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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).

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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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