Overbrook School in the News ...
Students used gloves stuffed with cotton balls, string, pen springs, cardboard, fishing line, clay, Styrofoam, wood and more to build their hands. All of the groups met the objective of creating a hand that could pick up a water bottle. Some groups researched and found pre-made patterns to use but others built their prosthetic hands completely from scratch.
Students can continue their music lessons this summer through the Overbrook/St. Cecilia Private Music Lesson Program. Two music teachers, Debbie Lowry and John Pennell, once again will offer summer music lessons beginning June 7 through Aug. 10. Lessons are offered in: piano (grades K-12), guitar (2-12), cello (3-12), electric bass (5-12), trumpet (3-12), double base (9-12) and ukulele (2-4).
Overbrook School premiers its 2016 spring musical, Summer in NY, this Thursday at 6 p.m. followed by an ice cream social. The performance, staged by all students in grades 1-8 and directed by Mrs. Paulette Hatalosky, runs again Friday morning at 9 a.m. Come see the show and sing along to your favorite NYC songs.
Overbrook School inducted 19 new members into its St. Thomas Aquinas Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society Friday, March 18.
Story Time for children 5 and under returns with an Easter-themed Story Time and egg hunt at Overbrook School Tuesday, March 22. The public is invited to Overbrook's Story Time in the library. The event is led by librarian Mrs. Erin Polley and features stories, music and snacks. This month there will be a Easter egg hunt as well. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Invite your friends to attend. Story Time runs from 10-11 a.m.
Overbrook School will send seven students to the National History Bee, one to the Tennessee State Geography Bee and a team of four to the Tennessee State Scholastic Chess Tournament.
The girls' varsity team finished one of the best seasons in Overbrook history.
Her positive attitude, her singing in class and her connections to students have earned Amy Emerson the recognition as Overbrook School's Teacher of the Year 2016.
The North Atlantic current brings warm waters from the tropics to the west coast of which continent? Join us for BEE DAY on Monday to find the answer to questions like this and many more!The spelling, history and geography fun begins at 8:10 a.m. in the gym.
The 2015 Overbrook Classic Basketball Tournament brings 32 junior high teams from 15 private, parochial and public schools together to kick off the basketball season. The tournament, one of the largest junior high tournaments in the area, begins Monday, Dec. 7, and runs through Sat., Dec. 12.
Four hundred years ago, Galileo changed the way we see the universe. Five days ago, Dr. Stephen Pompea showed Overbrook junior high students how they can view more of that universe.
Twenty-five Overbrook School cross country athletes finished Sunday's DAC Championship Meet in the Top 20 in their age groups.
Fourteen Overbrook School seventh-graders met required scores in selected subject areas on their standardized/achievement test to qualify to participate in the Duke University Talent Identification Program.
Inspirational speaker HK Derryberry talks to Overbrook students this Friday at 1:30 p.m. sharing his miraculous life story.
Thirty-one Overbrook School junior high Spanish students attained national recognition for excellent performance on the 2015 National Spanish Examinations. Nine students scored exceptionally well on the National Latin Exam and earned honors as well.
Overbrook School inducted 24 new members into its St. Thomas Aquinas Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society last week.
Overbrook School and St. Cecilia Academy seek an experienced payroll/staff accountant to begin immediately. The main focus of the payroll/staff accountant is to process and disburse accounts payable, compile and submit monthly payroll, and administer benefits and human resources. Read more under the employment tab in the "About Us" section.
The Nashville Philharmonic Orchestra, a community orchestra whose mission is to take music to the people, will be performing at Overbrook School in the gym on Sunday, Feb. 22 at 4 p.m. The orchestra plays four pairs of concerts every season in different churches, schools, or other venues. The concert is family friendly, and free and open to the public.
Five Overbrook sixth-graders were selected to advance to the next level of the Veterans of Foreign Wars essay contest in which students wrote about our country's veterans. Overbrook students took top honors and third place.