Student Voice: Conversations with Erin Napier

Student Voice Surveys are a requirement of the Professional Growth and Effectiveness System (PGES). A few weeks ago students at Owsley County Elementary School completed the surveys. Inspired by that process 6th grader and FIREshare student at OCES Erin Napier chose to interview a few of her fellow 6th graders. She had just three questions: […]

Education When You Were a Child… Conversations with Educators and Erin Napier

Erin Napier is a 6th grade FIREshare student at Owsley County Elementary School. She loves history and talking to people. Erin combined her interests to create a video where she talks to educators comparing education when they were children to today. Erin talked to an administrator, teaching assistant and several teachers for this project. Erin […]

Owsley County Freezes in School-wide #MannequinChallenge

The Owsley County Elementary School FIREshare Media Club’s 6th Grade members videoed a “mannequin challenge” at OCES.  Before deciding to do the mannequin challenge they had thought about doing a “lip dub” video to a high energy Christmas song, involving the whole school dancing and lip-synching, showing school pride and highlighting the various extracurricular groups.  But […]

Owsley Students Visit the Past at Noble Pioneer Village

Students in the Owsley County School District visited Noble Pioneer Village Friday, October 7, 2016. This video follows members of the OCES 6th grade as they tour the village and observe the presenters. Students learned about skills and culture that would have been seen in the area a century or two ago. This is the […]