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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hidden Villa celebrates golden anniversary

Hidden Villa, the 1,600-acre education center, working farm and wilderness preserve nestled in Los Altos Hills, will celebrate...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2010
Last comment by joel, on Apr 10, 2010 at 1:17 pm | 2 comments | 2153 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Arne Duncan to deliver Foothill College graduation address

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver the keynote address at Foothill College commencement ceremonies June...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2010
Last comment by bummer, on Apr 13, 2010 at 5:13 am | 2 comments | 2057 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PASA swims off with title at Far Western Short Course meet

Alex Liang is on spring break this week along with his classmates at Duveneck School in Palo Alto, where he is a fifth-grader....

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2010
Last comment by Swimmer, on Apr 13, 2010 at 12:40 pm | 2 comments | 4908 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jordan Middle School expansion moves forward

Expansion of Jordan Middle School, including a new classroom building and an expanded cafetorium, were discussed by the Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Apr 29, 2010 at 1:23 pm | 2 comments | 2320 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Classic Math vs PAUSD summer school or other suggestions

I thinking about enrolling my 11 year old in a summer math class for PreAlebra/Algebra. I was wondering if anyone had any...

Original post made by HPA on May. 2, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 16, 2010 at 2:22 pm | 2 comments | 3700 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly Choir Sings "A Beautiful Day"

There is some real talent here! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZBNI5xctlhA...

Original post made by Paly Booster on Jun. 6, 2010
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jun 7, 2010 at 6:43 pm | 2 comments | 2064 Views

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Guest Opinion: A silver lining of collaboration has emerged from a dark cloud

Spring is often a bittersweet time for families, filled with celebrations, graduations, life transitions, separations. This...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2010
Last comment by KJ, on Jun 13, 2010 at 11:02 am | 2 comments | 2643 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Bookless' textbook study launched at Foothill

A group of educators will meet at Foothill College this week to begin studying how to encourage widespread adoption of free...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2010
Last comment by dianefigo, on Feb 25, 2011 at 5:02 am | 2 comments | 2215 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New principals, new construction to greet students

Palo Alto students and their families will be greeted by new principals on six campuses when they go back to school Tuesday. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by JLS Parent, on Aug 23, 2010 at 5:55 pm | 2 comments | 2507 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Infinite Campus - not running yet

At last night's Back to School Night at JLS, some teachers said they were still using InClass, but most said they were using...

Original post made by JLS Parent on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 3, 2010 at 10:49 am | 2 comments | 2296 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A lyrical 'Light'

"The Light in the Piazza," with its lush, lyrical score by Adam Guettel and smart, witty book by Craig Lucas, is set to charm...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2010
Last comment by eric, on Sep 13, 2010 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 2590 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Honoring a PreSchool matriarch

Children and their parents flooded to Greendell School in Palo Alto Saturday evening (Sept. 25) to honor Eleanora Jadwin,...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Mom, on Sep 30, 2010 at 9:26 am | 2 comments | 2316 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anyone know what happened to Score in Midtown?

We used Score in Midtown a few years ago with our older child and now it is the time when our younger child needs the same...

Original post made by Parent on Oct. 1, 2010
Last comment by Thomas, on Nov 4, 2010 at 9:55 am | 2 comments | 2127 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Finals before break?' is the wrong question...

I have been waiting for the calender discussion about finals before or after break to turn to the issue of, 'Why do we even...

Original post made by district teacher on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by Concerned parents, on Oct 4, 2010 at 12:58 pm | 2 comments | 2217 Views

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Palo Alto voters switch city elections to even years

Palo Alto's century-old tradition of holding city elections on odd years came to an end Tuesday when voters approved Measure...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 3, 2010 at 12:39 pm | 2 comments | 2406 Views

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Bullying is universal, but responding effectively can be learned

I met my first bullies as a boy growing up in Switzerland, slightly built and less secure than I am now as an adult who heads...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Becky Sanders, on Nov 29, 2010 at 11:18 am | 2 comments | 3168 Views

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Mandarin Immersion on the Board Agenda Tuesday

In addition to the Calendar, "The Board will consider approving the change in status of the dual immersion English/Mandarin...

Original post made by palo alto mom on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 8, 2010 at 8:09 am | 2 comments | 1543 Views

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A call for unity, a call for courage, a call for change

Hey Palo Altans. While we are a multi-cultural family, we are a multi-cultural community, we are in it it together and must...

Original post made by Chimalus Drive on Jan. 15, 2011
Last comment by SAHM, on Jan 15, 2011 at 12:00 pm | 2 comments | 1692 Views

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How do I find a summer exchange program?

A friend in Germany wants to send their 16-year old son to Palo Alto for August. Are there programs or organizers for this?...

Original post made by Andreas on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by Try, on Jan 19, 2011 at 8:02 pm | 2 comments | 1682 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teaching parents how to teach kids bicycle safety.

Bringing Up Bicyclists class details. Teaching children the skills and habits they need to avoid the most common...

Original post made by Parent on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by commuter, on Feb 22, 2011 at 6:10 pm | 2 comments | 1733 Views
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