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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grading the mile run?

My average weight boy runs the mile at J.L.S. He is not a fast runner but he does run (not walk) and averages about 9:30....

Original post made by PA Mom on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Anther Mom, 39 minutes ago | 38 comments | 3460 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Office for Civil Rights opens sexual-assault investigation at Stanford University

Stanford University has joined the growing list of universities under investigation by the U.S. Department of Education Office...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2015
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, 1 hour ago | 5 comments | 2522 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Great leaders know when to apologize

I found this great article today: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/business-leaders-need-know-when-how-apologize-ben-robertson?trk=tod-home-art-list-small_1 A...

Original post made by Palo Altan on Mar. 4, 2015
Last comment by bush, 3 hours ago | 3 comments | 150 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two speeches to the Board: Save Gunn's 118 teachers

Dear Palo Alto Onliners, Along with my colleague Cara Stoneburner, a 4th-grade teacher at Juana Briones, I was one of...

Original post made by Marc Vincenti on Mar. 1, 2015
Last comment by Stoneburner rules, 18 hours ago | 17 comments | 790 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students speak to experiences, good and bad, at youth forum

Amidst Palo Alto's ongoing community conversation about youth health and well-being -- one that so often cries out for the...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by At least this much is true, 21 hours ago | 26 comments | 4584 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford upholds fraternity's housing suspension

After reviewing an appeal filed by a Stanford University fraternity whose housing privileges were suspended in December following...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by Hulkamania, 23 hours ago | 10 comments | 3527 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thirty teens dropped from Palo Alto school rolls

Thirty students were dropped from Palo Alto public school rolls this fall when their parents were unable to verify their...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 3, 2015 at 11:53 am | 165 comments | 8046 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Preparing for the unthinkable: School district maintenance foreman develops emergency-response system

In the event that a shooting were to take place at one of Palo Alto Unified School District's 17 campuses, teachers would...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Saving lives, on Mar 2, 2015 at 4:29 pm | 14 comments | 5967 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Unprofessional/unsafe PAUSD residency checks

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Original post made by parent on Jul. 19, 2007
Last comment by Latina in Palo Alto, on Mar 2, 2015 at 3:49 pm | 110 comments | 11491 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

please think before you vote

up on the ballot is yet another PA schools parcel tax I ask you not to vote blindly for "such great schools" but to question: *...

Original post made by Joe BP on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by SpEd family, on Mar 2, 2015 at 11:55 am | 9 comments | 485 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Panelists tell community: Listen more, listen deeply

A mother, a sister and a friend who have lost loved ones to suicide, along with a psychiatrist, a pediatrician, the Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by a parent, on Mar 2, 2015 at 2:27 am | 31 comments | 5276 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD Parents: Let's REALLY Talk

PAUSD Parents: What do you REALLY think? Wednesday, the district held a "Let's Talk" event where apparently they continued...

Original post made by a pausd parent on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Pausd parent, on Mar 2, 2015 at 1:57 am | 15 comments | 803 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

First Person: A conversation with Stephanie Martinson, Racing Hearts founder and speech pathologist

Armed with a matter-of-fact cheerfulness and her fellow Palo Altans' willingness to help, Stephanie Martinson, a part-time...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2015
Last comment by Marc, on Mar 1, 2015 at 5:58 pm | 1 comment | 1528 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Town Hall: Is Stanford's counseling service failing students?

The vast majority of Stanford University students at a moderated town-hall discussion in the Old Union Clubhouse Wednesday...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by parent, on Feb 28, 2015 at 9:00 am | 7 comments | 2316 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Magical Bridge Playground opens to the public on Saturday, March 28, 2015

Community Announcement: A Magical Playground for All Abilities is Finally a Reality in the Bay Area. The Magical Bridge...

Original post made by Jill Asher on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 27, 2015 at 6:39 pm | 1 comment | 141 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board discusses budget projections, planning

In a departure for a school district with usually conservative budget projections, Chief Budget Officer Cathy Mak presented...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by Moses, on Feb 26, 2015 at 10:13 pm | 27 comments | 2890 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school district eyes expansion of Mandarin immersion program

The Palo Alto school board will discuss Tuesday evening a proposal to expand Ohlone Elementary School's popular Mandarin...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2015
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Feb 25, 2015 at 4:26 pm | 29 comments | 3442 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community, district organize forums to discuss student wellness

The Palo Alto school district and community groups have organized several events over the next few weeks to provide further...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2015
Last comment by Nick, on Feb 25, 2015 at 3:00 pm | 40 comments | 6230 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District eyes bus for VTP high school students

The Palo Alto school board will discuss Tuesday night the potential purchase of a 60-passenger school bus to ease the often...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 24, 2015 at 2:41 pm | 20 comments | 2465 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Around teen well-being, the vocabulary changes

In the last three weeks, two significant yet relatively unnoticed mindset shifts have occurred that may have major positive...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by outsider, on Feb 24, 2015 at 11:26 am | 41 comments | 5873 Views
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