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ORS Highly Rated by TDOE New Letter Grade System

Oak Ridge Schools were among the highest rated schools in the state according to the Tennessee Department of Education’s (TDOE) new Letter Grade Rating System, released earlier today. Six Oak Ridge schools earned an “A” letter grade, the highest possible rating, and three earned perfect Level 5 scores in every scored component contributing to the […]

2023-12-21T13:21:54-05:00December 21st, 2023|District News, School News|

Solar Spectacular STEM Night

On Thursday, November 16th, Woodland held our annual STEM Night. With a  “Solar Spectacular” theme it was an evening full of cosmic fun! Students and their families were able to participate in many space themed STEM activities, crafts, and explorations!


2023-12-13T17:30:35-05:00December 13th, 2023|School News, Uncategorized|

First Grade Election ’23

Woodland’s First Graders have just finished up our Election unit. In the past few weeks, we’ve read books with 3 different candidates: Duck, Grace, and Otto. Students were encouraged to discuss the character traits of each candidate and consider who would make the best president.

Duck for President Book Cover

2023-11-10T19:04:59-05:00November 10th, 2023|School News|

Veteran’s Day Events

This year Woodland has celebrated Veterans’ Day in several different ways: A Veteran’s Walk, a Performance by our 2nd grade classes, and Donuts with Grownups!

On Thursday, November 9th, Woodland students and staff gathered around our school track. Many students and staff carried pictures of Veteran family members as they walked around the track, while the […]

2023-11-10T17:50:53-05:00November 10th, 2023|School News|

Book Fair

The Scholastic Book Fair is coming! SAVE THE DATE for Nov. 13-17. Start exploring together:Woodland Book Fair You can look through what books will be available and set up an e-wallet for your child to purchase books when his/her class visits the library the week of the Book Fair.

The Book Fair will […]

2023-10-31T17:52:26-04:00October 31st, 2023|School News, Uncategorized|

Fire Safety 2023

The Oak Ridge Fire Department visited Woodland Elementary on Thursday, October 19th to help us learn about fire safety. The morning began with an assembly for students in grades 2 – 4.


After the assembly, ORFD set up fire safety […]

2023-10-26T19:14:02-04:00October 26th, 2023|School News|

Biome Shoeboxes

This nine weeks fourth grade students chose a biome and created a shoebox which incorporated their science standards. The shoebox was a visual model of their assigned biome and shared information such as the food web, food chain, process of photosynthesis and more. The students became experts and then were able to share their knowledge […]

2023-10-02T11:41:39-04:00October 2nd, 2023|School News|


Our district has adopted the Purposefull People Character Strong Curriculum to address social-emotional learning within our classrooms. This curriculum has 3 primary focuses: Be Kind, Be Strong, Be Well.

Each month we focus on a specific character trait. August’s trait was Respect. All month, we’ve been learning about how Respect is “seeing value in all people […]

2023-09-03T10:42:57-04:00September 3rd, 2023|District News, School News|

2023 Hawk Hustle

The Woodland Hawk Hustle was held on Friday, May 12th. This is an annual event sponsored by our PTO to raise money for our school. This year we’re hoping to raise money to replace our track. Our students had a blast walking and running around our track, completing as many laps as they could in […]

2023-05-20T10:19:06-04:00May 20th, 2023|School News|
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