Miramonte Class of 2020 Special Section

Previous Next The above advertisements were purchased by the families of graduating seniors and do not represent the complete graduating class of Miramonte High School 2020....

Youth Ink Winners Announced

(Contributed Photo) Kaylin Chang, first place winner.     Students Kaylin Chang, Emma Wong and Holly Craysforth are the winners of this year’s Youth Ink creative...

Water Polo Club Athletes Head to College

    Eleven graduating seniors from the Lamorinda Water Polo Club have committed to play water polo in college.    The student athletes join...

Orinda Union School District Honors Six Teachers

(Contributed Photo)Janet Friend with a couple of her kindergartners from Glorietta.     Teachers in the Orinda Union School District are known for their caring...

District Creates Task Force to Prepare for Next School Year

(Contributed photo)OUSD District Office     While the Orinda Union School District has begun preparing for the 2020-2021 school year, they are waiting to receive...

Graduation Takes Place With Caution, Creativity, Burritos

(Mimi Bommarito, Photographer)The Miramonte Senior lawn is missing it’s seniors. Note the sign: Stay Safe #Matstrong.     After a great deal of planning and...

AAUW Awards Four Scholarships

(Contributed Photo) Sophia Kofoed, Miramonte High School (Contributed Photo) Kate Ye, Campolindo High School (Contributed Photo) Lynn Wolfe, Acalanes High School (Contributed Photo) Marielle Riesner-Hansson, Acalanes High School Previous Next     The American...

Student View: Anger, Sadness, Reflection About Senior Year

(Betsy Shandalov, Photographer)In August, before social distancing was the norm, Nicole Van Stralen (orange t-shirt) and her fellow “Senior Ladies” of the Class of...

Grief, Sadness, Ingenuity as Schools Suddenly Shut

(Mimi Bommarito, Photographer)Miramonte Senior Eli Goldsmith stands next to a yard sign celebrating the 2020 Miramonte High School graduates. All 320 Matador grads received...

$500 Scholarship Offered in Fire District Essay Contest

(Contributed Photo)     The Rescue One Foundation, a nonprofit that supports the local fire district, announced its first-ever essay contest for Orinda and Moraga...

School Fundraising Groups Unite in New Foundation

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer)     After years of research, evaluation, and collaboration, the Educational Foundation of Orinda (EFO) has agreed to join the parents’ clubs...

Creative Writers in Search of Expression Publish Student Magazine

(Alex Neihaus, Photographer)The 2020 roster of Miramonte High School’s creative writing club includes, from the left to right, Alexandra Finegan, Scarlett Mosher, Miriam Yee,...

Lamorinda Idol Auditions to be Virtual

    In response to the coronavirus outbreak, Lamorinda Idol has made changes to its popular singing contest.    According to event chairman Steve...

Miramonte Boosters 2020 Hall of Fame Inductees

(Contributed Photo)Steve Harwood announces a Miramonte basketball game.     The Miramonte Boosters Club will induct Steve Harwood, Garth Haynes, Brett Jackson, Bill Maze, Megan...

School District Pondering New Tax

    Expecting to be operating in a deficit next year, Orinda school district officials are exploring the possibility of a new parcel tax. ...

Sign-ups Open for Summer Fun

(Courtesy Sherman Swim School) “A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away …” Wait a minute – this energetic young swimmer is approaching...

Troop 237 Set to Honor Four Scouts for Achieving Eagle Rank

(Okorie Ramsey, Photographer)Boy Scout Troop 237 members (L-R) Joe Henderson, Brian Harris, Alex Ramsey, and Aidan Swenson each completed a community service project on...

Winter Ball Culminates Year of Volunteering for Local Debutantes

(James Brian Studios, Photographer)Ten young women were celebrated for their accomplishments and philanthropic contributions at the 62nd Annual Winter Ball. Back row (L-R): Lauren...

OUSD Kinder/TK Registration in February

    Transitional kindergarten and kindergarten registration for children entering an Orinda public school in August will be open Feb. 3 – 6. On...

Deadline Approaching for Youth Ink

    The Orinda Junior Women’s Club is sponsoring Youth Ink 2020, the annual creative writing contest open to middle school students who live...

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