Bokoshe Public Schools

  • Edison Elementary - Bristow Public Schools

  • Cherokee Nation Immersion - Cherokee Nation Public Schools

  • Southwest Elementary - Clinton Public Schools

  • Washington Irving Elementary - Durant Public Schools

  • Orvis Risner Elementary - Edmond Public Schools

  • Gore Lower Elementary - Gore Public Schools

  • Locust Grove Upper Elementary - Locust Grove Public Schools

  • Marietta Primary Elementary - Marietta Public Schools

  • Mason Elementary - Mason Public Schools

  • Parkview Elementary - Mid-Del Public Schools

  • Mill Creek Elementary - Mill Creek Public Schools

  • Elementary Learning Academy - Millwood Public Schools

  • Pioneer Elementary - Noble Public Schools

  • Hawthorne - Oklahoma City Public Schools

  • Barnes Elementary - Owasso Public Schools

  • Lake Park Elementary - Putnam City Public Schools

  • Springer Elementary - Springer Public Schools

  • Stratford Elementary - Stratford Public Schools

  • Strother Elementary - Strother Public Schools

  • Roy Clark Elementary - Union Public Schools

  • Central Intermediate - Wagoner Public Schools

  • Wellston Elementary - Wellston Public Schools

  • Cedar Heights Elementary - Woodward Public Schools

2015 Selected Schools

  • 2015 Press Release
  • 2015 Classroom Participants
  • Westfall Elementary - Choctaw/Nicoma Park Public Schools
  • Grove Valley Elementary - Deer Creek Public Schools
  • West Field Elementary - Edmond Public Schools
  • White Rock Elementary - White Rock Public Schools
  • Dibble Elementary - Dibble Public Schools
  • Sequoyah Elementary - Shawnee Public Schools
  • Skyline Elementary - Stillwater Public Schools
  • Carnegie Elementary School - Carnegie Public Schools
  • Bixby Northeast Elementary & Intermediate - Bixby Public Schools
  • Jackson Elementary - Pauls Valley Public Schools
  • Martin Luther King Elementary - Oklahoma City Public Schools
  • Eugene Field Elementary - Oklahoma City Public Schools
  • Grandview Elementary - Elk City Public Schools
  • Jenks East Intermediate School - Jenks Public School
  • Tulsa Legacy Charter School - Tulsa Public Schools
  • Heavener Elementary - Heavener Public Schools
  • Battiest Elementary - Battiest Public Schools
  • Coyle Elementary - Coyle Public Schools
  • Covington-Douglas Elementary School - Covington-Douglas Public Schools
  • Midway Elementary School - Midway Public Schools
  • Sadler Arts Academy - Muskogee Public Schools
  • Pond Creek-Hunter - Pond Creek-Hunter Public Schools
  • Wyandotte Elementary - Wyandotte Public Schools
  • Antlers Elementary - Antlers Public Schools
  • Wilson Elementary School - Wilson Public Schools
  • Poteau Upper Elementary - Poteau Public Schools

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Last updated on November 16, 2017