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OHS - Shift to In-Person Learning March 2021

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The week of February 22-26, 2021, is Winterfest at Orono High School!The Winterfest Court has been selected and the Coronation event is Monday, February 22 at 7 p.m.  In keeping with the Winterfest theme, OHS students from the Student Senate and National Honor Society (NHS) will be doing something new this year. To bring joy… Winterfest 2021!

Please visit the Learning Model Update page that includes return-to-campus schedules through March 2021 for students in grades 9-12. This page also includes other helpful information. 

Sophomore Michael Rascher also qualified for the State Individual Meet Congratulations to the Orono High School Math Team! This dedicated group of students, led by Coach Pat Bacon, qualified for the State Math League tournament. Congratulations are also in order for sophomore Michael Rascher who also qualified for the State Individual Meet. “This is a… OHS Math Team Headed to State

The district is sharing an update on our next steps for returning secondary students (grades 6-12) to campus for in-person learning.  First, we have so enjoyed welcoming Orono students back to campus these past few weeks. Our students’ return has been based on rolling-start guidance from the Minnesota Department of Health.  Between January 19 and… Update: Next Steps Toward In-Person Learning

The Orono High School main office will be open until 12 p.m. on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 and then closed until Monday, January 4, 2021. Staff will be checking email and voicemail periodically during the break. Please telephone 952-449-8400 or email if you have questions. Thank you and enjoy winter break!

The Elite Ten finalists for the 2020 Mr. Football Award were just announced by the Minnesota Football Coaches Association (MFCA). For Orono High School lineman Shea Albrecht, the nomination and selection as a finalist provide an important opportunity to thank family, coaches and the community. “Thank you to everyone who is a part of the Orono community,” Albrecht said.… Shea Albrecht – finalist for Mr. Football Award

Orono High School senior wins award in international arts competition highlighting climate hope Julia Karls, an Orono High School senior, has won an international award in the 2020 Ocean Awareness Contest, sponsored by Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Programs . Julia’s miniature sculpture, “White Out,” was selected from approximately 5,300 entries from around the world. She received a $300 cash scholarship… Julia Karls’ sculpture focuses on climate hope

Congratulations to Orono High School seniors who have signed National Letters of Intent so far this year. We wish you all the best as student athletes! Go, Spartans!

Thank you to Orono High School freshman Andrew Lawson who created a beautiful Veterans Day tribute video in his high school Videography class. The video features an interview with Orono Kindergarten teacher, Brandon Papenfuss, a former U.S. Army soldier! Nice work, Andrew, and great tribute to our veterans!

WE Scare Hunger Results

This year was Orono School’s eighth year participating in WE Scare Hunger. From October 26-October 30, students in grades Early Learning – 12th grade brought non-perishable food items to school.  Donations were shared with IOCP, WeCAN and Orono’s SPARKS after school program. Members of the Orono High School “Youth in Action” club organized the drive.… WE Scare Hunger Results