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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Steinle family sues San Francisco, federal authorities, former sheriff

The family of Kate Steinle, a Pleasanton native who was shot and killed on San Francisco's Pier 14 last July, today filed...

Original post made on May. 29, 2016
Last comment by Michael Austin, on May 30, 2016 at 12:09 pm | 3 comments | 1180 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board spares 2 librarian jobs from layoffs, seeks funds to save others whose positions are on chopping block

Pleasanton's school district Tuesday scraped together enough money to fund another two library assistants, and the school...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by Pete, on May 27, 2016 at 9:42 am | 9 comments | 2085 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bond discussion shows district security issues, technology aspirations

Pleasanton school district staff presented a surprising picture Saturday of isolated decay and troublesome security holes...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 25, 2016 at 10:28 pm | 11 comments | 1202 Views

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School district expected to get more state funding for staff

Pleasanton's school board is readying for a busy meeting Tuesday night. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/05/22/school-district-expected-to-get-mor...

Original post made on May. 22, 2016
Last comment by Transplanted, on May 24, 2016 at 9:12 am | 3 comments | 1297 Views

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New superintendent contract on school board docket tomorrow

The contract for Pleasanton's new superintendent is set to be approved by the school board Tuesday night, capping the process...

Original post made on May. 9, 2016
Last comment by Concerned, on May 9, 2016 at 4:42 pm | 1 comment | 1923 Views

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Middle schools remind parents of new vaccine requirement

As families prepare for their children's summer vacation, Pleasanton middle school administrators are reminding parents that...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by Another W.G. Parent, on May 7, 2016 at 6:32 pm | 9 comments | 1869 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton 'Teacher of Year' wants students to find joy in exercise

Terri Drain has been selected as the 2016 Pleasanton school district "Teacher of the Year" and will advance to the county...

Original post made on May. 5, 2016
Last comment by beach bum, on May 6, 2016 at 7:40 pm | 3 comments | 2298 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 STEM- NOT "STEAM" Why not "STEAMBOAT?" , on May 6, 2016 at 11:08 am | 19 comments | 4651 Views

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School Board Voting to close school libraries

The School Board will be voting Tuesday night to layoff existing staff at most of the Elementary and Middle School Libraries...

Original post made by Concerned Pleasanton Parent on Apr. 18, 2016
Last comment by PTown Mom, on Apr 29, 2016 at 3:54 pm | 6 comments | 828 Views

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New PUSD superintendent, 63 years old?

"Rubino, superintendent at Gridley Unified in Butte County for the past four years... Rubino, 63, ... He moved to the Bay...

Original post made by DJohns on Apr. 26, 2016
Last comment by Jack, on Apr 28, 2016 at 8:47 am | 11 comments | 1358 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Meeting on Hart Middle School's next principal to be held tonight

Pleasanton school district leaders will hold a meeting at 7 p.m. tonight for parents and guardians of Hart Middle School...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by Sam, on Apr 26, 2016 at 4:56 pm | 4 comments | 1180 Views

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Gridley administrator named new Pleasanton school superintendent

Rick Rubino, superintendent at Gridley Unified School District in Butte County, was named as Pleasanton's new superintendent...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2016
Last comment by Gina Channell, Publisher, on Apr 21, 2016 at 11:17 am | 17 comments | 4820 Views

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Mr. Amador -- A family affair

The annual Mr. Amador show, an event held at Amador Valley High, is really turning out to be a family affair. My grandson,...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2016
Last comment by Linda Ashcraft Hudak, on Apr 20, 2016 at 7:38 pm | 1 comment | 845 Views

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Pleasanton school board now interviewing finalists for superintendent position

Interviews started Tuesday for the Pleasanton school district's superintendent position as the search for a new leader appears...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Apr 19, 2016 at 2:15 pm | 6 comments | 3572 Views

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SAGE to Lead Kids in Planting Seedlings Thursday, April 21 During Fundraiser

After school on Thursday, April 21, SAGE (Sustainable Agriculture Education) invites kids of all ages to plant seedlings...

Original post made by Patti Bond on Apr. 13, 2016
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Is PUSD drinking water full of lead in Pleasanton and poisoning the kids?

First of all, I read that no regulations require that the Federal government test water in schools. This afternoon, CBS...

Original post made by Don't trust PUSD on Apr. 11, 2016
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Apr 11, 2016 at 4:59 pm | 4 comments | 442 Views

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School bond issue - poll

A comment was made that the recent poll showing that the proposed school bond issue was likely to pass was invalid, because...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Apr. 8, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Apr 10, 2016 at 10:30 pm | 16 comments | 722 Views

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PUSD

I was wondering if there was any update to this? http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/10/30/pleasanton-schools-may-face-layoffs-this-spring...

Original post made by Wondering on Feb. 22, 2016
Last comment by payitback?, on Apr 7, 2016 at 8:12 am | 5 comments | 828 Views

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Polling firm: School district could aim for bond vote during November election

Pleasanton's school district will start identifying what construction and renovation projects it most needs after a recent...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2016
Last comment by res1, on Mar 30, 2016 at 1:24 pm | 23 comments | 1579 Views

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Foothill team first in school's history to compete in We the People nationals

Foothill High's We the People team will advance to the national round of the civics competition after being selected as a...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by Amador Parent, on Mar 20, 2016 at 10:22 am | 6 comments | 3355 Views
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