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Summer Registration Now OPEN!

Registration for Summer 2017 classes and programs is now open! Register online at www.oronocommunityed.com . Copies of the brochure will arrive in mailboxes soon. In the meantime, see an electronic version of the brochure, here . Register early as classes fill quickly!  

Orono Destination Imagination Teams Compete at Regionals!

Orono’s Destination Imagination (DI) teams competed in a regional tournament on February 18th at Maple Grove High School. 20 2nd – 4th grade Orono students completed different challenges that required creative thinking, critical thinking and collaborative problem solving. The 2nd grade team, “DI Champs!” did the Scientific Challenge and finished 10th out of 11th. The…

Now Hiring – OK Kids Group Leaders

OK Kids, our school-age child care program, is hiring Group Leaders! We’re looking for caring, energetic individuals with previous experience caring for school age (ages 5 -12) children. Group Leaders work in the classroom to supervise using appropriate classroom management techniques and plan and implement age-appropriate activities for school age children. Do you love working…

Table Tennis Club Featured in Star Tribune

The Orono Table Tennis Club, among others from across the state, was featured in a recent Star Tribune article. The article highlights various club teams and notes this club sport’s rise in popularity across the state! Read the article here!                   The 2017 Orono Table Tennis Club has 22 members and…

Middle School Sports Registration OPEN!

Registration for Winter Spring Middle School sports is now open! Winter Spring Middle School Sports Track & Field: Grades 6 – 8 (Boys & Girls) Boys Tennis: Grades 6 – 8 Golf: Grades 7 – 8 ( Boys & Girls) HOW TO REGISTER: If you have received instructions from the school district on registering for activities via ParentVUE,…

Welcome to the Team!

Orono Community Education is proud to introduce our new Recreation Specialist, Sam Steele.  Here is a little bit about Sam: Sam comes to Orono Community Education as a recent Exercise and Sport Science graduate of UW-River Falls. She spent the past summer as a Youth Fitness intern at the Centre in New Richmond, Wisconsin. In…

Hit the Slopes!

Hit the Slopes!

Have a blast skiing or boarding with your friends this winter during the Middle School Ski/Snowboard Trips. Bring your own gear or rent at the site. All trips are from 3 – 11 pm. Friday, January 20 at Hyland Hills Friday, February 10 at Wild Mountain Friday, February 24 at Afton Alps Friday, March 3…

Winter-Spring Registration Now Open!

Registration for our Winter/Spring 2017 classes and programs is now OPEN! Brochures will be in your mailboxes soon! In the meantime, you can browse our offerings and register online at www.oronocommunityed.com  or view an electronic version of the brochure here . We have over 150 exciting classes and programs for you this season!

WE Scare Hunger collects 1,377 pounds of food!

Orono Schools participated in the ME to WE initiative, WE Scare Hunger Food Drive for the 4th year. From October 31 – November 3, students in grades K – 12, as well as parents, brought in non-perishable food items to school for donation to the Maple Plain Food Shelf. In addition, we partnered with several local…

Calling all Artists! The Westside Art Guild is holding their next monthly meeting on Monday, April 3 at 7 pm at the Discovery Center Room 202 in Maple Plain. All area artists are welcome to join. Under the wing of the Discovery Arts Council, the guild hopes to create a strong visual arts groups as well…

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