Headlines & Features

  • PCIC Hosts School Board Candidate Forum

    The Parent Club Information Council (PCIC) of LVJUSD will host a School Board Candidate Forum on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Two seats are open on the five-member Board of Education. Five residents will be listed on the ballot as official candidates: Yanira Guzman, Kandiss Hewing, Charles “Chuck” Rogge (incumbent), Asa Strout, and Kristie Wang.

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  • Congressman Swalwell Visits Livermore High School

    Congressman Eric Swalwell connected virtually with Livermore High AP Government students to discuss governance, current issues on the minds of young people, and the importance of voting. Students were able to ask questions about how to become more educated and involved in government through internships and other educational opportunities.

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  • First Virtual Livermore Valley Wine Auction Raises $85,000 for School Meals

    To address the challenges and opportunities presented by the year 2020, the Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association and the Livermore Valley Winegrowers Foundation came together over the summer to celebrate wine country and fundraise for local school meal programs. We are extremely grateful for their generosity and support of our students and schools!

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  • Mask Up for Livermore Campaign!

    In an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 in our community, the City of Livermore, Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD), and Livermore Area Recreation and Park District (LARPD) are proud to announce the Mask Up for Livermore campaign, a robust effort to encourage mask wearing in Livermore. Join us during the week of September 13th in our social media campaign by posting pictures of you in your mask with the hashtag #MaskUpForLivermore!

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  • Superintendent's September 2020 Newsletter

    Superintendent Kelly Bowers shares news about the start of the 2020-21 school year. We are facing unique circumstances, and together we are making a positive difference for our students.

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  • Distance Learning Brings Classrooms Home

    Throughout the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD), distance learning launched this week as our 13,509 students logged in to learn. While this year has started like none other, our commitment to academic excellence has not changed. The first week has been about building connections with students and families and ensuring all of our students have the tools they need to learn remotely.

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  • Immunizations Required for 2020-21 School Year

    Per California law, immunizations needed for school remain a requirement in order for students to attend school. Please be sure to provide proof of required immunizations prior to the start of school on August 25, 2020 and before the return to the classroom. Click above for more information.

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  • Welcome New Principals

    For Marni Angelo, the new principal of Croce Elementary School, and for Jesse Hansen, the new principal of East Avenue Middle School, the first day of school will be the most exciting day yet in their careers as educators. Angelo and Hansen have both been preparing most of the summer, learning about their new schools and beginning to get to know their school communities, so that they will be ready to welcome students, families and staff on August 25th.

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  • Summer Learning Keeps Students Engaged

    LVJUSD's first virutal summer school program provided unique classroom experiences for over 700 students with rigor, fun, and innovative approaches to learning.

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  • Fall Sports Postponed

    The California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) determined that education-based athletics for the 2020-21 school year will begin with a modified season starting in either December 2020 or January 2021. Click above to learn more and for a link to the July 20, 2020 CIF press release.

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  • LVJUSD to Start the 2020-21 School Year with Distance Learning

    Based on metrics and guidance from the State, LVJUSD will begin the 2020-21 school year on August 25th with distance learning for all students. We will continue to develop our plans for transitioning to in-person instruction so that we are prepared for when public health data meets the criteria for options beyond distance learning.

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  • LVJUSD to Hold Board Candidate Information Night

    On Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 7:00 pm, LVJUSD will host a Board Candidate Information Night for those interested in running for one of two vacant seats on its Board of Education, the policy-making body of the LVJUSD. Interested community members are invited to attend, listen, and ask questions during the informal workshop session held in the LVJUSD Board Room at 685 E. Jack London Boulevard.

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  • LVJUSD Fall Planning Survey Results & Next Steps

    The LVJUSD Fall 2020 Planning survey was sent to all of our families, seeking their input into the process of planning the start of school for 2020-21. The survey was sent electronically via email as well as text message, and was open for 10 days. 6,045 households participated, representing approximately 10,400 students. Our District Leadership Team is taking this information into consideration as we plan for the start of the new school year. Click above for a recap of the survey results as well as an update on our planning.

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  • LVJUSD Celebrates the Class of 2020

    From June 2-5, all LVJUSD high schools will allow students and their families to participate in a unique, socially-distanced individualized graduation ceremony that aligns with the Alameda County Public Health Department’s Graduation Guidelines.

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  • Middle School Promotions Going Virtual

    On June 4th, when 8th graders in the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD) would normally be lining up at their schools to parade across the stage to receive their promotion certificates, they will be at home, watching their middle school celebration on YouTube. Congratulations to our 8th graders!

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  • Mendenhall Students Excel in National History Day Competition

    Eighteen talented William Mendenhall Middle School students excelled at the recent Alameda County 2020 National History Day (NHD) Competition.

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  • Livermore Learns Launches Parent Webinars!

    Livermore Learns, with the support of the Pedrozzi Foundation, is pleased to present our first parent webinars! Throughout the month of May, there will be 8, 1-hour webinars on two topics: Establishing a Routine and Dealing with Distractions. Sessions are available in English and Spanish and aim to provide helpful information and a supportive space for parents to share their thoughts and ask questions. Register on our events calendar on our district website or on your school's homepage.

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  • School Nurses Keep Students Healthy

    In recognition of School Nurse Appreciation Day on May 6th, we share the incredible work being done by our school nursing staff. Even during school dismissal, our nurses are busier than ever working with students and their families in an effort to keep everyone safe and healthy.

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  • LVJUSD Teachers Go the Distance

    In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, we recognize the tremendous work being done by our district's teachers. The examples in this article are representative of the many creative and above-and-beyond ways in which our teachers have been educating and supporting our students and their families throughout school dismissal.

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  • Getting Gold for Going Green!

    Congratulations to Altamont Creek Elementary on receiving a 2020 California Green Ribbon School Gold Award! Your efforts toward sustainability and environmental education is something to be celebrated!

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