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SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Little Rock Nine' member visits Harvest Park

One of the members of the "Little Rock Nine" that were involved in desegregating a high school in that Arkansas city 57 years...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2014
Last comment by Don, on Dec 23, 2014 at 6:30 pm | 2 comments | 4033 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Alisal teacher named 'Symetra Hero in the Classroom'

An Alisal Elementary School third-grade teacher was named a "Symetra Hero in the Classroom" by Symetra, Wells Fargo and the...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2015
Last comment by Lennis Sadler, on Jan 9, 2015 at 9:56 pm | 2 comments | 4434 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Common Core math workshop, instructional materials fair today

The Pleasanton school district is scheduled to host a Common Core Math Workshop and Instructional Materials Fair today. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2015
Last comment by NoToCC, on Jan 12, 2015 at 11:45 am | 2 comments | 3687 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board looks at 4 new high school courses tonight

The Pleasanton school board will be discussing the possibility of four new high school courses for the 2015-16 school year...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 28, 2015 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 3170 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Home sales rally in East Bay

As the number of homes on the market continues to drop and purchase prices continue to increase, home sales are still strong...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2015
Last comment by WG Mom, on Mar 21, 2015 at 1:22 pm | 2 comments | 1541 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to look at new calendar process tomorrow

The Pleasanton school board is set to discuss the process and timeline regarding the development of calendar options for...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by Concerned, on Mar 23, 2015 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 1754 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board holds special board meeting tonight

The Pleasanton school board is set to hold a special board meeting at 7 p.m. tonight, where it will consider and possibly...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 27, 2015 at 11:13 pm | 2 comments | 1856 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spend an evening with a Rebel soldier

The Museum on Main will acknowledge the 150th anniversary of the end of the American Civil War in "An Evening with A Rebel...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Apr 7, 2015 at 12:47 pm | 2 comments | 2059 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Quarry Lane Students Excel at National Examinations

Six Quarry Lane students gained national recognition for their recent performance on the 2015 National Spanish Examination....

Original post made by Jonni Zukauskas on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on May 28, 2015 at 8:19 am | 2 comments | 482 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Any news on the Vranesh decision

Has there been a decision on the Vranesh court hearings? ...

Original post made by carrie on Jun. 15, 2015
Last comment by Nancy C., on Jul 7, 2015 at 6:44 pm | 2 comments | 1142 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vranesh files challenge to OAH ruling

Former Walnut Grove principal Jon Vranesh filed a legal challenge last week to an administrative court's decision that the...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2015
Last comment by CP for short, on Sep 21, 2015 at 8:21 pm | 2 comments | 4020 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Head of the Class: Bull takes reins at Donlon

Bull, 43, is Donlon's new principal, but the city resident is no stranger to Pleasanton Unified. He worked for the past 15...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by Shauna Johnson, on Sep 23, 2015 at 2:10 pm | 2 comments | 1772 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PPIE announces 'Innovative Student Grant' awards

Fourteen Pleasanton Unified School District students have been awarded a total of $5,002 in funding from the Pleasanton Partnerships...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by Me Too, on Oct 30, 2015 at 10:34 pm | 2 comments | 3057 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Scout troop to pick up Christmas trees tomorrow morning

Pleasanton Boy Scout Troop 941 will conduct its annual Christmas tree pickup service project and fundraiser tomorrow morning. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by PPL, on Jan 8, 2016 at 9:52 am | 2 comments | 1960 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Super Bowl AVHS

I heard from my kids that 80 people are performing at the Super Bowl halftime show? Is that true?...

Original post made by Jonathon on Feb. 4, 2016
Last comment by Julie, on Feb 6, 2016 at 10:17 pm | 2 comments | 756 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton siblings raise 3,000 toys for kids in court

Colin and his sister Taryn were the driving force behind a recent toy drive that raised more than 3,000 toys for children...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2016
Last comment by Angela T., on Feb 23, 2016 at 5:34 pm | 2 comments | 1835 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Public Reproval of PUSD Teacher for Misconduct on State website

At school today I learned that on the state website for the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, on the consent...

Original post made by Concerned on Jun. 6, 2016
Last comment by Self revoke, on Jun 6, 2016 at 2:40 pm | 2 comments | 528 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton students win first in Destination Imagination competition

A team of Hart Middle School students won first place in a recent Destination Imagination competition in Knoxville, Tenn. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2016
Last comment by Catura Family, on Jun 8, 2016 at 3:51 pm | 2 comments | 1166 Views

SPORTS

Vote in our Mom-Daughter Lookalike Contest!!!

Follow this link http://pleasantonweekly.com/two_of_a_kind/2008.mothers_day/index.php to see photos of the 10 finalists and...

Original post made on May. 1, 2008
Last comment by one eye, on May 1, 2008 at 10:10 pm | 2 comments | 3092 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton horse trainers want golf balls off the racing track

In today's Tri-Valley Herald: http://www.insidebayarea.com/trivalleyherald/ci_11455032...

Original post made by PJ on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by Fred, on Jan 16, 2009 at 10:06 am | 2 comments | 2392 Views
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