Oak Ridge Media

Student vs. Sheriff Incident

Savannah Leinbock, Sports Editor

November 18, 2019

On November 7th, an Orange County Sheriff’s Officer took a young girl that attends Westridge middle school into custody. However, the officer yanked the young girl's hair and was being extremely aggressive towards the children...

Auto Draft

October 26, 2019

The School Board’s Sept 2018 meeting discusses Budget, New Stadium, and Hispanic Heritage Month

Carl Joseph, Staff Writer

October 22, 2018

During the the school board meeting on Sept. 11 there was a lot discussions and decisions made pertaining to the 2018 - 2019 school year. Orange County Public Schools voted on whether or not to built a new stadium for Wind...

District Issues Random Backpack Searches

Samantha Cadet, Staff Writer

October 22, 2018

As the school year takes off, kids are settling into their classes while the deans are making sure this school year is a smooth sailing. The OCPS has issued random backpack searches are randomly being issued at Oak Ridge to...

Orange County Public Schools adopts New Backpack Policy

Vanessa Lopez, Staff Writer

October 8, 2018

Orange County Public Schools has adopted a new policy that students are not allowed to bring backpacks into games.

Bell Schedule

August 21, 2018

Ben Carson

Channai Williams

February 23, 2018

Ben Carson is American neurosurgeon, author, and politician who is the 17th current United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, under the Trump Administration. He is most known for successfully separating infant b...

Claudette Colvin

Shella St. Eloi, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018

From the beginning, history has been a propaganda which only allows us to learn about what they want us to know. In history, we learn that Rosa Parks was the first black to resist segregation in public transportation. Although, ...

Huey Percy Newton

Taylor Moore, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018

Huey Percy Newton was born in Monroe, Louisiana, on February 17, 1942, as the youngest of seven children. Huey was an African-American political activist and revolutionary who, along with Bobby Seale, co-founded the Black Panthe...

Thurgood Marshall

Mackens Mitil, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018

Thurgood Marshall was born on July 2, 1908, and raised in Baltimore, Maryland. Marshall enrolled at Howard University and graduated in 1934 with his law degree. After graduating, Marshall began to work under the NAACP. After a few ...

Ntozake Shange

Autumn Oliver - Bronstrop, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018

Ntozake Shange is an African American play write and poet. She is a self proclaimed black feminist and in her writing she relates to topics of race and feminism. Hurt after separating from her first husband, she attempted ...

Frederick Douglass

Matthew Pomales, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018

Frederick Douglass was an abolitionist leader who was born into slavery on February 14, 1818 and went on to do great things like advising the president and lecture others on important issues. Frederick Douglass is relevant to ...

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