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OHS Makes The ACT Fun
OHS Makes The ACT Fun

Owensboro High School students and staff had an ACT pep rally on Monday, March 20 at 2:30 p.m. in the auditorium in preparation for the ACT that all juniors in the state of Kentucky took on Tuesday.  

Fine Arts Festival; Performances run March 20 through March 30 at RiverPark Center
Fine Arts Festival; Performances run March 20 through March 30 at RiverPark Center

Owensboro Public Schools are celebrating the 18th Anniversary of the OPS Fine Arts Festival at the RiverPark Center beginning March 20 and running through March 30. This annual celebration of creativity in the arts brings over 3000 student performers together for 7000 audience members over two weeks of performances.

OHS African-American Studies Classes Host Panel
OHS African-American Studies Classes Host Panel

Two OHS African-American studies classes hosted a panel of Owensboro African-American leaders from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in the OHS media center on Tuesday, March 7.  OHS students are currently reading about the use of the “n” word in their African-American studies class.  

OPS Employees A Big Part of Foundation For Excellence
OPS Employees A Big Part of Foundation For Excellence

The Owensboro Public Schools Foundation for Excellence grants are largely funded by the grant recipients themselves.  The last two years, an average of 223 OPS employees gave almost $13,000 out of their own pockets each year to help fund school grants.  That hard-earned money comes from teachers, cafeteria staff, bus drivers and other OPS staff.

Owensboro Public Schools Kindergarten & Preschool Registration March 6 - March 17 At The School The Child Will Attend
Owensboro Public Schools Kindergarten & Preschool Registration March 6 - March 17 At The School The Child Will Attend

Owensboro Public Schools will be accepting registration for all students who will attend preschool or kindergarten for the first time next year from March 6-March 17 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the school the child will attend in the fall.

 

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