2013 News Archive
4-12-13 - EAST AVENUE NAMED 2013 CALIFORNIA DISTINGUISHED SCHOOL
Congratulations to East Avenue Middle School who was identified by State Superintendent of Public Schools Tom Torlakson as a California Distinguished School for 2013. Good job!
3-22-13 - LVJUSD STUDENTS WIN TOP HONORS AT ACSEF
Claire Abele and Julia Cable, 8th graders at Junction Avenue K-8 School, were the Middle School Grand Prize Winners at the Alameda County Science & Engineering Fair and will be going to the California State Science Fair April 15-16.
3-1-13 - INTEREST FREE EDUCATION LOANS FOR LIVERMORE GRADUATES
The Student Education Loan Fund (SELF) is a 50 year old Livermore volunteer organization that makes interest free loans of up to $2500 per year to Livermore high school graduates and residents for their continuing education.
2-25-13 - CONGRESSMAN SWALWELL VISITS RANCHO
U.S. Congressman Eric Swalwell recently visited Rancho Las Positas School for their Fun Family Fitness Day and Coffee Corner. Congressman Swalwell, living up to his campaign promise, ran the track with students and answered questions about congress, schools and taxes.
2-23-13 - CONGRATULATIONS TO NORTH COAST CHAMPION WRESTLERS
Nicholas Lang (LHS), Tyler Rardon (LHS), Kyle Campiotti (GHS) and Angel Beltran (GHS) will be competing at the California State Wrestling Championships in March at Bakersfield.
2-21-13 - LIVERMORE MIDDLE SCHOOLS HOST STUDENTS FROM JAPAN
Visiting Japanese middle school students from Yotsukaido will be hosted by Livermore middle school students on March 18 & 19. This is part of a reciprocal visit between Yotsukaido, a suburb of Tokyo, and Livermore.
2-14-13 - GRANADA HIGH SCHOOL SPECIAL EDUCATION IN THE NEWS
Recently Granada High hosted some 300 special education students from neighboring communities for a Valentine's Day dance that included crafts and refreshments.
2-1-13 - ARTS GRANT AWARDED TO ALTAMONT CREEK
The Commission for the Arts awarded Altamont Creek Elementary School a grant that will allow 300 1st - 3rd graders to attend a live performance of Just So Stories and provide dance classes to more than 200 4th and 5th graders.
1-22-13 - GRANADA TEACHER TO PILOT COMPUTER SCIENCE CLASS
Carol Kinnard has been selected to pilot the new course, Computer Science and Software Engineering, in the 2013-14 school year as part of the Project Lead The Way program.
1-18-13 - SEE TEACHER REGINA BRINKER'S LESSON ON TED-ED
Christensen Middle School teacher Regina Brinker recently had her lesson on Phenology and nature's shifting rhythms accepted by TED-ED a nonprofit organization devoted to creating lessons worth sharing.
1-11-13 - FLU INFORMATION AND PREVENTION
Flu season is here. The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat, and lungs.