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LO DECA students shine at State Competition

Several Lake Orion students placed high at the DECA marketing and sales skills State Competition this past weekend. Leading the Dragons was Allison Anker (pictured below), who placed second in the Business Services Marketing category, plus earned a coveted spot on DECA's State Executive Council for next school year. This included giving a speech to 4,000 people during the opening session. Nick Peters and Hailea Haddon won second place in the Sport Promotion Plan project category, while Sydney Hough took second in Hospitality Professional Selling. Erin McGraw grabbed second place in Principles of Hospitality and the combo of Nick Butterworth and Judy Cossio grabbed a medal in Travel and Tourism Marketing. Adviser Julia Dalrymple said she was proud of all the Lake Orion students who participated in the State Competition.

Allison Anker LOHS DECA

 


New LOHS "Wall of Excellence" taking nominations for first class! LOHS Wall of Excellence

Lake Orion High School is now accepting nominations for its new "Wall of Excellence".  Its purpose is to recognize the academic and post-graduate achievements of the most outstanding Lake Orion High School Dragons, in order to celebrate these individuals’ success and to provide outstanding role models for the students at the high school. 

Alumni of Lake Orion High School who graduated in 2012 or earlier and have achieved outstanding accomplishments in their chosen occupational field are eligible for nomination. To nominate an individual for the Wall of Excellence, CLICK HERE.  Nominations are due June 1.


LOHS donates $5,000 to Cell Phones for Soldiers

Thanks to strong student participation and the generosity of local businesses, Lake Orion High School's "Cell Out for Soldiers" in January raised a total of $5,000 for the national Cell Phones for Soldiers charitable organization. This group provides phones and calling cards to soldiers overseas so they can stay in-touch with their loved ones back home. Earlier this month, the school's Leadership Workshop class that managed the Cell Out presented a symbolic check to Principal Steve Hawley and the high school staff to thank them for their support. Pictured, left to right, J.P. Gurgel, Andy Poulos, Ryan Kolp, Jessica Laconis, Emma Modock, Chelsea Turk, Maddison Stephens and Principal Hawley.

LOHS Cell Out for Soldiers donation of $5,000


New Dragon spirit wear available on online community store, including special packages!

Looking to upgrade your Lake Orion Dragon gear this spring? Lake Orion Community Schools and Custom Threads have new spirit wear items for all ages available through the online community store, CLICK HERE. This includes a number of special promotional packages offered through Custom Threads, including Spring Break wearables and gear. Order now and they will be ready for vacation. Need another reason to buy Dragon gear? 10 percent of the dollar amount from each order online is given to the District as part of our relationship with Custom Threads. Go LO!

Spring Break PackageFamily T-Shirts PackageHis Her Outerwear PackageSweatshirt Package


Early/Middle College Program application deadline extended to April 13 Baker College

The deadline for LOHS Early/Middle College applications has been extended to Thursday, April 13, 2017.  The Lake Orion Early/Middle College is a partnership between Lake Orion Community Schools and Baker College.  Students earn their high school diploma and an associate's degree simultaneously during their 11th, 12th, and 13th years, free of charge.  Current tenth-grade students are eligible to apply for this program.  CLICK HERE for addition information.


Lake Orion Summer School Coming!

The District is excited to announce that Lake Orion Schools will be offering summer school for all levels (K-12). CLICK HERE for "save the date" information when summer school will run at each level.  More information will come after spring break with specific class/course information. 


Building and Site Sinking Fund Project Update LO Building and Site Sinking Fund Update

From roof replacements and paving/concrete repairs to heating and cooling updates and new flooring, plus other needed mechanical projects, work is underway throughout the Lake Orion School District being funded by the voter-approved Building and Site Sinking Fund.  For details, CLICK HERE.


LO School District announces its 2017 Teacher-of-the-Year Award recipients!

Lake Orion Community Schools today announced the recipients of its 2017 Teacher-of-the-Year Awards, representing the District's elementary, middle school and high school programs. Pictured: Nancy Secor, kindergarten teacher, Paint Creek Elementary School, with Principal Lauren Smith; Kelly Cerny, sixth grade social studies teacher, Scripps Middle School, with Principal Dan Haas; and Kevin Kopec, government teacher, Lake Orion High School, with Principal Steve Hawley. Congratulations!

LO 2017 Elementary TOY Nancy Secor, Paint Creek ElementaryLO 2017 Middle School TOY Kelly Cerny, Scripps Middle SchoolLO 2017 TOY Kevin Kopec, Lake Orion High School


Lake Orion school building start and dismissal times for 2017-18 released Lake Orion Community Schools

The start and dismissal times for Lake Orion's elementary schools, middle schools, high school and Learning Options program for 2017-18 have been released.  CLICK HERE for the full-day and half-day schedules for each building.  SACC (latchkey) will open to students at 6:30 a.m. and close at 6 p.m. 

 


District transition plan details available; parents encouraged to attend PTO meetings 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.  In addition, people are invited to attend PTO meetings to meet other parents at their new buildings and learn about their new schools.  CLICK HERE for a schedule of upcoming PTO meetings across the district.

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