Orange Schools - News The latest news from the Orange school district Summary of Board Athletic Committee Community Meetings <p><img style="margin: 5px; float: left;" src="/includes/uploads/2014_Winter_Photos/O-jpg.jpg" alt="" width="50" height="35" />The following summary has been prepared based on the community input from the recent Board of Education Athletic Committee meetings. Please review and share any thoughts or comments via the e-mail address provided. Thank you.</p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1094 Brady Student Featured at Baseball Heritage Museum Saturday <p>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, &ldquo;The Big Show", a historical piece of fiction based on Paige&rsquo;s life, but told through the viewpoint of a catcher.</p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1093 OCER Presents Rock Off 2014 - Teen Band Showcase <p>Orange Community Education and Recreation presents "Rock Off 2014 - Teen Band Showcase" on Saturday, April 12th at 4:30 p.m. &nbsp;at the Pepper Pike Learning Center.</p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1092 Community Engagement Session on Facilities Planning, April 22 <p><img style="margin: 3px; float: left;" src="/includes/uploads/pages/FutureVision_logo.jpg" alt="" width="90" height="36" />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.</p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1091 Brady Power of Pen Team Performs Well at Regionals! <p>The Brady Middle School Power of the Pen team performed well in the&nbsp;regional tournament this weekend bringing home an individual Best-of-the-Best Award and a team trophy.</p> Sat, 05 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1090 Orange Boosters Games Set for April 12 <p><img style="margin: 3px; float: left;" src="/includes/uploads/pages/boosters_good_sports_banner.jpg" alt="" width="35" height="53" />The &ldquo;Orange Boosters Games&rdquo; Spring Fundraiser will be held on Saturday April 12, 2014 at 7 p.m. at the Cleveland Racquet Club, 29825 Chagrin Blvd.&nbsp;Tickets are $75 each and can be purchased by contacting any&nbsp;<a href="/district/organizations/boosters" target="_blank">Boosters Board Member</a>&nbsp;or e-mail&nbsp;<a href="" target="_blank"></a>.</p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1089 FutureVision: Community Dialogue and Presentation on Facilities Master Plan Set for April 22 at 7 pm <p><img style="margin: 3px; float: left;" src="/includes/uploads/2014_Winter_Photos/FutureVision_logo.jpg" alt="" width="75" height="30" />Save the Date: The Orange City School District will hold a&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 10px;">presentation&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 10px;">and community dialogue&nbsp;regarding its FutureVision&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 10px;">facilities&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 10px;">master plan on April 22, 2014 at 7 p.m.&nbsp;at Orange High School.</span></p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1074 Robotics Team Competes at CSU Event <p style="text-align: left;">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.</p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1087 MHS Math Night a Success <p>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.&nbsp;</p> Sun, 23 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1086 Intersession Photos and a Spring Break to Enjoy! <p>With engaging stories to tell from the first grade, sixth grade, and seventh grade intersessions this week, students are now off on Spring Break! &nbsp;Wishing everyone a safe, relaxing, wonderful spring vacation! &nbsp;Classes resume for all students on April first.</p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1085 Six OHS Seniors Honored by Kiwanis <p>Congratulations to the six outstanding OHS seniors who were honored this week by the Lander Circle Kiwanis for their amazing achievements!</p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1084 Author Inspires MHS Students to Think Outside the Box <p>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! &nbsp;</p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1080 Orange Destination ImagiNation Teams Soar to Success! <p>Five Moreland Hills Elementary School Destination Imagination teams soared to success this weekend with two of those teams now heading to the State competition!&nbsp;</p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1082 OHS 9th Grader Selected for International Science Fair! <p>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 &amp; Engineering Fair held in Cleveland!</p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1083 OHS Alum Featured in Up With People Show! <p>OHS grad Josiah Rogers '12&nbsp;was always a &ldquo;ball of energy&rdquo;. Through<em> Up With People</em> he has found a way to channel it&hellip;and doing so has been life-changing. &nbsp;See him perform with this extraordinary group at CFHS Performing Arts Center March 14-15 at 7pm!</p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1079 Happy Pi(e) Day to All! <p><span class="userContent">OHS students celebrated "Pi Day" (3.14) in delicious style! &nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1081 Brady Impresses at GCCTM Math Tournament <p>Brady Middle School students performed well in the recent Greater Cleveland Council of Teachers of Mathematics 7th and 8th grade Math Problem Solving Tournament.</p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1078 OHS Thespians present: In the Heights on Mar 13-15 at 7 p.m. <p>The Orange High School Thespians present the musical &ldquo;In the Heights&rdquo; on March 13, 14 and 15, 2014 at 7 p.m. each night in the school auditorium. Tickets are $8 each.</p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1069 The Magic of Giving Back <p>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&hellip;while supporting Brady Middle School&rsquo;s WEB program at the same time!</p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1075 Vote for Vanessa Bayer for American Comedy Award <p>Orange Class of 2000 Alumnus&nbsp;<strong>Vanessa Bayer</strong>&nbsp;is nominated for an&nbsp;<strong>American Comedy Award</strong>&nbsp;in the category of&nbsp;<strong>Supporting Comedy Actress</strong>. She currently is featured as a cast member on NBC&rsquo;s Saturday Night Live.</p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1076 Orange Schools Wins 11 PR Awards! <p>Congratulations to the Orange Schools for outstanding programs that the Communications Department was able to showcase! &nbsp;At the recent OHSPRA Convention, 11 Top Awards were presented to the Orange Schools!</p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1073 OHS Mock Trial Team in Elite 8!!! <p>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!!!</p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1072 Internet Safety Program TONIGHT! <p>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. &nbsp;Please note: &nbsp;this program is for adults only.</p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1071 Brady Musicians Excel at Instrumental Contest <p>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!</p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1068 Two OHS students place in top 3 at state Future Problem Solving Scenario Writing Competition <p><span>Orange High School students Isabel Sands and Jordan Brown have placed in the top three in the State Future Problem Solving Scenario Writing Competition.&nbsp;</span><span>Their scenarios will be sent on for international competition.</span></p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1070 OHS Unity and Diversity Talent Show TONIGHT <p>The OHS Unity and Diversity Club presents its annual talent show at 7pm tonight (February 28th) in the OHS Auditorium. &nbsp;Donations will benefit the Alla Bogomolnaya Fund for Colon Cancer Research.</p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1066 Next Board Athletic Committee Community Meeting Set for Evening of March 6th <p>The Orange Board of Education&rsquo;s Athletic Committee has scheduled a community meeting for&nbsp;<strong>Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 6:30 p.m.</strong>&nbsp;in the Board Room at the Pepper Pike Learning Center.</p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1067 Missy Bunsey Earns Crystal Apple Award! <p>Congratulations to Moreland Hills School Intervention Specialist Mrs. Missy Bunsey on earning the Northeast Ohio Media Group Crystal Apple Award</p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1063 Orange's Mark Genovese Honored at New Directions! <p>Congratulations to Orange Schools Paraprofessional Mark Genovese who is one of the recipients of the 2014 &ldquo;John Wolf Community Gratitude Award&rdquo; presented by New Directions!</p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1065 OHS Mock Trial Team Advances to States! <p>Congratulations to the OHS students who are part of "Team DaVinci"!!! &nbsp;They advanced from Regional Competition Friday and are now headed to the Mock Trial State Competition in March!</p> Sun, 23 Feb 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1064 Good Luck OHS Mock Trial Teams! <p>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!</p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1061 MHS Olympics Gets Gold Medal Honors <p>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!</p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1062 Orange Swimmers State-Bound!!! <p>Congratulations to the seven OHS swimmers bound for State Competition this week! &nbsp;</p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1060 REMINDER: Board Athletic Committee meeting set for Wednesday, Feb 19 <p><img style="margin: 3px; float: left;" src="/includes/uploads/2014_Winter_Photos/O-jpg.jpg" alt="" width="50" height="35" />The Orange Board of Education&rsquo;s Athletic Committee will hold a community meeting on&nbsp;<strong>Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. in<strong>&nbsp;the Pepper Pike Learning Center</strong>.</strong>&nbsp;This meeting is to gather feedback on athletic programming throughout the school district.</p> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1047 Have a Wonderful Holiday Weekend! <p>Moreland Hills Elementary School students celebrated Valentine's Day with games, food, and fun...and, of course, the traditional Valentine card exchange. &nbsp;We wish everyone an enjoyable Presidents' Day weekend...with a reminder that classes resume for all students on Wednesday, February 19th.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 15 Feb 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1058 Brady Competes in Power of the Pen at District Tourney <p>Brady Middle School&rsquo;s Power of the Pen Team recently competed in the district level tournament against 17 other local schools.&nbsp;Many members of the Brady team will go on to compete in the regional tournament in April.</p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1057 Last Chance to Take New Website Survey - Feb 14th <p>This is a reminder that the deadline to complete our online website survey is Friday, February 14, 2014.</p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1055 Kindergarten Registration at MHS on Feb 25th & 27th <p><img style="float: left; margin: 3px;" src="/includes/uploads/2014_Winter_Photos/mhscat.jpg" alt="" width="45" height="48" />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.</p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1056 OHS Students Honored in CCF Literary Expressions Program! <p>Congratulations to Orange High School students Eva Rudow, Mi Row, and Allison Lester on being recently honored in the Cleveland Clinic Literary Expressions Program!</p> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1053 Field Hockey Players Selected to National Academic Squad! <p><img style="float: left; margin: 3px;" src="/includes/uploads/2014_Winter_Photos/Rachel_Levin.jpg" alt="" width="32" height="45" /><img style="float: left; margin: 3px;" src="/includes/uploads/2014_Winter_Photos/Megan_Shanklin.jpg" alt="" width="32" height="45" />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!</p> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1054 MHS Olympics Opening Ceremony is Tomorrow! <p>The Orange Elementary &amp; Middle School PTA is excited to kick-off the 2014 MHS Olympics Fundraiser ( 2/7 - 2/13).</p> Thu, 06 Feb 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1052 OHS Football Athlete Signs Scholarship <p><img style="margin: 3px; float: left;" src="/includes/uploads/2014_Winter_Photos/houston_headshot.jpg" alt="" width="30" height="47" />Congratulations to Orange High School senior Rhonald Houston on earning an athletic scholarship in football to attend the University of Findlay!</p> Thu, 06 Feb 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1051 District Introduces the Safe School Helpline <p><a href="/includes/uploads/2014_Winter_Photos/20140203142459090_0001.jpg" target="_blank"><img style="float: left; margin: 3px;" src="/includes/uploads/2014_Winter_Photos/20140203142459090_0001.jpg" alt="" width="100" height="58" /></a>Students, parents and community members should use the&nbsp;<strong>Safe School Helpline</strong>&nbsp;to report threats of violence, suicide, bullying and illegal activity that could harm children in our schools.</p> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1050 MHS Math Pilot Parent Information Night, Feb 4 <p>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 &ldquo;Go Math&rdquo; and &ldquo;enVision MATH&rdquo; programs being piloted at this year.</p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1039 MHS Kindergarten Informational Night, Feb 5 <p>Moreland Hills Elementary School is holding its annual Kindergarten Informational Night on Wednesday, February 5th at 7:00 PM in Cafe 1. &nbsp;All parents of kindergarteners enrolling for the 2014-2015 school year are encouraged to attend!</p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1045 PARENTS: Please Take Our New Website Survey by Feb 14; Your Input is Appreciated <p>Parent Online Website Survey. <strong>Deadline to complete the survey is February 14, 2014.</strong></p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1048 OHS Student Jin Hu Recognized as Semifinalist by Intel Science Talent Search <p><img style="margin: 3px; float: left;" src="/includes/uploads/2014_Winter_Photos/Jinxuan_Hu_SemiFinalist.JPG" alt="" width="45" height="46" />Congratulations to Orange High School student&nbsp;<strong>Jin Hu</strong>&nbsp;on her recent recognition as a semifinalist in the&nbsp;<strong>2014 Intel Science Talent Search</strong>! A special congratulations to OHS teacher Mr. Jim Lenczewski, who was also recognized by Intel as Commended Teacher!</p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1049 Orange Grad In Super Bowl Spotlight <p>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! &nbsp;This weekend, he will draw his biggest audience of all as millions of people around the world will be watching him!</p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1046 Brady Middle School Presents: Guys and Dolls JR <p><img style="margin: 3px; float: left;" src="/includes/uploads/2014_Winter_Photos/guysdolls.jpg" alt="" width="55" height="55" />Brady Middle School Presents: <strong><em>Guys and Dolls JR</em></strong>&nbsp;tonight, Friday, January 31st at 7 p.m. and Saturday, February&nbsp;1st at 7 p.m. in the Orange High School Auditorium. &nbsp;Check out photos and a preview here!</p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1035 After Prom Fundraiser: Girls Night Out set for Tonight, Jan 30th, 6pm <div>The Orange High School After Prom&nbsp;<strong><em>Girls Night Out Fundraiser</em></strong>&nbsp;is still on for&nbsp;<strong>tonight<span class="aBn" data-term="goog_1416674605">, January 30 from 6-9pm&nbsp;</span></strong>at:&nbsp;<strong>Momentum Marketing &amp; Event Planning,&nbsp;</strong><strong>23050 Miles Rd,&nbsp;</strong><strong>Bedford Hts., Ohio</strong>.</div> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1044 Raising Resilient Kids Program set for 1/29 has been Postponed; New Date TBD <p>The &ldquo;Raising Resilient Kids&rdquo; program originally scheduled for Wednesday January 29, has been postponed. This Orange Schools Elementary and Middle School PTA&rsquo;s Health &amp; Safety Committee event will be rescheduled soon.</p> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1043 Update on False Fire Alarm at Brady <p><strong>False Alarm</strong>. 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&nbsp;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.</p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1041 All Activities on Orange Schools Campus CANCELLED beginning at 5PM tonight - Jan 25 - and All Day Jan 26 <p>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&nbsp; 26th.</p> Sat, 25 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1040 Russell King '11 Named Drum Major for Fighting Irish <p>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!&nbsp;</p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1037 OHS Parents: FINAL DAYS FOR YEARBOOK ORDERS! <p>Currently only online orders accepted until&nbsp;<strong>January 27, 2014.&nbsp;</strong></p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1038 Board Athletic Committee to Hold Community Meetings, Jan 28 and Jan 31 <p>The Orange City School District Board of Education&rsquo;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.</p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1036 Reading Workshop Forum for MHS Parents, Jan 22nd <p>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.</p> Tue, 21 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1034 BMS 6th Grader Wins MLK Card Contest! <p>Congratulations to sixth grader Rachel Glukh who won first place in her age group in the Martin Luther King, Jr. birthday card design contest! &nbsp;Rachel received a trophy, scholarship, and appeared on WKYC's Live on Lakeside!</p> Tue, 21 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1033 PTA: Guest Speaker coming to MHS: Susan Fee on Raising Resilient Children, Jan 29 <p>The Orange Schools Elementary and Middle School PTA&rsquo;s Health &amp; Safety Committee is excited to announce a special program for parents called &ldquo;Raising Resilient Kids&rdquo; on Wednesday January 29 at 7 p.m. at Moreland Hills School.</p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1032 Alum Julie Boland Named Ernst and Young Managing Partner <p>Congratulations to Orange High School 1984 graduate Julie Boland on being named as the new&nbsp;Managing Partner&nbsp;for Ernst and Young in Cleveland!</p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1031 Board Selects 2014 Officers, Approves Appointments <p>At its January 13, 2014 organizational meeting, the&nbsp;<a href="/residents/BoardofEducation" target="_blank">Orange City School District Board&nbsp;of Education</a>&nbsp;approved the appointment of Mrs. Dagmar Fellowes&nbsp;and Mrs. Angela Wilkes as its President and Vice President, respectively.</p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1030 Orange Grad Blossoms in Florida Sunshine <p>Gabriel Levine &rsquo;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.</p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1029 2 Students Named 2014 Scholastic Writing Gold Key Winners <p>Congratulations Orange High School students Jordan Brown and Isabel Sands on being named Gold Key winners in the 2014 Scholastic Writing Awards.</p> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1028 Orange Schools Closed on Tuesday, January 7th <p>Due to the weather forecast, Orange Schools will be closed on Tuesday, January 7th. Evening Activities are cancelled for January 6th &amp; 7th, as well.</p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1027 Hidden in Plain Sight Awareness Program Jan 9th <p>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.</p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1017 Orange Schools Closed on Monday, January 6th <p>Due to weather conditions, the Orange Schools will be closed on Monday, January 6th. Evening Activities are cancelled, as well.</p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1025 Board Meeting POSTPONED; Rescheduled for Jan 13th <p>Tonight's Board Meeting and Community Dialogue has been postponed and rescheduled for Monday, January 13th.</p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1026 Board Organizational Meeting, Community Dialogue Rescheduled for Jan 13th <p>Board Meeting Reminder: Monday, January 13th, BOE Community Dialogue @5:45 p.m.; BOE Organizational Meeting @ 6:30 p.m. at PPLC.</p> Sun, 05 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1023 Process Used to Determine Weather Related Closings <p>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.</p> Sun, 05 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1024 Board Bids Fond Farewell to Two Members; Welcomes New Members <p>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.</p> Tue, 24 Dec 2013 00:00:00 GMT 1018 Happy Holidays to All and to All A Good Vacation! <p>Excitement was in the air the last full day of school in 2013! &nbsp;We wish you all a wonderful holiday season, a fantastic new year, and safe travels wherever your journeys may take you! &nbsp;We look forward to seeing everyone back when school returns on January 6th, 2014!!! &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Sat, 21 Dec 2013 00:00:00 GMT 1022 PTA Reflections Program Recognizes Students' Artistic Talents <p><img style="float: left; margin: 6px;" src="/includes/uploads/2013_Reflections/Reflections.jpg" alt="" width="40" height="36" />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!</p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 00:00:00 GMT 1020 Holiday Activities in the Classroom; Making a Difference in the Community <p>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.</p> <div>&nbsp;</div> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 00:00:00 GMT 1021 Students Awarded in CCF eXpressions Program <p>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&nbsp;<em>2014 Cleveland Clinic eXpressions</em>&nbsp;program.</p> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 00:00:00 GMT 1019 Model UN Dominates at LCCC Conference <p>Orange High School finished in first place with a total of 48 points at the recent Lorain County Community College Model United Nations Conference.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 00:00:00 GMT 1016 OHS Senior Kim Named BBB Integrity Award Winner <p>Congratulations to Orange High School senior Doo Hee Kim on being selected as a Better Business Bureau Students of Integrity award winner!</p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 00:00:00 GMT 1015 Thankful BMS Student Expresses Gratitude for Veterans <p>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.</p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 00:00:00 GMT 1013 MHS Book Fair Dec 9-13; Family Night Dec 11 <p>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.</p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 00:00:00 GMT 1011 Senior Congrats Ad for Yearbook Due by Dec 31 <p>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&nbsp;<strong>DECEMBER 31, 2013.</strong></p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 00:00:00 GMT 1012 BMS Science Fair Winners Announced! <p>Congratulations to BMS students Hannah Shuffer and Samantha Wittenberg who took first place in the annual Science Fair! &nbsp;From sense of taste to plant growth, the students' projects delved into many different topics.</p> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 00:00:00 GMT 1009 OHS 2014 Graduation Set for Palace Theater <p>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.</p> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 00:00:00 GMT 1010 College Planning Night Reminder: Dec 5th <p>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.&nbsp;It will include presentations on ACT, SAT, and College Admissions.</p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 00:00:00 GMT 1006 Happy Thanksgiving to All! <p>The intersessions are all wrapped up; each project is proudly on display; which leaves us with just one thing wishes for a wonderful Thanksgiving Day!</p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 00:00:00 GMT 1004 Explore the Arts! Participate in Reflections!!! <p>Looking for something creative to do over the holiday break? &nbsp;Participate in the PTA REFLECTIONS program! &nbsp;Use this year's theme "Believe, Dream, Inspire" to create an original work. &nbsp;Entries are due December 2nd-6th.</p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 00:00:00 GMT 1005 Engaged OHS Students Immersed in Intersessions <p>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.</p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 00:00:00 GMT 1003 MHS Coats for Kids Drive Begins Dec. 2 <p>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.</p> Sun, 24 Nov 2013 00:00:00 GMT 999 Student Selected to National Inventors Board <p>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!</p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 00:00:00 GMT 1002 College Planning Night Set for Dec 5th <p><span>Orange High School College Planning Night is set for&nbsp;</span><strong>Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 6:30 p.m.</strong><span>&nbsp;in the school auditorium.&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 00:00:00 GMT 1007 OHS '00 Grad Rediscovers Life Passion Through Writing <p>OHS graduate Eric Praschan ('00) always had a passion for writing. &nbsp;But it took a life-changing experience...and his OHS channel that passion into a career.</p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 00:00:00 GMT 1001 Intersession Helps 5th Graders FETCH! Good Finances <p><span>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.&nbsp;</span></p> Sat, 16 Nov 2013 00:00:00 GMT 997 OHS Fall Blood Drive Saves Lives <p>Five dozen students and staff may have saved nearly 140 lives by donating blood in this week's fall blood drive at OHS.</p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 00:00:00 GMT 998 Model UN Team First in Cleveland for 6th Consecutive Year! <p>Congratulations to the Orange High School Model UN team who&nbsp;recently won first place for the sixth straight year at the&nbsp;Cleveland Council on World Affairs Model United Nations Conference. OHS represented&nbsp;Denmark and United States.</p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 00:00:00 GMT 996 BMS Students' Food Drive Helps Make a Difference <p>BMS students' food drive brought in more than 1700 non-perishable items to help those in need this holiday season. &nbsp;Members of the Builders Club delivered that food this week to the Garfield United Methodist Church pantry.</p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 00:00:00 GMT 991 OHS Senior Landon Slomovitz Signs to Play for St. Bonaventure! <p>OHS senior Landon Slomovitz today signed his letter of intent to play Division I baseball for St. Bonaventure University!</p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 00:00:00 GMT 992 Blood Drive at OHS Nov 14th <p>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.</p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 00:00:00 GMT 990 BMS Salutes Our Veterans <p>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.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 00:00:00 GMT 989 Order Your Yearbook Now! First Deadline Nov 30 <p>The&nbsp;<strong>2013-2014 Orange High School yearbook</strong>&nbsp;deadline is upon us. The&nbsp;<strong>first sale deadline is November 30th</strong>.</p> Sun, 10 Nov 2013 00:00:00 GMT 988 One Night Only -- Hear Me Roar! <div class="_wk">The OHS Thespians present the fall production "Hear Me Roar" TONIGHT ONLY (Friday, November 8th) at 7:00 PM in the OHS Auditorium. &nbsp;Tickets are $5 at the door. &nbsp;Non-perishable goods are being accepted with $1 off the ticket price per donated item.</div> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 00:00:00 GMT 987 OHS Math Teacher Honored <p>Orange High School teacher Heidi Rudolph was honored last month as an &ldquo;Outstanding Mathematics Teacher&rdquo; by the Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics.</p> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 00:00:00 GMT 986 Update on Today's Power Outage Fri, 01 Nov 2013 00:00:00 GMT 985 Orange Librarians Receive Award of Distinction <p>The Orange School librarians were recently presented with the Ohio Educational Library Media Association's District Library Program of Distinction.&nbsp;Orange is the only District in the state to receive this prestigious award this year.</p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 00:00:00 GMT 984 Pledge to be a Safe Driver, Help Orange Earn a Grant: Vote by Oct 26 <p>REMINDER: From now through Saturday, October 26, 2013, Orange High School students (14+), parents, staff and community members can visit <a href="" target="_blank"></a> to vote for Orange High School and a chance to win a $100,000 grant!</p> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 00:00:00 GMT 972 Orange Schools Delayed 2 Hours Today October 24th <p>Due to weather and road conditions, Orange Schools will be operating on a 2-Hour delay on Thursday, October 24th</p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 00:00:00 GMT 982 OHS Science Chair Recognized by Stanford U <p>Stanford University recently recognized Orange High School Science Department Chair Jim Lenczewski for exceptional teaching, as referred by 2013 OHS graduate Sarah Young.</p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 00:00:00 GMT 983 OPEGS to Hold Book Study on Oct 29th <p><img style="margin: 3px; float: left;" src="/includes/uploads/2013-2014_Fall_Images/opegsbook.jpg" alt="" width="45" height="68" />Please join OPEGS for their Book Discussion at Moreland Hills School on October 29, 2013 at 7 p.m. The Book is&nbsp;<em>The Price of Privilege: How Parental Pressure and Material Advantage Are Creating a Generation of Disconnected and Unhappy Kids</em> by Madeline Levine.</p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 00:00:00 GMT 971 Alumni Association Celebrates Its 25th, Inducts 11 Into Hall of Fame <p>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. &nbsp;Congratulations to our outstanding Hall of Famers!</p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 00:00:00 GMT 981 PTA Parent Meeting on District Communications - Wed, Oct. 23rd <p>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.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 00:00:00 GMT 970 Parent Math and Gifted Forum Follow-up Now Posted <p>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.</p> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 00:00:00 GMT 969 Homecoming Weekend a ROARING Success! <p>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'!!!</p> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 00:00:00 GMT 978 Board Community Dialogue Offered Prior to Monday Night Meetings <p>Beginning on Monday, November 4, 2013 the Orange Board of Education will host&nbsp;<em>Board Community Dialogue</em>&nbsp;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.</p> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 00:00:00 GMT 979 Financial News: State Auditor Award, AAA Financial Rating, 5-Year Forecast <p>Orange City School&nbsp;District earned "Auditor of State Award with Distinction," maintained its AAA Standard &amp; Poor's financial rating and approved its five-year forecast.</p> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 00:00:00 GMT 980 Orange Tennis Players are State Champions! <p>Congratulations to OHS tennis players Alissa Nakamoto and Adrian Young who placed FIRST at the State Championships in doubles tennis this weekend! &nbsp;Orange is proud of you!</p> Mon, 21 Oct 2013 00:00:00 GMT 977 Alumni HoF, Tailgate, Football, Fireworks - Tonight! <p>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.</p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 00:00:00 GMT 976 OHS Tennis Players Head to States! <p>Congratulations and best wishes to our OHS Girls Tennis Team players as they head to State Competition in Columbus!</p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 00:00:00 GMT 975 Alumni Association 25th Anniversary HoF Inductions! <p>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.</p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 00:00:00 GMT 966 OHS Homecoming Royalty 2013 Announced <p>Congratulations to the students selected for the 2013 OHS Homecoming Court! &nbsp; 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!</p> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 00:00:00 GMT 974 Help Soles4Souls Program Continue to Thrive! <p>The Orange City School District's effort to provide "Soles4Souls" has already generated hundreds of pairs of shoes for children in need. &nbsp;The effort will continue through the end of the month. &nbsp;Please continue to donate!</p> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 00:00:00 GMT 973 OHS Students Recognized by National Merit Scholarship Corp. <p>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.</p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 00:00:00 GMT 967 OHS Boys Soccer Recognizes Seniors in Final Home Game Win <p><img style="margin: 3px; float: left;" src="/includes/uploads/2013-2014_Fall_Images/otran.jpg" alt="" width="45" height="34" />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.</p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 00:00:00 GMT 965 Parent-Community Forum on 6-12 Math, Gifted, Curriculum Set for Oct 9th <p>Reminder: The October 9th Parent and Community Forum will be at 6 p.m. in the Orange High School Auditorium.</p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 00:00:00 GMT 963 Tickets Now on Sale! Orange Schools Foundation's Wild for Orange, a FUNraiser! <p><img style="margin: 3px; float: left;" src="/includes/uploads/2013_Fall_photos/Foundationlogo.jpg" alt="" width="45" height="52" />The Orange Schools Foundation is pleased to announce that it will hold its first annual gala&nbsp;<em><strong>Wild for Orange, a FUNraiser!</strong></em>&nbsp;on Saturday, November 16, 2013. Tickets now on sale and available in advance only.</p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 00:00:00 GMT 964 Moreland Messenger Newsletter Now Posted <p><img style="margin: 3px; float: left;" src="/includes/uploads/2013_Spring_photos/mhscat.jpg" alt="" width="45" height="48" />Welcome to the first edition of the&nbsp;<em>Moreland Messenger&nbsp;</em>featuring news and information from Moreland Hills Elementary School!&nbsp;All future editions of the will be available online at our district website and through email.</p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 00:00:00 GMT 962 Visit our For Parents Website Menu <p><img style="float: left; margin: 3px;" src="/includes/uploads/2013-2014_Fall_Images/parentmenu2.jpg" alt="" width="96" height="19" />Be sure to visit the &ldquo;For Parents&rdquo; 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.</p> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 00:00:00 GMT 961 OHS Football to Host Mattress Sale Fundraiser Sept 28 <p>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.</p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 00:00:00 GMT 954 Fourth Annual Run with Pride Sept 29 <p style="text-align: left;">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.</p> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 00:00:00 GMT 958 Artwork of OHS Junior Selected for Gifted Auction <p>Orange High School junior Kirby Davis' artwork &ldquo;Bicycles&rdquo; was selected as a winner in the Ohio Association for Gifted Children (OAGC) art auction.</p> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 00:00:00 GMT 960 Reminder: Orange Community Night: Fireworks, Football, Tailgate, Field Dedication Sept 20 <p><img style="float: left; margin: 3px;" src="/includes/uploads/2013-2014_Fall_Images/otran.jpg" alt="" width="45" height="34" />Orange High School invites you to join in the celebration of the official dedication of the new Athletic Field at&nbsp;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.</p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 00:00:00 GMT 951 Student Design Chosen for Brady Flag <p><img style="float: left; margin: 3px;" src="/includes/uploads/2013-2014_Fall_Images/orange_bradyflag2.jpg" alt="" width="55" height="43" />Congratulations to the 2013-2014 BMS flag design winner eighth grader Victoria Popritkin!</p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 00:00:00 GMT 957 Presentation on New State Report Card, District Assessments, Goals <p>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.</p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 00:00:00 GMT 955 Pro Football Player Offers Inspiring Read for Students <p>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.</p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 00:00:00 GMT 953 MHS K-2 Grade Open House Tuesday at 7 PM <p>This year's Kindergarten&nbsp;through 2nd&nbsp;grade Open House for parents only will take place this evening, Tuesday, September 10th starting at&nbsp;7 p.m.</p> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 00:00:00 GMT 950 MHS 3-5 Grade Open House Tuesday at 7 PM <p>This year's 3<sup>rd</sup>&nbsp;grade through 5<sup>th</sup>&nbsp;grade Open House for parents only will take place this evening, Tuesday, September 3rd starting at&nbsp;7 p.m. &nbsp;</p> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 00:00:00 GMT 949 Student Volunteer Opportunity: Sept 7 at Landerwood <p>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.</p> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 00:00:00 GMT 947 Go Lions! Beat Bay! <p style="text-align: left;">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. &nbsp;Check out the pictures from the first pep rally here. &nbsp;Go Lions!</p> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 00:00:00 GMT 946 Innisbrook Fundraiser Underway! <p>The annual PTA fundraiser is officially underway! &nbsp; Lots of great items for sale to help raise money for the PTA to give back to the school district. &nbsp;Watch for your elementary student's packet chock full of information!</p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 00:00:00 GMT 945 Meet New Superintendent Dr. Holland TONIGHT! <p>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.</p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 00:00:00 GMT 940 OHS Athletics Launches New Website! <p>Visit the new Orange High School Athletics web site at&nbsp;<a href="" target="_blank"></a>. Also, follow OHS Athletics on&nbsp;<a href="" target="_blank">Twitter</a>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<a href="" target="_blank">Facebook</a>!</p> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 00:00:00 GMT 944 OHS Students 'Fighting for Family' Host Fundraiser <p><img style="margin: 3px; float: left;" src="/includes/uploads/2013_family/Fightingforfamily.jpg" alt="" width="45" height="45" />Orange High School students are "Fighting for Family" at a fundraising brunch to be held on Sunday, August 25th in Chagrin Falls. &nbsp;Donations will benefit <em>The Gathering Place</em>.</p> Sat, 24 Aug 2013 00:00:00 GMT 939 2013 Lander Circle Kiwanis Orange Staff Award Winners Announced! <p>As part of the annual Convocation Day festivities, the Lander Circle Kiwanis announced the recipients of the 2013 teacher and staff awards. &nbsp;Congratulations to Lonnie Aiello, Ship Collins, and Cindy Veverka!!!</p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 00:00:00 GMT 943 Orange School District Earns A on State Indicators, 24-24 Met! <p>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.</p> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 00:00:00 GMT 942 Welcome to the 2013-2014 School Year! <p>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! &nbsp;</p> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 00:00:00 GMT 941 Welcome Letter from Superintendent Holland to Parents <p>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.</p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 00:00:00 GMT 937 OHS Lions Soccer Takes the Field! Wed, 14 Aug 2013 00:00:00 GMT 938 The Beat Goes On At Band Camp 2013 <p>The end of July could mean only one thing for this group of 141 Orange High School students&hellip;an annual pilgrimage to the fields of Slippery Rock University. This is Band Camp 2013!</p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 00:00:00 GMT 936 Excitement is High for Lions Football! Black-n-Orange Scrimmage Set for Saturday <p>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!</p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 00:00:00 GMT 935 Melanie Weltman Selected to Serve on School Board <p><img style="margin: 3px; float: left;" src="/includes/uploads/2013_Summer/Orange_Weltman.jpg" alt="" width="30" height="41" />The Orange City School District has announced the selection of Mrs. Melanie Weltman to fill the recently open Board of Education seat.</p> Sat, 20 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT 934 Patronaires Kickoff Lunch July 27 <p><img style="float: left; margin: 3px;" src="/includes/uploads/2013_Summer/patronaires.jpg" alt="" width="45" height="60" />A Marching Season Kickoff Lunch will be held in the Orange High School&nbsp;Commons on Saturday, July 27, 2013 11:15 a.m.&nbsp;The Orange Patronaires invite&nbsp;all OHS&nbsp;Band Members,&nbsp;Lionettes, AND&nbsp;THEIR FAMILIES.</p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT 933 World War II Vet Honored with OHS Diploma <p>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.</p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT 931 2013-2014 Calendars Now Available <p><img style="margin: 3px; float: left;" src="/includes/uploads/2013_Summer/cal2.jpg" alt="" width="45" height="36" />The 2013-2014 Orange City School District wall calendars are now available for purchase.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT 932 Orange Schools Superintendent Search Focus Group Summary <p>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.</p> Thu, 11 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT 930 Open Door Fall Registration Currently Underway <p><img style="margin: 0px 3px; float: left;" src="/includes/uploads/2013_Summer/ocer_logo.png" alt="" width="45" height="48" />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 &amp; Recreation Department. Deadline to register is August 2, 2013 by 5 p.m.</p> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT 929 Fekete, Simon Named NEOBCA All-Stars <p><img style="margin: 0px 3px; float: left;" src="/includes/uploads/2013_Summer/baseball.jpg" alt="" width="45" height="48" />Congratulations to Orange 2013 graduates Jake Fekete and Ben Simon who were chosen to play in the NEOBCA All-Star&nbsp;baseball game!</p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT 927 OHS to Hold Red Cross Blood Drive July 12th <p>Orange High School will hold a special summer Red Cross bloodmobile in the school&nbsp;media center on Friday, July 12th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.&nbsp;Students, staff and community members are welcome.</p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT 928 Orange Board Accepting Applications for Vacant Seat <p>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.</p> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT 926 Kiwanis Sale July 11-13; July 18-20 <p><img style="margin: 3px; float: left;" src="/includes/uploads/2013_Spring_photos/kiwanislogo2.png" alt="" width="45" height="46" />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. &nbsp;Proceeds from the sale benefit more than 40 community projects, including many in the Orange Schools!</p> Fri, 28 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT 925 Congratulations Katelyn King on Athletic Scholarship <p>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!</p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT 923 Schoonover Hired as New Principal of Moreland Hills School <p><img style="float: left; margin: 3px;" src="/includes/uploads/2013_Spring_photos/mhscat.jpg" alt="" width="45" height="48" />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.</p> Tue, 25 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT 922 Save the Date: Orange Foundation Gala Nov 16 <p><img style="margin: 3px; float: left;" src="/includes/uploads/2013_Spring_photos/Foundationlogo2.jpg" alt="" width="55" height="53" />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!</p> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT 921 Dr. Edwin Holland Named New Superintendent <p>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.</p> Thu, 20 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT 920 OHS Student Jin Hu Honored as International Future Problem Solver! <p>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. &nbsp;Congratulations Jin!</p> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT 918 Orange School Board Announces Superintendent Candidate Finalists <p>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.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT 919 Congratulations to our Staff Retirees and Best Wishes to All for a Fantastic Summer! <p>Congratulations to the 15 Orange Retirees who have collectively given nearly 500 years of service to the Orange City Schools! &nbsp; Photo slideshows from the end of the year events are available for viewing at as well as in this story. &nbsp;Best wishes to all for a fantastic summer!</p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT 917 Will Carter State Long Jump Champion! <p>OHS track teams EXCEL at State Competition...!!!</p> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT 916 Congratulations Class of 2013 On Graduation! <p>Orange High School held its eighy-seventh annual Commencement on Sunday, June 2nd and graduated 192 stellar students! &nbsp;Congratulations graduates on officially becoming alumni!</p> Mon, 03 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT 915 Congratulations to OHS Artists Reynolds and Tenney <p><img style="margin: 3px; float: left;" src="/includes/uploads/2013_Spring_photos/Scholastic_arts.jpg" alt="" width="55" height="55" />Orange High School senior Alex Reynolds&rsquo; 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&nbsp;Rachel Tenney also was recognized by Scholastic Art and Writing Awards by earning a silver award!</p> Fri, 31 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT 914 Good Luck to Tennis Players at States! <p>Good luck at the State Tournament to Orange High School tennis players Ron Beilinson &amp; Austin Smedira! The event will be held Friday and Saturday at&nbsp;The Ohio State University&nbsp;outdoor varsity tennis courts.</p> Thu, 30 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT 912 PTA Partners with Barnes and Noble to Benefit Orange Schools <p>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.</p> Thu, 30 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT 913 MHS 5th Grade Concert Tonight at OHS <p>Join the Moreland Hills Elementary School fifth graders in their first collective concert tonight at the Orange High School Auditorium at 7pm.</p> Wed, 29 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT 911 DI Team Hedgehog Excelled at Globals! <p>Congratulations to the members of MHS' Team Hedgehog Factory who had an amazing showing at their first Destination Imagination international competition!</p> Tue, 28 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT 910 Brady Dominates at State Power of the Pen! <p>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!</p> Sat, 25 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT 909 Stadium Closed for Renovation Starting May 28th <p>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.</p> Fri, 24 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT 907 Three OHS Seniors Win National Merit Scholarships <p>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!</p> Fri, 24 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT 908 Letter from Retiring MHS Principal Marc Haag <p>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. &nbsp;You may read his retirement letter here.</p> Thu, 23 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT 906 Board Begins Superintendent Search; Parent, Community, Additional Focus Groups Set for 5/28 <p>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. <span style="text-decoration: underline;">There are two Parent/Community focus group sessions scheduled</span>.&nbsp;<em>(See full story for schedule)</em></p> Wed, 22 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT 903 OHS Summer Reading Pre-Order Form Available <p>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 &amp; Noble, have created an order form <strong>due May 24th!</strong></p> Tue, 21 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT 904 Orange Bus Drivers Tops In Their Class! <p><span>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!!!&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 21 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT 900 Lemonade Rocks! <p><span>MHS students hosted their annual "Alex's Lemonade Stand" to raise awareness and money for childhood cancer research. &nbsp;Bringing in $2000 dollars, they proved that "Lemon-Aid Rocks"!!!</span></p> Tue, 21 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT 901 Orange Relay for Life Kicks Off Jubilee Weekend! <p><img style="float: left; margin: 3px;" src="/includes/uploads/2013_Spring_photos/relay_for_life_logo.jpg" alt="" width="50" height="45" />The Orange School Communities&rsquo; 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.&nbsp;Come out and join us in making a difference!</p> Fri, 17 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT 886 Advanced Technology Builds Historical Bridge for Multiple Generations <p>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. &nbsp;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.</p> Wed, 15 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT 902 MHS 4th Grade Destination ImagiNation Team Qualifies for Globals! <p>Team Hedgehog Factory needs your help to get to the international Destination Imagination competition....!</p> Mon, 13 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT 871 OHS Students Recognized by Excel TECC <p><img style="float: left; margin: 3px;" src="/includes/uploads/2013_Spring_photos/etlogo_POV_master-259v21.jpg" alt="" width="64" height="29" />Seven Orange High School students were recognized in the 2012-2013 awards for students in the Excel TECC programs.</p> Thu, 09 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT 899 EXTRA! EXTRA! Outlook Wins First Place in American Scholastic Press Association Contest <p><img style="margin: 3px; float: left;" src="/includes/uploads/2013_Spring_photos/photo_9.JPG" alt="" width="75" height="26" />The Orange High School newspaper, &ldquo;The Orange Outlook&rdquo;, won first place for the second consecutive year in the American Scholastic Press Association&rsquo;s annual Scholastic Newspaper Awards Contest.</p> Thu, 09 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT 896 The PTA LITTLE BLACK BOOK is Changing <p><img style="margin: 3px; float: left;" src="/includes/uploads/2013_Spring_photos/LittleBlackBook1.jpg" alt="" width="56" height="63" />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. <a href="/includes/uploads/pages/OHS%20PTA/blackbookform13-14_diff_4.pdf" target="_blank">2013-2014 Black Book Form</a></p> Thu, 09 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT 898 We Appreciate Our Staff and Community! <p>Happy Appreciation Week! &nbsp; We appreciate <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>you</strong></span> -- our students, staff, families, and community for making the Orange Schools such a wonderful place to be! &nbsp;Special thanks to the PTA for creating a fantastic appreciation week celebration!</p> Thu, 02 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT 895 Superintendent Dr. Wingenbach to Resign at End of School Year <p>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.</p> Wed, 01 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT 894 Model UN Awarded First Place in Cleveland Area Competition <p>Congratulations to the OHS Model United Nations team on finishing in First Place at the 69th Annual CCWA Model UN Spring Conference in Cleveland!&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 10px;">This is the 8th time in 11 years that OHS has won this award.</span></p> Tue, 30 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT 893 OHS Musician Wins 2nd GLT Grand Prize; Song Played on Radio <p><img style="margin: 4px; float: left;" src="/includes/uploads/2013_Spring_photos/wiley.jpg" alt="" width="55" height="41" />For the second consecutive year, Orange High School senior Keifer Wiley is a grand prize winner in the Great Lakes Theater&rsquo;s Bardstock song writing contest. His song is entitled &ldquo;Not as I Have Been&rdquo;. It aired on WCPN 90.3FM.</p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT 892 Resident Sponsors Engineering Scholarship; Apps Due May 3rd <p>Thanks to Pepper Pike resident&nbsp;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. <strong>This year's deadline for completed applications is May 3, 2013!</strong></p> Thu, 25 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT 890 Support Local Artists at PTA Art Fair on May 5th <p>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.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 25 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT 891 OHS Students Honored as Future Problem Solvers <p>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!</p> Mon, 22 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT 888 OHS Junior/Senior Prom Court Announced <p>The Court has been announced for the OHS Junior/Senior Prom which will be held on Saturday evening, April 27th. &nbsp;Meet your royalty here...!</p> Mon, 22 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT 883 Four OHS Students Inducted into National Technical Honor Society <p>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.</p> Mon, 22 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT 889 MHS Read To Me Program Brings Generations Together <p>Read a good book lately? Moreland Hills Elementary School kindergarten and first graders sure have, thanks to the multi-generational readers involved in the &ldquo;Read-To-Me&rdquo; program!</p> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT 884 BMS Students Honored for Earth Day Efforts <p>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.</p> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT 885 Senior Zachary Miller Selected as Presidential Scholar Semifinalist! <p>Congratulations to Orange High School senior Zachary Miller on being selected as a semifinalist in the 2013 U.S. Presidential Scholars Competition!</p> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT 887 Two OHS Juniors Compete for Spot on US Chemistry Olympiad Team <p>Congratulations to juniors Andrew Moyal and Brandon Piyevsky who are among those students&nbsp;who scored in the top 10 percent nationwide on the Chemistry Olympiad qualifying exam and now move on to the next round!</p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT 880 Orange Students' Reflections Projects Receive State Honors <p>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!</p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT 882 Brady Presents the Musical Grease - Student Edition! April 12-13 <p><img style="margin: 3px; float: left;" src="/includes/uploads/2013_Spring_photos/grease_logo1ec616.jpg" alt="" width="45" height="30" />Brady Middle School students present "GREASE, Student Edition" on&nbsp;Friday, April 12th and Saturday, April 13th at 7 p.m. in the Orange High School&nbsp;Auditorium.</p> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT 881 Spread the Word to End the Word <p>Orange High School&rsquo;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 &ndash; &ldquo;retard(ed).&rdquo;</p> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT 669 BMS Power of the Pen Team Dominates at Regionals! <p>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!</p> Wed, 10 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT 879 Les étudiants Brady conversent avec des correspondants en Français! <p>Brady Middle School 8th grade French students converse with pen pals via mail, blogging and video conferencing all in French!</p> Fri, 05 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT 878 Boosters Fundraiser Set for April 13th <p><img style="float: left; margin: 3px;" src="/includes/uploads/boosters%20good%20sports%20banner.jpg" alt="" width="121" height="38" />The Orange Boosters Club is hosting its annual Fundraising Event at the Cleveland Racquet&nbsp;Club on April 13, 2013 at 7 p.m. This event will include artwork and music by Orange High School students.</p> Tue, 02 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT 877 Congratulations to OHS Students - 1 Finalist, 3 Semi-Finalist in Essay Contest! <p>Orange student Avalon Regalbuto has been named a finalist in the Maltz Museum&rsquo;s &ldquo;Stop the Hate: Youth Speak Out!&rdquo; essay contest. Three OHS students were recognized as semifinalists, including Rachel Levin, Rachel Ross, and Matthew Schiff.</p> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT 876 Reminder: No School April 1; School Resumes April 2 <p>Students will not have school on Monday, April 1, 2013.&nbsp;Classes will resume on Tuesday, April 2, 2013.</p> <div><em><br /></em></div> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT 875 BMS 7th Graders Make A Difference <p>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 &ldquo;Be the Change&rdquo;.</p> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT 874 Good Luck at the Indoor Track State Meet! <p>Congratulations and Good luck to the three Orange High School student athletes who qualified to compete in the&nbsp;State Meet for Indoor Track this weekend. They are Will Carter, Malcolm Harris and Ophir Paz.</p> Fri, 15 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT 873 OHS Thespians Present: Legally Blonde - The Musical, Mar 14-16 <p>Orange Thespians Perform &ldquo;Legally Blonde - the Musical&rdquo; on March 14-16&nbsp;at 7 p.m. each night in the Orange High School Auditorium.</p> <div><strong><br /></strong></div> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT 865 BMS Teacher John Marcelino Recipient of PD Crystal Apple Award! <p>Congratulations to teacher John Marcelino who was selected by the Plain Dealer as the Crystal Apple Award winner in the middle school category!&nbsp; Mr. Marcelino was nominated by his former student Megan Jarrett and presented with the award in front of the entire seventh grade!</p> Tue, 12 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT 872 BMS Power of the Pen Team Wins District Competition! <p>Congratulations to Brady Middle School's eighth grade Power of the Pen&nbsp;team which came in FIRST PLACE at the District Tournament!</p> Mon, 11 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT 870 Congratulations OHS Mock Trial Team: State Runner-Up! <p>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!!!</p> Sat, 09 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT 869 OHS Schedule Adjusted for OGT Testing <p>The Ohio Graduation Tests are scheduled for next week (March 11-15) at Orange High School.&nbsp; Schedules are being adjusted accordingly.&nbsp; Please open story for more&nbsp;details.</p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT 868 OHS Teacher Mark Burkhart Earns Innovation Award <p>Congratulations to Orange High School social studies teacher Mark Burkhart on earning an Innovative Educator award from WVIZ/PBS Education Advisory Council.</p> Thu, 07 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT 866 Good Luck at States to OHS Mock Trial Teams <p>Congratulations to the OHS Mock Trial students who have advanced to State Competition on March 7th through 9th!&nbsp; Only three teams are advancing from our region to states -- and they are all from Orange!!! Good Luck! Go Lions!</p> Thu, 07 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT 858 OHS Sarah Young Earns President's Volunteer Service Award <p>Orange High School senior Sarah Young has been honored with a President&rsquo;s Volunteer Service Award&nbsp;for her exemplary volunteering at school and in the community. Congratulations!</p> Wed, 06 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT 864 Orange Alumni Scholarships Available to Senior Legacies <p>Orange Alumni Association scholarships are available for qualified seniors.&nbsp; The applications for&nbsp;these scholarships are due no later than March 29th.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT 863 OHS Talent Show TONIGHT!!! <p>This&nbsp;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!</p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT 855 Challenge Day 2013: An Emotional Day; A Life-Changing Experience <p><img style="margin: 5px; float: left;" src="/includes/uploads/2013_Challenge_Day/orange_challengeday2_1.JPG" alt="" width="100" height="66" />"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&rsquo;t like to read. If you really knew me, you would know that I have felt lonely, excluded, and angry at times.&nbsp; Thanks to Challenge Day 2013 I now feel like I can talk about... and just be&nbsp;who I am... more comfortably."&nbsp;&nbsp; Seventh grader Rachel Kornbluth takes us on her personal journey.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT 862 Brady Book Fair Family Event Wednesday Afternoon <p><img style="margin: 3px; float: left;" src="/includes/uploads/2013_winterphotos/bms_flag1213.jpg" alt="" width="75" height="48" />It's time for the Brady Book Fair!&nbsp;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.</p> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT 854 Calendar Update: No Classes on April 1st for Students <p><strong><img style="margin: 3px; float: left;" src="/includes/uploads/calendar/calendar-enewsletter.jpg" alt="" width="52" height="39" />**Calendar Update: Students will not have school on Monday, April 1, 2013**<br /></strong>There will be a state approved waiver day for staff development on Monday, April 1, 2013 that will focus on safety awareness. Students will <span style="text-decoration: underline;">not</span> have classes on this date.</p> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT 861 After Prom Benefit: Spring Into Beauty to be Held Mar 10; Get Tickets in Advance <p>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.</p> Tue, 26 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT 860 OHS' Nee Crowned State Champion in Swimming! <p>Congratulations to Orange High School swimmer Jack Nee, STATE CHAMPION!</p> Mon, 25 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT 859 Congratulations to OHS Culinary Arts Student Rachel Kowalski! <p>Her&nbsp;Excel TECC Culinary Arts II team placed 3rd in the state among 24 teams at the recent state level ProStart Invitational.</p> Mon, 25 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT 856 Community Day Offers Life Lessons for MHS 2nd Graders <p>The movie theater marquis was up and ready; the scent of warm pastries and tasty treats emanated from the bakery; the &ldquo;Museum of Awesome Things&rdquo; 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.&nbsp; Welcome to Community Day 2013!</p> Fri, 22 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT 857 An Intersession Tale: Learning Outside the Box <p>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 &ldquo;fun&rdquo;, in reality, was the very definition of Next Generation Learning.</p> Thu, 21 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT 853 OHS Swimmers: Good Luck at States! <p>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.</p> Mon, 18 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT 851 Five Lions Named to Hockey All League Team! <p>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!</p> Mon, 18 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT 852 OHS Student Architects' Design Chosen for Contest <p>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.</p> Thu, 14 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT 850 2013-2014 Kindergarten Registration Events Set: Feb 26 & 28 <p><img style="float: left; margin: 3px;" src="/includes/uploads/2013_winterphotos/mhscat.jpg" alt="" width="45" height="48" />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.&nbsp;<a href="/residents/registrationpacket">Completed Kindergarten registration forms are required and are available online here</a>.</p> Wed, 13 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT 848 OHS Alum Named Gates Cambridge Scholar <p>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.</p> Wed, 13 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT 849 5 OHS Mock Trial Teams Advance to Regionals! <p>Congratulations to the 80+ Orange High School students who competed at the District Mock Trial competition on Friday.&nbsp; Five of our teams have won the right to advance to the regional competition scheduled for February 22nd -- the most in the&nbsp;state!</p> Sun, 10 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT 847 Today is Digital Learning Learning Day! <p>At Orange City Schools we celebrate digital learning every day! <a href="" target="_blank">Follow us on Twitter</a> to read our DLDay Tweets! We&rsquo;ll be sharing many examples of digital learning throughout the day.</p> Wed, 06 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT 844 Congratulations Will Carter - Division I Scholarship! <p>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!</p> Wed, 06 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT 845 OHS Students Excel in Language Expression <p>Six Orange High School students were recently declared winners of the Cleveland Clinic eXpressions&trade; Language Awards for outstanding work in arts and literature.&nbsp; OHS student Evan Hsi received the Best&nbsp;in Show award out of 1000 entries from around the state.</p> Tue, 05 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT 843 Orange Schools on 2-Hour Delay <p>The Orange Schools are operating on a 2-hour delay due to weather conditions for Friday, February 1, 2013</p> Fri, 01 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT 840 Social Media 101: Event for Adults - Feb 21st <p>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.</p> Fri, 01 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT 842 PTAs Offer Student Volunteer Service Award <p>The OHS PTA and Orange Elementary PTA are pleased to jointly offer a $2,500.00 Service Award&nbsp;to recognize an Orange student who has demonstrated a "volunteer spirit&rdquo;. Deadline to apply is 2/22/13.</p> Fri, 01 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT 841 Orange Community Girls Night Out Tonight 1/31 <p>Community members are invited to the &ldquo;Orange Community Girls Night Out&rdquo; on Thursday, January 31, 2013 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.</p> Thu, 31 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT 837 PTA Winter Boutique Held Monday Feb 4th <p>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.</p> Thu, 31 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT 838 2013-14 Kindergarten Informational Meeting - Feb 6th <p>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 Caf&eacute; 2 at Moreland Hills School.</p> Thu, 31 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT 839 OHS Students Receive Honors <p>Congratulations to OHS senior Keifer Wiley who was honored recently for achieving&nbsp;the rank of Eagle Scout.&nbsp; Also, Keifer was&nbsp;selected to perform, along with fellow senior Praxton Smith, original songs with the Contemporary Youth Orchestra in March.</p> Fri, 25 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT 831 Last Chance to Order Oran Yearbook is Jan. 24th <p>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.</p> Wed, 23 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT 836 Schools Closed for January 22nd <p>Due to weather conditions, the Orange Schools will be closed Tuesday, January 22, 2013.</p> Tue, 22 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT 832 After School Activities and Athletics Cancelled for This Evening Jan. 22nd <p>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.</p> Tue, 22 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT 834 OHS Schedule for Wed. 23rd <p>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.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Tue, 22 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT 835 Join Us for a School Safety Forum on Jan. 29th <p>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.</p> Tue, 22 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT 833 BMS Students Dance Their Way Into 21st Century Learning <p>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.</p> Fri, 18 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT 795 Student Share What You Wear Program is a Success <p>Through the generosity of Orange High School students and the community, the &ldquo;Share What you Wear&rdquo; clothing drive in December collected more than 900 items of clothing.</p> Mon, 14 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT 830 MHS Kids Caring for Communities <p>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&rsquo; hearts was palpable.</p> Fri, 11 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT 829 Board Selects 2013 Officers, Approves Appointments <p><span>At its recent organizational meeting, the Orange School Board approved the appointment of Mr. Sam&nbsp;<span>Steinhouse</span>&nbsp;a<span>nd</span>&nbsp;Mrs. Angela Wilkes as its President a<span>nd</span>&nbsp;Vice President, respectively. Meeting dates were also approved.</span></p> <div><span><br /></span></div> Tue, 08 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT 828 Wishing Everyone A Wonderful Winter Vacation! <p>MHS students celebrated their last school day of 2012 in style...with tasty treats and holiday games while still remembering those in need.&nbsp; We wish everyone a safe, healthy, and happy winter vacation and a fantastic 2013!&nbsp; School resumes Monday, January 7, 2013.</p> Fri, 21 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT 826 Regalbuto Wins High School Heisman Award! <p>Congratulations to Orange High School senior Avalon Regalbuto who was recently recognized as a&nbsp;Wendy's High School Heisman&nbsp;school winner!</p> Thu, 20 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT 823 Holbert Recipient of Diversity Center Leadership Award <p>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.</p> Thu, 20 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT 824 Brady Students Impress Judges at Science Fair <p>Congratulations to&nbsp;Brady Middle School&nbsp;science fair students!</p> Thu, 20 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT 825 OHS YearBook on Sale <p>The second Orange High School yearbook sale has ended! Time is running out- order before it is TOO LATE!</p> Wed, 19 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT 822 Letter to Parents Regarding School Safety Mon, 17 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT 820 Literary Characters On Trial at BMS <p>Like any courtroom, there were lawyers, defendants, witnesses, and even a judge, bailiff, and jury. Unlike most courtrooms, this&nbsp;trial was in a sixth grade classroom at Brady Middle School.</p> Mon, 17 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT 821 PTA Reflections Awards Announced <p><img style="margin: 3px; float: left;" src="/includes/uploads/2012_Fall_Photos/2012_Reflections.jpg" alt="" width="40" height="33" />The &nbsp;Orange PTA Reflections Awards have been announced.&nbsp; 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!</p> Fri, 14 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT 817 OHS Student Writes, Casts, Directs Life Under Shadows <p><em>Life Under Shadows</em>, 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.</p> Thu, 13 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT 819 OHS Students Named Semifinalists in National Science Research Competition! <p>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!</p> Wed, 12 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT 818 Congratulations CVC All-Academic Students! <p>Orange High School had numerous students earn the distinction of being named Chagrin Valley Conference All-Academic athletes for Fall sports.</p> Tue, 11 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT 814 Orange PTA Scholarship Available <p>The Orange High School PTA and Orange Elementary PTA are pleased to jointly offer a $2,250.00 Service Award.</p> Fri, 07 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT 815 Brady Students Commemorate Pearl Harbor Day <p>Thirty-two Brady Middle School eighth graders attended a wreath dedication at the USS COD on the anniversary of the December 7, 1941 attack&nbsp;on Pearl Harbor.</p> Fri, 07 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT 816 Join us on Dec. 10th to plan for the future of your Orange Schools! <p><img style="float: left; margin: 3px;" src="/includes/uploads/2012_Fall_Photos/FutureVision_logo.jpg" alt="" width="75" height="30" />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.&nbsp;This December 10th, 7:30 p.m. event is open to all community members, parents, staff and students.</p> Fri, 07 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT 810 Students Making a Difference During the Holidays <p>The Orange Schools are proud of our students' efforts to make a difference in&nbsp;our schools and community. We have posted a few examples here.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 06 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT 813 MHS Students Road Trip To 'Inter-dependence' <p>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.&nbsp;&nbsp;This "intersession"&nbsp;was all part of a Next Generation Learning endeavor.</p> Sat, 01 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT 811 OHS Juniors Accepted in to Look Up to Cleveland <p>Congratulations to Orange High School juniors Amy Wu and Daria Redus who were recently accepted to &ldquo;Look Up to Cleveland", and their classmate Matthew Schiff who was named as an alternate.</p> Fri, 30 Nov 2012 00:00:00 GMT 812 Wishing Everyone a Wonderful Thanksgiving Holiday! <p>Some of our younger students had a special opportunity to celebrate Thanksgiving before beginning the holiday break.&nbsp;&nbsp;View the photos here! &nbsp; We wish our students, families, and entire community a safe and happy Thanksgiving holiday. &nbsp;School resumes on Monday, November 26th. &nbsp;</p> Wed, 21 Nov 2012 00:00:00 GMT 809 Scholastic Book Fair is Here!; Dec. 3-7 <p><img style="margin: 3px; float: left;" src="/includes/uploads/2012_Fall_Photos/scholasticlogo.jpg" alt="" width="45" height="25" /></p> <p>The Scholastic Book Fair will be at&nbsp;Moreland Hills School from&nbsp;December 3-7, 2012 with a Family Event on Wednesday, December 5th from 3:30 p.m.-7 p.m.</p> Wed, 21 Nov 2012 00:00:00 GMT 805 Five OHS Seniors Selected for Saltzman Youth Panel <p>Congratulations to the five OHS students who were selected to serve on the Jewish Federation of Cleveland's 2012-2013 Saltzman Youth Panel!</p> Tue, 20 Nov 2012 00:00:00 GMT 808 Orange Hosts Honors Choir Concert Monday Night <p>More than 100 high school students from 14 CVC schools will blend their voices in song&nbsp;Monday night, November 19th&nbsp;for a special Honors Choir concert at Orange High School at 7pm in the OHS auditorium.</p> Mon, 19 Nov 2012 00:00:00 GMT 807 OHS Alum Helps Lead Kent State to Victory! <p>Congratulations to current Kent State student athlete and 2010 Orange graduate Nate Terhune who has had a significant hand in helping the Golden Flashes&nbsp;become the MAC East Champions!</p> Sun, 18 Nov 2012 00:00:00 GMT 806 OHS Model UN Team Takes 1st Place!!! <p>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!</p> Fri, 16 Nov 2012 00:00:00 GMT 803 Orange Students Making a Difference <p>Students in the Orange Schools have been busy making a difference in their schools and their community.</p> Fri, 16 Nov 2012 00:00:00 GMT 804 Veterans Receive Long Overdue Thank You at Brady Recognition <p>The &ldquo;welcome home&rdquo; 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.</p> Thu, 15 Nov 2012 00:00:00 GMT 802 BMS Students Build a Brighter Future <p>Brady Middle School students are experiencing firsthand what it&rsquo;s like to make a difference. &nbsp;A food drive coordinated by members of the Builders Club brought in more than 1500 items...and that's only the beginning.</p> Tue, 13 Nov 2012 00:00:00 GMT 801 Math Night Adds up to Student, Parent Fun & Learning <p>Moreland Hills School recently hosted &ldquo;Math Night&rdquo; bringing kindergarten through fifth grade students and their parents together for a night of dozens of math games.</p> Mon, 12 Nov 2012 00:00:00 GMT 800 Orange City School District Salutes Our Veterans <p><img style="float: left; margin: 10px;" src="/includes/uploads/2012_Fall_Photos/2012_Veterans_Day/DSC_0895.JPG" alt="" width="36" height="24" />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.&nbsp;&nbsp; We wish you the best this Veterans' Day and always.&nbsp; To see the photos from Brady Middle School's moving tribute, please read on.</p> Sun, 11 Nov 2012 00:00:00 GMT 799 OHS Students Fine Tune Music to Record History <p>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.&nbsp;&nbsp;Other OHS students were then given the opportunity to record those newly crafted songs for posterity.</p> Fri, 09 Nov 2012 00:00:00 GMT 798 OHS Works of Art - an Online Display <p><img style="float: left; margin: 4px;" src="/includes/uploads/2012_Fall_Photos/Caitlin_Quirk.JPG" alt="" width="30" height="34" />Students in Mrs. Maureen Cavotta, Mrs.&nbsp;Cindy Reinhardt and Mrs.&nbsp;Melissa Conrad's art classes at Orange High School continue to create impressive works of art. Please visit their&nbsp;<a class="colorbox" title="2012 OHS Student Art" href="/slideshows/view/337">online display</a>.</p> Thu, 08 Nov 2012 00:00:00 GMT 797 OHS Fall Blood Drive Saves Lives <p>In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, Orange High School students and staff are making a world of difference in a time of need.</p> Mon, 05 Nov 2012 00:00:00 GMT 796 Dancing Classrooms Performance now on Thursday, November 1st <p>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&nbsp;<strong>Thursday, November 1 at 1:15 p.m. in the Brady Middle School Gym</strong>. &nbsp;Please join us at that time.</p> Wed, 31 Oct 2012 00:00:00 GMT 793 Orange City Schools CLOSED Tuesday <p>Due to severe weather conditions, the Orange City School District will be CLOSED on Tuesday, October 30, 2012. &nbsp; Further updates will be provided on this website and on the local news and radio stations as they are available. &nbsp;Please be safe. &nbsp;Thank you for your continued support of the Orange Schools.</p> Tue, 30 Oct 2012 00:00:00 GMT 792 Communities Move Trick or Treating to Sunday, 6-8pm <p><img style="float: left; margin: 4px;" src="/includes/uploads/2012_Fall_Photos/photo_7.JPG" alt="" width="60" height="45" />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.</p> Mon, 29 Oct 2012 00:00:00 GMT 791 Local Author Visits OHS on Oct. 29th <p>Meet author Dan&nbsp;<span>Chaon</span>&nbsp;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.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 26 Oct 2012 00:00:00 GMT 790 Alum Fondly Remembers Positive Influence, Impact by Brady Teachers <p>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 &ndash; Mrs. Mary Ann Kocher and Mrs. Laurie Barron.</p> Wed, 24 Oct 2012 00:00:00 GMT 789 Orange Earns Award from Ohio Association for Gifted Children <p>The Orange City School District has earned the OAGC &ldquo;Promising Practice School District&rdquo; 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."</p> Wed, 24 Oct 2012 00:00:00 GMT 788 Environmental Education Program Enhances BMS Students' Experience <p>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.</p> Mon, 22 Oct 2012 00:00:00 GMT 787 Congratulations to the OHS Lady Lions Soccer Team! <p>Congratulations to the Lady Lions Soccer Team on&nbsp;its latest playoff victory!</p> Sat, 20 Oct 2012 00:00:00 GMT 786 Young Named Player of the Week <p>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!</p> Thu, 18 Oct 2012 00:00:00 GMT 782 Orange Students Rated EXCELLENT on State Assessments! <p>Orange Schools are Rated EXCELLENT on State Assessments, Achieves Other Successful Measures; Addresses Challenges. All 26 indicators met and a 106.4 Performance Index.</p> Thu, 18 Oct 2012 00:00:00 GMT 783 Denmark Students Share Culture with OHS Counterparts <p>A cross cultural student exchange with Herning Gymnasium in Denmark and Orange High School proved to be an eye-opening experience for all the best way possible.</p> Tue, 16 Oct 2012 00:00:00 GMT 781 Orange Schools Earn State Auditor Award <p>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.</p> Fri, 12 Oct 2012 00:00:00 GMT 780 Orange Goes Pink! <p>If you happen by the OHS stadium field, you may notice that "pink" has become the new "orange"! &nbsp;It's not your eyes playing tricks on you -- the Orange Maintenance Department has enhanced the field in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month. &nbsp;</p> Fri, 12 Oct 2012 00:00:00 GMT 779 Order Your Oran Yearbook Now! Upload Your Photos! <p>The 2012-2013 Oran Yearbook is currently on sale! Order by mail, online or by phone. Submit photos and follow The Oran on Twitter.</p> Thu, 11 Oct 2012 00:00:00 GMT 778 Varsity Boys Golf Headed to State! <p>Good luck to the boys varsity golf team as they head to state competition!&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Go Lions!</p> Thu, 11 Oct 2012 00:00:00 GMT 771 Brady Lady Lions Soccer Sets Record! <p>Congratulations to the 7th and 8th Grade Brady Middle School Girls&rsquo; 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.</p> Wed, 10 Oct 2012 00:00:00 GMT 777 Orange Congratulates Our 2012 Homecoming Royalty & Football Team! <p>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!</p> Tue, 09 Oct 2012 00:00:00 GMT 776 OHS Cross Country, Field Hockey Perform Well <p>Congratulations to OHS field hockey on a 2-0 victory over Cleveland Heights.&nbsp;Congratulations to the Orange High School cross country team for their best performance of the season.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 08 Oct 2012 00:00:00 GMT 775 A Firsthand Lesson in Cyberbullying <p>Between laptops, tablets, and smart phones, technology is at the fingertips of students.&nbsp; And it is that very ease of cyber-communication that has created a whole new form of bullying&mdash;cyberbullying.&nbsp;&nbsp; Orange staff members have set out to create a community-wide awareness and discussion of the dangers of cyberbullying and its potential consequences.</p> Thu, 04 Oct 2012 00:00:00 GMT 773 After Prom Run with Pride a Huge Success! <p>Nearly 70 runners and 30 walkers helped make Orange High School's 3rd Annual Run With Pride a huge success! &nbsp;Entrants participated in the 5K Run and 1 mile walk to raise money for a safe and healthy 2013 After Prom event.</p> Thu, 04 Oct 2012 00:00:00 GMT 774 Take the Speak Up Survey <p>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.</p> Wed, 03 Oct 2012 00:00:00 GMT 772 Homecoming Weekend Welcomes Back Alumni on Oct 5, 6 <p>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 &amp; Greet followed by the varsity football game at 7 p.m. The dance will be held October 6th.</p> Fri, 28 Sep 2012 00:00:00 GMT 769 7th and 8th Grade Band Members to Perform at Halftime <p>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!</p> Fri, 28 Sep 2012 00:00:00 GMT 770 Congratulations to Our 108 AP Scholars! <p>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.</p> Tue, 25 Sep 2012 00:00:00 GMT 768 Addressing Cyber Bullying: Community-Wide Event 9/27 <p>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&nbsp;at Orange High School with special guest speaker Tina Meier from the Megan Meier Foundation&nbsp;on September 27, 2012 at 7 p.m.</p> Mon, 24 Sep 2012 00:00:00 GMT 757 OHS Student Graduates from Cornell's Summer College <p>Congratulations to Orange High School senior Meghan Kane who Graduated from Cornell University Summer College!</p> Fri, 21 Sep 2012 00:00:00 GMT 767 Sister to Sister Club Focuses on Mentoring <p>The new 2012-2013 academic year promises continued excellence for Orange High School&rsquo;s Sister to Sister Club, a mentoring program focused on developing leadership skills.</p> Wed, 19 Sep 2012 00:00:00 GMT 765 Run with Pride 5k Run, 1 Mile Walk Set for Sunday, Sept. 30 <p>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.</p> Fri, 14 Sep 2012 00:00:00 GMT 760 Gund School at Beechbrook Closed on 9/13 Due to Power Outage <p>Gund School at Beechbrook is closed today, September 13th due to a power outage.</p> Thu, 13 Sep 2012 00:00:00 GMT 762 2013 Entertainment Books on Sale Through Music Dept <p>The Music Department is currently selling the 2013 Entertainment book of coupons.</p> Thu, 13 Sep 2012 00:00:00 GMT 763 OHS Students Named National Merit Semifinalists <p>Orange High School received notification that&nbsp;five of its students have been identified as Semifinalists in the 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program.</p> Thu, 13 Sep 2012 00:00:00 GMT 764 Orange Board; CESSA Reach Agreement <p>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)</p> Tue, 11 Sep 2012 00:00:00 GMT 761 Basketball Program Puts New Spin on Respect <p>Jim "Basketball" Jones put a&nbsp;new spin on character lessons in respect, kindness, and gratitude for MHS students...all right at their fingertips!</p> Tue, 11 Sep 2012 00:00:00 GMT 759 Orange v. Kirtland Selected As Browns Game of the Week!!! <p><img src="/includes/uploads/2012_Fall_Photos/Orange_Varsity_Football/Browns.jpg" alt="" width="46" height="40" />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!!!</p> Thu, 06 Sep 2012 00:00:00 GMT 758 Lions Win! Now Vote for Game of the Week! <p>Congratulations to our Orange Lions football team on the win against Beachwood Friday night.&nbsp; Now support our team by voting for the Orange Lions in the "Game of the Week" contest!!!</p> Sat, 01 Sep 2012 00:00:00 GMT 756 Life Lessons Learned Through Art <p>Ben Glenn, "the Chalk Guy" taught Brady students&nbsp;to see themselves as a unique works of art in progress...just like the masterpieces he created before their eyes.</p> Fri, 31 Aug 2012 00:00:00 GMT 754 Orange Board; OTA Reach New Agreement <p>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.</p> Fri, 31 Aug 2012 00:00:00 GMT 755 Kiwanis Presents Orange Staff Awards <p>The Orange City School District proudly announces the recipients of the 2012 Lander Circle Kiwanis Staff Members of the Year awards!!!</p> Thu, 23 Aug 2012 00:00:00 GMT 752 Lions Football Kicks Off Friday Night! <p>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!&nbsp; Come root for the Orange and Black! GO LIONS!</p> Mon, 20 Aug 2012 00:00:00 GMT 751 Band Camp Stories March On Through the Decades <p>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'.&nbsp; But through it all, they go marching on...with stories and memories to last a lifetime.</p> Sat, 18 Aug 2012 00:00:00 GMT 749 Superintendent's Welcome Letter to Parents <p>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.</p> Fri, 17 Aug 2012 00:00:00 GMT 750 Web Calendar is Now Posted! <p>The 2012-2013 web calendar has been updated. Thank you for your patience.</p> Fri, 17 Aug 2012 00:00:00 GMT 748 OHS Drumline Making a Difference <p>Earlier this summer, members of the Orange High School Band&rsquo;s drumline entertained participants of the 12th Annual Northeast Ohio Buddy Walk for Down Syndrome.</p> Tue, 14 Aug 2012 00:00:00 GMT 746 On the Go? Visit our New Mobile Web Site! <p>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&nbsp;<a href="" target="_blank"></a>.</p> Tue, 14 Aug 2012 00:00:00 GMT 745 Update on Last November's Threats to OHS <p>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.</p> Mon, 06 Aug 2012 00:00:00 GMT 744 2012-2013 Wall Calendars Now Available! <p>The 2012-2013 Orange City School District calendars are now available for purchase.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 16 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT 742 Brady's Goldfarb Wins Essay Award <p>Congratulations to Ballard Brady Middle School eighth grader Rebecca Goldfarb! She is a recipient of the Dr Alex Rubins Essay Award 2012.</p> Wed, 11 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT 741 Orange Schools, Cuyahoga County Public Library Form Partnership <p>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&nbsp;building a new 15,000 square foot Orange Branch library.</p> Tue, 03 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT 740 Bomb Threat Update <p>One of the teens charged in the bomb threat case pleaded guilty to multiple felony counts.&nbsp; Orange School Administrators&nbsp;continue to work with the Courts in this matter.</p> Mon, 25 Jun 2012 00:00:00 GMT 739 Zhang Named NUMATS Award Winner <p>Congratulations to Orange High School freshman Demi Zhang who was recently named a Northwestern University&rsquo;s Midwest Academic Talent Search (NUMATS) Award Winner by the Center for Talent Development.</p> Thu, 21 Jun 2012 00:00:00 GMT 738 Orange Foundation Hosts Successful 2012 Outing <p>The Orange Schools Foundation&nbsp;presented its 2012 Golf Outing&nbsp;at Beechmont Country Club.&nbsp; Organizers hope the annual&nbsp;event will once again raise more than $30,000 for the Orange Schools.</p> Mon, 18 Jun 2012 00:00:00 GMT 737 Orange 2007 Grad Thrives in the Spotlight <p>Extra, Extra, Read All About It: Orange alumnus Ben Fankhauser &rsquo;07 makes headlines as he performs as &ldquo;Davey&rdquo; in the Broadway production of <em>Newsies</em> at the Tony Awards!!!</p> Wed, 13 Jun 2012 00:00:00 GMT 735 BMS Student to Compete at International Games in South Korea <p>We wish BMS eighth grader Madison Gotlieb all the best as she heads to Daegu, South Korea, to compete in swimming&nbsp;at the International Children's Games this summer!!!</p> Tue, 12 Jun 2012 00:00:00 GMT 733 Problem Solved! OHS and MHS teams take top billing at Internationals! <p>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!</p> Mon, 11 Jun 2012 00:00:00 GMT 732 Visit from Entrepreneur Adds to Innovative Experience <p>Reading, writing, economics, and fitness all came together in Mrs. Kim Malmad and Mrs. Jill Grano&rsquo;s fourth grade classes at Moreland Hills Elementary School centered around a specific device...the MOVband.</p> Fri, 08 Jun 2012 00:00:00 GMT 731 Maxwell Receives Scott Petersen Memorial Jazz Scholarship <p>Congratulations Class of 2012 graduate Langston Maxwell who was named the first recipient of the Scott Petersen Memorial Jazz Scholarship.&nbsp;This scholarship awards a graduating OHS senior who demonstrates a strong passion for jazz.</p> Thu, 07 Jun 2012 00:00:00 GMT 730 Congratulations Class of 2012!!! <p>In a beautiful ceremony held at Orange High School, the Class of 2012 celebrated graduation in style!&nbsp; View photos and video from the event here!&nbsp; Congratulations to all of our graduates!!!</p> Mon, 04 Jun 2012 00:00:00 GMT 729 Orange Schools Rated Among Best in Local and National Publications <p>The Orange City School District was recently rated among the best by <em>Cleveland Magazine, The Washington Post, US News,&nbsp;</em>and<em> Newsweek.</em></p> Fri, 01 Jun 2012 00:00:00 GMT 728 Congratulations CVC All-Academic Student Athletes! <p>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!</p> Fri, 01 Jun 2012 00:00:00 GMT 727 Foundation Golf Outing Tees Off on June 18th <p>The Orange Schools Foundation is hosting their 2012 "Drive One Home" GOLF OUTING on Monday, June 18, 2012 at Beechmont&nbsp;Country Club.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 31 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT 725 Good Luck Boys Track at States! <p>The Orange Boys Track Team is headed to Columbus for the State Meet this weekend. Go Lions!</p> Thu, 31 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT 726 MHS Fifth Graders Perform in Concert Wednesday Night! <p>Join Moreland Hills Elementary School fifth graders as they perform&nbsp;Wednesday night, May 30th, at 7:00pm in the OHS Auditorium in their first collective band, orchestra, and choral concert.</p> Wed, 30 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT 722 Congratulations Class of 2012! Graduation Set for June 3rd <p>Commencement will take place June 3rd at 4 p.m. at Orange High School.</p> Wed, 30 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT 723 Girls Softball Achieves Best Record in a Decade! <p>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.</p> Wed, 30 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT 724 Kan Wins State Championship in Tennis <p>Congratulations to Orange High School junior Maksim Kan who won the Singles Division II State&nbsp;Championship in tennis this past weekend!</p> Tue, 29 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT 720 Transition to College and Special Education: What you and your child need to know <p>Presentation will take place on June 6th from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at the Orange High School Media Center.</p> Tue, 29 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT 721 SAY Spring Meeting Set for May 31; Includes OHS Student Presentation <p>The SAY Coalition Spring&nbsp;meeting will take place on Thursday, May 31st from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the Wuliger Center at Bellefaire, JCB.&nbsp;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.</p> Fri, 25 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT 718 Orange High School Recognized Nationally by Newsweek <p>Orange High School was recently named as one of the best in the nation by&nbsp;<em>Newsweek&nbsp;</em>magazine in their annual "America&rsquo;s Best High Schools" rankings.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 22 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT 717 Remembering Extraordinary OHS Teacher Alla Bogomolnaya <p><em>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.</em></p> Fri, 11 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT 715 State Champion Future Problem Solvers Find The Best Rewards In The Experience <p>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.&nbsp; But for students involved, the greatest rewards come from the projects they have created.</p> Thu, 10 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT 713 MHS 2nd Graders Kick-Off Alex's Lemonade Stand Events <p>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.&nbsp; And they need your help...!!!</p> Thu, 10 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT 714 Orange Students Receive State Artistic Accolades <p>Congratulations to four Orange students who received honors at the State-level PTA Reflections Competition for their extraordinary achievement in the arts!!!</p> Thu, 10 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT 707 Los Estudiantes de OHS Lograr el Reconocimiento Nacional en el Examen en Español! <p>Twenty-five world language students from Orange High School attained national recognition for excellent performance on the 2012 Level 4 National Spanish Examinations.</p> Wed, 09 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT 712 Two OHS Students Honored for Improving Race Relations <p>Congratulations to two Orange High School students, Demi Zhang and Shivangi Bhatia, who are being&nbsp;honored at The Princeton Prize in Race Relations Recognition Ceremony for having made&nbsp;a significant, positive effect on race relations in our community!</p> Mon, 07 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT 710 Orange Bus Drivers Rule the Road-E-O Five Years In A Row! <p>Congratulations to the Orange City School Bus Drivers who competed at the Regional Road-E-O competition and brought home the first place prize&nbsp;for the fifth year in a row!</p> Mon, 07 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT 711 A Total of 11 OHS Juniors Among Best in National Merit Scholarship Program <p>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.</p> Fri, 04 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT 708 MHS Student Performs in Cleveland Playhouse Production This Weekend! <p>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.</p> Fri, 04 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT 709 OHS Athletes Sign With Top Schools <p>Congratulations to OHS student athletes Hunter Auletta and Kenya Jones who have received athletic scholarships at two top universities&nbsp;where they will compete in their respective sports!</p> Fri, 27 Apr 2012 00:00:00 GMT 704 Congratulations OHS Senior Class of 2012! <p>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&nbsp;congratulate them on all of their accomplishments...and wish them all of the very best in their bright futures!&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Fri, 27 Apr 2012 00:00:00 GMT 706 MHS Students Begin Concert Series <p>The Spring Concert Series kicked off at Moreland Hills Elementary School this week with the Kindergarten concert.&nbsp; Read more to see the photos from that concert and view a schedule of the upcoming elementary concerts.</p> Fri, 27 Apr 2012 00:00:00 GMT 705 Brady Mathletes Among Best in County <p>Congratulations Brady Middle School eighth grade team who finished fourth in the county for their performance on this year's Ohio Mathematics League contest.</p> Thu, 26 Apr 2012 00:00:00 GMT 702 Brady Dancers Perform at Cavs Game <p>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.</p> Thu, 26 Apr 2012 00:00:00 GMT 703 OHS Juniors Wiley, Maimbourg Perform, Produce Original Music Video <p style="margin-top: 1em; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-left: 0px; font-size: 11px;">Select this headline to view and enjoy a video featuring Orange High School junior Keifer Wiley performing the song entitled &ldquo;Dream of You Tonight&rdquo;, which was produced and directed by Wiley and fellow Orange High School junior Parker Maimbourg.</p> Mon, 23 Apr 2012 00:00:00 GMT 700 Two OHS Students Receive Awards for Speaking Out Against Hate <p>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:&nbsp; Youth Speak Out!" in a program held at Severance Hall.</p> Mon, 23 Apr 2012 00:00:00 GMT 701 Broadway Debut for Orange Alum! <p>Orange High School Class of 2007 Alumnus Ben Fankhauser makes his Broadway debut in the new musical &ldquo;Newsies&rdquo; this month.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 20 Apr 2012 00:00:00 GMT 699 Students Helping Students: A Need Fulfilled <p>A need...a collaboration...and an invention.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;OHS students' creation of an iPad holder for their fellow students with disabilities helped make all the difference.</p> Fri, 20 Apr 2012 00:00:00 GMT 691 Alumni Donate to Children's Hospital in Memory of Classmate <p>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&rsquo;s Hospital.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 18 Apr 2012 00:00:00 GMT 698 OHS Students Recognized in City Club Essay Contest on Free Speech <p>Orange High School students Rachel Lieberman, Juan Guzman, and Molly Clark were recognized for their award winning essays in the City Club of Cleveland&rsquo;s &ldquo;Hope and Stanley Adelstein Free Speech Essay Competition.&rdquo;&nbsp;</p> Tue, 17 Apr 2012 00:00:00 GMT 696 MHS Message Grams Bring Sunshine to Those in Need <p>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.</p> Tue, 17 Apr 2012 00:00:00 GMT 697 OHS Outlook First in Scholastic Newspaper Awards <p>Congratulations to the staff of the&nbsp;<em style="font-style: italic;">Orange Outlook</em>&nbsp;- Orange High School's student newspaper - on winning first place in the 2011-2112 American Scholastic Press Association's Scholastic Newspaper Awards.</p> Mon, 16 Apr 2012 00:00:00 GMT 695 Boosters: Saturday Night at the Races 4-14 <p>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.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 12 Apr 2012 00:00:00 GMT 694 OHS Student Wins Songwriting Grand Prize <p>Congratulations to OHS junior Keifer Wiley who is a grand prize winner in the Great Lakes Theater song writing contest. His song &ldquo;Dream of You Tonight&rdquo; will air on April 23rd during Dee Perry&rsquo;s Around Noon program on WCPN 90.3FM.</p> Wed, 11 Apr 2012 00:00:00 GMT 692 Congratulations to Mira Batra, MHS Kindergarten Domino Champ! <p>It was a day of Domino discoveries...and kindergartner&nbsp;Mira Batra reaped the rewards in the annual&nbsp;MHS Kindergarten Domino Draw Tournament!</p> Thu, 05 Apr 2012 00:00:00 GMT 688 Congratulations to This Year's Kiwanis Award Winners! <p>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.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 04 Apr 2012 00:00:00 GMT 687 Fourth Grader Winner of Cuyahoga County Library Contest <p>Congratulations to Moreland Hills School fourth grader Harleigh Markowitz from Mrs. Diane Smith&rsquo;s class who won the "Things I'd Do if I Ran the Zoo" contest held by the Cuyahoga County Public Library.</p> Tue, 03 Apr 2012 00:00:00 GMT 686 OHS Seniors Excel in Excel Tecc Programs <p>OHS seniors Amanda Bluso and Sabrina Izant were winners at the DECA District 10 Contest at Cuyahoga Community College while&nbsp;classmates Jasmine Lane and Ashaunte Hoey were both recognized for their culinary skills. All four are part of the Mayfield Excel Tecc consortium program.</p> Wed, 28 Mar 2012 00:00:00 GMT 684 OHS Seniors Named Finalists in Maltz Essay Contest <p>Congratulations Orange High School seniors Rachel Lieberman and Allyson Zabell on their selection as finalist in the fourth annual Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage &ldquo;Stop the Hate: Youth Speak Out&rdquo; essay contest.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 22 Mar 2012 00:00:00 GMT 681 Key Club Raises $900 During Daffodil Days <p>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.</p> Thu, 22 Mar 2012 00:00:00 GMT 683 Litt Among Best at Science & Engineering Fair <p>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).</p> Thu, 22 Mar 2012 00:00:00 GMT 682 OHS Senior to Perform National Anthem at State Tournament <p>Congratulations to OHS senior Alissa Snoddy who was selected to perform the National Anthem at this year's State Boys' Basketball Tournament in Columbus!!!</p> Wed, 21 Mar 2012 00:00:00 GMT 680 Orange High School Thespians Present HAIRSPRAY <p>Congratulations to the cast and crew of the OHS Thespians' production of "Hairspray"!!!&nbsp; The show included surprise guest appearances by members of the Orange City School District staff!</p> Sun, 18 Mar 2012 00:00:00 GMT 679 Destination ImagiNation Rewards Orange Students' Creativity <p>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.</p> Wed, 14 Mar 2012 00:00:00 GMT 678 Brady Middle School Band Impresses at Greater Cleveland Contest <p>Last week 86 Brady Middle School band students performed in 47 different solo and&nbsp;ensemble events at the Greater Cleveland Instrumental Solo and Ensemble Contest, with 41 of our&nbsp;events receiving the highest rating possible for their performances, with the remaining six earning&nbsp;the second highest score. Click on the headline to watch a video of a 7th grade&nbsp;saxophone quartet.</p> Tue, 13 Mar 2012 00:00:00 GMT 675 Mock Trial Team Earns State Finalist Status <p>Congratulations to Orange Mock Trial &ldquo;Team Jefferson&rdquo; 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.</p> Tue, 13 Mar 2012 00:00:00 GMT 676 Congratulations School Resource Officer Todd <p>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.</p> Tue, 13 Mar 2012 00:00:00 GMT 677 MHS Students Making a Difference on Web <p>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 "<a href="">Help Make Smiles</a>".</p> Tue, 13 Mar 2012 00:00:00 GMT 674 Jazz Bands, Jazz Choir, String Ensembles Featured at Patronaires Event <p>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.</p> Fri, 09 Mar 2012 00:00:00 GMT 673 Boys Basketball Wins Sectionals; Joseph Named Hockey All-Star <p>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.</p> Thu, 08 Mar 2012 00:00:00 GMT 672 IMPORTANT MESSAGE Regarding OGT Testing & OHS Schedule for Week of March 12 <p>Ohio Graduation Testing (OGT) for all 10th grade students, as well as students in grades 11 &amp; 12 that have not yet passed the OGT, will take place during the week of March 12, 2012.&nbsp;<span style="font-weight: bold;">Students required to take the OGT will need to be in school at 7:30 a.m. during that week.</span></p> <div><strong><br /></strong></div> Wed, 07 Mar 2012 00:00:00 GMT 671 OHS Mock Trial Team Advances to States <p>Congratulations to the OHS Mock Trial Team&nbsp;on an outstanding performance at Regionals and good luck as you head to States!</p> Wed, 07 Mar 2012 00:00:00 GMT 661 OHS Alum Named Harvard Scholar <p>Orange High School class of 2010 graduate Leah Weiss recently received the prestigious Jacob Wendell Scholars award from Harvard University.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 06 Mar 2012 00:00:00 GMT 670 Brady Teacher's Blog Featured <p>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.</p> Fri, 02 Mar 2012 00:00:00 GMT 668 Chardon In Our Thoughts <p><img style="vertical-align: middle; margin: 5px;" src="/includes/uploads/pages/2012 Winter Photos/redribbon.jpeg" alt="" width="15" height="33" />Orange students and staff have joined together to show friends and colleagues in Chardon that we care and are keeping them in our thoughts.</p> Thu, 01 Mar 2012 00:00:00 GMT 666 Message to Parents, Community <p>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.</p> Thu, 01 Mar 2012 00:00:00 GMT 662 Auletta Heading to States! <p>Orange High School senior wrestler Hunter Auletta qualified for the OHSAA State Wrestling Tournament.</p> Wed, 29 Feb 2012 00:00:00 GMT 667 BMS Power of the Pen Team Writes On to Victory <p>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.</p> Wed, 29 Feb 2012 00:00:00 GMT 665 Swimmers Finish in Top 8 at States <p>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.</p> Tue, 28 Feb 2012 00:00:00 GMT 663 OHS Victorious on Academic Challenge! <p>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.</p> Tue, 28 Feb 2012 00:00:00 GMT 650 12 Swimmers Headed to States! <p>Good luck this week to Orange High School's state meet qualifiers!</p> Tue, 21 Feb 2012 00:00:00 GMT 658 OPEGS to Host College Prep Night Feb 29th <p>OPEGS invites you to this valuable &ldquo;Journey to College&rdquo; information night with Karen Rohde - an expert on college preparation. This event will take place at Moreland Hills School on February 29.</p> Tue, 21 Feb 2012 00:00:00 GMT 659 Students Named Finalists in National Merit Scholarship Program <p>Congratulations to Orange High School students&nbsp;Stephanie Alden, Brynn FitzGerald, Carmen Gota, Kalin Malouf and&nbsp;Maxwell Zimon,&nbsp;who were named Finalistz in the 2012 National Merit Scholarship&nbsp;Program.</p> Fri, 17 Feb 2012 00:00:00 GMT 546 Eat Bagels and Support the Orange Alumni Association <p>The Orange High School Alumni Association is hosting a fundraising event and needs your help!&nbsp; Bring the attached<a href="/includes/uploads/pages/2012 Winter Photos/bagel_fundraiser.jpg"> flyer </a>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!&nbsp; Eat bagels; support our schools!</p> Thu, 16 Feb 2012 00:00:00 GMT 656 Halpern Named Kiwanis Student of the Month <p>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.</p> Thu, 16 Feb 2012 00:00:00 GMT 657 Orange Students are Learning to Make a Difference <p>Student participants in a daylong leadership and anti-bullying training seminar experience firsthand&nbsp;the<em> Power of One.&nbsp;</em></p> Tue, 14 Feb 2012 00:00:00 GMT 654 Orange Spelling Bee Champ Heads to County Competition <p>Congratulations to eighth grader Truman Lester who&nbsp;will represent Brady Middle School at the annual Spelling Bee County Competition on March 3rd!&nbsp;</p> Mon, 13 Feb 2012 00:00:00 GMT 653 OHS Mock Trial Advances to Regionals! <p>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.</p> Thu, 09 Feb 2012 00:00:00 GMT 649 Read Our Digital Learning Day Tweets! <p>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. <a href="">To read these Tweet, please vist our Twitter feed.</a></p> Fri, 03 Feb 2012 00:00:00 GMT 648 Challenge Day Experience Brings Brady Family Together <p>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.</p> Thu, 02 Feb 2012 00:00:00 GMT 647 Follow us on Twitter on Feb 1st for Digital Learning Day! <div style="background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; margin: 8px;"> <p>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&rsquo;re all digital learners!&nbsp;Watch for our digital learning Tweets today! Staff from across the District will be sharing many examples of digital learning at Orange City Schools.&nbsp;<a href="" target="_blank">Follow Us on Twitter throughout the day</a>!</p> </div> Wed, 01 Feb 2012 00:00:00 GMT 645 2012 Orange College Signing Day <p>Congratulations to the four student athletes from Orange High School who signed their letters of intent for colleges in the fall.</p> Wed, 01 Feb 2012 00:00:00 GMT 646 Cohen Selected to Orange Schools Board of Education <p>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.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 31 Jan 2012 00:00:00 GMT 643 Severance Hall Performance Hits High Note for OHS Band <p>For the first time in Orange&rsquo;s history, 109 OHS band students had the distinction to play on the same stage that the Cleveland Orchestra calls home.</p> Mon, 30 Jan 2012 00:00:00 GMT 642 Yan Named Intel Science Talent Search Semifinalist <p>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.</p> Fri, 27 Jan 2012 00:00:00 GMT 639 New Private School Transportation Schedule Begins Feb 6th <p>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.</p> Fri, 27 Jan 2012 00:00:00 GMT 640 Statement Regarding November's OHS Threat Fri, 27 Jan 2012 00:00:00 GMT 641 Congratulations former Orange Teacher Deb Delisle on National Nomination <p>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&nbsp;U.S. Department of Education.</p> Wed, 25 Jan 2012 00:00:00 GMT 637 OHS Hockey Winners at Ehrnfelt Tourney! <p>Congratulations to the Orange High School Hockey Team which won the Walter F. Ehrnfelt MLK Memorial Tournament's Red Division Championship in Strongsville.</p> Fri, 20 Jan 2012 00:00:00 GMT 634 Brady 8th Graders Dance Their Way Into Their Futures <p>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!</p> Fri, 20 Jan 2012 00:00:00 GMT 578 OHS Band to Perform at Severance Hall 1/29 <p>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.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 19 Jan 2012 00:00:00 GMT 633 Morganstern Resigns from Board for Personal Reasons; Applications Now Being Accepted <p>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.&nbsp;Application deadline for district residents interested in applying for the open seat is Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at 12 p.m.</p> Mon, 16 Jan 2012 00:00:00 GMT 632 OHS PTA Co-Sponsors 1-19 College Prep Event <p>"The College Craze - To-Do Lists for High School: Demystifying the Process" will be held on January 19th.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 12 Jan 2012 00:00:00 GMT 630 Essay Winners Attend Naturalization Ceremony <p>Brady Middle School eighth graders from Mrs. Sam Schaedler&rsquo;s class were asked to write an essay on &ldquo;what does it mean to be a good citizen?&rdquo; The students with the best essays were chosen to observe a Naturalization Ceremony&nbsp;at the Carl Stokes Court House in Cleveland recently.</p> Thu, 12 Jan 2012 00:00:00 GMT 631 Nationally Syndicated Cartoonist Inspires Students To Find Their Funny Side <p>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.</p> Wed, 11 Jan 2012 00:00:00 GMT 629 Board Members Give Oath of Office and 2012 Assignments <p>Oaths and committee placements held at the Board of Education's recent 2012 Organizational meeting.</p> Tue, 10 Jan 2012 00:00:00 GMT 628 Scheps Named Kiwanis Student of the Month <p>Orange High School senior Anne Scheps was selected as the Kiwanis of Lander Circle Senior of the Month for December 2011.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 05 Jan 2012 00:00:00 GMT 627 OHS Students Don White Ties To Promote Anti-Violence Campaign <p>Orange High School students wear white ties as part of an international&nbsp;campaign to take a stand against violence.</p> Tue, 20 Dec 2011 00:00:00 GMT 624 Some Numbers on Student Giving During the Holidays <p>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...</p> Tue, 20 Dec 2011 00:00:00 GMT 625 Happy Holidays and Happy New Year To All <p>Wishing everyone a wonderful, safe, and happy holiday season and a healthy and prosperous new year!&nbsp; School resumes on Wednesday, January 4th, 2012.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 20 Dec 2011 00:00:00 GMT 626 OHS Student Athletes Honored! <p>Congratulations Orange High School senior athletes Simon Sugerman - named to Soccer All Star First Team and Richard Ringel - winner of Senior Excellence Award!</p> Mon, 19 Dec 2011 00:00:00 GMT 623 UPDATE on Recent Investigation Thu, 15 Dec 2011 00:00:00 GMT 622 Got Recipes? <p>The fourth grade gifted class is working on a cookbook project and needs your help...!</p> Wed, 14 Dec 2011 00:00:00 GMT 617 BMS Orchestras Present Winter Concert Tonight <p>Please join Brady Middle School sixth, seventh and eighth grade orchestra students as they present their Winter Concert tonight (Wednesday)&nbsp;at 7:30pm in the OHS Auditorium.</p> Wed, 14 Dec 2011 00:00:00 GMT 620 Congratulations to Michael Yan! <p>Orange High School senior Michael Yan was recently selected as a Regional Finalist in the 2011-2012 Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology.&nbsp;This is the highest science honor awarded to American high school students.</p> Tue, 13 Dec 2011 00:00:00 GMT 618 BMS Band Concert Tonight <p>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&nbsp;with their annual winter band concert.</p> Tue, 13 Dec 2011 00:00:00 GMT 619 Brady Middle School Choral Concert Tonight <p>Please join the sixth, seventh, and eighth grade choirs for their annual holiday concert tonight (Thursday)&nbsp;at 7:30pm in the Orange High School Auditorium!</p> Thu, 08 Dec 2011 00:00:00 GMT 616 Thank You for Supporting the Recent Levy <p>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...</p> Fri, 02 Dec 2011 00:00:00 GMT 614 New Brady Gym Open House <p>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.</p> Thu, 01 Dec 2011 00:00:00 GMT 613 Fall Sport Athletes Recognized <p><span style="font-weight: normal;">Orange High School student athletes from eight fall sports were recently recognized at the 2011 Fall Sports Awards Night.</span></p> Thu, 01 Dec 2011 00:00:00 GMT 612 OHS Fitness Class Motivates Teachers And Students <p>It&rsquo;s a whole new concept in physical fitness and it has both teachers and students at Orange High School eager to participate!</p> Tue, 29 Nov 2011 00:00:00 GMT 609 Reminder to OHS, MHS on New Schedule <p>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.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 28 Nov 2011 00:00:00 GMT 608 Happy Thanksgiving! <p>Orange students celebrate an "early" Thanksgiving with feasts and we express our gratitude to all of you at this special time of year.</p> Tue, 22 Nov 2011 00:00:00 GMT 607 Orange High School Extended Bell Schedule and Transportation Adjustments <p>Important letter for parents of ALL students in the Orange Schools:&nbsp;</p> <p>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.&nbsp; This change&nbsp;will also affect some Moreland Hills Elementary afternoon bus schedules.&nbsp; Please open this note to read the entire letter thoroughly.</p> Tue, 22 Nov 2011 00:00:00 GMT 606 OHS FAQ Addressed on Web Page <p>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. <a href="" target="_blank">FAQ web page</a>.</p> Mon, 21 Nov 2011 00:00:00 GMT 588 FBI To Brief School Board Tonight <p>The Orange Schools just confirmed that a representative from the FBI along with our school resource officer will be in attendance at tonight&rsquo;s regularly scheduled school board meeting at 6:30pm in PPLC.&nbsp; The FBI and Officer Todd Bennett will provide a brief update to the Board on the status of the investigation into the bomb threats.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Mon, 21 Nov 2011 00:00:00 GMT 604 November 21st Update Mon, 21 Nov 2011 00:00:00 GMT 605 Nov 20th Update: Another bomb threat received this evening Sun, 20 Nov 2011 00:00:00 GMT 603 OHS Sophomores Put Science Theories to the Test <p>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.</p> Fri, 18 Nov 2011 00:00:00 GMT 599 Brady Food Drive a Success! <p>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.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 18 Nov 2011 00:00:00 GMT 600 Thank You Letter From Dr. Wingenbach <p>A note of gratitude to the community...</p> Fri, 18 Nov 2011 00:00:00 GMT 602 World Affairs Team Earns Recognition <p>The Orange High School World Affairs team finished in second place at the Cleveland Council of World Affairs competition.</p> Fri, 18 Nov 2011 00:00:00 GMT 601 Nov 17th Update on Threats <p>Based on information obtained by the FBI, the latest threat has been deemed a hoax. Please click on "read more" for further details.</p> Thu, 17 Nov 2011 00:00:00 GMT 597 FBI Releases Statement on Investigation <p>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.</p> Thu, 17 Nov 2011 00:00:00 GMT 598 Brady Students Thank Veterans with Special Tribute <p>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&rsquo; Day Recognition Ceremony, it was a time for all to say &ldquo;thank you&rdquo;.</p> Wed, 16 Nov 2011 00:00:00 GMT 595 New Threat Deemed Not Credible or Plausible <p>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.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 15 Nov 2011 00:00:00 GMT 593 VOTE For Brady Middle School as Cool School of the Week!!! <p>We know how "COOL" our Orange Schools are -- now is your chance to share it with the world!&nbsp; We need your help to have Brady selected as Fox 8's Cool School of the Week.....</p> Mon, 14 Nov 2011 00:00:00 GMT 592 After School Activities to Resume Today at OHS <p>After-school activities will take place as scheduled starting today at Orange High School. Before-school activities will resume on Tuesday morning.</p> Sun, 13 Nov 2011 00:00:00 GMT 591 Community Dialogue Scheduled for Sunday <p>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.</p> Fri, 11 Nov 2011 00:00:00 GMT 590 Share Info, Ask Questions Regarding OHS Threat 216.831.8600, ext 2415 <div style="background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; margin: 8px;"> <p>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.</p> </div> Wed, 09 Nov 2011 00:00:00 GMT 585 OHS Thespians Present: A Little Bit of This, A Little Bit of That <p>LOCATION CHANGE:&nbsp; The Orange High School Thespians will present &ldquo;A Little Bit of This, A Little Bit of That&rdquo; at the<strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">&nbsp;Chagrin Falls Performing Arts Center</span></strong> 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.</p> Wed, 09 Nov 2011 00:00:00 GMT 582 Orange Placed on the College Board's AP Honor Roll <p>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&reg; 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.</p> Thu, 03 Nov 2011 00:00:00 GMT 581 Bus Evacuations Promote Safety for Orange Students <p>School safety issues don&rsquo;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.</p> Wed, 02 Nov 2011 00:00:00 GMT 579 Tennis Duo Outstanding at States <p>Congratulations to Orange High School student athletes Amy Smedira and Adrian Young who placed third in the State Tennis Tournament.</p> Thu, 27 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT 576 OHS Girls Basketball Tryouts <p>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.</p> Thu, 27 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT 575 Rabb Selected as Kiwanis Senior of the Month <p>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.</p> Wed, 26 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT 573 OCER Ready to Kick Off Documentary Film Fest! <p>Orange Community Educational &amp; 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.</p> Wed, 26 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT 574 Orange Earns Exemplary Saver Status from Ohio Schools Council <p>The Orange School District is recognized as being one of the top 25 percent districts for saving dollars.</p> Tue, 25 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT 572 Author Sharon Draper Inspires Students to Make A Difference <p>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.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 24 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT 570 Student Artwork Selected for Gifted Auction <p>The artwork of four Orange Schools students has been selected for display and auction at the Ohio Association for Gifted Children Conference.</p> Thu, 20 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT 569 Orange Recognized by State for Financial Responsibility <p>The Orange School District was recently presented with the "Auditor of State Award with Distinction FY2010" after receiving a &ldquo;clean&rdquo; audit report.</p> Mon, 17 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT 564 Seven OHS Seniors Named Commended Students <p>Congratulations to the seven OHS students that were named "Commended Students" by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation!</p> Mon, 17 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT 565 Student Golfer Finishes Second at State! <p>Congratulations to Brynn FitzGerald who tied for second place in the State Division II Girls' Golf Tournament!</p> Sun, 16 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT 562 Brady Boys Soccer Wins Championship! <p>The Orange Schools Boys "A" Soccer team from Brady Middle School won the University School Invitational&nbsp;Tournament this past weekend&nbsp;beating CVCA&nbsp;in the championship game 6-1.</p> Sun, 16 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT 563 Good Luck Athletes: Smedira,Young, FitzGerald <p>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.</p> Thu, 13 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT 561 Orange Family Tailgate Party This Friday! <p>Join other families and friends from the community at a pre-football game tailgate at 5:30pm&nbsp;Friday evening as the Lions return home to take on Wickliffe!</p> Wed, 12 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT 558 BMS Sixth Graders Gain Inspiration From Nature <p>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.</p> Wed, 12 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT 559 Senior Named National Hispanic Recognition Scholar <p>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.</p> Tue, 11 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT 557 Turner Named Scholar Athlete of the Week <p style="text-align: left;">Congratulations to Orange High School senior Julian Turner on being named an Eddie George Scholar Athlete of the Week!</p> Fri, 30 Sep 2011 00:00:00 GMT 554 Orange Congratulates Our 2011 Homecoming Court <p>During a soggy but spirited game against Aurora, Orange welcomed back Alumni and the 2011 OHS Homecoming Court!</p> Mon, 26 Sep 2011 00:00:00 GMT 553 OHS Staged Car Crash Sets Course for Safe Homecoming Weekend <p>While some juniors and seniors watched in horror, others sat in disbelief as a drunk driving scenario played out in real time.&nbsp; Coordinators of the mock car crash hope students heed the message:&nbsp; Be safe this Homecoming Weekend!</p> Fri, 23 Sep 2011 00:00:00 GMT 550 Community Forum on Levy Held on Sept 27th at 7pm <p>Residents are invited to attend a Community Forum on the upcoming Operating Levy that will be on the November 8th ballot.</p> Fri, 23 Sep 2011 00:00:00 GMT 552 Orange Excellence: 99 Students Named AP Scholars <p>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.</p> Thu, 22 Sep 2011 00:00:00 GMT 548 Orange Welcomes Back Alumni for Homecoming 2011! <p>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 &ndash; 7:00pm in the OHS Commons.</p> Wed, 21 Sep 2011 00:00:00 GMT 547 OHS After Prom's Run With Pride a Huge Success <p>The Orange High School After Prom&rsquo;s second annual &ldquo;Run with Pride&rdquo; 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk&nbsp;accomplished at least three goals:&nbsp; It brought the community together; it raised money for a good cause;&nbsp;it allowed OHS teacher Dan Mesh to use his head...and still keep his hair!</p> Tue, 20 Sep 2011 00:00:00 GMT 540 Join Destination Imagination! <p>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.</p> Thu, 08 Sep 2011 00:00:00 GMT 541 Moreland Hills Elementary School Reading Chain Envelops School <p>A record number of books read by Moreland Hills Elementary School students helped them create a&nbsp;chain that will keep them linked to reading all year long.</p> Wed, 07 Sep 2011 00:00:00 GMT 539 Junior Class Fundraiser Ends Sept 14th <p>The Junior Class is selling butter-braids and/or cookie dough through September 14th.&nbsp;Each Junior that sells 10 items automatically has their Junior dues paid in full!</p> Tue, 06 Sep 2011 00:00:00 GMT 542 Brynn FitzGerald Featured on HS Sports Insider on STO <p>OHS golfer Brynn FitzGerald will be featured on Sports Time Ohio's High School Sports Insider on Monday night! Set Your DVR!</p> Sat, 27 Aug 2011 00:00:00 GMT 538 Outstanding Orange Staff Members Selected as 2011 Kiwanis Award Recipients <p>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!</p> Thu, 25 Aug 2011 00:00:00 GMT 537 Orange Schools Earns EXCELLENT with DISTINCTION on 2010-2011 State Ratings <p>The Orange School District earned an&nbsp;<strong>EXCELLENT WITH DISTINCTION</strong>&nbsp;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.</p> Wed, 24 Aug 2011 00:00:00 GMT 536 Caught in a WEB of Positive Change at BMS <p>New school; new hallways; new faces; new responsibilities &ndash; it&rsquo;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.</p> Tue, 23 Aug 2011 00:00:00 GMT 535 OHS Marching Band Rocks Band Camp <p>It&rsquo;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&hellip;welcome to Band Camp.</p> Thu, 11 Aug 2011 00:00:00 GMT 533 Kurtz Hired as New Coordinator of Athletics <p>Orange City School District announced today the hiring of Jeff Kurtz as its new Coordinator of Athletics.</p> Tue, 26 Jul 2011 00:00:00 GMT 531 Operating Levy Planned for November Ballot <p>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.</p> Tue, 26 Jul 2011 00:00:00 GMT 532 2011-2012 Wall Calendars Now Available <p>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.</p> Tue, 19 Jul 2011 00:00:00 GMT 530 OHS Omitted from Newsweek Ranking; Should have Been Among the Best <p><em><span style="font-style: normal;">Orange High School was one of many area high schools omitted from&nbsp;</span>Newsweek</em>&nbsp;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&nbsp;<em>Newsweek</em>&nbsp;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.</p> Thu, 07 Jul 2011 00:00:00 GMT 528 NEW e-mail Addresses Ready to Launch July 1st <p>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.</p> Thu, 30 Jun 2011 00:00:00 GMT 525 Annual Kiwanis Sale Set to Begin 7/14 <p>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.</p> Wed, 29 Jun 2011 00:00:00 GMT 527 Orange Foundation and Alumni Association Present Successful 2011 Golf Outing <p>The Orange Schools Foundation and the Orange Alumni Association presented the 2011 Golf Outing&nbsp;at the Chagrin Valley Country Club.&nbsp; The annual&nbsp;event raised money for the Orange Schools.</p> Thu, 16 Jun 2011 00:00:00 GMT 526 OHS Student Inducted into National Technical Honor Society <p>Cyrus Apanius was recently inducted into the National Technical Honor Society in recognition of his outstanding student achievement in career and technical education.</p> Thu, 09 Jun 2011 00:00:00 GMT 524 OHS Junior Joins National Youth Summit <p>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.</p> Wed, 08 Jun 2011 00:00:00 GMT 523 OHS SGA 2011 Cabinet Selected <p>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.</p> Thu, 02 Jun 2011 00:00:00 GMT 520 Orange Football Players Named All Stars <p><img style="margin: 11px; vertical-align: baseline;" src="/includes/uploads/pages/images/Orange_footballhelmet.jpg" alt="" width="49" height="49" />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.</p> Thu, 02 Jun 2011 00:00:00 GMT 521 OHS Students Qualify for State Track Meet <p>Congratulations to the 12 OHS student athletes&nbsp;who qualified for the State Track Meet this coming weekend!</p> Wed, 01 Jun 2011 00:00:00 GMT 519 Congratulations Power of the Pen Writers! <p>Congratulations to 7th graders Neil Agarwal and Eva Rudow, and 8th graders Hannah Cohen and Demi Zhang for their outstanding performance at the State <em>Power of the Pen </em>tournament including a top 1% finish and a Best-of-the-Best recognition.</p> Tue, 31 May 2011 00:00:00 GMT 516 OHS Athlete Headed to State Tournament <p>Congratulations and all the best&nbsp;to OHS senior Sam Ubersax who heads to Columbus today to compete in the state tennis tournament!</p> Thu, 26 May 2011 00:00:00 GMT 515 Orange Bus Drivers Rule the Road-E-O! <p>Congratulations to the&nbsp;19 Orange Bus Drivers who drove Orange to victory at the Regional and State Road-E-O's held this month!&nbsp;&nbsp; Driver Chuck SantaMaria brought home the first-place individual state trophy for the third time in a row.</p> Tue, 24 May 2011 00:00:00 GMT 514 Students Plan Concert, Raise Money for Good Cause <p>The Orange High School Band&rsquo;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.</p> Mon, 23 May 2011 00:00:00 GMT 513 BMS Student Awarded for Science Achievements <p>Congratulations to Linden Wagner who was selected at the state level for outstanding achievement in science!</p> Fri, 20 May 2011 00:00:00 GMT 512 12 OHS Juniors Recognized by National Merit Scholarship Program <p>These Orange High School juniors are among the highest-scoring participants nationally in the National Merit Corporation scholarship program.</p> Wed, 18 May 2011 00:00:00 GMT 499 PlayhouseSquare Presents Donation to Orange through Partners in Performance Program <p>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.</p> Fri, 13 May 2011 00:00:00 GMT 509 Orange Seniors Receive Awards from Excel Tecc Program <p>Cyrus Apanius (Visual Art and Design). Maurell James (Medical Technologies) and Robert Tichinel (Environmental Education) all received recognition.</p> Fri, 13 May 2011 00:00:00 GMT 510 Brady Nurse Recognized by Diabetes Association <p>Congratulations Brady Middle School nurse Judy MacFarland who was honored with the &ldquo;The Susan Kramer Excellence in School Nursing Award&rdquo; by the Diabetes Association of Greater Cleveland for excellence in managing children with diabetes.</p> Tue, 10 May 2011 00:00:00 GMT 508 Facing History Helps Students Find a Brighter Future <p>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.</p> Tue, 03 May 2011 00:00:00 GMT 507 Orange Presents Crucial Conversations Event! <p>To learn how to deal with high-stakes conversations (where opinions vary and emotions run strong), this is the event for you!&nbsp; Orange is hosting a FREE event to discuss the New York Times Bestseller "Crucial Conversations" on Tuesday, May 3rd at 7pm&nbsp; in the OHS Auditorium.</p> Fri, 29 Apr 2011 00:00:00 GMT 504 Orange Senior Named Student Business Leader of the Year <p>Congratulations Orange High School senior Bobby Bodner on receiving the &ldquo;Student Business Leader of the Year&rdquo; award and a $1,000 scholarship from the Chagrin Valley Chamber of Commerce!</p> Fri, 29 Apr 2011 00:00:00 GMT 505 OHS Hosts 1st Poetry Reading/Writing Contest <p>Congratulations to all of the&nbsp;Orange High School students and teachers who participated in the first-ever Poetry Reading/Writing Contest held in the OHS Media Center!</p> Fri, 29 Apr 2011 00:00:00 GMT 506 Orange Senior Named Presidential Scholar Semifinalist <p>Shannon Wu has been named as a semifinalist in the 2011 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program.</p> Thu, 28 Apr 2011 00:00:00 GMT 503 7th Annual Orange PTA Art Fair on May 1st <p>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!</p> Wed, 27 Apr 2011 00:00:00 GMT 502 11 Orange Staff Members Awarded Tenure <p>Congratulations to the 11 Orange City School District staff members who were awarded continuing contracts!</p> Tue, 26 Apr 2011 00:00:00 GMT 500 Percussion Concert Fundraiser for Down Syndrome <p>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.</p> Tue, 26 Apr 2011 00:00:00 GMT 501 OPEGS Presents CASE's Dr. Arthur Lavin <p>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 &ldquo;Today&rsquo;s Attentionality Challenges for ADD and Gifted.&rdquo;</p> Tue, 26 Apr 2011 00:00:00 GMT 489 NJHS to Induct 72 Brady Middle School Students <p>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.</p> Fri, 15 Apr 2011 00:00:00 GMT 496 OHS Seniors Participate in First College Signing Day <p>More than 150 OHS seniors signed certificates committing to colleges and university programs throughout the world for the 2011-2012 school year.</p> Fri, 15 Apr 2011 00:00:00 GMT 497 Probability Carnival Draws on Math Lessons...And A Little Bit of Luck <p>Moreland Hills Elementary fourth graders predict their chances of loving math are even greater after creating and participating in their annual probability carnival.</p> Thu, 14 Apr 2011 00:00:00 GMT 494 OHS Athlete Selected for Annual State All-Star Football Game <p>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!</p> Thu, 14 Apr 2011 00:00:00 GMT 495 Power of the Pen Team Performs Well at Regionals <p>Brady Middle School shines in this award-winning educational enhancement program devoted to excellence in creative writing.</p> Wed, 13 Apr 2011 00:00:00 GMT 492 Brady Students Named <p>Congratulations to eighth graders Eben Carek and Toby Behrens on their success in national&nbsp; "Rubber Band Contest for Young Inventors" organized by the the University of Akron's Polymer College.</p> Tue, 12 Apr 2011 00:00:00 GMT 491 Orange Studying Impact of State Budget Cuts <p>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.</p> Sat, 09 Apr 2011 00:00:00 GMT 490 Brady Student Awarded at State for Music Composition <p>Seventh grader Charles Stewart-Bates won an Award of Merit for Music Composition at the state level PTA Reflections Fine Arts Program.</p> Wed, 06 Apr 2011 00:00:00 GMT 488 MHS Students Play Games to Learn Skills <p>Moreland Hills Elementary first graders stretched their minds while having fun during the third annual Games of Strategy Day.</p> Mon, 04 Apr 2011 00:00:00 GMT 487 School Blood Drives a Success! <p>Orange High School and Brady Middle School donated a combined total of 96 pints of blood during the schools&rsquo; recent &ldquo;Recovery 2011&rdquo; Red Cross Blood Drives.</p> Wed, 23 Mar 2011 00:00:00 GMT 486 Destination ImagiNation Inspires Orange Students' Creativity <p>Four teams from the Orange City School District set their paths on a journey of imagination and discovered an adventure in teamwork.&nbsp; They also earned two trophies and learned a great deal about themselves along the way.</p> Fri, 18 Mar 2011 00:00:00 GMT 485 Superintendent's Message to the Orange Schools Community Wed, 16 Mar 2011 00:00:00 GMT 484 OHS Math Students Take a Bite Out Of Pi(e) <p>To commemorate March 14th, aka 3.14, OHS math teachers find the way to the students' minds may be through their stomachs!</p> Tue, 15 Mar 2011 00:00:00 GMT 482 OHS Thespians Present <p>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!</p> Fri, 11 Mar 2011 00:00:00 GMT 480 Orange Mourns the Passing of Staff Hall of Famer <p>Charlie Schoeppner was a long-time Guidance Counselor for Orange High School.</p> Fri, 11 Mar 2011 00:00:00 GMT 481 OHS Mock Trial Participants Garner Real World Experience While Earning Top Honors at States! <p>Congratulations to the&nbsp;OHS 2011 Mock Trial team, finishing in the Top 8 in&nbsp;the State out of more than 360 teams!&nbsp; But the students are setting more than records...they are gaining real-life experience that is helping them to make a difference.</p> Mon, 07 Mar 2011 00:00:00 GMT 479 Orange Artwork Selected for Juried Art Show <p>The original artwork by four Orange High School students was recently displayed at the Beachwood Arts Council Juried Art Show.</p> Thu, 03 Mar 2011 00:00:00 GMT 477 OHS Swimmers Excel at States <p>Congratulations to all of the OHS Swimmers on an outstanding showing at States!</p> Wed, 02 Mar 2011 00:00:00 GMT 468 It Takes a Village <p>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.</p> Tue, 01 Mar 2011 00:00:00 GMT 475 SGA Collecting Sports Equipment for Special Olympics <p>The collection will run through the end of the week - Friday, March 4th.</p> Tue, 01 Mar 2011 00:00:00 GMT 476 OHS Junior Selected to Perform with Berklee All-Stars <p>Langston Maxwell has been selected by the Berklee College of Music to participate as a featured instrumentalist.</p> Tue, 01 Mar 2011 00:00:00 GMT 473 BMS Students Selected for Honors Band <p>Congratulations to four Brady Middle School students who participated in the OMEA Honors Band performance this weekend!</p> Mon, 28 Feb 2011 00:00:00 GMT 472 Brady Book Fair for Week of February 28th <p>Book Fair Preview is this Friday, February 25th.</p> Tue, 22 Feb 2011 00:00:00 GMT 465 OHS Sends 4 Mock Trial Teams to Regionals! <p>This is the first time Orange has advanced more than one team to the regionals which will be held at the Cuyahoga County Courthouse.</p> Fri, 18 Feb 2011 00:00:00 GMT 463 Orange Students Learn Lesson in Tolerance <p>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.</p> Thu, 17 Feb 2011 00:00:00 GMT 462 OHS Figure Skating Club Wins 1st Place Plaque <p>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!</p> Mon, 14 Feb 2011 00:00:00 GMT 461 Orange Hockey Advances to Finals in the Baron Cup! <p>The Lions defeated Nordonia to advance to the Championship Game!</p> Mon, 14 Feb 2011 00:00:00 GMT 458 MHS Students Share Their Hearts <p>Moreland Hills Elementary School students open their hearts by creating&nbsp;Valentine's Day greetings for veterans at a local VA Medical Center.</p> Fri, 11 Feb 2011 00:00:00 GMT 460 Boy Varsity Basketball Streaming Live! <p>Watch the Orange Boys Basketball Team take on Harvey live online Friday, February 11th at 7:30 p.m.! <a href="" target="_blank">Click Here</a></p> Thu, 10 Feb 2011 00:00:00 GMT 442 Two OHS Students Named 2011 Presidential Scholars Candidates <p>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.</p> Wed, 09 Feb 2011 00:00:00 GMT 454 Seven Seniors Named National Merit Finalists <p>Seven Orange High School seniors were just named National Merit Finalists. Orange High Schools&rsquo; finalists are Morgan Fish, Mitchell Joseph, Russell King, Ben Leb, Clair Sulerzyski, William Thomas and Shannon Wu.</p> Wed, 09 Feb 2011 00:00:00 GMT 455 BMS Informational Meeting: 7th Grade Sports on February 17th <p>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 &ldquo;officially&rdquo; participate in sports for the Orange Schools.</p> Wed, 09 Feb 2011 00:00:00 GMT 456 Olympic Athlete Ignites Flame of Enlightenment for MHS 4th Graders <p>In honor of Black History Month, track and field Olympic Champion Harrison Dillard inspires Moreland Hills fourth graders to achieve their dreams.</p> Wed, 09 Feb 2011 00:00:00 GMT 457 Peer Leadership Recognition at OHS <p>Orange High School students Tomas Perez and Peter Jacobs have been selected as recipients of the Peer Leadership Award.</p> Thu, 03 Feb 2011 00:00:00 GMT 452 Three OHS Senior Athletes Sign With Division I Schools <p>The Orange City School District is proud to announce that three of its senior athletes have signed letters of intent with Division I colleges!</p> Thu, 03 Feb 2011 00:00:00 GMT 453 Orange Student Honored for Making a Difference <p>OHS Senior Kaileigh Witczak was recognized by State Senator Nina Turner for her outstanding commitment to civic duty.</p> Tue, 01 Feb 2011 00:00:00 GMT 450 Kindergarten Info Night: February 8th <p>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.</p> Fri, 28 Jan 2011 00:00:00 GMT 447 Orange Students' Creativity Recognized in PTA Reflections Program <p>Congratulations to all of the Orange City School District students who were recognized for their artistic endeavors in the 2010-2011 PTA Reflections Program.</p> Fri, 28 Jan 2011 00:00:00 GMT 448 Former Orange Student Dies Serving His Country <p>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.</p> Thu, 27 Jan 2011 00:00:00 GMT 445 OHS '95 Grad Wins Case He Argued Before the Supreme Court <p>Congratulations to Orange Alum David Mills '95&nbsp;who argued a case before the Supreme Court Justices...and learned Monday that he won in a 9-0 ruling!</p> Wed, 26 Jan 2011 00:00:00 GMT 443 Brady Middle School Presents Camp Rock: The Musical <p><strong></strong>Friday, February 4th and Saturday, February 5th at 7:30 p.m. both nights</p> Wed, 26 Jan 2011 00:00:00 GMT 444 Orange Mourns the Passing of Former Coach North <p>He spent his career as a teacher, coach, assistant principal and athletic director at Orange High School before retiring in 1985.</p> Mon, 24 Jan 2011 00:00:00 GMT 438 FOOD WAR: Nurturing a Healthy Relationship with Food on 1/27 <p>This event features the play <em>EAT (It&rsquo;s Not About Food)</em> which includes interwoven vignettes, ranging from realistic to satirical to humorous, and tells individual stories of teens and adults and their eating habits.</p> Tue, 18 Jan 2011 00:00:00 GMT 437 OHS Alum Jimmie Woody '88 Shares His Calling <p>Football star-turned-actor Jimmie Woody '88 presented "Voices in Black History" at the Orange Public Library Monday night in honor of&nbsp;Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.&nbsp; Now read his story.</p> Tue, 18 Jan 2011 00:00:00 GMT 432 OPEGS Kick-off Meeting 1/18/11 <p>We are pleased to announce the formation of a new parent/educator group in Orange Schools - <strong><em>Orange Parent and Educators for Gifted/Able Students</em></strong></p> Thu, 13 Jan 2011 00:00:00 GMT 435 OHS Senior Selected as USY International President <p>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.</p> Thu, 13 Jan 2011 00:00:00 GMT 436 Sophomores Awarded in Literary Competition <p>Four 10th grade Honors English students were recognized in the Cleveland Clinic Literary Expressions writing competition.</p> Wed, 12 Jan 2011 00:00:00 GMT 433 OHS Seniors Create Flash/Freeze Mob To Increase Bullying Awareness <p>Seniors in Gail Price's "Facing History" program are choosing to participate...and make a difference.</p> Tue, 11 Jan 2011 00:00:00 GMT 430 Kiwanis Student of the Month <p>Orange High School senior Ayana Cheston was selected as the Kiwanis of Lander Circle Senior of the Month for January.</p> Thu, 06 Jan 2011 00:00:00 GMT 429 Students Helping Students, Community <p>These are just three of many examples of students helping those in need.</p> Wed, 05 Jan 2011 00:00:00 GMT 426 Orange '04 Grad Named Among America's Best Young Entrepreneurs <p> 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".</p> Wed, 05 Jan 2011 00:00:00 GMT 428 Brady Middle School Winter Choral Concert Tonight!!! <p>Sixth, seventh and eighth grade&nbsp;choir members&nbsp;perform in their&nbsp;winter choral concert this evening at 7:30pm in the Orange High School Auditorium.</p> Tue, 04 Jan 2011 00:00:00 GMT 425 Two OHS Alums Take Top Cleveland Theatre Tribute Honors <p>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.&nbsp; Kartali and Lawrence performed together in "The Book of Grace" at Cleveland Public Theatre.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 03 Jan 2011 00:00:00 GMT 423 Dan Terhune '08 Honored Again for Football Prowess <h2><a href="/TheOrangeStory/view/414"></a></h2> <p>Congratulations to OHS Alumnus Dan Terhune '08 who was named to the Division Three All-America Second Team.</p> Mon, 03 Jan 2011 00:00:00 GMT 424 PTA Reflections Program Encourages Artistic Expression <p>Entries accepted January 3-6. This year's theme is "Together we can."</p> Mon, 03 Jan 2011 00:00:00 GMT 368 Hockey Alumni Game at The Pond <p>The Orange High School Hockey team is having an Alumni Game on Thursday December 30, 2010 at 8:10 p.m.</p> Sat, 18 Dec 2010 00:00:00 GMT 422 Student Artwork on Display at ETON <p>Paintings from several Orange High School students are on display through the new year.</p> Fri, 17 Dec 2010 00:00:00 GMT 420 Students Collect 205 Coats for Kids <p>Fifth graders at Moreland Hills Elementary School collected coats for children in need.</p> Fri, 17 Dec 2010 00:00:00 GMT 421 OHS Teachers Fill Stockings for Soldiers <p>OHS teachers and students help fill stockings for soldiers with&nbsp;holiday cheer.</p> Wed, 15 Dec 2010 00:00:00 GMT 419 Schools Closed Due to Weather and Road Conditions <p>Orange School will be closed on Tuesday, December 14th.</p> Tue, 14 Dec 2010 00:00:00 GMT 417 Brady Choral Concert Postponed <p>The middle school concert will be rescheduled after the first of the year.</p> Tue, 14 Dec 2010 00:00:00 GMT 418 Board Meeting Canceled for December 13th <p>No alternative date has been set.</p> Mon, 13 Dec 2010 00:00:00 GMT 416 UPDATE: Orange will be closed on Dec. 13 <p>Orange Schools will be closed today, Monday, December 13th.</p> Mon, 13 Dec 2010 00:00:00 GMT 415 Students Create 200+ Holiday Cards for Troops <p>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.</p> Fri, 10 Dec 2010 00:00:00 GMT 413 Brady Middle School Band and Orchestra Concert Tonight!!! <p>Get into the spirit of the season by attending the Brady Middle School winter concert this evening!</p> Thu, 09 Dec 2010 00:00:00 GMT 412 5th Graders Collect for the <p>Please contribute. Donations will be accepted at the school through December 17, 2010.</p> Wed, 08 Dec 2010 00:00:00 GMT 409 OHS Students Create Keepsakes for Fallen Soldiers' Families <p>Beautifully constructed flag display cases created in an OHS Wood Design class are being donated to the community.</p> Tue, 07 Dec 2010 00:00:00 GMT 406 MHS Scholastic Book Fair Family Night! <p>Family Night will be from 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, December 7, 2010.</p> Tue, 07 Dec 2010 00:00:00 GMT 408 Students Learn Without Classroom Boundaries <p>Next Generation Learning unlocks doors of opportunity for students at Moreland Hills Elementary and Brady Middle School.</p> Tue, 30 Nov 2010 00:00:00 GMT 366 Moreland Hills Elementary Students Celebrate Thanksgiving <p>Moreland Hills Elementary Students celebrated an "early" Thanksgiving through song, cookies, cards, good deeds...and, of course, the First Grade Feast!</p> Tue, 23 Nov 2010 00:00:00 GMT 365 34 Students Named All-Academic Athletes! <p>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.</p> Fri, 19 Nov 2010 00:00:00 GMT 364 MHS Scholastic Book Fair: Dec. 6-10 <p>Family Night will be from 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, December 7, 2010.</p> Thu, 18 Nov 2010 00:00:00 GMT 363 Brady Does Great Job with Food Collection! <p>The week-long canned and boxed food donation effort yielded 39 cases of food to help the hungry.</p> Thu, 18 Nov 2010 00:00:00 GMT 362 Orange Athlete Signs Letter of Intent <p>Senior Lauren Hurd has signed her letter of intent with Marshall University. She will receive a scholarship for swimming.</p> Mon, 15 Nov 2010 00:00:00 GMT 361 OHS Blood Drive Helps Save Lives <p>Orange High School students donate time and blood to save lives through the annual&nbsp;fall American Red Cross blood drive.</p> Fri, 12 Nov 2010 00:00:00 GMT 360 Student Recognized by National Foundation for Science <p>Senior Daniel Wang was selected as a semi-finalist in the 2010 National Siemens Foundation Competition.</p> Thu, 11 Nov 2010 00:00:00 GMT 359 Order Your ORAN Yearbook today! <p>You can mail in your form or order online with a credit card. Deadline December 3rd.</p> Fri, 05 Nov 2010 00:00:00 GMT 342 OHS Thespians Present Snoopy!!! <p>This fun musical will be performed on November 12th and 13th at 7:30 p.m.</p> Thu, 04 Nov 2010 00:00:00 GMT 357 EXTRA! EXTRA! e-Brady Now Online! <p>Issue 1, Volume 1 of Ballard Brady Middle School's new online only student newspaper is now available.</p> Thu, 04 Nov 2010 00:00:00 GMT 358 Alum Featured on NBC for Making a Difference <p>"Share What You Wear", created by alumni Zoe Baris and Samantha Zabell when they were Orange sophomores, highlighted on national "School Pride" TV show.</p> Mon, 01 Nov 2010 00:00:00 GMT 356 Brady Middle Challenge Day Reflections <p>Staci Adelman Vincent '83&nbsp;who works in the Orange Communications Department makes a personal pilgrimage through the Challenge Day experience.</p> Tue, 26 Oct 2010 00:00:00 GMT 354 Orange to Host Free Public Screening of Race to Nowhere <p>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.</p> Tue, 26 Oct 2010 00:00:00 GMT 355 Brady Fundraiser Kicks Off October 25th! <p>Students will be selling gift cards to family and friends as a PTA fundraiser.</p> Mon, 25 Oct 2010 00:00:00 GMT 353 Congratulations to Orange Student Musicans! <p>Orange represented in various Orchestras including, NERO, COYO and CYO.</p> Fri, 22 Oct 2010 00:00:00 GMT 351 Orange Transportation Drivers Help Students Learn Bus Safety <p>Bus evacuation drills helped students understand how to react in an emergency situation.</p> Fri, 22 Oct 2010 00:00:00 GMT 352 Top 10 National Ranking: Orange Technology <p>The Orange City School District has been recognized nationally as a top ten technology school district in the seventh annual Digital School Districts Survey.</p> Wed, 20 Oct 2010 00:00:00 GMT 350 Joint PTA Meeting held October 27th <p>There will be a special presentation called, &ldquo;Preparing Our Kids for a Changing World.&rdquo;</p> Fri, 15 Oct 2010 00:00:00 GMT 349 Brady "Challenge Day" Featured on TV3 <p>WKYC-TV3 education reporter Kim Wheeler features 7th and 8th Graders.</p> Wed, 13 Oct 2010 00:00:00 GMT 347 Student Art Selected for Auction <p>A second grader and fifth grader had their art selected for annual gifted auction.</p> Wed, 13 Oct 2010 00:00:00 GMT 348 Patronaires Music Fund Raiser in Full Swing <p>Frozen foods, cookie dough and Root candles on sale through October 21st.</p> Thu, 07 Oct 2010 00:00:00 GMT 345 A Lesson for Life <p>OHS students learn life lessons firsthand from a victim of dating violence</p> Wed, 06 Oct 2010 00:00:00 GMT 344 19 Seniors Recognized by National Scholarship Corporation <p>These scholars include 8 semifinalists, 8 commended, 2 recognition scholars and 1 outstanding participant.</p> Mon, 27 Sep 2010 00:00:00 GMT 341 Vanessa Bayer '00 Joins Cast of Saturday Night Live <p>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.</p> Fri, 24 Sep 2010 00:00:00 GMT 334 Lionettes Raise Funds and Awareness <p>For several years, the Orange High School Lionettes have participated in the Race for Cure!</p> Fri, 24 Sep 2010 00:00:00 GMT 340 Orange Soccer Player Named Athlete of the Week <p><em>The Plain Dealer </em>named Orange High School freshman Rebecca Tenney as its soccer player of the week</p> Mon, 20 Sep 2010 00:00:00 GMT 339 We want your photos for the Oran Yearbook! <p>OHS students, parents, and teachers can contribute photographs to the high school yearbook staff!</p> Fri, 17 Sep 2010 00:00:00 GMT 337 96 Orange High School Students Recognized by College Board <p>Students earned awards for their exceptional achievement on AP Exams.</p> Fri, 17 Sep 2010 00:00:00 GMT 338 PTA: Orange Lions 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk <p>Event held on September 26th on the Orange Campus to promote a safe and healthy After Prom.</p> Fri, 17 Sep 2010 00:00:00 GMT 328 Summer Reading Links Moreland Hills Students Together <p>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!</p> Wed, 15 Sep 2010 00:00:00 GMT 336 Vote for the Orange Lions! <p>Orange Lions Varsity Football game on September 16th vs. the Perry Pirates has been nominated for Browns Game of the Week! <a href="">Vote for Orange!</a></p> Fri, 10 Sep 2010 00:00:00 GMT 335 Orange Alum Part of Emmy Award Winning "Top Chef" Team <p>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!</p> Fri, 03 Sep 2010 00:00:00 GMT 333 Orange Earns "Excellent with Distinction" Again <p>The Orange School District was rated <a href="">EXCELLENT WITH DISTINCTION </a>for the 2009-2010 school year by the Ohio Department of Education.</p> Fri, 27 Aug 2010 00:00:00 GMT 331 Orange Recognized for Excellent Financial Reporting <p>Orange Schools District earns the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting.</p> Wed, 25 Aug 2010 00:00:00 GMT 327 Outstanding Orange Staff Members Win Kiwanis Awards <p>Staff members Maureen Tarulli, Mary Massey and Donna Hensley are the recipients&nbsp;of&nbsp;the 2010-2011 Kiwanis Awards for outstanding contributions to the Orange City School District!&nbsp;</p> Tue, 24 Aug 2010 00:00:00 GMT 326 Orange Boosters Board Meeting Rescheduled <p>The new meeting will be held Tuesday, September 7th at 7 p.m.</p> Tue, 24 Aug 2010 00:00:00 GMT 325 Later Start Announced for OHS on September 2nd <p>Classes at Orange High School will begin at <strong>9:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 2nd</strong>.</p> Mon, 23 Aug 2010 00:00:00 GMT 324 OHS Marching Band Hits High Notes <p>The Orange Marching Band spent a week at band camp gearing up for an exciting football season.</p> Fri, 20 Aug 2010 00:00:00 GMT 323 CORRECTION to Schedule Posted in Parent Mailing <p>Thursday start time for Orange High School will be 7:30 a.m.</p> Wed, 11 Aug 2010 00:00:00 GMT 322 New School Year Kick-off Event at Moreland Hills Elementary <p><span>Parents and students will be notified of their 2010-2011 homeroom teachers in a new way. </span></p> Mon, 09 Aug 2010 00:00:00 GMT 321 The 2010-2011 Wall Calendars Have Arrived <p>They can be purchased for $5 at Orange Schools' Central Office.</p> Wed, 21 Jul 2010 00:00:00 GMT 320 Welcome to New Staff! <p>Quality candidates chosen to fill existing job openings.</p> Wed, 14 Jul 2010 00:00:00 GMT 319 Orange on the Web <p>Recent stories and photos online featuring Orange students.</p> Thu, 01 Jul 2010 00:00:00 GMT 317 Athletes Named CVC All-Academic Students Thu, 01 Jul 2010 00:00:00 GMT 318 "Imagine" Hardcopies Available <p>Available by visiting the OHS office.</p> Tue, 29 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT 316 Sharing "The Orange Story" <p>To Learn. To Lead. To Make a Difference.</p> Wed, 16 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT 314 Orange Foundation Golf Outing <p>The "Drive One Home!" Orange Foundation golf outing is this Monday, June 21, 2010 at the Chagrin Valley Country Club.</p> Wed, 16 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT 312 Paul Lucas Named New OHS Principal <p>Dr. Lucas will begin his tenure on August 1, 2010.</p> Wed, 16 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT 313 Senior Receives Byrd Honors Scholarship <p>This scholarship is in recognition for outstanding academic achievement, curriculum, test scores and community activities.</p> Thu, 10 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT 309 AP Chemistry Students Selected for Olympiad <p>Four Orange students placed among the top in Northeast Ohio.</p> Thu, 10 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT 310 Orange's Wilkes Receives Pace Setter Award <p>This honor is given to the top two percent in the Fisher School of Business at The Ohio State University.</p> Thu, 10 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT 311 Smoke from Nearby Fire Drifts into School <p>Building evacuated and fire department called as precaution. No injuries. School safe.</p> Wed, 09 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT 308 Boosters Meeting Rescheduled to June 9th <p>Meeting to take place at 7 p.m. in the OHS Media Center.</p> Wed, 02 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT 307 MHS: Unity Day Games Postponed <p>Due to the weather forecast, this event will be held on Wednesday June 2nd instead.</p> Mon, 31 May 2010 00:00:00 GMT 306 New Gund School Principal Chosen <p>Mrs. Marilyn Mauck accepted the appointment this week.</p> Thu, 27 May 2010 00:00:00 GMT 305 Freshman Finishes First Internationally <p>Hallie Isreal earns top spot in Future Problem Solving Scenario Writing Competition.</p> Wed, 26 May 2010 00:00:00 GMT 302 Student Newspaper Named Best <p>Orange Outlook Wins First Place in National Competition.</p> Wed, 26 May 2010 00:00:00 GMT 303 Students Qualify for States and Regionals <p>Student Athletes advance in Tennis Tournament and Track Meets.</p> Wed, 26 May 2010 00:00:00 GMT 304 Orange Bus Drivers Best in State! <p>Chuck Santamaria and Shannon Gross took first and second place, respectively.</p> Mon, 17 May 2010 00:00:00 GMT 301 Seniors Named National Merit Scholars <p>So far, three students have been named scholars by the National Merit Corporation.</p> Fri, 14 May 2010 00:00:00 GMT 299 Brady Track Brings Home First Place! <p>Student athletes perform well at Chagrin Relays.</p> Fri, 14 May 2010 00:00:00 GMT 300 National School Nurse Day <p>Thank you for your dedication to Orange Schools' students, staff and community.</p> Wed, 12 May 2010 00:00:00 GMT 298 Basketball Co-Captain Selects College <p>Crum, of Pepper Pike, signs letter of intent with MVNU.</p> Thu, 06 May 2010 00:00:00 GMT 297 Orange Leads the Way at Bus Safety Competition <p>Four Orange bus drivers finish in the top seven of Regional Bus Safety Road-E-O, plus first and second place in team competition.</p> Mon, 03 May 2010 00:00:00 GMT 296 Presidential Scholar Semifinalist, Franklin Scholar, Gifted <p>Fellowes, Ginsburg and Ritchken named in prestigious programs.</p> Fri, 30 Apr 2010 00:00:00 GMT 295 Student Named Player of the Week in Tennis <p>OHS student athlete Sam Ubersax is The Plain Dealer Tennis Player of the Week.</p> Fri, 30 Apr 2010 00:00:00 GMT 291 Track Team Finishes Strong <p>Boys team finishes second at invitational.</p> Fri, 30 Apr 2010 00:00:00 GMT 292 World Affairs Club Awarded 11 Times <p>Jack Fines awarded Outstanding Delegate Award.</p> Fri, 30 Apr 2010 00:00:00 GMT 293 Brady Students Perform Well at Tourneys <p>Power of the Pen, Destination Imagination Teams Succeed!</p> Fri, 30 Apr 2010 00:00:00 GMT 294 Track Athletes Finish Among the Top <p>Both the Orange Boys and Girls excel in track relays.</p> Thu, 22 Apr 2010 00:00:00 GMT 290 Orange Students Earn Accolades at Competitions <p>Students recognized by National Scholastic Art Competition and Ohio Future Problem Solving Competition.</p> Wed, 21 Apr 2010 00:00:00 GMT 289 "Imagine" New Online Journal <p><em>Imagine </em>is an arts and literature journal whose main goals are to promote the creation of student work.</p> Wed, 14 Apr 2010 00:00:00 GMT 286 Blood Drive a Success! <p>Students and staff donated enough blood to help 147 people.</p> Wed, 31 Mar 2010 00:00:00 GMT 284 Destination Imagination Team Advances <p>Brady Middle School Destination Imagination Team headed to State Tourney.</p> Thu, 25 Mar 2010 00:00:00 GMT 282 Athletes Honored for Academics <p>Thirteen named to Chagrin Valley Conference All Academic teams.</p> Thu, 25 Mar 2010 00:00:00 GMT 283 Mock Trial Performs Well at Regionals <p>This team of freshman and sophomores made it through the second round against other schools' seniors.</p> Wed, 17 Mar 2010 00:00:00 GMT 280 Orange Boosters <p>Fund raiser to be held on Saturday, April 10, 2010 from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.</p> Sun, 14 Mar 2010 00:00:00 GMT 279 Wood Design Students Donate Pens <p>They produced 150 pens as part of the "Freedom Pens" project.</p> Fri, 05 Mar 2010 00:00:00 GMT 277 Students Awarded by Community Organizations <p>Cleveland Cavaliers; Kiwanis of Lander Circle; Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Alumnae recognize Orange.</p> Fri, 05 Mar 2010 00:00:00 GMT 278 Musicians Receive Superior and Excellent Ratings <p>Orange students recognized at Ohio Music Education Association Solo and Ensemble Contest.</p> Fri, 05 Mar 2010 00:00:00 GMT 276 OHS Thespians Present "High School Musical" <p>Spring Musical on March 12th at 7:30 p.m. and March 13th at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.</p> Tue, 02 Mar 2010 00:00:00 GMT 275 Evening Board Meeting on March 1st Cancelled <p>Agenda will be combined with the March 1st morning meeting at 7:30 a.m.</p> Tue, 23 Feb 2010 00:00:00 GMT 269 Student Athletes Advance in Tournaments <p>Two Wrestlers advance to District Tournament; Girls Varsity Basketball advances to State Tournament.</p> Tue, 23 Feb 2010 00:00:00 GMT 270 OHS, Brady Bus Routes to Change <p>New schedule to take effect March 29</p> Tue, 23 Feb 2010 00:00:00 GMT 271 Swimmers Qualify for State Meet <p>Coach named Northeast Ohio District Swim Coach of the Year.</p> Mon, 22 Feb 2010 00:00:00 GMT 267 Orange Wireless Technology Integration Featured <p>Education reporter Kim Wheeler of WKYC-TV3 visits the district.</p> Mon, 22 Feb 2010 00:00:00 GMT 268 Seniors Named National Merit Finalists <p>These students will be considered for scholarships in the spring.</p> Wed, 17 Feb 2010 00:00:00 GMT 265 Mock Trial Team Sends Students to Regionals <p>A team of seven Orange High School students have advanced to the regional competition in Mock Trial.</p> Wed, 17 Feb 2010 00:00:00 GMT 266 Speech and Debate Students Qualify for State Tourney <p>Students will represent Orange High School in Lincoln Douglas Debate and Public Forum Debate</p> Fri, 12 Feb 2010 00:00:00 GMT 263 Senior Named to Presidential Scholars Program <p>Scholars are selected on the basis of superior academic and artistic achievements, leadership qualities, strong character and involvement in community and school activities.</p> Fri, 12 Feb 2010 00:00:00 GMT 264 Gail Allison Drive Reopened <p>Main road on campus was closed for a few hours for emergency repair.</p> Mon, 08 Feb 2010 00:00:00 GMT 262 OHS Hockey Team Clinches Division Title <p>The team has an overall record of 17-2-1 and is undefeated in league play at 8-0-1</p> Tue, 02 Feb 2010 00:00:00 GMT 261 Orange Recognized for 21st Century Learning Initiatives <p>According to an independent research firm, Orange has been successful in implementing a strategic approach to incorporate 21st Century Skills</p> Fri, 29 Jan 2010 00:00:00 GMT 260 New Treasurer Chosen by School Board <p>Greg Slemons hired as the new Treasurer for Orange Schools.</p> Thu, 28 Jan 2010 00:00:00 GMT 259 School Nurse Obtains National Certification <p>Moreland Hills School Nurse Maureen Barrett is now a Nationally Certified School Nurse.</p> Tue, 26 Jan 2010 00:00:00 GMT 258 Orange Swimmers Win CVC Title! <p>BOYS SWIM TEAM CLAIMS 8th CONSECUTIVE CHAGRIN VALLEY CONFERENCE TITLE!</p> Tue, 26 Jan 2010 00:00:00 GMT 257 Good Week for Orange High School Athletics <p>Updates on Basketball, Wrestling, Hockey, Swimming</p> Wed, 20 Jan 2010 00:00:00 GMT 256 Board President and Vice President Chosen <p>Sam Steinhouse and Tom Bonda will serve as President and Vice President, respectively.</p> Tue, 12 Jan 2010 00:00:00 GMT 253 Weather related closing decision process <p><a href="/includes/uploads/communications/Snow%20Days%20letter%20to%20parents%20-%20final%20Jan%202010.pdf">Click here to read how the District make its decision on whether to close due to inclement weather.</a></p> Wed, 06 Jan 2010 00:00:00 GMT 252 Orange Schools earns recognition for technology performance <p>District recognition highlighted in an Ohio School Boards Association publication.</p> Mon, 04 Jan 2010 00:00:00 GMT 249 Orange Teacher Interviewed for GMA <p>Nancy Brunswick interviewed for story on Orange Alumnus George Stephanopoulos.</p> Mon, 04 Jan 2010 00:00:00 GMT 250 19 Athletes Named All-Academic <p>Congratulations to the Orange Lions All-Academic CVC athletes for Fall 2009!</p> Thu, 17 Dec 2009 00:00:00 GMT 246 OHS Students Donate 365 lbs. of Food to Cleveland Foodbank <p>Students also spent time volunteering at the foodbank.</p> Thu, 17 Dec 2009 00:00:00 GMT 247 Brady Science Fair Highlights Student Engagement <p>Brady Middle School science fair brings out 21st Century Learning Skills in students. Community professionals serve as judges.</p> Thu, 17 Dec 2009 00:00:00 GMT 248 Freshman Named to International Council <p>Student invited to join the Speak Up Student Advisory Council after successful webinar.</p> Wed, 02 Dec 2009 00:00:00 GMT 244 Students Selected for Cleveland Clinic Intern Program <p>Orange High School students' experiences submitted for eXpressions awards</p> Wed, 02 Dec 2009 00:00:00 GMT 245 H1N1 Vaccine Clinic Held for Orange Students <p>The CCBH will hold H1N1 vaccination clinics at the Orange Schools on December 8th for students only.</p> Tue, 01 Dec 2009 00:00:00 GMT 243 Orange Hockey Team to play at The Q <p>Come support the Orange Lions on December 12th at 4 p.m.</p> Fri, 20 Nov 2009 00:00:00 GMT 242 Orange Patronaires Fund Raisers <p>Orange Patronaires team up with Bruegger's and King Nut.</p> Fri, 20 Nov 2009 00:00:00 GMT 240 Business Operations Director Wins Award <p>Mr. Phil Dickinson is named Outstanding Business Operations Manager of the Year.</p> Fri, 20 Nov 2009 00:00:00 GMT 241 Orange High School Names Interim Principal <p>Retired Assistant Principal, Mr. Steve Lloyd, is welcomed back to Orange High School.</p> Tue, 17 Nov 2009 00:00:00 GMT 239 Five Students are Winners in Patriot Pen Essay Contest <p>Brady Middle School students recognized at annual Veterans Day event.</p> Thu, 12 Nov 2009 00:00:00 GMT 238 Congratulations to Re-Elected Board Members <p>Fellowes, Morganstern and Steinhouse were re-elected to the Orange Board of Education</p> Wed, 04 Nov 2009 00:00:00 GMT 237 District Receives National Ranking <p>Orange is the only school district in Ohio to achieve this top ten honor.</p> Fri, 30 Oct 2009 00:00:00 GMT 235 OHS After-Prom Malley's Candy Fundraiser <p>The deadline for placing an order is December 20th, 2009.</p> Thu, 29 Oct 2009 00:00:00 GMT 233 Senior Named Student Business Leader of the Year <p>Academic excellence and involvement outside of school impresses Chamber.</p> Thu, 29 Oct 2009 00:00:00 GMT 234 Undefeated Season for OHS JV Boys Soccer <p>With 14 wins, zero losses and two ties, the team made Orange High School History.</p> Tue, 20 Oct 2009 00:00:00 GMT 232 Orange Alumnus George Stephanopoulos in Town <p>Eight Orange High School students were able to attend his recent Tri-C presentation</p> Fri, 16 Oct 2009 00:00:00 GMT 231 83 Students Recognized as AP Scholars <p>16 students were also named National Advanced Placement Scholars.</p> Wed, 14 Oct 2009 00:00:00 GMT 230 Latest Lions' Den Newsletter Online! <p>Brought to you by Orange High School and the OHS PTA</p> Wed, 14 Oct 2009 00:00:00 GMT 229 Students Recognized by National Scholarship Program <p>Orange High School Seniors Score in top three percent.</p> Thu, 08 Oct 2009 00:00:00 GMT 228 National Merit Commended Students Named <p>A total of 12 Orange High School seniors recognized by this national program.</p> Mon, 05 Oct 2009 00:00:00 GMT 226 Artwork on Display <p><span style="font-family: "> <p>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.<em style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal;"><br /></em></p> </span></p> Mon, 05 Oct 2009 00:00:00 GMT 227 Three Orange Alumni Enter Hall of Fame <p>Hugh Harris (Staff), Robert Horvath (Class of 1975), and Daniel Mack (Class of 1949) recently inducted.</p> Thu, 01 Oct 2009 00:00:00 GMT 225 College Fair for Students with Learning Differences <p>Breakout Sessions for students and parents. Opportunity to meet with College Reps.</p> Wed, 30 Sep 2009 00:00:00 GMT 224 PTA's Innisbrook Fundraiser Extended <p>The sales period has been extended to Friday, October 2nd.</p> Fri, 25 Sep 2009 00:00:00 GMT 222 Six Orange Students Named National Merit Scholars <p>These students have an opportunity to compete for scholarships offered in the spring.</p> Fri, 18 Sep 2009 00:00:00 GMT 220 All Class Alumni Reunion and Hall of Fame Inductions <p>This celebration will take place on September 25, 2009.</p> Thu, 10 Sep 2009 00:00:00 GMT 218 Orange PTAs, CAPA and P2PN Present DIRT <p>Three free evening performances open to the public on September 21st, 22nd and 23rd</p> Thu, 10 Sep 2009 00:00:00 GMT 219 Lions Kick Off First Home Game Friday September 4 <p>Check out schedules on all Orange High School and Brady Middle School Fall Sports!</p> Tue, 01 Sep 2009 00:00:00 GMT 217 Orange Schools rated EXCELLENT WITH DISTINCTION <p>The District attains the highest possible rating for an Ohio school district.</p> Tue, 25 Aug 2009 00:00:00 GMT 216 Orange Teens Recognized as Heroes <p>Two Orange High School students were recently recognized in the "Hero Central" program</p> Mon, 10 Aug 2009 00:00:00 GMT 215 Welcome to the Orange Web Site! <p>New web design launched containing information about the schools, improved navigation and several new features.</p> Wed, 05 Aug 2009 00:00:00 GMT 212 OHS Students Recognized as All America Swimmers <p>Orange High School swimmers awarded All America Swimmers honor.</p> Tue, 04 Aug 2009 00:00:00 GMT 211 Orange Hires New Assistant Treasurer <p>Orange City School District announces the hiring of Ashley Brudno as its new Assistant Treasurer.</p> Mon, 13 Jul 2009 00:00:00 GMT 209 Orange Hires New Special Education Leaders <p>Orange Schools hires Kershini Naidu as its new Director of Student Support Services and Lori Pinchot as its new Coordinator of Special Education.</p> Wed, 08 Jul 2009 00:00:00 GMT 208 Power of the Pen <p>The Seventh and Eighth Grade Power of the Pen team performed well at the State Power of the Pen Tournament in Wooster, Ohio.</p> Mon, 22 Jun 2009 00:00:00 GMT 203 Orange Drivers Excel at Bus Rodeo <p>Orange bus drivers captured both 1st and 2nd place team awards in the regional bus safety Road-e-o.</p> Mon, 15 Jun 2009 00:00:00 GMT 204 Orange Newspaper Nationally Recognized <p>"The Orange Outlook" newspaper placed second in the National Annual Newspaper Awards sponsored by the American Scholastic Press Association.</p> Mon, 15 Jun 2009 00:00:00 GMT 205 National Merit Scholarship Recipients <p>Four Orange High School Seniors recently received National Merit Scholarships.</p> Tue, 09 Jun 2009 00:00:00 GMT 201 Orange Best in Cleveland 7 Consecutive Years <p>The Orange High School World Affairs/Model UN Team wins Silver Bowl Award for 7th consecutive year in Cleveland Tournament.</p> Mon, 08 Jun 2009 00:00:00 GMT 206