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School board gets superintendent search update

The Pleasanton community wants a schools superintendent who is motivational, collaborative and committed. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2017
Last comment by Bay Area Native, 8 hours ago | 7 comments | 597 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD won't pursue Valley Trails property for new school site

After further consideration, the Pleasanton school board Tuesday directed district administration not to pursue acquisition...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2017
Last comment by AV parent, 12 hours ago | 12 comments | 1831 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, 17 hours ago | 17 comments | 4097 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What's Wrong With Portables?

Not sure what the problem is with portables at schools to economize a little. I attended classes in portables at Amador,...

Original post made by Amador Class of '77 on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by Jimmy the Jet, on Apr 21, 2017 at 8:50 am | 47 comments | 1080 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to receive update on superintendent search

The Pleasanton school board will receive an update on the search for the district’s new superintendent and discuss the...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Apr 19, 2017 at 4:09 pm | 21 comments | 1374 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Basketball hoop on Kamp Drive

I'm worried about a little boy, about 7 or 8, who is chasing after a basketball in the middle of Kamp Drive. There's a new...

Original post made by John on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Apr 18, 2017 at 8:33 pm | 2 comments | 206 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School lunch increase + photo prices

Notified via PUSD The new school lunch prices for full pay meals in the 2017-18 school year will be: • K-5 $3.75 •...

Original post made by kbenson on Apr. 16, 2017
Last comment by Rhubarb, on Apr 17, 2017 at 3:13 pm | 1 comment | 612 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Schools Spray Known Carcinogen at School

While intelligent school districts don't routinely spray carcinogenic toxins on school grounds, Pleasanton continues to do...

Original post made by Lou on Apr. 11, 2017
Last comment by Isotope, on Apr 12, 2017 at 10:59 pm | 2 comments | 315 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters

If only I'd known Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2017/03/31/letters posted Friday,...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2017
Last comment by Would be helpful if title told more, on Apr 3, 2017 at 9:31 am | 4 comments | 1311 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves amended contract for interim superintendent Ochoa

The Pleasanton school board Tuesday unanimously approved an addendum to Micaela Ochoa's contract compensating her an extra...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2017
Last comment by Gimme a break, on Mar 31, 2017 at 8:54 pm | 7 comments | 2426 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to consider amended contract for interim superintendent Ochoa

The Pleasanton school board is set Tuesday to consider an addendum to Micaela Ochoa's contract that would compensate her...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 29, 2017 at 9:40 am | 39 comments | 3127 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board OKs new agreement between district, teachers' union

The Pleasanton school board has signed off on a three-year collective bargaining agreement between PUSD and the Association...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2017
Last comment by Facts, on Mar 23, 2017 at 11:25 am | 74 comments | 4420 Views

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Transparency and the Pleasanton Unified School District

The continuing desire by many of us in Pleasanton for the Pleasanton Unified School District to be transparent continues...

Original post made by Pleasanton parent and taxpayer on Mar. 22, 2017
Last comment by Isotope, on Mar 22, 2017 at 11:11 pm | 3 comments | 376 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD launches online survey, sets forums for superintendent search

Community members interested in giving PUSD input for its superintendent search can do so online and in person this month. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2017
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Mar 22, 2017 at 4:28 pm | 7 comments | 2147 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board OKs new bell schedule for Amador Valley High

Amador Valley High School will have a new bell schedule next school year after the Pleasanton school board unanimously approved...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2017
Last comment by Jeremy Walsh, editor, on Mar 21, 2017 at 5:01 pm | 10 comments | 4139 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CA Income Tax exemption for teachers

According to the Sacramento Bee, legislation (SB 807) was introduced that will exempt teachers from paying CA state income...

Original post made by Pleasanton Taxpayer on Mar. 14, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Mar 15, 2017 at 7:29 pm | 7 comments | 536 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: School board rushes to join the crowd with 'safe haven' resolution

Absent setting policy, making recommendations for real action or possibly reviewing alternative statements, our board instead...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 15, 2017 at 10:00 am | 42 comments | 2694 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Position to represent taxpayers missing from PUSD Bond Oversight Committee

Why is PUSD is set to approve a PUSD Bond Oversight Committee tomorrow with no one representing the taxpayers in the community? A...

Original post made by Missing on Mar. 13, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 14, 2017 at 12:25 pm | 3 comments | 368 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board debating changes to Amador Valley High bell schedule

Following an initial discussion at its meeting last week, the Pleasanton school board is set for final consideration of a...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2017
Last comment by Thinker, on Mar 11, 2017 at 8:11 am | 9 comments | 2853 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss superintendent search Tuesday

The Pleasanton school board will hold a special meeting this Tuesday with representatives of the recently appointed superintendent...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2017
Last comment by Would take allegations from the union with a grain of salt, on Mar 9, 2017 at 8:27 am | 7 comments | 1604 Views
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Valley Trails site is poor location for school
By Tim Hunt | 7 comments | 659 views

Nominations due Monday for TV30’s Tri-Valley ‘Coach of the Year’ award
By Jeb Bing | 0 comments | 71 views

 

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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