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New Snow Days Make-Up Calendar Released

Recent legislation has reduced the number of days Lake Orion schools must make-up as a result of cancellations due to power outages and winter weather conditions. Please click here to see the new end-of-year schedule.

LOHS presents Legally Blonde: The Musical!

Harvard's beloved blonde takes the stage by pink storm in this fun, upbeat musical about self-discovery. Based on the adored movie, LEGALLY BLONDE: THE MUSICAL stays true to form with a peppy score and playful book. This musical is ridiculously enjoyable from start to finish. (Rated PG-13)

Elle Woods appears to have it all. Her life is turned upside-down, however, when her boyfriend dumps her so he can start getting serious about his life and attend Harvard Law. Determined to get him back, Elle uses her charm to get into Harvard Law. At school, she struggles with peers, professors, and Warner Huntington. With the help of Paulette and Emmett, though, Elle quickly realizes her potential and sets out to prove herself to the world. 

Performance Dates and Ticket Information

Tickets go on sale Monday, April 14 during ALL lunches in the LOHS Commons.

Performances: April 24, 25, 26 at 7:00 PM and April 27 at 2:00 PM

Ticket Prices: $10 Adults / $8 Students and Senior Citizens

Location: The Performing Arts Center—Lake Orion High School

For reservations, call  (248) 693-5420 Ext. 6025

Stuck on Reading . . . Pine Tree Style!
What happens when a class of kindergartners reads 1,200 books? They win a bet and get to duck-tape their teacher to a wall! Just ask Pine Tree kindergarten teacher Jennifer Heck, who was stuck to the wall by her young learners and friends using every color of duck tape they could find. What a great way to start Spring Break!

LO Winter Concert Percussion Team: State Champs!

Lake Orion’s Winter Concert Percussion team made a lot of noise this weekend, winning the state championship at the MSGC State Finals at Saginaw Valley State University.  Believe it or not, this was the team’s first year competing in the competition!  The school’s Winter Marching Percussion team also was impressive, with a fifth place state finish.  Our Winter Color Guard squads also competed, with A Guard finishing sixth in the state and Junior Guard landing in seventh place.  This weekend, the A Guard will be competing in the World Championships in Dayton, Ohio.  Our Percussion Team will be competing in the World Championships in Dayton, too, the following weekend.  Great job Dragons!

Oakland County Proclamation Recognizes LOHS SOS Program

Oakland County Commissioner Michael J. Gingell recently presented a proclamation recognizing the contributions of Lake Orion High School's "Students Offering Support" (SOS) program in helping students deal with stress and mental health concerns. The peer-to-peer group recently introduced the program to eighth graders in the district, too. In addition, other school districts have met with our students to discuss how to build similar programs in their communities. Pictured (left to right): High School Assistant Principal Chris Bell, Oakview Middle School Teacher Carl Zoolkoski, High School Teacher Amy Redman, students Austin Jones and Emma Berkel and County Commissioner Gingell.

Elementary Penny Wars Raise $$$$ for Local Charity

A whopping $14,322.74 was raised by the students, teachers and families at Lake Orion's seven elementary schools during their "Penny Wars" this winter for Blessings in a Backpack. This charitable organization provides food for children in our community who may otherwise go hungry over the weekend. The competition for top school was fierce, but Carpenter Elementary came out on top with a total donation of $3,572. Mr. Lincoln would be so proud!

Lake Orion Education Programs in Running for County Awards!

DID YOU KNOW? Three Lake Orion education programs have been named nominees for Oakland Schools' 2014 Excellence in Education Awards Recognition Program. That is three of eight finalists, including the district's Early Intervention Reading Initiative; Kindergarten Kickoff at Blanche Sims Elementary and the district's Learning Options High School. The top three honorees will be announced at a special ceremony at the Oakland Schools building on Thursday, April 24, 2014. Congratulations to everyone involved in these innovative programs and good luck!

LOHS Earns Honors at MASC Conference

The Lake Orion High School leadership group attended the Michigan Association of Student Councils/Honors Societies Conference in Traverse City where they earned several individual and group awards.  They are:

Adviser of the Year for the State of Michigan - Lori Hogan

STAR Award recipient

Award of Excellence Recipient

Member of the Year Finalist - Bethany Kogut

Principal of the Year Finalist - Stephen Hawley

Congratulations to LOHS Art Winners

Congratulations to the LOHS National Scholastic Art Award Winners. These students will be celebrated at world-famous Carnegie Hall on June 6th. This year, LOHS has four national winners:

Nick Sally- Silver Key Portfolio

Jayme Jones- Silver Key Portfolio

Craig Matola- Gold Key Ceramics

Jon Monat- Gold Key Digital Art

LO Native and Math Educator Jim Manzo Named High School's Teacher-of-the-Year!

LO native and Lake Orion High School math teacher Jim Manzo has been named 2014 Teacher-of-the-Year.  Mr. Manzo received the honor from Principal Steve Hawley before a packed house of his teaching colleagues, who gave him a healthy round of applause and more.  Also in attendence were Mr. Manzo's wife, two sons and parents.  Congratulations! 



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