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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|

Substitute Teacher Bonus Pay

We have great news for those who enjoy working with our students as substitute teachers. The Oak Ridge Schools human resources department personnel have announced that we are now offering bonus pay based on the number of days worked in our schools. See the pay schedule below. We would love to have you come to […]

2020-11-04T16:47:13-05:00November 4th, 2020|District News|

CNS Y-12 Preparing Tomorrow’s Workforce

Nuclear Science Week

In honor of Nuclear Science Week (NSW), Consolidated Nuclear Security (CNS). CNS is the managing contractor at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, and at the Pantex Plant in Amarillo, Texas. CNS has donated STEM dollars to our science departments. This is the second year they have shared NSW dollars with […]

2020-11-02T10:05:15-05:00October 28th, 2020|District News|

Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer

For families who qualified for, but have not received the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer funds:

We understand just how important the meals your children receive at our school are to your family. We also understand the unexpected hardships you may have faced last spring when those meals were no longer available because our school and others […]

2020-10-23T14:51:57-04:00October 23rd, 2020|District News|

Impact Aid Forms

What is Impact Aid?

Each year, Oak Ridge Schools is eligible to apply for federal Impact Aid grant funds. Impact Aid is a federal formula grant program designed to assist local school districts that enroll federally-connected students.

Who are our federally-connected students?

Federally-connected students are:

  • children of active […]
2020-11-06T09:32:31-05:00October 19th, 2020|District News|

University of Tennessee Fall Reading Program

We are excited to announce our Fall Reading Skills Programs. These online programs help kids grow into stronger students who love reading.

In these programs, your child will:
• Build the right skills for his or her grade in school
• Enjoy reading wonderful, age-appropriate books
• Participate in dynamic, meaningful discussions
• Get the individual support he […]

2020-10-15T08:33:09-04:00October 14th, 2020|District News|

65th Anniversary of Desegregation in Oak Ridge Schools

Oak Ridge, TN. Sixty-Five years ago this September, 85 brave and dedicated young African American students entered all-white classrooms in the Oak Ridge High School and the Robertsville Junior High School in Oak Ridge, Tennessee in an historic school system desegregation.

Although not the first public school desegregation in the nation, this was the first desegregation […]

2020-09-29T10:06:49-04:00August 29th, 2020|District News|

COVID-19 Response Update from CDC and TN Health Department

August 10, 2020

Dear Families of Oak Ridge Schools:
Our school district is following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Tennessee Department of Health guidelines for the management of individuals who have been diagnosed with, or exposed to, COVID-19. Our school district follows these strict guidelines to protect the safety of our students, families, […]

2020-08-10T14:19:34-04:00August 10th, 2020|District News|
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