Owensboro High School leaders have named OHS alumnus Brad Schmied the new swim coach for the Devilfish. Clayton Royal had to resign earlier this year due to a new career opportunity. Schmied comes to OHS from Daviess County High School where he was the Daviess County swim coach.
Owensboro Public Schools, Owensboro Health and Kentucky Wesleyan College cut the ribbon on the new Owensboro Track and Field on Wednesday, August 16, located between the Owensboro Middle School South and the Owensboro Middle School North campuses on South Griffith Avenue. OPS, Owensboro Health and Kentucky Wesleyan College put their financial resources together to make the track possible.
Please take the time to view all information on the solar eclipse occurring on Monday, August 21.
Cravens Elementary, Estes Elementary, Foust Elementary, Sutton Elementary and Owensboro Middle School South participated in the nationally recognized Million Father March on August 9 which was the first day of school. Essentially, male role models in the community formed a line in front of each school to welcome the students to school on their first day.
The Daviess County Public Schools and Owensboro Public Schools districts are teaming up to invite the community to support students across our community as they prepare for the start of a new school year.
Parents of Grades 5-12 parents,
There are a few changes with always-on cases/backpacks for district-issued laptops for students in 2017-18. Please pay attention to each campus for specific change:
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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.
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.