The Californian

District Zooms through Students’ Concerns

Clockwise from top left: Jessica Coulson, Christopher George, Dave Kravitz, Jon Campopiano.

Christine Oh, Co Editor-in-Chief

April 30, 2020

This morning, the San Ramon Valley Unified School District held a livestream on YouTube through Zoom to answer the many questions students have had over the past weeks. Jon Campopiano, the district’s executive director of secondary education services, began the question and answer session by discussing...

District explores new school schedule

Zoe Chan, Zoe Chan

March 10, 2015

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District is proposing a new schedule change that would end first semester before winter break. The district is planning on starting and ending school earlier in order to accommodate this change, which could be implemented as early as the 2016-17 school  year. The...

Is district trying to censor students?

Is district trying to censor students?

Staff Editorial

January 16, 2014

In our last issue, The Californian published a story on an alleged physical conflict between a student and a teacher. Californian adviser Brian Barr received an email from Principal Mark Corti the day of publication highlighting district policy and  explaining the district’s concerns with the arti...

District, teachers reach agreement

District, teachers reach agreement

Erica Drake and Joyce Ho

June 5, 2013

Clad in red, teachers and staff swarmed the lawn outside the school district office in Danville on May 7, holding signs and chanting protests to make their voice heard throughout the community. “Red is historically a color of anger,” said Hidden Hills Elementary School teacher Marissa Smith. “We...

District bans guide dogs

District bans guide dogs

Caitlin Stein, News Editor

February 11, 2013

Guide dogs will not be seen on any district campus until further notice after a local elementary student had an allergic reaction to a service dog in class in December. The San Ramon Valley Unified School District is creating a new policy regarding service dogs, in hopes of improving communication...

District does care about healthy eating

District does care about healthy eating

Marisol Montes, Staff Writer

December 19, 2012

Every day, the San Ramon Valley Unified School District serves about 6,500 meals to hungry students. That’s a lot of food, and it makes one wonder if all this food is healthy. After some research, I realized  the district actually cares about student nutrition and what schools serve. The...

Trips may be cancelled

November 2, 2010

By Joseph Bugbee, staff writer Out-of-state trips for all Cal High clubs and sports teams may be cancelled for the next three years beginning in the  fall of 2011, administrators said. The main reason these trips could be put on hold for several years is because of funding issues, said Principal Mark Corti.  “Only 52 percent of the football team families have ...