Orinda Homes Convert To Classrooms With Distance Learning

(Charleen Earley, Photographer)Orinda parents Michael and Janey McWhorter said their three sons, Ross (9), CJ (12) and Cameron (7), will miss their friends...

OIS Presents Frozen Jr.

Contributed Photo The “Snowman” cast and crew of Disney’s Frozen Jr., coming to the OIS stage this December.     Orinda Intermediate School’s Bulldog Theater presents...

Lamorinda Idol Winners

(Adarsh Gupta, Photographer)Palig Horoupian won the 6-8 grade solo competition singing A Million Reasons. She is a 7th grader at Orinda Intermediate School.(Dan Klein,...

Orinda Hears Voice of Ukrainians Through Unexpected Connection

(Nicole Guo, Photographer)Miramonte High School sophomore, Lila Moss, discusses with Ukrainian teen Myroslav Bur via Zoom about the impacts of the Russian invasion against...

Miramonte Booster Club Athletic Hall of Famers

    Additions to the 2020 Miramonte Booster Club Athletic Hall of Fame had their induction ceremony from last April postponed. The “Class of...

Miramonte Principal Gets Dunked

(Jeff Heyman, Photographer)     In honor of October Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Miramonte High School’s Principal, Ben Campopiano, challenged students to raise $500 by Oct....

OUSD Kinder/TK Registration – February

    Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten registration for children entering an Orinda public school in August 2021 will be open Feb. 1 – 4....

Fourth Grade Students Head to Odyssey of the Mind World Finals

(Scott Campbell, Photographer)The Wagner Ranch Elementary team was excited to compete in their handmade costumes at the Nor Cal State Competition March 26, where...

Orinda Boy Scouts Troop 303 Celebrates Proud New Eagle Scouts

(Paul Dolan, Photographer)Six Orinda Scouts were honored in June for earning the highest rank of Eagle Scout (L-R) Cyrus Claassen, Alex Kohr, Nicolai Bell,...

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,...

2020 Poul Anderson Creative Writing Contest Winners Announced

(Contributed Photo)Sophia Kofoed.(Contributed Photo)Audrey Lambert.(Contributed Photo)Emma Leibowitz.(Contributed Photo)Julie Lima. Previous Next     While the school year may have come to a close in a rather unorthodox...

Orinda All-Girl Robotics Team on Their Way to Finals Competition

(Courtesy of Roxanne Christophe)Team Stampede, the Orinda all-girl robotics team, is on their way to the Northern California First Lego League robotics finals. From...

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,...

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...

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...

Lots of Fun, Pumpkins and Treats for Halloween at Local Schools

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO A little girl tests her strength at a previous year’s Fun Fest at Glorietta Elementary. By ORINDA NEWS STAFFGet ready for some...

Middle School Writers Invited to Compete in Youth Ink 2020

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

Youth Water Polo Teams Bring Home Gold and Bronze Championship

(Courtesy of AJ Mast/USA Water Polo) Diablo Alliance Water Polo boys and girls teams both took home national championship awards, with the boys winning bronze...

AAUW-OML 36 Awards Scholarships to Local, Deserving Students

(Courtesy of AAUW-OML)Chaya Tong(Courtesy of AAUW-OML)Cassie Hopkin(Courtesy of AAUW-OML)Aine Flynn Previous Next     American Association of University Women-Orinda, Moraga, Lafayette (AAUW-OML) recently held a Celebration of...

MOST POPULAR

HOT NEWS