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technology survey - input needed
OPS has partnered with a 3rd party group who will be surveying teachers, parents, and students on their thoughts/observations about 21st century learning and technology. The data that we get back will go to the Board of Education and also will give our administration valuable information about where we are. We are asking for our OHS Parents to click on the link below and help us in deciphering the way forward. The survey will take about 15 minutes to complete.
Click here for the Parent Survey
video with useful fafsa information
Public Information Officer for Owensboro Publis Schools Dave Kirk has recorded a video with Casi Clark, the Northwest Kentucky Outreach Counselor for KHEAA, with some very helpful information about the FAFSA. All seniors who are wanting financial aid from the college/university that they plan on attending must fill this form out. Students and parents are encouraged to watch the video.
Click here for the FAFSA video
three OHS art teachers recognized
Three of our very own - K.O. Lewis, Rex Robinson, and David Walker were recognized in an Owensboro Living magazine article on talented local artists. We are proud to have these gentlemen teaching in our school and are glad that others can see what gifted artisans our students are able to learn from.
You can read the online version of the article here:
Owensboro Living: Art of the City
Juniors and Seniors: Need a Little BOOST on the COMPASS?
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Owensboro High School Named Among Nation's Best for 3rd Time
OHS has again been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best high schools in America, earning a "bronze" status. We were previously awarded this honor in 2008 and 2009. This year, OHS was one of the 58 Kentucky high schools that were recognized.
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Yearbook Order Information
Click the image above to order your 2014-2015 OHS Yearbook online.
History of OHS
Click on this link to read the history of OHS.
OHS Hall of Achievement
The OHS "Hall of Achievement" was established in 2001 to honor remarkable alumni. To date, the Hall's 51 inductees have included a Pulitzer Prize winner, a CBS News analyst, an award-winning author, a former Kentucky Supreme Court Justice, a vocal artist, and other distinguished alumni.
Hall of Achievement members 2001-2012
Nomination form to see criteria and to nominate candidates for Hall of Achievement consideration
Mission statement of Owensboro High School
We commit to nurture and challenge each student toward reaching maximum potential and achieving success in an ever-changing world.
Philosophy of Owensboro High School
The basis of the philosophy of Owensboro High School is that students are unique individuals with varying needs, aptitudes, and abilities. Thus, in cooperation with the community and parents, the school strives to develop students who are informed, responsible, and productive members of society.