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20 school district employees awarded education grants

The Pleasanton Partnerships in Education (PPIE) Foundation announced the recipients of their 2014 Innovative Education Grant...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by Stain , on Jun 23, 2015 at 2:27 am | 1 comment | 940 Views

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Retired Amador Valley High principal Hansen appointed interim superintendent

During a special closed session meeting, the Pleasanton school board appointed Jim Hansen as the interim superintendent for...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jun 23, 2015 at 3:27 pm | 17 comments | 4922 Views

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Interim vice principals chosen to fill vacancies at Pleasanton Middle School

Two interim vice principals have been chosen to fill vacant positions for the coming 2015-16 school year at Pleasanton Middle...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on Jul 23, 2015 at 9:01 pm | 19 comments | 4615 Views

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Donlon Elementary parents, teachers say they want longevity in new principal

Some Donlon Elementary School parents, guardians and teachers met with district staff Monday and emphasized they wanted longevity...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2015
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Aug 6, 2015 at 7:12 pm | 21 comments | 4197 Views

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New Donlon, Vintage Hills principals named pending approval in Pleasanton

Two new principals are set to start at their respective elementary schools, as long as they are approved by the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2015
Last comment by Sam, on Aug 19, 2015 at 7:52 am | 8 comments | 4563 Views

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Pleasanton school board approves new principals, teachers, other contracts

Two new elementary school principals are in place for the start of the school year next week after the Pleasanton school...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by Jack, on Aug 19, 2015 at 12:19 pm | 12 comments | 4780 Views

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School board cancels special meeting on Vranesh case

The Pleasanton school board has canceled a special meeting previously scheduled for tonight to discuss details of an administrative...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by The madness continues..., on Aug 30, 2015 at 10:54 am | 63 comments | 4428 Views

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Document details decision in Pleasanton school case against former principal

Former Walnut Grove Elementary principal Jon Vranesh was properly dismissed by the Pleasanton Unified School District due...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by CarPark, on Aug 26, 2015 at 8:43 pm | 18 comments | 9607 Views

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Jim Hansen: Back on campus

Pleasanton's interim schools superintendent Jim Hansen admits he has a steep learning curve this year. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Another Parent, on Aug 24, 2015 at 11:10 pm | 6 comments | 4475 Views

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Pleasanton school board to discuss budget, teacher approval tomorrow

The Pleasanton Unified school board will meet Tuesday night to discuss employee contract approval, field trip approval, the...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2015
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School board approves staff changes, budget adjustments, preschool plan

The Pleasanton school board met Tuesday night to approve staff changes, discuss the district's budget, start the process...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2015
Last comment by Rod, on Sep 9, 2015 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 2841 Views

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Pleasanton students score high marks on new state standardized test

About 75% of district students who took the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP), the new state...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 22, 2015 at 8:37 am | 28 comments | 3952 Views

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Classes starting Oct. 1 offer help for parents with difficult teens

Pleasanton Unified is launching a parent-involvement course that will help adults intervene with difficult adolescents. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2015
Last comment by reson mustpreval, on Sep 26, 2015 at 8:55 am | 16 comments | 1370 Views

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Vranesh files challenge to OAH ruling

Former Walnut Grove principal Jon Vranesh filed a legal challenge last week to an administrative court's decision that the...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2015
Last comment by CP for short, on Sep 21, 2015 at 8:21 pm | 2 comments | 3950 Views

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Head of the Class: Bull takes reins at Donlon

Bull, 43, is Donlon's new principal, but the city resident is no stranger to Pleasanton Unified. He worked for the past 15...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by Shauna Johnson, on Sep 23, 2015 at 2:10 pm | 2 comments | 1644 Views

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Vintage Hills Elementary selected as National Blue Ribbon School

Vintage Hills Elementary School in Pleasanton has been selected for a prestigious National Blue Ribbon Schools Program award,...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2015
Last comment by Vitage Hill Parent, on Oct 8, 2015 at 10:21 pm | 8 comments | 2788 Views

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Amador Valley High teacher among candidates for county Teachers of the Year

A Pleasanton teacher is among the educators vying for this year's Alameda County Teachers of the Year award Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2015
Last comment by CSP, on Oct 17, 2015 at 6:55 pm | 5 comments | 2534 Views

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Air quality event today to highlight importance of avoiding car idling at schools

Air quality experts will gather with students and school staff today to spread a simple message: Parents, turn off your engines. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Oct 9, 2015 at 8:42 pm | 13 comments | 1600 Views

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Walk to School month begins today; students encouraged to walk to campuses

Pleasanton schools will be kicking off Walk to School Month by asking students at Alisal, Mohr and Valley View elementary...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by Would love to do this if..., on Oct 8, 2015 at 9:17 am | 4 comments | 1070 Views

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Pleasanton Middle School students encourage parents to stop car idling

Students on the leadership council of Pleasanton Middle School shared information Wednesday afternoon with waiting parents...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Oct 15, 2015 at 7:47 am | 30 comments | 2995 Views
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