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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pesticide bills heads to Governor

A bill requiring the safer use of pesticides in schools will be making its way to the Governor announced Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2014
Last comment by Citizen, on Sep 1, 2014 at 8:21 pm | 5 comments | 2381 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rare, polio-like virus striking Bay Area children

A polio-like illness has stricken 25 children in California, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital officials announced Monday...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 1, 2014 at 2:01 pm | 2 comments | 1563 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jarrod Poston completes basic training at West Point

Cadet Jarrod Bradley Poston, son of Mary and Bradley Poston of Pleasanton, successfully completed six weeks of basic training...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2014
Last comment by Daveg, on Sep 9, 2014 at 8:56 am | 7 comments | 1582 Views

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Pleasanton school board to take second look at calendar tomorrow

The Pleasanton school board could possibly take action tomorrow evening to rescind June's adoption of the new 2015-16 school...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Be Positive, on Sep 21, 2014 at 12:17 pm | 40 comments | 4853 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board votes to continue modified lite calendar

The Pleasanton school board voted 3-2 against the motion to rescind June's approval of the "modified lite" calendar for the...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by Pleas Parent, on Jan 17, 2015 at 10:53 am | 110 comments | 10720 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board sticks with new calendar

The Pleasanton school board voted 3-2 against the motion to rescind June's approval of the "modified lite" calendar for the...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Mr. Groaner, on Sep 12, 2014 at 8:07 am | 2 comments | 2143 Views

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Hart vice principal accepts similar job on the Peninsula

Hart Middle School's vice principal Tom Domer has resigned to accept a similar position in the San Carlos School District,...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by Purge the Board, on Sep 26, 2014 at 1:52 pm | 20 comments | 5467 Views

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Pleasanton's school board candidates

Voter information pamphlets have been mailed out to Pleasanton's 41,152 registered voters, followed by mail-in ballots on...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by ???, on Oct 10, 2014 at 6:21 am | 6 comments | 2283 Views

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Pleasanton PTA, League of Women Voters to host school board candidates forum tonight

Candidates for the Pleasanton school board will participate in a candidates forum Monday night, an event co-sponsored by...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by Here's the website, on Oct 14, 2014 at 10:55 am | 20 comments | 2798 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school district awarded $2.3 million grant

Pleasanton Unified School District is one of 71 schools in the nation whose School Climate Transformation Grant has been...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by Damon, on Oct 30, 2014 at 8:25 am | 8 comments | 4475 Views

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Student enrollment, textbooks on Tuesday' school board agenda

The Pleasanton school board is scheduled to hear a report Tuesday night on the school district's 2014-15 student enrollment. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by Tablets???, on Oct 13, 2014 at 7:29 pm | 5 comments | 2993 Views

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Foothill football player named U.S. Army All-American

A Foothill High School senior has been selected to join the 2015 U.S. Army All-American Bowl team to represent the West. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by Josh, on Oct 15, 2014 at 2:43 pm | 7 comments | 6455 Views

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Jon Vranesh back again at last night's school board meeting

Former Walnut Grove Elementary principal Jon Vranesh addressed the Pleasanton school board during the community comment session...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by watchdogs, on Feb 19, 2015 at 8:20 pm | 93 comments | 12694 Views

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Chamber endorses Laursen, Wright for election to Pleasanton school board

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce's Business and Community Political Action Committee has voted to endorse incumbent board...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 17, 2014 at 11:31 am | 19 comments | 5834 Views

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Former principal files lawsuit against Pleasanton school district

Former Walnut Grove Elementary School principal Jon Vranesh has filed a lawsuit against the Pleasanton Unified School District...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by New Board Members, on Oct 21, 2014 at 9:19 am | 7 comments | 2894 Views

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School board calls special closed meeting: Jon Vranesh lawsuit on agenda

The Pleasanton school board has scheduled a special closed board meeting Wednesday night where they it discuss with legal...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by Staff Reporter Amanda Aguilar, on Oct 23, 2014 at 1:59 pm | 11 comments | 5296 Views

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Ex-principal files lawsuit against Pleasanton school district

Former Walnut Grove Elementary School principal Jon Vranesh has filed a lawsuit against the Pleasanton Unified School District...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by AnotherParent, on Oct 23, 2014 at 4:55 pm | 66 comments | 12673 Views

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School board takes no action at special closed-door meeting

The Pleasanton school board did not take any action at Wednesday night's special closed board meeting. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by Offthefence, on Oct 26, 2014 at 5:43 pm | 19 comments | 4641 Views

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School board holds public hearing Tuesday about instructional materials sufficiency

The Pleasanton school board will discuss and hold a public hearing Tuesday on the sufficiency of textbooks, instructional...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2014
Last comment by BobB, on Oct 29, 2014 at 9:48 am | 44 comments | 4283 Views

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Board will revisit textbook, instructional materials sufficiency

After discussing and holding a public hearing Tuesday on the sufficiency of textbooks, instructional materials and laboratory...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by BobB, on Oct 30, 2014 at 10:05 pm | 18 comments | 2037 Views
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Readers' Choice Ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Pleasanton Readers' Choice" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 21st. Stay tuned for the results in the June 23rd issue of the Pleasanton Weekly.

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