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Appointment Announced

Mr. Garfield Adams, Robertsville Middle School Principal, has accepted a position with Hamilton County Department of Education as the Exceptional Education Director. Mr. Adams will continue in his role as principal until December 31, 2017. Effective January 1, 2018, Dr. Tonya Childress will serve as the interim Principal of Robertsville Middle School and Mr. David […]

November 17th, 2017|School News|

ORHS Student Emilie Bordeau Selected to Attend Governor’s Teacher Cabinet

Oak Ridge High School student, Emilie Bordeau was recently selected to meet with Governor Bill Haslam, First Lady Crissy Haslam, and Commissioner of Education Candice McQueen as part of Governor Haslam’s Teacher Cabinet quarterly meeting at the Tennessee Residence.  She attended the meeting alongside Robertsville Middle School teacher, Cathy Ginel, who has served on the […]

November 10th, 2017|School News|

Keys Fillauer Earns Master Board Member Status

During its annual convention, the Tennessee School Boards Association (TSBA) recognized five school board members who earned master board member status. To encourage professional growth of school board members, TSBA offers a master school board member award to members who invest their time and effort into becoming more informed and more effective school board members. […]

November 9th, 2017|District News|

Community Event for Opiate Awareness November 29th

Oak Ridge Schools and Neil Morgenstern (Prevention & Education Specialist for Appalachian High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area – AHIDTA) will host a viewing of the FBI’s documentary Chasing the Dragon: The Life of an Opiate Addict. The community screening is Wednesday, November 29 at Robertsville Middle School located at 245 Robertsville Road, Oak Ridge.  Doors […]

November 6th, 2017|District News|

Oak Ridge High Schools’ “Grease Cats” Triumph

On Friday, October 27, 2017, the Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair classes from Oak Ridge High School competed for the second time in the Top Wrench competition at McGhee-Tyson Air National Guard Base. The students had their first experience in this competition of April 2017. Top Wrench Competition is in its 27th year, hosting 17 […]

November 5th, 2017|School News|

Area Students Attempt to Break Coding World Record

Students from Knox County Schools, Oak Ridge City Schools and area private schools will join together at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, in an attempt to break the world record for number of students learning how to code at the same time.

The idea to attempt a Guinness World Record was the brainchild of […]

November 2nd, 2017|District News|

State Math Convention at ORHS November 3 and 4

On Friday November 3 and Saturday November 4, the ORHS Mu Alpha Theta Math Club will host the State Math Convention.  We have 12 visiting high schools from all areas of the state, with 188 students plus chaperones attending.

Several students from UT’s student math club will be […]

October 25th, 2017|School News|

Oak Ridge High School Students Named Siemens Semifinalists

Four Oak Ridge High School students were recognized on Tuesday, October 17th as semifinalists for the Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, the nation’s premier research competition for high school students. The Siemens Competition selected only 300 projects from over 1800 submissions this year. Radha Awasthi, daughter of Ritu and Revendra Awasthi, and Candace […]

October 24th, 2017|School News|

Tutors Needed for Oak Ridge High School AVID Program

Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) is a new program at Oak Ridge High School which gives students the opportunity to experience rigorous courses with support. Oak Ridge High School is seeking tutors to help students twice a week. Tutors do not have to be content experts but do need to be willing to ask questions, […]

October 20th, 2017|School News|

Dodson Receives Award from Tennessee Arts Academy

This summer, more than 350 educators and instructors gathered on the Belmont University campus in Nashville to attend the annual Tennessee Arts Academy (TAA).  The Academy is a weeklong session for arts teachers across the state including visual, music and theater arts.  Educators receive training from national experts in their arts field in order to […]

October 12th, 2017|School News|