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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers take their homework grading, lesson planning work to Stoneridge Mall

Nearly 100 teachers gathered at Stoneridge Shopping Center Tuesday afternoon to show the public the work they do after school...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by DJohns, on May 14, 2011 at 6:08 pm | 34 comments | 2444 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD board backs parcel tax legislation

In the wake of last week's defeat of the parcel tax, Measure E, the Pleasanton school board is endorsing legislation that...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by chuckles, on May 17, 2011 at 2:19 pm | 119 comments | 5963 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hart 6th-grade girls help leukemia research

Two sixth-grade girls at Hart Middle School put zest into their assignment by teacher Terry Ludlow to undertake a community...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Dana, on May 30, 2011 at 10:13 am | 4 comments | 2428 Views

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Teens behind the Wheel

"We don't call them accidents," J.P. Rosales, a representative with Farmer's Insurance Pleasanton, said at the recent town...

Original post made on May. 15, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 22, 2014 at 7:54 pm | 17 comments | 5035 Views

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Letters

<B>Need constructive solutions Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=8209 posted Friday,...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by concerned parent, on Jun 12, 2011 at 9:59 pm | 54 comments | 3126 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD may restore programs and positions

The Pleasanton school district is looking to undo some of the cuts it made earlier this year after better-than-expected budget...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by yet another resident, on Jun 5, 2011 at 7:32 pm | 35 comments | 3596 Views

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Four Kid's Country facilities cited with 'serious' violations

An after-school childcare program at San Ramon Valley elementary schools has acquired a recent history of serious "Type A"...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2011
Last comment by Tamara, on Jun 7, 2011 at 1:43 am | 7 comments | 5482 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board appropriates $2.4 million to add sections, maintain class size

The Pleasanton school board voted Friday evening to undo $2.4 million of the cuts it made earlier this year after better-than-expected...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 7, 2011 at 6:29 am | 30 comments | 2712 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The fun of science

Junior Raquel Fraticelli and sophomore Samuel Peters explained rocks, gems and minerals to students from Lydiksen Elementary...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Wish I knew!, on Jun 6, 2011 at 10:23 pm | 1 comment | 1686 Views

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Kid's Country sites won't be closed, exec director says

Four Kid's Country facilities in San Ramon and Danville will not be losing their licenses, according to the organization's...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 4, 2011 at 9:57 am | 2 comments | 2356 Views

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Cash-out refinancing practices get first PUSD review

Pleasanton school board members got an earful Tuesday night about cash-out refinancings done by the district, as a consultant...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2011
Last comment by another resident, on Jun 29, 2011 at 12:26 pm | 12 comments | 2605 Views

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Next up: High school

For recent eighth-grade graduates, this summer is not just for traveling, seeing friends, and relaxing. It is also for anticipating...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 4, 2011 at 6:51 pm | 3 comments | 2420 Views

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UC Regents approve a 9.6 percent tuition hike

A 9.6 percent tuition increase for University of California schools was approved today by a 14-4 vote of the UC Regents Board....

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 4, 2011 at 6:46 pm | 60 comments | 3089 Views

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Letters

<B>Gold star for governor Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=8420 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by Flippin, on Aug 8, 2011 at 9:18 am | 9 comments | 2513 Views

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8-year-old eager to climb any mountain

Kipling Van Horn, 8, beat the heat last Sunday by going mountaineering on Mount Shasta's notorious Avalanche Gulch Route....

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by Cease Family, on Aug 5, 2011 at 10:24 pm | 1 comment | 2930 Views

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Reminders about traffic on the first day of school

As school starts, remember that traffic is always atrocious the first several days of school as parents try to figure out...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by ccwc, on Aug 19, 2011 at 8:21 am | 13 comments | 3169 Views

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STAR tests show Pleasanton schools continue to improve

Students in the Pleasanton school district scored above both the state and the Alameda County averages in recent statewide...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 23, 2011 at 2:54 pm | 72 comments | 4341 Views

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STAR tests show Pleasanton schools continue to improve

By Glenn Wohltmann Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=8456 posted Friday, August...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 19, 2011 at 3:33 pm | 3 comments | 2222 Views

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School starts Tuesday -- watch out for kids

The district has some pointers for students and parents, old and new, as schools starts this Tuesday, Aug. 23. Leave home...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by Buddy, on Aug 23, 2011 at 8:00 pm | 7 comments | 2055 Views

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No major changes in school funding expected -- for now

It's too early to tell what will happen with the state's budget, but the Pleasanton school district is gearing up for some...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by Teacher, on Aug 21, 2011 at 12:28 am | 9 comments | 2605 Views
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