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Whether it was in the classroom or on the playing field, Oiva “Ike” Pesonen always inspired students to do their best. Ike passed away September 12 at the age of 98. In the history of Orono High School, there have only been three football coaches. Ike served as the first coach from when the high…

Learn about the many pieces that make up the school funding puzzle, and challenges facing public school budgets. “Making Sense of Public Education Funding” will be held from 7 to 8:15 p.m. Tuesday, September 26, at the Eisenhower Community Center, 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins. The guest speaker is Tom Melcher, director of the Program Finance…

Dear Parents and Community Members, Inspire. Greatness. Together. Three simple words that, when combined, create a powerful direction for our school district. Five years ago, a group of 27 stakeholders – representing parents, business people, community leaders, support staff, teachers, administrators and school board members – came together and created a Strategic Plan. The process…

All three incumbents on the Orono School Board have filed for re-election. No additional filings were received by the 5 p.m. Tuesday, August 15, deadline. Filings opened Tuesday, August 1. Absentee ballots will be available beginning Friday, September 22, in the District Office. The election will be held on Tuesday, November 7. Board Chair Bob…

OHS senior Maria Keller, founder of Read Indeed, has been awarded the Diana Award for 2017 for her work in literacy and providing more than 2 million books to children in need. Keller is one of six young people from the United States to be recognized this year. The Diana Award is given in the name of Diana, Princess of Wales,…

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