Dell'Aquila retires after 26 years at Miramonte
Asked to name the person who most impacted his coaching philosophy, former Miramonte Athletics Director Vince Dell'Aquila, who just retired after 26 years at the school, didn't hesitate to answer.
By Karl Buscheck
Getting healthy at Acalanes
Acalanes High School held its first wellness Faire in April. There were booths for all types of assistance in keeping youths healthy and happy. There was even musical accompaniment by Acalanes musicians. The school hopes to make this successful event an annual ...Submitted by Graham Wiseman
LPIE throws thank you Party in the Park
Families enjoyed a carefree afternoon in the Lafayette Plaza Park June 4, picnicking and playing, listening to music, with snacks and fun activities all provided by Lafayette Partners in Education as a celebration of community and for their support for the children in ...By Pippa Fisher
Lamorinda celebrates its graduates
It's that time of year again when a parent's tears flow as quickly as mortar board hats fill the sky.
Graduation 2017 from Acalanes, Campolindo and Miramonte was no different, as the ...Peggy Spear
As Seen In Lamorinda: Having a Ball!
Moraga Commons was filled with tuxes and ballgowns on a recent Saturday evening as Campolindo High School's upperclass met and mingled for photos during a decades old pre-Senior Ball tradition. The 377 students and dates later enjoyed an evening of dinner and dancing ...
'Drowsy Chaperone' delights
On May 12 and 13, The Saklan School in Moraga presented its ninth annual Middle School Musical at Town Hall Theater. They presented the 2006 Broadway Musical "The Drowsy Chaperone."
The ...Submitted by Lori Anders
Lorie honored as Moraga Teacher of the Year
On May 12, Contra Costa County Office of Education Superintendent of Schools Karen Sakata visited the classroom of Amanda Lorie at Donald Rheem Elementary School. Lorie, a 10-year instructor, was recently named Moraga School District's Teacher of the Year. For the past ...Submitted by Jonathan Lance
Orinda Academy: A small school that offers big adventures for its students
Emma Greif enjoyed her "amazing" educational adventure in Japan just before spring break this year.
Greif is a sophomore at Orinda Academy, a small private high school. With just 100 ...By Sora O'Doherty
Song, solar and social activism at Campo
Lafayette native Ben Ebert still talks and sometimes jams with friends and old band mates from Acalanes High School, but now calls Los Angeles home. Ebert is a professional musician - a drummer for the five-member band Trapdoor Social.
By Cathy Dausman
Diplomas for Saint Mary's College grads
Two batches of Saint Mary's College students, class of 2017, received their diplomas on the Moraga campus during ceremonies held over Memorial Day weekend.
An estimated 680 Saint Mary's ...