Open Enrollment Begins February 21
We understand that each and everyday is important to the life of your child, and that is why we are dedicated to excellence in every aspect of our service to the children in our care. We are committed to providing the most up to date curriculum, the most thorough training for the teachers, and a superb learning environment. The most important part of our job is to make sure that our students receive lots of loving attention and they enjoy time spent at Owens Christian Academy.
Angenita F. Owens,
August Fun Facts
Do you know what happened in Black History during the month of August?
August 7, 1954- Charles H. Mahoney was confirmed by the Senate and became the first Black to serve as a full delegate to the United Nations.
August 12, 1922- Washington DC home of Frederick Douglas is declared a national shrine, 1922.
August 13, 1881-The first African American nursing school opens at Spelman College in Atlanta, Ga.
August 16, 1963- On sale this day was a stamp designed to commemorate the one-hundreth anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. It was designed by George Olden which made him the first Black to design a U.S. postage stamp.
August 23, 1908- 52 nurses lead by Martha M. Franklin form the National Association of Colored Graduate Nurses, to improve the status of African American nurses.
August 29, 1979-The first completely Black owned radio network in the world, "Mutual Black Network" was purchased by Sheridan Broadcasting Corp
"Don't worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done."
—Philippians 4:6 (NLT)