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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 Signing Day Class of 2016. • Each MNPS school below has its own Online Press Room. • Included are quotes from the day available for your use, as we...  Read More »

February 4, 2016

Announcements – Updated! February 2, 10 am

Announcements – Updated! February 2, 10 am

Updated Announcements! Hosa  Results! Read Story Here!   Good morning! from Stephanie Pate This week is National School Counseling Week. The purpose is to advocate for school counseling. Please incorporate the attached announcements into WOHS daily. Mrs. Strasinger, I’m not sure if there might be space for this in the ne...  Read More »

February 1, 2016

All Star Hockey

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

January 31, 2016

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 Detroit Red Wings forward won not only the title of fastest skater at this event but set the record for the fastest lap around a full rink. He topped Mike...  Read More »

Pub Julius King

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

January 29, 2016

On January 27th, 2016, a fellow Bobcat, Julius King, signed to play baseball at Kansas City Kansas Community College. Classmates, teammates, coaches, and a few of his family members gathered in the auditorium to watch as he took the next step in furthering his baseball career. Julius King played...  Read More »

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The Force Awakens the coin purse as it becomes fastest movie to $1 billion 

The Force Awakens the coin purse as it becomes fastest movie to $1 billion 

SANDY COHEN, AP Entertainment Writer

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" has reached $1 billion at the box office, achieving the milestone with record-setting hyper speed. The Walt Disney Co. said "The Force Awakens" crossed the billion-dollar mark Sunday, accomplishing the feat in just 12 days. The previous movi...  Read More »

December 28, 2015 • Comments Off

From Pentatonix and traditional folk tunes to the Duke, there was something for everyone at the Winter Choir Concert

From Pentatonix and traditional folk tunes to the Duke, there was something for everyone at the Winter Choir Concert

Staff reports

From Ukrainian and traditional folk carols to Duke Ellington and John Lennon, the John Overton Choir's Winter Concert was as diverse and pleasing as the audience who came out to hear them perform their Winter Concert on Monday night, December, 14, 2015. The evening began with a very traditional and...  Read More »

December 15, 2015 • Comments Off

Reggae Christmas, Lebanese love songs, Adele and Carrie Bobcat Beats Of The Week

Reggae Christmas, Lebanese love songs, Adele and Carrie Bobcat Beats Of The Week

Niyah Jacobs, Writer

Hey fans! I’m back with another top 10 tracks of the week. This week's top picks are new songs to finish out your holiday stocking-stuffing, last-minute shopping season. These are sure to get your mind off the cold and your spirit into the groove. Happy December Everyone! Take the ...  Read More »

December 10, 2015 • Comments Off

Black Friday Over? Small Business Saturday. Done. Cyber Monday – see ya!

Black Friday Over? Small Business Saturday. Done. Cyber Monday – see ya!

Yessica Leon, Feature Writer

Black Friday is over… Now what? Since Black Friday and Cyber Monday are over, don’t feel like there are no more deals. If anything the deals just started! Black Friday is a traditional shopping day in the U.S. that starts the holiday shopping! It’s only the beginning of the holiday season and ...  Read More »

December 9, 2015 • Comments Off

Pippin was a particularly perfect.

Pippin was a particularly perfect.

Nicolle Weber

One last shout out to the Bobcat theater at John Overton High School. Whether you were a to dramatic performances, or just and attendee of O'town musicals,  you could not have left the theater without humming one of the familiar, lively, foot-tappin' tunes of “Pippin.” The troupe performed th...  Read More »

December 4, 2015 • Comments Off

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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

Home of the Two-Tone Titan Blue is Ruled Cardinal Red at the Music City Bowl

Home of the Two-Tone Titan Blue is Ruled Cardinal Red at the Music City Bowl

Bobcat Beat Staff: Andrew Brown and Chesity Douangboupha, Senior Editors and Photojournalists

  Nissan Stadium, where the Tennessee Titans two-tone blue plays pro football on Sundays, became a sea of two tones of red - Cardinal red for Louisville and deep Maroon for Texas A & M Wednesday evening when the Louisville Cardinals and the Texas A&M Aggies became the Franklin A...  Read More »

December 31, 2015 • Comments Off

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Varsity Basketball 12 AAA 2015-16 Standings

TeamConf.Overall
Cane Ridge 9-0 9-0
Antioch 7-2 7-2
Hillsboro 7-2 7-2
Overton 4-4 4-4
Hillwood 4-4 4-4
McGavock 2-6 2-6
Glencliff 1-8 1-8
Hunters Lane 1-8 1-8