Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Oak Ridge High School Daily Bulletin


Students are reminded to not leave trash in the parking lots on school property or church parking lots  (Tu, Th) – Administration


ACT Prep—We begin our fall ACT Prep series with Science and Math practice tests on Wednesday, August 28, in the Amphitheatre, beginning at 2:00 PM sharp. If you take this practice test you’ll want to return on Wednesday,September 18, to analyze your results and learn how to answer the questions you missed. Please sign up by emailing Coach Etheridge (AEtheridge@ORTN.edu) by Monday, August 26, to reserve a seat in the Amphitheater. If you have any questions, please see Coach Etheridge in CS 336. Come expand your post-ORHS options by raising your ACT scores! All ORHS students are welcome.(Tu,Th,F) – A. Etheridge


Students –  Did you pick up the Teen Driving Agreement from Student Services.  If you have it with you today, a representative from ASAP will be giving out the cards from Chick-fil-a for a free Chick-fil-a sandwich or 8-count nuggets during lunch today. (Tu, – 8.13)


Students can purchase an All-Sports Athletic Pass for $55.00. This pass will grant admission to all home games for ALL sports! The exception would be TSSAA hosted playoff games. Passes can be purchased at any time in the Main Office from Mrs. Seals. (Tu, Th)  – T. Seals


Would you like to spend 13 days in 5 different countries in Europe in June?  Would you like to visit the smallest country in the World along with the largest country in Western Europe?  If you are interested, come to the meeting for the Mediterranean Cultures trip on Thursday, August 15th at 6:30 in the ORHS Amphitheater and bring a parent.  See Madame Bailey, Señor Gonzalez, Ms Toler or Mr. Pickering if you have questions, or for more information.   (Tu) – L. Bailey





Book Club is back!  Meet for lunch in the library on Friday, 8/16, to catch up and see what’s new in the library. (Tu,Th F) – C. Milloway


Are you interested in learning how to code or improving your coding skills? Then come to Computer Science Club. We meet Wednesdays after school in Mr. Jackson’s room, LC227. All are welcome. (W) – K. Jackson




Seniors, are you stressing about the College Application Process? Not sure how to use Naviance? Should you apply via Common Application or directly to the college? How do you request an official transcript and when will they be available?How do you request a letter of recommendation? All of these questions and more will be answered during SENIOR SEMINARS. Senior Seminars will take place for students during English classes on Tuesday, August 27th. (W,F – Aug) – B. Ottinger


SENIOR females: The STAR Scholarship is now available to apply for and the application is in the Counseling Office with Mrs. Rowland.


Criteria: minimum un-weighted GPA of 3.0, exhibit excellence in leadership, academics, extracurricular activities, community service and potential for success, be a senior, citizen or legal resident of the US or Canda, plan to attendan accredited US or Canadian postsecondary school fall 2020. The scholarship is for $2,500 for one year only. See Mrs. Rowland as soon as possible for this fantastic and generous opportunity!   (Tu, Th –  8.14)  K. Rowland





SENIORS: The deadline is next Friday, August 16th for the  Saturday, September 14th ACT test.

You must go to  www.actstudent.org to create an account for the Saturday national test dates (if you’ve never taken the test on one of the national test dates). If you qualified for accommodations last year, please let Mrs. Rowland know BEFORE August 16th torequest those for you again.

As a reminder, taking the ACT is a graduation requirement in the state of Tennessee. If you did not take it last year and/or are a new transfer senior from out of state, you will need to take the ACT prior to graduation. If you need afee waiver, also see Mrs. Rowland for the waiver prior to August 16th. (Th) – KRowland





8/13/19 Tu Golf Hardin Valley ORCC 4:00
8/15/19 Th Golf Anderson County Centennial 4:15
8/15/19 Th Soccer-G Heritage – Scrimmage Away 6:00
8/17/19 Sa Soccer-G Rhea County Play Day Away TBD