To see a list of student and staff accomplishments for Oak Ridge Schools from the 2017-2018 school year, please click on the link below:
On Monday, August 20, a delegation of students and adults from Naka Shi, Japan arrived in Oak Ridge for the annual Sister City Exchange. In July, ten students and two staff chaperones from Jefferson and Robertsville Middle Schools traveled to Japan for the first part of the exchange program. Nicholas Podar, Zach Zichko, Laurel Hetrick, […]
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On Monday, July 23, Oak Ridge Schools administrators introduced new staff members during a back-to-school inservice session at Oak Ridge High School. Please click on the link below to download the presentation of new staff members:
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 […]