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Orange Story: Student Stories

Orange students are critical and creative thinkers who are able to work collaboratively with others and face the challenges of an increasingly unpredictable world. Their impact, both as students and as supporters of good works, is felt by the local, national, and global communities.

The following Orange Stories show examples of how we provide authentically engaging educational opportunities for students to learn, to lead and to make a difference.

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OHS Thespians Present "Hairspray" April 13 and 14!

You can't stop the beat as the Orange High School Thespians present the musical "Hairspray" on Friday, April 13th and Saturday, April 14th at 7pm in the Orange High School Auditorium! Read more...
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Buzzin' About the BMS B-E-E!

Can you spell "M-A-C-Y F-L-E-T-C-H-E-R?" She is the BMS eighth grader who will represent Brady Middle School at this year's Regional Spelling Bee competition in March!   Read more...
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Friday Night's (1/12) Performance of Stagecrafters' "The Little Mermaid" Rescheduled!

Due to weather conditions and the closing of the Orange Schools campus, tonight's (Friday, 1/12) Stagecrafters' performance of "The Little Mermaid" is being RESCHEDULED for Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 1 p.m. in the Orange High School Auditorium. This performance is in ADDITION to Saturday's (1/13) performances at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. at Orange High School which WILL go on as scheduled at this time. Read more...
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ALL OHS AFTER SCHOOL AND EVENING ATHLETIC EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES CANCELED 1/12/18!!!

 Due to weather conditions, ALL Orange High School after-school and evening activities and athletic events scheduled for today, January 12, 2018, have been CANCELED. The building will close immediately after school. Read more...
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ALL BMS AFTER SCHOOL ATHLETICS AND ACTIVITIES CANCELED TODAY, 1/12/18!

Due to weather conditions, all Brady Middle School AFTER-SCHOOL ACTIVITIES and ATHLETIC EVENTS and PRACTICES are CANCELED today, Friday, January 12, 2018. All students should plan to go home immediately after school on the regular BMS bus run schedule.
  
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Making a Difference by Making Change

Making a Difference by Making Change

Moreland Hills Elementary School students are making change to make a difference. Students and their families collected more than $1,300 in loose change to donate to Honor Flight Cleveland as part of the Coins for Courage drive.  Read more...
Varsity Coats for Needy Folks

Varsity Coats for Needy Folks

 OHS Athletics is partnering with "Varsity Coats for Needy Folks" in an effort to collect winter coats for Clevelanders in need.  Free admittance into this weekend's OHS JV and Varsity Basketball games will be offered to anyone who donates a gently worn adult-size winter coat. Read more...
All In The Name of Science

All In The Name of Science

Congratulations to BMS  7th grader Daniel Suh who won the 2017 BMS Science Fair with his project exploring the question, "What type of battery lasts longest?" More than 50 Brady Middle School students submitted projects for this year's fair.  
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Winter Orange Art Fair Sunday, December 3rd!

Winter Orange Art Fair Sunday, December 3rd!

Looking for unique holiday gifts? The Orange High School Junior Class is sponsoring the annual Winter Orange Art Fair this Sunday, December 3rd from 10am-4pm at Orange High School. Free admission! Read more...
BMS Youth in Government Delegation Excels at State Conference

BMS Youth in Government Delegation Excels at State Conference

Congratulations to the BMS Youth in Government Team which excelled at the Ohio Conference in Columbus last week! Fifty students participated in the three-day conference with 240 sixth thru eighth grade students from all around Ohio. 19 of the the students' 24 bills passed through committee and made it to the House or Senate floor with two bills being signed into law! Read more...
OHS Model UN Team Takes Top Honors 11 Years Running!

OHS Model UN Team Takes Top Honors 11 Years Running!

The OHS Model UN Team continued its winning streak! Marking 11 years of top honors in a row, the team finished in first place out of 19 schools that participated at the Cleveland Council on World Affairs Autumn Model UN Conference.   Read more...
OHS 2018 Graduation Time Change

OHS 2018 Graduation Time Change

The time of the OHS Class of 2018 Graduation Ceremony at the Connor Palace Theatre has been moved back to 5:30pm on May 27th. Please note this important change. Read more...
Homecoming Week 2017!

Homecoming Week 2017!

Congratulations to the 2017 Homecoming Royalty Court who will be introduced before Friday's football game with the crowning at half-time...and welcome home Alumni and 2017 Hall of Fame Inductees!  Read more...
OHS Marching Lion Band & Lionettes Perform on Fox 8's 'Kickin' It With Kenny!'

OHS Marching Lion Band & Lionettes Perform on Fox 8's 'Kickin' It With Kenny!'

In a three-peat performance, the OHS Marching Lion Band and Lionettes returned to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame for a live appearance on Fox 8's 'Kickin' It With Kenny.' Kicking off Labor Day weekend, the students performed on the plaza and shared some of the songs from this season's repertoire. Read more...
2017-18 OCSD Calendars Now Available for Purchase

2017-18 OCSD Calendars Now Available for Purchase

The 2017-18 Orange City School District Calendar is now available for purchase at the Administrative Office Building, 32000 Chagrin Blvd. in Pepper Pike (across the street from Gail Allison Drive). Summer hours are Monday-Friday, 8am-3:30pm (closed from 12-1). Cost of the calendar is $5. Read more...
OHS Student Earns National Merit Scholarship

OHS Student Earns National Merit Scholarship

Congratulations to Orange High School senior Isabel Sands on winning a National Merit Scholarship! This program is an academic competition that high school students enter by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. Read more...
Brady Destination Imagination Among Best at Globals

Brady Destination Imagination Among Best at Globals

Congratulations to Brady Middle School’s Team Hedgehog Factory on placing sixth out of 87 teams at the Destination Imagination Global Competition in Knoxville, TN held May 24-27, 2017. The team members, comprised of eighth graders Lyla Berns, Abby Thompson, Clara Briskin, Jaden Polster, and Mason Lurie, have competed together since the fourth grade. Read more...
Project-Based Learning Showcased in Brady Passion Project

Project-Based Learning Showcased in Brady Passion Project

What happens when students combine a passion with an innovative learning opportunity? They code video games, design stop motion animation, create 3D drawings, record video guitar lessons, and write a multi-cultural cookbook. They design websites that teach about science, the environment, fitness, airplane construction and ADHD. All this and so much more were part of the Brady Middle School Passion Project. Read more...
OHS Students Shine As Playhouse Square's Dazzle Awards Nominees!

OHS Students Shine As Playhouse Square's Dazzle Awards Nominees!

Congratulations to the four OHS students who were nominated for the 2017 Playhouse Square Dazzle Awards: Junior Autumn Key (Best Supporting Actress), Sophomore Ryan Vincent (Best Supporting Actor), and Senior Camryn Fish and Freshman Jessica Lebowitz (Costume Design)! This marks the first year OHS was invited to compete in the Dazzle Awards Competition which will take place on May 20th at Playhouse Square's Connor Palace. Read more...
MHS Among Best in "Selling Bee"

MHS Among Best in "Selling Bee"

Congratulations to six Moreland Hills School fourth graders for their recognition in the Young Entrepreneur Institute's "Selling Bee." Read more...
OHS Newspaper Wins Scholastic Award for 5th Year

OHS Newspaper Wins Scholastic Award for 5th Year

The Orange High School newspaper, “The Orange Outlook” won First Place with Special Merit in the recent American Scholastic Press Association’s 2016-2017 annual Newspaper Review and Contest. This is the fifth year "The Orange Outlook" achieved this designation. Read more...
Destination Imagination Team Wins Second in State, 4th Trip to Globals

Destination Imagination Team Wins Second in State, 4th Trip to Globals

Congratulations to Brady Middle School's Destination ImagiNation Team Hedgehog Factory on winning second place at the State Competition and earning the opportunity to return to Knoxville, TN for the fourth time to take part in the Global Competition in May. Read more...
Seven OHS Students Honored as "Problem Solvers"

Seven OHS Students Honored as "Problem Solvers"

Seven Orange High School students were recognized at a reception Thursday night for their outstanding essays describing how to solve the problem of texting and driving. This is the first year OHS has entered the "We Solve Problems" Essay Contest sponsored by the Gertsburg Law Firm and the Chagrin Valley Chamber of Commerce. Read more...
OHS Thespians Present "Little Shop of Horrors" April 7th, 8th

OHS Thespians Present "Little Shop of Horrors" April 7th, 8th

Orange High School proudly presents "Little Shop of Horrors" April 7th and 8th at 7pm in the OHS Auditorium in conjunction with Playhouse Square's Dazzle Awards! Read more...
Brady Destination Imagination Team Earns First in Region

Brady Destination Imagination Team Earns First in Region

Congratulations to Brady Middle School’s Team Hedgehog Factory who won first place in this year's Region 16 Destination Imagination competition. The team now returns to State competition. Read more...
Students Captivated During Violins of Hope Concert

Students Captivated During Violins of Hope Concert

Students from the Brady Middle School and Orange High School Orchestras were very excited to attend the Cleveland Orchestra's "Violins of Hope" Educational Concert at the Maltz Performing Arts Center earlier this month. Read more...
OHS Senior Wins Grand Prize in Science & Engineering Fair

OHS Senior Wins Grand Prize in Science & Engineering Fair

Congratulations to Orange High School senior Michael Litt who was selected as a Grand Prize Winner at the 64th Annual Northeastern Ohio Science & Engineering Fair (NEOSEF) held at John Carroll University, March 6-9, 2017. Read more...
Invention Convention Shows Students' Creativity & Collaboration

Invention Convention Shows Students' Creativity & Collaboration

Moreland Hills School 5th graders in Ms. Kate Allard's 225 program created, collaborated and competed in the Invention Convention intersession last week. Now that the students' projects have all been judged, we will soon find out who is able to go on to the state competition! Read more...
Brady Students Recognized in GCCTM Contest

Brady Students Recognized in GCCTM Contest

Brady Middle School students excel in the 36th annual Greater Cleveland Council of Teachers of Mathematics (GCCTM) Problem-Solving Contest. Read more...
Orange Student Art Showcased at CIA & Beachwood Art Gallery

Orange Student Art Showcased at CIA & Beachwood Art Gallery

The success of Orange High School Art students has been showcased in both the recent Scholastic Art Awards Exhibition and the Beachwood Art Show. The Scholastic Art Awards Exhibition took place at the Cleveland Institute of Art in February 2017. The Beachwood Art Show is currently on display at the Beachwood Community Center Art Gallery through March 5, 2017. Read more...
Brady Student Set to Compete at County Spelling Bee

Brady Student Set to Compete at County Spelling Bee

Congratulations to Brady Middle School eighth grader Orly Wolf who won the BMS Spelling Bee and the right to compete at the “cleveland.com Cuyahoga County Spelling Bee” on March 11, 2017 at Cuyahoga Community College Metro Campus. Read more...
Brady Has The Write-Stuff at Power of the Pen Tourney

Brady Has The Write-Stuff at Power of the Pen Tourney

Six 7th graders and six 8th graders from the Brady Middle School Power of the Pen team competed and performed well in the annual Power of the Pen district competitive writing tournament held at University School recently. Read more...
OHS Sophomores Earn eXpression Awards

OHS Sophomores Earn eXpression Awards

Four Orange High School sophomores were presented awards from the Cleveland Clinic eXpressions™ Language Program for their writing. Samantha Wittenberg earned a Blue Ribbon. Emily Ciuprinskas and Jack Newman both earned Red Ribbons while Brynn Kemelhar earned an Honorable Mention. The students were honored at a ceremony held at the Global Center for Health Innovation in downtown Cleveland where their work will be displayed. Read more...
OHS Mock Trial Advances 2 Teams to States

OHS Mock Trial Advances 2 Teams to States

Orange High School Mock Trial Team competed well in the Regional Competition at the Old Courthouse in Downtown Cleveland. Teams Everest, Fuji and Olympus Mons represented Orange in the Regional Competition. Team Everest and Team Fuji were selected to advance to the State Competition Read more...
Brady Student Selected to Speak at TEDxKentState

Brady Student Selected to Speak at TEDxKentState

Congratulations to Brady Middle School sixth grader Krish Mehra who will speak at the TEDxKentState event on February 18, 2017. He is the only presenter under 18 years old accepted to this TEDx Talk which includes 20 inspiring speakers discussing its theme of “Rewind, Rethink, React." Read more...
OHS Student Artists Recognized for Excellence at Art Institute!

OHS Student Artists Recognized for Excellence at Art Institute!

Orange High School and Excel TECC students shined at the Scholastic Art & Writing Cuyahoga County Regional Exhibition hosted by the Cleveland Institute of Art. Congratulations to all of our top award recipients! Read more...
OHS Junior Scores Perfect 36 on ACT

OHS Junior Scores Perfect 36 on ACT

Congratulations to Orange High School junior Josh Cramer on earning the highest possible composite score of 36 on the ACT test he took in December 2016. According to the ACT National Office, this achievement is significant and rare. On average, less than one-tenth of one-percent of all test takers earns the top score. Read more...
OHS Students Awarded in Cleveland Clinic Literary Expressions

OHS Students Awarded in Cleveland Clinic Literary Expressions

Congratulation to the four Orange High School sophomores who were recently announced as winners in the Cleveland Clinic Literary eXpressions Program. Students' writings will be published in the eXpressions 2017 book and framed and displayed at the Global Center for Health Innovation in downtown Cleveland, Ohio. Read more...
OHS Model UN Team Victorious Again!

OHS Model UN Team Victorious Again!

Congratulations to the OHS Model UN Team which took home a record 22 awards at its most recent conference and once again won the team first place silver bowl! Read more...
It's All in the Science!

It's All in the Science!

Congratulations to all of our innovative BMS students who competed recently in the annual Science Fair! Read more...
Superheroes Unite at MHS!

Superheroes Unite at MHS!

Superheroes at Moreland Hills Elementary School are using their powers for good as they kick-off an engaging, positive behavioral support system with students and staff alike. Read more...
2016 OHS Commencement Video Now Online

2016 OHS Commencement Video Now Online

Congratulations to the Class of 2016! The 90th Annual Orange High School Commencement Ceremonies were held at Connor Palace Theatre on May 29, 2016. See the video here! Read more...
OHS Robotics Has Good Showing at State Competition

OHS Robotics Has Good Showing at State Competition

Congratulations to Orange High School’s “The Flying Circuits” Robotics Team on its outstanding showing at the recent state competition in May, with a fourth place finish at the Ohio State Championships. This marked the team's first appearance at States ever. Read more...
Brady Middle School Earns Momentum Award from State Dept of Education

Brady Middle School Earns Momentum Award from State Dept of Education

Brady Middle School was named as one of the first annual “Momentum Award” winners by Ohio's State Board of Education. Brady earned this award by receiving the grade of “A” on every value-added measure included on Ohio’s School Report Cards. Read more...
Orange Finishes 12th at Mock Trial Nationals, First Among Public High Schools!

Orange Finishes 12th at Mock Trial Nationals, First Among Public High Schools!

Congratulations to the Orange High School Mock Trial Team Polaris on finishing 12th in the Nation at the National Mock Trial tournament this past weekend in Idaho. Orange was also the top placing public school in the country! Read more...
OHS Seniors Showcase Artistic Endeavors

OHS Seniors Showcase Artistic Endeavors

Before the Orange High School seniors headed out for their senior projects, students involved in the art program had the opportunity to showcase their work in the annual Senior Art Fair. Read more...
OHS Students of the Month Honored by Lander Circle Kiwanis

OHS Students of the Month Honored by Lander Circle Kiwanis

Congratulations to the six Orange High School seniors who were recognized at a recent Kiwanis Club of Lander Circle meeting in recognition of all the students achieved during their high school years. Read more...
Sophomore Earns First Place in Fourth Ohio K-12 Chinese Contest

Sophomore Earns First Place in Fourth Ohio K-12 Chinese Contest

Congratulation to Orange High School Sophomore Nathaniel Watson on earning first place in the Fourth Ohio K-12 Chinese Speech and Essay Contests which were recently held at Cleveland State University. Read more...
Enjoy the Sounds of the OHS Choir, Band, Orchestra!

Enjoy the Sounds of the OHS Choir, Band, Orchestra!

The Orange High School Spring Music Concerts will take place this month. The OHS Choir concert will be on Thursday, April 14, 2016. The OHS Band concert will be on Tuesday, April 19, 2016. The OHS Orchestra concert will be on Thursday, April 21, 2016. All three concerts will be held in the school auditorium at 7 p.m. The community is welcome to attend.
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OHS Freshman Among Best in Science Competitions

OHS Freshman Among Best in Science Competitions

Orange High School freshman Stuti Dalal earned three awards in recent science competitions, including first place in Biology at NEOSEF, second place in Health and Medicine at the BEST Medicine Competition, and third place in the Biochemistry at the District 5 Ohio Academy of Science Competition. Read more...
OHS Junior Selected NEOSEF Grand Prize Winner!

OHS Junior Selected NEOSEF Grand Prize Winner!

Orange High School junior Michael Litt was selected as one of the four Grand Prize Winners at the 63rd Annual Northeastern Ohio Science & Engineering Fair (NEOSEF). He will compete for the second time in three years as a ISEF finalist in May. Read more...
OHS Student Named "Stop The Hate" Scholarship Finalist

OHS Student Named "Stop The Hate" Scholarship Finalist

Orange High School junior Isabel Sands has been recently named a 2016 Stop The Hate®: Youth Speak Out Grand Prize Scholarship Finalist. Read more...
Music, Photography Come Together for Orange Artists in Chicago

Music, Photography Come Together for Orange Artists in Chicago

The Orange High School Orchestra, directed by Mrs. Rebecca Ellsworth, and Orange Choir, directed by Mr. Christopher Olsen, had the unique opportunity to perform in Chicago’s famed Field Museum of Natural History on Saturday, March 12, 2016. OHS photography students and their teacher, Ms. Melissa Conrad, joined these musicians as the group demonstrated their artistic skills, while enjoying a culturally rewarding educational experience in touring the Windy City. Read more...
STATE CHAMPIONS!!!  OHS' Team Polaris Brings Home Mock Trial Title!

STATE CHAMPIONS!!! OHS' Team Polaris Brings Home Mock Trial Title!

Congratulations to OHS' Mock Trial Team Polaris on its STATE CHAMPIONSHIP WIN in Columbus this past weekend. Earning both individual and team awards, the students next compete for the National Title in Boise, Idaho in May. Read more...
OHS Student Earns Highest ACT Score Possible!

OHS Student Earns Highest ACT Score Possible!

Congratulations to Orange High School junior David Miron on recently earning the highest possible ACT Composite score of 36! Read more...
OHS, BMS Music Students Hit High Notes At Competitions

OHS, BMS Music Students Hit High Notes At Competitions

Congratulations to the Orange High School and Brady Middle School music students who have competed recently at various Solo and Ensemble contests and have excelled in their respective contests, all scoring Superior and Excellent ratings! Read more...
OHS Model UN Team Takes 1st Place 9 Years in a Row; BMS Team Also Wins 1st Place Honors!

OHS Model UN Team Takes 1st Place 9 Years in a Row; BMS Team Also Wins 1st Place Honors!

Congratulations to Orange's Model United Nations Team which finished first for the season for the NINTH year in a row by taking top honors in the Cleveland Council on World Affairs' Spring Conference this week! We are also proud of our BMS Model UN Team which won first place in its first competition ever earlier this year! Read more...
OHS College Planning Night Set for March 8th

OHS College Planning Night Set for March 8th

Orange High School's College Planning Night has been rescheduled for Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. in the OHS Auditorium. The event is for OHS juniors and their parents but sophomores and freshmen may also attend. Read more...
Up With People's Matt Freed (OHS '13) Inspires By Example

Up With People's Matt Freed (OHS '13) Inspires By Example

Up with People, a global education organization whose mission is to bridge cultural barriers and create global understanding through service and music, brings its 2016 show to Orange High School! Headlining the cast is OHS' own Matt Freed '13. The “show experience” culminates a week of interaction with Orange High School students and volunteer service lending a helping hand to community members. The performance is at 7:30pm TONIGHT (2/26) in the OHS Auditorium.  Read more...
OHS Thespians Host Buffalo Wild Wings Fundraiser TONIGHT!

OHS Thespians Host Buffalo Wild Wings Fundraiser TONIGHT!

Support the OHS Thespian Troupe and dine at Buffalo Wild Wings tonight (Wednesday, 2/24). A portion of your meal costs will go directly to the OHS Thespian Club! Read more...
BMS Students Excel at GCCTM Math Tournament!

BMS Students Excel at GCCTM Math Tournament!

Congratulations to the BMS students who competed and excelled in the GCCTM Mathematics Problem Solving Tournament this past weekend! Four students earned trophies while another seven students won champion ribbons! Read more...
OHS Mock Trial Team Polaris State-Bound!

OHS Mock Trial Team Polaris State-Bound!

Congratulations to Orange High School's Team Polaris, selected as one of only six teams that advanced to the state competition from the Regional Mock Trial competition in our area! More than 150 students competed in the regional contest with OHS students garnering 10 individual awards! Read more...
A Warm-Hearted Send Off to a Holiday Weekend!

A Warm-Hearted Send Off to a Holiday Weekend!

The temperatures outside were frigid, but hearts were warm at Moreland Hills Elementary School where K-5 students celebrated Valentine's Day with snacks, crafts, and games. A great beginning to a long holiday weekend...! Read more...
OHS 9th Grader Earns Superior Marks at STEM Fair!

OHS 9th Grader Earns Superior Marks at STEM Fair!

Congratulations to OHS ninth grader Stuti Dalal who won a Superior Award at the 2016 Regional STEM Project Fair held at Kent State University and now moves on to compete at the District level! Read more...
OHS Thespians Present the Spring Musical "All Shook Up" Mar 4-5 at 7pm

OHS Thespians Present the Spring Musical "All Shook Up" Mar 4-5 at 7pm

The Orange High School Thespians proudly present the OHS Spring Musical, "All Shook Up" on Friday, March 4, 2016 and Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 7 p.m. both nights in the OHS Auditorium. Tickets are $10 at the door. Students pay $5 if purchased in advance immediately after school the week of the show. Read more...
OHS Welcomes Up With People; Community Event Feb 26

OHS Welcomes Up With People; Community Event Feb 26

The dynamic experience of Up With People will return to Orange High School from February 22-26, 2016. They will also provide a high-energy live evening performance for the community on Friday, February 26, 2016 at 7:30pm in the OHS Auditorium. OHS alumnus Matt Freed of Pepper Pike is a member of the cast. Please join us! Read more...
OHS Unity in Diversity Club to Host Annual Talent Show on Feb 27

OHS Unity in Diversity Club to Host Annual Talent Show on Feb 27

Orange High School’s Unity in Diversity Club will host its annual Talent Show on Saturday, February 27 at 7 p.m. in the school auditorium. Advanced tickets are $5 each and will be sold the week of the talent show during lunch periods. Tickets also will be available for $6 at the door. (NOTE the new event date of Feb 27th) Read more...
OHS Mock Trial Teams Excel At District Competition; 5 Move On to Regionals!

OHS Mock Trial Teams Excel At District Competition; 5 Move On to Regionals!

Congratulations to the 80 OHS students who competed at the District Mock Trial Competition held in Downtown Cleveland on Friday.  Five OHS teams were selected to move on to the Regional Competition with 19 OHS students earning individual awards!!!   Read more...
Orange Schools Community Relay for Life Kick-off - The Heat Is On!

Orange Schools Community Relay for Life Kick-off - The Heat Is On!

There was nothing "chilly" at all at the 2nd Annual Chilly, Chili Cook-Off & Relay for Life Rally held Wednesday night in the OHS Commons! The event raised more than $1000 at the kick-off for the annual American Cancer Society/Orange Schools Community Relay for Life event. Congratulations to Team OIP, winners of the Grand Champion Golden Ladle! Read more...
OHS Library Receives James Patterson, Scholastic Reading Grant

OHS Library Receives James Patterson, Scholastic Reading Grant

Congratulations to Orange High School on recently receiving a $6000 grant from bestselling author James Patterson to support its school library. In addition, Scholastic Reading Club will match each dollar of Patterson’s donation with “bonus points” that teachers can use to acquire books and other materials. Read more...
Oran Yearbook Staff Earns Two Recognitions!

Oran Yearbook Staff Earns Two Recognitions!

Orange High School’s 2014-2015 “ORAN” Yearbook Student Staff recently earned Second Place recognition from the American Scholastic Press Association (ASPA). Additionally, The “ORAN” received a "Perfect Performance Award" last spring for the 5th consecutive year. Read more...
Happy Holidays to All...and To All A Good Break!

Happy Holidays to All...and To All A Good Break!

The toys and coats were collected and donated; BMS held its Dancing Classrooms Culminating Event; and teachers and students wrapped up their lessons (and gifts!) in time to enjoy the last day festivities before the holiday break.  Best wishes for a wonderful holiday season and a fantastic New Year! Classes resume on January 4, 2016. Happy holidays! Read more...
Fifth Graders Collect Coats for Kids

Fifth Graders Collect Coats for Kids

Moreland Hills Elementary School's annual "Coats for Kids" campaign brought in a record amount of coats this year. Double the amount from last year's collection, 275 coats were collected this past month. Read more...
It's No Secret: Orange Schools Students Learn to Code!

It's No Secret: Orange Schools Students Learn to Code!

Orange Schools participated this past week in an "Hour of Code" as part of a celebration of Computer Science Week. The idea is that computing serves as a foundation in transforming the way a student thinks about the world. Students in each building had the opportunity to learn to code...or advance the skills they already had. Read more...
Model UN Team Earns First Place Title 8 Years in a Row!

Model UN Team Earns First Place Title 8 Years in a Row!

Congratulations to the Orange High School Model United Nations team for winning first place in both the Fall and Winter conferences sponsored by the Cleveland Council on World Affairs for the 8th year in a row! Read more...
BMS Student Scientists Fare Well at Annual Science Fair

BMS Student Scientists Fare Well at Annual Science Fair

With award-winning projects ranging from the study of Lipase to a study of Hydraulic Generators, Brady Middle School student scientists had plenty to be proud of in this year's Annual Science Fair. Read more...
Join Us for the Re-opening of the OHS Auditorium TONIGHT!!!

Join Us for the Re-opening of the OHS Auditorium TONIGHT!!!

The Orange City School District invites the community to join us as the curtain on the newly renovated Orange High School Auditorium is raised tonight, Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 6:45 p.m. See students perform and get a behind-the-scenes backstage tour. This event kicks off a celebration of students' performances and activities that will occur throughout the school year. Read more...
OHS Students Lead White Ribbon Campaign by Positive Example

OHS Students Lead White Ribbon Campaign by Positive Example

Members of the Orange High School Male Minority Leaders and their advisors participated in the 2015 White Ribbon Campaign to end domestic violence. Student leaders spoke in Downtown Cleveland to address the issue and raise awareness of the campaign. Read more...
Wishing All A Wonderful Thanksgiving Holiday -- Classes Resume 11/30

Wishing All A Wonderful Thanksgiving Holiday -- Classes Resume 11/30

The Orange City School District wrapped up the last two days of school before the Thanksgiving Holiday with various intersessions and engaging activities. We wish everyone a safe, happy holiday. Classes resume on Monday, November 30th. Read more...
Orange Schools Students 'Let Their Imaginations Fly...!'

Orange Schools Students 'Let Their Imaginations Fly...!'

The Orange School District is proud of the dozens of students across campus who submitted more than 50 entries in the annual PTA-sponsored Reflections Program and congratulates the 15 students whose works were selected for first-place honors. Read more...
Bestselling Author and Alum Jessica Fechtor Offers Ingredients for a Happy Life

Bestselling Author and Alum Jessica Fechtor Offers Ingredients for a Happy Life

Orange High School '98 grad and NY Times Bestselling Author Jessica Fechtor returned to her Orange roots this week where she shared her story, her writing talents, and her incredible baking skills with OHS students and staff. Her memoir Stir includes many of the favorite recipes she created as part of her healing journey after she nearly died when an aneurysm burst in her brain at age 28. Her story inspired OHS students. Read more...
The Orange City School District Salutes Our Veterans!

The Orange City School District Salutes Our Veterans!

All across campus students showed their appreciation for our Veterans...from Moreland Hills Elementary School where students heard stories from Veteran readers and collected coins to assist Veterans with Honor Flights... to Brady Middle School where seventh graders hosted their annual Veterans Day Recognition Ceremony... to Orange High School where students signed cards to thank Veterans for their years of service and dedication to freedom. It was a day of gratitude at the Orange Schools. Read more...
OHS Students Moved by Violins of Hope Exhibit

OHS Students Moved by Violins of Hope Exhibit

A field trip to the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage gave OHS music and history students a better idea of the horrors of the Holocaust... and the power of music to survive. Read more...
Brady Middle School Food Drive Helps Orange Area Families, Nov 9-13

Brady Middle School Food Drive Helps Orange Area Families, Nov 9-13

Brady Middle School students and their families are encouraged to donate non-perishable food items to help families in need as part of the annual Brady Middle School Food Drive on Monday, November 9th through Friday November 13th. No glass containers, please.  Read more...
Environmental Experience Engages Sixth Grade Students

Environmental Experience Engages Sixth Grade Students

This was no ordinary walk in the park. For the Brady Middle School sixth graders who toured the Cuyahoga Valley National Park as part of the annual Environment Experience, this was an engaging, new-found love of learning. Read more...
OHS Model UN Students Excel at Conference

OHS Model UN Students Excel at Conference

Six OHS students who participated in last weekend's first International Model United Nations Conference were honored for their work and involvement, garnering two first place awards, two second place awards, and receiving accolades for their work as Conference Chairs! Read more...
Let's Stock the Shelves to Help Families in Our Community!

Let's Stock the Shelves to Help Families in Our Community!

Orange High School’s National Honor Society, Student Government Association, and Key Club encourage you to make a difference in our community by donating non-perishable food items as part of the “Let’s Stock the Shelves” of the Garfield Memorial Church food pantry drive. Read more...
Girls Tennis Doubles Team Third in State; Boys Cross Country CVC Champions!

Girls Tennis Doubles Team Third in State; Boys Cross Country CVC Champions!

Congratulations to Girls Tennis Doubles Team of Alissa Nakamoto & Anjali Kashyap - 3rd in State and the Boys Cross Country Team - CVC Champions! Read more...
Orange High School Celebrates Homecoming This Weekend!

Orange High School Celebrates Homecoming This Weekend!

Food, festivities and fun await Lion fans during a multitude of events this Homecoming weekend! Meet the Homecoming Court and learn more about all of the Homecoming events as we welcome back OHS Alumni from the past nine decades!!! Read more...
138 AP Awards Earned by OHS Students

138 AP Awards Earned by OHS Students

The Orange City School District announced recently that 138 Advanced Placement awards were earned by Orange High School students. Read more...
Orange Releases 2015 Quality Profile to the Community

Orange Releases 2015 Quality Profile to the Community

The Orange City School District is proud to announce today the release of its 2015 Quality Profile. This report encompasses various accountability measures, educational measures, student successes and learning opportunities that do not appear on the State’s School District Report Card. Read more...
OHS Sophomore Shares Passion for the Elderly with the World

OHS Sophomore Shares Passion for the Elderly with the World

OHS sophomore Jacob Cramer has been selected for his second "TED Talk" to share information about his outstanding work with children and the elderly and his internationally recognized letter-writing campaign. Read more...
OHS Students Achieve National Merit Scholarship Recognition

OHS Students Achieve National Merit Scholarship Recognition

Congratulations to the seven Orange High School seniors who were recently recognized in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Competition. Read more...
Plant A Flag and Never Forget

Plant A Flag and Never Forget

The OHS Student Government Association is participating in the "Never Forget Project" which honors those lost on September 11, 2001 by holding a flag memorial outside of the high school. Flags may be purchased during lunch hours on Wednesday and Thursday. Read more...
Orange PTA's Run with Pride set for August 30th

Orange PTA's Run with Pride set for August 30th

Join the PTA for a back to school health and safety fitness event on August 30th!  Run a 5K or walk 1 mile and stay for “Train the Future”. An event dedicated to inspiring fitness and healthy living for teens. Read more...
OHS Band Students and Staff March Forward Into New Season

OHS Band Students and Staff March Forward Into New Season

The heat was on at Band Camp 2015…and not just because of the temperatures! With a new Orange High School band director, assistant band director, Lionettes advisor and a slew of new incoming freshmen joining the ranks, the pressure was on to keep things cool as they march forward together into an exciting new season. Read more...
OHS Sophomores Win International Honors for Philanthropic and Writing Efforts

OHS Sophomores Win International Honors for Philanthropic and Writing Efforts

Rising sophomore Jacob Cramer received second place honors at the International Problem Solving Conference for his dedicated work in providing letters to the elderly while classmate Victoria Popritkin's talent for writing garnered her a first place win. Read more...
OHS Senior Quarterback Named "East All-Star"

OHS Senior Quarterback Named "East All-Star"

OHS graduate Stephen Borgman '15, who ended his football career at Orange High School with a record-setting season, has been selected to play in the East-West All Star game on Friday, June 12th. Read more...
OHS Girls Varsity Track Team Excels at States!

OHS Girls Varsity Track Team Excels at States!

Congratulations to the Orange Lions Girls Varsity Track Team members on an outstanding showing at States! Orange had a great day filled with new records. Read more...
Senior Project Grants Students First Taste of Independence

Senior Project Grants Students First Taste of Independence

Seniors explore future career paths and hidden interests as they pursue a four-week long endeavor on the road to graduation. The diverse array of projects formed a true representation of the variety of passions in Orange High School.  Seniors Allison Jordan and Alexandra Schoellkopf report. Read more...
Intersessions Inspire Community Involvement

Intersessions Inspire Community Involvement

Eighth graders step off campus in an effort to gain a new appreciation for their community. And they did. Seniors Allison Jordan and Alexandra Schoellkopf report on the eighth grade spring intersession as part of their Senior Project. Read more...
MHS Students Help Veterans Via Honor Flight Cleveland Campaign

MHS Students Help Veterans Via Honor Flight Cleveland Campaign

As Memorial Day approaches, the Orange Schools proudly salute and remember our military heroes. Earlier this year, Moreland Hills School students participated in a “Coins for Courage” program collecting all the loose change they could find in one day to raise money for Honor Flight Cleveland. Read more...
MHS Students Make a Difference One Cup At A Time

MHS Students Make a Difference One Cup At A Time

MHS second graders are trying to eradicate pediatric cancer by setting up "Alex's Lemonade Stand" again this year...lemonade will be on sale this week at MHS and all money collected goes directly to helping the cause.  Please help them make a difference one cup at a time! Read more...
Extra! OHS Newspaper Wins First Place with Special Merit!

Extra! OHS Newspaper Wins First Place with Special Merit!

The Orange High School newspaper, “The Orange Outlook” won First Place with Special Merit in the recent American Scholastic Press Association’s 2014-2015 annual Newspaper Review and Contest. Read more...
First Place for OHS Freshman at International Problem Solving Competition!

First Place for OHS Freshman at International Problem Solving Competition!

Congratulations Orange High School ninth grader Victoria Popritkin! She won first place at the recent International Future Problem Solving competition. OHS students Jacob Cramer and Isabel Sands excelled at the state level finishing first and third, respectively. Read more...
OHS Seniors Named National Merit Scholarship Finalists!

OHS Seniors Named National Merit Scholarship Finalists!

Congratulations to OHS seniors Evan Hsi, Alade Malik, Brian Margolis, and Demi Zhang who have all been named finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Corporation competition!  Read more...
MHS Students Explore STEAM at KSU!

MHS Students Explore STEAM at KSU!

Moreland Hills School third through fifth grade students in the 225 program recently participated in a STEAM Carnival held at Kent State University sponsored by the OPEGS parent group. Read more...
BMS' Destination Imagination and Power of the Pen Teams Excel at Competitions!

BMS' Destination Imagination and Power of the Pen Teams Excel at Competitions!

Congratulations to Brady Middle School's Destination Imagination Team Hedgehog Factory for taking first place in the state competition for the third year in a row and to the BMS Power of the Pen 7th and 8th grade teams for bringing home a second place title from the Regional Competition! Read more...
Orange Musicians Set to Perform at Library Opening, Apr 12

Orange Musicians Set to Perform at Library Opening, Apr 12

Come listen to the Orange High School String Quartet, Orange Advanced String Ensemble and Brady Middle School Fiddle Folk perform at the grand opening of the new Orange Branch of Cuyahoga County Public Library on Sunday, April 12, 2015 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Read more...
Orange Schools Receive Conditional Approval on State Testing Waiver

Orange Schools Receive Conditional Approval on State Testing Waiver

The Orange City School District application for a five-year waiver on state mandated testing has received “conditional approval” by the Ohio Department of Education. Orange is one of only a handful of school districts in Ohio eligible to apply for this waiver, which now has to be approved by the U.S. Department of Education. Read more...
MHS Students Strategize Their Way Into Spring Break!

MHS Students Strategize Their Way Into Spring Break!

It took some serious strategic planning and maneuvering for kindergartners and first graders to get through the last day of school before spring vacation...but it was all in the name of education and engagement at the annual Games of Strategy Day! Read more...
Help BMS Students Help Others!

Help BMS Students Help Others!

Brady Middle School's Pennies for Patients fundraising drive ends TOMORROW, Friday, March 27th. Please help Brady students make a difference! Read more...
DI Teams Excel at Regionals/Hedgehogs Return to States!

DI Teams Excel at Regionals/Hedgehogs Return to States!

All three Orange Schools teams had an outstanding showing at the Destination Imagination regional competition this weekend, each placing in its division, with Team Hedgehog Factory earning a return trip to the State competition for the third year in a row! Read more...
OHS Mock Trial Team Ends Season in Style!

OHS Mock Trial Team Ends Season in Style!

Out of nearly 400 Ohio teams that entered the Mock Trial competition initially, the three OHS teams that made it to States ended a successful season as part of the "Sweet 16!" Congratulations to all involved! Read more...
OHS Wrestler, Mock Trial Teams Headed to States!

OHS Wrestler, Mock Trial Teams Headed to States!

Congratulations and best of luck (and skill!) to our three Mock Trial teams (Apollo, Ares and Zeus) and wrestler Adam Kirsh who are all headed to State-level competitions this week! Read more...
Orange School District Submits Application for State Testing Waiver

Orange School District Submits Application for State Testing Waiver

The Orange City School District has applied for a five-year waiver on state mandated testing. This request is for the years 2015–2020 and is possible due to the District’s affiliation with the Ohio Innovation Lab Network (ILN). Orange is one of only a handful of school districts in Ohio eligible to apply for this waiver. Read more...
OHS Thespians Present "Catch Me If You Can" This Weekend!

OHS Thespians Present "Catch Me If You Can" This Weekend!

The Orange High School Thespians proudly present the OHS Spring Musical, "Catch Me If You Can" this Saturday, March 14 at 7pm and Sunday, March 15 at 1pm in the OHS Auditorium. Read more...
Destination Imagination Teams Gear Up for Competition

Destination Imagination Teams Gear Up for Competition

Three Orange Schools teams have discovered an adventure in teamwork as they journey on their paths of imagination. And now, after months of preparation, one Brady Middle School team and two Moreland Hills Elementary School teams are ready to enter the world of creativity known as "Destination ImagiNation." Read more...
OHS Mock Trial Teams Are STATE-BOUND!!!

OHS Mock Trial Teams Are STATE-BOUND!!!

Congratulations to all of the OHS Mock Trial teams that competed at Regionals last weekend and good luck to the three teams that were selected for State Competition March 12-14!!! Read more...
Congratulations, Good Luck Swim and Dive Team Athletes!

Congratulations, Good Luck Swim and Dive Team Athletes!

Orange High School Girls Diving Team was represented by Isabelle Schlachter who earned a high enough score to participate in the OHSAA DII State Diving championship. Orange High School Girls Swim Team qualified in two events for the OHSAA DII Swimming State Championship. Read more...
BMS Spelling Bee Champs A-N-N-O-U-N-C-E-D

BMS Spelling Bee Champs A-N-N-O-U-N-C-E-D

After undergoing many rounds of words, eighth grader Dayna Rapkin was announced as the top speller at Brady Middle School and will represent BMS at the regional contest. Read more...
Brady's Power of the Pen Teams Excel!

Brady's Power of the Pen Teams Excel!

Congratulations to the BMS eighth and seventh grade Power of the Pen teams who brought home second and third place trophies respectively with members earning individual honors at the District competition! Read more...
The Challenge of Challenge Day

The Challenge of Challenge Day

'When my seventh grade students ask me what Challenge Day is, I always turn the question back to them. “What do you think it is? What have you heard about it?” And, always, I am met with an assortment of answers—valuable scraps of tribal knowledge passed down from the upperclassman who have, in their wisdom and age, transferred to their younger counterparts Everything You Need to Know to Survive Seventh Grade. Woven within each wisp of the Challenge Day rumors is one prevailing fact whose significance somehow dominates all other Challenge Day facts: On Challenge Day, everyone cries. A lot.'   Seventh grade teacher and facilitator Lee McClain shares her journey. Read more...
Superintendents for the Day Courtesy of Orange Foundation

Superintendents for the Day Courtesy of Orange Foundation

From greeting the delegation of students and staff visiting from China to coordinating bus drop off at Moreland Hills School...from attending a Cabinet meeting with administrators to discussing food services...the Superintendents for the Day, Bryce Goodman and Jackson Leb, definitely had a full plate! Read more...
Von Hendrix Earns Scholarship for Direct Admission to Naval Academy

Von Hendrix Earns Scholarship for Direct Admission to Naval Academy

Orange High School senior football athlete Chris Von Hendrix signed a scholarship today for direct admission to US Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. His teammates, friends, coaches and family were on hand for the signing. He will play Division I NCAA football for the Navy Midshipmen. Read more...
OHS Mock Trial Teams Embark on 2015 Journey

OHS Mock Trial Teams Embark on 2015 Journey

All the best to the OHS Mock Trial teams as nearly 80 students representing ten teams ascend their Mount Olympus...the journey begins at the District Competition today! Read more...
Two BMS 6th Graders Honored for Literary Creations

Two BMS 6th Graders Honored for Literary Creations

Congratulations to Brady Middle School 6th grader Ashley Cohn who was the grade-level contest winner in the 2015 "Happy Birthday Dr. King" Birthday Card Contest and to Amaree Harrell whose book review of an Anne Frank biography was selected for publication in Scholastic's online magazine Storyworks this month! !
 
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Two OHS Senior Athletes Named to All-Ohio Team!

Two OHS Senior Athletes Named to All-Ohio Team!

Congratulations to OHS seniors Stephen Borgman and Ben Weltman who have been named to the Academic All-Ohio Football Team! Read more...
Orange Students Recognized in eXpressions Program

Orange Students Recognized in eXpressions Program

Four Orange High School students received special recognition for work they submitted in the Cleveland Clinic's eXpressions Program. Read more...
BMS 8th Grader's Story Wins Chagrin Valley Times Contest!

BMS 8th Grader's Story Wins Chagrin Valley Times Contest!

Congratulations to BMS 8th grader Sarah Litwak whose story, Bruno's Best Day, took first place in the Chagrin Valley Times writing contest! Read more...
Orange Video History Through the Eyes of Alumni

Orange Video History Through the Eyes of Alumni

Take a step back in time as current and former teachers, staff and Board of Education members who are alumni share their stories to illustrate the past and illuminate the future of Orange High School. Read more...
BMS Students Stock Newly Opened Garfield Food Pantry

BMS Students Stock Newly Opened Garfield Food Pantry

Brady Middle School students recently helped stock the newly opened Garfield Memorial Church Food Pantry with more than 60 cases of food. Community members are invited to an Open House at the Food Pantry on Friday, December 12th from 9am-11am at the church. Read more...
OHS Students Testify to Senate Education Committee

OHS Students Testify to Senate Education Committee

Three Orange High School students along with physical education teacher John Sangdahl and parent Mark Jones testified earlier this week before the Senate Education Committee in Columbus against HB 113. Read more...
A Trip of a Lifetime

A Trip of a Lifetime

"The thunderous roaring of the motorcycles and loud banging coming from the kitchen woke me suddenly from a deep sleep. I couldn’t remember where I was. But as my sleep-deprived senses came back to me after jet-lag and a 13-hour time difference, it dawned on me: “I’m in China!” OHS Junior Teresa Schauer shares her experiences from her recent International Education trip to China with us. Read more...
BOE, Administrators Attend OSBA Conference

BOE, Administrators Attend OSBA Conference

Orange Schools Board members and several administrators recently attended the 59th annual Ohio School Boards Association (OSBA) Capital Conference and Trade Show in Columbus. They participated in many sessions on a variety of educational topics, including school board development, community relations, facilities, finance, school law, legislative topics, technology, human resources, student achievement and 21st century education. Read more...
BMS 7th Grade Accelerated Language Arts Students Extend Study with Visit Maltz Museum Visit

BMS 7th Grade Accelerated Language Arts Students Extend Study with Visit Maltz Museum Visit

Brady Middle School’s seventh grade accelerated language arts students, their families and teachers recently had the opportunity to visit The Maltz Museum of Jewish History in Beachwood to see an incredible exhibit called "The Power of Nazi Propaganda." Read more...
Male Minority Leadership Group Produces Violence Prevention PSA

Male Minority Leadership Group Produces Violence Prevention PSA

The Male Minority Leadership Group of Orange High School has produced a PSA in support of the White Ribbon Campaign. This campaign is a global violence prevention movement observed in more than 60 countries. Friday November 21, 2014 is the local White Ribbon Day. Read more...
A Veterans Day Salute

A Veterans Day Salute

Throughout the Orange Schools campus, students donned in red, white and blue paid tribute to Veterans in all branches of the military in a myriad of different ways. We salute all of our Veterans for serving our country so we can enjoy the freedoms you have given us. Read more...
Environment Experience Helps BMS Students Tune into Nature

Environment Experience Helps BMS Students Tune into Nature

This wasn't just another "walk in the park." This was an opportunity for BMS sixth graders to connect with their environment and engage in a hands-on learning experience. Read more...
Planning for an Unknown Destination

Planning for an Unknown Destination

Orange Schools teachers and administrators enlightened a group of more than 120 parents on the topic of “What are Orange City Schools Doing to Prepare our Children for the 21st Century Global Economy?” at the recent joint PTA meeting at The Cleveland Racquet Club in Pepper Pike. In a presentation titled “Planning for an Unknown Destination”, the audience heard about various engaged learning opportunities that happened throughout the District. Read more...
BMS Students Welcome New American Citizens

BMS Students Welcome New American Citizens

A group of Brady Middle School students had the opportunity recently to participate in the swearing-in ceremony of more than 80 new American citizens.  And it was something they will not soon forget. Read more...
2nd Graders Combine 21st Century Learning with 18th Century Learning on Pioneer Day

2nd Graders Combine 21st Century Learning with 18th Century Learning on Pioneer Day

Moreland Hills School second grade students recently celebrated Pioneer Day by combining their 21st Century Learning environment with an 18th Century Learning environment focused on American pioneer life, culture and history. Read more...
Orange Students Earn 143 Advanced Placement Awards

Orange Students Earn 143 Advanced Placement Awards

A total of 143 Advanced Placement awards were earned by Orange High School students: 15 students were named National AP Scholars; 67 students qualified for the AP Scholar with Distinction Award; 27 students qualified for the AP Scholar with Honor Award; 33 students qualified for the AP Scholar Award; and one student received an AP International Diploma.  Read more...
Orange Releases 2014 Quality Profile to the Community

Orange Releases 2014 Quality Profile to the Community

September 15, 2014 - The Orange City School District is proud to announce today the release of its 2014 Quality Profile. This report encompasses various accountability measures, educational measures, student successes and learning opportunities that do not appear on the State’s School District Report Card. Read more...
Orange Earns ‘A’ on State Report Card Assessment

Orange Earns ‘A’ on State Report Card Assessment

September 12, 2014 - The Orange City School District is proud to announce today that it performed well overall on the 2014 Ohio Department of Education school district report card earning an “A” rating in Achievement and an “A” rating in Progress. Read more...
Band Camp 2014 - A Building Experience

Band Camp 2014 - A Building Experience

After four days of solid rain at Slippery Rock University, the members of the OHS Marching Lion Band attending band camp there could have been building an ark. Instead what they were building was Esprit de Corps. Read more...
OHS Students Use Nature To Take a 'Wood-Do' Course

OHS Students Use Nature To Take a 'Wood-Do' Course

For Wood Design students at Orange High School, the lessons learned therein are more than just a part of the class; they are life lessons in making a difference. Read more...
2014 Orange High School Commencement Now Online

2014 Orange High School Commencement Now Online

On June 1, 2014, the 88th Annual Orange High School Commencement took place at the Palace Theater in Playhouse Square. Select this news item to watch the video of the ceremony. Read more...
MHS Destination Imagination Teams Among Best Internationally

MHS Destination Imagination Teams Among Best Internationally

Congratulations to our two internationally-ranked Moreland Hills Elementary School Destination Imagination Teams! Team Hedgehog Factory earned 5th place out of 91 teams from around the world in its second visit to Globals and Team More Tape earned 12th place in its category out of 92 teams. Read more...
Student Writers Receive Outstanding Accolades

Student Writers Receive Outstanding Accolades

OHS students Jake Van de Walle and Maddy Carek gain additional recognition for their outstanding achievements as Power of the Pen writers! Read more...
Two MHS Teams Headed To DI Internationals!

Two MHS Teams Headed To DI Internationals!

Congratulations to the two Moreland Hills Elementary School Destination ImagiNation Teams who have earned the right to compete at the GLOBAL contest in Knoxville, Tennessee in just a few weeks!!! Read more...
Student Writers Receive Outstanding Accolades

Student Writers Receive Outstanding Accolades

OHS students Jake Van de Walle and Maddy Carek gain additional recognition for their outstanding achievements as Power of the Pen writers!
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Brady Power of Pen Team Performs Well at Regionals!

The Brady Middle School Power of the Pen team performed well in the regional tournament this weekend bringing home an individual Best-of-the-Best Award and a team trophy.

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MHS Math Night a Success

Moreland Hill School's recent Math Night was once again a huge success! It was a wonderful night where parents and students were given to opportunity to play some new Math games together.

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Intersession Photos and a Spring Break to Enjoy!

With engaging stories to tell from the first grade, sixth grade, and seventh grade intersessions this week, students are now off on Spring Break! Wishing everyone a safe, relaxing, wonderful spring vacation! Classes resume for all students on April first.

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Six OHS Seniors Honored by Kiwanis

Congratulations to the six outstanding OHS seniors who were honored this week by the Lander Circle Kiwanis for their amazing achievements!

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Orange Schools Wins 11 PR Awards!

Congratulations to the Orange Schools for outstanding programs that the Communications Department was able to showcase! At the recent OHSPRA Convention, 11 Top Awards were presented to the Orange Schools!

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OHS Mock Trial Team in Elite 8!!!

Congratulations to the students who are part of OHS Mock Trial Team DaVinci which has advanced in Columbus to the TOP EIGHT in the State!!!

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Brady Musicians Excel at Instrumental Contest

Congratulations to the nearly 50 Brady Middle School band students who participated in the Greater Cleveland Instrumental Solo and Ensemble Contest this weekend with most receiving the highest rating possible!

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OHS Unity and Diversity Talent Show TONIGHT

The OHS Unity and Diversity Club presents its annual talent show at 7pm tonight (February 28th) in the OHS Auditorium. Donations will benefit the Alla Bogomolnaya Fund for Colon Cancer Research.

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Good Luck OHS Mock Trial Teams!

Congratulations and good luck to the four OHS Mock Trial teams that advanced to Regional Competition and will compete on Friday for the chance to return to the State Competition! Read more...

BMS 6th Grader Wins MLK Card Contest!

Congratulations to sixth grader Rachel Glukh who won first place in her age group in the Martin Luther King, Jr. birthday card design contest! Rachel received a trophy, scholarship, and appeared on WKYC's Live on Lakeside!

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PTA Reflections Program Recognizes Students' Artistic Talents

PTA Reflections Program Recognizes Students' Artistic Talents

The Orange PTA Reflections 2013-2014 Awards have been announced! Congratulations to all of the students who submitted projects for the contest and best of luck to all those first place winners whose entries will now move on to the state-level Competition! Read more...

Holiday Activities in the Classroom; Making a Difference in the Community

The Orange Schools celebrated the holiday season through various classroom activities as well as making a difference in our schools and community. We posted a few examples here.

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GeniusHour Addresses Student Interest, Engagement

As part of the GeniusHour, students in Ms. Lee Pop's 7th grade Language Arts classes each decided on a project of interest to research, investigate and develop over several months.

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Thankful BMS Student Expresses Gratitude for Veterans

As the anniversary of Pearl Harbor Day is remembered, Brady Middle School seventh Grader Ally Marchewitz takes a look back at Veterans Day 2013 and what it meant to her...and to those that have devoted their lives to serving our country. Read more...

Engaged OHS Students Immersed in Intersessions

From meeting with Mayor Jackson to de-stressing with yoga, OHS students had a two-day opportunity to explore subjects of special interest to them and engage in activities that left them wanting more.

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Intersession Helps 5th Graders FETCH! Good Finances

MHS 5th graders recently participated in FETCH!, the Ohio Society of CPA's "Financial Education Teaches Children Healthy Habits" program. The program offers students a fun, interactive way to learn about budgeting, saving, and spending, as they compete in an adventure through a dog park filled with financial risks and rewards.

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OHS Fall Blood Drive Saves Lives

Five dozen students and staff may have saved nearly 140 lives by donating blood in this week's fall blood drive at OHS.

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Model UN Team First in Cleveland for 6th Consecutive Year!

Congratulations to the Orange High School Model UN team who recently won first place for the sixth straight year at the Cleveland Council on World Affairs Model United Nations Conference. OHS represented Denmark and United States.

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Model UN Team First in Cleveland for 6th Consecutive Year!

Congratulations to the Orange High School Model UN team who recently won first place for the sixth straight year at the Cleveland Council on World Affairs Model United Nations Conference. OHS represented Denmark and United States.

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BMS Students' Food Drive Helps Make a Difference

BMS students' food drive brought in more than 1700 non-perishable items to help those in need this holiday season. Members of the Builders Club delivered that food this week to the Garfield United Methodist Church pantry. Read more...

OHS Senior Landon Slomovitz Signs to Play for St. Bonaventure!

OHS senior Landon Slomovitz today signed his letter of intent to play Division I baseball for St. Bonaventure University!

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BMS Salutes Our Veterans

To say, "thank you" to all of our Veterans, Brady Middle School seventh graders spent the morning celebrating every day heroes -- the men and women who have served in the military to defend our country and democracy.

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Homecoming Weekend a ROARING Success!

Congratulations to the 2013 Homecoming Queen Sydney Willis and King Randall Turner who were announced at half-time of the exciting Homecoming victory over Wickliffe this past weekend! View all of the photos from the Homecoming game here, and see why we are so 'Proud to be Orange'!!!

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OHS Tennis Players Head to States!

Congratulations and best wishes to our OHS Girls Tennis Team players as they head to State Competition in Columbus!

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OHS Homecoming Royalty 2013 Announced

Congratulations to the students selected for the 2013 OHS Homecoming Court! Students will be introduced at a Pep Rally on Thursday and at pre-game of the Varsity football game against Wickliffe on Friday night, kickoff at 7pm. The new Queen and King will be crowned at halftime!

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OHS Students Recognized by National Merit Scholarship Corp.

Ten Orange High School students were recently recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation for their exceptional academic promise and represent some of the most academically talented students in the country.

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OHS Students Recognized by National Merit Scholarship Corp.

Ten Orange High School students were recently recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation for their exceptional academic promise and represent some of the most academically talented students in the country.

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Mock Car Crash Teaches Students to Follow a Safer Route

As OHS juniors and seniors looked on in disbelief and horror, a scenario of what could happen when friends text and drive played out in real time. The message was clear: Be safe on the roads. Read more...

Pro Football Player Offers Inspiring Read for Students

Former professional football player and best-selling author Tim Green shared his inspirational message with students at the Orange Schools, encouraging them to put education and character first to become successful in life.

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Go Lions! Beat Bay!

The OHS Varsity Football Team plays in its first official game TONIGHT, Friday, August 30th, at 7:00 pm at Bay High School in Bay Village. Check out the pictures from the first pep rally here. Go Lions!

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Innisbrook Fundraiser Underway!

The annual PTA fundraiser is officially underway!   Lots of great items for sale to help raise money for the PTA to give back to the school district.  Watch for your elementary student's packet chock full of information!

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OHS Students 'Fighting for Family' Host Fundraiser

OHS Students 'Fighting for Family' Host Fundraiser

Orange High School students are "Fighting for Family" at a fundraising brunch to be held on Sunday, August 25th in Chagrin Falls.  Donations will benefit The Gathering Place. Read more...
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