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Important NTI Day Information

Parents and Students,


We are starting our Non-traditional instruction( NTI) days for grades 7-12 consists of complete short courses around topics of student interest. Students in grades 7 and 8 are enrolled in one of two courses: Beautiful Bluegrass or Heroes. Students in grades 9-12 are enrolled in one of four courses: By Way of the Owl, Who Am I?, Abnormal Psychology, and The Human Body. These courses are facilitated by teams of teachers who will communicate with students and parents regarding coursework and to provided any needed supports or assistance with work. Students should work on their courses on each non-traditional instructional day, but they may also work on any other day that they wish. All courses must be complete by March 14.

Thank you,

Charles Davidson

Owsley County High School Principal




Parents: OCES has started Non-Traditional Days and teachers are already working on answering questions and helping work out issues. Kindergarten will begin NTI with Reading Eggs and Math Seeds. 1st grade has work in and Zearn, 2nd grade also has Zearn and reading/writing. All logins were sent home in letters in December. 3rd - 6th grade should begin work in their google classrooms on Digital Citizenship and continue throughout the lessons. All snow work should be completed by March 1st. 

Sylvia Havicus, Principal
Owsley County Elementary 
District Highlights


The mission of the Owsley County School district is to create an innovative learning environment that breaks down all barriers to student learning and prepares ALL students for college, career, and the 21st century world.


Knovation Top 100 District     
Best High School Bronze 2015          
Digital Promise League of Innovative Schools

 Seven Goals for Owsley County Schools
1. Improve student academic performance on all assessments for all students
2. Improve staff and student attendance
3. Ensure a safe, orderly, and clean learning environment
4. Collaborate with parents and school community members and increase community involvement
5.  Improve personal and professional growth
6. Maintain a high level of student and staff performance
7. Positively promote Owsley County Schools through all forms of media

 "Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision; the ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives; it is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results".

Andrew Carnegie
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