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Tim Talk: Being prepared saves a life at Pleasanton Middle School

Team members at Pleasanton Middle School were reminded of the importance of being trained and prepared for life-or-death...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2019
Last comment by Joe Cristiano, on Feb 18, 2019 at 9:29 am | 2 comments | 2657 Views

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We the People: Amador Valley, Foothill to face off again at nationals

An old-fashioned Pleasanton rivalry will play out on a national stage when students from Amador Valley and Foothill high...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2019
Last comment by Robert Cellich, on Feb 13, 2019 at 9:35 am | 1 comment | 1536 Views

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Pleasanton school board to review highs and lows of math placement results

Results from the ninth-grade math placement program will be up for discussion at Tuesday’s Pleasanton school board meeting,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2019
Last comment by Jill, on Feb 11, 2019 at 8:15 pm | 1 comment | 1771 Views

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Eagle Court for Foothill senior

An Eagle Court of Honor will be held Sunday for Pleasanton teen Alexander Brandon Swenson-Lennox, who is a member of Troop...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2019
Last comment by Karl Aitken, on Feb 11, 2019 at 11:01 am | 2 comments | 1248 Views

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Foothill DECA brings home dozens of awards as team heads to state competition

Some 60 students from Foothill High School earned recognition at a business and career development conference in San Ramon...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2019
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Feb 7, 2019 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 1443 Views

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PUSD enlists law firm to investigate transcripts, grading practices

A legal consultant is investigating allegations of inconsistent grading and transcript practices at Pleasanton Unified School...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2019
Last comment by Rider, on Feb 5, 2019 at 1:58 pm | 29 comments | 10078 Views

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School board reviews funding sources for new campus on Donlon site

As part of first steps toward building a second campus on the Donlon Elementary School property -- now referred to by district...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2019
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 31, 2019 at 3:13 pm | 12 comments | 2303 Views

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Dublin voters to decide renewal of school parcel tax

Voters in the Dublin Unified School District will have a measure on the ballot for a mail-only special election May 7 --...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2019
Last comment by Richard Michael, on Jan 31, 2019 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 1123 Views

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PUSD executive cabinet, trustees receiving compensation increases

Pay raises were approved for members of the Pleasanton Unified School District's leadership team on Tuesday night, when the...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2019
Last comment by PUSDeepThroat, on Jan 30, 2019 at 11:06 pm | 2 comments | 2427 Views

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Police, school officials seek to deter students from playing 'Assassin'

Pleasanton police and school district officials have issued a joint warning to students and their parents, requesting that...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2019
Last comment by Recycled, on Jan 30, 2019 at 10:33 pm | 1 comment | 1485 Views

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PUSD board reviewing options to pay for new school on Donlon site

As part of moving forward with building a second campus on the Donlon Elementary School property, the Pleasanton school board...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2019
Last comment by Livermore Parent, on Jan 15, 2019 at 12:19 pm | 2 comments | 2209 Views

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Guest Opinion: Is Donlon-lite really the solution?

Here's the fundamental problem with the Dec. 18 vote to build a separate elementary school for fourth- and fifth-graders...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2018
Last comment by Rich Bond Investors, on Jan 6, 2019 at 9:54 am | 32 comments | 4408 Views

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Collaborative names Juanita Haugen Memorial Scholarship winners

The Community of Character Collaborative has chosen four high school seniors as recipients of the 2018 Juanita Haugen Memorial...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2019
Last comment by PleasantonTaxpayer, on Jan 2, 2019 at 10:26 am | 1 comment | 1886 Views

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School board votes to move ahead with new school on Donlon site

The Pleasanton Unified school board voted unanimously to move forward with building a second campus on the Donlon Elementary...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2018
Last comment by Julie, on Dec 26, 2018 at 9:18 am | 26 comments | 5298 Views

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PUSD board to debate new school on Donlon property

After months of planning and discussions, the Pleasanton Unified school board is expected to make a final decision on how...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2018
Last comment by James, on Dec 18, 2018 at 11:43 pm | 6 comments | 2121 Views

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PUSD previewing north side enrollment solutions ahead of board workshop

The Pleasanton school board is set to hear a preview for and proposed recommendations to address over-enrollment issues in...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2018
Last comment by John Paul, on Dec 14, 2018 at 7:28 am | 12 comments | 2264 Views

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Pleasanton students continue high performance in state assessment

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced this past week the results from the 2017-18 state assessment,...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2018
Last comment by JC, on Dec 11, 2018 at 1:05 pm | 6 comments | 2649 Views

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Accountability, priorities dominate PUSD community meeting

Widespread accountability was the theme of the night at the second Pleasanton Unified School District community meeting of...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2018
Last comment by Fifty Years Here, on Dec 7, 2018 at 8:49 am | 27 comments | 3029 Views

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PUSD holding another 'Connecting with Our Community' meeting

The Pleasanton Unified School District invites locals to a "Connecting with Our Community" meeting, set for Tuesday evening...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2018
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Nov 28, 2018 at 9:26 am | 4 comments | 1593 Views

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School board considers approving new contract with teachers union

The Pleasanton Unified school board is set to hold a public hearing and consider approving a collective bargaining agreement...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2018
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Nov 14, 2018 at 10:10 am | 5 comments | 1196 Views
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