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Online Learning Update

Dear Oak Ridge Schools Families,

I hope you and your family are well and you have found some extra opportunities to rest during this abnormal Spring Break.  We have been working daily to prepare for the unknown, and are hoping our families and students will benefit greatly from the efforts our teachers will be pouring into […]

2020-03-27T10:13:21-04:00March 27th, 2020|District News|

Update About School Closure

Update About School Closure

Dear Oak Ridge Schools Families,


As I mentioned earlier, there was a possibility that the governor would extend the closure of schools in Tennessee. Just recently, we received word that Governor Lee has recommended school districts remain closed through April 24. We obviously will comply with this mandated closure.

We continue […]

2020-03-25T11:53:58-04:00March 24th, 2020|School News|

Food Service For Families Beginning March 23rd

Dear Oak Ridge Community:

In an effort to ensure that all children 18 and younger continue to have access to receive healthy and nutritious breakfast and lunch meals, Oak Ridge Schools in partnership with Aramark, will be offering both breakfast, and lunch “to go” during week days starting on March 23rd  free of charge. The following […]

2020-03-17T18:08:49-04:00March 17th, 2020|School News|

School Closure

Dear families of Oak Ridge,

I hope this message finds you well and safe. I want to let you know that Oak Ridge Schools will be closing at the end of the day today, Monday, March 16th, due to Tennessee Governor Bill Lee mandating that schools be closed until March 31st.

In an effort to keep buildings […]

2020-03-16T12:34:52-04:00March 16th, 2020|District News|

Intersession Information

As of today (3/14):

Spring intersession is canceled at all elementary and middle schools.

The high school intersession is online and Beth Estep is organizing that effort.

The preschool is still meeting next week, and ECC is open.

2020-03-14T12:27:51-04:00March 14th, 2020|District News|

Junior Science and Humanities Symposium

Melody Guo won 2nd place at the Tennessee Junior Science and Humanities Symposium held on March 6, 2020.  Melody, daughter of Yi Yang and Xiaoqin Guo, worked under the mentorship of retired ORNL mathematician Dr. Len Gray to develop an algorithm to solve the axisymmetric Navier-Stokes equations that govern the motion of incompressible fluids. Computational […]

2020-03-13T18:14:51-04:00March 13th, 2020|School News|

For Students Who Take Classes at RSCC

In response to the coronavirus outbreak and continued public health concerns, all Roane State campuses will extend spring break for students through March 22. Faculty and staff will use this time to prepare for transitioning to an all-online teaching environment when classes resume on March 23.

Courses will remain online through at least March 29, with […]

2020-03-13T14:03:02-04:00March 13th, 2020|School News|

Teacher Assistants of the Year

We would like to congratulate the school- and district-level winners of the 2020 Teacher Assistants of the Year. The school-level winners are:


  • Oak Ridge Schools Preschool, Ki’Anna Gibson
  • Glenwood Elementary School, Amanda Hazenfield
  • Linden Elementary School, Brenda Clements
  • Willow Brook Elementary School, Christopher Bruce
  • Woodland Elementary School, Tammi Beckett
  • Jefferson Middle School, Matt Reed
  • Robertsville […]
2020-03-04T11:10:55-05:00March 4th, 2020|District News|
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