SULPHUR, Okla. – Oklahoma School for the Deaf students are kicking off their new Key Club organization with an exciting holiday service project that ties in with organization’s goals for student leadership, volunteering and service opportunities.
Members are gathering items for Blessing Baskets to be delivered to the Little Lighthouse in Tulsa.
The Little Lighthouse is a center for children with developmental disabilities, ages birth to age 6.
The organization provides a Christian education and special services, such as physical and occupational therapy, as well as other services at no cost to the families. Little Lighthouse runs solely on grants and donations.
The OSD Key Club joins other extracurricular organizations and activities, such as Fellowship of Christian Athletes, athletics, Academic Team, Battle of the Books team and student government.
OSD's extracurricular programs give students with hearing loss the same opportunities that hearing students have in public schools for a well-rounded educational experience beyond the classroom.
The OSD Key Club is sponsored by the Murray County Kiwanis's Club
Sooner Foods, RFD Construction and Vision Bank are also generous Key Club supporters.
OSD has more than a 100-year history of providing educational resources to deaf and hard of hearing students, ages 2 through 12th grade, throughout the state of Oklahoma. The school serves students at the main campus in Sulphur and two early childhood centers for ages 2 years through 3rd grade in Chickasha and birth through 5 years in Edmond.
OSD is a division of the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services.
For more information about OSD's Key Club or other programs and services, contact the school at 580-622-4900 or visit http://www.osd.k12.ok.us/.