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Dragons Handed Tough Loss to Big Reds, 38-35, to Open Football Season

Lake Orion's varsity football team opened the 2014 season on Aug. 28 with a tough 38-35 away loss to Chippewa Valley.  Senior running back Matt Krause set a single-game, school rushing record with 410 yards and four touchdowns, but the Dragons inability to stop the big pass play and numerous penalties led to the defeat. Junior receiver Jaylen Wiggins also scored for Lake Orion.  Next up for the Dragons are the Troy Athens Redhawks, on the road this Friday.  Game time is 7 p.m. Go Green!  Go White!    


LOHS Staff Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

For teachers and staff at Lake Orion High School, there was no better way to prep for the upcoming school year than to support a great cause and cool off some on Thursday afternoon.  To see how, check out LO-AM's coverage at https://www.facebook.com/watchLOAM


New School Year Edition of Dragon News!

There's plenty of news to share about Lake Orion Community Schools in the latest edition of Dragon News, just in time for the start of school for all students and families in the district.  To read it, CLICK HERE .


Welcome Back LOCS Teachers and Staff: All Important Pieces of the Puzzle!

Superintendent Ginopolis welcomed back the district's teachers and staff on Aug. 27, comparing them to a puzzle in which everyone had an important role to fill and all the pieces must fit together for students to learn, succeed and fulfill their potential.  At the end of her remarks she played a video highlighting some of the various roles people fill throughout the school district.  Watch it HERE!


Voters to Decide Renewal of Non-Homestead Operating Tax Levy

This November 4, voters within the Lake Orion Community Schools district will be asked to renew our non-homestead operating tax levy.  Primary residences do not pay this tax.  Also, this is not a new tax - the millage has been in place since Proposal A was passed in 1994, with the last renewal in 2005,  The district is requesting another ten-year renewal.  To learn more CLICK HERE.


InfoSnap Registration for Current Students

Current Lake Orion high school and middle school students now complete registration online, via the district’s new InfoSnap system.  It is designed to make the process more efficient for families and allows critical information to be updated from home or work.  To register via InfoSnap, click on the logo above.  Additional information on the registration process also can be found by clicking  on the appropriate link below. 


Lake Orion High School Walk-Through Information

Learning Options Walk-Through Information

Oakview Middle School Walk-Through Information

Scripps Middle School Walk-Through Information

Waldon Middle School Walk-Through Information


Lake Orion Teacher Selected as State Finalist for Presidential Award

Francie Robertson, a fourth grade teacher at Pine Tree Elementary, has been selected as a Michigan state-level finalist in mathematics by the selection committee for this year’s Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) Program. She is one of two mathematics teachers selected to represent our state’s best at the national competition. The state selection team said they were very impressed with her commitment to excellence in teaching and her compassion for students.  

As a state-level finalist Francie is automatically a candidate for the state Presidential Award which will be determined by judging at the national level. A national committee reporting to the National Science Foundation will name the teacher selected for the Presidential Awards from Michigan’s finalist(s).  The teacher selected as the state Presidential Awardee will be notified officially by the White House in the spring of 2015. Each state Presidential Awardee will receive $10,000 and an all-expense-paid trip for two to Washington, D.C., where Presidential Awardees will be honored in a variety of recognition events.

 


Lake Orion Schools Score Well on State Report Cards

The state issued its annual rankings for all of Michigan's public schools yesterday. Overall, Lake Orion Community Schools scored well against other Oakland County districts. To read more, CLICK HEREhttp://www.theoaklandpress.com/general-news/20140813/state-report-cards-show-wide-gaps-in-performance

 


2014-15 LO Athletic Enrollment/Physical/Emergency/Concussion Awareness Forms Now Available

Attention Lake Orion student-athletes and families: the 2014-15 Athletic Enrollment, Physical, Emergency, and Concussion Awareness Forms are now available. 

Athletic Enrollment and Physical Forms

PaySchools Online Pay to Participate

Concussion Awareness Forms

 


Oakland Schools Looking for Families to Host Foreign Exchange Students

With the 2014-15 school year a little more than a month away, Oakland Schools is sending out an invitation to families throughout the county to host foreign exchange students.  About half of the students for the upcoming year have been placed at area high schools, including Lake Orion.  Oakland Schools provides a stipend, orientation, training, support and more to host families.  Read more about the exchange student program by clicking HERE


Lake Orion High School Launches Exciting, New Pre-Engineering Program
At the May 28 School Board meeting, Lake Orion High School's principal provided an exciting overview of the new pre-engineering program being launched this fall. Also in attendan...ce and speaking were representatives from Oakland Schools and engineer mentors from the school's robotics team. More than 300 Lake Orion students have already shown interest in the multi-year program, which promises to address current engineering trends and needs.

The pre-engineering program will be a key component to the engineering/manufacturing/industrial technology career pathway for students, with an emphasis on design, theory and advanced engineering principles. It also will include significant hands-on work in robotics and fabrication. Principal Hawley said it will meet all state standards for such pre-engineering programs, including two tracks to support the needs of students who want to attend a two-year community college or trade school to become technicians or those who want to prepare for studying in traditional, four-year university programs. Advanced math and science courses also are being built into the program's curriculum. Existing LOHS classroom and lab facilities will be used.

This summer, the high school will be establishing a formal advisory group for the program, plus finalizing partnerships with local colleges and/or universities for guidance and dual-enrollment opportunities for our students.



 

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