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Deadline Extended for Families to Apply for COVID-19 Food Assistance

The Tennessee Department of Human Services announced financial assistance is available for families who qualify for free or reduced school lunches, through the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program.

Parents who already receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) benefits currently, do not need to apply. The funds began arriving […]

2020-07-01T09:42:19-04:00July 1st, 2020|School News|

Kindergarten Registration

Packet drop- off May 11- 15 from 1-4 pm at Glenwood Elementary School 

Please bring copies of the following information when you bring your packet back on May 11-15:

  • Child’s birth certificate (8/15/2015)
  • Child’s social security card
  • Health Insurance provider
  • Proof of residence
  • Immunization records on TN state form with current physical (dated 2020)

 

 

2020-05-04T15:38:11-04:00May 4th, 2020|School News, Uncategorized|

TDOE and TSIN STEAM Resources for Home Learning

TDOE and TSIN Release STEAM Resources for At-Home Learning

NASHVILLE, TN—The Tennessee Department of Education and the Tennessee STEM Innovation Network (TSIN) today released a STE(A)M Resource Hub for educators and families to use with students during COVID-19 related school closures.

The STE(A)M Resource Hub includes three weekly challenges around design activities, critical thinking, and career exploration that can all be done in the home. The challenges, created in partnership with TSIN educators from across […]

2020-04-15T10:22:44-04:00April 15th, 2020|School News|

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|

Information Regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

July 6, 2020

Dear families,

Oak Ridge Schools will reopen for students on July 29th, according to our 2020-2021 district calendar.

Linked below are copies of three documents. The first is a reopening plan. Within that plan, your student […]

2020-07-08T21:21:09-04:00March 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|
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