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Vranesh hearing-Pleasanton Weekly Restorative Justice cover story

I just read the Pleasanton Weekly edition this morning that recently came in the mailbox. When Glenn Wohltmann, reporter...

Original post made by Double standard on May. 3, 2015
Last comment by TheTruth, 45 minutes ago | 1 comment | 43 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anti-Gay lecture by club at AVHS yesterday?

My child, a student at AVHS, told me that yesterday a club (FISH Club?) at AVHS, which appears to have a religious focus,...

Original post made by An AVHS Parent on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, 1 hour ago | 25 comments | 855 Views

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Vranesh, others testify at former principal's dismissal hearing

Earlier testimonies were refuted and the character of one witness was questioned during testimony Monday at former Walnut...

Original post made on May. 2, 2015
Last comment by Ann O'Neal is correct, 23 hours ago | 3 comments | 719 Views

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Half of Palo Alto Juniors in High School Opt Out of Common Core testing

The Palo Alto Weekly reports that many students have opted out of Common Core testing. Sounds like it is pretty easy. Parents...

Original post made by Wow! on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on May 1, 2015 at 12:39 pm | 4 comments | 513 Views

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Foothill or Amador?

Not sure if this topic has been discussed already but would love to get other parents' thoughts about our high schools' pluses/minuses....

Original post made by ptownmama on Dec. 27, 2010
Last comment by Oh please, on Apr 30, 2015 at 9:27 pm | 34 comments | 6821 Views

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Dear Mr. Vranesh.....

Dear Mr. Vranesh: As a parent of children enrolled in PUSD, I want to apologize to you for what our school district has...

Original post made by Another PUSD Parent on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by PTown Teacher, on Apr 30, 2015 at 8:34 pm | 45 comments | 3632 Views

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OAH Hearing - Vranesh

Reading the Walnut Grove story http://pleasantonweekly.com/square/2015/04/28/vranesh-others-testify-at-former-pleasanton-principals-dismissal-hearing...

Original post made by very concerned on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by 5 minutes before deletion, on Apr 29, 2015 at 12:08 pm | 6 comments | 811 Views

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PPIE 'Run for Education' raises $96k

The third annual Pleasanton Run for Education, a fundraiser for the Pleasanton Partnerships in Education (PPIE) Foundation,...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by henryroes, on Apr 29, 2015 at 9:40 am | 1 comment | 632 Views

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Vranesh, others testify at former Pleasanton principal's dismissal hearing

Earlier testimonies were refuted and the character of one witness was questioned during testimony yesterday at former Walnut...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Apr 28, 2015 at 9:56 am | 4 comments | 4307 Views

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Hearings begin next week for Vranesh, PUSD

Former Walnut Grove principal Jon Vranesh will appeal his termination from Pleasanton Unified School District at a hearing...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by PTown Teacher, on Apr 27, 2015 at 7:45 pm | 29 comments | 8117 Views

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AVHS students win 'Honorable Mention' for Common Core film

A film documentary produced by three Amador Valley High School students has won "Honorable Mention" in the C-SPAN StudentCam...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by Another dad, on Apr 27, 2015 at 7:13 am | 11 comments | 998 Views

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AVHS Begins We The People National Finals

Best of luck to the Amador High School We The People team as they begin their We The People National Finals competition today. To...

Original post made by Andre Kvaternik on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Andre Kvaternik , on Apr 26, 2015 at 6:49 pm | 1 comment | 108 Views

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Sarah's swimathon today to benefit Children's Hospital

Sarah Banholzer and her friends are donning their bathing suits in Pleasanton Sunday for their second annual swimathon to...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2015
Last comment by Ms. Landis, on Apr 26, 2015 at 7:51 am | 1 comment | 2137 Views

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We The People Link

Link to the Top Ten Awards Page - http://www.civiced.org/2015-top-10...

Original post made by Andre Kvaternik on Apr. 24, 2015
There are no comments yet. 138 Views

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Pleasanton school board to hold special meeting tonight

The Pleasanton school board will hold a special meting at 6 p.m. tonight in the district's headquarters, 4665 Bernal Ave. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by Watching, on Apr 22, 2015 at 11:12 pm | 14 comments | 2809 Views

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Tony Dennis named 'Teacher of the Year' in Pleasanton school district

Tony Dennis has been named the Pleasanton Unified School District's 2015-16 Teacher of the Year. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2015
Last comment by JP, on Apr 22, 2015 at 8:49 pm | 4 comments | 1572 Views

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STEAM preschool proposal approved by school board

A proposal for a STEAM Preschool was unanimously approved by the Pleasanton school board last night during its board meeting. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Apr 20, 2015 at 3:43 pm | 15 comments | 2326 Views

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Vranesh haring started yesterday?

Anyone know if the Jon Vranesh hearing started yesterday?...

Original post made by Helen on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 15, 2015 at 9:43 am | 7 comments | 1202 Views

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Foothill Seniors--Scholarship Funds Available! Deadline Friday April 17th! Act fast!

Each year Pleasanton North Rotary awards scholarships to Foothill High School graduating seniors, and this year's three $1000...

Original post made by Pleasanton North Rotary on Apr. 13, 2015
There are no comments yet. 170 Views

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CTA Discrimination, Suppression, and Coercion

There is a must-read expose' by editor, John Diaz, in Easter Sunday's 'INSIGHT' supplement to SF Chronicle. Titled,'A lesson...

Original post made by Taxpayer on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Apr 9, 2015 at 8:56 pm | 13 comments | 506 Views
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