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PUSD to explore building new elementary school on Neal property

The Pleasanton school board Tuesday night took a step forward in planning for a new elementary school in the district, directing...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2017
Last comment by mkane94566, 3 hours ago | 9 comments | 1836 Views

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School board appoints next principals for Foothill, Valley View

The Pleasanton school board announced two principal appointments at the start of their meeting Tuesday night. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 27, 2017 at 3:35 pm | 10 comments | 3104 Views

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Editorial: PUSD should reveal superintendent finalist before appointment

The school board was expected to select its top choice for the new superintendent this week -- PUSD's fifth leader since...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 27, 2017 at 9:36 am | 14 comments | 1321 Views

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Harvest Park student represents California, team places first in championship

A seventh grader at Harvest Park Middle School was a part of the California team that placed first at the MATHCOUNTS National...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Lola, on May 25, 2017 at 8:04 pm | 5 comments | 3647 Views

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School board set to interview finalists for superintendent

The Pleasanton school board will interview three finalists for the PUSD superintendent vacancy next week, with special closed-session...

Original post made on May. 12, 2017
Last comment by Yahoo, on May 22, 2017 at 1:20 pm | 9 comments | 1981 Views

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Teacher Performance Feedback

Is there a website or mechanism to provide feedback on PUSD teacher performance? I've tried to write directly to the Principal...

Original post made by Curious on May. 17, 2017
Last comment by res2, on May 19, 2017 at 5:40 pm | 4 comments | 961 Views

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SAT Exams no longer to be held at Amador Valley High School?

Just heard that Pleasanton Unified will no longer be hosting the SAT's at Amador Valley High School. Is this true? This was...

Original post made by Jenna on May. 15, 2017
Last comment by Amador Valley Parent, on May 18, 2017 at 4:37 pm | 1 comment | 270 Views

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School board to receive Measure I1 update Tuesday

The Pleasanton school board will receive an update on the Measure I1 bond program as part of its regular meeting agenda Tuesday...

Original post made on May. 7, 2017
Last comment by Lydiksen teacher, on May 13, 2017 at 10:19 pm | 16 comments | 1922 Views

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PUSD board set to interview superintendent candidates this weekend

The Pleasanton school board is set to conduct first interviews for PUSD's superintendent vacancy this weekend after reviewing...

Original post made on May. 4, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 12, 2017 at 9:37 pm | 8 comments | 1669 Views

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Unanimous City Council OKs 36 new houses for Valley Trails

New houses appear on their way to the Valley Trails neighborhood after the Pleasanton City Council on Tuesday endorsed a...

Original post made on May. 3, 2017
Last comment by Comment, on May 3, 2017 at 3:49 am | 1 comment | 2874 Views

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School board OKs new agreement between district, teachers' union

The Pleasanton school board has signed off on a three-year collective bargaining agreement between PUSD and the Association...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2017
Last comment by OstapGuics, on Apr 29, 2017 at 4:35 pm | 75 comments | 4841 Views

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Court denies former Walnut Grove principal's petition challenging his dismissal

An Alameda County judge this week denied a legal petition from former Walnut Grove Elementary School principal Jon Vranesh...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by Andrade??, on Apr 28, 2017 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 4218 Views

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Senior Ditch Day?

Rumors around of Senior Ditch Day tomorrow, 11/10 for Foothill. Any parents with more information about what might be hatching...

Original post made by Parent on Nov. 9, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 26, 2017 at 10:19 pm | 6 comments | 2764 Views

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School board meets tonight on teachers' salary cut offer

The Pleasanton school board is expected to vote during its regular meeting tonight on a tentative agreement announced last...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Maggog, on Apr 26, 2017 at 6:52 pm | 184 comments | 7555 Views

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The Damaging Impact of California’s Teacher Layoff Policies

Great recent report at: http://www.edtrust.org/sites/edtrust.org/files/LayOff_2011_vFINAL-1.pdf called: Victims of the Churn:...

Original post made by concerned parent on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by Honest Injun, on Apr 25, 2017 at 3:31 pm | 22 comments | 3088 Views

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PUSD won't pursue Valley Trails property for new school site

After further consideration, the Pleasanton school board Tuesday directed district administration not to pursue acquisition...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Apr 25, 2017 at 12:59 pm | 14 comments | 2510 Views

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School board gets superintendent search update

The Pleasanton community wants a schools superintendent who is motivational, collaborative and committed. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2017
Last comment by Jack, on Apr 25, 2017 at 7:16 am | 8 comments | 891 Views

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Foothill principal tapped to lead San Ramon Valley High

Jason Krolikowski, principal of Foothill High School since 2013, is leaving the district next school year after being appointed...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2017
Last comment by other issues, on Apr 24, 2017 at 10:00 am | 17 comments | 4848 Views

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What's Wrong With Portables?

Not sure what the problem is with portables at schools to economize a little. I attended classes in portables at Amador,...

Original post made by Amador Class of '77 on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by Jimmy the Jet, on Apr 21, 2017 at 8:50 am | 47 comments | 1258 Views

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School board to receive update on superintendent search

The Pleasanton school board will receive an update on the search for the district’s new superintendent and discuss the...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Apr 19, 2017 at 4:09 pm | 21 comments | 1705 Views
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