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  •  Brynn Lewter of Efland-Cheeks Global Elementary School

    Brynn Lewter of Efland-Cheeks Global Elementary School, 2023 Exceptional Student 'Teacher of Excellence'

    Brynn Lewter of Efland-Cheeks Global Elementary schools is the Exceptional Children 'Teacher of Excellence' for 2023. Read more for a Q&A with Lewter and get to know a little more about her!

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  •  OCS 2023 Testing and Accountability Results

    School Accountability Reports for Orange County Schools

    The State Board of Education released North Carolina’s annual school accountability report on September 6, 2023. This report helps promote the academic achievement of all public school students and assists stakeholders in understanding and gauging student and school performance against state and national standards. Statewide assessments and other performance indicators help educators, students, parents, and other stakeholders measure the progress of students and schools and determine where to provide additional support. 

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  •  OCS Family Updates

    August 28, "Back to School" Traditional Academic Calendar

    Welcome back for the traditional academic year beginning August 28! Hillsborough Elementary has blazed a trail on the year-round schedule since July, and all our schools have been warming up with enriching events to launch the 2023-2024 school year. We are ready!

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  •  OCS BTS Family Updates 2023_08_25

    Back to School Family Updates 2023-2024

    The 2023-2024 traditional school calendar begins on Monday, August 28! Our mission in Orange County Schools is to educate students in a safe, inclusive environment where we engage, challenge, and inspire them to reach their maximum potential. We are all excited to partner with you for you and your child to have a successful year.

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  •  Statement by Board Chair Anne Purcell on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Safety

    Statement by Board Chair Anne Purcell on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Safety

    As spoken by Board Chair Anne Purcell at the August 21, 2023 regular meeting of the Orange County Board of Education: "The Orange County Board of Education and Orange County School System welcome ALL students and families to our buildings. The Orange County Board of Education will continue our commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Safety for each of our students, families, and staff."

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  •  OCS Free Sports Physicals

    Free Sports Physicals Begin August 18

    Free sports physicals are being offered to Orange County student athletes starting on Friday, August 18 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at select Planet Fitness locations in Durham and Orange Counties. The location for August 18 is Planet Fitness Hillsborough, 151 Mayo Street, Hillsborough, NC 27278. If you miss Friday in Hillsborough, free physicals are also available on August 21 and 24 at select locations in Durham.

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Public Notice: Board of Education Policy 3225 and Policy 3226 govern appropriate technology use by staff and students of Orange County Schools, in compliance with CIPA (Children's Internet Protection Act).
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