Orange County Public Schools Reopening Update

The school board conducted a work session last evening (July 27, 2020) where we introduced the final drafts of the instruction plan and health plan.** We are at liberty to share the presentations as presented to the school board at the work session. You'll find the...

Orange County Announces Changes to the 2020-21 School Calendar

During its July 16, 2020 meeting, the School Board took action to revise the school calendar for the 2020-21 school year. The revised 2020-21 calendar provides Orange County Public Schools with more planning time for the reopening of schools due to COVID-19. With the...

Reopening Update

As stated in earlier communications, the reopening plan evolves as staff learns more information about family dynamics. Recently, a transportation registration survey was made available online. Those who were not able to access the live link on bus registration will...

Transportation Registration for 2020-2021

As noted in the last blog post dated June 24, 2020 we released what we termed as “preliminary planning” for school reopening and what families should prepare for at that time. It was a status update of what we believed we could operationally support based upon the...

Reopening OCPS Plan – Status Update

The plan for reopening school for students on August 10, 2020 is within clear focus. We would like to thank all families who participated in the survey about the spring distance learning experience. We have made adjustments to our distance learning practice to reflect the survey data.

Locust Grove Middle School Food Box Distribution

Locust Grove Middle School will be providing Summer Kid Pack food boxes during the school closure due to COVID-19.  A box of shelf stable foods will be provided to families who have children age18 and under without charge on a first come first served basis.  Food...

School Reopening

Governor Northam and State Superintendent James Lane informed the public today that schools will have the option of reopening in phases under guidelines provided by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Virginia Department of Health (VDH). The Virginia Department...

Message to the OCPS Learning Community

We, as an Orange County family, have surely encountered a most trying set of circumstances during the past few months. We thank the students, parents, and community for their support and understanding as we have augmented our practices to meet the changing times that...