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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Blackhawk homeowners discuss safety at East Gate

Parking and space issues at Tassajara Hills Elementary School are spilling out onto neighborhood streets and causing problems...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2008
Last comment by Kathy Brillheart, on Dec 6, 2008 at 8:54 am | 1 comment | 2548 Views

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Schools share spirit of giving

Rain fell, temperatures hung in the low 40s, and still a group of parents turned out Monday and Tuesday mornings at Los Cerros...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2008
Last comment by Robert Schermer, on Dec 19, 2008 at 8:36 pm | 1 comment | 2268 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Blackhawk debates parking restriction

The ongoing discussion over raising fines for parking violations near the East Gate of Blackhawk brought a number of residents...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2008
Last comment by MikeR, on Dec 25, 2008 at 4:24 pm | 1 comment | 2143 Views

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Trustees OK new homework guidelines for high schools

The school board approved new homework guidelines for high school students in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District,...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by Ada Mott, on Jan 3, 2009 at 7:33 pm | 5 comments | 1986 Views

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Of note

<B>Kids help wounded Oakland boy Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4074 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2009
Last comment by amanda ramiriz, on Jan 17, 2009 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 2168 Views

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School parcel tax going to the vote

In an effort to combat expected cutbacks in state funding and protect current programs, members of the San Ramon Valley Unified...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Todd, on Jan 30, 2009 at 6:28 pm | 4 comments | 2079 Views

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Student lucks out with Sully interview

When Danville's hero pilot Capt. Chesley Sullenberger III and his wife Lorrie granted their first interview to Katie Couric...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2009
Last comment by Ernie, on Feb 8, 2009 at 3:53 am | 1 comment | 3056 Views

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School board sadly accepts bad scenario

"We should plan for the worse and hope for the best," said Superintendent Steven Enoch as he briefed the trustees on the...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by Disappointed Taxpayer, on Feb 27, 2009 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 2480 Views

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Congratulations, class of 2008

The following students were scheduled to graduate from Del Amigo High School: Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4651...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2009
There are no comments yet. 3318 Views

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Of Note

<B>Troop 204 Scouts reach Eagle rank Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4227 posted...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2009
Last comment by Elizabeth Yemane, on Feb 28, 2009 at 6:27 pm | 1 comment | 1943 Views

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'Cinderella' onstage at Monte Vista

The Drama Department at Monte Vista High School is presenting "Cinderella" this week on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2009
Last comment by N oeb, on Mar 1, 2009 at 10:24 am | 1 comment | 1860 Views

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School district's red ink brings pink slips

Layoff notices are going to 137 teachers and others such as librarians and counselors who have teaching credentials after...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Apr 28, 2009 at 6:15 pm | 14 comments | 2448 Views

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Schools chief focuses on mission

Any school district employee who does not work in the classroom is suspect. That's how Superintendent Steve Enoch approaches...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Mar 12, 2009 at 4:29 pm | 3 comments | 2135 Views

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Pink Slip Friday has teachers singing the blues

James Corral, vice principal of Charlotte Wood Middle School, directs traffic during morning drop-off this morning while...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Apr 28, 2009 at 6:13 pm | 3 comments | 2040 Views

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Measure C debate done 'by the numbers'

Naming a clear winner in Tuesday's debate between opponents and proponents of the proposed Measure C parcel tax ballot initiative...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Lisa, on May 5, 2009 at 9:06 pm | 63 comments | 3547 Views

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Letters to the editor

<B>Tear down the Vets Hall Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5859 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by SRVUSD courtesy, on Apr 4, 2009 at 8:42 am | 3 comments | 1872 Views

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Campaign sticker placed in Danville post office

Election fervor over the upcoming May 5 Measure C Parcel tax vote is rising, which may have led one person to post a bumper...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Apr 28, 2009 at 6:11 pm | 6 comments | 2378 Views

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Measure C ballots should be in mailboxes

Residents who live within the San Ramon Valley Unified School District should have received ballots in the mail for the upcoming...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Apr 28, 2009 at 6:10 pm | 8 comments | 2070 Views

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Guest opinion: Voters Should Flunk Measure C

Despite widespread layoffs, foreclosures and broken retirement nest-eggs, the San Ramon Valley Unified School District wants...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Jayne, on May 6, 2009 at 2:58 pm | 144 comments | 29638 Views

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Measure C parade hits the streets

It wasn't your typical Friday afternoon at Greenbrook Elementary School. Instead of the empty playgrounds and shuttered classrooms,...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Apr 29, 2009 at 10:22 am | 23 comments | 2198 Views
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