Be a Best Buddy – It is the Best

Be a Best Buddy – It is the Best

Written by Chesity Douangboupha, Student Features
November 12, 2015
Filed under Best Buddies, Features, O' Town Clubs, Showcase, Student Feature, Student Life, Student Perspectives, Teacher Feature

  Walk around the halls of John Overton High School and one will see students reppin’ Best Buddies wear and but ever wonder exactly "what is a 'Best Buddy'? Best Buddies Citizens matches people with IDD in one-to-one friendships with individuals in the corporate and civic communities. Friends...

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

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

Written by Aidan DeCoopman, Reporter
October 26, 2015
Filed under Academy News, Engineering Academy, O' Town Clubs, Showcase, Teacher Feature

  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...

Animate your life with a trip to Portable 7 on Thursday afternoon

Animate your life with a trip to Portable 7 on Thursday afternoon

Written by Hellen Valencia, Bobcat Beat Staff Reporter
September 13, 2015
Filed under O' Town Clubs, Showcase

One of the most active clubs at Overton High School is the The Anime Club which meets every Thursday in Mr.Quinones classroom, Portable 7. Grades 9-12, students of all backgrounds, those who know everything and nothing about Anime and Manga are encouraged to join us for our meetings. "...

O’Town Leaps at Sci-Olympiad Competition

O’Town Leaps at Sci-Olympiad Competition

Written by Heena Ismaili and Katie Palmer
January 22, 2015
Filed under Academy News, Engineering Academy, Freshman Academy, Health Science Academy, IT Academy, Music Performance Academy, News, O' Town Clubs, School News & Events, Showcase, Student Life

John Overton Science Olympiad Places 4th Overall at Recent Competition On January 10th, the John Overton Science Olympiad teams travelled to Pope John Paul II High School who hosted their annual “Science Olympiad Invitational.” The two teams (A & B)  from Overton competed against 21 other ...

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