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Brady Student Featured at Baseball Heritage Museum Saturday

April 11, 2014

Great Job Brady Middle School eighth grader Nathaniel Watson! Good luck Saturday at the Baseball Heritage Museum! He will tell the story of baseball legend Satchel Paige from Noon-2PM. Nathaniel wrote a fictional story, “The Big Show", a historical piece of fiction based on Paige’s life, but told through the viewpoint of a catcher.

OCER Presents Rock Off 2014 - Teen Band Showcase

April 10, 2014

Orange Community Education and Recreation presents "Rock Off 2014 - Teen Band Showcase" on Saturday, April 12th at 4:30 p.m.  at the Pepper Pike Learning Center.

Community Engagement Session on Facilities Planning, April 22

April 9, 2014

The Orange City School District invites you to join us for a FutureVision Community Engagement Session on April 22, 2014 at 7 p.m. in the Orange High School auditorium. This session will focus on the District's Master Facilities Plan.

Brady Power of Pen Team Performs Well at Regionals!

April 5, 2014

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.

Orange Boosters Games Set for April 12

April 2, 2014

The “Orange Boosters Games” Spring Fundraiser will be held on Saturday April 12, 2014 at 7 p.m. at the Cleveland Racquet Club, 29825 Chagrin Blvd. Tickets are $75 each and can be purchased by contacting any Boosters Board Member or e-mail

FutureVision: Community Dialogue and Presentation on Facilities Master Plan Set for April 22 at 7 pm

March 27, 2014

Save the Date: The Orange City School District will hold a presentation and community dialogue regarding its FutureVision facilities master plan on April 22, 2014 at 7 p.m. at Orange High School.

Robotics Team Competes at CSU Event

March 26, 2014

The Orange High School Flying Circuits Robotics Team finished in the top third at the Buckeye Regional FIRST Robotics Competition held March 20-22 at Cleveland State University.

MHS Math Night a Success

March 23, 2014

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. 

Intersession Photos and a Spring Break to Enjoy!

March 21, 2014

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.

Six OHS Seniors Honored by Kiwanis

March 20, 2014

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

Author Inspires MHS Students to Think Outside the Box

March 19, 2014

A new crop of authors at Moreland Hills Elementary School has been harvested courtesy of a recent visit by author, poet and humorist Brian P. Cleary!  

Orange Destination ImagiNation Teams Soar to Success!

March 17, 2014

Five Moreland Hills Elementary School Destination Imagination teams soared to success this weekend with two of those teams now heading to the State competition! 

OHS 9th Grader Selected for International Science Fair!

March 17, 2014

Congratulations to OHS student Michael Litt '17 who was selected as one of the four Grand Prize Winners at the 61st Annual Northeastern Ohio Science & Engineering Fair held in Cleveland!

OHS Alum Featured in Up With People Show!

March 14, 2014

OHS grad Josiah Rogers '12 was always a “ball of energy”. Through Up With People he has found a way to channel it…and doing so has been life-changing.  See him perform with this extraordinary group at CFHS Performing Arts Center March 14-15 at 7pm!

Happy Pi(e) Day to All!

March 14, 2014

OHS students celebrated "Pi Day" (3.14) in delicious style!  

Brady Impresses at GCCTM Math Tournament

March 13, 2014

Brady Middle School students performed well in the recent Greater Cleveland Council of Teachers of Mathematics 7th and 8th grade Math Problem Solving Tournament.

OHS Thespians present: In the Heights on Mar 13-15 at 7 p.m.

March 13, 2014

The Orange High School Thespians present the musical “In the Heights” on March 13, 14 and 15, 2014 at 7 p.m. each night in the school auditorium. Tickets are $8 each.

The Magic of Giving Back

March 11, 2014

The WEB Leadership Program and the Orange Elementary/Middle School PTA are excited to bring magician Rick Smith Jr. to the Orange High School Auditorium on April 25th at 7pm for an amazing night of entertainment for the whole family…while supporting Brady Middle School’s WEB program at the same time!

Vote for Vanessa Bayer for American Comedy Award

March 11, 2014

Orange Class of 2000 Alumnus Vanessa Bayer is nominated for an American Comedy Award in the category of Supporting Comedy Actress. She currently is featured as a cast member on NBC’s Saturday Night Live.

Orange Schools Wins 11 PR Awards!

March 7, 2014

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!

OHS Mock Trial Team in Elite 8!!!

March 6, 2014

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!!!

Internet Safety Program TONIGHT!

March 4, 2014

Internet Safety Expert Jesse Weinberger presents her Internet Safety for Parents program tonight (March 4th) at 7:00 PM in the Orange High School Commons.  Please note:  this program is for adults only.

Two OHS students place in top 3 at state Future Problem Solving Scenario Writing Competition

March 3, 2014

Orange High School students Isabel Sands and Jordan Brown have placed in the top three in the State Future Problem Solving Scenario Writing Competition. Their scenarios will be sent on for international competition.

Brady Musicians Excel at Instrumental Contest

March 3, 2014

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!

OHS Unity and Diversity Talent Show TONIGHT

February 28, 2014

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.

Next Board Athletic Committee Community Meeting Set for Evening of March 6th

February 28, 2014

The Orange Board of Education’s Athletic Committee has scheduled a community meeting for Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. in the Board Room at the Pepper Pike Learning Center.

Missy Bunsey Earns Crystal Apple Award!

February 27, 2014

Congratulations to Moreland Hills School Intervention Specialist Mrs. Missy Bunsey on earning the Northeast Ohio Media Group Crystal Apple Award

Orange's Mark Genovese Honored at New Directions!

February 24, 2014

Congratulations to Orange Schools Paraprofessional Mark Genovese who is one of the recipients of the 2014 “John Wolf Community Gratitude Award” presented by New Directions!

OHS Mock Trial Team Advances to States!

February 23, 2014

Congratulations to the OHS students who are part of "Team DaVinci"!!!  They advanced from Regional Competition Friday and are now headed to the Mock Trial State Competition in March!

Good Luck OHS Mock Trial Teams!

February 21, 2014

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!

MHS Olympics Gets Gold Medal Honors

February 20, 2014

The Sochi torch may burn bright for another few days, but the flame has been extinguished in the first-ever MHS Olympics. Still, the spirit created by the week-long PTA-sponsored event will live on both emotionally and physically for the students as they continue to embody the values set forth... and as they enjoy the rock wall purchased through a successful school-wide fundraiser!

Orange Swimmers State-Bound!!!

February 19, 2014

Congratulations to the seven OHS swimmers bound for State Competition this week!  

REMINDER: Board Athletic Committee meeting set for Wednesday, Feb 19

February 18, 2014

The Orange Board of Education’s Athletic Committee will hold a community meeting on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. in the Pepper Pike Learning Center. This meeting is to gather feedback on athletic programming throughout the school district.

Have a Wonderful Holiday Weekend!

February 15, 2014

Moreland Hills Elementary School students celebrated Valentine's Day with games, food, and fun...and, of course, the traditional Valentine card exchange.  We wish everyone an enjoyable Presidents' Day weekend...with a reminder that classes resume for all students on Wednesday, February 19th. 

Brady Competes in Power of the Pen at District Tourney

February 14, 2014

Brady Middle School’s Power of the Pen Team recently competed in the district level tournament against 17 other local schools. Many members of the Brady team will go on to compete in the regional tournament in April.

Last Chance to Take New Website Survey - Feb 14th

February 13, 2014

This is a reminder that the deadline to complete our online website survey is Friday, February 14, 2014.

Kindergarten Registration at MHS on Feb 25th & 27th

February 13, 2014

Kindergarten Registration will be held in the main office at Moreland Hills School on February 25th and February 27th from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day. Registration Packets are available online. No appointment necessary.

OHS Students Honored in CCF Literary Expressions Program!

February 10, 2014

Congratulations to Orange High School students Eva Rudow, Mi Row, and Allison Lester on being recently honored in the Cleveland Clinic Literary Expressions Program!

Field Hockey Players Selected to National Academic Squad!

February 10, 2014

Congratulations to OHS Field Hockey Athletes Rachel Levin and Megan Shanklin on their selection to the 2013 Gladiator by SGI / NFHCA High School National Academic Squad!

MHS Olympics Opening Ceremony is Tomorrow!

February 6, 2014

The Orange Elementary & Middle School PTA is excited to kick-off the 2014 MHS Olympics Fundraiser ( 2/7 - 2/13).

OHS Football Athlete Signs Scholarship

February 6, 2014

Congratulations to Orange High School senior Rhonald Houston on earning an athletic scholarship in football to attend the University of Findlay!

District Introduces the Safe School Helpline

February 5, 2014

Students, parents and community members should use the Safe School Helpline to report threats of violence, suicide, bullying and illegal activity that could harm children in our schools.

MHS Math Pilot Parent Information Night, Feb 4

February 4, 2014

Moreland Hills School parents are welcome to join us at the school on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at 6 p.m. for a presentation to discuss both the “Go Math” and “enVision MATH” programs being piloted at this year.

MHS Kindergarten Informational Night, Feb 5

February 4, 2014

Moreland Hills Elementary School is holding its annual Kindergarten Informational Night on Wednesday, February 5th at 7:00 PM in Cafe 1.  All parents of kindergarteners enrolling for the 2014-2015 school year are encouraged to attend!

PARENTS: Please Take Our New Website Survey by Feb 14; Your Input is Appreciated

February 3, 2014

Parent Online Website Survey. Deadline to complete the survey is February 14, 2014.

OHS Student Jin Hu Recognized as Semifinalist by Intel Science Talent Search

February 3, 2014

Congratulations to Orange High School student Jin Hu on her recent recognition as a semifinalist in the 2014 Intel Science Talent Search! A special congratulations to OHS teacher Mr. Jim Lenczewski, who was also recognized by Intel as Commended Teacher!

Orange Grad In Super Bowl Spotlight

January 31, 2014

From playing at Disney World with the Orange Marching Lion Band to his upcoming Super Bowl appearance, Orange Grad Logan Margolis '13 has been marching in step to the beat of his own drum for years!  This weekend, he will draw his biggest audience of all as millions of people around the world will be watching him!

Brady Middle School Presents: Guys and Dolls JR

January 31, 2014

Brady Middle School Presents: Guys and Dolls JR tonight, Friday, January 31st at 7 p.m. and Saturday, February 1st at 7 p.m. in the Orange High School Auditorium.  Check out photos and a preview here!

After Prom Fundraiser: Girls Night Out set for Tonight, Jan 30th, 6pm

January 30, 2014
The Orange High School After Prom Girls Night Out Fundraiser is still on for tonight, January 30 from 6-9pm at: Momentum Marketing & Event Planning, 23050 Miles Rd, Bedford Hts., Ohio.

Raising Resilient Kids Program set for 1/29 has been Postponed; New Date TBD

January 28, 2014

The “Raising Resilient Kids” program originally scheduled for Wednesday January 29, has been postponed. This Orange Schools Elementary and Middle School PTA’s Health & Safety Committee event will be rescheduled soon.

Update on False Fire Alarm at Brady

January 27, 2014

False Alarm. Earlier today a sensor tripped in an air handler at Brady Middle School causing the fire alarm to sound. Per procedure, students were evacuated in an organized manner to Moreland Hills School and the fire department was dispatched. Once given the all clear by fire officials, the system was reset and students returned to class.

All Activities on Orange Schools Campus CANCELLED beginning at 5PM tonight - Jan 25 - and All Day Jan 26

January 25, 2014

Due to severe weather conditions and a broken water main, all activities on the Orange Schools Campus have been CANCELLED for this evening (Jan 25th) beginning at 5 p.m. and all day Sunday, January  26th.

Russell King '11 Named Drum Major for Fighting Irish

January 23, 2014

Congratulations to Orange High School graduate Russell King '11 who was named one of three drum majors for next year's University of Notre Dame Band of the Fighting Irish! 


January 23, 2014

Currently only online orders accepted until January 27, 2014. 

Board Athletic Committee to Hold Community Meetings, Jan 28 and Jan 31

January 22, 2014

The Orange City School District Board of Education’s Athletic Committee will be holding community-wide meetings on January 28th at 6:30 p.m. and January 31st at 7:30 a.m. to gather feedback on athletic programming throughout the school district.

Reading Workshop Forum for MHS Parents, Jan 22nd

January 21, 2014

Join us for a presentation describing the Reading Workshop Model across K - 5 classrooms on Wednesday, January 22nd from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

BMS 6th Grader Wins MLK Card Contest!

January 21, 2014

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!

PTA: Guest Speaker coming to MHS: Susan Fee on Raising Resilient Children, Jan 29

January 17, 2014

The Orange Schools Elementary and Middle School PTA’s Health & Safety Committee is excited to announce a special program for parents called “Raising Resilient Kids” on Wednesday January 29 at 7 p.m. at Moreland Hills School.

Alum Julie Boland Named Ernst and Young Managing Partner

January 16, 2014

Congratulations to Orange High School 1984 graduate Julie Boland on being named as the new Managing Partner for Ernst and Young in Cleveland!

Board Selects 2014 Officers, Approves Appointments

January 14, 2014

At its January 13, 2014 organizational meeting, the Orange City School District Board of Education approved the appointment of Mrs. Dagmar Fellowes and Mrs. Angela Wilkes as its President and Vice President, respectively.

Orange Grad Blossoms in Florida Sunshine

January 13, 2014

Gabriel Levine ’07 seemed predestined for a career in hospitality management. His parents have been in the restaurant business for 15 years; his mom owns Bistro 185; and Gabriel has always had a knack for making people comfortable in their surroundings. It just took a few good Orange teachers to help him truly blossom.

2 Students Named 2014 Scholastic Writing Gold Key Winners

January 9, 2014

Congratulations Orange High School students Jordan Brown and Isabel Sands on being named Gold Key winners in the 2014 Scholastic Writing Awards.

Orange Schools Closed on Tuesday, January 7th

January 7, 2014

Due to the weather forecast, Orange Schools will be closed on Tuesday, January 7th. Evening Activities are cancelled for January 6th & 7th, as well.

Hidden in Plain Sight Awareness Program Jan 9th

January 7, 2014

Orange PTAs present this adults only awareness program on Thursday, January 9, 2014 at Orange High School beginning at 6:30 p.m. Topics include substance use, violence, eating disorders, juvenile crime, technology, and more. No children will be admitted.

Orange Schools Closed on Monday, January 6th

January 6, 2014

Due to weather conditions, the Orange Schools will be closed on Monday, January 6th. Evening Activities are cancelled, as well.

Board Meeting POSTPONED; Rescheduled for Jan 13th

January 6, 2014

Tonight's Board Meeting and Community Dialogue has been postponed and rescheduled for Monday, January 13th.

Board Organizational Meeting, Community Dialogue Rescheduled for Jan 13th

January 5, 2014

Board Meeting Reminder: Monday, January 13th, BOE Community Dialogue @5:45 p.m.; BOE Organizational Meeting @ 6:30 p.m. at PPLC.

Process Used to Determine Weather Related Closings

January 5, 2014

The Orange City School District understands that the decision to close schools or resort to an early release due to inclement weather or loss of utilities has an enormous effect on all of our families. The following information may help you to better understand the process used when making the decision.

Board Bids Fond Farewell to Two Members; Welcomes New Members

December 24, 2013

As 2013 draws to a close, we bid farewell to two long serving board members, Tom Bonda and Sam Steinhouse, and welcome Melanie Weltman and Jeff Leikin.

Happy Holidays to All and to All A Good Vacation!

December 21, 2013

Excitement was in the air the last full day of school in 2013!  We wish you all a wonderful holiday season, a fantastic new year, and safe travels wherever your journeys may take you!  We look forward to seeing everyone back when school returns on January 6th, 2014!!!   

PTA Reflections Program Recognizes Students' Artistic Talents

December 20, 2013

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!

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

December 20, 2013

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.


Students Awarded in CCF eXpressions Program

December 19, 2013

Congratulations to students Izabelle Carlson and Samantha Angie from the Excel TECC Visual Art and Design program at Orange High School on recently being awarded Red Ribbons in the 2014 Cleveland Clinic eXpressions program.

Model UN Dominates at LCCC Conference

December 16, 2013

Orange High School finished in first place with a total of 48 points at the recent Lorain County Community College Model United Nations Conference. 

OHS Senior Kim Named BBB Integrity Award Winner

December 16, 2013

Congratulations to Orange High School senior Doo Hee Kim on being selected as a Better Business Bureau Students of Integrity award winner!

Thankful BMS Student Expresses Gratitude for Veterans

December 6, 2013

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.

MHS Book Fair Dec 9-13; Family Night Dec 11

December 6, 2013

The MHS Book Fair is coming December 9th - 13th! You will find the latest and greatest titles for kids, as well as books of interest for adults. Mark your calendar for our Family Event on Wednesday, December 11th from 3:30pm -7:00pm.

Senior Congrats Ad for Yearbook Due by Dec 31

December 6, 2013

The 2014 yearbook staff is offering reserve space to parents of seniors in the form of "Senior Congrats Ads". This space allows you the opportunity to personalze your son 's or daughter's 2014 Oran yearbook. Order must be received by DECEMBER 31, 2013.

BMS Science Fair Winners Announced!

December 5, 2013

Congratulations to BMS students Hannah Shuffer and Samantha Wittenberg who took first place in the annual Science Fair!  From sense of taste to plant growth, the students' projects delved into many different topics.

OHS 2014 Graduation Set for Palace Theater

December 5, 2013

The Class of 2014 Commencement will take place at the Palace Theater in Playhouse Square on Sunday, June 1, 2014 at 4 p.m. Additional details will be shared with seniors and their parents after the new year.

College Planning Night Reminder: Dec 5th

December 4, 2013

Orange High School College Planning Night is set for Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. in the school auditorium. OHS students and parents are welcome to attend. It will include presentations on ACT, SAT, and College Admissions.

Happy Thanksgiving to All!

November 27, 2013

The intersessions are all wrapped up; each project is proudly on display; which leaves us with just one thing wishes for a wonderful Thanksgiving Day!

Explore the Arts! Participate in Reflections!!!

November 26, 2013

Looking for something creative to do over the holiday break?  Participate in the PTA REFLECTIONS program!  Use this year's theme "Believe, Dream, Inspire" to create an original work.  Entries are due December 2nd-6th.

Engaged OHS Students Immersed in Intersessions

November 25, 2013

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.

MHS Coats for Kids Drive Begins Dec. 2

November 24, 2013

The MHS Annual Coats for Kids Drive begins next weeks! Please look for those new or gently used coats to donate to keep the children of Greater Cleveland warm this winter.

Student Selected to National Inventors Board

November 22, 2013

Orange High School senior Andi Wang recently received notice that she has been selected to be a member of the Student Board of Directors for the National Gallery for America's Young Inventors. Congratulations!

College Planning Night Set for Dec 5th

November 20, 2013

Orange High School College Planning Night is set for Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. in the school auditorium. 

OHS '00 Grad Rediscovers Life Passion Through Writing

November 19, 2013

OHS graduate Eric Praschan ('00) always had a passion for writing.  But it took a life-changing experience...and his OHS channel that passion into a career.

Intersession Helps 5th Graders FETCH! Good Finances

November 16, 2013

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. 

OHS Fall Blood Drive Saves Lives

November 15, 2013

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

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

November 15, 2013

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.

BMS Students' Food Drive Helps Make a Difference

November 14, 2013

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.

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

November 14, 2013

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

Blood Drive at OHS Nov 14th

November 13, 2013

The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be at the Orange High School varsity gym on Thursday, November 14th from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Anyone 16 years or older may donate blood. Permission forms are available in the OHS Clinic.

BMS Salutes Our Veterans

November 11, 2013

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. 

Order Your Yearbook Now! First Deadline Nov 30

November 10, 2013

The 2013-2014 Orange High School yearbook deadline is upon us. The first sale deadline is November 30th.

One Night Only -- Hear Me Roar!

November 8, 2013
The OHS Thespians present the fall production "Hear Me Roar" TONIGHT ONLY (Friday, November 8th) at 7:00 PM in the OHS Auditorium.  Tickets are $5 at the door.  Non-perishable goods are being accepted with $1 off the ticket price per donated item.

OHS Math Teacher Honored

November 5, 2013

Orange High School teacher Heidi Rudolph was honored last month as an “Outstanding Mathematics Teacher” by the Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

Update on Today's Power Outage

November 1, 2013

Orange Librarians Receive Award of Distinction

October 29, 2013

The Orange School librarians were recently presented with the Ohio Educational Library Media Association's District Library Program of Distinction. Orange is the only District in the state to receive this prestigious award this year.

Pledge to be a Safe Driver, Help Orange Earn a Grant: Vote by Oct 26

October 25, 2013

REMINDER: From now through Saturday, October 26, 2013, Orange High School students (14+), parents, staff and community members can visit to vote for Orange High School and a chance to win a $100,000 grant!

Orange Schools Delayed 2 Hours Today October 24th

October 24, 2013

Due to weather and road conditions, Orange Schools will be operating on a 2-Hour delay on Thursday, October 24th

OHS Science Chair Recognized by Stanford U

October 24, 2013

Stanford University recently recognized Orange High School Science Department Chair Jim Lenczewski for exceptional teaching, as referred by 2013 OHS graduate Sarah Young.

OPEGS to Hold Book Study on Oct 29th

October 24, 2013

Please join OPEGS for their Book Discussion at Moreland Hills School on October 29, 2013 at 7 p.m. The Book is The Price of Privilege: How Parental Pressure and Material Advantage Are Creating a Generation of Disconnected and Unhappy Kids by Madeline Levine.

Alumni Association Celebrates Its 25th, Inducts 11 Into Hall of Fame

October 23, 2013

The Orange Alumni Association marked its 25th Anniversary in spectacular style. Following an All-Class Reunion prior to the Homecoming Game, the Class of 2013 Hall of Fame Inductees were introduced at half-time and officially inducted at a luncheon the following day.  Congratulations to our outstanding Hall of Famers!

PTA Parent Meeting on District Communications - Wed, Oct. 23rd

October 23, 2013

Orange Elementary and High School PTAs will hold a joint meeting along with Orange Schools Administrators in the Orange High School Commons on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 7 p.m. The evening will include a presentation on school district communications and a Twitter workshop for parents. 

Parent Math and Gifted Forum Follow-up Now Posted

October 22, 2013

Thank you to the 100+ parents and community members who attended the Parent Math and Gifted Forum. For those of you who could not attend or would like to review the presentation, we have posted information here including the powerpoint, the handout, Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), and a video.

Homecoming Weekend a ROARING Success!

October 22, 2013

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'!!!

Board Community Dialogue Offered Prior to Monday Night Meetings

October 22, 2013

Beginning on Monday, November 4, 2013 the Orange Board of Education will host Board Community Dialogue sessions from 5:45 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. in the Pepper Pike Learning Center prior to all its scheduled Monday evening regular meetings and study sessions. This is an opportunity for parents and other community members to discuss concerns and share thoughts and ideas with representatives from the Board of Education.

Financial News: State Auditor Award, AAA Financial Rating, 5-Year Forecast

October 22, 2013

Orange City School District earned "Auditor of State Award with Distinction," maintained its AAA Standard & Poor's financial rating and approved its five-year forecast.

Orange Tennis Players are State Champions!

October 21, 2013

Congratulations to OHS tennis players Alissa Nakamoto and Adrian Young who placed FIRST at the State Championships in doubles tennis this weekend!  Orange is proud of you!

Alumni HoF, Tailgate, Football, Fireworks - Tonight!

October 18, 2013

Join us tonight for the Alumni Homecoming, Pre-Game Tailgate, Varsity Football and Post-Game Fireworks! Festivities begin 5:30 p.m. with Kickoff of the Orange Lions vs. the Wickliffe Blue Devils at 7 p.m.

OHS Tennis Players Head to States!

October 17, 2013

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

Alumni Association 25th Anniversary HoF Inductions!

October 17, 2013

The Orange Alumni Association is proudly hosting its 25th Anniversary Hall of Fame Induction during Orange High School's Homecoming weekend, October 18-19, 2013.

OHS Homecoming Royalty 2013 Announced

October 15, 2013

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!

Help Soles4Souls Program Continue to Thrive!

October 11, 2013

The Orange City School District's effort to provide "Soles4Souls" has already generated hundreds of pairs of shoes for children in need.  The effort will continue through the end of the month.  Please continue to donate!

OHS Students Recognized by National Merit Scholarship Corp.

October 4, 2013

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.

OHS Boys Soccer Recognizes Seniors in Final Home Game Win

October 3, 2013

The Boys Varsity Soccer team had a big win over Conference rival West Geauga High School outscoring the Wolverines 7-1 at home. It was a fitting conclusion to the Senior Night recognition for seniors Daniel Munsell, David Lardakis, Christophe Tomsic, Malcolm Blake, Justin Gildar and Bryan Shill.

Parent-Community Forum on 6-12 Math, Gifted, Curriculum Set for Oct 9th

October 2, 2013

Reminder: The October 9th Parent and Community Forum will be at 6 p.m. in the Orange High School Auditorium.

Tickets Now on Sale! Orange Schools Foundation's Wild for Orange, a FUNraiser!

October 2, 2013

The Orange Schools Foundation is pleased to announce that it will hold its first annual gala Wild for Orange, a FUNraiser! on Saturday, November 16, 2013. Tickets now on sale and available in advance only.

Moreland Messenger Newsletter Now Posted

October 1, 2013

Welcome to the first edition of the Moreland Messenger featuring news and information from Moreland Hills Elementary School! All future editions of the will be available online at our district website and through email.

Visit our For Parents Website Menu

September 30, 2013

Be sure to visit the “For Parents” dropdown menu on the Orange Schools Website to find out information on a variety of topics and to connect with various school district support organizations.

OHS Football to Host Mattress Sale Fundraiser Sept 28

September 27, 2013

Orange High School Football is pleased to host a one-of-a-kind fundraising event - Mattress sale, 30-60% below retail. See you on Saturday, September 28 between 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Fourth Annual Run with Pride Sept 29

September 26, 2013

The 4th Annual "Run with Pride" 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk will be held on September 29, 2013 at 10 a.m. Registration begins at 9 a.m. at the OHS Stadium. Click the headline for more information.

Artwork of OHS Junior Selected for Gifted Auction

September 26, 2013

Orange High School junior Kirby Davis' artwork “Bicycles” was selected as a winner in the Ohio Association for Gifted Children (OAGC) art auction.

Student Design Chosen for Brady Flag

September 19, 2013

Congratulations to the 2013-2014 BMS flag design winner eighth grader Victoria Popritkin!

Reminder: Orange Community Night: Fireworks, Football, Tailgate, Field Dedication Sept 20

September 19, 2013

Orange High School invites you to join in the celebration of the official dedication of the new Athletic Field at Lewis W. Black Stadium at Orange Schools Community Night on Friday, September 20, 2013! In addition to the dedication ceremony, there will be a tailgate party, an OHS Lions varsity football game and fireworks.

Presentation on New State Report Card, District Assessments, Goals

September 17, 2013

This video features the slideshow presentation that was shared with the Board of Education at its September 9, 2013 meeting. Topics include information on the new State Report Card, District Assessments and Goals.

Pro Football Player Offers Inspiring Read for Students

September 13, 2013

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.

MHS K-2 Grade Open House Tuesday at 7 PM

September 10, 2013

This year's Kindergarten through 2nd grade Open House for parents only will take place this evening, Tuesday, September 10th starting at 7 p.m.

MHS 3-5 Grade Open House Tuesday at 7 PM

September 3, 2013

This year's 3rd grade through 5th grade Open House for parents only will take place this evening, Tuesday, September 3rd starting at 7 p.m.  

Student Volunteer Opportunity: Sept 7 at Landerwood

September 3, 2013

OHS Student volunteers are needed for Saturday morning, September 7, 2013 8:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at Landerwood Plaza for the Free Community Shredding and Electronic Recycling event.

Go Lions! Beat Bay!

August 30, 2013

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!

Innisbrook Fundraiser Underway!

August 29, 2013

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!

Meet New Superintendent Dr. Holland TONIGHT!

August 28, 2013

A Meet and Greet with new Orange Schools Superintendent Dr. Edwin Holland will be held in the Orange High School media center tonight, Wednesday, August 28th, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. All residents living in the Orange School District are invited to attend. Light refreshments will be served. Please enter through the OHS courtyard.

OHS Athletics Launches New Website!

August 26, 2013

Visit the new Orange High School Athletics web site at Also, follow OHS Athletics on Twitter and Facebook!

OHS Students 'Fighting for Family' Host Fundraiser

August 24, 2013

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.

2013 Lander Circle Kiwanis Orange Staff Award Winners Announced!

August 23, 2013

As part of the annual Convocation Day festivities, the Lander Circle Kiwanis announced the recipients of the 2013 teacher and staff awards.  Congratulations to Lonnie Aiello, Ship Collins, and Cindy Veverka!!!

Orange School District Earns A on State Indicators, 24-24 Met!

August 22, 2013

The Orange City School District performed well overall on the 2013 Ohio Department of Education school district report card, which was released today. High Marks Met in State Indicators, Value Added (Student Growth), and Graduation Rates.

Welcome to the 2013-2014 School Year!

August 21, 2013

While all students in grades 1-12 return to campus for a full school day beginning Thursday, August 22nd, some students got to enjoy an early preview of the great things to come in the year ahead!  

Welcome Letter from Superintendent Holland to Parents

August 14, 2013

Welcome to the 2013-2014 school year! I would like to introduce myself. My name is Edwin Holland, and I am the new superintendent for the Orange City School District.

OHS Lions Soccer Takes the Field!

August 14, 2013

The Beat Goes On At Band Camp 2013

August 12, 2013

The end of July could mean only one thing for this group of 141 Orange High School students…an annual pilgrimage to the fields of Slippery Rock University. This is Band Camp 2013!

Excitement is High for Lions Football! Black-n-Orange Scrimmage Set for Saturday

August 6, 2013

The Orange Lions Football Team started their summer training camp 2-A-Day practices. Excitement is high around the program. Everyone is invited to come out to any of the practices. This Saturday morning is the annual Black and Orange intrasquad scrimmage beginning at 9 a.m. Check out the Pump Up Video for the coming season!

Melanie Weltman Selected to Serve on School Board

July 20, 2013

The Orange City School District has announced the selection of Mrs. Melanie Weltman to fill the recently open Board of Education seat.

Patronaires Kickoff Lunch July 27

July 18, 2013

A Marching Season Kickoff Lunch will be held in the Orange High School Commons on Saturday, July 27, 2013 11:15 a.m. The Orange Patronaires invite all OHS Band Members, Lionettes, AND THEIR FAMILIES.

World War II Vet Honored with OHS Diploma

July 15, 2013

Orange High School, in collaboration with the Newbury Schools, presented a former student with an honorary diploma on Sunday, July 14, 2013. Elmer Robert Saben, at 18 years old, left the Orange Schools in 1943 in order to enlist in the United States Army during World War II. He never had the opportunity to receive his diploma.

2013-2014 Calendars Now Available

July 15, 2013

The 2013-2014 Orange City School District wall calendars are now available for purchase. 

Orange Schools Superintendent Search Focus Group Summary

July 11, 2013

As part of the recent superintendent search, the Orange Board of Education worked with the search firm Finding Leaders to conduct focus groups with community members and District personnel to create a profile of the desired qualities and characteristics of the new superintendent. Please select the above headline to review a compilation of the various opinions shared in the focus groups.

Open Door Fall Registration Currently Underway

July 10, 2013

The 2013-2014 Open Door Registration is currently underway. Open Door is the extended day program for students in grades K-5 at Moreland Hills Elementary School. It is a self-supporting program of the Orange Community Education & Recreation Department. Deadline to register is August 2, 2013 by 5 p.m.

Fekete, Simon Named NEOBCA All-Stars

July 9, 2013

Congratulations to Orange 2013 graduates Jake Fekete and Ben Simon who were chosen to play in the NEOBCA All-Star baseball game!

OHS to Hold Red Cross Blood Drive July 12th

July 9, 2013

Orange High School will hold a special summer Red Cross bloodmobile in the school media center on Friday, July 12th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Students, staff and community members are welcome.

Orange Board Accepting Applications for Vacant Seat

July 3, 2013

The Orange Schools Board of Education has begun accepting applications for community members interested in an open Board position. Deadline for submitting a completed application is July 16th. Please click headline for further details and to apply.

Kiwanis Sale July 11-13; July 18-20

June 28, 2013

The 56th annual Kiwanis of Lander Circle sale will take place on the Orange Schools Campus at the Kiwanis Barns behind the tennis courts on July 11-13 and July 18-20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Also, July 12th and 19th from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.  Proceeds from the sale benefit more than 40 community projects, including many in the Orange Schools!

Congratulations Katelyn King on Athletic Scholarship

June 27, 2013

Congratulations to Orange High School Class of 2013 graduate Katelyn King on being recognized by the Northeast District Athletic Board for an Ohio High School Athletic Association scholarship!

Schoonover Hired as New Principal of Moreland Hills School

June 25, 2013

The Orange City School District welcomes Ms. Renee Schoonover as the new Principal of Moreland Hills Elementary School. The Board of Education approved her hiring at its June 24, 2013 meeting.

Save the Date: Orange Foundation Gala Nov 16

June 21, 2013

Save the Date: Orange Schools Foundation 1st Annual Gala: Wild for Orange - a FUNraiser! The Orange Schools Foundation will be hosting "Wild for Orange" on November 16, 2013 from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Porsche of Beachwood. Enjoy live entertainment, fabulous food, live and silent auctions, and much more!

Dr. Edwin Holland Named New Superintendent

June 20, 2013

After an extensive search which led to a diverse list of candidates, the Orange City School District announced today the hiring of Dr. Edwin S. Holland as its new Superintendent of Schools.

OHS Student Jin Hu Honored as International Future Problem Solver!

June 12, 2013

OHS student Jin Hu was honored at the International Future Problem Solving Conference in early June after being awarded an invitation to represent Ohio at the International Bowl in Indiana.  Congratulations Jin!

Orange School Board Announces Superintendent Candidate Finalists

June 12, 2013

The Orange City School District announced today the two finalists for the position of Orange City Schools Superintendent: Mr. Stephen G. Barrett and Dr. Edwin S. Holland. Mr. Barrett is the current superintendent and curriculum director for Kirtland Local Schools; Dr. Holland is the superintendent of the Cuyahoga Heights Local School District. 

Congratulations to our Staff Retirees and Best Wishes to All for a Fantastic Summer!

June 11, 2013

Congratulations to the 15 Orange Retirees who have collectively given nearly 500 years of service to the Orange City Schools!   Photo slideshows from the end of the year events are available for viewing at as well as in this story.  Best wishes to all for a fantastic summer!

Will Carter State Long Jump Champion!

June 7, 2013

OHS track teams EXCEL at State Competition...!!!

Congratulations Class of 2013 On Graduation!

June 3, 2013

Orange High School held its eighy-seventh annual Commencement on Sunday, June 2nd and graduated 192 stellar students!  Congratulations graduates on officially becoming alumni!

Congratulations to OHS Artists Reynolds and Tenney

May 31, 2013

Orange High School senior Alex Reynolds’ award-winning animation art work is being showcased at New York's Carnegie Hall. He received a scholarship and gold medal from the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. OHS junior Rachel Tenney also was recognized by Scholastic Art and Writing Awards by earning a silver award!

Good Luck to Tennis Players at States!

May 30, 2013

Good luck at the State Tournament to Orange High School tennis players Ron Beilinson & Austin Smedira! The event will be held Friday and Saturday at The Ohio State University outdoor varsity tennis courts.

PTA Partners with Barnes and Noble to Benefit Orange Schools

May 30, 2013

From now through June 6, 2013 everything bought at Barnes and Noble (including coffee and food at the cafe) will benefit the Orange PTA. Just mention that you are part of the Orange Schools. Anything purchased online from Barnes and Noble is included as well.

MHS 5th Grade Concert Tonight at OHS

May 29, 2013

Join the Moreland Hills Elementary School fifth graders in their first collective concert tonight at the Orange High School Auditorium at 7pm.

DI Team Hedgehog Excelled at Globals!

May 28, 2013

Congratulations to the members of MHS' Team Hedgehog Factory who had an amazing showing at their first Destination Imagination international competition!

Brady Dominates at State Power of the Pen!

May 25, 2013

At the Power of the Pen State Finals, Brady Middle School took the top two places among 8th graders, third place overall as a team, three students who advanced to the power round, and a student who received multiple awards including a $24,000 scholarship!

Stadium Closed for Renovation Starting May 28th

May 24, 2013

Beginning Tuesday, May 28, 2013 through the beginning of August 2013, Orange High School Stadium will be closed as renovations are made to install a new turf field. Field F4 is also closed for upgrades.

Three OHS Seniors Win National Merit Scholarships

May 24, 2013

Congratulations to OHS Seniors Camille Rekhson, Adisa Malik, and Sarah Young who have each been awarded a $2500 scholarship through the National Merit Scholarship Corporation program!

Letter from Retiring MHS Principal Marc Haag

May 23, 2013

Moreland Hills Elementary School Principal Marc Haag formally announced his retirement this week after more than 20 years with the Orange Schools and 40 years as an educator.  You may read his retirement letter here.

Board Begins Superintendent Search; Parent, Community, Additional Focus Groups Set for 5/28

May 22, 2013

The Orange City School District Board of Education began the search for its next superintendent last week, with the hiring of the search firm Finding Leaders. On Tuesday, May 28th, Finding Leaders will conduct focus group discussions with community members and District personnel to create a profile of the desired qualities and characteristics of the new superintendent. There are two Parent/Community focus group sessions scheduled(See full story for schedule)

OHS Summer Reading Pre-Order Form Available

May 21, 2013

In an effort to make it easier for OHS students to obtain this year's summer reading book and benefit the Orange library at the same time, the OHS Library with the assistance of the PTA and Barnes & Noble, have created an order form due May 24th!

Orange Bus Drivers Tops In Their Class!

May 21, 2013

Orange City School District bus drivers achieved superior results once again at the Regional Bus Driver Safety Road-E-O, bringing home the top 2 team trophies and taking first, second, and third place individual titles with two drivers placing in the top five in the state!!! 

Lemonade Rocks!

May 21, 2013

MHS students hosted their annual "Alex's Lemonade Stand" to raise awareness and money for childhood cancer research.  Bringing in $2000 dollars, they proved that "Lemon-Aid Rocks"!!!

Orange Relay for Life Kicks Off Jubilee Weekend!

May 17, 2013

The Orange School Communities’ Relay for Life will take place on May 17-18 at Orange High School stadium. This event is a collaboration between the American Cancer Society and the Orange City School District in coordination with 35th annual Orange Jubilee. Come out and join us in making a difference!

Advanced Technology Builds Historical Bridge for Multiple Generations

May 15, 2013

Generations Day is a Moreland Hills Elementary School tradition...a day when third graders are joined by relatives of another generation to take a walk down memory lane and explore the past and the present with each other.  One student wasn't going to let the fact that his grandmother lives in Russia stop him from sharing the special day with her. Technology helped them cross the bridge to the future together.

MHS 4th Grade Destination ImagiNation Team Qualifies for Globals!

May 13, 2013

Team Hedgehog Factory needs your help to get to the international Destination Imagination competition....!

OHS Students Recognized by Excel TECC

May 9, 2013

Seven Orange High School students were recognized in the 2012-2013 awards for students in the Excel TECC programs.

EXTRA! EXTRA! Outlook Wins First Place in American Scholastic Press Association Contest

May 9, 2013

The Orange High School newspaper, “The Orange Outlook”, won first place for the second consecutive year in the American Scholastic Press Association’s annual Scholastic Newspaper Awards Contest.


May 9, 2013

The Little Black Book will now include email addresses and will have a slightly different format. In the past, you only needed to complete a form if you had any changes or revisions to your address or phone number. This year, EVERYONE must complete a form by June 20th. 2013-2014 Black Book Form

We Appreciate Our Staff and Community!

May 2, 2013

Happy Appreciation Week!   We appreciate you -- our students, staff, families, and community for making the Orange Schools such a wonderful place to be!  Special thanks to the PTA for creating a fantastic appreciation week celebration!

Superintendent Dr. Wingenbach to Resign at End of School Year

May 1, 2013

On April 30, 2013, I presented the Board with a letter of resignation effective at the end of this contract year. The last five years as Superintendent and the prior ten years as Director of Educational Programs provided me with exceptional opportunities to work with fine, caring people on behalf of the students of Orange.

Model UN Awarded First Place in Cleveland Area Competition

April 30, 2013

Congratulations to the OHS Model United Nations team on finishing in First Place at the 69th Annual CCWA Model UN Spring Conference in Cleveland! This is the 8th time in 11 years that OHS has won this award.

OHS Musician Wins 2nd GLT Grand Prize; Song Played on Radio

April 26, 2013

For the second consecutive year, Orange High School senior Keifer Wiley is a grand prize winner in the Great Lakes Theater’s Bardstock song writing contest. His song is entitled “Not as I Have Been”. It aired on WCPN 90.3FM.

Resident Sponsors Engineering Scholarship; Apps Due May 3rd

April 25, 2013

Thanks to Pepper Pike resident Mr. Gus Schrader, two college scholarships are available to Orange High Schools students yearly who successfully pursue a 4-year degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Chemical Engineering. This year's deadline for completed applications is May 3, 2013!

Support Local Artists at PTA Art Fair on May 5th

April 25, 2013

The Orange Elementary PTA presents its 9th annual Orange Art Fair on Sunday, May 5, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Moreland Hills Elementary School on the Orange Schools Campus at 32000 Chagrin Blvd. Admission is free. More than 60 fine artisans will be on hand. 

OHS Students Honored as Future Problem Solvers

April 22, 2013

Congratulations to Orange High School students Jin Hu and Jordan Brown who took home first and second place honors respectively at the Future Problem Solving State Bowl held this past weekend!

Four OHS Students Inducted into National Technical Honor Society

April 22, 2013

Congratulations to Orange High School students Kara Moss, Zoe Carlson, Izabelle Carlson and Rachel Tenney who were recently inducted into the National Technical Honor Society.

OHS Junior/Senior Prom Court Announced

April 22, 2013

The Court has been announced for the OHS Junior/Senior Prom which will be held on Saturday evening, April 27th.  Meet your royalty here...!

MHS Read To Me Program Brings Generations Together

April 19, 2013

Read a good book lately? Moreland Hills Elementary School kindergarten and first graders sure have, thanks to the multi-generational readers involved in the “Read-To-Me” program!

BMS Students Honored for Earth Day Efforts

April 19, 2013

Earth Day 2013 is right around the corner (April 22nd) and BMS students are doing their part through the arts to raise awareness about environmental issues...including writing poems about alternative fuels that have had officials stand up and take notice.

Senior Zachary Miller Selected as Presidential Scholar Semifinalist!

April 19, 2013

Congratulations to Orange High School senior Zachary Miller on being selected as a semifinalist in the 2013 U.S. Presidential Scholars Competition!

Two OHS Juniors Compete for Spot on US Chemistry Olympiad Team

April 17, 2013

Congratulations to juniors Andrew Moyal and Brandon Piyevsky who are among those students who scored in the top 10 percent nationwide on the Chemistry Olympiad qualifying exam and now move on to the next round!

Orange Students' Reflections Projects Receive State Honors

April 17, 2013

Congratulations to the four Orange Schools' students who will be honored this weekend in Columbus for outstanding achievement in the arts for their Reflections projects!

Brady Presents the Musical Grease - Student Edition! April 12-13

April 11, 2013

Brady Middle School students present "GREASE, Student Edition" on Friday, April 12th and Saturday, April 13th at 7 p.m. in the Orange High School Auditorium.

Spread the Word to End the Word

April 11, 2013

Orange High School’s Project Support group kicked-off a timeless campaign inviting students, teachers, staff and community members to make a pledge to stop using the R-word – “retard(ed).”

BMS Power of the Pen Team Dominates at Regionals!

April 10, 2013

Congratulations to the Brady Middle School Power of the Pen team as the student members continued their winning streak at the Regional Tournament in Hudson this past weekend!

Les étudiants Brady conversent avec des correspondants en Français!

April 5, 2013

Brady Middle School 8th grade French students converse with pen pals via mail, blogging and video conferencing all in French!

Boosters Fundraiser Set for April 13th

April 2, 2013

The Orange Boosters Club is hosting its annual Fundraising Event at the Cleveland Racquet Club on April 13, 2013 at 7 p.m. This event will include artwork and music by Orange High School students.

Congratulations to OHS Students - 1 Finalist, 3 Semi-Finalist in Essay Contest!

March 28, 2013

Orange student Avalon Regalbuto has been named a finalist in the Maltz Museum’s “Stop the Hate: Youth Speak Out!” essay contest. Three OHS students were recognized as semifinalists, including Rachel Levin, Rachel Ross, and Matthew Schiff.

Reminder: No School April 1; School Resumes April 2

March 27, 2013

Students will not have school on Monday, April 1, 2013. Classes will resume on Tuesday, April 2, 2013.

BMS 7th Graders Make A Difference

March 20, 2013

As a follow-up to the Challenge Day experience, Brady Middle School seventh graders were given the opportunity to put into practice some of the lessons learned through that program as they were encouraged to “Be the Change”.

Good Luck at the Indoor Track State Meet!

March 15, 2013

Congratulations and Good luck to the three Orange High School student athletes who qualified to compete in the State Meet for Indoor Track this weekend. They are Will Carter, Malcolm Harris and Ophir Paz.

OHS Thespians Present: Legally Blonde - The Musical, Mar 14-16

March 14, 2013

Orange Thespians Perform “Legally Blonde - the Musical” on March 14-16 at 7 p.m. each night in the Orange High School Auditorium.

BMS Teacher John Marcelino Recipient of PD Crystal Apple Award!

March 12, 2013

Congratulations to teacher John Marcelino who was selected by the Plain Dealer as the Crystal Apple Award winner in the middle school category!  Mr. Marcelino was nominated by his former student Megan Jarrett and presented with the award in front of the entire seventh grade!

BMS Power of the Pen Team Wins District Competition!

March 11, 2013

Congratulations to Brady Middle School's eighth grade Power of the Pen team which came in FIRST PLACE at the District Tournament!

Congratulations OHS Mock Trial Team: State Runner-Up!

March 9, 2013

Congratulations to the OHS student members of "Team Shanghai" who finished in the top two in the State Mock Trial Competition out of nearly 400 teams...and congratulations to senior Hannah Levine who took home the "Best Witness" in the State Award!!!

OHS Schedule Adjusted for OGT Testing

March 8, 2013

The Ohio Graduation Tests are scheduled for next week (March 11-15) at Orange High School.  Schedules are being adjusted accordingly.  Please open story for more details.

OHS Teacher Mark Burkhart Earns Innovation Award

March 7, 2013

Congratulations to Orange High School social studies teacher Mark Burkhart on earning an Innovative Educator award from WVIZ/PBS Education Advisory Council.

Good Luck at States to OHS Mock Trial Teams

March 7, 2013

Congratulations to the OHS Mock Trial students who have advanced to State Competition on March 7th through 9th!  Only three teams are advancing from our region to states -- and they are all from Orange!!! Good Luck! Go Lions!

OHS Sarah Young Earns President's Volunteer Service Award

March 6, 2013

Orange High School senior Sarah Young has been honored with a President’s Volunteer Service Award for her exemplary volunteering at school and in the community. Congratulations!

Orange Alumni Scholarships Available to Senior Legacies

March 4, 2013

Orange Alumni Association scholarships are available for qualified seniors.  The applications for these scholarships are due no later than March 29th. 

OHS Talent Show TONIGHT!!!

March 1, 2013

This Unity and Diversity event will be held tonight Friday, March 1, 2013 at 7 p.m. in the school auditorium. Come see nearly 30 performances from acting to singing to dancing to musical pieces. Tickets are $5 at the door and $3 in advance. Money raised from the show will go towards the Alla Bogomolnaya Fund for Colon Cancer Research. Check out some of the preview pictures here!

Challenge Day 2013: An Emotional Day; A Life-Changing Experience

February 28, 2013

"If you really knew me, you would know that I have always been annoyed by and afraid of cliques. If you really knew me, you would know that I have always struggled in math until this year, and I don’t like to read. If you really knew me, you would know that I have felt lonely, excluded, and angry at times.  Thanks to Challenge Day 2013 I now feel like I can talk about... and just be who I am... more comfortably."   Seventh grader Rachel Kornbluth takes us on her personal journey.


Brady Book Fair Family Event Wednesday Afternoon

February 27, 2013

It's time for the Brady Book Fair! Come to the Brady Middle School Media Center February 25th-March 1st. An amazing selection of books is headed our way. There will be a family event Wednesday, February 27th from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Calendar Update: No Classes on April 1st for Students

February 27, 2013

**Calendar Update: Students will not have school on Monday, April 1, 2013**
There will be a state approved waiver day for staff development on Monday, April 1, 2013 that will focus on safety awareness. Students will not have classes on this date.

After Prom Benefit: Spring Into Beauty to be Held Mar 10; Get Tickets in Advance

February 26, 2013

After Prom Benefit: "Spring Into Beauty...And Get Your Celebrity On!" will be held on March 10th. Tickets are $10 in advance and on sale during OHS lunch periods on Thursday, February 28th; Tuesday, March 5th; and Thursday, March 7th. Click headline for details.

OHS' Nee Crowned State Champion in Swimming!

February 25, 2013

Congratulations to Orange High School swimmer Jack Nee, STATE CHAMPION!

Congratulations to OHS Culinary Arts Student Rachel Kowalski!

February 25, 2013

Her Excel TECC Culinary Arts II team placed 3rd in the state among 24 teams at the recent state level ProStart Invitational.

Community Day Offers Life Lessons for MHS 2nd Graders

February 22, 2013

The movie theater marquis was up and ready; the scent of warm pastries and tasty treats emanated from the bakery; the “Museum of Awesome Things” had been newly cleaned; hair and nail stylists were ready with beautification tools in hand; and the bus drivers and sanitation department workers were ready to go.  Welcome to Community Day 2013!

An Intersession Tale: Learning Outside the Box

February 21, 2013

In the course of one week, Orange Schools' students from kindergarten through high school journeyed through their own time and space; they travelled to Egypt and beyond; they explored everything from probability to physics, from finances to leadership. What they thought of as “fun”, in reality, was the very definition of Next Generation Learning.

OHS Swimmers: Good Luck at States!

February 18, 2013

Congratulations to the Orange High School Swim Team! The team sent 18 swimmers to the recent District Tournament. Twelve of those swimmers qualified for the State Meet.

Five Lions Named to Hockey All League Team!

February 18, 2013

Congratulations to the Orange student athletes named to the All-League Team in hockey! We also congratulate Lions' Head Coach Rob Whidden on being named Coach of the Year!

OHS Student Architects' Design Chosen for Contest

February 14, 2013

Congratulations to the Orange High School student team of Iris Gerzenshtein and Adam Rukin on earning a top 10 finish in the 16th Annual Student Model Home Design Contest.

2013-2014 Kindergarten Registration Events Set: Feb 26 & 28

February 13, 2013

Kindergarten Registration events for parents interested in registering their child for the 2013-2014 school year will be held on February 26, 2013 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and February 28, 2013 from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Moreland Hills School. Completed Kindergarten registration forms are required and are available online here.

OHS Alum Named Gates Cambridge Scholar

February 13, 2013

Congratulations to Orange High School Class of 2010 graduate Leah Weiss who was recently chosen as a 2013 Gates Cambridge Scholar. She will be attending Cambridge University in England next year.

5 OHS Mock Trial Teams Advance to Regionals!

February 10, 2013

Congratulations to the 80+ Orange High School students who competed at the District Mock Trial competition on Friday.  Five of our teams have won the right to advance to the regional competition scheduled for February 22nd -- the most in the state!

Today is Digital Learning Learning Day!

February 6, 2013

At Orange City Schools we celebrate digital learning every day! Follow us on Twitter to read our DLDay Tweets! We’ll be sharing many examples of digital learning throughout the day.

Congratulations Will Carter - Division I Scholarship!

February 6, 2013

Congratulations to Orange High School senior Will Carter who signed his letter of intent to attend classes and play Division I football for Bucknell University this fall!

OHS Students Excel in Language Expression

February 5, 2013

Six Orange High School students were recently declared winners of the Cleveland Clinic eXpressions™ Language Awards for outstanding work in arts and literature.  OHS student Evan Hsi received the Best in Show award out of 1000 entries from around the state.

Orange Schools on 2-Hour Delay

February 1, 2013

The Orange Schools are operating on a 2-hour delay due to weather conditions for Friday, February 1, 2013

Social Media 101: Event for Adults - Feb 21st

February 1, 2013

Parents,Staff and Community Members are invited to "One Book, One Community" Social Media 101 on Thursday February 21st at 7 p.m. in the OHS Library. Learn about popular applications, social media sites, and internet safety.

PTAs Offer Student Volunteer Service Award

February 1, 2013

The OHS PTA and Orange Elementary PTA are pleased to jointly offer a $2,500.00 Service Award to recognize an Orange student who has demonstrated a "volunteer spirit”. Deadline to apply is 2/22/13.

Orange Community Girls Night Out Tonight 1/31

January 31, 2013

Community members are invited to the “Orange Community Girls Night Out” on Thursday, January 31, 2013 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

PTA Winter Boutique Held Monday Feb 4th

January 31, 2013

The Moreland Hills School Winter Boutique - PTA fundraiser - will be in held in the school cafeteria on Monday, February 4, 2013 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

2013-14 Kindergarten Informational Meeting - Feb 6th

January 31, 2013

Parents who have children entering kindergarten for the 2013-2014 school year are invited to attend an informational meeting on Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 7 p.m. in Café 2 at Moreland Hills School.

OHS Students Receive Honors

January 25, 2013

Congratulations to OHS senior Keifer Wiley who was honored recently for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.  Also, Keifer was selected to perform, along with fellow senior Praxton Smith, original songs with the Contemporary Youth Orchestra in March.

Last Chance to Order Oran Yearbook is Jan. 24th

January 23, 2013

This is final week Oran yearbook orders will be accepted. All orders must be post marked by Thursday, January 24th. No additional books will be ordered.

Schools Closed for January 22nd

January 22, 2013

Due to weather conditions, the Orange Schools will be closed Tuesday, January 22, 2013.

After School Activities and Athletics Cancelled for This Evening Jan. 22nd

January 22, 2013

All Orange High School after school and evening activities are cancelled for Jan. 22nd. This includes Honors Band practice, and OHS / BMS Athletic games and practices, as well.

OHS Schedule for Wed. 23rd

January 22, 2013

Orange High School will begin class at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 as scheduled. However, we will be running an abbreviated 10-period schedule. A normal daily schedule will be run on Thursday, January 24, 2013 rather than a block.


Join Us for a School Safety Forum on Jan. 29th

January 22, 2013

The Orange City School District is hosting a community forum to discuss school safety on January 29th at 7 p.m. in the Orange High School Commons. We appreciate your support and hope to see you there.

BMS Students Dance Their Way Into 21st Century Learning

January 18, 2013

Brady Middle School 8th graders danced their way into the hearts of the community as they performed this week in a "Dancing Classrooms" culmination ceremony.

Student Share What You Wear Program is a Success

January 14, 2013

Through the generosity of Orange High School students and the community, the “Share What you Wear” clothing drive in December collected more than 900 items of clothing.

MHS Kids Caring for Communities

January 11, 2013

Perhaps it was because the intersession fell during the holiday time; perhaps because it occurred just before the winter vacation; but whatever it was, the electricity in the air and the warmth in these third grade students’ hearts was palpable.

Board Selects 2013 Officers, Approves Appointments

January 8, 2013

At its recent organizational meeting, the Orange School Board approved the appointment of Mr. Sam Steinhouse and Mrs. Angela Wilkes as its President and Vice President, respectively. Meeting dates were also approved.

Wishing Everyone A Wonderful Winter Vacation!

December 21, 2012

MHS students celebrated their last school day of 2012 in style...with tasty treats and holiday games while still remembering those in need.  We wish everyone a safe, healthy, and happy winter vacation and a fantastic 2013!  School resumes Monday, January 7, 2013.

Regalbuto Wins High School Heisman Award!

December 20, 2012

Congratulations to Orange High School senior Avalon Regalbuto who was recently recognized as a Wendy's High School Heisman school winner!

Holbert Recipient of Diversity Center Leadership Award

December 20, 2012

Congratulations to Orange High School sophomore David Holbert who was recently recognized at the Diversity Center of Northeast Ohio's 58th Annual Humanitarian Award Dinner.

Brady Students Impress Judges at Science Fair

December 20, 2012

Congratulations to Brady Middle School science fair students!

OHS YearBook on Sale

December 19, 2012

The second Orange High School yearbook sale has ended! Time is running out- order before it is TOO LATE!

Letter to Parents Regarding School Safety

December 17, 2012

Literary Characters On Trial at BMS

December 17, 2012

Like any courtroom, there were lawyers, defendants, witnesses, and even a judge, bailiff, and jury. Unlike most courtrooms, this trial was in a sixth grade classroom at Brady Middle School.

PTA Reflections Awards Announced

December 14, 2012

The  Orange PTA Reflections 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!

OHS Student Writes, Casts, Directs Life Under Shadows

December 13, 2012

Life Under Shadows, a play written, cast, and directed by OHS senior Joanna Vederman and featuring several Orange students, will premier at the Chagrin Falls Performing Arts Center's Studio Theatre on Friday, December 14 at 7:30 pm with a second performance on Monday, December 17 at 7:30pm.

OHS Students Named Semifinalists in National Science Research Competition!

December 12, 2012

Congratulations to Orange High School senior David Wang and junior Andi Wang who were recently named Semifinalists in the 2012 Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology!

Congratulations CVC All-Academic Students!

December 11, 2012

Orange High School had numerous students earn the distinction of being named Chagrin Valley Conference All-Academic athletes for Fall sports.

Orange PTA Scholarship Available

December 7, 2012

The Orange High School PTA and Orange Elementary PTA are pleased to jointly offer a $2,250.00 Service Award.

Brady Students Commemorate Pearl Harbor Day

December 7, 2012

Thirty-two Brady Middle School eighth graders attended a wreath dedication at the USS COD on the anniversary of the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor.

Join us on Dec. 10th to plan for the future of your Orange Schools!

December 7, 2012

The Orange Schools are planning for the future of its campus to best serve its students and community. We are seeking your insights and input to ensure what we create will serve both current and future generations. This December 10th, 7:30 p.m. event is open to all community members, parents, staff and students.

Students Making a Difference During the Holidays

December 6, 2012

The Orange Schools are proud of our students' efforts to make a difference in our schools and community. We have posted a few examples here. 

MHS Students Road Trip To 'Inter-dependence'

December 1, 2012

Moreland Hills Elementary School fifth graders took a road trip; one that spanned the entire country and offered endless educational possibilities. Yet they never even had to leave their classrooms.  This "intersession" was all part of a Next Generation Learning endeavor.

OHS Juniors Accepted in to Look Up to Cleveland

November 30, 2012

Congratulations to Orange High School juniors Amy Wu and Daria Redus who were recently accepted to “Look Up to Cleveland", and their classmate Matthew Schiff who was named as an alternate.

Wishing Everyone a Wonderful Thanksgiving Holiday!

November 21, 2012

Some of our younger students had a special opportunity to celebrate Thanksgiving before beginning the holiday break.  View the photos here!   We wish our students, families, and entire community a safe and happy Thanksgiving holiday.  School resumes on Monday, November 26th.  

Scholastic Book Fair is Here!; Dec. 3-7

November 21, 2012

The Scholastic Book Fair will be at Moreland Hills School from December 3-7, 2012 with a Family Event on Wednesday, December 5th from 3:30 p.m.-7 p.m.

Five OHS Seniors Selected for Saltzman Youth Panel

November 20, 2012

Congratulations to the five OHS students who were selected to serve on the Jewish Federation of Cleveland's 2012-2013 Saltzman Youth Panel!

Orange Hosts Honors Choir Concert Monday Night

November 19, 2012

More than 100 high school students from 14 CVC schools will blend their voices in song Monday night, November 19th for a special Honors Choir concert at Orange High School at 7pm in the OHS auditorium.

OHS Alum Helps Lead Kent State to Victory!

November 18, 2012

Congratulations to current Kent State student athlete and 2010 Orange graduate Nate Terhune who has had a significant hand in helping the Golden Flashes become the MAC East Champions!

OHS Model UN Team Takes 1st Place!!!

November 16, 2012

Congratulations to the members of the Orange HS Model UN team who won a record setting FIRST PLACE at the Cleveland Council on World Affairs competition this week!

Orange Students Making a Difference

November 16, 2012

Students in the Orange Schools have been busy making a difference in their schools and their community.

Veterans Receive Long Overdue Thank You at Brady Recognition

November 15, 2012

The “welcome home” Veteran Arnie Goodman received at Brady Middle School was far different than the one he received when he returned home from Vietnam. And the tears brimming in his eyes said it all.

BMS Students Build a Brighter Future

November 13, 2012

Brady Middle School students are experiencing firsthand what it’s like to make a difference.  A food drive coordinated by members of the Builders Club brought in more than 1500 items...and that's only the beginning.

Math Night Adds up to Student, Parent Fun & Learning

November 12, 2012

Moreland Hills School recently hosted “Math Night” bringing kindergarten through fifth grade students and their parents together for a night of dozens of math games.

Orange City School District Salutes Our Veterans

November 11, 2012

The Orange City School District proudly salutes all of our country's veterans who have served the United States of America with so much honor, grace, and distinction.   We wish you the best this Veterans' Day and always.  To see the photos from Brady Middle School's moving tribute, please read on.

OHS Students Fine Tune Music to Record History

November 9, 2012

As part of the 10th grade honors American Century class, OHS students created original lyrics exploring today's controversial issues and added them to recognizable folksongs from the "protest era" of the 1960s and 70s.  Other OHS students were then given the opportunity to record those newly crafted songs for posterity.

OHS Works of Art - an Online Display

November 8, 2012

Students in Mrs. Maureen Cavotta, Mrs. Cindy Reinhardt and Mrs. Melissa Conrad's art classes at Orange High School continue to create impressive works of art. Please visit their online display.

OHS Fall Blood Drive Saves Lives

November 5, 2012

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, Orange High School students and staff are making a world of difference in a time of need.

Dancing Classrooms Performance now on Thursday, November 1st

October 31, 2012

Due to the cancellation of school on Tuesday, October 30, the Brady Middle School Dancing Classrooms Culminating Event for 8th grade students who participated in the program during quarter one will be held on Thursday, November 1 at 1:15 p.m. in the Brady Middle School Gym.  Please join us at that time.

Orange City Schools CLOSED Tuesday

October 30, 2012

Due to severe weather conditions, the Orange City School District will be CLOSED on Tuesday, October 30, 2012.   Further updates will be provided on this website and on the local news and radio stations as they are available.  Please be safe.  Thank you for your continued support of the Orange Schools.

Communities Move Trick or Treating to Sunday, 6-8pm

October 29, 2012

Moreland Hills, Orange Village, Pepper Pike and Woodmere have announced that due to the weather forecast, trick-or-treating on Wednesday, October 31st has been postponed. It is rescheduled in each community for Sunday, November 4th from 6-8 p.m.

Local Author Visits OHS on Oct. 29th

October 26, 2012

Meet author Dan Chaon in the Orange High School Media Center on Monday, October 29, 2012 at 1 p.m. This event is FREE and open to the Public. 

Alum Fondly Remembers Positive Influence, Impact by Brady Teachers

October 24, 2012

Class of 1995 Alumnus Adam Pitluk recently reflected on his days at Brady Middle School and in particular the influence and impact made by two teachers – Mrs. Mary Ann Kocher and Mrs. Laurie Barron.

Orange Earns Award from Ohio Association for Gifted Children

October 24, 2012

The Orange City School District has earned the OAGC “Promising Practice School District” award. This award is given each year to the district that "demonstrates a commitment to providing a comprehensive, appropriate education for gifted students through policy and practice and/or demonstrates a creative approach to gifted education and issues."

Environmental Education Program Enhances BMS Students' Experience

October 22, 2012

Nature's bounty in the form of Cuyahoga Valley National Park served as the sixth grade students' outdoor classroom...and the lessons they learned will no doubt stay with them for a long time to come.

Congratulations to the OHS Lady Lions Soccer Team!

October 20, 2012

Congratulations to the Lady Lions Soccer Team on its latest playoff victory!

Young Named Player of the Week

October 18, 2012

Congratulations to Orange High School student athlete Adrian Young who was named last week's Player of the Week by The Plain Dealer for her efforts in winning the Division II Sectional Title in tennis!

Orange Students Rated EXCELLENT on State Assessments!

October 18, 2012

Orange Schools are Rated EXCELLENT on State Assessments, Achieves Other Successful Measures; Addresses Challenges. All 26 indicators met and a 106.4 Performance Index.

Denmark Students Share Culture with OHS Counterparts

October 16, 2012

A cross cultural student exchange with Herning Gymnasium in Denmark and Orange High School proved to be an eye-opening experience for all the best way possible.

Orange Schools Earn State Auditor Award

October 12, 2012

The Orange School District was recently presented with the "Auditor of State Award with Distinction for FY2011" in recognition of the district's audit report.

Orange Goes Pink!

October 12, 2012

If you happen by the OHS stadium field, you may notice that "pink" has become the new "orange"!  It's not your eyes playing tricks on you -- the Orange Maintenance Department has enhanced the field in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month.  

Order Your Oran Yearbook Now! Upload Your Photos!

October 11, 2012

The 2012-2013 Oran Yearbook is currently on sale! Order by mail, online or by phone. Submit photos and follow The Oran on Twitter.

Varsity Boys Golf Headed to State!

October 11, 2012

Good luck to the boys varsity golf team as they head to state competition!   Go Lions!

Brady Lady Lions Soccer Sets Record!

October 10, 2012

Congratulations to the 7th and 8th Grade Brady Middle School Girls’ Soccer Team as they finished up their season with a 5-0 win over Brush. The victory gave the Lady Lions a record of 12-1 and set the record for most wins in school history.

Orange Congratulates Our 2012 Homecoming Royalty & Football Team!

October 9, 2012

The rain couldn't dampen the excitement at Friday's Homecoming Football Game as the Lions shut out the West Geauga Wolverines, and our 2012 Homecoming Queen Hallie Israel and King Chad Sonkin were crowned!

OHS Cross Country, Field Hockey Perform Well

October 8, 2012

Congratulations to OHS field hockey on a 2-0 victory over Cleveland Heights. Congratulations to the Orange High School cross country team for their best performance of the season. 

A Firsthand Lesson in Cyberbullying

October 4, 2012

Between laptops, tablets, and smart phones, technology is at the fingertips of students.  And it is that very ease of cyber-communication that has created a whole new form of bullying—cyberbullying.   Orange staff members have set out to create a community-wide awareness and discussion of the dangers of cyberbullying and its potential consequences.

After Prom Run with Pride a Huge Success!

October 4, 2012

Nearly 70 runners and 30 walkers helped make Orange High School's 3rd Annual Run With Pride a huge success!  Entrants participated in the 5K Run and 1 mile walk to raise money for a safe and healthy 2013 After Prom event.

Take the Speak Up Survey

October 3, 2012

Orange Schools are participating again in the Speak Up survey. This survey is for students (grade level appropriate K-12), teachers, district administrators, principals, librarians and parents.

Homecoming Weekend Welcomes Back Alumni on Oct 5, 6

September 28, 2012

On October 5th, things kick off with a tailgate party at 5:30 p.m. that features free hot dogs, face painting, spirit wear and much more. At the same time, the Orange Alumni Association will host its annual All-Class Alumni Meet & Greet followed by the varsity football game at 7 p.m. The dance will be held October 6th.

7th and 8th Grade Band Members to Perform at Halftime

September 28, 2012

In an Orange Marching Lion Band tradition, the seventh and eighth grade band members will be performing with the high school band at half-time tonight!

Congratulations to Our 108 AP Scholars!

September 25, 2012

A total of 108 Orange High School students earned 122 Advanced Placement Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP Exams. The District also placed among the best high schools in the state on AP Exams with 85 percent of students taking the exams scoring a college level proficiency of 3, 4 or 5.

Addressing Cyber Bullying: Community-Wide Event 9/27

September 24, 2012

Bullying and cyberbullying have become a wide-spread problem among our children and teens. As part of our ongoing efforts to address this very important issue there will be a free community-wide event at Orange High School with special guest speaker Tina Meier from the Megan Meier Foundation on September 27, 2012 at 7 p.m.

OHS Student Graduates from Cornell's Summer College

September 21, 2012

Congratulations to Orange High School senior Meghan Kane who Graduated from Cornell University Summer College!

Sister to Sister Club Focuses on Mentoring

September 19, 2012

The new 2012-2013 academic year promises continued excellence for Orange High School’s Sister to Sister Club, a mentoring program focused on developing leadership skills.

Run with Pride 5k Run, 1 Mile Walk Set for Sunday, Sept. 30

September 14, 2012

The 3rd Annual Run with Pride 5k Run and 1 Mile Walk on September 30, 2012 at 10 a.m. promises to be fun and healthy. The race will take place on the Orange Schools Campus. Click on the headline for registration and event information.

Gund School at Beechbrook Closed on 9/13 Due to Power Outage

September 13, 2012

Gund School at Beechbrook is closed today, September 13th due to a power outage.

2013 Entertainment Books on Sale Through Music Dept

September 13, 2012

The Music Department is currently selling the 2013 Entertainment book of coupons.

OHS Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

September 13, 2012

Orange High School received notification that five of its students have been identified as Semifinalists in the 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program.

Orange Board; CESSA Reach Agreement

September 11, 2012

The Orange City School District Board of Education announced today it has approved a new three-year contract with the Clerical and Educational Support Staff Association (CESSA)

Basketball Program Puts New Spin on Respect

September 11, 2012

Jim "Basketball" Jones put a new spin on character lessons in respect, kindness, and gratitude for MHS students...all right at their fingertips!

Orange v. Kirtland Selected As Browns Game of the Week!!!

September 6, 2012

Congratulations to the Orange Lions Varsity Football Team which will be featured in the Cleveland Browns High School Game of the Week...and thanks to all who voted to make it happen!!!

Lions Win! Now Vote for Game of the Week!

September 1, 2012

Congratulations to our Orange Lions football team on the win against Beachwood Friday night.  Now support our team by voting for the Orange Lions in the "Game of the Week" contest!!!

Life Lessons Learned Through Art

August 31, 2012

Ben Glenn, "the Chalk Guy" taught Brady students to see themselves as a unique works of art in progress...just like the masterpieces he created before their eyes.

Orange Board; OTA Reach New Agreement

August 31, 2012

The Orange City School District Board of Education announced today it has approved a new three-year contract with the Orange Teachers Association that will run through July 31, 2015.

Kiwanis Presents Orange Staff Awards

August 23, 2012

The Orange City School District proudly announces the recipients of the 2012 Lander Circle Kiwanis Staff Members of the Year awards!!!

Lions Football Kicks Off Friday Night!

August 20, 2012

The Orange Lions play the Bay Rockets at home this Friday, August 24th at 7 p.m. Community Tailgate from 5:30p-6:45p before the game!  Come root for the Orange and Black! GO LIONS!

Band Camp Stories March On Through the Decades

August 18, 2012

Along with three decades of OHS students, Dr. Craig Kepner has experienced it all at camp -- the heat, the rain, the thrill of victory, the agony of 'the feet'.  But through it all, they go marching on...with stories and memories to last a lifetime.

Superintendent's Welcome Letter to Parents

August 17, 2012

Welcome to a new school year filled with opportunities to learn, to lead, and to make a difference...A great school year is about to begin as we move our students into learning appropriate to, and reflected in, the global context of this 21st Century.

Web Calendar is Now Posted!

August 17, 2012

The 2012-2013 web calendar has been updated. Thank you for your patience.

OHS Drumline Making a Difference

August 14, 2012

Earlier this summer, members of the Orange High School Band’s drumline entertained participants of the 12th Annual Northeast Ohio Buddy Walk for Down Syndrome.

On the Go? Visit our New Mobile Web Site!

August 14, 2012

The Orange City School District has officially announced the launch of its new mobile web site. Visit the mobile site on your smart phones at

Update on Last November's Threats to OHS

August 6, 2012

The Orange City School District is aware that one of the three teens charged in the OHS bomb threat investigation from last year was sentenced by the court system on August 6, 2012.

2012-2013 Wall Calendars Now Available!

July 16, 2012

The 2012-2013 Orange City School District calendars are now available for purchase. 

Brady's Goldfarb Wins Essay Award

July 11, 2012

Congratulations to Ballard Brady Middle School eighth grader Rebecca Goldfarb! She is a recipient of the Dr Alex Rubins Essay Award 2012.

Orange Schools, Cuyahoga County Public Library Form Partnership

July 3, 2012

Orange City School District and the Cuyahoga County Public Library (CCPL) System have announced a partnership to improve library services to the communities of Hunting Valley, Moreland Hills, Orange Village, Pepper Pike, and Woodmere Village. CCPL will be building a new 15,000 square foot Orange Branch library.

Bomb Threat Update

June 25, 2012

One of the teens charged in the bomb threat case pleaded guilty to multiple felony counts.  Orange School Administrators continue to work with the Courts in this matter.

Zhang Named NUMATS Award Winner

June 21, 2012

Congratulations to Orange High School freshman Demi Zhang who was recently named a Northwestern University’s Midwest Academic Talent Search (NUMATS) Award Winner by the Center for Talent Development.

Orange Foundation Hosts Successful 2012 Outing

June 18, 2012

The Orange Schools Foundation presented its 2012 Golf Outing at Beechmont Country Club.  Organizers hope the annual event will once again raise more than $30,000 for the Orange Schools.

Orange 2007 Grad Thrives in the Spotlight

June 13, 2012

Extra, Extra, Read All About It: Orange alumnus Ben Fankhauser ’07 makes headlines as he performs as “Davey” in the Broadway production of Newsies at the Tony Awards!!!

BMS Student to Compete at International Games in South Korea

June 12, 2012

We wish BMS eighth grader Madison Gotlieb all the best as she heads to Daegu, South Korea, to compete in swimming at the International Children's Games this summer!!!

Problem Solved! OHS and MHS teams take top billing at Internationals!

June 11, 2012

Congratulations to the Orange High School and Moreland Hills Elementary School Future Problem Solvers who excelled at the International Championships this past weekend, garnering a first place trophy in the senior division and a third place trophy in the junior division, respectively!

Visit from Entrepreneur Adds to Innovative Experience

June 8, 2012

Reading, writing, economics, and fitness all came together in Mrs. Kim Malmad and Mrs. Jill Grano’s fourth grade classes at Moreland Hills Elementary School centered around a specific device...the MOVband.

Maxwell Receives Scott Petersen Memorial Jazz Scholarship

June 7, 2012

Congratulations Class of 2012 graduate Langston Maxwell who was named the first recipient of the Scott Petersen Memorial Jazz Scholarship. This scholarship awards a graduating OHS senior who demonstrates a strong passion for jazz.

Congratulations Class of 2012!!!

June 4, 2012

In a beautiful ceremony held at Orange High School, the Class of 2012 celebrated graduation in style!  View photos and video from the event here!  Congratulations to all of our graduates!!!

Orange Schools Rated Among Best in Local and National Publications

June 1, 2012

The Orange City School District was recently rated among the best by Cleveland Magazine, The Washington Post, US News, and Newsweek.

Congratulations CVC All-Academic Student Athletes!

June 1, 2012

Congratulations to the 16 Orange High School 2012 Graduates who earned their place as All-Academic Student Athletes in the Chagrin Valley Conference for the Spring 2012!

Foundation Golf Outing Tees Off on June 18th

May 31, 2012

The Orange Schools Foundation is hosting their 2012 "Drive One Home" GOLF OUTING on Monday, June 18, 2012 at Beechmont Country Club. 

Good Luck Boys Track at States!

May 31, 2012

The Orange Boys Track Team is headed to Columbus for the State Meet this weekend. Go Lions!

MHS Fifth Graders Perform in Concert Wednesday Night!

May 30, 2012

Join Moreland Hills Elementary School fifth graders as they perform Wednesday night, May 30th, at 7:00pm in the OHS Auditorium in their first collective band, orchestra, and choral concert.

Congratulations Class of 2012! Graduation Set for June 3rd

May 30, 2012

Commencement will take place June 3rd at 4 p.m. at Orange High School.

Girls Softball Achieves Best Record in a Decade!

May 30, 2012

Congratulations to the Orange High School Girls' Softball Team! Their 13-5 season was the best record the team has achieved in nearly 10 years.

Kan Wins State Championship in Tennis

May 29, 2012

Congratulations to Orange High School junior Maksim Kan who won the Singles Division II State Championship in tennis this past weekend!

Transition to College and Special Education: What you and your child need to know

May 29, 2012

Presentation will take place on June 6th from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at the Orange High School Media Center.

SAY Spring Meeting Set for May 31; Includes OHS Student Presentation

May 25, 2012

The SAY Coalition Spring meeting will take place on Thursday, May 31st from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the Wuliger Center at Bellefaire, JCB. The meeting is focused on raising awareness for the high risk behavior of underage drinking and includes a presentation by 20 Orange High School students.

Orange High School Recognized Nationally by Newsweek

May 22, 2012

Orange High School was recently named as one of the best in the nation by Newsweek magazine in their annual "America’s Best High Schools" rankings. 

Remembering Extraordinary OHS Teacher Alla Bogomolnaya

May 11, 2012

The Orange Schools Family mourns the passing of extraordinary Orange High School teacher Alla Bogomolnaya who made a difference in the lives of her students and all those who knew her.

State Champion Future Problem Solvers Find The Best Rewards In The Experience

May 10, 2012

The Orange High School and Moreland Hills Elementary problem solving teams both received first place awards at the Future Problem Solving Program State Awards ceremony and will now go on to represent the state of Ohio at the International Competition on June 7-10 at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana.  But for students involved, the greatest rewards come from the projects they have created.

MHS 2nd Graders Kick-Off Alex's Lemonade Stand Events

May 10, 2012

Moreland Hills Elementary students in the second grade gifted program are kicking-off the annual 'Alex's Lemonade Stand' events which benefit those fighting pediatric cancer.  And they need your help...!!!

Orange Students Receive State Artistic Accolades

May 10, 2012

Congratulations to four Orange students who received honors at the State-level PTA Reflections Competition for their extraordinary achievement in the arts!!!

Los Estudiantes de OHS Lograr el Reconocimiento Nacional en el Examen en Español!

May 9, 2012

Twenty-five world language students from Orange High School attained national recognition for excellent performance on the 2012 Level 4 National Spanish Examinations.

Two OHS Students Honored for Improving Race Relations

May 7, 2012

Congratulations to two Orange High School students, Demi Zhang and Shivangi Bhatia, who are being honored at The Princeton Prize in Race Relations Recognition Ceremony for having made a significant, positive effect on race relations in our community!

Orange Bus Drivers Rule the Road-E-O Five Years In A Row!

May 7, 2012

Congratulations to the Orange City School Bus Drivers who competed at the Regional Road-E-O competition and brought home the first place prize for the fifth year in a row!

A Total of 11 OHS Juniors Among Best in National Merit Scholarship Program

May 4, 2012

11 Orange High School juniors are among the highest-scoring participants nationally in the 2013 National Merit Corporation scholarship program. These students have the opportunity to be named National Merit semifinalists or commended students for their performance on the PSAT.

MHS Student Performs in Cleveland Playhouse Production This Weekend!

May 4, 2012

Moreland Hills School fifth grader Ryan Vincent is featured in a lead role along with Orange 1977 graduate Charles Kartali in The Cleveland Playhouse production of "Every Good Boy Deserves Favor" this weekend at the Allen Theater located on Playhouse Square in downtown Cleveland.

OHS Athletes Sign With Top Schools

April 27, 2012

Congratulations to OHS student athletes Hunter Auletta and Kenya Jones who have received athletic scholarships at two top universities where they will compete in their respective sports!

Congratulations OHS Senior Class of 2012!

April 27, 2012

As Orange High School seniors complete their last full day in school before they head out for Senior Project, Senior Fair and Graduation Festivities, we want to congratulate them on all of their accomplishments...and wish them all of the very best in their bright futures!   

MHS Students Begin Concert Series

April 27, 2012

The Spring Concert Series kicked off at Moreland Hills Elementary School this week with the Kindergarten concert.  Read more to see the photos from that concert and view a schedule of the upcoming elementary concerts.

Brady Mathletes Among Best in County

April 26, 2012

Congratulations Brady Middle School eighth grade team who finished fourth in the county for their performance on this year's Ohio Mathematics League contest.

Brady Dancers Perform at Cavs Game

April 26, 2012

Select the above headline to watch a video of Brady Eighth Graders dancing at a recent Cleveland Cavaliers' basketball game at Quicken Loans Arena. The performance was part of the Dancing Classrooms program that the students participated in at Brady Middle School.

OHS Juniors Wiley, Maimbourg Perform, Produce Original Music Video

April 23, 2012

Select this headline to view and enjoy a video featuring Orange High School junior Keifer Wiley performing the song entitled “Dream of You Tonight”, which was produced and directed by Wiley and fellow Orange High School junior Parker Maimbourg.

Two OHS Students Receive Awards for Speaking Out Against Hate

April 23, 2012

OHS seniors Rachel Lieberman and Allyson Zabell were awarded by the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage this weekend for excellence in achievement for their essays to "Stop the Hate:  Youth Speak Out!" in a program held at Severance Hall.

Broadway Debut for Orange Alum!

April 20, 2012

Orange High School Class of 2007 Alumnus Ben Fankhauser makes his Broadway debut in the new musical “Newsies” this month. 

Students Helping Students: A Need Fulfilled

April 20, 2012

A need...a collaboration...and an invention.   OHS students' creation of an iPad holder for their fellow students with disabilities helped make all the difference.

Alumni Donate to Children's Hospital in Memory of Classmate

April 18, 2012

Twenty-seven years after Aadel Askari died of bone cancer at the age of 15, his Orange High School 10th grade classmates are working to preserve his memory by delivering 20 iPads for use in the cancer division of Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital. 

OHS Students Recognized in City Club Essay Contest on Free Speech

April 17, 2012

Orange High School students Rachel Lieberman, Juan Guzman, and Molly Clark were recognized for their award winning essays in the City Club of Cleveland’s “Hope and Stanley Adelstein Free Speech Essay Competition.” 

MHS Message Grams Bring Sunshine to Those in Need

April 17, 2012

The Moreland Hills Elementary School Student Council raised $1050 that was donated to the Orange Area Service Committee which provides assistance for those in our community in need.

OHS Outlook First in Scholastic Newspaper Awards

April 16, 2012

Congratulations to the staff of the Orange Outlook - Orange High School's student newspaper - on winning first place in the 2011-2112 American Scholastic Press Association's Scholastic Newspaper Awards.

Boosters: Saturday Night at the Races 4-14

April 12, 2012

Please join the Orange Boosters for its third annual Saturday Night at the Races event on Saturday, April 14, 2012 at Northfield Park, 10705 Northfield Road, Northfield, OH 44067. Gates open at 6 p.m. Races start at 7 p.m. 

OHS Student Wins Songwriting Grand Prize

April 11, 2012

Congratulations to OHS junior Keifer Wiley who is a grand prize winner in the Great Lakes Theater song writing contest. His song “Dream of You Tonight” will air on April 23rd during Dee Perry’s Around Noon program on WCPN 90.3FM.

Congratulations to Mira Batra, MHS Kindergarten Domino Champ!

April 5, 2012

It was a day of Domino discoveries...and kindergartner Mira Batra reaped the rewards in the annual MHS Kindergarten Domino Draw Tournament!

Congratulations to This Year's Kiwanis Award Winners!

April 4, 2012

Kiwanis of Lander Circle names an "Orange High School Senior of the Month" from October through March each year. The award is based on leadership, integrity, personality, trustworthiness and dependability. 

Fourth Grader Winner of Cuyahoga County Library Contest

April 3, 2012

Congratulations to Moreland Hills School fourth grader Harleigh Markowitz from Mrs. Diane Smith’s class who won the "Things I'd Do if I Ran the Zoo" contest held by the Cuyahoga County Public Library.

OHS Seniors Excel in Excel Tecc Programs

March 28, 2012

OHS seniors Amanda Bluso and Sabrina Izant were winners at the DECA District 10 Contest at Cuyahoga Community College while classmates Jasmine Lane and Ashaunte Hoey were both recognized for their culinary skills. All four are part of the Mayfield Excel Tecc consortium program.

OHS Seniors Named Finalists in Maltz Essay Contest

March 22, 2012

Congratulations Orange High School seniors Rachel Lieberman and Allyson Zabell on their selection as finalist in the fourth annual Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage “Stop the Hate: Youth Speak Out” essay contest. 

Key Club Raises $900 During Daffodil Days

March 22, 2012

The Orange High School Key Club made a difference in their community by raising $900 for the American Cancer Society during its second annual Daffodils Days campaign. Students sold daffodils to staff, community members and students.

Litt Among Best at Science & Engineering Fair

March 22, 2012

Congratulations Brady seventh grader Michael Litt who earned second place in Physics in the 7th-8th Grade division at the 59th Annual Northeastern Ohio Science and Engineering Fair (NEOSEF).

OHS Senior to Perform National Anthem at State Tournament

March 21, 2012

Congratulations to OHS senior Alissa Snoddy who was selected to perform the National Anthem at this year's State Boys' Basketball Tournament in Columbus!!!

Orange High School Thespians Present HAIRSPRAY

March 18, 2012

Congratulations to the cast and crew of the OHS Thespians' production of "Hairspray"!!!  The show included surprise guest appearances by members of the Orange City School District staff!

Destination ImagiNation Rewards Orange Students' Creativity

March 14, 2012

Three teams from Moreland Hills Elementary School set their paths on a journey of imagination, took home a top prize, and discovered an adventure in teamwork along the way.

Brady Middle School Band Impresses at Greater Cleveland Contest

March 13, 2012

Last week 86 Brady Middle School band students performed in 47 different solo and ensemble events at the Greater Cleveland Instrumental Solo and Ensemble Contest, with 41 of our events receiving the highest rating possible for their performances, with the remaining six earning the second highest score. Click on the headline to watch a video of a 7th grade saxophone quartet.

Mock Trial Team Earns State Finalist Status

March 13, 2012

Congratulations to Orange Mock Trial “Team Jefferson” who earned a state finalist plaque after finishing in the top 8th, with a 5th place finish and the top ranking of any Northeastern Ohio school in the competition.

Congratulations School Resource Officer Todd

March 13, 2012

The Chagrin Highlands Rotary recognized School Resource Officer Todd Bennett of the Pepper Pike Police at its annual meeting for his outstanding service to the schools and community.

MHS Students Making a Difference on Web

March 13, 2012

Moreland Hills School fifth graders Abby Goldschmidt and Andrew White met their Destination Imagination community outreach challenge by researching the subject of cleft lip and palate. The results included the creation of a web site called "Help Make Smiles".

Jazz Bands, Jazz Choir, String Ensembles Featured at Patronaires Event

March 9, 2012

The Orange High School Jazz Band, Jazz Choir and Advanced String Ensemble together with the Brady Middle School Jazz Band and Advanced String Ensemble will be performing live at Paladar Restaurant on SUNDAY, APRIL 22nd. RSVP to the Orange Patronaires by April 15th.

Boys Basketball Wins Sectionals; Joseph Named Hockey All-Star

March 8, 2012

Congratulations to the Orange High School Boys Basketball Team who advanced to the semifinal with a sectional championship win, and to senior Brian Joseph who was chosen for the hockey All-Star Game.

IMPORTANT MESSAGE Regarding OGT Testing & OHS Schedule for Week of March 12

March 7, 2012

Ohio Graduation Testing (OGT) for all 10th grade students, as well as students in grades 11 & 12 that have not yet passed the OGT, will take place during the week of March 12, 2012. Students required to take the OGT will need to be in school at 7:30 a.m. during that week.

OHS Mock Trial Team Advances to States

March 7, 2012

Congratulations to the OHS Mock Trial Team on an outstanding performance at Regionals and good luck as you head to States!

OHS Alum Named Harvard Scholar

March 6, 2012

Orange High School class of 2010 graduate Leah Weiss recently received the prestigious Jacob Wendell Scholars award from Harvard University. 

Brady Teacher's Blog Featured

March 2, 2012

Charlesbridge Publishing Company asked Brady Middle School Teacher Dawn FitzGerald to write about her picture book, "VINNIE AND ABRAHAM" on their blog in honor of Women's History month this March.

Chardon In Our Thoughts

March 1, 2012

Orange students and staff have joined together to show friends and colleagues in Chardon that we care and are keeping them in our thoughts.

Message to Parents, Community

March 1, 2012

In response to recent events at Chardon High School, we want to reassure the community that we are being consistently vigilant and are constantly looking to provide a safe and secure learning environment for our students and staff.

Auletta Heading to States!

February 29, 2012

Orange High School senior wrestler Hunter Auletta qualified for the OHSAA State Wrestling Tournament.

BMS Power of the Pen Team Writes On to Victory

February 29, 2012

Congratulations to the BMS Power of the Pen Team members who garnered a third place trophy in the district creative writing competition...and learned a lot about the power within along the way.

Swimmers Finish in Top 8 at States

February 28, 2012

All qualifying Orange High School students who competed in the Individual and Relay events in the Division II State Preliminary swim meet last week finished well and made it back to the Finals.

OHS Victorious on Academic Challenge!

February 28, 2012

The students that were part of this team included Juan Guzman, Rebecca Rabb, Cameron Demsey and Laya Bahrani. They scored one of the best total points of the season with 675.

12 Swimmers Headed to States!

February 21, 2012

Good luck this week to Orange High School's state meet qualifiers!

OPEGS to Host College Prep Night Feb 29th

February 21, 2012

OPEGS invites you to this valuable “Journey to College” information night with Karen Rohde - an expert on college preparation. This event will take place at Moreland Hills School on February 29.

Students Named Finalists in National Merit Scholarship Program

February 17, 2012

Congratulations to Orange High School students Stephanie Alden, Brynn FitzGerald, Carmen Gota, Kalin Malouf and Maxwell Zimon, who were named Finalistz in the 2012 National Merit Scholarship Program.

Eat Bagels and Support the Orange Alumni Association

February 16, 2012

The Orange High School Alumni Association is hosting a fundraising event and needs your help!  Bring the attached flyer to Bruegger's Bagels any time February 17, 18 and 19 and fifteen percent of your purchase will be donated back to the Association that supports Orange High School and its wonderful students and alums!  Eat bagels; support our schools!

Halpern Named Kiwanis Student of the Month

February 16, 2012

Orange High School senior Adam Halpern was selected as the Kiwanis of Lander Circle Senior of the Month for February 2012. The award is based on leadership, integrity, personality, trustworthiness and dependability.

Orange Students are Learning to Make a Difference

February 14, 2012

Student participants in a daylong leadership and anti-bullying training seminar experience firsthand the Power of One. 

Orange Spelling Bee Champ Heads to County Competition

February 13, 2012

Congratulations to eighth grader Truman Lester who will represent Brady Middle School at the annual Spelling Bee County Competition on March 3rd! 

OHS Mock Trial Advances to Regionals!

February 9, 2012

Three mock trial teams from Orange High School advanced to the regional competition, which will be held Friday, February 24, 2012 at the Cuyahoga County courthouse.

Read Our Digital Learning Day Tweets!

February 3, 2012

Orange City School District celebrated digital learning day on Feb 1st by Tweeting many examples of how are staff and students use digital learning throughout the District. To read these Tweet, please vist our Twitter feed.

Challenge Day Experience Brings Brady Family Together

February 2, 2012

For the second year in a row, the Challenge Day experience afforded students, staff, and community members the opportunity to step out of personal comfort zones and share a bond of understanding that brought the "Brady Family" closer together.

Follow us on Twitter on Feb 1st for Digital Learning Day!

February 1, 2012

At Orange City Schools we celebrate digital learning every day! From classroom to board room, from Central Office to Orange Inclusive Preschool, from students to office staff, everyone at Orange City Schools uses technology tools and resources to do their work! We’re all digital learners! Watch for our digital learning Tweets today! Staff from across the District will be sharing many examples of digital learning at Orange City Schools. Follow Us on Twitter throughout the day!

2012 Orange College Signing Day

February 1, 2012

Congratulations to the four student athletes from Orange High School who signed their letters of intent for colleges in the fall.

Cohen Selected to Orange Schools Board of Education

January 31, 2012

The Orange City School District Board of Education announced today that it has selected Ms. Jennifer Cohen to serve the remainder of the term vacated by Mr. Stanley Morganstern. That term expires December 31, 2013. 

Severance Hall Performance Hits High Note for OHS Band

January 30, 2012

For the first time in Orange’s history, 109 OHS band students had the distinction to play on the same stage that the Cleveland Orchestra calls home.

Yan Named Intel Science Talent Search Semifinalist

January 27, 2012

Congratulation to Orange High School senior Michael Yan who has been named by the Intel Corporation and the Society for Science and the Public as a Semifinalist in the 71st Annual Intel Science Talent Search. And, to Biology Teacher Mr. William Brochak who was named a 2012 Intel Science Talent Search Teacher of Merit.

New Private School Transportation Schedule Begins Feb 6th

January 27, 2012

Beginning February 6, 2012 the Orange City School District will begin its new transportation schedule for private school students residing in the district who utilize public school bussing. Time schedules and individual bus route cards will be mailed to the parents of those students the week of January 29, 2012.

Statement Regarding November's OHS Threat

January 27, 2012

Congratulations former Orange Teacher Deb Delisle on National Nomination

January 25, 2012

President Barack Obama has nominated former Ohio Schools Superintendent and former Brady Middle School teacher Deb Delisle for Assistant Secretary of Education for Elementary and Secondary Education in the U.S. Department of Education.

OHS Hockey Winners at Ehrnfelt Tourney!

January 20, 2012

Congratulations to the Orange High School Hockey Team which won the Walter F. Ehrnfelt MLK Memorial Tournament's Red Division Championship in Strongsville.

Brady 8th Graders Dance Their Way Into Their Futures

January 20, 2012

As part of Brady Middle School's "Dancing Classrooms" program, eighth grade students learn respect, tolerance, appreciation for each other's differences...and a few cool dance moves along the way!

OHS Band to Perform at Severance Hall 1/29

January 19, 2012

On Sunday, January 29, 2012, the Orange High School Concert Band has the honor of performing at Severance Hall as part of the Ninth Annual Northeast Ohio Band Invitational. 

Morganstern Resigns from Board for Personal Reasons; Applications Now Being Accepted

January 16, 2012

The Board thanks Morganstern, who cited the winding down of his Ohio based law practice and plans to spend most of his time in Arizona as the reason for his resignation. Application deadline for district residents interested in applying for the open seat is Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at 12 p.m.

OHS PTA Co-Sponsors 1-19 College Prep Event

January 12, 2012

"The College Craze - To-Do Lists for High School: Demystifying the Process" will be held on January 19th. 

Essay Winners Attend Naturalization Ceremony

January 12, 2012

Brady Middle School eighth graders from Mrs. Sam Schaedler’s class were asked to write an essay on “what does it mean to be a good citizen?” The students with the best essays were chosen to observe a Naturalization Ceremony at the Carl Stokes Court House in Cleveland recently.

Nationally Syndicated Cartoonist Inspires Students To Find Their Funny Side

January 11, 2012

MHS fifth graders received a first-hand lesson in cartooning when nationally syndicated illustrator and cartoonist Jenny Campbell spent the day with them in their art classes.

Board Members Give Oath of Office and 2012 Assignments

January 10, 2012

Oaths and committee placements held at the Board of Education's recent 2012 Organizational meeting.

Scheps Named Kiwanis Student of the Month

January 5, 2012

Orange High School senior Anne Scheps was selected as the Kiwanis of Lander Circle Senior of the Month for December 2011. 

OHS Students Don White Ties To Promote Anti-Violence Campaign

December 20, 2011

Orange High School students wear white ties as part of an international campaign to take a stand against violence.

Some Numbers on Student Giving During the Holidays

December 20, 2011

The students and staff at the Orange Schools have been helping those in need through various collections this holiday season. Here are just a few examples...

Happy Holidays and Happy New Year To All

December 20, 2011

Wishing everyone a wonderful, safe, and happy holiday season and a healthy and prosperous new year!  School resumes on Wednesday, January 4th, 2012. 

OHS Student Athletes Honored!

December 19, 2011

Congratulations Orange High School senior athletes Simon Sugerman - named to Soccer All Star First Team and Richard Ringel - winner of Senior Excellence Award!

UPDATE on Recent Investigation

December 15, 2011

Got Recipes?

December 14, 2011

The fourth grade gifted class is working on a cookbook project and needs your help...!

BMS Orchestras Present Winter Concert Tonight

December 14, 2011

Please join Brady Middle School sixth, seventh and eighth grade orchestra students as they present their Winter Concert tonight (Wednesday) at 7:30pm in the OHS Auditorium.

Congratulations to Michael Yan!

December 13, 2011

Orange High School senior Michael Yan was recently selected as a Regional Finalist in the 2011-2012 Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology. This is the highest science honor awarded to American high school students.

BMS Band Concert Tonight

December 13, 2011

Please join the Brady Middle School sixth, seventh and eighth grade bands at 7:30pm tonight in the OHS Auditorium as the students kick-off the holiday season with their annual winter band concert.

Brady Middle School Choral Concert Tonight

December 8, 2011

Please join the sixth, seventh, and eighth grade choirs for their annual holiday concert tonight (Thursday) at 7:30pm in the Orange High School Auditorium!

Thank You for Supporting the Recent Levy

December 2, 2011

On behalf of the Orange Board of Education, I want to thank our residents for their ongoing support by passing the 5-mill operating levy on November 8th. That gratitude also extends to the countless volunteers and voters who worked tirelessly in support of this levy. Together we look forward to continuing the Orange legacy, providing our children with an outstanding education...

New Brady Gym Open House

December 1, 2011

Stop by for a self-guided tour of the new middle school gym on Friday, December 2nd between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.

Fall Sport Athletes Recognized

December 1, 2011

Orange High School student athletes from eight fall sports were recently recognized at the 2011 Fall Sports Awards Night.

OHS Fitness Class Motivates Teachers And Students

November 29, 2011

It’s a whole new concept in physical fitness and it has both teachers and students at Orange High School eager to participate!

Reminder to OHS, MHS on New Schedule

November 28, 2011

Beginning today through 2/1/12, Orange High School will have longer class periods and use new dismissal times. Some MHS busing may be affected. 

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 22, 2011

Orange students celebrate an "early" Thanksgiving with feasts and we express our gratitude to all of you at this special time of year.

Orange High School Extended Bell Schedule and Transportation Adjustments

November 22, 2011

Important letter for parents of ALL students in the Orange Schools: 

Due to the missed school days as a result of the recent bomb threat and to stay in compliance with the State Department of Education, the Orange High School daily schedule has been extended by 30 minutes through February 1st.  This change will also affect some Moreland Hills Elementary afternoon bus schedules.  Please open this note to read the entire letter thoroughly.

OHS FAQ Addressed on Web Page

November 21, 2011

A new web page has been developed to address the most commonly asked questions we are receiving from students and parents regarding the recent OHS threat. FAQ web page.

FBI To Brief School Board Tonight

November 21, 2011

The Orange Schools just confirmed that a representative from the FBI along with our school resource officer will be in attendance at tonight’s regularly scheduled school board meeting at 6:30pm in PPLC.  The FBI and Officer Todd Bennett will provide a brief update to the Board on the status of the investigation into the bomb threats. 


November 21st Update

November 21, 2011

Nov 20th Update: Another bomb threat received this evening

November 20, 2011

OHS Sophomores Put Science Theories to the Test

November 18, 2011

Is organic fish food better than non-organic? Does the weight of a ball affect the distance it can be thrown? If you believe you are drinking an energy drink, will you be more energized? These are just some of the theories put to the test by OHS sophomores as part of their annual science fair projects.

Brady Food Drive a Success!

November 18, 2011

The Brady Middle School Student Council and members of the Builders Club joined forces to collect more than 20 cases of pasta, breakfast foods, vegetables, fruit and soup for school's annual food drive. 

Thank You Letter From Dr. Wingenbach

November 18, 2011

A note of gratitude to the community...

World Affairs Team Earns Recognition

November 18, 2011

The Orange High School World Affairs team finished in second place at the Cleveland Council of World Affairs competition.

Nov 17th Update on Threats

November 17, 2011

Based on information obtained by the FBI, the latest threat has been deemed a hoax. Please click on "read more" for further details.

FBI Releases Statement on Investigation

November 17, 2011

The Orange School District would like to share with you a news release from the FBI regarding the recent threats. Thank you for your continued support.

Brady Students Thank Veterans with Special Tribute

November 16, 2011

The tears flowed freely and the emotions were pervasive. But this was not a time of sadness. It was a time to remember. It was a time for patriotism. And to all of the Veterans in attendance at the annual Brady Middle School Veterans’ Day Recognition Ceremony, it was a time for all to say “thank you”.

New Threat Deemed Not Credible or Plausible

November 15, 2011

We received a threat late last night that a biochemical agent was allegedly put in the ventilation system at Orange High School. The Cuyahoga County Board of Health and the FBI were both contacted immediately to analyze its legitimacy. Both agencies agreed that it is not a credible threat or plausible scheme. 

VOTE For Brady Middle School as Cool School of the Week!!!

November 14, 2011

We know how "COOL" our Orange Schools are -- now is your chance to share it with the world!  We need your help to have Brady selected as Fox 8's Cool School of the Week.....

After School Activities to Resume Today at OHS

November 13, 2011

After-school activities will take place as scheduled starting today at Orange High School. Before-school activities will resume on Tuesday morning.

Community Dialogue Scheduled for Sunday

November 11, 2011

We will be hosting a community forum to provide updated information on the high school and the recent threat on Sunday, November 13th from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Pepper Pike Learning Center.

Share Info, Ask Questions Regarding OHS Threat 216.831.8600, ext 2415

November 9, 2011

The Orange Schools has set up a call-in line to address matters concerning the bomb threat at the high school. If you have any questions or information to share regarding this matter, please call 216-831-8600, ext. 2415 and leave a message.

OHS Thespians Present: A Little Bit of This, A Little Bit of That

November 9, 2011

LOCATION CHANGE:  The Orange High School Thespians will present “A Little Bit of This, A Little Bit of That” at the Chagrin Falls Performing Arts Center on Friday, November 11, 2011 and Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 7 p.m. both nights. The Center is located at 400 E. Washington Street in Chagrin Falls. Tickets are available at the door for only $5 each.

Orange Placed on the College Board's AP Honor Roll

November 3, 2011

Orange is one of only 367 public school districts in North America being honored by the College Board with a place on the 2nd Annual AP® Honor Roll, for simultaneously increasing student access to Advanced Placement coursework while maintaining or increasing the percentage of students earning college credit scores of 3 or higher on AP exams.

Bus Evacuations Promote Safety for Orange Students

November 2, 2011

School safety issues don’t begin and end within the school walls. For the past few weeks, Orange City School District bus drivers assisted students with issues involving school bus safety.

Tennis Duo Outstanding at States

October 27, 2011

Congratulations to Orange High School student athletes Amy Smedira and Adrian Young who placed third in the State Tennis Tournament.

OHS Girls Basketball Tryouts

October 27, 2011

Tryouts for Girls Junior Varsity and Varsity Basketball will be held from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on October 28th, October 31st and November 1st in the OHS Varsity Gymnasium. Sign up at the OHS Athletic Office.

Rabb Selected as Kiwanis Senior of the Month

October 26, 2011

Orange High School senior Jonah Rabb was selected as the Kiwanis of Lander Circle Senior of the Month for October 2011. The award is based on leadership, integrity, personality, trustworthiness and dependability.

OCER Ready to Kick Off Documentary Film Fest!

October 26, 2011

Orange Community Educational & Recreation is very pleased to partner with the Chagrin Documentary Film Festival to bring the award winning films from the 2011 Film Festival to the Orange Community every Tuesday in November at the Senior Center.

Orange Earns Exemplary Saver Status from Ohio Schools Council

October 25, 2011

The Orange School District is recognized as being one of the top 25 percent districts for saving dollars.

Author Sharon Draper Inspires Students to Make A Difference

October 24, 2011

Through her inspirational words and stories, New York Times Bestselling Author Sharon Draper shared with Orange students how they can and should be the best they can be. 

Student Artwork Selected for Gifted Auction

October 20, 2011

The artwork of four Orange Schools students has been selected for display and auction at the Ohio Association for Gifted Children Conference.

Orange Recognized by State for Financial Responsibility

October 17, 2011

The Orange School District was recently presented with the "Auditor of State Award with Distinction FY2010" after receiving a “clean” audit report.

Seven OHS Seniors Named Commended Students

October 17, 2011

Congratulations to the seven OHS students that were named "Commended Students" by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation!

Student Golfer Finishes Second at State!

October 16, 2011

Congratulations to Brynn FitzGerald who tied for second place in the State Division II Girls' Golf Tournament!

Brady Boys Soccer Wins Championship!

October 16, 2011

The Orange Schools Boys "A" Soccer team from Brady Middle School won the University School Invitational Tournament this past weekend beating CVCA in the championship game 6-1.

Good Luck Athletes: Smedira,Young, FitzGerald

October 13, 2011

Amy Smedira and Adrian Young will be representing Orange High School at the District Tennis Tournament while Brynn FitzGerald represents the Lions at the State Golf Championship.

Orange Family Tailgate Party This Friday!

October 12, 2011

Join other families and friends from the community at a pre-football game tailgate at 5:30pm Friday evening as the Lions return home to take on Wickliffe!

BMS Sixth Graders Gain Inspiration From Nature

October 12, 2011

Brady Middle School sixth graders had a week-long opportunity to step out of the classroom and into nature to learn to lead...and to make a difference.

Senior Named National Hispanic Recognition Scholar

October 11, 2011

Kalin Malouf was selected as a 2011-2012 National Hispanic Recognition Scholar. Students qualify for this award through PSAT scores and a Grade Point Average of 3.5 or higher.

Turner Named Scholar Athlete of the Week

September 30, 2011

Congratulations to Orange High School senior Julian Turner on being named an Eddie George Scholar Athlete of the Week!

Orange Congratulates Our 2011 Homecoming Court

September 26, 2011

During a soggy but spirited game against Aurora, Orange welcomed back Alumni and the 2011 OHS Homecoming Court!

OHS Staged Car Crash Sets Course for Safe Homecoming Weekend

September 23, 2011

While some juniors and seniors watched in horror, others sat in disbelief as a drunk driving scenario played out in real time.  Coordinators of the mock car crash hope students heed the message:  Be safe this Homecoming Weekend!

Community Forum on Levy Held on Sept 27th at 7pm

September 23, 2011

Residents are invited to attend a Community Forum on the upcoming Operating Levy that will be on the November 8th ballot.

Orange Excellence: 99 Students Named AP Scholars

September 22, 2011

A total of 99 students at Orange High School have been named 2011 Advanced Placement (AP) Scholars from the College Board in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP Exams. The District also placed among the best high schools in the state on AP Exams with 86 percent of students taking the exams scoring a college level proficiency of 3, 4 or 5. In eight of our AP courses, every student scored a 3 or higher.

Orange Welcomes Back Alumni for Homecoming 2011!

September 21, 2011

Orange High School proudly welcomes back all alumni for Homecoming 2011! The Orange Alumni Association will host a pre-game event on Friday, September 23 from 5:45 – 7:00pm in the OHS Commons.

OHS After Prom's Run With Pride a Huge Success

September 20, 2011

The Orange High School After Prom’s second annual “Run with Pride” 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk accomplished at least three goals:  It brought the community together; it raised money for a good cause; it allowed OHS teacher Dan Mesh to use his head...and still keep his hair!

Join Destination Imagination!

September 8, 2011

Destination Imagination is an exhilarating after-school activity in which students work in teams to solve mind-bending challenges and present their solutions at tournaments. Students from grade K to 12 can participate at their challenge level.

Moreland Hills Elementary School Reading Chain Envelops School

September 7, 2011

A record number of books read by Moreland Hills Elementary School students helped them create a chain that will keep them linked to reading all year long.

Junior Class Fundraiser Ends Sept 14th

September 6, 2011

The Junior Class is selling butter-braids and/or cookie dough through September 14th. Each Junior that sells 10 items automatically has their Junior dues paid in full!

Brynn FitzGerald Featured on HS Sports Insider on STO

August 27, 2011

OHS golfer Brynn FitzGerald will be featured on Sports Time Ohio's High School Sports Insider on Monday night! Set Your DVR!

Outstanding Orange Staff Members Selected as 2011 Kiwanis Award Recipients

August 25, 2011

The Orange City School District is proud to announce the recipients of the 2011-2012 Lander Circle Kiwanis Staff of the Year Awards. Congratulations to Moreland Hills Elementary School Teacher Debbie Phillips, Orange High School Teacher Erin Cingel and Business Department Assistant Betty Forepaugh on this outstanding achievement!

Orange Schools Earns EXCELLENT with DISTINCTION on 2010-2011 State Ratings

August 24, 2011

The Orange School District earned an EXCELLENT WITH DISTINCTION rating for the 2010-2011 school year on the Ohio Department of Education report card. This is the 12th year Orange has attained the highest possible rating for an Ohio school district on the state report card. Orange earned a perfect 26 for 26 on state performance indicators.

Caught in a WEB of Positive Change at BMS

August 23, 2011

New school; new hallways; new faces; new responsibilities – it’s no wonder that when sixth graders arrive at BMS for their first day of Middle School, they can easily get lost in a maze of uncertainty. Brady administrators hope the new WEB program will envelop the sixth graders in a welcoming environment.

OHS Marching Band Rocks Band Camp

August 11, 2011

It’s averaging 95 degrees in the shade. And there is minimal shade. The hills at Slippery Rock University are strenuous. Yet the members of the 2011 Orange High School marching band will not be beaten down. In fact, it is the beat that keeps them marching on…welcome to Band Camp.

Kurtz Hired as New Coordinator of Athletics

July 26, 2011

Orange City School District announced today the hiring of Jeff Kurtz as its new Coordinator of Athletics.

Operating Levy Planned for November Ballot

July 26, 2011

The Orange City School District Board of Education passed a resolution at its July 25, 2011 meeting authorizing the placement of a 5-mill operating levy on the November 8, 2011 ballot.

2011-2012 Wall Calendars Now Available

July 19, 2011

The 2011-2012 wall calendars are now available for purchase at the Orange Board of Education offices from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday through Friday.

OHS Omitted from Newsweek Ranking; Should have Been Among the Best

July 7, 2011

Orange High School was one of many area high schools omitted from Newsweek magazine's recent ranking of "America's Best High Schools." The list was released despite missing data from many schools both locally and nationally. An examination of our data by Newsweek concluded that Orange High School would have been rated second in the Greater Cleveland area as compared to the high schools appearing in the published rankings. Nationally, Orange would have been ranked in the top 100 high schools.

NEW e-mail Addresses Ready to Launch July 1st

June 30, 2011

On July 1, 2011 the Orange City School District will be debuting new e-mail addresses for the entire staff as it transitions to Google Apps for Education.

Annual Kiwanis Sale Set to Begin 7/14

June 29, 2011

The annual Kiwanis of Lander Circle sale will take place on the Orange Schools Campus at the Kiwanis Barns behind the tennis courts on July 14-16 and July 21-23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Also, July 15th and 22nd from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Orange Foundation and Alumni Association Present Successful 2011 Golf Outing

June 16, 2011

The Orange Schools Foundation and the Orange Alumni Association presented the 2011 Golf Outing at the Chagrin Valley Country Club.  The annual event raised money for the Orange Schools.

OHS Student Inducted into National Technical Honor Society

June 9, 2011

Cyrus Apanius was recently inducted into the National Technical Honor Society in recognition of his outstanding student achievement in career and technical education.

OHS Junior Joins National Youth Summit

June 8, 2011

J.R. Fisher was accepted to the National Youth Summit on alternative transportation, which will take place in Washington DC from June 26, 2011 through June 30, 2011.

OHS SGA 2011 Cabinet Selected

June 2, 2011

Serving as President will be Arielle Miller. Katie Jarrett will be the Vice President. Serving as Secretary and Treasurer will be Erin Barrett and Samantha Fenton, respectively.

Orange Football Players Named All Stars

June 2, 2011

Ryan Bitzer and Nate Terhune were named to the East team for the 39th Annual Cuyahoga County East vs. West High School All Star Scholarship Football Game.

OHS Students Qualify for State Track Meet

June 1, 2011

Congratulations to the 12 OHS student athletes who qualified for the State Track Meet this coming weekend!

Congratulations Power of the Pen Writers!

May 31, 2011

Congratulations to 7th graders Neil Agarwal and Eva Rudow, and 8th graders Hannah Cohen and Demi Zhang for their outstanding performance at the State Power of the Pen tournament including a top 1% finish and a Best-of-the-Best recognition.

OHS Athlete Headed to State Tournament

May 26, 2011

Congratulations and all the best to OHS senior Sam Ubersax who heads to Columbus today to compete in the state tennis tournament!

Orange Bus Drivers Rule the Road-E-O!

May 24, 2011

Congratulations to the 19 Orange Bus Drivers who drove Orange to victory at the Regional and State Road-E-O's held this month!   Driver Chuck SantaMaria brought home the first-place individual state trophy for the third time in a row.

Students Plan Concert, Raise Money for Good Cause

May 23, 2011

The Orange High School Band’s percussion section performed a concert to raise money for a Down Syndrome support group called "The Up Side of Downs" and collected $603 in funds.

BMS Student Awarded for Science Achievements

May 20, 2011

Congratulations to Linden Wagner who was selected at the state level for outstanding achievement in science!

12 OHS Juniors Recognized by National Merit Scholarship Program

May 18, 2011

These Orange High School juniors are among the highest-scoring participants nationally in the National Merit Corporation scholarship program.

PlayhouseSquare Presents Donation to Orange through Partners in Performance Program

May 13, 2011

PlayhouseSquare presented the Orange City School District with a check for $1800 in subsidies for transportation of our students to the Children's Theater Series for Schools and other arts programs for the 2011-2012 school year.

Orange Seniors Receive Awards from Excel Tecc Program

May 13, 2011

Cyrus Apanius (Visual Art and Design). Maurell James (Medical Technologies) and Robert Tichinel (Environmental Education) all received recognition.

Brady Nurse Recognized by Diabetes Association

May 10, 2011

Congratulations Brady Middle School nurse Judy MacFarland who was honored with the “The Susan Kramer Excellence in School Nursing Award” by the Diabetes Association of Greater Cleveland for excellence in managing children with diabetes.

Facing History Helps Students Find a Brighter Future

May 3, 2011

A year-long anti-bullying effort has enabled both kindergarten and college-bound Orange students alike to change the course of future history by learning from the past.

Orange Presents Crucial Conversations Event!

April 29, 2011

To learn how to deal with high-stakes conversations (where opinions vary and emotions run strong), this is the event for you!  Orange is hosting a FREE event to discuss the New York Times Bestseller "Crucial Conversations" on Tuesday, May 3rd at 7pm  in the OHS Auditorium.

Orange Senior Named Student Business Leader of the Year

April 29, 2011

Congratulations Orange High School senior Bobby Bodner on receiving the “Student Business Leader of the Year” award and a $1,000 scholarship from the Chagrin Valley Chamber of Commerce!

OHS Hosts 1st Poetry Reading/Writing Contest

April 29, 2011

Congratulations to all of the Orange High School students and teachers who participated in the first-ever Poetry Reading/Writing Contest held in the OHS Media Center!

Orange Senior Named Presidential Scholar Semifinalist

April 28, 2011

Shannon Wu has been named as a semifinalist in the 2011 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program.

7th Annual Orange PTA Art Fair on May 1st

April 27, 2011

The fair will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on May 1st at Moreland Hills Elementary School and feature more than 60 artists and vendors from around Northeast Ohio selling many types of beautiful art and jewelry. Proceeds benefit school art and music programs. FREE Admission!

11 Orange Staff Members Awarded Tenure

April 26, 2011

Congratulations to the 11 Orange City School District staff members who were awarded continuing contracts!

Percussion Concert Fundraiser for Down Syndrome

April 26, 2011

The Orange High School Percussion Section will be performing a concert to raise money for a Down Syndrome support group called "The Upside of Downs" on Wednesday, April 27 at 7:30 p.m.

OPEGS Presents CASE's Dr. Arthur Lavin

April 26, 2011

The Orange Parents and Educators of Gifted Students (OPEGS) group invites everyone to attend its next meeting TONIGHT, Tuesday, April 26th, at 7:30 p.m. to hear Dr. Lavin speak on “Today’s Attentionality Challenges for ADD and Gifted.”

NJHS to Induct 72 Brady Middle School Students

April 15, 2011

The purpose of our National Junior Honor Society chapter is to create enthusiasm for scholarship; to stimulate a desire to render service; to promote leadership; and, to develop character.

OHS Seniors Participate in First College Signing Day

April 15, 2011

More than 150 OHS seniors signed certificates committing to colleges and university programs throughout the world for the 2011-2012 school year.

Probability Carnival Draws on Math Lessons...And A Little Bit of Luck

April 14, 2011

Moreland Hills Elementary fourth graders predict their chances of loving math are even greater after creating and participating in their annual probability carnival.

OHS Athlete Selected for Annual State All-Star Football Game

April 14, 2011

Congratulations to senior Nate Terhune who was selected by the Ohio High School Football Coaches Association to play in the annual North-South All-Star Football Game at the Ohio State University stadium next week!

Power of the Pen Team Performs Well at Regionals

April 13, 2011

Brady Middle School shines in this award-winning educational enhancement program devoted to excellence in creative writing.

Brady Students Named

April 12, 2011

Congratulations to eighth graders Eben Carek and Toby Behrens on their success in national  "Rubber Band Contest for Young Inventors" organized by the the University of Akron's Polymer College.

Orange Studying Impact of State Budget Cuts

April 9, 2011

We are studying what further impact these cuts will have beyond the expenditure reductions we have already identified as part of our current budget cycle preparation process.

Brady Student Awarded at State for Music Composition

April 6, 2011

Seventh grader Charles Stewart-Bates won an Award of Merit for Music Composition at the state level PTA Reflections Fine Arts Program.

MHS Students Play Games to Learn Skills

April 4, 2011

Moreland Hills Elementary first graders stretched their minds while having fun during the third annual Games of Strategy Day.

School Blood Drives a Success!

March 23, 2011

Orange High School and Brady Middle School donated a combined total of 96 pints of blood during the schools’ recent “Recovery 2011” Red Cross Blood Drives.

Destination ImagiNation Inspires Orange Students' Creativity

March 18, 2011

Four teams from the Orange City School District set their paths on a journey of imagination and discovered an adventure in teamwork.  They also earned two trophies and learned a great deal about themselves along the way.

Superintendent's Message to the Orange Schools Community

March 16, 2011

OHS Math Students Take a Bite Out Of Pi(e)

March 15, 2011

To commemorate March 14th, aka 3.14, OHS math teachers find the way to the students' minds may be through their stomachs!

OHS Thespians Present

March 11, 2011

If you want "luck to be a lady tonight", make sure to check out "Guys and Dolls" at the OHS Auditorium on March 18th and 19th!

Orange Mourns the Passing of Staff Hall of Famer

March 11, 2011

Charlie Schoeppner was a long-time Guidance Counselor for Orange High School.

OHS Mock Trial Participants Garner Real World Experience While Earning Top Honors at States!

March 7, 2011

Congratulations to the OHS 2011 Mock Trial team, finishing in the Top 8 in the State out of more than 360 teams!  But the students are setting more than records...they are gaining real-life experience that is helping them to make a difference.

Orange Artwork Selected for Juried Art Show

March 3, 2011

The original artwork by four Orange High School students was recently displayed at the Beachwood Arts Council Juried Art Show.

OHS Swimmers Excel at States

March 2, 2011

Congratulations to all of the OHS Swimmers on an outstanding showing at States!

It Takes a Village

March 1, 2011

Moreland Hills Elementary School second graders had the opportunity to run their respective community, be it rural, urban or suburban, as part of the school's annual Community Day.

SGA Collecting Sports Equipment for Special Olympics

March 1, 2011

The collection will run through the end of the week - Friday, March 4th.

OHS Junior Selected to Perform with Berklee All-Stars

March 1, 2011

Langston Maxwell has been selected by the Berklee College of Music to participate as a featured instrumentalist.

BMS Students Selected for Honors Band

February 28, 2011

Congratulations to four Brady Middle School students who participated in the OMEA Honors Band performance this weekend!

Brady Book Fair for Week of February 28th

February 22, 2011

Book Fair Preview is this Friday, February 25th.

OHS Sends 4 Mock Trial Teams to Regionals!

February 18, 2011

This is the first time Orange has advanced more than one team to the regionals which will be held at the Cuyahoga County Courthouse.

Orange Students Learn Lesson in Tolerance

February 17, 2011

Motivational speaker Marc Elliot, diagnosed with Tourette's syndrome, motivated Orange students to refrain from making judgments about themselves and others without hearing the whole story.

OHS Figure Skating Club Wins 1st Place Plaque

February 14, 2011

Congratulations to the Orange High School Figure Skating Club on the team's outstanding showing at the Ohio High School Team Figure Skating Competition this past weekend!

Orange Hockey Advances to Finals in the Baron Cup!

February 14, 2011

The Lions defeated Nordonia to advance to the Championship Game!

MHS Students Share Their Hearts

February 11, 2011

Moreland Hills Elementary School students open their hearts by creating Valentine's Day greetings for veterans at a local VA Medical Center.

Boy Varsity Basketball Streaming Live!

February 10, 2011

Watch the Orange Boys Basketball Team take on Harvey live online Friday, February 11th at 7:30 p.m.! Click Here

Two OHS Students Named 2011 Presidential Scholars Candidates

February 9, 2011

Jacob Lincoff and Shannon Wu have been nominated as candidates in the 2011 Presidential Scholars Program. Inclusion in the program is one of the highest honors bestowed upon graduating high school seniors.

Seven Seniors Named National Merit Finalists

February 9, 2011

Seven Orange High School seniors were just named National Merit Finalists. Orange High Schools’ finalists are Morgan Fish, Mitchell Joseph, Russell King, Ben Leb, Clair Sulerzyski, William Thomas and Shannon Wu.

BMS Informational Meeting: 7th Grade Sports on February 17th

February 9, 2011

ATTENTION All 6th Grade Parents: Please join Brady AD Andy Apple for an informational meeting about 7th grade sports for the 2011-2012 school year. 7th grade is the first year kids “officially” participate in sports for the Orange Schools.

Olympic Athlete Ignites Flame of Enlightenment for MHS 4th Graders

February 9, 2011

In honor of Black History Month, track and field Olympic Champion Harrison Dillard inspires Moreland Hills fourth graders to achieve their dreams.

Peer Leadership Recognition at OHS

February 3, 2011

Orange High School students Tomas Perez and Peter Jacobs have been selected as recipients of the Peer Leadership Award.

Three OHS Senior Athletes Sign With Division I Schools

February 3, 2011

The Orange City School District is proud to announce that three of its senior athletes have signed letters of intent with Division I colleges!

Orange Student Honored for Making a Difference

February 1, 2011

OHS Senior Kaileigh Witczak was recognized by State Senator Nina Turner for her outstanding commitment to civic duty.

Kindergarten Info Night: February 8th

January 28, 2011

This event starts at 7 p.m. and is for parents in the community who have a child that may be attending Kindergarten this fall.

Orange Students' Creativity Recognized in PTA Reflections Program

January 28, 2011

Congratulations to all of the Orange City School District students who were recognized for their artistic endeavors in the 2010-2011 PTA Reflections Program.

Former Orange Student Dies Serving His Country

January 27, 2011

Orange mourns the passing of Major Michael Sayle Evarts, 41, who died in Iraq on January 17th while serving as a battalion staff officer there.

OHS '95 Grad Wins Case He Argued Before the Supreme Court

January 26, 2011

Congratulations to Orange Alum David Mills '95 who argued a case before the Supreme Court Justices...and learned Monday that he won in a 9-0 ruling!

Brady Middle School Presents Camp Rock: The Musical

January 26, 2011

Friday, February 4th and Saturday, February 5th at 7:30 p.m. both nights

Orange Mourns the Passing of Former Coach North

January 24, 2011

He spent his career as a teacher, coach, assistant principal and athletic director at Orange High School before retiring in 1985.

FOOD WAR: Nurturing a Healthy Relationship with Food on 1/27

January 18, 2011

This event features the play EAT (It’s Not About Food) which includes interwoven vignettes, ranging from realistic to satirical to humorous, and tells individual stories of teens and adults and their eating habits.

OHS Alum Jimmie Woody '88 Shares His Calling

January 18, 2011

Football star-turned-actor Jimmie Woody '88 presented "Voices in Black History" at the Orange Public Library Monday night in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  Now read his story.

OPEGS Kick-off Meeting 1/18/11

January 13, 2011

We are pleased to announce the formation of a new parent/educator group in Orange Schools - Orange Parent and Educators for Gifted/Able Students

OHS Senior Selected as USY International President

January 13, 2011

Daniel Joseph Kaplan '11, Co-President of the OHS Israel Culture Club, was elected to serve Conservative Jewish youth from all over the world as United Synagogue Youth's new International President.

Sophomores Awarded in Literary Competition

January 12, 2011

Four 10th grade Honors English students were recognized in the Cleveland Clinic Literary Expressions writing competition.

OHS Seniors Create Flash/Freeze Mob To Increase Bullying Awareness

January 11, 2011

Seniors in Gail Price's "Facing History" program are choosing to participate...and make a difference.

Kiwanis Student of the Month

January 6, 2011

Orange High School senior Ayana Cheston was selected as the Kiwanis of Lander Circle Senior of the Month for January.

Students Helping Students, Community

January 5, 2011

These are just three of many examples of students helping those in need.

Orange '04 Grad Named Among America's Best Young Entrepreneurs

January 5, 2011 readers nominated hundreds of entrepreneurs age 25 and younger for this honor...Orange's own Clay Schossow '04 was selected as one of the top 25 "most impressive".

Brady Middle School Winter Choral Concert Tonight!!!

January 4, 2011

Sixth, seventh and eighth grade choir members perform in their winter choral concert this evening at 7:30pm in the Orange High School Auditorium.

Two OHS Alums Take Top Cleveland Theatre Tribute Honors

January 3, 2011

Orange proudly congratulates Charles Kartali '77 and Rod Lawrence '07 who were named among the top performers of 2010 in the Times Theatre Tributes by American Theatre Critics Association member Roy Berko.  Kartali and Lawrence performed together in "The Book of Grace" at Cleveland Public Theatre. 

Dan Terhune '08 Honored Again for Football Prowess

January 3, 2011

Congratulations to OHS Alumnus Dan Terhune '08 who was named to the Division Three All-America Second Team.

PTA Reflections Program Encourages Artistic Expression

January 3, 2011

Entries accepted January 3-6. This year's theme is "Together we can."

Hockey Alumni Game at The Pond

December 18, 2010

The Orange High School Hockey team is having an Alumni Game on Thursday December 30, 2010 at 8:10 p.m.

Student Artwork on Display at ETON

December 17, 2010

Paintings from several Orange High School students are on display through the new year.

Students Collect 205 Coats for Kids

December 17, 2010

Fifth graders at Moreland Hills Elementary School collected coats for children in need.

OHS Teachers Fill Stockings for Soldiers

December 15, 2010

OHS teachers and students help fill stockings for soldiers with holiday cheer.

Schools Closed Due to Weather and Road Conditions

December 14, 2010

Orange School will be closed on Tuesday, December 14th.

Brady Choral Concert Postponed

December 14, 2010

The middle school concert will be rescheduled after the first of the year.

Board Meeting Canceled for December 13th

December 13, 2010

No alternative date has been set.

UPDATE: Orange will be closed on Dec. 13

December 13, 2010

Orange Schools will be closed today, Monday, December 13th.

Students Create 200+ Holiday Cards for Troops

December 10, 2010

Brady Middle School kids made and displayed hand made cards in class and at Eton Chagrin Blvd shopping mall that were then sent to U.S. Soldiers stationed in Germany.

Brady Middle School Band and Orchestra Concert Tonight!!!

December 9, 2010

Get into the spirit of the season by attending the Brady Middle School winter concert this evening!

5th Graders Collect for the

December 8, 2010

Please contribute. Donations will be accepted at the school through December 17, 2010.

OHS Students Create Keepsakes for Fallen Soldiers' Families

December 7, 2010

Beautifully constructed flag display cases created in an OHS Wood Design class are being donated to the community.

MHS Scholastic Book Fair Family Night!

December 7, 2010

Family Night will be from 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, December 7, 2010.

Students Learn Without Classroom Boundaries

November 30, 2010

Next Generation Learning unlocks doors of opportunity for students at Moreland Hills Elementary and Brady Middle School.

Moreland Hills Elementary Students Celebrate Thanksgiving

November 23, 2010

Moreland Hills Elementary Students celebrated an "early" Thanksgiving through song, cookies, cards, good deeds...and, of course, the First Grade Feast!

34 Students Named All-Academic Athletes!

November 19, 2010

All award winners must be a senior and a two year letter winner in their sport with a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher.

MHS Scholastic Book Fair: Dec. 6-10

November 18, 2010

Family Night will be from 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, December 7, 2010.

Brady Does Great Job with Food Collection!

November 18, 2010

The week-long canned and boxed food donation effort yielded 39 cases of food to help the hungry.

Orange Athlete Signs Letter of Intent

November 15, 2010

Senior Lauren Hurd has signed her letter of intent with Marshall University. She will receive a scholarship for swimming.

OHS Blood Drive Helps Save Lives

November 12, 2010

Orange High School students donate time and blood to save lives through the annual fall American Red Cross blood drive.

Student Recognized by National Foundation for Science

November 11, 2010

Senior Daniel Wang was selected as a semi-finalist in the 2010 National Siemens Foundation Competition.

Order Your ORAN Yearbook today!

November 5, 2010

You can mail in your form or order online with a credit card. Deadline December 3rd.

OHS Thespians Present Snoopy!!!

November 4, 2010

This fun musical will be performed on November 12th and 13th at 7:30 p.m.

EXTRA! EXTRA! e-Brady Now Online!

November 4, 2010

Issue 1, Volume 1 of Ballard Brady Middle School's new online only student newspaper is now available.

Alum Featured on NBC for Making a Difference

November 1, 2010

"Share What You Wear", created by alumni Zoe Baris and Samantha Zabell when they were Orange sophomores, highlighted on national "School Pride" TV show.

Brady Middle Challenge Day Reflections

October 26, 2010

Staci Adelman Vincent '83 who works in the Orange Communications Department makes a personal pilgrimage through the Challenge Day experience.

Orange to Host Free Public Screening of Race to Nowhere

October 26, 2010

This opportunity is offered to families, community members and educators in the hope that, together, we can create a shared vision for the best educational experience we can provide for students.

Brady Fundraiser Kicks Off October 25th!

October 25, 2010

Students will be selling gift cards to family and friends as a PTA fundraiser.

Congratulations to Orange Student Musicans!

October 22, 2010

Orange represented in various Orchestras including, NERO, COYO and CYO.

Orange Transportation Drivers Help Students Learn Bus Safety

October 22, 2010

Bus evacuation drills helped students understand how to react in an emergency situation.

Top 10 National Ranking: Orange Technology

October 20, 2010

The Orange City School District has been recognized nationally as a top ten technology school district in the seventh annual Digital School Districts Survey.

Joint PTA Meeting held October 27th

October 15, 2010

There will be a special presentation called, “Preparing Our Kids for a Changing World.”

Brady "Challenge Day" Featured on TV3

October 13, 2010

WKYC-TV3 education reporter Kim Wheeler features 7th and 8th Graders.

Student Art Selected for Auction

October 13, 2010

A second grader and fifth grader had their art selected for annual gifted auction.

Patronaires Music Fund Raiser in Full Swing

October 7, 2010

Frozen foods, cookie dough and Root candles on sale through October 21st.

A Lesson for Life

October 6, 2010

OHS students learn life lessons firsthand from a victim of dating violence

19 Seniors Recognized by National Scholarship Corporation

September 27, 2010

These scholars include 8 semifinalists, 8 commended, 2 recognition scholars and 1 outstanding participant.

Vanessa Bayer '00 Joins Cast of Saturday Night Live

September 24, 2010

The girl named "Most Likely to Succeed" has done just that as NBC announced that OHS grad Vanessa Bayer '00 is joining the cast of Saturday Night Live as it debuts its 36th season.

Lionettes Raise Funds and Awareness

September 24, 2010

For several years, the Orange High School Lionettes have participated in the Race for Cure!

Orange Soccer Player Named Athlete of the Week

September 20, 2010

The Plain Dealer named Orange High School freshman Rebecca Tenney as its soccer player of the week

We want your photos for the Oran Yearbook!

September 17, 2010

OHS students, parents, and teachers can contribute photographs to the high school yearbook staff!

96 Orange High School Students Recognized by College Board

September 17, 2010

Students earned awards for their exceptional achievement on AP Exams.

PTA: Orange Lions 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk

September 17, 2010

Event held on September 26th on the Orange Campus to promote a safe and healthy After Prom.

Summer Reading Links Moreland Hills Students Together

September 15, 2010

MHS students read nearly 4300 books this summer and celebrated with a parade around the school and a chance to 'Drop Everything and Read' for pleasure!

Vote for the Orange Lions!

September 10, 2010

Orange Lions Varsity Football game on September 16th vs. the Perry Pirates has been nominated for Browns Game of the Week! Vote for Orange!

Orange Alum Part of Emmy Award Winning "Top Chef" Team

September 3, 2010

Class of 2000's Donna Lee, a producer on the show "Top Chef", helped earn that show top honors at the 2010 Emmy Awards in Los Angeles!

Orange Earns "Excellent with Distinction" Again

August 27, 2010

The Orange School District was rated EXCELLENT WITH DISTINCTION for the 2009-2010 school year by the Ohio Department of Education.

Orange Recognized for Excellent Financial Reporting

August 25, 2010

Orange Schools District earns the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting.

Outstanding Orange Staff Members Win Kiwanis Awards

August 24, 2010

Staff members Maureen Tarulli, Mary Massey and Donna Hensley are the recipients of the 2010-2011 Kiwanis Awards for outstanding contributions to the Orange City School District! 

Orange Boosters Board Meeting Rescheduled

August 24, 2010

The new meeting will be held Tuesday, September 7th at 7 p.m.

Later Start Announced for OHS on September 2nd

August 23, 2010

Classes at Orange High School will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 2nd.

OHS Marching Band Hits High Notes

August 20, 2010

The Orange Marching Band spent a week at band camp gearing up for an exciting football season.

CORRECTION to Schedule Posted in Parent Mailing

August 11, 2010

Thursday start time for Orange High School will be 7:30 a.m.

New School Year Kick-off Event at Moreland Hills Elementary

August 9, 2010

Parents and students will be notified of their 2010-2011 homeroom teachers in a new way.

The 2010-2011 Wall Calendars Have Arrived

July 21, 2010

They can be purchased for $5 at Orange Schools' Central Office.

Welcome to New Staff!

July 14, 2010

Quality candidates chosen to fill existing job openings.

Orange on the Web

July 1, 2010

Recent stories and photos online featuring Orange students.

Athletes Named CVC All-Academic Students

July 1, 2010

"Imagine" Hardcopies Available

June 29, 2010

Available by visiting the OHS office.

Sharing "The Orange Story"

June 16, 2010

To Learn. To Lead. To Make a Difference.

Orange Foundation Golf Outing

June 16, 2010

The "Drive One Home!" Orange Foundation golf outing is this Monday, June 21, 2010 at the Chagrin Valley Country Club.

Paul Lucas Named New OHS Principal

June 16, 2010

Dr. Lucas will begin his tenure on August 1, 2010.

Senior Receives Byrd Honors Scholarship

June 10, 2010

This scholarship is in recognition for outstanding academic achievement, curriculum, test scores and community activities.

AP Chemistry Students Selected for Olympiad

June 10, 2010

Four Orange students placed among the top in Northeast Ohio.

Orange's Wilkes Receives Pace Setter Award

June 10, 2010

This honor is given to the top two percent in the Fisher School of Business at The Ohio State University.

Smoke from Nearby Fire Drifts into School

June 9, 2010

Building evacuated and fire department called as precaution. No injuries. School safe.

Boosters Meeting Rescheduled to June 9th

June 2, 2010

Meeting to take place at 7 p.m. in the OHS Media Center.

MHS: Unity Day Games Postponed

May 31, 2010

Due to the weather forecast, this event will be held on Wednesday June 2nd instead.

New Gund School Principal Chosen

May 27, 2010

Mrs. Marilyn Mauck accepted the appointment this week.

Freshman Finishes First Internationally

May 26, 2010

Hallie Isreal earns top spot in Future Problem Solving Scenario Writing Competition.

Student Newspaper Named Best

May 26, 2010

Orange Outlook Wins First Place in National Competition.

Students Qualify for States and Regionals

May 26, 2010

Student Athletes advance in Tennis Tournament and Track Meets.

Orange Bus Drivers Best in State!

May 17, 2010

Chuck Santamaria and Shannon Gross took first and second place, respectively.

Seniors Named National Merit Scholars

May 14, 2010

So far, three students have been named scholars by the National Merit Corporation.

Brady Track Brings Home First Place!

May 14, 2010

Student athletes perform well at Chagrin Relays.

National School Nurse Day

May 12, 2010

Thank you for your dedication to Orange Schools' students, staff and community.

Basketball Co-Captain Selects College

May 6, 2010

Crum, of Pepper Pike, signs letter of intent with MVNU.

Orange Leads the Way at Bus Safety Competition

May 3, 2010

Four Orange bus drivers finish in the top seven of Regional Bus Safety Road-E-O, plus first and second place in team competition.

Presidential Scholar Semifinalist, Franklin Scholar, Gifted

April 30, 2010

Fellowes, Ginsburg and Ritchken named in prestigious programs.

Student Named Player of the Week in Tennis

April 30, 2010

OHS student athlete Sam Ubersax is The Plain Dealer Tennis Player of the Week.

Track Team Finishes Strong

April 30, 2010

Boys team finishes second at invitational.

World Affairs Club Awarded 11 Times

April 30, 2010

Jack Fines awarded Outstanding Delegate Award.

Brady Students Perform Well at Tourneys

April 30, 2010

Power of the Pen, Destination Imagination Teams Succeed!

Track Athletes Finish Among the Top

April 22, 2010

Both the Orange Boys and Girls excel in track relays.

Orange Students Earn Accolades at Competitions

April 21, 2010

Students recognized by National Scholastic Art Competition and Ohio Future Problem Solving Competition.

"Imagine" New Online Journal

April 14, 2010

Imagine is an arts and literature journal whose main goals are to promote the creation of student work.

Blood Drive a Success!

March 31, 2010

Students and staff donated enough blood to help 147 people.

Destination Imagination Team Advances

March 25, 2010

Brady Middle School Destination Imagination Team headed to State Tourney.

Athletes Honored for Academics

March 25, 2010

Thirteen named to Chagrin Valley Conference All Academic teams.

Mock Trial Performs Well at Regionals

March 17, 2010

This team of freshman and sophomores made it through the second round against other schools' seniors.

Orange Boosters

March 14, 2010

Fund raiser to be held on Saturday, April 10, 2010 from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Wood Design Students Donate Pens

March 5, 2010

They produced 150 pens as part of the "Freedom Pens" project.

Students Awarded by Community Organizations

March 5, 2010

Cleveland Cavaliers; Kiwanis of Lander Circle; Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Alumnae recognize Orange.

Musicians Receive Superior and Excellent Ratings

March 5, 2010

Orange students recognized at Ohio Music Education Association Solo and Ensemble Contest.

OHS Thespians Present "High School Musical"

March 2, 2010

Spring Musical on March 12th at 7:30 p.m. and March 13th at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Evening Board Meeting on March 1st Cancelled

February 23, 2010

Agenda will be combined with the March 1st morning meeting at 7:30 a.m.

Student Athletes Advance in Tournaments

February 23, 2010

Two Wrestlers advance to District Tournament; Girls Varsity Basketball advances to State Tournament.

OHS, Brady Bus Routes to Change

February 23, 2010

New schedule to take effect March 29

Swimmers Qualify for State Meet

February 22, 2010

Coach named Northeast Ohio District Swim Coach of the Year.

Orange Wireless Technology Integration Featured

February 22, 2010

Education reporter Kim Wheeler of WKYC-TV3 visits the district.

Seniors Named National Merit Finalists

February 17, 2010

These students will be considered for scholarships in the spring.

Mock Trial Team Sends Students to Regionals

February 17, 2010

A team of seven Orange High School students have advanced to the regional competition in Mock Trial.

Speech and Debate Students Qualify for State Tourney

February 12, 2010

Students will represent Orange High School in Lincoln Douglas Debate and Public Forum Debate

Senior Named to Presidential Scholars Program

February 12, 2010

Scholars are selected on the basis of superior academic and artistic achievements, leadership qualities, strong character and involvement in community and school activities.

Gail Allison Drive Reopened

February 8, 2010

Main road on campus was closed for a few hours for emergency repair.

OHS Hockey Team Clinches Division Title

February 2, 2010

The team has an overall record of 17-2-1 and is undefeated in league play at 8-0-1

Orange Recognized for 21st Century Learning Initiatives

January 29, 2010

According to an independent research firm, Orange has been successful in implementing a strategic approach to incorporate 21st Century Skills

New Treasurer Chosen by School Board

January 28, 2010

Greg Slemons hired as the new Treasurer for Orange Schools.

School Nurse Obtains National Certification

January 26, 2010

Moreland Hills School Nurse Maureen Barrett is now a Nationally Certified School Nurse.

Orange Swimmers Win CVC Title!

January 26, 2010


Good Week for Orange High School Athletics

January 20, 2010

Updates on Basketball, Wrestling, Hockey, Swimming

Board President and Vice President Chosen

January 12, 2010

Sam Steinhouse and Tom Bonda will serve as President and Vice President, respectively.

Weather related closing decision process

January 6, 2010

Click here to read how the District make its decision on whether to close due to inclement weather.

Orange Schools earns recognition for technology performance

January 4, 2010

District recognition highlighted in an Ohio School Boards Association publication.

Orange Teacher Interviewed for GMA

January 4, 2010

Nancy Brunswick interviewed for story on Orange Alumnus George Stephanopoulos.

19 Athletes Named All-Academic

December 17, 2009

Congratulations to the Orange Lions All-Academic CVC athletes for Fall 2009!

OHS Students Donate 365 lbs. of Food to Cleveland Foodbank

December 17, 2009

Students also spent time volunteering at the foodbank.

Brady Science Fair Highlights Student Engagement

December 17, 2009

Brady Middle School science fair brings out 21st Century Learning Skills in students. Community professionals serve as judges.

Freshman Named to International Council

December 2, 2009

Student invited to join the Speak Up Student Advisory Council after successful webinar.

Students Selected for Cleveland Clinic Intern Program

December 2, 2009

Orange High School students' experiences submitted for eXpressions awards

H1N1 Vaccine Clinic Held for Orange Students

December 1, 2009

The CCBH will hold H1N1 vaccination clinics at the Orange Schools on December 8th for students only.

Orange Hockey Team to play at The Q

November 20, 2009

Come support the Orange Lions on December 12th at 4 p.m.

Orange Patronaires Fund Raisers

November 20, 2009

Orange Patronaires team up with Bruegger's and King Nut.

Business Operations Director Wins Award

November 20, 2009

Mr. Phil Dickinson is named Outstanding Business Operations Manager of the Year.

Orange High School Names Interim Principal

November 17, 2009

Retired Assistant Principal, Mr. Steve Lloyd, is welcomed back to Orange High School.

Five Students are Winners in Patriot Pen Essay Contest

November 12, 2009

Brady Middle School students recognized at annual Veterans Day event.

Congratulations to Re-Elected Board Members

November 4, 2009

Fellowes, Morganstern and Steinhouse were re-elected to the Orange Board of Education

District Receives National Ranking

October 30, 2009

Orange is the only school district in Ohio to achieve this top ten honor.

OHS After-Prom Malley's Candy Fundraiser

October 29, 2009

The deadline for placing an order is December 20th, 2009.

Senior Named Student Business Leader of the Year

October 29, 2009

Academic excellence and involvement outside of school impresses Chamber.

Undefeated Season for OHS JV Boys Soccer

October 20, 2009

With 14 wins, zero losses and two ties, the team made Orange High School History.

Orange Alumnus George Stephanopoulos in Town

October 16, 2009

Eight Orange High School students were able to attend his recent Tri-C presentation

83 Students Recognized as AP Scholars

October 14, 2009

16 students were also named National Advanced Placement Scholars.

Latest Lions' Den Newsletter Online!

October 14, 2009

Brought to you by Orange High School and the OHS PTA

Students Recognized by National Scholarship Program

October 8, 2009

Orange High School Seniors Score in top three percent.

National Merit Commended Students Named

October 5, 2009

A total of 12 Orange High School seniors recognized by this national program.

Artwork on Display

October 5, 2009

Original artwork created by three Orange District students has been selected for exhibit in the 7th annual Ohio Association for Gifted Children's Susan Faulkner Fine Arts Exhibition and Auction.

Three Orange Alumni Enter Hall of Fame

October 1, 2009

Hugh Harris (Staff), Robert Horvath (Class of 1975), and Daniel Mack (Class of 1949) recently inducted.

College Fair for Students with Learning Differences

September 30, 2009

Breakout Sessions for students and parents. Opportunity to meet with College Reps.

PTA's Innisbrook Fundraiser Extended

September 25, 2009

The sales period has been extended to Friday, October 2nd.

Six Orange Students Named National Merit Scholars

September 18, 2009

These students have an opportunity to compete for scholarships offered in the spring.

All Class Alumni Reunion and Hall of Fame Inductions

September 10, 2009

This celebration will take place on September 25, 2009.

Orange PTAs, CAPA and P2PN Present DIRT

September 10, 2009

Three free evening performances open to the public on September 21st, 22nd and 23rd

Lions Kick Off First Home Game Friday September 4

September 1, 2009

Check out schedules on all Orange High School and Brady Middle School Fall Sports!


August 25, 2009

The District attains the highest possible rating for an Ohio school district.

Orange Teens Recognized as Heroes

August 10, 2009

Two Orange High School students were recently recognized in the "Hero Central" program

Welcome to the Orange Web Site!

August 5, 2009

New web design launched containing information about the schools, improved navigation and several new features.

OHS Students Recognized as All America Swimmers

August 4, 2009

Orange High School swimmers awarded All America Swimmers honor.

Orange Hires New Assistant Treasurer

July 13, 2009

Orange City School District announces the hiring of Ashley Brudno as its new Assistant Treasurer.

Orange Hires New Special Education Leaders

July 8, 2009

Orange Schools hires Kershini Naidu as its new Director of Student Support Services and Lori Pinchot as its new Coordinator of Special Education.

Power of the Pen

June 22, 2009

The Seventh and Eighth Grade Power of the Pen team performed well at the State Power of the Pen Tournament in Wooster, Ohio.

Orange Drivers Excel at Bus Rodeo

June 15, 2009

Orange bus drivers captured both 1st and 2nd place team awards in the regional bus safety Road-e-o.

Orange Newspaper Nationally Recognized

June 15, 2009

"The Orange Outlook" newspaper placed second in the National Annual Newspaper Awards sponsored by the American Scholastic Press Association.

National Merit Scholarship Recipients

June 9, 2009

Four Orange High School Seniors recently received National Merit Scholarships.

Orange Best in Cleveland 7 Consecutive Years

June 8, 2009

The Orange High School World Affairs/Model UN Team wins Silver Bowl Award for 7th consecutive year in Cleveland Tournament.

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