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Senator Jim Cooper visits Overton during the Voter Registration Drive

Treena Do, Senior Editor

  NASHVILLE (BB) Recently, John Overton High School students 17 years old and older filled the lobby for a voter registration drive, initiated by Congressman Jim Cooper and Senator Steve Dickerson....  Read More »

February 10, 2016 • 0 comments

Eight Pilot Gas/Flying J Truck Stop executives charged with conspiracy to defraud customers

Associated Press

6:30 p.m. NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the case against the former president of the truck stop chain Flying J (all times local): An indictment says a former top executive of the truc...  Read More »

February 9, 2016 • 0 comments

Oops. TN not Ready yet for online testing – move back to paper due to glitch

Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee education officials say they no longer have faith that a brand new education assessment test known as TNReady can be administered online after a series of computer glitches,...  Read More »

February 9, 2016 • 0 comments

weekly announcements

Announcements- 2/08/16

February 8, 2016

Announcements for 2/8 11/10 – 4/23 From: Valdez Prom Tickets are on sale! Parisian Premiere Nissan Stadium April 23, 2016 January – March 21 ...  Read More »

National Signing Day-Overton 2016

Event Marketing Academy Announces MNPS National Signing Day Honorees

February 4, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The John Overton High School Event Marketing Academy and the journalism staff of the Bobcat Beat arepleased to announce the National S...  Read More »

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Sports Showcase

Final Score: McGavock 45 v Overton 27

Final Score: McGavock 45 v Overton 27

Julius King and Yessica Leon

Lady Bobcats Weekly Wrap Up Hillsboro's Lady Burro's get scratched by the Lady Bobcats Final Score: 46-40 Julius King Nashville - The Lady Bobcat...  Read More »

February 5, 2016 • 0 comments

Event Marketing Academy Announces MNPS National Signing Day Honorees

Event Marketing Academy Announces MNPS National Signing Day Honorees

Arlette Arcala, Andrew Brown, Eliel

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The John Overton High School Event Marketing Academy and the journalism staff of the Bobcat Beat arepleased to announce the National S...  Read More »

February 4, 2016 • 0 comments

Weekly Boys Basketball Wrap-Up Photo Galleries –

Weekly Boys Basketball Wrap-Up Photo Galleries –

Score Overton 59 v Antioch 49 2/2/16 @ 7:30p Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Final Overton (home) 15 15 14 ...  Read More »

February 2, 2016 • 0 comments

Recent Sports Showcase Stories

All Star Hockey

The speed of Larkin’s 13.17 lap & Weber’s 108.1 puck in Skills contest were Smokin’

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dylan Larkin is very, very fast. That helped the only rookie at this NHL All-Star weekend make quite the debut. The Detr...  Read More »

Pub Julius King

Shout out to one of our own who signed Wednesday with Kansas City Junior Community College

On January 27th, 2016, a fellow Bobcat, Julius King, signed to play baseball at Kansas City Kansas Community College. Classmates, teammates, coaches, and...  Read More »

Overton MBB @ Hillwood 1/27/16

Bobcats Sweep Lady Hilltoppers

The Lady Bobcats sweep the series against the Hillwood Hilltoppers  with the 44-26 win Tuesday night and earlier in the season on January 5th, 58 - 32. Despite...  Read More »

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Overton’s Samantha Singer, a 2015-16 Tennessee Education Fellow,  participates in SCORE report

Overton’s Samantha Singer, a 2015-16 Tennessee Education Fellow, participates in SCORE report

Staff

Overton Bobcats do not just score on the fields, court and in competitions, they also score when master teachers are invited to be a member of educational collaborative that help drive educational policy for years to come. Overton High School is pleased to announce our very own, Samantha Singer, Department...  Read More »

February 7, 2016 • 0 comments

Cyber Security Club creator Makes Reagan Holmberg the “IT Girl” in an IT CITY

Cyber Security Club creator Makes Reagan Holmberg the “IT Girl” in an IT CITY

Treena Do, Reporter

As the demand for technologically skilled workers grows, the need to educate students in the technology field grows as well. Because there are too few students in technology, the workforce doesn't have enough skilled professionals working. The need for diverse skilled technology workers is even larger. Overton...  Read More »

January 16, 2016 • Comments Off

James Parker takes 1st and Overton Team 12th among field of talented 31 teams

James Parker takes 1st and Overton Team 12th among field of talented 31 teams

Tylesha Campbell, Senior Sports Reporter

John Overton High School's Wrestling team participated in the Father Ryan Johnny Drennon '85 Memorial Wrestling Invitational on the weekend of January 8-9 2016 and placed 12th among a field of 31 very good top ranked schools, some ranked in the top ten in the state of Tennessee. Notable is the fact that O...  Read More »

January 12, 2016 • Comments Off

Happy New Year, living in the “It City” has its advantages

Happy New Year, living in the “It City” has its advantages

Bobcat Beat Editorial Senior Staff

Students enrolled in EMMP at Overton learn why business, marketing, public relations and journalism are essential skills to college and career readiness.  Throughout the month of January, the Bobcat Beat will publish a series of Feature Articles that will connect the mission of  the Event Marketing Academy to the burgeoning city ...  Read More »

January 2, 2016 • Comments Off

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Varsity Basketball 12 AAA 2015-16 Standings

TeamConf.Overall
Cane Ridge 12-0 12-0
Antioch 8-4 -
Hillsboro 7-3 -
Overton 7-5 -
Hillwood 5-4 -
McGavock 3-7 -
Hunters Lane 1-9 -
Glencliff 1-9 -