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SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 915 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"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 | 713 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 16440 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students of color have a strong support group

Palo Alto students of color have a strong support group Read the full guest opinion here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/03/21/guest-opinion...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by Michele Dauber, on Mar 25, 2014 at 1:19 pm | 2 comments | 2974 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 6226 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters to the editor

<B>No thanks, Mr. Gates Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/04/18/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by Don't forget, on Apr 24, 2014 at 7:47 pm | 2 comments | 1252 Views

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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 | 3231 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 739 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 1661 Views

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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 | 1977 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 2351 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 2870 Views

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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 | 2762 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 | 1807 Views

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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 | 2314 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to discuss achievement gap committee

Superintendent Max McGee's call for an achievement gap task force made up of students, teachers and community members will...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Oct 14, 2014 at 8:27 pm | 2 comments | 1953 Views

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Ken Dauber, Catherine Crystal Foster maintain campaign finance leads

With almost one week left until Election Day, Palo Alto school board candidates Ken Dauber and Catherine Crystal Foster still...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by Disillusioned supporter, on Oct 27, 2014 at 12:55 pm | 2 comments | 2910 Views

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Stanford students join in national sexual-assault protest

An almost funeral-like procession of about 100 somber Stanford University students marched from White Plaza to the Main Quad...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Oct 30, 2014 at 2:52 pm | 2 comments | 3392 Views

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Griefstricken Again

I am in tears as I type this. Today's news should affect every single one of us in Palo Alto. This is not a Gunn issue,...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by OPar, on Nov 4, 2014 at 2:01 pm | 2 comments | 619 Views

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Community Notebook: Nonprofits to host 'Celebrating Positive Cultural Identity' youth event

A coalition of local nonprofits, lead by the Palo Alto Family YMCA, are teaming up to host a free community festival this...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by jerry99, on Nov 6, 2014 at 12:11 pm | 2 comments | 1883 Views
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