Monthly Archives: September 2015

PUSD Begins Year-Long Reflection and Goal Setting

Following the passage of Proposition 30 in 2013, the State developed a new formula for allocating money to school districts.  This formula is intended to stabilize education funding and reverse the cuts to public education that started in 2008.  The new funding rules require each school district to adopt a “Local Control Accountability Plan” (LCAP)…

GATE Parent Information Night for Parents of Advanced Learners

Co-hosted by: The Piedmont Unified School District and the Piedmont ALPS Parent Group Date and Time:  Tuesday, October 13, 7–8:30 PM Venue: Havens Library, 323 Highland Avenue Come learn what resources are available and being developed to support advanced learners in all disciplines in the Piedmont Schools.  Whether your child has specific academic sills, intellectual abilities, or leadership qualities,…

High School Students Transform Unused Space Into Vibrant Memorial Garden

By guest author, Ms. Courtney Goen, PHS Social Studies Teacher On Thursday, September 17th, Piedmont High School held a ceremony to dedicate the Eileen Rohmer Memorial Garden, which was created last year by students as part of an environmental  service learning project.  Ms. Rohmer, a Chemistry teacher with an extraordinary gift for engaging and inspiring…