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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nasty spill ruins cross-country season for MacQuitty at regional

Philip MacQuitty was hoping for a better finish to the 2008 high school cross-country season, especially after finishing...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by Rose Selby, on Dec 10, 2008 at 11:37 am | 1 comment | 2066 Views

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Finals after Winter break

I have watched my 2 kids spending winter break on doing projects that are due the first Friday after the break, and trying...

Original post made by Gail on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Mom, on Jan 12, 2009 at 5:21 pm | 1 comment | 1902 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Central Menlo Park

Elton Sherwin loves his Central Menlo Park home for many reasons: "great schools, great commute, great weather, the biking...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by downtown, on Jan 19, 2009 at 10:04 pm | 1 comment | 2022 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Downtown Menlo Park

Downtown living offers a plethora of conveniences for Stephane Mouradian and his wife. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=10815...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by downtown menlo, on Jan 19, 2009 at 10:06 pm | 1 comment | 2047 Views

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Simitian to hold 'Education Update' Saturday

For parents and community members concerned about the state of education, Senator Joe Simitian will hold an "Education Update"...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by YouShouldKnow, on Jan 22, 2009 at 11:20 am | 1 comment | 2135 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

El Carmelo parents pitch in for 'Going Green'

Parents and students at El Carmelo Elementary School have "filled up the stage" in the school's multi-purpose rooms with...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by PA Mom, on Jan 22, 2009 at 2:17 pm | 1 comment | 1865 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Garland's incoming class

Can someone tell me if Garland's incoming class will comprise only Kindergartners? Or will 1st - 5th graders be moved from...

Original post made by garland question on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 29, 2009 at 8:52 am | 1 comment | 1789 Views

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'Helping Kids Thrive' program Sunday in Palo Alto

Helping parents, teachers and students deal with student stress will be the subject of a Palo Alto PTA Council program Sunday...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Carrie Manley, on Jan 30, 2009 at 12:16 am | 1 comment | 2109 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ethnic achievement gap in education can't be eliminated, Palo Alto superintendent says

Finally some straight talk and less psychobabble from the PA school superintendent.http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_11613034?source=most_emailed It...

Original post made by Sharon on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Me Too, on Feb 3, 2009 at 9:15 am | 1 comment | 2024 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Payoff yet to come for most prep soccer teams

Talk about waiting until the last moment. That's the situation a handful of local soccer teams find themselves in heading...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by John Colbert, on Feb 6, 2009 at 4:29 am | 1 comment | 1941 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dr. Newman Walker Dies

Very sadly the Palo Alto Daily News reports that Dr. Newman Walker has died. Many long time residents of Palo Alto will...

Original post made by Jean Wilcox on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Jean Wilcox, on Feb 10, 2009 at 7:41 am | 1 comment | 2663 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn Girls & Boys Basketball Seeded into Quarters

Gunn Teams Seeded into Quarters An absolute phenomenal season for Gunn Basketball was reflected in today's seedings for...

Original post made by Sports Reporter on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by Titan Fan, on Feb 25, 2009 at 7:20 pm | 1 comment | 1946 Views

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En plein air

Tuesday's break in the weather afforded local painters the chance to practice their craft in the Palo Alto Baylands. Photographs...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by SOULET MARTINE, on Feb 25, 2009 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 2177 Views

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Math Text Adoption meeting

It is really a shame that the adoption of the new math texts for the district involved a long process with many meetings,...

Original post made by Jimmy on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Tim, on Mar 16, 2009 at 9:19 pm | 1 comment | 1889 Views

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No suspects in south Palo Alto bomb scare

Palo Alto police say they have no suspects in a Tuesday bomb scare that prompted the evacuation of about 200 people, including...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Greg, on Mar 13, 2009 at 3:16 pm | 1 comment | 1817 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hearing on EveryDay Math for MP Schools

Controversial new math curriculum focus on calculators, estimations rather than teaching traditional math. March 24,...

Original post made by Perla Ni on Mar. 19, 2009
Last comment by Perla Ni, on Mar 19, 2009 at 4:01 pm | 1 comment | 1976 Views

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You can review texts for Spanish classes until this Friday

A committee of teachers, students, and parents is currently reviewing sets of Spanish (Levels 1 and 2) materials that have...

Original post made by Here Ye on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Here Ye, on Apr 27, 2009 at 8:50 am | 1 comment | 1801 Views

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How do the homeschoolers deal with math curriculum?

I would like to find out if the homeschoolers in our community use math tutors, online resources, parents, or any other ways...

Original post made by LT on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Afterschooling Math, on Apr 29, 2009 at 7:14 pm | 1 comment | 1957 Views

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Have Gunn and Paly announced the winners of the ACSA leadership award?

I am wondering who received the award this year....

Original post made by Curious on May. 16, 2009
Last comment by Paly Student, on May 21, 2009 at 8:02 pm | 1 comment | 1917 Views

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Gunn, Paly seek help in planning campuses

Gunn and Palo Alto high schools are seeking parent and community members to augment their facilities steering committees,...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Johnny, on May 20, 2009 at 9:19 pm | 1 comment | 1629 Views
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