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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton native's college debt wiped clean by billionaire

Amador alum Jonathan Epps was stunned last month when billionaire businessman Robert Smith promised to pay off all student...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2019
Last comment by clytemnestra, on Jun 5, 2019 at 5:04 pm | 2 comments | 3780 Views

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Dublin voters pass Measure E

DUSD voters signed off on extending the $96-per-parcel tax for another nine years by passing Measure E in the May 7 mail-only...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2019
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 5, 2019 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 2484 Views

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Tennis courts off the table for Amador Valley High parking options

A proposal to park hundreds of cars on the Amador Valley High tennis courts during construction of a solar panel structure...

Original post made on May. 21, 2019
Last comment by Karl Aitken, on Jun 3, 2019 at 3:55 pm | 14 comments | 3122 Views

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Around Pleasanton: Hart Middle School's popular music teacher retiring Friday

Dennis Aquilina, the band director at Hart Middle School, retires on Friday, ending a 24-year-long career as a music teacher...

Original post made on May. 31, 2019
Last comment by K, on Jun 2, 2019 at 1:29 pm | 5 comments | 3674 Views

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Congratulations class of 2019

The crop of students graduating this year from Pleasanton Unified School District high schools will mark a major milestone...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2019
Last comment by Raja A, on Jun 2, 2019 at 10:21 am | 1 comment | 7819 Views

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Contenders ready for Dublin school board special election

Voters may experience a case of deja vu next Tuesday when the two candidates for Dublin Unified School District Trustee Area...

Original post made on May. 30, 2019
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on May 30, 2019 at 8:58 pm | 4 comments | 3195 Views

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Principal resigning from Vintage Hills following leave of absence

Following a recent leave of absence, Vintage Hills Elementary School principal Ann Jayne informed district officials this...

Original post made on May. 5, 2019
Last comment by Sanjay, on May 29, 2019 at 3:46 am | 35 comments | 5624 Views

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2019 Excellence in Education Award Winners

Congratulations to all of you! WELL DESERVED....and Thank You! The Pleasanton PTA Council, in partnership with the...

Original post made by Ornithology on May. 21, 2019
Last comment by Rick, on May 24, 2019 at 2:34 pm | 1 comment | 932 Views

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PUSD board to discuss costs of Lydisken rebuild, Pleasanton Middle field rehab

The Pleasanton school board is set to decide Tuesday night whether to add nearly $95,000 more to the final tally for designing...

Original post made on May. 21, 2019
Last comment by Sara, on May 23, 2019 at 12:05 am | 2 comments | 1965 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board mulls survey on potential new bond measure

A potential school facilities bond measure on next year's ballot generated a fair amount of discussion during the Pleasanton...

Original post made on May. 14, 2019
Last comment by Map , on May 20, 2019 at 7:35 pm | 7 comments | 2814 Views

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Overnight vandalism strikes Pleasanton Middle School

Someone vandalized Pleasanton Middle School overnight on Tuesday, causing damage to the campus including the school garden. Read...

Original post made on May. 16, 2019
Last comment by JM, on May 20, 2019 at 11:43 am | 28 comments | 7928 Views

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PUSD seeks community feedback on Amador parking lot plans

In anticipation of plans to build a new solar structure in the Amador Valley High School parking lot this summer, Pleasanton...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2019
Last comment by NotSolarMan, on May 3, 2019 at 8:13 am | 18 comments | 4779 Views

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PPIE takes over elementary music fundraising as PSEE dissolves

In a move aimed at boosting support for music and art programs at local schools, the Pleasanton Partnerships in Education...

Original post made on May. 1, 2019
Last comment by Parent, on May 1, 2019 at 1:36 pm | 2 comments | 1896 Views

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School district now includes all community members in annual survey

Pleasanton Unified School District has expanded this year’s school quality stakeholder survey to include more residents...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2019
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Apr 26, 2019 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 1335 Views

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Camp Connection: Camp season quickly approaching

Many years ago, my independent 8-year-old son went away to a week-long YMCA camp near Yosemite. My husband and I watched...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2019
Last comment by Robert S. Allen, on Apr 19, 2019 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 1534 Views

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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 | 2502 Views

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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 | 2566 Views

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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 | 2959 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 | 1854 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 3489 Views
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