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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure C parade hits the streets

It wasn't your typical Friday afternoon at Greenbrook Elementary School. Instead of the empty playgrounds and shuttered classrooms,...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Apr 29, 2009 at 10:22 am | 23 comments | 3255 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The ABCs of Measure C

Voters living in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District have a decision to make regarding the future of their schools....

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Objective Viewpoint, on Apr 30, 2009 at 10:09 pm | 9 comments | 2947 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 2973 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters to the editor

<B>Measure C - Déjà vu all over again Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5986 posted...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Community courtesy, on May 1, 2009 at 6:53 am | 1 comment | 2755 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CORRECTION: Ballot dropoff begins at 4 p.m.

Measure C votes may be dropped off May 5 at two locations in the San Ramon Valley from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. The Danville Weekly...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on May 5, 2009 at 7:04 am | 1 comment | 2436 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure C passes with 72.56 percent

Measure C has passed by a landslide &#8211; with 72.56 percent Yes votes &#8211; 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 | 3592 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where is IT all going?

As technology has boomed during the past 20 years, the tools of education have changed along with it. Chalkboards have given...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Teacherman, on May 29, 2009 at 10:46 am | 4 comments | 2962 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 | 3575 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Danville man getting kids on school buses

The Traffix board, which has been working on developing a student transportation plan for the past two years, has hired Danville...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Ellen Vanhole, on Jun 9, 2009 at 7:03 am | 5 comments | 3223 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Art through group effort

Fifth-graders at Sycamore Valley Elementary School learned about the art of masters such as Seurat, Monet and Van Gogh while...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Robin, on Jun 24, 2009 at 1:27 pm | 3 comments | 2920 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 3411 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district looks to the future

The future is coming - and it's got a hefty price tag. District Technology Director Bruce Chmielesky recently gave an update...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by Amused!, on Jul 16, 2009 at 5:22 pm | 25 comments | 3180 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 | 3327 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 3236 Views

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Of note

Hospital appreciates fundraising Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6333 posted...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Adam, on Jul 24, 2009 at 12:22 am | 2 comments | 2787 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Remains at dig site now number 22

Work crews excavating for the foundation of the new gymnasium at San Ramon Valley High School have discovered 22 bodies believed...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by High School Mom, on Aug 21, 2009 at 9:13 am | 16 comments | 4229 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 3070 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustees OK slight increase in class sizes

Some classrooms may see an extra student or two this year following action by the Board of Education as school administrators...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Geoff Gillette, on Aug 21, 2009 at 9:13 pm | 17 comments | 2816 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pilot bus program off to strong start

For the first time in years, students lined up curbside at locations throughout the San Ramon Valley Unified School District...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Susan, on Sep 4, 2009 at 2:27 pm | 6 comments | 3195 Views

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District forming Measure C committee

Residents in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District interested in overseeing expenditures of the funds raised from...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by Dan Parnas, on Sep 2, 2009 at 4:12 pm | 3 comments | 2208 Views
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Nominations due by Sept. 18

DanvilleSanRamon.com and Pleasanton Weekly are once again putting out a call for nominations and sponsorships for the annual Tri-Valley Heroes awards - our salute to the community members dedicated to bettering the Tri-Valley and the lives of its residents.

Nomination form