OCS Welcomes our New Middle School PE Teacher!

We are very happy to announce the addition of Ryan Gatt as the new OCS Middle School Physical Education Teacher! Ryan graduated from SUNY Cortland in upstate NY in December of 2014 with his Bachelors of Science in Education (PE). He played many sports growing up, continuing four of them to the high school level (soccer,basketball, baseball and […]

OCS Welcomes Carlos Bardales as the new strings instructor!

We are excited to announce the addition of Carlos Bardales to their staff. Mr. Bardales will be joining OCS this Fall as the Strings Instructor. He brings wonderful experience and talent to the Strings Program at Orange Charter School, and will be offering instruction from beginners to advanced students in violin, viola, cello and bass. […]

Now Accepting New Middle School Students

Orange Charter is now accepting applications for new middle school students for the 2015-2016 school year.  Spaces are very limited and will be filled on a first-come first-serve basis. Enrollment Application Packet

Photo album from Alice @ Wonderland

Check out our Alice @ Wonderland Promo Video!

Click here to view our Alice @ Wonderland promo video-produced by our MS videography students.   Performance Details: Thursday April 30, 2015 at 6:00 pm – $5 per person ages 1 – 101 Friday May 1, 2015 at 1:00 pm – $5 per person – OCS Students Free (this date ONLY)   Ticket Information: Tickets […]

New Staff Spotlight: Middle School Band Teacher Oakley Lyon

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 […]

NC School Report Card for 2013-2014

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 […]

Inclement Weather Make-Up Plan

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 […]

Save the Date for OCS Science Night

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 […]