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.
Over 40 OHS students taking a class called Family and Consumer Science Essentials visited various locations in Owensboro to job shadow professionals in our community during the school day on March 27. The students completed the first two lessons of the Junior Achievement Job Shadow curriculum prior to their site visits.
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.
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.
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.
US Marshall Ed Evans
OHS Students Working With Hager Preschool
OHS Percussion Ensemble to Perform at KMEA State Conference
OHS Theatre Students Perform World Premiere for Playwright
Owensboro High School’s “Hall of Achievement” Committee is accepting nominations for the 2016 class. Every three years, a new class of Owensboro High School alumni are accepted into the Hall of Achievement based on the criteria listed below. The OHS Hall of Achievement was established in 2001. To date, the Hall’s 51 inductees have included a Pulitzer Price winner, a CBS News analyst, a former Kentucky Supreme Court Justice, a vocal artist and other distinguished alumni.