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.

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.

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.

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 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.

Pleasanton Unified School District voters will be asked to authorize bond sales up to $323 million for school improvements in the March 3, 2020 election.

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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.

The Community of Character Collaborative invites all High School seniors in Pleasanton to apply for the annual Juanita Haugen Memorial Scholarship. Long time school board member, trustee and president of the Pleasanton Unified School District, Juanita Haugen inspired the Pleasanton Community…

The Livermore High School Premier Quartet greeted guests with classical music as they entered the gymnasium at Granada High School for the annual Reclassification Ceremony held on October 8.

Four schools from the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD) have been recognized for their success in implementing Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS) by the California PBIS Coalition (CPC). Altamont Creek Elementary, Croce Elementary, Junction Avenue K-…

Livermore High School is participating in the country’s expanded teen Mental Health First Aid (tMHFA) pilot program for the 2019-20 school year. This year, more than 460 sophomores will be trained using the first training of its kind developed for U.S. high school students.

The Quarry Lane School (QLS) has been ranked as the #5 Best Private K-12 School in California by Niche.com as part of their 2020 Best School Rankings. Quarry Lane also ranked among the top 1% of Best Private K-12 Schools, Best College Prep Private High Schools, and Best High Schools for STEM…

Foothill High School in Pleasanton held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to dedicate their new sport field. A nearly $514,000 donation from the Foothill High School Athletic Boosters covered more than half of the project’s nearly million-dollar construction price tag. Students, staff, boosters and …

Music Pathways, a non-profit program that offers free music instruction, is launching its 7th season. Participants receive weekly individual and group lessons, and the use of an instrument (either violin or acoustic guitar), from October through May. The season culminates with a series of li…

Kiddie Academy of Livermore, a educational child care provider, invites children and their families to Storytime Live, a free community reading event on Saturday at 10 a.m.

Croce Elementary School students returned to campus on Monday to see newly painted planter boxes. The addition will give students at the kindergarten through fifth grade school an opportunity to work in the gardens and enjoy nature.

Sponsored by the Livermore Lab Foundation, 12 students worked in Engineering, Computing and in Physical and Life Sciences as part of a scientific team, with assigned mentors for their projects. The internships culminated with a poster symposium so the students could present their findings to…

On May 21, the California Retired Teachers Association (CalRTA) Division #85 awarded five $2500 scholarships to students from the Tri-Valley who are planning to become educators. Each of these young people submitted an application with an essay explaining her passion for this career. We wish…

Charles Hertz of Livermore, recently attended Space Camp at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, home of Space Camp, Space Camp Robotics, Aviation Challenge, U.S. Cyber Camp and NASA Marshall Space Flight Center’s Official Visitor Center.

The Board of Education of the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD) has approved new school site leadership at high schools and middle schools in preparation for the 2019-20 school year. Kelly Bowers, Ed.D., Superintendent of Schools said, “Our district is ever-changing and…

Tri-Valley Youth View, an hour special TV program produced by middle and high school students who attended one of the TV30 Summer Camps is currently airing on TV30 and on the station’s website at tv30.org . This is the eleventh year Tri-Valley Community TV has offered a TV Summer Camp. Each …

As Livermore students receive their Student Identification (ID) cards at the start of the new school year in August, they will also be receiving a new library card. The Student One Card is a result of a partnership between the City of Livermore Library and the Livermore Valley Joint Unified …