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OIS presents "Madagascar JR"
Orinda Intermediate School's Bulldog Theater presents its spring musical, "Madagascar - A Musical Adventure JR.," April 27-29 at OIS.
Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the ...
Submitted by Jeanette Lipp

Campolindo team shines at state Academic Decathlon finals
The recently crowned Contra Costa County High School Academic Decathlon Champions, Campolindo High School, successfully represented Contra Costa County during the weekend of March 23-26, at the 2017 California Academic Decathlon, held in Sacramento.
Submitted by Jonathan Lance

Five Lamorinda Odyssey of the Mind Teams Advance to World Finals
Ten teams from Orinda, Lafayette, and Moraga competed in the Odyssey of the Mind State Tournament at Heritage High School in Brentwood on March 25, where they joined just under 200 teams from all over California. By placing first or second place in their respective ...Submitted by Keum Roberge

Lafayette Rotary support planting
The Lafayette Rotary Club presented a donation for $1,500 to the Lafayette Garden Club to support their recent work in landscaping the Oak Hill off ramp on Highway 24. The Lafayette Garden Club teamed with the City of Lafayette and Lafayette Rotary to replant this area ...Submitted Matt Pease

Orinda Boy Scout Troop 57 Honors Record Eight New Eagle Scouts
On both a memorable and historic day, Troop 57 of Orinda formally acknowledged the achievements of Kyle Finger, Maxwell Fleming, Sean Kostecki, Kevin Pease, Zachary Peterson, Matthew Przekop, Steven Rein and Robert Tennant at the Eagle Court of Honor Ceremony held on ...Submitted by Steve Tennant

JM to host pancake dinner
The fourth annual Peace, Love and Pancake Dinner, to benefit the JBFC Schools in Tanzania, will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, April 21 at Joaquin Moraga Intermediate School.
Dinner, ...
Submitted by Brett Lorie

Silver Award
Mabel Vo and Megan Crane recently completed their Girl Scout Silver Award project.
For their project the two eighth-graders did a pilot program for recycling bins at the downtown ...
Submitted by Mabel Vo

Assistance League of Diablo Valley's R.E.A.D. Program Thrives
One of Assistance League of Diablo Valley's hands-on philanthropic programs is R.E.A.D., an acronym for read, enrich, achieve and discover. Since 2003, the R.E.A.D. co-chairmen and committee members have taken great care in selecting books that they currently read in13 ...Submitted by Betty Miller

Lamorinda teams advance in Odyssey of the Mind competitions
Many local teams competed in the Odyssey of the Mind Bay Area Regional Tournament at Concord High School on March 4. Four teams from Orinda and two from Moraga are advancing to the State Tournament at Heritage High School in Brentwood on March 25.
Submitted by John Inouye

Project Music Unlimited soars at Campolindo High School
Project Music Unlimited is a group of students from Campolindo High School who work to spread the joy of music beyond our community to children without access to instruments or music programs.
Submitted by Vivek Lashkari and Aman Malhotra

Troop 224 Eagle Scouts Honored
Boy Scout Troop 224 of Lafayette members Dylan Lane, Jason Cornell, and Adam Coate achieved Scouting's highest rank of Eagle Scout and celebrated their Eagle Court of Honor on Sunday, Feb. 26, at the Lafayette Community Center.
Submitted by Stephanie Coate

Troop 204 welcome new Eagles
Lafayette Boy Scout Troop 204 will honor 14 young men who have achieved the Eagle Scout Award, the highest rank in the Boys Scouts of America, at 1 p.m. on March 25 at Lafayette-Orinda Presbyterian Church. This will be Troop 204's 64th annual Eagle Court of Honor.
Submitted by Sara Regan

St. Monica's students donate to VESTIA
In January, St. Monica's fifth-grade American Boys Basketball team organized a sock and sleeping-bag drive in conjunction with Volunteer Emergency Services Team in Action (VESTIA). After collecting items from members of the community, the boys were able to donate 12 ...Submitted by Eric Moon

2017 Poul Anderson Writing Contest launches in Orinda
The Friends of the Orinda Library announces ...Submitted by Julie Rossiter

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