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Athletics

Orono Community Education offers the following interscholastic sports for students in Grades 6-8:

Fall Sports
Winter Sports
  • Boys Wrestling, Grades 7-8 (Please contact the High School Athletic Office at 952-449-8409 to register.)
Spring Sports

Additional opportunities for middle school students to participate in athletics can be found here:

Orono High School sports (Please note: Not all sports are open to middle school students)

Youth Sports

Activities

Orono Middle School offers a variety of academic and fine arts activities along with a variety of clubs and service opportunities that provide students with multiple avenues to explore their interests, talents and enhance their leadership skills.

FLIT (Future Leaders In Training)

Description:  Future Leaders In Training (FLIT) is a school-organized group of sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders in which ALL students are welcome. The group meets every Thursday from 2:45 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Media Center. Together, students learn how to be leaders and brainstorm ideas to improve their school, as well as their local and global communities.

Fee: None

Contact:

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  • Dr. Sass-Henke
  • amanda.sasshenke@orono.k12.mn.us
  • 952-449-8338 ext. 4124
Jazz Band

Description:  Jazz Band is offered to current band students in the seventh and eighth grades who play saxophone, trumpet, percussion, guitar, bass and piano. The group focuses on the swing style of jazz, but also is exposed to Latin, blues and rock. Auditions are held in September and rehearsals are held at 7:15 a.m. Tuesday mornings. The band performs throughout the school year.

Fee: None

Contact:

Math Masters

Description:  Math Masters is a math enrichment, coaching and competition program that promotes excellence in mathematics. It is designed for sixth-graders who are highly motivated, have a passion for math and have demonstrated a high level of math mastery. The team practices for the state competition, which is held in early March.

Fee: None

Contact:

 

Unified Breakfast Club

The Unified Breakfast Club meetings monthly before school (typically the third Tuesday) to promote inclusion through playing group gym games, outdoor sports games, coloring and socializing. Members also participate in school-wide engagement opportunities such as Spread the Word to End the Word. All students are welcome.

Fee: None

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Yearbook

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Youth in Government

Description: Minnesota YMCA Youth in Government is a youth-led, experiential learning opportunity that involves 2,500 middle-school and high school students each year.

Fee: $500

Contact:

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