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.

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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.”

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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. 

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…

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Las Positas College and the Tri-Valley Nonprofit Alliance have signed an agreement to offer foundational and advanced education for nonprofit professionals.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.