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Students at Acalanes High School in Lafayette donate dresses, sports equipment to Dominican Republic after Hurricane Maria  KGO-TV

A small gift goes a long way in a country like the Dominican Republic that's still recovering from devastation left behind by Hurricane Maria. ABC7 Stars ...



Acalanes High School Sailing team  Lamorindaweekly

On March 9 and 10 the Acalanes High School Sailing team, a club sport at Acalanes High School, traveled to the Santa Barbara Yacht Club for the Gaucho ...



Acalanes Class of '68 celebrates 50 years | Lafayette  Lamorindaweekly

They came of age listening to Elvis Presley to a backdrop of the Vietnam War and assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy.



East Bay teen’s efforts bridge communities — 3,400 miles apart  East Bay Times

When Lauren Kobashigawa spent a month last summer helping kids in a Dominican Republic village, little did she realize that she would eventually create a ...



Walnut Creek High School Ranked In 2019 Niche List  Walnut Creek, CA Patch

Walnut Creek High School Ranked In 2019 Niche List - Walnut Creek, CA - Niche ranked the best public high schools in California. See where Las Lomas High ...



Acalanes alum speaks to local teens about anxiety  Lamorindaweekly

Anyone who is a teenager, has a teenager or ever was a teenager can fully understand what the experts say: those teen years are difficult. Young people ...



Shooting threatened at Acalanes High in Lafayette  East Bay Times

Another shooting has been threatened at a Bay Area school, this time at Acalanes High School in Lafayette.



Lafayette: Acalanes school board caps interdistrict student transfers  East Bay Times

CLICK HERE if you are having trouble viewing the photos or video on a mobile device. LAFAYETTE – Acalanes Union High School District will severely limit ...



San Ramon School Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  San Ramon, CA Patch

DVHS Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA - San Ramon, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its 2019 list of Top California ...



Acalanes High School District updates sex ed policy, ignores calls for ouster of Planned Parenthood  San Jose Mercury News

WALNUT CREEK — After months of rancorous debate over the use of Planned Parenthood educators in sex ed classes, the Acalanes Union High School ...



Redondo Beach School Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  Redondo Beach, CA Patch

Redondo Beach School Among Best CA High Schools - Redondo Beach, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its 2019 list of Top ...



Huge turnout for Lafayette Swim Conference Championship  Lamorindaweekly

The 7th Annual Lafayette Swim Conference Championship was held the weekend of July 28-29 at Acalanes High School. Bearing the moniker "Adventures on ...



Top 100 Public High Schools In CA For 2019  Fremont, CA Patch

Top 100 Public High Schools In CA For 2019 - Fremont, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its 2019 list of Top California Public High ...



Temecula School Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  Temecula, CA Patch

Temecula School Named Among Best Public Schools - Temecula, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its 2019 list of Top California ...



Newport Beach School Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  Newport Beach, CA Patch

Newport Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA - Newport Beach-Corona Del Mar, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its ...



La Cañada School Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  Patch.com

La Cañada School Among Best CA High Schools - La Cañada Flintridge, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its 2019 list of Top ...



Beverly Hills School Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  Beverly Hills, CA Patch

Beverly Hills School Among Best CA High Schools - Beverly Hills, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its 2019 list of Top California ...



2014 Acalanes High School (Lafayette) graduation seniors/awards  San Jose Mercury News

ACALANES HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR AWARDS 2014. NATIONAL MERIT FINALISTS: Maya Marshall, Jack Peterson, Daylon Srinivasan, Larry Wang. National ...



Rossmoor Scholarships awarded to local students  Lamorindaweekly

A pair of Acalanes students, Ashley McClusky and Unubold Munkhold, won $3,000 scholarships from the Rossmoor Scholarship Foundation to assist them with ...



Report: Bay Area High School Let 'Queer Straight Alliance' Bully Students  Breitbart News

Acalanes Union High School in Lafayette, California, is facing infuriated parents after freshman students were reportedly singled out–with the tacit support of ...



Lafayette supports ban on flavored tobacco products  East Bay Times

Alarmed at reports showing a big rise in the numbers of teenagers vaping and smoking, the Lafayette City Council moved toward a ban on flavored tobacco ...



Photos: Special Olympics comes to Lafayette  East Bay Times

More than 500 students in special education and general education programs from 50 different schools came together for the Special Olympics Northern ...



Lafayette: New Eagle Scouts in Troop 200  Lamorindaweekly

Boy Scout Troop 200, chartered by Our Savior's Lutheran Church of Lafayette, is proud to announce its fall 2018 Eagle Scouts - Ryan Everly, Isaac Douglas, ...



Calif. high school had sex ed teachers with interesting sidelines  Fox News

A northern California high school where sex ed was taught by members of Planned Parenthood apparently had at least two instructors with interesting sidelines.



Concert at the Res one of several fun events planned this month | Lafayette  Lamorindaweekly

The 25th annual Concert at the Res, put on by the Lafayette Rotary Club, will take place on Saturday, May 11 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the outdoor stage at the ...



National Merit Scholarships: More Bay Area winners revealed  East Bay Times

More Bay Area high school students have been named winners in the National Merit Scholarship program, securing money to help them go to college. After the ...



Lamorinda Student Chosen For 2019 National Merit Scholarship  Lamorinda, CA Patch

Lamorinda Winner: 2019 National Merit Scholarship - Lamorinda, CA - Here's the student chosen to receive a $2500 scholarship.



From Lafayette: Acalanes High Schools Student Newspaper Sweeps Awards  Patch.com

Lamorinda, CA - Congrats to all the student journalists for writing, reporting, design, photography and creative cartoons!



Sponsored: Reliez Valley farmhouse radiates charm in serene Lafayette  The Mercury News

An enchanting farmhouse estate tucked inside Lafayette's coveted Reliez Valley at 5 Green Valley Drive spreads over a .42-acre corner lot. The home at 5 ...



Bay Area calendar: Art on the Main, concerts and more  The Mercury News

Smokey Joe's Cafe: through May 12, Firehouse Arts Center, 4444 Railroad Ave., Pleasanton. A '50s rock 'n' roll and rhythm 'n' blues fest, featuring 40 of the ...



California boy, 15, charged with assault following water polo incident  USA TODAY High School Sports

A Bay Area community was stunned to learn a teen student-athlete was charged with felony assault and battery following a water polo incident.



Reid Fellner: a personal success story  Lamorindaweekly

How often have you complained about having to use reading glasses or bifocals or whined about having to squint to see things in the distance? If you're ever ...



Former Menlo Park mayor Dee Tolles dies at 79  The Almanac Online

Former Menlo Park mayor Raymond "Dee" Tolles died Monday, Nov. 12, at age 79, leaving behind a legacy of civic involvement as remembered by a number of ...



Motivational Talks with Megan- Monte Vista High School  Diablo Magazine

Megan Gallagher is a 23-year-old Tedx Speaker, Author, Mental Health Advocate for Young Adults and Blogger. She grew up in Lafayette and graduated from ...



Acalanes' Blueprint awarded for excellence in journalism  Lamorindaweekly

In its 78 years in existence, the venerable Blueprint, a student-driven Acalanes High School newspaper, received a lion's share of awards this spring to cap off a ...



Community gathers to cheer Special Olympics student-athletes  Lamorindaweekly

Even with a small group of people, it's almost impossible to come together with a single opinion about any one issue. On April 23, there was a gathering of ...



Meet the Candidates for High School Governing Board | Lafayette | Moraga | Orinda  Lamorindaweekly

Four candidates are seeking three available seats on the Acalanes Union High School District governing board. It will be up to voters in Lafayette, Moraga, ...



Local high school students join national walkout  Lamorindaweekly

Hundreds of high school students in the Lamorinda area participated in the national walkout protesting gun violence, joining over 3,000 other participating ...



Lafayette Inventor Shares Secrets on Raising Kids to be Problem-Solvers in New Book  Lamorindaweekly

When Jim Marggraff was 4 years old he was placed in a special education class because he stuttered and had a droopy eye. He almost didn't finish college at ...



Exclusive: Video Shows Incident That Landed High School Water Polo Player in Criminal Court  NBC Bay Area

New video, exclusive to NBC Bay Area, shows the incident that landed an East Bay high school water polo player in criminal court, accused of attacking another ...



Twenty-One Bay Area Schools in the Top 100 Public High Schools in California: Report  NBC Bay Area

Twenty-one schools in the Bay Area are in the top 100 public high schools in California, according to a report. U.S. News ranked all of the public schools in the ...



Three generations of dentists serve Lamorinda for 55 years  Lamorindaweekly

In July, Blake Swimmer became the third generation Swimmer to practice dentistry in Lafayette. His grandfather, Al Swimmer, began the general dentistry ...



Troop 204 presents 2019 Eagle Scouts  Lamorindaweekly

Lafayette Boy Scout Troop 204 will honor 12 young men who have achieved the Eagle Scout Rank, the highest rank in the Boy Scouts of America, on March 23 ...



A New Bell Rings For Students at Acalanes High | Lafayette  Lamorindaweekly

Current Acalanes High School Associate Principal Travis Bell is being promoted to principal as of July 1 in order to fill the shoes of outgoing principal Allison ...



Housing at stake in Lafayette homes-vs.-apartments ballot battle  San Francisco Chronicle

The developer of a 315-unit apartment complex, which sparked a years-long political battle in the East Bay city of Lafayette, said he would bring it back if voters ...



In Moraga, state teachers summit fires up educators for new year  East Bay Times

Arriving July 27 at St. Mary's College and on dozens of college and university campuses across California, the fourth annual “Better Together: California ...



Editorial: On balance, Lafayette housing plan merits voter OK  East Bay Times

One of the most difficult East Bay measures on the June 5 ballot asks Lafayette voters whether to approve a 44-home development adjacent to Highway 24.



Congrats! Campolindo High School Named 2015 East County Regional Academic Decathlon Champion  Patch.com

Lamorinda, CA - Acalanes placed second in overall school rankings.



Graduation 2016  Lamorindaweekly

National Merit Finalists Cole Fang-Horvath Connor Virostek Iris Wang National Merit Scholarship Iris Wang National Merit Commended Scholars: Rishabh ...



Hundreds of Bay Area students named National Merit Scholars semifinalists; see the list  The Mercury News

Hundreds of Bay Area students are semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program that honors academic excellence.



Married, and in high school  Lamorindaweekly

By all accounts, sharing the same work place with your spouse seems to be a hit with a number of married couples who work together in the Acalanes Union ...



Acalanes alumna plans to spend summer studying animals in Madagascar  Lamorindaweekly

Local resident and Acalanes High School alumna Morgan Orsolini is preparing for anything but an ordinary summer. Combining her passions for nature and ...



High School beach volleyball debuts in Lamorinda  Lamorindaweekly

The second annual Norcal HS Beach Volleyball Championships were held in Santa Cruz on Sunday, May 6. More than 30 high schools participated in the event ...



Acalanes High School annual signing day event  Lamorindaweekly

On Friday, May 19, Acalanes High School held its annual Signing Day event. Congratulations to Acalanes High School Athletes who were recruited to play ...



Here are the East Bay's best public high schools - San Francisco Business Times  San Francisco Business Times

Some of California's top public high schools can be found in the East Bay, according to 2018's rankings from data provider Niche. Across the board, East Bay ...



Acalanes High School students participate in 2017 Santa Cruz Forestry Challenge  Lamorindaweekly

Nine students from Acalanes High School participated recently in the 2017 Santa Cruz Forestry Challenge, one group of a total of 107 high school students from ...



Great Oak High In Temecula Among 100 Best Public High Schools  Temecula, CA Patch

Great Oak High Among 100 Best Public High Schools - Temecula, CA - New ratings from Niche rank the 100 best public high schools in California. Two schools ...



Troop 204 Celebrates New Eagle Scouts  Lamorindaweekly

Lafayette Boy Scout Troop 204 honored 12 scouts who achieved the rank of Eagle Scout at a March 19 event at Moraga Valley Presbyterian Church. They are ...



Lamorinda swimmers take first place  Lamorindaweekly

Jessica Davis, 16, from Lafayette, Sophia Kosturos, 18, from Orinda and Shelby Suppiger, 15, from Lafayette represented half of the Crow Canyon Country Club ...



Acalanes High School says goodbye to beloved administrative assistant  Lamorindaweekly

Acalanes High School will be losing a vital cog in the operation of the campus when LeeAnn Martini retires at the end of this month. Martini has been with ...



Special Olympian Ryan Heptig gets gold  Lamorindaweekly

Nearly 800 athletes and 265 coaches from across Northern California June 22-24 were welcomed to UC Davis for the 50th annual Special Olympics Northern ...



Lamorinda Music Teacher Recognized for Life of Achievement  Lamorindaweekly

It's strange to hear longtime music teacher Rick Meyer say he feels embarrassed about receiving the California Music Educators Association (CMEA) Hall of ...



Team From California High School Wins Mock Trials Competition  SFGate

PLEASANT HILL (BCN). A mock trial team from San Ramon's California High School took first place in the county's high school mock trials competition, county ...



Local businesses support LPIE over the holidays  Lamorindaweekly

For the second year, Lafayette restaurants and retailers came out to support Lafayette Partners in Education this holiday season. Kicking off with Giving Tuesday ...



Lafayette mayor predicts court to decide housing plan ballot measure  East Bay Times

LAFAYETTE — Regardless of the outcome of the contentious Measure L ballot measure in June, Mayor Don Tatzin predicted that the fate of housing ...



Keeping up with the Hendersons  Lamorindaweekly

An incomparable athletic dynasty at Acalanes High School is about to come to an end with the graduation of Nick Henderson this spring. The Henderson family ...



LPIE is ramped up and ready for the new school year | Lafayette  Lamorindaweekly

Following a new fundraising high for the eighth straight year of over $3 million in the 2016-17 school year, Lafayette Partners in Education has committed to ...



Mid-Century Modern In Walnut Creek Has Floor-To-Ceiling Windows  Walnut Creek, CA Patch

Mid-Century Modern In Walnut Creek - Walnut Creek, CA - This rancher is nestled on a half acre of land in a quiet, family-oriented neighborhood.



Local photographer has 7 photos selected for US 'O Beautiful' stamp series  Lamorindaweekly

Photographer Gary Crabbe, who grew up in Lamorinda, was honored by having seven of his photographs selected by the U.S. Postal *Service* for its "O Beautiful" ...



Medalist and Acalanes Track and Field Coach Shares Joy of the Sport  Lamorindaweekly

By Michael Sakoda. Joy Upshaw, far right, runs hurdles for Acalanes High School in 1979. Photo provided. In 2013, Acalanes track and field coach, Joy Upshaw, ...



Reliez Valley residents may soon resort to protests over congestion | Lafayette  Lamorindaweekly

With louder and more insistent voices, north Lafayette residents are demanding solutions to their everyday frustrations of congestion along Reliez Valley Road.



AUHSD schools take steps to combat stress and anxiety  Lamorindaweekly

Despite the fact that Americans are safer and more secure today than at any other point in human history - as reported by Taylor Clark in his book "Nerve" ...



Three Cheers for the Grads!  Lamorindaweekly

Last Friday evening was busy in Lamorinda, as the Acalanes Union High School District held near-simultaneous on-campus graduations. The students who ...



Acalanes and Miramonte Competitive Sport Cheer teams come to fore  Lamorindaweekly

What do George W. Bush, Samuel L. Jackson, Kirk and Michael Douglas all have in common? They were all cheerleaders in high school. Cheerleading dates to ...



Track star Muppy Gragg on the way to the Ivy League  Lamorindaweekly

As the epitome of a student-athlete, Muppy Gragg stands tall in both arenas. With an academic record that has her headed to the Ivy League next year, Gragg ...



Deer Hill Road - Pros and cons of Measure L debated | Lafayette  Lamorindaweekly

Measure L, on the ballot for a special election June 5 to determine the future of the Deer Hill Road property, is currently the subject of heated discussion ...



Acalanes Graduate Crowned Miss California USA  Lamorindaweekly

India Williams a 20-year-old contestant representing Santa Monica but who attended Acalanes High School in Lafayette, was crowned Miss California USA ...



Lamorinda Divers qualify for NCS  Lamorindaweekly

Divers from the combined CLAM high school team for Miramonte, Campolindo, Acalanes and Las Lomas participated in the DAL League Championship meet ...



Sizeable donation from local business supports LPIE  Lamorindaweekly

The Lafayette Partners in Education, a not-for-profit education based foundation supporting the six Lafayette public schools, last week received $25,000 by Leila ...



Sharon R Dawson-Gruenhagen  KXLY Spokane

Sheri (Age 74) passed away after a long illness peacefully in her home surrounded by love and family, early Wednesday morning June 27, 2018.



Mother-Daughter Duo Make Tracks at Acalanes High  Lamorindaweekly

For coach Joy Upshaw and her daughter, Windy Margerum, the upcoming track season at Acalanes High School promises to be the fulfillment of a momentous ...



Walnut Creek suspected murder-suicide under investigation  abc7news.com

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (KGO) -- A murder-suicide in Walnut Creek took the lives of two young people today. Investigators say there were no red flags leading ...



AAUW Honored 12 Promising Young Women at Awards Ceremony  Lamorindaweekly

Submitted by Sandy Fox-Sohner. Top row, scholarship winners and keynote speaker, from left: Kate Ruth Greer, Jenanne Margaret Vaccaro, Danielle Feinberg, ...



Authorities find body of missing Lafayette student  San Jose Mercury News

HAMILTON CITY — After a weeklong search that drew thousands of online followers, the body of Lafayette student Brett Olson, an Acalanes High School ...



Walnut Creek murder-suicide suspect used “ghost guns,” police say  SFGate

A 21-year-old Lafayette man who shot his former girlfriend to death at her Walnut Creek home before taking his own life used two untraceable “ghost guns” he ...



Program Focuses on Coping with Betrayal and Pain in Middle School  Lamorindaweekly

By Sophie Braccini. Joaquin Moraga Intermediate School participants in the Communication Skills for Girls workshop. Photo provided. When you ask high ...



Classic car pioneer to be honored at Orinda Classic Car Show | Orinda  Lamorindaweekly

Generations of classic car enthusiasts will pay tribute to the man who helped launch an appreciation for the pastime by presenting the Lamorinda Classic Car ...



Here Are The Best Public Schools In California For 2017  Patch.com

Best Public Schools In California For 2017 - Beverly Hills, CA - The rankings were released this week. See how your child's school performed.



Citizen of the Year exemplifies 'service above self' | Lafayette  Lamorindaweekly

This year's Citizen of the Year does not sit still and let life come to him; he makes things happen. Don Jenkins was given the honor this year in a unanimous vote, ...



Northgate community seeks split from Mt. Diablo school district  The Mercury News

WALNUT CREEK — It has been viewed by some as a form of modern-day economic and racial discrimination in public K-12 education, while others say it's a ...



Brothers Take CPR Training to Las Lomas High School Honoring Wrestler's Memory  Lamorindaweekly

Submitted by Sandy Lilienstein. Las Lomas High School nurse Kathleen Mooney, De La Salle High School student Jake Lilienstein, Las Lomas High School ...



Year in Review: Pleasanton 2018 | News | PleasantonWeekly.com |  Pleasanton Weekly

Before stepping into the new year, let's reflect on what has happened in Pleasanton during the last 12 months. Below is a month-by-month recounting of some ...



Pacific Rim 15-1's are going to Nationals  Lamorindaweekly

Pacific Rim 15-1 volleyball team Lightning has earned a bid to Junior Nationals this summer in Detroit, Mich. Lightning earned a top 3 spot at Far Westerns ...



Acalanes dancer vies for Beach Blanket Babylon scholarship  Lamorindaweekly

Conrad Rocha, a senior at Acalanes High School, is one of three finalists for the $15,000 Beach Blanket Babylon scholarship in Dance. Each of the finalists will ...



Acalanes students will work for college  Lamorindaweekly

A pair of enterprising students from Acalanes High School has formed a business partnership focused on providing needed labor to community members, while ...



College Baseball: Napa Valley ends rough season on high note  Napa Valley Register

It was about as perfect a day as it gets for baseball – sunny, with temperatures in the mid-70s, a light breeze. All in all, very comfortable.



New law tackles high school football collisions head-on  SFGate

California schools will be forced to limit the number of hours and days their football programs' young athletes can practice tackling and other game-speed hitting ...



Lamorinda Couples Share the Secret to Their Longevity  Lamorindaweekly

By Sophie Braccini. Photos Sophie Braccini and provided. With the divorce rate in the United States nearing 50 percent, and typical marriages lasting ...



Acalanes Hosts Special Olympic Games  Lamorindaweekly

More than 500 students in special education and general education programs from 50 different schools converged at Acalanes High school April 25 for the ...



Saranap Nostalgia: Many memories to be razed | Lafayette  Lamorindaweekly

In a few short months the wrecking crews will descend on what was once the hub of unincorporated Saranap in order for Hall Equities Group to build the new, ...



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