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Student Life

Welcome, Spartans!
We hope these links will help answer some commonly asked questions. 

School Hours and Daily Schedules

School Office Hours 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Student Schedule 7:50 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Attendance

If you would like to report an absence for your child(ren), please see the options in the table, below.

NOTE: Always report student’s full name, grade and reason. If a medical appointment, please say “med” appt. Any vacation, college visits or sport events (outside of Orono sports) must be pre-excused by at least 24 hours.

COVID-19: To report a positive COVID-19 test result to your school health office, please complete the COVID-19 Reporting System form and review the isolation and quarantine guidelines

For attendance questions/concerns please reach out to: Tammy O’Connor at 952-449-8408 or tammy.oconnor@orono.k12.mn.us

All-day absence

Choose from these reporting options (listed in preferred order):

Enter absence via the ParentVUE app or online prior to 7:50 a.m. OR

Email HSAttendance@orono.k12.mn.us OR

Call
952-449-8401
Partial-day absence Email HSAttendance@orono.k12.mn.us OR

Send a note OR

Call
952-449-8400

Calendars

Visit the district calendar page for:

  • 2021-22 District One-Page Calendar
  • 2022-23 District One-Page Calendar
Fee payments: Lunch, Athletics, Activities

Orono Schools is now using MyPaymentsPlus to collect fee payments. Please visit the MyPaymentsPlus webpage for details on setting up an account. Already have an account? Please sign in here

Request a Locker

Lockers will be assigned to OHS students upon request. Students may request a locker at ANY time during the school year. Students should complete this form if they wish to use a locker during the 21-22 school year. (Note: this form must be completed by the student.)  

School Pictures

School photos from 09/13/2021 are now available to view and order online. Please visit the JostensPIX website to order. Please review the “preview, personalize and pay” flyer for information about purchasing school pictures.

Yearbook

The Orono High School 2022 yearbook is $75.00 (plus tax) through October 31, 2021. The price will increase after this date. We urge students to place their yearbook order as soon as possible in the fall through jostens.com

Parking Permits

Parking Permits for 2021-22


Parking permits are issued on a first-come, first-served basis. Students must wait until they have their valid driver’s license before applying as we cannot reserve parking permits.

Helpful documents:

  1. 2021-22 Student driving and parking information
  2. Flyer announcing the 2021-22 Parking Pass application process

To apply: Beginning August 23 at 9 a.m., please log in to My Payments Plus found on the district website at the top of the web page. For questions, or if you have not already created a MyPaymentsPlus account, please see our support page.

Class of 2022

Prom is Friday, May 13, for juniors and seniors who have already purchased tickets. Grand March is at 5:30 p.m. — students must arrive by 5:00 p.m. Prom will be from 7-10:30 p.m. at Edinburgh USA Golf Course. Students who have purchased prom tickets will be excused from school at 11:34 a.m. (after 4th period).


The annual Jake Anderson Leadership Symposium will be held on Tuesday, May 17. This is an opportunity for all students grades 9-12 to hear from nationally recognized speaker Keith Hawkins. Keith has shared his message of kindness and leadership with Orono students in the past, and we are excited to have him return. This will take place from 9:30-11:30 a.m.


Decision Day is Wednesday, May 18 for ALL seniors to celebrate plans after high school.


Cap and gown pickup date is Thursday, May 19, during lunch periods. Students who are absent can pick up their cap and gown beginning May 20 in the main office.


Graduation Day – Thursday, June 9

  • Parade/Walk Through
    8:15 a.m. – Meet in the OHS mezzanine
    8:30 a.m. – Graduation parade/walk through begins
    To celebrate seniors’ success with the entire campus, there will be a graduation parade/walk through prior to graduation. Seniors will wear graduation gowns and walk through the halls of Orono Middle School and then proceed to Schumann Elementary and Intermediate School where they will greet arriving students before heading to the OHS gym to participate in the graduation practice.

  • 9:15 a.m. – Mandatory graduation practice
    All seniors planning on participating in the ceremony must attend a mandatory graduation practice beginning at 9:15 a.m. in the OHS gym

  • Senior fee: All seniors will be charged a “Senior Fee” of $40. This fee covers portions of the fees associated with the senior year, including transcripts and commencement. The senior fee is under your senior’s name in MyPaymentsPlus.
Class of 2023
  • Prom is Friday, May 13, for juniors and seniors who have already purchased tickets. Grand March is at 5:30 p.m. — students must arrive by 5:00 p.m. Prom will be from 7-10:30 p.m. at Edinburgh USA Golf Course. Students who have purchased prom tickets will be excused from school at 11:34 a.m. (after 4th period).

  • On Tuesday, May 17, we will have our annual Jake Anderson Leadership Symposium. This is an opportunity for all students grades 9-12 to hear from nationally recognized speaker Keith Hawkins. Keith has shared his message of kindness and leadership with Orono students in the past, and we are excited to have him return. This will take place from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Class of 2024
  • On Tuesday, May 17, we will have our annual Jake Anderson Leadership Symposium. This is an opportunity for all students grades 9-12 to hear from nationally recognized speaker Keith Hawkins. Keith has shared his message of kindness and leadership with Orono students in the past, and we are excited to have him return. This will take place from 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Class of 2025
  • On Tuesday, May 17, we will have our annual Jake Anderson Leadership Symposium. This is an opportunity for all students grades 9-12 to hear from nationally recognized speaker Keith Hawkins. Keith has shared his message of kindness and leadership with Orono students in the past, and we are excited to have him return. This will take place from 9:30-11:30 a.m.
  • Ask your child to show you their Multiple Intelligences traits via  MaiaLearning. Students can evaluate these traits to learn how they can capitalize on them in school and as they begin to think about career options.  
OHS Profile

For a complete profile that includes academic data, median GPA, AP scores and more, please download the 2021-22 OHS Profile.

Transcripts

Current seniors and alumni: Please visit the Orono High School guidance site for more information on sending or requesting high school transcripts.

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