Monthly Archives: May 2016

Castro Valley High School, Castro Valley, CA – May 18, 2016

by George J Elbaum Castro Valley High School (CVHS) is a comprehensive 9-12 public high school with 2920 students of high diversity.  In the 10th grade students study the history of the Holocaust as part of the coverage of World … Continue reading

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Tennyson High School, Hayward, CA – May 10, 2016

by George J Elbaum Tennyson High School is a comprehensive public high school with approximately 1,300 students. The school is extremely diverse and serves many students for whom English is a second language.  In both social studies and English courses, … Continue reading

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Kehillah Jewish High School, Palo Alto, CA – May 4, 2016

by George J Elbaum Kehillah Jewish High School is an independent college preparatory high school distinguished by an exceptional academic program and a supportive environment that pairs rich traditions with the best of the Silicon Valley mindset.  “Kehillah” is a Hebrew word meaning “community,” … Continue reading

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Foothill High School, Pleasanton, CA – April 21, 2016 (PM)

by George J Elbaum Foothill High School opened in 1973 and its current student body of approximately 2,300 reflects the demographic and economic diversity of their newly affluent and upwardly mobile community.  Foothill’s rich tradition of both care and accountability … Continue reading

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Amador Valley High School, Pleasanton, CA – April 21, 2016 (AM)

by George J Elbaum Amador Valley High School (AVHS) has set a challenging question for its 2640 students to explore: “How will you A.I.D. your world?” wherein A stands for Academic Achievement, I for Innovative Thinking, and D for Demonstration … Continue reading

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