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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 | 3831 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 | 5164 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 | 5034 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 3709 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 | 3163 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 | 6209 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 | 4767 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 | 7232 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 | 3427 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 | 2579 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 | 2765 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD summer intervention programs under review this week

The Pleasanton Unified School District Board of Trustees is set to hear updates on the district’s recent summer school...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2019
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 9, 2019 at 3:43 pm | 6 comments | 3571 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dublin school board OKs plans for new high school

Dublin Unified School District’s growing student population will be accommodated by several major projects that were recently...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2019
Last comment by Patriot , on Sep 6, 2019 at 2:34 pm | 6 comments | 8999 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Flavored tobacco ban referendum on Livermore council agenda

A referendum challenging Livermore’s recent ban on the sale of flavored tobacco within the city limits is on the City Council's...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2019
Last comment by Steve M, on Sep 5, 2019 at 1:29 pm | 4 comments | 4858 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rep. Eric Swalwell to Speak at the Youth Environmental Action Summit of the Tri-Valley

Rep. Eric Swalwell to Speak at the Youth Environmental Action Summit of the Tri-Valley Youth from Livermore, Pleasanton,...

Original post made by Ann Brown on Aug. 28, 2019
Last comment by Wombat, on Sep 3, 2019 at 9:32 pm | 12 comments | 1685 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sitting down with the superintendent

Superintendent David Haglund has juggled a number of changes so far at Pleasanton Unified School District in 2019 but is...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2019
Last comment by Dean, on Sep 3, 2019 at 11:40 am | 18 comments | 5770 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Livermore: Pedestrian fatality prompts call for safety improvements

The death of a Livermore woman killed trying to cross a street earlier this month has prompted family, friends and even total...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2019
Last comment by Randy Murrow, on Aug 30, 2019 at 1:22 pm | 8 comments | 6044 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton youth take aim at snuffing out teen vaping, tobacco use

Pleasanton youth will ask for support of a resolution that discourages students from smoking at the Pleasanton Unified School...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2019
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Aug 28, 2019 at 1:52 pm | 13 comments | 4182 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters

Quiet pillars of kindness in Pleasanton Read the full story here https://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2019/08/23/letters...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2019
Last comment by mariposita, on Aug 26, 2019 at 7:06 am | 2 comments | 1687 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD: Fairlands, Mohr, Harvest Park bolster security with new fencing

Three Pleasanton Unified School District campuses have fortified on-site security for the new school year with new 8-foot-tall...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2019
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 20, 2019 at 1:10 pm | 59 comments | 4763 Views
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