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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools for Schools program changes the lives of Ugandans and Danville students

Sunee Washom has crossed oceans, sold jewelry and gone nights without sleep to hike through the Ugandan bush, brandishing...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by Diane, on Dec 28, 2010 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 2016 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Ramon, SRVUSD discuss joint projects

Performances, programs and portables were among the main topics at a recent joint meeting of officials from the San Ramon...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 26, 2011 at 6:02 pm | 1 comment | 1608 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Peace Through Art and Writing Challenge' contest announced

Mt. Diablo Peace and Justice Center presents the 14th annual "Peace through Art and Writing Challenge." The contest is open...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2011
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Jan 27, 2011 at 6:52 am | 1 comment | 1626 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SFGate article: schoolhouse bullies are social wannabees

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2011/02/09/BA5V1HKBD5.DTL Authors conclude that school bullying is not...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by Reporting Services in Alameda, on Mar 24, 2011 at 10:03 pm | 1 comment | 1459 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cal High prosecutes in Mock Trial finals

California High School will go toe-to-toe with Walnut Creek's Northgate High in the championship round of the Contra Costa...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2011
Last comment by Larry L, on Feb 26, 2011 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 1660 Views

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SRVUSD speaker series begins tomorrow

San Ramon Valley Unified School District will begin its first-ever speaker series, "The Skills and Ethics Needed for Success...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by Lynn, on Mar 2, 2011 at 5:34 am | 1 comment | 1490 Views

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Danville residents honored as Hometown Heroes

Dana Dornsife, founder of the Lazarex Cancer Foundation, and Diane Gilfether, director and founder of the Blackhawk Chorus,...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 28, 2011 at 8:21 am | 1 comment | 1680 Views

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A plaque for the Vecki House

Historians and Danville Town Council members gathered Nov. 19 at the Vecki House at 169 Front St. to dedicate a San Ramon...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2011
Last comment by Rocky, on Apr 2, 2011 at 10:06 am | 1 comment | 1250 Views

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Dog wash and car wash today!

Come support the Los Cerros Middle School Technology Fund at its second annual Dog Wash for Tech from 10 a.m.-noon and 1-3...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Lisa, on May 20, 2011 at 6:53 am | 1 comment | 1557 Views

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Audition for the Danville Girls Chorus tomorrow

Danville Girls Chorus will host auditions for the 2011-2012 season, tomorrow from 4-6 p.m., Tuesday, June 7, at San Ramon...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by mags, on Jun 6, 2011 at 5:55 pm | 1 comment | 1528 Views

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McNerney recognizes local students accepted to military service academies

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) recognized 15 students from the 11th congressional district that have been accepted...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by William, on Jun 7, 2011 at 6:31 am | 1 comment | 1808 Views

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Charlotte Wood Middle School sets up fund for Williams family

Charlotte Wood Middle School has set up a fund to pay for the hospital bills for one of its teachers who was seriously injured...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2011
Last comment by Shara Waybright, on Aug 6, 2011 at 3:08 pm | 1 comment | 2531 Views

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DVHS Academic Boosters partner with Unique Treasures Boutique

Shop at UNIQUE TREASURES BOUTIQUE @ 6966 Village Parkway, Dublin and benefit Academic Boosters fundraiser by mentioning the...

Original post made by UNIQUE TREASURES BOUTIQUE on Nov. 5, 2011
Last comment by UNIQUE TREASURES BOUTIQUE, on Nov 10, 2011 at 5:10 pm | 1 comment | 1907 Views

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Haunted house makes thousands for local schools

Granny's parlor looks the same as it has for years: faded carpets, bookshelves lined with yellow-paged tomes and a rocking...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by Phyllis Roach, on Nov 9, 2011 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 1889 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dad's Night at SRVHS tonight

San Ramon Valley High School will host a "Dad's Night" tonight at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 7, in the library at the school....

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by SRV parent, on Dec 7, 2011 at 7:43 am | 1 comment | 1631 Views

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Danville Boy Scout honored with Congressional medal

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) presented Scott Talley with the award Wednesday; Talley worked in four core areas...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2012
Last comment by Miranda Momma, on Jan 18, 2012 at 9:36 am | 1 comment | 1614 Views

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Support the John Baldwin's Cougar Education Fund's Bid for Kids 2012 by becoming a Sponsor

Support the John Baldwin Cougar Education Fund's Bid for Kids 2012 Auction by becoming a Sponsor What: The Bid...

Original post made by Emily Wetmore on Jan. 18, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 25, 2012 at 12:59 pm | 1 comment | 1475 Views

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Seattle search firm sought superintendent, convinced Enoch to apply

Superintendent Steve Enoch didn't go looking for a new job after announcing his retirement from the San Ramon Valley Unified...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2012
Last comment by Wondering, on Apr 23, 2012 at 11:42 am | 1 comment | 1515 Views

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District announces classified employees of the year

San Ramon Valley Unified School District recently announced its classified employees of the year -- those important staff...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Tango, on May 11, 2012 at 1:28 pm | 1 comment | 1832 Views

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Classes cut? Not for dedicated Harvest Park teacher

Cuts that eliminated special summer school programs for gifted students weren't enough to stop Lynn Gatehouse, a teacher...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by Grandma, on Aug 6, 2012 at 7:18 am | 1 comment | 1677 Views
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