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SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Ramon students depict 'Beauty in Age'

San Ramon welcomed a new art exhibit this month highlighting works by Dougherty Valley High students who drew inspiration...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2015
Last comment by Diane, on Jan 10, 2015 at 7:33 am | 1 comment | 4732 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Beloved school police officer retires

On Sept. 29, School Resource Officer Jeff Phelps retired his badge after roaming the halls at San Ramon Valley High for the...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2011
Last comment by Gary Hernbroth, on Oct 3, 2011 at 8:52 am | 2 comments | 4721 Views

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Amador Valley High graduates dead in apparent murder-suicide in San Diego

Michel David, 22, and a man believed to be her ex-boyfriend, Daniel Shoemake, 21, who both grew up in Pleasanton, died Friday...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by danville mom, on Dec 14, 2010 at 8:29 am | 3 comments | 4720 Views

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Asian teens express angst in essays

Some Asian American students say the stress they're under -- by parents, by peers and themselves -- has led to mental health...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2013
Last comment by Conservator, on Jul 24, 2013 at 10:11 am | 3 comments | 4706 Views

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Baked goods making a difference

Students Kelsey Firebaugh and Matt Anderson held a bake sale at Charlotte Wood Middle School during the recent Danville Little...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Pat, on Apr 28, 2009 at 4:43 pm | 2 comments | 4694 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'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 | 4693 Views

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SRVUSD students excel in standardized testing reports

Approximately 22,600 students in grades 2-11 participated in the 2011 STAR program, with 85 percent scoring proficient or...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by Mom, on Aug 23, 2011 at 10:22 pm | 6 comments | 4687 Views

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Building traditions at Dougerty Valley High

With its third year under way, Dougherty Valley has grown from 500 students to 1,500, and currently is enjoying its first...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2009
Last comment by J-, on Nov 24, 2009 at 6:37 pm | 9 comments | 4680 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Four Kid's Country facilities cited with 'serious' violations

An after-school childcare program at San Ramon Valley elementary schools has acquired a recent history of serious "Type A"...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by a teacher, on Jun 8, 2011 at 8:00 pm | 20 comments | 4676 Views

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Exclusive interview with Santa

Santa Claus took time out from his busy schedule yesterday to answer questions for the Danville Express before he headed...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2009
Last comment by Craig M.Newcomb, on Dec 18, 2013 at 3:18 pm | 2 comments | 4672 Views

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Kid's Country facilities won't be closed, exec director says

Four Kid's Country facilities in San Ramon and Danville will not be losing their licenses, according to the organization's...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by Jenn, on Aug 11, 2011 at 5:49 pm | 28 comments | 4661 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New principals for three SRVUSD schools

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District board recently announced the appointment of three principals to Danville schools....

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by Smile, on Jun 16, 2010 at 9:03 am | 7 comments | 4659 Views

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Down Syndrome Education Alliance launched at San Ramon Valley schools

Developmentally disabled students in the San Ramon Valley will now receive extra attention to ensure scholastic success,...

Original post made on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by eloise, on Jun 1, 2012 at 8:29 pm | 15 comments | 4653 Views

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Putting kids onstage

At Danville's KAOS camp, which stands for Kids Acting on Stage, campers learn all the nuts and bolts of putting on a play....

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2008
Last comment by Sofie, on Jun 30, 2010 at 9:39 am | 2 comments | 4653 Views

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Save the Date: Danville Job's Daughters Installation June 14, 2008

Job’s Daughter’s International – Bethel No. 247 Danville June 14th 7:00 Pm 109th Semi Annual Installation of Officers...

Original post made by Danville Job\'s Daughters on May. 21, 2008
Last comment by Wally Nieber, on May 23, 2008 at 2:15 pm | 6 comments | 4652 Views

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Local fifth-graders earn World Finals spot

A team of fifth-grade students from San Ramon's Golden View Elementary School are heading to the "Odyssey of the Mind" World...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Sunil, on Apr 3, 2015 at 11:18 pm | 2 comments | 4650 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cricket anyone?

It's true. Participation in cricket is growing rapidly, with the foundation at the middle school level. And one group in...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2016
Last comment by just playin', on May 5, 2016 at 9:04 am | 7 comments | 4639 Views

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Local teens talk about mental health

Adults may remember high school as the best years of their lives, but this isn't the case for many teens. One wrote in this...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by DanvilleDad, on Jun 6, 2014 at 5:37 pm | 5 comments | 4637 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools chief focuses on mission

Any school district employee who does not work in the classroom is suspect. That's how Superintendent Steve Enoch approaches...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Mar 12, 2009 at 4:29 pm | 3 comments | 4616 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stone Valley middle schooler seeks ambassadorship

A 12-year-old from Stone Valley Middle School wants to be a European ambassador. Anna Nunes isn't jumping the gun. The seventh...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Alan, on Jun 3, 2010 at 12:34 am | 7 comments | 4616 Views
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