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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!

Fall 2018 – Registration Now Open!

Registration for Fall 2018 classes and programs is now available at www.oronocommunityed.com or call 952-449-8350. We offer classes & programs for all ages! Adult – creative arts, fitness, day trips, special interest, cooking, health & wellness Youth – After school & non-school day enrichment in art, science, sports, special interest & more Wrestling, ice skating lessons, swim… Fall 2018 – Registration Now Open!

OK Kids Now Hiring – Group Leader Position

OK Kids, Orono’s school age child care program, is hiring a Group Leader. Details Monday – Friday, 6:30 – 9 am and/or 3 – 6 pm. Seeking a fun, nurturing, caring, organized and flexible individual. Experience in child care preferred. Duties Work in the classroom to plan and implement developmentally and age-appropriate activities for school… OK Kids Now Hiring – Group Leader Position

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

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

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

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

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