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Secret City Wildbots to Compete at Smoky Mountain Regional

March 23rd-25th, 2017

The Secret City Wildbots are primed for competition this weekend in the FIRST Robotics “FIRST Steamworks” challenge.  This year’s event invites teams and their robots to join an adventure club and prepare their airship for flight. Teams were challenged to build their robot for collecting and placing gears on their airship for their […]

March 22nd, 2017|School News|

JMS Teachers to Represent TN at National Geographic Society Training

Oak Ridge Schools are pleased to announce that the Tennessee Geographic Alliance has chosen Jefferson Middle School teachers Brian Smith and John Beard of Oak Ridge Schools to represent Tennessee at a special training session at the headquarters of the National Geographic Society in Washington D.C.  June 24 – 28, 2017.

The purpose of the Summer […]

March 21st, 2017|School News|

ORHS Youth Ambassadors Travel to Capitol for Prevention Alliance of Tennessee Day on the Hill

Eleven Allies for Substance Abuse Protection (ASAP) Youth Ambassadors from Anderson County, Clinton and Oak Ridge High Schools traveled to the State Capitol to take part in Prevention Alliance of Tennessee’s Day on the Hill. On this day, coalitions from all across the state come together to advocate for substance abuse prevention in Tennessee.   By […]

March 9th, 2017|School News|

Mu Alpha Theta State Math Competition Results

ORHS won the 1st Place Sweepstakes Award


Math Bowl Team A

2nd Place

Team Members: Ethan Brady,  David Joy,  Steven Qu, Henry Shen


Hustle Team

3rd Place

Team Members: Batu Odbadrakh,  George Wang, Elana Watson, Eagle Yuan


Interschool Test

1st Place

Entire Team


Unit Circle Test

1st Place

Steven Qu


Theta Speed Test

1st Place

Andrew Brady


Alpha Speed Test

2nd Place

Ethan Brady

3rd Place

Melody Guo


Mu Speed Test

3rd Place

Henry Shen


Alpha Chalk Talk

3rd […]

March 8th, 2017|School News|

Woodland Art Student Caleb Johnson Wins a First Place Award at the Dogwood Arts Festival

The Dogwood Arts SYNERGY art exhibition features the work of gifted students from local schools K-12. The exhibit is alongside an exhibit by East Tennessee’s finest K-12 art teachers and current art interns/student-teachers from public and private schools and academies. Awards and scholarships are presented to encourage further development of these art students’ artistic aptitude.

Oak Ridge’s own […]

February 28th, 2017|School News|

Wilson Huang Wins First Place at TN Junior Science and Humanities Symposium

Several Oak Ridge High School students participated in the Tennessee Junior Science and Humanities Symposium held on February 23-24, 2017 at the Holiday Inn World’s Fair Park in Knoxville. The symposium is sponsored by the United States Departments of the Army, Navy, and Air Force, and is administered by the Academy of Applied Science in […]

February 28th, 2017|School News|

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|

ORHS Cyber Patriot Team Places Third in the State

The Air Force Association’s General Bruce K. Holloway Chapter 367 extended congratulations to our Oak Ridge High School Cyber Patriot Team and mentor, Mr. Keith Jackson, for placing third in the State in the Silver Division and qualifying for the regional round.


The 2016-2017 school year marks the first year Oak Ridge High School has participated […]

February 17th, 2017|School News|

Jefferson Middle School FIRST Lego League Celebrates Success

Three robotics teams from Jefferson Middle School competed in the FIRST Lego League East Tennessee State Championship at Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville, TN on February 11, 2017. To compete in the state championship, teams must first qualify at either the Knoxville, Nashville, Chattanooga, or Johnson City competitions. The Atomic Eagles, JMS Master Builders, and […]

February 17th, 2017|School News|