Spooky Fun Planned at School Halloween Festivals

(Contributed Photo)Sleepy Hollow moms Jen Wolf, Adrian Lewis, Jen Sabri and Farnaz Nowroozi sold sweet treats at last year’s Creepy Hollow.    ...

Miramonte Latin Students Seize the Day at Classical Convention

(Contributed Photo)Members of Miramonte’s Latin Club show their spirit, with a silly twist, at the National Junior Classical Convention in July.     This summer...

Eagle Scout Project Brings Playground Shade to St. Mark’s Preschool

(Contributed Photo) Christian Gee and his portable play structure     Christian Gee, a Miramonte High School freshman and member of Boy Scout Troop 57, recently...

OUSD Installs Water Tanks, Gets $10K in Fire Prevention Effort

(Contributed Photo)(L-R) Keenan Account Executive Kyle McKibbin, OUSD Director of Facilities Stuart House, OUSD Board President Hillary Weiner and OUSD Superintendent Dr. Carolyn...

Wagner Ranch Green Team Gets Serious About Reducing Waste

(Larissa Khosla, Photographer)Wagner Ranch students and Green Team members Lucy McLoughlin (L) and Riya Kumar make sure food waste ends up in the compost...

Sleepy Hollow Celebrates Every Swimmer at B Invitational

(Dana Chappone, Photographer)Front row (L-R): Gigi Fitzsimmons, Colin Lai, Gracie Walburg and Cameron Zener. Back row (L-R): Paige Sanders, Stephen Klein, Daniel Lucas and...

Acalanes Halts Out-of-District Student Transfers

    For the first time in some 20 years the Acalanes Union High School District is shutting its doors to students outside its...

Colorful Sails Bring Shade to Del Rey Students

(Contributed Photo) Del Rey Elementary celebrated its newly installed shade structure at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on April 25 with Superintendent Carolyn Seaton and members of...

OUSD Employee of the Year, Michelle Brobak, Honored by State...

(Contributed Photo)     Michelle Brobak, secretary of Del Rey Elementary School, was selected as one of six California Classified School Employees of the Year,...

Meet This Year’s OUSD Teachers of the Year

(Contributed Photo)From L to R: Eric Page (OIS) , Director of Curriculum David Schrag, Beth Hoogerhuis (SH), Jenny Dodd (DR), Terry Schrittwieser (GL), Liz...

School District Prepares to Spend $105 Million in Bond Money, Holds...

    Orinda school officials presented a mixed report on school finances recently as they prepare to spend $105 million in voter-approved bonds while...

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Coming to Glorietta

(Contributed Photo)     Glorietta Elementary School presents its spring musical, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Jr. May 17 at 4 and 7 p.m. and May...

Educators Raise Alarm Over E-cigarettes as Use By Teens Soars

(Courtesy Of Contra Costa County Office Of Education)Here is a sampling of vaping items confiscated at local schools, according to Emily Justice of the...

Hill Branch Winter Ball Raises Funds for Children’s Hospital

(Contributed Photo)     Nearly 400 guests attended the 61st annual Winter Ball on December 18, produced by Hill Branch of UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital...

Arts Council Awards Prizes in Visual Arts Competition

(Contributed Photo)     Campolindo 9th-grader Larkin Stephanos won Best in Show and a $300 prize for her whimsical piece, The Book Jacket (above), at...

Orinda Students Head to Odyssey of the Mind State Tournament

(Nancy Phan Fields, Photographer)Orinda Rotary #42350 Team (L to R): Abby Kim, Livia Phan Fields, Aimee Steinmeier, Coach Angelica Steinmeier, Caitlin Chan, Zia Cohn, Ava Yap, Sannam Tognotti and Odyssey of the...

National Charity League Members Show Love to Heart Patients

(Contributed Photo) The Acalanes Area Chapter of National Charity League (NCL) delivered more than 150 heart pillows to the John Muir Cardiac Unit in support of patients who are recovering from...

Baseball Association Opening Day Kicks off 35th Season

(Contributed Photo)Deklen Walters, an OBA player from the 2019 Pinto Division, tries on Stomper’s hat while spending time with the Oakland A’s mascot.    ...

OIS Student Performers Get Footloose

(Contributed Photo) The Pop Cast, along with two other casts and a student technical crew, present OIS’s Getting to Know…Footloose at the Bulldog Theater on April 25-27. Based...

2019 Summer Camp Guide Sends Kids From Alice to Zooland

(Contributed Photo)The best camp songs have hand motions, as demonstrated by the kids at St. Stephens Episcopal Church camp. (Contributed Photo)Camp Community Arts kids and...

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