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Stacy Donald-District Teacher of the Year

Earlier in the week, we announced our school-level teachers of the year. The Tennessee Department of Education has encouraged us to recognize teachers who care about children, who devote their professional lives to enriching the lives of Tennessee students, and who demonstrate exceptional gains in student achievement. Oak Ridge Schools would now like to congratulate […]

2020-02-06T14:49:32-05:00February 6th, 2020|District News, School News|

Congratulations Oak Ridge Schools Teachers of the Year

The Tennessee Teacher of the Year program is designed to promote recognition, respect and appreciation for outstanding teachers in Tennessee, to stimulate interest in teaching as a career, and to encourage public involvement in education.  Each year, the Tennessee Department of Education applauds teachers who care about children, who devote their professional lives to enriching […]

2020-02-06T14:48:03-05:00February 5th, 2020|District News, School News|

Reflecting on Our Past

Following the 1954 Supreme Court mandate to end public school segregation, the Atomic Energy Commission announced that the public schools in Oak Ridge would participate in desegregation. In September of 1955, 85 students joined Oak Ridge High School and Robertsville Middle School. While not the first in the nation, that action was the first of […]

2020-01-16T14:46:45-05:00January 13th, 2020|District News|

Oak Ridge Schools Named 2019-2020 Arts Partner

Tennessee Arts Academy has designated Oak Ridge Schools as a 2019-2020 Arts Partner School System. By supporting teachers to attend the annual Tennessee Arts Academy, Oak Ridge Schools demonstrated a commitment and belief in the significant value of arts education and the equally important role the arts play in our individual lives and culture.

Oak Ridge […]

2019-11-27T08:10:34-05:00November 27th, 2019|District News|

Board Receives Award for Seven Keys

During its annual convention each year, the Tennessee School Boards Association (TSBA) offers an award to a board of education that has an innovative and successful program operating within its district. The 2019 Award for Excellence in Education Program winner is the Oak Ridge’s “The Seven Keys to College and Career Readiness.” The district developed […]

2019-11-29T16:56:58-05:00November 27th, 2019|District News|

Turkey Trot Results 2019

Turkey Trot 2019

Oak Ridge Schools and the Office of Coordinated School Health hosted the Annual Turkey Trot on Tuesday, November 12, at Robertsville Middle School. It was a cold and snowy afternoon, but students had a great run. The Anderson County Fairest of the Fair Queens were in attendance to hand out awards and the […]

2019-11-16T06:47:03-05:00November 16th, 2019|District News|

TSBA Awards Announcement

The Oak Ridge school board recently nominated Tara Kneiser to qualify as the Tennessee School Board Association (TSBA) Volunteer of the Year. In the first round of qualification, Tara earned the East District School Volunteer of the Year award.  She now is one of nine volunteers from across the State who qualifies to become the […]

2019-09-23T07:51:56-04:00September 23rd, 2019|District News|

Congratulations to Clinton 12 Essay Contest Winners

We would like to congratulate the three Oak Ridge Schools Clinton 12 Essay Contest winners, all three of which are from Robertsville Middle School. The winners are:  5th grade student, Annalesse Vargas, and 8th grade students, Aviana Hodges and Kate Laffoon.

Students who wished to enter the contest were instructed to first view a Clinton 12 […]

2019-08-26T07:41:58-04:00August 26th, 2019|District News|
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