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Oak Ridge High School NJROTC CyberPatriot

CyberPatriot is a program launched by the Air Force Association (AFA) that encourages the pursuit of careers in cybersecurity and STEM by giving hands-on experience with cybersecurity concepts. This year is Season XIV of the CyberPatriot program. The ORHS NJROTC CyberPatriot team, led by Cadet Ensign Robo, participates in the National Youth Cyber Defense Competition […]

2022-01-17T08:32:17-05:00January 17th, 2022|District News, School News|

Keys Fillauer is President Elect of Tennessee School Board

We would like to take the time to recognize that the president of our own Oak Ridge Schools Board of Education, Keys Fillauer, is also now president elect of the Tennessee School Board Association (TSBA). Information from the TSBA site states:

 “Keys Fillauer, Oak Ridge, served as the 2020 Vice President. He also served […]

2021-12-03T14:59:54-05:00December 3rd, 2021|District News|

Mira Kimmelman Contest Winners

Learning from the Holocaust

The Tennessee Holocaust Commission announces the winners of the first Mira Kimmelman ‘Learning from the Holocaust’ essay and project contest.

Mira Kimmelman challenged students to reflect upon the history of the Holocaust and contemporary examples of injustice for over fifty years. The contest continues her work and legacy, asking Tennessee students to create […]

2021-11-12T07:13:50-05:00November 10th, 2021|District News, School News|

Oak Ridge Schools STEM Committee

Oak Ridge Schools STEM Committee

What is STEM Education in Oak Ridge Schools?

When most people first hear the word STEM, they immediately think of the acronym: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. And while Oak Ridge Schools provides numerous opportunities for students to experience STEM-specific content in Elementary, Middle, and High School, true STEM Education is a […]

2021-11-10T10:56:50-05:00November 10th, 2021|District News, School News|

Vaccine Clinic Information

The Anderson County Health Department and the Oak Ridge School System have partnered to provide seasonal influenza (flu) vaccinations for staff and students. If your child is uninsured, there is no cost to you for the flu vaccine. If your child is covered by insurance, including TennCare and private insurance, the Anderson County Health Department […]

2021-10-24T19:47:16-04:00September 22nd, 2021|District News, School News|

Appointment Announcement – Jefferson

Dr. Josh Tipton has been selected to serve as the interim vice principal at Jefferson Middle School beginning August 16, 2021.
Dr. Tipton is entering his 17th year as an educator, beginning his career in Anderson County Schools in 2005, where he served as a Social Studies teacher at Clinton Middle School and taught AP courses […]

2021-08-07T08:26:45-04:00August 9th, 2021|District News, School News|

Appointment Announcement – Willow Brook

Oak Ridge Schools Superintendent Dr. Bruce Borchers announced today the appointment of Ms. Jenifer Laurendine as interim principal of Willow Brook Elementary School effective August 16, 2021.

Ms. Laurendine has been with Oak Ridge Schools since January 2014, serving most recently as the Vice Principal of Jefferson Middle School (JMS) since July 2020. Previously she held […]

2021-08-07T08:27:22-04:00August 9th, 2021|District News, School News|

Back to School 21-22

Dear Parents,

It’s almost time for school to start again, and we can’t wait to welcome you back back! The updated Back to School page will be your source for important items of information for a successful start to the new school year. Updates will be added as they are available. Bus routes for Oak Ridge […]

2021-07-28T15:24:06-04:00July 27th, 2021|District News, School News|

2021-2022 Revised Bus Routes

The revised bus routes for 2021-2022 for Oak Ridge Schools are now available at the links below. These files contain both the morning and afternoon routes. 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 […]

2021-08-01T20:49:57-04:00July 26th, 2021|District News, School News|