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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School day the old-fashioned way

On a cloudy cool Friday morning, a class of third-grade students from Sycamore Valley Elementary gathered around the front...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2008
Last comment by sam, on Apr 4, 2008 at 5:13 pm | 1 comment | 5153 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 | 5151 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers union questions furlough days

Teachers union president Darren Day told the school board May 26 that teachers had trouble understanding the "layoff days"...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Jun 2, 2009 at 3:41 pm | 16 comments | 5148 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen Wire: A student's take on bigger classes, school budget crisis

Teen columnist Daniel Morizono talks about the difference smaller classes make in the ninth grade, based on his personal...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Diane, on Mar 9, 2010 at 8:18 am | 36 comments | 5144 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cal High evacuated due to bomb threat

California High School students and staff were evacuated to the football field late Monday morning after an anonymous caller...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Annilyse, on Sep 9, 2014 at 10:05 am | 11 comments | 5133 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV in desperate need of bike rack

Traffic, gas prices, and laziness among students. Car prices, insurance, and automobile accidents. It's not been only a...

Original post made by Kristin Hugo on Apr. 4, 2007
Last comment by Kristin, on Sep 23, 2007 at 9:49 pm | 6 comments | 5122 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nonverbal teen speaks though painting, poetry

Thirteen-year-old Trevor Pawlak has been painting since he was 4, using watercolor and, eventually, acrylic paints to draw...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2013
Last comment by bz, on Aug 5, 2013 at 1:11 pm | 3 comments | 5094 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD named to AP Honor Roll for 7th consecutive year

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District again finds itself in elite company nationwide for its high school students’...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2016
Last comment by SHale, on Dec 27, 2016 at 11:23 am | 2 comments | 5070 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Danville students among the sick at Walker Creek Ranch

Approximately 50 Bay Area students and adults on a five-day educational trip in Marin County became ill Wednesday night and...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by concerned parent, on Feb 7, 2011 at 8:34 am | 3 comments | 5046 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lady Mustang jumps for joy

Stephanie Schafer, still only a freshman, recently broke the 23-year-old high jump record at Monte Vista High School of...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2008
Last comment by stephanie, on Jan 12, 2008 at 10:28 am | 4 comments | 5040 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Scary Larry' retiring after 20-year reign of 'terror'

Known as "Scary Larry" Valley-wide, Larry Chan has been the supposed terror of the Pleasanton DMV for 20 years. But on Friday,...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Aug 1, 2011 at 5:04 pm | 11 comments | 5028 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Campaign sticker placed in Danville post office

Election fervor over the upcoming May 5 Measure C Parcel tax vote is rising, which may have led one person to post a bumper...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Apr 28, 2009 at 6:11 pm | 6 comments | 5025 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Who's who in the school board race?

Three people, including one incumbent, are in the running for two seats on the San Ramon Valley school board up for election...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Dave, on Oct 29, 2012 at 10:19 pm | 7 comments | 5020 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Three SVMS students taken to hospital after science class evacuation

Three students from Alamo's Stone Valley Middle School were taken to area hospitals as a precaution after reporting they...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by Dave, on Dec 9, 2014 at 2:55 pm | 8 comments | 4999 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

McNerney brings voice of SRVUSD students to Washington

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives on Wednesday, sharing ideas...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2011
Last comment by Inman, on Apr 28, 2011 at 11:14 am | 16 comments | 4993 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Danville teacher earns national fellowship

Hollis Scott, a fifth-grade teacher at Danville's Montair Elementary School, has been named one of 11 recipients of a national...

Original post made on May. 31, 2016
Last comment by Deborah, on May 31, 2016 at 9:04 pm | 1 comment | 4968 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents upset over halt of school busing in district

Dozens of parents have vented their ire about the recent decision to stop school busing in the San Ramon Valley Unified School...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2007
Last comment by Kathy Hepner, on Jul 11, 2007 at 11:22 am | 2 comments | 4945 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Soup's on! MVHS serves up delicious culinary class

The cooks-in-training move efficiently among the pots and pans, prep stations and stoves, as they wash, chop, roast, fry,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Billy Ayers CA2 student, on Jan 20, 2010 at 10:34 pm | 3 comments | 4945 Views

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SRPD: Dougherty Valley student arrested in possession of knife, muriatic acid

A potential danger was neutralized Monday morning when Dougherty Valley High School students alerted school administrators...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2018
Last comment by DV Student, on Dec 18, 2018 at 6:21 pm | 1 comment | 4941 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CSU campuses denying admission to new students

CSU campuses won't accept applications for the 2010 spring semester term, a move that will affect thousands of Bay Area students...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2009
Last comment by Geoff Gillette, on Jul 21, 2009 at 11:23 am | 18 comments | 4939 Views
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