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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 sss, 3 hours ago | 11 comments | 1687 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 5237 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 982 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 | 2679 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 | 1784 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 | 3847 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. 92 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 | 2349 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 | 1309 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 | 613 Views

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Home sales rally in East Bay

As the number of homes on the market continues to drop and purchase prices continue to increase, home sales are still strong...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2015
Last comment by WG Mom, on Mar 21, 2015 at 1:22 pm | 2 comments | 751 Views

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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 | 1178 Views

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Pleasanton teen advances to national science competition finals

An Amador Valley student has been named a finalist in the Intel Science Talent Search (STS) 2015, which recognizes young...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Mar 13, 2015 at 5:01 pm | 7 comments | 3514 Views

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Quarry Lane Robotics Team Headed to National Championship

The Quarry Lane School Lower Division Robotics team took both first and second place at the Northern California VEX IQ State...

Original post made by Jonni Zukauskas on Mar. 12, 2015
There are no comments yet. 490 Views

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6-year-old drowns in Castro Valley pool

A 6-year-old boy drowned at the Castro Valley High School Swim Center on Monday during a trip with his daycare, according...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by Eric, on Mar 12, 2015 at 1:39 pm | 10 comments | 1882 Views

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Hart teacher named 'Behring Teacher Ambassador'

A Hart Middle School teacher has been named a 2015-16 Behring Teacher Ambassador, announced by National History Day (NHD). Read...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by Lisa Kaelin, on Mar 7, 2015 at 8:32 pm | 6 comments | 2036 Views

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Superintendent evaluation on special Saturday meeting agenda

The Pleasanton school board will hold a special board meeting at 8 a.m. Saturday at the Rose Hotel, 807 Main Street, Pleasanton....

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 6, 2015 at 8:55 pm | 31 comments | 5009 Views

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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 | 308 Views

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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 | 1220 Views

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Pleasanton school board rescinds modified lite calendar

The Pleasanton school board unanimously voted Tuesday night to revert back to the traditional calendar starting the 2015-16...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2015
Last comment by PUSDParent, on Mar 2, 2015 at 10:20 pm | 101 comments | 12202 Views
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Good-Guys were here without me
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