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SCHOOLS & KIDS

What happened at Amador

Any one know what happened at Amador high school today? At about 3:30 there were 3 fire trucks in front of the school....

Original post made by marie on Sep. 17, 2008
Last comment by Jane, on Sep 18, 2008 at 9:55 am | 2 comments | 4119 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Goodbye, for now

As I prepare to leave Pleasanton again for my final year at UC Davis, I wanted to take this opportunity to publicly thank...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2008
Last comment by Laura Ditto, on Sep 13, 2008 at 10:21 am | 1 comment | 4171 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Remembering 9/11

Flags were erected in several areas around the city today, honoring those lost just seven years ago in the attacks on America....

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2008
Last comment by Grandpa from New York, on Sep 13, 2008 at 5:34 am | 3 comments | 4842 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stay at Home Dads

Are Stay at Home Dad's accepted in our society? I have encountered many that are underachievers, boring/bored and generally...

Original post made by Mario on Sep. 10, 2008
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Sep 11, 2008 at 12:26 pm | 16 comments | 3738 Views

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 | 6227 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 | 4014 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 | 5059 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 8735 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 4521 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 4802 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 6007 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 5442 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 5169 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 5953 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 | 4399 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 | 6564 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 5179 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 5152 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 4130 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 4199 Views
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