There is no doubt that Lamorinda holds their ...By Cecilia Chang
Wagner Ranch Elementary Presents 'Alice in Wonderland JR'
Travel down the rabbit hole and join Alice, one of literature's most beloved heroines, in her madcap adventures as Wagner Ranch Elementary presents "Alice in Wonderland JR" the first week in June.
Submitted by Laurie Schmitt
Writing college essays is a complicated task
It is important to understand some fundamental truths about college essays. First, many parents ask me if I can help their student with "The College Essay." These three words suggest a singular piece of writing. The average college applicant will tackle far more than ...By Elizabeth LaScala
Glorietta Elementary School stages Disney's 'Mulan Jr.'
Based on Disney's Oscar-nominated film, "Mulan Jr." is a heartwarming celebration of culture, honor and the fighting spirit. In this story, it is up to the misfit Mulan and her mischievous dragon sidekick, Mushu, to save the Emperor from the Huns. Mulan defies the ...Submitted by Hillary Weiner
Special Acalanes assembly shows consequences of drug use
Parents are encouraged to engage their ...By Pippa Fisher
Full-day kindergarten to start in Moraga
Beginning next fall, Moraga School District ...By Sophie Braccini
Local school districts anticipate possible budget deficits
The Orinda, Lafayette and Moraga school districts will be looking at ways to make ends meet as they face possible deficits in funding for the upcoming year.
While budgets may not ...By John T. Miller
In the car, it smelled like the new paint on ...By Alexandra Reinecke
Those pesky General Education requirements: How to make them work for you
Graduating seniors deciding which college to attend or juniors considering which colleges to apply to should look carefully at a college's general education requirements. These are courses that everyone, regardless of their major, must take in order to complete their ...By Elizabeth LaScala
Acalanes students will work for college
A pair of enterprising students from Acalanes High School has formed a business partnership focused on providing needed labor to community members, while also helping to fund their college educations.
By John T. Miller