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Pleasanton school district hosting community school tours

Residents invited to learn more about current facilities, upcoming bond measure

The Pleasanton school district is hosting community school tours to offer residents an overview of current facilities and answer questions about Measure I1, the $270 million bond measure on the Nov. 8 ballot.

If approved by 55% of voters, the bond measure would impose a new tax of $49 per $100,000 of assessed value on Pleasanton property owners. The revenue generated would fund updated school facilities and infrastructure, including projects like a new elementary school and modernized science labs.

Tours are open to all interested community members. The next tour will take place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Pleasanton Middle School, located at 5001 Case Ave., before shifting to Hearst Elementary School next door.

There are also visits scheduled from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Pleasanton Middle and from 10 to 11 a.m. that day at Lydiksen Elementary School, located at 7700 Highland Oaks Drive.

Information provided on the tours will include school facility needs, taxpayer information and items on the approved bond project list, according to district spokesman Patrick Gannon. Tours will be led by school Superintendent Rick Rubino and school principals.

All tours will begin in front of the schools' administration offices. There is no need to RSVP. Transportation will not be provided.

To learn more, contact Gannon at 426-4304 or via email at pgannon@pleasantonusd.net. For more information on Measure I1, including an updated bond project list with applicable school sites for each item, visit pleasantonusd.net.

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Posted by parent
a resident of Village High School
on Oct 13, 2016 at 10:23 am

Take a tour of Village High School. Its as run down as schools in Oakland and this City should not be proud of how this school has been treated and run. [removed]


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Posted by Alisha
a resident of Amador Estates
on Oct 13, 2016 at 12:54 pm

I am wondering why maintenance is never done on our schools. My 17 year experience in the district has shown me that if the custodian cannot fix something then we go without. The facilities are not taken care of and I blame the district!


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