Update from OCS

Hi there – my name is Keith Osborne and I am the Chief Administrative Officer for OCS. I’d like to provide an update on where we are regarding the Coronavirus, but before I do that – I just want to say thank you to each of you for stepping up and doing what is necessary…

A Message from Superintendent David Kessler

David Kessler, Superintendent, and Tom Lilly, President of OCS, discussed COVID-19 and what Catholic schools across Western Kentucky are doing during this non-traditional instruction time. Click HERE to learn more. 

There is No Shortage of Brussel Sprouts! 

“There is no shortage of brussel sprouts.” That’s about all the good news I could glean from a story this weekend about what was happening in local grocery store outlets.  There are generally three things that I think reveal the true nature and character of a person. First, how do you argue with people who…

OCS Closed March 16th Through April 3rd

OCS will be closed from March 16th through April 3rd.All school activities, practices, games, etc. are canceled until further notice.Make every effort to send your child to school tomorrow (unless they are sick) so that they can receive instructions on work assignments.While off, please avoid large crowds and gatherings, practice social distancing, and wash your…

COVID-19 Update

Owensboro Catholic Schools met this morning with other local school systems, Owensboro Health, Brescia University, the Daviess County Health Department and others to learn more about COVID-19 (aka – Coronavirus). As always, the safety of your children is important. We are fogging each building weekly with a disinfecting mist and have been doing so since…

Leadership Message

Hello Aces family,  The following Scripture verse has served as an ever-present source of inspiration throughout my adult life:    “Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks, receives; and the one who seeks, finds; and to the…

OCS Announces New Chief Administrative Officer and Director of Advancement

The Owensboro Catholic School System announced today that Keith Osborne has been named the Chief Administrative Officer and Natalie Hayden has been named the system’s Director of Advancement.  Osborne has been with the system for 21 years and served in various leadership capacities.  He is a 1981 graduate of Owensboro Catholic High School.   Osborne’s…

Lives Are More Important Than Numbers!

I like numbers because they aren’t subjective. It’s amazing how many times we use anecdotal evidence or isolated incidences to make decisions that really don’t reflect what the numbers may be teaching us. Sometimes the answer to the question regarding budgets, enrollment or academic performance has little to do with anecdotal or isolated incidences.  There…

Prayer Petitions Travel to Italy with Tom Lilly

Walking the streets of the early Church was a huge bucket list item and a blessing! Hundreds of your prayer petitions followed me every step of the way  “Lord, make me an instrument of your peace…” -St. Francis of Assisi My first overseas journey took place 30 years ago. I was only a couple of…

President’s Message – An Invitation to the Dinner/Auction

The Owensboro Catholic School System is a very busy world. Even during the summer there are buildings that open at 6 a.m. and don’t shut down until 10 p.m. We’re a reflection of the crazy schedules that drive many of our parents! That’s why sometimes we should choose to take a little time off from…