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SCHOOLS & KIDS

State and federal funds will help local school districts with reopening costs

Schools will soon receive money to help with safety measures they're taking to reopen, along with additional academic, mental...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2741 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Netflix documentary 'Operation Varsity Blues' delves into college admissions scandal

Netflix revisits the nationwide college admissions scheme in its new, utterly fascinating, and plenty juicy white-collar...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2021
Last comment by jhskrh, on Apr 1, 2021 at 6:45 pm | 1 comment | 4233 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood prepares to reopen schools districtwide in April

The Ravenswood school board, with some reluctance from two trustees, approved a plan to reopen schools districtwide for the...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2021
Last comment by The Voice of Palo Alto, on Mar 30, 2021 at 10:59 pm | 3 comments | 4163 Views

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Gov. Gavin Newsom champions new school reopening deal in Palo Alto

The day after announcing legislation to incentivize school districts to resume in-person instruction, Gov. Gavin Newsom visited...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2021
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 30, 2021 at 9:03 am | 54 comments | 16306 Views

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Former Pinewood star a hit in NCAA women's basketball tourney

Hannah Jump led Stanford in scoring with 17 points in Sunday's 89-62 victory over Missouri State. The win puts Stanford into...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3103 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Barron Park, Nixon and El Carmelo elementary schools to get new principals

Three Palo Alto Unified elementary schools -- Barron Park, Nixon and El Carmelo -- will have new principals next school year,...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2021
Last comment by Local, on Mar 16, 2021 at 11:01 pm | 3 comments | 6794 Views

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Are the kids alright? Teens speak out about the emotional toll of a year in isolation

Normally motivated students have become withdrawn, and parents and health experts have been increasingly concerned about...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2021
Last comment by The Real Slim K, on Mar 13, 2021 at 2:24 pm | 16 comments | 12329 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State settles teens' lawsuit, allowing high school athletes to resume indoor competitions

High school athletes will soon be able to resume indoor sports competitions if their county's COVID-19 case rates are below...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2021
Last comment by Martinimaas, on Mar 8, 2021 at 11:23 am | 1 comment | 3563 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fundraising for sports?

Can someone tell me about the sports fundraising emails that are being sent? I heard the Athletic Director of Paly controls...

Original post made by Parent on Mar. 4, 2021
There are no comments yet. 364 Views

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Teachers, front-line workers eligible for COVID-19 vaccine in Santa Clara County starting Feb. 28

Educators, food service workers and emergency personnel in Santa Clara County will all be eligible to receive the COVID-19...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2021
Last comment by The Voice of Palo Alto, on Mar 3, 2021 at 12:08 am | 15 comments | 15360 Views

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Santa Clara County no longer requiring schools to wait 5 days to reopen after entering the red tier

Santa Clara County is no longer requiring schools to wait to reopen five days after the county has moved into the less restrictive...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2021
Last comment by Clarification, on Mar 1, 2021 at 7:27 pm | 13 comments | 17407 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

With fingers crossed, summer camps are planning to resume

Just two months into 2021, camps on the Midpeninsula are already looking to make a comeback this summer, which would include,...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3651 Views

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New East Palo Alto City Council member calls for more diverse leadership in Sequoia district

East Palo Alto City Council member Antonio Lopez is asking Sequoia Union High School District to improve its relationship...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2021
Last comment by Optimist Pessimist Realist , on Feb 20, 2021 at 11:31 am | 3 comments | 5155 Views

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Palo Alto middle, high schoolers will be able to Zoom from classrooms in person

Palo Alto middle and high schoolers who want to will be able to return to their campuses as soon as March, Superintendent...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2021
Last comment by Hal, on Feb 19, 2021 at 11:04 am | 79 comments | 22845 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'No other choice': Families leave Palo Alto for schools, states and countries where classrooms are open

An educational exodus in Palo Alto reflects a deep frustration among families over stalled reopening decisions, patchy online...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2021
Last comment by Christine C, on Feb 10, 2021 at 11:36 am | 55 comments | 40301 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Unified to reopen for sixth grade students next month

The Palo Alto school district is moving forward with a plan to allow sixth graders to return to in-person learning in the...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2021
Last comment by Educator, on Feb 7, 2021 at 9:20 pm | 18 comments | 9798 Views

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PUBLIC AGENDA: Study session on teacher housing proposal; school reopening plan discussion

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Feb. 8. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2021/02/05/public-agenda-study-session-on-teacher-ho...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2021
Last comment by The Voice of Palo Alto, on Feb 6, 2021 at 11:23 am | 1 comment | 2845 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In alignment with teachers, district does not recommend livestreaming for middle, high schools

Palo Alto Unified is not recommending the middle and high schools reopen with livestreaming in January, which would allow...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2020
Last comment by Tim12, on Jan 19, 2021 at 1:46 am | 52 comments | 10892 Views

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Newsom's school reopening plan puts tight deadlines on districts, legislature

Schools would have to offer in-person learning for primary students starting Feb. 16 in order to get the full funds under...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2021
Last comment by JulieW, on Jan 18, 2021 at 12:50 pm | 2 comments | 3189 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly, Gunn student athletes can again train outdoors in person starting next week

Palo Alto and Gunn high school student athletes will be able to again train in person outdoors in stable cohorts starting...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2021
Last comment by The Voice of Palo Alto, on Jan 15, 2021 at 11:14 am | 9 comments | 10658 Views
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