Oak Ridge Media

Sports Roundup

Gabriela Alonso, News Editor

February 5, 2017

Winter Break marked a pivotal point in sports for the Pioneers. It served as a major comeback, paved the way to district, and introduce upcoming spring sports. The boy's basketball team continued their winning streak beating the Jones Tiger 76-57 on Dec. 5 and crushing the Cypress bear 82-45 on Dec...

SAT Application Process

SAT Application Process

Reynette Gonzalez, Staff Writer

February 3, 2017

Finding dates: In the guidance office, there are posters of dates when you can take the S.A.T and the ACT. You could also ask your teachers for the dates. Signing up: Go to Mr.O'brien's office located in the 400 building and ask for an S.A.T fee waiver. The fee waiver will essentially pay...

Steps to Early Graduation

Steps to Early Graduation

Reynette Gonzalez, Staff Writer

January 25, 2017

Checking your credits Before beginning the early graduation process, you have to check which credits you need in order to graduate. To check which credits you have, get a copy of your transcript. To attain a copy, go to guidance and see Ms. O'brien in the college and career center and fill out a trans...

Boy’s Soccer Team Go After Their Goals

Jasmine Boyens, Feature Editor

January 12, 2017

The Oak Ridge High School boy’s soccer team have gone all season undefeated and are on track for one of their best seasons in the team’s history. Although the team experienced a cheating situation at Colonial High School they were still able to keep their winning streak. “I’m proud that the ...

New Leader of Pioneer Football

Jasmine Boyens, Feature Editor

January 12, 2017

The new coach for the Oak Ridge High School football team has come to replace the previous coach. Kennard lang, a former NFL player, recently quit as head coach for medical reasons. Many other coaches applied for the job as new head coach, including teachers at Oak Ridge. The new coach, Clint Johnson, who was previo...

BPA Pet Food Drive

January 11, 2017

BPA has started the Pet Food and supply Drive. During the holidays, many people receive pets as gifts, then realize they cannot take care of them. Starting January, Animal Services and Pet Alliance being to receive surrendered “holiday gift” pets. In order to help care for these pets, we would ...

Pins for Sale

December 15, 2016

Oak Ridge faculty and staff, please consider ordering a puzzle piece wreath pin created by your students in the ESE department. Profit from the pin sales will go towards their end of the year celebration. Each pin will be $2, or you can order 2 pins for $3. Please e-mail Ms. Massie and include your in...

Students Ready for Winter Break

Adira Arbuckle, Correspondent

December 13, 2016

On Friday, students at Oak Ridge are going on break for two weeks from Dec. 16 to Jan. 4. Most students have big plans for the winter break. Oak Ridge Media Group reached out to students to find out how they plan to spend their time away from school. Sophomore Alana Torres said she plans to catch up with family an...

MS Word Certification Exams

December 5, 2016

On December 12-14 students with Digital Info Tech (D.I.T) will have Microsoft Word Certification Exams, depending on your class period. The exam is out of 1000 points. You must score a 700 or higher to pass. See Mr. Meleney’s and Mr. Johnson YouTube Channels for video reviews.  ...

Senior seeking Scholarships

November 30, 2016

On Dec. 1, guidance will be in senior English classes to work on Bright Futures applications. Remember to bring your social security whether you have a picture of it, it’s written down, or you have the actual card. Stay updated on college-related information by joining the College and Career Socia...

Underclassmen join College Career Center

November 30, 2016

Underclassmen of Oak Ridge High School, join the College and Career Google Classroom pages for information about college preparation. Please inform your underclassmen classmates to join as well.          9th and 10th grade: 8ftyhq          11th grade: ogzne5z...

High School Time Survey

November 10, 2016

The School Board of Orange Country is taking a look at the high school times. They are conducting a survey to a gauge of thoughts of instructional personnel on three proposed models of start time for our high schools. The entire survey should only take six minutes to complete. It will be open from now...

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