OCSO/Golling hockey team faces off against Red Wings Alumni

By Jim Newell Review Editor When the combined Oakland County Sheriff’s Office and Golling Buick GMC hockey team faced off against the Detroit Red Wings Alumni squad on Oct. 14 for a charity hockey game, fans could see the smiles on the faces of the “older” kids. And while the Red Wings Alumni may have […]

LO student count numbers

Student count day was Oct. 4 in Lake Orion Community Schools and the unofficial numbers are in. The district had a total enrollment of 7,362 students, said Nancy Limback, pupil accounting specialist for Lake Orion schools. Lake Orion High School had 2,411 students. The Waldon, Scripps and Oakview middle schools had a total of 1,782 […]

Let’s All Strive To Be Mediocre!

Several high schools throughout the country are now experimenting with eliminating recognition of students with a high GPA. In fact, some schools have curtailed the labeling of a Valedictorian or Salutatorian. The rational is that some students feel intimidated by fellow students who are studious, are educationally driven and strive to be accepted at prestigious […]

Dragons cut down Maples in convincing season-ending victory

Dragons cut down Maples in convincing season-ending victory

By Joe St. Henry Review Sports Contributor Lake Orion exorcised the demons of a frustrating football season with a dominating, season-ending 45-7 Homecoming game victory over Birmingham Seaholm last Friday. As it has all season, the Dragons’ defense made big plays, stopping the Maples on two consecutive trips inside Lake Orion’s ten-yard line with the […]

Homecoming Week thrives at LOHS

Homecoming Week thrives at LOHS

Homecoming week is in full swing across Lake Orion schools, with the Homecoming Parade and student Activities Night on Sunday kicking off a week long celebration in preparation for the big game on Friday. The Powder Puff football game is 7 p.m. Thursday at the LOHS football field. The students hold a Pep Assembly at […]

LOCS to explore

By Jim Newell Review Editor Lake Orion administrators and school board members have known for some time that closing Pine Tree Elementary was the “pivot point” of the facilities restructuring in the district. Now, district officials are turning their sights on the Community Resource Educational Center (CERC) to see how it fits into the long-term […]

Lake Orion falls to Clarkston 17-9 in OAA Red matchup

Lake Orion falls to Clarkston 17-9 in OAA Red matchup

By Jim Newell Review Editor The game against Clarkston was what fans would expect from the longstanding rivalry between the Dragons and the Wolves – a hard-fought, physical matchup with both teams battling until the final whistle. In the end, the Wolves defeated the Dragons 17-9 on Friday night at Clarkston. “I am really proud […]

Orion Township to conduct formal search for new fire chief

By Jim Newell Review Editor Orion Township will contract with a professional outside agency to help search for the next Orion Township Fire Department fire chief, after the board of trustees voted unanimously on Monday to advertise for a permanent replacement. Former Fire Chief Bob Smith retired from the position on Aug. 2. Since that […]

Local teen’s letter changes flow of traffic

By Susan Carroll Review Writer Nicole Baker was a junior at Lake Orion High School last spring when she received an assignment in her American History class relating to lobbying. “We were supposed to persuade the government or get the government to do something. We could do this by writing to them on the national, […]