School News

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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Fine Arts Festival Gallery Opening

On Sunday evening, February 24, the 51st Dorothy Swain Lewis Fine Arts Festival officially kicked off with the annual Gallery Opening. Snowy weather did not stop many guests from attending. While the Gallery showcased the work of numerous artists including Chris Masiello, Ruth & John Waddell, and Kate ’72 & Jim ’73 Carroll, the evening […]

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Horsemanship students participate in NBHA Winter Blast

Students in Orme’s Horsemanship Program had a chance to hone their barrel racing skills last week at the National Barrel Horse Association (NBHA) Winter Blast competition held in Buckeye, Arizona. Our students participating in the Youth Class division were Peyton Calmes, Riley Triebel, Eco Martinson and Julia Liesen (from Germany), accompanied by their coach Jessica […]

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