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Orono Schools has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. The designation is awarded to districts that demonstrate outstanding achievement in efforts to provide music access and education to all students. Of the 583 districts spotlighted… Music program earns national recognition

In conjunction with the construction of the new Indoor Activities Center adjacent to Orono High School, Orono Schools is creating a new plaza. It will be located between the new center and the existing Pesonen Stadium. The plaza will offer spaces for the entire community to gather for outdoor activities hosted by the schools. The… Want to be part of history? Buy a paver today!

Ever wonder where the school bus is and when it will get to your stop? No more need to guess; download the new Versatrans MyStop app! This free service will launch Monday, December 4, for elementary students and December 11 for middle school and senior high students. The simple, yet informative tool gives parents, guardians… When’s the bus coming? Be app-solutely sure!

Nine teachers employed by Orono Schools have been granted tenure during the 2017-18 school year. This noteworthy accomplishment was celebrated in a ceremony prior to the November 13 School Board meeting. Honored were (alphabetically by school): Orono Schumann Elementary Emily Purnell, second-grade teacher (mentor Betsy Taylor) Becky Schultz, first-grade teacher (mentor Tina Dickinson) Orono Intermediate… Nine teachers earn tenure in the district

Orono Intermediate School welcomes returning students, incoming third-grade students and families new to the district and our school! We are looking forward to a fantastic 2017-18 school year. Click here for IS back-to-school info

This school year, the Orono Intermediate School Character Council raised good money for good causes. The council raised $400 through “Donuts for Dogs.” Jolene Coleman, president of Crossroads Animal Shelter , recently visited OIS to accept the check. (See picture below.) At the beginning of the year, council members brainstormed on what they wanted to accomplish for the… Character Council fundraisers help dogs, kids

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