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In spring 2022, the Orono School Board unanimously approved placing a request for voters to renew the district’s technology levy on the November 8, 2022, general election ballot. Because the request is a straight renewal of an existing levy, there will be no tax increase for property owners if approved by voters.  Please view the… Continue Reading New Informational Video on 2022 Tech Levy Renewal

The terms of three current Orono School Board seats are expiring in January 2023. On Election Day, November 8, 2022, voters will elect three residents to serve on the six-member School Board.  If you are interested in running for School Board, please review the following information and let us know if you have any questions. … Continue Reading 2022 School Board Election

The Class of 2022 Commencement took place on Thursday, June 9 at 7 p.m. in Pesonen Stadium. You can review the recorded celebration here: https://youtu.be/BmWOh9zbRa0 Congratulations to all our graduates! Best wishes with all your plans.

The state has set an open enrollment application deadline of January 15 each year. Now that the deadline has passed, open enrollment applicants will be placed on a waiting list. Students will be invited to enroll in Orono Schools on a space-available basis. Complete information is available on the enrollment webpage: https://orono.k12.mn.us/about/student-enrollment  Please note that parents/guardians… Continue Reading Open Enrollment Applications

Senior Scholars Honored

On November 8, 2021, Orono Schools celebrated the accomplishments of 25 students from the Class of 2022. These students have excelled academically and earned recognition through the National Merit Scholarship and Advanced Placement Scholar programs.  National Merit Scholarship ProgramThe National Merit® Scholarship Program is a nationwide academic competition recognizing some of America’s most promising students.… Continue Reading Senior Scholars Honored

The Orono Schools Board of Education webpage includes meeting dates and times. This page will also include agendas, meeting minutes and video recordings. 

Orono Schools has revised its health and safety guidelines for summer programming and childcare based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and the Minnesota Department of Health. Please contact your child’s summer program leader if you have questions. Have a great summer!

The Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2021 was recorded on Wednesday, June 9, 2021. We invite you to view the celebration:  https://youtu.be/gnLqM2WwBOo Congratulations, graduates!

The school year is ending, but the learning continues! Many families have expressed an interest in supporting their child’s educational growth this summer. In response, the district is pleased to be sending devices home for many students and connecting families to meaningful resources and learning experiences. Through this plan, the district can provide equitable access to the… Continue Reading End-of-Year Technology Update

April 27, 2021 Today, U.S News and World Report released its 2021 Top High School rankings for the nation. Once again, Orono High School (OHS) ranks #5 in Minnesota and is the #1 traditional high school in the state, ahead of all other West Metro high schools. OHS ranks #358 in the nation (up from #410 in 2020) out of nearly 24,000 high schools reviewed. OHS is also recognized… Continue Reading U.S. News Gives Top Ranking to Orono High School

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