The ORHS Parent Teacher Student Organization connects parents with students, teachers and administrators and provides support by funding teacher grants, hosting the Open House, sharing information in year-round newsletters, organizing topical parent seminars, hosting teacher appreciation events, and hosting a senior tea.
Donations are the only source of PTSO funds. Financial and in-kind donations are essential and welcome throughout the year; however, all funds received by October 31 will be used for this year's teacher grants. All donations are tax deductible because ORHS is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.
You can submit donations in several ways:
Make an online donations now via PayPal (see above).
Donate at the Annual Open House in August.
Mail a check to the address below. Here's a form to accompany your check.
1450 Oak Ridge Turnpike
Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830
Suggested donation is $20 to $60 per year. ($45 = 25 cents/day)
ALL DONATIONS ARE APPRECIATED.
Contact your employer about matching funds. ORNL UT-Battelle offers matching funds for employee donations. Go to www.ornl.gov/content/matching-gifts-fund for more information.
How Are Donations Used?
Past teacher requests have benefitted almost all departments at the high school. A sample of items purchased include:
AP Review books
Safety backpacks and other various classroom supplies.
Teacher luncheons are a way to show our love through FOOD and provides an opportunity for our teachers to come together and socialize.