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SCHOOLS & KIDS

No surprises or changes predicted for PUSD budget

The Pleasanton school district, anticipating the latest round of state cuts to education, vowed this week to have a balanced...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by a reader, on May 30, 2010 at 8:51 pm | 36 comments | 2294 Views

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Brownies chip in cookie proceeds to CORE

If you bought a box of cookies from the Vintage Hills Brownies this year, you helped support the Community OutReach for Education...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Holly Sanders, on Jun 4, 2010 at 1:51 pm | 4 comments | 1652 Views

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Science extravaganza

It was hard to tell who was having more fun at Amador Valley High School's fourth annual Spring Science Extravaganza - the...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by Patriot, on Jun 8, 2010 at 9:26 pm | 14 comments | 1670 Views

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School cuts have human faces

Sixteen teachers and 45 classified employees will either be losing their jobs or have their hours cut again under the proposed...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by a reader, on Jun 11, 2010 at 8:47 pm | 83 comments | 4041 Views

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Board gets budget back on track, for now

School Board members were pleased to certify their budget as positive Tuesday night -- a sign of a balanced budget -- for...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by a reader, on Jun 12, 2010 at 5:40 pm | 7 comments | 1340 Views

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Pleasanton's 'other' graduates celebrate, too

While most of Pleasanton's class of 2010 was still getting ready for graduation -- putting the final touches on a speech,...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by Greg, on Jun 22, 2010 at 6:20 pm | 3 comments | 1462 Views

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Class of 2010

They stand on the bridge, with one foot in Pleasanton and the other poised to step into the future. College and careers await...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by amador student, on Jun 24, 2010 at 4:58 pm | 1 comment | 1417 Views

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Drug and alcohol use leads to more expulsions from Pleasanton schools

An increase in drinking and drugs on campus has led to 33 expulsions and 604 suspensions in the Pleasanton Unified School...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by NotSurprised, on Aug 8, 2010 at 8:51 am | 40 comments | 2371 Views

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School community examines the expulsion process

The Pleasanton school board, principals and vice principals from every school in the district met in June to discuss new...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Jul 14, 2010 at 10:12 am | 17 comments | 1910 Views

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School community examines the expulsion process

The Pleasanton school board, principals and vice principals from every school in the district met in June to discuss new...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by emm, on Aug 2, 2010 at 2:14 pm | 33 comments | 1747 Views

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Pleasanton cheerleaders take top honors in SoCal competition

Amador Valley and Foothill high school cheerleaders just returned from cheer camp, where they learned new routines, cheers,...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Coach, on Oct 26, 2010 at 1:28 pm | 6 comments | 2071 Views

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Amador senior in Washington for week-long leadership summit

Rahael Elizabeth Borchers, a senior this fall at Amador Valley High School, has been chosen as one of five East Bay high...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by Katie D, on Jul 27, 2010 at 1:46 pm | 4 comments | 1402 Views

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For retired school superintendent John Casey, it's been quite a ride

It's been quite a ride for John Casey, who retired last month after eight years as superintendent of the Pleasanton school...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2235 Views

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6-year-old drowns in Castro Valley pool

A 6-year-old boy drowned at the Castro Valley High School Swim Center on Monday during a trip with his daycare, according...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by Eric, on Mar 12, 2015 at 1:39 pm | 10 comments | 2420 Views

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Barton Reading Program to benefit from garage sale this weekend

A fundraiser garage sale to help reinstate and fund the Barton Reading Program in Pleasanton middle schools will take place...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by Cathi, on Jul 30, 2010 at 5:15 pm | 3 comments | 1675 Views

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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 | 1860 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 | 1324 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 | 2923 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 | 1325 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 | 1375 Views
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Pleasanton school trustees move toward a school bond
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