LOCS unveils future plans for Dragon Virtual at Feb. 10 mtg.

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Lake Orion Community Schools presented Dragon Virtual plans for the fall 2021-22 school year at their regularly scheduled board meeting Feb. 10. There to deliver the presentations were Dragon Virtual Coordinator Nick Coccia and Director of Curriculum Kerri Anderson. LOCS began working on a virtual learning program in March 2020 […]

Lake Orion schools present winter student achievement data

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education met on Feb. 10 with a packed agenda. One of the main focuses of the night was expected to be the district’s student achievement presentation. Much like the student achievement presentation delivered in October of last year, the board was joined by district […]

Supt. Ben Kirby provides district COVID-19 update

During the school board’s Feb. 10 meeting, Lake Orion Community Schools Superintendent Ben Kirby gave the board an update on where the district is regarding COVID-19. At the time of the meeting, the district had 15 total positive cases (both students and staff), with 15 staff quarantining, four of which received positive COVID results. Additionally, […]

LOCS school board votes McQuiston for MASB Board of Directors

Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education unanimously cast their Region eight vote for LOCS Vice-President Birgit McQuiston to be a representative on the MASB Board of Directors. The Michigan Association of School Boards sent out the ballot to elect members of the MASB Board of Directors last month. School boards across Michigan were asked […]

LOCS approves School of Choice for 2020-21 school year

By Megan Kelley Review Writer During their regularly scheduled meeting on Jan. 27, the Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education discussed school of choice (SOC) authorization for the 2020-21 school year. Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources Rick Arnett, along with Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning Heidi Mercer, presented the data regarding school of […]

Twelve LOHS athletes commit to playing at collegiate level

Twelve LOHS athletes commit to playing at collegiate level

By Megan Kelley Review Writer On the morning of Feb. 3, twelve Dragon athletes signed letters of intent to play their respective sports at the college level. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the traditional collective signing after athlete introductions was scratched in favor of an approach that would allow for proper distancing. Inside of the Lake […]

High school contact sports resume Feb. 8

In a surprising turn of events, high school contact sports are back on starting this week. In an executive order passed down by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services on Feb. 4, high school contact sports were allowed to resume Feb. 8 under strict guidelines. “Contact sports are allowed as long as participants […]

LOHS presents “Help Desk” and “The 39 Steps” Feb. 11-13

The Lake Orion High School Thespians are back in action with the production of two winter plays that will be live-streamed Feb. 11 through 13. While in past years the LOHS thespian troupe have performed a winter play and spring musical, this time around the talented students will be presenting two virtual plays: Don Zolidis’s […]

Lions Club continues a holiday tradition at the Pine Tree Center

Lions Club continues a holiday tradition at the Pine Tree Center

PTC students celebrate Christmas in January this year By Jim Newell Review Editor Each Christmas season, the Lake Orion Lions Club planners arrange it so that Santa Claus, Buddy the Elf and the Lake Orion Lion mascot get to visit the Pine Tree Center to spread holiday cheer to the students. Typically, the visit includes […]

LOCS approves bid award for bond projects

The Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education unanimously voted to approve a bid award for structured cabling. This project is apart of series one of the school bond that was passed by Orion voters in 2018. This project includes new cabling infrastructure and upgrades to technology closets that are expected to be completed in […]

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