Oyler School

The documentary OYLER: One School One Year follows Craig Hockenberry, the school’'s principal when the film was produced, through a year at the school, focusing on Hockenberry's mission to transform a community battered by crime and poverty, and on then-senior Raven Gribbins’ quest to become the first in her family to finish high school and go to college.

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Two Ohio turkeys, part of the presidential pardon flock, got a red carpet welcome from students at the Oyler School in Lower Price Hill today. They live in Mercer County in a custom-built barn. On Monday Nobember 24th two others will travel to Washington to meet President Obama.

Some kids were inquisitive and others were scared. Lavar, in a line of second graders to see the caged birds said, "I'm scared. I've never seen turkeys before."

As part of WVXU’s continuing American Graduate project, working to find answers to the drop out epidemic in America’s high schools, Mark Perzel talks with Jennifer Bellin who, in a volunteer effort, directs the Oyler School’s Steps for Success program that focuses on providing mentors, unique experiences and skills to aid economically disadvantaged high school seniors into making a successful transition into postsecondary s