• ORION SCHOOL DISTRICT ADMINISTERS EIGHTH ILLINOIS 5ESSENTIALS SURVEY TO IMPROVE STUDENT LEARNING Orion Community Unit School District #223 will join the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) in the eighth statewide survey of school climate and learning conditions.  The survey provides a unique opportunity for students, teachers, and parents to have a voice in improving their schools.  From December 10  through February 14, students and teachers will be asked to take a 25-minute research-based survey to help identify strengths and weaknesses in their school’s learning environment.  The parent survey supplement will be administered from October 24 through February 14.  These surveys will serve as an opportunity for schools to reflect on progress since the last statewide implementation.      The Illinois 5Essentials Survey provides a comprehensive picture of a school’s ...
    Posted Dec 2, 2019, 1:23 PM by Bobbi Thomsen
  • EARLY DISMISSAL ON DECEMBER 20; NO SCHOOL ON DECEMBER 23 ~ JANUARY 3 School will dismiss early on Friday, December 20.  Early dismissal times will be as follows:  C.R. Hanna Elementary School at 2:02 p.m., Orion Middle School at 2:08 p.m., and Orion High School at 2:15 p.m.  School will not be in session on Monday, December 23, through Friday, January 3, due to the Winter Break.  School will resume on Monday, January 6.  Happy Holidays!
    Posted Dec 2, 2019, 12:49 PM by Bobbi Thomsen
  • 2019-2020 NEW ORION SCHOOL DISTRICT EMPLOYEES Please help welcome the following new Orion School District employees:  Maddie Anderson ~ ESP Childcare Provider; Shelley Bird ~ Bus Driver; Spencer Brown ~ OHS Assistant Football Coach; Sandy Campbell ~ Paraprofessional; Christofer Dhabalt ~ 7th Grade Girls' Basketball Coach; Bradlee Fair ~ Paraprofessional; Brian Fair ~ OHS Assistant Wrestling Coach; Jeff Ferry ~ OHS Assistant Wrestling Coach; Melissa Haars ~ Paraprofessional; Dennis Harlan ~ Camelot Driver; Lauren Heiberger ~ OMS/OHS Instrumental Music Teacher; Kristin Holbrook ~ ESP Childcare Provider; Nathan Houser ~ Bus Driver; Stephanie Jacobs ~ Paraprofessional; Amy Kayser ~ OMS Assistant Track Coach; Cassie Kingsford ~ OHS Agriculture Teacher; Rebecca Lingle ~ ESP Childcare Provider; Kramer Matzen ~ OHS Assistant Football Coach; Laura Nelson, OMS Principal; Corrie Newman ~ ESP Childcare Provider; and Brandon Wilkerson ~ 6th Grade Math Teacher, OMS Cross Country Coach & OMS Assistant ...
    Posted Dec 2, 2019, 1:36 PM by Bobbi Thomsen
  • C.R. HANNA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AND ORION MIDDLE SCHOOL RECEIVE EXEMPLARY DESIGNATION The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) released C.R. Hanna Elementary School's annual School Report Card on October 31, 2019.  The Report Card shows how well C.R. Hanna is progressing on a wide range of educational goals. The State Board has identified C.R. Hanna Elementary School as an “Exemplary” school for the second year in a row! The designation means that C.R. Hanna is performing in the top 10% of all schools statewide.  The rating is based on several data points, which include the 2019 IAR scores, chronic absenteeism, and student growth. C.R. Hanna Elementary School is strongest when we all work together. The C.R. Hanna staff works really hard to make the ...
    Posted Dec 2, 2019, 12:44 PM by Bobbi Thomsen
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Current Highlights

  • MAKE A WISH "O" The Orion Girls' Basketball Team will be painting the "O" on lawns, driveways, windows, or anything that you can think of.  All of the proceeds will go to the "Make ...
    Posted Aug 17, 2018, 8:40 AM by Bobbi Thomsen
  • Early Bird Savings available for School Physicals at Henry County Health Department! The Henry County Health Department is offering Early Bird Savings for School Physicals!  The Department also offers Immunizations, TB Screenings, Lead Screenings, and Lab Tests.  Please click on link for ...
    Posted Mar 20, 2018, 12:31 PM by Bobbi Thomsen
  • Food Service Non-Discrimination Complaint Procedures To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at:  http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at ...
    Posted Jan 10, 2018, 12:36 PM by Bobbi Thomsen
  • School Wellness Policy Student wellness, including good nutrition and physical activity, shall be promoted in the District’s educational program, school activities, and meal programs.  This policy shall be interpreted consistently with Section ...
    Posted Dec 7, 2017, 7:17 AM by Bobbi Thomsen
  • New Board Policy 4:130-E Exhibit - Free and Reduced-Price Food Services; Meal Charge Notifications The Orion Board of Education recently adopted a new Board policy, 4:130-E Exhibit - Free and Reduced-Price Food Services; Meal Charge Notifications.  The new Board policy covers free ...
    Posted Aug 22, 2017, 10:08 AM by Bobbi Thomsen
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