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Is hybrid school really worth it?

Is hybrid school really worth it?

Shannah Saul, Staff Writer April 28, 2021

Opinion columns reflect the view of the staff writer. The last few weeks have been a whirlwind, to say the least. On March 17, a year and a day after Cal High shut down because of COVID-19, I went...

Hybrid students who returned to campus this week found theyre spaced about six feet from their classmates.

Reflecting of my first days back

Christine Oh, Co Editor-in-Chief March 19, 2021

Being on campus for the past two days felt like a fever dream—it didn’t feel real, but also oddly normal at the same time. It also felt incredibly heartwarming and I could tell that teachers were...

Cal teachers express concern about district reopening campuses

Nima Pendar, Co Photography Editor February 5, 2021

Many Cal High teachers have been concerned that the district is reopening too early and feel as though their thoughts are not being heard nor taken into consideration. “I do not think the district...

Voices who truly need to be heard about in-person learning are being drowned out

Staff Editorial February 3, 2021

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District is not ready to reopen schools for full hybrid learning under our current situation. But this topic - as with most that concern the district - should be open...

San Ramon Valley High senior Nic Prescott tested positive for COVID-19 on Oct. 19 and has since created the Compassionate Reopening petition, which calls for the reopening of San Ramon Valley Unified School District campuses only when the district can ensure the safety of everyone.

SRV student who had COVID-19 petitions district to delay reopening

Feeling nothing out of the ordinary on Oct. 17, San Ramon Valley senior Nicolas Prescott went about his normal routine by going to work and grabbing a bite to eat.  In the early morning hours of...

In a letter emailed to Cal High parents on Monday, Principal Megan Keefer included visuals of what a hybrid learning model would look like on campus.

District gives students choice to stay remote or switch to hybrid learning

Emmy Burrus, Co Editor-in-Chief November 9, 2020

We are currently conducting an anonymous survey for students and teachers alike to collect opinions on the reopening of Cal in the next semester. Click here to access the survey. To go hybrid or to stay...

Life’s been hard during the pandemic, especially on teens in affluent communities.

No more COVID restrictions for teens!

Sienna Morgan, Staff Writer November 4, 2020

Have you ever just found yourself sitting inside your pretty nice house in San Ramon holding your nice, new iPhone and being bored all day because of the coronavirus pandemic? Are you sitting around...

A protest against remote learning was originally organized for Monday at the San Ramon Valley High School campus, but it has been moved to the district office at 699 Old Orchard Drive in Danville.

San Ramon Valley High senior organizes protest at district office

Christine Oh, Co Editor-in-Chief October 2, 2020

Doak Walker will not be attending school on Monday. In fact, the San Ramon Valley High senior hopes to miss the entire week of school. Walker has organized a sit-in protest at the San Ramon Unified...

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.

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

Staff Editorial 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...

One of the main benefits of remote learning is students can actually sleep in.

PRO: There are benefits to online learning

Shannah Saul, Staff Writer 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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