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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board votes to place $233 parcel tax on June 2 ballot

The Pleasanton school board agreed tonight to ask voters to approve a $233 a year parcel tax in a special election June 2....

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:52 pm | 233 comments | 4562 Views

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500 jam Valley Community Church for pro-parcel tax rally

More than 500 joined a rally Sunday sponsored by the newly-formed Save Pleasanton Schools organization to support the $233-a-year...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Kiko, on Mar 16, 2009 at 11:32 pm | 487 comments | 9680 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

COMMENTARY: Save Pleasanton Schools

The newly-formed Save Pleasanton Schools citizens' coalition kicked off its campaign last Sunday to gain voter support for...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by TonyWhitworth, on Mar 23, 2009 at 4:00 pm | 143 comments | 6615 Views

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Of Note

<B>Teen attends Presidential Youth Inaugural Conference </B> Ashley Rodondi, a junior at Amador Valley High School, attended...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Important to know, on Mar 13, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 2 comments | 2362 Views

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Pink Slip Friday

Hundreds of teachers, faculty, administrators, students and parents today showed their support for a school parcel tax on...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:46 pm | 22 comments | 2688 Views

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School supporters wear red today to show teacher appreciation

Last week teachers, students and parents donned pink to in a statewide showing of support for schools. Today, Pleasanton...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by DJohns, on Mar 22, 2009 at 9:57 am | 6 comments | 2256 Views

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Facing layoffs

School photos are usually memorable snapshots of the good times on campus. They are not like these shown on this issue's...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 21, 2009 at 6:31 pm | 10 comments | 2792 Views

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C-SPAN surprises PMS students with award for StudentCam video entry

Pleasanton Middle School eighth graders Matt Hardwick and Taylor denBroeder were surprised Friday with an honorable mention...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cheryl Cook-Kallio, on Mar 21, 2009 at 5:32 pm | 1 comment | 3652 Views

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Pleasanton teachers agree to a 2-day layoff if parcel tax passes

Officials from the Association of Pleasanton Teachers announced on Sunday that their members have voted by a two-thirds majority...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Apr 3, 2009 at 7:50 am | 34 comments | 2463 Views

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Budding young scientists star at Science Fair

If you like science projects at the elementary level, the Alameda County Fairgrounds is the place to be next Tuesday night....

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by been there, on Apr 5, 2009 at 11:08 pm | 4 comments | 2369 Views

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Pleasanton teachers agree to a 2-day layoff if parcel tax passes

The Association of Pleasanton Teachers--the teachers' union--has announced that its members have voted by a two-thirds majority...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on Apr 7, 2009 at 5:59 am | 12 comments | 2213 Views

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Measure G debate heats up

Until voters decide the fate of Measure G, a $233 per year parcel tax that would bring in just over $4.5 million to fund...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Apr 10, 2009 at 10:10 am | 2 comments | 2486 Views

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Measure G debate heats up

Until voters decide the fate of Measure G, a $233 per year parcel tax that would bring in just over $4.5 million to fund...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by Guillermo Martin, on Apr 30, 2009 at 11:17 am | 89 comments | 2819 Views

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The Music Man

If you are among the fortunate spectators who get to see the annual Hometown Holidays parade tomorrow evening, watch for...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by Elaine, on Apr 17, 2009 at 11:24 pm | 5 comments | 2787 Views

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Today is first Spare the Air for ozone this year

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District today issued the first Spare the Air advisory for ozone in 2009 and is advising...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Apr 22, 2009 at 1:02 pm | 6 comments | 2483 Views

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Letter: Speak for those who are too young to vote

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5426 posted Friday, April 3, 2009,...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2009
Last comment by hmmmm, on Apr 26, 2009 at 10:30 pm | 12 comments | 2320 Views

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Amador again moves to finals in 'We the People' competition

Amador Valley High School is advancing to the championship round of the 2009 "We the People" national finals tomorrow in...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 29, 2009 at 1:02 pm | 16 comments | 3118 Views

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Harvest Park chorus takes 2nd place in national music festival in Anaheim

Harvest Park Middle School has been awarded second place for mixed chorus Friday at the national Music in the Parks Festival...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 30, 2009 at 9:47 am | 9 comments | 2500 Views

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Amador takes 3rd place in 'We the People' competition in Washington, D.C.

Amador Valley High School finished third in the national "We the People" competition in Washington, D.C., trailing the first...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 5, 2009 at 1:30 pm | 20 comments | 4827 Views

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Parents scrambling for preschools as Adventure Time announces it will close Thursday

Having just opened in June 2008, Adventure Time preschool located on the Pleasanton school district's headquarters grounds...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by frank, on May 5, 2009 at 7:17 pm | 8 comments | 2585 Views
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