Treasures indeed | April 4, 2008 | Danville Express | |

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Perspective - April 4, 2008

Treasures indeed

The Living Treasures Program of the Museum of the San Ramon Valley presented its second award last week to Joan and Don Kurtz for their contributions during the last 13 years to the education of children. They are the founders of the One Room School House program, and they continue to run the show. Every third-grader in the district visits the old Tassajara Grammar School on Finley Road off Camino Tassajara each spring. The students dress in period costume for the day, and bring lunches that hark back to the 1800s. They sit in old school desks as Mistress and Master Kurtz lead them in lessons as they would have in the 1880s.

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