Four Bruinettes Sign Basketball Letters of Intent, Receive Scholarships
The rich tradition of success for the Orangeburg-Wilkinson Girls Basketball program continued on April 13, 2016 as four senior members of the team signed basketball letters-of-intent on the first day of the national signing period to play college basketball. The senior players accepting college basketball scholarships were: Tchenavia “Shay” Jackson, a 5’10’ point guard who signed with Coker College; Amari Grevious, a 6’4” center who signed with Winthrop University; Erin Houser, a 6’2’ shooting guard who signed with North Carolina Central University; and Traiana Johnson, a 6’2’ forward who also signed with Coker College. Head Varsity Girls Basketball Coach Cedrick Simpson described the occasion as “bittersweet” as he will miss having the four seniors as part of the Bruinette program. Coach Simpson said, “Your initial goals in high school are to win championships as a team, but your lifetime goal should be preparing to go to college and do what it takes to get the job you want as an adult. High school is the platform to take you there and I think these were great decisions by all four families for these girls. As their coach, you’re sad to see them go. But you are proud of them too. Our program will miss them, but at O-W we don’t rebuild, we reload, so our basketball team should be fine.” Last year, behind the leadership of the four seniors, the Bruinettes went 22-4 making it to the lower state playoffs.
Three OCSD5 Schools are Recipients Palmetto Gold & Silver Awards
The award winning schools are: Rivelon Elementary School (Silver in General Performance & Silver in Closing the Achievement Gap), William J. Clark Middle School (Silver in General Performance & Silver in Closing the Achievement Gap), and The Technology Center (Gold in General Performance). The entire story can be viewed under "District News" on the right side of this webpage.
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OCSD5 Sets Schedule for Severe Weather Make-Up Days
The OCSD5 Board of Trustees set the schedule for severe weather make-up days at their regularly scheduled meeting on February 9, 2016. The dates of June 1st and June 2nd were added to the 2015-16 academic calendar to complete the requirement for make-up days following the week-long school closings caused by local flooding last October. The make-up days: February 15, March 24, May 31, June 1, & June 2.
"Dancing With The Orangeburg Stars" Event Raises Thousands For OCSD5 Education Foundation
To read the story, click on “Dancing with the Orangeburg Stars” under District News.
Autumn G. Coulter, 4th Grade Teacher at Sheridan Elementary, Named the 2015-16 OCSD5 District Teacher of the Year
To read the story, click on "2015-16 District Teacher of the Year Receives 2015 Toyota Camry" under District News.
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.)
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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 email@example.com