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In order to improve safety and traffic flow, the City of Orono will be reconstructing Old Crystal Bay Road between Sixth Avenue North (Country Road 6) to Wayzata Boulevard (County Road 112 or Old Highway 12) over the summer. The road will be widened with new water main and storm sewer. Pedestrian crossing routes and… Reconstruction of Old Crystal Bay Rd. begins

Parents will see their child’s placement & bus stop/route information via ParentVue on August 22, 2018.  New Parents (Incoming K and New to District) should receive an email from Ms. Hoskins before August 22 with information to set up your account. On August 30, 2018 there will be a New Family Welcome in the Schumann… 2018-2019 Back to School Information

Parents have the opportunity to purchase pre-packed kits at TriArco through July 31st.  If you need a scholarship for the pre-packed supplies, please contact Melinda at mhoskins@orono.k12.mn.us or 952-449-8486 by July 31st.   There are additional supplies that will need to be purchased on your own,   2018-2019 School Supply List

              Spartan Summer Reading is an at-home summer reading program for ALL Orono students in grades K-4. Students who have completed kindergarten and first grade are challenged to read 50 books from a variety of genres over the summer. Students in second through fourth grade are asked to read… Make reading part of this summer’s fun

Orono Schools has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation for its 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 nationwide,… Music program earns national recognition

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!

Recess Rock Stars is a character education program unique to Orono Schools. The goal of the program is to cultivate a culture of respect, inclusivity and kindness for our students through the recognition and rewarding of positive choices and behaviors. See how well it works by watching our video . Parent and grandparent volunteers are crucial to the program’s success. Being a volunteer is fun… Recess Rock Stars volunteer opportunities