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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Go Green Initiative switching to online-only paid internships this summer

To provide Pleasanton high school and college students the opportunity to continue building their resumes amid the coronavirus...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2020
Last comment by Jill Buck, on Mar 31, 2020 at 7:51 pm | 1 comment | 1540 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PPIE pivots during coronavirus with Virtual Race 2020

The Pleasanton Partnerships in Education Foundation (PPIE) has canceled its eighth annual Run for Education -- sort of. Look...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2020
Last comment by Wilmer, on Mar 30, 2020 at 5:17 am | 6 comments | 2309 Views

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Sunol school bond Measure O trailing by a single vote

With the election results update Saturday, the margin for the Sunol school bond Measure O remains razor thin. Just one vote,...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2020
Last comment by it's Official - , on Mar 29, 2020 at 3:49 pm | 8 comments | 3064 Views

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Hats off to PUSD

I just want to say that I am very impressed with PUSD. When the school closed I requested a computer for my child. I got...

Original post made by Wendi on Mar. 19, 2020
Last comment by Ptown Mom, on Mar 21, 2020 at 11:31 am | 4 comments | 317 Views

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Pleasanton Unified changes coronavirus plan, cancels classes on Monday too

The Pleasanton Unified School District has opted to now cancel classes on Monday too, Superintendent David Haglund announced...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2020
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 18, 2020 at 12:17 pm | 17 comments | 10029 Views

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Editorial: Vote Yes on Measure M, for students and schools

The $323 million bond measure for PUSD, on the March primary election ballot as local Measure M, is vital for the short-...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2020
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 17, 2020 at 8:51 am | 92 comments | 7523 Views

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Emergency Pleasanton school board meeting at noon to discuss coronavirus response plan

The Pleasanton Unified School District Board of Trustees has scheduled an emergency special meeting for noon Friday (March...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2020
Last comment by Me, on Mar 13, 2020 at 10:16 pm | 26 comments | 5710 Views

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Coronavirus: No new cases at all in county, but PUSD family under precautionary self-quarantine

There remain no confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the Tri-Valley, but one Pleasanton student and their family...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2020
Last comment by PaulN, on Mar 13, 2020 at 10:18 am | 10 comments | 18729 Views

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Fairlands students embody historic figures for Black History Month

Instead of visiting a museum to learn about the history and contributions of black people in America, students in teacher...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2020
Last comment by Larry Greenly, on Feb 29, 2020 at 11:48 am | 1 comment | 1540 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD looking at vape sensors for middle and high schools

As part of plans for a major $9.6 million Measure I1 network upgrade, Pleasanton Unified School District is considering installing...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2020
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Feb 27, 2020 at 9:43 pm | 7 comments | 1974 Views

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PUSD passes Measure I1 audit with flying colors

The Pleasanton Unified School District passed a recent audit for management of Measure I1 bond funds with flying colors,...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2020
Last comment by Mark G, on Feb 25, 2020 at 4:26 pm | 12 comments | 2697 Views

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Pleasanton moves to ban sales of all flavored tobacco, vaping products

The City Council gave initial support Tuesday night to swift regulations that would ban the sales of flavored tobacco, e-cigarettes...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2020
Last comment by Kim , on Feb 21, 2020 at 9:35 am | 10 comments | 4450 Views

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Amador wins national award for diversity in computer science program

Amador Valley High’s computer science program and its leaders were celebrated at last week’s Pleasanton school board...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2020
Last comment by Naveed Khan, on Feb 20, 2020 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 2372 Views

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PPIE hosts inaugural State of the School District event

Multiple local businesses and individuals were recognized for their contributions to Pleasanton’s public schools during...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2020
Last comment by paul, on Feb 15, 2020 at 1:46 pm | 3 comments | 1833 Views

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Letters

Voting No on Measure M Read the full story here https://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2020/02/07/letters posted Friday,...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2020
Last comment by Kristie Wang, on Feb 13, 2020 at 11:22 pm | 1 comment | 694 Views

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Pleasanton Preps: Dublin basketball student manager gets game action; crowd erupts after he drills shot

The week before the game, Dublin coach Tom Costello felt a home game with a packed student section would be a good time for...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2020
Last comment by Basketball official, on Feb 12, 2020 at 10:56 am | 1 comment | 2139 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill DECA earns record-breaking 69 awards at NorCal conference

Foothill High students won a record-breaking 69 awards at the DECA Northern California Career Development Conference in San...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2020
Last comment by Jtjh, on Feb 8, 2020 at 2:31 am | 1 comment | 2547 Views

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Show Me The Money: Measure M Campaign

This information is from the FPPC filings, as of January 29, 2020, for the Committee for Pleasanton Unified School District...

Original post made by Kathleen Ruegsegger on Jan. 30, 2020
Last comment by Jake Waters, on Feb 7, 2020 at 8:22 am | 4 comments | 773 Views

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$290 million Dublin USD bond headed to the ballot

Dublin residents will decide whether to approve a $290 million bond measure for DUSD schools in the upcoming March 2020 election....

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2020
Last comment by Naveed Khan, on Feb 6, 2020 at 5:01 pm | 2 comments | 1436 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Dare to Parent Differently'

Lythcott-Haims's philosophy will be explored deeply in her keynote speech for the upcoming fourth annual Community Education...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2020
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jan 30, 2020 at 10:05 pm | 2 comments | 2208 Views
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