Overton Independent School District


Overton ISD welcomes Richard Strickland to the Mustang Family
Coach Richard Strickland was hired on Monday, May 16th, in a unanimous vote of the school board to serve as the next OISD Athletic Director/Head Football Coach/Assistant Principal.  Coach Strickland is currently the defensive coordinator at Henderson High School and has been part of two state championships on the football coaching staffs at Carthage and Henderson and a baseball state championship as a member of the Carthage staff.  His first official day of work will be June 6th.
Congratulations to Qualyn Stark for placing 3rd in Headline Writing at the state academic UIL competition in Austin.
Announcement from the OISD Cafeteria:  No charging of any kind will be allowed in the cafeteria beginning Monday, May 2, 2016.  An alternate meal will be offered to children who do not have the funds available in their accounts to pay for their meal. 

 There is a free health services event coming up at Van Middle School on June 28th and June 29th.  Students who missed their UIL physicals can get one done for free at this event.  Other free services include adult and child wellness exams, mammograms, asthma and vision screenings as well as registration for social assistance benefits like CHIP, TANF, Medicatid/Medicare, SSI, etc.
OISD is not involved in this event other than to publicize it for anyone who is interested.  Please see the attachment below for more information. 


Required Immunizations for the 2015 School Year

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  Overton ISD and both campuses received a rating of "Recognized" in the new Community and Student Engagement rating required by the Texas Education Agency.



 Overton ISD Statement of Nondiscrimination 
It is the policy of Overton ISD to not discriminate or engage in harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, or any other legally protected status in its educational an dvocational programs, services or activities or matters related to employment as required by Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended, and the SEction 504 of the Rehabilitation act of 1973 as amended.
This policy also prohibits retaliation against an individual who has made a good faith report of unlawful, discriminatory practices, opposed any unlawful, discriminatory practices or participated in an investigation of any complaint related to an unlawful, discriminatory practice.
Inquiries regarding the Overton ISD nondiscrimination policies should be directed to: 
Stephen DuBose, Superintendent, 111 E. McKay, Overton, Texas  903-834-6145 
Es norma del Distrito Escolar de Overton no discriminar u hostigar en base de raza, color, nacionalidad, sexo, religion,, edad, discapacidad o por cualquier otro estado legalmente protegido en sus programas educacionales y vocacionales, servicios, o actividdes o asunto relacionados con empleos tal como lo requiren el Titulo VI y el Titulo VII de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964, tal como se enmendo; el Titulo IX de las Enmiendas Educativas de 1972; la Ley Contra la Discriminacion Laboral Por Edad, la Ley Sobre Estadounidenses con Discapacidades , tal como se enmendo; y la Seccion 504 de la Ley de Rehabilitacion de 1973, tal como se enmendo.
Esta politica tambien prohibe tomar represalias contra cualquier persona quien, de buena fe, ha informado o proporcionado informacion sobre practices ilegales y discriminatorias, se opuso a cualquier practica ilegal y discriminatoria o participo en una investigacion de cualquier queja presentada sobre una practica ilegal y discriminatoria.
Preguntas sobre las politicas antidiscriminatorias de Overton ISD en las siguientes areas deben ser dirigidas a: 
Stephen DuBose, Superintendente, 111 E. McKay, Overton, Texas 903-834-6145 
Contact Us:
501 E. Henderson Street   |   Overton, TX   75684
Phone: 903.834.6145   |   Fax: 903.834.6755
Elementary Office: 903.834.6144   |   Middle School Office: 903.834.6146
High School Office: 903.834.6143   |   Attendance Office: 903.834.3468