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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jerry Brown bans expulsions for "willful defiance" and vetos compulsory kindergarten

It looks like Jerry Brown has taken steps to curtail school administration abuses. On Saturday, he signed a bill to eliminate...

Original post made by Common sense on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by Damon, on Sep 29, 2014 at 10:01 am | 7 comments | 762 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

We need to improve how we address the school board!!

Whenever someone goes up to the podium to speak, they never seem to have a lot of vigor (exception: this one man who speaks...

Original post made by MyRoleModel on Sep. 28, 2014
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hart vice principal accepts similar job on the Peninsula

Hart Middle School's vice principal Tom Domer has resigned to accept a similar position in the San Carlos School District,...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by Purge the Board, on Sep 26, 2014 at 1:52 pm | 20 comments | 3340 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Common Core - How Gov't Took Control Over Our Schools

Do you see the similarities with our existing public schools...especially Common Core that nationalizes schooling. This...

Original post made by Carol on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Godwin's Law, on Sep 24, 2014 at 9:41 am | 4 comments | 237 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Miller and Henry?????

I totally agree that Miller and Henry should have spoke before our CURENT board when commenting about Common Core. Another...

Original post made by Really? on Sep. 23, 2014
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

SO Agree with Teacher who spoke at School Board tonight

Thank you to the teacher who spoke up at the Board Meeting tonight about one of the new candidates running (either Paige...

Original post made by VeryConcerned Parent on Sep. 23, 2014
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Library park & pickup

Can someone please tell me why parents are allowed to fill parking spots and clog the public library's driveway to pick up...

Original post made by Chris on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Mindy, on Sep 23, 2014 at 7:08 pm | 4 comments | 226 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to take second look at calendar tomorrow

The Pleasanton school board could possibly take action tomorrow evening to rescind June's adoption of the new 2015-16 school...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Be Positive, on Sep 21, 2014 at 12:17 pm | 40 comments | 2574 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Congratulations, Foothill!

According to Newsweeks top school's rankings, Pleasanton's very own Foothill High School is currently ranked 312 in the nation....

Original post made by Moose on Sep. 14, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on Sep 17, 2014 at 2:54 pm | 20 comments | 2220 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New apartment complex, homes approved next to Bernal Community Park

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has approved construction of a high density, multi-story apartment complex along with...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by caywen, on Sep 15, 2014 at 6:01 pm | 20 comments | 4429 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

AMADOR GRAD PEP BAND DIRECTOR AT JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY

Emily Elizabeth Joseph (Amador 2005) is the new Director of Pep Bands at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. The 2005...

Original post made by Andrew Joseph on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by !!!!, on Sep 14, 2014 at 10:08 pm | 5 comments | 473 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board votes to continue modified lite calendar

The Pleasanton school board voted 3-2 against the motion to rescind June's approval of the "modified lite" calendar for the...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on Sep 12, 2014 at 4:01 pm | 109 comments | 6930 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board sticks with new calendar

The Pleasanton school board voted 3-2 against the motion to rescind June's approval of the "modified lite" calendar for the...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Mr. Groaner, on Sep 12, 2014 at 8:07 am | 2 comments | 979 Views

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Anyone know why AVHS has NEW NO GUEST Policy regarding Homecoming Dance?

Can someone please fill me in on the NEW Amador Valley High School Homecoming policy? So a AVHS student CAN NOT take even...

Original post made by Why????? on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 11, 2014 at 12:08 pm | 7 comments | 936 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rude behavior in PUSD front office?

Hi folks, The PUSD front office personnel is apparently very rude and contemptuous of parents, and also of others including...

Original post made by concerned parent on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by Corky, on Sep 11, 2014 at 7:13 am | 3 comments | 367 Views

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Hart Middle School faculty, staff surprise 14 children with new bikes

Hart Middle School teachers and staff in Pleasanton built and delivered 14 bicycles for children in the San Leandro Parks...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Angry , on Sep 9, 2014 at 5:11 pm | 9 comments | 2915 Views

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Jarrod Poston completes basic training at West Point

Cadet Jarrod Bradley Poston, son of Mary and Bradley Poston of Pleasanton, successfully completed six weeks of basic training...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2014
Last comment by Daveg, on Sep 9, 2014 at 8:56 am | 7 comments | 574 Views

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Attorney for Convicted Tri-Valley University CEO Susan Su Requests New Trial Due to "delusional thinking process"

In court papers filed this week, citing "impulsivity and poor decision-making," John Jordan has requested that Susan Su be...

Original post made by Hallucination patrol on Sep. 3, 2014
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Pesticide bills heads to Governor

A bill requiring the safer use of pesticides in schools will be making its way to the Governor announced Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2014
Last comment by Citizen, on Sep 1, 2014 at 8:21 pm | 5 comments | 1282 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Modified Lite Calendar on Sept. 9 Board Meeting Agenda

I just read on the front page of The Independent, "Pleasanton School District May Reconsider 'Modified Lite' Calendar. ...

Original post made by Karen on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Signer's Remorse, on Sep 1, 2014 at 5:37 pm | 6 comments | 541 Views
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Good news for downtown Livermore and the performing arts
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 1,132 views

November Ballot Prop 2 Devils or Angels in the Details?
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 1,106 views

Who wants to move to San Ramon?
By Roz Rogoff | 1 comment | 1,033 views

Any questions for Pleasanton mayoral, council candidates?
By Gina Channell-Allen | 5 comments | 171 views