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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board hopefuls: more needed for minorities, special ed

A Saturday morning school board debate hosted by two Palo Alto parent groups that represent special education students and...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2014
Last comment by reality bites, 13 hours ago | 33 comments | 3657 Views

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Jordan Middle School helps start 13 libraries in Africa

With 1,000 books and $500, you can build a library in Africa. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/09/19/jordan-middle-school-helps-start-13-lib...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Mom, 20 hours ago | 2 comments | 2649 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

One-on-one: School board candidates question each other

The five people running for two seats on the Palo Alto Board of Education were given a chance at the Sept. 16 debate, the...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by stats vs.stats, 21 hours ago | 10 comments | 506 Views

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Mark Zuckerberg makes surprise visit to Sequoia High

Sequoia High School students and staff were treated to a surprise visit by Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg at a...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Wondering?, on Sep 20, 2014 at 12:50 pm | 13 comments | 5341 Views

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Gunn High senior publishes children's book on autism

Inspired by a friend and class assignment, an autistic senior at Gunn High School has self-published a children's book on...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Michelle, on Sep 19, 2014 at 5:47 am | 8 comments | 4063 Views

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Palo Alto school board candidates seek to differentiate themselves

While seeming to find common ground on many of the key issues facing the Palo Alto school district, the five candidates for...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by Those 183 Votes, on Sep 18, 2014 at 9:44 am | 22 comments | 3330 Views

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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 perspective, on Sep 17, 2014 at 7:49 am | 32 comments | 3534 Views

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Gunn High community marks school's half-century

Gunn High School celebrated its 50th birthday this weekend, with events ranging from a BBQ to a field day. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto native, on Sep 16, 2014 at 11:06 am | 2 comments | 831 Views

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Judge sides with family in Palo Alto special education case

A federal judge has sided with a Palo Alto family in an interim ruling that orders the Palo Alto Unified School District...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Sep 15, 2014 at 11:01 pm | 114 comments | 7817 Views

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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 Parent too, on Sep 15, 2014 at 11:52 am | 11 comments | 1989 Views

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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 My Take, on Sep 15, 2014 at 11:23 am | 32 comments | 4971 Views

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Gunn teams compete in national engineering contest

Two teams from Gunn High School brainstormed on green technologies and efficient transportation to place in the top 10 in...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by palo alto resident, on Sep 14, 2014 at 10:12 pm | 5 comments | 1825 Views

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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, on Sep 14, 2014 at 10:54 am | 1 comment | 971 Views

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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
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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 | 1566 Views

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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 | 4214 Views

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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 | 756 Views

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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 | 2290 Views

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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 | 1778 Views

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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 | 7019 Views
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