About Us

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Welcome to the Orono Middle School! Orono Middle School is a small community school in eastern Maine serving grades 6-8 where students and staff are known for excellence, innovation, enthusiasm for learning and genuine concern for one another.

Our goal at Orono Middle School is to provide a positive school environment that enables students to:

  • Believe in themselves as successful people

  • Feel liked and respected

  • Learn things that are meaningful and worthwhile

  • Have physical exercise and freedom to move

  • Feel school is safe and fair

The staff at Orono Middle School is committed to providing each student with a safe, respectful, positive school experience that will help them realize their greatest potential. Students at Orono Middle School are encouraged to get involved in the wide variety of classes, programs, and activities that OMS has to offer. In addition, students and staff are expected to model outstanding school citizenship by consistently demonstrating our school core values of respect, responsibility, fairness, honesty, and courage.

At Orono Middle School we recognize the importance of involving parents and encourage them to be active partners in the learning experiences of their children. By communicating and working together we can provide an environment in which each individual may acquire the skills and attitudes that allows for healthy, intellectual, emotional, and physical development, promotes academic excellence, and builds a love of learning and self-confidence necessary to actively participate in, and contribute to, the community.

We look forward again to an exciting and successful school year!