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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board names Pleasanton native as new principal at Amador Valley High

Foothill High School vice principal Joshua Butterfield is leaving the campus when the new school year starts to become the...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2019
Last comment by Laren Andrade wasn't fired, 6 hours ago | 17 comments | 4064 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Preps: Cesario, Collins out as athletic directors; reorganization is latest blow to high school sports

Dusty Collins at Foothill and Lou Cesario at Amador were big cheerleaders for the respective schools, supporting the programs...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2019
Last comment by Brad, on Jun 12, 2019 at 11:27 am | 9 comments | 4103 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton native's college debt wiped clean by billionaire

Amador alum Jonathan Epps was stunned last month when billionaire businessman Robert Smith promised to pay off all student...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2019
Last comment by clytemnestra, on Jun 5, 2019 at 5:04 pm | 2 comments | 2553 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dublin voters pass Measure E

DUSD voters signed off on extending the $96-per-parcel tax for another nine years by passing Measure E in the May 7 mail-only...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2019
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 5, 2019 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 1741 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tennis courts off the table for Amador Valley High parking options

A proposal to park hundreds of cars on the Amador Valley High tennis courts during construction of a solar panel structure...

Original post made on May. 21, 2019
Last comment by Karl Aitken, on Jun 3, 2019 at 3:55 pm | 14 comments | 2261 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Around Pleasanton: Hart Middle School's popular music teacher retiring Friday

Dennis Aquilina, the band director at Hart Middle School, retires on Friday, ending a 24-year-long career as a music teacher...

Original post made on May. 31, 2019
Last comment by K, on Jun 2, 2019 at 1:29 pm | 5 comments | 2249 Views

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Congratulations class of 2019

The crop of students graduating this year from Pleasanton Unified School District high schools will mark a major milestone...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2019
Last comment by Raja A, on Jun 2, 2019 at 10:21 am | 1 comment | 3636 Views

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Contenders ready for Dublin school board special election

Voters may experience a case of deja vu next Tuesday when the two candidates for Dublin Unified School District Trustee Area...

Original post made on May. 30, 2019
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on May 30, 2019 at 8:58 pm | 4 comments | 2350 Views

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Principal resigning from Vintage Hills following leave of absence

Following a recent leave of absence, Vintage Hills Elementary School principal Ann Jayne informed district officials this...

Original post made on May. 5, 2019
Last comment by Sanjay, on May 29, 2019 at 3:46 am | 36 comments | 4423 Views

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2019 Excellence in Education Award Winners

Congratulations to all of you! WELL DESERVED....and Thank You! The Pleasanton PTA Council, in partnership with the...

Original post made by Ornithology on May. 21, 2019
Last comment by Rick, on May 24, 2019 at 2:34 pm | 1 comment | 471 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD board to discuss costs of Lydisken rebuild, Pleasanton Middle field rehab

The Pleasanton school board is set to decide Tuesday night whether to add nearly $95,000 more to the final tally for designing...

Original post made on May. 21, 2019
Last comment by Sara, on May 23, 2019 at 12:05 am | 2 comments | 1293 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board mulls survey on potential new bond measure

A potential school facilities bond measure on next year's ballot generated a fair amount of discussion during the Pleasanton...

Original post made on May. 14, 2019
Last comment by Map , on May 20, 2019 at 7:35 pm | 7 comments | 2076 Views

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Overnight vandalism strikes Pleasanton Middle School

Someone vandalized Pleasanton Middle School overnight on Tuesday, causing damage to the campus including the school garden. Read...

Original post made on May. 16, 2019
Last comment by JM, on May 20, 2019 at 11:43 am | 28 comments | 6597 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD seeks community feedback on Amador parking lot plans

In anticipation of plans to build a new solar structure in the Amador Valley High School parking lot this summer, Pleasanton...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2019
Last comment by NotSolarMan, on May 3, 2019 at 8:13 am | 18 comments | 3855 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PPIE takes over elementary music fundraising as PSEE dissolves

In a move aimed at boosting support for music and art programs at local schools, the Pleasanton Partnerships in Education...

Original post made on May. 1, 2019
Last comment by Parent, on May 1, 2019 at 1:36 pm | 2 comments | 1344 Views

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School district now includes all community members in annual survey

Pleasanton Unified School District has expanded this year’s school quality stakeholder survey to include more residents...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2019
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Apr 26, 2019 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 847 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Camp Connection: Camp season quickly approaching

Many years ago, my independent 8-year-old son went away to a week-long YMCA camp near Yosemite. My husband and I watched...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2019
Last comment by Robert S. Allen, on Apr 19, 2019 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 1065 Views

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PUSD aims to curb vaping among students

Calling vaping a “moving target” that needs to be shot down on local campuses, Pleasanton Unified School District staff...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2019
Last comment by Vaping, on Apr 19, 2019 at 5:58 am | 1 comment | 1789 Views

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School board discussing district efforts to curb student vaping

Combating vaping among students in the Pleasanton Unified School District is the focal point of a presentation that district...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2019
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Apr 18, 2019 at 3:59 pm | 12 comments | 2002 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City and PUSD consider striking a deal

Pleasanton city and school district leaders are set to examine sharing maintenance facilities and receive reports on Measure...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2019
Last comment by Spudly, on Apr 5, 2019 at 3:20 pm | 3 comments | 2350 Views
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Pleasanton Weekly and DanvilleSanRamon.com are once again putting out a call for nominations and sponsorships for the annual Tri-Valley Heroes awards - our salute to the community members dedicated to bettering the Tri-Valley and the lives of its residents.

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