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October 30, 2020

With a historically important election just around the corner, the eyes of Americans have been fixated on their TVs and social media feeds, attentively watching the race between candidates President...

American pride has been perverted to fuel the anti-mask movement

Many anti mask activists have been seen protesting and causing disruptions throughout the nation.
October 6, 2020

With more than 7.45 million reported coronavirus cases in the United States as of early October, the world has been watching to see how the country with the highest number of reported COVID-19 cases has...

School board needs to get campus reopening right this time after the disaster of last summer’s decision-making process

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board of Education originally recommended students return to campus in August under a hybrid model, but then it was forced to reverse course and keep students away from campuses. The board is now reviewing the best way for students to return to campus later this school year.
September 28, 2020

With the San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board of Education scheduled to further explore how to safely reopen school campuses for more than 32,000 students and 3,500 employees beginning Tuesday...

Kamala Harris, For The People

Kamala Harris made history when she was selected as Joe Biden's running mate.
The U.S. Senator from the Bay Area is the first woman of color part of a major political party presidential ticket
September 28, 2020

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden made history on Aug. 11 when he announced Senator Kamala Harris of California as his running mate against President Donald Trump and Mike Pence. Harris is...

CON: Remote learning is a real drag

It's difficult for students to stay motivated and pay attention during remote learning, especially since teachers have no idea what's going on behind students' screens.
September 28, 2020

When COVID-19 made on-campus learning unfeasible, the idea of remote learning was brought up as a solution - a solution that the district has continued to use up to the present day. Remote learning...

PRO: There are benefits to online learning

One of the main benefits of remote learning is students can actually sleep in.
September 28, 2020

What students originally saw as an extra week of spring break last March turned into the San Ramon Valley Unified School District starting the school year completely online. This decision has been a big...

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