School News

First Coffee House of the year

The first of the school’s monthly Coffee Houses was held last weekend, with a terrific turnout of students and faculty. Participating students performed a wide variety of music ranging from a popular Vietnamese song, to a classical piano piece, to a popular R&B tune. The Coffee House evening very much benefited from the diversity of […]

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Orme’s annual Race on the Ranch

The Orme School hosted its annual cross country, Race on the Ranch event last Saturday. Over 500 runners came from 20 schools in Arizona to participate, and brought along coaches, family members and friends to cheer them on throughout the morning. There were eight total races including high school girls, high school boys, and middle […]

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Meet our new faculty for 2017-2018

The Orme School is pleased to introduce our newest faculty members. Kobe Biederman – Kobe is well familiar with Orme, having spent nearly 30 summers here. His parents Chuck and Lori Biederman were Orme Summer Camp Directors. Kobe went on to be a camper, a counselor and, eventually, Assistant Camp Director. As our new Director […]

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Congratulations to the Class of 2017

Orme’s Class of 2017 became the newest members of our School Alumni on Saturday, May 20, 2017, with the graduation of 34 Seniors and 2 PG students. Family and friends from near and far joined in the celebration on a beautiful Arizona day. Author, mentor, entrepreneur, athlete and Orme alumnus Jabari K. Smith ’01 was […]

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The GMO Project

Faculty member Sylvia Strobel’s General Chemistry students spent two weeks researching and studying Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and the pesticide Roundup (Glyphosate). They studied links between the two, and the possible health and environmental hazards that may be associated with both. The students’ research culminated with a poster presentation, as well as letters from the […]

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