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Hardin Valley returns to Blankenship next Friday  Oak Ridger

Hardin Valley Academy was barely beaten by Oak Ridge High School in 2017 at Blankenship Field in a nail-biting 21-20 matchup.



Bats removed from ORHS  Oak Ridger

The Oak Ridge Board of Education is scheduled to hear a report tonight on a“bat infestation cleanup” at Oak Ridge High School.



ORHS Open House Aug. 8 - News  Oak Ridger

The Oak Ridge High School Parent Teacher Student Organization (PTSO) will be sponsoring an Open House in the school Food Court on Thursday, Aug.



Its On Us; Were Here!  Oak Ridger

Though the Oak Ridge High School football squad's first team appeared to outscore the host Governors' first team by a four-to-one margin Friday night on Mike ...



Tough tune-up vs. Rebs  Columbia Daily Herald

It was a tough tune-up game for the 2019 Oak Ridge High School football team as the Maryville Rebels visited the newly turfed Blankenship Field and controlled ...



David Michael “Mike” Leon  Oak Ridger

David Michael “Mike” Leon, 71, of Lake Kiowa, Texas, went to be with the Lord on Aug. 13, 2019, after a battle with cancer.



Working to change the world  Oak Ridger

Gathered in a conference room at the Golden Oak Grill Buffet, Oak Ridge Kiwanis members heard ideas about improving the world.



Bright lights, big Higgins!  Oak Ridger

National college football champion Tee Higgins of Clemson University, who was a standout student-athlete in both football and basketball while attending and ...



Picture Day & Upcoming Scrimmage  Oak Ridger

According to head coach Joe Gaddis, the 'Cats will line up against host William Blount in a football scrimmage scheduled for 6 p.m. this Friday, Aug. 2, 2019.



Free Med Clinic Bash Aug. 10: Best party in town!  Oak Ridger

The best party in town, many attendees have said! A lively dance contest, line dancing lessons, delicious dinner and drinks, as well as delightful auction items.



Oak Ridge High School alumni remember desegregation  WATE 6 On Your Side

Oak Ridge High School alumni look back on their firsthand experiences of school integration.



New band directors announced at Oak Ridge High School  Oak Ridger

Michael Spirko has been named new director of bands, and Sean Rutherford has been named new assistant director of bands for Oak Ridge High School.



Air Force musicians to perform at Oak Ridge High School  Oak Ridge Today

The U.S. Air Force Band of Mid-America's Concert Band will present a concert in Oak Ridge next week. The concert is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, July 27, ...



Graduation Celebration for high school graduates on May 30  Oak Ridge Today

The 22nd Annual Oak Ridge Graduation Celebration—a free, all-night party for high school graduates in the city—will be held Thursday, May 30, in the Oak ...



Oak Ridge Sports Hall of Fame 2019 nomination deadline only days away  Oak Ridger

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. — Nominations for 2019 induction into the Oak Ridge Sports Hall of Fame (ORSHOF) are currently being accepted … but not for much ...



ORHS Masquers present 'Annie' this weekend  Oak Ridge Today

Oak Ridge High School Masquers, the school's drama program, will present “Annie,” the classic musical, for four performances in March 2019—March 1, March ...



Oak Ridge High School wins Department of Energy Tennessee Science Bowl  Oak Ridge Today

Team heads to National Science Bowl after third straight state win. After months of training, studying, and improving their competition skills, 55 high school teams ...



Ninth graduating class of Youth Leadership Oak Ridge  Oak Ridge Today

Youth Leadership Oak Ridge, a program of the Center for Leadership and Community Development, an organization affiliated with the Oak Ridge Chamber of ...



New courses at ORHS next school year  Oak Ridger

Oak Ridge High School will have several new courses next school year.



Oak Ridge High School Band tries unusual mattress fundraiser  WVLT.TV

School band tries new fundraiser to support high school band activities.



ORHS Class of 1969 Plans 50th reunion  Oak Ridge Today

The Oak Ridge High School Class of 1969 is planning their 50th year reunion. A Reunion Committee is planning a celebration for September 27-28, 2019.



Support both Oak Ridge High School varsity basketball teams this season  Oak Ridger

Aaron Green is coach of the boys' varsity basketball team at Oak Ridge High School. Aaron played on the basketball team at Sweetwater High School. His father ...



Ex-teacher sues BOE, awarded $1.7M+  Oak Ridger

A longtime high school chemistry/AP chemistry teacher and track team coach — John Edward “Eddie” Anderson III — who retired from Oak Ridge Schools ...



ORHS takes to social media to cast the dog in Annie, which opens tonight  Oak Ridger

There's an old saying in the acting business: “Never work with children or animals.” But somehow people involved with the Masquers theater program at Oak ...



ORHS basketball winds up regular season tonight at Fulton  Oak Ridger

WILDCAT ARENA — It was a good time to be a basketball senior this past Friday night — Senior Night! — on Oak Ridge High School's Jill Prudden Court.



Graduation at 7 p.m.; new requirements  Oak Ridger

Oak Ridge High School Graduation is scheduled for 7 p.m. today, May 30, on the recently renovated Blankenship Field.



Campbell County eager for Tuesday rematch with Oak Ridge High Schools Lady Wildcats  Oak Ridger

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The Campbell County High School Lady Cougars are eager for a rematch with Oak Ridge's Lady Wildcats when the two teams face each ...



2018 ORHS Homecoming Court  Oak Ridge Today

The Oak Ridge High School Homecoming Court for 2018 is pictured above. Top left, Kaitlin Valenzuela, Abigail Gerlock, Hailee Ladd, Makiya Garrett, and ...



A leader on the Courts  Oak Ridger

Oak Ridge High School has an outstanding freshman in Andrew Lee, pictured above, playing at No. 1 singles and doubles.



Oak Ridge HS senior overcomes loss, culture change to graduate  WBIR.com

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. — An Oak Ridge senior has overcome a tragic loss and moving from Zimbabwe to the United States. Now, he's ready to graduate high ...



Three local graduations down … one to go!  Oak Ridger

Both Clinton and Anderson County high schools graduated in the University of Tennessee's Thompson-Boling Arena on Sunday, May 19, 2019 — and Oliver ...



Oak Ridge High School celebrates diversity in a unique way  WVLT.TV

'It represents my heritage and my culture,' said Anhaar Ajaz, who is a student at Oak Ridge High School.



Oak Ridge High School retires Tee Higgins' football jersey  WBIR.com

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. — Oak Ridge High School is known for its cardinal red and gray colors, but the gym was filled with people in orange on Friday night to ...



Former Oak Ridge teacher wins $1.7 million in lawsuit that names Marczak  Columbia Daily Herald

A former teacher and coach with Oak Ridge Schools was awarded $1.7 million by a jury in U.S. District Court this week, ending a week-long trial that named ...



Smoke from HVAC triggers alarm at ORHS  Oak Ridger

The Oak Ridge Fire Department responded to an alarm at Oak Ridge High School on Thursday a little before 7:30 p.m..



Shen of ORHS participating in USA Biology Olympiad Finals  Oak Ridge Today

Henry Shen of Oak Ridge High School is among 20 students participating in the USA Biology Olympiad National Finals in California. The Center for Excellence ...



Update on Blankenship Field work  Oak Ridger

Oak Ridge City Manager Mark Watson recently gave an update on Blankenship Field to City Council.



Come-Back Cats win Title vs. Beavers at Karns  Oak Ridger

On Wednesday night at Karns High School … just 24 hours after the Oak Ridge High School varsity girls' basketball team won their District Championship on ...



Oak Ridge Schools names nine teachers of the year  Oak Ridge Today

Oak Ridge Schools has named its teachers of the year at its nine schools. The teachers of the year are: Preschool—Melissa McMurry; Glenwood Elementary ...



Is the block schedule for high-schoolers the best option? Knox considers ending it while Oak Ridge thinks about adopting it.  Knoxville News Sentinel

Knox County has bandied about the idea of eliminating the block schedule for its high schools, while Oak Ridge has considered converting to such a schedule of ...



Oak Ridge High School celebrates diversity with flags representing student body  WATE 6 On Your Side

More than two dozen flags are flying inside the lobby of Oak Ridge High School. It's the school's way of celebrating diversity within their community. Each flag ...



1958: The greatest season in ORHS Wildcat football history  Oak Ridger

This series of articles is brought to you by Jack Bailey, a 1962 Oak Ridge High School graduate. Jack is also a member of the Oak Ridge Sports Hall of Fame.



Leading AI expert, ORHS grad to be featured at reception, talk on Monday  Oak Ridge Today

Kai-Fu Lee—a world leading artificial intelligence expert, venture capitalist, author, and founder of Google China and Microsoft Research Asia—will discuss ...



First Look: Oak Ridge graduates on new ball field  Oak Ridger

Oak Ridge High School's Class of 2019 held its graduation ceremonies on the newly turfed Blankenship Field near Jackson Square on Thursday, May 30.



Tee honored, jersey to be retired  Oak Ridger

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. — If you drove by Oak Ridge High School's electronic message board located on the Oak Ridge Turnpike earlier this month (Jan. 8, 2019) ...



Its Beginning To Feel a Lot Like Football!  Oak Ridger

While some may be celebrating events such as Christmas in July, in East Tennessee it's beginning to feel a lot like … Football!



ORHS student part of Team USA at International Biology Olympiad  Oak Ridge Today

Henry Shen of Oak Ridge High School is one of four students who will represent Team USA at the International Biology Olympiad in Hungary next week.



Former Oak Ridge track coach awarded close to $2 million in wrongful termination, age discrimination suit  WBIR.com

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. — An Oak Ridge man who sued the Oak Ridge School Board of Education was awarded nearly $2 million by a jury in federal court Monday.



Fulton football earns region title with first win over Oak Ridge since 1967  Knoxville News Sentinel

OAK RIDGE — Patience is finally paying dividends for JaShaun Fenderson. The 5-foot-10, 197-pound senior do-everything for the Fulton football team has ...



The early life of a Pulitzer Prize winner who grew up in Oak Ridge  Oak Ridger

Benita Albert brings us another of her stories from Oak Ridge Schools alumni. She continues to seek those individuals who have achieved tremendously in their ...



State of Grace: Lady Wildcats finesse their way to Final Four  Oak Ridger

Oak Ridge High School's varsity girls basketball team (34-2) has advanced to the Division I Class AAA Girls State Tournament semifinals — featuring the state's ...



New principal named at Glenwood Elementary  Oak Ridge Today

Ginny Rigell Boles has been named principal of Glenwood Elementary School in Oak Ridge. The appointment was announced Monday by Oak Ridge Schools ...



Clemson football: Tee Higgins is honored by Oak Ridge High  Rubbing The Rock

On Friday night, Oak Ridge High School basketball teams hosted Campbell County at Wildcat Arena in Oak Ridge, TN and a former Oak Ridge star was i...



Teachers of the Year picked for OR Schools  Oak Ridger

Officials with Oak Ridge Schools have named their Teachers of the Year for the 2018-2019 school year.



Oak Ridge High School Freshman Orientation, New Student Orientation Thursday  Oak Ridger

Oak Ridge High School Freshman Orientation is 8 to 11:45 a.m. Thursday, July 26, according to a school system news release.



New ORHS club Wildcats4Change gets approval from OR board  Oak Ridger

The Oak Ridge Board of Education on Monday night unanimously voted to approve a new Oak Ridge High School club — Wildcats4Change.



Educators ask for 3% pay hike  Oak Ridger

Oak Ridge Education Association presented its requests for increased pay and benefits for school staff Monday to the Oak Ridge Board of Education.



What a difference a good education makes  Oak Ridger

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. — Choir performances, a prayer in Chinese, a proclamation from city of Oak Ridge Mayor Warren Gooch and a presentation from Knoxville ...



A teen boys life in early Oak Ridge  Oak Ridger

Upon moving back to Oak Ridge with his parents right after the atomic bombs were detonated in August 1945, 12-year-old Dave Hobson settled into what ...



ORHS Masquers presents 'Our Town' this week  Oak Ridge Today

Oak Ridge High School Masquers, the school's drama program, will present Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize-winning “Our Town” for three performances this ...



Eleven ORHS students named National Merit semifinalists  Oak Ridger

Eleven Oak Ridge High School students are National Merit semifinalists because of their high scores on a preliminary college exam.



Oak Ridge breaks ground on Blankenship Field renovations  Knoxville News Sentinel

A groundbreaking ceremony was held at Blankenship Field at Oak Ridge High School on Friday to celebrate the start of renovations at the field that began last ...



Artificial intelligence expert honored in Oak Ridge  WVLT.TV

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (WVLT) - A leading researcher and author on artificial intelligence took time to visit the school where he says a principal once gave up her ...



Graduation ceremonies in jeopardy for some Oak Ridge High School seniors  WATE 6 On Your Side

Graduation ceremonies are in jeopardy for a number of students in Oak Ridge after a water balloon fight.



Virtual business is booming in ORHS class  WATE 6 On Your Side

It's a growing worldwide educational trend embraced by Oak Ridge HIgh School: A business class that operates as a real-world virtual company, giving students ...



UT Board approves Oak Ridge Institute  Oak Ridge Today

An Oak Ridge Institute approved in June is expected to foster a stronger, more coordinated relationship between the University of Tennessee and Oak Ridge ...



Former Oak Ridge track coach awarded nearly $2 million in lawsuit  WVLT.TV

A former track and field coach at Oak Ridge High School was awarded just under $2 million in federal court Monday after suing the Oak Ridge School Board of ...



Oak Ridge Community Band concert begins at 7:30 p.m  Oak Ridger

If you are looking for an enjoyable way to celebrate July 4 on a "high note," make plans to attend the Oak Ridge Community Band's Independence Day concert at ...



From Blue Raider to Buc: Dowdell transfers  Oak Ridger

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. — After praying “night in and night out” about the decision, one of Oak Ridge High School's finest basketball players has announced her ...



Visiting author supports local literacy efforts  Oak Ridger

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. — Former Knoxville resident and best-selling author Alan Gratz is working to change the world — one book at a time.



Blankenship Field renovation to begin after Oak Ridge High School football season ends  Oak Ridger

The city of Oak Ridge announced on July 12 a decision to wait until the Oak Ridge High School football season is complete to begin renovations on Blankenship ...



Secret City Festival is Friday, Saturday  Oak Ridge Today

The two-day Secret City Festival on Friday and Saturday will feature music, food, history, science, and much more, a press release said. The festival is hosted by ...



Guinn a finalist for Miss Basketball  Oak Ridge Today

Oak Ridge senior Jada Guinn is a finalist for Miss Basketball in Class AAA in Tennessee. The three finalists were announced Thursday. Besides Guinn, the ...



Today: Oak Ridge has groundbreakings at Preschool, Senior Center  Oak Ridge Today

The City of Oak Ridge will hold ceremonial groundbreakings on Monday, January 14, to celebrate the start of two major projects: the new Oak Ridge Preschool ...



Oak Ridge NJROTC cadets experience tiring military training in Smyrna  Oak Ridger

On Monday, June 24, 13 of Oak Ridge High School's NJROTC cadets headed to Basic Leadership Training/Leadership Academy in Smyrna, Tenn.



Advanced Management sold to company led by former Oak Ridge High principal, coach  Oak Ridger

Stacy Myers announced this week that Advanced Management has been sold to Chuck Carringer Executive Coaching.



Oak Ridge first in state for STEM certification — second in the world  Oak Ridger

Oak Ridge High School officials have announced its official Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Certification from AdvancED.



Oak Ridge School District ranked best in state; Knox County is No. 28  Knoxville News Sentinel

Oak Ridge School District, Williamson County Schools and Maryville City Schools are ranked the top 3 best school districts in TN by Niche. Knox County was ...



William “Billy” Lawrence Renfro  Oak Ridger

William “Billy” Lawrence Renfro, age 66, passed away peacefully on July 12, 2019 at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge after a gradual decline in health.



Photos: Work begins on Blankenship Field  Oak Ridge Today

The high school football season is over, and renovation work started at Blankenship Field in November 2018. (Photo courtesy Oak Ridge Schools). The high ...



Ellen Reid, who grew up in Oak Ridge, wins Pulitzer Prize in music  Oak Ridge Today

Ellen Reid, who grew up in Oak Ridge, has won the Pulitzer Prize in music. Reid, 36, won the prize for her debut opera, titled “p r i s m,” which features a libretto ...



Local Taxes Going Up  Oak Ridger

In a 6-to-1 vote held Monday evening in the Municipal Building's Courtroom, members of the Oak Ridge City Council approved a two-cent tax rate hike per $100 ...



Blessing Box fills a need in Oak Ridge  WBIR.com

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. — Colton McMahan's Eagle Scout project is a blessing for Oak Ridge. The Oak Ridge High School student explained how the Blessing Box ...



Dalton Morgan of Oak Ridge running in state cross country championship  Oak Ridge Today

Senior Dalton Morgan of Oak Ridge High School will race in the state cross country championship in Nashville today (Saturday, November 3). Morgan, who will ...



AI is the most important technological revolution  Oak Ridger

Artificial intelligence (AI) has become the most important technological revolution for humankind,” Kai-Fu Lee told a standing-room-only audience at the Pollard ...



Oak Ridge names new Wildcats baseball coach  Oak Ridge Today

A new baseball coach, Travis Free, has been named for the Oak Ridge Wildcats. Oak Ridge High School announced the new coach this week. Besides ...



Community Band has July 4 concert, followed by fireworks show  Oak Ridge Today

The Oak Ridge Community Band will have its annual Independence Day concert on Thursday, July 4, at Alvin K. Bissell Park. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m., ...



UT Arboretum Society will have Spring Plant Sale on April 13  Oak Ridge Today

The University of Tennessee Arboretum Society will have its next Spring Plant Sale on April 12 and 13. The public sale will be held on Saturday, April 13, from 9 ...



Secret City Festival begins Friday; Loverboy, 38 Special to play concerts  Oak Ridger

The city of Oak Ridge is once again host to the Secret City Festival on Friday and Saturday.



Artificial intelligence expert, Oak Ridge High grad, will appear on '60 Minutes' on Sunday  Knoxville News Sentinel

Kai-Fu Lee, a Chinese venture capitalist and artificial intelligence expert who attended Oak Ridge High School after moving to the United States in 1973, will ...



Tough running of Kyle Carter leads Farragut past Oak Ridge  Knoxville News Sentinel

Farragut fullback Kyle Carter had a big 53-yard run to help the Admirals beat Oak Ridge.



Oak Ridge Sports HOF nominations deadline July 15  Oak Ridger

Nominations for 2019 induction into the Oak Ridge Sports Hall of Fame (ORSHOF) are now being accepted.



City wants Main Street Oak Ridge traffic study  Oak Ridger

A future study could show traffic patterns in the Main Street Oak Ridge area, formerly Oak Ridge Mall, and may determine the future of developments on Wilson ...



Home construction underway in Groves Park at Oak Ridge  Oak Ridger

Goodall Homes is currently accepting homesite reservations and building new homes in Groves Park at Oak Ridge.



Coach Paige Redman inducted into BCHS Bearette Hall of Fame  Oak Ridger

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — This past weekend's second annual East/West Classic hosted once again by East Hamilton and Bradley Central high schools featured ...



ORHS grad talks about her online clothing business, coaching, and teaching  Oak Ridger

Oak Ridge High School Class of '94 alumna Carol Lenoir Little, back in Oak Ridge, recently addressed a crowd of about 50 people on her life as an online ...



More than 100 entries to participate in Oak Ridge Chamber's Christmas Parade  Oak Ridge Today

More than 100 organizations and individuals have already registered to be a part of the Oak Ridge Chamber of Commerce's annual Christmas Parade to be ...



Barbara Walker White  Oak Ridger

Barbara Walker White, age 81, of Oak Ridge, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. She was born Dec. 15, 1937 in Raleigh, N.C., to HD and ...



Gaddis inducted into Coaches Hall of Fame  Oak Ridger

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Oak Ridge High School head football coach Joe Gaddis was inducted into the Tennessee Football Coaches Hall of Fame on Saturday, ...



Free Coffee Concert set for Sunday  Oak Ridger

The Oak Ridge Civic Music Association is pleased to present its final coffee concert of the season on Sunday, May 19 at 7:30 p.m. at the Oak Ridge First ...



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