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Attention All Juniors! Gooding will be Rocking the Free World Thursday!

September 16, 2015

Attention All Juniors Be ready to turn up this Thursday Sept. 17 in the auditorium with the Gooding rock band. Gooding is focused on inspiring teens to follow their dreams and plan for a brighter future all while engaging them with upbeat and energizing music. Listen for the lyrics to tell the band member's stories of their successes and failures. Their message of preparing for the future in in the musi...

Senator Alexander’s Congressional Board visits Overton High School

September 1, 2015

Nashville: 8.27.15 Recently, Overton was honored to have Lamar Alexander’s Congressional Board, members from the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, and various other elite educational advisors tour the school and participate in a panel discussion on educational issues.  The event was held in Overton’s newly renovated library. The Congressional Board's panel  discussion focused on "implementing...

Guard Member, Presidential Scholar and Swarthmore Bound

Guard Member, Presidential Scholar and Swarthmore Bound

May 19, 2015

  Nhung Hoang was completely surprised when she found out that she was selected. “I actually found out about being the female representative for Tennessee through a friend. He sent me a “congratulations” text and a link to the Tennessean article. I had to read it a couple times before the news completely soaked in. Yes, John Overton High School is one of ONLY FOUR STUDENTS IN THE ...

“If there’s a city capable of creating a world class urban school system, it’s Nashville.”

April 28, 2015

The State of the School Address was held at Overton High school Wednesday, April 15. Many gathered including Nashville’s mayor, Karl F. Dean, representatives from the school board, and MNPS high school ambassadors to hear Jesse Register, director of Metro Public Schools Nashville, give his address. Many mayoral candidates attended as well including Jeremy Kane, Linda Rebrovick, David Fox, and Charles R...

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