St. Joes eighth graders win America & Me essay contest

By Carol Azizian Review Contributor Three St. Joseph School eighth grade students were named winners in the America & Me Essay Contest, sponsored by Farm Bureau Insurance. Holden Wolfe of Lake Orion won first place for his essay about his immigrant grandfather. He wrote: “When the Communist North Vietnamese were invading the South, he (Sai […]

Uncertainty around fall semester continues to be the subject of discussion during LOCS school board mtg.

By Megan Kelley Review Writer While uncertainty looms during daily life for nearly everyone, it remains an almost constant point of discussion at Lake Orion Community Schools school board meetings. Kicking off their May 27 meeting was a public participation emailed to the board by district parent Melissa Reisler. “My question to the board is: […]

St. Joseph School embraces distance learning during COVID-19 pandemic

St. Joseph School embraces distance learning during COVID-19 pandemic

By Carol Azizian Review Contributor In a second grade classroom at St. Joseph School, students created posters expressing appreciation for Beaumont-Royal Oak Hospital health care workers and sent them via email to nurses there. In a fifth grade classroom, students created videos of themselves and reported “Science Breaking News” instead of a science test. Since […]

LOHS Dragon Broadcasting and Yearbook receive Spartan Award

Lake Orion High School’s Dragon Broadcasting and Yearbook both received top honors from the Michigan Interscholastic Press Association this week by receiving the Spartan Award. Yearbook advisor Stephanie Orth and her students including editors Audrey Dobbs and Nina Rossman created the 2019 Dragon Yearbook with the theme “Connected”. Dragon Broadcasting is advised by Roger Smith […]

LOHS Senior of the Week – Mason Slocum – May 27, 2020

  Parents: Bret Slocum, Terri Jarvis and Regan Slocum   Grade: 12   GPA: 3.53   Favorite subject(s): Science, Social Studies and Fresh-Start Cadet Extracurricular activities: Football and wrestling   Hobbies/Interests: Mountain biking and camping   Plans after graduation: go to college and participate in collegiate athletics Mason is proudest of: Being an older brother, being […]

Lake Orion High School students receive National Merit honors

Lake Orion High School seniors Adam Tisch and Neethan Punniyamoorthy were recently honored by the National Merit Scholar program for their academic achievements. Tisch received a $2,500 scholarship after being named a 2020 National Merit Scholar. Tisch was chosen out of a pool of 15,000 applicants. He is the president of Lake Orion High School’s […]

LOCS to hold public hearing on June 3

Lake Orion is holding a public hearing on their proposed 2020-2021 budget on at 7 p.m. on June 3 at the LOCS Administration building. The 2020-2021 budget, including the proposed property tax millage rate is available to the public to review during normal business hours at the LOCS Administration building, 315 N. Lapeer Street.  

Lake Orion High School junior wins environmental logo design contest

Lake Orion High School junior wins environmental logo design contest

Orion Township’s Environmental Resources Committee named Josie Thompson the winner of this year’s annual green logo design contest. Thompson, a junior at Lake Orion High School, was selected from a group of 40 other applicants. She received a cash prize of $50 and her logo will be featured on reusable shopping bags printed by Waste […]

Public Participation in LOCS and DDA meetings

Lake Orion Community Schools: public comments for the Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education must be emailed to loboard@lakeorion.k12.mi.us two hours prior to the scheduled meeting. Be sure to include your name, address and if you represent a group. Time is limited to the written equivalent of five minutes. Lake Orion DDA: public comments […]

Lake Orion’s Meghan Marshall recognized by the Detroit Free Press

By Teddy Rydquist Review Sports Contributor In the words of head coach Bob Brydges, 2021 guard/forward Meghan Marshall established herself as the Lady Dragons’ “premier player” in 2019-20, especially during the second half of the season. Earning All-Oakland Activities Association (OAA) White honors from the league’s coaches on March 19, Marshall received further recognition on […]