Teen Depression – too common and can’t be ignored

Teen Depression – too common and can’t be ignored

Written by Alexis Sharp, Student Feature Reporter
March 7, 2017
Filed under Academy News, C*O*O*L: Community Outreach of Love, Health Science Academy, Showcase, Student Feature, Student Perspectives

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...

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

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

Written by Alicia Johnson and Antonio Johnson
March 1, 2017
Filed under Academy News, C*O*O*L: Community Outreach of Love, Health Science Academy, Student Feature, Student Life

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 rep...

Hard Work, Countless Awards, Overton Academic Clubs Show Out

Hard Work, Countless Awards, Overton Academic Clubs Show Out

February 20, 2017
Filed under Academy News, CTE Career and College Ready, DECA, HOSA, Showcase, TSA

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 ...

Experiencing live theater essential to the growth of an actor

Experiencing live theater essential to the growth of an actor

Written by Sasha Conatser, Theater Editor
February 14, 2017
Filed under Music Performance Academy, Theater Page

The Overton theatre department is keeping busy this spring! Along with rehearsing the Bobcat Player show Into the Woods (which is competing in the Nashville High School Musical Theatre Awards in May), the theatre students are heading out to experience live Theatre all over Nashville! “You cannot trul...

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