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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...

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...

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...

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...

Teens Express Essence of Lamorinda in Lafayette’s First Public Mural

Mimi Bommarito, Photographer Orinda architect Lara Dutto (back row, 2nd from left) and her talented team of young artists created the mural Our Home, recently...

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.    ...

Holden High Marks 50 Years with Celebration, Open House

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer)Three cheers for 50 years! Holden students show their spirit as their school reaches its golden anniversary L-R: James Barron, Pierre Grigsby-Olson,...

School Boards Develop Hybrid Plan But Classes Must Be Virtual

(Contributed Graphic)The Orinda Union School District made hybrid schedules like this one for students who choose to attend classes partly on campus.    ...

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...

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...

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...

Orinda Teen Raises Funds in Fight Against Juvenile Arthritis

Contributed PhotoMiramonte senior Marisa Chow and her “Sharknado” team hope to raise $6000 in support of the Arthritis Foundation.     Marisa Chow’s life changed...

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...

Former Orinda Resident and Author Shares Her Work at Wagner Ranch

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Author and Wagner Ranch Elementary alumna Lily Williams with Principal Jim Manheimer at her recent school visit.     Lily Williams, 26, a...

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...

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...

Nonprofit Girls Crushing It Creates Girlpreneurs and Confidence

(Shelly Hamalian of Shutterbug94549)Catherine Foster, Orinda resident and Founder of Falaloops, an accessories business launched through the Girls Crushing It program.     How do...

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...

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.    ...

Lamorinda Preschool Fair Pulls it All Together for Parents

Lamorinda Moms (LM) 21st annual preschool fair Thursday, Nov. 8, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Oakwood Athletic Club Gym is expected to...

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