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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schools fill principal, vice principal posts

Ken Rocha has been named principal of Harvest Park Middle School, succeeding Jim Hansen who has been promoted to principal...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by Kathi, on Aug 7, 2010 at 10:14 pm | 13 comments | 1923 Views

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Amador High musician joins jazz summer tour

Traveling to four cities in 10 days and playing with a prestigious jazz band comprised of talented high school performers...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by gen1us, on Aug 24, 2010 at 8:39 am | 3 comments | 1390 Views

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Now there are 3 in this year's school board election

Jeff Bowser, who ran unsuccessfully for the Pleasanton school board two years ago, announced Sunday that he will try again...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by Campaign Funds, on Aug 18, 2010 at 8:20 am | 61 comments | 3033 Views

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Cook-Kallio to speak at Bar Association conference

Pleasanton City Councilwoman and Fremont high school government teacher Cheryl Cook-Kallio will be a panelist Thursday on...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Aug 2, 2010 at 10:41 pm | 4 comments | 1403 Views

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Water leak damages main office at Mohr Elementary

A water leak discovered Sunday at Mohr Elementary School will keep the main office closed until well after the start of the...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Anne, on Aug 5, 2010 at 2:35 pm | 2 comments | 1432 Views

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Kernan opts out of school board race

Longtime Pleasanton School Board Member Pat Kernan confirmed today that he will not seek re-election. "I am not going to...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by School Volunteer & Parent, on Aug 10, 2010 at 9:33 am | 13 comments | 1990 Views

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School trustee's daughter-in-law dies

Memorial services will be held tomorrow morning for Susanne Kristina Mullfors-Kernan, the daughter-in-law of Pleasanton School...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Aug 14, 2010 at 12:20 pm | 2 comments | 2532 Views

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Local youths urged to turn off their 'social networking' this weekend

Some Pleasanton teens may be white knuckling it this weekend as they step away from cell phones, texting, the Internet, iPods...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by Wow, on Aug 21, 2010 at 1:31 pm | 9 comments | 1638 Views

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Schools, students get set for classes next week

School doesn't start until Wednesday, but campuses across Pleasanton were humming this week with students and their parents,...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by Patriot, on Aug 24, 2010 at 7:42 am | 21 comments | 1574 Views

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Ready and waiting for 2,300 Falcons tomorrow

This aerial photo of Foothill High School by photographer Mike Sedlak shows the bright red roof of Foothill High and surrounding...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 25, 2010 at 10:15 pm | 3 comments | 1404 Views

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School trustees takes first step toward parcel tax

The Pleasanton school board has taken its first official step toward getting a parcel tax on the ballot in the spring. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Sep 1, 2010 at 8:26 pm | 72 comments | 9354 Views

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School board candidate Sandy Piderit wants new ways of thinking about education

Concern for the future of education in Pleasanton led Sandy Piderit to run for the school board, she told a small crowd at...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Sep 11, 2010 at 9:51 am | 55 comments | 6080 Views

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Pleasanton school board candidate Joan Laursen ready to work for change

Pleasanton school board candidate Joan Laursen said the experience she already has working with schools makes her "uniquely...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 4, 2010 at 5:23 pm | 15 comments | 1825 Views

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L.A. law firm hired to defend Pleasanton against Oak Grove lawsuit

Fresh off a settlement agreement that cost taxpayers nearly $2.5 million in legal fees, the city of Pleasanton is back in...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 19, 2010 at 9:14 am | 42 comments | 2977 Views

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Pleasanton schools perform well in state testing

Pleasanton schools did well on the state's Academic Performance Index (API) tests, but some areas still need work, according...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by Yet Another Teacher, on Sep 22, 2010 at 11:06 pm | 10 comments | 2179 Views

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School Board Candidates Forum tonight

Pleasanton PTA Council, the League of Women Voters of Livermore-Amador Valley, and the Livermore-Pleasanton-Dublin branch...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Sep 16, 2010 at 9:51 pm | 7 comments | 1722 Views

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3 of those Injured Vasco Road crash weren't wearing seat belts

A single vehicle accident in unincorporated Contra Costa County on Friday night severely maimed one boy and caused five other...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by Vasco driver, on Sep 23, 2010 at 8:50 pm | 5 comments | 1489 Views

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Pleasanton schools perform well in state testing

Pleasanton schools did well on the state's Academic Performance Index (API) tests, but some areas still need work, according...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by angela reiswig, on Sep 17, 2010 at 5:30 pm | 1 comment | 1247 Views

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School board candidates agree on key issues, differ in solutions

If the answers to questions posed to them at last night's school board candidates' forum are any indication, voters will...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by Me Too, on Sep 28, 2010 at 2:54 pm | 21 comments | 2323 Views

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Letters: Vote for Piderit

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=7430 posted Friday, September 24,...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Jon-e, on Sep 28, 2010 at 2:31 pm | 9 comments | 1361 Views
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