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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to take second look at calendar tomorrow

The Pleasanton school board could possibly take action tomorrow evening to rescind June's adoption of the new 2015-16 school...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Be Positive, on Sep 21, 2014 at 12:17 pm | 40 comments | 2502 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Congratulations, Foothill!

According to Newsweeks top school's rankings, Pleasanton's very own Foothill High School is currently ranked 312 in the nation....

Original post made by Moose on Sep. 14, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on Sep 17, 2014 at 2:54 pm | 20 comments | 2171 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New apartment complex, homes approved next to Bernal Community Park

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has approved construction of a high density, multi-story apartment complex along with...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by caywen, on Sep 15, 2014 at 6:01 pm | 20 comments | 4350 Views

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AMADOR GRAD PEP BAND DIRECTOR AT JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY

Emily Elizabeth Joseph (Amador 2005) is the new Director of Pep Bands at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. The 2005...

Original post made by Andrew Joseph on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by !!!!, on Sep 14, 2014 at 10:08 pm | 5 comments | 454 Views

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Pleasanton school board votes to continue modified lite calendar

The Pleasanton school board voted 3-2 against the motion to rescind June's approval of the "modified lite" calendar for the...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on Sep 12, 2014 at 4:01 pm | 109 comments | 6723 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board sticks with new calendar

The Pleasanton school board voted 3-2 against the motion to rescind June's approval of the "modified lite" calendar for the...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Mr. Groaner, on Sep 12, 2014 at 8:07 am | 2 comments | 934 Views

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Anyone know why AVHS has NEW NO GUEST Policy regarding Homecoming Dance?

Can someone please fill me in on the NEW Amador Valley High School Homecoming policy? So a AVHS student CAN NOT take even...

Original post made by Why????? on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 11, 2014 at 12:08 pm | 7 comments | 847 Views

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Rude behavior in PUSD front office?

Hi folks, The PUSD front office personnel is apparently very rude and contemptuous of parents, and also of others including...

Original post made by concerned parent on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by Corky, on Sep 11, 2014 at 7:13 am | 3 comments | 342 Views

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Hart Middle School faculty, staff surprise 14 children with new bikes

Hart Middle School teachers and staff in Pleasanton built and delivered 14 bicycles for children in the San Leandro Parks...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Angry , on Sep 9, 2014 at 5:11 pm | 9 comments | 2871 Views

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Jarrod Poston completes basic training at West Point

Cadet Jarrod Bradley Poston, son of Mary and Bradley Poston of Pleasanton, successfully completed six weeks of basic training...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2014
Last comment by Daveg, on Sep 9, 2014 at 8:56 am | 7 comments | 538 Views

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Attorney for Convicted Tri-Valley University CEO Susan Su Requests New Trial Due to "delusional thinking process"

In court papers filed this week, citing "impulsivity and poor decision-making," John Jordan has requested that Susan Su be...

Original post made by Hallucination patrol on Sep. 3, 2014
There are no comments yet. 547 Views

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Pesticide bills heads to Governor

A bill requiring the safer use of pesticides in schools will be making its way to the Governor announced Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2014
Last comment by Citizen, on Sep 1, 2014 at 8:21 pm | 5 comments | 1237 Views

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Modified Lite Calendar on Sept. 9 Board Meeting Agenda

I just read on the front page of The Independent, "Pleasanton School District May Reconsider 'Modified Lite' Calendar. ...

Original post made by Karen on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Signer's Remorse, on Sep 1, 2014 at 5:37 pm | 6 comments | 532 Views

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Rare, polio-like virus striking Bay Area children

A polio-like illness has stricken 25 children in California, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital officials announced Monday...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 1, 2014 at 2:01 pm | 2 comments | 218 Views

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School Supt Pleads Guilty to Corruption Charges-Could Go to Jail and Pay $100,000 fine

According to http://www.courthousenews.com/2014/08/21/70617.htm , Superintendent Manuel Paul could have to pay a fine up...

Original post made by Pay to Play/Pay to Stay on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Pay to Play/Pay to Stay, on Aug 30, 2014 at 1:57 pm | 10 comments | 504 Views

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Area teacher threatens to stab/shoot students with on-line Twitter rants; Gets only a written reprimand

How come when a union-protected teacher Mrs. Hodges (editor's note: teacher is from the Newark school district) on the internet...

Original post made by unions need to go on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 30, 2014 at 12:42 pm | 4 comments | 362 Views

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Pleasanton School District May Reconsider "Modified Lite" Calendar

Just read in the Independent that PUSD Board will take a second look a revising the calendar. Sorry, no link on the Independents...

Original post made by Susie on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Petition, on Aug 28, 2014 at 11:09 pm | 3 comments | 335 Views

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Teacher Exodus - Half of Walnut Grove 5th Gr teachers quit

I'm appalled that the school district sent at an email AFTER the PUSD main headquarters District Office closed at 4:30 PM...

Original post made by appalling on Aug. 23, 2014
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 27, 2014 at 6:58 am | 47 comments | 1773 Views

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SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS STARTING THE SCHOOL YEAR IS MISMANAGEMENT

Inserting substitute teachers to start the school year at Walnut Grove is mismanagement. I subscribe to PUSD email for...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Aug. 23, 2014
There are no comments yet. 794 Views

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Troubled schools

The turnover of principals in the past few years and a series of nasty allegations by and against teachers and administrators...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 23, 2014 at 1:37 pm | 52 comments | 9119 Views
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