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Superintendent: It’s Time to Register For School In Orange

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Jun 102019
 

The Orange Public Schools will have rolling registration for new K-6 students. To begin the registration process, visit the registration page for your child’s school at www.oess.org  and fill out the online registration forms.

Please prepare the documents listed and a representative will contact you to set up an appointment. Between July 8 and August 1, registration appointments will be held at Peck Place School, 500 Peck Lane, Monday through Thursdays from 9 to 11 a.m. 

From August 8 on, registration appointments will be held at your child’s respective school.

PLEASE NOTE:  Parents are requested to bring child’s original birth certificate, proof of residency, physical and immunization records at the time of the meeting.

Dr. Vince Scarpetti

Superintendent of Schools

Two Race Brook Students Produce Winning Fire Prevention Posters

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Feb 052015
 

Adele Bidon, principal Mike Gray, and Ariel Han at Race Brook School.

Adele Bidon, principal Mike Gray, and Ariel Han at Race Brook School.

Orange Fire Marshal, Tim Smith, has announced the community winners of the 2014 Connecticut Fire Prevention Poster Contest, a statewide competition for fourth and fifth graders which was held from October to December.

The contest is a cooperative effort of elementary school teachers and sponsors: The Connecticut Fire Marshals’ Association, Office of The State Fire Marshal, Connecticut Fire Chiefs’ Association, State Board of Education, Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection and The Connecticut FAIR Plan (representing the insurance industry). The 2014 theme was “Fire Prevention: Everyone/Everyday.”

About 30,000 children from over 130 communities designed and produced the posters. The winners from each county will be exhibited in locations

Ariel Han's winning poster

Ariel Han’s winning poster

throughout Connecticut, including the State Capitol. From these, one poster will be chosen to be reproduced and distributed as Connecticut’s 2015 poster to promote fire prevention within the state. 

Fire safety education is important as a means of preventing injuries, death and economic loss. The contest brings awareness to children, their parents and the community of ways to prevent fires and to reduce damage.

The Orange Fire Marshal’s Office is pleased to announce the local contest winners. They are Adele Bidon, 4th grade, and Ariel Han, 5th grade, students at Race Brook School. The Fire Marshal’s Office would like to thank the students, administrators and teachers from the Peck Place, Race Brook and Turkey Hill schools for their support and participation.

Adele Bidon's winning poster

Adele Bidon’s winning poster

Two important fire prevention measures are having and practicing a Home Escape Plan and installing smoke detectors.  A working detector cuts the risk of dying in a fire by one-half.

The Orange Fire Marshal’s Office Community Detector Program provides and installs 10 year lithium battery alarms and/or carbon dioxide alarms, free of charge to Orange residents. If you have questions regarding fire safety or wish to have alarms provided and/or installed, call The Orange Fire Marshal’s Office at (203) 891-4711, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.