Oak Ridge Schools are once again participating in the Tennessee Student and Parent School Climate Survey. These surveys are sponsored by the Tennessee Department of Education as part of an initiative to enhance school support for students, increase school safety, and provide a positive learning environment for all students. Monitoring student and parent perceptions of […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
To effectively address and discourage student vaping, Oak Ridge Schools board of education has approved the following addendum to the 2019-2020 Oak Ridge Schools Discipline Code. This addendum will go into effect January 1, 2020, to allow us to communicate specifics to students and families.
Read the updated policy below or at this link.
Turkey Trot 2019
Oak Ridge Schools and the Office of Coordinated School Health hosted the Annual Turkey Trot on Tuesday, November 12, at Robertsville Middle School. It was a cold and snowy afternoon, but students had a great run. The Anderson County Fairest of the Fair Queens were in attendance to hand out awards and the […]
Digital Tools in Oak Ridge Schools
- The digital tools used in Oak Ridge Schools
- How students and parents can access these tools from home
- Ways teachers and students use these tools in school
- Discussing concerns about “screen time”
- How these digital tools help develop Oak Ridge Schools’ STEM culture and emphasis on 21st Century Skills
Hi families, it’s digital citizenship […]
Clinton 12 Commemorative Walk – Join LIVE in person or on WCAT TV
The public is invited to the Clinton 12 Commemorative Walk on Monday, August 26, 2019 at 10 a.m. The purpose of the Clinton 12 Commemorative Walk is to honor the twelve high school students who braved threats of violence to attend Clinton High […]
We are happy to announce that Heather Henderlight, an instructional technology coach (formerly at Jefferson Middle School, and currently at Glenwood and Linden Elementary Schools), was selected as a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert for this school year, 2019-2020. Each year, Microsoft selects Innovative Educator Experts to be part of this exclusive global community paving the […]