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How to Sign Digital Forms in Skyward

Dear parents,
In preparation for the Access Oak Ridge digital initiative for all rising 5-12 graders, we have streamlined the signing of required forms by placing digital copies in Skyward. This video presentation will demonstrate to parents how to access the new online forms for Access Oak Ridge device usage.Digital signing of the Computer Equipment Loan […]

June 29th, 2017|AccessOR, District News, School News, Technology News|

New ORS Support Portal

The Technology Department has recently changed how you request technology assistance. The previous work order system has been replaced with a support portal. These instructions will show you how to use the ORS Support Portal to submit an Incident Request.

Open a web browser and go to

Login with your ORS username and password. This is […]

June 21st, 2017|Technology News|

Decommissioning of MySchool and Home Drives (H:) – Beginning May 2017

This is an advanced notice for the decommissioning of ‘MySchool’ and Home Drives in May 2017.

MySchool functionality has been replaced with Canvas and Office 365. Content stored in a ‘MySchool’ folder will need to be migrated to Canvas or Office 365. For assistance with the migration of your data into Canvas or Office 365 please […]

February 15th, 2017|Technology News|

Google Chrome extension policy and Google Chrome settings changes for students

Google Chrome browser is a recommended and supported browser for faculty and students at Oak Ridge Schools. Chrome browser extensions add powerful features to the Google Chrome browser of which some are beneficial and some are not. As a district we will only be allowing extensions that faculty and staff request for student use. This will […]

October 27th, 2016|Technology News|

Email message encryption has been added to Office 365

Q: What is it?
Encryption is the process by which information is encoded so that only an authorized recipient can decode and consume the information. Office 365 uses encryption in two ways: One is by implementing encryption in the service and the second is by offering it to you as a customer control. In the service, we […]

October 27th, 2016|Technology News|