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New Supt Rick Rubino

Just worried about his lack of presence with what's going on in the District - especially Harvest Park. He's very present...

Original post made by Really? on Sep. 26, 2016
Last comment by Parent, 56 minutes ago | 4 comments | 187 Views

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Harvest Park Middle School principal abruptly resigns

Ethan Cheever, who took over as Harvest Park Middle School principal at the start of this school year, announced his resignation...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by Chris47, on Sep 26, 2016 at 2:31 pm | 48 comments | 7311 Views

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U.C. Berkeley financial aid advisor to discuss college funding at Pleasanton library today

“Funding Your College Education,” a workshop geared toward high school students and their parents, will be the theme...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by Maritess Simmons, on Sep 21, 2016 at 9:53 am | 1 comment | 719 Views

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No argument filed against Pleasanton school bond

Pleasanton voters will not be presented with a formal argument against the school district's bond measure when they cast...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2016
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Sep 20, 2016 at 7:41 pm | 9 comments | 1917 Views

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Former PUSD HR officials' actions implicated in Superintendent ouster

Well, I am reading the termination notice sent by the law firm of Garcia Herandez and Sawhney to the fired superintendent...

Original post made by The truth comes out....finally on Sep. 19, 2016
There are no comments yet. 238 Views

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Swalwell defends ex-superintendent?

I read the SF Chronicle 's account of the fraud, lies, violence, spending of school district funds on political campaigns,...

Original post made by sleazefest on Sep. 19, 2016
Last comment by Won't be voting for swalwell, on Sep 19, 2016 at 2:08 pm | 2 comments | 208 Views

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School board approves updated governance handbook, financial statements at meeting

At its regular meeting Tuesday night, the Pleasanton school board approved a revised governance handbook and 2015-16 unaudited...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Sep 17, 2016 at 3:27 pm | 5 comments | 1162 Views

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Former Hart Middle School principal Steve Maher launches campaign for school board seat

Former Hart Middle School principal Steve Maher launched his campaign Sunday for election to the Pleasanton school board...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2016
Last comment by Bay Area Native, on Sep 15, 2016 at 7:49 pm | 17 comments | 3286 Views

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3 of those Injured Vasco Road crash weren't wearing seat belts

A single vehicle accident in unincorporated Contra Costa County on Friday night severely maimed one boy and caused five other...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by @Mom, on Sep 11, 2016 at 7:39 am | 7 comments | 1867 Views

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Child cruelty charges filed against worker at Livermore charter school

The Alameda County District Attorney's Office has filed misdemeanor assault and battery and child cruelty charges against...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Aug 29, 2016 at 6:01 pm | 3 comments | 4275 Views

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Lydiksen Hosting ESL Adult Ed During School Hours?

Dear Friends, Our Pleasanton families need your support in helping to protect our children. We have learned that an adult...

Original post made by Lydiksen on Aug. 24, 2016
Last comment by Rick, on Aug 29, 2016 at 5:07 pm | 18 comments | 1340 Views

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Pleasanton Library's After-School Snacks Class a Success

The Pleasanton Library has launched a free, monthly After-School Snacks Class in partnership with the Pleasanton New Leaf...

Original post made by Patti Bond on Aug. 25, 2016
There are no comments yet. 172 Views

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Gauging interest in school board candidates' forum

The PW staff is contemplating how best to serve the community. We have noticed the audience engagement on the posts regarding...

Original post made by Gina Channell, Publisher on Aug. 22, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Aug 23, 2016 at 3:49 pm | 2 comments | 545 Views

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Retired Hart Middle School principal Steve Maher seeks school board seat

Two candidates with a long history in the Pleasanton school system have joined the race for election to the school board...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2016
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Aug 22, 2016 at 4:02 pm | 34 comments | 7958 Views

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School board to discuss governance handbook, winter water damage at tomorrow's meeting

The Pleasanton school board will discuss updating the handbook detailing its procedures, practices and responsibilities at...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2016
Last comment by Dump Ahmadi Governing Board document, on Aug 22, 2016 at 9:10 am | 1 comment | 3753 Views

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Ruegsegger to seek election to Pleasanton school board

We now have are now having a school secretary running for school board. Was the custodian not available? Let's open the conversation...

Original post made by Qualified Really on Aug. 16, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 18, 2016 at 8:39 am | 8 comments | 576 Views

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School board approves contract amendments, recycled water resolution

The Pleasanton school board last night reviewed an updated fiscal year budget and approved recycled water for irrigation...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Aug 17, 2016 at 6:45 pm | 7 comments | 3552 Views

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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 | 1067 Views

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Pleasanton Library Launches After-School Snack Classes

Is your family getting ready to get back to school? In partnership with the Pleasanton New Leaf Community Market and...

Original post made by Patti Bond on Aug. 10, 2016
There are no comments yet. 169 Views

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Walk-through registrations start at Pleasanton schools

Walk-through registrations will be held today and tomorrow at Pleasanton middle and high schools with all elementary schools...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2016
Last comment by Gina Channell, Publisher, on Aug 10, 2016 at 10:22 am | 25 comments | 3063 Views
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