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Aladdin Jr. TICKETS ON SALE NOW!

A cast of Orono Middle School students is preparing for their performance of Aladdin Jr.! Tickets are now on sale for the shows on November 21 & 22 at 7 pm. You won’t want to miss this family-friendly musical production where Aladdin and his three fiends are down on their luck until Aladdin discovers a magic… Aladdin Jr. TICKETS ON SALE NOW!

WE Scare Hunger Food Drive

The WE Scare Hunger Food Drive will begin Monday, October 28. All students are encouraged to donate non-perishable food and hygiene items and bring them to school Monday, October 28 – Friday, November 8. Students can trick-or-treat for food donations on October 31 and bring them to school as well. All items will be donated… WE Scare Hunger Food Drive

The Sheridan Story

The Sheridan Story

Orono Schools and Community Education are excited to partner with The Sheridan Story to offer their free weekend food program to all students. The Sheridan Story is a nonprofit organization which strives to make a difference in children’s lives by focusing on food gaps like weekends and extended school breaks. There are no qualifications for… The Sheridan Story

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

Fall Registration Now Open!

Registration for Fall 2019 classes and programs is now open! Brochures will arrive in mailboxes on August 16th or shortly after. We have something for everyone in your family! Early Learning & Preschool Youth Enrichment – after school, weekend & non-school day Adult Enrichment – fitness, arts, health & wellness, day trips & more Aquatics &… Fall Registration Now Open!

Two DI Teams Compete at Global Finals

Two Orono Destination Imagination teams attended the Global Finals in Kansas City, Missouri on May 22-25, 2019. The Time Turners and Shooting Stars competed against over 800 teams from 21 different countries. The Time Turners ranked 24th in the Service Learning Challenge, and the Shooting Stars ranked 26th in the Scientific Challenge. Both teams finished… Two DI Teams Compete at Global Finals

Promise Fellow Comes Back to Her Roots for Year of Service

The Orono School District proudly hosted an Americorps Promise Fellow during the 2018-19 school year. Laura Hertzog, a graduate of Watertown-Mayer High School, will conclude her year of service at Orono in July. As the current school year nears its end, candidates are being sought for the Promise Fellow position for the 2019-20 school year.… Promise Fellow Comes Back to Her Roots for Year of Service

Summer Registration Now Open!

Registration for Summer 2019 camps & classes is now open! We have over 300 offerings for all ages in a variety of topic areas: science, technology, nature, art, performing arts, sports, academic, aquatics, preschool and more! Brochure copies will arrive in mailboxes shortly! In the meantime, view our brochure online here! Sign up online at www.oronocommunityed.com or… Summer Registration Now Open!

DI Teams Advance to GLOBALS!

Two Orono Destination Imagination teams are advancing to the Global Finals in Kansas City, Missouri on May 22-25. The “Time Turners” (bottom photo) are advancing in the Service Learning Escape Artists Challenge and the “Shooting Stars” (top photo) are advancing in the Scientific Medical Mystery Challenge.  Teams that earn the opportunity to attend Global Finals… DI Teams Advance to GLOBALS!

Youth Wrestling – Starts December 3!

Orono Youth Wrestling Grades K – 6 Young wrestling will learn the fundamental skills while having fun! All experience levels welcome. Grades K – 2 Mondays, December 3 – February 11 6 – 7 pm $150 Orono High School Wrestling Room Grades 3 – 6 Mondays & Thursdays, December 3 – February 21 6:30 –… Youth Wrestling – Starts December 3!

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