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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board Voting to close school libraries

The School Board will be voting Tuesday night to layoff existing staff at most of the Elementary and Middle School Libraries...

Original post made by Concerned Pleasanton Parent on Apr. 18, 2016
Last comment by PTown Mom, 4 hours ago | 6 comments | 632 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New PUSD superintendent, 63 years old?

"Rubino, superintendent at Gridley Unified in Butte County for the past four years... Rubino, 63, ... He moved to the Bay...

Original post made by DJohns on Apr. 26, 2016
Last comment by Jack, on Apr 28, 2016 at 8:47 am | 11 comments | 1125 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 Parent, on Apr 27, 2016 at 12:11 pm | 16 comments | 4383 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Meeting on Hart Middle School's next principal to be held tonight

Pleasanton school district leaders will hold a meeting at 7 p.m. tonight for parents and guardians of Hart Middle School...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by Sam, on Apr 26, 2016 at 4:56 pm | 4 comments | 990 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gridley administrator named new Pleasanton school superintendent

Rick Rubino, superintendent at Gridley Unified School District in Butte County, was named as Pleasanton's new superintendent...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2016
Last comment by Gina Channell, Publisher, on Apr 21, 2016 at 11:17 am | 17 comments | 4407 Views

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Mr. Amador -- A family affair

The annual Mr. Amador show, an event held at Amador Valley High, is really turning out to be a family affair. My grandson,...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2016
Last comment by Linda Ashcraft Hudak, on Apr 20, 2016 at 7:38 pm | 1 comment | 679 Views

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Pleasanton school board now interviewing finalists for superintendent position

Interviews started Tuesday for the Pleasanton school district's superintendent position as the search for a new leader appears...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Apr 19, 2016 at 2:15 pm | 6 comments | 3434 Views

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SAGE to Lead Kids in Planting Seedlings Thursday, April 21 During Fundraiser

After school on Thursday, April 21, SAGE (Sustainable Agriculture Education) invites kids of all ages to plant seedlings...

Original post made by Patti Bond on Apr. 13, 2016
There are no comments yet. 78 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is PUSD drinking water full of lead in Pleasanton and poisoning the kids?

First of all, I read that no regulations require that the Federal government test water in schools. This afternoon, CBS...

Original post made by Don't trust PUSD on Apr. 11, 2016
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Apr 11, 2016 at 4:59 pm | 4 comments | 343 Views

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School bond issue - poll

A comment was made that the recent poll showing that the proposed school bond issue was likely to pass was invalid, because...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Apr. 8, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Apr 10, 2016 at 10:30 pm | 16 comments | 670 Views

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PUSD

I was wondering if there was any update to this? http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/10/30/pleasanton-schools-may-face-layoffs-this-spring...

Original post made by Wondering on Feb. 22, 2016
Last comment by payitback?, on Apr 7, 2016 at 8:12 am | 5 comments | 776 Views

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Polling firm: School district could aim for bond vote during November election

Pleasanton's school district will start identifying what construction and renovation projects it most needs after a recent...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2016
Last comment by res1, on Mar 30, 2016 at 1:24 pm | 23 comments | 1495 Views

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Foothill team first in school's history to compete in We the People nationals

Foothill High's We the People team will advance to the national round of the civics competition after being selected as a...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by Amador Parent, on Mar 20, 2016 at 10:22 am | 6 comments | 3252 Views

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Pleasanton council, school board to talk bond measure, new library in joint meeting

Pleasanton's school board and city council are set to convene for their annual joint meeting Monday to talk about issues...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2016
Last comment by ayeaye2016, on Mar 16, 2016 at 11:39 am | 8 comments | 1751 Views

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Online petition pushes to keep Conde as Hart Middle School's principal

An online petition urging the Pleasanton school district to stop the reassignment of Terry Conde from her role as principal...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2016
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Mar 11, 2016 at 6:50 am | 4 comments | 2127 Views

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Former Walnut Grove principal resigns from latest Pleasanton school district job

The Pleasanton school district's board of trustees is set to accept tomorrow the resignation of Jan Steed, former principal...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2016
Last comment by AnonName88, on Mar 10, 2016 at 11:51 am | 12 comments | 5827 Views

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School district to let go dozens of permanent, temporary employees after state funding lags

Several dozen school district employees will face reduced hours or will lose their jobs this summer after the state did not...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2016
Last comment by Zenmonkman, on Feb 28, 2016 at 1:00 pm | 15 comments | 4352 Views

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Sacrificing for Success: Survival strategies

There's a cost that comes with living in a town with more yoga studios than food pantries. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/02/15/sacrificing-for-...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by Map, on Feb 27, 2016 at 8:22 pm | 17 comments | 3142 Views

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MANDATED REPORTING LAWS

Shame on the San Jose Unified School District for not reporting Zachary Drew, a high school teacher at Summit Tahoma Charter...

Original post made by MANDATED REORTING LAWS-SJUSD on Feb. 26, 2016
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Feb 26, 2016 at 2:53 pm | 1 comment | 364 Views

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Federal court orders state to release confidential student information

Parents in school districts around the state recently received notice that confidential information on their students maintained...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Feb 26, 2016 at 11:13 am | 4 comments | 1906 Views
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Hotel and more big box stores planned for El Charro Road
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 565 views

Representing me or my money?
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 432 views