Art Education 

San Lorenzo Valley Elementary Campus Improvements

The schoolyear at San Lorenzo Valley Elementary got off to a colorful start in August with new murals and playground equipment. By Julie Horner San Lorenzo Valley Elementary School students have enjoyed an engaging school year so far with their captivating new mural, enchanting sensory path, and state-of-the art playground equipment at the tri-campus in Felton. Inspiring kids, parents, and… Read More
Art Boulder Creek 

Boulder Creek Elementary Sensory Path

Boulder Creek artist and BCE parent Jennifer Wildermuth Reyes brightens the schoolyard and encourages kids’ health with the completion of a “sensory path” at the campus in Boulder Creek, California. By Julie Horner On a scorching mid-August afternoon, a sole painter with a clutch of brushes dabs details in acrylic onto a banana slug on a log floating down a… Read More
Meg Mulcaster virtual learning Columns Education 

Navigating School Contingencies

In May and June, when COVID numbers were declining because of two months of shelter-in-place orders, it seemed feasible to envision a fall where case numbers were low enough that students could return safely to campuses with safeguards in place and modified schedules. But as case numbers have soared across the state, and wait-times for COVID test results can stretch... Read More
San Lorenzo Valley Unified School District Education Local News 

State Superintendent Releases Guidelines for Reopening Schools

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond released a 62-page initiative for reopening schools in the fall titled Stronger Together: A Guidebook for the Safe Reopening of California’s Public Schools. Requirements include use of face masks, limited class sizes, and social distancing. View the document here: Read More
Boulder Creek Men's Club donates to SLV Unified School District Columnists Education 

Boulder Creek Men’s Club Donates to SLVUSD Scholarship Fund

In March representatives of the Boulder Creek Men’s Club, Dan Kelly and Bruce Johnson, presented a check in the amount of $110,000 to representatives of San Lorenzo Valley High School. Funds will be distributed among high school sports programs, scholarships to community college, and the Valley Churches United Missions annual backpack drive. Read More