Environmental Science class students research ways to be more sustainable

Students in Mr. Casey Jones’ Environmental Science class took on the task and challenge of identifying opportunities to help make The Orme School a more sustainable community. The students were asked to create a project that illustrated how to create something of value from waste, or ways in which to conserve water, electricity and other […]

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Students participate in Sherry Cervi Youth Championship Barrel Racing

Orme horsemanship students and campers enjoyed a special treat when they competed recently in the Sherry Cervi West Coast Youth Championship Barrel Race competition in Marana, Arizona. Sherry is a four time World Champion and, with more than $3,000,000 in winnings, has earned more than any other woman in this sport. A fellow Arizonian, Sherry […]

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STEM Program – Ancient technologies showcase

Physics class project narrative by faculty member Steven Pankratz. Students in my Physics class were tasked with designing and building projects that would display their knowledge of physical principles, and give them hands-on experience working with power tools (with the supervision, help and support of Orme’s fantastic Facilities staff). There was a wide range of […]

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Doctoral students visit Orme’s Sustainability Program

On Monday, January 16, fifteen students from Prescott College, along with their professor Dr. Denise Mitten, visited The Orme School to learn more about our Sustainability Program. The students, including Orme Summer Camp alumnus Kobe Biederman, are working to earn their doctorate in Sustainability Education. The group visited and toured the garden, orchard and vineyard, […]

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Field trip for AP Art History class

Josh Bloom’s AP Art History class has been studying the art and architecture of South and Southeast Asia. This led to a fun field trip to Sedona, Arizona to visit the Amitabha Stupa and Peace Park, which was built in 2004. This was an opportunity for the class to experience one of these fascinating artifacts […]

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