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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. 

More than 40 students from Orono Middle School competed in the Metro Junior West Regional History Day Competition. Of those, 13 students qualified for the state competition or earned an Honorable Mention. Congratulations to all students who worked incredibly hard to develop and present their research. State History Day 2020 will be a virtual competition.… Continue Reading History Day Regional Competition Honorees

Lee el mensaje en español Per Governor’s Walz’s executive order, Orono Schools will begin distance learning on Monday, March 30, 2020. On Friday, March 27, we will post our comprehensive Distance Learning Plan online. Please see your email for important updates. If you are not receiving regular email communication, please contact communications@orono.k12.mn.us

Child care is available for currently enrolled children of emergency workers (information on who qualifies available at the Minnesota Department of Education website under “Guidance for Districts and Schools” titled School-Age Care for Children of Emergency Workers: Priority Categories of Workers ) ages 4-12 and other families in our community who need care in order for parents to go to work to provide critical services. This care will be provided from… Continue Reading Notice of Childcare for Healthcare/Emergency Personnel

Haga clic aquí para recibir una notificación en español The health and well-being of our community are top priorities during these challenging times. Meals will be available to children ages 18 and younger. Please visit the Child Nutrition page for dates, times and locations to pick up meals. For each child, families will be able to pick up lunch for that day and breakfast for the following… Continue Reading Nutrition and Meal Service During School Closure | Servicio de nutrición y comidas durante el cierre de la escuela

On Tuesday, March 17, 2020, students and families in K-12 should follow these procedures to pick up devices, learning materials and personal items.

Orono Schools and the Activities Center will be closed on Monday, March 16, 2020 and Tuesday, March 17, 2020 and by order of the governor from Wednesday, March 18-29, 2020. Orono Spring Break remains March 23-27, 2020, as planned. Detailed information from Orono Schools’ COVID-19 Response Team can be found in the Q&A for families and staff . This webpage… Continue Reading Schools and Activities Center Closed

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