• BOARD OF EDUCATION ELECTION RESULTS The school board election for Orion Community Unit School District #223 was held on Tuesday, April 2, 2019.  Four seats on the seven-member board of education were filled at the election and will serve four-year terms expiring in April 2023.  The official election results are as follows:  Four-year term:  Kimberly Nightingale (Rural Township)  358; Julie Abbott (Rural Township) 351: Peter R. Nedved (Colona Township) 331; Karl Kane (Western Township) 324; and David Harris (Rural Township) 209.  Kimberly Nightingale, Julie Abbott, Peter R. Nedved, and Karl Kane were elected for four-year terms expiring in April 2023.  Thank you candidates for your interest in Orion Community Unit School District!
    Posted by Bobbi Thomsen
  • OHS BACCALAUREATE AND GRADUATION; 8TH GRADE PROMOTION Baccalaureate and Graduation are a culmination of thirteen years of education for graduating seniors, and it is fitting that they be treated in a dignified manner.  We respectfully request that all participants and spectators act in a manner that will bring credit to the ceremony.  Thank you!  OHS Baccalaureate will be held on Sunday, May 12, 2019, at 7:00 p.m., in the OHS Gym.  OHS Graduation will be held on Sunday, May 19, 2019, at 1:00 p.m., in the OHS Gym.  8th Grade Promotion will be held on Thursday, May 30, 2019, at 6:00 p.m., in the OHS Gym.  
    Posted Apr 5, 2019, 12:43 PM by Bobbi Thomsen
  • CONGRATULATIONS AND BEST WISHES TO THIS YEAR'S ORION SCHOOL DISTRICT RETIREES Congratulations and best wishes to this year's Orion School District retirees:  Scott Briney, Principal & Teacher, 34 Years; Patty Colburn, Teacher, 33 Years; Rhonda Cox, Teacher, 33 Years; Lynn Dunn, Bus Driver, 40 1/2 Years; Lynn Lang, Bus Driver, 24 Years.
    Posted Apr 5, 2019, 12:37 PM by Bobbi Thomsen
  • REVISIONS TO 2018-2019 SCHOOL CALENDAR At the February 20, 2019, Board of Education meeting, the Board voted to revise the current school year calendar, due to the use of excessive snow days this winter.  Revisions include:Friday, March 22, will no longer be an early dismissal day, as it will now be a full student attendance day.Friday, April 19, will now be a student attendance day, with a 1:30 p.m. early dismissal time.Monday, April 22, will now be a full student attendance day.We will be using our Emergency Days at the end of the school year.  May 24, 28, 29, 30, and 31 are all full student attendance days now.At this point in time, the last student attendance day ...
    Posted Mar 4, 2019, 7:25 AM 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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