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OCHS Hosts Its 2nd Annual College and Career Fair

On Thursday, March 26, OCHS hosted its second annual College and Career Fair.  The fair, designed to introduce OCHS students to the wide range of post-secondary options available to them, was hosted by Mrs. Anne Kline, our College and Career Readiness Counselor.  Be sure to click on the title above to read (and see!) more!


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NO SCHOOL ON MONDAY

School will be closed on Monday, February 16, Presidents' Day!


12/04/14: College and Career Center Update

This is a reminder to all students who have signed up for the December 13th ACT that they will need to complete their photo upload by the end of the day on Friday, December 5th.  If students need help with this task, they can stop by and see Mrs. Kline in the College and Career Center anytime on Friday!

Also, seniors and their parents are invited to a college and financial aid information session on Monday, December 8 at 5:45pm in the OCHS Auditorium.  Preparing the FAFSA and seeking scholarships will be part of the information covered, so be sure to come and learn the steps to follow as you pay for college or technical school!


Junior Chef Team Honored on Kentucky Food Day

STUDENT RECIPE ON THE SCHOOL LUNCH MENU FOR FOOD DAY

(Frankfort, Ky.) – Next week, many Kentucky students will see a new offering on the school lunch menu – a tasty dish devised by fellow students.  To read more, please click on the title above.


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OCES takes High Attendance Day

Congratulations to Owen County Elementary for the District Win for High Attendance Day.  OCES had 98% of their 740 students at school on Thursday!


Thursday, September 18th is High Attendance Day

Owen County Schools are participating in High Attendance Day again this year.  Sponsored by the Kentucky Director of Pupil Personnel Directors Association, High Attendance Day is designed to bring attention to the association between good attendance and success in school and life.  At least one of our Owen County Schools have won the regional race over the past few years, but this year we want to win the state!  So, we need everyone here, on time, and ready to learn!  Especially on Thursday!


The PSAT is right around the corner...

The PSAT, a test given to sophomores and juniors, is used by the National Merit Scholarship Foundation to award the top testing students in America scholarships to colleges each year ($1.4 Billion since 1955).  If you would like your student to take the PSAT on October 15, please call our school counselor, Mr. Doug Wainscott at 502-484-4197.

For more information on the PSAT and how you might prepare for it, you can go here.


Rebel Golfers Excel at All-A Region!!

The OCHS Rebel golf teams showed why they are the class of the district and the All-A region, with the girls' team winning the All-A region tournament for the sixth consecutive time, while the boys were team runners-up.  Justin Trusty turned in a stellar performance, posting a 75 for the round and winning the individual medalist honors for the tournament.  The girls' team and Justin will go on to represent OCHS at the All-A State tournament.  Good luck, and well done Rebels!


Cuisine Rebels Win at Kentucky State Fair!!!

The Cuisine Rebels competed at the Kentucky State Fair Jr. Chef Competition this week with their quiche recipe featuring Farm to Table products and walked away with the championship. Under the direction of Kim Webster, Family & Consumer Science Teacher for Owen County High School and Amy Chappell, Food Service Director for Owen County Schools, our students are bringing home the win. Way to go Cuisine Rebels, we are so proud of you! Each student will receive a $6000 scholarship to attend Sullivan in Louisville. Click Read More to see pictures.


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OCHS Open House on Monday, August 11

Owen County High School welcomes its students and their parents back to another great year of leading, growth and success with an open house from 5:30-7:00pm on Monday, August 11th.

Please take the opportunity to stop by and meet teachers, get final supply lists, check on your schedule and make sure that you are ready to go for 2014-15!  The faculty and staff of OCHS are looking forward to greeting you and helping you achieve personal greatness this year at the home of the Rebels!


Substitute Teacher Training August 11th

Substitute Teacher Training will be held on Monday, August 11, 2014 at the Bowling Middle School Computer Lab. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. For questions, contact Reggie Taylor.


Back to School Supply Lists

Back to School supply lists are posted as we receive them from each teacher. To see each individual classroom supply list, click here.


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Rebel Rally for Incoming 9th Grade Students July 29, 2014 10:00 - 1:00

On July 29th from 10:00-1:00 all incoming 9th grade students who will be attending OCHS in the fall. Students who attend will receive a t-shirt.From 12:00-1:00 we will have a cookout and activities planned. Click here for the form and mail it to Youth Services Center P.O. Box 459 Owenton, Ky 40359.  Please contact Becky Mefford @ 502-484-3531 for more information.


Congratulations to Katie Bihl, National TSA Finalist!!

Congratulations to Katie Bihl, OCHS Senior, for placing as a finalist in Desktop Publishing at the Technology Student Association National Conference in Washington, D.C..  In order to be considered a finalist, Katie placed in the top 10 in the nation!  Well done, Katie, and thanks for representing our school and community so well!



Jarrod Ball Makes 3rd Team All-State!!

2014 KHSBCA ALL-STATE THIRD TEAM

Congratulations to senior Jarrod Ball for being selected to the 2014 Kentucky High School Coaches Association All-State Third Team!! 

 

http://www.courier-journal.com/story/sports/preps/kentucky/2014/06/16/duckworth-hairston-share-kentucky-mr-baseball-title/10642955/

 

 

  #8 Jarrod Ball

                   


End of Year Activities

Thursday, June 5, 2014 Senior Class Night - Owen County High School 7 pm

 

Friday, June 6, 2014 Senior Breakfast - First Baptist Church - 8 am

 

Friday, June 6, 2014 Kindergarten Graduation - 9 am Owen County Lower Elementary

 

Saturday, June 7, 2014 High School Graduation - 11 am - Owen County High School


Owen County Cuisine Rebels Capture Region 8 Title

The Owen County "Cuisine Rebels" participated in the Kentucky Junior Chef Competition and walked away with the title of Region 8 Champions!  The Cuisine Rebels will compete for the state title in August at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville during the Kentucky State Fair. The competition consisted of a cook off with a recipe that showcased farm to table foods (locally grown foods) that could be served in the National School Lunch Program. These students actually developed their own recipe for this competition.  Congratulations to Kim Webster and her team at OCHS Culinary Arts Class!

 


Congratulations to our TSA State Winners and National Qualifiers

Congratulations to the following students for doing an excellent job at TSA State!

1st place Katie Bihl Desktop Publishing

1st place Arestio Olvera Flight endurance

3rd place Zach Hall Dragster Design

3rd place Bradley Wilson, Chris Sutton, Dakota Pence, Adam Barnes Engineering Design

1st place Kailen Sizemore, Maggie Barnes  Talent show

All of these students qualified to participate in the TSA National Competition to be held this June in Washington, D.C..  Good luck Rebels!


Site-Based Parent Election Results

Congratulations to Mrs. Margaret Forsee on her election to the OCHS Site-Based Decision Making Council.  Her term will run through the spring of 2016.  Thanks to all of our parents who came out to cast a vote and who became involved in the decision-making process!


SBDM Parent Elections

While you are out at the Golden Triangle Music Festival on Saturday, April 26, please stop by the table in the gymnasium foyer to vote for the parent representative to the OCHS Site-Based Decision-Making Council.  The table will be available between 11-1 and between 4-6pm.

You may also stop by the front office of the school on Monday, April 28 to make your vote between 7:45AM-3:00PM.

We appreciate parents taking their time to be involved in making OCHS a great school for all students, parents and staff!


SBDM Parent member election nominations

Parents are invited to nominate themselves or another parent (who agrees to serve) to serve on the OCHS Site-Based Decision-Making Council for a two year term beginning in July 2014.  Parents must have students enrolled in OCHS in order to nominate or to be nominated for this seat.

You may pick up a nomination at the school's front office, or you may go to the link under the SBDM/Forms link to the left and then go to the Accountability and School Improvement folder and print a form off.  All nomination forms must be received at the front office of the school no later than 3:00pm on Friday, April 18, 2014.


Golden Triangle Music Festival - April 26, 2014

The Golden Triangle Music Festival will be held April 26, 2014 from 9:00 am - 7:00 pm at Owen County High School. Admission is $10 for adults and $6 for students, 3 and under are FREE. To see the lineup and details, click here.


Celebrating the Class of 2014

It is with great pride that Owen County High School celebrates its graduates of the Class of 2014.  The following events are occuring during the week of June 2, 2014 for graduates, family and friends:

-Senior awards night is Tuesday, June 3, at 7:00pm in the OCHS auditorium.  Students receiving awards have been notified ahead of time; we hope to see students, family and friends as we honor excellence and achievement in the Class of 2014!

-The 2014 Class Night will be Thursday, June 5 at 7:00pm in the OCHS gym;

-Our Senior breakfast will take place on Friday, June 6 at the fellowship hall of the Owenton First Baptist Church.  The breakfast will begin at 8:00AM; seniors will return to OCHS for graduation practice later in the morning.  Please note that graduation practice is closed to the public.

-Graduation exercises will take place at 11:00am on Saturday, June 7.  Doors to the gym will open at 10:00am. Seating is first come, first served; we ask that seats not be "held," as we are expecting many family and friends, and we will need to seat visitors as they arrive.  We appreciate your help as we honor our graduates!


SENIORS. . It's FAFSA TIME!!!

Any SENIOR planning to attend a 2 or 4 yr college in their future is required to complete the FAFSA.

(Free Application for Student Aid)

Because this is SUCH AN IMPORTANT Application, OCHS will be holding 2 WORK SESSIONS located in the OCHS Media Center.

TUESDAY / Jan. 6th / 5:30-7:30 PM

THURSDAY / Jan. 8th / 5:30 - 7:30 PM

Questions???  Beginning Jan. 5th, please call or email Mrs. Kline.

502-480-4150   OR     anne.kline@owen.kyschools.us

****FAFSA DETAILS and Work Session information are available    when you click on this article.


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Survey: Improving the school learning environment

One of the key jobs facing our student GRIT (Goal-driven, Resilient, Influential Teens) team is to develop and implement a plan for improving the learning environment at OCHS.  We know the walls are too bare and that we need more color and more of a focus on our students...but where should we start?  Please take 30 seconds and answer this quick one question survey, and the results will be given to the student GRIT team to use as the put the plan together!

Student Survey #1


Calendar Update for March 24, 2015

In an effort to better serve students and parents, we will be posting weekly calendar updates here on our webpage.  Please click the title link to see the activities on the calendar at OCHS!

Be sure to see the calendar for our END OF YEAR events!


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Help GEAR UP Kentucky

GEAR UP Kentucky (GUK) works with the Owen County Schools to help our students become college ready and to see the value of continuing their educations beyond high school.  GUK has been working with our 9th and 10th grade students for the past four years, and will continue with this year's freshman cohort of students until they graduate in the spring 2018.

As a requirement of the program, GEAR UP Kentucky conducts a brief parent survey every other year.

The purpose of this survey is to help us determine the services GEAR UP should provide in your child’s school. It asks about your child’s experiences with school and your expectations for your child’s future. Your answers are completely anonymous and will not be shared or discussed with anyone.

Please click here for the student survey, or here for the parent survey.

We greatly appreciate your feedback and we will use it to improve how we serve our students!


Dual Enrollment and Early College Information Session

Early College & Dual Credit Information Session

Tuesday Feb. 10th--6:00pm

For any student planning to enroll in the Dual Credit Classes or Early College

for the 2015-2016 School Year.

For questions or additional information - contact Doug Wainscott, OCHS Counselor

doug.wainscott@owen.kyschools.us

502-484-4197

 


Owenton Rotary Club Student Speech Contest

The Owenton Rotary Club is sponsoring its annual student speech contest.  The speech topic this year is "Light Up Rotary."  Please see the Student Information Sheet and the Student Application for more information.

The applications for the contest are due to the front office of Owen County High School no later than 12:00 noon on Monday, March 2nd.  The contest will be held at the regular Rotary Club weekly meeting at 12:00 noon on Monday, March 9th at the Smith House Restaurant. 

For more information, please contact Mr. Mark McDaniel at 502-484-4171.  Best of luck to all entrants!


Performance rewards at OCHS

We are getting ready to roll out a system of performance rewards at OCHS focusing on student performance on student performance and participation at school.  We want to focus on the great things that students do, both individually and as a group!  Stay tuned here...we're looking forward to emphasizing the great things that our students do!


Ball, Tackett and Harris Make All-District Tournament Team All-District Tournament Team Selections 2014

2014 31st District All-Tournament Team

Congratulations to senior Jarrod Ball, sophomore Jacob Harris and freshman Nolan Tackett for being selected to the 2014 31st District All-Tournament Baseball Team!! 


Jarrod Ball All-8th Region Baseball Jarrod Ball #8

2014 All 8th Region Team and 8th Region All-Tournament Team

 

Congratulations to senior Jarrod Ball for being selected to both the 2014 All 8th Region Team and 8th Region All-Tournament Team.  The teams were selected by regional coaches.

 

 


Parents: Sign up for OCHS Text Alerts!!

Rebel Moms and Dads:

Mr. Kline uses the Remind app to post text message reminders and updates on important OCHS events.  It is easy to sign up to receive these updates.  Simply text the message "@ochspa" to 832-981-2308.  You will receive a verification message from Remind letting you know you have joined the message group, and that's it!

We are looking forward to a fantastic year at OCHS, and we want you to be a part of it!  Thanks for staying connected to Owen County High School!


ACT Strategy Session Opportunity!

Free ACT PREP is being offered by

NKU at its Grant County Center

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 18th, 3:30PM - 5:00PM.

**This session will focus on ACT test-taking tips and strategies.  A bus will be available for students to ride over to the Grant County Center after school.  Each student will need to picked up at approximately 5:30PM when the bus arrives back at OCHS. If your junior is interested in riding the bus, please have them sign up at the College and Career Center by MONDAY, Feb. 9th.

Questions? Contact Mrs. Kline at 502-484-4150 or anne.kline@owen.kyschools.us


ACT Preparation - ANYTIME. . ANYWHERE!

ALL OCHS JUNIORS

now have access to

"Study Island" and its ACT Preparation Resources. 

This is a web-based tool that students can access ANYTIME -  ANYWHERE that has internet access. 

Click on this article's title to obtain Study Island Login Information and navigation suggestions.

Parents, if you need any further suggestions on ACT Preparation simply email or call Mrs. Anne Kline, College & Career Readiness, anne.kline@owen.kyschools.us OR 502-484-4150


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Get Your 2015 Yearbook TODAY!

To order your 2015 Pride of Owen Yearbook online, visit https://www.yearbookordercenter.com/.  You can also call Ms. Diana Brown at 502-484-4151.  To see a really cool sneak peek of this year's book, click

 


Need Help With Your Classes?

OCHS offers after school tutoring through our ESS (Extended School Services) program every Tuesday and Thursday.  You can stop by Mrs. Lauren Johnson's room after school for help any Tuesday or Thursday; this is a great opportunity to make-up any missed work you may have!

Of course, you can contact any of your teachers, any time, to set up a time when you can see them for help specific to your class.  We want you to succeed in every class you take!

Please feel free to stop by and talk with Mr. Kline, Mr. Hagg, or Mr. Wainscott anytime you want to work on a plan to improve your grades!


Parent Survey of School Effectiveness, 2014-15

At Owen County High School we constantly strive to improve our work with your students.  While we are addressing test scores and academic improvement, we know that school is much more than that for your student.  If you would take just a few minutes to answer questions about your experience (and your students' experience) with us, it would be of great value to us!

All you have to do is click the title at the top of this article, then go to the link on the next page to complete our parent survey.  We greatly appreciate your time and help as we work to improve our service to you, your student and the OCHS community!


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Congratulations to our Twelfth Grade Honor Roll Students!

Congratulations to our twelfth graders who made the honor roll (A's and B's) and the Super Honor Roll (All-A's).  These are conscientious, hard-working students, and we want to recognize them for their work!

12TH GRADE HONOR ROLL

KATIE BIHL

SARA BREEDEN

KIMBERLY BRITO

CARRLA BRUMLEY

ADREANNA DALTON

BERNIE ENGELMAN

MAKENZIE FITZGERALD

KRISTEN GABBARD

CHEYENE GAINES

TRISTON GRISHAM

LOGAN HERRING

HELEN KRAMER

CAITLIN MAYFIELD

TAYLOR MCALISTER

SILVIA MILANTONI

LEIGHANN NEAL

CHELSEA PERRY

TANNER SMITH

MICHAEL WASH

AYSHIA WOOD

 

12TH GRADE SUPER HONOR ROLL

SABRINA BROCK

AMANDA BROWN

KELSEY BURKE

MIKALA BYERS

VERONICA CHISHOLM

SUZANNA COOKE

KENNEDI DERMON

SHELBY GAMBRELL

KATHERINE JOHNSON

AARON KLINE

BRIANN LANDRUM

EVAN LOZIER

ASHTON MARCUM

MIRANDA MASON

DALTON MEARS

DACOTA PENNYCUFF

CIARA ROGERS

KAILEN SIZEMORE

CHELSEE SMITH

CORBY SMITH

MELINDA SMITH

JESSICA WILLHOITE


2014 - 2015 School Calendar

The 2014 - 2015 School Calendar for Owen County Schools is now available. To access it please click here.


Congratulations to our Eleventh Grade Honor Roll Students!

Congratulations to our eleventh graders who made the honor roll (A's and B's) and the Super Honor Roll (All-A's).  These are conscientious, hard-working students, and we want to recognize them for their work!

11TH GRADE HONOR ROLL

GRACIELA AGUAZUL

SAMUEL CHAPMAN

ARIELLE COLUMBIA

COURTNEY CREECH

WILLIAM DIETZ

DYLAN DUVALL

CANNON GOODRICH

CORY HUDNALL

COLTON MATT

CAITLYN MCCLAIN

JOSHUA OHMER

NOAH REILLY

BLAKE SIMMONS

SELENA SMITH

TREVOR SMITH

SAMANTHA TAMPLIN

ALANA THOMPSON

VINCENT TOFTNESS

 

11TH GRADE SUPER HONOR ROLL

VICTORIA CAMMACK

GARRETT COBB

JUSTIN COLE

MAKENZIE DAVIS

LISA FLEISCHAUER

COURTNEY GULLION

DANIEL HERR

LOGAN HOBBS

NICOLE JACOBS

KIRSTEN PARKER

SARAH SHOCKLEY

JOHN TOWLES

MEGAN WILHOITE

CARSON WILLIAMS


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Congratulations to our Tenth Grade Honor Roll Students!

Congratulations to our tenth graders who made the honor roll (A's and B's) and the Super Honor Roll (All-A's).  These are conscientious, hard-working students, and we want to recognize them for their work!

10TH GRADE HONOR ROLL

HAILEY CHAPPELL

ALEXANDREA CLIFTON

ASHLEY DAWSON

SKYLAR DECANDIA

AUSTIN FITZGERALD

ROSS FORD

ALEX GOMEZ

KAITLYN GOODRICH

AUDREY HAGER

AARON HUNTER

CHRISTINE KINGAN

MARLEE LATHREM

TAYLOR LYKINS

RILEY MONTAGUE

JEREMY SMITH

JOSH SPAULDING

ELLA STOUT

NOLAN TACKETT

MORGAN WOODYARD

DESTINY YOUNG

 

10TH GRADE SUPER HONOR ROLL

PARKER COLE

MOLLY GAMBLE

BRANDI MEARS

JORDAN PRATHER

MCKENZIE SCOTT

KALENA THIEMANN

ASHLEY WILLIS


Ninth Grade Honor Roll for the 2nd Nine Weeks-2014/15

Congratulations to our ninth graders who made the honor roll (A's and B's) and the Super Honor Roll (All-A's).  These are conscientious, hard-working students, and we want to recognize them for their work!

9th GRADE HONOR ROLL  

KENDRAH ASHBY

GRANT COBB

DEBRA FARRAR

LINDSAY GILL

DAVID GRAY

RANDON HALL

CLAYTON HENSLEY

HALEY HILL

TAYLOR HOFFMAN

ASHLEY HOWARD

NATASHA HUNTER

KAMERON KELLY

CIDNEY LANCASTER

MARY LESTER

KYLE LOZIER

ANGELICA MARCUM

KAYLEE MILLER

RACHEL MILLER

TRACE OGDEN

MACIE OSBORNE

LAURA PATTERSON

JARED STEWART

 

9TH GRADE SUPER HONOR ROLL

EMMA ASHCRAFT

DESTINY BRUCE

EMILY CAMMACK

WADE CAMMACK

JESSICA HARDIN

JENNIFER LUCAS

MADELIN SHELTON

BREANNA SCHADLER

 


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Owen County High
2340 Hwy 22 East
Owenton, KY 40359  

Phone: (502) 484-5509 
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