Superintendent Dr. Laurie Bruton and the Board of Trustees Denies Integrative Leadership Academy Charter School Petition

On May 30, 2018, an Integrative Leadership Academy charter school petition was submitted to the San Lorenzo Valley Unified School District Board of Trustees in an attempt to start a new charter school in Boulder Creek. Due to numerous deficiencies found by district staff, the petition was denied. The Integrative Leadership Academy ( I.L.A.) was … More Superintendent Dr. Laurie Bruton and the Board of Trustees Denies Integrative Leadership Academy Charter School Petition

New School Clocks at SLV Serve a Purpose Beyond Telling Time

by Amber Slaughter It is August 20 the first day of school, you walk into your first class and immediately look at the clock so you can see how much longer you have to be at school. Instead of seeing the old clocks you are surprised to see new digital clocks. Throughout the day you … More New School Clocks at SLV Serve a Purpose Beyond Telling Time

Students Walking Out Face Backlash, but Stand Strong for Peace

On March 14, thousands of students across the nation walked out of school for seventeen minutes to mourn for the victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas, and protest gun violence in schools. In response to this, FOX News anchor Tucker Carlson made the statement, “If they’re too young to buy guns, why should … More Students Walking Out Face Backlash, but Stand Strong for Peace

Fallen Tree on SLV Elementary School Parking Lot

Early Wednesday during an onslaught of rain at the San Lorenzo Valley Tri-Campus, a large oak tree came crashing down onto numerous cars in the elementary school parking lot, leaving many of the staff and students shaken. Causing thousands of dollars in damage, the 50-year-old tree effectively created a fair amount of chaos for several … More Fallen Tree on SLV Elementary School Parking Lot

Varsity Football Faces Disappointment in Brother in Arms Classic, Homecoming Game Renews Inspiration

“Dear scoundrel, once Matt McMillan finds you, he will rip you into eight different pieces.” Hayden Mckinney reflects on his anger after the football team was scammed out of a bus on their way to Orange County. The team paid nearly 4,000 dollars into a scam. The bus was supposed to take the football team … More Varsity Football Faces Disappointment in Brother in Arms Classic, Homecoming Game Renews Inspiration

Bay Area Heat Wave Hits Record Breaking Temperatures

The San Lorenzo Valley is no stranger to extreme heat, but during Labor Day weekend the temperature reached numbers that can not be ignored. An extreme heat wave arrived in the Bay Area Thursday afternoon and persisted in its scorching temperatures until late Monday evening. The height of the temperature this weekend was a blistering … More Bay Area Heat Wave Hits Record Breaking Temperatures

Is the Freshmen Population Problem Truly Over?

As summer drifted away and another school year began, SLVHS students entered the classrooms to discover an unusual amount of students. This year, there was an unexpected overflow of freshman, which resulted in jumbled schedules and huge amounts of students in classes. The class of 2021 had more students than SLVHS was ready for. When … More Is the Freshmen Population Problem Truly Over?