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Published on October 13th, 2021
College trends to consider for the classes of 2022 and 2023
Understanding the reality of today's college application process is an important element in managing expectations. For instance, the notion that great grades and test scores will automatically guarantee entry into highly selective colleges no longer holds true. Strong ...By Elizabeth LaScala, Ph.D.

Published on October 13th, 2021
Miramonte's Kristen Plant named County Teacher of the Year
County Superintendent of Schools Lynn Mackey announced on Sept. 23 that high school teachers Kristen Plant of Miramonte High School (Acalanes Union High School District) and Michelle Wilson of Dougherty Valley High School (San Ramon Valley Unified School District) were ...Submitted by Marcus Walton

Published on September 29th, 2021
Lafayette parents are hungry for answers about free lunch program
While many students across the country are ...By Sharon K. Sobotta

Published on September 29th, 2021
Lafayette parents push to raise funds to pave safe path to Acalanes High School
Lauren Herpich loves walking and biking to Lafayette Elementary School with her 5-year-old kindergarten son Connor. It's that accessibility that in part inspired Herpich and her husband to choose the downtown Lafayette trails area when looking for a place to put down ...By Sharon K. Sobotta

Published on September 29th, 2021
Lafayette community gathers at celebration of life
Jazz music filled the air in the back field of Stanley Middle School in Lafayette Sept. 22 as hundreds gathered to celebrate the life of crossing guard Ashley Dias, who was struck and killed Sept. 8 in front of the school. In honor of the former Stanley student who ...By Jennifer Wake

Published on September 15th, 2021
Colleges are 'getting back to normal' - or are they?
Most colleges planned on fall 2021 being a time to return to in-person education. Yet the sudden explosion of COVID's Delta variant has thrown these plans into a helter-skelter morass of confusion. Schools are adopting a range of approaches to reopen while trying to ...

Published on September 1st, 2021
SMC begins fall semester with primarily in-person classes and strict COVID guidelines
As far back as February, and well before the ...By Vera Kochan

Published on September 1st, 2021
Mulberry Tree Preschool hands over the keys to Growing Light Montessori School
The Moraga Town Council approved a resolution authorizing an assignment of the Ground Lease with Mulberry Tree Preschool and owner, Susan Allison, to Growing Light Montessori School during its Aug. 25 meeting.
By Vera Kochan

Published on August 18th, 2021
Back to school with joy ... and COVID-19 guidelines
Two of Lamorinda's three municipalities started the new school year with new superintendents, but everyone was well prepared for the challenges of keeping students safe while the COVID-19 pandemic lingers. All staff, teachers, and volunteers at area schools will be ...By Sora O'Doherty

Published on August 4th, 2021
Once dubious, Wilder residents now wildly enthusiastic about preschool
When somewhat over one year ago it was proposed to rent a portion of the Art & Garden Center at Wilder to a Montessori preschool, Wilder residents expressed concerns that this was another benefit for Orinda that would be a burden on the Wilder community. During an ...By Sora O'Doherty

Published on July 21st, 2021
Lamorinda school buses to roll again, and, for the first time ever, will service Wilder as well
After the difficult school year caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, area schools are reopening with full schedules of academics, sports and other activities, and the Lamorinda School Bus Program will also return to full service. The full schedule of bus service for ...By Sora O'Doherty

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