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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Assembly OKs statewide schools bond for November ballot

The State Assembly unanimously passed a bill on May 29 that would place a statewide school facilities bond on the Nov. 4...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Peter Kluget, on Jun 19, 2014 at 9:18 am | 22 comments | 25418 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 | 25313 Views

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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 | 22346 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 Bayareamom, on Jun 24, 2014 at 4:40 pm | 43 comments | 17259 Views

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Danville man arrested for child porn

A Danville resident and former substitute teacher for the San Ramon Valley school district was arrested Tuesday, April 8,...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2008
Last comment by barner, on Sep 16, 2008 at 6:40 am | 5 comments | 13365 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 | 8239 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 | 6986 Views

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DVHS students urge school board to reinstate coach

Roughly three-dozen Dougherty Valley High speech and debate team members crowded into the San Ramon Valley school board meeting...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Lee, on Oct 22, 2014 at 7:47 pm | 4 comments | 6246 Views

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Subway franchise headed to high schools

In an effort to keep kids on campus and feed them more efficiently, the San Ramon Valley Unified School District board unanimously...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by Duke, on Jul 13, 2010 at 4:25 pm | 28 comments | 5609 Views

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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 | 5128 Views

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Danville PD to increase school presence after graffiti threats

Danville Police will have an increased presence around town schools on Thursday after graffiti found at or near a pair of...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Ms. bunny, on May 15, 2014 at 3:35 pm | 21 comments | 5076 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 | 4810 Views

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Kids' Country Crisis

What is going on at Kids' Country? I heard it lost half of its board of directors last week? Anybody have any information...

Original post made by Dave on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Jun 10, 2011 at 8:53 pm | 35 comments | 4433 Views

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Alamo school principal stepping down

Stone Valley Middle School principal Shaun McElroy is resigning this month after 13-plus years leading the Alamo campus in...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by ParentAlumni, 10 hours ago | 27 comments | 4410 Views

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Escape to Mount Diablo

It's hard to believe peace and tranquility are only a stone's throw away. Even though we are at the foot of Mount Diablo,...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by Sammy, on Jan 17, 2008 at 5:01 pm | 4 comments | 4355 Views

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Four candidates in San Ramon Valley school board race so far

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District has three Board of Education seats up for election this fall and so far four...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Conservator, on Oct 3, 2014 at 4:03 pm | 30 comments | 4298 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 | 4203 Views

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Athenian School recognized for cutting energy use

The use of gas, water and electricity has gone down, down, down at Athenian School in Danville as has its garbage headed...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2009
Last comment by Bob Oxenburgh, on Dec 29, 2009 at 9:47 am | 2 comments | 4192 Views

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What is your opinion of our Danville schools?

Letís start some real conversations about our Danville schools. Students: Do you feel safe in your Danville school? ...

Original post made by Marie on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by has to be anonymous, on Sep 16, 2009 at 10:57 am | 78 comments | 4128 Views

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Bullying a priority for SRVUSD

For years, bullying was seen as no big deal, and for many, a rite of passage. Freshmen were hazed by seniors, and when they...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 22, 2013 at 12:43 pm | 42 comments | 3763 Views
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Baker bill targets BART strikes
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 1,424 views

The House of Representatives performs historyís first repeat hara-kiri
By Tom Cushing | 11 comments | 1,399 views

Net Neutrality?
By Roz Rogoff | 3 comments | 788 views

Net Neutrality a win or loss for open Internet and First Amendment?
By Gina Channell-Allen | 2 comments | 678 views