The Rotarian Foundation of Livermore and the Livermore Valley Education Foundation are teaming up to help the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District purchase more than 1,000 Chromebook laptop computers.
In a 3-2 split vote, the Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD) decided it will reopen with a hybrid schedule for elementary schools at the start of the new year.
A nonprofit Livermore preschool and day care center founded 35 years ago may have to close its doors soon, if it does not get more parent sign-ups.
Chabot-Las Positas Community College District officials are considering whether to build housing for students, but it would be years before anyone could move in.
The Alameda County Public Health Department (ACPHD) announced Wednesday that it will begin the process of accepting waivers to bring students in transitional kindergarten to 6th grade on campus for in-person learning at schools in Alameda County.
The start of school in the Tri-Valley looks very different this year as students, teachers and families begin the work of making a successful transition into the new world of distance learning.
Since 1991, the Livermore Valley Educational Foundation (LVEF) has worked to ease the impact of funding cuts on the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD), and their efforts in 2020 are still just as vital.
The bulletin boards are decorated, the math manipulatives are at her fingertips, and the markers and whiteboards are fresh and ready as Mrs. Shortridge at Smith Elementary School welcomes her first-grade students to their new year of learning.
Las Positas College is taking steps to change policies and procedures to improve the experience of black students at the college, as well as their success rates.
The City of Dublin has seen explosive growth in the last two decades, presenting a challenge to its schools in terms of keeping pace with a growing student population.
As the mother of three school-aged children, Rebecca Bauer-Kahan, Assemblymember, 16th District, knows how difficult this year has been as everyone has have dealt with the education of their children and the uncertainty of how to begin a new school year.
The City of Dublin has announced that registration is now underway for L.I.V.E ‘n’ Rec (Learning in a Virtual Environment), a new program to provide support for working parents with children in first to fifth grades. This six-week program will run from Aug. 17 through Sept. 25. The program m…
The Real Estate Alliance of Livermore is hope to raise $25,000 through an online silent auction to help ensure that students have access to the internet and technology they need for the coming school year.
The Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District recently completed a four-week summer school program conducted entirely online that reached more than 700 students.
Demanding remote learning through December 2020, parents of Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD) students protested in front of the district offices last week. While PUSD recently voted to begin school with full distance learning and possibly transition into a hybrid format once deemed …
This August, Girls Math Association (GMA) at Dublin High School will host the 2020 GMA Math Contest, an online math competition for girls in grades 5 to 8.
After an on-again, off-again delay, Dublin teachers welcomed the raise that the teachers union had ratified and signed on May 11, thanks to an agreement between Gov. Gavin Newsom and the Legislature on June 22 that will provide the money enabling Dublin to make the raises.
The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District board of trustees approved a tentative budget that will be revised in coming months, after getting some relief from deeper funding cuts in the latest state budget.
The California Interscholastic Federation, the governing body for high school sports, said last week that it would decide by July 20 whether fall sports can proceed as scheduled.
Granada High School basketball head coach Quaran Johnson was named “Coach of the Year” by TV30 at its 10th annual Outstanding High School Athletic Awards program, which was held virtually this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center said this week that it will offer “Summer Art at the Bothwell” day camps for ages 4-17 this summer with limited registration because of current COVID-19 guidelines.
Kelly Mokashi, resident of Pleasanton, announced her plans to run for the Pleasanton Unified School Board (PUSD) Board of Trustees in the upcoming Nov. 3, 2020, election.
With a $11.5 million hole left by Gov. Gavin Newsom’s May budget revision, the Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD) board recently considered its 2020-2021 fiscal options.
Livermore schools are preparing for significant budget cuts for the coming school year, mainly because the state will reduce funding as the economic toll of the pandemic and shelter-in-place orders hit its own budget.
The Alameda County Office of Education (ACOE) recently named Dublin Unified School District’s Michelle Patridge as one of the 2020 Alameda County Classified Employees of the Year.
The Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District will host a virtual public hearing on its American Indian Education Program at 7 p.m., Tuesday, May 12.
When students and teachers return to their schools, perhaps in late July or early August, as hinted last week by Gov. Gavin Newsom, what kind of schools will they be?
The Las Positas College Foundation (LPCF) was founded in January, 2003 by a dedicated group of Tri-Valley community leaders. Their mission is to promote Las Positas College to the Tri-Valley community; to encourage residents to invest in the future of their great asset, Las Positas College; …
The Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD) received an updated credit rating from Standard and Poors, moving from an ‘A+’ to ‘AA-’, with a stable outlook, as it closes out another successful calendar year.
Dyrell Foster, a veteran Southern California community college administrator, said this week that he is “looking forward to really hitting the ground running,” when he takes over in February as president of Las Positas College in Livermore.
Sophomores at Livermore High School are learning how to help friends who may be facing a mental health challenge or crisis. In September, Livermore High was selected as one of only three sites in California to participate in a pilot study for Teen Mental Health First Aid (tMHFA). Similar to …
A team of 8th graders hailing from three different Livermore schools are preparing for the First Lego Robotics competition being held at Quarry Lane School in Dublin this weekend.
Altamont Creek Elementary School Science Specialist Fenna Gatty donned her white lab coat and opened her classroom door for her third grade budding scientists and engineers. They filed into the room and sat on the carpet in “presentation mode” with their legs crossed and hands in laps. As th…
The number of non-traditional students continues to increase as working adults look to gain valuable educational experience and those who skipped college after high school seek to increase their ability to earn. Recent high school graduates also often need to put their education on the backb…
Animoto, symbaloo, scratch, spark and dash are terms that may not sound familiar to the average adult, but to elementary students in the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD), these are common tools used in their classrooms whenever they are learning with technology.