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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
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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
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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 rotten core, on Apr 23, 2015 at 11:10 am | 2 comments | 635 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 | 2665 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 | 1465 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 Michael Austin, on Apr 22, 2015 at 8:15 am | 28 comments | 7651 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
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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 | 2194 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 | 1182 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 momof2, on Apr 15, 2015 at 8:47 am | 29 comments | 6509 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
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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 | 493 Views

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Spend an evening with a Rebel soldier

The Museum on Main will acknowledge the 150th anniversary of the end of the American Civil War in "An Evening with A Rebel...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Apr 7, 2015 at 12:47 pm | 2 comments | 1215 Views

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Paly school board rep: 'The sorrows of young Palo Altans'

As I sit in my room staring at the list of colleges I've resolved to try to get into, trying to determine my odds of getting...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2015
Last comment by Barbara, on Apr 5, 2015 at 9:38 pm | 12 comments | 1948 Views

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Steam Preschool

Watched this report at most recent PUSD Board meeting. Another fancy acronym to entice parents to pay big $1300.00 + per...

Original post made by Member on Apr. 4, 2015
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Quarry Lane Student Takes Fourth Place at State Geography Bee Finals

Seventh grade Quarry Lane student, Rhea Mitr, took fourth place at the 2015 National Geographic State Bee, making it the...

Original post made by Jonni Zukauskas on Apr. 3, 2015
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Las Positas: Our community's college

For those who have gone to small colleges for their degrees, Las Positas College measures up to the best of them in terms...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by Matthew Kaplan, on Mar 30, 2015 at 7:45 am | 5 comments | 5560 Views

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School board holds special board meeting tonight

The Pleasanton school board is set to hold a special board meeting at 7 p.m. tonight, where it will consider and possibly...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 27, 2015 at 11:13 pm | 2 comments | 1164 Views

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Committee being created to look at Pleasanton schools 2017 calendar

The Pleasanton school board heard a report from district staff about the process and timeline for the 2016-17 calendar during...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by Steven, on Mar 27, 2015 at 12:53 pm | 9 comments | 2731 Views

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Both Pleasanton JV cheer teams rank high at nationals

Amador Valley and Foothill junior varsity cheer teams ranked high at last weekend's United Spirit Association (USA) High...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by Retired AV Cheer Mom 2011, on Mar 26, 2015 at 8:21 am | 4 comments | 1847 Views
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Ballot Follies, and the great Candidate Challenge
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Major progress on unique housing proposal
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