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Executive Administration Plan for district restructuring now available for viewing Important News

CLICK HERE to view the "Executive Administration Plan for LOCS Restructuring" presentation made by Superintendent Marion Ginopolis at the Board of Education meeting held on September 28. The Board of Education and District administrators will be discussing the recommendations further at their next meeting on October 12. Questions and concerns about these recommendations should be directed to Superintendent Ginopolis at marion.ginopolis@lok12.org.

Read the Fall 2016 edition of Dragon News!

The Fall 2016 edition of Dragon News is now available.  It includes stories on the District's restructuring activities, passage of a building and site sinking fund, the retirement of AD Bill Reiss, a teacher's prehistoric discovery in Florida, elementary media specialists, GRIT, a Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics Teaching, Dragon spiritwear discounts, international literacy award and more!  CLICK HERE to start reading!

District and ONTV launch "Inside Lake Orion Schools" news program

We are launching "Inside Lake Orion Schools", our new monthly program on ONTV with news and highlights from around the District. CLICK HERE to view the first episode. It also is airing throughout the week on ONTV. We interview three of our outstanding teachers who recently won awards for their work - Carpenter's Jeannine Crissman, Scripps' Melissa Dalton and Andrea Brook from LOHS.

Attention Drivers! Major change coming to Scripps and Lapeer Roads intersection this week

The Lake Orion School District has been informed by the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office and MDOT that the immediate, marked left turn lane from southbound Lapeer Road onto eastbound Scripps Road will be permanently closed starting at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, September 28.  In addition, drivers will no longer be able to make a left turn from Scripps Road onto northbound Lapeer Road.    Drivers will be required to use the new, permanent Michigan left turnaround located south of the Scripps/Lapeer intersection.  Signage will be posted to alert drivers of this change.  Please allow ample time to navigate this construction area near the school complex.  Also note, we have confirmed that people will still be able to make a left turn from Scripps Road onto southbound Lapeer Road for the time being, although this will be ending soon according to MDOT.

Summary of Plante Moran CRESA school district facility study now available

CLICK HERE for a summary of the Lake Orion Board of Education meeting on September 19, featuring a presentation from Plante Moran CRESA on its district facility study.  Persons should CLICK HERE to view a copy of the full "Facility Utilization and Real Estate Process Review Update" presentation made by the consulting firm.

Lake Orion educator named MAME School Librarian of the Year!

Carpenter Elementary School media specialist Jeannine Crissman is the 2016 Michigan Association for Media in Education's (MAME) School Librarian of the Year. She was nominated for this honor by Melissa Middleton, the high school's media specialist. Jeannine's accomplishments include her leadership efforts to integrate technology into the elementary classroom curriculum across the District. Earlier this year, Carpenter was recognized for having the State's first Model 21st Century School Library. Jeannine will receive her award at the President's Award Gala at the MAME Conference in Grand Rapids in November.

New LO Dragon spiritwear packages for fall on sale now through website store

For a limited time only, Lake Orion fans of all ages can take advantage of special fall spiritwear packages being offered by Custom Threads through the school district's website.  T-shirts, hoodies, pullovers and other items are available with discounted pricing.  In addition to the packages, there is a variety of other Dragon gear available on the store's community site.  Orders are filled within five business days.  Custom Threads gives back 10 percent of the purchase price of each item sold through the community website to Lake Orion Community Schools.  CLICK HERE to order your spiritwear today! 



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