Orange County Public Schools Gallery Archive
Congratulations to the following Spelling Bee School Level winners who placed in the top four:1st - Emma Olson, (seventh grade)2nd - Conner Mortensen, (eighth grade)3rd - Rowan Turner, (sixth grade)4th - Abigail Medas, (seventh grade)These students will compete at the...
OCHS FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics Team Advances to State Championship Round.
The Lightfoot Elementary 5th grade enjoyed a visit from WRIC-TV Richmond meteorologist Matt DiNardo.
The Orange County High School Jazz Band played in Orange on Sunday, December 8th as part of the “Music and Merriment on Main Street” event sponsored by the Orange Downtown Alliance.
Katrina Stafford, Orange County High School TTRT, and Heather Smith, Unionville Elementary School 2nd Grade Teacher, presented at the 2019 Virginia Society for Technology in Education.
The Orange County High School Saxophone Ensemble was selected to perform at the 2019 Virginia Music Educators Association annual conference.
Thirteen third, fourth, and fifth grade girls from Locust Grove Elementary participated in the Girls on the Run 5k in Charlottesville on Novemeber 17, 2019.
Congratulations to Emma Stewart, Ally Novogradac, and Jake Manglicmot for an outstanding performance with the Senior Regional Orchestra at E. C. Glass High School in Lynchburg.
The Orange County High School Library Broadcast students took a field trip to the Channel 19 News station. They were given a chance to see what they are currently learning in the library about broadcasting as applied to a career.
The Orange County High School Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America have been very active in the past month.
Orange County Head Start and Pre-K Program students and staff participated in a Halloween Parade.
AXA Financial Advisor Kyle Morgan visited the Orange County High School Economics and Personal Finance Class and talked about retirement strategies and concepts to students.
Orange County High School Theatre placed second at the Region 4B North Virginia High School League Theatre Festival.
During the first semester OCHS Carpentry I students were involved in a competition that was sponsored by the Lake of The Woods Woodworkers Club.
Orange County High School will be participating in the Virginia High School League eSports competition.
The OCHS JROTC Raiders excelled at the competition held at Harrisonburg High School against Bedford High School and Fishburne Military Academy on October 19, 2019.
The Orange County Gifted Specialists attended the Virginia Gifted Association Conference.
Orange County High School Art Club Partners with Orange Downtown Alliance to Create Art Installation
Mrs. Howie’s OCHS Art Club students partnered with the Orange Downtown Alliance this autumn season to create an art installation in Downtown Orange.
Students and teachers at Unionville Elementary School enjoyed visiting an on-site STEAM Museum.
Orange County Public School students created artwork which was features at the Lake of the Woods Visual Arts Council Show held on the weekend of September 28-30th.
World School milk day is celebrated every year on the last Wednesday in September. The cafeteria staff of Orange County Public Schools joined in the festivities.
Unionville Elementary School kindergarten classes have been learning about the life cycle of a butterfly.
On display at Locust Grove Primary School is an interesting piece of art made from toilet paper tubes. This is the “Going Green” project done by all the second graders.
The Orange County High School Counseling Center launched a new Scholarships web site on August 27, 2019.
OCHS Teacher Mrs. Day Owens Nominated for Virginia Association of Marketing Educators Teacher of the Year
Orange County High School teacher Mrs. Day Owens was nominated for the Virginia Association of Marketing Educators Teacher of the Year. She was selected as one of three finalist for this prestigious award. The process consisted of someone observing her teaching for a...
On Saturday, August 18th the Orange County High School Jazz Band performed at Taylor Park. The event was the last of the summer concert series put on by the Orange Downtown Alliance.
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,
Orange County Public Schools is pleased to announce that we will begin using the Raptor Visitor Management System in all of our schools to strengthen our program of campus safety for students and faculty.
Darron Breeden, a teacher at Orange County High School, finished 2nd in the annual Nathan’s 4th of July Hot Dog Eating Contest held at Coney Island.
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...
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...
Former Orange County High School student Madeline Wilson was featured on the Virginia Department of Education web site in their feature on Career Success Stars. Career Success Stars program on VDOE Web Site
Orange County High School seniors had the opportunity to walk the halls of their elementary school on Friday, May 17th. They were greeted and congratulated by “little soon to be Hornets” teachers and staff.
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...
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...
The National Junior Honor Society at Prospect Heights Middle School used money they raised this year to make a $1,000 donation to the Orange County Public School STEM Bus Project. This donation will be matched by the Lake of the Woods Lions Club, so the $1,000 these...
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...
Kindergarten students participated in a Community Helpers Day at Unionville Elementary School. They enjoyed learning about Community Helpers and their very important jobs!
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...
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.
Brittany Shifflett, a third grade teacher at Orange Elementary School (OES), has been named the 2019 Orange County Public Schools’ Teacher of the Year.
Future Farmers of America members from the agriculture classes at Orange County High School visited Unionville Elementary School to hide more than a thousand eggs for the kindergarten students. This project has become an annual tradition for the FFA for more than a...
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.
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...
Locust Grove Elementary students visited the Rappahannock River to learn about watersheds, pollution, and erosion with the Friends of the Rappahannock.
On Tuesday, April 9, students from Orange County High School participated in the Tom Tom Youth Summit, a day-long celebration of student innovation and creativity in Charlottesville, Virginia. As part of this conference, area high schools may send one team to...
Voice actor and professional narrator Bill Lord visited Locust Grove Elementary School to read to Mrs. Phillips' fifth grade class.
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...
The combined bands and choirs of Locust Grove Middle School, Prospect Heights Middle School, and Orange County High School under the direction of Cetch Waters (band) and Mary Sommar (choir) performed at the Fine Arts Festival held on March 25, 2019.
The Orange County High School Student Council Association members attended a conference on School Climate and Culture at Robinson Secondary School. They are kicking off plans for their "20-20 Focus".