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Recent “car crash” at Overton stresses “Be in the Zone – Turn Off your Phone”

May 2, 2017

Taking your eyes off the road, for even a second can lead to tragic consequences, but few students even consider that a school parking lot can be the center of a horrendous accident due to distracted driving. It was only a few years ago when a student who attended a nearby high school lost his life due to one or more students not paying attention to driving carefully out of the school parking lo...

Home Page for Academies of Overton that rock the Academies of Nashville

Home Page for Academies of Overton that rock the Academies of Nashville

May 2, 2017

Filed under Academy News, CTE Career and College Ready, Engineering Academy, Freshman Academy, Health Science Academy, IT Academy, Music Performance Academy

We’ve all heard that question before from students as they do their homework or sit in class. In fact, it is a great question! It is important that learning be as practical as possible, and this is central to our mission at the Academies of Nashville and more importantly, the Academies at Overton. The Freshman Academy - where it begins for all Bobcats who then move on to one of the f...

An Adventure to the Science Center gives JOHS Engineering students behind the scenes education

An Adventure to the Science Center gives JOHS Engineering students behind the scenes education

April 10, 2017

  The Adventure Science Center is a science museum in Nashville, Tennessee. It was built in 1974. The Adventure Science Center features many interactive exhibits, and they are constantly bringing new exhibits for children and families of all ages to learn from and enjoy. The Adventure Science Center is one of Overton’s Engineering Academy’s business partners. On Tuesday, April 4, a group ...

John Overton Engineering Academy students head to Stantec to create and pitch projects

John Overton Engineering Academy students head to Stantec to create and pitch projects

April 9, 2017

Stantec is an international services company that was founded in 1954. Stantec has about 22,000 employees that are working in over 400 different locations around the world. On Thursday, April 6, a group of John Overton High School Engineering Academy students went to Stantec, one of the Engineering Academy’s business partners, to participate in a large group job shadow.  When the students ...

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