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SCHOOLS & KIDS

High School Registration Nightmare

Has any else experienced the scheduling nightmare that we have with respect to our children getting their class schedules...

Original post made by Seriouslyfolks on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by amadormom, on Aug 24, 2009 at 12:46 pm | 19 comments | 2430 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Obama speech to schoolkids

I was surprised there is no thread discussing the Obama speech to schoolkids and (now pulled) suggested lesson plan on "what...

Original post made by Education_is_Local on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Rae, on Sep 7, 2009 at 2:47 pm | 19 comments | 1298 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers needs to watch what they say in class

Recently, my child came back from AVHS and told me that one of the teachers makes 'joking' statements like "Asians don't...

Original post made by Proud American on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by Stand up, on Oct 1, 2009 at 2:26 pm | 19 comments | 1750 Views

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Police arrest passenger in pickup truck parked alongside Hart Middle School today

Pleasanton police arrested a woman passenger but released the male driver after searching their pickup truck that was parked...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Solicitors need a license, on Dec 7, 2009 at 4:31 pm | 19 comments | 2213 Views

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Know the Law, Right?

The law regarding public notification of public school contract negotiations. http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/cgi-bin/displaycode?section=gov&group=03001-04000&file=3547-3547.5 " 3...

Original post made by Stacey on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Feb 24, 2010 at 9:20 pm | 19 comments | 1661 Views

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Palo Alto, Menlo Park school parcel taxes pass by wide margin

http://www.mercurynews.com/environment/ci_15020030 "In preliminary election results Tuesday night, 79.36 percent of voters...

Original post made by Jill on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by To Truth, Justice, and blah blah blah, on May 6, 2010 at 10:20 pm | 19 comments | 1697 Views

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Senior Pictures $700??

I read in another thread that senior pictures cost $700. What??!! Why? Can't we take our own pictures and submit them?...

Original post made by Rhonda on Aug. 22, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 15, 2010 at 10:42 am | 19 comments | 4892 Views

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Foothill High School Aresst

Earlier this week I was informed by my child thata freshman boy was arrested at Foothill during first period on Wednesday...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Nov. 7, 2010
Last comment by OnlyMe2009, on Nov 11, 2010 at 8:42 am | 19 comments | 3459 Views

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Not One Dime (for Measure E)

Not *ONE* Dime, But FIFTEEN MILLION Dimes! The four page glossy mailer recently sent out by the Measure E campaign falsely...

Original post made by Nomad on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by I wonder, on Apr 21, 2011 at 12:43 pm | 19 comments | 1845 Views

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CORE campaign

Finally got the CORE campaign letter. It's funding the same thing as last year - tech support and libraries, which I'll...

Original post made by wondering on May. 7, 2011
Last comment by Property Perspective, on May 10, 2011 at 10:55 pm | 19 comments | 2862 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State's May Revise Gives more Money to Schools

The May Review from Brown came out today. State income is up which means that schools will receive more next year based...

Original post made by parent on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by concerned parent, on May 17, 2011 at 2:32 pm | 19 comments | 2593 Views

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'The Laramie Project' onstage at Amador Valley High tonight through Saturday

Amador Valley High School students will present "The Laramie Project at 7:30 p.m. tonight through Saturday night in the Amador...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Enzo, on Aug 21, 2012 at 12:11 am | 19 comments | 30047 Views

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Pleasanton school board OKs early retirement buyout plan

Teachers eligible for retirement will be offered an extra incentive to bow out early under a plan approved Tuesday night...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by Barton Parent, on Mar 17, 2012 at 9:32 pm | 19 comments | 10128 Views

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should the school district have more discretion in the layoff process?

I came across two interesting pieces recently that I thought members of the community might want to read. The first is a...

Original post made by Sandy on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Slippers, on May 23, 2012 at 8:36 pm | 19 comments | 2391 Views

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OAH Hearing-Valexis Sutton (Walnut Grove) - Kinglsey conflict of interest

http://www.documents.dgs.ca.gov/oah/CaseSettingsReports/agweekly_09-13-13.pdf indicates that Walnut Grove custodian Valexis...

Original post made by WG Fact Finding on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by Tim, on Dec 21, 2013 at 10:59 am | 19 comments | 2625 Views

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Donlon Elementary Odors?

We're prospective buyers looking into buying a home in Pleasanton, in large part because of the great reputation the schools...

Original post made by Linden Foster on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Leland, on Mar 14, 2014 at 9:46 pm | 19 comments | 2622 Views

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Brentwood director of student services hired as new Walnut Grove principal

The Pleasanton school board announced the appointment of the new Walnut Grove Elementary principal as Jan Steed at Tuesday...

Original post made on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by Godzilla, on May 16, 2014 at 12:19 am | 19 comments | 2302 Views

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Thorne pulls papers to seek re-election as mayor

Mayor Jerry Thorne took out nomination papers Monday in his bid to seek re-election in the municipal election on Nov. 4. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Truth, on Jul 20, 2014 at 8:14 pm | 19 comments | 4600 Views

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Chamber endorses Laursen, Wright for election to Pleasanton school board

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce's Business and Community Political Action Committee has voted to endorse incumbent board...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 17, 2014 at 11:31 am | 19 comments | 5441 Views

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School board takes no action at special closed-door meeting

The Pleasanton school board did not take any action at Wednesday night's special closed board meeting. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by Offthefence, on Oct 26, 2014 at 5:43 pm | 19 comments | 4378 Views
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