Sustainability Club hosts weekend workshop

Orme’s very active Sustainability Club hosted a well-attended weekend workshop for other students. The group helped participants make scented holiday goat milk soaps. Soap pieces were melted and various colors, peppermint candy pieces and fragrant essential oils were added before the cakes of soap were reformed. In addition, those in the workshop learned how to […]

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Summer harvest begins

Although students may be away enjoying their vacation time, much important work continues during the summer months in the School’s Burpee Garden, Orchard and Vineyard. Recent harvests from the Garden include the very first tomatoes of the season, beets, carrots and kale. The tops of onions, which students planted last March, are just starting to […]

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Orme School on The Search for Sustainability, airing November 1-12

The Search for Sustainability, a free 12-part documentary series by Nathan Crane and airing globally November 1-12, 2015, will feature The Orme School. The series, which can be viewed on the Internet, will contain 49 interviews with leading experts around the country, including Orme’s very own Casey Jones, Charlie Orme and Patty West. A new […]

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Kids Against Hunger event

Along with Director of Residential Education Doug Hoskins, ten Orme students volunteered at the Verde Valley Fairgrounds for two hours to assist the Kids Against Hunger program. Working in assembly line fashion, students measured, sealed and boxed food packages that contained long grain rice, vitamin-fortified soy, vitamin & mineral powder, and an assorted blend of […]

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