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.
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.
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.
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.
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 email@example.com.
FutureVision: Community Dialogue and Presentation on Facilities Master Plan Set for April 22 at 7 pmMarch 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.
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.
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.
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.
Congratulations to the six outstanding OHS seniors who were honored this week by the Lander Circle Kiwanis for their amazing achievements!
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!
Five Moreland Hills Elementary School Destination Imagination teams soared to success this weekend with two of those teams now heading to the State competition!
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 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!
OHS students celebrated "Pi Day" (3.14) in delicious style!
Brady Middle School students performed well in the recent Greater Cleveland Council of Teachers of Mathematics 7th and 8th grade Math Problem Solving Tournament.
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 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!
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.
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!
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 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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Congratulations to Moreland Hills School Intervention Specialist Mrs. Missy Bunsey on earning the Northeast Ohio Media Group Crystal Apple Award
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!
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!
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!
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!
Congratulations to the seven OHS swimmers bound for State Competition this week!
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.
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 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.
This is a reminder that the deadline to complete our online website survey is Friday, February 14, 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.
Congratulations to Orange High School students Eva Rudow, Mi Row, and Allison Lester on being recently honored in the Cleveland Clinic Literary Expressions Program!
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!
The Orange Elementary & Middle School PTA is excited to kick-off the 2014 MHS Olympics Fundraiser ( 2/7 - 2/13).
Congratulations to Orange High School senior Rhonald Houston on earning an athletic scholarship in football to attend the University of Findlay!
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.
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!
Parent Online Website Survey. Deadline to complete the survey is February 14, 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!
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 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!
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.
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 26January 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.
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!
Currently only online orders accepted until January 27, 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.
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.
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!
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.
Congratulations to Orange High School 1984 graduate Julie Boland on being named as the new Managing Partner for Ernst and Young in Cleveland!
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.
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.
Congratulations Orange High School students Jordan Brown and Isabel Sands on being named Gold Key winners in the 2014 Scholastic Writing Awards.
Due to the weather forecast, Orange Schools will be closed on Tuesday, January 7th. Evening Activities are cancelled for January 6th & 7th, as well.
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.
Due to weather conditions, the Orange Schools will be closed on Monday, January 6th. Evening Activities are cancelled, as well.
Tonight's Board Meeting and Community Dialogue has been postponed and rescheduled for Monday, January 13th.
Board Meeting Reminder: Monday, January 13th, BOE Community Dialogue @5:45 p.m.; BOE Organizational Meeting @ 6:30 p.m. at PPLC.
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.
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.
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!!!
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!
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.
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.
Orange High School finished in first place with a total of 48 points at the recent Lorain County Community College Model United Nations Conference.
Congratulations to Orange High School senior Doo Hee Kim on being selected as a Better Business Bureau Students of Integrity award winner!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The intersessions are all wrapped up; each project is proudly on display; which leaves us with just one thing more...best wishes for a wonderful Thanksgiving Day!
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.
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.
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.
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!
Orange High School College Planning Night is set for Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. in the school auditorium.
OHS graduate Eric Praschan ('00) always had a passion for writing. But it took a life-changing experience...and his OHS education...to channel that passion into a career.
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.
Five dozen students and staff may have saved nearly 140 lives by donating blood in this week's fall blood drive at OHS.
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 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 today signed his letter of intent to play Division I baseball for St. Bonaventure University!
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.
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.
The 2013-2014 Orange High School yearbook deadline is upon us. The first sale deadline is November 30th.
Orange High School teacher Heidi Rudolph was honored last month as an “Outstanding Mathematics Teacher” by the Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
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.
REMINDER: From now through Saturday, October 26, 2013, Orange High School students (14+), parents, staff and community members can visit www.celebratemydrive.com to vote for Orange High School and a chance to win a $100,000 grant!
Due to weather and road conditions, Orange Schools will be operating on a 2-Hour delay on Thursday, October 24th
Stanford University recently recognized Orange High School Science Department Chair Jim Lenczewski for exceptional teaching, as referred by 2013 OHS graduate Sarah Young.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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'!!!
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.
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.
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!
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.
Congratulations and best wishes to our OHS Girls Tennis Team players as they head to State Competition in Columbus!
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
Reminder: The October 9th Parent and Community Forum will be at 6 p.m. in the Orange High School Auditorium.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Orange High School junior Kirby Davis' artwork “Bicycles” was selected as a winner in the Ohio Association for Gifted Children (OAGC) art auction.
Congratulations to the 2013-2014 BMS flag design winner eighth grader Victoria Popritkin!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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!!!
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.
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 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.
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!
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!
The Orange City School District has announced the selection of Mrs. Melanie Weltman to fill the recently open Board of Education seat.
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.
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.
The 2013-2014 Orange City School District wall calendars are now available for purchase.
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.
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.
Congratulations to Orange 2013 graduates Jake Fekete and Ben Simon who were chosen to play in the NEOBCA All-Star baseball game!
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.
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.
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 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!
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 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!
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 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!
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 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 www.orangeschools.org/slideshows as well as in this story. Best wishes to all for a fantastic summer!
OHS track teams EXCEL at State Competition...!!!
Orange High School held its eighy-seventh annual Commencement on Sunday, June 2nd and graduated 192 stellar students! Congratulations graduates on officially becoming alumni!
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 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.
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.
Join the Moreland Hills Elementary School fifth graders in their first collective concert tonight at the Orange High School Auditorium at 7pm.
Congratulations to the members of MHS' Team Hedgehog Factory who had an amazing showing at their first Destination Imagination international competition!
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!
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.
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!
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.
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)
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 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!!!
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"!!!
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!
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.
Team Hedgehog Factory needs your help to get to the international Destination Imagination competition....!
Seven Orange High School students were recognized in the 2012-2013 awards for students in the Excel TECC programs.
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.
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
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!
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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!
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.
The Court has been announced for the OHS Junior/Senior Prom which will be held on Saturday evening, April 27th. Meet your royalty here...!
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!
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.
Congratulations to Orange High School senior Zachary Miller on being selected as a semifinalist in the 2013 U.S. Presidential Scholars Competition!
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!
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 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.
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).”
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!
Brady Middle School 8th grade French students converse with pen pals via mail, blogging and video conferencing all in French!
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.
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.
Students will not have school on Monday, April 1, 2013. Classes will resume on Tuesday, April 2, 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”.
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.
Orange Thespians Perform “Legally Blonde - the Musical” on March 14-16 at 7 p.m. each night in the Orange High School Auditorium.
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!
Congratulations to Brady Middle School's eighth grade Power of the Pen team which came in FIRST PLACE at the District Tournament!
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!!!
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.
Congratulations to Orange High School social studies teacher Mark Burkhart on earning an Innovative Educator award from WVIZ/PBS Education Advisory Council.
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!
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 Association scholarships are available for qualified seniors. The applications for these scholarships are due no later than March 29th.
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!
"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.
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: 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...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.
Congratulations to Orange High School swimmer Jack Nee, STATE CHAMPION!
Her Excel TECC Culinary Arts II team placed 3rd in the state among 24 teams at the recent state level ProStart Invitational.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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!
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 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!
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.
The Orange Schools are operating on a 2-hour delay due to weather conditions for Friday, 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.
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.
Community members are invited to the “Orange Community Girls Night Out” on Thursday, January 31, 2013 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Due to weather conditions, the Orange Schools will be closed Tuesday, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Congratulations to Orange High School senior Avalon Regalbuto who was recently recognized as a Wendy's High School Heisman school winner!
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.
Congratulations to Brady Middle School science fair students!
The second Orange High School yearbook sale has ended! Time is running out- order before it is TOO LATE!
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.
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!
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.
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!
Orange High School had numerous students earn the distinction of being named Chagrin Valley Conference All-Academic athletes for Fall sports.
The Orange High School PTA and Orange Elementary PTA are pleased to jointly offer a $2,250.00 Service Award.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Congratulations to the five OHS students who were selected to serve on the Jewish Federation of Cleveland's 2012-2013 Saltzman Youth Panel!
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.
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!
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!
Students in the Orange Schools have been busy making a difference in their schools and their community.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, Orange High School students and staff are making a world of difference in a time of need.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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 Lady Lions Soccer Team on its latest playoff victory!
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 Schools are Rated EXCELLENT on State Assessments, Achieves Other Successful Measures; Addresses Challenges. All 26 indicators met and a 106.4 Performance Index.
A cross cultural student exchange with Herning Gymnasium in Denmark and Orange High School proved to be an eye-opening experience for all involved...in the best way possible.
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.
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.
The 2012-2013 Oran Yearbook is currently on sale! Order by mail, online or by phone. Submit photos and follow The Oran on Twitter.
Good luck to the boys varsity golf team as they head to state competition! Go Lions!
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Congratulations to Orange High School senior Meghan Kane who Graduated from Cornell University Summer College!
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.
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 is closed today, September 13th due to a power outage.
The Music Department is currently selling the 2013 Entertainment book of coupons.
Orange High School received notification that five of its students have been identified as Semifinalists in the 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program.
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)
Jim "Basketball" Jones put a new spin on character lessons in respect, kindness, and gratitude for MHS students...all right at their fingertips!
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!!!
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!!!
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.
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.
The Orange City School District proudly announces the recipients of the 2012 Lander Circle Kiwanis Staff Members of the Year awards!!!
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!
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.
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.
The 2012-2013 web calendar has been updated. Thank you for your patience.
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.
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 http://orangeschools.wrismobile.com/.
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.
The 2012-2013 Orange City School District calendars are now available for purchase.
Congratulations to Ballard Brady Middle School eighth grader Rebecca Goldfarb! She is a recipient of the Dr Alex Rubins Essay Award 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.
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.
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.
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.
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!!!
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!!!
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!
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.
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.
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!!!
The Orange City School District was recently rated among the best by Cleveland Magazine, The Washington Post, US News, and Newsweek.
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!
The Orange Schools Foundation is hosting their 2012 "Drive One Home" GOLF OUTING on Monday, June 18, 2012 at Beechmont Country Club.
The Orange Boys Track Team is headed to Columbus for the State Meet this weekend. Go Lions!
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.
Commencement will take place June 3rd at 4 p.m. at Orange High School.
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.
Congratulations to Orange High School junior Maksim Kan who won the Singles Division II State Championship in tennis this past weekend!
Presentation will take place on June 6th from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at the Orange High School Media Center.
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 was recently named as one of the best in the nation by Newsweek magazine in their annual "America’s Best High Schools" rankings.
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.
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.
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...!!!
Congratulations to four Orange students who received honors at the State-level PTA Reflections Competition for their extraordinary achievement in the arts!!!
Twenty-five world language students from Orange High School attained national recognition for excellent performance on the 2012 Level 4 National Spanish Examinations.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
Congratulations Brady Middle School eighth grade team who finished fourth in the county for their performance on this year's Ohio Mathematics League contest.
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.
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.
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.
Orange High School Class of 2007 Alumnus Ben Fankhauser makes his Broadway debut in the new musical “Newsies” this month.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
It was a day of Domino discoveries...and kindergartner Mira Batra reaped the rewards in the annual MHS Kindergarten Domino Draw Tournament!
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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).
Congratulations to OHS senior Alissa Snoddy who was selected to perform the National Anthem at this year's State Boys' Basketball Tournament in Columbus!!!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
Congratulations to the OHS Mock Trial Team on an outstanding performance at Regionals and good luck as you head to States!
Orange High School class of 2010 graduate Leah Weiss recently received the prestigious Jacob Wendell Scholars award from Harvard University.
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.
Orange students and staff have joined together to show friends and colleagues in Chardon that we care and are keeping them in our thoughts.
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.
Orange High School senior wrestler Hunter Auletta qualified for the OHSAA State Wrestling Tournament.
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.
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.
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.
Good luck this week to Orange High School's state meet qualifiers!
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.
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.
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!
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.
Student participants in a daylong leadership and anti-bullying training seminar experience firsthand the Power of One.
Congratulations to eighth grader Truman Lester who will represent Brady Middle School at the annual Spelling Bee County Competition on March 3rd!
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.
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.
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.
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!
Congratulations to the four student athletes from Orange High School who signed their letters of intent for colleges in the fall.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Congratulations to the Orange High School Hockey Team which won the Walter F. Ehrnfelt MLK Memorial Tournament's Red Division Championship in Strongsville.
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!
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.
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.
"The College Craze - To-Do Lists for High School: Demystifying the Process" will be held on January 19th.
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.
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.
Oaths and committee placements held at the Board of Education's recent 2012 Organizational meeting.
Orange High School senior Anne Scheps was selected as the Kiwanis of Lander Circle Senior of the Month for December 2011.
Orange High School students wear white ties as part of an international campaign to take a stand against violence.
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...
Wishing everyone a wonderful, safe, and happy holiday season and a healthy and prosperous new year! School resumes on Wednesday, January 4th, 2012.
Congratulations Orange High School senior athletes Simon Sugerman - named to Soccer All Star First Team and Richard Ringel - winner of Senior Excellence Award!
The fourth grade gifted class is working on a cookbook project and needs your help...!
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.
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.
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.
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!
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...
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.
Orange High School student athletes from eight fall sports were recently recognized at the 2011 Fall Sports Awards Night.
It’s a whole new concept in physical fitness and it has both teachers and students at Orange High School eager to participate!
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.
Orange students celebrate an "early" Thanksgiving with feasts and festivities...as we express our gratitude to all of you at this special time of year.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A note of gratitude to the community...
The Orange High School World Affairs team finished in second place at the Cleveland Council of World Affairs competition.
Based on information obtained by the FBI, the latest threat has been deemed a hoax. Please click on "read more" for further details.
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.
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”.
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.
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 will take place as scheduled starting today at Orange High School. Before-school activities will resume on Tuesday morning.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Congratulations to Orange High School student athletes Amy Smedira and Adrian Young who placed third in the State Tennis Tournament.
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.
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.
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.
The Orange School District is recognized as being one of the top 25 percent districts for saving dollars.
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.
The artwork of four Orange Schools students has been selected for display and auction at the Ohio Association for Gifted Children Conference.
The Orange School District was recently presented with the "Auditor of State Award with Distinction FY2010" after receiving a “clean” audit report.
Congratulations to the seven OHS students that were named "Commended Students" by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation!
Congratulations to Brynn FitzGerald who tied for second place in the State Division II Girls' Golf Tournament!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Congratulations to Orange High School senior Julian Turner on being named an Eddie George Scholar Athlete of the Week!
During a soggy but spirited game against Aurora, Orange welcomed back Alumni and the 2011 OHS Homecoming Court!
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!
Residents are invited to attend a Community Forum on the upcoming Operating Levy that will be on the November 8th ballot.
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 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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
OHS golfer Brynn FitzGerald will be featured on Sports Time Ohio's High School Sports Insider on Monday night! Set Your DVR!
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!
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.
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.
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.
Orange City School District announced today the hiring of Jeff Kurtz as its new Coordinator of Athletics.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Cyrus Apanius was recently inducted into the National Technical Honor Society in recognition of his outstanding student achievement in career and technical education.
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.
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.
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.
Congratulations to the 12 OHS student athletes who qualified for the State Track Meet this coming weekend!
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.
Congratulations and all the best to OHS senior Sam Ubersax who heads to Columbus today to compete in the state tennis tournament!
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.
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.
Congratulations to Linden Wagner who was selected at the state level for outstanding achievement in science!
These Orange High School juniors are among the highest-scoring participants nationally in the National Merit Corporation scholarship program.
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.
Cyrus Apanius (Visual Art and Design). Maurell James (Medical Technologies) and Robert Tichinel (Environmental Education) all received recognition.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
Shannon Wu has been named as a semifinalist in the 2011 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program.
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!
Congratulations to the 11 Orange City School District staff members who were awarded continuing contracts!
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.
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.”
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.
More than 150 OHS seniors signed certificates committing to colleges and university programs throughout the world for the 2011-2012 school year.
Moreland Hills Elementary fourth graders predict their chances of loving math are even greater after creating and participating in their annual probability carnival.
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!
Brady Middle School shines in this award-winning educational enhancement program devoted to excellence in creative writing.
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.
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.
Seventh grader Charles Stewart-Bates won an Award of Merit for Music Composition at the state level PTA Reflections Fine Arts Program.
Moreland Hills Elementary first graders stretched their minds while having fun during the third annual Games of Strategy Day.
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.
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.
To commemorate March 14th, aka 3.14, OHS math teachers find the way to the students' minds may be through their stomachs!
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!
Charlie Schoeppner was a long-time Guidance Counselor for Orange High School.
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.
The original artwork by four Orange High School students was recently displayed at the Beachwood Arts Council Juried Art Show.
Congratulations to all of the OHS Swimmers on an outstanding showing at States!
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.
The collection will run through the end of the week - Friday, March 4th.
Langston Maxwell has been selected by the Berklee College of Music to participate as a featured instrumentalist.
Congratulations to four Brady Middle School students who participated in the OMEA Honors Band performance this weekend!
Book Fair Preview is this Friday, February 25th.
This is the first time Orange has advanced more than one team to the regionals which will be held at the Cuyahoga County Courthouse.
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.
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!
The Lions defeated Nordonia to advance to the Championship Game!
Moreland Hills Elementary School students open their hearts by creating Valentine's Day greetings for veterans at a local VA Medical Center.
Watch the Orange Boys Basketball Team take on Harvey live online Friday, February 11th at 7:30 p.m.! Click Here
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 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.
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.
In honor of Black History Month, track and field Olympic Champion Harrison Dillard inspires Moreland Hills fourth graders to achieve their dreams.
Orange High School students Tomas Perez and Peter Jacobs have been selected as recipients of the Peer Leadership Award.
The Orange City School District is proud to announce that three of its senior athletes have signed letters of intent with Division I colleges!
OHS Senior Kaileigh Witczak was recognized by State Senator Nina Turner for her outstanding commitment to civic duty.
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.
Congratulations to all of the Orange City School District students who were recognized for their artistic endeavors in the 2010-2011 PTA Reflections Program.
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.
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!
Friday, February 4th and Saturday, February 5th at 7:30 p.m. both nights
He spent his career as a teacher, coach, assistant principal and athletic director at Orange High School before retiring in 1985.
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.
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.
We are pleased to announce the formation of a new parent/educator group in Orange Schools - Orange Parent and Educators for Gifted/Able Students
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.
Four 10th grade Honors English students were recognized in the Cleveland Clinic Literary Expressions writing competition.
Seniors in Gail Price's "Facing History" program are choosing to participate...and make a difference.
Orange High School senior Ayana Cheston was selected as the Kiwanis of Lander Circle Senior of the Month for January.
These are just three of many examples of students helping those in need.
Businessweek.com 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".
Sixth, seventh and eighth grade choir members perform in their winter choral concert this evening at 7:30pm in the Orange High School Auditorium.
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.
Congratulations to OHS Alumnus Dan Terhune '08 who was named to the Division Three All-America Second Team.
Entries accepted January 3-6. This year's theme is "Together we can."
The Orange High School Hockey team is having an Alumni Game on Thursday December 30, 2010 at 8:10 p.m.
Paintings from several Orange High School students are on display through the new year.
Fifth graders at Moreland Hills Elementary School collected coats for children in need.
OHS teachers and students help fill stockings for soldiers with holiday cheer.
Orange School will be closed on Tuesday, December 14th.
The middle school concert will be rescheduled after the first of the year.
No alternative date has been set.
Orange Schools will be closed today, Monday, December 13th.
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.
Get into the spirit of the season by attending the Brady Middle School winter concert this evening!
Please contribute. Donations will be accepted at the school through December 17, 2010.
Beautifully constructed flag display cases created in an OHS Wood Design class are being donated to the community.
Family Night will be from 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, December 7, 2010.
Next Generation Learning unlocks doors of opportunity for students at Moreland Hills Elementary and Brady Middle School.
Moreland Hills Elementary Students celebrated an "early" Thanksgiving through song, cookies, cards, good deeds...and, of course, the First Grade Feast!
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.
Family Night will be from 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, December 7, 2010.
The week-long canned and boxed food donation effort yielded 39 cases of food to help the hungry.
Senior Lauren Hurd has signed her letter of intent with Marshall University. She will receive a scholarship for swimming.
Orange High School students donate time and blood to save lives through the annual fall American Red Cross blood drive.
Senior Daniel Wang was selected as a semi-finalist in the 2010 National Siemens Foundation Competition.
You can mail in your form or order online with a credit card. Deadline December 3rd.
This fun musical will be performed on November 12th and 13th at 7:30 p.m.
Issue 1, Volume 1 of Ballard Brady Middle School's new online only student newspaper is now available.
"Share What You Wear", created by alumni Zoe Baris and Samantha Zabell when they were Orange sophomores, highlighted on national "School Pride" TV show.
Staci Adelman Vincent '83 who works in the Orange Communications Department makes a personal pilgrimage through the Challenge Day experience.
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.
Students will be selling gift cards to family and friends as a PTA fundraiser.
Orange represented in various Orchestras including, NERO, COYO and CYO.
Bus evacuation drills helped students understand how to react in an emergency situation.
The Orange City School District has been recognized nationally as a top ten technology school district in the seventh annual Digital School Districts Survey.
There will be a special presentation called, “Preparing Our Kids for a Changing World.”
WKYC-TV3 education reporter Kim Wheeler features 7th and 8th Graders.
A second grader and fifth grader had their art selected for annual gifted auction.
Frozen foods, cookie dough and Root candles on sale through October 21st.
OHS students learn life lessons firsthand from a victim of dating violence
These scholars include 8 semifinalists, 8 commended, 2 recognition scholars and 1 outstanding participant.
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.
For several years, the Orange High School Lionettes have participated in the Race for Cure!
The Plain Dealer named Orange High School freshman Rebecca Tenney as its soccer player of the week
OHS students, parents, and teachers can contribute photographs to the high school yearbook staff!
Students earned awards for their exceptional achievement on AP Exams.
Event held on September 26th on the Orange Campus to promote a safe and healthy After Prom.
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!
Orange Lions Varsity Football game on September 16th vs. the Perry Pirates has been nominated for Browns Game of the Week! Vote for Orange!
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!
The Orange School District was rated EXCELLENT WITH DISTINCTION for the 2009-2010 school year by the Ohio Department of Education.
Orange Schools District earns the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting.
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!
The new meeting will be held Tuesday, September 7th at 7 p.m.
Classes at Orange High School will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 2nd.
The Orange Marching Band spent a week at band camp gearing up for an exciting football season.
Thursday start time for Orange High School will be 7:30 a.m.
Parents and students will be notified of their 2010-2011 homeroom teachers in a new way.
They can be purchased for $5 at Orange Schools' Central Office.
Quality candidates chosen to fill existing job openings.
Recent stories and photos online featuring Orange students.
Available by visiting the OHS office.
To Learn. To Lead. To Make a Difference.
The "Drive One Home!" Orange Foundation golf outing is this Monday, June 21, 2010 at the Chagrin Valley Country Club.
Dr. Lucas will begin his tenure on August 1, 2010.
This scholarship is in recognition for outstanding academic achievement, curriculum, test scores and community activities.
Four Orange students placed among the top in Northeast Ohio.
This honor is given to the top two percent in the Fisher School of Business at The Ohio State University.
Building evacuated and fire department called as precaution. No injuries. School safe.
Meeting to take place at 7 p.m. in the OHS Media Center.
Due to the weather forecast, this event will be held on Wednesday June 2nd instead.
Mrs. Marilyn Mauck accepted the appointment this week.
Hallie Isreal earns top spot in Future Problem Solving Scenario Writing Competition.
Orange Outlook Wins First Place in National Competition.
Student Athletes advance in Tennis Tournament and Track Meets.
Chuck Santamaria and Shannon Gross took first and second place, respectively.
So far, three students have been named scholars by the National Merit Corporation.
Student athletes perform well at Chagrin Relays.
Thank you for your dedication to Orange Schools' students, staff and community.
Crum, of Pepper Pike, signs letter of intent with MVNU.
Four Orange bus drivers finish in the top seven of Regional Bus Safety Road-E-O, plus first and second place in team competition.
Fellowes, Ginsburg and Ritchken named in prestigious programs.
OHS student athlete Sam Ubersax is The Plain Dealer Tennis Player of the Week.
Boys team finishes second at invitational.
Jack Fines awarded Outstanding Delegate Award.
Power of the Pen, Destination Imagination Teams Succeed!
Both the Orange Boys and Girls excel in track relays.
Students recognized by National Scholastic Art Competition and Ohio Future Problem Solving Competition.
Imagine is an arts and literature journal whose main goals are to promote the creation of student work.
Students and staff donated enough blood to help 147 people.
Brady Middle School Destination Imagination Team headed to State Tourney.
Thirteen named to Chagrin Valley Conference All Academic teams.
This team of freshman and sophomores made it through the second round against other schools' seniors.
Fund raiser to be held on Saturday, April 10, 2010 from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
They produced 150 pens as part of the "Freedom Pens" project.
Cleveland Cavaliers; Kiwanis of Lander Circle; Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Alumnae recognize Orange.
Orange students recognized at Ohio Music Education Association Solo and Ensemble Contest.
Spring Musical on March 12th at 7:30 p.m. and March 13th at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Agenda will be combined with the March 1st morning meeting at 7:30 a.m.
Two Wrestlers advance to District Tournament; Girls Varsity Basketball advances to State Tournament.
New schedule to take effect March 29
Coach named Northeast Ohio District Swim Coach of the Year.
Education reporter Kim Wheeler of WKYC-TV3 visits the district.
These students will be considered for scholarships in the spring.
A team of seven Orange High School students have advanced to the regional competition in Mock Trial.
Students will represent Orange High School in Lincoln Douglas Debate and Public Forum Debate
Scholars are selected on the basis of superior academic and artistic achievements, leadership qualities, strong character and involvement in community and school activities.
Main road on campus was closed for a few hours for emergency repair.
The team has an overall record of 17-2-1 and is undefeated in league play at 8-0-1
According to an independent research firm, Orange has been successful in implementing a strategic approach to incorporate 21st Century Skills
Greg Slemons hired as the new Treasurer for Orange Schools.
Moreland Hills School Nurse Maureen Barrett is now a Nationally Certified School Nurse.
BOYS SWIM TEAM CLAIMS 8th CONSECUTIVE CHAGRIN VALLEY CONFERENCE TITLE!
Updates on Basketball, Wrestling, Hockey, Swimming
Sam Steinhouse and Tom Bonda will serve as President and Vice President, respectively.
District recognition highlighted in an Ohio School Boards Association publication.
Nancy Brunswick interviewed for story on Orange Alumnus George Stephanopoulos.
Congratulations to the Orange Lions All-Academic CVC athletes for Fall 2009!
Students also spent time volunteering at the foodbank.
Brady Middle School science fair brings out 21st Century Learning Skills in students. Community professionals serve as judges.
Student invited to join the Speak Up Student Advisory Council after successful webinar.
Orange High School students' experiences submitted for eXpressions awards
The CCBH will hold H1N1 vaccination clinics at the Orange Schools on December 8th for students only.
Come support the Orange Lions on December 12th at 4 p.m.
Orange Patronaires team up with Bruegger's and King Nut.
Mr. Phil Dickinson is named Outstanding Business Operations Manager of the Year.
Retired Assistant Principal, Mr. Steve Lloyd, is welcomed back to Orange High School.
Brady Middle School students recognized at annual Veterans Day event.
Fellowes, Morganstern and Steinhouse were re-elected to the Orange Board of Education
Orange is the only school district in Ohio to achieve this top ten honor.
The deadline for placing an order is December 20th, 2009.
Academic excellence and involvement outside of school impresses Chamber.
With 14 wins, zero losses and two ties, the team made Orange High School History.
Eight Orange High School students were able to attend his recent Tri-C presentation
16 students were also named National Advanced Placement Scholars.
Brought to you by Orange High School and the OHS PTA
Orange High School Seniors Score in top three percent.
A total of 12 Orange High School seniors recognized by this national program.
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.
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.
Hugh Harris (Staff), Robert Horvath (Class of 1975), and Daniel Mack (Class of 1949) recently inducted.
Breakout Sessions for students and parents. Opportunity to meet with College Reps.
The sales period has been extended to Friday, October 2nd.
These students have an opportunity to compete for scholarships offered in the spring.
This celebration will take place on September 25, 2009.
Three free evening performances open to the public on September 21st, 22nd and 23rd
Check out schedules on all Orange High School and Brady Middle School Fall Sports!
The District attains the highest possible rating for an Ohio school district.
Two Orange High School students were recently recognized in the "Hero Central" program
New web design launched containing information about the schools, improved navigation and several new features.
Orange High School swimmers awarded All America Swimmers honor.
Orange City School District announces the hiring of Ashley Brudno as its new Assistant Treasurer.
Orange Schools hires Kershini Naidu as its new Director of Student Support Services and Lori Pinchot as its new Coordinator of Special Education.
The Seventh and Eighth Grade Power of the Pen team performed well at the State Power of the Pen Tournament in Wooster, Ohio.
Orange bus drivers captured both 1st and 2nd place team awards in the regional bus safety Road-e-o.
"The Orange Outlook" newspaper placed second in the National Annual Newspaper Awards sponsored by the American Scholastic Press Association.
Four Orange High School Seniors recently received National Merit Scholarships.
The Orange High School World Affairs/Model UN Team wins Silver Bowl Award for 7th consecutive year in Cleveland Tournament.