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Update About School Closure

Update About School Closure

Dear Oak Ridge Schools Families,

3/25/2020

As I mentioned earlier, there was a possibility that the governor would extend the closure of schools in Tennessee. Just recently, we received word that Governor Lee has recommended school districts remain closed through April 24. We obviously will comply with this mandated closure.

We continue […]

2020-03-25T11:53:58-04:00March 24th, 2020|School News|

Food Service For Families Beginning March 23rd

Dear Oak Ridge Community:

In an effort to ensure that all children 18 and younger continue to have access to receive healthy and nutritious breakfast and lunch meals, Oak Ridge Schools in partnership with Aramark, will be offering both breakfast, and lunch “to go” during week days starting on March 23rd  free of charge. The following […]

2020-03-17T18:08:49-04:00March 17th, 2020|School News|

Information Regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Updates about school closure are posted here. Please read the latest family messages from Dr. Borchers below. 

See tabs below for additional information. We will keep these continually updated throughout the school closure.

The Tennessee Department of Education is working closely with ACT, Inc. to ensure that all students in the 2021 cohort have two opportunities […]

2020-04-08T08:27:54-04:00March 2nd, 2020|District News, School News|

Glenwood Receives Giant Check for STEM

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 […]

2020-02-13T13:48:12-05:00February 13th, 2020|School News|

Congratulations Oak Ridge Schools Teachers of the Year

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 […]

2020-02-06T14:48:04-05:00February 5th, 2020|District News, School News|

Glenwood, Jefferson, and Robertsville STEM Grants

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

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 […]

2019-12-27T11:25:15-05:00December 27th, 2019|School News|

Parent University – Digital Tools in Oak Ridge Schools

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
  • […]

2019-11-07T08:48:08-05:00November 7th, 2019|School News|

Parent University: Standards-Based Grading

Standards-Based Grading

  •   What is standards-based grading?
  •   Why do we use it?
  •   What do teachers, parents, and  students learn from standards-based grades compared to letter grades?
  •   What does the report card tell parents?
  •   How does standards-based grading fit into our STEM culture and emphasis on 21st Century Skills?

Please join us! Lead […]

2019-09-26T12:44:31-04:00September 26th, 2019|School News|

Book Fair is COMING!!!

The fall Scholastic book fair will be held in the library the week of September 23-27.  This week students brought home a preview flyer and a shopping schedule.  Students will shop during their regular library classes unless otherwise noted on the schedule.  All students will receive one FREE book, compliments of the fabulous Glenwood PTO.  […]

2019-09-13T17:58:36-04:00September 13th, 2019|School News|
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