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Glenwood Receives Giant Check for STEM

Glenwood Elementary School teachers and students received a grant for $5000 to fund a project titled, “Engineering a Brighter Future,” a hands-on initiative to engage students in STEM-based learning focused on careers of the future. This competitive grant came from a program sponsored by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and the Tennessee STEM Innovation Network […]

2020-02-13T13:48:12-05:00February 13th, 2020|School News|

Stacy Donald-District Teacher of the Year

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 […]

2020-02-06T14:49:32-05:00February 6th, 2020|District News, School News|

Congratulations Oak Ridge Schools Teachers of the Year

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 […]

2020-02-06T14:48:03-05:00February 5th, 2020|District News, School News|

Middle School GeoBee Results

On Thursday, January 16, Robertsville Middle School held its annual National Geographic GeoBee. Nine students qualified to participate in the final round. 7th grader Jayden Davis won the competition as he missed only one question and received a perfect score during the championship round. 5th grader Liam Brannon placed second, and 7th grader Leo Ehlers […]

2020-01-22T12:01:57-05:00January 22nd, 2020|School News|

Middle School Spelling Results

On Monday, January 13, Robertsville Middle School hosted its annual spelling bee. 80 students participated in the contest. After 17 rounds, 7th grader Zen Bennett correctly spelled the word assertion to win the bee. 7th grader Eurydice Delmau placed second.

Jefferson Middle School held its spelling bee on Thursday, January 16. The JMS Bee also lasted […]

2020-01-17T05:11:23-05:00January 17th, 2020|School News|

Glenwood, Jefferson, and Robertsville STEM Grants

STEM Grant Recipients

Three Oak Ridge schools—Glenwood Elementary, Jefferson Middle, and Robertsville Middle schools received recent announcements of grant awards for future projects involving science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).


Glenwood Elementary School received a grant for $5000 to fund a project titled, “Engineering a Brighter Future,” a hands-on initiative to engage students in STEM-based learning focused […]

2019-12-27T11:25:15-05:00December 27th, 2019|School News|

NJROTC Annual Military Inspection

On Wednesday, December 11th, The Oak Ridge High School Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) conducted their Annual Military Inspection (AMI) in the Wildcat Arena. Multiple distinguished guests attended, including Commander Merv Dial, the Area 9 Manager, Tennessee State Representative John Ragan, Superintendent, Dr. Bruce Borchers, and several other renowned members of the Oak […]

2019-12-18T10:44:17-05:00December 18th, 2019|School News|

Holiday Orchestra Concert

ORHS/JMS Orchestra will present their 2019 Holiday Concert at ORHS Auditorium on December 19th at 7:00pm. The public is invited. Tickets are 3 dollars adults and 1 dollar students. For more information, contact Dr. Phillips, ORHS Orchestra Director, at 425-9560.


Violin Scroll

2019-12-11T12:13:26-05:00December 11th, 2019|School News|

Cadet Wins First Place in Essay Contest

On Tuesday, December 3rd, Cadet Amelia Van Berkel, from the Oak Ridge High School NJROTC program, received a certificate and a $100 cash prize for winning first place in the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Voice of Democracy essay contest in Tennessee District Two. The VFW Tennessee District Two includes Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Knox, Loudon, […]

2019-12-09T14:48:43-05:00December 9th, 2019|School News|

Teen Activism Showcase

As part of a Teen Activism Showcase, freshmen at Oak Ridge High School will be researching various community issues and the organizations that address them. Students will learn about current challenges and work collaboratively to create possible solutions to address local needs through legislation and advocacy. Please join these passionate students to learn about the […]

2019-12-02T11:03:15-05:00December 2nd, 2019|School News|
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