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OWHS Bruins Advance in State Playoffs,
Face Hartsville on Friday Night

Due to scheduling conflicts arising from the 4A football playoffs, the OWHS v. Lake Marion basketball game scheduled for Friday night will be rescheduled. The date has not yet been set, but will be announced as soon as it can be confirmed.

OCSD5 is seeking New, Vibrant Teachers
for the 2016-17 School Year

Teacher Openings Available:  Elementary, Elementary Gifted and Talented, Early Childhood, Media Specialist, Secondary English, Secondary Social Studies, Secondary ELA, Spanish, SPED Multi-categorical, School Psychologist

Must be SC certified and/or Highly Qualified or eligible for SC certification in the area of Education.

2016-17 OCSD5 District Teacher of the Year Announced

    Orangeburg Consolidated School District Five (OCSD5) teachers, staff and administrators gathered at Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School on the morning of August 12, 2016 to kick-off the start of a new school year. Following an Opening Session themed around Olympic Games with Superintendent Dr. Jesse Washington leading the way, the district introduced its Teachers of the Year from each of the district’s schools along with the 2016-17 District Teacher of the Year.
    The Teachers of the Year from each school are as follows: Cathy Lawrence, Bethune-Bowman Elementary School; Sherri Dennis, Dover Elementary School; Veronica Hodges, Brookdale Elementary School; Keisha McCullough, Marshall Elementary School; Jessica McCormick, Mellichamp Elementary School; Arlequanda Gates, Rivelon Elementary School; Akua Polidore, Sheridan Elementary School; Andrea Shuler, Whittaker Elementary School; Malissa Wright, Clark Middle School; Elizabeth Humphrey, Howard Middle School; Katherine Mack, Bethune-Bowman Middle/High School; Jeffrey Hall, North Middle/High School; Paulette Richardson, Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School; Artis Coulter, The Technology Center; and Erick Kouamegni, High School for Health Professions.
    The 2016-17 OCSD5 District Teacher of the Year is Jeffrey Hall, 6th-7th grade Social Studies teacher at North Middle/High School. Hall is a veteran teacher with an inspiring personal story and an outstanding record of success in the classroom.
    For the rest of the article look under "District News" on the right side of this webpage.


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 publicrelations@ocsd5.net