• Bird of Prey handler displays large hawk with wings extended for students gathered outside UES
    Bobby Hanes came to UES on November 4th to perform for the Birds of Prey event. Earthquest is a non-profit organization dedicated to environmental education through live demonstrations with several different non-releasable birds of prey.

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News, Events, and Announcements

Awards for the 2021 OCHS Marching Band

The OCHS Marching Band's 2021 season is off to a great start!   The Marching Hornets earned first place honors in color guard, percussion, music, visual and won their class at their first competition. The band followed that up by winning every available trophy at...

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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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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.

OCPS Covid-19 Dashboard (updated weekly)

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For 2021-22 School Updates, click here for the Superintendent's Blog
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