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February 10 School Board Meeting Notice

The format has been changed for the next Lake Orion Board of Education meeting, scheduled for Wednesday, February 10, 2016. Instead of an evening event, the Board will now participate in an extended workshop from noon until 7:00 p.m. The public is invited to attend this meeting, but it will not be televised by ONTV. The agenda for the workshop is posted on the school district’s website ( under the Board of Education tab.


Bring in Your Pennies for Patients 2/3 - 2/12

Our annual Pennies for Patients fundraiser, sponsored by NJHS, runs from February 2 through February 12.  All money raised will go to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and aid those patients and families affected by the disease.  The STAR class that raises the most money will receive a pasta and breadstick party courtesy of Olive Garden.

Candy Gram Sale Feb 8 - 10 during lunch

Teens for Jeans

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Update on LOCS budget discussions and future planning

The Board of Education at Lake Orion Community Schools met last Wednesday, January 27, to continue its work on the district's budget challenges and future planning.  CLICK HERE to read a summary of the meeting prepared by Superintendent Ginopolis.  The meeting also can be viewed in its entirety by visiting the Orion Neighborhood Television (ONTV) website.

New Dragon Spiritwear Packages on Sale Now!

Lake Orion’s Mid-Winter Break and Valentine’s Day are right around the corner.  Whether you are staying home, go Up North or head south, now is the time to stock up on official LO Dragon gear for the season.  CLICK HERE to check out the special winter packages offered by Custom Threads & Sports in partnership with Lake Orion Community Schools, plus discounted outerwear.  Adult and children sizes are available.  Buying online benefits the school district, with a portion of each item sold returned to Lake Orion schools.  The sale runs through Saturday, February 6.  Go LO!


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M-STEP Parent Report Video – NOW AVAILABLE

Last fall, the Michigan Department of Education provided schools and districts with an M-STEP Communication Toolkit in preparation for the release of state, district and building Spring 2015 results. To continue the Department’s commitment to support teachers, parents, and students throughout this transition to higher expectations for all students, a newly developed video is now available which summarizes M-STEP and walks viewers through how to read and interpret student scores within the M-STEP Parent Report.
Please CLICK HERE to see video.

Lake Orion students score well on M-STEP testing!

Last spring, the Michigan Department of Education transitioned to a new statewide assessment program called the Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress (M-STEP).  It was administered online and measured current student knowledge. The M-STEP assesses student learning on Michigan's standards in mathematics, English Language Arts (ELA), Science, and Social Studies.The MDE has publicly released the spring 2015 M-STEP data and we are very pleased that Lake Orion Community Schools performed above both the state and county averages for grades 3-11.  Of the 28 school districts in Oakland County, Lake Orion ranked:

English Language Arts:  5th overall in Oakland County

Math:  7th overall in Oakland County

Science:  4th overall in Oakland County

Social Studies:  3rd overall in Oakland County

For more information, visit the M-STEP website at

Winter 2016 edition of Dragon News is now available!

The Winter 2016 edition of Dragon News, the Lake Orion school district newsletter, is now available.  The latest issue includes stories on the new SAT test for high school juniors, growing Advanced Placement (AP) program at LOHS, STEM and robotics fun at various schools, Lake Orion’s blended class program, band and choir news, fall sports recaps, a special School Board meeting scheduled for Dec. 21 and more.  To read, CLICK HERE.


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