The application for the new iMiddle School is now active online and can be submitted by paper application as well.
The link to the online version of the application can be found in the link below. Paper applications can be picked up at any of the district's elementary schools or at OMS South. Paper applications can be returned to any of the elementary schools or to OMS South once completed.
Link to Online Application
The application is not merit based as it is intended to gauge interest in the school and get an idea of the size of the student body for next year.
If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Mark Moore at OMS South by dialing 270-686-1128.
You may have already heard about the district's plan to open a new innovation middle school (iMiddle) in the current OMS South building. However, if you are a parent of a current 5th or 6th grade student, you may have questions about what iMiddle will be.
We have you covered. There are six parent information nights that will be held throughout the district that are open to all parents of current 5th and 6th grade students to learn more about what iMiddle is and if your student would benefit from project-based learning.
The parent info night dates are as follows:
OMS South - November 1 - 5:30 p.m.
Foust - November 5 - 2:30 p.m.
Newton Parrish - November 8 - 5:30 p.m.
Sutton - November 8 - 7:00 p.m.
Cravens - November 13 - 5:30 p.m.
Estes - November 15 - 5:30 p.m.
Parents can attend any of the dates listed above in order to fit their schedule. Come learn more about project-based learning and see if this nontraditional environment where your student can thrive.
We also want to hear your feedback about iMiddle. Take a few moments ...
This article originally appeared in the Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer on 6/3/18.
Amy Bellamy said she has always loved literature and helping students better their reading and writing skills. Now, in her new position as Owensboro Public Schools' literacy coach, she'll have the opportunity to help other OPS educators in those fields as well.
"One of the things that I love about teaching is being able to share with kids," Bellamy said. "How can we hook kids to get them engaged, how can we change it up, how can we do this in a fun, new way?"
Bellamy, who has taught language arts at Owensboro Middle School North for 12 years, began her new position Monday. It's perfect for her, she said, because she has always had a passion for English and literature. She received a bachelor's degree in English literature and a bachelor's degree in education, both from Kentucky Wesleyan College. She also has a master's degree in K-12 literacy from University of the Cumberlands, and received her Rank I from Morehead State University.
The district was awarded the $631,250 Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy ...
Owensboro Public Schools has announced the full lineup of mobile and permanent sites for the Summer Food Service Program.
These sites will provide free meals to any child 18 years of age or younger. The meals must be consumed on-site as part of the program.
Locations of the mobile sites and permanent locations can be found on our social media outlets as well as in the links provided.
Dates and times vary from site to site so be sure to check the fliers ahead of time. Should you need any additional information, contact Deanna Sanders at Central Office at 270-686-1000.
Owensboro Public Schools will hold a number of youth sports camps throughout the summer. The various camps will take place as follows:
Volleyball - June 4-6
Football - June 4-7
Basketball - June 11-14
Baseball - June 18-20
Registration forms for each camp can be found online by clicking this link.
For more information, please contact Jared Revlett, Public Information Officer for Owensboro Public Schools at 270-686-1000.