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...

AAUW-OML Awards Community Service Scholarships

(Courtesy of AAUW-OML)AAUW members met with Pat Rudebush, owner of Orinda Books, to discuss the February book sale at Orinda Books, which helps fund...

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....

Orinda Aquatics’ Staff Supports Athletes Through Pandemic Years

(Fred Stambaugh, Photographer)Thanks to Orinda Aquatics’ commitment to safely return its swimmers to the water, the team was able to continue providing opportunities for...

Miramonte Wellness Center Supports Students During Pandemic

(Ania Keenan, Photographer)The Miramonte Wellness Center, located in the center of the school campus, is home to several clubs, resource centers and the Miramonte...

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...

Looking Back on Soccer Team’s CLS League Championship Triumph

(Mike Stern, Photographer) The 2021 California Competitive Soccer League champions clench a 3-1 victory (L-R back row) Keith Klohn, Kevin McClure, Michael Chaffin, (middle row)...

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...

Orinda Schools Come Together to Promote Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

(Latika Malkani, Photographer) A yard sign in front of Latika Malkani’s home is one of several signs Miramonte’s Parent’s Club DEI (Diversity, Equity and Inclusion)...

Rise to Read Miramonte Book Drive

(Jeff Heyman, Photographer)     Hadley Orr – holding a bin while her mom Alissa Lillie donates a book – is a sophomore at Miramonte, who...

Local Water Polo Boys Compete and Bring Home USA Wins from...

(Lauren Smith, Photographer)Bringing home wins for the USA, (L-R) Brock Zamanian and Dashiell “Dash” McFarland competed in the Fina Junior Water Polo World Championships...

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 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...

Volunteer Hours Win Awards at Boys Team Charity

(Courtesy Julie W. Oliver)Here is the class of 2025 volunteering at White Pony.     A recent press release by Boys Team Charity announced 14...

Alex Meckes and Owen Pines Honored as Eagle Scouts

(Andy Pines, Photographer)Owen Pines of Troop 303 in Orinda attained Scouts BSA’s highest rank, Eagle Scout, on Sept. 22, 2020. Due to COVID-19 delays,...

OUSD Announces Aida Glimme as New Superintendent of Schools

(Courtesy of OUSD)Aida Glimme was selected as the new OUSD superintendent. She is excited to continue serving Orinda’s students and begins working for the...

New Educators Lead as Principals at Del Rey and Miramonte

(Courtesy of Ben Campopiano)Ben Campopiano is the new principal at Miramonte High School. He follows Julie Parks, who served as Miramonte’s principal for 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...

National Charity League Holds Senior Recognition for Grads

(Courtesy of Marci Byrne)     The Lamorinda Chapter of the National Charity League (NCL) held its Senior Recognition May 9 at the Balestrieri Family...

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