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SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD, It is too soon

“To repair and upgrade aging classrooms and facilities at local schools; provide 21st century learning technology and facilities;...

Original post made by Kathleen Ruegsegger on Dec. 21, 2019
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 27, 2019 at 3:47 pm | 16 comments | 2878 Views

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Details revealed in LVJUSD lawsuit against vaping industry giant

While various government agencies work to counter the use of e-cigarette use among teenagers, officials from the LVJUSD have...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2019
Last comment by Livermore Parent, on Dec 26, 2019 at 4:29 pm | 1 comment | 2692 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Maher to lead Pleasanton school board as president in 2020

PUSD Trustees Steve Maher and Jamie Yee will take charge of leading the Pleasanton school board when the new year rings in...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2019
Last comment by Livermore Parent, on Dec 20, 2019 at 5:17 pm | 1 comment | 3830 Views

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Alameda County supervisors approve flavored tobacco ban in unincorporated areas

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted on Tuesday to ban the sale of all flavored tobacco products -- including menthol...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2019
Last comment by James Michael, on Dec 20, 2019 at 11:05 am | 2 comments | 4242 Views

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Time for school district to ask what if?

From Tim Hunt’s blog Uploaded: Dec 17, 2019 The Pleasanton school board, at its final 2019 meeting, heard a report...

Original post made by Kathleen Ruegsegger on Dec. 19, 2019
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Dec 20, 2019 at 8:46 am | 2 comments | 830 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Did a bunny book really lead to Dublin superintendent's ouster?

It's difficult to believe that it took that long to find three documents. It's easier to believe it took that long to figure...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2019
Last comment by Gina Channell, Publisher, on Dec 19, 2019 at 12:25 pm | 4 comments | 10657 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tri-Valley high schools rank among best STEM programs in the U.S.

Some of the best STEM (science, tech, engineering and mathematics) courses in the country can be found right at several Tri-Valley...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2019
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Nov 28, 2019 at 12:04 pm | 6 comments | 5156 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tax talk and achievement gaps are focus at PUSD community meeting

A modest turnout for a Pleasanton Unified School District community meeting on Wednesday night gave attendees the opportunity...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2019
Last comment by Ida Know, on Nov 28, 2019 at 6:15 am | 8 comments | 3996 Views

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Online survey out now on West Las Positas Blvd. bike lanes

Pleasanton city staff and consultant firm Toole Design Group are continuing work to refine preferred options for creating...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2019
Last comment by Steve McGinnis, on Nov 8, 2019 at 4:19 pm | 1 comment | 1178 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kuo dominates Election Night in Dublin school board special ballot

Catherine Kuo, a business analyst and school volunteer with two children in local schools, finished Election Night with a...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2019
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Nov 6, 2019 at 7:26 pm | 2 comments | 3636 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley lot reopens after five-month closure for solar panel project

The main Amador Valley High School parking lot reopened for business Tuesday, marking the end of a months-long waiting period...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2019
Last comment by Jeff W, on Oct 23, 2019 at 2:22 pm | 23 comments | 4994 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Head of the Class: Butterfield poised for success at Amador Valley

Josh Butterfield found the challenge he was looking for when he threw his hat in for the position of principal at Amador...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2019
Last comment by James Michael, on Oct 22, 2019 at 8:24 pm | 2 comments | 4773 Views

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PUSD: Board to review polling results on potential new bond measure

Results from a recent survey gauging local voters about a potential new $120 million bond measure is set to be presented...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2019
Last comment by Ptown Mom, on Oct 11, 2019 at 7:59 pm | 24 comments | 3591 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

JUUL's ongoing role in Livermore vaping referendum unclear

The campaign to keep vaping products in the city of Livermore may be at risk of losing its biggest supporter with the announcement...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2019
Last comment by Kiley Phillips, on Oct 10, 2019 at 5:24 am | 1 comment | 3029 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Meet candidates for Dublin school board special election

A section of Dublin voters will choose between an active parent volunteer and an experienced educator when they pick the...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2019
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Oct 5, 2019 at 8:36 am | 12 comments | 5969 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Head of the Class: Nguyen takes reins at Pleasanton Middle School

Pleasanton Middle School's new principal Joe Nguyen said in a recent interview with the Weekly that "education is a family...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2019
Last comment by PMS parents, on Oct 3, 2019 at 12:42 pm | 13 comments | 4547 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former Foothill star, NFL prospect arrested in $1M cellphone robbery ring

Authorities announced Thursday that 12 people, including a National Football League hopeful from Pleasanton, were charged...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2019
Last comment by Wally, on Oct 3, 2019 at 9:58 am | 7 comments | 7059 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD survey finds support for new bond measure 'hovers' at 55% among voters

Results from a recent survey gauging local voters about a potential new $150 million bond measure were presented at the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2019
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Oct 2, 2019 at 9:27 pm | 13 comments | 3296 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Donations, donations, donations

So tired of being asked to donate to schools when I don't think the district is using the funds well. $250 here, $600 there,...

Original post made by Donatedout on Aug. 20, 2019
Last comment by Oliver Heaviside, on Oct 1, 2019 at 2:58 pm | 56 comments | 2487 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Convergences: Science, Technology & Art'

The Harrington Gallery in the Firehouse Arts Center is hosting a major installation titled "Convergences: Science, Technology,...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2019
Last comment by Dr Stranger Kgamphe, on Sep 25, 2019 at 8:30 pm | 1 comment | 2655 Views
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