Lake Orion High School Senior of the week: Dominic Novak

Lake Orion High School Senior of the week: Dominic Novak

Parent(s): Larry and Michele Novak GPA: 3.82 Favorite subject(s): History, however I have begun to enjoy chemistry because having Mrs. Bendle is making it fun. Extracurricular activities: Lacrosse, football, special olympics basketball Hobbies/Interests: I enjoy golfing and pickleball. I also like helping with youth sports as that is where I got my passion for sports […]

Lake Orion girls varsity soccer shuts out Farmington, 11-0

By Jim Newell Managing Editor jnewell@mihomepaper.com ORION TWP. — The Farmington Falcons did not put up much of a fight against the Lake Orion High School varsity girls soccer team with the game ending at the end of the first half due to the mercy rule. The Dragons beat the Falcons 11-0 on April 30 […]

Lake Orion track and field teams dominate Oxford

Lake Orion track and field teams dominate Oxford

By Joseph Goral Staff Writer jgoral@mihomepaper.com OXFORD TWP. — The Lake Orion High School boys and girls varsity track and field teams won their dual meets against Oxford on May 1 at Oxford High School. The girls team won 86-42 while the boys won 75-53. Boys Varsity Track Events “It was a warm day and […]

Lake Orion school board selects MASB as superintendent search firm

Survey for stakeholders on desired qualifications is open through May 22 By Joseph Goral Staff Writer jgoral@mihomepaper.com LAKE ORION — After selecting the Michigan Association of School Boards (MASB) as the superintendent search firm on April 29, the Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education held a special meeting on Monday to discuss the next […]

Orion Twp. board denies apartment development near St. Joseph School

By Jim Newell Managing Editor jnewell@mihomepaper.com ORION TWP. — The Orion Township Board of Trustees denied a rezoning request from a developer that would have allowed apartment buildings and townhouses on vacant land near St. Joseph Catholic School and church. The unanimous decision to deny the Villages of Orion apartments rezoning request and amendment to […]

Lake Orion Volleyball splits with Clarkston

Lake Orion Volleyball splits with Clarkston

Lake Orion Boys Volleyball split their two Crosstown Showdown matches with Clarkston last week. The Dragons ruled at Clarkston High School last Friday with a 3-2 win, winning the first two games, 27-25 and 25-14, and winning the tie-breaker fifth game 15-10. The Dragons lost to the Wolves at home on Thursday, 3-1. Photo by […]

Shelby Says… Lyrical musings

Like many people, I have been spending the last week listening to the new Taylor Swift album. Now, let me say, I’ve never been a hard-core fan of Taylor Swift. I’m a huge fan of words (surprising absolutely no one), music and art. But being that I was 11 when her first album came out, […]

Lake Orion High School Senior of the week: Sarah Davidson

Parent(s): William and Sabrina Davidson GPA: 4.15 Favorite subject(s): Art, English Extracurricular activities: National English Honor Society, Youth Action Board, Knitting Club Hobbies/Interests: Creating art (mostly digital), playing music (piano, flute, etc.), reading classic literature, crafting, crocheting, fashion. Plans after graduation: I plan on attending Kendall College of Art and Design at Ferris State University […]

Orion Twp. woman arrested after pulling a gun on boyfriend during argument

By Jim Newell Managing Editor jnewell@mihomepaper.com ORION TWP. — An Orion Township woman was arrested and arraigned on felonious assault charges after pulling a handgun on her boyfriend during an argument, according to an Oakland County Sheriff’s Office incident report. Deputies responded to a residence on the 200 block of Songbrook Lane at 10:31 p.m. […]

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