Wagner Ranch Green Team Gets Serious About Reducing Waste

(Larissa Khosla, Photographer)Wagner Ranch students and Green Team members Lucy McLoughlin (L) and Riya Kumar make sure food waste ends up in the compost...

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...

$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...

Wagner Ranch Places First in Odyssey of the Mind

(Regina Gordon, Photographer)     The fifth grade team at Wagner Ranch Elementary rose to the challenge amidst a pandemic year and placed first in...

Submissions Open for Creative Writing Contest

    Students with a passion for writing have a chance to win $500 and their moment of fame with 2019 Poul Anderson Creative...

OIS’s Bulldog Theater presents The Addams Family Young@Part Musical

JEANETTE LIPP The “Zombie” cast and crew of OIS’s The Addams Family: Young@Part pictured above are preparing to bring the musical comedy to the Bulldog...

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...

2022 Youth Ink Writing Contest

(Sana Shukairy, Photographer) Hana Shukairy read her winning piece, while former Youth Ink Chair, Erika Rosenberg, moderated the Youth Ink awards ceremony, April 2021 at...

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,...

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.    ...

Miramonte Students Perform A Midsummer Night’s Dream

(Jennifer Linardon, Photographer)     Miramonte High School students performed A Midsummer Night’s Dream on Oct. 27-29, under the direction of Heather Cousins, theater arts teacher...

High School Musical Jr. at Orinda Intermediate School in May

(Contributed Photo)     Orinda Intermediate School’s (OIS) Bulldog Theater presents Disney’s High School Musical JR., May 5 – 7, with performances at Town Hall Theatre,...

Lafayette Nursery School’s 45th Annual Science Day of Discovery

    Slated for Saturday, May 7 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., children, preschool through third grade, from schools in Orinda, Lafayette and surrounding...

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...

AAUW-OML STEM Conference and Webinars for Students

(Courtesy of AAUW-OML)AAUW-Orinda, Moraga, Lafayette (OML) presents their 5th annual STEM Conference for middle school girls on Saturday, March 19, at Saint Mary’s College....

Young Punk / Metal Band Member with Audio Engineer Aspirations

(Courtesy of Nick Morosini) Local, young band members of Hell Bound Pound (L-R) Nick Morosini (bass), Marcos Hernandez (drums, behind pillar) and Alex Hernandez (guitar)...

Congratulations to High School Visual Arts Competition Winners

(Bill Carmel, Photographer) Kate Lee, a 12th grade student at Bentley Upper School won Best in Show for her mixed media piece using charcoal, colored...

OUSD Navigates Changing Requirements for School Campus Openings

(Sally Hogarty, Photographer) This classroom at Wagner Ranch Elementary School is ready to go. All that is missing are the students.     Continual changes and...

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...

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