2019 - 2020 New School Year Information Orangefield ISD
Last updated 7/23/2019 at Noon
Orangefield ISD will have new start times for the 2019-2020 school year.
The adjustments will assist in alleviating some of the traffic and logistical challenges with the transition of 5th-grade students moving from junior high to elementary campus. Students can be dropped off at the elementary and junior high starting at 7:15 AM and the high school at 7:25 AM. The new start and end times are as follows:
The elementary schedule has no changes this year. The start and end times will remain exactly as they were in previous years. Doors Open - 7:15AM School Begins - 7:45AM School Ends - 3:15PM
The junior high schedule has been changed. We are moving the start/end time back. Doors Open - 7:15AM School Begins - 8:00AM School Ends - 3:30PM
The high school schedule has been changed. The start/end time has been moved back 20 minutes. Doors Open - 7:25AM School Begins - 8:05AM School Ends - 3:35PM
August 1 - Freshman Parent Meeting
Freshman Parent Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, August 1st, at 5:30 PM in the Orangefield High School cafeteria. Call 409-735-3851 for more information.
Athletic Parent Meetings
All student-athletes in grades 7-12 must have a parent/guardian attend a meeting prior to playing in the first contest. Two Athletic Parent Meetings have been scheduled. See below for specific dates, times, and locations. Call 409-735-4504 for more information.
July 25 6 PM Orangefield High School Cafeteria July 30 6 PM Orangefield High School Cafeteria
August 2 - Fish Camp
Fish Camp for incoming 9 th graders at Orangefield High School will be Friday, August 2nd , from 9:00 AM-11:30 AM. Call 409-735-3851 for more information.
August 5 - OHS Class Schedules & Parking Permits
All Students must have their online registration documents completed prior to class schedule pick up. Student class schedules and parking permits will be available for pick up at the High School at the following times:
Seniors.................. 10 AM - 11 AM Juniors ................. 11 AM - 12 PM Sophomores........ 1 PM - 2 PM Freshman............. 2 PM - 3 PM
Registration Procedures for 2019 - 2020
For the 2019-2020 school year, OISD will continue with an online registration process for all returning students. Online registration is August 1st - 14th . All current students must have a parent/guardian complete this online registration prior to the student receiving their teacher assignment or schedule. Parents must have a TxConnect Parent Portal account to complete the registration.
Directions for the Parent Portal account are located on the OISD website. Computer access will be made available at the high school for all campuses to assist those without Internet access and/or a device. The dates and times are as follows:
Orangefield High School - Computer Lab August 5 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM & 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
August 6 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM August 12 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Registration for students new to OISD will begin at individual campuses on August 2 . The following documents are required for registering new students: proof of residency (most recent water, electric or gas bill), records from previous school (preferably most recent report card), immunization records, birth certificate and/or social security card, and copy of a parent/guardian’s valid driver’s license.
Registration for new students is scheduled at all three campuses during these dates and times:
Friday, August 2 8 AM - 11 AM & 1 PM - 3 PM Monday, August 5 8 AM - 11 AM & 1 PM - 3 PM Tuesday, August 6 1 PM - 3 PM Wednesday, August 7 8 AM - 11 AM & 1 PM - 3 PM Thursday, August 8 8 AM - 11 AM Friday, August 9 8 AM - 11 AM & 1 PM - 3 PM Monday, August 12 – Tuesday, August 13 8 AM - 11 AM & 1 PM - 3 PM
School supply lists for OES and OJH, as well as additional district and campus information, can be found at www.orangefieldisd.com . Campuses can be contacted by phone at the following:
Orangefield High School 409-735-3851 Orangefield Junior High School 409-735-6737 Orangefield Elementary School 409-735-5346
August 12 - OISD Running Start/Meet the Teacher
Orangefield ISD will host a “Running Start” for all campuses, to serve as a student registration/orientation and teacher meet and greet prior to the first day of school.
Running Starts have been scheduled as follows:
Orangefield High School - Monday, August 12th, between the hours of 4 PM - 6 PM. Orangefield Junior High - Monday, August 12th, between the hours of 4 PM - 6 PM. Orangefield Elementary - Monday, August 12th, between the hours of 2 PM - 6 PM.
OJH and OES students will receive class schedules at their Running Start, once all registration procedures have been completed and may meet their teachers at that time.
Running Start at OHS will serve as a traditional teacher meet and greet only unless all registration forms have not been completed.
Parents/guardians will have the opportunity to deposit money in their students’ lunch accounts on all three campuses on these dates. Spirit and other school items may be available for purchase as well.
August 10 - Orange and White Scrimmage August 19 - Meet the Bobcats
The Orange and White kickoff scrimmage is scheduled for Saturday, August 10th at approximately 9 AM at F. L. McClain Stadium. Meet the Bobcats is scheduled for Monday, August 19th at 7 PM at the Orangefield High School new gymnasium. All parents, guardians, students, and community members are invited to attend this event to meet and support our 2019 Bobcats.
Football tickets for prior season ticket holders can be renewed by mail before July 26th . (Tickets will not be mailed.) Ticket holders can pick up/renew their season tickets from July 29 - July 31. Prior season ticket holders may exchange or buy more tickets from July 29 - July 31. Tickets can be picked up/purchased at the Orangefield Athletic Field House between the hours of 8 AM - 11 AM and 1 PM - 3 PM.
Season tickets are available to the general public for purchase from August 5th - 8th at the Orangefield Athletic Field House between the hours of 8 AM - 11 AM and 1 PM - 3 PM. Individual game day tickets are sold the week of the game at the Orangefield Athletic Field House. For more information, call 409-735-4504.
August 14 - First Day of School
The first day of school is Wednesday, August 14th.