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Chorus Concert Tonight

October 18, 2016


Filed under News Briefs

The Oak Ridge High School chorus will present its fall bridge chorus concert tonight in the auditorium. The concert begins at 7 p.m. and the theme is Songs for Social Change. The concert is free. No tickets are required. The Pioneer choir is also hosting student performers from local middle schools.

Picture Day

October 15, 2016


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Picture day will be on Mon., Oct. 17. Pictures will be taken in the gym during all English classes. Students who are absent will need to attend a make-up day scheduled for Wed., Nov. 16. To view photo background choices and to pre-order online, visit dsp-photo.com.

Homecoming Court Voting

September 23, 2016


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Students will cast votes for the 2016 ORHS Homecoming Court Monday in all English classes. Everyone has the opportunity to cast one vote. Make sure to cast your vote.

Pulse Tragedy Brings Grief, Healing at ORHS

Pulse Tragedy Brings Grief, Healing at ORHS

Christa Gelin, Staffer

September 21, 2016


Filed under News

During the early-morning hours of June 12, a man walked into the Pulse Nightclub, a popular venue for members of the LGBT community, and opened fire, killing 49 people and injuring 53 more. The event grabbed headlines across the globe and left a gaping wound for Orlando and Central Florida. For the fa...

Teachers Join Twitter

Teachers Join Twitter

Jhenmari Joy Pascual, Copy Editor

September 16, 2016


Filed under News

As you should know, our very own teachers have joined Twitter this year. Socializing is a current and important aspect of our lives, especially in this generation where a majority of us interact with social media. “I feel like social media is a big part of the youth, and incorporating it into our...

College Assistance for Seniors

Felia St.Hilaire, Managing Editor

September 15, 2016


Filed under News

On Thursday, September 15, from four to six in the afternoon , there will be a Senior night event held in the cafeteria for college assistance. There will be plenty of colleges attending such as University of Central Florida, Johnson and Whales, Polytechnic University, Bethune Cookman, University of ...

Senior Night

September 13, 2016


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Senior Night is going to take place Wednesday, Sept. 15 at 5 p.m. in the auditorium. The Senior Class will be watching Insidious. Free entry, popcorn, and drinks will be offered. Make sure to bring money if you want to eat extra snacks or pizza. If you have any questions, contact Ms.Sanders, the senior ...

ORHS Offers Tutoring After School

Staff Report

September 9, 2016


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Oak Ridge kicked off its free after-school tutoring program Aug. 22. The school offers tutoring in math, language arts, ESOL, SAT and ACT prep, biology, STEM and all CTE classes. The tutoring program also features yoga lessons, intramural sports, art, dance and digital video production. All Oak Ridge...

Tigers Pounce on Pioneers

Tigers Pounce on Pioneers

Gabriela Alonso, News Editor

September 9, 2016


Filed under News, Sports, Sports Showcase

Already at a loss after losing a dozen players to rival Jones High School. Over the summer, fans suffered a heavier blow when the Pioneers lost 52-6 to the Tigers Friday night. Build up to the highly anticipated game included a pre-game tailgate and plenty of social media trash-talking. But it tur...

Class of 2016 Says Goodbye

May 24, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

With plans for the future and thoughts of the past dancing through their heads, the Oak Ridge High School Class of 2016 prepared Monday for graduation ceremonies. This year's senior Pioneers will graduate today at Amway Arena. Ceremonies were set to begin at 2 p.m. Oak Ridge Media Group sen...

Bernie Sanders: Winning Online But Not in the Polls

Lexus Walker, Staffer

March 28, 2016


Filed under News

With the 2016 presidential elections coming up, high school aged teens are the ones that could have the biggest impact in the results. Democrat Senator Bernie Sanders, is one of the most popular candidates in among the youth. Sander has gain the youth vote for many reason, the most popular being hi...

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