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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 or… Summer Registration Now Open!

Orono DI Teams Advance to State

Six Orono Destination Imagination teams competed at the West Metro Regional Tournament on February 23rd. The Time Turners and The Shooting Stars placed 1st in their divisions and are advancing to the state tournament on March 23rd. Way to go Orono DI!     

Girls on the Run – Seeking Volunteer Coaches!

The Orono Girls on the Run (GOTR) team is seeking volunteer coaches! This program uses running to prepare 3rd – 5th grade girls for a lifetime of self-respect and healthy living while training for a 5K run in June. Provided curriculum includes lessons about teamwork, decision-making, self-respect and more. All training and materials provided! This… Girls on the Run – Seeking Volunteer Coaches!

New Fitness Classes for YOU!

The start of a new year means tons of new adult fitness classes to help you get healthy and fit!  Be one of the first to experience the brand new Orono Activities Center during one of these pulse-pounding, calorie-burning, high-energy fitness classes! Boot Camp – Circuit Training  |  Core Blast 45  |  Ultimate HIIT Workout … New Fitness Classes for YOU!

Food Drive Collects Hundreds of Pounds!

Orono School’s collected hundreds of pounds of non-perishable items in our 6th year participating in the WE Scare Hunger food drive. From October 29 – November 1, students in grades K – 12 brought in non-perishable food items to be donated to the Maple Plain Food Shelf. We partnered with two local businesses during the week – Carlson… Food Drive Collects Hundreds of Pounds!

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!

2018 Orono International Festival

Explore and learn about other cultures and traditions at the 2018 Orono International Festival! Enjoy multicultural music and traditional dance performances Learn a word or two in a foreign tongue Meet new people Friday, October 26 from 6 – 8 pm Orono Middle School Auditorium This event is supported by the Discovery Arts Council, Orono Community… 2018 Orono International Festival

Goodbye Summer – Hello Fall!

As the 2018-19 school year begins, we say goodbye to another GREAT summer! Here’s a quick look at some impressive stats from our memorable summer: Over 350 camps offered 1,650+ students served Over 4,700 total enrollments (our highest enrollment number ever!) It was a summer filled with fun adventures, interactive learning, new friendships and lots… Goodbye Summer – Hello Fall!

Welcome to the Team!

Welcome to the Team!

Orono Community Education is excited to announce that Donna Ostvig is joining our team as the Integration and Engagement Coordinator. During the 2017-18 school year, Donna helped with the SPARKS after school mentoring program and will continue to grow the program this school year.  She will also being doing outreach and working with families within the district,… Welcome to the Team!

Welcome Laura – 2018-19 Promise Fellow!

The Orono School’s AmeriCorps Promise Fellow for the 2018-19 school year is Laura Hertzog.  Her year of service will begin on Wednesday, September 5th. Laura will serve Orono middle school and high school students to increase academic engagement through one on one support.  Laura has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from St. Norbert College. She… Welcome Laura – 2018-19 Promise Fellow!

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