• SCHOOL TO DISMISS EARLY ON FRIDAY, MARCH 20; NO SCHOOL/SPRING BREAK ON MARCH 23-27 School will be dismissed early on Friday, March 20, due to a School Improvement Teachers' Inservice.  Early dismissal times will be as follows:  C.R. Hanna 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 23 through Friday, March 27, due to Spring Break.  School will resume on Monday, March 30.
    Posted Feb 18, 2020, 7:32 AM by Bobbi Thomsen
  • KINDERGARTEN ROUND-UP SCHEDULED ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8 The 2020 Kindergarten Round-Up will be held at C.R. Hanna Elementary School on Wednesday, April 8, 3:00-7:00 p.m.  During the event, parents/guardians will complete the necessary paperwork for students to enter kindergarten in the Fall, distribution of important examination forms, collection of state birth certificates, proof of residency, and answering any questions that you may have concerning kindergarten.  It is important that you attend Round-Up, as we use this information to compile our kindergarten class lists for the Fall (which will not be available until after our school-wide registration in August).Although children are welcome to attend Round-Up, their attendance is not required.  Invitations will be distributed for "An Introduction ...
    Posted Feb 3, 2020, 8:41 AM 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; Brittany Brown ~ OHS Winter Spirit Squad Coach; Spencer Brown ~ OHS Assistant Football Coach; Michelle Burge ~ OMS Cook; Sandy Campbell ~ C.R. Hanna Paraprofessional; Christofer Dhabalt ~ 7th Grade Girls' Basketball Coach; Bradlee Fair ~ C.R. Hanna Paraprofessional; Brian Fair ~ OHS Assistant Wrestling Coach; Jeff Ferry ~ OHS Assistant Wrestling Coach; Melissa Haars ~ C.R. Hanna Paraprofessional; Dennis Harlan ~ Camelot Driver; Lauren Heiberger ~ OMS/OHS Instrumental Music Teacher; Kristin Holbrook ~ ESP Childcare Provider; Nathan Houser ~ Bus Driver and Custodian; Stephanie Jacobs ~ C.R. Hanna Paraprofessional; Amy Kayser ~ OMS Assistant Track Coach; Cassie Kingsford ~ OHS Agriculture Teacher, FFA Advisor, Co-op Coordinator & CTE Director; Rebecca ...
    Posted Jan 30, 2020, 7:44 AM 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

  • 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
  • Information Concerning School Cancellations and Delays If school is delayed or cancelled, staff and parents of our students will be notified via SchoolMessenger, the school district's automated notification system.  Please take the time, if you ...
    Posted Apr 21, 2017, 6:05 AM by Bobbi Thomsen
  • Senior Citizen Golden Age Passes Senior Citizen Golden Age Passes are available at the District Office for those citizens who are 65 years of age or older and live in the Orion School District.  These ...
    Posted Dec 7, 2017, 7:12 AM by Bobbi Thomsen
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