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Stay at Home Dads

Are Stay at Home Dad's accepted in our society? I have encountered many that are underachievers, boring/bored and generally...

Original post made by Mario on Sep. 10, 2008
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Sep 11, 2008 at 12:26 pm | 16 comments | 2382 Views

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State cuts to schools

My neighbor, who works as a teacher in the Pleasanton Schools told me that because of the state budget, the schools are going...

Original post made by Stephen on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by another disastisfied parent, on Dec 23, 2008 at 7:53 pm | 16 comments | 3067 Views

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Guest Opinion

For schools in Pleasanton, along with those in the rest of California, 2009 bodes to be a year of great challenge. Given...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2008
Last comment by :), on Jan 20, 2009 at 7:04 pm | 16 comments | 3022 Views

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Hair Cutter for Boys

Anyone know a good hair cutter for boys? Not the classic short hair style cut, more like the skater-dude cut. Cosmos...

Original post made by Lisa on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by Sergei, on Jan 22, 2009 at 12:00 am | 16 comments | 5319 Views

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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 | 16 comments | 4006 Views

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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 | 3118 Views

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what makes a good teacher?

I'm curious to find out what readers here consider the characteristics of good teachers. How would you tell the difference...

Original post made by Sandy on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by Karen, on Mar 9, 2009 at 10:13 am | 16 comments | 2845 Views

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Can the topics surrounding the Parcel Tax be posted separately?

I'm one of the Pleasanton parents on the fence about the parcel tax. Before the vote, I'm trying to learn as much as I can...

Original post made by On the Fence on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:50 pm | 16 comments | 2173 Views

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Amador again moves to finals in 'We the People' competition

Amador Valley High School is advancing to the championship round of the 2009 "We the People" national finals tomorrow in...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 29, 2009 at 1:02 pm | 16 comments | 3202 Views

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Our Schools Don't Need Teachers like Jerry Shelley

After reading the postings by former teacher Jerry Shelley, I am glad he is a former teacher! He may be a nice man, but...

Original post made by High School on May. 16, 2009
Last comment by Stinky12, on Oct 22, 2009 at 1:52 pm | 16 comments | 2455 Views

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Republicans for Measure G

Why would I, a Republican, support Measure G? It is a new tax. Smaller government and no new taxes are the Republican mantra,...

Original post made by YES ON G! on May. 23, 2009
Last comment by No on G, on May 25, 2009 at 2:05 pm | 16 comments | 2396 Views

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If you are a teacher and Measure G fails...

They are always looking for help at the fair during the summer. AV teacher and varsity basketball coach Don Underwood works...

Original post made by Helping out on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Helping out, on May 29, 2009 at 9:54 pm | 16 comments | 1874 Views

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Mrs. Williams Says Farewell

It’s { Been} a wonderful life! A personal history and a letter of gratitude to the Pleasanton community.....it has been...

Original post made by Sherry Williams on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by Stephanie K's mom, on Jun 3, 2009 at 8:14 pm | 16 comments | 4621 Views

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Parcel tax fails

Voters defeated a potential funding source for the school district Tuesday, and now members the Pleasanton Unified School...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jun 6, 2009 at 7:30 am | 16 comments | 1947 Views

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Official Layoff Numbers:

From PUSD E-Mail Connection-OFFICIAL LAYOFF NUMBERS: At the June 3 meeting of the Pleasanton Unified Board of Trustees,...

Original post made by Staff on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by john, on Jun 6, 2009 at 12:13 pm | 16 comments | 2225 Views

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Small-Minded Attacks on Kathleen

"Great people talk about ideas. Average people talk about things. Small people talk about other people." Kathleen Ruegsegger...

Original post made by John Adams on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jul 8, 2009 at 10:57 pm | 16 comments | 2164 Views

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Why a Search Firm ? I don't know...

Why a search firm ?, I don't know, you tell me: By Robert Jordan/Contra Costa Times "Pleasanton-Pleasanton school trustees...

Original post made by Original Joe on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by john, on Nov 12, 2009 at 12:25 pm | 16 comments | 1787 Views

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Does anyone know why our district has so much debt compared to other districts?

I heard from a friend that our district carries 18-20% debt while most other districts carry 3-4%. Why is this? What is...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by an old mom, on Feb 4, 2010 at 9:12 pm | 16 comments | 1453 Views

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Seniority-only Based Layoffs Hurt Students

At the end of this PDF link is a suggestion for an alternative system that can be implemented based upon the results of the...

Original post made by Stacey on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 15, 2010 at 6:50 am | 16 comments | 8329 Views

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Pleasanton senior runs to help two people injured in a crash outside Amador Valley High School

A 17-year-old senior at Amador Valley High School leaped into action when a small truck crashed into a fence outside the...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 30, 2010 at 1:04 am | 16 comments | 2651 Views
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Plenty of water that will cost more this year
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 709 views

Nominations due Monday for TV30’s Tri-Valley ‘Coach of the Year’ award
By Jeb Bing | 1 comment | 278 views

 

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