Orange County Public Schools Gallery Archive

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...

The Orange County High School Choir Presents Dessert on Broadway

Show Dates: Thursday, September 20, Friday, September 21, and Saturday, September 22 in the OCHS Cafeteria, all at 7:30 pm. Tickets: $15, preorder only. There will NOT be tickets sold at the door. Cash or Check made payable to Orange County Fine Arts...

Work on STEM Bus Begins

Have you seen the orange and blue STEM Bus at the OCPS Bus Garage? The outside painting is complete, and the next step is to turn the inside of this bus into a mobile classroom. This bus will be used to support OCPS instruction and as a summer STEM...

Orange County High School Free Store Offers Students Necessities

Text and Pictures by Hilary Holladay and the Orange County Review Guidance counselor David Kohstall (left) and Principal Kelly Guempel are excited about plans for the free store that will open this year at Orange County High School. The store will offer...

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...