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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton 'Teacher of Year' wants students to find joy in exercise

Terri Drain has been selected as the 2016 Pleasanton school district "Teacher of the Year" and will advance to the county...

Original post made on May. 5, 2016
Last comment by beach bum, on May 6, 2016 at 7:40 pm | 3 comments | 3100 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Middle schools remind parents of new vaccine requirement

As families prepare for their children's summer vacation, Pleasanton middle school administrators are reminding parents that...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by Another W.G. Parent, on May 7, 2016 at 6:32 pm | 9 comments | 2128 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New superintendent contract on school board docket tomorrow

The contract for Pleasanton's new superintendent is set to be approved by the school board Tuesday night, capping the process...

Original post made on May. 9, 2016
Last comment by Concerned, on May 9, 2016 at 4:42 pm | 1 comment | 2264 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district expected to get more state funding for staff

Pleasanton's school board is readying for a busy meeting Tuesday night. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/05/22/school-district-expected-to-get-mor...

Original post made on May. 22, 2016
Last comment by Transplanted, on May 24, 2016 at 9:12 am | 3 comments | 1559 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bond discussion shows district security issues, technology aspirations

Pleasanton school district staff presented a surprising picture Saturday of isolated decay and troublesome security holes...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 25, 2016 at 10:28 pm | 11 comments | 1532 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board spares 2 librarian jobs from layoffs, seeks funds to save others whose positions are on chopping block

Pleasanton's school district Tuesday scraped together enough money to fund another two library assistants, and the school...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by Pete, on May 27, 2016 at 9:42 am | 9 comments | 2440 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Steinle family sues San Francisco, federal authorities, former sheriff

The family of Kate Steinle, a Pleasanton native who was shot and killed on San Francisco's Pier 14 last July, today filed...

Original post made on May. 29, 2016
Last comment by James W., on Jun 2, 2016 at 9:36 pm | 4 comments | 1831 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton students win first in Destination Imagination competition

A team of Hart Middle School students won first place in a recent Destination Imagination competition in Knoxville, Tenn. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2016
Last comment by Catura Family, on Jun 8, 2016 at 3:51 pm | 2 comments | 1247 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Learn best techniques for pruning Japanese Maple

Learn the best pruning techniques to make your Japanese Maple look its best. Care, feeding and pest control will also be...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2016
Last comment by coddy bell, on Jun 8, 2016 at 12:30 am | 1 comment | 737 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss reductions, technology restructuring at tonight's meeting

Pleasanton's school board will discuss ongoing layoffs Tuesday night as the board struggles to cobble together funding from...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
Last comment by AnonName, on Jun 16, 2016 at 10:03 am | 14 comments | 1868 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board brings back all elementary, middle school librarians

Pleasanton's school board chipped away at approved layoffs yet again last night, restoring more librarians whose jobs were...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 17, 2016 at 10:28 am | 11 comments | 2297 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hintzke to seek re-election to Pleasanton school board

Pleasanton school board member Jamie Hintzke has announced that she will seek re-election to a third term on Nov. 8. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 25, 2016 at 10:27 pm | 11 comments | 2613 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill girls' softball team wins first 2 games of North Coast Section playoffs

The Foothill High girls' softball team won its first two games of the North Coast Section Division I playoffs by a combined...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by fredaskew, on Jun 30, 2016 at 12:47 am | 1 comment | 1100 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Walk-through registrations start at Pleasanton schools

Walk-through registrations will be held today and tomorrow at Pleasanton middle and high schools with all elementary schools...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2016
Last comment by Gina Channell, Publisher, on Aug 10, 2016 at 10:22 am | 25 comments | 2821 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves contract amendments, recycled water resolution

The Pleasanton school board last night reviewed an updated fiscal year budget and approved recycled water for irrigation...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Aug 17, 2016 at 6:45 pm | 7 comments | 3439 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley grad earns Eagle Scout rank

Pleasanton teen Yash Prakash received his Eagle Scout badge during a ceremony this month in recognition of earning the highest...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2016
Last comment by Tiny Tim, on Aug 15, 2016 at 6:29 pm | 3 comments | 970 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Retired Hart Middle School principal Steve Maher seeks school board seat

Two candidates with a long history in the Pleasanton school system have joined the race for election to the school board...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2016
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Aug 22, 2016 at 4:02 pm | 34 comments | 6663 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss governance handbook, winter water damage at tomorrow's meeting

The Pleasanton school board will discuss updating the handbook detailing its procedures, practices and responsibilities at...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2016
Last comment by Dump Ahmadi Governing Board document, on Aug 22, 2016 at 9:10 am | 1 comment | 2538 Views

SPORTS

Sports

<B>U16 Rage represents Nor Cal, beats Hawaii Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=2627...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2007
Last comment by cole, on Jul 20, 2007 at 10:01 am | 1 comment | 3666 Views

SPORTS

Foothill, Amador Valley lose final EBAL games

Both Amador Valley and Foothill high schools lost their final league games Friday in a disappointing finale to what has been...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2007
Last comment by Rick, on Nov 6, 2007 at 6:33 pm | 3 comments | 4204 Views
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