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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Orme students win bronze medals in Etymology Exam

Two Orme School Latin students, Rose Mayer and Ashley Coffey-Stonebraker, were awarded bronze medals for their performance on the 2014 National Classical Etymology Exam. This national contest is sponsored annually by the National Junior Classical League. Etymology is the study of word origins. The National Classical Etymology Exam tests students’ ability to handle both Latin […]

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Community Work Day a huge success

Saturday, January 17th was a busy day at Orme. Over 60 alumni, students, faculty and friends gathered for the first Community Work Day of 2015. The day began at 10 a.m. at the old soccer field near Boys Camp. By noon, the empty field had been completely transformed, with everyone lending a hand to plant […]

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Bruce Sanborn, Head of School

ORME, The Place

Head of School’s Candlelight Message Many years ago, I read a book written about the importance of place.  It may have been called “A Sense of Place,” but I cannot remember. The theme of the book was that a sense of place was really valuable in a changing and unpredictable world.  Literally and figuratively, a […]

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Cornell Engineering accepts Orme senior

On December 12, 2014, Orme Senior Chau Bui received very exciting news. She was accepted to the Cornell University Engineering program. Chau has studied at Orme for two years, joining us as a Junior international student from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Passionate about math since she was a small child, Chau told us: “Math has […]

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