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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hintzke to seek re-election to Pleasanton school board

Pleasanton school board member Jamie Hintzke has announced that she will seek re-election to a third term on Nov. 8. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 25, 2016 at 10:27 pm | 11 comments | 1921 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 Get the Facts, on Jun 17, 2016 at 12:23 pm | 37 comments | 8993 Views

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School board brings back all elementary, middle school librarians

Pleasanton's school board chipped away at approved layoffs yet again last night, restoring more librarians whose jobs were...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 17, 2016 at 10:28 am | 11 comments | 1994 Views

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School board to discuss reductions, technology restructuring at tonight's meeting

Pleasanton's school board will discuss ongoing layoffs Tuesday night as the board struggles to cobble together funding from...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
Last comment by AnonName, on Jun 16, 2016 at 10:03 am | 14 comments | 1614 Views

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Pleasanton students win first in Destination Imagination competition

A team of Hart Middle School students won first place in a recent Destination Imagination competition in Knoxville, Tenn. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2016
Last comment by Catura Family, on Jun 8, 2016 at 3:51 pm | 2 comments | 1025 Views

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Learn best techniques for pruning Japanese Maple

Learn the best pruning techniques to make your Japanese Maple look its best. Care, feeding and pest control will also be...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2016
Last comment by coddy bell, on Jun 8, 2016 at 12:30 am | 1 comment | 635 Views

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Public Reproval of PUSD Teacher for Misconduct on State website

At school today I learned that on the state website for the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, on the consent...

Original post made by Concerned on Jun. 6, 2016
Last comment by Self revoke, on Jun 6, 2016 at 2:40 pm | 2 comments | 443 Views

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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 James W., on Jun 2, 2016 at 9:36 pm | 4 comments | 1703 Views

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PFLL Closing Ceremonies, Home Run Derby Takes Place on Saturday

Pleasanton Foothill Little League is saying goodbye to a great season with food, fun, games and awards at its annual closing...

Original post made by Mindy Long on May. 31, 2016
There are no comments yet. 224 Views

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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 | 2313 Views

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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 | 1374 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 | 1457 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 | 2089 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 | 1947 Views

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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 | 2432 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 | 4735 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 | 863 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 | 1401 Views

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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 | 1237 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 | 4982 Views
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Pleasanton Costco appears headed to crowded November ballot
By Tim Hunt | 11 comments | 1,198 views

Bikes and Cars don't mix
By Roz Rogoff | 3 comments | 130 views