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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Conservative Academia and Pleasanton

Shocking news from Winkipedia: Blog evidence reveals some startling TRUE facts: 1. 100% of intellectuals and teachers...

Original post made by T.R. Ollman on Jun. 7, 2009
Last comment by 2ME4U, on Jun 9, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 15 comments | 1536 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD admins don't have jobs back yet

This is a follow-up to Peter's post: http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=1&t=2359 The board considered...

Original post made by Sandy on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 24, 2009 at 2:08 pm | 15 comments | 1914 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD - Budget Advisory Committee

The Budget Advisory Committee members have been posted on the PUSD website (http://www.pleasanton.k12.ca.us/BusinessServices/Budget/BudgetAdvisory.cfm)...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Dec. 20, 2009
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on Dec 24, 2009 at 8:49 am | 15 comments | 2431 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Split the kids up in High School or not?

I have two children very close in age that fight a lot. Should I send one to Amador (freshman this year) and one to Foothill...

Original post made by Werner Klemperer on Feb. 6, 2010
Last comment by sarah, on Feb 25, 2010 at 11:11 am | 15 comments | 1357 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board candidate Joan Laursen ready to work for change

Pleasanton school board candidate Joan Laursen said the experience she already has working with schools makes her "uniquely...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 4, 2010 at 5:23 pm | 15 comments | 1746 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Perceived Conflict of Interest

Original post made by Casey Jr. on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by voter, on Nov 2, 2010 at 11:09 am | 15 comments | 1546 Views

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Bullies

I am becoming more concerened with the [inappropriate word edited] going on with our teenagers. My child and I were out...

Original post made by concerened mother on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by Amador Student, on Feb 15, 2011 at 10:20 pm | 15 comments | 2412 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California PTA declares Class Warfare

The California PTA announced on Nov 30, 2011 support (http://hq-salsa.wiredforchange.com/o/6485/t/0/blastContent.jsp?email_blast_KEY=113198)...

Original post made by Nomad on Dec. 4, 2011
Last comment by Mr. Geeneyuss, on Dec 5, 2011 at 1:18 pm | 15 comments | 1939 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board-City Council joint meeting canceled

The meeting of the Pleasanton City Council and Pleasanton school board scheduled for last night was canceled just 3-1/2 hours...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by sj, on Apr 26, 2012 at 9:48 pm | 15 comments | 2001 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Confidential school board emails/reports from Superintendent to school trustees?

Based on another thread from someone from Civic Square called uniformed talking about the Palo Alto district, I was looking...

Original post made by Lou on May. 28, 2012
Last comment by Lou, on Jun 1, 2012 at 2:11 pm | 15 comments | 3555 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Freshmen registration starts at noon today at Foothill High, Tuesday at Amador Valley

Freshmen registration at Pleasanton's high schools starts tomorrow as the district begins the process of opening schools...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2012
Last comment by Teacher, on Aug 24, 2012 at 9:45 pm | 15 comments | 2518 Views

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Vranesh removed as principal of Walnut Grove Elementary

In a marathon closed session that lasted nearly eight hours, the Pleasanton School Board decided to replace Jon Vranesh...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by I , on Dec 19, 2013 at 10:37 am | 15 comments | 4114 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Special school board meeting set for 7:30 a.m. tomorrow

The Pleasanton school board is set to hold a special board meeting at 7:30 a.m. tomorrow in the district's boardroom, 4665...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Jtjh, on Jul 11, 2014 at 12:18 pm | 15 comments | 3510 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

STEAM preschool proposal approved by school board

A proposal for a STEAM Preschool was unanimously approved by the Pleasanton school board last night during its board meeting. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Apr 20, 2015 at 3:43 pm | 15 comments | 4124 Views

SPORTS

Hacienda Business Park getting sporty

The only newspapers circulating at the Tri-Valley Herald's former building on Willow Road will be the ones exercisers will...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2008
Last comment by resident, on Dec 16, 2010 at 11:09 am | 15 comments | 5497 Views

SPORTS

The greatness that is NCS sports

It is playoff time for many high school sports, and NCS, the overseeing body of high school sports playoffs is again at its...

Original post made by Get the facts on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by T.H., on Nov 15, 2009 at 8:05 am | 15 comments | 3281 Views

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You guys really missed the boat... again

Brandon Crawford. Maybe you've heard of him? Rookie playing for the San Francisco Giants. Ringing any bells? Graduate of...

Original post made by Izzy on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Cubs Fan, on Jun 6, 2011 at 10:07 pm | 15 comments | 3145 Views

SPORTS

Summertime is swim meet time at clubs all over town

"Swimmers: Take your mark." That's the sound of summer at swim clubs all over Pleasanton as kids ages 4 to 18 grip their...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2011
Last comment by Happy parent, on Aug 1, 2011 at 11:20 am | 15 comments | 3712 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Tell Congress to Repeal "Don't ask don't tell"

Discrimination is discrimination. Last I checked, ALL Americans are equal under the law... Concerned, contributing, patriotic,...

Original post made by holly blash on Jul. 22, 2008
Last comment by consider, on Jul 23, 2008 at 1:06 pm | 15 comments | 2264 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Prop 8 funding - very interesting

The SF Chronicle has the link on their website to search the public-record database of where the funding both for and against...

Original post made by Grace on Oct. 29, 2008
Last comment by Robyn, on Nov 16, 2008 at 6:56 pm | 15 comments | 2510 Views
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