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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district holds special meeting at 5 p.m. tonight

The school board will meet at 5 p.m. tonight to discuss the budget crisis facing Pleasanton Unified School District. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 4, 2009 at 2:16 pm | 21 comments | 5097 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Emotions run high with school cuts on the line

With the elimination of class-size reductions on their worry lists, parents, educators and others packed a school district...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by Need Credibility, on Feb 4, 2009 at 2:06 pm | 99 comments | 8588 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local gymnast has sensational season

Lacy Dagen, a 9-year-old gymnast from Pleasanton, just completed her level 7 season. She was one of only 25 9-year-olds in...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2008
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Feb 4, 2009 at 12:13 pm | 3 comments | 6130 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill High principal calls state budget impact on schools 'dire'

In a letter to Foothill High School students, parents and alumni, the school's principal John Dwyer said he had anticipated...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2009
Last comment by Dan Faraday, on Feb 3, 2009 at 2:19 pm | 28 comments | 5612 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

30th Reunion Foothill HS Class of '79

30 Year Reunion - Class of '79 Foothill High School, Pleasanton, CA Reunifying the Foothill Falcons Class of '79 has begun....

Original post made by Gary Schwaegerle on Feb. 2, 2009
There are no comments yet. 4269 Views

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School forum puts financial crisis at forefront

Many educational buzz words were used during Tuesday night's school board candidates forum as hopefuls vied for votes. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2009
Last comment by Bob, on Feb 1, 2009 at 11:19 pm | 2 comments | 3725 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sweet victory for Foothill again

Foothill will continue its undefeated reign after a 3-0 win over Cal High tonight. The girls varsity team scored one goal...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2009
Last comment by BUSC Family, on Feb 1, 2009 at 11:26 am | 8 comments | 5467 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Marquis for Amador

I've heard that there is money in an account - raised to erect a new marquis for Amador Valley High School. I heard that...

Original post made by Don family on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Jan 30, 2009 at 6:41 am | 22 comments | 5742 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SAVE PLEASANTON SCHOOLS

Dear Friends, I am deeply concerned over the proposed level of cuts being proposed to the Pleasanton schools....

Original post made by Laura Foster on Jan. 24, 2009
Last comment by Green Girl, on Jan 28, 2009 at 12:34 pm | 49 comments | 5613 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SHARED SACRIFICE

SHARED SACRIFICE has to be the common thread in any solution to the PUSD budget crisis. At the recent Budget Advisory Meeting,...

Original post made by Al Cohen on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by West side observer, on Jan 28, 2009 at 11:01 am | 20 comments | 4101 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Of Note

<B>Help for the hungry Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5041 posted Friday, January...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Sam, on Jan 27, 2009 at 9:21 pm | 3 comments | 3761 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD is Poorly Managed. Management Shake Up is a Must

If The Cupertino Union School District can provide their students with high-quality education and programs with only $4373...

Original post made by Devon on Jan. 18, 2009
Last comment by michael miller, on Jan 23, 2009 at 2:15 pm | 34 comments | 4635 Views

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Pleasanton considering eliminating class-size reductions, teaching and administrative positions

Pleasanton School Supt. John Casey warned yesterday that the state's growing deficit problems could force the district...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by concerned parent, on Jan 23, 2009 at 7:26 am | 164 comments | 7917 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hair Cutter for Boys

Anyone know a good hair cutter for boys? Not the classic short hair style cut, more like the skater-dude cut. Cosmos...

Original post made by Lisa on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by Sergei, on Jan 22, 2009 at 12:00 am | 16 comments | 6717 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district agrees to pay Signature, Standard Pacific $2.6 million to settle suit

The Pleasanton school district announced Tuesday that it has agreed to pay $2.6 million to local developers Signature Properties...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by Bob, on Jan 20, 2009 at 10:48 pm | 58 comments | 8255 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion

For schools in Pleasanton, along with those in the rest of California, 2009 bodes to be a year of great challenge. Given...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2008
Last comment by :), on Jan 20, 2009 at 7:04 pm | 16 comments | 4382 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Superintendent Contract

Awhile back someone posted a link here to John Casey's contract on the PUSD website. Does anyone recall this and can someone...

Original post made by Concerned Citizen on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Jan 20, 2009 at 5:48 am | 17 comments | 4215 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School administrators head to Sacramento today as deep budget cuts loom

With the Pleasanton school district facing a possible $8.7 million shortfall, administrators and staff finance managers will...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jan 17, 2009 at 10:35 pm | 23 comments | 6159 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss budget tonight

School districts across the state are looking to cut millions of dollars from their budgets in face of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Jan 17, 2009 at 4:04 pm | 11 comments | 4933 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where there's a need, there's a Y

The goal of the YMCA since beginning in 1844 is to meet the needs of the community. Despite its affluence, many people of...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by Jerry Metzker, on Jan 16, 2009 at 4:46 pm | 1 comment | 4363 Views
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