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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill PTO votes to become PTSA

Foothill High School Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) voted in full support of becoming a Parent Teacher Student Association...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by Foothill Neighbor, on Mar 3, 2015 at 2:00 pm | 3 comments | 2265 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents, Inform Yourselves and Refuse Common Core Testing

Common Core will rob the "joy of learning" in your kids. Inform yourselves. Stand up against Common Core. Stand up for...

Original post made by NoCC on Mar. 4, 2015
Last comment by Citizen, on Mar 4, 2015 at 1:11 pm | 3 comments | 786 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hits from the '90s take center stage Saturday

Here come the '90s! The Firehouse Arts Center is hosting the 13th annual Youth Music Festival, which this year is featuring...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2015
Last comment by Ruthann, on Mar 16, 2015 at 3:35 pm | 3 comments | 2202 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vranesh, others testify at former principal's dismissal hearing

Earlier testimonies were refuted and the character of one witness was questioned during testimony Monday at former Walnut...

Original post made on May. 2, 2015
Last comment by Ann O'Neal is correct, on May 2, 2015 at 5:38 pm | 3 comments | 2230 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local students heading to Destination Imagination finals Wednesday

Two teams of Pleasanton students will be in Knoxville, Tenn. for three days starting Wednesday for the 2015 Destination...

Original post made on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by Ajay Dhillon, on May 19, 2015 at 12:16 pm | 3 comments | 3823 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Citing sky high legal costs of $900,000 since 2012, Palo Alto considering dumping PUSD law firm Fagen Friedman and Fulfrost

The Palo Alto newspaper reports http://paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/06/10/school-board-split-on-law-firm-contract this morning...

Original post made by JJ on Jun. 10, 2015
Last comment by FactsOnly, on Jun 11, 2015 at 12:39 am | 3 comments | 1358 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 1086 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 824 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton girl starts 'What if? fundraising campaign

A Harvest Park Middle School seventh-grader is looking to give back to children facing serious health concerns through an...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2015
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 22, 2015 at 11:31 am | 3 comments | 2127 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State superintendent shares thoughts on Common Core, elimination of exit exam

State superintendent Tom Torlakson shared his vision for what the California's education system will strive for in 2016 at...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Dec 23, 2015 at 1:37 pm | 3 comments | 4352 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rage girls donate handmade supplies to pets in need

Pleasanton Rage U11 Orange and White team members joined together this fall to help kittens and cats in need by donating...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2015
Last comment by Seriously, on Dec 28, 2015 at 10:49 am | 3 comments | 2047 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dianne Howell named Pleasanton school district's assistant superintendent of HR

Pleasanton's school board last night appointed Dianne Howell as permanent assistant superintendent of human resources Tuesday...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2016
Last comment by Meredith Bauer, on Jan 13, 2016 at 9:34 am | 3 comments | 3090 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pipe Bomb at Amador

I have heard recent rumblings at my kids grammar school that there was a pipe bomb at Amador High School recently. One of...

Original post made by Just Curious on Jan. 17, 2016
Last comment by Just Curious, on Jan 17, 2016 at 12:10 pm | 3 comments | 713 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Could nearby districts' superintendent searches affect Pleasanton's hunt for new leader?

With two other Tri-Valley school districts searching for a superintendent this spring, questions have been raised about whether...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2016
Last comment by Jamie Hintzke, on Feb 20, 2016 at 9:36 am | 3 comments | 2277 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

AVHS principle AWOL?

Is it true that the principle at Amador has abandoned the school ever since he announced his resignation? Does anyone know...

Original post made by Strato on Feb. 20, 2016
Last comment by Teacher, on Feb 22, 2016 at 11:14 am | 3 comments | 816 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton 'Teacher of Year' wants students to find joy in exercise

Terri Drain has been selected as the 2016 Pleasanton school district "Teacher of the Year" and will advance to the county...

Original post made on May. 5, 2016
Last comment by beach bum, on May 6, 2016 at 7:40 pm | 3 comments | 3583 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district expected to get more state funding for staff

Pleasanton's school board is readying for a busy meeting Tuesday night. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/05/22/school-district-expected-to-get-mor...

Original post made on May. 22, 2016
Last comment by Transplanted, on May 24, 2016 at 9:12 am | 3 comments | 1812 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley grad earns Eagle Scout rank

Pleasanton teen Yash Prakash received his Eagle Scout badge during a ceremony this month in recognition of earning the highest...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2016
Last comment by Tiny Tim, on Aug 15, 2016 at 6:29 pm | 3 comments | 1349 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Head of the Class: Connor connects at Walnut Grove

During class time, you're likely to find the principal of Walnut Grove Elementary School in his office, which is adorned...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2016
Last comment by Nic_Baer, on Oct 21, 2016 at 3:14 pm | 3 comments | 1092 Views

SPORTS

Foothill, Amador Valley lose final EBAL games

Both Amador Valley and Foothill high schools lost their final league games Friday in a disappointing finale to what has been...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2007
Last comment by Rick, on Nov 6, 2007 at 6:33 pm | 3 comments | 4846 Views
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