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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Proposed library bond imprudent, unnecessary

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Original post made by paly parent on Jun. 13, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 23, 2008 at 11:07 pm | 72 comments | 3373 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SI Middle School Situation

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Original post made by Paly Parent on Jul. 10, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jul 10, 2008 at 7:53 pm | 3 comments | 2277 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly back to school night shows problems

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Original post made by Paly Parent on Sep. 12, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 13, 2008 at 4:46 am | 6 comments | 2067 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police Activity at Town & Country

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Original post made by Paly Parent on Sep. 18, 2008
Last comment by paly student, on Sep 19, 2008 at 11:57 pm | 3 comments | 2183 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Traffic Safety question at Paly

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Original post made by Paly Parent on Sep. 22, 2008
Last comment by paly parent, on Oct 2, 2008 at 2:14 pm | 4 comments | 1981 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly's Carpool Parking Policy

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Original post made by Paly Parent on Oct. 26, 2008
Last comment by Parent of driver, on Oct 28, 2008 at 7:13 pm | 2 comments | 1974 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Donations instead of parties

The economy is a perfect reason to give back instead of buying extravagant gifts or hosting over the top parties. Take this...

Original post made by paly parent on Nov. 25, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1903 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Does anyone know why Stanford has installed new fencing on Peter Coutts Rd from Page Mill to Stanford?

In the last two weeks, Stanford has quickly and quietly (I say quietly because it didn't take 9 years of meetings to install...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Clem, on Jul 10, 2009 at 4:47 pm | 1 comment | 1644 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Obama tells kids to stay in school - who saw it?

As a very unscientific survey, my high school senior did not see this at school and doesn't know of anyone at school who...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Bru, on Sep 10, 2009 at 5:47 pm | 27 comments | 1733 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter from Todd's classmate

Editor, Tonight I found out that Todd Burpee was convicted and sentenced to 43 years in prison for a crime he committed...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by anon, on Sep 29, 2009 at 4:57 pm | 16 comments | 1793 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen Egg Wars/Suspensions

Finding it challenging to get facts about what is happening at Paly. Rumors are flying. Would appreciate factual information...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Oct. 28, 2009
Last comment by JTay, on Oct 29, 2009 at 3:58 pm | 67 comments | 3413 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

When do Paly juniors get their PSAT scores?

Other schools in other communities already have scores in hand. I've heard that ETS sends the scores to the schools and...

Original post made by paly parent on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by Senior Parent, on Dec 9, 2009 at 6:53 pm | 1 comment | 1619 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can teachers pay someone to grade their students papers?

My son came home with a graded English essay. Although he was not really happy with the grade, I commented that at least...

Original post made by paly parent on Dec. 17, 2009
Last comment by sufficiently competent, on Feb 1, 2010 at 8:40 pm | 75 comments | 5074 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PIE's big donor benefits

Whoa! OK, I think this is pretty powerful blog about Palo Alto PIE, and our fundraising efforts. Why are we publishing...

Original post made by PALY Parent on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Geez, on Jan 23, 2010 at 3:49 pm | 98 comments | 4523 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Building communities within our high schools.

I attended a meeting about teen depression a few weeks ago. One of the speakers was a basketball coach at Paly. The point...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by A Mom, on Jan 28, 2010 at 11:27 pm | 23 comments | 2330 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Easy budget cut: increase contract PE

At present, only "nationally ranked athletes" are allowed to have contract PE and be excused from the three year PE requirement...

Original post made by Paly parent on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by get real, on Feb 16, 2010 at 8:30 am | 17 comments | 2133 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anyone go to Paly sports meeting tonight?

Was anyone else appalled by the three-minute Paly parent meeting tonight for spring sports? Forcing all parents to attend...

Original post made by Paly parent on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Great job, on Feb 26, 2010 at 5:11 pm | 3 comments | 1602 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gap Year - has anyone experienced it?

Our Paly senior has decided to defer college for a year to experience a Gap Year. This phenomenon is widely popular in Europe...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by One size does not fit all, on Apr 26, 2010 at 11:20 pm | 36 comments | 2805 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Teachers with heavy foreign accents

Arizona has hit the nail on the head with this one. As a parent who has had a student go through a year of math with a...

Original post made by Paly Parent on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on May 26, 2010 at 7:09 pm | 38 comments | 3119 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

List of hang out places for teens in Palo Alto

Our teens need somewhere to go and hang out with friends, have fun, meet mentors who want to get to know them as people,...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by Grandma, on Jul 18, 2010 at 10:29 pm | 3 comments | 2600 Views
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