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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, on Apr 23, 2014 at 8:24 am | 2 comments | 5630 Views

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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 | 5629 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 5619 Views

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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 | 5608 Views

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Teachers turn out to board meeting in support of union negotiators

Hundreds of San Ramon Valley teachers converged onto the school district's administrative complex and into the board chambers...

Original post made on May. 4, 2017
Last comment by SHale, on May 13, 2017 at 6:51 pm | 37 comments | 5601 Views

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School board to talk homework policy

The San Ramon Valley school board is scheduled to consider proposed changes to the district's administrative regulation on...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2015
Last comment by Beth, on Jun 5, 2015 at 6:12 am | 17 comments | 5576 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 | 5569 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 | 5563 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD board to debate school meal price hike

The San Ramon Valley school board is set to consider approving proposed increases to school meal prices for all grade levels...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by CC, on Jul 2, 2015 at 10:51 am | 6 comments | 5553 Views

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Danville man takes unique path to being a scientist

When Maxwell Bertolero was in high school nine years ago, he was advised that he'd better get his act together or he'd never...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by Theresa N, on Jun 13, 2012 at 1:43 pm | 5 comments | 5553 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 | 5542 Views

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St. Isidore welcomes new principal

After weeks of meetings and interviews, the St. Isidore School search committee has selected Vice Principal Maria Ward to...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2012
Last comment by Christa Adams, on Jul 3, 2012 at 10:53 pm | 2 comments | 5504 Views

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Seven years of construction nears end at San Ramon Valley High School

After seven years, including the halting of work after Native American remains were found on site in July 2009 and a condemned...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by Rose, on Sep 17, 2010 at 11:47 am | 6 comments | 5499 Views

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SRVUSD gets ready for new teaching standards

Students in the San Ramon Valley can look forward to having to learn less, but think more deeply about what they learn as...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by rufous, on Apr 1, 2013 at 9:39 am | 11 comments | 5474 Views

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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 | 5459 Views

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School district's red ink brings pink slips

Layoff notices are going to 137 teachers and others such as librarians and counselors who have teaching credentials after...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Apr 28, 2009 at 6:15 pm | 14 comments | 5459 Views

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Measure C passes with 72.56 percent

Measure C has passed by a landslide – with 72.56 percent Yes votes – it was reported shortly before 8:30 p.m....

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on May 6, 2009 at 9:56 pm | 29 comments | 5449 Views

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Dougherty Valley wins National Science Bowl

Dougherty Valley’s Science Bowl team took first place in this year’s National Science Bowl, hosted by the U.S. Department...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2020
Last comment by Becky Bhatt, on Jul 26, 2020 at 7:19 pm | 1 comment | 5446 Views

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Eagle Scout builds racks for bike-friendly downtown

As the Danville Town Council approved plans to improve bicycle parking in the downtown area earlier this month, a San Ramon...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2012
Last comment by Dave Newton, on Mar 29, 2012 at 10:13 pm | 3 comments | 5437 Views

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Schools keep small classes for one more year

Despite the ongoing fiscal uncertainty at the state level, members of the San Ramon Valley Unified School District on Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Jul 3, 2009 at 5:53 pm | 18 comments | 5424 Views
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