Stem exCEL Winter 2023 Registration

1/13/2023 8:48 am

There are more slots available in the STEM exCEL winter 2023 after school activities. Come join us Mondays for our Comic book illustration class or Tuesdays for Electronics with Minecraft Redstone. See flyer for details. Registration is open and seats will fill up quickly!

Chess Club Registration open until Feb. 1

1/13/2023 8:45 am

Chess Club registration is open until February 1. Session runs Feb. 3 - June 2. See flyer for details and register here.

Dance-a-thon Friday, February 10th

1/7/2023 9:37 pm

It's time for the OHES PTA Dance-a-thon and the theme is GLOW! Register your student to get a t-shirt with an OHES logo and then...YOU GET TO DECORATE IT YOURSELF! Prices include the t-shirt (lower price if you don't wish to buy the shirt), beverages, snacks/cookies, a photo area, and GLOW STICKS! Siblings and parents are welcome to join in on the fun too for only $5! It will take place on Friday, February 10th in two groups: 

Session 1: 5:00 PM to 5:45 PM for K-2nd

Session 2: 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM for 3-6th


Session + t-shirt $15
Session only (no t-shirt) $10
Siblings: $5 (does not include t-shirt)

T-shirt sales close Feb. 3rd. 

Click here to purchase tickets. If you have kids in both age groups feel free to pick whichever time is better for you. Just make a note when you put in your order so I can be sure to give all your kids the corresponding wristband.

If you have any questions please feel free to email Ellen at!  A sign-up genius has been created for a few items we will need to help make the fun!

Sixth Grade Party Chair Needed

1/3/2023 7:18 pm

We are looking for 1 or 2 chairs for the 6th grade party. In this role, you will plan and organize the 6th grade end of year party, coordinating with 6th grade faculty and overseeing parent volunteers. Interested or have questions, email

Girls on the Run - Volunteers Needed

12/2/2022 2:09 pm

Girls on the run is interested in launching a Girls on the Run team this spring at Orange Hunt. Our unique SEL-focused programming creatively blends physical activity in the form of running, preparing participants for a celebratory 5K at the end of their GOTR season. In order to launch this program, we need volunteers to organize a group for the spring. If interested, please reach out to LeAnn Bartenhagen at

Spelling Bee - January 24

11/18/2022 8:25 am

The Orange Hunt spelling bee will be held on January 24th at 6 pm in the Orange Hunt cafeteria. The winner of the Orange Hunt bee will be eligible to participate in the 2023 Fairfax County spelling bee on March 19th. In order for the Orange Hunt bee to be, the PTA needs five individuals, three to act as official judges, one to act as record keeper, and one to act as the official pronouncer. Volunteers will need to complete official spelling bee training provided by Scripps. If interested, please send your name, position volunteering for, and contact information to

PTA Meeting November 16 VIRTUAL ONLY

11/10/2022 1:46 pm

Our November general membership meeting will be held VIRTUALLY ONLY on Wednesday, November 16 at 7:00 pm. All are welcome to attend, you do not need to be a member. Click here for agenda.
The Zoom link will be sent in the newsletter. Contact if you need the link

Girl Scout Troop 52141 Clothing Drive

11/5/2022 7:46 pm

Girl Scout Troop 52141, a Daisy troop with students of Orange Hunt, is sponsoring a clothing drive for the children of Ukraine. They are collecting new or excellent condition hats, scarves, gloves, coats and boots until Nov. 14th through a donation box in the OHES lobby.

Staff Appreciation - Pies

11/4/2022 3:27 pm

Please join us in showing our appreciation to the Orange Hunt Elementary staff by helping us provide pies and baked goods for a pre Thanksgiving treat. Click here to signup.  

Pupatella Fundraiser - November 14

11/4/2022 3:25 pm