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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

Published on July 21st, 2021
New OUSD superintendent selected
Following an intensive search, the Orinda Union School District board of trustees has selected Aida Glimme to serve as the new superintendent of the district. Glimme, who comes to Orinda from the Acalanes Union High School District, replaces popular outgoing ...By Sora O'Doherty

Published on July 7th, 2021
The illusion of 'test optional' colleges
With the COVID-19 pandemic and the onset of nearly universal distance learning for all high school students, both parents and students have been relieved to hear that many college admission procedures are going "test optional" this year. While "test optional" does ...By Elizabeth LaScala, Ph.D.

Published on July 7th, 2021
Lafayette School District governing board appoints new member
The Lafayette School District announced the ...By Jennifer Wake

Published on July 7th, 2021
Moraga renegotiates Mulberry Tree Preschool lease agreement
The Mulberry Tree Preschool, founded by Robert and Victoria Felton, has been operating since 1972 on land leased from the state of California that was originally intended as part of the Highway 77 right-of-way. With the incorporation of Moraga in 1974, the property ...By Vera Kochan

Published on June 23rd, 2021
Dr. Julie Parks to succeed Bruce Burns as superintendent of Moraga School District
Julie Parks, Ed.D., will become superintendent of the Moraga School District beginning July 1, the Moraga School Board announced last week. Parks was most recently the principal of Orinda's Miramonte High School in the Acalanes Union High School District, a position ...By Jenn Freedman

Published on June 23rd, 2021
Principal movements in AUHSD
Three of the four high school principals in ...By John T. Miller

Published on June 9th, 2021
Justice Murals promote social justice from a student's perspective
The Contra Costa County Arts and Culture Commission (AC5) is sponsoring a Justice Murals project led by youth commissioner and Campolindo student, Carolyn Considine. Campolindo students were asked to submit drawings and words about what social justice means to them. ...Submitted by Carolyn Considine

Published on June 9th, 2021
Burton Valley Elementary Odyssey of the Mind team wins State Championship
Burton Valley Elementary School's Odyssey of the Mind Team A took first place in its division for their performance of "Laundry Land" in the Odyssey of the Mind state tournament. Guided by Coaches Maia Siu and Anna Stubbington, the team won the state competition that ...Submitted by Doug Parker

Published on June 9th, 2021
JM graduates take the stage for next step in education
The eighth-grade students of Joaquin Moraga Intermediate School graduated in person, outdoors in a socially distant ceremony on May 26 at the Joaquin Moraga School Pavilion. Students received their diplomas from members of the Moraga School District board and walked ...Submitted by Amy Martinez

Published on June 9th, 2021
Lafayette School District warns seniors about phone scam
Lafayette School District Superintendent ...By Jennifer Wake

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