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Congratulations to Jefferson, Robertsville, and Linden on STEM Recertification

Congratulations to Jefferson Middle School, Robertsville Middle School, and Linden Elementary School, who are among the first cohort of schools in the nation to undergo a rigorous internal and external review process to maintain the prestigious Cognia STEM certification.  This certification was first earned five years ago through a rigorous process with this same entity, […]

2020-12-17T11:26:47-05:00December 16th, 2020|District News|

65th Anniversary Art and Poetry Competition

A Visual Art and Poetry Competition/Exhibition will commemorate the 65th anniversary of the Historic Oak Ridge School Desegregation by the Oak Ridge/Scarboro 85. The competition theme is “Honoring the Struggle, Celebrating the Triumphs, and Inspiring the Future.” The program is open for students in all grade bands (K-4, 5-8, and 9-12). Entry forms are available […]

2020-12-10T15:58:35-05:00December 10th, 2020|District News|

First Grade Election 2020

Our first graders have been working hard to learn all there is to know about elections. We started our unit off by introducing our 3 candidates through books, “Duck for President,” “Grace for President,” and “Otto Runs for President.” We spent a lot of time discussing what it means to be a good leader and […]

2020-11-14T18:01:51-05:00November 14th, 2020|District News, School News|

Substitute Teacher Bonus Pay

We have great news for those who enjoy working with our students as substitute teachers. The Oak Ridge Schools human resources department personnel have announced that we are now offering bonus pay based on the number of days worked in our schools. See the pay schedule below. We would love to have you come to […]

2020-11-04T16:47:13-05:00November 4th, 2020|District News|

Unity Day 2020

Woodland Stands agains Bullying –  Wednesday, October 21st was Unity Day.  We wore our orange to stand against bullying and show we are united for kindness, acceptance, and inclusion.

Kindergarten friends in orange

We had so many kids participate and show that they are willing to stand up against […]

2020-10-21T19:38:04-04:00October 21st, 2020|District News, School News|

Impact Aid Forms

What is Impact Aid?

Each year, Oak Ridge Schools is eligible to apply for federal Impact Aid grant funds. Impact Aid is a federal formula grant program designed to assist local school districts that enroll federally-connected students.

Who are our federally-connected students?

Federally-connected students are:

  • children of active […]
2020-11-06T09:32:31-05:00October 19th, 2020|District News|

University of Tennessee Fall Reading Program

We are excited to announce our Fall Reading Skills Programs. These online programs help kids grow into stronger students who love reading.

In these programs, your child will:
• Build the right skills for his or her grade in school
• Enjoy reading wonderful, age-appropriate books
• Participate in dynamic, meaningful discussions
• Get the individual support he […]

2020-10-14T19:53:44-04:00October 14th, 2020|District News|

COVID-19 Response Update from CDC and TN Health Department

August 10, 2020

Dear Families of Oak Ridge Schools:
Our school district is following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Tennessee Department of Health guidelines for the management of individuals who have been diagnosed with, or exposed to, COVID-19. Our school district follows these strict guidelines to protect the safety of our students, families, […]

2020-08-10T14:19:34-04:00August 10th, 2020|District News|
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