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SCHOOLS & KIDS

New 'homework policy' likely for next year

A new homework policy for Palo Alto students -- with rules outlining specific amounts of time kids should be spending on...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by paly parent, on May 29, 2012 at 1:28 pm | 25 comments | 4025 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board candidates air issues in forum

Incumbents touted the academic and fiscal strength of Palo Alto schools while challengers said the school district could...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by determinant, on Oct 17, 2012 at 10:31 am | 25 comments | 2790 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Any creative ways to wake up your 13+ year olds?

I know the clock shifts for teenagers, but I am tired of waking up my children through yelling and it's a bad way for them...

Original post made by Mom on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Parent, on Nov 15, 2012 at 7:10 am | 25 comments | 3413 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

middle school electives

hi all, my middle schooler and i are trying to decide what electives need to be taken in 7th gr. i hear that 2 years of...

Original post made by ED on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Mom, on Apr 22, 2013 at 9:20 pm | 25 comments | 2287 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board debates new elementary location

While agreeing Palo Alto must open a new elementary school, members of the board of education differed Tuesday on how much...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by Michele Dauber, on Apr 15, 2013 at 1:09 pm | 25 comments | 3472 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Plea to fellow parents to stop micromanaging kids' lives

At the beginning of the new school year, let's start looking at the values we are teaching our kids' through our behavior...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by culture of excess, on Aug 19, 2013 at 10:37 pm | 25 comments | 2650 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters: Students in good hands

Students in good hands Read the full letter-to-the-editor here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2013/12/06/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by furious, on Dec 8, 2013 at 11:53 am | 25 comments | 1872 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board OKs new calendar, staff raises

The Palo Alto Board of Education Tuesday finalized school district-wide calendars for the next three years, ending for...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by ever consider that, on Dec 14, 2013 at 9:30 am | 25 comments | 5006 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District struggles to develop policy for handling bullying

Palo Alto Superintendent Kevin Skelly said he will rewrite a proposed school district policy on bullying after his latest...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by Gunn Class of '67, on Mar 17, 2014 at 2:50 pm | 25 comments | 3873 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board selects top candidate to lead Palo Alto schools

A top candidate to replace Palo Alto Superintendent Kevin Skelly has been selected and will be publicly identified "in the...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by parent, on May 19, 2014 at 7:34 am | 25 comments | 3666 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

National group invokes Palo Alto school resolution

The Palo Alto school board's strong criticisms of how the federal Office for Civil Rights went about investigating cases...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2014
Last comment by Watcher, on Jun 18, 2014 at 9:10 am | 25 comments | 6251 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto superintendent to convene achievement gap advisory committee

During a live call-in show Wednesday evening, Palo Alto Superintendent Max McGee announced the launch of a minority achievement...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Legal Bills, on Oct 11, 2014 at 4:21 pm | 25 comments | 4840 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district OCR legal bills top $366,000

The Palo Alto school district has spent a total of more than $366,000 in outside legal fees on Office for Civil Rights-related...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by SWE, on Nov 3, 2014 at 2:45 pm | 25 comments | 4104 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Children's Theatre's Williams can return to work, Curtis is recommended for termination

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Original post made on May. 16, 2008
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on May 19, 2008 at 11:12 pm | 25 comments | 2656 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stolen Bikes in PA?

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Original post made by KSkel on May. 17, 2008
Last comment by Shannon, on Dec 15, 2008 at 6:52 pm | 25 comments | 4064 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lion attack 'unsubstantiated' -- investigation ends

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Original post made on Jul. 14, 2008
Last comment by Tom Lindsay, on Jul 18, 2008 at 2:32 am | 25 comments | 3197 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shooting suspect Danny Gil turns himself in

Danny Gil, 19, turned himself in to Palo Alto police late this morning, ending a nearly six-week search relating to a March...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2009
Last comment by johny, on Sep 7, 2009 at 3:11 pm | 25 comments | 2204 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged bike thieves arrested near Paly

Two alleged bike thieves were arrested by Palo Alto police Friday morning after they were spotted suspiciously driving around...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by PointOfView, on Jun 3, 2009 at 9:20 pm | 25 comments | 1958 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto raises fines for park, parking violations

People who stroll after sunset at public parks in Palo Alto, wipe meter-maids' chalk off their tires or unleash their dogs...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by GML, on Aug 19, 2009 at 4:05 pm | 25 comments | 2169 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Resident interrupts burglary on Seale Avenue

A resident on Seale Avenue entered her garage and interrupted a burglary in her home on Sunday. The resident entered the...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Cynthia, on Aug 3, 2009 at 2:44 am | 25 comments | 1834 Views
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