Obion County Board of Education
The Obion County Board of Education office is located at 1700 North 5th Street in Union City, TN.
The office is open Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
You may schedule appointments by calling 731-885-9743.
Public Notice - Application for Grant Funding
LEAPS (Lottery for Education Afterschool Programs)
Obion County Schools is currently completing an application for the 2020-2021 school year to fund a LEAPs grant for extended learning. The grant will be for the students at South Fulton Elementary, Black Oak School, and Ridgemont School. The application deadline is June 18, 2020. Anyone who would like to review the application or offer suggestions should contact Nikki Netherland at 731-479-1612.
The overall goal of the Lottery for Education: Afterschool Programs(LEAPs) is to provide Tennessee students with enrichment opportunities that reinforce and complement the regular academic program. LEAPs program goals are in alignment with the Tennessee State Department’s Best for All strategic plan specifically supporting the whole child by providing academic and non-academic supports. The LEAPS grant is funded totally with unclaimed lottery money from the Tennessee State Lottery.
Tennessee Department of Health
Coronavirus Information for Parents
The TN Department of Health has provided a coronavirus Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document for parents. You may access this document HERE. They department has also created a hotline number available daily from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. at 1-877-857-2945.
Cornonavius Update and Information from Mr. Tim Watkins, Director of Obion County Schools
The Director of Obion County Schools, Mr. Tim Watkins, has provided information for families and staff of our school system. This information is current as of 3/13/20. You may click HERE to view the letter.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The following links provide information regarding the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). The links will take you to the Centers of Disease Control website. The links are available in English and Español.
Congratulations Reward Schools!
Hillcrest and South Fulton Elementary Schools have been designated as Reward Schools for the 2018-2019 school year. Reward status is the top distinction a school can earn in Tennessee. Reward schools are those that are improving overall student academic achievement and student growth for all students and for student groups, and they are identified annually.