• EARLY DISMISSAL AND SPRING BREAK School will be dismissed early on Friday, March 24, 2017.  Early dismissal times are as follows:  C.R. Hanna Elementary School at 11:22 a.m., Orion Middle School at 11:28 a.m., and Orion High School at 11:32 a.m.  School will not be in session on Monday, March 27, through Friday, March 31, 2017, due to Spring Break.  School will resume on Monday, April 3, 2017.  Have a wonderful Spring Break!
    Posted Mar 22, 2017, 9:12 AM by Bobbi Thomsen
  • STATE & FEDERALLY REQUIRED ASSESSMENTS Federal law requires the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) to administer certain assessments to all students who attend public schools in the state.  Please click here to view a letter from the Illinois State Board of Education concerning student achievement assessment.
    Posted Mar 20, 2017, 11:31 AM by Bobbi Thomsen
  • KINDERGARTEN ROUND UP Registration for children planning to attend Kindergarten in Orion Community Unit School District #223 in the Fall of 2017 is taking place now at C.R. Hanna Elementary School, 900 14th Avenue, Orion, Illinois.  Please stop by the C.R. Hanna Office during regular office hours (7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday).New this year!  ALL new Kindergarten students will register online!  Please go to the C.R. Hanna tab for a link to begin the process.To enter Kindergarten, a child must be 5 years of age on or before September 1, 2017.A certified or registered birth certificate from the state or county office that the child was born in will be accepted ...
    Posted Mar 3, 2017, 8:31 AM by Bobbi Thomsen
  • SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION The School Board Election for Orion Community Unit School District #223 will be held on Tuesday, April 4, 2017.  Three seats on the seven-member Board of Education will be filled at the April 4 election.  All three seats will serve four-year terms expiring in April 2021.  School board elections are nonpartisan and board candidates do not indicate a political party affiliation. Membership of the board of education is restricted to a maximum of three members from any congressional township.  The three seats with terms expiring in April 2017 are from the townships of Andover (1), Colona (1) and Western (1).  The four seats with terms expiring in April 2019 are from the townships of Colona (1), Rural (2 ...
    Posted Jan 19, 2017, 12:14 PM by Bobbi Thomsen
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Current Highlights

  • Information Concerning School Cancellations and Delays If school is delayed or cancelled, staff and parents of our students will be notified via SchoolMessenger, the district's automated notification system.  Please take the time, if you have ...
    Posted Nov 28, 2016, 8:27 AM by Kyle Taylor
  • Senior Citizen Golden Age Passes Senior Citizen Golden Age Passes are available at the Superintendent's Office for those citizens who are 65 years of age or older and live in the Orion School District ...
    Posted Nov 28, 2016, 8:32 AM by Kyle Taylor
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