Campus community celebrates Earth Day

Today, April 22nd, is Earth Day, and the School’s students, faculty and staff commemorated it with a tree planting ceremony. Just before lunch, the entire community gathered on the path in front of Stirrup Dot Dorm, and two Hawthorn trees were planted by students in our Environmental & Plant Science classes. Director of Sustainability, Casey […]

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Students experience Orme Summer Camp

This year’s Orme School students had an opportunity to experience Orme Summer Camp last Sunday, when the first annual “Camp Day” was held here on campus. Students were able to see what a day in the life of a summer camper was like. Activities included archery, tie-dying, baking/cooking, survival and catapulting, and bubble machine fun. […]

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Gymkhana at Orme

On Saturday evening, Orme horsemanship students competed in a gymkhana with the Verde Valley School. The event was held here on campus, and was well-attended. Next weekend, Director of Horsemanship Douglas Owens and Assistant Director of Horsemanship Lauren Alexander will accompany some of our Orme students as they travel to Verde Valley School to participate […]

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Orme students raise funds for Heifer International

In a special vespers presentation this week, students in Orme’s International Club spoke about the Heifer International Program and its importance in fighting world hunger. They challenged all Orme students to participate in a fundraising effort for Heifer International. Club member Dede Ballo stated, “While, no, Orme students and faculty cannot end world hunger all […]

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