LOCS Supt. Ben Kirby reviews updated COVID-19 learning plan

By Megan Kelley Review Writer In the wake of school closures throughout the state due to increased COVID-19 cases, last week Lake Orion Community Schools joined several neighboring districts in moving all of their in-person students back to remote learning. District administration, as well as the school board, met for a regularly scheduled meeting on […]

LOCS provides enrollment updates at Nov. 19 mtg.

By Megan Kelley Review Writer The Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education met virtually last Thursday with several presentations on the docket, one being the district’s yearly enrollment update. Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources Rick Arnett made it clear that while traditionally the district uses enrollment numbers to make projections, this year, the presentation […]

Lake Orion Schools returns to remote learning after one week of in-person classroom attendance

District confirms 62 staff, 310 students and 14 full classrooms currently quarantining By Megan Kelley Review Writer Lake Orion Community Schools (LOCS) announced early Monday morning that the district would be returning to a fully remote format for in-person students beginning on Tuesday of this week until at least Dec. 8. The decision comes on […]

Bresett, Flaherty elected to LOCS school board, Taylor, McQuiston re-elected

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Late Nov. 3, results for several local elections were completed, including a slightly contentious race for Lake Orion Community School’s Board of Education, which ended in the election of Danielle Bresett and Susan Flaherty, as well as the re-election of incumbents Scott Taylor and Birgit McQuiston. Overall, the election for […]

Paint Creek PTO seeks sponsors for Fun Run shirts

Each year the Paint Creek Elementary School PTO holds fundraisers in order to provide student’s with T-Shirts for their annual Fun Run event. This year, however, things are a bit different, being unable to hold traditional fundraisers, the Paint Creek PTO is asking for help from local sponsors. With the goal of raising about $3,000, […]

LOCS presents beginning of the year data at Oct. 28 meeting

By Megan Kelley Review Writer In recent meetings, Lake Orion Community School’s Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning Heidi Mercer has informed the school board of plans to test students in order to assess which students are high-risk of not being proficient in state assessment. District Data Specialist Missy Butki presented the data collected on […]

Sparks fly at first in-person LOCS meeting of school year

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Over the past several months, Lake Orion Community School’s Board of Education has become accustomed to receiving feedback from parents and guardians throughout the district and their meeting on Oct. 28 was no different. The board met for their first in-person meeting of the 2020-2021 school year with board and […]

Lake Orion schools list four new cases in six days

Lake Orion Community Schools has reported four new cases of coronavirus in the past six days. On Oct. 28, the district informed the community that a staff member at Lake Orion High School had received a positive test for COVID-19. The staff member was last working in the building on Oct. 21. The next day, […]

LOCS reports three positive COVID-19 cases

On Oct. 23 Lake Orion Community Schools released information that two students from the same household, one in a Special Education classroom and one a student-athlete, tested positive for COVID-19. “The student in a Special Education classroom attended on October 12-13 but had not returned to the classroom between then and the positive test result […]

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