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...

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...

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...

Matt Simmons Navigates Through Life with Man’s Best Friend

(Courtesy of Guide Dogs for the Blind)Granby, Matt Simmons’ first guide dog, guides Simmons upon entering a BART station in San Francisco.     Those...

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...

OUSD Looks at Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

(Courtesy of OUSD)As OUSD starts the new school year, it continues its work to improve equity and inclusion, trying to uphold its motto that...

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.    ...

Students Take “The Masks We Wear” to New Level through Drama

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer)Co-writers/directors Aya Banaja (on screen) and Mina Jenab (R) direct their cast in Honeybee, one of four short plays to be performed...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Scouts to Host 2022 Open House

(Courtesy of BSA Troop 303)Troop 303’s annual whitewater rafting camping trip, June 25-27, 2021, afforded the 20 scouts who attended the chance to earn...

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...

Miramonte Youth Environmentalists Create Project HEART to Help Local Restaurants

(Courtesy Yuji Watanabe) (L-R) Ryan Sinnreich, Julian Rustigian, Aidan Chan, Vajra Vo, Wyatt Barnes, Jonas Dao, Devon Bradley, Leo Cardozo, James Patrick, Dalai Vo, Sheng...

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...

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...

School Gardens Provide Education and Outdoor Opportunities

(Susan DiStefano, Photorgrapher)Sleepy Hollow Elementary School garden was a buzz with activity as student and parent volunteers keep the gardens in top shape. With...

Dons Take Win over Matadors

(Mark Bell, Photographer)     “Running Back Bennett Destino, heads upfield for one of his 7 carries for 44 yards on the night,” said Mark Bell,...

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