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Nominations are now open for the 2015 Orono High School Distinguished Alumni Award and the new Promising Alumni Award. Anyone can nominate a graduate who has demonstrated excellence in his/her chosen field or occupation and/or demonstrated leadership and character and made lasting contributions in their community. To be eligible for the Distinguished Alumni Award, a nominee…

The Orono High School Science Team finished in third place at in regional competition February 14. The team now advances to the state Science Olympiad competition on March 7. Team members also medaled in their individual events as follows: Elise Anhorn and Lauren Johnson, first place, “Write It, Do It” Sean Thompson and Pierce Lang, second place,…

Orono High School freshman Maria Keller was presented the Orono Schools Leader of Character Award at the School Board meeting February 23. Since its inception in 2008, the award has been given to only three other individuals:  Congressman Jim Ramstad (2008); Orono High School Senior Trevor Jahn (2011); and Independence Mayor Marvin Johnson (2012). When…

The Civil War came to life January 30 for Orono Middle School sixth-graders thanks to Arn Kind. The 38-year teaching veteran presented, in costume, about Minnesota’s role in the Civil War. Through drama and role-playing, the presentation gave students a better understanding of the turbulent time. Students took on the role of soldiers in the Union Army…

It may be cold outside, but Orono High School mathletes and athletes are on fire! The OHS Math Team recently tied for second place (with Providence Academy) in the Metro Alliance Division. Better still, three team members were among the top 10 individuals. They are, in top picture, from left: freshman Ben Greiber, sixth place;…

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