• NO SCHOOL ON FEBRUARY 16 & 19, 2018 School will not be in session on Friday, February 16, 2018, due to a Teachers' Inservice.  School will also not be in session on Monday, February 19, 2018, in observance of Presidents' Day.
    Posted by Bobbi Thomsen
  • Testing of drinking water sources at C.R. Hanna Elementary School Testing of drinking water sources at C.R. Hanna Elementary School was performed on November 10, 2017.  The testing is required by The Lead in Drinking Water Testing Bill (LDWTB) which was signed into law by Governor Bruce Rauner effective January 17, 2017.  The LDWTB requires elementary school buildings constructed prior to January 1, 2000 serving 5th grade and below to test the following sources:   Drinking fountain and drinking sources in buildings Classroom sinks in classroom under 1st grade (kindergarten and pre-kindergarten)   Water testing followed protocol recommended by Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the LDWTB.  All water sources have two samples collected.  The first collection at each source is a “first draw” sample.  Water collection occurs ...
    Posted Dec 20, 2017, 12:25 PM by Bobbi Thomsen
  • ORION BOARD OF EDUCATION GOALS Goal Area 1 – Student Achievement/CurriculumThe Board of Education shall support the curriculum at each grade level within the District ensuring each grade is aligned to the Illinois standards.  Subjects of focus shall be Math, English/Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, and Health.  The Board shall assign the Administration the task to assess the district’s overall curriculum and give a status report and proposed plan moving forward.  The Board shall then determine how it will support the chosen direction. Goal Area 2 – Programs and Services The Board of Education shall support professional development opportunities for the staff targeted at those individuals developing skills and resources that help advance the district in its educational offerings and improve student learning ...
    Posted Nov 17, 2017, 6:21 AM by Bobbi Thomsen
  • NEW ORION SCHOOL DISTRICT EMPLOYEES Please help welcome our new Orion School District employees:  Ashlee Amador ~ High School Activities Director and C.R. Hanna Aide; Jeff Anderson ~ Middle School Assistant Wrestling Coach; Larry Anderson ~ High School Assistant Boys' Basketball Coach; Lynsay Bainter ~ C.R. Hanna Aide; Jennifer Crouch ~ Extended School Program (ESP) Childcare Provider; Suzy Ferry, Middle School Aide; Parker Haley ~ Middle & High School Vocal Music Teacher; Brandi Hull ~ Bus Driver; Dennis Lehr ~ C.R. Hanna Custodian; Ted Leuck ~ 8th Grade Boys' Basketball Coach; Andrew Lister ~ High School English Teacher, High School Detention Supervisor & Junior Class Sponsor; Tori Matzen ~ High School Assistant Volleyball Coach; Emily McVietty ~ 7th Grade Girls' Basketball Coach; Samantha Rhoades ~ Extended School Program (ESP) Childcare Provider; Jamee Sovey ~ C.R. Hanna Aide ...
    Posted Oct 23, 2017, 2:03 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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