• Union Public Schools ready for new school year with new building

    By: Ron Terrell

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    TULSA, Okla. - Quick Facts:

    • Ellen Ochoa Elementary sits near 31st and Garnett
    • 500 students move to the  new school from Briarglen Elementary
    • The school's namesake was the first Hispanic female astronaut
    • She currently serves as director of NASA's Johnson Space Cetner
    • The district hopes Ochoa can come to the formal dedication
    • After phase 2 ends in 2019, the school will house about 1,000 students

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