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SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 968 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 3697 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 385 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Very confusing

I'm curious - where is the article on Pleasanton Weekly about Jamie Hinztke taking pictures of the audience? Was it taken...

Original post made by I\\\'m so confused on Jun. 22, 2015
Last comment by OMG! OMG!, on Jun 22, 2015 at 10:33 pm | 7 comments | 531 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to meet tonight to consider interim superintendent

The Pleasanton school board will meet in closed session at 6 p.m. tonight to continue deliberating on naming an interim replacement...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2015
Last comment by Kirshna, on Jun 22, 2015 at 9:09 pm | 7 comments | 1503 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A taxing situation

The time for the school district to deal with the budget crisis has come. The state budget was finalized Thursday morning,...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Jun 21, 2015 at 8:00 pm | 99 comments | 2740 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Graduating Senior earns Eagle Scout

Chase Barkdull, of Pleasanton Boy Scout Troop 947, recently completed his Eagle project and achieved the rank of Eagle Scout....

Original post made by Karen Seipert on Jun. 21, 2015
There are no comments yet. 118 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 Bob, on Jun 20, 2015 at 11:28 pm | 44 comments | 4540 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board set to discuss superintendent search at 6 p.m. tonight

The Pleasanton school board will hold a special meeting tonight to discuss and possibly take action to conduct a search for...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2015
Last comment by Commentor, on Jun 20, 2015 at 7:38 pm | 19 comments | 2559 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PPIE announces 2015 'Innovative Education Grant' winners

The Pleasanton Partnerships in Education (PPIE) Foundation announced Wednesday its 2015 Innovative Education grant recipients,...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1013 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board appoints interim HR chief

The Pleasanton school board appointed Dianne Howell as the interim assistant superintendent of human resources, but did not...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by need a global perspective, on Jun 18, 2015 at 9:38 pm | 31 comments | 4365 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 Staff Reporter Amanda Aguilar, on Jun 16, 2015 at 2:20 pm | 1 comment | 324 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Congratulations to the class of 2015

More than 1,100 students are graduating from Pleasanton's high schools this week. Horizon and Village high schools held their...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by Citizen, on Jun 12, 2015 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 3114 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

When will the PUSD Board meeting held last Tuesday the 9th be posted online to watch?

Shouldn't the PUSD Board meeting be available to watch for those who were unable to attend?...

Original post made by Parent on Jun. 11, 2015
Last comment by Staff Reporter Amanda Aguilar, on Jun 12, 2015 at 10:46 am | 1 comment | 225 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board calls special meeting for 7:30 a.m. tomorrow on superintendent, HR chief replacements

The school board is set to consider the appointments of interim replacements for Superintendent Parvin Ahmadi and assistant...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2015
Last comment by Sad, on Jun 12, 2015 at 7:07 am | 8 comments | 2772 Views

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PUSD legal fees - $1,065,468 YTD

I was wondering if the Pleasanton Weekly could find out why on earth PUSD has spend over $ 1 million on lawyers since the...

Original post made by curious on Jun. 7, 2015
Last comment by Commentor, on Jun 11, 2015 at 9:58 am | 16 comments | 2828 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 | 736 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tim Hunt - Pleasanton USD superintendent "Time to Move On"

Tim Hunt's description of Ahmadi leaving PUSD in "total mess" is the understatement of the year. Read his column here http://pleasantonweekly.com/blogs/b/tim-talk?i=23...

Original post made by Agree with Tim Hunt on Jun. 6, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 10, 2015 at 7:07 am | 21 comments | 1653 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schools' graduation rate above California results

California's high school graduation rate increased in 2014 for the fifth year in a row, but it remained lower than results...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Jun 2, 2015 at 11:01 pm | 12 comments | 2647 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton's school superintendent quits to take top post in Castro Valley school district

Pleasanton School Superintendent Parvin Ahmadi announced in an email message to school district teachers and staff that she...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by PleasantonTaxpayer, on Jun 1, 2015 at 8:50 am | 26 comments | 11345 Views
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