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Miramonte students open discussion about distracted and drunk driving
Inspired by the Every 15 Minutes organization that creates drunk driving simulations at schools, Miramonte High School juniors Jennifer Giron and Gracie Guidotti presented a video about distracted and drunk driving to the entire school during a breakout session April ...By Jennifer Wake

Campo senior recognized at International Science and Engineering Fair
Campolindo High School senior Vasily Tremsin has been creating inventions to create solutions to real world problems for the past four years. His projects have won a variety of awards at the county and state levels and qualified to compete at the international level. ...Submitted by Roxanna Jackman

Hurricane survivor to Campo grad
"It could always be worse." That's what John Alago, 16, told his high school counselor last fall.
Having survived one of Puerto Rico's worst hurricanes, he endured subsequent housing ...
By Cathy Dausman

Lamorinda celebrates its graduates
Miramonte Class of 2018
Niv Ben Abir
Jaiden Bernard Aengus

Lafayette School District has new top educator
The Lafayette School District governing board announced the appointment of Richard Whitmore to the position of Superintendent of Education. He will take over from outgoing Superintendent Rachel Zinn who is retiring after 12 years of service to LAFSD and 38 years as an ...By Pippa Fisher

Acalanes' Blueprint awarded for excellence in journalism
In its 78 years in existence, the venerable Blueprint, a student-driven Acalanes High School newspaper, received a lion's share of awards this spring to cap off a successful year.
By John T. Miller

Acalanes dancer vies for Beach Blanket Babylon scholarship
Conrad Rocha, a senior at Acalanes High School, is one of three finalists for the $15,000 Beach Blanket Babylon scholarship in Dance.
Each of the finalists will perform live in front of ...
By John T. Miller

AUHSD's Teacher of the Year
Katherine Walton loves her job. That's apparent the minute the Acalanes High School teacher starts talking about it. As both a special education teacher and leadership advisor, Walton proclaims that she has her dream job. "It's the perfect blend for me. I get to teach ...By Diane Claytor

Del Rey custodian sweeps up accolades at his own retirement party
With the crowd, laughter, food, games and toasts, last Thursday's reception was fit for a rock star. As far as Del Rey Elementary students, faculty and parents past and present were concerned, it was.
By Cathy Dausman

Lamorinda OoTM teams advance to World Finals
Two local high school Rotary teams and one middle school team will be heading to the Odyssey of the Mind World Finals, which will be held May 23-26, at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa.
Submitted by Melissa Matosian

Wagner Ranch musical opens June 1
Wagner Ranch Elementary School will feature the ogre-iffic antics of Shrek, Fiona, Donkey, Lord Farquaad, as well as all the hilarious fairy tale characters that will come to life during the spring musical production of "Shrek Jr." Friday, June 1 through Saturday, June ...Submitted by Kim Tarantino

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