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Middle School Concept
Click the link above to learn more about the Middle School Concept.

Partnerships
GM, Eagle Valley, and Clinton River Watershed Council partnerships since 2003.

Counseling Office
In 2018 Mrs. Tedder was nominated for counselor of the year in Oakland County.

World Languages
In 2018 Mrs. Dalton was recognized as one of the top 5 teachers in the country at the ACTFL National Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. 

LOCS Middle School Teacher of the Year 
Heather Schott, special education teacher, was recognized as the 2017-2018 recipient of the LOCS Middle School Teacher of the Year award.

Michigan Teacher of the Year
Mrs. McCool, P.E. teacher, was nominated for the 2020-2021 Michigan Teacher of the Year.

Doctorate
During the 2019-2020 school year, Principal Dan Haas earned his PhD from Oakland University. Congratulations Dr. Haas!

St. Jude' Math-a-thon
Scripps Middle School is very proud of the generosity of our students and their families. Our donations will help St. Jude to continue its life-saving work of research and treatment for children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases. It is the only pediatric cancer research center where families never pay for treatments that are not covered by insurance. During the 2018-2019 school year, Scripps raised $2,284.30.

Teens for Jeans Drive
During the 2018-2019 school year, Scripps collected 125 pairs of pants, jeans, and joggers during the annual Teens for Jeans Drive! Thank you to all who were able to donate and help out young people in need. Looking forward to next year's campaign, we will hopefully be able to bring in even more pairs of jeans!

Honors Band Participation
During the 2019-2020 school year, out of thousands who auditioned, four Scripps students were selected for the All-State Band to perform at the Michigan Music Conference. During the Michigan Music Conference, a composition written by a Scripps student will be performed. This is the first time in Scripps history that a student has had a piece selected for the Honors Composition Concert.

Band Festival Results
During the 2018-2019 school year In March, both the 7th Grade Band and the 8th Grade Cadet Band earned a First Division rating at the MSBOA District 4 Band Festival. Each group received straight A's for all four judges, including a few A+'s.

Band Solo and Ensemble Results
During the 2018-2019 school year, Scripps sent 88 students to perform in 68 events to Solo and Ensemble Festival. 68% of the Scripps Band events earned the highest rating possible.

Green School
Scripps Middle School is once again a Michigan Green School. Students, staff, and community members partnered to reduce, reuse, and recycle, making Scripps Middle School and Lake Orion a greener place to live. Projects included recycling, adopting endangered species, and advocating for the environment. Scripps is proud to be an Emerald School!

Student Council
During the 2019-2020 school year, Scripps collected over 2,029 food items for FISH to help families in Orion and Oxford Townships!

Media Center
Scripps Media Center holds SL21 Exemplary Status from the Library of Michigan. During lunches, the media center also hosts a makerspace with rotating monthly activities such as 3D printing, Hour of Code guest speakers, duct tape, ozobots, and building challenges.

Robotics
The 2019-2020 Scripps Dragons robotics team is set to compete in the World Championship in Detroit in April. They are the recipients of the Michigan State Championship Inspire Award.

Scripps Choir
During the 2019-2020 school year, four students were selected to be a part of the MSVMA SA State Honors Choir. Scripps Choirs have earned an Excellent Rating at MSVMA District Choral Festival 14 out of the last 17 years. They hold annual performances at colleges/ universities and clinics (Chicago, Cleveland, Mackinac) and they have active student solo and small ensemble participation at MSVMA Solo & Ensemble.

Yearbook
The 2019-2020 80-page yearbook will be created by eleven students. Students use Adobe InDesign to create it through the Jostens website.