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SCHOOLS & KIDS

'All clear' given after Sunday's bomb threat at Amador Valley High School

Pleasanton police are investigating the origin of a bomb threat against Amador Valley High School that was sent by email...

Original post made on May. 4, 2015
Last comment by Hmm, on May 4, 2015 at 1:11 pm | 1 comment | 3908 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vranesh: Pleasanton School District retaliated after he filed complaint

Former Walnut Grove Elementary School principal Jon Vranesh alleged during his testimony April 29 he was put on administrative...

Original post made on May. 6, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on May 6, 2015 at 6:51 pm | 31 comments | 8373 Views

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Vranesh hearing ends

The hearing in former Walnut Grove Elementary principal Jon Vranesh's appeal of his termination from the Pleasanton Unified...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by AnotherParent, on Aug 3, 2015 at 9:36 am | 7 comments | 3865 Views

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Ireland's foremost tenor coming to Pleasanton Sunday

In a rare California appearance, Anthony Kearns, founding member of the Irish Tenors, will perform at the Firehouse Arts...

Original post made on May. 9, 2015
Last comment by Mauricio, on May 9, 2015 at 1:53 am | 1 comment | 3072 Views

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School board set to discuss middle school laptop program tomorrow night

The Pleasanton school board is scheduled to receive an update on the expansion of technology at the middle schools during...

Original post made on May. 11, 2015
Last comment by Jtjh, on May 15, 2015 at 9:36 pm | 22 comments | 4275 Views

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Amador benefit today for earthquake victims in Nepal

Amador Valley High School is hosting a benefit run Wednesday for victims of the earthquakes in Nepal. Read the full story...

Original post made on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by Tony Battilega, on May 13, 2015 at 9:50 am | 1 comment | 1840 Views

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School district helps meet city's booming tennis demands

At long last, an agreement between the city of Pleasanton and the Pleasanton school district will allow the unlocking of...

Original post made on May. 17, 2015
Last comment by Alicia Z., on May 20, 2015 at 1:56 pm | 4 comments | 3508 Views

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Local students heading to Destination Imagination finals Wednesday

Two teams of Pleasanton students will be in Knoxville, Tenn. for three days starting Wednesday for the 2015 Destination...

Original post made on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by Ajay Dhillon, on May 19, 2015 at 12:16 pm | 3 comments | 4188 Views

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Pleasanton's school superintendent quits to take top post in Castro Valley school district

Pleasanton School Superintendent Parvin Ahmadi announced in an email message to school district teachers and staff that she...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by PleasantonTaxpayer, on Jun 1, 2015 at 8:50 am | 26 comments | 15757 Views

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Pleasanton schools' graduation rate above California results

California's high school graduation rate increased in 2014 for the fifth year in a row, but it remained lower than results...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Jun 2, 2015 at 11:01 pm | 12 comments | 4831 Views

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School board set to discuss superintendent search at 6 p.m. tonight

The Pleasanton school board will hold a special meeting tonight to discuss and possibly take action to conduct a search for...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2015
Last comment by Commentor, on Jun 20, 2015 at 7:38 pm | 19 comments | 3878 Views

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School board calls special meeting for 7:30 a.m. tomorrow on superintendent, HR chief replacements

The school board is set to consider the appointments of interim replacements for Superintendent Parvin Ahmadi and assistant...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2015
Last comment by Sad, on Jun 12, 2015 at 7:07 am | 8 comments | 4204 Views

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School board appoints interim HR chief

The Pleasanton school board appointed Dianne Howell as the interim assistant superintendent of human resources, but did not...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by need a global perspective, on Jun 18, 2015 at 9:38 pm | 31 comments | 6267 Views

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Congratulations to the class of 2015

More than 1,100 students are graduating from Pleasanton's high schools this week. Horizon and Village high schools held their...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by Citizen, on Jun 12, 2015 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 8404 Views

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PPIE announces 2015 'Innovative Education Grant' winners

The Pleasanton Partnerships in Education (PPIE) Foundation announced Wednesday its 2015 Innovative Education grant recipients,...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
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Pleasanton school board to meet tonight to consider interim superintendent

The Pleasanton school board will meet in closed session at 6 p.m. tonight to continue deliberating on naming an interim replacement...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2015
Last comment by Kirshna, on Jun 22, 2015 at 9:09 pm | 7 comments | 2704 Views

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20 school district employees awarded education grants

The Pleasanton Partnerships in Education (PPIE) Foundation announced the recipients of their 2014 Innovative Education Grant...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by Stain , on Jun 23, 2015 at 2:27 am | 1 comment | 1455 Views

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Retired Amador Valley High principal Hansen appointed interim superintendent

During a special closed session meeting, the Pleasanton school board appointed Jim Hansen as the interim superintendent for...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jun 23, 2015 at 3:27 pm | 17 comments | 5855 Views

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Interim vice principals chosen to fill vacancies at Pleasanton Middle School

Two interim vice principals have been chosen to fill vacant positions for the coming 2015-16 school year at Pleasanton Middle...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on Jul 23, 2015 at 9:01 pm | 19 comments | 5551 Views

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Donlon Elementary parents, teachers say they want longevity in new principal

Some Donlon Elementary School parents, guardians and teachers met with district staff Monday and emphasized they wanted longevity...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2015
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Aug 6, 2015 at 7:12 pm | 21 comments | 5395 Views
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