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Update About Masks

Update About Masks

Dear staff and families of Oak Ridge Schools

Our goal at the beginning of this school year is to provide students with the maximum amount possible of direct teacher instruction time while keeping in mind the State and local health department COVID safety guidelines. We care deeply about our students and staff and know […]

2020-07-09T16:11:17-04:00July 9th, 2020|District News|

Anderson and Roane County Health Data

Most Recent Data for COVID-19 Cases in Anderson and Roane Counties

Data showing reported cases of COVID-19 for children in Anderson and Roane counties.


Both Anderson and Roane counties are below the threshold for acceptable disease transmission within the community.


2020-07-06T14:37:09-04:00July 6th, 2020|District News|

Oak Ridge Schools Receives $200,000 Grant to Build Skills for Aviation Careers

With support from our postsecondary partners, Tennessee College of Applied Technology Knoxville and Roane State Community College, as well as the McGhee-Tyson Air National Guard Base, Oak Ridge Schools received $200,000.00 in grant funding to increase student skills in aviation careers from the competitive Perkins Reserve Grant process. The focus of this application was to […]

2020-07-01T11:50:31-04:00July 1st, 2020|District News|

Deadline Extended for Families to Apply for COVID-19 Food Assistance

The Tennessee Department of Human Services announced financial assistance is available for families who qualify for free or reduced school lunches, through the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program.

Parents who already receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) benefits currently, do not need to apply. The funds began arriving […]

2020-07-01T09:42:19-04:00July 1st, 2020|School News|

Commitment to Respectful Culture

Dear families of Oak Ridge,
As you know from our recent communications regarding the creation of our Portrait of a Graduate, we wish to assure our community we value, support, and are committed to realizing the hopes and dreams of every Oak Ridge student. We […]
2020-06-11T14:39:56-04:00June 11th, 2020|District News|

Congratulations to Volunteer of the Year Stacey Callison

Each year the Tennessee School Boards Association recognizes school district volunteers from across the state who have distinguished themselves by demonstrating exceptional commitment to volunteerism in a local school district. Examples of this kind of service include making an outstanding contribution to a Tennessee school district through volunteer service, showing exemplary leadership and cooperation, and […]

2020-05-20T16:44:19-04:00May 20th, 2020|District News|

Bruce Borchers Selected East Region Superintendent of the Year

Each year the Tennessee Organization of School Superintendents (TOSS) selects and honors a Tennessee Superintendent of the Year, who is selected from nominees from each of the (8) TOSS regions. The East Region selected Oak Ridge Schools Superintendent, Dr. Bruce Borchers. One of the eight regional winners will represent Tennessee as the Superintendent of the […]

2020-05-19T19:46:41-04:00May 19th, 2020|District News|

Derek W. Austin, Ph.D Scholarship Awarded to Julia Steed

Larry and Doris Austin announced that Julia Steed, daughter of Chad and Jessica Steed and a student from Oak Ridge High School is the fifth annual recipient of the Derek W. Austin, Ph.D Math and Science Scholarship. This scholarship of $1,100.00 goes to a senior who is working toward a math or science major and […]

2020-05-19T19:26:33-04:00May 19th, 2020|School News|
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