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Online Learning Update

Dear Oak Ridge Schools Families,

I hope you and your family are well and you have found some extra opportunities to rest during this abnormal Spring Break.  We have been working daily to prepare for the unknown, and are hoping our families and students will benefit greatly from the efforts our teachers will be pouring into […]

2020-03-27T10:13:21-04:00March 27th, 2020|District News|

Food Service Plans

Beginning Monday, March 30, FREE “to go” meals will be available for children 18 and younger at the Oak Ridge Preschool (157 Carver Road), Glenwood Elementary School, Robertsville Middle School, and Oak Ridge High School. Both breakfast and lunch will be distributed at the same time. The new service time will be from 10:00 a.m. […]

2020-03-28T07:57:52-04:00March 25th, 2020|District News, Uncategorized|

Update About School Closure

Update About School Closure

Dear Oak Ridge Schools Families,


As I mentioned earlier, there was a possibility that the governor would extend the closure of schools in Tennessee. Just recently, we received word that Governor Lee has recommended school districts remain closed through April 24. We obviously will comply with this mandated closure.

We continue […]

2020-03-25T11:53:58-04:00March 24th, 2020|School News|

Food Service For Families Beginning March 23rd

Dear Oak Ridge Community:

In an effort to ensure that all children 18 and younger continue to have access to receive healthy and nutritious breakfast and lunch meals, Oak Ridge Schools in partnership with Aramark, will be offering both breakfast, and lunch “to go” during week days starting on March 23rd  free of charge. The following […]

2020-03-17T18:08:49-04:00March 17th, 2020|School News|

School Closure

Dear families of Oak Ridge,

I hope this message finds you well and safe. I want to let you know that Oak Ridge Schools will be closing at the end of the day today, Monday, March 16th, due to Tennessee Governor Bill Lee mandating that schools be closed until March 31st.

In an effort to keep buildings […]

2020-03-16T12:34:52-04:00March 16th, 2020|District News|

Intersession Information

As of today (3/14):

Spring intersession is canceled at all elementary and middle schools.

The high school intersession is online and Beth Estep is organizing that effort.

The preschool is still meeting next week, and ECC is open.

2020-03-14T12:27:51-04:00March 14th, 2020|District News|

Teacher Assistants of the Year

We would like to congratulate the school- and district-level winners of the 2020 Teacher Assistants of the Year. The school-level winners are:


  • Oak Ridge Schools Preschool, Ki’Anna Gibson
  • Glenwood Elementary School, Amanda Hazenfield
  • Linden Elementary School, Brenda Clements
  • Willow Brook Elementary School, Christopher Bruce
  • Woodland Elementary School, Tammi Beckett
  • Jefferson Middle School, Matt Reed
  • Robertsville […]
2020-03-04T04:15:51-05:00March 4th, 2020|District News|

Information Regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Updates about school closure are posted here. Please read the latest family messages from Dr. Borchers below. 

See tabs below for additional information. We will keep these continually updated throughout the school closure.

Update About Online Learning


Dear Oak Ridge Schools Families,

I hope you and your family are well and you have found some extra […]

2020-03-30T15:31:46-04:00March 2nd, 2020|District News, School News|

Tennessee Student and Parent School Climate Survey

Oak Ridge Schools are once again participating in the Tennessee Student and Parent School Climate Survey.  These surveys are sponsored by the Tennessee Department of Education as part of an initiative to enhance school support for students, increase school safety, and provide a positive learning environment for all students.  Monitoring student and parent perceptions of […]

2020-02-23T19:31:49-05:00February 19th, 2020|District News|

Stacy Donald-District Teacher of the Year

Earlier in the week, we announced our school-level teachers of the year. The Tennessee Department of Education has encouraged us to recognize teachers who care about children, who devote their professional lives to enriching the lives of Tennessee students, and who demonstrate exceptional gains in student achievement. Oak Ridge Schools would now like to congratulate […]

2020-02-19T22:19:21-05:00February 6th, 2020|District News, School News|
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