• EARLY DISMISSAL ON NOVEMBER 26; NO SCHOOL ON NOVEMBER 27, 28, AND 29 School will dismiss early on Tuesday, November 26, due to a School Improvement Inservice.  Early dismissal times will be as follows:  C.R. Hanna Elementary School 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 Wednesday, November 27; Thursday, November 28; and Friday, November 29, due to the Thanksgiving Break.  School will resume on Monday, December 2.  Happy Thanksgiving!
    Posted Nov 12, 2019, 8:24 AM by Bobbi Thomsen
  • ILLINOIS SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS' DAY, NOVEMBER 15 November 15 will mark the official statewide observance of School Board Members' Day in Illinois.  The honorary day is an opportunity for the district and community to show support for your Board of Education and their commitment to providing a local voice for your educational vision.Board members craft a vision and mission that reflects the desires expressed by community parents and residents.  Their role is a way to create lasting educational opportunities that reflect local desires and put in place a pathway to success for each and every child.School board members serve the public as unpaid volunteers for the benefit of the students and community residents.  They are the front-line advocates that provide a local voice and ...
    Posted Nov 5, 2019, 8:19 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; Spencer Brown ~ OHS Assistant Football Coach; Sandy Campbell ~ Paraprofessional; Christofer Dhabalt ~ 7th Grade Girls' Basketball Coach; Bradlee Fair ~ Paraprofessional; Brian Fair ~ OHS Assistant Wrestling Coach; Jeff Ferry ~ OHS Assistant Wrestling Coach; Melissa Haars ~ Paraprofessional; Dennis Harlan ~ Camelot Driver; Lauren Heiberger ~ OMS/OHS Instrumental Music Teacher; Kristin Holbrook ~ ESP Childcare Provider; Nathan Houser ~ Bus Driver; Stephanie Jacobs ~ Paraprofessional; Cassie Kingsford ~ OHS Agriculture Teacher; Rebecca Lingle ~ ESP Childcare Provider; Kramer Matzen ~ OHS Assistant Football Coach; Laura Nelson, OMS Principal; Corrie Newman ~ ESP Childcare Provider; and Brandon Wilkerson ~ 6th Grade Math Teacher & OMS Cross Country Coach.Also, please help welcome back these school employees ...
    Posted Oct 23, 2019, 12:16 PM by Bobbi Thomsen
  • C.R. HANNA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL RECEIVES EXEMPLARY DESIGNATION The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) released C.R. Hanna Elementary School's annual School Report Card on October 31, 2018.  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. 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 2018 PARCC 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 learning environment a place that students want ...
    Posted Nov 29, 2018, 8:41 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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