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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Signature Properties v. school district case trial begins

After more than five years of very-public dispute, another—and possibly decisive phase of the litigation between the...

Original post made on May. 18, 2008
Last comment by Jack, on May 24, 2008 at 11:34 am | 14 comments | 4484 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador team chosen to represent at G8 Summit event

Students from Amador Valley High School have been selected to represent the United States in the in the 2008 Junior 8 competition,...

Original post made on May. 23, 2008
Last comment by Mary, on May 23, 2008 at 3:29 pm | 2 comments | 3790 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Laws of Life Essay's / Luncheon

Today I was very impressed by many of the high school students at Foothill. They had a luncheon today for essay winners on...

Original post made by Aaron on Mar. 7, 2008
Last comment by stan, on May 22, 2008 at 4:33 pm | 3 comments | 3655 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Our Schools, Drugs & Violence

Per a new SF Chronicle analysis of statewide suspension data for the 2006-07 school year, see how our Pleasanton schools...

Original post made by firstgen on May. 19, 2008
There are no comments yet. 3525 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board member's residency called into question

A few residents claiming school board trustee Pat Kernan is in violation of residency requirements led the Pleasanton Unified...

Original post made on May. 16, 2008
Last comment by Julie, on May 16, 2008 at 6:39 pm | 4 comments | 4897 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley We the People makes top 10 finals at Nationals!

The Amador Valley "We the People" competition civics team has just found out that they are in the 10 ten out of 50 competing...

Original post made by Civic Minded on May. 4, 2008
Last comment by Announce To The World..., on May 12, 2008 at 5:17 pm | 3 comments | 3490 Views

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Non-Resident School Board Member will participate in a board meeting by phone from his home in Camino Ca.

Pleasanton school board member, Pat Kernan, will participate in a board meeting by phone from his home in Camino Ca. What...

Original post made by Outraged on Apr. 29, 2008
Last comment by PLATO, on May 6, 2008 at 1:01 am | 14 comments | 4290 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District Budget

How many of you watched the school board meeting about the budget last night. Seems to me that Mr. Ott talking about cutting...

Original post made by George on Apr. 15, 2008
Last comment by Pleasanton resident, on May 1, 2008 at 8:07 pm | 4 comments | 3635 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saving Planet Earth at Hearst school

When it comes to observing Earth Day next Tuesday, students and their parents at Hearst Elementary School have to go no farther...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2008
Last comment by K Kumar, on Apr 30, 2008 at 2:25 pm | 1 comment | 3814 Views

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Non-resident school board member making decision that affect Pleasanton tax payers?

The Parcel Tax is real news. How many people really care about split infinitives? I don’t understand the value in repeated...

Original post made by Mike on Apr. 6, 2008
Last comment by Outraged, on Apr 29, 2008 at 4:11 pm | 53 comments | 5999 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Small fire leads to school evacuation

The gym roof at Phoebe Hearst Elementary School caught fire around 9:53 a.m. Friday morning when workers were installing...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2008
Last comment by happy, on Apr 25, 2008 at 8:52 pm | 3 comments | 4016 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School program closes Foothill Road Tuesday

As a part of the Every 15 Minutes anti-DUI program, a portion of Foothill Road near Foothill High School will be closed from...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2008
Last comment by Grace, on Apr 25, 2008 at 2:46 pm | 6 comments | 4031 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Harvest Park Parents Block Sidewalk-Walnut Grove students Squeeze Between Their Bumpers

Walnut Grove students who get out early and walk home on the sidewalk that goes by the Harvest Park Middle School parking...

Original post made by Sophia on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by HP Parent, on Apr 20, 2008 at 6:36 pm | 7 comments | 3568 Views

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School board learns more about parcel tax, but decides to hold off

School board members learned more about what goes into crafting a parcel tax for the November ballot Tuesday night, but will...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2008
Last comment by taxpayer, on Apr 13, 2008 at 2:49 pm | 15 comments | 4031 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are helmets the law for scooters/skateboards?

I wanted to bring attention to the subject of helmets, after reading the previous post about bicycle safety. About 2 weeks...

Original post made by Mom on Mar. 24, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 7, 2008 at 11:05 am | 16 comments | 6731 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax thread

I have been reading the blogs about the parcel tax issue becausesome folks were posting good informatin about how schools...

Original post made by Dave on Mar. 20, 2008
Last comment by Mike, on Apr 5, 2008 at 6:41 pm | 27 comments | 5312 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why cut sports?

What can we do to convince the school board not to cut coaches?...

Original post made by George Peters on Mar. 4, 2008
Last comment by ts, on Apr 4, 2008 at 9:07 pm | 17 comments | 5899 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids and Bicycle Safety

Hi Friends, Anyone else heartbroken about the news of a fifth-grade old boy in San Ramon who was killed when he accidentally...

Original post made by C Gage on Mar. 22, 2008
Last comment by Parent of a bike rider, on Mar 28, 2008 at 1:01 pm | 8 comments | 3508 Views

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Driving cross country

The first day of traveling we drove through Pennsylvania. There was not much to look at out the window so Jenny and I read...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2007
Last comment by Martha Grill, on Mar 23, 2008 at 9:17 am | 5 comments | 4497 Views

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Town Square Postings

<B>On TV30 woes Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3716 posted Friday, March 14,...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2008
Last comment by Linda, on Mar 14, 2008 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 3503 Views
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