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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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  • Mendenhall Students Win National History Day Awards at County Competition

    Eight Mendenhall Middle School student projects were selected as Champion award winners at the 2022 Alameda County National History Day (NHD) competition held virtually on March 12. All eight projects, based on this year’s NHD theme, “Debate and Diplomacy in History: Successes, Failures, Consequences” were submitted by students from Ms. Robbie See’s and Ms. Kyra Pervere’s eighth grade honors history classes. Click above for the full article.

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  • Science Odyssey Highlights Students’ Love of Science in Livermore

    More than 350 Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD) students participated in this year’s Science Odyssey. A long-standing tradition in the District, Science Odyssey provides students with the opportunity to express their passion for science through the research, design, and presentation of science, engineering, computer science, behavioral science, and math and data analysis projects. Click above for the full article.

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  • Livermore High School Teachers Participate in a Pilot Program for Carbon Cleanup Initiatives

    Livermore High School science teacher, Joey Rodriguez, along with fellow teachers, Karen Fletcher and Dorothy Morallos, are part of Livermore Lab Foundation's  carbon educator cohort that are testing out a new "Carbon Cleanup Initiative" educational tool kit for use in high school classrooms.  Click above for the full story.

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  • Take time to "Make Time for Music"

    Tickets go on sale March 25, 2022 for "Make Time for Music", a student musical showcase sponsored by Livermore Valley Education Foundation benefitting LVJUSD music programs. Click above for more information.

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  • LVJUSD Spelling Bee Finalists Advance to County Competitions

    Several of our Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD) students are moving on to compete in the Alameda County Elementary and Middle School Spelling Bees at Dublin High School on Saturday, March 12, 2022 after placing first and second in the LVJUSD Elementary and Middle School Spelling Bee competitions. Click above to read the full story.

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  • Livermore MathCounts Competition Ignites Mathletes in 26th Year

    Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD) hosted its 26th Annual Livermore MathCounts competition for middle school “mathletes” at Granada High School on Saturday, February 12, 2022. Nearly 100 incredible math minds from grades six through eight representing all five LVJUSD middle schools participated in this year’s event of both team and individual competitions. Click above for the full article.

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  • Granada High School Names New Head Varsity Football Coach

    Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District’s Granada High School has selected Marc Moses as the new head varsity football coach for the Granada Matadors, commencing his role for the 2022 season. Click above to read the full article.

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  • Christensen Middle School Named California School to Watch

    Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District’s (LVJUSD) Andrew N. Christensen Middle School has been named a 2022 School to Watch. Christensen Middle School was recognized in part for its replicable best practices for student achievement that include: the use of data for tracking student engagement in activities and interventions; a schoolwide application of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS); the implementation of Choose Love social-emotional learning curriculum and tiered mental health supports; a co-teaching model for special education classes; and the use of Standards-based Grading (SBG) across all curricular areas. Click above to read the full article.

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  • LVJUSD Launches YouthBuild Program, a Second Chance for Students

    LVJUSD YouthBuild hosted an open house for its new facility located at the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD) Maintenance, Operations, and Facilities campus on Ladd Avenue in Livermore. District staff, LVJUSD Board trustees, and community partners were able to tour the construction classroom, computer lab, and offices; meet with some of the 19 students from YouthBuild’s inaugural class; and share in the excitement for the launch of this new program. Click above to read the full article.

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  • Livermore High Students Build Air Purifiers With the Help of Community Partners

    In collaboration with Quest Science Center, the Engineering Design and Development class of the Green Engineering Academy (GEA) at Livermore High School participated in a design challenge to build, evaluate, test, document, and present results for a low-cost air purifier that addresses requirements for healthy indoor air filtration. Click above to read the full article.

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  • Unity Day is October 20, 2021

    Celerate kindness, acceptance and inclusion in our LVJUSD community and all throughout Livermore by wearing and sharing ORANGE on Wednesday, October 20th! Click above for more information.

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