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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Debate: School board candidates question one other

One portion of Thursday's debate featured questions from the candidates to each other. The questions and brief summaries...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2014
Last comment by Paly Parent, 53 minutes ago | 10 comments | 696 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board candidates answer 20 questions

A recap of the answers given by five candidates for the Palo Alto Board of Education at a debate Sept. 11, with a guide to...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2014
Last comment by Close threads they are fake, 4 hours ago | 7 comments | 784 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Debate: School board candidates answer additional questions

School board candidates answered a number of questions posed by moderator Joe Simitian or submitted by the audience. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2014
Last comment by Resident, 8 hours ago | 1 comment | 376 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Debate: School board candidates' answers to the Weekly's questions

The first portion of Thursday's debate featured answers to seven questions prepared by the Weekly and posed to the candidates...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2014
There are no comments yet. 367 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: A breath of fresh air

School district Superintendent Max McGee has been on the job for just over a month, but he has already demonstrated an ability...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by a parent, on Sep 13, 2014 at 2:46 pm | 10 comments | 1403 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD Math Flow - Lower Lanes vs Higher Lanes

My son insists in transfering to lower lane math even though his grades in the higher lane math are good. The main reason...

Original post made by Kira on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Sep 13, 2014 at 9:27 am | 64 comments | 4165 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn football began with an inauspicious start in 1964

==BI Gunn turns 50== Gunn High has turned 50. This celebration begs for something more than just a cake with a bonfire of...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 13, 2014 at 9:19 am | 7 comments | 556 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto high schools score high in Newsweek rankings

Gunn and Palo Alto high schools rated better than 99.7 percent of U.S. public high schools in Newsweek Magazine's "America's...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by seventeen percent?, on Sep 12, 2014 at 11:05 pm | 31 comments | 4566 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feature story: Teacher to the world

Can a hedge-fund guy find fame, fortune and fulfillment as a social entrepreneur? Meet Sal Khan of Mountain View, an MIT-trained...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by Dutch Uncle, on Sep 12, 2014 at 5:24 pm | 18 comments | 2242 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thursday's school board debate: Submit your questions!

What questions would you like asked of the five candidates for Palo Alto school board? Post them here and the Weekly...

Original post made by Jocelyn Dong on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Thanks Weekly (really) :), on Sep 12, 2014 at 10:47 am | 62 comments | 1670 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools implement new cellphone policy

The Palo Alto Unified School District's new cellphone policy, adopted in early June, requires students to turn off their...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 11, 2014 at 10:24 pm | 22 comments | 6929 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Friendly Drive for Healthy Schools!

Since people on TS are probably more comfortable signing online than most people, I thought I'd post here. I'm still finding...

Original post made by A Lumsdaine on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by A Lumsdaine, on Sep 11, 2014 at 9:31 pm | 5 comments | 175 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board candidates to debate

The public will get its first chance to see all five candidates for the Palo Alto school board next Thursday, Sept. 11, at...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by PAUSD, on Sep 11, 2014 at 2:07 pm | 38 comments | 3899 Views

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Palo Alto school board ratifies goals

The Palo Alto Board of Education Tuesday unanimously ratified five goals for the new school year that reflect the assessment...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Sep 10, 2014 at 3:14 pm | 4 comments | 1003 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn marks 50 years with three-day birthday bash

Gunn High School is celebrating its 50th birthday with a bang this weekend, with events Friday through Sunday scheduled to...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by Gunn Alum, on Sep 10, 2014 at 7:12 am | 6 comments | 1554 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Newsweek High School Rankings

Gunn #38, Paly #56. Blech, our schools are already overcrowded. At least the methodology is more acceptable than U.S. News...

Original post made by Mom on Sep. 9, 2014
There are no comments yet. 190 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

ACLU lawsuit affects school field trips

A pending lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union is having far-reaching effects on school field trips around California,...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2011
Last comment by What do I know?, on Sep 9, 2014 at 9:47 am | 66 comments | 3883 Views

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Shop Talk

Midtown Philz Coffee gets a makeover, a new shade and window treatment store opens in downtown Palo Alto, and the San Francisco...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Sep 8, 2014 at 6:26 pm | 6 comments | 3674 Views

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Maker's studio builds a passion for science and art

Smita Kolhatkar implores the lunchtime rush of elementary school students to wash their hands, but they're not listening....

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Sep 6, 2014 at 10:39 pm | 4 comments | 2850 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Peery family revealed as Paly gym donor

The family offering to build a new athletic center for Palo Alto High School says it wants to give back in ways that enable...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Sep 6, 2014 at 6:39 pm | 13 comments | 2107 Views
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