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SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 2604 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 | 3741 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 | 1230 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 | 3806 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 | 1364 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 | 2406 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 | 2344 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 | 1447 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 | 959 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 | 2678 Views

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School board to discuss recouping lost funds from bomb hoax, new wifi system at Tuesday meeting

The Pleasanton Unified school board will decide Tuesday night how to recoup lost attendance dollars following a bomb threat...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2015
Last comment by Jill, on Oct 13, 2015 at 11:33 am | 11 comments | 3446 Views

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Pleasanton school district's HR director moving to top post in Dublin system

Pleasanton school district's director of human resources Mark McCoy has been hired as assistant superintendent in the Dublin...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2015
Last comment by Capper, on Oct 22, 2015 at 2:54 pm | 9 comments | 2641 Views

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Diwali celebration to shine light on Pleasanton schools' music program

A celebration of the Indian holiday Diwali is coming to Pleasanton next month to raise money for the school district's band...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by WIOP, on Nov 6, 2015 at 6:05 pm | 6 comments | 3387 Views

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Shooting in Safeway lot in Livermore, 1 dead, another injured

One person is dead and another injured in a shooting Saturday evening in Livermore. Read the full story here http://pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/10/24/shooting-in-safeway-lot-i...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Oct 27, 2015 at 4:50 pm | 12 comments | 3919 Views

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Pleasanton schools may face layoffs this spring

The Pleasanton Unified School District may be facing layoffs since funding to extend one-time appointments haven't come through. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by Another parent, on Nov 2, 2015 at 5:55 pm | 21 comments | 2364 Views

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PPIE announces 'Innovative Student Grant' awards

Fourteen Pleasanton Unified School District students have been awarded a total of $5,002 in funding from the Pleasanton Partnerships...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by Me Too, on Oct 30, 2015 at 10:34 pm | 2 comments | 2733 Views

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Public meeting tomorrow to interview firms to search for Pleasanton school superintendent

The Pleasanton school board will hold a public meeting Tuesday to interview four firms it has chosen as candidates for...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2015
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 2, 2015 at 12:50 pm | 1 comment | 2488 Views

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Amador Valley High resumes classes after bomb threat

A bomb threat was reported at Amador Valley High this morning but authorities found no evidence of explosives after searching...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2015
Last comment by pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on Nov 11, 2015 at 8:01 am | 5 comments | 2441 Views

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School board selects firm to run superintendent search, names new HR director

The Pleasanton school board Tuesday night chose a search firm to handle the recruitment, application and interview process...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2015
Last comment by FHS Parent, on Nov 4, 2015 at 9:59 am | 4 comments | 2102 Views

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Google Expeditions taking Pleasanton students on virtual field trips

Vintage Hills Elementary and Pleasanton Middle School students are set to participate in a Google Expeditions program today...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2015
Last comment by PollyM, on Nov 4, 2015 at 8:55 am | 1 comment | 2551 Views
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