LOCS receives 2018-19 audit from Plante Moran

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Representatives from Plante Moran attended the Lake Orion Community School’s Board of Education meeting on Nov. 6 to present the board with their annual audit. Plante Moran partner Donna Hanson addressed the board beginning with an audit summary. “We have issued an unmodified opinion on the district’s financial statements,” Hanson […]

LOCS board discusses possible new course electives for LOHS

By Megan Kelley Review Writer During their Nov. 6 meeting, the LOCS school board heard from several Lake Orion High School teachers regarding new electives. On the list of new course requests is African American History, AP Environmental Science, Interior Design, Honors Architecture, Intro to Theatre and Mechanical CAD. LOHS teachers Michelle Cureton and Marie […]

Sheriff’s Office kicks off ‘Coats for the Cold’ campaign

Another Michigan winter approaches and it’s not going to be a warm one. Especially for those who don’t have a warm winter coat. Sheriff Michael J. Bouchard and the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office kick off the 32nd year of the Coats for the Cold campaign. “’Coats for the Cold’ is a good way to help […]

DTE increases graduation fee, LOCS considers future options

Lake Orion Community School’s Superintendent Marion Ginopolis informed the school board of a DTE Energy Music Theatre fee increase at the Nov. 6 Board of Education meeting. According to Ginopolis, LOHS’s usual home for their graduation ceremony, DTE Energy Music Theatre, has increased the fee for all high school graduations. “It’s about a $10,000 more […]

LOCS snags first snow day of the new school year

Lake Orion Community Schools called their first snow day of the 2019-2020 school year on Tuesday. Last year the district called a whopping 11 snow days, two more than the allotted days forgiven by the State. On Monday, as snow fell at a rapid pace, LOCS announced that the high school and all three middle […]

Public Safety

The OCSO Orion Twp. Substation responded to 372 calls from Nov. 4-10, 2019   • Felony Arrests: 0 • Misdemeanor Arrests: 7 • Accidents: 24 This thief has some brass… Deputies were dispatched to the 100 block of Premier Drive at 12:50 a.m. Nov. 4 for a larceny complaint. An employee of the company noticed […]

LOHS Thespian Troupe 2898 to perform ‘Brighton Beach Memoirs’

The cast is rehearsing their lines, the stage sets are underway and the Lake Orion High School thespians are set to “break a leg” when they present Neil Simon’s “Brighton Beach Memoirs” next week. Performances are at 7 p.m. Nov. 21-23 and 2 p.m. Nov. 24. in the Lake Orion High School auditorium. Tickets are […]

Lockhart’s to become a pizzeria

Lockhart’s BBQ announced on Nov. 5 that the restaurant plans to reopen at the end of the month as 313 Pizza Bar. The announcement, via Lockhart’s social media, comes nearly a month after the restaurant unexpectedly shut its doors, announcing on Oct. 7 that it would close for rebranding and renovations. Lockhart’s owner Drew Ciora […]

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