NO SCHOOL ON FEBRUARY 17 & 20, 2017School will not be in session on Friday, February 17, 2017, due to a teachers' institute. School will also not be in session on Monday, February 20, 2017, in observance of Presidents' Day.
Posted Feb 13, 2017, 8:55 AM by Bobbi Thomsen
KINDERGARTEN ROUND UPRegistration for children planning to attend Kindergarten in Orion Community Unit School District #223 in the Fall of 2017 will be held on Thursday, February 23, 2017, 3:00-6:00 p.m., at C.R. Hanna Elementary School, 900 14th Avenue, Orion, Illinois. If you are unable to attend Kindergarten Registration on February 23, 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 check this website (after February 15, 2017) for a link to begin the process.To enter Kindergarten, a child must be 5 years of age on or before September 1, 2017 ...
Posted Feb 6, 2017, 10:44 AM by Bobbi Thomsen
SCHOOL BOARD ELECTIONThe 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, 2:14 PM by Bobbi Thomsen
NEW BOARD OF EDUCATION MEMBERThe Board of Education, at the January 18, 2017, Orion
Board of Education meeting, approved the appointment of Brandon M. Cooper to
fill the vacant Board of Education member position, effective immediately. Mr. Cooper will fill the vacant position until
the next consolidated election to be held on April 4, 2017. The vacant Board of Education member position
was the result of long-time Orion Board of Education member, Dwayne Anderson’s,
resignation on December 14, 2016. We
welcome Mr. Cooper to the Orion Board of Education and thank him for serving
our school district!
Posted Jan 19, 2017, 1:52 PM by Bobbi Thomsen
Information Concerning School Cancellations and DelaysIf 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, 10:27 AM by Kyle Taylor
Senior Citizen Golden Age PassesSenior 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, 10:32 AM by Kyle Taylor