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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Emotions run high with school cuts on the line

With the elimination of class-size reductions on their worry lists, parents, educators and others packed a school district...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by Need Credibility, on Feb 4, 2009 at 2:06 pm | 99 comments | 6305 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill High principal calls state budget impact on schools 'dire'

In a letter to Foothill High School students, parents and alumni, the school's principal John Dwyer said he had anticipated...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2009
Last comment by Dan Faraday, on Feb 3, 2009 at 2:19 pm | 28 comments | 3394 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School forum puts financial crisis at forefront

Many educational buzz words were used during Tuesday night's school board candidates forum as hopefuls vied for votes. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2009
Last comment by Bob, on Feb 1, 2009 at 11:19 pm | 1 comment | 2586 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district holds special meeting at 5 p.m. tonight

The school board will meet at 5 p.m. tonight to discuss the budget crisis facing Pleasanton Unified School District. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 4, 2009 at 2:16 pm | 21 comments | 2991 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley High student tests positive for staph infection

A student at Amador Valley High School is under a medical quarantine after testing positive for a Staph infection--clinically...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Julie, on Feb 6, 2009 at 4:28 pm | 15 comments | 3976 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School administrators' group calls state funding reductions too deep

The Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) said yesterday that funding cuts to California schools that are...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2009
Last comment by Teacher & Parent, on Feb 8, 2009 at 4:16 pm | 39 comments | 3522 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Obituaries

Dunn B. Mangabay Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4673 posted Friday, October...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2009
Last comment by Chris Heredia, on Apr 20, 2014 at 8:38 pm | 2 comments | 3499 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Residents share concern over parcel tax

As the state continues to negotiate its budget, the Pleasanton Unified School District school board is listening to residents'...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Kevin, on Mar 9, 2009 at 8:20 am | 148 comments | 4889 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion

The current discussion about the proposed parcel tax for schools in the Pleasanton Weekly thus far has me worried. For those...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Arijit De, on Mar 4, 2009 at 7:54 pm | 73 comments | 4852 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador's civics team places first in statewide championship on Constitution, Bill of Rights

Amador Valley High School's competition civics team won the California state championship Friday at the statewide "We the...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by Dennis Jones, on Feb 17, 2009 at 10:45 am | 14 comments | 4089 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 | 2 comments | 2856 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board to identify $8.7M in school cuts tonight

While debate continues over a possible parcel tax, the school board must identify $8.7 million in reductions to maintain...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by Mother, on Feb 20, 2009 at 7:17 am | 16 comments | 3104 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board delays cuts, for now

While no reductions were made at Tuesday night's school board meeting, the deadline to make cuts and put a parcel tax on...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 28, 2009 at 10:09 am | 188 comments | 14549 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador moves on to D.C. in 'We the People' civics competition

Amador Valley High School's competition civics team will be competing at the nationwide level of the "We the People" competition...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Feb 16, 2009 at 12:16 pm | 4 comments | 2931 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A taxing situation

The time for the school district to deal with the budget crisis has come. The state budget was finalized Thursday morning,...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Jun 21, 2015 at 8:00 pm | 99 comments | 4364 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board moves Tuesday's parcel tax debate to Amador Valley High

The Pleasanton school district announced late today that the school board's meeting next Tuesday on deciding if it will ask...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by Mom, on Feb 24, 2009 at 9:59 am | 60 comments | 5242 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Axis welcomes spacious, new behavioral health facility

Health specialists yesterday celebrated the long-awaited grand opening of cushy, new offices and meeting rooms for Axis Community...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by Marylou Santos, on Feb 20, 2009 at 10:46 am | 1 comment | 5934 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A taxing situation

The time for the school district to deal with the budget crisis has come. On Tuesday night, the board will identify reductions...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by Mom also, on Feb 24, 2009 at 9:47 am | 6 comments | 2409 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Big decisions to be made at tonight's board meeting

The Pleasanton Unified School District board will face two hot issues tonight: budget cuts and a parcel tax. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 10:06 pm | 20 comments | 2341 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board slashes $9 million from budget

Despite pleas to save positions and programs, the school board officially identified millions of dollars in cuts to balance...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:59 pm | 114 comments | 3411 Views
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