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2021 Young Women’s Conference in STEM

ORAU in Oak Ridge is offering a FREE virtual event, sponsored by the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, called the 2021 Young Women’s Conference in STEM.

The 2021 Young Women’s Conference in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics introduces middle-school and high-school-aged girls (in 7th through 10th grades) to women scientists and engineers and the wide breadth of […]

2021-04-23T10:36:29-04:00April 23rd, 2021|District News|

Enrollment Information for 2021 – 2022

Tuition and Cross-Boundary Students

The application period for renewing or applying for tuition and cross boundary applications for 2021-2022 to Oak Ridge Schools is April 5th – 23rd, 2021.  The approved applications are good for one year.   If your child was approved last year and has remained in good standing during that time period, you will […]

2021-04-14T15:50:47-04:00April 6th, 2021|District News|

Thank You Amentum for $50K Donation

Amentum Donates $50,000 to Oak Ridge School District for New Technology in Classrooms

GERMANTOWN, Md, March 24, 2021 – Amentum, a leading contractor to the U.S. Department of Energy, donated $50,000 to the Oak Ridge School District in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, to help the district purchase curriculum-enhancing tools.

Amentum’s donation will assist the schools with enhancing […]

2021-03-24T19:34:41-04:00March 24th, 2021|District News|

District Teacher and Teacher Assistant of the Year

Earlier in the week, we announced our school-level teachers and teach assistants of the year. In Oak Ridge Schools, we like to recognize outstanding educators because they care about children and devote their professional lives to enriching the lives of our students. This year, we would like to congratulate one district-level teacher (Erica Hixson) and […]

2021-01-31T13:37:26-05:00January 31st, 2021|District News|

Teachers and Teacher Assistants of the Year

Congratulations to Oak Ridge Schools Teachers of the Year

The Teacher of the Year program recognizes and honors outstanding teachers in Tennessee. The Tennessee Department of Education staff applauds teachers who care about children, who devote their professional lives to enriching the lives of Tennessee students, and who demonstrate […]
2021-01-27T18:19:29-05:00January 27th, 2021|District News|

Congratulations to Jefferson, Robertsville, and Linden on STEM Recertification

Congratulations to Jefferson Middle School, Robertsville Middle School, and Linden Elementary School, who are among the first cohort of schools in the nation to undergo a rigorous internal and external review process to maintain the prestigious Cognia STEM certification.  This certification was first earned five years ago through a rigorous process with this same entity, […]

2020-12-17T11:26:47-05:00December 16th, 2020|District News|

65th Anniversary Art and Poetry Competition

A Visual Art and Poetry Competition/Exhibition will commemorate the 65th anniversary of the Historic Oak Ridge School Desegregation by the Oak Ridge/Scarboro 85. The competition theme is “Honoring the Struggle, Celebrating the Triumphs, and Inspiring the Future.” The program is open for students in all grade bands (K-4, 5-8, and 9-12). Entry forms are available […]

2020-12-10T15:58:35-05:00December 10th, 2020|District News|

A Letter to the Community

Dear Oak Ridgers,

We, the Board of Education, Superintendent and Executive Directors, are writing this letter to the entire community, not just those individuals who have students in our school system.

It goes without saying that all of our lives have been impacted in some way by COVID-19.  From the day school life was suspended last March, […]

2020-11-18T18:05:27-05:00November 13th, 2020|District News|

Middle Schools Students to Return to Alternating A/B Schedule

On Monday, November 16, students at Jefferson and Robertsville Middle Schools will return to the alternating A/B schedule that Oak Ridge Schools used at the beginning of the school year. Students will attend school two days per week and will complete virtual learning assignments from home three days per week. Both middle schools will remain […]

2020-11-13T12:43:49-05:00November 13th, 2020|District News|
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