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Hart teacher named 'Behring Teacher Ambassador'

A Hart Middle School teacher has been named a 2015-16 Behring Teacher Ambassador, announced by National History Day (NHD). Read...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by Lisa Kaelin, on Mar 7, 2015 at 8:32 pm | 6 comments | 3087 Views

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Superintendent evaluation on special Saturday meeting agenda

The Pleasanton school board will hold a special board meeting at 8 a.m. Saturday at the Rose Hotel, 807 Main Street, Pleasanton....

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 6, 2015 at 8:55 pm | 31 comments | 6253 Views

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Foothill PTO votes to become PTSA

Foothill High School Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) voted in full support of becoming a Parent Teacher Student Association...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by Foothill Neighbor, on Mar 3, 2015 at 2:00 pm | 3 comments | 2088 Views

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Las Positas: Our community's college

For those who have gone to small colleges for their degrees, Las Positas College measures up to the best of them in terms...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by Matthew Kaplan, on Mar 30, 2015 at 7:45 am | 5 comments | 7376 Views

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Guest Opinion

We are fortunate to live in a wonderful city with exceptional schools. Our well-rounded students consistently demonstrate...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 20, 2015 at 11:28 pm | 44 comments | 6259 Views

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Hits from the '90s take center stage Saturday

Here come the '90s! The Firehouse Arts Center is hosting the 13th annual Youth Music Festival, which this year is featuring...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2015
Last comment by Ruthann, on Mar 16, 2015 at 3:35 pm | 3 comments | 2013 Views

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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 | 1578 Views

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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2015/03/20/letter-to-the-editor posted...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2015
Last comment by look it up, on Mar 23, 2015 at 6:57 pm | 11 comments | 3870 Views

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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 | 1772 Views

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Both Pleasanton JV cheer teams rank high at nationals

Amador Valley and Foothill junior varsity cheer teams ranked high at last weekend's United Spirit Association (USA) High...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by Retired AV Cheer Mom 2011, on Mar 26, 2015 at 8:21 am | 4 comments | 2271 Views

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Committee being created to look at Pleasanton schools 2017 calendar

The Pleasanton school board heard a report from district staff about the process and timeline for the 2016-17 calendar during...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by Steven, on Mar 27, 2015 at 12:53 pm | 9 comments | 3168 Views

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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 | 1894 Views

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Paly school board rep: 'The sorrows of young Palo Altans'

As I sit in my room staring at the list of colleges I've resolved to try to get into, trying to determine my odds of getting...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2015
Last comment by Barbara, on Apr 5, 2015 at 9:38 pm | 12 comments | 3051 Views

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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 | 2121 Views

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Hearings begin next week for Vranesh, PUSD

Former Walnut Grove principal Jon Vranesh will appeal his termination from Pleasanton Unified School District at a hearing...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by PTown Teacher, on Apr 27, 2015 at 7:45 pm | 29 comments | 10145 Views

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STEAM preschool proposal approved by school board

A proposal for a STEAM Preschool was unanimously approved by the Pleasanton school board last night during its board meeting. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by STEM- NOT "STEAM" Why not "STEAMBOAT?" , on May 6, 2016 at 11:08 am | 19 comments | 4997 Views

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Tony Dennis named 'Teacher of the Year' in Pleasanton school district

Tony Dennis has been named the Pleasanton Unified School District's 2015-16 Teacher of the Year. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2015
Last comment by JP, on Apr 22, 2015 at 8:49 pm | 4 comments | 2942 Views

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Pleasanton school board to hold special meeting tonight

The Pleasanton school board will hold a special meting at 6 p.m. tonight in the district's headquarters, 4665 Bernal Ave. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by Watching, on Apr 22, 2015 at 11:12 pm | 14 comments | 4101 Views

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AVHS students win 'Honorable Mention' for Common Core film

A film documentary produced by three Amador Valley High School students has won "Honorable Mention" in the C-SPAN StudentCam...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by Another dad, on Apr 27, 2015 at 7:13 am | 11 comments | 2054 Views

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Sarah's swimathon today to benefit Children's Hospital

Sarah Banholzer and her friends are donning their bathing suits in Pleasanton Sunday for their second annual swimathon to...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2015
Last comment by Ms. Landis, on Apr 26, 2015 at 7:51 am | 1 comment | 3368 Views
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