Students whip up some delicious prickly pear lemonade

Faculty member Kelly Bull is Orme’s Director of Sustainability Studies. She also coaches our student Eco Team and oversees the school’s new student Thrift Store, which is located in Commons. Kelly stated that, “One of Orme’s sustainability missions is to value our resources and use them wisely. Two weekends ago, students harvested prickly pears from […]

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Opening Convocation 2019

The 2019-2020 academic year officially kicked off with Orme’s annual Opening Convocation on Thursday evening, September 5th in the Morton Vrang Orme Memorial Chapel. Students, faculty and staff were greeted by Head of School Bruce Sanborn, who spoke about the early days of The Orme School, a reference to Alexis de Tocqueville’s notion of “habits […]

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Meet this fall’s newest faculty members

Orme is happy to introduce the exceptional educators joining us new for the 2019-2020 academic year. They are excited to begin working with and teaching our students. Glenn Arena STEM – Mathematics & Science Theater, Mathletes BA, University of Illinois (IL) MS, DePaul University (IL) Glenn has had an extensive career teaching in public, parochial […]

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Orme alumnus delivers 2019 Commencement Address

On Saturday, May 18th the Class of 2019 became The Orme School’s newest alumni. Delivering the Commencement Address was William C. “Billy” Cordasco ’80. He is the president and general manager of Babbitt Ranches, a family business since 1886 and pioneering land company that raises livestock, manages natural resources, promotes science and participates in the […]

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Orme’s Plastic Police are on duty

This year, two Orme students started a Plastic Police force on campus. Naomi Nguyen and Peter Kohlmann took on a special sustainability project regarding plastic trash; something which has become very widespread and detrimental to our planet. Naomi and Peter have been working diligently to educate students and adults at Orme about how discarded plastic […]

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The Orme Bee Project

What’s the latest news ‘buzz’ on campus? Three students in our Sustainability Studies Program are playing an important part in a new Bee Project here at The Orme School. This opportunity came about through a grant from The Whole Kids Foundation, for which Orme is very thankful. Director of Sustainability Services Patti Marrs, Director of […]

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