Thursday, May 9, 2019

Oak Ridge High School Daily Bulletin

Attention students:  ASAP of Anderson Youth Ambassadors will be providing prizes for students that sign up for text messages to join the fight to be the generation to end smoking for good.  Text 88709 with the keyword “CLEAR1”.  We will be in the Food Court on Friday during lunch.  (Th-F) – T. Seals


The Driving Center is again offering Driver Education Classes during summer break. There are two classes starting June 5th and June 24th. Please visit their website at for further information.

(Th – 5/23) – T. Seals


The last day the Wildcat Credit Union will be open at lunch this year is Tuesday, May 14. You may continue to make deposits and access your account over the summer at any Y-12 Federal Credit Union branch. (5/3,7,9,10) – T. Ledden


Yearbooks are no longer for sale and will only be for sale again on Distribution Day, May 17 and can only be paid for WITH CASH on that date.  The quantity is extremely limited. (Th)  B. Byrd


Applications for next year’s Student Council Class are due this coming Friday May 10th. Applications can be found outside Mrs. Wagner’s room, LC 331. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity for positive change in your school.  (Tu, Th, F) – A. Wagner


The City of Knoxville’s Summer in the City Intern Program is a paid 6 week summer internship for applicants who are between the ages of 17 and 22 years of age. This program places interns in various administrative and support tasks for the City departments.  The salary is $8.75 per hr.  Interested applicants must apply online at and attach a resume and a letter of recommendation. Deadline to apply is 4:30 pm  May 10. (Tu, Th)  S. Thompson


With less than a month of school left, now is the time to think about bringing your grades in for a smooth landing. Come for some free NHS tutoring from Harrison Hill and Mady McEntire today in the Counseling Center from 3:15 to 3:50. (Th) – K. Senter





Seniors still needing TN Promise community service hours before July 1st: Linden’s Lions Pride Team will be hosting School Clean Up Days this coming Saturday, May 11th and again on Saturday, May 25th from7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. They will also host this on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of June (8th and 22nd)

No need to sign up, simply SHOW UP! Water and hand sanitizer provided but bring a rake, shovel and/or broom and complete your hours for TN Promise and help Linden Elementary look GREAT in the process!

Text Marla Weber at 740-703-7976 with questions. (Tu, Th 5.23) – K. Rowland


SERVICE HOURS OPPORTUNITY!!! SECRET CITY FESTIVAL  The 2019 Oak Ridge Secret City Festival is looking for volunteers who need to fulfill Community Service hours. The Festival is June7 & 8 from 10 a.m. – approximately 11:00 p.m. Please go to and press the Volunteerbutton. Please contact kitzmiller.david@gmail.comfor any questions. (Tu, Th 5.27) L. Wendt


TN Promise students can earn 4.0 hours of service at the Department of Public Works Open House.  You would be helping set up for the event and then working various booths during the Open House.  You will need to report to Tasha Pitsenbarger at the Central Services Complex (100 Woodbury Ave.) on Thursday, May 23 at 4:00pm and should be out of there by 8:00pm.  Please call Tasha at 425-1875 if you have any questions. (Tu, Th 5.23) – S. Herrell





The Youth Advisory Board is accepting applications for the next year.  The term of office begins on August 1st, 2019.  Participation on the City of Oak Ridge YAB requires attendance at bi-monthly meetings on Wednesday afternoons and also at special events throughout the year.  All interested students are encouraged to pick up an application in the Guidance Offices at JMS and RMS, the Student Affairs Office at ORHS, or at the Front Desk of the Civic Center.  Application requirements include being an Oak Ridge resident and a student that is entering 8th-12th grade.  Applications will be due by May 17, 2019 to the locations listed above.  For any further questions, please contact Matt Reedy at 425-3450. (Th – 5.16) M. Reedy


Join Philosophy Club after school in Mr. Pickering’s room (LC322) after school on Friday for a continuation of our discussion on political correctness. We will look at some recent high-profile cases and also discuss cultural appropriation. Everyone is welcome! (5/9-5/10) – A. Pickering





ORHS 2019 graduating class, please remember to pay your food service bill in full. If you have a credit on your account please feel free to purchase items or you can request a refund.  Congratulations to each of you on your upcoming graduation.  It has been our honor to be your food service provider.  Thank you in advance for your prompt attention to this matter. (Tu, Th – 5.23)   T. Pyke


Attention all Seniors, your English teachers have recently shared the Senior Exit Survey link with you. If you have not yet completed the survey, please do so by the end of the day on Friday, May 10th. By completing the survey,you can request your final transcript and elect to be included on the Senior Wall. If you have misplaced the link, check Skyward messages. (F) – B. Ottinger





The Tennessee Alpha Chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon will award $6,500 in scholarships to the incoming 2019/2020 male freshman class.  Students attending the University of Tennessee-Knoxville this fall can apply.  The application takes approximately 15 minutes and applicants are under no obligation to join a fraternity.  Please go do to complete your application.  The deadline is June 14, 2019.

(Th 5.30) – L. Wendt