Orange Schools PRIDE
August 16, 2019
30th Annual Kiwanis Awards
The Kiwanis of Lander Circle and the Orange Schools celebrated 30 years of recognizing Orange Schools staff with the annual Kiwanis Awards at the 2019 Convocation Day on August 16, 2019.

Congratulations to Elementary School Teacher Kim White, Operations Administrative Assistant Denise Edwards, High School Teacher Aaron Mayer, and Middle School Teacher Jeff Kapostasy.

Staff members are nominated in the spring each year by their peers. A panel comprised of administrators, association officers, and members of the Lander Circle Kiwanis Foundation review the nominations and select a winner in each category.

Welcome to Team Orange!
We welcomed new staff members to “Team Orange” for the 2019-2020 school year. Pictured (left to right) Seated: Carol Lake, Angelina Sarris, Julie Nemeth, and Lily Valentine. Standing: Regina Phoenix, Evan Matthews, Cassandra Burnett, Katie Grau, and Mike Feldman. Not pictured: Norman Barkley, Glenn Blade, Erica Green, Tamika Nelson, Dave Nilsen, Steve Plank, Barb Roszek, and Linda Smith.
Parent Portal Online Forms
REMINDER: It is important to get your online forms submitted as soon as possible.
Safe School Helpline
The Orange Schools use the Safe School Helpline to allow students and parents to share safety concerns. All messages are confidential and anonymous. The Safe School Helpline can be accessed via telephone at 1-800-4-1-VOICE ext. 359 (1-800-418-6423 ext. 359), online at, and by text "TIPS" to 66746.
Calendars, Lunches, Buses
2019-2020 Wall Calendar

The 2019-20 Orange City School District Wall Calendar is available for purchase at the Administrative Office Building (across the street from Gail Allison Drive). Cost of the calendar is $5. The PTA will also be selling the calendar at various events.

Mark Your Calendars!
August 18 - MHS PTA: Kindergarten Playdates

August 19 - OCER Fall Registration Begins

 August 19 - First Day: OHS, MHS (1-5), Early Childhood

August 20 - First Day: BMS & OIP

August 22-23 - Kindergarten Phase-in @ MHS

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