Letters of Recommendation Deadlines

The Oak Ridge High School Counseling Department has a policy of requiring three weeks’ notice for requesting letters of recommendation for college applications and scholarships. ALL TEACHERS WILL BE REQUESTING THE SAME LEAD TIME THIS YEAR AS WELL. Items needed were explained to seniors during Senior Seminars. We require an updated resume and teacher comment forms in order to write recommendations. Do not miss deadlines!

ORHS Counseling Department

Telephone:  865-425-9607
Fax:  865-425-9526
Address:  1450 Oak Ridge Turnpike  Oak Ridge, TN  37830
Office Hours:  M-F 7:15 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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ORHS Counseling Updates via Text
To start receiving ORHS Counseling news updates via text message, just text @oakridgehs to 81010.  Problems using 81010?  Try 865-407-2892.  We will send out reminders, scholarship info, deadlines, etc.  Tell your friends and make sure you have free incoming texts because standard text fees will apply.

Counseling Staff

Paige Redman, 9th – 12th grade students A-C, hpredman@ortn.edu
David Morrow, 9th – 12th grade students D-H, djmorrow@ortn.edu
Brianna Ottinger, 9th – 12th grade students I-M, bottinger@ortn.edu
Kelly Rowland, 9th – 12th grade students N-R, ksrowland@ortn.edu
Heidi Foster, 9th – 12th grade students S-Z, hafoster@ortn.edu
Alison King, School Social Worker, aking@ortn.edu
Phyllis Moye, Registrar, pmoye@ortn.edu
Audrey Morris, Administrative Assistant, amorris@ortn.edu

Counselors are in the office from 7:40 a.m. – 3:40 p.m.  Students are encouraged to stop by before school, during the lunch break, or after school to make an appointment.  Parents may call or email at anytime to schedule an appointment with their student’s counselor.

Senior Seminar

All Seniors will receive a folder during Senior Seminars on Thursday, September 7th. In addition to the student’s transcript and Intent to Graduate Letter, the folder will also contain this information: Senior Seminar Packet Class of 2018


Parents may contact teachers directly to inquire about missed work when when their student is absent.  If the student is absent for three or more days, a request may be submitted to the counseling center secretary to gather the assignments.  Please call 865-425-9607 to request homework and allow one full day to gather work.

Transcript Request Instructions for Former Students

E-mail requests – Requests should be sent to Phyllis Moye at pmoye@ortn.edu with the following information:

  • Name at time of graduation
  • Date of graduation
  • Date of Birth

Faxed requests (send to 865-425-9526)

  • Name at time of graduation
  • Date of graduation
  • Date of Birth

The exact name, fax number or e-mail address of where to send the transcript should be included in the e-mail or fax request.

If the transcript must be mailed
If the transcript must be mailed, the request, along with a stamped envelope addressed to the school/institution/place of business, can be sent to:

Oak Ridge High School
ATTN:  Counseling Dept., Transcript Request
1450 Oak  Ridge Turnpike
Oak Ridge, TN   37830

Please allow 48-72 hours for all transcript requests to be fulfilled.

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