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A Special Message from Superintendent Ginopolis and the Lake Orion School Board

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.  Principal residences do not pay this tax.  Also, this is not a new tax - the tax levy 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.

Dragon Marching Band Sets Another School Record, Prepares for This Weekend's State Finals at Ford Field

Last Saturday at Troy Athens, the Dragon Marching Band gave its final performance before this weekend’s State Finals.  The Dragons set yet another new record for highest score in school history with a 92.950, finishing in second place behind Plymouth Canton.  Lake Orion goes into this weekend's state finals with the third highest average score in the state.  The marching band’s performance at the State Finals will take place this Saturday, 2:15 p.m., at Ford Field.  The Dragons will then have two weeks until their preliminary round performance at the Grand Nationals in Indianapolis, Ind.

Lake Orion Students Now Have Access to Free Microsoft Office Software for Home Computers
The Lake Orion Community Schools district is now participating in the Office 365 Student Advantage Program. This gives our students in grades 3 through 12 free access to the full version of the latest Microsoft Office suite of programs, installed directly from the Office 365 web portal on up to five Windows or Mac computers. Middle school and high school students have an Office 365 log-in to gain immediate access; elementary students will receive their Office 365 account information from their school, so parents can help them download the free software. Please note elementary students will not have access to Office 365 email. Click here for more information,

Lake Orion Golfers Finish in Second Place at State Finals!
Playing in cool and wet weather, the Lady Dragons golf team fell just short of winning the MHSAA State Title over the weekend in Battle Creek, finishing in second place behind East... Kentwood. Lake Orion was led by sophomore Moyea Russell, who shot a 77 on Saturday and finished with a 159 total during the two-day event to take eighth place overall. Tori Basso was just two shots back on Saturday with a 79 (162 total) and Lauren Danielson shot a second consecutive 86 (172 total). Congratulations to the Lady Dragons golf team for a job well done this season, which included county and regional titles! Read more by clicking on The Oakland Press link,

Dragon Marching Band Nails Highest Competition Score in School History, Finishes Second at Clarkston Invite
Earlier this month, the Dragon Marching Band competed at the Clarkston Invitational and secured a score of 90.250, the highest score in school history. The band finished in second place, a mere 0.450 behind last year's state champion, Walled Lake Central. Both bands tied for the award for "Best General Effect." The Dragons next compete at the Troy Athens Invitational on October 25 . It will be their final competition before State Finals on November 1 at Ford Field.

Detroit Symphony Orchestra Delights at LOHS
A packed LOHS auditorium greeted the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and the musicians did not disappoint with an hour long free performance for the community. Principal Steve Hawley and Lake Orion's music students presented conductor Leonard Statkin with a special 70th birthday cake prior to the rousing performance of the full orchestra. Statkin commented to the crowd how nice it was to play in such a facility. It was a night that nobody in attendance will forget for a long time.  Visit the district's Facebook page for more photos!

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 .




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