Friday – March 13, 2020

Oak Ridge High School Daily Bulletin


Come support your boys basketball team at the state tournament in Murfreesboro next Wednesday, March 18.  The Wildcats will take on Houston High School at 2:45 (CST).  Game tickets are $10 each.   Need a ride?  Hop on the Wildcat Pep Bus, which leave from the Arena parking lot at a time that will be announced.  Come by the library to pick up a permission slip for the bus trip.  A signed permission slip, along with $5 to cover the cost for the bus and $10 for your ticket are due to the library by Friday afternoon at 3:10.  If we don’t get enough students signed up, we will have to cancel the trip and return student’s money after break, so get your friends to sign up with you!  (F) – C. Milloway

There is no Friday detention this week. The next Friday detention will be 4/3/20.  Have a wonderful Spring Break!  (F) – C. Rhinehart

Did Coronavirus cancel your spring break plans?  Are you feeling a bit quarantined?  Stop by the library to check out ACT prep materials and something fun to read while you wait out the virus. And remember to wash your hands. (W-F)  C. Milloway

Dance Cats tryouts for the 2020-2021 team will be held on Friday, April 3rd. There will be two mandatory clinics for those who want to audition on Wednesday, April 1st and Thursday, April 2nd in the Oak Ridge High School Wildcat Arena. Please come by Ms. Eidam’s room LC 313 to pick up a flyer with more information if you are interested in trying out. (M,Tu,Th, F) – S. Eidam

Any junior that still has candy money, or candy bars, needs to bring them to the bookkeeper in the main office or Mrs. Bauman in LC 318 immediately. (F) – B. Bauman

Any student that wants to run for a class or student council officer position for the 2020-2021 school year can come by Mrs. Wagner’s room, LC 331, to pick up a petition. All petitions are due to Mrs. Wagner by Friday, March 13 at 3:06. No late petitions will be considered for candidacy. (F) – A. Wagner

If you are planning on getting your permit over the Spring Break you will need an SF 10-10 Form stating that you are in compliance.  Please go to the Attendance Office and fill out the request form. (M,Tu,Th,F) – C. Rhinehart

If you have any items that have been lost recently please stop by the Attendance Office and check out the lost and found to claim you items.  Any items left in Lost in Found over the break will be donated.  (M,Tu,Th,F) – C. Rhinehart

Prom ticket Pre-Orders will be on sale Wed March 11th-Fri March 13th and Wed April 1st-Fri April 3rd.  Pre-Order Tickets will be $30 for singles and $60 for couples.  Tickets will be sold Mon April 20th-Thurs April 23rd . Tickets will be $40 for singles and $80 for couples.  All tickets will be sold during 5th period in the Arena Kiosk. Is your Prom date not a current student at ORHS? Then you need to fill out a Guest Application. Guest Applications are available in Ms. Eidam’s room LC313 and in Student Services. (MWF 3/3-3/13) – S. Eidam


Philosophy Club will not meet this Friday. We will resume after spring break. (F) – A. Pickering


The YuGi-Oh! Club will NOT meet on Friday, March 13. Enjoy your spring break!!! (F) – R. Colquitt




A member of the Tennessee Rugby Academy will be in the main lobby during lunch on Friday, March 13th.  Stop by and see if rugby is the sport for you! (F) – A. Campbell


Over the break, be sure to take some time to check out the Counseling Office Scholarship, Testing and Career website for summer opportunities and scholarship links.  We are continually adding new information, such as the Scarboro Community Alumni Association Scholarship and the Blacks in Government Scholarship.  Many of the summer experiences and scholarship applications have deadlines that are rapidly approaching, don’t miss out on an exciting opportunity! (F) – A. Campbell


The 2020 Oak Ridge Blacks in Government Scholarship application is available for all graduating High School Seniors in Roane, Anderson, Blount, and Knox Counties. Scholarship awardees are selected based on their financial need and/or academic achievement.  Applications must be submitted by April 10, 2020.  The application can be picked up in the Counseling Office or found on the Counseling Office Scholarship, Testing and Career website.  (W-F 3.11-13) – A. Campbell


Pacific Medical Training is conducting its 2020 ACLS Scholarship for Healthcare Providers to support studies, help a complete medical school, and get a head start on a career. Granting a $1,000 scholarship to the author of the winning essay, and complimentary access to any of our courses for three runner-ups. If you are interested, you can find the link on the Counseling Office Scholarship, Testing and Career website. (W-F 3.11-13) – A. Campbell




Seniors:  Convocation and graduation will be here before you know it! Tryouts for graduation and convocation student speakers will be Thursday, April 23 at 3:15 in room CS316 (Mrs. Flanders’s room). At that time, students will deliver speeches to a panel of judges, and the panel will select the speakers by vote. If you are interested in being a speaker at either graduation or convocation, please see Mrs. Flanders in CS 316 for speech guidelines and requirements and to sign up for tryouts. (M,W,F 4.3) G. Flanders






Date Day Sport Opponent / Event Location Time
3/13/20 F-Sa Soccer – Boys Baylor Tournament A TBD
3/13/20 F Softball Scott County Away 4:30