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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...

Hard Work, Countless Awards, Overton Academic Clubs Show Out

Hard Work, Countless Awards, Overton Academic Clubs Show Out

February 20, 2017

Overton's Academic Clubs Show Their Hard Work through Countless Awards Science Olympiad The Science Olympiad is an international nonprofit organization devoted to improving the quality of science education, increasing student interest in science and providing recognition for outstanding achievement in science education by both students and teachers. There are multiple events in earth science,...

HOSA, the academic, competitive club of the Health Sciences Academy, advance 14 of 17 groups

HOSA, the academic, competitive club of the Health Sciences Academy, advance 14 of 17 groups

January 25, 2017

  This past weekend, the Overton chapter of HOSA competed at the Tennessee Regional HOSA competition and again was high successful. Overton advanced 14 of the 17 groups that competed. Ms. Yashica Preston, the sponsor of Overton's HOSA chapter described how hard the students worked to attend and succeed at regionals. "After, many long tiring study sessions, I must say the students worked ...

O’Town FUN-draiser! JOHS Teachers support Health Sciences through luncheon

O’Town FUN-draiser! JOHS Teachers support Health Sciences through luncheon

February 22, 2016

Mrs. Preston's  barbecue brainstorm to fundraise money for HOSA was the ticket to a great lunch for faculty and staff on Friday, February 19, 2016. It is all about Health Sciences Academy's premier academic club HOSA which is an organization that promotes health occupations in the field of science. Competitions are held on the local, regional and national level to test students in a variety ...

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