Oak Ridge Media

Lunch Crunch

Emily Lopez, Staff Writer

October 23, 2016

It’s the first day of school and 3,000 tired and hungry teenagers walk into a cafeteria. Every student is talking, as the noise bounces off the walls, turning into a distant buzz. They all face the same issue: the lunch lines. They stare at the crowded cafeteria. As some rush to get in line, others se...

Pioneers Win Over Cougars

Pioneers Win Over Cougars

October 21, 2016

For the homecoming game, on Oct. 17th, the Oak Ridge High School Pioneers played against the University High School Cougars. With a victory of 28-21, the Pioneers were very consistent with their plays which contributed to their victory.

Bright Futures Scholarship Application Opening

October 21, 2016

Applications for Bright Futures Scholarships will open on Thurs., Dec. 1, 2016. Remember to prepare to take the ACT and SAT to increase your test scores. Students, please make sure that you are able to meet the requirements.

Parade Float Winners

October 20, 2016

On Oct. 13th, Oak Ridge held a Homecoming parade for culture based floats. There were many beautiful floats but there were only 4 finalists for the best float to be presented during the May Jolly awards. The nominated floats were: Avid's , Freshman Class float, Spanish Club and Junior Class floats. Congratulations...

Pink Out

Felia St Hilaire

October 18, 2016

On Tues Oct. 18th students and faculty will be wearing pink in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Let's support our Pioneers whom have or are surviving breast cancer known and unknown. Some survivors include Assistant principal Becky Watson, teacher Lorielle Jackson, and attendance clerk L...

Chorus Concert Tonight

October 18, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

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