Five seniors at the private Quarry Lane School in Dublin — Prisha Bhadra, Geetika Gopidas, Minju Lee, Kanchan Naik, and Saahil Sachdeva — have been named National Merit Scholarship finalists for 2021.
Regina Molitoris, a junior at Granada High School in Livermore, took first place in the American Legion Oratorical Contest for Bay Area Legion posts held Feb. 21 at the Veterans Memorial Building in Martinez.
More than 40 students from the Foothill High School DECA program placed in the Top 10 in Northern California Career Development Conference competitions, held virtually last month because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and will move on to the state DECA conference this March.
Diversify Granada, a student-led initiative to diversify the local high school English curriculum, is hosting a conference on Feb. 10, 2021, via Zoom, from 2 to 4 p.m.
The popular Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's lecture series for middle and high school students, "Science on Saturday," is going virtual this year with the theme “Combating COVID-19.”
Pleasanton parents and students protested for in-person classes at the intersection of Bernal Avenue and First Street, by the Pleasanton Unified School District office, on Thursday, Jan. 28. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)
Foothill High School in Pleasanton is a semi-finalist in the 11th annual Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest, a program that encourages students to apply their classroom skills in science, technology, engineering, and math to real-world issues in their community.
The Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District is a step closer to resuming in-person classes as school nurses received their first of two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Funding for the construction of the new Livermore High School gymnasium was identified in Measure J, which was approved by voters in June 2016. The new gym will be two stories, including an auxiliary gym and team rooms. A new swim pool will be built, and a new weight room, wrestling area and…
Community members whose children will be enrolling in the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD) for the first time in the fall of 2021 are invited to participate in an informational webinar on Thursday, Jan. 14, at 6 p.m.
Miguel Baez, a computer science instructor at Granada High School, has been named Teacher of the Year by the Livermore Joint Unified School District.
Two new members were sworn into office last week during an organizational meeting of the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District Board of Trustees.
When Parul Gupta, a junior at Foothill High School, first found out that students would be getting an extra week of spring break earlier this year, she was excited.
A science-based outdoor educational camp experience is usually a rite of passage for fifth-graders across the country, but with the restrictions imposed this year by the coronavirus pandemic, the teachers at Fairlands Elementary in Pleasanton crafted a weeklong virtual camp so their students…
A student-faculty team at the Quarry Lane School has received a grant from the Lemelson-MIT Program to create a device that allows coaches and referees to communicate more effectively with hearing-impaired high-school athletes during basketball games.
REGIONAL — Responding to the county’s reopening plan, school districts in the Tri-Valley are grappling with how and when to return students to the classroom.
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.