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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 | 4354 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 | 4540 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 7358 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 | 4997 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 | 5101 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 | 4189 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 5019 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 | 8544 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 | 6622 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 | 7186 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 | 4099 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 5292 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 4203 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A parcel tax is a thinly veiled excuse to have access to a pot of discretionary funds.

The superintendent is using scare tactics saying they will cut teachers and programs. He has threatened that our children...

Original post made by Mike on Feb. 13, 2008
Last comment by Linda, on Mar 6, 2008 at 9:58 am | 83 comments | 9544 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Coupe Welcomes Calls Per Pleasanton Weekly

Here is the publication's take on the meeting held on 1-28-08. **************************** Friday, February 1, 2008 ...

Original post made by Anonymous on Feb. 5, 2008
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Mar 5, 2008 at 3:07 pm | 12 comments | 5643 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools find alternate beef supplier

Beef has returned to Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD) school menus following what is being called the largest meat...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2008
Last comment by Jon, on Feb 29, 2008 at 8:06 am | 4 comments | 4216 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State recognizes Village High

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O'Connell recently named Village High School as a 2008 Model Continuation...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on Feb 22, 2008 at 10:39 pm | 2 comments | 4421 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Adult Ed Classes at Bernal Location: Too Dark at Night for Comfort

I took Spanish lessons through Pleasanton Adult Education. The classes were in the evening at the Bernal/First Street...

Original post made by Kyra on Feb. 22, 2008
There are no comments yet. 4161 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'We the People' teams head to state finals tomorrow

Three Pleasanton teachers will again lead their government and civics classes to Sacramento tomorrow for two days of intense...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2008
Last comment by Sad, on Feb 11, 2008 at 4:41 pm | 21 comments | 5303 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Back to Bach

Getting an invitation to play at the annual Junior Bach Festival is no easy task, which is why Christine Xu, 9, was ecstatic...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2007
Last comment by Rose, on Feb 8, 2008 at 1:34 pm | 4 comments | 5766 Views
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