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SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 3873 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 3616 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 | 1442 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 1020 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 | 1947 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 | 1110 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 1335 Views

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San Ramon class aims to help teen drivers 'Start Smart'

California Highway Patrol personnel are set to lead a class hoping to help young drivers start off on the right foot Tuesday...

Original post made on May. 4, 2016
Last comment by Rick Luciano, on May 4, 2016 at 10:14 am | 1 comment | 781 Views

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Report: All 4 local high schools rank among top 10% in state

Each of the San Ramon Valley Unified School District's comprehensive high schools ranked among the 220 best in California,...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
Last comment by Meena, on May 1, 2016 at 11:03 pm | 2 comments | 6071 Views

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Parents angered over proposed childcare changes

Three San Ramon Valley Unified elementary schools may see changes to on-site childcare providers as the district's Board...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Scott Hale, on Apr 24, 2016 at 5:06 pm | 15 comments | 2558 Views

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Quarry Lane Robotics Team Headed to the World Championship

The Quarry Lane School in Dublin, California is getting ready to send their middle school tinkerers this week to the VEX...

Original post made by Jonni Zukauskas on Apr. 20, 2016
There are no comments yet. 135 Views

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SRVUSD shows support for LGBT students with 1st-ever Day of Silence resolution

The National Day of Silence is set to return to some San Ramon Valley schools on Friday, but it arrives this year with an...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by Herman Glates, on Apr 20, 2016 at 1:04 pm | 45 comments | 2971 Views

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SRVUSD closing pay-raise deals with classified unions

The San Ramon Valley school district appears on track to solidify new labor agreements with all of its classified workers...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2016
Last comment by To Danville Mommy, on Apr 6, 2016 at 8:20 pm | 7 comments | 1506 Views

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31st Run for Education set in San Ramon

The 31st annual Run for Education is set to take place on the morning of Oct. 12. The event raises funds for San Ramon Valley...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1916 Views

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Local Student Headed to National Speech & Debate Tournament

Quarry Lane School sophomore Allen Abbott took the school’s speech and debate record to new heights as he earned a...

Original post made by Jonni Zukauskas on Mar. 25, 2016
There are no comments yet. 171 Views

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Bollinger Canyon Elementary School Online Auction Ends at 10 pm Tonight!

Hey everyone! Bollinger Canyon Elementary is having an AMAZING online auction that ends this tonight at 10 p.m. We have Warriors...

Original post made by Support our schools! on Mar. 19, 2016
There are no comments yet. 101 Views

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Monte Vista junior wins Congressional App Challenge

Trisha Sanghal, a junior at Danville's Monte Vista High School, took the top spot in the 11th District's Congressional App...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2016
Last comment by Danville John, on Feb 25, 2016 at 12:27 am | 3 comments | 1929 Views

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SRVUSD set to expand policy on credits for alternative coursework

The San Ramon Valley school district appears on track to revamping its rules on granting credits to students who satisfy...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2016
Last comment by Cherp, on Feb 22, 2016 at 11:52 am | 1 comment | 1532 Views

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San Ramon Valley school enrollment expected to keep climbing

The San Ramon Valley school district will continue to see its student population rise for at least the next seven years,...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2016
Last comment by Gopi, on Feb 18, 2016 at 3:13 pm | 6 comments | 3094 Views

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Del Amigo High School Pennies for Patients Fundraiser

Starting today, Del Amigo High School is participating in the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS)Pennies for Patients...

Original post made by DAHS on Feb. 16, 2016
There are no comments yet. 284 Views
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