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Superintendent's Message



Dear OC Family,


On behalf of the Owen County Board of Education, I would like to take this opportunity to wish each and every one of you a Happy New Year!  While we bring closure to 2022 and reflect on all the great things happening in Owen County Schools, we also find ourselves looking ahead to the future and the anticipation of what is yet to come.


As we look back on the past year, we have much to celebrate including:


  • Outstanding learning experiences in and out of the classroom.

  • Fierce co-curricular and extra-curricular competitions where our students excelled and represented the #OC.

  • Heartfelt community support in our schools.

  • Valuable professional learning opportunities for staff.

  • The day-to-day hard work by all of our staff that makes success possible for our students.


While the above is not an exhaustive list by no means, it certainly is the beginning of many celebrations to come.  I am confident that many more exciting opportunities lie ahead of us before the end of June!


As we begin 2023, I encourage all our students to work hard and make the most of every learning opportunity and push themselves to do their very best.  I also appreciate and ask for the continued support of our families and community as we promote these goals.  Lastly, I am humbled and honored to work alongside the best staff as we focus on being intentional in all that we do to meet the needs of our students and our continuous improvement efforts.


As always, we will continue to be guided by the vision and mission of the Owen County School District:


Our Vision Statement:

Owen County students/staff will:

Respect others

Experience Learning

Build relationships

Expect Excellence


Seek Opportunities 


Our Mission Statement:

Our mission at Owen County Schools is to provide opportunities and resources where all students will develop perseverance and a passion for life-long learning in a safe, supportive, educational environment. 


By working together in a spirit of transparency and collaboration, I am confident that we will continue to accomplish these goals and advance the achievement and development of our students as lifelong learners.


Happy New Year!  I hope this is the best year yet for each one of you.  


Reggie W. Taylor


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