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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where is IT all going?

As technology has boomed during the past 20 years, the tools of education have changed along with it. Chalkboards have given...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Teacherman, on May 29, 2009 at 10:46 am | 4 comments | 2099 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers union questions furlough days

Teachers union president Darren Day told the school board May 26 that teachers had trouble understanding the "layoff days"...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Jun 2, 2009 at 3:41 pm | 16 comments | 2620 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Danville man getting kids on school buses

The Traffix board, which has been working on developing a student transportation plan for the past two years, has hired Danville...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Ellen Vanhole, on Jun 9, 2009 at 7:03 am | 3 comments | 2225 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Art through group effort

Fifth-graders at Sycamore Valley Elementary School learned about the art of masters such as Seurat, Monet and Van Gogh while...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Robin, on Jun 24, 2009 at 1:27 pm | 3 comments | 1973 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools keep small classes for one more year

Despite the ongoing fiscal uncertainty at the state level, members of the San Ramon Valley Unified School District on Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Jul 3, 2009 at 5:53 pm | 18 comments | 2491 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district looks to the future

The future is coming - and it's got a hefty price tag. District Technology Director Bruce Chmielesky recently gave an update...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by Amused!, on Jul 16, 2009 at 5:22 pm | 25 comments | 2278 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CSU campuses denying admission to new students

CSU campuses won't accept applications for the 2010 spring semester term, a move that will affect thousands of Bay Area students...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2009
Last comment by Geoff Gillette, on Jul 21, 2009 at 11:23 am | 16 comments | 2369 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

McNerney cautiously optimistic regarding finances

California could be seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. That was the word from U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney (D., 11),...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Jul 20, 2009 at 8:54 pm | 12 comments | 2204 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Of note

Hospital appreciates fundraising Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6333 posted...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Adam, on Jul 24, 2009 at 12:22 am | 2 comments | 1909 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Remains at dig site now number 22

Work crews excavating for the foundation of the new gymnasium at San Ramon Valley High School have discovered 22 bodies believed...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by High School Mom, on Aug 21, 2009 at 9:13 am | 13 comments | 2482 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School lunches may see price hike

The cost of buying a hot lunch in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District may be going up, as trustees examine ways...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Omini, on Sep 16, 2009 at 7:51 pm | 12 comments | 2271 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustees OK slight increase in class sizes

Some classrooms may see an extra student or two this year following action by the Board of Education as school administrators...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Geoff Gillette, on Aug 21, 2009 at 9:13 pm | 17 comments | 2019 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pilot bus program off to strong start

For the first time in years, students lined up curbside at locations throughout the San Ramon Valley Unified School District...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Susan, on Sep 4, 2009 at 2:27 pm | 5 comments | 1993 Views

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District forming Measure C committee

Residents in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District interested in overseeing expenditures of the funds raised from...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by Dan Parnas, on Sep 2, 2009 at 4:12 pm | 3 comments | 1877 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Epicure: Time for after-school snacks ... again!

Growing up in Miami, my after-school snacks were often something juicy plucked from a backyard tree - a mango, banana, guava...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Sep 2, 2009 at 7:01 pm | 2 comments | 1559 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Obama speech spurs concerns among parents

Plans by President Barack Obama to address students across the nation Tuesday met with protest from parents across the country...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by FlameHaze, on Oct 15, 2009 at 1:57 pm | 48 comments | 2937 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Let the games begin!

No. 5 Kyle Jefferson of Dougherty Valley High School junior varsity makes a catch against Willow Glen High School from San...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Sep 10, 2009 at 3:55 pm | 2 comments | 1625 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Getting fit! at Charlotte Wood Middle School

Students and faculty at Charlotte Wood Middle School will be able to adopt a more fit lifestyle, with the opening Sept. 4...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Pamela, on Sep 11, 2009 at 9:46 am | 3 comments | 1948 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mothers of invention

Michele Wong didn't like the mess when Courtney, 3, maneuvered her veggies around her plate with an unsteady spoon all the...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Ann, on Oct 13, 2009 at 9:41 pm | 6 comments | 2318 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Man in van causes alarm at school

A student walking home from Los Cerros Middle School reported that an unknown male in a white van followed him part of the...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by details, on Sep 17, 2009 at 11:22 am | 6 comments | 1735 Views
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