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District restructuring update on transition plan and middle school attendance boundaries Lake Orion Community Schools
A number of events are being planned to support families with the transition activities occurring in our district over the next several months. CLICK HERE for details.  The new middle school attendance boundaries are scheduled to be announced at the January 25, 2017, School Board meeting. Maps will also be posted on the District website that evening and will be available in the middle school buildings the next day. In addition, email notifications will be sent to middle school parents by Friday, January 27.

LOCS Food Service Notice Student eating breakfast

Start your day with a healthy breakfast! The School Meals Program offers a variety of healthy and delicious options for all students everyday in the cafeteria. Serving times will vary by school; please contact the Food Service Department.

Chasing Optimism in the Face of Challenges! Optimist International

Optimist International is conducting its annual student writing contest, open to young people in elementary, middle and high school under the age of 18. The contest is designed to give students room to develop their own views around a central idea. In addition to developing skills for written expression, participants also have the opportunity to win a college scholarship. This year’s topic is “Chasing Optimism in the Face of Challenges”. Entries are due by February 3, 2017.  CLICK HERE for more details.

New LOCS School Boundary Maps

New School Boundary Map - District

New School Boundary Map - Blanche Sims

New School Boundary Map - Carpenter

New School Boundary Map - Orion Oaks

New School Boundary Map - Paint Creek

New School Boundary Map - Stadium

New School Boundary Map - Webber


Lime Green: Blanche Sims; Aqua: Paint Creek; Blue: Orion Oaks; Dark Green: Webber;

Yellow: Carpenter; Red: Stadium

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Important information about School Messenger

It appears the District's important notices distributed via School Messenger are winding up in some people's junk email boxes and are being missed. Please check and, if this is the case, have them redirected to your inbox as appropriate. School Messenger is a key tool we use to communicate to our families and we do not want anybody to miss the notices. Thank you!

Learn about the LOHS Early/Middle College program! Lake Orion Early Middle College Program

Lake Orion High School’s Early/Middle College program affords our students the opportunity to get a jump on college and earn an associate’s degree, free of charge, only one year out of high school.

Lake Orion currently is one of only a handful of districts in Oakland County that will provide such an opportunity to high school students. Those in this program will begin their course of study in their junior year, taking college-level classes that will apply toward both their high school diploma and an Associate’s Degree. CLICK HERE to learn more.

LOHS tenth-grade students will meet on Tuesday, January 31, fourth hour, for a short presentation on the District’s Early/Middle College program. There will be a parent meeting regarding the LOHS Early/Middle College program on Wednesday, February 1, 7:00 p.m., in the high school Auditorium.

Redistricting: more details and important dates Lake Orion Community Schools

Superintendent Ginopolis is providing more details on Lake Orion's redistricting activities and important related dates over the next several months.  CLICK HERE

LO seniors perform with U.S. Army All-American Marching Band

Lake Orion seniors Sean DePalma, Emily Granzow and Gina Tress (below) performed with the U.S. Army All-American Marching Band at the Army All-American Bowl game in San Antonio, Texas on January 7.  This prestigious band is made up of 125 senior from across the United States, selected for their excellence and dedication.  They practiced ten hours a day for five days to learn the pregame and halftime shows.  This is was the third year in a row that Lake Orion was represented in the All-American Marching Band.  Congratulations to these outstanding band members!

Lake Orion seniors perform with U.S. Army All-American Marching Band

Date of 2017 LOHS graduation ceremony changed 2016 LOHS Graduation Ceremony

Due to an unforeseen conflict with the DTE graduation venue, the District been notified that the scheduled Lake Orion High School 2017 graduation ceremony date of June 13 cannot be honored. The new graduation date has now been officially confirmed for Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.

The high school staff is working closely with Balfour to produce graduation announcements that indicate the corrected graduation ceremony date. In addition, the Senior All-Night Party has been rescheduled to follow graduation on June 14. More information will be forthcoming on these matters. The District apologies for any conflicts this schedule change may cause.

Winter 2017 edition of Dragon News is now available for reading! Cover of Winter 2017 Dragon News

The Winter 2017 edition of Dragon News includes information on the School Board’s final restructuring decisions, an update on the first building and site sinking fund projects, the District's 2016 M-STEP assessment scores, Lake Orion's top 40 ranking among the state’s school districts, Orion Area Youth Assistance resources, the outgoing Board members, fall sports review and more.  CLICK HERE to read it!


Inside LO Schools on ONTV: December 2016 Orion Neighborhoold Television logo

Watch the December episode of Inside Lake Orion Schools, ONTV's interview program featuring the latest news from our award-winning District. This month, Superintendent Marion Ginopolis and School Board President Scott Taylor discuss the final decisions made in conjunction with the District's restructuring plans. CLICK HERE


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