Orme hosts Equine Trail Sports obstacle course competition

This fall, Orme hosted an Obstacle Course Competition for Equine Trail Sports. We had over 30 competitors and their horses take part in different trail obstacles. Some of the obstacles included a raised wooden bridge, “jousting” pumpkins, throwing a spear, walking through a Native American campsite, side passing over logs, and several other fun challenges. […]

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Fun in the chemistry classroom

Who says you can’t have fun while learning something new. Certainly not the students in Mrs. Strobel’s chemistry classes! In recognition of Halloween last week, students studied the Periodic Table of Elements, and then carved pumpkins to represent 40 of those 118 elements. In the AP Chemistry class, students performed a lab in which they […]

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Students participate in Therapy Horse Association

This fall, several Orme students became certified by the American Miniature Therapy Horse Association. Led by faculty and staff members Sylvia Strobel and Dave Bradford, students Sheila June, Eco Martinson, Peyton Calmes, Madyson Whitney and Josie Avery (along with several miniature horses, of course) traveled to Cottonwood, Arizona to visit with senior citizens at the […]

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Family Days Coffee House Performances

Coffee House is held monthly at Orme, but for Family Days weekend it was an extra special extravaganza. Held in Horsecollar Theater, visiting parents and families were able to attend and enjoy the show. Students (and a few faculty members) displayed their diverse talents. Performances included several guitar pieces, a current folk-pop-rock song sung as […]

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Fall Mini-Caravan outings in beautiful Arizona

Students and faculty headed out in all directions across our beautiful state of Arizona for exploration and adventure during the recent fall Mini-Caravan. This 3-day/2-night outing was just a small sample of the week-long Caravans that students will participate in next spring. After a long weekend of hiking, biking, paddling and climbing, students are excited […]

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