Moving Forward, Together
PUSD E-Connection
February 5, 2021
Updates, Resources & Quicklinks
Regular Board Meeting
Thursday, Feb. 11 at 7 PM

Tune in on Thursday, Feb. 11 for our regular board meeting! We will discuss school reopening, annual student enrollment, and more.

View the agenda at and watch the meeting on Tri-Valley TV at
Incoming TK & K Parent Info Nights
Tuesday, Feb. 9, 7-8 PM
Wednesday, Feb. 10, 7-8 PM
Parents planning to enroll their child in Kindergarten or Transitional Kindergarten (TK) for the 2021-22 school year are invited to attend one of our virtual parent meetings to hear about enrollment and registration procedures, Health Services, and more.

Please RSVP to the meetings and click here for more information!
Scholarship Opportunities

Local non-profit Amador Valley Scholarships Inc. is offering multiple scholarships for high school seniors at Amador Valley, Foothill, and Village High Schools!

A new scholarship is the Zachary Scanlan Memorial Scholarship. Zachary, a 2016 Foothill graduate, set up the scholarship before passing away in November after a battle with cancer. He wished to have a scholarship go to a Foothill graduate who may have struggled with academics in high school.

See all available scholarships and their guidelines at
Register for PPIE's Virtual Run for Education!
PPIE is hosting its 9th Annual Run for Education, which will be virtual! From April 11 to April 18, participants can run, walk or bike their favorite routes while supporting Pleasanton schools.

The first 200 people who register by Feb. 6 will be entered in a drawing to win a JBL waterproof wireless speaker! Over the next few weeks, there will be drawings for even more prizes.

Pricing is $20 until March 15 and $25 March 16 - April 5.

Upcoming Events
Holiday: No School
  • Monday, Feb. 8
  • Tuesday, Feb. 9, 7-8 PM
  • Wednesday, Feb. 10, 7-8 PM
  • Thursday, Feb. 11, 7 PM
Holiday: No School
  • Monday, Feb. 15
Parenting Tips from your School Social Worker Team
The Dangers of Mixing Medication and Alcohol
Although Adderall is prescribed for treating ADHD and narcolepsy, teens who do not need the medication are finding that they can use it to get high. Adderall is a stimulant, so it increases attention and energy, and is often used with alcohol, so that one can drink for longer without getting drowsy and passing out. Mixing the two produces side effects of excitement, euphoria, alertness, increased blood pressure, increased pulse, insomnia and loss of appetite. However, it can also lead to alcohol poisoning and seizures. Parents or caregivers can be involved by keeping track of their child’s Adderall supply if they have a prescription and explaining the risks of using Adderall if you don’t have a prescription for it. To learn more, check out the Online Drug & Alcohol Series: What’s the High About developed by your School Social Workers. Brought to you by your PBIS School Social Workers.
Celebrating our pUSd Community
Harvest Park Students Learn With Teachers In Small Cohorts

Thank you to two Harvest Park Middle School teachers who let us observe them work with small groups of students this week! Greg Dankwardt teaches his agriculture students two days a week in the garden, while Leanne Bean began working in-person with her drama students this week!
Donlon Elementary Cubs Annual Disco Bingo Event goes virtual!

Our Donlon Cubs had a groovy time at this year's virtual bingo event!
Community Resources
Click the images and links below for more information on resources and opportunities from our community partners
Community Service Opportunities for PUSD Students

PUSD students looking for community service opportunities can find links to organizations where they can make a difference at
Axis Health Support Groups
Axis offers free, weekly support groups for PUSD high school and middle school students. Drop-in one-hour group sessions are led by a licensed clinician. Topics include stress management, peer pressure, anxiety and more. Call Alaina Moreno-Koehler 925-249-3159 for information. 
Pleasanton Unified
School District
4665 Bernal Ave., Pleasanton, CA 94566
Phone: 925-462-5500