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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board OKs lease for cell tower at Cal High, with a catch

The San Ramon Valley school board endorsed a lease agreement with Verizon Wireless to allow the telecommunications company...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2016
Last comment by Sarah, on Jan 29, 2016 at 4:59 am | 14 comments | 6543 Views

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'Cracking the Code' wins Intel Science Talent Search

Danville resident and Venture student Evan O'Dorney, 17, won the top award of $100,000 from the Intel Foundation for his...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Marie, on Mar 19, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 14 comments | 4542 Views

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'Race to Nowhere' adds second show in Danville

Advanced placement classes in every subject. Hours of homework every night. The push get a perfect 2400 on the SAT and attend...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by A Teacher, on May 31, 2010 at 12:45 pm | 14 comments | 4497 Views

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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 | 13 comments | 4232 Views

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School board adopts calendar change

San Ramon Valley schools will end their first semester before winter break starting next school year after the school board...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2015
Last comment by Louie, on Dec 24, 2015 at 10:14 am | 13 comments | 7878 Views

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SRVUSD board discusses hate crimes, support staff, Dougherty Valley temporary school

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District's Board of Education convened for its first meeting of the year Tuesday, resolving...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Jan 19, 2011 at 4:38 pm | 13 comments | 4761 Views

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School board candidate profile: Jerome C. Pandell

Challenging for a seat on the San Ramon Valley school board, Danville resident Jerome C. Pandell aims to bring a fresh outlook...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Janet, on Oct 24, 2014 at 10:41 am | 13 comments | 4960 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Year round school calendar?

Hello. We are new to the area and came from a school district with a year-round school calendar. I see Pleasanton Unified...

Original post made by Stacey on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Danville Parent, on Nov 12, 2014 at 7:47 pm | 13 comments | 2782 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 | 8325 Views

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SRVUSD: Personalized learning initiatives met with opposition by parents, staff

The much-discussed personalized learning initiatives took center stage at a heavily attended San Ramon Valley school board...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2017
Last comment by Scott Hale, on Nov 20, 2017 at 6:31 am | 12 comments | 5184 Views

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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 | 4293 Views

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Charlotte Wood student followed to school by men in truck

The principal of Charlotte Wood Middle School has notified parents that a student reported being followed to schools Friday...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2013
Last comment by Diane, on Jan 19, 2013 at 8:28 am | 12 comments | 4153 Views

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Day of Action, here and across California

Today was a Day of Action in the San Ramon Valley as well as the rest of Contra Costa County and the state as teachers and...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by samiam, on Mar 5, 2010 at 4:03 pm | 12 comments | 3570 Views

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Monte Vista reeling after video of student using racial slur goes viral

Monte Vista High School was cast into the national spotlight this week after a video showing a female student use a racial...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2019
Last comment by EdAdmin, on Dec 28, 2019 at 4:01 pm | 12 comments | 15634 Views

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After student drowning, SRVUSD posting lifeguards at school pools, halting PE swimming

In the first action announced since the drowning of 15-year-old freshman Benjamin Curry in the San Ramon Valley High School...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2018
Last comment by Grandparent , on Oct 7, 2018 at 1:52 pm | 12 comments | 7670 Views

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Coroner determines SRVHS student's drowning was accidental

Contra Costa County coroner's officials have ruled the drowning death of freshman Benjamin Curry in the San Ramon Valley...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2018
Last comment by Danville Mom , on Jun 20, 2018 at 9:08 am | 12 comments | 8094 Views

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How high can our school test scores go?

Statewide figures released last month show that from 2008-09, the San Ramon Valley Unified School District showed a gain...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by another mom, on Oct 22, 2009 at 9:37 pm | 12 comments | 4118 Views

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School officials report grim day in Sac'to

School District officials traveled to the state capitol Tuesday for a firsthand view at the budgeting process, and that evening...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Jan 20, 2010 at 6:49 am | 12 comments | 3966 Views

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Bay Area nonprofit wins state teacher tenure lawsuit

California's teacher tenure laws were declared unconstitutional Tuesday by a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge, ruling...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Jun 14, 2014 at 6:21 pm | 11 comments | 4211 Views

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Trustees debate usage of bond funds

Members of the San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board of Education last week examined the needs of the district in...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Frank, on Nov 4, 2009 at 1:33 pm | 11 comments | 4398 Views
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