A day filled with promise for 200 middle school girls
The morning began with speaker Danielle Feinberg, the director of photography for lighting on Disney-Pixar's Academy Award-winning films "WALLE," "Brave," and "Coco" who spoke to 200 middle school girls about opportunities for them in STEAM-related careers (science, ...Submitted by Lynda Leonard
Campo's Academic Decathlon team takes fifth at state finals
The Campolindo Academic Decathlon team won first place in their regional competition for the ninth year in a row, qualifying for the state finals where they finished fifth against 28 other schools in their division.
By John T. Miller
Proclamation honors State Champs - Campolindo High School Boys Basketball Team
Moraga Mayor Roger Wykle issued a proclamation designating April 10, as "2018-2019 Campolindo Boys Varsity Basketball Team Day," in recognition of the team's Division II State Championship honors.
By Vera Kochan
Wagner Ranch Nature Area Wildlife Festival offers public a glimpse of rare resource
The public will once again have an ...By Sora O'Doherty
Burton Valley student pushes school to go green this Earth Day
Burton Valley Elementary School is ditching the use of plastic utensils in the lunchroom starting April 22, appropriately enough on Earth Day. As impactful as that is, it is all the more remarkable for being introduced by an environmentally conscious fifth-grader who, ...By Pippa Fisher
Campolindo High School's 2018-19 educator of the year selected
Paul Verbanszky, Campolindo's social studies teacher, was selected as the Acalanes Union High School District's Educator of the Year for the Moraga school.
Each year staff members from ...By Vera Kochan
Peace, Love and Pancakes - an event for the whole family
Brett Lorie, the Joaquin Moraga Intermediate School math teacher behind the 10,000 Lunches Program to feed the homeless, has another worthwhile cause on the horizon. The Peace, Love and Pancakes fundraiser, entering its sixth year, benefits MainSpring's The Janada ...By Vera Kochan
Moraga School District looks to fill void on school board
Joe Rosenbaum, former board president of the ...By Vera Kochan
Burton Valley fifth-grader advances to GeoBee state finals
Burton Valley Elementary School fifth-grader Jacob Jo won this year's National Geographic GeoBee at his school and passed the qualification test to enter the state finals. According to its website, The National Geographic GeoBee includes three levels of competition; ...Submitted by Diane Hong
The College Admissions Scam
The recent college admissions scandal that was revealed in a March 12 New York Times article quickly spread to all the major news media. The article reported how William Singer, a businessman who owns the Edge College & Career Network, also known as The Key, opened a ...By Elizabeth LaScala