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Monday February 20th Owen County Schools are CLOSED in observance of President's Day
Congratulations to our February Students of the Month!! February 2017 Students of the Month

Congratulations to our February 2017 OCHS Students of the Month:

Freshman:  Shelby York

Sophomore:  Eli Patterson

Junior:  Savannah Hubbuch

Senior:  Aaron Hunter

Monday January 30th, Owen County Schools are closed.
Friday January 6th Owen County Schools are closed.
OCHS Site-Based Decision Making Council: Minutes of the regular meeting of 12/14/16

Please click on the title link above to read the minutes of the SBDM minutes from the regular December meeting of the OCHS SBDM.

Update for OCHS Students on the Beginning of the 2016-17 School Year

A couple of reminders and updates for students as we begin our new school year:

 

1. Please remember that students need to abide by the Owen County Schools dress code, including no hat wearing in the building;

2. Beginning this fall, students will NOT be allowed to use earbuds or headphones of any kind unless a teacher issues them for use on an assignment. This includes time spent in the hallway or the cafeteria during the school day. This guideline is in place for because school staff need to be able to communicate with students at all times, and so that students may be kept safe more easily.

3. For students who bring in drinks and food to the school in the morning, all food and drink must be consumed before you leave the cafeteria in the morning. No outside drink cups are allowed in the building. Students may purchase water, juice and diet soft drinks in the building.

 

We appreciate your cooperation as we begin the 2016-17 school year.

Homecoming Week!

September 12-16 is OCHS Homecoming Week!  We're looking forward to a fun week, capped off by a homecoming game win over Pendleton County on Friday night!

This year's dress up days, chosen by the student council, are:

9/12--Mathlete Monday

9/13--Tacky Trend Tuesday

9/14--Wild West Wednesday

9/15--Character Day

9/16--School Spirit/REBEL DAY!!

We will allow hats to be worn during spirit week, but no facepainting or props, please.

Thursday afternoon will be when our class competitions will take place.  Our young men will begin with a class volleyball tournament, and our young women will follow with a dodgeball tournament.  On Friday we will have our homecoming parade, beginning at 3:30pm and ending at the courthouse for our homecoming Pep Rally around 4:15pm.  We will also have our third annual Rebel Homecoming Cookout before the game at the football field beginning at 6:00pm until gametime...free food and drinks for all high school students and staff!

We will wrap up the homecoming festivities with a semi-formal dance on Saturday, Sept. 17 from 7pm-11pm. We're really excited to get the #RebelPride ramped up this coming week!

Minutes of the OCHS regular SBDM council meeting for February 2017

To read the minutes of the most recent OCHS Site Based Decision Making council meeting, please click on the title banner above.

Agenda for the OCHS SBDM regular meeting for August 2016

To view the agenda for the August 2016 regular meeting of the OCHS site-based decision making council, please click on the title bar above.

Calling ALL PARENTS!!!

The 2016 FALL PARENT INFO Session SCHEDULE is ready!

These sessions focus on information to help parents guide their students as they develop a plan for LIFE AFTER HIGH SCHOOL.  Career exploration, college information, financial aid, unique workforce opportunities etc. will be discussed.  Resources and tools will be provided.

Annual Parent School Improvement Survey

OCHS Parents are invited to give their input regarding the performance of OCHS in several areas.  The survey (link below) should take less than 10 minutes of your time, and it is a great help to the school as we create our improvement plans for the coming year!  Please be assured that your responses are anonymous; your honest consideration of our performance will help us become better at serving your student.  Thanks for your input and help!

http://www.advanc-ed.org/survey/public/0602518

 

 

Something New: The Rebel Fall Sports Review!!!

Instead of our usual fall sports program, students in our business department wanted to do something more engaging this year, so they have produced the 2016 Rebel Fall Sports Review!  Please click on the link below and see the outstanding work that our students have done as they have looked back over the fall sports successes, teams and individuals that have made this a great season to remember!

Click to see the Rebel Fall Sports Review!

One Call Use and Opt Out Notice

OCHS Parents:

Owen County High School uses the One Call calling system to notify you of events and important happenings at the school and in our school community.  If you would rather not receive these calls, all you have to do is opt-out by emailing Mr. Kline at duane.kline@owen.kyschools.us and letting him know what phone number you would like to have removed from the call list.

You may also find information about OCHS events at our Owen County High School Facebook page, by checking this website, or by following @ochsrebels on Twitter!

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.

REBELSoutREACH Recipient Form

If you would like services provided by your Owen County student athletes at the next REBELSoutREACH, please fill out the form from the link provided.  Form

GEAR Up Summer Academies for OCHS Students

Parents of current 10th, 11th and 12th graders,

OCHS and Gear Up KY are excited to announce the 2017 GEAR UP Summer Academy opportunities on SIX state university campuses! Academies are being held again at UK, WKU, MoSU and UofL with the addition of two NEW Academies at Kentucky State and Murray State Universities!   The academy program  is a three week summer enrichment campus experience AT NO COST ! Students attend hands-on classes with college professors, take field trips, stay in college dorms and learn how to prepare, apply and pay for college. Each campus has a unique academic focus including….

Please click on the title above to read full details and to apply!

2016-17 Annual SBDM Notice

The members of the Owen County High School Site-Based Decision Making (SBDM) Council for 2016-17 are:

Tracy McMillian--Parent

Lisa Stedam--Parent

Sean Cockrell--Teacher

Laura Dorton--Teacher

Amy Fecke--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.

January 2017 Regular SBDM meeting minutes

Please click on the title bar above to view the minutes of the regular monthly meeting of the OCHS Site-Based Decision Making Council for January 2017.

Kindergarten Entry Age Changed for 2017-18 School Year

Click on the links below to read more about the age change for 2017-18 Kindergarten entry.

 

Kindergarten Entry Chart

 

Kindergarten Age Change-KDE

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