Students signed career and internship agreements with regional companies on June 12 as part of the first-ever Orange County Schools (OCS) Career Signing Day, hosted jointly by the Hillsborough Orange County Chamber of Commerce and the OCS Career and Technical Education (CTE) program.
Piedmont Electric has awarded four Orange County Schools (OCS) high school graduates college scholarships based on academic excellence and community commitment.
Orange County Schools (OCS) has announced its pick for the district’s first-ever chief equity officer after the Board of Education (BOE) voted to approve Dr. Dena Keeling for the role on June 4.
A Stanford Middle School teacher has been awarded a fellowship including a science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) teaching internship, stipend and professional development opportunities that will begin this summer.
The first-ever Cedar Ridge High School (CRHS) Red Wolf Day on Thursday featured carnival games, cornhole tournaments, prizes, ice cream and charity fundraisers. Behind it all was one student.
A joint Orange County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) and Orange County Schools (OCS) timeline reports that Cedar Ridge High School's principal and two school resource officers (SRO’s) waited to inform OCS district administration and OCSO command level staff of graffitied threats in a girls’ bathroo…
Thanks to a new way of collecting data implemented by Orange County Schools (OCS) for 2018-19 school year, numbers on mental health services and enrollment in OCS have been released as of this month — which also happens to be Mental Health Month.
Orange County Board of Education (BOE) members voted to allow public comment at a work session meeting on Tuesday, allowing residents to voice their thoughts on BOE changes and decisions.
The Orange County Board of Education (BOE) is now taking applications for a new Orange County Schools superintendent, advertising the position in neighboring states including Virginia, Tennessee, Georgia and South Carolina.
On Thursday, members of Orange County Justice United gathered at Lattisville Grove Missionary Baptist Church to discuss goals set at a similar meeting last year, also spotlighting issues of inequity in OCS.
Gravelly Hill Middle School Athletic Director David Hall’s last haircut took place in front of around 500 middle schoolers, teachers and administration.
Durham Technical Community College publicly launched its Forge Great Futures campaign last week in hopes of reaching a $5 million goal by June 2020.
As another school day ended late Monday afternoon, Kelly Arnold returned to her car at Orange High School to find that her students had been paying close attention to the local Twitter feeds over the weekend.
The family behind the Barn at Lloyd’s Dairy, a two-year-old barn event venue in Efland, have found a way to strike the perfect balance between wide open, airy surroundings, and intimate, cozy events.
The Orange County Board of Education (BOE) elected Will Atherton as the new board chair in a 4-3 vote at a BOE meeting on Monday, replacing Brenda Stephens as chair three meetings before her term was officially up.
The Rev. Frederick Leon Johnson, I, a native of Hillsborough, was honored as the 2018-2019 Paraprofessional of the Year for Akin Elementary School, located in Wylie, Texas. He was recognized Monday, Feb. 11 and will now be a contender in the round for the Wylie Independent School District.
The Orange High School Virtual Enterprise Program recently traveled to Wake Technical Community College to compete in the North Carolina Business Plan Competition for Virtual Enterprise companies.
Cyndi Baldwin, a student at Johnson & Wales University in Charlotte who is from Efland, won the University's 2019 Sharkfest Student Business Pitch Competition.
On the evening of Thursday, Dec. 20, a group of students from Cedar Ridge High School representing ADAPT – Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team - came together for a Holiday Blitz event in Mebane.
The Orange High School FFA Chapter participated in the 2018 North Carolina FFA Livestock Evaluation Career Development Event on Nov. 27 in Raleigh.
Gravelly Hill Middle School arts students recently won third place in the Arts and Photography competition at the NC State Fair. Schools are allowed to enter up to six pieces. Gravelly Hill Middle Art Teacher Vicki Buckner submitted six student collages. Participating students, picture left …
The Orange High School FFA participated in the NC State Fair Livestock Show on Oct. 12 and 13. Students had the opportunity to raise and show market goats and market hogs in the show. The following students participated: Carmen Trembley (pictured above), Sydney Thompson, Taylor Sorrell, Ashl…
Lizet Lopez was 13 years old when she got her first bedroom of her own. After countless moves through rented houses and trailers, Habitat for Humanity of Orange County helped her family’s dream come true: to be a homeowner.
Campers with the Efland-Cheeks Community Center Academic Cultural Enrichment (ACE) Summer Camp planted the garden’s first seeds this year on June 25. Now, squash, tomato, and cucumber plants, among others, have grown and been fruitful as the camp culminates this week. On Wednesday, July 25, …
Hillsborough native Siobahn Day became the first woman to graduate from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s computer science doctoral program on Thursday, July 5, after successfully defending her dissertation.
Orange High School Teacher Ms. Andromeda Crowell has been named the Simon F. Terrell Honored Educator Scholar for 2018-19 by the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT).