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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Streetwise: How do you feel about the amount of homework students are assigned?

With school starting in a matter of days, students are preparing to say "goodbye" to the carefree nature of summer and "hello"...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Sally N., on Aug 18, 2010 at 9:19 pm | 18 comments | 5491 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Iron Horse Middle School ends lockdown instigated by graffiti threat

Iron Horse Middle School was placed on lockdown for more than three hours Thursday in what school district officials called...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2019
Last comment by grms student, on Dec 29, 2019 at 3:59 pm | 7 comments | 5488 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 | 5487 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District names new principals

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board of Education announced new principals for John Baldwin Elementary, Rancho...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2007
Last comment by Alex Eifel, on Aug 18, 2007 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 5423 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fuzzy Duds

Kids (and adults!) around here have the hots for Fuzzy Duds - zany polar fleece shorts. They come in different colors and...

Original post made by [email protected] on May. 29, 2007
Last comment by JTK, on Jul 12, 2007 at 8:27 am | 3 comments | 5419 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD enrollment could hit peak in 2019

After decades of steady growth, the San Ramon Valley school district's student population is on pace to start trending downward...

Original post made on May. 11, 2015
Last comment by Judithvut, on Mar 20, 2017 at 3:40 pm | 3 comments | 5413 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVHS senior needs help building a well in South Africa

San Ramon Valley High School senior Sarah Dittmore is planning to spend the year after graduation in Africa. While there,...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by Rick N, on Nov 1, 2010 at 9:16 am | 1 comment | 5409 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Saturday school program being considered by SRVUSD

Amid a wide array of presentations at the nearly three-hour-long meeting, staff talked to the school board about a possible...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2018
Last comment by hamilton, on Feb 26, 2018 at 8:58 am | 1 comment | 5395 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Danville teachers can dish it out

Teachers and the principal of Tassajara Hills Elementary school took a night job Monday, serving up food for "McTeacher's...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on May 4, 2010 at 10:16 pm | 6 comments | 5368 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVHS wins state basketball title

The San Ramon Valley Wolves brought home their first-ever boys basketball state title Friday night, defeating the Chino Hills...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by Jayne & John, on Mar 30, 2015 at 3:29 pm | 3 comments | 5346 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD 'Reopening Together' plan shifts to full-time remote learning for schools

The SRVUSD Board of Education has decided to pivot away from offering partial in-person instruction when schools return in...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2020
Last comment by Rachel H, on Jul 22, 2020 at 6:04 pm | 1 comment | 5315 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Eating right

It started with a photograph. The image was attention-grabbing: thick buttery cookies on the front page of a glossy brochure....

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2007
Last comment by Verne South, on Dec 6, 2007 at 7:33 pm | 3 comments | 5299 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Alamo resident arrested for using golf club in fight

Alamo resident Raymond Shulman, 18, and San Ramon resident Michael Kosak, 24, were arrested on charges of assault with a...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by Chris, on Jun 22, 2011 at 4:24 pm | 16 comments | 5289 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD tweaks reopening plan, pushes first day of school out to Aug. 13

SRVUSD officials have agreed to minor revisions to the reopening plan with representatives from the district's various unions...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2020
Last comment by Ryan J. Degan, on Jul 28, 2020 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 5285 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local businesswoman Shelley Clark announces candidacy for SRVUSD board

Local businesswoman and community leader Shelley Clark has announced her candidacy for the SRVUSD Board of Education, campaigning...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2020
Last comment by Becky Bhatt, on Jul 26, 2020 at 7:22 pm | 3 comments | 5269 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Blackhawk debates parking restriction

The ongoing discussion over raising fines for parking violations near the East Gate of Blackhawk brought a number of residents...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2008
Last comment by MikeR, on Dec 25, 2008 at 4:24 pm | 2 comments | 5261 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 5242 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Officials ID student responsible for graffiti threat at Windemere Ranch Middle School

The student responsible for writing graffiti threatening mass violence at Windemere Ranch Middle School in San Ramon has...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2019
Last comment by AC, on Dec 13, 2019 at 9:39 am | 2 comments | 5224 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 5222 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Water polo coach pleads not guilty to embezzlement

A Monte Vista High School coach has pleaded not guilty to embezzlement charges. Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3622...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2008
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 8, 2008 at 8:52 pm | 1 comment | 5204 Views
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