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OHS Names Schmied New Swim Coach Bookmark

OHS Names Schmied New Swim Coach

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, Kentucky Wesleyan College Partner to Open New Track and Field Bookmark

Owensboro Public Schools, Owensboro Health, Kentucky Wesleyan College Partner to Open New Track and Field

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.

 

Eclipse Information Bookmark

Eclipse Information

Please take the time to view all information on the solar eclipse occurring on Monday, August 21.

Several OPS Schools Participate In Million Father March Bookmark

Several OPS Schools Participate In Million Father March

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.  

 

Schools team up to ‘Stuff the Bus’ for kids Bookmark

Schools team up to ‘Stuff the Bus’ for kids

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.

 

Backpack Information Bookmark

Backpack Information

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:

 

2017 Registration Dates Bookmark

2017 Registration Dates

School Registration Dates 2017

OPS Instructor Wins Agriculture Teacher Of The Year Award Bookmark

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 Bookmark

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.  

 

Highest Rated

  • Governor Cuts Ribbon at OIA Articled 2 years ago

    Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear joined members of the Owensboro and Daviess County school districts as well as community leaders to cut the ribbon on the Owensboro Innovation Academy on Wednesday, Sept. 30 at 10:30 a.m. at the Centre for Business and Research, 1010 Allen Street in Owensboro.   OIA is a small stand-alone high school that uses project-based learning with a technical, STEM and entrepreneurial curriculum.   The school is affiliated with the national New Tech Network, a nationwide consortium of 134 schools in 34 states.   The school, part of Kentucky’s nationally recognized Districts of Innovation program, is a partnership between Owensboro Public Schools and Daviess County Public Schools in its inaugural school year with a newly admitted freshman class of 80 students.    The Innovation Academy is located in the Centre for Business and Research, which incubates technology-based companies that are all clients of the Kentucky Innovation Network.   
  • OPS Installs Third Book Kiosk at Sutton Elementary Articled 2 years ago

    OPS Installs Third Book Kiosk at Sutton Elementary   On Thursday, Oct. 8 at 2 p.m., Sutton students and staff, First Security officials, DCPL officials, OPS Board of Education members and district staff unveiled the third of six Little Free Libraries which serve as 24/7 book kiosks at each OPS elementary school and Hager Preschool.   As part of the Owensboro Public Schools’ Literacy Initiative, we believe it’s important to give students access to books 24/7.  First Security Bank along with six other financial institutions have each partnered with OPS elementary schools and Hager Preschool to volunteer in the schools and buy each school a Little Free Library.  
  • OIA and Gateway Students Partner to Make Wood Puzzles For Puzzle Pieces Articled last year

    On Friday Nov. 20 at 9 a.m., Owensboro Innovation Academy engineering students and some Gateway Academy students saw a project they’ve been working on come to fruition.  OIA students created 3D wood puzzles for the clients of Puzzle Pieces.  Each puzzle is personalized for a specific recipient.  Gateway Academy students created carrying cases for the puzzles.   “This is another example of the real world application our students at Owensboro Innovation Academy are receiving on a daily basis,” said Beth Benjamin, OIA Director.   “At Gateway Academy, we’re trying to teach our students they can make a difference in this community.  This partnership with Puzzle Pieces is an excellent start,” said Melissa Brown, Gateway Academy Principal.   According to its website, Puzzle Pieces’ mission is to provide a safe environment for individuals with intellectual disabilities and promote independence, life skills, community access and involvement, social interaction, communication, self-worth and build trusting relationships between clients, staff, and families. Through our programs, we meet the individual needs of the clients we serve with a person-centered approach while incorporating a social atmosphere with opportunities to access the community.  
  • Leader In Me Symposium Included Visits to Three OPS Elementary Schools Articled last year

    The Owensboro Convention Center is hosted the Leader In Me Symposium on Tuesday, Nov. 17.  Conference attendees visited three OPS schools to see how the Leader In Me program has been implemented at each of the schools.  Each school had around 50 visitors.   The Leader in Me is Franklin Covey’s whole school transformation process. It teaches 21st century leadership and life skills to students and creates a culture of student empowerment based on the idea that every child can be a leader.  The Leader in Me is also aligned to many national and state academic standards, including Common Core standards. The process teaches students the skills needed for academic success in any setting. These skills include critical thinking, goal setting, listening and speaking, self-directed learning, presentation-making and the ability to work in groups.  –Excerpt taken from The Leader In Me Website  
  • Owensboro Public Schools Launches Radio Station Articled last year

    The Red Devils Sports Network is now on the air on ESPN’s 102.7 The Game.  Thanks to a partnership with the Cromwell Radio group, several OHS athletic events will be broadcast live on 102.7 FM.  You can also go to Owensbororadio.com and click on 102.7.  If you’re on the go, you can listen to the Red Devils on your mobile device if you download the iGoRadio app and click on 102.7.  The voice of the devils will be broadcasting legend Jerry Birge.   “Owensboro High School has a rich tradition of incredible sports teams in Kentucky.   I’m honored to get to share that tradition with listeners,” said Jerry Birge, Voice of the Red Devils.   The Red Devils Sports Network will broadcast several basketball games this season and will transition to football in the fall.  However, the new radio station will serve as more than just a way to hear the Red Devils on the radio.  The program will also highlight OPS success stories in both the fine arts and in academics.   “We know people who can’t attend the games in person want to ...
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