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Trivia Night Raises More Than $20,000 for Blessings in a Backpack - Lake Orion
The Knights of Columbus Hall was packed for last week's Trivia Night benefiting Blessings in a Backpack - Lake Orion, the local non-profit organization that provides food to district students of all ages who may otherwise go hungry on the weekends. More than $20,000 was raised for the organization, enough to feed 200 students for a year, making the night a huge success!  Approximately 1,500 Lake Orion students receives free or reduced-price lunches every school day. Persons interested in making additional tax-deductible donations can send checks payable to Blessings in a Backpack Lake Orion, P.O. Box 321, Lake Orion, MI 48361.

Young Learners Wanted! Dates for LO Kindergarten Info Nights and Registration Day

A whole new world of learning, exploration and fun lies before the youngest students ready to attend Lake Orion Community Schools.  We are pleased to offer both full-day traditional and developmental kindergarten for the 2015-16 school year.  Both in-district and out-of-district students and their families are welcome to join our exciting, award-winning educational community.  To learn more about upcoming kindergarten information nights at our elementary schools and registration day for resident students, CLICK HERE.

January is School Board Recognition Month!

Lake Orion Schools Superintendent Marion Ginopolis recognizes the hard work and dedication of the district's Board of Education in her latest blog post.   To read it click on the following link: 

Winter 2015 Edition of Dragon News Now Available!

A parent workshop, bond refinancing, winter weather, a baby sturgeon, free software, math night, national band and choir honors, a special holiday party, sports plus plenty of pictures and more in the Winter 2015 issue of Dragon News, available by clicking HERE.


Winter is Here! Weather-Related School Closings

Winter’s icy breath is here.  Nobody wishes a repeat of last winter, but Superintendent Ginopolis and her team recognize there will probably be at least a few days of missed school due to inclement weather.  The district also knows the decision to open or close the district in such situations has a big impact on families.  Our top priority when making such choices is the safety of our students and staff.  A number of factors are considered when making the decision to close our schools due to the weather conditions.  Click Here

K-3 Standards Based Grading

Lake Orion Community Schools has implemented standards based grading for grades K-3.  Each elementary building has informational meetings scheduled to explain standards based grading.  In addition, the following resources have been created for parent reference.  Please feel free to contact your building principal with any questions. 


K-3 Standards Based Grading Letter
Frequently Asked Questions
Video Explaining Standards Based Grading
Kindergarten Report Card
1st Grade Report Card
2nd Grade Report Card
3rd Grade Report Card


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