Dragon softball tops OAA at 4-0, 16-5 overall

Dragon softball tops OAA at 4-0, 16-5 overall

By Megan Kelley Review Writer The Lake Orion High School varsity softball team is on a two-week winning streak coming off of a big win at a tournament in Petosky over the weekend. The Dragons are headed into a big week for league play taking on Farmington High School on Tuesday night after Review Press […]

Friends of the Library booksale May 18-21

The Friends of the Orion Township Public Library is hosting the Friends Gently Used Book Sale at the library from May. 18 to 21. • May 17 from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. the sale will be open to Friends members and Teachers. The sale will be opened for the public at 4:30 p.m. until […]

Oakview students celebrate Arbor Day by planting 20 mature trees

Oakview students celebrate Arbor Day by planting 20 mature trees

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Students at Oakview Middle School had a busy morning last Friday, planting 20 mature trees around the entry drive to the school, with the help of ReLeaf Michigan and the DTE Foundation. DTE Foundation provided a grant for the treet and, with the help of organizations like ReLeaf, works to […]

Lake Orion Board of Education approves strategic plan

By Megan Kelley Review Writer After several months of planning and discussion, Lake Orion Community Schools now has a new strategic plan in place. The plan, which was approved by the school board during their April 27 meeting, is expected to drive the district forward for years to come. During their previous meeting on April […]

Senior of the Week — Riley Yearwood

Parents: Jon and Wendy Yearwood Grade: 12 GPA: 4.22 Favorite subject(s): Economics, Marketing and Ceramics Extracurricular activities: DECA, BPA, National Honor Society and Leadership Hobbies/Interests: I enjoy figure skating, working at Swirlz and hanging out with friends. Plans after graduation: I plan on attending college to pursue a degree in the business field. Riley is […]

Public Safety — May 4, 2022

The OCSO Orion Twp. Substation responded to 386 calls from April 18-24, 2022 • Felony Arrests: 2 • Misdemeanor Arrests: 2 • Traffic Accidents: 19 Orion Twp. home a swatting target for a second time in six weeks Sheriff’s deputies went to a home on the 10 block of Hummingbird Drive at 4:57 a.m. April […]

Lake Orion schools to receive more than $150k in school safety grant funds for equipment, tech.

Lake Orion Community Schools will receive a $152,238 safety grant as part of the statewide Competitive School Safety Grant Program (CSSGP). On Tuesday, Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced that 150 grants were awarded to 57 local school districts, 14 intermediate school districts, 40 nonpublic schools and 39 public school academies. The safety grant program includes $10 […]

Orion Twp. Library discontinues CloudLibrary platform

Beginning May 8, 2022, the Orion Township Library will no longer offer CloudLibrary as an eBook and audiobook platform. “We found that usage of CloudLibrary lagged behind our other services, so we decided to concentrate our efforts on our more popular services,” the library said in an April 25 email to patrons. “You will still […]

Lake Orion school board approves pool filtration bid award

During their meeting on April 27, the Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education approved a bid award for pool filtration at Lake Orion High School. The scope of the project involves the replacement of system controls, pumps and other filtration system components for the LOHS pool. According to district documents, the current 25-year-old system […]

LOHS boys track takes first at Oxford Invite

LOHS boys track takes first at Oxford Invite

The Lake Orion High School boys track team dominated the Oxford Invitational on Saturday, finishing in first place with 107 points. Being able to score in a lot of events, along with team depth, allowed the Dragons to score well in the Oxford Invitational, which hosted 28 schools, coach Stan Ford said. Senior Clayton Kuiper […]