New Staff Spotlight: Middle School Band Teacher Oakley Lyon

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Where are you from originally? I am from Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Tell us about your family and/or pets. I have been married to my wife Kursten Lyon for a little more than 2 years. We have two dogs named Copper and Axle. Copper is a hound mix and Axle is a German Shepherd/Great Dane mix […]

Inclement Weather Make-Up Plan

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OCS Community, Here is a summary of our plan for recouping instructional time lost to this season’s inclement weather: Monday, April 6th, originally a Teacher Workday, is now a regular student day. Wednesday, April 29th, originally an Early Release Day, is now a full day Wednesday, May 13th, originally an Early Release Day, is now […]

NC School Report Card for 2013-2014

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Click here to access the 2013-2014 NC School Report Card for Orange Charter School (http://www.ncpublicschools.org/src/) Yesterday, the State Board of Education released the latest version of its School Report Cards. For the first time, every public school in North Carolina received a letter grade based on its standardized testing results from last Spring. The School Performance Grades are […]

Save the Date for OCS Science Night

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Dear OCS Community, You are invited to Orange Charter School’s Duke Energy Science Night on Tuesday, March 10th from 6:00-7:30 PM. The Science Night is an opportunity for you and your child to explore science together! Hands-on activities will introduce a range of science, technology, engineering and math topics in a way that is fun […]

New Staff Spotlight: ES Music Teacher Laurie Siegel

Where are you from originally? I grew up in a small town in Maryland, just north of Annapolis. Tell us about your family and/or pets. I have been married to my husband, Daryn, for almost 10 years. We have a daughter, Danya, who is in first grade. Our family has three cats, Buddy, Little Girl […]

Apply now for the 2015-2016 School Year

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The new student application window for the 2015-2016 school year begins on Monday, January 5th and lasts until 3 p.m. on Friday, February 13th. All applications received during this window will receive equal consideration. For further info, visit the OCS Admissions Page. Click here to access our Pre-Lottery Enrollment Packet for 2015-2016. Fully completed applications can be returned via […]

Join us for an Open House on Sunday, 1/25 from 2-4 PM!

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If you are considering Orange Charter School as a future educational option for your child, then you won’t want to miss our Annual Open House on Sunday, January 25th from 2-4 PM! Come spend time on our beautiful campus while learning about the people and programs that make OCS unique! This is a drop-in format […]

7th Annual Holiday Hoopla: December 8 – 10th

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What is it? The Holiday Hoopla is an event where students, staff, and parents can purchase gifts for the holidays. It is a great chance for students to shop independently, for their family and friends. Gift wrap will be available for them to bring home their surprise. What we need for a successful Hoopla… 1. […]

Save the Date: Fall Fest is October 4th from 2-4 PM

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October 4th 2pm – 4pm Come celebrate our school community and the arrival of Fall! Check out the sign – up genius to see how you can help http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0f4ea5a62cabff2-fall Lots of FREE games and crafts Purchase books at the Book Fair Small refreshments will be for sale And MUCH, MUCH more!!!

2014-2015 School Supply Lists

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Click here to access a school supply list for all grade levels. Happy back-to-school shopping!