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Requiring school campuses to be English only?

I know this will be controversial but I promise it comes more from a place of unity. I pick my child up from school and...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Oct. 5, 2015
Last comment by Damon, 1 hour ago | 27 comments | 733 Views


Air quality event today to highlight importance of avoiding car idling at schools

Air quality experts will gather with students and school staff today to spread a simple message: Parents, turn off your engines. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by Damon, 2 hours ago | 7 comments | 753 Views


Pleasanton Needs a Private School (like Thales) on a Public Scale

Good article below about a private school model that is not nearly as expensive as most private schools. The article below...

Original post made by Alt on Feb. 22, 2015
Last comment by Damon, 2 hours ago | 5 comments | 1036 Views


HPMS Cheer team Rummage Sale

HPMS Cheer team is hosting a rummage sale this Sat Oct 10th from 7am-1pm! We will have house wear, clothing, furniture (bunk...

Original post made by Cheer Mom on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by Cheer Mom, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 20 Views


Pleasanton schools spokeswoman resigns

Pleasanton Unified spokeswoman Nicole Steward resigned this week to take a job as Milpitas Unified School District's Family...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by Billie, 7 hours ago | 5 comments | 1384 Views


Pleasanton Middle School students encourage parents to stop car idling

Students on the leadership council of Pleasanton Middle School shared information Wednesday afternoon with waiting parents...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by Bill, 7 hours ago | 2 comments | 583 Views


Walk to School month begins today; students encouraged to walk to campuses

Pleasanton schools will be kicking off Walk to School Month by asking students at Alisal, Mohr and Valley View elementary...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by Would love to do this if..., 9 hours ago | 4 comments | 535 Views


Amador Valley High teacher among candidates for county Teachers of the Year

A Pleasanton teacher is among the educators vying for this year's Alameda County Teachers of the Year award Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2015
Last comment by Allyson Camillucci, on Oct 3, 2015 at 10:41 pm | 4 comments | 1855 Views


Vintage Hills Elementary selected as National Blue Ribbon School

Vintage Hills Elementary School in Pleasanton has been selected for a prestigious National Blue Ribbon Schools Program award,...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2015
Last comment by Lori, on Sep 30, 2015 at 1:07 pm | 7 comments | 1688 Views


Classes starting Oct. 1 offer help for parents with difficult teens

Pleasanton Unified is launching a parent-involvement course that will help adults intervene with difficult adolescents. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2015
Last comment by reson mustpreval, on Sep 26, 2015 at 8:55 am | 16 comments | 978 Views


Shocking language within Union reps and teachers shows double standard

I just read the documents that included sworn depositions from high-ranking union officers and others involved in the Vranesh...

Original post made by Not PC on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by CP for short, on Sep 24, 2015 at 1:49 pm | 10 comments | 921 Views


Head of the Class: Bull takes reins at Donlon

Bull, 43, is Donlon's new principal, but the city resident is no stranger to Pleasanton Unified. He worked for the past 15...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by Shauna Johnson, on Sep 23, 2015 at 2:10 pm | 2 comments | 984 Views


Pleasanton students score high marks on new state standardized test

About 75% of district students who took the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP), the new state...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 22, 2015 at 8:37 am | 28 comments | 3307 Views


Vranesh files challenge to OAH ruling

Former Walnut Grove principal Jon Vranesh filed a legal challenge last week to an administrative court's decision that the...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2015
Last comment by CP for short, on Sep 21, 2015 at 8:21 pm | 2 comments | 3398 Views


PPIE - Donation Statistics

Where can I find statistics on PPIE donations? I'd like to see breakdown by school, community demographic, and grade. I...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Sep. 10, 2015
Last comment by Jerry, on Sep 13, 2015 at 8:24 am | 4 comments | 380 Views


School board approves staff changes, budget adjustments, preschool plan

The Pleasanton school board met Tuesday night to approve staff changes, discuss the district's budget, start the process...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2015
Last comment by Rod, on Sep 9, 2015 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 2195 Views


Pleasanton school board to discuss budget, teacher approval tomorrow

The Pleasanton Unified school board will meet Tuesday night to discuss employee contract approval, field trip approval, the...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1583 Views


A "Common Core" Math Problem: Old Way vs. New Way

Check this out and determine for yourself why so many students like me are confused. Old Way: 32-12 = 20 See the...

Original post made by Confused Student on Sep. 4, 2015
Last comment by Julie, on Sep 7, 2015 at 8:33 am | 8 comments | 719 Views


PUSD Homework Policy

Students are only supposed to be getting 2 hours of homework each night (about 20 minutes per class). It's clear to me and...

Original post made by Angry on Feb. 8, 2015
Last comment by no stress, on Sep 3, 2015 at 7:45 pm | 14 comments | 1598 Views


Who is the third person to be paid a settlement by PUSD in the Vranish Case

And how much did PUSD have to pay? Why hasn't this been made public information? The other two pay outs have been made...

Original post made by Mary F. on Sep. 3, 2015
There are no comments yet. 404 Views
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