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SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD named to AP Honor Roll for 7th consecutive year

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District again finds itself in elite company nationwide for its high school students’...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2016
Last comment by SHale, on Dec 27, 2016 at 11:23 am | 2 comments | 2888 Views

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School board hires new assistant principals for Dougherty Valley High

The San Ramon Valley school board appointed two new assistant principals for Dougherty Valley High School last week, putting...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2016
Last comment by Fran Logan, on Dec 14, 2016 at 3:31 pm | 1 comment | 3318 Views

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San Ramon council to talk elementary school traffic

The San Ramon City Council is set to receive the Safe Routes to School annual report and consider staff recommendations for...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by Parent, on Dec 9, 2016 at 3:42 pm | 4 comments | 1709 Views

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Trustees continue to explore solar option

As the clock ticks toward the deadline for a decision, members of the San Ramon Valley Unified School District continue discussing...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by UdyRegan, on Dec 7, 2016 at 8:59 pm | 4 comments | 2844 Views

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School board to discuss upcoming labor negotiations

The San Ramon Valley school board is set to meet in closed session with the district's bargaining team Tuesday evening to...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2016
Last comment by SHale, on Dec 2, 2016 at 11:39 am | 15 comments | 1462 Views

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Racist Graffiti In High Schools

Over the last month, two high schools have experienced incredibly racist graffiti in the bathrooms. While the district and...

Original post made by Teach Your Children on Nov. 17, 2016
There are no comments yet. 101 Views

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Danville woman wins $10,000 GoFundMe scholarship

Danville native Mayia Vranas was recently awarded a $10,000 scholarship from crowd-funding website company GoFundMe to go...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by S. Kelemen, on Nov 5, 2016 at 3:28 pm | 3 comments | 2104 Views

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Danville considering permit parking in west-side neighborhoods

The Danville Town Council is set Tuesday to debate creating a new residential parking permit program on 10 neighborhood streets...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by Joe Hearst, on Oct 21, 2016 at 11:55 am | 8 comments | 1879 Views

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Quarry Lane Announces 2017 NMSC Commended Students

Benjamin Drake, Krisesh Kanchi, Yuvraj Mahadeshwar, Sofia Podvisocka and Subash Sundar Raman have been named Commended Students...

Original post made by Jonni Zukauskas on Sep. 22, 2016
There are no comments yet. 173 Views

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Personnel file: Danville senior living community wins regional award

For the second year in a row, The Reutlinger Community in Danville won the award for "Favorite Jewish Community Residence...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2016
Last comment by Danielle, on Sep 5, 2016 at 7:37 am | 1 comment | 1270 Views

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Danville Girl Scouts take part in celebration at State Capitol

Two Danville teens were among six Bay Area Girl Scouts chosen to represent the Girl Scouts of Northern California at the...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2016
Last comment by B. Lynn Goodwin, on Aug 9, 2016 at 3:49 pm | 1 comment | 1574 Views

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Admin items to lead new SRVUSD superintendent's first board meeting

Rick Schmitt is set for his first school board meeting as San Ramon Valley schools superintendent, with summertime administrative...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2016
Last comment by SHale99, on Aug 6, 2016 at 8:28 am | 7 comments | 1658 Views

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County reviewing possible replacement of aging admin building

Initial planning is underway for possible replacement of the Martinez building where the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2016
Last comment by Crystle, on Jul 26, 2016 at 7:47 pm | 1 comment | 684 Views

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Nonprofit believes every child deserves a birthday cake

The foster mom did what came naturally when her new child had a birthday: She baked her a chocolate cake. When the girl came...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Arnie Lopez, on Jul 15, 2016 at 7:22 am | 1 comment | 4483 Views

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Montair Elementary gets 4th principal in 4 years

The San Ramon Valley school board named local assistant principal Ondi Tricaso as the new principal at Montair Elementary...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by Nancy, on Jul 2, 2016 at 7:07 am | 2 comments | 4407 Views

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School board to review local accountability plan, district budget

The San Ramon Valley school board is set to talk Tuesday about the proposed local accountability plan that outlines goals...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
Last comment by Jeremy Walsh, associate editor, on Jun 16, 2016 at 2:18 pm | 4 comments | 1727 Views

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San Ramon Valley expands Imagineering education program

The San Ramon Valley Education Foundation will be expanding its Imagineering program this summer with the intent to spark...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2016
Last comment by ed chiverton, on Jun 9, 2016 at 5:25 pm | 1 comment | 1437 Views

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Danville teacher earns national fellowship

Hollis Scott, a fifth-grade teacher at Danville's Montair Elementary School, has been named one of 11 recipients of a national...

Original post made on May. 31, 2016
Last comment by Deborah, on May 31, 2016 at 9:04 pm | 1 comment | 2365 Views

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School board to consider approving new superintendent contract

The San Ramon Valley school board is set to weigh a proposed contract with $309,664 in annual salary for Rick Schmitt, the...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by American, on May 25, 2016 at 6:00 pm | 3 comments | 1483 Views

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Cricket anyone?

It's true. Participation in cricket is growing rapidly, with the foundation at the middle school level. And one group in...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2016
Last comment by just playin', on May 5, 2016 at 9:04 am | 7 comments | 1746 Views
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