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OIA Students Teach Code to Girls Incorporated
OIA Students Teach Code to Girls Incorporated

Owensboro Innovation Academy female students taught computer coding to girls who participate in Girls Incorporated on Thursday, April 20 from 3:45 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. at the Owensboro Innovation Academy.  The purpose of the workshop was to get more girls interested in coding which is historically a male heavy hobby and occupation. 


OPS Band Set To Perform One-Of-A-Kind Show
OPS Band Set To Perform One-Of-A-Kind Show

OPS percussion students of all ages will perform “Connected” on April 20 and 21 at 7 p.m. at the OHS auditorium.  The show incorporates multiple art forms like band, choir, orchestra, theatre, dance and visual art.  This unique experience takes the audience through a story via percussion.


Estes Plants Gardening Day
Estes Plants Gardening Day

Estes Elementary students and staff celebrated their inaugural Gardening Day on Thursday, April 13 starting at 9 a.m.  Estes teacher Lauren Coomes has worked hard over the last couple years to bring agriculture to Estes.


Newton Parrish Hosts Bicycle Rodeo for  March of Dimes
Newton Parrish Hosts Bicycle Rodeo for March of Dimes

Students and staff at Newton Parrish Elementary raised money for March of Dimes via a Bicycle Rodeo on Saturday, April 15.  The rodeo included a safety inspection to make sure bikes were good to ride, a safety talk led by OHS cycling students and around 10 bike activities where students can sharpen their riding skills.


College Connections Camp

Get college ready with our College Connections Camp! Students will be given an opportunity to improve skills in English, Reading and Math. A placement test will be given upon completion of the camp and students will meet with an advisor to schedule classes. 



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