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Tuition Assistance Appeal, Internet Safety Presentation, Freshmen ACT ASPIRE Postponed

Tuition Assistance Appeal Process

In the event of extenuating circumstances that result in additional need for tuition assistance, families have the
opportunity to meet with the director to apply for a tuition assistance appeal.
Appeal Conditions
1. Loss or change of job resulting in a decrease in income
2. Health or medical issues resulting in unexpected costs
3. Catastrophic accident resulting in property damage/injury and unexpected costs
4. Divorce or separation resulting in a change of financial support and unexpected costs
5. Other circumstances that demonstrate additional financial need
Appeal Steps
1. Meet with the Director
2. Update financials in FACTS
3. Complete the online tuition assistance appeal application
4. Allow a maximum of 14 days for the appeal board to review your application.
*Families will be notified of their appeal award via email and mail within 14 days of completing the application.
*Please contact the Central Office (270-686-8896) the First Week of May to schedule a time to meet with the Director if you feel
you qualify for a tuition assistance appeal.
Internet Safety Presentation

Officer Courtney Yerington, DARE officer with the Owensboro Police Department, will be presenting a program on internet safety for all OCS parents on Thursday, April 27th at 6:00 p.m. at OCMS.

Her presentation will include:  posting inappropriate content online, sharing personal information online, sexting, protecting yourself from online predators, and cyber-bullying.

We know that this can be a difficult and, sometimes, uncomfortable topic of conversation.  However, we know that our students are being exposed to these situations online, and we want them to have the tools they need to protect themselves.

Any questions, please contact Mrs. Anne Higgins, OCMS Guidance Counselor, at [email protected].

Freshmen ACT ASPIRE Postponed
Due to a shipping issue, the ACT ASPIRE has been postponed to a later date. We will let you know when the new test dates will be.