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TEDxORHS set for BOE vote Monday  Oak Ridger

The Oak Ridge Board of Education is set to vote tonight on on whether to approve a new club at Oak Ridge High School called TEDxORHS.



Donations needed for Senior Center furnishings  Oak Ridger

The Oak Ridge Senior Center Foundation has started a campaign to assist in purchasing furnishings for the new Senior Center now under construction in A.K. ...



Safety Fest TN to open with panel on regional workforce development  Oak Ridge Today

The opening session for Safety Fest TN this year will feature a panel on regional workforce development. The kick-off event is from 8:30-11 a.m. Tuesday, April ...



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 ...



March Madness – Local Edition  Oak Ridger

If you look at it …,” Oak Ridge High School varsity girls' basketball coach Paige Redman stated in Murfreesboro earlier this month, “… in four years we lost two ...



Sylvia Smith Clay  Oak Ridger

Sylvia Smith Clay, passed away on March 13, 2019 at the age of 84.



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.



Thanks to Tennessee Reconnect grant, school bus driver pursuing her dream to become a teacher  Oak Ridge Today

By Bob Fowler, Roane State staff writer. This school bus driver is hitting the books in between routes in her quest to become a teacher. Gioconda “Gio” Duran, 44 ...



Design forum for Pennsylvania-North Tulane intersection is Wednesday  Oak Ridge Today

Students from the University of Tennessee are planning to host a virtual open forum as they continue to explore alternative designs for the intersection at ...



Thesis students win 2nd, 3rd place at state Junior Science, Humanities Symposium  Oak Ridger

Ethan Brady, from left, Steven Qu and Henry Shen placed well at the Tennessee Junior Science and Humanities Symposium.



Siblings recall graduating from Oak Ridge High Schools first senior class  Oak Ridger

Benita Albert brings us an insightful story about early Oak Ridge High School gathered as she was collecting stories for the amazing book recently published by ...



Oak Ridge High School wins district tournament over Lady Cougars 47-40  Oak Ridger

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Strong defense down the stretch was the key for the Oak Ridge High School Lady Wildcats Tuesday as they came from behind to defeat ...



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 ...



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 ...



Update on Blankenship Field work  Columbia Daily Herald

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



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 ...



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.



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

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



Masquers presents Our Town at Oak Ridge High  Oak Ridger

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



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 ...



New ORHS club considered tonight  Oak Ridger

The Oak Ridge Board of Education is expected to vote tonight on whether to approve the new Oak Ridge High School Club — Wildcats4Change.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



1958: Greatest season in ORHS football history Part 3  Oak Ridger

Jack Bailey brings us the third in a series of four articles about the “Greatest Season” of Oak Ridge Football.



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 ...



Celebrating 75 years of Oak Ridge Schools  Oak Ridger

A new book “Celebrating 75 Years: Excellence in Education Oak Ridge Schools 1944-2018” features stories from students of Oak Ridge Schools, spanning ...



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 ...



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.



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..



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 ...



Annie ... and School Vouchers  Oak Ridger

With new Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee now in office, the Oak Ridge Board of Education is considering how to respond to the issue of school vouchers.



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 ...



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.



Amazing season for ORHS Band  Oak Ridger

The Oak Ridge High School Band seniors and the entire WildBand have had an amazing marching season this year.



Booker a Mr. Football finalist  Oak Ridge Today

Oak Ridge High School senior Herbert Booker, who plays quarterback and cornerback, is a finalist for the Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Award. Booker is one of ...



Oak Ridge to retire Tee Higgins' number 5 football jersey  Oak Ridge Today

Note: This story was updated at 9:45 p.m. Jan. 26. Oak Ridge will retire the number 5 football jersey of Tee Higgins, a star football and basketball player who ...



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

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (WATE) - More than two dozen flags are flying inside the lobby of an East Tennessee high school. It's the school's way of celebrating diversity ...



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.



Boys basketball game rescheduled to Sunday  Oak Ridge Today

The Oak Ridge Wildcats had been scheduled to play West in a Region 2-AAA quarterfinal game today (Saturday, February 23), but the game has been ...



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 ...



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.



Jadas Jump! Lady Wildcats win Region Title 53-50 with 3-point buzzer-beater  Oak Ridger

WILDCAT ARENA — It was a Hollywood ending in an East Tennessee high school Wednesday night, Feb. 27, 2019, when Oak Ridge High School's 5-foot-9 ...



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...



Lady Wildcats wrap up impressive Arizona effort  Oak Ridger

Oak Ridge High School's girls varsity basketball team had no need of “arising from the ashes” in Phoenix, Arizona, over the past several days. … They played ...



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.



Open House at ORHS Thursday night  Oak Ridger

The Parent Teacher Student Organization (PTSO) will be sponsoring an open house at Oak Ridge High School on Thursday, Aug. 9.



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 ...



Lady Cats state-bound for third time in four years  Oak Ridger

For the third time in four years, the Oak Ridge High School varsity girls' basketball team is headed to the state tournament being held this week at Middle ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Oak Ridge Schools book now for sale  Oak Ridger

A customer, purchases a copy of the book 'Celebrating 75 Years: Excellence in Education Oak Ridge Schools 1944 – 2018' from Jessica Steed, Oak Ridge ...



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.



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 ...



Water balloons almost get Oak Ridge High seniors barred from graduation  Knoxville News Sentinel

Oak Ridge High students who participated in a water balloon fight were almost banned from taking part in graduation.



Wild ... Band  Oak Ridger

The Oak Ridge High School Wildcat Band of Oak Ridge, Tenn., known as the WildBand, performs at halftime on Jack Armstrong Stadium's Blankenship Field ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



When the Going Gets Tough …  Oak Ridger

WILDCAT ARENA — Oak Ridge High School's varsity boys stole, blocked and shot their way to a coveted spot in Thursday night's (tonight”s) Region 2 Final, ...



Volunteers sought for cleanup of Historic Emery Road  Oak Ridge Today

Volunteers are seeking help for a March 30 cleanup of the Historic Emery Road in Oak Ridge. “The Emery Road is both the best kept secret of Oak Ridge and a ...



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.



Shining star at MMC dies in crash  Oak Ridger

An Oak Ridge High School graduate who worked as a nurse at Parkway Cardiology Associates and Methodist Medical Center was killed in a two-vehicle crash ...



OR applauds AMSE reopening  Oak Ridger

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. — Even though it was a weekday morning, more than 100 people showed up for songs, speeches and “Science Fair” trailers as the new ...



WATCH LIVE: Hardin Valley Invite  MileSplit

This week\'s meet in Knoxville will be one of the state\'s best thru the month of March as the 2018 meet had over 50 schools and 1200 athletes.



New member joins Oak Ridge School Board  Oak Ridger

The Oak Ridge Board of Education gained a new member on Monday night — Oak Ridge native Erin Webb.



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 ...



Oak Ridge High School students use school-sanctioned club to condemn gun violence  WBIR.com

Knoxville — Gun violence and its impact on schools is driving a new effort by high school students in Oak Ridge. Earlier this year a shooting in Parkland, Florida ...



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 ...



Disciplined teens will graduate; rain plans - News  Oak Ridger

A group of suspended Oak Ridge High School students will get to attend tonight's graduation ceremony after all. A group of suspended Oak Ridge High School ...



Field work at ORHS  Oak Ridger

This Friday, July 27, at ORHS' Blankenship Field, the Wildcats will scrimmage against the scarlet-and-blue Mountaineers of Heritage High School who will be ...



Lady Wildcats end basketball season 7 points from State Final  Oak Ridger

That's how close the 2018-19 varsity girls basketball team from Oak Ridge High School came to playing in Saturday's 1:30 p.m. CT State Final.



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 ...



State of the Wildcats — Oak Ridge strength, vulnerability candidly  Oak Ridger

“If you've already seen our team play this year … and if you haven't, then why haven't you? … then you already know what our strengths and weaknesses are,” ...



Tee Higgins football jersey scheduled to be retired Feb. 1  Oak Ridger

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. — Tonight's the night. Oak Ridge High School's varsity boys and girls basketball teams have only two home games left and one of those is ...



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 ...



Remembering familiar faces as new school year begins  Oak Ridger

Oak Ridge Schools started Monday and students won't be seeing some teachers and other schools' staff.



Wildcats, Lady Cats prevail at Knox Central  Oak Ridger

Overall, this was a very, very good win for us,” said Oak Ridge High School varsity boys' coach Aaron Green after Tuesday night's 84-77 District 3-AAA win at ...



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.



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 ...



After bye, Wildcats return to field with 7:30 p.m. Friday kickoff at Clinton High  Oak Ridger

CLINTON, Tenn. — After enjoying a mid-season 'bye' last week where the Wildcats didn't take the field on Friday night, Oct. 5, Oak Ridge High School's varsity ...



You cant spell Victory without Tee  Oak Ridger

If you drove by the Oak Ridge High School's electronic sign on the Turnpike Tuesday, you may have seen this: “Hometown Hero Tee Higgins National ...



Senior Lady Wildcat Jada Guinn inks with Tennessee Tech Womens Basketball  Oak Ridger

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — There's no question how much tradition means to the Tennessee Tech women's basketball program. It also only makes sense to bring in ...



2000+ Points  Oak Ridger

A “relentless” Jada Guinn, Oak Ridge High School's 5-foot-9 senior guard who's already signed to play college ball with Tennessee Tech, was high-scorer for ...



City Candidates field questions  Oak Ridger

Candidates for Oak Ridge City Council and Board of Education gathered last week in the Oak Ridge High School Amphitheater for a forum sponsored by the ...



Retiring Principal Pearl Goins honored  Oak Ridger

A crowd – about 80 people according to the guestbook — showed up for a reception, wishing Glenwood Elementary School Principal Pearl Goins well in her ...



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, ...



A Sevier loss ends Oak Ridge boys basketball season  Oak Ridger

SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. — The Oak Ridge High School varsity boys basketball team's successful 26-7 overall 2018-2019 season came to an end Monday night as ...



Booker, Martin recognized as finalists for 2018 Mr. Football Award  Oak Ridger

Though two outstanding local high school contenders for the state “Mr. Football” Awards didn't bring a “Mr. Football” plaque back home to Anderson County ...



Historically Speaking: ORHS grad Bill Nowlin: Principal design engineer for DaVinci Surgical System  Oak Ridger

Benita Albert brings us another amazingly well researched insight into the life story of yet another of her past Oak Ridge High School students. Enjoy the look ...



Oliver Springs High School rebranding as STEAM academy  Oak Ridge Today

Efforts are under way to rebrand Oliver Springs High School as Oliver Springs STEAM Academy, the Oliver Springs Alumni Education Foundation announced ...



School Board approves basketball teams trip to Bahamas, safety grants, more  Oak Ridger

At its most recent meeting, the Oak Ridge Board of Education gave its approval for the Oak Ridge High School boys basketball team to travel to the Bahamas.



Beckendorf-Edou of OR Schools selected as superintendent of Washington district  Oak Ridge Today

Tracey Beckendorf-Edou of Oak Ridge Schools has accepted the position of superintendent of Cascade School District in Washington state, pending successful ...



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 ...



Four incumbents re-elected to Oak Ridge City Council  Oak Ridge Today

Note: This story was last updated at 12 a.m.. The four incumbents—Mayor Warren Gooch, Council members Kelly Callison and Ellen Smith, and Mayor Pro Tem ...



Herbert Booker brings another dimension to Oak Ridge's offense  Knoxville News Sentinel

Herbert Booker has been waiting for this chance. He wanted to be quarterback from the start, but he had to wait his turn. Now he's ready to take over Oak Ridge's ...



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