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SCHOOLS & KIDS

How Desperate, Measure G?

Today, I noticed Yes on G yard signs on city public property on the corner of Del Valle and Hopyard. This is clearly in violation...

Original post made by tax revolt 2 on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 2, 2009 at 10:31 pm | 17 comments | 2073 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How to Save Class Size Reductions

PPIE should start a restricted, donation drive directed at the elementary school population. The money raised would only...

Original post made by Jennifer on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Alee, on Jun 12, 2009 at 10:06 am | 17 comments | 2177 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Registration

I just wanted to comment on school registration and "proof of residency". Why is it that the schools only except utilties,...

Original post made by Me Too on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Good Idea, on Aug 24, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 17 comments | 1789 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board selects Fremont assistant suprintendent to head its schools

Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=3997 posted Thursday, April 29, 2010, 4:41...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by It's fremont's HUGE LOSS, on May 13, 2010 at 10:32 pm | 17 comments | 1766 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School community examines the expulsion process

The Pleasanton school board, principals and vice principals from every school in the district met in June to discuss new...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Jul 14, 2010 at 10:12 am | 17 comments | 2237 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"Walk-Through" Registration-A Pleasanton Thing?

Someone posted on another thread here that they had never heard of a 'walk-through' registration process before moving to...

Original post made by Susan on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by Beale, on Aug 19, 2010 at 4:43 pm | 17 comments | 2619 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Freeze Raises instead of cutting programs and firing teachers

Look at these from NJ governer. This is equally applicable here at home. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aw0aBkt8CPA http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KBaVvLmoE38...

Original post made by AD on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by None of the Above, on Feb 27, 2011 at 12:41 pm | 17 comments | 2448 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Informational meeting on staggered start Tuesday June 26 at 5 pm in district board room

Who is going? Can you report back on what you learn?...

Original post made by Sandy on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by Livid, on Jun 27, 2012 at 7:22 pm | 17 comments | 2630 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Final Exams vs STAR testing

So why do the schools provide water and snacks for students during STAR testing but not for final exams!!!!...

Original post made by Joe on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by LOL, on Jan 29, 2013 at 10:36 am | 17 comments | 3128 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Police have identities of four involved in Middleton Place attack

Pleasanton Police detectives have the identities of three teens who were there when a local man was attacked over the weekend...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by ravetildon, on Dec 2, 2013 at 11:23 am | 17 comments | 4115 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Fails AP students

My daughter, a junior at Amador, called me at the end of school today, Thursday 5/29, and was barely audible. With great...

Original post made by Amador Parent on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by second priority, on May 30, 2014 at 6:56 am | 17 comments | 1486 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 6375 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 5857 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sacrificing for Success: Survival strategies

There's a cost that comes with living in a town with more yoga studios than food pantries. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/02/15/sacrificing-for-...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by Map, on Feb 27, 2016 at 8:22 pm | 17 comments | 4162 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gridley administrator named new Pleasanton school superintendent

Rick Rubino, superintendent at Gridley Unified School District in Butte County, was named as Pleasanton's new superintendent...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2016
Last comment by Gina Channell, Publisher, on Apr 21, 2016 at 11:17 am | 17 comments | 6151 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former Hart Middle School principal Steve Maher launches campaign for school board seat

Former Hart Middle School principal Steve Maher launched his campaign Sunday for election to the Pleasanton school board...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2016
Last comment by Bay Area Native, on Sep 15, 2016 at 7:49 pm | 17 comments | 5248 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill principal tapped to lead San Ramon Valley High

Jason Krolikowski, principal of Foothill High School since 2013, is leaving the district next school year after being appointed...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2017
Last comment by other issues, on Apr 24, 2017 at 10:00 am | 17 comments | 5208 Views

SPORTS

Going for 13-0

After an astounding 9-0 win Wednesday night over cross-town rivals Amador Valley, Foothill's varsity girls soccer team will...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by FHSvAVHS, on Jan 26, 2009 at 9:30 am | 17 comments | 3963 Views

SPORTS

Foothill High gets bragging rights with a 35-7 win over Amador Valley

The Foothill High football team left little doubt as to who gets the bragging rights in Pleasanton this year with a 35-7...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2015
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Nov 11, 2015 at 9:22 pm | 17 comments | 2736 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Woah...

What a read! by Anne Wortham, Assoc. Prof. of Sociology at Ill. State (Her views on Obama. She is also a Black) (link...

Original post made by amy on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on May 25, 2009 at 10:54 pm | 17 comments | 2566 Views
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