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...

Hands-Down Winning Candidate in Sister City Exchange Seeks Host Family

    Erik Stoklasa is a 16-year-old ready for adventure. He can hardly believe his good fortune at being offered the opportunity to travel...

Anything Goes On Stage At Miramonte This Month

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer)     Miramonte students (L-R) Gianna Capozzi, Tess Hornbeck, Dylan Smith, Isabelle Wirz and Anna Palamountain rehearse a song from Cole Porter’s...

Electronics Get a Time Out on Low-Tech Tuesdays at Orinda Academy

(Laura Turnbull, Photographer) Orinda Academy students Theo Jacobs and William Garman enjoy a game of Jenga on a 20-minute break between classes.     On one...

Troop 237 Honors New Eagle Scouts

(Contributed Photo) Orinda Troop 237 members Jackson Painter, Marcus O’Neill, Will Barber, Campbell Hoskins and Max Coons each completed a community service project to achieve...

Sleepy Hollow Students Bring Seussical Kids To Life

(Courtesy of Sleepy Hollow School)     Fourth and fifth grade students at Sleepy Hollow Elementary, under the instruction of Lamorinda Performing Academy, have been...

Students Show Off Discoveries at Glorietta Science Fair March 20

(Contributed Photo)     Glorietta Elementary will host its sixth annual science fair Wednesday, March 20 from 5:30 – 8 p.m. with interactive exhibits, educational...

ORINDA UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT – Volunteers needed for Citizens’ Bond...

The Independent Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee (CBOC) will:     Inform the public about expenditures of bond proceeds from recently passed Measures E & I.  ...

Submissions Open for Creative Writing Contest

    Students with a passion for writing have a chance to win $500 and their moment of fame with 2019 Poul Anderson Creative...

OIS Bands Bring Holiday Cheer to Jelly Belly

    The Orinda Intermediate School String Orchestra and Jazz Band played a holiday concert at the famed Jelly Belly factory in Fairfield on...

STEAM Registration Open Now

    In conjunction with Saint Mary's College and the Orinda-Moraga-Lafayette branch of the American Association of University Women, the Expanding Your Horizons STEAM...

OUSD Kinder/TK Registration in February

    Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten registration for children entering an Orinda public school in August 2019 will be open Feb. 4 – 7. On those...

Mats Public Speaking Holds Record-Breaking Food Drive

(Contributed Photo)     For more than a decade, the Miramonte Public Speaking program has maintained the annual tradition of organizing a food drive with...

Orinda Junior Women’s Club Announces Youth Ink

Graphic by FRANK RAMSPOTT The prompt for Youth Ink 2019, “It Matters,” gives young writers the chance to explore the different paths one can take...

OIS’s Bulldog Theater presents The Addams Family Young@Part Musical

JEANETTE LIPP The “Zombie” cast and crew of OIS’s The Addams Family: Young@Part pictured above are preparing to bring the musical comedy to the Bulldog...

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