We’re building excitement! View Construction Progress of Indoor Activities Center

Skip to main content

Creating a caring community of future leaders

News from Orono

Orono Middle School yearbooks are currently on sale for $27.  Click here  for additional information or to order a yearbook.

The Orono Middle School Parent Association winter meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, January 18, in the auditorium. Brian Swan from Positive Coaching Alliance will speak about how to develop winners through sports and activities, drawing from the Double-Goal Coach model (winning and life lessons). He will help parents focus on the second… OMSPA presents ‘The Second Goal Parent’

The Orono Middle School Spartan Singers, directed by Shannon McCauley, sang the national anthem Sunday, December 3, at the Minnesota Timberwolves game. They performed on the court of the newly-renovated Target Center. It is the fifth appearance for the group there, this time impressing 13,172 Wolves fans with its patriotic prowess. The singers also brought… Spartan Singers perform at Target Center

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

Students who need to ride a bus other than their assigned route must present a written request to the office before the start of the school day. No bus requests will be accepted after 10 a.m. Students should present passes to the driver as they enters the bus. Bus passes are not issued during the… Need to ride a different bus? Pass is required

Follow SpartansRead! on social media! It is an additional resource to parents that includes book talks, resources and information about literacy along with media center events and happenings. SpartansRead! is on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. As you search, look for Sparty — he is the face of SpartansRead.