Orange County Public Schools Gallery Archive

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...

Spanish Students Take Virtual Tour of Hispanic Historical Sites

Using VR Goggles, Ms. Yurasits' Spanish I classes at Orange County High School explored the worlds of Chichen Itza, The Frida Kahlo Museum, Hispanic historical sites in the US, and Mexico's Day of the Day festivities. These students were able to travel...

Orange County High School FFA Provides Labor Day Family Picnic Meals

The Orange County High School FFA started off the year by continuing a project started last year. Each month agriculture students collect food for the Love Outreach Food Bank. In addition to its regular goal of at least a thousand pounds of food a year,...

Digital Escape Room Math Lesson at Prospect Heights

Help! Students in Mrs. Munger’s Math 8 classes are trapped in her classroom. In order to escape, they must use the order of operations to solve math problems and puzzles to unlock the code and break out. Will they be trapped in math class forever?

Gordon-Barbour Elementary Celebrates Read a Book Day

To celebrate "Read a Book Day," our hardworking Gordon-Barbour reading specialists organized this event and scheduled guest readers for each grade level to come in and read to our students. The theme was "kindness." Some of our special guests included: Our...

Locust Grove Elementary and Locust Grove Primary Receive VIP Award

Orange County Public Schools is proud to announce that Locust Grove Elementary (LGES) and Locust Grove Primary (LGPS) Schools have been awarded the 2018 Board of Education Distinguished Achievement Award. This award is one of the 2018 Virginia Index of...