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Congratulations to Jefferson, Robertsville, and Linden on STEM Recertification

Congratulations to Jefferson Middle School, Robertsville Middle School, and Linden Elementary School, who are among the first cohort of schools in the nation to undergo a rigorous internal and external review process to maintain the prestigious Cognia STEM certification.  This certification was first earned five years ago through a rigorous process with this same entity, […]

2020-12-17T11:26:47-05:00December 16th, 2020|District News|

65th Anniversary Art and Poetry Competition

A Visual Art and Poetry Competition/Exhibition will commemorate the 65th anniversary of the Historic Oak Ridge School Desegregation by the Oak Ridge/Scarboro 85. The competition theme is “Honoring the Struggle, Celebrating the Triumphs, and Inspiring the Future.” The program is open for students in all grade bands (K-4, 5-8, and 9-12). Entry forms are available […]

2020-12-10T15:58:35-05:00December 10th, 2020|District News|

Jina Jiang Named Coca-Cola Scholar Semifinalist

Jina Jiang, a student at Oak Ridge High School, has been named a Semifinalist for the 2021 class of the Coca-Cola Scholars Program.

  • 1,609 high school seniors were selected as Semifinalists from a pool of 99,403 submitted applications from across the country based on their academic excellence, leadership and service demonstrated in school and community […]
2020-12-04T15:44:09-05:00December 4th, 2020|School News|

72 Steps to Glory

Thank you, Mark Packer, (Pack Man HD Productions), for sharing this video with us.

Tonight, Oak Ridge High School hosts South Doyle at home, repeating this special tradition once again to add to our Thanksgiving weekend!


2020-11-27T12:03:45-05:00November 27th, 2020|School News|

Cognia STEM Recertification for Jefferson Middle School

Jefferson Middle School is among the first cohort of schools in the nation to undergo a rigorous internal and external review process to maintain the prestigious Cognia STEM certification and the faculty take pride in the fact Jefferson is the first school in Tennessee to receive this distinction. This certification was first earned five years […]

2020-11-25T12:33:45-05:00November 25th, 2020|School News|

A Letter to the Community

Dear Oak Ridgers,

We, the Board of Education, Superintendent and Executive Directors, are writing this letter to the entire community, not just those individuals who have students in our school system.

It goes without saying that all of our lives have been impacted in some way by COVID-19.  From the day school life was suspended last March, […]

2020-11-18T18:05:27-05:00November 13th, 2020|District News|

Substitute Teacher Bonus Pay

We have great news for those who enjoy working with our students as substitute teachers. The Oak Ridge Schools human resources department personnel have announced that we are now offering bonus pay based on the number of days worked in our schools. See the pay schedule below. We would love to have you come to […]

2020-11-04T16:47:13-05:00November 4th, 2020|District News|

Wreaths Across America – NJROTC

The cadets of Oak Ridge High School Navy JROTC are participating in the annual Wreaths Across America event, in which they will place wreaths on the graves of each veteran that is buried in the Oak Ridge Memorial Park. Their goal is to sell 800 wreaths by November 29, 2020.

Wreaths can be purchased for $15 […]

2020-11-03T11:47:44-05:00November 3rd, 2020|School News|

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 […]

2020-11-02T10:05:15-05:00October 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|
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