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Orange High School Selects New Athletic Director

HILLSBOROUGH, NC 28 JUNE 2016- The Orange County Board of Education voted to approve Mr. Mike McCauley as the Athletic Director at Orange High School. Mr. McCauley is readily familiar with the Orange High School community. Before being promoted to the role of Athletic Director, Mr. Cauley served as Assistant Athletic Director, a coach, and as a Teacher in the exceptional children’s department at Orange High. The outgoing Athletic Director, Mr. Earnie Price, has retired, but he has provided Mr. McCauley support through the transition.


Two Orange County Schools Teachers Selected for South Africa Program

HILLSBOROUGH, NC 20 JUNE 2016- Two Orange County Schools teachers have been selected to participate in the 2016 Global Teachers program to South Africa. Lisa Langford teaches first grade at Cameron Park Elementary School and Danielle Payton is a French teacher at Cedar Ridge High School. The 10-day learning journey with Go Global NC (formerly the Center for International Understanding) runs June 18-28 and takes teachers to Johannesburg, Cape Town, and Durban.


Board of Education names Principal for Gravelly Hill Middle School

HILLSBOROUGH, NC 13 JUNE 2016-  The Orange County Board of Education voted to approve Dr. Chris Gammon as the new principal of Gravelly Hill Middle School. Mr. Gammon comes to Orange County Schools by way of the Mooresville Graded School District (NC). Currently, he is the principal at Mooresville Intermediate School. He will begin the 2016-17 school year as the Principal of Gravelly Hill Middle School.


2016-17 Calendar Information

The 2016-17 Student and Staff Calendars have been approved. The calendars can be found on the district website ( The charts listed below provide a snapshot of some of the essential information concerning the school calendar and inclement weather make-up plan.  If you have additional questions, please contact your child’s principal.


2016-2017  STUDENT HOURS





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