Southwest Missouri Secondary Principal of the Year
The Southwest Missouri Association of Secondary School Principals (SWMASSP) recently announced Dr. Sam Taylor, principal of OHS, as SWMASSP High School Principal of the Year. Dr. Taylor's recognition comes for excellence in positive leadership while working with staff, parents and community patrons to enhance student success at OHS. Many of the changes he has steered the High School through have led to academic success. In 2012, OHS set some impressive numbers, finishing in the top 11% in Algebra 1, 7% in English 2, 3% in US/MO Government, and 2% in Biology.
Salute to Nurses: Nurse of the Year
Lori Worthington was chosen as the Springfield News-Leader's Nurse of the Year during their Salute to Nurses banquet. The banquet was held in Springfield on April 23rd. Lori has devoted 100% of her time and efforts to the students and staff at Ozark Upper Elementary. We are proud to have Lori at Ozark Upper Elementary as well as in the Ozark School District. Congratulations, Lori!