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Congratulations Mrs. Murtaugh on being selected as district teacher of the year!


Discovery Fair & Art Show

February 26, 2016

(6:00 - 8:00PM)

Click here for more info regarding the Art Show.

Lake Orion school district announces its Teachers-of-the-Year!
Staff, friends and family celebrated the announcements of Lake Orion's Teachers-of-the-Year today. Honored at the elementary level was Webber fifth grade teacher Eileen Murtaugh. At the middle school level, Oakview 7th grade social studies teacher Jody Owens was recognized. At LOHS, world language and ELA teacher Jennifer Howe won the award. Congratulations to all three of these exemplary Dragon teachers!

Next School Board coffee hour set for Monday, February 22

The next Lake Orion Board of Education coffee hour with the public is scheduled on Monday, February 22, from 7-8 p.m. at Crates Coffee House, 1472 S. Lapeer Road. Persons who have questions, concerns or compliments about the school district are encouraged to attend the meeting and share their thoughts with members of the School Board.

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.

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.

PowerSchool Video for Elementary Parents

For a tutorial on how to access your child’s academic performance using PowerSchool, please CLICK HERE.

2016-17 Kindergarten Information Nights Info! Click Below

Lake Orion Area Optimist Club - Citizen of the Month!

Congratulations Joey H. on receiving the LO Optimist Award!
We are so proud of you.


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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