Scot Smith, the librarian at Robertsville Middle School, has been selected to serve on the Teacher Advisory Council for the National Humanities Center. His term will run from August 1, 2018 until July 31, 2019. The Teacher Advisory Council of the NHC consists of a committee of fourteen educators and works to build a deeper […]
On Friday, May 18, Willow Brook Elementary School hosted author Linda Sue Park. In 2002, the American Library Association recognized Mrs. Park’s novel A Single Shard< with the prestigious Newbery Medal. She has since written numerous books for children of all ages.
During her presentation, she spoke briefly about her life in the United States […]
FY 2019 Budget for Oak Ridge Schools was adopted by the Board of Education at the Public Hearing/First Reading on May 16, 2018 and at the second reading on May 21, 2018. To download the FY 2019 Adopted Budget, please click on this link–www.ortn.edu/Business-Office/FY_2019_ORS_Adopted_Budget.pdf.
Jason Reynolds, an award-winning author of books for children and teens, visited Robertsville Middle School on Monday, April 2. Mr. Reynolds has written ten books for middle school readers. His novels have been recognized with such prestigious awards as the National Book Award Finalist, the Kirkus Prize, the Coretta Scott King Award, the Schneider Family […]
Scot Smith, the librarian at Robertsville Middle School, recently served on the Michael L. Printz Award Committee. The Printz Medal is administered by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association. The award recognizes books that exemplify literary excellence in literature for young adults. Smith was elected to the […]
On Thursday, January 25, sixteen students from Jefferson Middle School participated the annual geography bee. These students qualified for the finals by scoring the highest in their classes during the preliminary round. Evelyn Williamson won the bee when she correctly answered a question about oil production and Tulsa, Oklahoma. Other top performers in the JMS […]
The Robertsville Middle School Spelling Bee was held on Tuesday, January 23. Eighty-one students participated in the bee. After five rounds, four students–sixth graders Emily Salko, Noa Duke, Sophie Sluss, and Ahna Wurm–remained in the bee. Sophie and Noa were eliminated in the the 7th round. After forty-five rounds (an RMS record!), Emily won the […]
Below are links to the newly revised 2018 bus routes for Oak Ridge Schools. The new routes will take effect on Wednesday, January 3, 2018. Times are approximate. Students should be prepared to board the bus ten minutes before the scheduled time. All routes are dependent on regular ridership and may be altered or […]
Four students from Oak Ridge High School have been named as National Merit Semifinalists. Adithyan Sujithkumar, Olivia Milloway, Sarah Roth, and Joseph Andress were selected based on their high scores on a preliminary college exam.
Below are links to the newly revised bus routes for Oak Ridge Schools. The new routes will take effect on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. Times are approximate. Students should be prepared to board the bus ten minutes before the scheduled time. All routes are dependent on regular ridership and may be altered or suspended at any […]