Orange County High School DECA Hosts Fun Run on Saturday, October 20th

Orange County High School DECA will be hosting a color fun run/walk on Saturday, October 20th starting at 9am. You can pre-register through our online registration for $17.50 (includes online processing fee) or register the day of for $20. We can also accept registration payment ($15 and no additional fee) at the Hornet Hideout at OCHS.

The cost for younger participants is $5 for ages 6-13 and free for 5 and under.

Immediately following the race, OCHS Choir will be hosting a pancake breakfast.

Last day to register to receive a free white tshirt is Friday, October 12, 2018.

If you have any questions, contact Whitney Milbourne at (540)661-4300 X1121 or wmilbourne@ocss-va.org.

Orange County High School Choir Sponsoring Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, October 20th

The Orange County High School Choir is sponsoring a Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, October 20th in the OCHS Cafeteria. Breakfast will be served from 8 AM – 11 AM.

Cost is $5/person or $15/family up to five members. Tickets will be available at the event. Proceeds benefit the OC Singer’s trip to Italy in May of 2019. Donations are also happily accepted!

Breakfast includes pancakes with butter and syrup, sausage, baked apples, and coffee.

School Board Selects Michael Jones as Interim District 3 Representative

At a Special Called Meeting held on October 2, 2018, the Orange County School Board appointed Mr. Michael Jones as the Interim District 3 Representative for the term October 2, 2018 – December 31, 2019.

In 2005 Mr. Jones and his family relocated to Orange from Fauquier County. He has been a member of the Virginia State Police for 22 years both as a Trooper and Special Agent. Mr. Jones is a graduate of the University of Virginia’s College at Wise (formerly Clinch Valley College) and of the Virginia Forensic Science Academy. He is also a crime scene examiner for the department and routinely instructs at the State Police Academy as well as in many other settings including the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) program at Kettle Run High School in Fauquier.

Work Begins on Orange County Public Schools Telecommunications Project

In July of 2017, Orange County Public Schools received a fiber optics project grant from the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC). The project will bring fiber to the school division and local community by utilizing federal and state E-rate funding.

Work on the project began May 17th.

Article on Project from Education Superhighway Blog | View Original Press Release (July 6, 2017)

Pictured are crews plowing and laying conduit, putting in hand-hold pull boxes, and using ground penetrating radar.

Work Begun on Orange County Public Schools Telecommunications Project
Work Begun on Orange County Public Schools Telecommunications Project
Work Begun on Orange County Public Schools Telecommunications Project
Work Begun on Orange County Public Schools Telecommunications Project
Work Begun on Orange County Public Schools Telecommunications Project
Work Begun on Orange County Public Schools Telecommunications Project
Work Begun on Orange County Public Schools Telecommunications Project
Work Begun on Orange County Public Schools Telecommunications Project

Briana Hoover Named Orange County Public Schools Teacher of the Year

Mrs. Briana Hoover, a mathematics teacher at Orange County High School, has been named the 2018 Orange County Public Schools’ Teacher of the Year.  The award was announced during the school division’s seventh annual Student-Teacher Achievement Awards Program at Orange County High School held on April 25, 2018.

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Pictured left to right: Kelly Guempel, OCHS principal, Briana Hoover and Dr. Brenda Tanner, Superintendent

Pictured left to right: Kelly Guempel, OCHS principal, Briana Hoover and Dr. Brenda Tanner, Superintendent

Teacher of the Year Finalists

Teacher of the Year Finalists

Briana Hoover Named Orange County Public Schools Teacher of the Year

Briana Hoover (Left) and School Board Chairperson Sherrie Page

Orange County Students and Staff Participate in Hour of Code

The Hour of Code started as a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify “code”, to show that anybody can learn the basics, and to broaden participation in the field of computer science. It has since become a worldwide effort to celebrate computer science, starting with 1-hour coding activities but expanding to all sorts of community efforts.

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