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...

Electronics Get a Time Out on Low-Tech Tuesdays at Orinda Academy

(Laura Turnbull, Photographer) Orinda Academy students Theo Jacobs and William Garman enjoy a game of Jenga on a 20-minute break between classes.     On one...

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...

Sleepy Hollow Students Bring Seussical Kids To Life

(Courtesy of Sleepy Hollow School)     Fourth and fifth grade students at Sleepy Hollow Elementary, under the instruction of Lamorinda Performing Academy, have been...

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.  ...

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 Bands Bring Holiday Cheer to Jelly Belly

    The Orinda Intermediate School String Orchestra and Jazz Band played a holiday concert at the famed Jelly Belly factory in Fairfield on...

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...

OUSD Kinder/TK Registration in February

    Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten registration for children entering an Orinda public school in August 2019 will be open Feb. 4 – 7. On those...

Mats Public Speaking Holds Record-Breaking Food Drive

(Contributed Photo)     For more than a decade, the Miramonte Public Speaking program has maintained the annual tradition of organizing a food drive with...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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