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SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD aims to curb vaping among students

Calling vaping a “moving target” that needs to be shot down on local campuses, Pleasanton Unified School District staff...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2019
Last comment by Vaping, on Apr 19, 2019 at 5:58 am | 1 comment | 2054 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board discussing district efforts to curb student vaping

Combating vaping among students in the Pleasanton Unified School District is the focal point of a presentation that district...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2019
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Apr 18, 2019 at 3:59 pm | 12 comments | 2187 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City and PUSD consider striking a deal

Pleasanton city and school district leaders are set to examine sharing maintenance facilities and receive reports on Measure...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2019
Last comment by Spudly, on Apr 5, 2019 at 3:20 pm | 3 comments | 2541 Views

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Legislative update: Bauer-Kahan chairs Women's Reproductive Health Committee; Glazer bill takes aim at flavored tobacco

The Tri-Valley's state lawmakers have seen original bills advance through committees at the State Capitol over the past few...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2019
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Apr 3, 2019 at 8:57 pm | 3 comments | 1390 Views

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Longtime Valley View secretary going out on top as Classified Employee of the Year

Nancy Rae has been a staple fixture at Valley View Elementary School for nearly 34 years, greeting coworkers and students...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2019
Last comment by Alexis G., on Apr 2, 2019 at 7:43 pm | 2 comments | 3012 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Eagle Scout Award for Amador grad

Warren Zhang was presented with the Eagle Scout Award, the highest in the Scouting program, at a recent Eagle Court of Honor....

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2019
Last comment by Suzann, on Apr 2, 2019 at 9:53 am | 4 comments | 2047 Views

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Hart students sweep Bay Area cyber competition

A team of cyber-sleuths from Thomas Hart Middle School took first place recently at the Bay Area Regionals Cyber Competition...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2019
Last comment by Nilesh Malvankar , on Mar 28, 2019 at 12:31 pm | 1 comment | 2077 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community petitions city for extra crossing guard at Vintage Hills Elementary

A group of parents and their children are petitioning Pleasanton city leaders for an additional crossing guard at Vintage...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2019
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 20, 2019 at 2:44 pm | 25 comments | 3223 Views

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Firing of former Walnut Grove principal upheld

The Court of Appeal, First Appellate District Two, ruled this past week that the Pleasanton Unified School District was within...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2019
Last comment by Lauren Andrade distraction, on Mar 19, 2019 at 11:37 am | 3 comments | 6613 Views

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Pleasanton Unified eyes polling for feedback on potential new bond

The Pleasanton Unified School District Board of Trustees deliberated Tuesday evening whether community members would support...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2019
Last comment by Richard Michael, on Mar 17, 2019 at 10:29 am | 20 comments | 3598 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Amador Valley High School deserves stability

We encourage our school district leaders to have a frank, public discussion with Amador students, parents and community members...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2019
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Mar 15, 2019 at 12:52 pm | 3 comments | 5835 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to weigh new facilities bond measure

A possible new bond measure on next year’s election ballot will be explored when the Pleasanton Unified School District...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2019
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 14, 2019 at 1:09 pm | 63 comments | 3677 Views

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Pleasanton Unified Report Card

Given my children’s report cards come out this week, I thought it would be fitting to give PUSD a report card as well. Pleasanton...

Original post made by Concerned Pleasanton Parent on Mar. 8, 2019
Last comment by Been there done that, on Mar 11, 2019 at 3:35 pm | 28 comments | 4661 Views

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Letter: Teacher integrity intact; clarifying misconceptions

The strength and unparalleled success of the schools in the Pleasanton Unified School District continues to be driven by...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2019
Last comment by DKHSK, on Mar 10, 2019 at 11:30 am | 35 comments | 3679 Views

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Dublin down to three school board members after Cunningham resigns

Dublin Unified School District Trustee Dan Cunningham abruptly resigned in the middle of his third term last week, leaving...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2019
Last comment by Jeremy Walsh, editor, on Mar 5, 2019 at 7:12 pm | 3 comments | 2348 Views

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PUSD board confirms dismissal of high school pole vault coach

The termination of a popular high school pole vault coach amid allegations of inappropriate critical text messages to a student-athlete...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2019
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 3, 2019 at 8:57 pm | 17 comments | 6506 Views

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We the People: Amador Valley, Foothill to face off again at nationals

An old-fashioned Pleasanton rivalry will play out on a national stage when students from Amador Valley and Foothill high...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2019
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Feb 28, 2019 at 5:02 pm | 3 comments | 2664 Views

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Pleasanton: South Bay boy wins Scripps Regional Spelling Bee

Rishik Gandhasri, a seventh-grader from San Jose, took the top spot last Sunday at the 2019 Scripps Bay Area Regional Spelling...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2019
Last comment by Student at AV, on Feb 21, 2019 at 4:20 pm | 2 comments | 2281 Views

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Tim Talk: Being prepared saves a life at Pleasanton Middle School

Team members at Pleasanton Middle School were reminded of the importance of being trained and prepared for life-or-death...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2019
Last comment by Joe Cristiano, on Feb 18, 2019 at 9:29 am | 2 comments | 3748 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to review highs and lows of math placement results

Results from the ninth-grade math placement program will be up for discussion at Tuesday’s Pleasanton school board meeting,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2019
Last comment by Jill, on Feb 11, 2019 at 8:15 pm | 1 comment | 2667 Views
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