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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Amador Valley High School deserves stability

We encourage our school district leaders to have a frank, public discussion with Amador students, parents and community members...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2019
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Mar 15, 2019 at 12:52 pm | 3 comments | 4941 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to weigh new facilities bond measure

A possible new bond measure on next year’s election ballot will be explored when the Pleasanton Unified School District...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2019
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 14, 2019 at 1:09 pm | 63 comments | 3395 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Unified Report Card

Given my children’s report cards come out this week, I thought it would be fitting to give PUSD a report card as well. Pleasanton...

Original post made by Concerned Pleasanton Parent on Mar. 8, 2019
Last comment by Been there done that, on Mar 11, 2019 at 3:35 pm | 28 comments | 4424 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Teacher integrity intact; clarifying misconceptions

The strength and unparalleled success of the schools in the Pleasanton Unified School District continues to be driven by...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2019
Last comment by DKHSK, on Mar 10, 2019 at 11:30 am | 35 comments | 3410 Views

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Dublin down to three school board members after Cunningham resigns

Dublin Unified School District Trustee Dan Cunningham abruptly resigned in the middle of his third term last week, leaving...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2019
Last comment by Jeremy Walsh, editor, on Mar 5, 2019 at 7:12 pm | 3 comments | 2026 Views

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PUSD board confirms dismissal of high school pole vault coach

The termination of a popular high school pole vault coach amid allegations of inappropriate critical text messages to a student-athlete...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2019
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 3, 2019 at 8:57 pm | 17 comments | 6089 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

We the People: Amador Valley, Foothill to face off again at nationals

An old-fashioned Pleasanton rivalry will play out on a national stage when students from Amador Valley and Foothill high...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2019
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Feb 28, 2019 at 5:02 pm | 3 comments | 2312 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton: South Bay boy wins Scripps Regional Spelling Bee

Rishik Gandhasri, a seventh-grader from San Jose, took the top spot last Sunday at the 2019 Scripps Bay Area Regional Spelling...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2019
Last comment by Student at AV, on Feb 21, 2019 at 4:20 pm | 2 comments | 1963 Views

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Tim Talk: Being prepared saves a life at Pleasanton Middle School

Team members at Pleasanton Middle School were reminded of the importance of being trained and prepared for life-or-death...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2019
Last comment by Joe Cristiano, on Feb 18, 2019 at 9:29 am | 2 comments | 3409 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to review highs and lows of math placement results

Results from the ninth-grade math placement program will be up for discussion at Tuesday’s Pleasanton school board meeting,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2019
Last comment by Jill, on Feb 11, 2019 at 8:15 pm | 1 comment | 2400 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Eagle Court for Foothill senior

An Eagle Court of Honor will be held Sunday for Pleasanton teen Alexander Brandon Swenson-Lennox, who is a member of Troop...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2019
Last comment by Karl Aitken, on Feb 11, 2019 at 11:01 am | 2 comments | 1519 Views

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Foothill DECA brings home dozens of awards as team heads to state competition

Some 60 students from Foothill High School earned recognition at a business and career development conference in San Ramon...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2019
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Feb 7, 2019 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 1942 Views

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PUSD enlists law firm to investigate transcripts, grading practices

A legal consultant is investigating allegations of inconsistent grading and transcript practices at Pleasanton Unified School...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2019
Last comment by Rider, on Feb 5, 2019 at 1:58 pm | 27 comments | 11338 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board reviews funding sources for new campus on Donlon site

As part of first steps toward building a second campus on the Donlon Elementary School property -- now referred to by district...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2019
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 31, 2019 at 3:13 pm | 12 comments | 2489 Views

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Dublin voters to decide renewal of school parcel tax

Voters in the Dublin Unified School District will have a measure on the ballot for a mail-only special election May 7 --...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2019
Last comment by Richard Michael, on Jan 31, 2019 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 1468 Views

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PUSD executive cabinet, trustees receiving compensation increases

Pay raises were approved for members of the Pleasanton Unified School District's leadership team on Tuesday night, when the...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2019
Last comment by PUSDeepThroat, on Jan 30, 2019 at 11:06 pm | 2 comments | 3022 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Police, school officials seek to deter students from playing 'Assassin'

Pleasanton police and school district officials have issued a joint warning to students and their parents, requesting that...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2019
Last comment by Recycled, on Jan 30, 2019 at 10:33 pm | 1 comment | 1724 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD board reviewing options to pay for new school on Donlon site

As part of moving forward with building a second campus on the Donlon Elementary School property, the Pleasanton school board...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2019
Last comment by Livermore Parent, on Jan 15, 2019 at 12:19 pm | 2 comments | 2440 Views

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Guest Opinion: Is Donlon-lite really the solution?

Here's the fundamental problem with the Dec. 18 vote to build a separate elementary school for fourth- and fifth-graders...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2018
Last comment by Rich Bond Investors, on Jan 6, 2019 at 9:54 am | 32 comments | 4734 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Collaborative names Juanita Haugen Memorial Scholarship winners

The Community of Character Collaborative has chosen four high school seniors as recipients of the 2018 Juanita Haugen Memorial...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2019
Last comment by PleasantonTaxpayer, on Jan 2, 2019 at 10:26 am | 1 comment | 2144 Views
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