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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 | 4693 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 8057 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 | 6770 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 | 8369 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 | 4456 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 | 4263 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 | 6256 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 | 5013 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 | 4442 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

College Admissions 101

Learn how colleges evaluate applicants, discover how to find "best fit" colleges and find out how to prepare a strong application...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 12, 2009 at 11:34 am | 2 comments | 4649 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Football Games

Did the sound system issue at Amador get resolved?...

Original post made by trekmtb on Oct. 16, 2008
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Jan 10, 2009 at 6:27 pm | 11 comments | 6258 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion

My second grader came home from school the other day and reported to me that in some of the older elementary grades, the...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2008
Last comment by A high school mom, on Jan 2, 2009 at 12:26 pm | 26 comments | 4880 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

6th Ryan Gordon Amador/Foothill Alumni Soccer Games

6th Ryan Gordon Foothill-Amador Alumni Soccer Games Benefiting the Foothill and Amador High School Soccer Programs. When:...

Original post made by trekmtb on Dec. 22, 2008
Last comment by Jessica, on Dec 30, 2008 at 9:06 am | 5 comments | 4176 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State cuts to schools

My neighbor, who works as a teacher in the Pleasanton Schools told me that because of the state budget, the schools are going...

Original post made by Stephen on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by another disastisfied parent, on Dec 23, 2008 at 7:53 pm | 16 comments | 4260 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Retiree Incentives

WOW Did you hear at the board meeting tonight night that one of the reasons the district is in the red was because the retiree...

Original post made by Stephen on Dec. 9, 2008
Last comment by me, on Dec 19, 2008 at 8:26 pm | 3 comments | 4029 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Budget still a burden for schools

The state of the school district's budget appears to have gone from bad to worse. As California's deficit climbs to an estimated...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by interested resident, on Dec 12, 2008 at 8:28 pm | 12 comments | 5964 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD budget cuts again?

We all realize that the budget crisis at the state level will impact our schools. We watched the PUSD board meeting tonight...

Original post made by Stephen on Nov. 17, 2008
Last comment by grammar checker, on Nov 27, 2008 at 7:29 pm | 42 comments | 5755 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Results of 2007 CHKS-Guns in our Pleasanton schools

I wanted to wait to post this thread until the new board was in place but the news headlines "Gun Discharged in Classroom...

Original post made by Paula Plunk on Nov. 19, 2008
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 26, 2008 at 8:54 am | 4 comments | 4428 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Skip Mohatt, long-time Amador Valley High teacher, coach dies in Auburn

Long-time Amador Valley High School teacher and coach Everett (Skip) Mohatt died Saturday night in Auburn, where he had lived...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2008
Last comment by Grayce Stratton, on Nov 24, 2008 at 12:52 pm | 5 comments | 5233 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student leaders wear Harvest Park's name on the backs of their heads

Talk about wearing your school's name on your sleeve, the eighth grade student body officers at Harvest Park Middle School...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by a, on Nov 20, 2008 at 5:21 pm | 4 comments | 5847 Views
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