Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Oak Ridge High School Daily Bulletin

Convocation Ushers-There will be a mandatory meeting immediately after school on Thursday (5/23)  in the auditorium to assign roles and practice before the senior breakfast on Friday and the actual event on May 29th. If you are unable to attend, please see Madame Barry in CS 307. Merci!


Think you can do what we do?  Want to be an anchor for next year’s morning bulletin?  Come to auditions tomorrow in room CS 213 right after school.  See you then! (5/22) – D. Kolodney


Yearbooks will be on sale every morning this week before school, starting at 7:15, in CS328 in the English wing.  They will also be on sale between classes or after school on Wednesday and Thursday only.  We are down to a very limited number of books, so buy one early in the week if you would like one–$85 cash only.  The last day to purchase a yearbook is Friday, May 24. After this point, yearbooks will no longer be sold.  (5/21-5/24) – R. Byrd


Recycling. Clean energy. Cars of the future. Germany and Switzerland have been at the forefront of some of the world’s most forward-thinking approaches to technology and energy. Join us Spring Break 2020 to see why- these countries are a perfect blend of European charm and start-up culture.

Come find out more about the Sustainable Living in Germany and Switzerland tour next Wednesday, May 29th during lunch in Mrs. Hondorf’s room- LC210. (5/22-5/24) – B. Hondorf





Seniors – come prepared on Wednesday to return your ORHS laptop, case, charging cable and stylus.  Bring your items to the Library beginning at 11:30 am.  If charges for lost items or repairs are needed, you will receive a letter with pictures at the time of return. Students who need their laptops on Thursday, will be allowed to bring theirs in any time that day.  Laptops MUST be turned in to attend Senior Breakfast. (5/21-5/22) – S. Thompson


Senior band and guard members are reminded to see Mrs. Ledden in CS347. (5/21-5/22) – T. Ledden


SENIORS: Please know your row number and seat number by Friday, May 24. These lists are posted in the Food Court, Wildcat Arena Area, and Guidance Area. Any Questions? Contact Dr. Vaughan


Seniors: do you have your cap, gown, and tassel? If you borrowed a cap & gown, did you remember to purchase the “19” tassel? If you needanything in order to be prepared to walk the stage May 30, please see Mrs. Ledden immediately in CS347. Tassels are $10. Also, extra announcements are available for $1.25 each. Please bring correct cash. (W, F, M, W 5.22) – T. Ledden


Seniors who are or will be 18 years old on or before February 20, 2020, may register to vote this Friday morning before your breakfast. The League of Women Voters of Oak Ridge will set up in the food court to register you. Members of the League have been sworn in by the Anderson County Election Commissioner Mark Stephens so that you may vote in the next election, whether or not you are out of state. You must know your social security number to register. Once your registration is processed (it takes about two weeks), you will receive by snail mail your registration card. This opportunity to register now is a real

convenience, so do take advantage of it. Voting is your right as a U.S. Citizen as Former General and U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower put it.  (5/21-5/24) – T. Seals



Seniors, if you would like a final transcript please complete the senior exit survey that was linked to you by your counselor.  If you have any questions, see Ms. Wendt in the counselors office. Final transcripts will be sent out mid-June once all grades are in Skyward. (M,W,F) – L. Wendt


Seniors –   Take a walk down Memory Lane as you re-visit your OR Elementary School.  Check out the date and time for your Alma-Mater Senior Walk  (M,W,F 5.22)


Glenwood Cubs are invited to participate in our Senior Walk on May 29.  Breakfast in your honor will be served beginning at 8:15 and the Walk will be at 9:00 during our Awards Day celebration.  Wear your cap and gown to inspirethe next generation of Cubs!  We look forward to having you back at Glenwood one more time!!  If you have any questions, please email Amelia Bell at or text at 865-621-7405.


Linden Lions, you are invited back to Linden to take part in the Linden alumni Senior Events.  On May 23 at 4 pm we will have a reception in the cafeteria to take a walk down memory lane from when you were a studentat Linden.  There will be pictures, refreshments and a showing of your fourth grade musical.  Then on Wednesday, May 29th at 9 am we are inviting you to walk through the halls of Linden in your cap and gown and help inspire our young Linden students.  Please check into the office by 8:45 on May 29th.  For additional information please email Cindy Nidiffer at


Willow Brook Bears, you are invited back to Willow Brook to take part in a Senior Walk on Wednesday, May 29th at 9:00 AM. Walk through the halls of Willow Brook in your cap and gown and help inspire ouryoung students. Stay and visit your former teachers, and enjoy a cake reception in your honor beginning at 10:00 in the secret garden. Please come a little before 9:00 and bring an ID to check into the main office. If you have any questions, please email MichelleGoethert at Hope to see all of our alumni there!


Woodland Hawks Class of 2011   It’s been eight years since you walked Woodland’s hallways –

Yet from afar we’ve watched the trails you’ve each blazed –   In two winks and a nod it’ll be time for your graduation –  And we are all so anxious to share our congratulations   So mark your calendars – Tuesday, May 28th 11:00a-12:00n  for our Woodland Graduates Celebration!  Please come to room 41 at 10:50 to put on your cap and gown.  There will be time to visit with past teachers and refreshments after the walk!  We can’t wait to see you!





Please visit the ORHS Counseling Scholarship webpage for up to date Scholarship opportunities. This page is updated frequently with new Scholarships so visit regularly so you don’t miss out!  (W) – L. Wendt


House Method is opening the second annual House Method scholarship, which awards $1,000 toward the education of a student committed to bettering our lives in our homes. The deadline to apply is October 15, 2019.  To learn more about qualifications, requirements, the application process, and past winners visit:  (W 5.30) – L. Wendt








Sport Coach Try-out dates
E-mail contact Info & Times
Baseball   June 4 & 5 6:00 pm
     Coach Travis Free 2:00 – 4:00 Bobby Hopkins Field
Basketball – Boys JV & Varsity
5/28 & 5/29
3:30 – 5:30
  Coach Aaron Green Freshmen
Basketball – Girls V & JV
June 4 & 5   4:30 – 6:30
  Coach Paige Redman Freshmen
June 4 & 5   3:00 – 4:30  
Cross Country Summer conditioning
  Coach Ed Wright June 17 – June 20  
Football   Begins June 10
  Coach Joe Gaddis  8:00 – 11:00 am ORHS Football Practice Field
  Coach Scott Estep Contact Coach Estep for tryout times.
Soccer – Boys July 25 & July 26
  Coach Tom Gorman 6:00 PM ORHS Soccer Field
Soccer – Girls June 4 & 5
  Coach Tom Gorman 6:00 p.m. ORHS Soccer Field
Softball   July 22 & 23
  Coach Glover Nelson 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Bobby Hopkins Field
  Coach David VanderSluis  
Tennis   Monday, February 10, 2020
  Coaches David & Joanne Bowman 3:30 – 5:00 All forms & physicals are due Wed. Jan. 31
Track   First Mandatory Practice
  Coach Tom Sauer 2/10/2020 Contact Coach Sauer for further information
Volleyball   June 4 & June 5
  Coach David Kolodney 2:30 – 4:30  Wildcat Arena Team Parent meeting June 5 6:00