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  • ACT College Examination Preparatory Course

    The purpose of this course is to prepare students to take the ACT. Instruction for all areas tested will be provided with focal points including: diagnostic testing, vocabulary development, mathematics, science, reading comprehension, concentration improvement and time management. Students will receive two workbooks to assist their studies. Students may repeat the course as often as they desire for NO ADDITIONAL COST. For more information, call Advantage Education Programs at 612-222-5108.
  • 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 can participate from any grade K-12.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 (or managers). No experience necessary, just willingness to support the kids, learn and have fun! Support and training will be provided.Students who love DI enjoy high level thinking, creative problem solving and teamwork and have skills and talents in areas such as science, engineering, writing, performance, art, design and music.Orono has a strong DI tradition; many teams in the past have gone on to global competition. More information, videos and challenge previews for this year 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: $60       Grades 3 - 12: $90 Destination Imagination State Website