Sustainable learning at The Orme School

In their Green Kids feature, the June 2015 issue of Green Living magazine contains an article by journalist Revathi Batola on Orme’s Sustainability Program. “With a mission to develop sound character, scholastic growth and an intellectual society for its students, The Orme School not only provides traditional classroom instruction, but also generates environmental awareness in […]

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Horsemanship Camp 2015

This year’s two-week Horsemanship Camp at Orme provided intermediate and advanced riders, ages 11–17, a chance to sharpen their riding and horsemanship skills, and experience that unique and joyful bonding with a horse. During this two-week specialty camp, participants were able to enjoy: Barrel racing Roping Pole bending Goat tying Horse care Trail rides And, […]

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Archery comes to Orme

The Orme School is delighted to add an archery component to its activities and sports line up. This opportunity came about through an Arizona Game and Fish program for schools that wished to give their students a chance to learn archery. Orme’s Athletic Director Tony Lehn and Director of Residential Education Doug Hoskins attended a […]

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Reunion Round Up 2015

Our June 5-7 Reunion weekend was extremely well-attended, and we were very happy to see so many of our Orme alumni and friends back here on campus! During the weekend, the Class of 1965 was inducted into the Half Century Club. And, since they say that a picture is worth a thousand words, please enjoy […]

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Orme’s inaugural Sustainability Institute a huge success

The Orme School’s inaugural Sustainability Institute on May 30-31, 2015 was a huge success. It was well-attended by individuals from on campus and our local communities. Eighteen workshops provided participants with hands on experiences, giving them new knowledge and skills that they could try out at home. Workshops included making cheese, fermenting foods, raising Japanese […]

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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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