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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley musicians hit high note at Carnegie Hall

Sophomore Joseph Nazareno recalled performing on his tuba recently with Amador Valley High School's Wind Ensemble. "So many...

Original post made on May. 13, 2018
Last comment by Swami S., on May 13, 2018 at 6:01 pm | 1 comment | 1811 Views

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Lydiksen's Simpelo named PUSD Teacher of the Year

To Arlene Simpelo, "innovation" isn't just an educational buzz word to throw around. It's something to constantly embed in...

Original post made on May. 13, 2018
Last comment by Swami S., on May 13, 2018 at 10:46 am | 1 comment | 2648 Views

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San Ramon Valley High student drowns in school pool

A San Ramon Valley High School freshman died after being found unresponsive in the school's pool on Tuesday afternoon, according...

Original post made on May. 9, 2018
Last comment by Johnny, on May 10, 2018 at 9:40 am | 3 comments | 6436 Views

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Pleasanton school board trustees Laursen, Miller announce re-election bids

Pleasanton school board members Joan Laursen and Mark Miller have announced their intent to seek re-election this November. Read...

Original post made on May. 1, 2018
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 6, 2018 at 10:12 pm | 6 comments | 2209 Views

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We the People: Amador Valley, Foothill teams gearing up for nationals

For the first time ever, both We the People competitive civics teams from Pleasanton's rival high schools are headed to nationals...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2018
Last comment by Swami Srinivasan, on Apr 29, 2018 at 11:59 pm | 5 comments | 3056 Views

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School board, council discuss housing and student enrollment in Pleasanton

Housing and enrollment talk dominated the annual joint meeting of the Pleasanton City Council and Pleasanton Unified School...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2018
Last comment by PUSD Employee, on Apr 27, 2018 at 10:33 pm | 3 comments | 3214 Views

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Lydiksen Elementary celebrates 50 years

Lydiksen Elementary School marked five decades of educating young minds last Friday with a 50th birthday extravaganza. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2018
Last comment by Trevor, on Apr 25, 2018 at 6:27 am | 1 comment | 3274 Views

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'Every 15 Minutes' takes place at Foothill

Last week, Pleasanton Unified joined forces with the Pleasanton Police Department for their annual "Every 15 Minutes" program,...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2018
Last comment by Jamshed Rahman, on Apr 23, 2018 at 2:55 pm | 2 comments | 3262 Views

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School board to debate new bell schedules at two sites

The Pleasanton school board is set to consider approving pilot proposals for new bell schedules at two district schools Tuesday...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2018
Last comment by Amador Parent, on Apr 18, 2018 at 1:26 pm | 8 comments | 3937 Views

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School board talks overcrowding solutions

It was a full house at the Pleasanton Unified special workshop Tuesday night, as trustees and staff talked over how to best...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2018
Last comment by Billie, on Apr 16, 2018 at 3:51 pm | 68 comments | 5583 Views

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Foothill students connect with company leaders for 'speed interviews'

Over 100 Foothill students recently practiced their interviewing skills during a special speed interview program with volunteers...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2018
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Apr 16, 2018 at 12:11 pm | 3 comments | 2953 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Applications open for AAUW education grants

The local chapter of American Association of University Women is urging young women from the Tri-Valley to apply for its...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2018
Last comment by Leona, on Apr 10, 2018 at 5:59 am | 1 comment | 1194 Views

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AVHS brings back advanced language classes previously on chopping block

Amador Valley High School administrators have decided to reinstate two additional advanced language sections, after seven...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2018
Last comment by Jtjh, on Apr 9, 2018 at 11:20 am | 4 comments | 3116 Views

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Is Planned Parenthood's Comprehensive Sex Ed Program in PUSD Schools?

I read a disturbing article about how Planned Parenthood's Comprehensive Sex Ed program that has somehow made its way into...

Original post made by engaged parent on Apr. 5, 2018
Last comment by SHale99, on Apr 7, 2018 at 7:42 pm | 9 comments | 1046 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Oakland students; well deserved

News story tonight on Oakland students putting in work to clean and organize their library so they can access the books....

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Mar. 27, 2018
There are no comments yet. 429 Views

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Foothill: Quick response finds no danger after student joke about threat

School and police officials found themselves investigating a potential threat at Foothill High School on Thursday morning...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2018
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Mar 26, 2018 at 8:52 pm | 2 comments | 1913 Views

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School board talks Lydiksen rebuild’s initial design

The Pleasanton school board reviewed the conceptual design for the Lydiksen Elementary modernization project Tuesday night,...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2018
Last comment by False News & Alternative Facts, on Mar 22, 2018 at 7:43 pm | 8 comments | 2854 Views

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Baker honors local educator as district Woman of the Year

Pleasanton resident and School of Imagination and Happy Talkers founder Charlene Sigman has been selected by Assemblywoman...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2018
Last comment by Member, on Mar 21, 2018 at 1:46 pm | 1 comment | 2475 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

bias in schools

I am somewhat bothered by the bias in our Pleasanton schools, shown, primarily by the teachers, but also by students,and...

Original post made by Nicki on Mar. 16, 2018
There are no comments yet. 769 Views

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Pleasanton students protesting gun violence with fundraising, National School Walkout Day

Foothill sophomores got together over the weekend to make posters and t-shirts to help spread awareness about gun control...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2018
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Mar 14, 2018 at 3:37 pm | 66 comments | 4826 Views
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