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News from Orono Schumann Elementary

Remember to sign up for parent -teacher conferences. Conferences will be held: Wednesday, February 10 – 4-8 p.m. Thursday, February 11 – 4-8 p.m. Friday, February 12 – 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Please click here to  sign up for conferences. Questions? Please contact Melinda at mhoskins@orono.k12.mn.us or 952/449-8486.  

Diane Urick, second-grade teacher at Orono Schumann Elementary, is KS95’s Teacher of the Week. The program, in its 11th year, “celebrates and recognizes teachers’ contributions to our kids in helping make them successful in school and for the future.” An interview with Urick, who was nominated by a parent, aired Friday, January 22, during the morning…

Ten Orono Schools staff members have been granted tenure during the 2015-16 school year. This noteworthy accomplishment was celebrated in a ceremony prior to the November 9 School Board meeting. Orono Schumann Elementary staff members honored were: Adam Lamparske, principal (mentor Dr. Scott Alger) Luke Runka, physical education teacher (mentor Carrie Senske) Laura Young, second-grade teacher (mentor…

Order your yearbook now for $20. The price increases to $25 on February 1, 2016. Click here to place your order online.

Recess Rock Stars is a character education program unique to Orono Schools. The goal of the program is to cultivate a culture of respect, inclusivity and kindness for our students through the recognition and rewarding of positive choices and behaviors. See how well it works by watching our video .   Parent and grandparent volunteers are crucial to the program’s success. Being a volunteer is…

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