Orinda high school teacher arrested for inappropriate relationships with two minors

Kyle Ann Wood, 54. ( Contra Costa County Sheriff )

Officers with the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Dept. arrested 54-year-old Kyle Ann Wood on Wednesday. Wood teaches physical education to 9th and 10th grade at Miramonte High School in Orinda, according to data on the school's website.

"I can confirm that Ms. Wood has been placed on administrative leave effective immediately pending investigations."

— Julie Parks, Principal of Miramonte High School

Police say that between 1996-1998, Wood engaged in two inappropriate and unlawful relationships between two minors. The victims were students at Acalanes High School in Lafayette where Wood was a teacher at the time.

Wood is being held in the Martinez Detention facility in lieu of $150,000 bail.

"We have staff on campus to support our students as they process this news. We are aware of the trauma that this may cause our students and want to assure families that we will communicate the available resources directly to our students. If you have any concerns for your child, please contact your counselor or Associate Principal so we can provide support as needed. Our teachers will also remain vigilant for students showing signs of distress."

— Julie Parks, Principal of Miramonte High School

The Lafayette police department is asking anyone with information to contact detectives at (925) 283-3680 or (925) 299-3234. You can also email Sgt. T. Rossberg at tross@so.cccounty.us.