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Tickets on Sale for Willy Wonka Jr.

Orono Community Education has partnered with Stages Theatre to present Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka Jr., a winter musical featuring Orono Middle School students in grades 6-8. Performances at the Orono High School Auditorium. Friday, March 13 at 7 pm Saturday, March 14 at 1 pm & 5 pm Sunday, March 15 at 2 pm Reserved Seating available online… Tickets on Sale for Willy Wonka Jr.

Orono Students Succeed at Youth in Government

On January 9-12, 2020, 38 Orono students in grades 8-12 attended YMCA’s Youth in Government: Model Assembly Session 2020. Our students debated bills, passed proposals, and sat on the jury for their court cases. We had several students serve for elected and appointed positions. Anne Guidera (11th grade) was elected to be the GOVERNOR for… Orono Students Succeed at Youth in Government

Winter Spring Registration NOW OPEN!

Registration for Winter Spring 2020 classes and programs is here! Brochures will arrive in mailboxes on December 13 or shortly after! We have classes for all ages, birth to senior citizen, taking place January thru May 2020. View the brochure here! Register online at www.oronocommunityed.com or call 952-449-8350. We’re proud to be empowering your learning!

Food Drive Collects 1,000+ Pounds!

Orono School’s participated in the ME to WE initiative, WE Scare Hunger Food Drive for the 7th year. From October 28 – November 8, students in grades K-12 brought in non-perishable food and hygiene items to school that were donated to the Maple Plain Food Shelf and the Spartan Basic Needs Closet. Members of the… Food Drive Collects 1,000+ Pounds!

Stained Glass Studio Helps Celebrate IOCP

On Saturday, September 14, Interfaith Outreach & Community Partners (IOCP) celebrated 40 years of service in the community. LaDonna Hoy, IOCP’s founder and executive director, was gifted a stained glass window created by Orono Community Education’s Stained Glass Studio. Cindy Bergstrom, stained glass instructor, led the project. Other artists assisted in the window’s creation including:… Stained Glass Studio Helps Celebrate IOCP

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