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Oak Ridge School District Teacher of the Year Julie Kinder-McMillan

As we announced last week, every year, the Tennessee Department of Education recognizes outstanding educators in the state with awards for their meritorious service and devotion to students. The department applauds teachers who care about children, who devote their professional lives to enriching the lives of Tennessee children and who demonstrate exceptional gains in student […]

February 17th, 2017|District News, School News|

Congratulations to Oak Ridge Schools Teachers of the Year

Every year, the Tennessee Department of Education recognizes outstanding educators in the state with awards for their meritorious service and devotion to students. The department applauds teachers who care about children, who devote their professional lives to enriching the lives of Tennessee children and who demonstrate exceptional gains in student achievement. Goals of […]

February 10th, 2017|District News|

High School Planning Guide Now Available Online

Students and Parents may now access the 2017-2018 Academic Planning Guide on the Oak Ridge High School website under “Academics” then “Curriculum” or by following this link.

The guide contains helpful information for parents and students regarding graduation requirements, high school course selection, preparation for post-secondary opportunities, and the registration process.  Teachers and students are […]

February 8th, 2017|District News, School News|

Dr. Borchers Wins Anderson County Ally of the Year Award

The Allies for Substance Abuse Prevention (ASAP) of Anderson County hosted a contest for selecting an “Ally of the Year.” Candidates for the award were nominated by community members for their passion for creating a healthy and productive Anderson County and are united by one goal: to use their leadership, influence, and communication skills to […]

February 7th, 2017|District News|

Access Oak Ridge Year Two Progress Report

Over the past two years, the Oak Ridge School district has been making new strides in our Access Oak Ridge digital learning initiative by putting Lenovo Yoga laptop computers into the hands of every student in grades 5-10. Our vision in this initiative is “to empower all Oak Ridge students with equitable access to digital […]

January 28th, 2017|District News|

ORHS Students Request Support for Google Certificate

Students at Oak Ridge High School who are requesting additional help installing the Google certificate can find guidance here.

The first screen shot and link will show you how you can get the Google Certificate you need from Online@ORS

The second screen shot shows the page to the SSL Certificate itself, including instructions for download on most […]

January 8th, 2017|District News, School News|

Vote for Bruce Borchers as Anderson County Ally of the Year

We are pleased to announce that Oak Ridge Schools Superintendent Bruce Borchers has been nominated by the Anderson County Substance Abuse Prevention organization as a candidate for the 2017 Anderson County Ally of the Year Award.

Candidates were nominated by community members based on their passion for creating a healthier and more productive Anderson County.  These […]

January 5th, 2017|District News|

Oak Ridge School District Receives $15K for Naval National Defense Cadet Corp

Oak Ridge Schools Advisory Board met on Friday, December 9th to engage community and industry leaders in informative sessions highlighting new programs in our schools. We had the pleasure of hearing from three guests. Retired Navy Captain, Gene Sievers of Consolidated Nuclear Security Y-12 spoke about his experience in the Navy and introduced the importance […]

December 14th, 2016|District News|

Oak Ridge Schools State Assessment Results

Oak Ridge Schools is pleased to announce that we have received our results from high school end of course assessment for the 2015-2016 school year.  Only high school results have been released because testing was canceled for grades 3-8 last school year due to difficulties with the state’s assessment vendor.

We are delighted to report that […]

December 13th, 2016|District News|

Oak Ridge Schools Turkey Trot Results

Oak Ridge Schools Office of Coordinated School Health hosted the annual Turkey Trot on Wednesday, December 1st.

The event, typically scheduled for the Thursday before the Thanksgiving holiday, was delayed this year due to poor air quality.  Nevertheless, we had great participation, and many families came out to support our 166 student […]

December 3rd, 2016|District News|