The University of California will soon start renovating three former classroom buildings on the east side of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) to make them suitable for teaching and research collaborations between UC campuses and the Laboratory.
Romal Mitr, a junior at The Quarry Lane School in Dublin, received an honorable mention in the 2021 International Young Eco-Hero Awards Program, sponsored by Action for Nature.
The Livermore Public Library will host book discussion groups for elementary school students this fall at the Civic Center Library, 1188 S. Livermore Ave.
SPARC, formerly the Livermore Shakespeare Festival, will offer after-school theater classes for elementary and middle school students beginning this month.
PLEASANTON — The Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD) is considering moving from its at-large school board elections to by-trustee area balloting.
Isabelle Mary Henriques, a former Spanish teacher at Livermore High School who died in June, has left $100,000 to the Livermore Valley Joint United School District (LVJUSD) to establish scholarships for the school’s future valedictorians.
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…
DUBLIN — The Dublin Unified School District (DUSD) board has approved an additional $115 million to fund the district’s long-planned second high school — the third such increase in as many years.
Over five intense weeks this summer, Anusri Saraf of Livermore, a student at Granada High School, operated a research-grade telescope remotely to take images of a near-earth asteroid. She then calculated its orbital path, including the chance it will impact Earth in the future. Saraf partici…
Alameda County — As Tri-Valley students return to campus full time, districts are experiencing a range of reactions from parents in response to the state’s mandates.
Kindergarten teacher Graham Beatts welcomes new students to the first day of school at Cottonwood Creek K-8 School in Dublin on Aug. 16. (Photo – Doug Jorgensen)
In Livermore, Altamont Creek Elementary School’s new principal, Andrea Tapia, welcomes students back to school Tuesday, Aug. 24. (Photos – Doug Jorgensen)
Livermore schools are being recognized for their students’ good behavior through a program called Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS).
To make up for the celebration they lost due to COVID-19, the Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD) honored its 2020 graduates of Amador and Foothill high schools Thursday, Aug. 5. PUSD Superintendent David Haglund, Amador Principal Joshua Butterfield and Foothill Principal Sebastian Bul…
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.
Tri-Valley Haven will distribute backpacks filled with school supplies free to needy students in Livermore, Pleasanton, and Dublin at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 4.
Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD) is hosting an in-person gathering to celebrate the graduates of 2020 who missed out on their planned festivities.
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.
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…
Mendenhall Middle School students Audrey Manley and Kylie Rose were finalists in the Junior Group Website category, finishing in the Top 10 last month in the 2021 National History Day competition.
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.
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.
Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD) sent off its graduating high school class this month with in-person ceremonies and hopes for nonvirtual college experiences.
Dublin Unified School District (DUSD) celebrated the graduating class of 2021 with an in-person send off and honored its students who had shown excellence in their academic studies.
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.
The Pedrozzi Foundation has awarded $461,000 in college and vocational scholarships to 122 Livermore students this year, including 35 who are members of the first generation in their families to pursue high education.
Ten Tri-Valley high school students were among those honored at the 30th Sandia Women’s Connection Math & Science Awards, which were held online this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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 Go Green Initiative (GGI), an environmental education program based in Pleasanton, has awarded $8,700 in scholarships to 11 Pleasanton seniors who participated in their high schools’ Local Leaders of the 21st Century clubs, created to encourage teens to get involved in local environmenta…
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.
Four graduating seniors have received scholarships this year from the Livermore Filipino-American Organization based on their academic achievement and extracurricular activities.
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,…
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)
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.