Busy final week for graduating seniors

The last week of school before Commencement has been a whirlwind of activities and adventures for our Class of 2015. Monday, May 18 – The class went on a trail ride, and had a special picnic lunch (out on the range). A few students traveled one way in an old-fashioned wagon pulled by draft horses […]

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Student efforts to help fight world hunger

MAY 1, 2015 ARTICLE UPDATE – Students raised $1,509.42 in total from their Penny Wars and Walkathon for Heifer International. That money will go to relief and recovery efforts to assist earthquake victims in Nepal. Orme’s International Club has launched a fundraising effort for Heifer International, which helps struggling families, especially farm families, in developing […]

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Spring Break in Costa Rica

Every year, Orme faculty member Ilcen Reyes spends her Spring Break traveling with students through EF Tours to foreign countries, with the desire to learn more about the world. This year, Ilcen brought five Orme students – Julee Alden, Arely Chavez, Cheyenne Grant, Leonie Mayer and Nyx Vazquez – to Costa Rica. The trip exceeded […]

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Dorothy Swain Lewis Fine Arts Festival

Orme’s Fine Arts Festival wrapped up on Saturday, February 21 with Grandparents Day, when students displayed their final art creations, and the Hip Hop Dance and West African Drumming workshops gave inspiring performances. Led by many returning professional artists, students spent an intensified week in various workshops, learning new skills, exploring their own creativity, and gaining […]

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Los Vaqueros 40th Ride, March 25-29, 2015

In the late 1960s, a group of Orme alumni began talking about how the dirt roads throughout America were disappearing. It was proposed that, before they were all paved, the group should take a trip from the West Coast to the East Coast traveling only on dirt roads. They soon realized that would not work, […]

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