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Bay Area victims' attorney seeks to oust legendary Pleasanton swim coach

An attorney representing several sexual abuse victims in a lawsuit has demanded the removal of Pleasanton Seahawks coach...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2020
Last comment by Report Report Report, 7 minutes ago | 12 comments | 4420 Views

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Pleasanton school board gets more clarity on reopening plans

A final strategy for reopening Pleasanton Unified School District in fall is still emerging, but it became clearer how that...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2020
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, 8 minutes ago | 103 comments | 7351 Views

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Superintendent Marken abruptly resigns from Dublin Unified School District

Superintendent Dave Marken has handed in his resignation to the Dublin Unified School District Board of Trustees, marking...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2020
Last comment by Dublin Resident In the Know, on Jul 2, 2020 at 6:46 pm | 15 comments | 9378 Views

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Pleasanton: Eagle Scout Blake Kenney

Blake Kenney has achieved the rank of Eagle Scout although his Eagle Court of Honor was postponed due to the coronavirus...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2020
Last comment by Karl Aitken, on Jul 1, 2020 at 3:02 pm | 2 comments | 1282 Views

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PUSD return to school options; lack of accountability

PUSDs options don't seem to address how the teacher / student instructional hours are going to be accounted for. The...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Jun. 22, 2020
There are no comments yet. 166 Views

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Pleasanton school board looking at scenarios for eventually reopening campuses

Three possible options for Pleasanton students learning in the upcoming year will be presented to the Board of Trustees at...

Original post made on May. 19, 2020
Last comment by Gotoclass, on Jun 18, 2020 at 11:20 am | 52 comments | 7884 Views

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The choice model: Dublin Unified advances plan for reopening schools

Dublin Unified is moving forward with a plan to reopen schools in the fall that allows families to choose whether their student...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2020
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jun 17, 2020 at 12:09 pm | 2 comments | 13165 Views

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Schools should encourage but not require students to wear face coverings, draft guidance says

Students should be encouraged but not required to use face coverings when California schools reopen for classroom instruction,...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2020
Last comment by Even 0.3% mortality means several dead in PUSD next year, on Jun 7, 2020 at 11:03 pm | 16 comments | 2187 Views

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Road to reopening Pleasanton schools remains unclear

What the upcoming school year will look like was the lingering question at an online meeting of the Pleasanton school board...

Original post made on May. 24, 2020
Last comment by Karl, on Jun 4, 2020 at 9:59 am | 32 comments | 6948 Views

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PUSD board approves pay bump for classified staff, postpones vote on cabinet raises

Pleasanton Unified School District staff will see a 2.75% pay raise after the trustees finalized a labor contract last week,...

Original post made on May. 27, 2020
Last comment by Ptown parent, on May 29, 2020 at 4:11 pm | 4 comments | 2218 Views

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ACT/SAT tests no longer required for admission to UC schools

Required standardized testing has been suspended until at least fall 2024 for all freshman applicants to the University of...

Original post made on May. 24, 2020
Last comment by Everyone Has Great Stats, on May 28, 2020 at 10:07 am | 6 comments | 1267 Views

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Child nutrition specialist Henninger wins PUSD Classified Employee of the Year

Child nutrition specialist Donna Henninger recently won the 2020 Pleasanton Unified School District Classified Employee of...

Original post made on May. 19, 2020
Last comment by Kerry Ayres, on May 21, 2020 at 2:35 pm | 3 comments | 1965 Views

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Dublin seventh-grader wins county spelling bee, qualifies for state championship

As one might expect from a spelling bee champion, Wells Middle School student Aanya Joshi is not short for words when it...

Original post made on May. 16, 2020
Last comment by Ronnie, on May 16, 2020 at 4:59 pm | 2 comments | 2800 Views

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Big plans to expand preschool in California put on hold due to coronavirus

Gov. Gavin Newsom's big plans for expanding child care and preschool have hit a big roadblock -- the coronavirus. Read...

Original post made on May. 14, 2020
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on May 15, 2020 at 9:13 pm | 1 comment | 1040 Views

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Pleasanton school board takes a closer look at E-10 school plans

The Pleasanton school board took a closer look at the planned E-10 school site, approved $831,000 for new student devices...

Original post made on May. 13, 2020
Last comment by Karl Aitken , on May 14, 2020 at 2:20 pm | 9 comments | 3719 Views

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Cindi Chase wins 2020 SHAPE America National Adapted Physical Education Teacher of the Year

Longtime Pleasanton teacher Cindi Chase won a top national title in physical fitness instruction as the 2020 SHAPE America...

Original post made on May. 8, 2020
Last comment by Ptown Parent, on May 8, 2020 at 8:19 am | 1 comment | 2000 Views

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PUSD: Superintendent addresses governor's plans for reopening schools

PUSD Superintendent David Haglund penned a detailed response this week to address Gov. Gavin Newsom's recent announcement...

Original post made on May. 6, 2020
Last comment by 2020gradmom, on May 7, 2020 at 2:11 pm | 12 comments | 4450 Views

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BART starting to enforce face mask requirements

BART starting Wednesday is enforcing the requirements from the counties where it operates that any riders entering the system...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2020
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Apr 24, 2020 at 10:49 am | 20 comments | 1544 Views

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PUSD trustees mulling alternative graduation options for seniors

The Pleasanton school board will explore alternative graduation options for this year's crop of high school seniors at an...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2020
Last comment by res, on Apr 22, 2020 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 3292 Views

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Pleasanton school board to explore grading options

A special virtual study session with the Pleasanton Unified School District Board of Trustees on Thursday afternoon will...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2020
Last comment by Karl Aitken, on Apr 21, 2020 at 2:10 pm | 50 comments | 5633 Views
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