LOCS names Sarah Perry as new principal of Oakview Middle School

Lake Orion Community Schools announced on Thursday that Sarah Perry would be taking over as the new principal of Oakview Middle School for the 2021-22 school year. Perry succeeds former Oakview principal Sarah Manzo who retired this year. Perry’s previous experience in LOCS includes working as the assistant principal at Oakview and Waldon middle schools […]

535 students graduate from Lake Orion High School in 2021

535 students graduate from Lake Orion High School in 2021

27 Learning Option students and three Phases students graduate this year By Megan Kelley Review Writer Lake Orion High School graduated 535 students at the school’s commencement ceremony on June 8 at DTE Energy Music Theater. “This has been a year to remember for all of us and I am thankful to be standing here […]

LOCS names Sarah Perry as new principal of Oakview Middle School

On Thursday, Lake Orion Community Schools announced that Sarah Perry would be taking over as the new principal of Oakview Middle School for the 2021-22 school year. Perry succeeds former Oakview principal Sarah Manzo who retired this year. Perry’s previous experience in LOCS includes working as the assistant principal at Oakview and Waldon middle schools […]

LOCS holds Truth in Budget and Taxation hearing

By Megan Kelley Review Writer The Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education held their annual Truth in Budget and Taxation public hearing during their regularly scheduled meeting on June 2. There were no members of the public who wished to voice their own comments during the hearing. Assistant Superintendent of Business and Finance John […]

Lake Orion High School Top 10 Graduates of 2021

Natalie DeLong Parents: Doug and Jennifer DeLong GPA: 4.427 College: Michigan State University Scholarships: MSU Michigan Resident Scholarship (highest level) Clubs/Activities/Sports: Competitive studio dance, Varsity Dance Team (captain), National Honor Society, Students Offering Support Club, Leadership Development Workshop. Awards/Certificates: AP Scholar with Honor, OAA Scholar Athlete, Lamp of Learning gold. Interests/Hobbies: Dance, music, cooking, and […]

LOCS selects Towlerton as new Director of Curriculum for Secondary Levels

Lake Orion Community Schools announced May 26 that they would be expanding their Teaching and Learning Department by adding Drew Towlerton as the new Director of Curriculum for the secondary levels. Towlerton is expected to start this new role during the 2021-2022 school year. Towlerton is currently the principal of Orion Oaks Elementary and has […]

LOCS Board of Education holds workshop meeting

The Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education met last week for their final scheduled workshop meeting of the 2020-21 school year. During the meeting, the board discussed operating norms, committee structures and the next steps for strategic planning. With two new faces on the board (Trustees Danielle Bressett and Susan Flaherty) it seemed the […]

LO schools review handbook changes

Lake Orion Community Schools reviewed the planned adjustments for the student handbook at their May 12 meeting. The revisions were based on recommendations from building administrators and Neola consultants. “There are no major changes at this point,” said Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning Heidi Mercer. Highlights across all levels include: the addition of non-school […]

Parents raise concerns over mask-wearing at LOCS school board mtg.

By Megan Kelley Review Writer With the end of the school year in sight and the relaxing of mask mandates throughout the country, concerns over the masking of children remained a topic of conversation between Lake Orion Community School’s parents during the school board’s May 12 meeting. Seven parents spoke at the meeting, all with […]