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Read the Summer 2016 edition of Dragon News!

Important information on the district's sinking fund ballot proposal, restructuring plans, balanced budget for next school year, Carpenter Elementary anniversary, LOHS and Learning Options graduations, Baker College program, Teachers-of-the-Year, the high school's Future Educators program, sports success and more are included in the summer edition of Dragon News! CLICK HERE to read it.


LO Schools Public Forum Set for Thursday, July 21, at the Orion Center

Parents, community members, district staff and others interested in the future of the school district are invited to attend the second public forum for 2016, on Thursday, July 21, 6-8 p.m., at the Orion Center, 1335 Joslyn Road.  A number of subjects will be discussed during the meeting, including Phase 2 of the District's reorganization, future programming, the fiscal year 2017 adopted budget and the upcoming building and site sinking fund ballot proposal on Aug. 2.

Balanced budget for 2016-17 school year approved by LO Board of Education

Lake Orion's Board of Education approved a balanced budget for the 2016-17 school year during its meeting on Wednesday, June 22.  A number of measures were taken to address a projected $3.9 million shortfall.  CLICK HERE for details on the school district's balanced budget, as well as other key financial information, from Superintendent Marion Ginopolis.

LOHS Pool Open Swim Schedule for June/July

Beat the heat and have fun at the Lake Orion High School natatorium pool this summer.  CLICK HERE for a schedule of open swim times. $5 for adults/teens; $4 for children 12 and under/senior citizens. Kids 2 years-old and under are free with parent. Discount punch cards for multiple visits are available.  For more information, call 248-814-1715.




Want to get a Jump Start on School Supplies?

If you find a sale or you just want to be ready for the fall, here are links for material list for each grade.

6th Grade Material List

7th Grade Material List

8th Grade Material List

Summer Opportunities

​​​​​​Oakland University RN Camp.  July 18-29th - RN Camp Flyer

Child ID Day - June 17th - Child ID Flyer

Orion Township Public Library Offerings

  1. Summer Reading Kickoff
  2. Ragtime Piano Concert


Summer School Programs

Click HERE to see our Summer School Programs for High School and Middle School Students.  The preferred method of payment is via PaySchools.

Summer Band Opportunities in July


7th & 8th Grade
Summer Band

Summer Head Start
for 6th Grade Band

Lake Orion Football Camp

Registration Form

Lake Orion seniors recognized at 2016 Academic Honors Night

On May 31, 321 members of the LOHS Class of 2016 were recognized at the high school's annual Academic Honors Night. 133 received Cum Laude cords (GPA 3.3-3.699), 64 received Magna Cum Laude cords (GPA 3.7-3.899) and 114 received Summa Cum Laude cords (GPA 3.9 or higher). Every student was honored by the Board of Education, which manages the District's Lamp of Learning Program.

During the event, more than $64,000 in local scholarships were awarded to our seniors. In addition, Lake Orion's graduating class is awarded several million dollars in academic and athletic scholarships from individual colleges, universities, technical schools and military academies each year. Students who received such support to further their education after high school were recognized at honors night.

Lake Orion's commencement ceremony for the 533 members of the Class of 2016 is scheduled for the evening of Tuesday, June 7, at DTE Music Theatre in Clarkston.

Overview of 2016 LOCS Building and Site Sinking Fund Ballot Proposal

Looking for an overview of the 2016 Building and Site Sinking Fund Ballot Proposal? CLICK HERE or on the image below to access a PowerPoint presentation on the subject.  It explains how our district is currently funded, the State's expectations for schools to address their facility needs, details on the sinking fund levy, long-term facility repairs, renovations and replacement projects that would be completed at each school, differences between a sinking fund and bond millage, which Oakland County districts currently use sinking funds, how much it will cost the average taxpayer and steps to acquire an absentee ballot if one will be unable to attend the polls on August 2.  Additional information is available by clicking on the button to the right.

Information on 2016 Building and Site Sinking Fund Ballot Proposal Now Available

On August 2, voters in the Lake Orion School District will be asked to consider a building and site sinking fund ballot proposal. A dedicated source of funding is needed for long-term facility repairs, renovations and replacement projects. This work will help provide the district’s 7,600 students, staff members and community with safe and functional educational facilities.  The proposed 2 mill sinking fund would generate approximately $3.5 million annually for ten years.  About one-third of the State's public school districts currently have a sinking fund in place to address their facility needs, including 12 of 28 districts in Oakland County.  CLICK HERE for detailed information on the ballot proposal and what the sinking fund would help address the district's facility needs.


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