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SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Ramon teacher named county Teacher of the Year finalist

Coyote Creek Elementary School transitional kindergarten teacher Karen Young has been named one of four finalists for 2014-15...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2014
Last comment by Nadia, 5 hours ago | 2 comments | 518 Views

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Monte Vista boys basketball wins state championship

The Monte Vista High boys basketball team has brought home the school's first ever state championship crown, controlling...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Apr 1, 2014 at 6:06 pm | 2 comments | 1096 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Dress Code- Do you think kids dress appropriately?

School starts in less than a month, and along with warm weather go styles that are more appropriate for the beach instead...

Original post made by Lili L. on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by Catherine, on Mar 14, 2014 at 3:27 pm | 32 comments | 2487 Views

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Exchange Club of SRV's 2014 $5000 Scholarship Essay Contest

This year's essay contest eligibility includes all 9,10,11 and 12th grade students living in the SRVUSD including all the...

Original post made by Phil Lindner on Feb. 23, 2014
Last comment by Phil Lindner, on Mar 3, 2014 at 11:01 am | 1 comment | 139 Views

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School board to debate new policies for employee breastfeeding, pregnant students

The San Ramon Valley school board Tuesday (Feb. 25) is set to consider new policies pertaining specifically to employee breastfeeding...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by Beth, on Feb 26, 2014 at 6:10 am | 2 comments | 1097 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD recognizes No Name-Calling Awareness Week

The San Ramon Valley school district is observing its first-ever No Name-Calling Awareness Week, with students and staff...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by Tracy, on Feb 14, 2014 at 1:30 pm | 5 comments | 1137 Views

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SRVUSD board to discuss new Dougherty Valley school

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board of Education is set to consider site agreements and joint escrow instructions...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by Linda, on Jan 14, 2014 at 2:01 pm | 3 comments | 937 Views

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Exclusive interview with Santa

Santa Claus took time out from his busy schedule yesterday to answer questions for the Danville Express before he headed...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2009
Last comment by Craig M.Newcomb, on Dec 18, 2013 at 3:18 pm | 2 comments | 1326 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD board to debate Common Core implementation

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board of Education is scheduled to host another discussion on the Common Core...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Greg Marvel, on Dec 13, 2013 at 11:49 am | 13 comments | 4668 Views

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Residents voice displeasure with Common Core

A new set of learning standards is coming to California this school year, but a group of local residents told the San Ramon...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Get educated, on Nov 24, 2013 at 11:03 am | 42 comments | 10015 Views

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Rotaries give dictionaries to Danville 3rd-graders

Third-graders in Danville and across the San Ramon Valley Unified School District are set to receive nearly 2,500 printed...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by thankful teacher, on Nov 19, 2013 at 9:17 pm | 6 comments | 6771 Views

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Los Cerros 19th Annual Basket Brigade Food Drive

Los Cerros Middle School PTA is conducting its annual Food Drive for the Basket Brigade. For the 19th year in a row the school...

Original post made by Los Cerros PTA on Nov. 8, 2013
There are no comments yet. 262 Views

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Monte Vista celebrates grand opening of student center

Monte Vista High School students now have new technology tools and a more modern meeting place. Students, staff and community...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Nov 7, 2013 at 9:06 am | 3 comments | 5522 Views

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San Ramon Valley schools exceed state averages in STAR test

Students in the San Ramon Valley are continuing to excel on standardized tests, according to results released by the state...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Conservator, on Aug 14, 2013 at 2:00 pm | 5 comments | 1545 Views

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Dueling pianos fundraiser benefits counseling center

The Crow Canyon Country Club and Discovery Counseling Center proudly present the Dueling Piano Fundraising Event featuring...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by BJ's, on Aug 8, 2013 at 11:16 am | 1 comment | 583 Views

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Nonverbal teen speaks though painting, poetry

Thirteen-year-old Trevor Pawlak has been painting since he was 4, using watercolor and, eventually, acrylic paints to draw...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2013
Last comment by bz, on Aug 5, 2013 at 1:11 pm | 3 comments | 1003 Views

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Asian teens express angst in essays

Some Asian American students say the stress they're under -- by parents, by peers and themselves -- has led to mental health...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2013
Last comment by Conservator, on Jul 24, 2013 at 10:11 am | 3 comments | 1256 Views

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School district employees get new contract, one-time bonus

San Ramon Valley Unified School District teachers obtained their first contract since 2008 Tuesday night, leaving the negotiating...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Elisabeth, on Jul 10, 2013 at 12:20 pm | 58 comments | 2985 Views

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Hats off to the class of 2013!

Congratulations to the class of 2013 from San Ramon Valley, Monte Vista and Del Amigo high schools. The Express wishes Danville's...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by Tracy, on Jun 14, 2013 at 7:20 pm | 5 comments | 2808 Views

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Report ranks SRVUSD high schools among top in country

All nine local high schools scored among the top high schools in the country in the latest U.S. News & World report ranking...

Original post made on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by The alamo, on May 17, 2013 at 11:15 pm | 5 comments | 1055 Views
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