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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hearings begin next week for Vranesh, PUSD

Former Walnut Grove principal Jon Vranesh will appeal his termination from Pleasanton Unified School District at a hearing...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by bully, 8 hours ago | 16 comments | 3550 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 PUSDparent, on Apr 16, 2015 at 6:14 pm | 9 comments | 1784 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vranesh haring started yesterday?

Anyone know if the Jon Vranesh hearing started yesterday?...

Original post made by Helen on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 15, 2015 at 9:43 am | 7 comments | 1144 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill or Amador?

Not sure if this topic has been discussed already but would love to get other parents' thoughts about our high schools' pluses/minuses....

Original post made by ptownmama on Dec. 27, 2010
Last comment by momof2, on Apr 15, 2015 at 8:47 am | 29 comments | 6466 Views

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Foothill Seniors--Scholarship Funds Available! Deadline Friday April 17th! Act fast!

Each year Pleasanton North Rotary awards scholarships to Foothill High School graduating seniors, and this year's three $1000...

Original post made by Pleasanton North Rotary on Apr. 13, 2015
There are no comments yet. 134 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

3 reasons to get started on education planning in 2014

Education planning for your children or grandchildren is one of the most important financial goals you could plan for in...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Alison, on Apr 10, 2015 at 4:12 am | 10 comments | 1992 Views

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CTA Discrimination, Suppression, and Coercion

There is a must-read expose' by editor, John Diaz, in Easter Sunday's 'INSIGHT' supplement to SF Chronicle. Titled,'A lesson...

Original post made by Taxpayer on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Apr 9, 2015 at 8:56 pm | 13 comments | 475 Views

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Spend an evening with a Rebel soldier

The Museum on Main will acknowledge the 150th anniversary of the end of the American Civil War in "An Evening with A Rebel...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Apr 7, 2015 at 12:47 pm | 2 comments | 1158 Views

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Paly school board rep: 'The sorrows of young Palo Altans'

As I sit in my room staring at the list of colleges I've resolved to try to get into, trying to determine my odds of getting...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2015
Last comment by Barbara, on Apr 5, 2015 at 9:38 pm | 12 comments | 1935 Views

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Steam Preschool

Watched this report at most recent PUSD Board meeting. Another fancy acronym to entice parents to pay big $1300.00 + per...

Original post made by Member on Apr. 4, 2015
There are no comments yet. 186 Views

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Quarry Lane Student Takes Fourth Place at State Geography Bee Finals

Seventh grade Quarry Lane student, Rhea Mitr, took fourth place at the 2015 National Geographic State Bee, making it the...

Original post made by Jonni Zukauskas on Apr. 3, 2015
There are no comments yet. 109 Views

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Las Positas: Our community's college

For those who have gone to small colleges for their degrees, Las Positas College measures up to the best of them in terms...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by Matthew Kaplan, on Mar 30, 2015 at 7:45 am | 5 comments | 5500 Views

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School board holds special board meeting tonight

The Pleasanton school board is set to hold a special board meeting at 7 p.m. tonight, where it will consider and possibly...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 27, 2015 at 11:13 pm | 2 comments | 1140 Views

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Committee being created to look at Pleasanton schools 2017 calendar

The Pleasanton school board heard a report from district staff about the process and timeline for the 2016-17 calendar during...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by Steven, on Mar 27, 2015 at 12:53 pm | 9 comments | 2717 Views

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Both Pleasanton JV cheer teams rank high at nationals

Amador Valley and Foothill junior varsity cheer teams ranked high at last weekend's United Spirit Association (USA) High...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by Retired AV Cheer Mom 2011, on Mar 26, 2015 at 8:21 am | 4 comments | 1839 Views

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Guest Opinion

We are fortunate to live in a wonderful city with exceptional schools. Our well-rounded students consistently demonstrate...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by Jtjh, on Mar 26, 2015 at 3:18 am | 43 comments | 3959 Views

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Free Talk on Autism Awareness by Mom and Health Coach

Are you concerned that food may be affecting your child's mood or classroom performance? On April 2, health coach Kim Rice...

Original post made by Patti Bond on Mar. 24, 2015
There are no comments yet. 119 Views

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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2015/03/20/letter-to-the-editor posted...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2015
Last comment by look it up, on Mar 23, 2015 at 6:57 pm | 11 comments | 2478 Views

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School board to look at new calendar process tomorrow

The Pleasanton school board is set to discuss the process and timeline regarding the development of calendar options for...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by Concerned, on Mar 23, 2015 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 1373 Views

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EngageNY-Ahmadi/Instructional Coaches choose SCRIPTED Louisiana math modules w/o teacher buy in for PUSD schools

As a teacher, I am appalled of the stunning incompetence of the school board in selecting (without letting the teachers know)...

Original post made by Robot Teacher on Mar. 22, 2015
Last comment by Very disappointing, on Mar 22, 2015 at 9:54 pm | 5 comments | 694 Views
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The air board gets an ear full from residents
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 606 views

Tax Day
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 313 views

Ballot Follies, and the great Candidate Challenge
By Tom Cushing | 0 comments | 123 views