oak ridge high school

Teen band strikes winning chord in battle

Recently, a group of Oak Ridge High School students hit a major milestone. The El Dorado Hills student band JAXX won the 2011 Sacramento Jammie awards Friday, May 13, at the Crest ...

Oak Ridge High teacher plays his final round

After teaching in the El Dorado County School District for 37 years, teacher and coach Carl Massey is slated to retire at the end of the school year. “I’ve enjoyed my time, bu ...

Science teacher brings passion for outdoors to class

Stan Iverson grew up loving the outdoors and now he tries to bring that passion into the classroom. He said he was curious about plants and nature from a young age. His classroom ...

Oak Ridge students pitch in for namesake's needy

A group of Oak Ridge High School students set out to make a change for the better in the lives of inner-city youth and they did — in a big way. The Oak Ridge Leadership class hel ...

Oak Ridge students reach out to impoverished kids

Sixteen miles away from El Dorado Hills in an impoverished Sacramento neighborhood, elementary school students get in trouble so they can attend Saturday school and be fed. Third ...

A family act

For the Sharps, theater is a family activity, much the way other families enjoy sports or scouts. Jordan Sharp, 17, and her 15-year-old sister Jenna have appeared in more than 20 s ...

Computer whiz kids plug into mentor role

A group of Oak Ridge High School students aim to dispel the geeky aspect of computer science and increase interest in the subject. Members of the school’s science club, started b ...