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Read the Fall 2016 edition of Dragon News!

The Fall 2016 edition of Dragon News is now available.  It includes stories on the District's restructuring activities, passage of a building and site sinking fund, the retirement of AD Bill Reiss, a teacher's prehistoric discovery in Florida, elementary media specialists, GRIT, a Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics Teaching, Dragon spiritwear discounts, international literacy award and more!  CLICK HERE to start reading!

District and ONTV launch "Inside Lake Orion Schools" news program

We are launching "Inside Lake Orion Schools", our new monthly program on ONTV with news and highlights from around the District. CLICK HERE to view the first episode. It also is airing throughout the week on ONTV. We interview three of our outstanding teachers who recently won awards for their work - Carpenter's Jeannine Crissman, Scripps' Melissa Dalton and Andrea Brook from LOHS.

Lake Orion educator named MAME School Librarian of the Year!

Carpenter Elementary School media specialist Jeannine Crissman is the 2016 Michigan Association for Media in Education's (MAME) School Librarian of the Year. She was nominated for this honor by Melissa Middleton, the high school's media specialist. Jeannine's accomplishments include her leadership efforts to integrate technology into the elementary classroom curriculum across the District. Earlier this year, Carpenter was recognized for having the State's first Model 21st Century School Library. Jeannine will receive her award at the President's Award Gala at the MAME Conference in Grand Rapids in November.

Summary of Plante Moran CRESA school district facility study now available

CLICK HERE for a summary of the Lake Orion Board of Education meeting on September 19, featuring a presentation from Plante Moran CRESA on its district facility study.  Persons should CLICK HERE to view a copy of the full "Facility Utilization and Real Estate Process Review Update" presentation made by the consulting firm.

New LO Dragon spiritwear packages for fall on sale now through website store

For a limited time only, Lake Orion fans of all ages can take advantage of special fall spiritwear packages being offered by Custom Threads through the school district's website.  T-shirts, hoodies, pullovers and other items are available with discounted pricing.  In addition to the packages, there is a variety of other Dragon gear available on the store's community site.  Orders are filled within five business days.  Custom Threads gives back 10 percent of the purchase price of each item sold through the community website to Lake Orion Community Schools.  CLICK HERE to order your spiritwear today! 


Michigan’s Model 21st Century School Library

Carpenter Elementary has Michigan’s first 21st century model library! Carpenter exhibits the tools and vision of how technology can impact learning. CLICK HERE to read the press release from the Michigan Department of Education.


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