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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board looking at scenarios for eventually reopening campuses

Three possible options for Pleasanton students learning in the upcoming year will be presented to the Board of Trustees at...

Original post made on May. 19, 2020
Last comment by Gotoclass, on Jun 18, 2020 at 11:20 am | 52 comments | 10512 Views

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Schools should encourage but not require students to wear face coverings, draft guidance says

Students should be encouraged but not required to use face coverings when California schools reopen for classroom instruction,...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2020
Last comment by Even 0.3% mortality means several dead in PUSD next year, on Jun 7, 2020 at 11:03 pm | 16 comments | 3729 Views

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Road to reopening Pleasanton schools remains unclear

What the upcoming school year will look like was the lingering question at an online meeting of the Pleasanton school board...

Original post made on May. 24, 2020
Last comment by Karl, on Jun 4, 2020 at 9:59 am | 32 comments | 9353 Views

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PUSD board approves pay bump for classified staff, postpones vote on cabinet raises

Pleasanton Unified School District staff will see a 2.75% pay raise after the trustees finalized a labor contract last week,...

Original post made on May. 27, 2020
Last comment by Ptown parent, on May 29, 2020 at 4:11 pm | 4 comments | 4060 Views

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ACT/SAT tests no longer required for admission to UC schools

Required standardized testing has been suspended until at least fall 2024 for all freshman applicants to the University of...

Original post made on May. 24, 2020
Last comment by Everyone Has Great Stats, on May 28, 2020 at 10:07 am | 6 comments | 2715 Views

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Child nutrition specialist Henninger wins PUSD Classified Employee of the Year

Child nutrition specialist Donna Henninger recently won the 2020 Pleasanton Unified School District Classified Employee of...

Original post made on May. 19, 2020
Last comment by Kerry Ayres, on May 21, 2020 at 2:35 pm | 3 comments | 3529 Views

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Dublin seventh-grader wins county spelling bee, qualifies for state championship

As one might expect from a spelling bee champion, Wells Middle School student Aanya Joshi is not short for words when it...

Original post made on May. 16, 2020
Last comment by Ronnie, on May 16, 2020 at 4:59 pm | 2 comments | 4650 Views

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Big plans to expand preschool in California put on hold due to coronavirus

Gov. Gavin Newsom's big plans for expanding child care and preschool have hit a big roadblock -- the coronavirus. Read...

Original post made on May. 14, 2020
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on May 15, 2020 at 9:13 pm | 1 comment | 2225 Views

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Pleasanton school board takes a closer look at E-10 school plans

The Pleasanton school board took a closer look at the planned E-10 school site, approved $831,000 for new student devices...

Original post made on May. 13, 2020
Last comment by Karl Aitken , on May 14, 2020 at 2:20 pm | 9 comments | 5248 Views

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Cindi Chase wins 2020 SHAPE America National Adapted Physical Education Teacher of the Year

Longtime Pleasanton teacher Cindi Chase won a top national title in physical fitness instruction as the 2020 SHAPE America...

Original post made on May. 8, 2020
Last comment by Ptown Parent, on May 8, 2020 at 8:19 am | 1 comment | 4626 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD: Superintendent addresses governor's plans for reopening schools

PUSD Superintendent David Haglund penned a detailed response this week to address Gov. Gavin Newsom's recent announcement...

Original post made on May. 6, 2020
Last comment by 2020gradmom, on May 7, 2020 at 2:11 pm | 12 comments | 6142 Views

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BART starting to enforce face mask requirements

BART starting Wednesday is enforcing the requirements from the counties where it operates that any riders entering the system...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2020
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Apr 24, 2020 at 10:49 am | 20 comments | 2847 Views

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PUSD trustees mulling alternative graduation options for seniors

The Pleasanton school board will explore alternative graduation options for this year's crop of high school seniors at an...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2020
Last comment by res, on Apr 22, 2020 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 4627 Views

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Pleasanton school board to explore grading options

A special virtual study session with the Pleasanton Unified School District Board of Trustees on Thursday afternoon will...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2020
Last comment by Karl Aitken, on Apr 21, 2020 at 2:10 pm | 50 comments | 7610 Views

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Go Green Initiative switching to online-only paid internships this summer

To provide Pleasanton high school and college students the opportunity to continue building their resumes amid the coronavirus...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2020
Last comment by Jill Buck, on Mar 31, 2020 at 7:51 pm | 1 comment | 4203 Views

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PPIE pivots during coronavirus with Virtual Race 2020

The Pleasanton Partnerships in Education Foundation (PPIE) has canceled its eighth annual Run for Education -- sort of. Look...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2020
Last comment by Wilmer, on Mar 30, 2020 at 5:17 am | 6 comments | 4093 Views

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Sunol school bond Measure O trailing by a single vote

With the election results update Saturday, the margin for the Sunol school bond Measure O remains razor thin. Just one vote,...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2020
Last comment by it's Official - , on Mar 29, 2020 at 3:49 pm | 8 comments | 4861 Views

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Hats off to PUSD

I just want to say that I am very impressed with PUSD. When the school closed I requested a computer for my child. I got...

Original post made by Wendi on Mar. 19, 2020
Last comment by Ptown Mom, on Mar 21, 2020 at 11:31 am | 4 comments | 1034 Views

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Pleasanton Unified changes coronavirus plan, cancels classes on Monday too

The Pleasanton Unified School District has opted to now cancel classes on Monday too, Superintendent David Haglund announced...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2020
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 18, 2020 at 12:17 pm | 17 comments | 12289 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Vote Yes on Measure M, for students and schools

The $323 million bond measure for PUSD, on the March primary election ballot as local Measure M, is vital for the short-...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2020
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 17, 2020 at 8:51 am | 92 comments | 14707 Views
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