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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board cancels special meeting on Vranesh case

The Pleasanton school board has canceled a special meeting previously scheduled for tonight to discuss details of an administrative...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by The madness continues..., 2 hours ago | 63 comments | 3433 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Homework Policy

Students are only supposed to be getting 2 hours of homework each night (about 20 minutes per class). It's clear to me and...

Original post made by Angry on Feb. 8, 2015
Last comment by Parent, 20 hours ago | 13 comments | 1247 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Walnut Grove Custodian Mike Payne Suddenly Removed

Beloved Walnut Grove custodian of nineteen years, “Mr. Mike” Payne was blindsided by a request from PUSD Superintendent Jim...

Original post made by Christine on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by WG Parent, on Aug 28, 2015 at 12:48 pm | 14 comments | 2370 Views

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Document details decision in Pleasanton school case against former principal

Former Walnut Grove Elementary principal Jon Vranesh was properly dismissed by the Pleasanton Unified School District due...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by CarPark, on Aug 26, 2015 at 8:43 pm | 18 comments | 8192 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jim Hansen: Back on campus

Pleasanton's interim schools superintendent Jim Hansen admits he has a steep learning curve this year. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Another Parent, on Aug 24, 2015 at 11:10 pm | 6 comments | 3020 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wheels bus stops for 606 and 611 Vintage Hills

The map provided by Wheels bus service for school bus routes 606 and 611 is not clear on the cross streets, other than the...

Original post made by Member on Aug. 23, 2015
Last comment by Erika, on Aug 24, 2015 at 9:15 am | 1 comment | 130 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School District Child Care

Why does the YMCA run some of the child care centers located at the schools? What can we do to change this? I need the care...

Original post made by Janine on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by Kenny, on Aug 21, 2015 at 8:47 pm | 16 comments | 822 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board approves new principals, teachers, other contracts

Two new elementary school principals are in place for the start of the school year next week after the Pleasanton school...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by kathleenrueb, on Aug 21, 2015 at 1:37 am | 13 comments | 3700 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Donlon, Vintage Hills principals named pending approval in Pleasanton

Two new principals are set to start at their respective elementary schools, as long as they are approved by the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2015
Last comment by Sam, on Aug 19, 2015 at 7:52 am | 8 comments | 3579 Views

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PUSD spends over $300,000 more in legal fees in June and July

The wasting of tax dollars continues as the current school board agenda shows PUSD paid law firms a number of payments split...

Original post made by Shocked (but not surprised really) on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by justwondering, on Aug 18, 2015 at 10:19 pm | 6 comments | 454 Views

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Honors Geometry Help

Any recommendations for an after school tutor for honors geometry in 9th grade at AVHS? Thank you....

Original post made by Member on Aug. 13, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Aug 14, 2015 at 1:20 pm | 3 comments | 360 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SCHOOL STARTS TODAY!!! 8/4/2015

Can you imagine if the calendar fiasco would have gone through, our kids would have started school, today!?! That's right..that...

Original post made by Laverne on Aug. 4, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 12, 2015 at 9:51 pm | 26 comments | 1655 Views

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New Private School near Walnut Grove/Mohr/Alisal

Can someone please provide information on the new private school that is going to be on Valley Avenue near the Santa Rita...

Original post made by Question on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Aug 7, 2015 at 11:09 am | 3 comments | 436 Views

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Donlon Elementary parents, teachers say they want longevity in new principal

Some Donlon Elementary School parents, guardians and teachers met with district staff Monday and emphasized they wanted longevity...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2015
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Aug 6, 2015 at 7:12 pm | 21 comments | 3364 Views

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Vranesh hearing ends

The hearing in former Walnut Grove Elementary principal Jon Vranesh's appeal of his termination from the Pleasanton Unified...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by AnotherParent, on Aug 3, 2015 at 9:36 am | 7 comments | 2384 Views

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Interim vice principals chosen to fill vacancies at Pleasanton Middle School

Two interim vice principals have been chosen to fill vacant positions for the coming 2015-16 school year at Pleasanton Middle...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on Jul 23, 2015 at 9:01 pm | 19 comments | 3880 Views

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Any news on the Vranesh decision

Has there been a decision on the Vranesh court hearings? ...

Original post made by carrie on Jun. 15, 2015
Last comment by Nancy C., on Jul 7, 2015 at 6:44 pm | 2 comments | 778 Views

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Brilliance from our school board

(Comment partially removed by Pleasanton Weekly staff.) On the homework survey Miller: based on my child, we should...

Original post made by Just Me on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by Really?, on Jul 2, 2015 at 7:41 pm | 9 comments | 1181 Views

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Retired Amador Valley High principal Hansen appointed interim superintendent

During a special closed session meeting, the Pleasanton school board appointed Jim Hansen as the interim superintendent for...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jun 23, 2015 at 3:27 pm | 17 comments | 4118 Views

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20 school district employees awarded education grants

The Pleasanton Partnerships in Education (PPIE) Foundation announced the recipients of their 2014 Innovative Education Grant...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by Stain , on Jun 23, 2015 at 2:27 am | 1 comment | 519 Views
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