Lake Orion High School thespians to present ‘Shrek’ April 25-27

Lake Orion High School Thespian Troupe 2898 will perform their spring musical “Shrek” at the Lake Orion Performing Arts Center on April 25, 26 and 27 at 7 p.m., plus a matinee on April 27 at noon. Nearly 100 students are involved in the adaptation of DreamWorks’s award-winning film as cast, crew and orchestra members, […]

Senior of the Week: Alexa Christensen

Senior of the Week: Alexa Christensen

Parent(s): Mary and Doug Christensen GPA: 4.180 Favorite subject(s): History and Yearbook Extracurricular activities: I enjoy playing tennis and being a part of Sources of Strength. Hobbies/Interests: I love to spend time with friends/family, read, bake and spend time on the water. Plans after graduation: I plan to attend Clemson University to study Business Alexa […]

Senior of the Week: Spencer Boes

Parent(s): Ann and Mike Boes GPA: 3.95 Favorite subject(s): Engineering and Architecture Extracurricular activities: Robotics Hobbies/Interests: I enjoy kayaking and hiking. Plans after graduation: I plan on attending college in the fall, majoring in engineering. Spencer is proudest of: Starting and mentoring Lake Orion’s Unified Robotics team. Spencer makes a contribution by: I advocate for STEM […]

LOCS poised to approve new elementary math programming

By Megan Kelley Staff Writer LAKE ORION — During its meeting on Feb. 14, the Lake Orion Community School’s Board of Education received a presentation and recommendation from members of the district’s math pilot committee regarding findings of a now completed trial of two elementary math pilot programs. District math specialist and instructional coach Emilie […]

Lake Orion NHS students support the WAVE Project

NHS students ask for donations to help homeless population in Metro Detroit By Jim Newell Managing Editor ORION TWP. — Lake Orion High School students care about the world around them and are asking the Orion community to support their efforts to provide some essential items for the homeless population in the Metro Detroit area. […]

LOCS board approves bid awards for Waldon, Oakview Middle Schools

By Megan Kelley Staff Writer LAKE ORION — The Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education met last week on Jan. 24 where the Board approved a site improvement bid award for both Waldon and Oakview Middle Schools. The award was approved by a vote of 5-0, Trustees Scott Taylor and Steve Drakos were absent […]

LOCS to have two millage proposals on the Feb. 27 ballot

By Jim Newell Managing Editor ORION TWP. — When voters head to the polls on Feb. 27 they will be asked to support two proposed replacement millages for Lake Orion Community Schools: a non-homestead millage and a sinking fund millage. District Superintendent Ben Kirby notes that both millages are for 10 years, are currently in […]

Lake Orion schools re-up on School of Choice

By Megan Kelley Staff Writer LAKE ORION — The Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education approved the continuation of accepting school of choice students at its meeting on Jan. 10. The board approved the administrations recommendation to authorize the SOC slots with a target SOC enrollment to not exceed 10% of the building population, […]