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New Band Directors Announced at Oak Ridge High School

Michael Spirko has been named new Director of Bands, and Sean Rutherford has been named new Assistant Director of Bands for Oak Ridge High School.

“The band program at Oak Ridge High School has a rich history and long standing tradition of excellence in a wonderful community that has always deeply supported the arts,” explained Mr. […]

2019-06-07T13:53:49-04:00June 7th, 2019|School News|

TVA Partnership Awards STEM Grants to Oak Ridge Middle Schools

NASHVILLE, Tenn. ― The Tennessee Valley Authority, in partnership with Bicentennial Volunteers Incorporated (a TVA retiree organization), recently awarded Jefferson and Robertsville Middle Schools each $5,000 for STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education projects. The grant award is a part of $580,000 in competitive STEM grants awarded to 161 schools across TVA’s seven-state service […]

2019-05-08T18:45:19-04:00May 8th, 2019|District News|

Oak Ridge Names New Principal of Glenwood Elementary

Oak Ridge Schools Superintendent Dr. Bruce Borchers today announced the appointment of Ms. Ginny Rigell Boles as principal of Glenwood Elementary effective July 1, 2019.  An interview committee comprised of Glenwood and central office staff selected Ms. Boles following the screening of applications and interviews of selected candidates.  Ms. Boles replaces Ms. Pearl Goins who […]

2019-06-05T08:48:54-04:00May 6th, 2019|School News|

Congratulations to Shayla Sanderson for New CSH Coordinator Award

Congratulations to Shayla Sanderson, who was awarded the New CSH Coordinator Award during a special luncheon held on April 9th in Franklin , TN.  Shayla is a new  employee to our district who serves as the Coordinated School Health Coordinator.  She replaced Jen Laurendine, who currently serves at Dean of Students at Jefferson Middle School.  Shayla […]

2019-04-22T12:27:21-04:00April 22nd, 2019|District News|

JROTC Champions Again

On an overcast Friday morning, 30 cadets from the Oak Ridge High School Navy JROTC Wildcat Company set out for Fulton High School to defend their Knox County NJROTC League Athletic Championship.  Cadets, led by Cadet Commanding Officer Rhiannon Lucas, were ready to go head-to-head with NJROTC cadets from Central, Fulton, Bearden and West High […]

2019-04-12T20:02:17-04:00April 12th, 2019|School News|

Students Excel at the Southern Appalachian Science and Engineering Fair

Oak Ridge High School Students Bill Andress, Ethan Brady, Audrey Bufton, Ruthie Froning, Alexis Hammond, Kate Hausladen, David Joy, Steven Qu, Henry Shen, Paulina Urbanowicz and Eagle Yuan all competed at the 68th Southern Appalachian Science and Engineering Fair (SASEF). The event was hosted by the University of Tennessee on April 2, and students received […]

2019-04-08T15:32:50-04:00April 8th, 2019|School News|

Hollie Allison Named Teacher Assistant of the Year

In Oak Ridge Schools, we value the teacher assistants who assist student growth through supervision of on-going activities related to curriculum, organization of lessons, and preparation of materials for instruction. Last week, we introduced the candidates for our district-level winner for Teacher Assistant of the Year.  Today, we are announcing that Hollie Allison of Linden […]

2019-04-04T06:09:32-04:00April 4th, 2019|District News|

New P3 Campus App Alert ORS

Oak Ridge Schools (ORS) is collaborating with the Allies for Substance Abuse Prevention (ASAP) of Anderson County and the Oak Ridge Police Department to launch a new 24/7 monitoring program that allows parents and students to anonymously report concerns about student safety.

The program includes an anonymous tip reporting app, which is part of the P3 […]

2019-03-29T19:10:07-04:00March 29th, 2019|District News|
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