LOHS student-athletes sign college letters of intent

LOHS student-athletes sign college letters of intent

By Megan Kelley Review Writer After a challenging year for high school athletics, Lake Orion High School held their final athlete signing day of the year on April 28 where 17 student-athletes signed letters of intent to play college athletics. “We’ve had a very successful year when we look at the number of kids that […]

LOCS discusses 2021 summer school programs

By Megan Kelley Review Writer As the end of the school year approaches, Lake Orion Community Schools is preparing the plans for this year’s summer school program. This information was presented to the Board of Education by Kerri Anderson, Director of Curriculum at LOCS, during their April 28 regular meeting. One notable change in the […]

LOHS expected to hold graduation at DTE on June 8

By Megan Kelley Review Writer With a little over a month left of the school year for the seniors at Lake Orion High School, the topic of graduation and the format in which a commencement ceremony will be held has become an important one. Last year, due to COVID-19 restrictions, LOHS held their graduation in […]

LO Schools reviews COVID data, thought exchange findings

Superintendent of Lake Orion Community Schools, Ben Kirby gave another COVID-19 update to the LOCS school board at their April 28 meeting. While not much is changing as far as current procedure, Kirby has been proactive in the past several months in getting feedback from families and staff members. “We’re not only managing the day-to-day […]

Supt. Kirby provides COVID-19 update, LOCS to continue in-person

By Megan Kelley Review Writer The Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education met last Wednesday on the heels of a press conference that har occurred the week before, during which Governor Whitmer asked that schools voluntarily switch high schools back to remote learning and put a pause on youth sports. While LOCS remained in-person […]

LOCS approves three bid awards at April 14 mtg.

Lake Orion Community Schools approved several bid awards during their April 14 meeting last week which included sinking fund and bond items. First up was a consolidated bid award for both bond and sinking fund projects. The projects included electrical upgrades at Lake Orion High School, resurfacing of the LOHS tennis courts, furniture removal and […]

McQuiston elected to MASB Board of Directors

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Lake Orion resident and vice president of the Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education, Birgit McQuiston was elected to the Michigan Association of School Boards Board of Directors last month. During their meeting in February the LOCS board cast their vote for McQuiston in the Region eight election with […]

LOCS Special Education program thrives despite unconventional school year

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Lake Orion Community School’s Director of Special Education, Julie Gutman joined the LOCS Board of Education during their March 24 meeting to give updates on the program’s operations throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. In the beginning of the pandemic, when school districts were forced to close in March 2020, Lake Orion’s […]

LOCS Board of Education approves changes to Webber’s bond scope

By Megan Kelley Review Writer The scope of Webber Elementary’s bond construction projects will be a touch different than originally planned after the Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education voted to authorize LOCS administration to execute contracts related to the “Webber Elementary Change Order” in the total allocation amount of $335,748 at their March […]

Lake Orion administrators provide updates on state testing requirements

During their March 24 meeting, Lake Orion schools Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning Heidi Mercer provided a few updates on this year’s state testing requirements, specifically in regard to the Michigan Merit Exam (MME). “The only change that has been approved at this particular point in time is that there has been an extension […]

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