Mr. Garfield Adams, Robertsville Middle School Principal, has accepted a position with Hamilton County Department of Education as the Exceptional Education Director. Mr. Adams will continue in his role as principal until December 31, 2017. Effective January 1, 2018, Dr. Tonya Childress will serve as the interim Principal of Robertsville Middle School and Mr. David […]
Four students from Oak Ridge High School have been named as National Merit Semifinalists. Adithyan Sujithkumar, Olivia Milloway, Sarah Roth, and Joseph Andress were selected based on their high scores on a preliminary college exam.
Oak Ridge High School student, Emilie Bordeau was recently selected to meet with Governor Bill Haslam, First Lady Crissy Haslam, and Commissioner of Education Candice McQueen as part of Governor Haslam’s Teacher Cabinet quarterly meeting at the Tennessee Residence. She attended the meeting alongside Robertsville Middle School teacher, Cathy Ginel, who has served on the […]
On Friday, October 27, 2017, the Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair classes from Oak Ridge High School competed for the second time in the Top Wrench competition at McGhee-Tyson Air National Guard Base. The students had their first experience in this competition of April 2017. Top Wrench Competition is in its 27th year, hosting 17 […]
On Friday November 3 and Saturday November 4, the ORHS Mu Alpha Theta Math Club will host the State Math Convention. We have 12 visiting high schools from all areas of the state, with 188 students plus chaperones attending.
Several students from UT’s student math club will be […]
Four Oak Ridge High School students were recognized on Tuesday, October 17th as semifinalists for the Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, the nation’s premier research competition for high school students. The Siemens Competition selected only 300 projects from over 1800 submissions this year. Radha Awasthi, daughter of Ritu and Revendra Awasthi, and Candace […]
Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) is a new program at Oak Ridge High School which gives students the opportunity to experience rigorous courses with support. Oak Ridge High School is seeking tutors to help students twice a week. Tutors do not have to be content experts but do need to be willing to ask questions, […]
This summer, more than 350 educators and instructors gathered on the Belmont University campus in Nashville to attend the annual Tennessee Arts Academy (TAA). The Academy is a weeklong session for arts teachers across the state including visual, music and theater arts. Educators receive training from national experts in their arts field in order to […]
As is emblazoned in many of our memories, September 11, 2001 was the day that nineteen militants associated al-Qaeda hijacked four airplanes and carried out suicide attacks against several targets in the United States. Beginning at 9:03 a.m., two planes crashed into the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, a […]
From July 1-10, 2017, ten eighth grade students and two Oak Ridge Schools staff chaperones visited Naka-shi, Japan for the twenty-sixth annual Middle School Exchange. The annual exchange is organized by the Oak Ridge Sister City Support Organization and Oak Ridge Schools.
The goal of the exchange is to build knowledge and understanding between cultures. To […]