Glenwood Elementary School teachers and students received a grant for $5000 to fund a project titled, “Engineering a Brighter Future,” a hands-on initiative to engage students in STEM-based learning focused on careers of the future. This competitive grant came from a program sponsored by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and the Tennessee STEM Innovation Network […]
Earlier in the week, we announced our school-level teachers of the year. The Tennessee Department of Education has encouraged us to recognize teachers who care about children, who devote their professional lives to enriching the lives of Tennessee students, and who demonstrate exceptional gains in student achievement. Oak Ridge Schools would now like to congratulate […]
The Tennessee Teacher of the Year program is designed to promote recognition, respect and appreciation for outstanding teachers in Tennessee, to stimulate interest in teaching as a career, and to encourage public involvement in education. Each year, the Tennessee Department of Education applauds teachers who care about children, who devote their professional lives to enriching […]
Following the 1954 Supreme Court mandate to end public school segregation, the Atomic Energy Commission announced that the public schools in Oak Ridge would participate in desegregation. In September of 1955, 85 students joined Oak Ridge High School and Robertsville Middle School. While not the first in the nation, that action was the first of […]
STEM Grant Recipients
Three Oak Ridge schools—Glenwood Elementary, Jefferson Middle, and Robertsville Middle schools received recent announcements of grant awards for future projects involving science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
Glenwood Elementary School received a grant for $5000 to fund a project titled, “Engineering a Brighter Future,” a hands-on initiative to engage students in STEM-based learning focused […]
On Wednesday, December 11th, The Oak Ridge High School Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) conducted their Annual Military Inspection (AMI) in the Wildcat Arena. Multiple distinguished guests attended, including Commander Merv Dial, the Area 9 Manager, Tennessee State Representative John Ragan, Superintendent, Dr. Bruce Borchers, and several other renowned members of the Oak […]
ORHS/JMS Orchestra will present their 2019 Holiday Concert at ORHS Auditorium on December 19th at 7:00pm. The public is invited. Tickets are 3 dollars adults and 1 dollar students. For more information, contact Dr. Phillips, ORHS Orchestra Director, at 425-9560.
On Tuesday, December 3rd, Cadet Amelia Van Berkel, from the Oak Ridge High School NJROTC program, received a certificate and a $100 cash prize for winning first place in the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Voice of Democracy essay contest in Tennessee District Two. The VFW Tennessee District Two includes Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Knox, Loudon, […]
As part of a Teen Activism Showcase, freshmen at Oak Ridge High School will be researching various community issues and the organizations that address them. Students will learn about current challenges and work collaboratively to create possible solutions to address local needs through legislation and advocacy. Please join these passionate students to learn about the […]
To effectively address and discourage student vaping, Oak Ridge Schools board of education has approved the following addendum to the 2019-2020 Oak Ridge Schools Discipline Code. This addendum will go into effect January 1, 2020, to allow us to communicate specifics to students and families.
Read the updated policy below or at this link.