The Livermore Public Library is recruiting volunteer tutors for its adult literacy program. Volunteers work with adults to improve their basic reading and writing skills and achieve literacy-related goals, such as filling out job applications, studying for the driver’s license exam, or writi…

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As administrators and teachers prepare to welcome students in the Tri-Valley back to school this week, a new mandate has been issued for Alameda County requiring all individuals to wear masks indoors in public settings — whether or not they are vaccinated.

The Board of Trustees for the Dublin Unified School District has confirmed several key hires for the upcoming school year, including Mark Nelson to be principal of Fallon Middle School.

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The Livermore Management Association (LMA), a chapter of the Association of California School Administrators for employees of the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD), recently named Safeway Regional NorCal Pharmacies as its 2021 Partner in Education for its efforts in vac…

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Several kindergarten through fifth-grade students will be exploring downtown Livermore, asking questions such as “how high” and “how many,” as part of the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District’s summer game, Math Passport.

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Mendenhall Middle School dominated the annual MathCounts competition for middle school students hosted last month by the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD).

School lunches in the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD) may have a more home-cooked taste in the next school year with the nutrition staff creating some original recipes that make use of fresh, locally sourced food.

The Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD) Board of Trustees welcomed two new staff members to the school community during its regular June 10 district meeting.

Lilia Tsui, who teaches English at Dublin, works with those who need help understanding the local school system. This year, she also worked with the community to launch “Voces con Poder,” a forum for families to ask questions, provide feedback, and offer suggestions in both Spanish and English. 

Victoria Jones and Anthony Spezzano, from Livermore, and Justin Jerome, from Dublin, have been inducted into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. All three attend Saint Mary's College of California.

The Tri-Valley Division of the California Retired Teachers Association has awarded scholarships to five local high school graduates who are planning careers in education. 

The pandemic slowed down many California school districts’ expansion of bilingual education programs, putting some new bilingual programs on hold. But now, several school districts are resuming their plans and enrolling students in new bilingual immersion programs in the fall. 

Sudharsan Gopalakrishnan, an incoming junior at The Quarry Lane School in Dublin, has been selected as a Teen STEM Project Leader by the National 4-H GIS/GPS Leadership Team.

Graduation ceremonies for Village High School, an alternative school operated by the Pleasanton Unified School District, will be broadcast by Tri-Valley Community Television through July on TV28 and streamed at www.tv28.org. Graduation ceremonies were held May 26. For the broadcast schedule,…

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Foothill High School seniors clap during the 2021 graduation. This year, ceremonies were permitted to take place with health guidelines in place and a reduced crowd size.  (Photos – Doug Jorgensen) 

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Five Rivers Aviation, a fixed-based operator at the Livermore Airport, has awarded a flight scholarship to Bae Son, a sophomore at the University of California, Irvine.

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Two students from Pleasanton and one from Dublin were inducted into the Phi Kappa Phi honor society at the University of California, Davis this spring.