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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Name that hippo

There's a new animal that will be hanging out at Gingerbread Preschool and it needs a name. A lifesize hippopotamus--albeit...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2008
Last comment by maria, on Sep 10, 2008 at 3:59 pm | 14 comments | 5998 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student hit by La Petite Bus

Any news on the young lady that was hit at dismissal by the La Petite Academy bus in front of AVHS on Wednesday? Many kids...

Original post made by Anne on Aug. 30, 2008
Last comment by Emily Atwood, on Sep 2, 2008 at 2:23 pm | 2 comments | 3898 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill seniors cheer first day of their final year

Many of Foothill High School's 593 seniors who make up the Class of 2009 donned Falcon tops, cheered and waved banners at...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2008
Last comment by mom of 2, on Aug 29, 2008 at 4:51 pm | 5 comments | 4854 Views

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Are our school leaders truly selecting the best and brightest to teach our children?

My husband and I relocated to Pleasanton because of the quality of our schools. Top schools should recruit top talent, don't...

Original post made by Concerned on Jul. 7, 2008
Last comment by PoP, on Aug 28, 2008 at 1:24 pm | 93 comments | 8464 Views

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Mom Sells Rule-Breaking Son's Car

Thought some parents may be interested... http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080109/ap_on_fe_st/odd_car_ad Mom sells rule-breaking...

Original post made by Karen on Jan. 9, 2008
Last comment by matthew, on Aug 27, 2008 at 3:46 pm | 10 comments | 4395 Views

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Youth Sports

My experience with youth sports in Pleasanton is not a positive one. Baseball is controlled by parent group cliques who hand...

Original post made by Rosemary on Aug. 4, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Aug 25, 2008 at 2:12 pm | 35 comments | 4657 Views

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District 'not there yet' in decision to appeal Neal Elementary case

No action was taken at the Pleasanton Unified School District's closed meeting Thursday over the recent litigation over the...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2008
Last comment by An Amazed Perent, on Aug 24, 2008 at 3:29 pm | 5 comments | 5799 Views

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Editorial

If at least three of the five candidates currently holding filing papers for this year's Pleasanton school board elections...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2008
Last comment by JT, on Aug 14, 2008 at 10:40 am | 2 comments | 5292 Views

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PUSD $1057 to file a candidate statement:

Over a thousand dollars to file with a candidate statement is a deterrent to many people. Still the fact that we have two...

Original post made by Julie Testa on Aug. 1, 2008
Last comment by A Pleasanton Resident, on Aug 7, 2008 at 11:11 pm | 13 comments | 5046 Views

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Class of 2008

T Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4088 posted Friday, June 6, 2008, 12:00 AM...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2008
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Aug 7, 2008 at 4:46 am | 53 comments | 5799 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Final decision affirms earlier ruling in favor of Signature

In a final decision that could cost the Pleasanton school district several million dollars, Alameda County Superior Court...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2008
Last comment by Concerned taxpayer, on Aug 4, 2008 at 10:59 pm | 19 comments | 4277 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Column

Longtime school board member Pat Kernan has been taking it on the chin lately in both the media and at a recent school board...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2008
Last comment by Julie, on Aug 1, 2008 at 11:56 am | 64 comments | 6345 Views

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Algebra for all eighth-graders?

I'm concerned about the CA Board of Education mandating that all eighth-graders pass Algebra 1. Some kids take it as an AP...

Original post made by Logical concern on Jul. 14, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 30, 2008 at 12:06 pm | 13 comments | 5012 Views

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Voice Recorders in the Classroom

I think all classrooms should have a recording device that we can be reviewed if a student reports unprofessional...

Original post made by Ellen on Jul. 24, 2008
Last comment by I can't believe it, on Jul 30, 2008 at 11:58 am | 15 comments | 4972 Views

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Editorial

If you haven't read through the 36-page response by the Pleasant school district to Judge George C. Hernandez's tentative...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2008
Last comment by Strange loyalties, on Jul 13, 2008 at 10:32 am | 3 comments | 3985 Views

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Four promoted in Pleasanton Police Department

New Police Chief Michael Fraser announced the promotions of Sergeants Craig Eicher and Michael Elerick to the rank of lieutenant...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2008
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jul 11, 2008 at 1:44 am | 5 comments | 4073 Views

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Editorial

Superintendent John Casey wisely took consideration of a possible parcel tax off the school board's table last week, saying...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Jul 6, 2008 at 12:45 pm | 3 comments | 3797 Views

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School district stands by litigation over Neal School

After meeting in closed session Tuesday afternoon regarding the judge's ruling in favor of Signature Properties, the school...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2008
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jun 26, 2008 at 9:47 am | 11 comments | 5957 Views

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Pleasanton man leads 'Campaign to Restore the Original Dream'

Although Camp Loma Mar is nestled nearly 70 miles south of Pleasanton in the redwood forests by Half Moon Bay, it is a favorite...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2008
Last comment by Jill, on Jun 23, 2008 at 2:45 pm | 3 comments | 4395 Views

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Presenting the class of 2008

Bayley Adams Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4087 posted Friday, June 6, 2008,...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 23, 2008 at 12:12 pm | 3 comments | 41991 Views
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