• BOARD OF EDUCATION ELECTION RESULTS The school board election for Orion Community Unit School District #223 was held on Tuesday, April 4, 2017.  Three seats on the seven-member board of education were filled at the election and will serve four-year terms expiring in April 2021.  The official election results are as follows:             Four-year term:             Brandon Cooper (Western Township)                 336             Aaron J. Kayser (Western Township)                  320             Christina S. Monson (Andover Township)          296             Brandon Cooper, Aaron J. Kayser, and Christina S. Monson were elected for four-year terms expiring in April 2021.  Thank you candidates for your interest in Orion Community Unit School District!
    Posted Apr 20, 2017, 9:14 AM by Bobbi Thomsen
  • STATE & FEDERALLY REQUIRED ASSESSMENTS Federal law requires the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) to administer certain assessments to all students who attend public schools in the state.  Please click here to view a letter from the Illinois State Board of Education concerning student achievement assessment.
    Posted Mar 20, 2017, 11:31 AM by Bobbi Thomsen
  • KINDERGARTEN ROUND UP Registration for children planning to attend Kindergarten in Orion Community Unit School District #223 in the Fall of 2017 is taking place now at C.R. Hanna Elementary School, 900 14th Avenue, Orion, Illinois.  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 go to the C.R. Hanna tab for a link to begin the process.To enter Kindergarten, a child must be 5 years of age on or before September 1, 2017.A certified or registered birth certificate from the state or county office that the child was born in will be accepted ...
    Posted Mar 3, 2017, 8:31 AM by Bobbi Thomsen
  • Prevention of and Response to Bullying, Intimidation, and Harassment Bullying, intimidation, and harassment diminish a student’s ability to learn and a school’s ability to educate. Preventing students from engaging in these disruptive behaviors and providing all students equal access to a safe, non-hostile learning environment are important school goals.Bullying on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, national origin, military status, unfavorable discharge status from the military service, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender-related identity or expression, ancestry, age, religion, physical or mental disability, order of protection status, status of being homeless, or actual or potential marital or parental status, including pregnancy, association with a person or group with one or more of the aforementioned actual or perceived characteristics, or any other distinguishing ...
    Posted Apr 22, 2016, 9:19 AM by Kyle Taylor
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Current Highlights

  • 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 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, 8:32 AM by Kyle Taylor
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