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Family Literacy Nights & Other Opportunities for Tennessee Families

This summer, five community organizations will host literacy nights for families, to bring families to the important conversation about how children learn to read. They’ll offer a chance for families to learn what strong, structured reading instruction looks like, directly from Tennessee teachers.  ... Read more>

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The American Rescue Plan signed into law in March by President Joe Biden included $122 billion in Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funds for school districts across the country, which is the single largest investment in federal elementary and secondary education in the nation’s history. Overton County Schools would like your feedback to help develop school improvement plans. Read more >

LA Students Prepare Lunch for OCS Maintenance Staff

The Nutrition Science and Diet Therapy students at Livingston Academy prepared lunch for the Overton County Maintenance staff to show their appreciation for their hard work in remodeling our kitchen lab space. The menu were pinto beans, cornbread, onion, relish, sweet tea, and lemon bars.
Students standing left to right are Haskell Cunningham, Madison Tidwell, Leila White, Hannah Wilson, and Sarah Waits.
Maintenance men seated are Edward Walker, Danny England, Jeff Hammock and Terry Smith.

Human Studies Class at LA Makes Fruit Pizza

Students in the Intro to Human Studies class created fruit pizzas. This was an enjoyable 2-day lab in which students learned the importance of reading a recipe, following instructions, use of basic math and reading skills, along with teamwork. They did an excellent job!

Amelia Scarlett Earns Dual Credit

We would like to acknowledge and congratulate Amelia Scarlett for passing the Medical Terminology dual credit exam with Vol State. We are extremely proud of her. Congratulating Amelia is health science teacher, Aleshia Reeder.

FCCLA Donates Personal Car Items to Genesis House

Students in Family and Consumer Sciences classes collected personal care items for an FCCLA service project. This service project was carried out to provide some much-needed assistance to individuals being served by the Genesis House, Inc. of the Upper Cumberland. FCCLA is all about Family and this project will support families in our area.
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