Lamorinda celebrates its graduates
Acalanes Class of 2019
CP Cares makes an impact throughout the year
As part of CP Cares, Camino Pablo Elementary School students provided a Sunday Lunch Meal Service at St. Mary's Center in Oakland for 40-70 low-income seniors (organized by CP PTA) on Sunday, May 12, Mother's Day.
Submitted by Cathy Harrison
All smiles on LP third-grade field trip
During the annual Moraga History Field Trip on May 8, Los Perales Elementary School third-grade students met up with the owner of the historical Moraga ranch, Joan Bruzzone, who shared some of the personal stories behind the property with the students, teachers and ...Submitted by Lindsay Garrity
Local students volunteer for summer projects in Latin America
The East Bay Chapter of Amigos de las Am‚ricas held its annual graduation last Saturday at Newt Hollow in Briones Park. Included in the group were 11 students from Lamorinda high schools.
By John T. Miller
Town assumes partial management for after-school programs
The Moraga School District's After School Enrichment Program, typically operated by the PTA, has agreed to hand over the reins to the town for partial management starting with the fiscal year of 2019-20.
By Vera Kochan
Moraga PTA volunteers to pack classrooms for Measure V summer improvements
Beginning June 11, four days after schools close for the summer, Camino Pablo and Donald L. Rheem Elementary will begin major construction improvements on campus thanks to funds from Measure V.
By Vera Kochan
Rossmoor Scholarships awarded to local students
A pair of Acalanes students, Ashley McClusky and Unubold Munkhold, won $3,000 scholarships from the Rossmoor Scholarship Foundation to assist them with their college expenses.
The two ...By John T. Miller
Del Rey Elementary School installs colorful shade sails courtesy of a grant
Thanks to the dedication of a former Orinda dermatologist and the ingenuity of Orinda Union School District's Director of Facilities Stuart House, Del Rey Elementary School has installed shade sails to create an outdoor learning space adjacent to the school's new ...By Sora O'Doherty
The up and downside of AP courses
Depending on how your particular school treats AP classes, an AP class can be worth a full grade higher than the regular track class (that's how some students push their GPAs beyond the `perfect' 4.0). And even if your high school does not inflate AP grades, many ...By Elizabeth LaScala, Ph.D.
Glorietta Elementary brings us `Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Jr.'
Glorietta Elementary School presents their Spring Musical, "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Jr." on May 17 and 18. Based on the award-winning Broadway musical and the beloved film, Glorietta's "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Jr." will capture hearts in a whole new way, as a ...Submitted by Hillary Weiner
Lamorinda teachers compete for County Teacher of the Year
Three Teachers of the Year from Lamorinda elementary schools are in the running for Contra Costa County's 2019-20 Teacher of the Year award: Cindy Fisher of Happy Valley Elementary School (Lafayette School District), Jennifer Strohmeyer of Donald L. Rheem Elementary ...By Sora O'Doherty