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For its 15th anniversary, Orono Schools’ Empty Bowls fundraiser will join forces with the K-5 Family Service Night to have an even greater impact on our community. Both events will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 11, at Orono Intermediate School, 685 Old Crystal Bay Rd. N. Dinner will be served… Empty Bowls, Service Fair join forces April 11
Six Orono High School students received seven awards in the Minnesota Scholastic Art Awards sponsored by Art Educators of Minnesota. Less than 30 percent of the students who enter artwork in the competition are recognized. OHS students were the recipients of a Gold Key Awards, the top honor, one Silver Key Award and five honorable… Six OHS students win Scholastic Art Awards
Six teachers who received tenure from Orono Schools during the 2018-19 school year were recognized by the School Board in a November 12 ceremony. In the front row, from left: Cami Baumann, Orono Schumann Elementary kindergarten Lindsey Kesanen, Schumann first grade In the back row, from left: Paul Ivers, Orono High School Spanish Briana Althoff, Schumann… Six teachers receive tenure in 2019-20
Three Orono High School students have been designated as semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program. An additional nine OHS students achieved commended status. All of the students will be honored by the Orono School Board at its meeting Monday, November 12. The semifinalists are: Jordan Case, daughter of Chris and Carrie Case, Long… 12 OHS students earn National Merit honors
Word has it…that Orono High School students have great vocabularies! OHS placed second in Minnesota in the 2017-18 Vocabulary Bowl, mastering 37,181 words during the year. Our students finished 176th nationally of the 41,000 schools that participated. OHS improved upon its 2016-17 performance in which it finished third in Minnesota and 234th nationally. The Vocabulary… OHS students reach new vocabulary heights
Michele Zumbusch Krolczyk (Orono High School Class of 1983) and Brian Knight (OHS Class of 2007) have been named this year’s recipients of the Distinguished Alumni Award and Promising Alumni Award respectively. The awards are sponsored by the Orono Alumni Association and Orono Foundation for Education in cooperation with Orono High School and Orono Schools.… Krolczyk, Knight earn ’18 OHS alumni honors
Orono School has added a new tool to its Orono PLUS digital-learning program called Schoology. Schoology is a popular Learning Management System (LMS) used broadly in the State of Minnesota and beyond. Schoology will be used by teachers to post classroom information including assignments, learning targets, due dates, reminders about field trips and more. Students… District launches new LMS called Schoology
Gillian McNeal has been hired as the new head coach for the Orono High School girls’ swim and dive team. “Gil will bring experience, knowledge and passion to our program,” said Bucky Mieras, OHS activities director. “She has great experience as a high school coach and summer club coach, plus she already knows many of… New OHS swim coach gets ready to dive in
Joining the students and teachers new to Orono Schools this fall will be new head coaches for the Orono High School girls’ basketball team and the girls’ hockey team. Ryan Martin will lead the girls’ basketball team and Sean Fish the girls’ hockey team. “We are excited about both hires,” said Bucky Mieras, Orono High… OHS hires new coaches for two girls’ sports
It’s that time of year again – time to order your student’s yearbook. The yearbook staff has big plans for the 2019 yearbook, and you won’t want to miss it! To order your yearbook, simply click here . The yearbook sold out last year, so the ONLY way you can guarantee to receive a copy is by pre-ordering. The price is $70 plus tax.… Best time to order a yearbook is…now!