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CNS Y-12 Preparing Tomorrow’s Workforce

Nuclear Science Week

In honor of Nuclear Science Week (NSW), Consolidated Nuclear Security (CNS). CNS is the managing contractor at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, and at the Pantex Plant in Amarillo, Texas. CNS has donated STEM dollars to our science departments. This is the second year they have shared NSW dollars with […]

2020-10-28T08:27:54-04:00October 28th, 2020|District News|

Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer

For families who qualified for, but have not received the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer funds:

We understand just how important the meals your children receive at our school are to your family. We also understand the unexpected hardships you may have faced last spring when those meals were no longer available because our school and others […]

2020-10-23T14:51:57-04:00October 23rd, 2020|District News|

Impact Aid Forms

What is Impact Aid?

Each year, Oak Ridge Schools is eligible to apply for federal Impact Aid grant funds. Impact Aid is a federal formula grant program designed to assist local school districts that enroll federally-connected students.

Who are our federally-connected students?

Federally-connected students are:

  • children of active […]
2020-10-08T18:41:59-04:00October 19th, 2020|District News|

University of Tennessee Fall Reading Program

We are excited to announce our Fall Reading Skills Programs. These online programs help kids grow into stronger students who love reading.

In these programs, your child will:
• Build the right skills for his or her grade in school
• Enjoy reading wonderful, age-appropriate books
• Participate in dynamic, meaningful discussions
• Get the individual support he […]

2020-10-15T08:33:09-04:00October 14th, 2020|District News|

National Merit Scholar Semifinalists and Commended Scholars


Oak Ridge High School is excited to announce that four of our students are National Merit Semifinalists this year!  We are proud of these academically talented seniors.  They are now eligible to continue in the National Merit Scholarship competition for 7,600 scholarships worth more than $31 million. Over 1.5 million students entered the competition.  The […]

2020-09-24T17:48:00-04:00September 24th, 2020|School News|

65th Anniversary of Desegregation in Oak Ridge Schools

Oak Ridge, TN. Sixty-Five years ago this September, 85 brave and dedicated young African American students entered all-white classrooms in the Oak Ridge High School and the Robertsville Junior High School in Oak Ridge, Tennessee in an historic school system desegregation.

Although not the first public school desegregation in the nation, this was the first desegregation […]

2020-09-29T10:06:49-04:00August 29th, 2020|District News|

COVID-19 Response Update from CDC and TN Health Department

August 10, 2020

Dear Families of Oak Ridge Schools:
Our school district is following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Tennessee Department of Health guidelines for the management of individuals who have been diagnosed with, or exposed to, COVID-19. Our school district follows these strict guidelines to protect the safety of our students, families, […]

2020-08-10T14:19:34-04:00August 10th, 2020|District News|
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