Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Oak Ridge High School Daily Bulletin


Want to avoid the line this Friday night – How would you like to save more than $100 and have access to every home athletic event this year?  (This includes Volleyball, Soccer (Boys & Girls) – Basketball – Baseball – Softball & Track)   You can do that by purchasing an All-Sports Athletic Pass for ONLY $55.00. You can purchase your SAP this week until Thursday afternoon in the Main Office. (Tu,W)  – T. Seals


Intersession Forms are available in student services and the school counseling office. If you have a failing grade in a class, you have the opportunity to improve you grade during intersession, Sept. 30th through October 3. We are also offering an ACT prep course just in time for the upcoming October ACT tests. Forms must be submitted no later than noon on Friday, September 27th.  (9/19-9/27) – B. Estep


If you need bus transportation for intersession, you must submit a separate form requesting transportation no later than Tuesday, September 24th. Forms are available in student services. (9/19-9/24) – B. Estep


Time is running out to purchase your yearbook at the lowest price of the year!  As of October 1, prices will go up to $75.  Right now, you may still purchase one for $65 by using the forms outside Ms. Byrd’s room (CS328) or through the website www.balfour.com  (9/23-9/25) – R. Byrd


NHS Tutoring: On Tuesday, September 24, everyone will have a fresh start, as Term 2 has just begun. Take advantage of that clean slate by joining Jean Vance and Brianna Marcopulos for help with your new assignments on Tuesday from 3:15-3:50 in the Counseling Center. (9/24) – A. Etheridge


ACT Prep: If you signed up to take the English and Reading practice tests, meet Coach Etheridge in the Amphitheater by 1:55 PM on Wednesday, September 25. The English portion takes 45 minutes, while the Reading test takes 35. I’ll have your scores by the Monday when we return from Fall Break, and then we will go over the highest value questions on Wednesday, October 16, in LC 327, at 2:00 PM. (Note the room change for the October 16 meeting.)  (9/24-9/25) – A. Etheridge





Spirit Week is here! Student Council wants to see your groovy tie-dye. Tag us on Instagram or twitter to get a chance to be featured! We want to see your spirit! Don’t forget that tomorrow is meme day! Show us your dankest meme outfits! (9/24) – A. Wagner


Student Council is hosting the first ever Homecoming Cookout and Parade this Thursday night from 6-8pm at the front loop of the school. We will have a parade of clubs and sports, the official presentation of the Homecoming Court, an auction to benefit the football team, food, games, and performances. Come join us to celebrate Homecoming and hype up the community before taking on the dragons Friday night.  (9/23-9/26) – A. Wagner


Every Wednesday, Masquers hosts an Actors Workshop.  This is for all ORHS students whether they are involved with Masquers or not.  The goal is to sharpen your skills for the upcoming auditions for THE LITTLE MERMAID in December.  The Workshop is every Wednesday from 2-3:30 in Ms. Ragan’s room.  The workshop is taught by a professional actor and director, Amy Uptgraft, a new member of the Masquers Community Team. (9/9-9/30, MT) – V. Moreno


Teens 4 Contact will meet in the college and career room after school today (9/24) until 4pm.  If you’re interested in improving your listening skills, then this group is for you! (9/24) – A. King





An admissions representative from Auburn will be in the cafeteria at lunch on Tuesday, September 24th. (9/19-9/24, T, Th) – A. Campbell


An admissions representative from Berea College will be in the counseling office right after school on Thursday, September 26th.  (9/23-9/26) – A. Campbell


Thank you to everyone who tweeted pictures of college shirt week!  Katelynn Jackson is our student winner and Mrs. Weathers is our staff winner! Thank you for your support!  (9/24) – A. King


If you registered to take the PSAT, stop by the Counseling Office and pick up your Student Guide! The test will be Wednesday after fall break. (9/24-9/27) – B. Ottinger





Seniors – be sure and check out the long list of scholarships available on the Counseling Office website.  Go to the ORHS website, under Academics select School Counseling – scroll to the bottom of the page to click “Testing, Scholarship, College Summer Programs and Career Links”.  There’s a ton of information that is updated often with new opportunities and deadlines. (T – 12/5) –  A. Campbell


Seniors: Jostens will return to the Main Lobby and Arena Concessions’ Kiosk on Thursday, October 17, during lunch to collect orders for graduation supplies. You must give the Jostens rep the order during lunch. Mrs. Ledden does not accepts orders. Extra packets are available in CS347. $60 deposit is required. (9/20, 9/24, 9/26, 10/14) – T. Leddeon






Do you like hard hits?  Do you like popcorn?  Don’t wait until Friday for that!  Come to the Wildcat Volleyball match on Thursday as we host Maryville!  It’s STUDENT NIGHT!  All students get in free with their badges AND get free popcorn!! JV starts at 5:30 and Varsity starts at 6:30!  Go Cats! (9/23, 9/25, 9/26) – D. Kolodney


Would you like to try out for tennis next spring? Meet the teams today in Room CS 201 during 5A & 5B for a free lunch. This invitation is for prospective players and current Wildcat & Lady Wildcat Tennis Team members.  (9/24) – D. Bowman








Date Day Sport Opponent / Event Location Time
9/24/19 Tu Soccer-G Powell Away 7:00
9/24/19 Tu Volleyball Halls Away 5:00 / 6:00
9/26/19 Th Volleyball Maryville Home 5:30 / 6:30
9/27/19 F Football-V Clinton Home 7:30
9/28/19 Sa CC Bristol Cross Bristol 9:30 am
9/28/19 Sa Soccer-G West Home 12:00
9/28/19 Sa Volleyball Courtside @ Concord Away 5:00 / 6:00