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Before Hoover

The name of the school was South Palo Alto Elementary School. There was one room and teacher for first and second grade...

Original post made by Louise on Dec. 4, 2013
Last comment by Louise Heath, on Dec 4, 2013 at 2:19 pm | 2 comments | 662 Views


Common Core And The Literary Classics: Supplementing Our Kids Education (By An Avowed Jane Austenophile)

Original post made by Erin Glanville on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by C, on Dec 7, 2013 at 9:32 am | 2 comments | 808 Views


Stanford Health Psychologist: "I've changed my mind about stress"

Stanford Health Psychologist: "I've changed my mind about stress" TED Talk: "My mission is to help people be happier...

Original post made by interesting stress research on Jan. 10, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jan 10, 2014 at 7:46 pm | 2 comments | 2961 Views


Castilleja School rules and regulations do not apply to us Palo Alto neighbors revolt over exclusive high...

Original post made by Old Palo Alto on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by PA Native, on Jan 23, 2014 at 11:24 am | 2 comments | 1114 Views


The hippo in the classroom

The hippo in the classroom Read the full guest opinion by Marc Vincenti here

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by I Agree, on Mar 1, 2014 at 1:04 pm | 2 comments | 2825 Views


SAT essay portion optional and other changes

After 7 years, the essay portion will be optional in 2016 although many colleges may still require the score for applications....

Original post made by Parent on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Mar 5, 2014 at 4:11 pm | 2 comments | 887 Views


"Box Tops for Education"

Do any of the schools or other organizations in the community collect the little "Box Tops for Education" coupons that so...

Original post made by WilliamR on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by anonymous, on Mar 20, 2014 at 1:59 pm | 2 comments | 665 Views


Palo Alto youth win SF chamber music prize

Four teenage string musicians, three of whom attend Gunn High School, only started playing together last fall, but in February...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 24, 2014 at 11:29 am | 2 comments | 16256 Views


Students of color have a strong support group

Palo Alto students of color have a strong support group Read the full guest opinion here

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by Michele Dauber, on Mar 25, 2014 at 1:19 pm | 2 comments | 2773 Views


Gregory Elarms, accused killer of David Lewis, dies

The man accused of killing East Palo Alto community leader David Lewis died Friday, April 11, at Stanford Hospital, the Santa...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Aquamarine, on Apr 17, 2014 at 10:58 am | 2 comments | 6029 Views


Letters to the editor

<B>No thanks, Mr. Gates Read the full story here

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by Don't forget, on Apr 24, 2014 at 7:47 pm | 2 comments | 1164 Views


Palo Alto grad Adams waiting for phone call on draft day

Palo Alto High grad Davante Adams has faced all kinds of coverages during his brief two-year college football career at Fresno...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by former paly parent, on May 10, 2014 at 8:37 am | 2 comments | 3144 Views


Need College Advisor

Can anyone recommend a good college advisor? We want somebody who has a calm and low key approach and focuses on finding...

Original post made by HS mom on May. 17, 2014
Last comment by College Grad, on May 18, 2014 at 11:40 am | 2 comments | 699 Views


KTVU investigates teacher and administrator misconduct

A couple of days ago, KTVU began showing an investigative report on the state revoking teaching and administrative credentials....

Original post made by KTVU viewer on May. 18, 2014
Last comment by KTVU Viewer, on May 19, 2014 at 9:35 pm | 2 comments | 1601 Views


Gunn, Menlo girls hoping to repeat some track history

The CIF State Track and Field Championships in 2005 was a special one for the local area as Gunn's Tori Tyler and Menlo School's...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by Paly Parent, on May 23, 2014 at 3:16 pm | 2 comments | 1886 Views


A year late, Stanford grad gets her shot at the crown

Kori Carter did not get a chance to compete for a national title last year, despite having the fastest time in the world....

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2014
Last comment by robert, on Jun 30, 2014 at 4:02 pm | 2 comments | 2251 Views


Peninsula College Fund provides more than scholarships

Among low-income students who are the first in their families to go to college, less than 50 percent graduate from college...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2014
Last comment by Jessica, on Jun 30, 2014 at 2:18 pm | 2 comments | 2742 Views


Media Center to offer broadcast camp for East Palo Alto teens

East Palo Alto students will have the opportunity to get hands-on experience with broadcasting in a camp to be offered by...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Bad-Use-of-Tax--Money, on Jul 10, 2014 at 6:33 pm | 2 comments | 2685 Views


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 | 1728 Views


School board candidate profile: Ken Dauber

Ken Dauber has said he's being specific in his campaign commitments for a reason -- so that if elected, he'll have the weight...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Oct 16, 2014 at 10:32 pm | 2 comments | 2221 Views
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