Friday Flyers

October 4, 2019

October 4, 2019

Monday and Tuesday is our annual all-school retreat at the Point Bonita YMCA. Please be sure students are at OA by 9:45 at the LATEST on Monday so that we can board our bus and vans for an on-time arrival. Read more…

September 27, 2019

September 27, 2019

A cool and misty morning…perfect for Macbeth at CalShakes! Here are a few shots from the preliminaries – a few brave students participated in a quick read of the play before they settle in to watch the pros. When shall we three meet again / In thunder, lightning, or in rain? (I.i.1) Read more…

September 20, 2019

September 20, 2019

The OA Bistro is open…our new tables and chairs arrived today, providing cafe-style seating for lunchtime and study tables during the school day. And that’s our new floor too!  Read more…
September 13, 2019

September 13, 2019

English and French class scavenger hunts, pickleball with a view, the CIA at OA, studying, dueling, and getting our work done…we made it to Friday the 13th… Read more…

September 6, 2019

September 6, 2019

We had our first student fundraiser of the year (snowcones for BAStA), a t-shirt design vote, Friday clubs fair, Sharks and Minnows, a 9th-grade victory in OA trivia… Read more…

August 30, 2019

August 30, 2019

It was a great first week, and it went by so fast! Only one week in the books and we’re already organizing clubs, student council, retreat activities and prom…  Read more…

May 31, 2019

May 31, 2019

On Thursday the sophomores received their reward – Malnatti’s deep-dish pizza flown in from Chicago. They earned it by winning the year-long grade spirit competition… Read more…

May 24, 2019

May 24, 2019

article contributed by Leena Khan | Last Friday, Orinda Academy had our Prom. It was held at the Hotel Shattuck in Berkeley and the turn out was outstanding.  Read more…

May 17, 2019

May 17, 2019

Schedule signups were due on May 15. If you haven’t submitted the form electronically, please do so asap!   Read more…

May 10, 2019

May 10, 2019

A thousand thanks to all the parents and guardians who so generously contributed to gifts and treats for Teacher Appreciation Day on Tuesday.  Read more...

May 3, 2019

May 3, 2019

Thank you to everyone who planned, attended, raised the paddle, placed auction bids, and created community at the Derby Party and Auction last Friday night.  Read more…

April 26, 2019

April 26, 2019

On Friday, May 3 we have a special schedule planned that includes student group presentations of their EA week adventures…  Read more…

April 19, 2019

April 19, 2019

Everyone is back safe and sound with a ton of great stories and memories from this year’s Educational Adventures.   Read more…

March 29, 2019

March 29, 2019

Dear Families, I wanted to say good-bye to you all. It really has been a pleasure knowing you all and of course, knowing your kiddos.  Read more…

March 22, 2019

March 22, 2019

This week we welcomed Macy Khangura back to the OA community as our new Front Office Manager and Registrar.  Read more…

March 15, 2019

March 15, 2019

On Thursday, March 14, Bay Area Student Activists (BAStA) took around 250 students from over 30 schools around the Bay Area to Sacramento to lobby for common sense gun reform at the capitol.  Read more...

March 8, 2019

March 8, 2019

French classes celebrated Mardi Gras on Tuesday by making and eating crepes. Crepes became a Mardi Gras tradition in the days before refrigeration… Read more…

March 1, 2019

March 1, 2019

A long-standing club at OA, the Tabletop Game Club this year is focused on Dungeons and Dragons and a variant called Pathfinder. Read more…

February 15, 2019

February 15, 2019

Reminder: Next week is Presidents Week (or, for some of you, ski week!) and there is no school, so there will not be a Friday Flyer next Friday. Read more…
February 8, 2019

February 8, 2019

Jamie, Bryson, and Kassim are taking over the school’s Facebook account to share information and inspiration about Black History.  Read more…

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