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News from Orono Schumann Elementary

Orono Schumann Elementary will hold its 12th annual School Walk for Diabetes at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 4. The educational fund-raiser promotes physical fitness and healthy eating to students, while also raising money for the American Diabetes Association. More than 500 students in grades K-2 will walk a 1-mile route on school grounds. Most students complete 2 to…

Orono PLUS, an exciting new level of instructional personalization for students, was powered up by the Orono School Board at its May 11 meeting. Personalizing Learning for Unlimited Success is the district’s new program to create learning environments in which every student, grades K-12, has access to personal technology and content to meet their individual learning…

The annual Second-Grade Imagination Fair was held May 6 at Orono Schumann Elementary. There were 152 projects that showcased the creativity, effective thinking skills and interests of participants. Projects, which are done outside of school hours, typically focus on science, history, art, research or hobbies – whatever captures a student’s imagination. All students receive a…

Orono Schumann Elementary first-grader Isaac Hess threw the first pitch at the April 18 Minnesota Twins game at Target Field. Issac was recommended for the honor by one of his doctors at Gillette Children’s Hospital. His appearance added 50 fans to the crowd, including his parents, Anne and Tyler, and younger sisters Sydney and Hope….

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