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Deborah Grossman named city's 6th poet laureate

Deborah Grossman, a published author, feature writer and long-time Tri-Valley poet, was appointed last night as Pleasanton's...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by RILKA, on Jun 26, 2009 at 8:13 pm | 18 comments | 2313 Views

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School fundraising efforts taking off

While the Pleasanton Unified School District may be strapped for cash along with other school districts across the state,...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 23, 2009 at 3:58 pm | 8 comments | 1536 Views

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School fundraising rally slated for Thursday night at Amador

A rally for the school fundraising campaign I Love Pleasanton Schools is taking place at 6 p.m. Thursday at Amador Valley...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Get Educated, on Jun 27, 2009 at 8:53 pm | 45 comments | 2741 Views

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Drama Camps

Got drama? New camps start every two weeks for both our performing arts and our Seussical musical academies. Actors ages...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by June, on Jun 24, 2009 at 11:12 pm | 3 comments | 1728 Views

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School board adopts budget without final state projection

Without a final budget adopted by the state and a July 1 deadline to outline the district's finances, the school board passed...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 29, 2009 at 6:37 am | 21 comments | 1536 Views

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School board restores some administrative jobs

As the fiscal year for Pleasanton Unified School District closed today, the board got down to the nitty gritty as tit weighed...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jul 8, 2009 at 10:53 am | 78 comments | 5239 Views

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Debbie Look appointed to top PTA post

Pleasanton resident Debbie Look has been named the director of legislation for the California State Parent Teachers Association...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by Marti Scalise, on Jul 11, 2009 at 11:27 am | 20 comments | 2408 Views

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Debbie Look appointed to top PTA post

Recently, Pleasanton resident Debbie Look became the director of legislation for the California State PTA (Parent Teachers...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Buford, on Jul 10, 2009 at 8:38 am | 1 comment | 1711 Views

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Letter: Did you vote 'yes' on Measure G?

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5911 posted Friday, July 17, 2009,...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Additional information, on Jul 17, 2009 at 8:30 am | 2 comments | 2396 Views

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Spark dancers get their kicks from The Rockettes on NYC visit

Dancers from Spark Dance Studio have returned from a trip to New York City, where they attended master classes at renowned...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by DanceMom, on Aug 12, 2009 at 11:08 pm | 9 comments | 2032 Views

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Letter: Superintendent, school board bungled Measure G

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5988 posted Friday, August 7, 2009,...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 15, 2009 at 5:15 pm | 68 comments | 2572 Views

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School board to decide tonight how to allot $459K raised by I Love Pleasanton Schools

It was a race to the finish line, but the supporters of the I Love Pleasanton Schools fundraising campaign finished Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 21, 2009 at 7:18 am | 32 comments | 2516 Views

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Board votes to fund music, counseling and reading specialists

Even though Measure G failed in June, some of the programs and positions supporters hoped to save will be at least partially...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Patriot, on Aug 30, 2009 at 10:06 am | 18 comments | 1930 Views

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Pleasanton school board to launch search for new superintendent in October

The Pleasanton school board, already beleaguered by multi-million-dollar cutbacks in state aid for the current school year,...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 30, 2009 at 12:22 pm | 129 comments | 5667 Views

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Opening day classes cancelled at Hearst Elementary School

Opening day classes at Hearst Elementary School have been canceled after elevated mold levels were found in several classrooms. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by Disgusted Pleasanton Resident, on Sep 27, 2009 at 8:58 pm | 40 comments | 2763 Views

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President's address in Pleasanton schools tomorrow causing a stir

President Obama will address students tomorrow in a live broadcast to participating classrooms, which has stemmed debates...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2009
Last comment by Nancy, on Sep 7, 2009 at 1:19 pm | 2 comments | 1546 Views

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President's address in Pleasanton schools tomorrow causing a stir

President Obama will address students tomorrow in a live broadcast to participating classrooms, which has stemmed debates...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2009
Last comment by Fred, on Sep 8, 2009 at 10:20 pm | 68 comments | 2031 Views

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Controversy continues over Obama's 10 a.m. video talk to students today

Controversy over President Obama's scheduled 10 a.m. address this morning to the nation's school children continued over...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Patriot Liberal, on Sep 19, 2009 at 3:40 pm | 178 comments | 9542 Views

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Letter: Electronic map could help at the library

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6128 posted Friday, September 11,...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Kumar Khasadian, on Sep 15, 2009 at 10:19 pm | 4 comments | 1459 Views

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API scores up again

Pleasanton Unified School District schools continue to excel well above the state's standard, according to Academic Performance...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Chris H., on Sep 20, 2009 at 11:47 am | 68 comments | 2365 Views
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