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...

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...

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.  ...

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...

Despite Petition, No Change Planned on High School Grading Policy

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer)Miramonte High School became a ghost town after campuses were suddenly shut down in March.     Parents and students of the Acalanes...

Busy Summer for Orinda Boy Scouts

(Contributed Photo)     Orinda Boy Scout Troop 57 attended the Philmont Boy Scout High Adventure Camp in New Mexico from July 26 to Aug....

School District Prepares to Spend $105 Million in Bond Money, Holds...

    Orinda school officials presented a mixed report on school finances recently as they prepare to spend $105 million in voter-approved bonds while...

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...

Students Return to In-Person Learning Currently on Hold

(Contributed Photo)Members of Glorietta Elementary School’s Ensemble choir have been working with music directors Ron Pickett and Christina Holling and the ensemble choirs at...

Colorful Sails Bring Shade to Del Rey Students

(Contributed Photo) Del Rey Elementary celebrated its newly installed shade structure at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on April 25 with Superintendent Carolyn Seaton and members of...

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...

Miramonte Class of 2021

Previous Next     The Miramonte Class of 2021 is, indeed, a unique and special group of Matadors.  It is my distinct pleasure to congratulate this...

Scores for Orinda Schools Among Highest in the State

Last month, the California Department of Education released the results of the 2018 California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) online tests in...

Exhilarating Process for Miramonte High School Student Magazine Staff

(Moona Nandi, Photographer)Miramonte’s Journalism Club students (L-R) Alex Finegan, Mia Singleton, Chaya Tong, Scarlett Mosher, Miriam Yee and Olivia Eukel, proudly showcase their 2018-19...

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...

School Gardens Grow with Help From Anonymous Donor

MARY RANZAL A group of third graders get their hands dirty in one of Sleepy Hollow Elementary’s newly restored planter boxes.     For the...

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...

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...

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