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 …

The Primrose School of Livermore will hold an open house on Saturday, August 10th, 2019, featuring tours of the school and information on their research-informed time-tested Balanced Learning approaches. The Primrose School of Livermore is part of a national system of accredited private pres…

Names of students who have made the Scholastic Honor Roll spring term 2019 have been announced by Oregon State University. Students on the Honor Roll included:

Las Positas College (LPC) students will soon see the literal fruits of their labor manifest in additional funding for LPC's Viticulture and Winery Technology programs. The college's Campus Hill Winery has earned its Viticulture and Enology Foundation license. The license, confirmed in May, a…

As of July 1, Drivers For Survivors has expanded its service area to East Alameda County, and is in need of many more volunteer-companion drivers. The nonprofit is requesting volunteers for Dublin, Livermore and Pleasanton region — as well as for the greater East Bay Area.

Chabot and Las Positas Colleges have been named two of 70 colleges throughout California to receive grants from the Improving Online CTE Pathways program developed by California Community Colleges' California Virtual Campus - Online Education Initiative.

The City of Pleasanton Youth and Teen Program is hosting an end-of-summer Middle School Pool Party on Friday, August 9, from 5:30 to 8 p.m., at the Dolores Bengston Aquatic Center, 4455 Black Ave.

Gene Morgan Insurance Agency is once again gearing up for the school year by hosting a backpack and school supply drive for local students in need. The insurance agency is collecting new and gently used backpacks and school supplies at their downtown Livermore office located at 2020 Fourth Street.

The Salvation Army is holding school supply drives at approximately 3,000 locations across the country. In the Bay area media market, there are 13 Walmart locations participating.

Four seniors who recently graduated from Granada High School and Livermore High School received scholarship awards from the Livermore Filipino-American Organization. The scholarship award requirements include: a Filipino-American graduating senior student from a high school in Livermore who …

Applications are being accepted for two civic-engagement academies: one for adults, and one for local high school juniors and seniors. Both programs are free to attend, and are designed to provide insight to county services and operations through learning and discussing the County’s Vision 2…

On July 15, Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) introduced the No Student Loan Interest Act to help address the nation’s growing student debt crisis and ensure that all students have a fair shot at paying off their loan balance without accumulating interest charges.

James Coombs of Livermore was named to the Dean's List at Rochester Institute of Technology for the 2019 Spring Semester. Coombs is in the computer science program.

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District (CLPCCD) Board of Trustees has appointed Retired Community College Counselor and Department Chair Maria L. Heredia to its Board of Trustees. Heredia will hold the Trustee Area 4 seat (Castro Valley and parts of Oakland), which was formerly he…

Chabot-Las Positas Community College District (CLPCCD) has announced the hiring of a new Vice Chancellor and Academic Vice President. Dr. Theresa Fleischer Rowland began tenure as Vice Chancellor of Educational Services and Student Success on June 3. Dr. Kristina Whalen will begin tenure in …

On Saturday, May 11, on the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) campus quadrangle, 1,019 bachelor's degrees were awarded during the university's 151st commencement ceremony. Kelly Borden of Livermore, was awarded a bachelor of science degree in biomedical engineering.