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Jina Jiang Named Coca-Cola Scholar Semifinalist

Jina Jiang, a student at Oak Ridge High School, has been named a Semifinalist for the 2021 class of the Coca-Cola Scholars Program.

  • 1,609 high school seniors were selected as Semifinalists from a pool of 99,403 submitted applications from across the country based on their academic excellence, leadership and service demonstrated in school and community […]
2020-12-04T15:44:09-05:00December 4th, 2020|School News|

72 Steps to Glory

Thank you, Mark Packer, (Pack Man HD Productions), for sharing this video with us.

Tonight, Oak Ridge High School hosts South Doyle at home, repeating this special tradition once again to add to our Thanksgiving weekend!


2020-11-27T12:03:45-05:00November 27th, 2020|School News|

Cognia STEM Recertification for Jefferson Middle School

Jefferson Middle School is 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 and the faculty take pride in the fact Jefferson is the first school in Tennessee to receive this distinction. This certification was first earned five years […]

2020-11-25T12:33:45-05:00November 25th, 2020|School News|

Wreaths Across America – NJROTC

The cadets of Oak Ridge High School Navy JROTC are participating in the annual Wreaths Across America event, in which they will place wreaths on the graves of each veteran that is buried in the Oak Ridge Memorial Park. Their goal is to sell 800 wreaths by November 29, 2020.

Wreaths can be purchased for $15 […]

2020-11-03T11:47:44-05:00November 3rd, 2020|School News|

Garfield Adams Named as Principal of ORHS

Oak Ridge Schools is pleased to announce that Dr. Garfield Adams has been selected by a committee of teachers and administrators to serve as the new principal of Oak Ridge High School. Dr. Adams is a native of Oak Ridge and is a graduate of Oak Ridge High School. He received his Bachelor of Science […]

2020-10-25T08:02:05-04:00October 24th, 2020|School News|

National Merit Scholar Semifinalists and Commended Scholars


Oak Ridge High School is excited to announce that four of our students are National Merit Semifinalists this year!  We are proud of these academically talented seniors.  They are now eligible to continue in the National Merit Scholarship competition for 7,600 scholarships worth more than $31 million. Over 1.5 million students entered the competition.  The […]

2020-09-24T17:48:00-04:00September 24th, 2020|School News|

Deadline Extended for Families to Apply for COVID-19 Food Assistance

The Tennessee Department of Human Services announced financial assistance is available for families who qualify for free or reduced school lunches, through the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program.

Parents who already receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) benefits currently, do not need to apply. The funds began arriving […]

2020-07-01T09:42:19-04:00July 1st, 2020|School News|

Derek W. Austin, Ph.D Scholarship Awarded to Julia Steed

Larry and Doris Austin announced that Julia Steed, daughter of Chad and Jessica Steed and a student from Oak Ridge High School is the fifth annual recipient of the Derek W. Austin, Ph.D Math and Science Scholarship. This scholarship of $1,100.00 goes to a senior who is working toward a math or science major and […]

2020-05-19T19:26:33-04:00May 19th, 2020|School News|
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