Students perform at Music Teachers Association convention
Lamorinda piano teacher Katharine Austin had six of her students perform at the Music Teachers Association of California convention in San Jose over the June 29 weekend. The kids were among 250 selected from over 23,000 in the State of California to perform based on ...Submitted by Chris Casado
STARS 2000's ABBA-solutely fun production of `Mama Mia!'
Stars 2000, which includes 15 Lamorinda cast members, will bring the storytelling magic of ABBA'S timeless songs and the enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship to the stage starting July 19 at the Diablo Valley Performing Arts Center. On the eve of her ...Submitted by Brian Purcell
Moraga Lions Pride Award winners announced
The Moraga Lions recently handed out its Pride awards to students from Lamorinda middle schools. The students are recommended by teachers and selected by the administration of each school.
Submitted by Ray Casabonne
Performing Arts Seniors Recognition Day at Acalanes
Acalanes High School held its first ever Performing Arts Senior Recognition Day May 30 in the Big Gym to honor the following eight seniors who will be going on to major or minor in the Performing Arts in college: Isabelle Del Sesto (Screenwriting - NYU); Maverick ...Submitted by Janis Workmans
JM jungle party ushers eighth-graders into next adventure
The eighth-graders at Joaquin Moraga enjoyed a special jungle-themed graduation party, "Let the Adventure Begin!" complete with a jungle cruise boat, a live snake petting zoo, an illusionist and food trucks to enjoy. DJ Ryan O was spinning the tunes and everyone ...Submitted by Amy Martinez
Saklan students perform `West Side Story'
The Saklan School presented its 11th Annual Middle School Musical at Town Hall Theater in Lafayette May 17 and 18 with the Broadway Musical "West Side Story," School Edition with Grace Chaffey, the Music and Performing Arts teacher at Saklan directing the show.
Submitted by Lori Anders
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