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Cross Boundary and Tuition Applications

Beginning April 3 – 21, 2017, cross boundary and tuition applications for the 2017 – 2018 school year will be available online under Resources at the Pupil Services link, in the Pupil Services office and at each school office. If you are a new applicant, please make sure all the required documentation is attached […]

March 27th, 2017|District News, Uncategorized|

Middle School Spelling Bee Results

On January 11, 79 students from Robertsville Middle School participated in the annual spelling bee. After an intense competition, 6th grader Jaden Jones won the 2017 RMS Bee by correctly spelling the word predominant. 5th grader Noa Duke, 6th grader Sean Gilbert, and 8th grader Tyler Thomas all tied for 2nd place.

The Jefferson Middle […]

January 20th, 2017|School News|

Middle School Geography Bee Results

Jefferson and Robertsville Middle Schools recently held their annual Geographic Bees. At RMS, 6th grader Matt Kitts repeated as the winner after he correctly answered an question during a tie-breaker round. 8th grader Adison White placed second while 6th grader London Asquith finished third. At Jefferson, Griffin Miller also repeated as the winner of the […]

December 11th, 2016|School News|

Three ORHS Students Named as National Merit Semi-Finalists

Three Oak Ridge High School students have been named National Merit semifinalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corp. The students are Logan Rumbaugh, Abigail Greenhalgh, and Lara Blokland.

Semifinalists score in the top one percent of the students in their state on a preliminary college exam. After meeting several other requirements, most semifinalists go on […]

October 27th, 2016|School News|

Three Elementary Schools Receive STEM Certification

AdvancED congratulates Glenwood Elementary, Linden Elementary and Woodland Elementary on receiving AdvancED STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Certification. This achievement is a mark of STEM distinction and excellence only offered to highly effective institutions that prioritize STEM education as a path to success.

AdvancED STEM Certification is the first internationally recognized mark of quality for […]

October 5th, 2016|School News|

Sister City Exchange with Naka Shi, Japan

On Thursday, August 18, a delegation of students and chaperones from Naka Shi, Japan will arrive as part of Oak Ridge’s exchange program with its Sister City. In July, ten students from Jefferson Middle and Robertsville Middle Schools and four chaperones traveled to Japan. Now it is Oak Ridge’s turn to host the students from […]

August 18th, 2016|School News|

ORS Staff Participates in Network to Develop and Retain Highly Effective Teachers

Lauren Blair, Amber Henry, Bruce Lay, and Kelly Williams of Oak Ridge Schools participated in a statewide network to develop Teacher Leader Model Standard. This month, the Tennessee Department of Education released the Tennessee Teacher Leader Guidebook, which highlights 15 unique and innovative teacher leader models developed by districts across the state that provide clear […]

August 14th, 2016|District News|