Click on image above to order a book bag for the OCSD5 Back to School Bash.
OCSD5 Athletic Hall of Fame To Induct Distinguished Athletes and Coaches at Banquet
Orangeburg Consolidated School District Five (OCSD5) will honor six distinguished athletes and coaches at its inaugural OCSD5 Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet. The event will take place at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 27, 2015 at the Edisto Fork United Methodist Church on Highway 301 South in Orangeburg. The inductees will include (1) Alex Barron, (2) Dwayne Harper, (3) Tim Jennings, (4) Artie Knight, (5) Edward Pellman, and (6) Dr. Geb Runager. The banquet will be co-hosted by former South Carolina State University Head Coach and College Football Hall of Fame member Willie Jeffries and WIS-TV Meteorologist Von Gaskin. Tickets to the Banquet are $50 and may be purchased at the OCSD5 Public Relations Office at 578 Ellis Avenue in Orangeburg. Proceeds from this fundraising event will be used to establish a student scholarship fund. Additional information can be obtained by calling (803) 533-7926. The deadline for purchasing tickets is August 17, 2015. Please make checks payable to: OCSD5 Athletic Hall of Fame.
POSITION AVAILABLE with Bootstraps Mentoring Foundation
AmeriCorps VISTA Position for the Bootstraps Mentoring Foundation in Orangeburg, SC for the 2015-16 school year, beginning in August. Candidates are US citizens or legal residents over the age of 18 who want to make a difference in their communities at a full time level. Go to my.americorps.gov and create an application then search for VISTA EARNS and click “apply now". Detailed ad is at www.bootstrapsmentoringfoundation.org. Contact Amanda McSwine, VISTA Leader @ Amanda.McSwine@uwasc.org, 803-609-6539. Click HERE for more information.
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OCSD5 Feedback Surveys
Parent Survey: OCSD5, in consultation with Hanover Research (a Northern Virginia-based research firm), is interested in gathering feedback on your perceptions of and experiences with the school district. The district is gathering this information to improve education and services for your children. Click Parent Survey to complete.
Community Survey: OCSD5, in consultation with Hanover Research (a Northern Virginia-based research firm), is interested in gathering feedback on your perceptions of and experiences with the school district. The district is gathering this information to improve education and services for all students. Click Community Survey to complete. Your feedback is essential to the district and we appreciate your thoughtful responses. All responses will remain anonymous. Thank you for your participation!
Click on the image above to view/download the ACT/ACT Aspire Flyer.
Community Leaders Go Back to School, Serve as "Principal For a Day®"
Fifteen civic and community leaders from across Orangeburg County went back to school recently to participate in the “Principal for a Day” program in Orangeburg Consolidated School District Five (OCSD5). This was the fifth year for the program which is designed to give community leaders a unique opportunity to directly experience the role that Principals play in leading a school and educating our children. For the rest of the story and photos, click on "Principal For a Day" under District News on the right side of this home page.
OCSD5 Announces 2014-2015 School and District Teachers of the Year!
Orangeburg Consolidated School District Five recently introduced its Teachers of the Year for each school and the 2014-2015 OCSD5 District Teacher of the Year. The Teachers of the Year for each school are as follows: Crystal D. Bryant, Bethune-Bowman Middle/High School; Paul Calvert, North Middle/High School; LaVerne P. Harris, Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School; Gertrude Robinson, The Technology Center; Aju Alfred, Nelson C. Nix Education Center; Majoria Pearson, William J. Clark Middle School; Shanay Williams, Robert E. Howard Middle School; Jasmine N. Turkvan, Bethune-Bowman Elementary School; DaBetta E. Smith, Brookdale Elementary School; Brandy Gamble, Dover Elementary School; Latoya Glen, Marshall Elementary School; Kimberly Farmer, Mellichamp Elementary School; Maxine Rice, Rivelon Elementary School; Dawn K. Whitesides, Sheridan Elementary School; Tawana Howell, Whittaker Elementary School; and Serino DuBard, High School for Health Professions. For the rest of the story click on "2014-15 Teachers of the Year for OCSD5" under District News on the right side of this home page.
INFORMATION ON PROPOSED SCHOOL CONSOLIDATION
Click HERE to view information and resources related to the proposed legislation on school consolidation in Orangeburg County, including a copy of the proposed legislation, current laws governing the three school districts, and related maps. (This link will take you to the Orangeburg Co. School District Provisions on the Orangeburg County website.)
Welcome to our website!
We hope you enjoy the Orangeburg Consolidated School District 5 website. A lot of work and attention went into streamlining the website's navigation menus and in reorganizing the way information is categorized to improve the online experience of every OCSD5 website visitor. We hope you will find it to be a valuable resource. Pages feature class descriptions, documents, homework assignments, presentations, research links, multimedia, and more. Teachers and staff members are updating their designs on their webpages periodically. Our goal is to keep the website current and full of information. So check back with us frequently to see the latest news about our schools and to learn about upcoming activities. As always, we welcome your suggestions and feedback at firstname.lastname@example.org