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Students work on their Chromebooks, which were provided by the school district this year for the first time.

Students provided with Chromebooks

Katya Vial, Staff Writer October 19, 2021

San Ramon Valley Unified School District has issued more than 32,000 electronic devices this year, with second through 12th  graders receiving a Google Chromebook. Cal High assistant principal Tucker...

Technology received nearly 2/3rds of COVID-19 funding for the district.

District and site budgets reflect pandemic

Shravya Salem Sathish, Online Editor October 15, 2021

The focus of the district’s budgets has shifted during remote and in-person learning.  In March 2020, the state issued learning loss mitigation funds, which addressed the transition to online instruction...

The rise of the planet of the cars

Arman Tafazzoli, Managing Editor November 16, 2012

Imagine driving down the freeway, windows rolled down, tweeting with one hand, Big Mac in the other, legs off the pedals, enjoying the smooth drive of Google’s self-driving, autonomous car. Sounds...

Teaching by Texting

March 15, 2011

by Jacqueline Uranga, staff writer Cal High has a strict policy against texting in class, with one exception. For the first time, texting is being used as an educational tool in the classroom. Math...

Technology schools teachers

November 2, 2010

By Shalaka Gole, Staff Writer Cheating used to mean dropping your pencil, and sneaking a glance at your neighbor’s paper on the way down to pick it up. But with advances in technology, students use...

Students learn to keep it simple

November 2, 2010

  By Shawna Stinson Junior Alec Baird wasn’t on Facebook for two weeks. Friends who texted him during that time wouldn’t have received a response because his phone was turned off and locked...

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