Dragons rip Black Hawks for Homecoming victory

By Joe St. Henry Review Sports Contributor Lake Orion’s football team gave its Homecoming crowd plenty to cheer about during a convincing 42-14 victory over Bloomfield Hills last Friday. The win improved the Dragons’ record to 4-3 (4-2 OAA Red), the first time they have posted a record above .500 since John Blackstock became head […]

LOCS sinking fund projects underway

By Megan Kelley Review Writer In August 2016 Lake Orion Community Schools passed a sinking fund to help with repairs that were needed throughout the district. This sinking fund generates approximately $3.5 million annually for the 10 years following its passage to assist in the “more than $40 million in facility projects proposed for Lake […]

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 […]