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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial

Superintendent John Casey wisely took consideration of a possible parcel tax off the school board's table last week, saying...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Jul 6, 2008 at 12:45 pm | 3 comments | 2912 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial

If you haven't read through the 36-page response by the Pleasant school district to Judge George C. Hernandez's tentative...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2008
Last comment by Strange loyalties, on Jul 13, 2008 at 10:32 am | 3 comments | 3087 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Remembering 9/11

Flags were erected in several areas around the city today, honoring those lost just seven years ago in the attacks on America....

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2008
Last comment by Grandpa from New York, on Sep 13, 2008 at 5:34 am | 3 comments | 3273 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local gymnast has sensational season

Lacy Dagen, a 9-year-old gymnast from Pleasanton, just completed her level 7 season. She was one of only 25 9-year-olds in...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2008
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Feb 4, 2009 at 12:13 pm | 3 comments | 4773 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Retiree Incentives

WOW Did you hear at the board meeting tonight night that one of the reasons the district is in the red was because the retiree...

Original post made by Stephen on Dec. 9, 2008
Last comment by me, on Dec 19, 2008 at 8:26 pm | 3 comments | 3089 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Of Note

<B>Help for the hungry Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5041 posted Friday, January...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Sam, on Jan 27, 2009 at 9:21 pm | 3 comments | 2603 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley and Foothill High School - We the People

The California state semi-finals for the We the People constitutional debate was held Thursday in Sacramento. Only four...

Original post made by Bob on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Feb 6, 2009 at 8:48 am | 3 comments | 2780 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Getting a head start on spring cleaning

Fifth graders from Ms. Ferreira's Walnut Grove Elementary School class recently took part in a service learning assignment....

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by Just a thought..., on Feb 11, 2009 at 5:27 pm | 3 comments | 3122 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel Tax Makes Renters Winners and Condo Owners Losers

Approximately one in seven students in the Pleasanton school district live in modest to high amenity attached housing units...

Original post made by frank on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 21, 2009 at 6:31 pm | 3 comments | 2024 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Physical Education IS Necessary!

With all the talk about budget cuts I have heard people saying that "P.E." should be the first to go. Many people at this...

Original post made by Julie on Mar. 29, 2009
Last comment by schnorres, on Mar 30, 2009 at 9:50 am | 3 comments | 1883 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vote No on Parcel tax - support fiscal responsibility and integrity

NO PARCEL TAX! It's not necessary to balance the PUSD budget or to retain teachers or programs even BEFORE federal stimulus...

Original post made by John on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Apr 3, 2009 at 7:49 am | 3 comments | 1848 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

History Repeats Itself - Deja Vu Anybody?

While cleaning house, I found this letter... how naive the writer was to think a worse time could not come! 27 Jan 2003 Pleasanton...

Original post made by John Adams on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on Apr 4, 2009 at 6:36 pm | 3 comments | 1811 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students support diversity with Day of Silence

Margaret and Ro, my family fully supports you and your partners as valued members of the community!! My daughter came...

Original post made by John Adams on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Apr 7, 2009 at 4:02 pm | 3 comments | 2582 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

GOOGLE SCHOOL DISTRICTS FREEZING TEACHER SALARIES

I did a google search of "school districts freezing teacher salaries," and what I found was page after page of articles about...

Original post made by Pleasanton Resident on Apr. 25, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 25, 2009 at 3:48 pm | 3 comments | 2253 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel Tax Deja Vu

Check out this posting from February 2008: A parcel tax is a thinly veiled excuse to have access to a pot of discretionary...

Original post made by Ptown resident on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton Resident, on May 1, 2009 at 10:16 am | 3 comments | 2078 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Ballots are Here

My household received their Measure G Ballots in the mail today (we are Permanent Vote By Mail) and we already mailed 4 NO...

Original post made by Joe on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Parent who is voting NO ON G, on May 8, 2009 at 8:18 pm | 3 comments | 1895 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PARCEL TAX NOT NEEDED - REPOSTED W/BETTER HEADLINE

Parcel Tax still needed? Schools & Kids, posted by Carl, a resident of the Country Fair neighborhood, 20 hours ago Quite...

Original post made by Ptown resident on May. 10, 2009
Last comment by John Adams, on May 11, 2009 at 8:28 am | 3 comments | 2009 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Federal Stimulus Money

Just to be clear... PUSD will be receiving Federal Stimulus money from different parts of ARRA. The State Fiscal Stabilization...

Original post made by Stacey on May. 10, 2009
Last comment by John Adams, on May 11, 2009 at 8:42 am | 3 comments | 2190 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amazing we haven't seen this in the PW...

By Ron McNicoll, The Independent Absentee ballots are already sent to voters. The polls will be open June 2 for...

Original post made by Good Article on G on May. 24, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on May 25, 2009 at 11:01 am | 3 comments | 1639 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill band director marches on after 41 years

Hundreds are expected to celebrate the 41-year musical legacy of Foothill High School's only band director Bob Moorefield,...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on May 27, 2009 at 9:52 am | 3 comments | 2050 Views
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