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  • Book Worms

    Does your child love books? We will read and explore several genres of children’s literature as well as learn the art of oral storytelling. Pre-writing,writing and art experiences, exposure to great books and fun with words will help your child continue to build a strong literacy foundation.
  • CPR, First Aid & AED

    Learn how to recognize and respond to first aid, cardiac and breathing emergencies through hands-on training. You’ll gain the knowledge and skills necessary to give immediate care to an injured or ill person and decide whether advanced medical care is needed. Red Cross certification will be offered. Participants must be able to demonstrate skills competently and pass a written evaluation in order to be certified. Please let the instructor know if any special accommodations are required for the written exam. One-night class option available for participants needing only CPR or only First Aid. Red Cross certification is valid for two years.CPR: November 7First Aid: November 14
  • Cardio Yoga

    During this one-hour cardio yoga class, we will add aerobic and strength building exercises to our poses all while lengthening and strengthening our muscles. Each class will finish with a relaxing savasana. Leave feeling good about the time you gave to your health. Previous yoga experience preferred. Bring a mat and water.
  • Chicken en Croute

    We start with a classic Caesar salad using fresh baked croutons, Romano cheese and sweet cherry tomatoes. You’ll assemble the entree wrapping tender breast of chicken in flaky puff pastry with shallots and portobello mushrooms. Together we’ll prepare an amazing sauce using sweet port wine. Sides will include asparagus with olive oil and fresh squeezed lemon along with a delicious Jasmine rice blend using toasted almonds and dried cranberries. We will finish with chocolate decadence, a rich flourless chocolate torte served with an exquisite raspberry coulis and fresh whipped cream.
  • China: Language & Culture

    Planning to travel in China, fascinated by Chinese culture, or have an interest in establishing businesses connecting with China? In this introductory class, you will learn the basics of speaking, reading, writing and typing in Chinese. By the final class you will understand the Chinese alphabet, 5 tones and the structure and component of Chinese characters. Impress your family and friends by speaking a few basic phrases, key words, songs and rhymes. Immerse yourself in Chinese culture as we learn all about the 4 major Chinese holidays: Chinese New Year, Lantern Festival, Dragon Boat Festival and Moon Festival. 
  • Clay Open Studio

    Have you taken a pottery class and are looking for more time to explore your passion with clay? Are you an advanced student looking to work in a fun, friendly environment? Open Studio is a place where you can practice new skills and work independently on projects of your choice. All skill levels welcome, but a beginner class or prior experience is recommended. $25 per bag of clay is payable in class, which includes glazing and firing fees.
  • Club Spartan

    • Club Spartan
    • 2019 - 2020 Club Spartan
    Open to 3rd - 5th grade students - if you have a younger sibling, you may call 952-449-8363 or email Katie at katie.gram@orono.k12.mn.us to request care. (Care is not guaranteed for younger siblings) Club Spartan is for students in grades 3 - 5 who need to be picked up between 3:45 - 5 pm on school days only. Supervised game and outdoor time will be provided.
  • Club Spartan

    Open to 3rd - 5th grade students - if you have a younger sibling, you may call 952-449-8363 or email Katie at katie.gram@orono.k12.mn.us to request care. (Care is not guaranteed for younger siblings) Club Spartan is for students in grades 3 - 5 who need to be picked up between 3:45 - 5 pm on school days only. Supervised game and outdoor time will be provided.
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  • College Planning Strategies

    Planning for college is complex. Join us to learn how to make college more affordable! This presentation introduces strategies on how parents can preserve their retirement savings, guide their students toward making smart college selection decisions and start their students on the right foot by learning wise money habits early and balancing the weight of educational debt. Your student is welcome to attend too! Hosted by local Thrivent Financial representatives.No products will be sold. For more disclosures, see Thrivent.com/social
  • Cooking

    Create delicious new dishes!
  • Core Blast 60

    Prepare to sweat in this one hour class that combines timed cardio bursts with exercises that will strengthen your core muscles, as well as your glutes, quads, hamstrings, low back and more. Most of the exercises will use your own body weight, but equipment may also include: dumbbells, resistance bands, ab roller, BOSU, stability ball, medicine ball and jump ropes. The last 15 minutes of class will be spent on the mat doing concentrated core work and stretching. Challenge yourself to improve your overall strength, balance and coordination. It is your hour, your well-being. Bring a towel, water bottle, mat and great attitude. Low impact options included. All fitness levels are welcome.
  • Dance Jam - Cardio + Core

    Feed your mind, body and soul with this fun dance-based cardio class! Burn calories and tone muscles, while you move to pop and world-inspired music for 45 minutes. Then finish off strong with 15 minutes of abdominal exercises and stretches to strengthen your core. Get moving and be energized! Bring a towel, water bottle, mat and great attitude! Low impact options included. All fitness levels welcome.
  • Dancing Tots - Parent & Child

    In this parent-child class for toddlers, Large motor skills are enhanced with an emphasis on fun and play through dance. Participants learn to feel musical rhythm and follow directions while dancing with their peers. Pink ballet shoes and black tap shoes required for students. 
  • Day Camp at Skyrock

    Spend your day off from school on the farm at Skyrock! Learn all about horses, how to groom and care for a horse and common horse vocabulary! After we’ve met the horses, we’ll spend time with the chickens and collect the daily farm eggs. Then we’ll take a guided nature hike of the entire farm, weather permitting. There will also be time to hang out in the clubhouse, play games, make new friends and much more. Join us for a day of adventure on the farm! Bring a bag lunch, water and a nut-free snack.
  • Day Trips

    Spend the day exploring destinations around the metro area!
  • Destination Imagination

    If you already have a team, you may register and pay the fee.  If you are interested in joining Destination Imagination, but do not have a team yet, you may register with no fee and you will be contacted via email for an informational meeting at a later date.The largest academic team competition in the world!Do something BIG. Destination Imagination is designed to inspire students to use creativity in working through challenges. It is highly encouraged for gifted and talented students! The challenges to choose from fit every interest area: technical, scientific, structural, fine arts, improvisational, service learning.Destination Imagination Facts in a Nutshell! Students in grades K - 12 can participate. Teams choose the challenge they want to work on based on their interests and skills. Teams can have 2 to 7 members and can be boy only, girl only or mixed gender. Teams can be multi-grade but will compete at elementary, middle school and high school levels based on the oldest team member’s age. Teams recruit their own members but Community Education will help spread the word! Each team will set its own meeting schedule and start when they choose but must be ready for the Regional Tournament by the end of February. Each team needs a parent or adult team manager(s). No experience necessary, just willingness to support the kids, learn and have fun! Support and training will be provided. Previous Orono teams have advanced to state and global competition! More information, videos and challenge previews for 2019-20 are available at www.idodi.org. Contact Melanie DeLuca at mdeluca@orono.k12.mn.us if you need more information about forming a team or help recruiting members. If your team is ready to go, encourage parents to register their students so we can purchase your team membership and you can get started! Grades K - 2: $75       Grades 3 - 12: $100 Destination Imagination State Website
  • Discovery Kids - Child Care

    Orono Early Learning's Discovery Kids program is Full-Day Educationally Focused Childcare. Discovery Kids is NAEYC accredited and 4 Star Parent Aware-rated. Every Discovery Kids & half-day preschool classroom utilized the state-approved Creative Curriculum, which honors creativity and respects the role that teachers play in making learning exciting and relevant for every child. Discovery Kids is designed for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years.
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  • Disney's Aladdin Jr. - Musical Production

    Musical ProductionAladdin and his three friends, Babkak, Omar, and Kassim, are down on their luck until Aladdin discovers a magic lamp! They’ve “never had a friend” like Genie who has the power to grant three wishes. Wanting to earn the respect of the princess, Jasmine, Aladdin embarks on an adventure that will test his will and his moral character. Actors may not be called into rehearsal everyday. Complete schedules will be given to those who register. Auditions will be held during the first three days. No rehearsal on September 26 and October 17.
  • Driver's Education

    This class fulfills the 30 hours of classroom driver’s training required by the State of Minnesota. After completing this class, students must sign up with a commercial driving school and receive a blue card, which they will need before taking their permit test. After passing the permit test, they must take 6 hours of behind-the-wheel instruction at a cost of approximately $340. Missed classes must be made up in another session. For more information on Driver’s Education and Westonka Driving School, go to www.westonkadrivingschool.com. You may also email Rob Illies at westonkadriving@gmail.com or call 952-955-1486 (work) or text 952-237-5971 (cell).
  • Driver's Education

    30 total hours of classroom driver's training required by the State of Minnesota.
  • Early Birds Hour

    • Early Birds Hour
    • 2019 - 2020 Early Birds
    Open to 3rd - 5th grade students - if you have a younger sibling, you may call 952-449-8363 or email Katie at katie.gram@orono.k12.mn.us to request care. (Care is not guaranteed for younger siblings) Early Birds Hour is for students in grades 3 - 5 who need to be dropped off between 8 - 9 am on school days only. Supervised game and outdoor time will be provided.
  • Early Birds Hour

    Open to 3rd - 5th grade students - if you have a younger sibling, you may call 952-449-8363 or email Katie at katie.gram@orono.k12.mn.us to request care. (Care is not guaranteed for younger siblings) Early Birds Hour is for students in grades 3 - 5 who need to be dropped off between 8 - 9 am on school days only. Supervised game and outdoor time will be provided.
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