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Why support Future Farmers of America in an urban school district?

Why support Future Farmers of America in an urban school district?

October 26, 2015

  FFA is the acronym that refers to "Future Farmers of America." There are many different areas of focus in the large organization and the John Overton High School FFA Chapter focuses on its inquiry  on Agriscience. This branch of FFA at Overton is also part of the Engineering Academy at Overton and has its own pathway also. As an organization in the United States, FFA was founded in...

Ford’s Next Generation has Aligned Nashville Academies for Success

October 8, 2015

The Bobcat Beat was honored to attend Alignment Nashville’s and MNPS’s Education forum, in partnership with Ford Next Generation Learning. The education forum which began Monday evening with a guest panel held at the Music City Center in downtown Nashville ended with a cohort tour from Hawaii at Overton High School. It is the fifth year that MNPS and a group of non-profits have held this forum which show...

Join Overton High School for the Academies of Nashville Showcase Thursday

Join Overton High School for the Academies of Nashville Showcase Thursday

Written by Thang Hua, Reporter

September 29, 2015

Filed under Academy News, Announcements, Engineering Academy, Event Marketing and Music Perfomance Academy, Freshman Academy, Health Science Academy, IT Academy, MNPS Events, Music Performance Academy, School News & Events, Showcase, Student Life

It’s Time For the Academy Showcase! Join the faculty, administration and community members on October 1, 2015 to discover the great offerings the Academies of Overton High School have to offer new and rising middle prep students. The Academies of Nashville Showcase Overton High School Showcase is a chance for all middle school students, their parents and especially rising 9th graders to get...

Missed the Tennessee State Fair? Check out what was buzzin’ for JOHS FFA Agri-science Engineers

September 21, 2015

If you love honey, you should STICK around to see what's BUZZIN’. It's time to get down and dirty at the Tennessee state fair. Other than the rides, flashy lights, and funnel cakes, there is also a sprinkle of agriculture and livestock that makes the Tennessee State Fair a real treat. When walking throughout the fair, you should see a sign that reads "Barn Tours" located next to the Milking Parlor....

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