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Amador Valley High breaks ground on new shade structure

Amador Valley High School broke ground Wednesday on construction for a new shade structure that will provide students some...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2021
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jul 20, 2021 at 2:46 pm | 3 comments | 5327 Views

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Livermore high schools to offer three new 'equity-focused' courses

High school students attending Livermore public schools will have three new equity-focused elective options this fall following...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2021
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PUSD eyes academic equity with grading practice overhaul

A proposal to overhaul grading practices at Pleasanton Unified School District became a broader discussion about ensuring...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2021
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jul 8, 2021 at 8:33 am | 19 comments | 8397 Views

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PUSD union staff 'disgusted' by pay increases for upper administration

Amid negotiations with both collective bargaining groups at PUSD (and heavy criticism from some union members), the Board...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2021
Last comment by Michael Austin , on Jul 7, 2021 at 5:43 pm | 25 comments | 6903 Views

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Pleasanton: City names new teen poet laureate

Pleasanton has named Amador Valley High School senior Nikita Jayaprakash to be the city's 2021-22 teen poet laureate after...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2021
Last comment by Jennifer Pauli, on Jun 30, 2021 at 3:12 am | 2 comments | 5638 Views

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Foothill High Students Awarded Rotary North Scholarships

Reflecting their outstanding academic performance, school activities and community service, three graduating seniors from...

Original post made by Jim Brice on Jun. 26, 2021
There are no comments yet. 524 Views

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Tri-Valley Retired Educators' Scholarships

Tri-Valley Retired Educators’ Scholarships The Tri-Valley Retired Educators’ Scholarship, part of...

Original post made by CWanlin on Jun. 15, 2021
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2021 Pedrozzi Scholars Announced

The Pedrozzi Foundation recently awarded $461,000 in scholarships to 122 local scholars, 29% of whom are in the first generation...

Original post made by Pedrozzi Foundation on Jun. 14, 2021
There are no comments yet. 530 Views

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Valley View principal promoted to district office

Valley View Elementary's principal is leaving the school after the academic year but will be remaining with the district...

Original post made on May. 27, 2021
Last comment by Indy Girl, on May 27, 2021 at 12:42 pm | 3 comments | 5480 Views

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Pleasanton board trustees will decide the fate of a popular PUSD Early Education Center this Thursday which also would cut support for teen moms

Pleasanton board trustees will decide the fate of a popular PUSD Early Education Center this Thursday which also would cut...

Original post made by Dave on May. 17, 2021
Last comment by Nick, on May 20, 2021 at 12:46 am | 2 comments | 677 Views

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Layoffs are looming for Horizons daycare program

A long-time daycare program at Pleasanton Unified School District is facing staff cuts "due to lack of work and/or lack of...

Original post made on May. 20, 2021
Last comment by Peggy, on May 20, 2021 at 12:10 am | 1 comment | 4520 Views

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PUSD may switch course on temporary grading policy

Pleasanton Unified School District may extend its Credit/No Credit temporary grading policy for middle and high school students...

Original post made on May. 6, 2021
Last comment by Michael Austin , on May 10, 2021 at 1:34 pm | 9 comments | 5878 Views

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Dublin school board picks San Jose leader Funk as finalist for superintendent

The Dublin Unified School District trustees on Thursday publicly identified Chris Funk, a school leader in the San Jose area,...

Original post made on May. 7, 2021
Last comment by Mary Durst, on May 7, 2021 at 10:49 am | 1 comment | 4704 Views

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Enrollment boundary changes contemplated for Pleasanton Unified School District

Looking toward a future with lower projected growth than originally predicted, the Pleasanton Unified School District Board...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2021
Last comment by Fifty Years Here, on Apr 29, 2021 at 9:11 am | 4 comments | 5564 Views

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Go Green Initiative - 2021 Summer Internship Opportunity

The Go Green Initiative (GGI) is recruiting high school and college students to participate in a virtual summer internship....

Original post made by Casi Herrera on Apr. 15, 2021
There are no comments yet. 618 Views

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Alameda County advances into state's red tier

Alameda County is moving into state's COVID-19 red tier, clearing the way for indoor dining, movie theaters, gyms to reopen...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2021
Last comment by Gina Channell, Publisher, on Mar 17, 2021 at 10:46 am | 16 comments | 6865 Views

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Pleasanton Unified cites pandemic for enrollment drop

Enrollment trends and changes in Pleasanton Unified School District will be a main topic of discussion at the Board of Trustees...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2021
Last comment by DKHSK, on Mar 15, 2021 at 5:06 am | 3 comments | 3654 Views

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Pleasanton Unified proposes new temporary grading policy

The Pleasanton school board is set to consider another proposed temporary grading policy for middle and high school students...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2021
Last comment by Michael Austin , on Feb 28, 2021 at 7:10 pm | 2 comments | 2744 Views

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Foothill DECA team earns 167 awards at regional conference

Foothill High School students swept a total of 167 awards and took home the prestigious glass at the DECA Northern California...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2021
Last comment by Jtjh, on Feb 12, 2021 at 3:47 pm | 1 comment | 498 Views

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Amador Valley student wins Congressional App Challenge for District 15

While creating a smartphone app that provides real-time information on the quality of local tap water, Amador Valley High...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2021
Last comment by Jill Buck, on Feb 11, 2021 at 9:31 am | 2 comments | 3861 Views
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