Orange County Public Schools Gallery Archive

Orange County Public Schools Convocation 2019

Orange County Public Schools held its annual Convocation event on Tuesday, August 6. 2019. The featured speaker was former National Football League star and current motivational speaker Bill Curry,  

OCHS Students Receive Awards at National FCCLA Competition

Orange County High School students attended the National Leadership and Competition for Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) in Anaheim, CA on July 1-5th. FCCLA events are based on the student’s project, speech, and presentation for the judges in...

Summer 2019 Renovations at Orange County High School

Orange County High School has been "buzzing" this summer as a trio of major renovation projects have been undertaken. New carpeting is being installed in the Orange County High School Library...   The Hornet Technologies program has moved from their location in...

Locust Grove Primary Art Students Turn Blacktop into Fun Game Zone

Locust Grove Elementary art students have been working on turning the large blacktop areas around the school into a fun game zone... a place where the children can play peacefully together and also learn some things as well. They started last spring with supplies...

Middle School Students Vote on 2019 Virginia Readers Choice Books

Students at Prospect Heights Middle School and Locust Grove Middle School voted on their favorite 2018-2019 Virginia Readers Choice books. All ten books were very interesting but the students voted for the following: Locust Grove Middle School First Place: Wolf Hollow...

FFA Students Complete the Scholastic Circle

Orange County Future Farmers of America (FFA) President Cole Ryder recently visited with the kindergarten classes at Gordon-Barbour Elementary School. Each year, some of the seniors in the agriculture classes return to their elementary schools to visit with...

Art Speaks: The Anti-Bullying Tower

You may have seen Locust Grove Primary School's "Anti-Bullying Tower" on display here and there around the district. It is presently at Locust Grove Middle School for its last stop this year after touring all of our schools and TEAC as well. What is it? Well...after...

Orange County High School Decision Day 2019

May 1, Orange County High School seniors celebrated and shared their post-secondary plans. Students plans include attending 2-and 4-year colleges, joining the military, and entering the workforce.

OCHS Freshman Academy Students Traveled to the Edge at GMU

On April 16th, the Orange County High School Freshman Academy students traveled to the Edge at George Mason University to use experiential learning to build trust, improve teamwork, shape leadership, and cultivate communication skills.

Orange County Hosts STEM Invitational

On April 11th, 77 students from Orange County High School, Prospect Heights Middle School, The Oaks Academy, and Riverbend High School participated in the 2nd Annual OC STEM Invitational. The event, created by OCHS science teachers Anna Burkett and Emily Dwight, was...

Orange County High School Hosts STEAM/Fine Arts Festival

In celebration of Youth Art Month, Orange County High School hosted the STEAM/Fine Arts Festival on March 22-24. The festival featured three days of musical performances and a showcase of student artwork from all grade levels. Younger children were invited to create...

Sizemore Fitness Center Dedication

On Sunday, March 17 a Dedication Ceremony was held for The Sizemore Fitness Center at Orange County High School (OCHS). School Board members were joined by former OCHS coaches and students as well as members of the community to celebrate the opening of the fitness...

Mrs. Shipes’ Class Claims Redskins Read Trophy Again at LES

Mrs. Shipes' class at Lightfoot Elementary School won back the Redskins Read (football) trophy by exceeding the goal and earning all the Reading Counts points they need to attend the end of year Reading Celebration! The Redskins Read Charitable Foundation donated...

OCHS Art Club Students Visit Art Students at OES

On March 5th, Ms. Yurasits' OCHS Art Club students paid a visit to Ms. McGinnis' Art students at Orange Elementary School. The high school Art Club members worked creatively together with Mrs. McGinnis' budding artists to complete art projects inspired by African art...

Lake of the Woods Lions Club Makes $10,000 Donation to STEM Bus Project

The Lake of the Woods Lions Club presented Dr. Snead and the School Board with a $10,000 donation for the STEM Bus Project at the February 4th School Board meeting at Prospect Heights Middle School. On top of this donation, the LOW Lions Club is also offering to match...

OCHS Saxophone Quartet Performs at the US Navy International Symposium

The Orange County High School Saxophone Quartet was selected to perform at the United States Navy International Symposium. The group was featured in the high school honors portion of the event. The group consists of Dykeem and Travon Cervantes, Cash Deane, and Callie...

OCHS Student Council Association Officers Attend VaSCL Conference

Orange County High School Student Council Association executive officers along with Assistant Principal Mr. Daniel and faculty adviser Laurie Jamerson participated in the annual Virginia School Consortium for Learning (VaSCL) Student Leaders Conference in...

Orange County High School Students Visit UVA

A group of 16 Orange County High School students went to the University of Virginia to see the campus, eat in a dining hall, and watch a documentary about the college admission process.

Lightfoot Elementary School Holds Spelling and Geography Bees

Lightfoot Elementary School held its school Spelling Bee on Thursday, January 10, 2019. Congratulations to Alyssa Miller, Bonnie Delgado (1st Place), Kaydence Pina, and Natalie Hillegass, the top four spellers, who will represent LES at the District Bee.Lightfoot...

Virginia School Boards Association Art Contest

Art work by students of Orange County Schools is on display at the Taylor Education Administration Complex. Based on the votes of Taylor Education Administration Complex staff, winning entries will be submitted to the Virginia School Board Association Art Contest.

Locust Grove Middle School Spelling Bee Winners

Locust Grove Middle School held its school Spelling Bee on Wednesday, January 9th. Congratulations to Emma Olson, Timothy Rivera, Liam Rice and Noah Harlan the top four spellers from who will represent LGMS at the District Bee.

Unionville Elementary School Vocabulary Parade

Reading Specialist Mrs. Aleo and Mrs. Holsinger organized the 2nd Annual UES Vocabulary Parade. Students and faculty celebrated the "wonder of words" as classes marched the hallways in a school wide Vocabulary Parade. Each child chose a word to define and illustrate...

TEAC Students Create Pollinator Friendly Garden

Students from Mr. Bryant, Ms. Haley, and Ms. Ford's classes at the Taylor Educational Administration Complex spent this summer and fall working to clean up the courtyard at TEAC to make it into a pollinator-friendly garden. With the guidance of Richard...