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District Teacher and Teacher Assistant of the Year

Earlier in the week, we announced our school-level teachers and teach assistants of the year. In Oak Ridge Schools, we like to recognize outstanding educators because they care about children and devote their professional lives to enriching the lives of our students. This year, we would like to congratulate one district-level teacher (Erica Hixson) and […]

2021-01-31T13:37:26-05:00January 31st, 2021|District News|

Teachers and Teacher Assistants of the Year

Congratulations to Oak Ridge Schools Teachers of the Year

The Teacher of the Year program recognizes and honors outstanding teachers in Tennessee. The Tennessee Department of Education staff applauds teachers who care about children, who devote their professional lives to enriching the lives of Tennessee students, and who demonstrate […]
2021-01-27T18:19:29-05:00January 27th, 2021|District News|

Congratulations to Jefferson, Robertsville, and Linden on STEM Recertification

Congratulations to Jefferson Middle School, Robertsville Middle School, and Linden Elementary School, who are 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.  This certification was first earned five years ago through a rigorous process with this same entity, […]

2020-12-17T11:26:47-05:00December 16th, 2020|District News|

65th Anniversary Art and Poetry Competition

A Visual Art and Poetry Competition/Exhibition will commemorate the 65th anniversary of the Historic Oak Ridge School Desegregation by the Oak Ridge/Scarboro 85. The competition theme is “Honoring the Struggle, Celebrating the Triumphs, and Inspiring the Future.” The program is open for students in all grade bands (K-4, 5-8, and 9-12). Entry forms are available […]

2020-12-10T15:58:35-05:00December 10th, 2020|District News|

Substitute Teacher Bonus Pay

We have great news for those who enjoy working with our students as substitute teachers. The Oak Ridge Schools human resources department personnel have announced that we are now offering bonus pay based on the number of days worked in our schools. See the pay schedule below. We would love to have you come to […]

2020-11-04T16:47:13-05:00November 4th, 2020|District News|

University of Tennessee Fall Reading Program

We are excited to announce our Fall Reading Skills Programs. These online programs help kids grow into stronger students who love reading.

In these programs, your child will:
• Build the right skills for his or her grade in school
• Enjoy reading wonderful, age-appropriate books
• Participate in dynamic, meaningful discussions
• Get the individual support he […]

2020-10-14T19:53:44-04:00October 14th, 2020|District News|

COVID-19 Response Update from CDC and TN Health Department

August 10, 2020

Dear Families of Oak Ridge Schools:
Our school district is following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Tennessee Department of Health guidelines for the management of individuals who have been diagnosed with, or exposed to, COVID-19. Our school district follows these strict guidelines to protect the safety of our students, families, […]

2020-08-10T14:19:34-04:00August 10th, 2020|District News|

Comcast Update to Support Families

To provide additional support to individuals, students, and families, Comcast recently announced several updates to help keep our communities connected.  (Please click the links below for additional information.)

2020-07-30T15:16:03-04:00July 30th, 2020|District News|
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