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Annual Parent School Improvement Survey

During the month of November, Owen County High School will be collecting parent input regarding your experience as a parent of a student(s) in our school.  We very much want to hear from you as we work to improve every aspect of your child's experience as a student at OCHS!  Please take a few minutes and give us your impressions about our school and what we can do to improve the experience of all students!

The survey link is here: 2018 Parent School Improvement Survey

New ACT Preparation Tool!!!

ACT is now offering FREE to Kentucky students an online ACT preparation tool called ACT Academy.  Simply click on this link to access practice ACT questions and to get help with questions that you may not understand...YET!

Minutes of the October Regular Meeting of the OCHS SBDM

Please click on the title link above to read the minutes of the October 2018 meeting of the OCHS Site-Based Decision Making Council.

Revised Dress Code: SBDM Policy LE-2018-9

Please click on the title bar above to read the revised OCHS Dress Code policy, LE-2018-9.  This policy will be distributed to students over the next weeks and changes will be highlighted so that everyone has a clear understanding of the policy.

Minutes of the September Regular Meeting of the OCHS SBDM

To view the minutes for the monthly regular meeting of the OCHS Site-Based Decision Making Council, please click on the title link above.

July 11, 2018 Regular SBDM Council Meeting minutes

Please click on the title bar above to view the minutes of the minutes of the July 11, 2018 OCHS SBDM meeting.

Draft Policy for Public Comment: Middle School Courses Taken for High School Credit

Please click on the title bar above to view this draft policy.

Draft Policy for Public Comment: OCHS 2018-19 Dress Code

Please click on the title bar above to view this draft policy.

Minutes of the May 9, 2018 Regular OCHS SBDM Meeting

Please click on the title of this article to view the full minutes of the May 2018 regular meeting of the OCHS Site-Based Decision-Making council.

 

 

 

 

OCHS Site-Based Decision Making Council Parent Representative Elections

The Owen County High School Site-Based Decision Making Council announces that it will hold elections for parent representatives. The positions are for 2-year terms beginning on July 1, 2018, and expiring on June 30, 2020.

Any parent who has a student enrolled at OCHS beginning on July 1, 2018, is eligible to be nominated. Nomination forms are available at the school office or by clicking here. All nomination forms are due to the school office no later than 8 am on Monday, May 21, 2018.

The election of parent representatives will occur on Wednesday, May 23rd, between 5:00pm-7: 00 pm. Those candidates elected (2) will be notified by the principal prior to the regular June meeting of the OCHS Site-Based Decision Making Council.

OCHS to Host Political Forum April 26th

OCHS will host a political forum in the OCHS Auditorium on April 26th from 6-7:30 pm. For more information contact betsy.webster@owen.kyschools.us.

Scheduling and Course Registration for 2018-19 is now open

Students and teachers can access registration materials by going to the FORMS AND SBDM link on the left side of the OCHS School website, or by clicking here.

Any questions can be directed to Mr. Doug Wainscott at 502-484-4197.

Parents are invited to accompany their student to register for classes.  We will be hosting a parent/student registration night on Thursday, February 15th from 4-7pm.  Please come out to OCHS and join us in the media center to register for your 2018-19 classes!

2018-2019 Calendar Released
Don't Text and Drive Pledge

Take our pledge today not to text and drive.

Pledge Link

 

Minutes of the Regular Monthly SBDM Council Meeting for November 2017

Please click on the title bar above to read the minutes of the regular monthly meeting of the OCHS Site-Based Decision Making Council held on November 8, 2017.

Annual Parent Survey for School Improvement

Owen County High School is developing its annual school improvement plan.  We value the input of our students and their parents.  The students have received a brief survey in their email to let us know how they see OCHS, and we want to make sure parents have the same opportunity to give feedback.

Please take just a few minutes and respond to survey found at this link:

http://eprovesurveys.advanc-ed.org/surveys/#/action/44154/6358

All responses are confidential, so please be sure to give feedback that will help us improve as a school!  We truly appreciate your honesty and we will work to improve our work with your students each day!

STLP: Don't Mess With Fate That Text Can Wait!

Please participate in our texting and driving survey below:

 

https://goo.gl/forms/ubyuFsJdOrdFREtW2

 

Thanks for your help and DON'T text and drive!

CEP Media Release 2017-2018
2017-18 School Calendar
2018-19 Annual SBDM Notice

The members of the Owen County High School Site-Based Decision Making (SBDM) Council for 2017-18 are:

Tracy McMillian--Parent

Lisa Stedam--Parent

Laura Dorton--Teacher

Betsy Webster--Teacher

Duane Kline--Principal and SBDM Chair

The SBDM council meets monthly on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 4:00pm in the media center at Owen County High School.  If you would like the council to consider an issue, please feel free to contact Mr. Duane Kline, OCHS Principal, at 502-484-4199.

You may view minutes of prior SBDM meetings by click on the "Forms and SBDM" link to the left and selecting the meeting whose minutes you would like to read.

Does your student need help with school work?

Parents and Students:

OCHS teachers are available EVERYDAY after school to help you with assignments that you find challenging.  Tuesdays and Thursdays are days when students can get general help completing their work, make-up tests and get caught up on missing work, while all teachers are available, by appointment, any day of the week.

Please take advantage of your teachers' knowledge and the help they offer!  We want every student to succeed!

For a list of phone extensions at OCHS, please click on the title bar above.

Title I Highly Qualified Teacher Letter for Parents

Please click on the title link above to view copies of the 2017-18 OCHS Title I Parent Notification Letter.  A copy of the form is available under the OCHS page/Forms and SBDM/OCHS forms.

2018-19 Title I Home-School Compact

Please click on the title link above to view copies of the 2015-16 OCHS Title I Home-School Compact.  A copy of the form is available under the OCHS page/Forms and SBDM/OCHS forms.

2018-19 OCHS Title I Parent Involvement Policy

This policy is available for review  under the OCHS page/Forms and SBDM/OCHS forms.  It is also available by contacting the school office.  Please feel free to email any questions, comments or suggestions to Mr. Duane Kline, Principal, at duane.kline@owen.kyschools.us.

Our Purpose rebelman

At Owen County High School, our purpose is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for leadership, personal growth and career success.