Paint Creek PTO seeks sponsors for Fun Run shirts

Each year the Paint Creek Elementary School PTO holds fundraisers in order to provide student’s with T-Shirts for their annual Fun Run event. This year, however, things are a bit different, being unable to hold traditional fundraisers, the Paint Creek PTO is asking for help from local sponsors. With the goal of raising about $3,000, […]

LOCS presents beginning of the year data at Oct. 28 meeting

By Megan Kelley Review Writer In recent meetings, Lake Orion Community School’s Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning Heidi Mercer has informed the school board of plans to test students in order to assess which students are high-risk of not being proficient in state assessment. District Data Specialist Missy Butki presented the data collected on […]

Sparks fly at first in-person LOCS meeting of school year

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Over the past several months, Lake Orion Community School’s Board of Education has become accustomed to receiving feedback from parents and guardians throughout the district and their meeting on Oct. 28 was no different. The board met for their first in-person meeting of the 2020-2021 school year with board and […]

Lake Orion schools list four new cases in six days

Lake Orion Community Schools has reported four new cases of coronavirus in the past six days. On Oct. 28, the district informed the community that a staff member at Lake Orion High School had received a positive test for COVID-19. The staff member was last working in the building on Oct. 21. The next day, […]

LOCS reports three positive COVID-19 cases

On Oct. 23 Lake Orion Community Schools released information that two students from the same household, one in a Special Education classroom and one a student-athlete, tested positive for COVID-19. “The student in a Special Education classroom attended on October 12-13 but had not returned to the classroom between then and the positive test result […]

LOHS Yearbook brings home yet another Spartan Award

LOHS Yearbook brings home yet another Spartan Award

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Lake Orion High School’s 2020 Yearbook class was recently awarded yet another Spartan Award from the Michigan Interscholastic Press Association. LOHS received an impressive score of 940 out of 1,000. While the program is not foreign to receiving this award, after the challenges that COVID-19 brought to the end of […]

Three LOHS seniors named National Merit Scholarship semifinaists

Lake Orion High School Seniors Sydney Logsdon, Lauren Smith and Roman Gaskey were named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists last month. The three earned among the nation’s highest scores for the 2019 PSAT, which advances them to the semifinalist round along with approximately 16,000 other students across the nation. “This honor validates the effort I put […]

LOCS reports positive COVID-19 case two weeks before in-person learning set to begin

On Oct. 12, a Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Executive order requiring school districts to issue public notification for confirmed and probable positive COVID-19 cases went into effect. That same day, Lake Orion Community Schools announced that a positive case of COVID-19 was identified in a morning session of an Early Childhood Special […]

Michigan Supreme Court ruling prevents LOCS from holding scheduled meeting

Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education canceled its regularly scheduled meeting for Oct. 14. The cancelation came on the heels of the Oct. 2 Michigan Supreme Court ruling that Governor Gretchen Whitmer lacked the authority in her State of Emergency and Executive Orders surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. Because of this, boards could have been […]