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Vandalism at Walnut Grove causes safety, privacy concerns

Some recent events involving minor vandalism to cars parked at Walnut Grove Elementary School have caused the school and...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by CarPark, on Oct 31, 2014 at 4:32 pm | 17 comments | 6363 Views

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Common Core math parent forums scheduled for November

The Pleasanton Unified School District is hosting two Common Core math parent forums in November. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by It's a Team Effort, on Nov 14, 2014 at 8:19 am | 18 comments | 4866 Views

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Pleasanton prepares to vote Tuesday

While Pleasanton voters will be watching the national returns, the excitement locally will focus mainly on a number of too-close-to-call...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2014
Last comment by GatorCountry, on Nov 3, 2014 at 9:44 pm | 39 comments | 5782 Views

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Laursen, Miller lead Pleasanton school board race

Incumbent Joan Laursen and challenger Mark Miller were elected Tuesday to the Pleasanton school board – with Laursen leading...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Curious, on Nov 7, 2014 at 7:29 pm | 25 comments | 9005 Views

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Second hearing on textbook sufficiency Tuesday night

The Pleasanton school board will hold the second public hearing on the sufficiency of textbooks, instructional materials...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2014
Last comment by Honors Pre Calc is a Joke at AVHS, on Nov 18, 2014 at 8:41 pm | 6 comments | 4082 Views

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Vintage Hills students fight world hunger

Students from Vintage Hills Elementary helped fight world hunger Friday by partnering with Kids Against Hunger for a school-wide...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Kelly , on Nov 18, 2014 at 9:45 pm | 1 comment | 2402 Views

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School board approves textbook, instructional materials sufficiency

The Pleasanton school board voted Tuesday 4-1 to approve the certification of compliance for the sufficiency of textbooks...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Wow!, on Nov 19, 2014 at 3:36 pm | 2 comments | 3228 Views

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PUSD board approves textbooks

The Pleasanton school board voted Tuesday to approve a certification of compliance declaring the sufficiency of textbooks...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Billie, on Nov 22, 2014 at 3:28 pm | 30 comments | 6647 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: changing the paradigm

Many know Susan Houghton from her days as the spokeswoman for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and later for Safeway....

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2014
Last comment by Vic Cloutier, on Dec 2, 2014 at 10:17 pm | 1 comment | 4056 Views

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Vintage Hills receives $1,400 grant

Vintage Hills Elementary School was awarded Tuesday a $1,400 grant from the KNBR Step Up to the Plate For Education grant...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2014
Last comment by E, on Dec 5, 2014 at 8:52 pm | 4 comments | 3728 Views

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FHS grad named college conference's top freshman

Pleasanton native Nick Goldstein earned California Pacific Conference Freshman of the Year honors after his first season...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2014
Last comment by Matt Simmons, on Dec 7, 2014 at 9:40 am | 1 comment | 1720 Views

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Laursen, Miller sworn in at Pleasanton school board meeting last night

Newly-elected and re-elected members of the Pleasanton school board were sworn in Tuesday, with the board unanimously voting...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by Daniel, on Dec 13, 2014 at 12:14 am | 14 comments | 4966 Views

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Common Core math workshop, instructional materials fair set for January

The Pleasanton school district is scheduled to host a Math Workshop and Instructional Materials Fair on Jan. 10. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2014
Last comment by Really?, on Dec 13, 2014 at 4:19 pm | 13 comments | 3858 Views

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2014 Fall Community Education Series wraps up tonight

The city of Pleasanton and Pleasanton Parent Teacher Association Council will be hosting a free presentation tonight on parents'...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2014
Last comment by AmyKirby, on Dec 16, 2014 at 9:03 am | 1 comment | 1746 Views

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2 high school seniors win Community of Character $1,000 scholarships

Two high school seniors have been chosen as recipients of the 2015 Juanita Haugen Memorial Scholarship by the Community of...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2014
Last comment by , on Dec 16, 2014 at 11:46 am | 1 comment | 3192 Views

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'Little Rock Nine' member visits Harvest Park

One of the members of the "Little Rock Nine" that were involved in desegregating a high school in that Arkansas city 57 years...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2014
Last comment by Don, on Dec 23, 2014 at 6:30 pm | 2 comments | 4690 Views

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Alisal teacher named 'Symetra Hero in the Classroom'

An Alisal Elementary School third-grade teacher was named a "Symetra Hero in the Classroom" by Symetra, Wells Fargo and the...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2015
Last comment by Lennis Sadler, on Jan 9, 2015 at 9:56 pm | 2 comments | 4977 Views

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Common Core math workshop, instructional materials fair today

The Pleasanton school district is scheduled to host a Common Core Math Workshop and Instructional Materials Fair today. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2015
Last comment by NoToCC, on Jan 12, 2015 at 11:45 am | 2 comments | 4177 Views

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Pleasanton school board rescinds modified lite calendar

The Pleasanton school board unanimously voted Tuesday night to revert back to the traditional calendar starting the 2015-16...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2015
Last comment by PUSDParent, on Mar 2, 2015 at 10:20 pm | 102 comments | 15439 Views

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Board discusses laptop program for Pleasanton middle schools

The Pleasanton school board heard a report from middle school principals at its meeting last night about a proposal to expand...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by WeWentThroughLaptop, on Nov 10, 2015 at 6:37 am | 21 comments | 4963 Views
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Tri-Valley cities rank high in poll
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