• Students from Locust Grove Middle STEM class use the maker space

REMINDER:  Students will be learning from home on Friday, September 24.  This will be our first Asynchronous Learning Day for all students combined with a Professional Development Day for Teachers.  All students should access their assignments from home in the Canvas learning management system.   In order for students to be marked present on the asynchronous learning day, they must log in, complete activities, and submit required assignments prior to Monday, September 27.  Teachers will be involved in professional learning throughout the day; therefore, they may not be available to respond to student emails until Monday.

For more info on OCPS Decision-making for the 2020-2021 School Year, click here
Distance Learning Parent Support paths.
OC Cares link to more info
Orange County Internet Hotspot Map Link

News, Events, and Announcements

Community Job Fair Oct. 6th

The Orange Workforce Center is partnering with Orange Economic Development to hold a community-wide job fair on Wed, Oct. 6th. The event will be held in the parking lot of the Sedwick Building (library/DSS) at 146 N. Madison Rd. from 6pm-8pm. This event is sponsored...

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Welcome Back Everyone 2021-2022

We are truly excited to welcome all of our students and staff back to Orange County Public Schools for a closer-to-normal new year. Our teachers, staff, and administration have been working tirelessly to prepare for our students’ return. Our buildings are sparkling...

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Federal Grant Survey Open for Input

OCPS will be applying for federal funding that is being made available through the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) program. This funding will last for three years, and it is intended to help safely reopen and sustain the safe operation of...

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ESSER III Grant and Plan Info

Orange County Public Schools (OCPS) has been awarded $5,285,712.33 in ESSER III funds. The timeline for the allocation of these funds is March 20, 2020 – September 30, 2024. These funds are available on a reimbursable basis meaning that OCPS must expend funds in accordance with the plan and then request reimbursement. This plan explains how the funds will be used. Questions about this plan should be directed to Gary Honaker at ghonaker@ocss-va.org.

OCPS ESSER III Plan (pdf)
LEA Plan for Safe Return to In-Person Instruction and Continuity of Services Plan (pdf)

COVID-19 Update

On August 12, 2021 the State Health Commissioner issued an Order of Public Health Emergency which requires universal and correct use of masks by all people in K-12 schools regardless of vaccination status.

For more information, please read the full Emergency Order.

New OCPS has developed a “COVID-19” dashboard to provide information to all of our stakeholders.  The dashboard will be updated as often as needed with our case count listed per school.  View the dashboard at this link.

Quick Links

For 2021-22 School Updates, click here for the Superintendent's Blog
Distance learning support, click here for Canvas or distance learning support.
OC Cares link to more info
Orange County Internet Hotspot Map Link

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