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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss budget, LCAP, hiring administrators

The San Ramon Valley school board is set to talk about the district’s budget and accountability plan for next year, filling...

Original post made on May. 23, 2017
Last comment by MaggieM, 8 hours ago | 1 comment | 317 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss labor negotiations in closed session

The San Ramon Valley school board is set to meet in closed session Tuesday morning to confer with district negotiators about...

Original post made on May. 15, 2017
Last comment by SHale, on May 15, 2017 at 7:46 pm | 2 comments | 403 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 1888 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD board sets workshop to discuss school traffic

With school-related traffic on the minds of many residents in the San Ramon Valley, the school board is hosting a public...

Original post made on May. 2, 2017
Last comment by SHale, on May 10, 2017 at 7:30 pm | 4 comments | 1435 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rep. Swalwell nominates two San Ramon teens to U.S. service academies

Nine students from Rep. Eric Swalwell's 15th Congressional District, including two who hail from San Ramon, were recognized...

Original post made on May. 3, 2017
Last comment by Reader , on May 3, 2017 at 11:16 am | 3 comments | 1395 Views

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Alamo man accused of stealing copper wire from SRVHS

Danville police arrested an Alamo man on charges of stealing copper wire from San Ramon Valley High School early Tuesday...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by Scottie, on Apr 19, 2017 at 2:13 pm | 15 comments | 4640 Views

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San Ramon Valley teachers award excellence in local education

More than 360 people dedicated to the local education community recently gathered in the Blackhawk Automotive Museum as the...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2017
Last comment by Mims, on Apr 10, 2017 at 3:21 pm | 1 comment | 2642 Views

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School board to consider Day of Silence support resolution

The San Ramon Valley school board on Tuesday is set to discuss approving a resolution for the second year in a row in support...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2017
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Mar 27, 2017 at 10:10 am | 25 comments | 1915 Views

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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 | 2777 Views

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Parents angered over proposed childcare changes

Three San Ramon Valley Unified elementary schools may see changes to on-site childcare providers as the district's Board...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Scott Hale, on Mar 10, 2017 at 12:25 am | 15 comments | 3577 Views

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San Ramon considering new day care center, church expansion

The San Ramon Planning Commission is set to discuss a proposed new day care center on San Ramon Valley Boulevard and a revised...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2017
Last comment by City Rules!, on Mar 7, 2017 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 1386 Views

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Pleasanton school district considering ‘safe haven’ status

The Pleasanton school board is set to debate a resolution Tuesday that would declare the district a “safe haven” for...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2017
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Feb 28, 2017 at 10:30 am | 3 comments | 783 Views

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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 | 3071 Views

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School board hires new assistant principals for Dougherty Valley High

The San Ramon Valley school board appointed two new assistant principals for Dougherty Valley High School last week, putting...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2016
Last comment by Fran Logan, on Dec 14, 2016 at 3:31 pm | 1 comment | 3678 Views

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San Ramon council to talk elementary school traffic

The San Ramon City Council is set to receive the Safe Routes to School annual report and consider staff recommendations for...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by Parent, on Dec 9, 2016 at 3:42 pm | 4 comments | 1822 Views

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Trustees continue to explore solar option

As the clock ticks toward the deadline for a decision, members of the San Ramon Valley Unified School District continue discussing...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by UdyRegan, on Dec 7, 2016 at 8:59 pm | 4 comments | 2965 Views

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School board to discuss upcoming labor negotiations

The San Ramon Valley school board is set to meet in closed session with the district's bargaining team Tuesday evening to...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2016
Last comment by SHale, on Dec 2, 2016 at 11:39 am | 15 comments | 1657 Views

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Racist Graffiti In High Schools

Over the last month, two high schools have experienced incredibly racist graffiti in the bathrooms. While the district and...

Original post made by Teach Your Children on Nov. 17, 2016
There are no comments yet. 161 Views

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Danville woman wins $10,000 GoFundMe scholarship

Danville native Mayia Vranas was recently awarded a $10,000 scholarship from crowd-funding website company GoFundMe to go...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by S. Kelemen, on Nov 5, 2016 at 3:28 pm | 3 comments | 2321 Views

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Danville considering permit parking in west-side neighborhoods

The Danville Town Council is set Tuesday to debate creating a new residential parking permit program on 10 neighborhood streets...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by Joe Hearst, on Oct 21, 2016 at 11:55 am | 8 comments | 2082 Views
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