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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
To effectively address and discourage student vaping, Oak Ridge Schools board of education has approved the following addendum to the 2019-2020 Oak Ridge Schools Discipline Code. This addendum will go into effect January 1, 2020, to allow us to communicate specifics to students and families.
Read the updated policy below or at this link.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]