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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...

Teen Depression – too common and can’t be ignored

Teen Depression – too common and can’t be ignored

March 7, 2017

Depression in teens is a huge issue in today’s society, and it is a growing issue. The step to drug problems, runways, pregnancy, eating disorders, and suicide is depression. Depression is common for teenagers. Symptoms of teen depression vary within the person. Although it is a really hard issue to deal with, there are ways to treat depression. Most teens are unhappy or feel sad at times, of...

Tennessee teen drug and alcohol abuse maintains dubious honor of in top 10 highest number of teen abusers for 7 years straight

March 1, 2017

Drugs are a medicine or substance which have a physiological effect when swallowed or put in the body another way. When taken correctly, as prescribed by a doctor, can save lives. "Teen substance abuse is rising to alarming rates around the country, but particularly in the state of Tennessee. A report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) lists some disturbing statistics for T...

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