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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Suicide "musical" an insensitive and incorrect protrayal

Original post made by Two anonymous Gunn students on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by High School Mom, on Jun 30, 2016 at 9:41 pm | 27 comments | 2139 Views

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Castilleja to seek approval for growth plan

Castilleja School leaders announced at a community meeting Wednesday night that they plan to file a conditional-use permit...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Too Much to Ask, on Jun 26, 2016 at 2:30 pm | 15 comments | 3905 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Santa Clara County commits $600K to youth mental-health center

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved on Tuesday $600,000 over three years to support two "critical"...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by Caroline V., on Jun 25, 2016 at 2:02 pm | 10 comments | 4882 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board slows down math curriculum-adoption process

With the ire from the school district's last mathematics textbook-adoption process looming in Palo Alto Unified's not-too-distant...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by Lera, on Jun 25, 2016 at 9:42 am | 4 comments | 2585 Views

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Charter high school in East Palo Alto voted down

Despite testimonies of support from a standing-room-only crowd, the Sequoia Union High School District Board of Trustees...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2016
Last comment by David Cohen, on Jun 21, 2016 at 9:25 am | 3 comments | 2335 Views

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Public request to Palo Alto High School & PAUSD

In response to multiple, recent incidents of Palo Alto H.S. teachers investigated for inappropriate acts with students, please...

Original post made by Palo Alto High School Parent on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by Open , on Jun 18, 2016 at 9:46 am | 8 comments | 575 Views

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Startup schools for 'gifted' emerge as state cuts public funding

As public schools reduce extra services for gifted children following state funding cuts, a few startup private schools and...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by Vivian, on Jun 18, 2016 at 9:06 am | 71 comments | 34614 Views

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PAUSD agenda item: paying Glenn McGee more money

On the agenda yesterday was the annual evaluation of the PAUSD superintendent, Glenn McGee. His million-dollar contract will...

Original post made by While you were sleeping on Jun. 15, 2016
Last comment by Limit his contract , on Jun 17, 2016 at 5:05 pm | 3 comments | 298 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Raising funds for sister is music to Miranda's ears

Menlo School's Robert Miranda, who is coming off a sophomore season in which he had a podium finish at state in cross country...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by matt, on Jun 17, 2016 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 882 Views

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External review delivers mixed results on Palo Alto's special-education department

A Harvard University researcher and longtime special-education advocate hired to assess the Palo Alto school district's special-education...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
Last comment by More truthiness, on Jun 17, 2016 at 7:47 am | 3 comments | 2602 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Closing Night

The Haymarket Theatre in Palo Alto in California is a machine, a rhythm, the sound of color, a perfect blend of old and new,...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2016
Last comment by Paly Speech and Debate, on Jun 15, 2016 at 2:06 pm | 1 comment | 184 Views

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Palo Alto school board to discuss budget, vote on new special-education law firm

The Palo Alto school board will discuss Tuesday night further proposed budget allocations, including to mitigate class sizes...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2016
Last comment by Who is Minding the Store?, on Jun 12, 2016 at 6:37 pm | 13 comments | 1679 Views

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Stanford task force recommends expulsion as 'expected' sanction for sexual assault

A Stanford University task force charged with reviewing and issuing recommendations on sexual-assault policies and procedures...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by Nonsense and innocence, on Jun 11, 2016 at 11:07 am | 29 comments | 6712 Views

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Children flock to eensy weensy preschools

More expensive than traditional preschools, "pocket" preschools, with enrollments under 15 children, have popped up in the...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2013
Last comment by Joy Weintz, on Jun 10, 2016 at 3:57 pm | 5 comments | 2836 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Soccer Club Reccomendation

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Original post made by new kids on the block on Jun. 4, 2008
Last comment by Sam, on Jun 10, 2016 at 3:23 pm | 12 comments | 5589 Views

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Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra marks 50 years

At a recent rehearsal, 10-year-old Sophie Au, small violin in hand, nailed the solo in Vivaldi's "Primavera," accompanied...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2016
Last comment by Arts , on Jun 10, 2016 at 1:27 pm | 1 comment | 1523 Views

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Palo Alto Preparatory

The list of 2016 graduates from Palo Alto Preparatory. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2016/06/02/palo-alto-preparatory...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2016
Last comment by Admirer, on Jun 10, 2016 at 8:24 am | 1 comment | 333 Views

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School budget discussions continue; new law firm approved

Palo Alto's Board of Education members continued to discuss enrollment, class size and other elements impacting the 2016-17...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2016
Last comment by Hindsight, on Jun 10, 2016 at 6:53 am | 20 comments | 2111 Views

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Castilleja School celebrates students who lead

On Saturday afternoon, 67 girls clad in an array of white dresses strode across the circular lawn at Castilleja School arm-in-arm...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2016
Last comment by Hahaha, on Jun 9, 2016 at 12:18 pm | 21 comments | 5306 Views

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Voters overwhelmingly approve Ravenswood schools bond

A $26 million bond measure on the June 7 ballot to fund major capital improvements throughout the Ravenswood City School...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2016
Last comment by Sue Allen, on Jun 8, 2016 at 12:46 pm | 1 comment | 1710 Views
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