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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Big jump in CORE fundraising

The Community OutReach for Education (Core) campaign had a big bump in its fundraising numbers over the last week or so,...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on May 5, 2010 at 10:31 pm | 8 comments | 1454 Views

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Two Pleasanton teens headed to compete in Intel's international science fair

Two Pleasanton high school students are hoping their projects designed to help in the fight against cancer will bring them...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by to anonymous, on May 9, 2010 at 11:37 am | 8 comments | 1417 Views

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Teachers, principals, counselors chosen for Excellence In Education Awards

The people who go "above and beyond" at Pleasanton schools will be honored this June at the 20th annual Excellence in Education...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Diva, on May 18, 2010 at 5:34 pm | 11 comments | 2228 Views

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School board signs $220,000-year contract with new superintendent

The Pleasanton School Board last night unanimously approved a $220,000 per-year contract for incoming Superintendent Parvin...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by Common Sense, on Nov 19, 2014 at 4:30 pm | 72 comments | 4086 Views

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Test scores show Pleasanton's on top

Twelve out of the 15 schools in the Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD) are in the top 10 percent of schools statewide,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by Caesar, on May 21, 2010 at 5:11 pm | 51 comments | 3314 Views

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Featuring Pleasanton

Adam Gold knows the ins and outs of being a teenager in Pleasanton - and wants to point out some problems, hoping it will...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by Maja7, on May 30, 2010 at 9:06 pm | 30 comments | 2175 Views

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Letter: Vote No on D

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=7014 posted Friday, May 14, 2010,...

Original post made on May. 15, 2010
Last comment by sknywench, on May 20, 2010 at 12:01 pm | 50 comments | 2730 Views

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Local teen scores big at Intel ISEF

An idea to help in the fight against cancer from a Foothill Teen has been judged to be among the best in the world in a competition...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on May 25, 2010 at 3:42 pm | 9 comments | 1732 Views

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PMS Concert band earns top honors at Music in the Arts Festival

The Pleasanton Middle School Concert Band earned top honors at the Music in the Parks Festival earlier this month at Great...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 21, 2010 at 10:04 am | 2 comments | 1619 Views

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PTAs, state school districts sue state for under-funding California's education system

A group of individuals, state education associations, and school districts throughout California announced Thursday that...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Wow!, on May 24, 2010 at 3:13 pm | 12 comments | 1648 Views

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Amador Valley parents, staff discuss what they want in a new principal

Staff and parents of Amador Valley High School students want much the same things of an incoming principal to replace retiring...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by hughseyp, on May 29, 2010 at 2:32 pm | 20 comments | 1832 Views

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Sign of the times

Some Amador Valley High school students became teachers Tuesday, with first- through third-graders from Alisal Elementary...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Awesome Teachers, on May 26, 2010 at 9:20 pm | 1 comment | 1423 Views

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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 | 2377 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 | 1684 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 | 1781 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 | 4216 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 | 1379 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 | 1502 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 | 1461 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 | 2430 Views
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