Make Time for Music

Since 1991, LVEF’s annual Make Time for Music concerts have served as both a showcase for our talented middle and high school students and a fundraiser to keep the music in our hearts and ears. Now for two years, LVEF has had to cancel the band, orchestra, and choral concerts due to the pandemic, but the funding needs remain.

Livermore Schools Returning to In-person Instruction

In-person instruction for Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD) students will resume March 22, 2021.  At a special School Board meeting yesterday, trustees unanimously approved the recommendation of Superintendent Kelly Bowers to officially end school dismissal, marking close to a year of distance learning because of the pandemic. Students attending preschool through 12th grade will be able to come to school or remain in distance learning, based on their individual family preference.

Wente Foundation Donates $8,334 to LVEF

The Wente Foundation for Arts Education (WFAE) has just announced a $8,334 donation to LVEF, with the funds to be allocated to the digital arts education programs at Granada and Livermore High Schools. The funds were raised at the 2015 Livermore Valley Wine Auction. Thank you WFAE for your generosity and for all of theContinue reading “Wente Foundation Donates $8,334 to LVEF”

LVEF, Rotary Award Education Mini-Grants

In partnership with the Noon Livermore Rotary Club, LVEF is delighted to award the following education mini-grants (recipient teacher’s name in parentheses): Head set microphones – Christensen School (Lydia Oey) Air Rocket Kit – Jackson Avenue School (Terry Greenaway) Review Books for Calculus Camp – Livermore High School (Susan Johnston) Caldecott Award Winning Books –Continue reading “LVEF, Rotary Award Education Mini-Grants”

Rotary & LVEF Announce Funding Partnership

The Morning Rotary Club of Livermore Valley and the Livermore Valley Education Foundation (LVEF) have joined forces on a new grants program for Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD) schools. The program will provide grants of up to $1,000 for qualified school projects. The Morning Rotary Club & LVEF will contribute equally towards eachContinue reading “Rotary & LVEF Announce Funding Partnership”

LVEF Adds Four to Board of Directors

The Livermore Valley Education Foundation (LVEF) has elected four new members to its Board of Directors: Karen Hutchinson, Jamie Mason, Joe Romagna, and Charity Shehtanian. Hutchinson joined LVEF because “I believe that a great public school experience should be provided for every student, and that education is the gateway to opportunity. I value the programsContinue reading “LVEF Adds Four to Board of Directors”