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When do classes begin and end at the Tulsa Public Schools?

Traditional classes begin August 20, 2012.
Traditional classes end May 23, 2013.
Continuous Learning begins August 6, 2012.
Continuous Learning ends June 7, 2013.

If any additional days are missed due to inclement weather, the school year will be adjusted appropriately.

Source: Tulsa Public Schools Official Web Site, 7/12. 
 

Where can I find information about tornadoes that have occurred in Tulsa and in Oklahoma?

The Storm Prediction Center of the National Weather Service includes maps, tracks, averages and summaries that apply to tornadic activity in the United States.  The Norman office of the National Weather Service keeps a historic list of tornado data by county.  The EF Scale became operational on February 1, 2007 and is used to assign a tornado a 'rating' based on estimated wind speeds and related damage.

Where can I find information about the Oklahoma Centennial Botanical Garden?

Construction on the $40 million project began in 2008 and is located seven miles northwest of downtown on 240 acres. The land was donated by Gentner Drummond and Tom Atherton. One hundred eighty acres are being conserved in their natural state of woodlands and prairie with walking and tram trails. The master plan calls for 15 major theme gardens, 60 specialty gardens, a 3,000-seat amphitheater, a conservatory, an education complex, an interfaith chapel, and a three-story observation tower.
Guests are encouraged to bring water and insect repellent.

Where is my nearest Oklahoma Tag Agency?

The Oklahoma Tax Commission has a listing by city of all Oklahoma Tag Agencies.
There is a tag agency downtown: Downtown Tulsa Tag Agency, LLC, 201 West 5th Street, Suite 110, Tulsa OK 74103; Phone: 918.582.8247. Their hours are: Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:30 pm.

Source: Oklahoma Tax Commission web site.
 

Who should I contact for Oklahoma earthquakes information?

Oklahoma Geological Survey Observatory, Number One Observatory Lane, POB 8, Leonard, OK 74043.
Phone: (918) 366-4152
Toll-Free: (800) 330-3996
Fax: (918) 366-4156
Email: amiegibson@ou.edu
Website includes Oklahoma earthquake maps, catalogs, seismograms and spectrograms, a catalog of worldwide nuclear tests, a form to use to report an earthquake in Oklahoma or surrounding states, and links to seismic sites.

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