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Please visit the School Board Schedule & Documents webpage for the June 1, 2020, Agenda, dial-in instructions*, and information on submitting a public comment. Attendees who dial in will be in listen-only mode. *Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, future Orono School Board meetings will be conducted in accordance with Minnesota Statutes 13D.021—Meetings by Telephone or Other Electronic Means—until further… Continue Reading Notice of Electronic School Board Meeting June 1, 2020

Orono Senior, Sydney DeCubellis was recently awarded the Athena Award by the Minneapolis Athena Awards Committee.  They recognize outstanding senior female athletes from each of the Minneapolis city, suburban and private schools and to honor each woman for her achievements in one or several sports.  Sydney has 11 varsity letters, 6 years playing softball and… Continue Reading Sydney DeCubellis awarded the Athena Award

Orono Junior, Belinda Neset was recently awarded the Minnesota Scholar of Distinction Award for Science from the Minnesota Department of Education.  The program awards distinguished achievement by highly motivated self directed students.  Belle has been working at the University of Minnesota’s Aerospace Engineering Department with Dr. James Flaten since her freshman year. Her first project… Continue Reading Belinda Neset, Orono Junior is awarded Minnesota Scholar of Distinction Award for Science

The Class of 2020 Senior Scholarship Night will be hosted virtually, through a special YouTube Premiere video, on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. https://youtu.be/WC-l55zrLAQ . Seniors were notified in advance that they were receiving a scholarship; however, they don’t know which one! We are grateful to our generous donors for supporting Orono students year… Continue Reading Senior Scholarships to be Announced Virtually on May 20

On Tuesday, May 19, Orono High School will premiere the Junior Awards Night (6:30 p.m.  https://youtu.be/nn2p25yVtI8 ) and Senior Awards Night (7:30 p.m.  https://youtu.be/0Gmb7ErZ-Nc ) videos on YouTube. These premiere events are in place of our traditional in-person celebrations. Congratulations, juniors and seniors, on your many academic achievements! If you cannot tune in to the live events,… Continue Reading Virtual Awards Night to Recognize Juniors and Seniors | May 19, 2020

Students at Orono Middle School take a break from distance learning to participate in a Book Club lead by Literacy and Media Specialist, Dr. Amanda Sass-Henke.  The chosen book for this month was Knockout written by K. A. Holt. This was special Book Club meeting, not only did they discuss the book, but their virtual… Continue Reading OMS Book Club Meets Author

Please visit the School Board Schedule & Documents webpage for the May 11, 2020, Agenda, dial-in instructions*, and information on submitting a public comment. Attendees who dial in will be in listen-only mode. *Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, future Orono School Board meetings will be conducted in accordance with Minnesota Statutes 13D.021—Meetings by Telephone or Other Electronic Means—until further… Continue Reading Notice of Electronic School Board Meeting May 11, 2020

Please visit the School Board Schedule & Documents webpage for the April 27, 2020, Agenda, dial-in instructions*, and information on submitting a public comment. Attendees who dial in will be in listen-only mode. *Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, future Orono School Board meetings will be conducted in accordance with Minnesota Statutes 13D.021—Meetings by Telephone or Other Electronic Means—until further… Continue Reading Notice of Electronic School Board Meeting April 27, 2020

Today, U.S News and World Report released its  2020 Top High School rankings  for the nation. Orono High School (OHS) ranks #5 in Minnesota, ahead of all other West Metro high schools, and ranks #410 in the nation out of more than 24,000 high schools reviewed. OHS also received the prestigious honor of ranking #177 on a list of only 250 high schools… Continue Reading U.S. News ranks Orono High School #5 in Minnesota

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, future Orono School Board meetings will be conducted in accordance with Minnesota Statutes 13D.021—Meetings by Telephone or Other Electronic Means—until further notice. Please visit the School Board Schedule & Documents webpage for the April 13, 2020, Agenda and link to the Notice which includes dial-in instructions and information on submitting a public comment. 

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