LOCS middle schools bond breakdown

By Megan Kelley Review Writer In last week’s issue of The Lake Orion Review we started to break down the numbers of the LOCS bond proposal, specifically for the elementary schools. Upon the passage of the bond, the elementary schools would receive $66.6 million of the proposed $160 million bond total. Combined, the three middle […]

Dragons beat back Warriors for two touchdowns in the 4th Qtr.

By Joe St. Henry Review Sports Contributor A pair of fourth quarter Lake Orion touchdowns broke open a close football game and propelled the Dragons to a 20-12 upset over Southfield A&T on Friday. The go-ahead points came on a 20-yard touchdown pass on fourth down from junior quarterback Blaze Lauer to classmate Mitch Howell. […]

$66.6 million planned for LOCS elementary schools

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Lake Orion Community Schools has been touting their “no expected tax rate increase” $160 million bond proposal for some time now, saying the bond would be used to address “critical needs” in the district. School board members, such as President Scott Taylor, have been vocal in stating that GMB, the […]

Lake Orion ranks in the top six overall in all M-STEP categories in Oakland County

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Lake Orion Community Schools (LOCS) received good news this month upon the release of the M-STEP (Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress) results this past August. M-STEP was made the official standardized test distributed to grades three to eight throughout the state in 2014, replacing the then 44-year-old MEAP (Michigan […]

LOHS marching band dazzles at the 2nd annual Dragon Invitational

The Lake Orion High School marching band has a long history of success. That success continued when the marching band hosted the 2018 Lake Orion Bands Dragon Invitational on Saturday at Lake Orion High School. Lake Orion received the highest score – but didn’t win the invitational. With painstakingly rehearsed choreography, musical mastery and exuberant […]

Lakers drown Dragons in second quarter outburst

Lakers drown Dragons in second quarter outburst

By Joe St. Henry Review Sports Contributor A dream start to last Friday’s football game against West Bloomfield quickly turned into a nightmare for Lake Orion, as the Lakers’ vaunted playmakers took over in the second quarter and defeated the Dragons, 42-21. The loss ended the Dragons’ two-game winning streak and dropped their record to […]

Dragons overpower Red Hawks for second win of football season

Dragons overpower Red Hawks for second win of football season

By Joe St. Henry Review Sports Contributor About the only thing that could slow down Lake Orion’s offense last Friday was the football team’s own mistakes, which the Dragons overcame in a rout of Troy Athens, 42-14. Lake Orion scored on six of its first eight offensive possessions. The Dragons were stopped only when they […]

Lake Orion Girls Cross Country team off to a good start

Lake Orion Girls Cross Country team off to a good start

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Lake Orion’s girls cross country team started off their season strong by placing 1st at the Oakland University Golden Grizzly Invitational and placing 2nd at the OAA Jamboree Red Division at Troy High School. Last weekend the team placed 4th at the Holly/Duane Raffin Invitational with help from top finishers, […]

Waste Not, Want Not: Lake Orion schools get new water bottle filling stations throughout the district

By Megan Kelley Review Writer It’s all about reduce, reuse and recycle. Today, minimizing our carbon footprint has never been so easy and because of that, it is something Oakland County is looking to work toward. In May of this year, the Oakland County board had allocated more than $500,000 to be used for purchasing […]