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’ central office, maintenance and transportation department raised $1817.95 for the Goodfellows Club. The four departments (central office was divided between instruction/technology and supt./business/personnel/food service/pupil support) had a friendly competition over the last month to see who could raise the most money.
DCPS and OPS Youth Service Center leaders are partnering up to show the Netflix documentary “Audrie & Daisy,” a film that focuses on social media bullying
OPS is Awarded $150,000 Preschool Grant