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 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.
Owensboro Public Schools has selected John David Sandefur, CPA to lead its financial department. Sandefur currently serves as the chief financial officer for Hausner Hard-Chrome Inc.
Thank you to all of our legislators who attended the Family Resource Youth Service Center reception at the OPS central office.
OHS students used Google Cardboard Virtual Reality headsets to take a VR excursion through Europe on Thursday, Feb. 2 at 9 a.m. in Mrs. Thurman’s social studies class. Students use a free app called YouVisit to see the sights of Europe from the seats of their OHS desks.
Kentucky Arts Council Artist Molly Eric is working with students at all five OPS elementary schools to create a decoupage canvas based on a book the students read. Decoupage is a term used to describe the craft of decorating objects with paper cut-outs. v