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RMS Teacher Receives Civil Rights/Liberties Excellence in Teaching Award

John Spratling, a veteran teacher at Robertsville Middle School in Oak Ridge, received the Civil Rights/Liberties: Excellence in Teaching award during the Tennessee Council for the Social Studies virtual conference on Saturday, February 27th. The award is sponsored by Social Studies School Service. He will receive a plaque and a check for $250.

Spratling’s […]

2021-02-27T20:42:57-05:00February 27th, 2021|School News|

Middle School Spelling Bee Winners

Congratulations to Robertsville’s Solomon Karisa and Jefferson’s Lana Haese for winning the 2021 spelling bees at their schools. Solomon, a 7th grader at RMS, placed first in the school-wide bee by correctly spelling the word convulsive. 5th grader Quentin Delmau finished second. At JMS, 8th grader Lana correctly spelled the word engrossed to win the […]

2021-03-01T13:01:16-05:00January 26th, 2021|School News|

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|