Monthly Archives: July 2014

Bus Routes Posted

New bus routes/bus stop lists have been posted on the Oak Ridge Schools website. There are two lists for Jefferson Middle School: Morning and Afternoon. The bus number is shown at the top of each page, and the stops are listed in … Continue reading

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New Student Registration & Orientation

All students who are new to Jefferson Middle School need to register at the school from 9 a.m. to noon Monday, July 28, to Wednesday, July 30.  An orientation program for incoming 5th-grade students will be held in the Jefferson … Continue reading

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Supply Lists Posted – Sales Tax Holiday August 1-3

Please find the 2014-15 school supply lists for 6th, 7th, and 8th grades at Jefferson Middle School here. Also remember that, in Tennessee, the sales tax holiday is Friday, August 1st through Sunday, August 3rd. See the details on qualifying clothes, … Continue reading

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“Walk Zone” Adjusted This Year

ORS Superintendent Dr. Borchers has sent a message to parents regarding an adjustment to the previous 1.5-mile air radius “walk zone” or “parent responsibility zone.” He and the BOE heard parents’ concerns and have acted to change the requirement. Unspent funds … Continue reading

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City Council Approved Revised Budget on Monday

“An ordinance amending the FY15 budget passed last month to account for an adjustment in the West End Fund and an unclear BOE adjustment. Motion passed on first reading 6-1 with Baughn voting “Nay” Note: After much discussion, the finance director … Continue reading

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BOE Releases Oak Ridge-Maryville Comparison Data

Due to ongoing discussions comparing the budgets and staffing of Oak Ridge Schools and Maryville Schools, the Oak Ridge Schools Board of Education has reportedly released a comparison of the two districts, which is linked here for your review, courtesy of … Continue reading

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New Bus Stops Posted

With recent BOE budget cuts, the “walk zone” or “parent responsibility zone” for students attending Oak Ridge Schools has been set to a 1.5-mile air radius. Parents with children living within 1.5 miles of Jefferson Middle School will either allow them walk or will determine … Continue reading

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