Letters of Recommendation Deadlines

The Oak Ridge High School Counseling Department has a policy of requiring three weeks’ notice for requesting letters of recommendation for college applications and scholarships. ALL TEACHERS WILL BE REQUESTING THE SAME LEAD TIME THIS YEAR AS WELL. Items needed were explained to seniors during Senior Seminars. We require an updated resume and teacher comment forms in order to write recommendations. Do not miss deadlines!

ORHS Counseling Department

Telephone:  865-425-9607
Fax:  865-425-9526
Address:  1450 Oak Ridge Turnpike  Oak Ridge, TN  37830
Office Hours:  M-F 7:15 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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ORHS Counseling Updates via Text
To start receiving ORHS Counseling news updates via text message, just text @oakridgehs to 81010.  Problems using 81010?  Try 865-407-2892.  We will send out reminders, scholarship info, deadlines, etc.  Tell your friends and make sure you have free incoming texts because standard text fees will apply.

Counseling Staff

Paige Redman, 9th – 12th grade students A-C, hpredman@ortn.edu
David Morrow, 9th – 12th grade students D-H, djmorrow@ortn.edu
Brianna Ottinger, 9th – 12th grade students I-M, bottinger@ortn.edu
Kelly Rowland, 9th – 12th grade students N-R, ksrowland@ortn.edu
Heidi Foster, 9th – 12th grade students S-Z, hafoster@ortn.edu
Alison King, School Social Worker, aking@ortn.edu
Phyllis Moye, Registrar, pmoye@ortn.edu
Leigh Wendt, Administrative Assistant, lawendt@ortn.edu

Counselors are in the office from 7:40 a.m. – 3:40 p.m.  Students are encouraged to stop by before school, during the lunch break, or after school to make an appointment.  Parents may call or email at anytime to schedule an appointment with their student’s counselor.

New Student Registration

The first step in our registration process is to stop by the Counseling Office to pick up a registration packet. Once you’ve picked up the registration packet we will make an appointment for you to meet with our Registrar, Mrs. Moye, to return the completed forms and additional paperwork needed. If you have any questions, please contact the Counseling Office Administrative Assistant, Mrs. Morris, at 865-425-9607.

Freshman and New Student Orientation

ORHS Freshman Orientation will be Thursday, July 26th from 8 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. in the Auditorium. 10th – 12th orientation for NEW STUDENTS ONLY will be Thursday, July 26th at 2:00 p.m. in the Amphitheatre.


Parents or students may contact teachers directly to inquire about missed work when when their student is absent.  If the student is absent for three or more days, a request may be submitted to the counseling center secretary to gather the assignments.  Please call 865-425-9607 to request homework and allow one full day to gather work.

Transcript Request Instructions for Former Students

Please complete the Transcript Request Form (for former students). Please note that a copy of your government issued ID is required in order for us to process your request. Once you have submitted your Transcript Request please email a copy of your Government issued ID to the Registrar at pmoye@ortn.edu.

Transcript Request Form (for former students)

Education Verification Requests

Education Verification for employment purposes my be requested via fax or mail. The request must be accompanied by a signed release from the Oak Ridge High School student/graduate. Please make your request attention to Mrs. Moye and allow 72 hours for processing. Education Verification requests made without a signed release from the student/graduate will not be honored. There is no charge for Education Verification.

Mrs. Moye
ORHS Counseling Office
1450 Oak Ridge Turnpike
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Fax: 865-425-9526 Attn: Mrs. Moye

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