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  • Orion High School releases registration details

  • Orion High School has announced registration details.

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  • Registration times, dates and place
    No early registration. Anyone unable to register during the times below should phone the OHS office at (309) 526-3361.
    All students new to the district—By appointment only, Wednesday, Aug. 1; Thursday, Aug. 2; and Friday, Aug. 3, Orion High School office.
    All students returning to the district—Students may pick up pre-registration packets from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. beginning Wedneday, Aug. 1.
    Filling out and signing the forms ahead of time will shorten the time parents and students need to be at registration, which is 9 a.m. to noon, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m., Monday, Aug. 6, and 12:30 to 3:30 and 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, Orion Middle School.
    Pre-registration materials include an emergency contact card, a fee payment sheet, a parking permit form, consent for student photographs (new students and freshmen only) and verification of receipt of student handbook.
    Late registration—By appointment only.
    During registration
    Students enrolling in the Orion district for the first time must have a birth certificate from the state or county, not from a hospital.
    OHS?students will receive class schedules, locker combinations, a gym lock if needed and athletic information if needed.
    Parents may deposit money in student accounts with lunch program representatives.
    Also, families may join Orion Athletic Boosters, Orion Music Boosters and Orion PTA.
    Important dates
    Thursday, Aug. 2—Area Career Center classes begin in East Moline.
    Tuesday, Aug. 7—Freshman FAST?Track registration due.
    9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Aug. 8, through Friday, Aug. 10—Freshman FAST?Track.
    Wednesday, Aug. 15—First full day of school (no half-day this year).
    7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23—Open house. All parents are encouraged to attend.
    General—Activity fee $25, technology fee $12, testing fee (freshmen, sophomores and juniors) $19, Knightbeat fee $5, yearbook $55, class dues $15, parking tag $5.
    Classes—Textbook rental $50, student planner $4, driver’s education $50, art $10, foods $14, food service $17, fashion $5, chemistry $10, creative life skills $10, woods $20, health and CPR $5, anataomy and physiology $10, astronomy and geology $5, modern literature (e-book reader rental) $5, co-op $25.
    Band/choir—Cleaning fee $5, school-owned band instrument rental $25.
    Miscellaneous—Yearbook if desired $55, activity fee $25, technology fee $12, testing fee for freshmen, sophomores and juniors $10, class dues $15.
    Physical education—Gym lock if needed $6, P.E. shirt if needed $6, P.E. shorts if needed $10.
    Athletic participation—$50 per sport, $150 maximum per student, $300 maximum per family.
    The pre-registration packet includes athletic forms, including the IHSA?physical form (sophomores, juniors and seniors only), athletic waiver, student participation and parental approval form, drug-testing consent form, athletic participation fee and emergency medical form.
    Passes—All-Sport passes cover home games, except for tournament contests. Season passes cover individual sports. OHS has a family rate for conference games and all home games, except for tournament contests.
    Page 2 of 2 - Social Securty numbers
    Freshmen who do not have Social Security numbers need to apply for them. They will need the number to obtain a permit for driver’s education.
    All students need Social Security numbers for their permanent records.
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