Members of the Livermore chapter of the National Charity League who graduated high school in 2020 have decided to donate funds raised for their cancelled senior recognition to local charities and the class of 2021.

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Officials from the Dublin Unified School District celebrated the completion of Dublin High School’s engineering and science building with a ribbon cutting, Thursday, April 15. The new building adds approximately 47,000 square feet of engineering and science facilities to the school's campus.…

California education officials have been told verbally that the state may not need to submit a waiver application to the U.S. Department of Education, thus opening the door for more flexibility this spring when it comes to standardized testing, as school districts continue to navigate reopen…

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PLEASANTON — Harvest Park Middle School Principal Terry Brenner has announced she will step down from her position, effective June 30.

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Principal Tara Aderman welcomed students back to Altamont Creek Elementary School March 22 after more than a year of no in-person classes because of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District voted to reopen schools for all grades. However, elementary students …

Nine members of the Distributed Education Clubs of America (DECA) program at Foothill High School in Pleasanton qualified for the worldwide student organization’s International Career Development Conference after placing among the top five in both written and roleplaying competitions last we…

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Competing at the junior varsity level, Romal Mitr, a sophomore at The Quarry Lane School in Dublin, finished third in two IAC National Championship examinations – the National Biology Exam and the National Ecology and Environmental Science Exam.

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Isaac Yee, a seventh grader at Mendenhall Middle School, won the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District’s spelling bee for seventh and eighth graders, held virtually last month, after seven rounds by correctly spelling the word “nihilism.”

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Gov. Gavin Newsom today signed a $6.6 billion package to accelerate the safe return to in-person instruction across California and empower schools to immediately expand academic, mental health and social-emotional supports, including over the summer.

The Foothill High School DECA Chapter has achieved the national career development organization’s “Thrive” level for its participation in Global Entrepreneurship Week and several school and community outreach programs.

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.