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Deadline Extended for Families to Apply for COVID-19 Food Assistance

The Tennessee Department of Human Services announced financial assistance is available for families who qualify for free or reduced school lunches, through the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program.

Parents who already receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) benefits currently, do not need to apply. The funds began arriving […]

2020-07-01T09:42:19-04:00July 1st, 2020|School News|

Commitment to Respectful Culture

Dear families of Oak Ridge,
As you know from our recent communications regarding the creation of our Portrait of a Graduate, we wish to assure our community we value, support, and are committed to realizing the hopes and dreams of every Oak Ridge student. We […]
2020-06-11T14:39:56-04:00June 11th, 2020|District News|

Kindergarten Pre-Registration

Kindergarten Pre-Registration

Kindergarten registration information packets will be available at each elementary school during the week of May 4th – 8th, 2020. The registration packets will be available outside each school in clearly marked bins or boxes.

This is the first step in enrolling your child in elementary school.

Kindergarten pre-registration will take place May 11-15, 2020 during […]

2020-04-23T11:14:12-04:00April 23rd, 2020|District News|

Update About School Closure

Hello, this is Dr. Bruce Borchers, Superintendent of the Oak Ridge Schools.

As you most likely know, yesterday, Governor Lee announced that he is recommending all Tennessee K-12 schools remain closed through the remainder of the school year in order to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus and ensure the health and safety of all Tennesseans. The Oak Ridge Schools […]

2020-04-16T19:18:48-04:00April 16th, 2020|District News|

TDOE and TSIN STEAM Resources for Home Learning

TDOE and TSIN Release STEAM Resources for At-Home Learning

NASHVILLE, TN—The Tennessee Department of Education and the Tennessee STEM Innovation Network (TSIN) today released a STE(A)M Resource Hub for educators and families to use with students during COVID-19 related school closures.

The STE(A)M Resource Hub includes three weekly challenges around design activities, critical thinking, and career exploration that can all be done in the home. The challenges, created in partnership with TSIN educators from across […]

2020-04-15T10:22:44-04:00April 15th, 2020|School News|

Updated Meal Service Plan and Learning Packet Distribution

Beginning Monday, April 6, 2020, volunteers will be distributing breakfast and lunch from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm at the NEW Preschool, Glenwood Elementary School, Robertsville Middle School, and Oak Ridge High School. Breakfast and lunch will be distributed from 12:00 – 12:30 pm at our neighborhood sites–Children’s Museum, First Christian Church, Manhattan Apartments, McKenzie […]

2020-04-10T06:09:47-04:00April 2nd, 2020|District News, Uncategorized|

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|

Update About School Closure

Update About School Closure

Dear Oak Ridge Schools Families,

3/25/2020

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|

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|
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