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OPS Instructor Wins Agriculture Teacher Of The Year Award
OPS Instructor Wins Agriculture Teacher Of The Year Award

Estes Elementary School’s third/fourth grade teacher Lauren Coomes has been named the Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts’ Teacher of the Year.  The way that Coomes was nominated is a story in itself.   In the spring, Estes students were recognized for their accomplishments in art by the Daviess County Conservation Districts’ Art Poster Contest.  That day, the group took notice of the Estes garden.  After speaking with Coomes and learning about the amazing Estes Garden Day, the (DCCD) decided to nominate Coomes.   


Summer Feeding Goes Farm to Table
Summer Feeding Goes Farm to Table

The Owensboro Public Schools Summer Feeding program featured its farm to summer lessons Wednesday, June 14 at both Legion and Moreland parks.  This is essentially a “show and tell” for farmers where they can connect with the local community at a Summer Feeding site.  Farmers talked about how the food is grown, what season and the nutritional benefits of eating locally grown food.  


Teacher Leadership Network Created from Within
Teacher Leadership Network Created from Within

A group of Owensboro Public Schools teachers have created a one-of-a-kind professional learning program for OPS teachers called DRIVE OPS.  DRIVE stands for Developing Relationships and Inspiring Visionary Educators.  The goal is to create a fellowship of teachers who inspire and empower others to improve teaching and learning in their schools.


Red Steel Takes Its Show On The Road
Red Steel Takes Its Show On The Road

The Owensboro High School steel pan band known as Red Steel is going back to its director’s hometown to perform at the 18th Arts on the Green, Fine Arts and Crafts Festival in La Grange, Ky. on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at Noon.  Red Steel director/Owensboro High School assistant band director Aaron Klausing is an  Oldham County High School graduate.



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