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Summer Construction Projects

DUE TO SUMMER CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS: You may need to enter a different driveway to pick up your student from classes/camps this summer.  Please expect some delays.  Please also keep student safety in mind as you navigate the construction. We appreciate your patience as improvements are made! See more details below. The City of Orono will be reconstructing Old… Summer Construction Projects

Alladin and His Magic Lamp: Tickets on Sale!

Tickets are now on sale for the Prairie Fire production of Alladin and His Magic Lamp. Friday, June 15 at 7 pm Saturday June 16 at 7 pm Orono Middle School Auditorium $10 per ticket. General admission seating. Click here to purchase!

Orono Track Athletes Compete at Elite Meet

Seven athletes from the Orono Middle School Track & Field team competed in an elite meet at Kasson-Mantorville High School on Friday, May 25th.  The athletes were selected to participate based on qualifying marks earned during the regular season.  This was the 5th annual Adidas Junior High Elite Meet and Orono’s 3rd year with athletes… Orono Track Athletes Compete at Elite Meet

Orono Mountain Biking Team – Register Now!

The Orono Mountain Biking Team is preparing for their upcoming fall season! The team is open to girls and boys in grades 7-12 . No riding experience necessary! Registration is now open at www.orono.feepay.com. Questions: contact Kim King at kking@orono.k12.mn.us or 952-449-8352

Promise Fellow Helps Students Reach Highest Potential

The Orono School District proudly hosted an Americorp Promise Fellow during the 2017-18 school year. Rachel Johnson, a 2013 graduate of Armstrong High School, will conclude her year of service at Orono in July. As the current school year comes to a close, candidates are now being sought for the Promise Fellow position for the… Promise Fellow Helps Students Reach Highest Potential

The Big Bad Musical – May 17 & 18 Performance

A cast of 12 Orono Middle School students will present The Big Bad Musical on May 17th & 18th at 7 pm in the Middle School Auditorium. The show is produced in partnership with 4 Community Theater and is directed by Virginia Haggart (assisted by choreographer, Christy Branham). Tickets: $5 per person at the door Come… The Big Bad Musical – May 17 & 18 Performance

DI Teams Compete at Regionals

Three Orono Destination Imagination (DI) teams competed at the regional competition on February 24th at Maple Grove High School. The D-Idea team pictured below placed third in the scientific category “Unlikely Attraction,” which advanced them to the state tournament taking place on April 14th. Orono’s three teams included students in 3rd- 5th grade: D-Idea Team… DI Teams Compete at Regionals

Summer Registration Now OPEN!

Registration for the 2018 Summer program is now open! Your summer adventures await! We have over 300 camps and classes planned in all topics and subjects. Click here to view the Summer 2018 brochure!               Sports Camps Swimming Lessons Technology & Engineering Science & Nature Performing Arts Academic Classes Field Trips and more!   Register online at  www.oronocommunityed.com Summer Registration Now OPEN!

All activities cancelled – March 5

UPDATE: For the safety of our students and staff, ALL AFTER-SCHOOL AND EVENING ACTIVITIES FOR MONDAY, MARCH 5, HAVE BEEN CANCELED due to the weather.  Participants will be contacted via email with a plan for rescheduling or refunding for Monday’s missed classes and programs. Call 952-449-8350 with questions.

2018 YIG Model Assembly

2018 YIG Model Assembly

37 students in grades 8-12 represented the Orono delegation at the 64th annual YIG Model Assembly on January 4th-7th. Our students, along with nearly 1,500 others from across the state, gathered at the State Capitol and took on the role of legislators, lobbyists, judges, and journalists. The delegates debated bills, passed proposals, and sat on the… 2018 YIG Model Assembly

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