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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.

 

OHS Students Try Out Jobs In Owensboro Bookmark

OHS Students Try Out Jobs In Owensboro

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.

 

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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.  

OHS African-American Studies Classes Host Panel Bookmark

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.  

OHS Students Take A Virtual Tour Through Europe Bookmark

OHS Students Take A Virtual Tour Through Europe

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.

 

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OHS Students Working With Hager Preschool Bookmark

OHS Students Working With Hager Preschool

OHS Students Working With Hager Preschool

OHS Percussion Ensemble to Perform at KMEA State Conference Bookmark

OHS Percussion Ensemble to Perform at KMEA State Conference

OHS Percussion Ensemble to Perform at KMEA State Conference

 

OHS Theatre Students Perform World Premiere for Playwright Bookmark

OHS Theatre Students Perform World Premiere for Playwright

OHS Theatre Students Perform World Premiere for Playwright

 

Owensboro High School Calling for Hall of Achievement Applications Bookmark

Owensboro High School Calling for Hall of Achievement Applications

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.

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  • Governor Cuts Ribbon at OIA Articled 4 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 4 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 4 years ago

    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.  
  • Owensboro Public Schools Launches Radio Station Articled 4 years ago

    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 ...
  • Five OPS Employees honored by Kentucky Music Educators in 2016 Articled 3 years ago

    The membership of Kentucky Music Educators Association District 2, representing teachers across Union, Henderson, Webster, Hopkins, McLean, Daviess, Ohio and Hancock counties selected five Owensboro Public School Employees as Music Teachers, Administrator and Friend of Music for 2016. Each were nominated and presented by their peers then elected by the music teachers of the district.  Congratulations to these outstanding individuals. Their efforts make every day a great day in Owensboro Public Schools! Liz Tullis-Music Specialist Newton Parrish -Elementary Music Teacher of the Year Steven Bratcher-Principal, Newton Parrish-Administrator of the Year Joyce Goodwin-OPS Piano Accompanist-Friend of Music Aaron Klausing-OHS Assistant Band Director-High School Music Teacher of the Year Kaitlin Callihan-OMS South Band Director-Middle School Music Teacher of the Year  
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