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Food drive collects over 1,600 pounds

Orono Schools participated in the ME to WE initiative, WE Scare Hunger Food Drive for the 5th year. From October 30 – November 2, students in grades K – 12 brought in non-perishable food items to school for donation to the Maple Plain Food Shelf. In addition, we partnered with several local businesses during the week.… Food drive collects over 1,600 pounds

Now Hiring – OK Kids Group Leaders

OK Kids, our school-age child care program, is hiring Group Leaders! We’re looking for caring, energetic individuals with previous experience caring for school age (ages 5 -12) children. Group Leaders work in the classroom to supervise using appropriate classroom management techniques and plan and implement age-appropriate activities for school age children. Do you love working… Now Hiring – OK Kids Group Leaders

Westside Art Guild – November 6 Meeting

Calling all Artists! The Westside Art Guild is holding their next monthly meeting on Monday, November 6 at 7 pm at the Discovery Center Room 202 in Maple Plain. All area artists are welcome to join. Under the wing of the Discovery Arts Council, the guild hopes to create a strong visual arts groups as well… Westside Art Guild – November 6 Meeting

Travel the World!

Travel the World!

Join Orono Community Education and Premier World Travel for these amazing travel opportunities: New Orleans & Cajun Country – March 18, 2018 (click the link for trip details) Branson, Memphis & Nashville  — September 19, 2018 (click the link for trip details) Rome & Country Roads of Tuscan y — November 6, 2018 (click the link for trip details) Contact Olivia with questions at 952-449-8338 x6001 or ogarrett@orono.k12.mn.us

Join Destination Imagination!

Join Destination Imagination (DI) today!  Grades K – 12 – Teams forming now! Do something BIG. Destination Imagination is designed to inspire students to use creativity in working through challenges with a team. DI is the largest academic team competition in the world! Orono has a strong DI tradition; many teams in the past have gone on… Join Destination Imagination!

Fall 2017 Brochure has Arrived!

Registration is now open for fall 2017 classes and programs! Go to www.oronocommunityed.com to register online. View an electronic version of the brochure, here . Brochures will arrive in your mailbox soon! We have offerings for all ages, birth to senior citizens. Discover what’s ahead this season with Community Education!  

Orono MS Track Athletes Compete at Elite Meet

Six Orono Middle School Track team members recently qualified to participate in the Adidas Junior High Elite Track Meet in Kasson, Minnesota.  The meet was held on Friday, May 26th where some of the best junior high track athletes in the southern part of the state competed. Five of the six Orono athletes who qualified… Orono MS Track Athletes Compete at Elite Meet

Welcome Genna!

Orono Community Education is proud to introduce a new addition to our team, Genna Torney. Genna is the Youth Development Coordinator. Here is a little bit about Genna: Genna comes to Orono Community Education as a former Orono graduate and community practice social worker.  She graduated from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities with her… Welcome Genna!

Welcome to the Team!

Orono Community Education is proud to introduce our new Recreation Specialist, Sam Steele.  Here is a little bit about Sam: Sam comes to Orono Community Education as a recent Exercise and Sport Science graduate of UW-River Falls. She spent the past summer as a Youth Fitness intern at the Centre in New Richmond, Wisconsin. In… Welcome to the Team!

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