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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School trustee's daughter-in-law dies

Memorial services will be held tomorrow morning for Susanne Kristina Mullfors-Kernan, the daughter-in-law of Pleasanton School...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Aug 14, 2010 at 12:20 pm | 2 comments | 3157 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador High School Clubs

Does anyone know how kids are notified about when and where the various high school clubs meet? I can't find any information...

Original post made by Wendy on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by mom, on Sep 3, 2010 at 8:20 am | 2 comments | 1870 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schools perform well in state testing

Pleasanton schools did well on the state's Academic Performance Index (API) tests, but some areas still need work, according...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by angela reiswig, on Sep 17, 2010 at 5:30 pm | 2 comments | 1724 Views

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Derek Allen

Such sad news to hear that you are gone. I remember you from Amador and you had such a sarcastic funny sense of humor. ...

Original post made by In memory of Derek on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by Haley - Allen Family, on Oct 12, 2010 at 9:27 pm | 2 comments | 1715 Views

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Man taking pictures at local park

I recently saw a man (possibly in his late 20s or early 30s) standing across the street by the apartment buildings taking...

Original post made by Stay Alert on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Maja7, on Nov 19, 2010 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 2169 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

8% tuition hike for UC students passes with 5 regents voting against

In a move that disgruntled many students, the University of California Board of Regents has approved an 8 percent tuition...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 26, 2010 at 5:25 pm | 2 comments | 2201 Views

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Pleasanton names new Teen Poets Laureate

The city of Pleasanton has selected high school seniors Vivian Tsai of Foothill High School and Mitch Grimes of Amador Valley...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2010
Last comment by Pam Grimes, on Nov 28, 2010 at 7:14 am | 2 comments | 2927 Views

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8th Ryan Gordon Foothill/Amador Alumni Soccer Games

8th Ryan Gordon Foothill-Amador Alumni Soccer Games Benefiting the Foothill and Amador High School Soccer Programs. When:...

Original post made by trekmtb on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by trekmtb, on Jan 13, 2011 at 7:39 am | 2 comments | 2579 Views

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Foothill, Amador Valley in "We the People" state finals today

Foothill and Amador Valley high schools were among five that advanced to the championship round of the "We the People" state...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by Austin, on Feb 4, 2011 at 4:43 pm | 2 comments | 1750 Views

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Foothill High JV, Varsity Cheer teams win state championship

The Foothill High School JV and Varsity cheer teams placed 1st in the United Spirit Association California State Championship...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by Cheer Fan, on Feb 9, 2011 at 10:12 pm | 2 comments | 2953 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Social Skills Group- High Functioning ASD/Asbergers Grades 1-3

I am looking to start a social skills group in the Livermore/Pleasanton/Dublin/San Ramon area for children ages 6-9. I have...

Original post made by Heather Roberson on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by Wendy, on Mar 8, 2011 at 9:29 pm | 2 comments | 3329 Views

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Novel Idea for education...

TED Talk on a new way to educate http://www.ted.com/talks/salman_khan_let_s_use_video_to_reinvent_education.html...

Original post made by AD on Mar. 12, 2011
Last comment by , on Mar 12, 2011 at 6:41 pm | 2 comments | 2053 Views

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Boy hits a hole-in-one - again!

It's supposed to be the shot of a lifetime but Alex Chin has hit a hole-in-one twice -- and he's only 12. Last summer, at...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2011
Last comment by nathan, on Apr 27, 2011 at 10:53 pm | 2 comments | 2784 Views

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Destination ImaginNation

Two Pleasanton teams place first in the elementary division of the Destination Imagination State Finals on April 9-10 and...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2011
Last comment by Somasundara Rao, on Apr 26, 2011 at 6:47 am | 2 comments | 3075 Views

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'Suckers for St. Jude' raises money to help fight cancer

Abby Smith, Addy Mapes, and Haley Carr, fourth graders at Walnut Grove Elementary School, team up to sell lollipops, raising...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2011
Last comment by Kelly Hilton, on Apr 26, 2011 at 9:43 am | 2 comments | 2747 Views

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Deja Vu - We acknowledge an error in judgment was made

This post from the Measure G campaign in 2009 is worth repeating: We acknowledge an error in judgment was made Publisher's...

Original post made by Deja vu on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by resident, on May 11, 2011 at 5:10 pm | 2 comments | 2430 Views

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Of Note

<B>Boosters bring in big bucks for bands Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=8119...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Marilyn Palowitch, on May 6, 2011 at 3:38 pm | 2 comments | 2758 Views

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Yes on Measure E Committee in Debt?

Word on the street is the Yes on Measure E Committee is several thousand dollars in debt. And is passing around the proverbial...

Original post made by Start Afresh on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Nomad, on May 20, 2011 at 7:29 pm | 2 comments | 2072 Views

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Kid's Country sites won't be closed, exec director says

Four Kid's Country facilities in San Ramon and Danville will not be losing their licenses, according to the organization's...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 4, 2011 at 9:57 am | 2 comments | 3106 Views

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SAT scores show increases for most high schools in area

SAT scores rose last year for five of the eight local high schools with the percentage of area scores over 1500 -- a state...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2011
Last comment by curious, on Aug 28, 2011 at 6:48 pm | 2 comments | 2665 Views
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