52nd Fine Arts Festival

Orme celebrated its 52nd Dorothy Swain Lewis Fine Arts Festival. This year’s theme was “Life Through the Color of Art.” It was a high energy week during which students were able to explore their own creativity and discover the artist within themselves. The workshops, led by professional artists, included Oil Painting, Watercolor, Glassblowing, Pottery, Stained […]

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Orme students visit the State Senate

Students in Kelly Bull’s Environmental Science class took an educational field trip down to the Arizona State Capital in Phoenix. Orme’s students were able to meet Senator Karen Fann (Republican member of the Arizona Senate representing Arizona Legislative District 1) and ask her questions. Eleventh grade student Asher even had an opportunity to challenge one […]

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Fall Community Work Day

The campus saw a nice turnout of alumni, Trustees, parents and friends who worked alongside Orme faculty, staff and students during our fall Community Work Day. Many wonderful things were accomplished all around our school from organizing the School Archives room, sustainable landscaping and planting of trees, and resurfacing of the original Old Adobe Classroom […]

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Student chalk art contest a big hit

On a beautiful sunny Sunday afternoon, approximately 30 students participated in a chalk art contest on the old tennis courts by Commons. Students could draw anything they wished, but each of their creations had to incorporate The Orme School Quarter Circle Vbar brand somewhere in it. See if you can locate the brand in some […]

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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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