Strategic planning talks stir up discussion on community engagement, communication about LOCS school bond at June 26 board meeting

By Megan Kelley Review Writer During their June 26 meeting, the Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education heard from Kay Cornell, senior consultant for Learning Forward, and Suzanne Klein, Professor in Oakland University’s School of Education and Human Services, regarding the district’s plans to update their strategic plan. “The board has spent some time […]

Lake Orion High School Alumni and current safety for the Dallas Cowboys Jeff Heath plays a little football with some campers on the last day of his yearly FUNdamentals football camp at Lake Orion High School on Friday. Videos of the camp are available on the Lake Orion Community Schools Facebook and Twitter pages.  

LOCS design teams continue to make progress with bond work

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Amidst heavy discussion on how to better communicate bond updates to the community, Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning Heidi Mercer took the opportunity to clarify to the board that bond progress is mostly still in the beginning stages. “These projects that we have going right now, these meetings, there […]

LOHS Class of 2019 set out to achieve their dreams

LOHS Class of 2019 set out to achieve their dreams

By Jim Newell Review Editor There are another 570 Dragons who have turned their tassels, leaving their world at Lake Orion High School behind as the embark on a new journey to make their marks in the world. Lake Orion High School’s Class of 2019 Commencement Ceremony was June 11 at DTE Energy Theatre, and […]

Scripps Middle School celebrates last day of school

Scripps Middle School celebrates last day of school

Seventh graders at Scripps Middle School applauded the eighth grade class on Friday as they walked out of the middle school for the last time. The eighth graders (now high school freshman) hugged and high-fived their old teachers, saying ‘goodbye’ to middle school and ‘hello’ to their next chapter, whatever that may hold. Photo by […]

Blanche Sims Elementary students celebrate the end of the school year practicing circus acts with Cirque Amongus

Blanche Sims Elementary students celebrate the end of the school year practicing circus acts with Cirque Amongus

By Jim Newell Review Editor Ladies and gentlemen, step right up, don’t be shy. You will not believe your eyes as the Blanche Sims Elementary students dazzle and amaze you with their burgeoning circus talents. As the school year came to a close last week, Blanche Sims students celebrated with Cirque Amongus on Wednesday, learning […]

LOCS Board of Education holds ‘Truth in Budget and Taxation’ hearing, approves technology bid awards

By Megan Kelley Review Writer With the end of the year approaching, LOCS is working toward amending their final budget for the 2018-2019 fiscal year and adopting a new budget for the 2019-2020 fiscal year. The financial aspects of the meeting were kicked off with Assistant Superintendent of Business and Finance John Fitzgerald heading the […]

NOCC events are M;NDful of students’ stress, anxiety, mental well-being

Events to help students with issues of Hope, Awareness & Courage By Jim Newell Review Editor School, sports, family, friends, peer pressure. Today’s society is a hectic, stressful menagerie of activities and high school students can sometimes feel overwhelmed by the anxiety of trying to deal with every situation. The North Oakland Community Coalition is […]

Waldon Middle School students testify in front of House Committee

Waldon Middle School students testify in front of House Committee

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Students at Waldon Middle School traveled to Lansing June 4 to testify in front of the House Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation Committee. Waldon Science teacher Jon Gray and Waldon History teacher Jillyan Fuller worked together with their students throughout the year to use their seperate curriculums on a combined […]

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