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    MathCounts Competition Multiplies Mathematical Growth for Livermore Students 

    The Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD) hosted its 27th annual Livermore MathCounts Competition on Saturday, January 21, 2023 at Granada High School. 127 middle school mathletes from Christensen Middle School, East Avenue Middle School, Joe Michell TK-8 School, Junction Avenue TK-8 School and Mendenhall Middle School competed in a number of individual and team challenges. Click above for the full story.

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    LVJUSD Prepares to Enroll New Students for the 2023-24 School Year

    The Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD) invites parents of students entering into transitional kindergarten (TK) or kindergarten for the 2023-24 school year to attend one of four parent information nights in January prior to attending one of LVJUSD’s TK/Kindergarten Enrollment Fairs on February 22 and 23 at the Robert Livermore Community Center (RLCC). Click above for more information.

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    Livermore High School's Music Program Continues to Soar

    The Livermore High Honors Symphonic Band and Honors Chamber Orchestra are poised to have eventful winter and spring performance seasons culminating with performances at Carnegie Hall in New York City in April 2023 for the National Band and Orchestra Festival. To read the full story, click the headline above.

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    LVJUSD Awarded a U.S. Department of Education Magnet School Assistance Program Grant

    Students and staff at Marylin Avenue Elementary School will soon embark on a new educational journey as Marylin becomes a Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) magnet school. Click the headline above for the full story.

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    30 LVJUSD Students Receive National Merit Scholarship Recognition

    Six Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD) high school seniors are among the more than 16,000 students nationwide named as National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists for the Class of 2023. Granada High School’s Ruman Das, Tanisha Deka, Yoav Feigenbaum, Shunsuke Sakagami, and Madeline Straus and Livermore High School’s Ian Zolynas represent Livermore’s top scholars as Semifinalists for this year. Click above for the full story.

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    Sixteen LVJUSD Schools Receive PBIS Awards

    A commitment to Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) strategies by Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD) schools has resulted in the award of sixteen 2022 California PBIS Coalition (CPC) recognitions. Junction Avenue TK-8 was one of four schools, including Croce Elementary, Rancho Las Positas Elementary, and Mendenhall Middle School to receive Gold Awards, the highest level of recognition to date for Livermore schools since beginning the implementation of PBIS cohorts in 2018. Click above for the full story.

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    Altamont Creek Elementary Named 2022 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School

    The Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District is proud to announce that Altamont Creek Elementary School (ACES) received a 2022 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools award at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. this summer. Altamont Creek is one of only 27 schools, five school districts, and four postsecondary institutions from across the country to be recognized. Click the headline above for the full story.

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    Altamont Creek Elementary School Receives Efficiency Award from StopWaste

    Congratulations to Altamont Creek Elementary School for being selected as one of six local recipients of a 2022 StopWaste Efficiency Award for outstanding achievements in waste reduction, community engagement, and environmental stewardship. Click the headline above to read the full story.

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    Notice of Public Hearing

    Notice of Public Hearing - LVJUSD Approving to Update Developer Fees. Click the headline above to view the Public Hearing Notice.

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    LVJUSD Board Trustee Seats Up for Election in November

    Three at-large seats on the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD) Board of Education will be up for election this year in the November 8, 2022 General Election. Click the headline above to read the full story.

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    Chris Van Schaack Appointed New LVJUSD Superintendent of Schools

    The Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD) Board of Education voted unanimously at the June 28, 2022 Board Meeting to appoint Chris Van Schaack as the new Superintendent of Schools starting August 1, 2022. Click the headline above to read the full story.

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    Dr. Kelly Bowers Retires After 12 Years as LVJUSD Superintendent

    After serving 12 years as Superintendent of Schools for the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD), Dr. Kelly Bowers has announced that she will be “graduating” and moving on into retirement alongside the Class of 2022, who were kindergarteners during her first year as Superintendent. Bowers is the longest-serving continuously seated Superintendent of Schools of a unified district in Alameda and Contra Costa counties and surrounding region. Click above to read the full story.

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    LVJUSD Students Featured on Local Newscast

    Livermore and Granada High School students were featured on a local news broadcast for creating their own student written, composed, and directed musical titled [INSERT future HERE]. These students also won a 2022 Dreammakers and Risktakers Award for this incredible production. Click above to see the special report from NBC news reporters, Jessica Aguirre and Stephanie Magallon.

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    Winners Announced in Livermore’s 6th Annual "Poetry in a Test Tube" Science Poetry Contest

    Poet Laureate Cynthia Patton is pleased to announce the winners of Poetry in a Test Tube: Livermore's 6th Annual Science Poetry Contest. Click above to read the full article.

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    Rotarians Give Livermore Students the Gift of Reading

    As part of their 2022 Literacy Project, Livermore Rotarians gave over 1,900 new hardcover books to all third and fourth graders in the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District. Each student was able to select a favorite from among four choices curated by a committee of community members including teachers, administrators and library specialists. Click the headline above to read more.

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    Five LVJUSD Students Named National Merit Scholarship Finalists

    Five students from the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD) have been named as finalists for a National Merit Scholarship. Out of the approximately 1.5 million high school juniors who take the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) each year, only the top 1% qualify as semi-finalists who then go on to compete for finalist titles their senior year.  Click above for the full story.

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    Ten LVJUSD Schools Win 2022 California Pivotal Practice (CAPP) Awards

    The Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD) is pleased to announce ten schools that have been recognized as 2022 California Pivotal Practice (CAPP) Award Program winners by the California Department of Education. Click above for the full story and a complete list of schools that received this award.

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    Livermore Students Recognized for Water Conservation Artwork

    Mendenhall Middle School 7th grade student, Ananya Garg, wins grand prize in the Livermore Water Conservation Art Contest. Click above for the full joint press release.

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    Altamont Creek Elementary Named a "2022 California Green Ribbon School" by the California Department of Education

    Altamont Creek Elementary School has been named a 2022 California Green Ribbon School, and is one of five State honorees to earn the distinction as a "Green Achiever." "Green Achievers" were nominated by State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Tony Thurmond, to receive U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools (ED-GRS) recognition. Click above to read the full press release from the California Department of Education and others recognizing this achievement.

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    Ag Day Cultivates Students’ Agricultural Appreciation

    Much needed rain, and even some hail, proved not to impact the enthusiasm of Livermore students participating in Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District’s (LVJUSD) Ag Day on Thursday, April 21, 2022. After a two year hiatus due to the pandemic, Livermore High School (LHS) welcomed the District’s third grade students to campus to learn about agriculture and its multitudes of offerings, demonstrating its role in the community as well as the commodities and careers it generates. Click above for the full story.

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