Orange County Public Schools Gallery Archive

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...

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...

Locust Grove Primary Teachers Honored by LOW Lions Club

Three members of the Locust Grove Primary School faculty recently received the LIFE award. LIFE stands for Lead, Inspire, Focus, and Excellence. Pictured with Principal Lee Finger are recipients Shelley Gillum, Ginny Dulin, and John Lentine. Both Mrs....

Locust Grove Middle School Band Holds Winter Concert

The Locust Grove Middle School Band performed its winter concert on Wednesday, December 12th. Attendees were treated to a magical evening of music and a special reading of "The Night Before Christmas" by Dr. Snead.

Locust Grove Middle School Robotics Team Advances in Competition

Congratulations to the Locust Grove Middle School robotics team for their performance in Chesterfield on Saturday, December 1st. The team performed very well in the competitions qualifying rounds and managed to come in 4th, which gave them an...

Orange County School Board Designated as VSGA Board Of Distinction

At an awards luncheon during last week’s Virginia School Boards Association (VSBA) Annual Convention, the Orange County School Board was designated as a VSBA Board of Distinction. Boards receiving this award must apply for it and meet specific requirements...

Lightfoot Elementary Celebrates Veterans

Lightfoot Elementary Celebrates VeteransStudents and Veterans gathered on Friday, November 9th for a program that included the Pledge of Allegiance, breakfast, reading of student essays, a special Flag Activity, a presentation of appreciation, and a visit...

Orange County FFA Assists Trunk or Treat Program at Local Church

Shown here are members of the Orange County FFA assisting with the Trunk or Treat program conducted by the Gordonsville Baptist Church. This was the eleventh year the Orange County Future Farmers of America have been invited to participate in this event....

Gordon-Barbour Third Graders Visit Monticello

Third grade students went on a field trip to Monticello. Before the field trip, third grade spent time studying Ancient Greece and the different types of columns designed during this time. While visiting Monticello, students were able to identify the types...

Orange County High School Band Excels in Competitions

On Saturday, Oct. 6, the Orange County High School Marching Band attended two competitions and did very well at both. The first competition was at Goochland High School where the band won first place in class AA with one of only three superior ratings...

Orange Elementary School 5th Graders Participate in Flower Show

The 5th Graders at Orange Elementary School participated in the Annual 5th Grade Flower Show on September 20th. The show was sponsored by the Rapid Ann Garden Club. Members of the Garden Club provided a workshop for the students to show how easy it is to...

Cardinals of the Week from Locust Grove Primary School

Each week one student from each class at Locust Grove Primary School is selected for Cardinal of the Week for demonstrating good character and being a living example of the school expectations of being safe, respectful, and responsible.

Orange County High School JROTC Remembers 9/11 Attacks

Top left, a JROTC Color Guard with Cadet Sergeant Major Zachary Smith, bottom left, SCA President Gene Flecker, bottom right, Band Bugler Ben Corner. The combined SCA, JROTC and Band team lowered the flag to half-staff, placed a memorial wreath, and played...