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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 | 4537 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 | 2333 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 | 2134 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 | 1604 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 | 2820 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 | 3125 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 | 2603 Views

AROUND TOWN

Congratulations Jeremy Lin - signing with Warriors

Congratulations to Jeremy and Paly http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=17624#add_comments...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Jul. 21, 2010
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

How has the school commute been this new school year?

There have been many factors this year which could potentially change the smooth commute. These included, altered bell...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Sep 30, 2010 at 11:42 am | 45 comments | 2644 Views

SPORTS

Paly Volleyball Wins Reno Tournament

The Paly HS Girls volleyball team took 1st place over the weekend in the annual Reno tournament. There were over thirty teams...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Sep. 5, 2010
Last comment by Mom, on Sep 7, 2010 at 2:22 pm | 3 comments | 1838 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bring Back Family Dinner Time

With all the talk of student stress at all ages, one thing which has not been discussed is the role of the family dinner...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Sep. 12, 2010
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Sep 22, 2010 at 11:38 am | 18 comments | 2444 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Get the ktvu cameras at the Gunn/Paly football game , vote here

KTVU will have cameras at one of four high school football games this coming Friday. Get them to come to the Gunn/Paly game...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by Hear Ye, on Oct 4, 2010 at 9:09 am | 1 comment | 1474 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Do high school students really write their college essays in English class?

In the current school board meeting packet, Superintendent Skelly asserts that "the senior English classes at both high schools...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Gunn parent, on Nov 10, 2010 at 7:38 am | 28 comments | 3366 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Reporting the facts with respect

I am slightly reluctant to start a new thread, but I think it is worth pointing out and thanking the Weekly for the sensitive...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by parent, on Jan 15, 2011 at 8:10 pm | 2 comments | 1222 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly's anti-stress bell schedule and class scheduling

I had no idea about the scheduling of core classes as noted below. I don't know if the jury is still out, but I and others...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Apr 21, 2011 at 11:04 am | 1 comment | 1238 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Track a Vike at Paly

Just got an email from school with the following message ...teacher can scan you in using the track-a-vike system. Did...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by Mom, on Nov 1, 2011 at 11:46 pm | 1 comment | 883 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

This is what can cause real stress in our high schools.

I just received the following email today and I am very annoyed by it. <<Hi, We hope you are having a good week....

Original post made by Paly Parent on Dec. 5, 2011
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Dec 6, 2011 at 10:11 am | 6 comments | 1229 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Home Town Pride, Jeremy Lin & Others

We are all used to the fact that HP was a Palo Alto startup and Facebook had its headquarters based in Palo Alto for years....

Original post made by Paly Parent on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Feb 20, 2012 at 9:11 am | 3 comments | 1163 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools and turning 18

Today's incident involving an 18 year old student at Gunn makes me wonder how the schools treat our children once they...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 8, 2012 at 2:19 pm | 8 comments | 1489 Views

SPORTS

2 Paly grads nominated for ESPN awards

We should be proud of our Paly grads http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18685229...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Jul. 3, 2012
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Jul 3, 2012 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 978 Views
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