News & Announcements

Lunch Applications Begin July 5, 2022

Please see the attached flyer for more information about school lunches for the 2022-2023 school year. Applications for free and reduced lunches will open on July 5, 2022.

Summer School Moved for Week 1

The electrical repairs for A. H. Roberts is being delayed. Because of this the district will move the summer learning camp to Livingston Academy for the first week. June 6th - June 9th.

Changes to Summer Feeding Program

Due to the unforeseen events concerning power the power failure at A. H. Robers elementary there are important changes to the summer feeding program. Please view this article to learn more.

OCS Teachers Already Working and Planning for 22-23 School Year.

OCS teachers were up early yesterday, May 26th, and ready to plan for next year's students. Over 25 dedicated teachers came to the Professional Development Lab to work with Ms. Betha Crabtree on curriculum, pacing and unit prepping for the upcoming school year. We love our teachers for loving our students and working on their first day of summer break to be prepared for all the new kiddos.

Free Summer Feeding

The OCS School Nutrition program will hold summer feeding at Livingston Academy and A. H. Roberts Elementary. At both sites breakfast will be served from 7:30AM-8:30AM and Lunch will be served 11:00AM-12:30PM The program will run from May 31-July 1,2022

Kinderboost

We are pleased to offer a two-week KinderBoost® program at A.H. Roberts for your child. This two-week program will be run by teachers who will work together to provide a variety of activities to prepare your child for the start of Kindergarten. The program will run Monday-Friday, June 13-24 from 7:30am-2:30pm. - Read more ->

Summer Feeding Program

Overton County Schools School Nutrition program is offering free summer meals. For more information please call the district office and ask for Debie Taylor

New Online Registration for the 2022-2023 School Year

We are excited to announce that all schools in Overton County will use online registration for the upcoming school year. The district is also making registration available earlier and for the entire month of May. We hope these changes are more convenient for families and are helpful in preparing for the upcoming school year.

Make Every Move Count

When you Move More every day, you can reach some pretty big goals over time. Small steps can add up to huge strides — in your physical health, mental health, stress levels, sleep, productivity, relationships and more. Let movement take you places you never thought possible!

OCS Summer Program

Overton County Schools will be offering a 4-week Summer Learning
Camp at A.H. Roberts Elementary for students who are entering grades 1-5. We will also offer a Bridge camp at Livingston Middle School for students who are entering grades 6-8. Camp dates will be June 6- June 30, Monday through Thursday.

View the link to see more information

2021-2022 Parent Involvement Survey

At Overton County Schools, we value your input. Please take a moment to complete our annual survey. Your feedback helps us provide the best education possible for your child. Thank you!

March is Reading Month!

March is Reading Month: Early literacy skill-building begins at birth.
Parents of children birth to age five, Have you signed up to receive free books?? Please visit the imagination library for more information: Imagination Library – Stephens Center

What is Chronic Absenteeism?

Did you know Chronic Absenteeism can impact your child's success in school? View this article to learn more about how it effects learning and what we can do to help prevent it.

Voluntary Pre-K Program Kick-off Night

Overton County Schools will be hosting a kick-off event for enrollment into the VPK program for the 2022-2023 school year. Please see the flyer for additional information.

February Newsletter

Please view the link to read the February edition of the Overton County Schools Newsletter

Appreciation of Livingston Regional Hospital

Overton County Schools would like to say a big Thank You to Livingston Regional Hospital for the donation of the Ambu CPR bags. We feel blessed to have such great community support! Pictured L to R are school nurses Ashley Taylor, Marcie Matthews, Cindy Sells, Tammy Nimmo, and Caitlyn Ledbetter.

Requesting your Feedback

The American Rescue Plan signed into law in March by President Joe Biden included $122 billion in Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funds for school districts across the country, which is the single largest investment in federal elementary and secondary education in the nation’s history. Overton County Schools would like your feedback to help develop school improvement plans. Read more >

Family Literacy Nights & Other Opportunities for Tennessee Families

This summer, five community organizations will host literacy nights for families, to bring families to the important conversation about how children learn to read. They’ll offer a chance for families to learn what strong, structured reading instruction looks like, directly from Tennessee teachers.  ... Read more>

Overton County Schools Summer Camps

Overton County Schools will be offering a 4-week, in-person Summer Learning Camp to provide opportunities for students that will address learning loss and gaps that may have occurred as a result of COVID-19.

Hilham Walking Track

Hilham Elementary School added a
walking track to the school grounds
this year.
The track is open to the community
outside of school hours, allowing for
a more complete use of the county’s
investment in these facilities.

3/25 - Overton County Schools Closing at 1:00 PM

To ensure student safety, Overton County Schools will be closing at 1:00 PM on Thursday, March 25, 2021. This is a precaution due to the incoming hazardous weather conditions. Please monitor the weather and stay safe.

Virtual Week

Overton County Schools will be conducting virtual only classes from 12/14/2020 -12/17/2020. More information will be provided on 12/10/2020. Please check back on the district website at that time http://www.oc-sd.com

Basketball Season Changes for 2020-2021

With basketball season upon us, I wanted to share our plans and hopefully answer questions that have been asked about the changes for the 20-21 basketball season.  With this pandemic, several safety measures have been put into place at all of our Overton County schools......

Free Flu Clinics

Free drive thru flu clinics offered at each school. Please see flyer for details.

Meal Program to Offer Free Meals to Anyone Under 18./;

This meal program will be available until Christmas. To take advantage of this program, you will need to call the café at the school by 8 a.m. each morning if you want to pick up meals that day. Watch for updates about when pick-up times are at each school.

Parent/Family Involvement 2020-2021

The Overton County School Board has adopted a parent
involvement policy developed by teachers, parents, and
administrators. This policy can be found in... Read more ->

Important Update Concerning Face Coverings

Currently, the wearing of facemasks is strongly suggested but optional in Overton County Schools. A mask mandate would be one of the last measures the district would take in order to keep schools open. Until the board changes procedure, Overton County Schools will continue to strongly suggest students wear a face covering while at school.

Important Bus Transportation information

All students riding the bus to and from school are required to wear a mask
on the bus. If students do not have a mask – one will be provided for
them. Students will be checked for temperature each day when they
arrive at school. A seating chart will be made for each bus route.
Students will be required to ride in the same seat each day to and from
school. Any student who is running a fever of 100.4 or above will be
required to go home.

NEW: Remote Learner Center

We are launching a new Remote Learner Center as part of our district website. This location will aggregate resources for parents and students to support remote learners.

Mental Health Resources

There’s always been a need to address mental health, perhaps now
more than ever. We hope these resources will be beneficial to you
and your family. If you need further assistance, you can also
contact your school counselor.

Overton County Schools Reopening Plan

Please take a moment to read our district plan for reopening schools. Please use the link at the end of the article to preregister your child for the 2020-2021 school year.

HES Yearbook Pick Up

Last day for yearbook pick-up is Tuesday, June 2nd 5:00pm-6:00pm any left will be available for pick up when school starts back; bring you own pen; Questions? Contact Ginger Neely 397-6359 or [email protected]

• Please do NOT get out of your car.
• You will have to sign to pick up your yearbook.
• Please bring a pen so we are not sharing germs.
• If you are concerned about germs, wear a mask, gloves, etc.
• Questions? Email [email protected]; Call/text (931) 397-6359

Kindergarten Registration May 4th

Overton County Schools Kindergarten Registration will be held on May 4th. It will be by phone only. Parents/Guardians will need to call the school that their child will attend.

Overton County Schools Update to Meals for Students

Beginning Monday, March 30th, Meals will be served for any citizen 18 years and younger at the locations below. We will only be serving on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday for the next several weeks. Students will receive two breakfasts and two lunches on Monday and Wednesday. On Friday students/children will get meals for Friday. Meals are served at the schools from 8:00 am – 8:45 a.m. At the designated sites where a bus is delivering meals, they will be served from 9:00-9:45 a.m. All meals are free!

Coronavirus Information (Updated 3/18/20)

In an effort to serve your child during our school closure, we ask that you complete this survey by Sunday, March 22. Please read the full article for links to the survey for your child's school.

Common Sense Steps to Prevent Coronavirus Disease

Concerns about the coronavirus and COVID-19, the respiratory illness it causes, are on the rise. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) the best way to prevent the virus is to avoid exposure.

Learn to Code over Spring Break!

Bored and looking for something to do this spring break? Why not learn to code? Learn to build a game or program a mini computer with these free live streams. The live streams start Monday, March 16th and stream everyday.
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