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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board votes to move ahead with new school on Donlon site

The Pleasanton Unified school board voted unanimously to move forward with building a second campus on the Donlon Elementary...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2018
Last comment by Julie, on Dec 26, 2018 at 9:18 am | 26 comments | 5711 Views

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PUSD board to debate new school on Donlon property

After months of planning and discussions, the Pleasanton Unified school board is expected to make a final decision on how...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2018
Last comment by James, on Dec 18, 2018 at 11:43 pm | 6 comments | 2475 Views

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PUSD previewing north side enrollment solutions ahead of board workshop

The Pleasanton school board is set to hear a preview for and proposed recommendations to address over-enrollment issues in...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2018
Last comment by John Paul, on Dec 14, 2018 at 7:28 am | 12 comments | 2499 Views

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Pleasanton students continue high performance in state assessment

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced this past week the results from the 2017-18 state assessment,...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2018
Last comment by JC, on Dec 11, 2018 at 1:05 pm | 6 comments | 2822 Views

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Accountability, priorities dominate PUSD community meeting

Widespread accountability was the theme of the night at the second Pleasanton Unified School District community meeting of...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2018
Last comment by Fifty Years Here, on Dec 7, 2018 at 8:49 am | 27 comments | 3225 Views

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PUSD holding another 'Connecting with Our Community' meeting

The Pleasanton Unified School District invites locals to a "Connecting with Our Community" meeting, set for Tuesday evening...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2018
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Nov 28, 2018 at 9:26 am | 4 comments | 1729 Views

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School board considers approving new contract with teachers union

The Pleasanton Unified school board is set to hold a public hearing and consider approving a collective bargaining agreement...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2018
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Nov 14, 2018 at 10:10 am | 5 comments | 1354 Views

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UPDATE: Newcomer Munro, incumbents Marchand, Woerner win Livermore city elections

Voters in Livermore cast ballots in favor of four long-familiar faces and two new candidates, as well as soundly defeated...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2018
Last comment by , on Nov 13, 2018 at 7:13 pm | 1 comment | 6967 Views

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Head of the Class: Brenner takes over at Harvest Park

Whether she has acquired "it" or had it all along throughout her years in education, the quality has led her to her "dream...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2018
Last comment by Harvester, on Nov 8, 2018 at 2:09 pm | 1 comment | 2397 Views

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SRVUSD formally apologizes for Ben Curry's death

San Ramon Valley schools Superintendent Rick Schmitt publicly apologized on Friday for the on-campus death of San Ramon Valley...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2018
Last comment by Dan, on Nov 7, 2018 at 8:37 pm | 5 comments | 3231 Views

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After student drowning, SRVUSD posting lifeguards at school pools, halting PE swimming

In the first action announced since the drowning of 15-year-old freshman Benjamin Curry in the San Ramon Valley High School...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2018
Last comment by Becky, on Oct 25, 2018 at 1:17 pm | 8 comments | 2700 Views

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School board to consider tentative agreement with teachers union

The Pleasanton school board is set to weigh approving a tentative agreement with the Association of Pleasanton Teachers bargaining...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2018
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Oct 24, 2018 at 3:47 pm | 4 comments | 2115 Views

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Tim Talk: Crucial Dublin council race hits final month

For 25 years, the city of Dublin has followed a development path that was approved by the City Council and upheld by voters...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2018
Last comment by Dublin needs new Leadership, on Oct 22, 2018 at 11:36 am | 3 comments | 2315 Views

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Head of the Class: Solorzano making the rounds at Amador

Alberto Solorzano's path to Amador Valley principal is full of "accidents," he said. Starting with his foray into teaching. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2018
Last comment by Jtjh, on Oct 22, 2018 at 8:23 am | 8 comments | 3628 Views

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PUSD talks new bond potential

The Pleasanton Unified school board discussed next steps for financing of the Measure I1 Facilities Bond at their first regular...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2018
Last comment by Map , on Oct 18, 2018 at 2:21 pm | 19 comments | 2574 Views

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Pleasanton Middle School teacher takes part in selective national program

An eighth grade teacher at Pleasanton Middle School was one of 36 educators selected nation-wide to take part in a humanities-focused...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2018
Last comment by sauce, on Oct 17, 2018 at 6:44 pm | 4 comments | 3069 Views

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Foothill High prom facing fundraising shortfalls

Foothill High School's annual end-of-year dance extravaganzas for the junior and senior classes may see some changes in the...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2018
Last comment by BobB, on Oct 13, 2018 at 12:12 pm | 82 comments | 6316 Views

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School District Considering Push for Additional $124MM Bond

The school district is starting a campaign to raise another $124MM in bonds. Staff is bringing this idea to the board tomorrow...

Original post made by Kathleen Ruegsegger on Oct. 8, 2018
Last comment by David, on Oct 10, 2018 at 11:06 pm | 8 comments | 963 Views

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Livermore: Police warn of opioid overdoses after two recent teen deaths

Livermore police are warning residents about the dangers of opioids after two teenagers died in the city in recent days in...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2018
Last comment by PParent, on Oct 4, 2018 at 12:18 pm | 1 comment | 1880 Views

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Tri-Valley local elections roundup

Like their neighbors in Pleasanton, residents in other Tri-Valley cities will have city council elections to decide this...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2018
Last comment by Charter Reformer, on Sep 30, 2018 at 2:06 pm | 3 comments | 3212 Views
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