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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Unified to offer all students twice-daily free meals through state program

Starting this fall, students in the Palo Alto Unified School District will benefit from a statewide program that guarantees...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2022
Last comment by Paul Jessup, on Jul 2, 2022 at 9:53 am | 12 comments | 7308 Views

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Hillsborough couple Bruce and Davina Isackson sentenced in college admissions scam

A couple who pleaded guilty to charges for securing their daughters' admission to college by paying to cheat on entrance...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2022
Last comment by Grew Up Here, on Jun 29, 2022 at 8:35 pm | 5 comments | 5608 Views

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PE teacher charged with sexually assaulting student

A Palo Alto Unified School District physical education teacher has been charged with sexual assault on a female student,...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2022
Last comment by Samuel L., on Jun 29, 2022 at 5:23 pm | 55 comments | 28276 Views

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Palo Alto school board votes to resume Zoom commenting in the fall

By a split vote of 3-2, the Palo Alto school board decided on Tuesday to resume allowing remote comments via Zoom starting...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2022
Last comment by Manuela, on Jun 22, 2022 at 6:30 pm | 3 comments | 2833 Views

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Palo Alto Unified gets into hot water with parents over child care

Parents are objecting to what they describe as a lack of transparency in Palo Alto Unified's decision making after school...

Original post made on May. 12, 2022
Last comment by Alice Palmer, on Jun 22, 2022 at 1:49 pm | 52 comments | 19315 Views

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School board forms committee to study public comment, doesn't restore remote commenting just yet

The school board decided to wait until its next meeting on June 21 to decide whether to reinstate remote commenting in the...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2022
Last comment by Chris, on Jun 15, 2022 at 9:38 am | 2 comments | 2783 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is the Redwood City School Board Trying to Get Recalled?

Redwood City School District is failing. Declining enrollment. Underfunded schools. Staffing crisis. Chronic student absenteeism....

Original post made by Cameron Hoffman on Jun. 14, 2022
Last comment by Todd Brown, on Jun 15, 2022 at 9:15 am | 3 comments | 1055 Views

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East Palo Alto Academy graduate, nonprofit founder reflects on his impact on his community

East Palo Alto Academy graduate Christian Sbragia founded a nonprofit that helps give kids in East Palo Alto a safe space...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2022
Last comment by bmillin, on Jun 13, 2022 at 5:53 pm | 1 comment | 3074 Views

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School board to consider future of remote public commenting

After losing the option to participate in school board meetings over Zoom earlier this spring, the public could get that...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2022
Last comment by S. Underwood, on Jun 7, 2022 at 7:29 pm | 2 comments | 2183 Views

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Palo Alto Unified launches new plan to boost mental health services

By employing mental health staff directly, school district administrators hope to create a program that is collaborative...

Original post made on May. 27, 2022
Last comment by Anony Mouse, on Jun 7, 2022 at 4:01 pm | 9 comments | 7327 Views

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Paly sends off graduating seniors who seize the moment

Palo Alto High School's 2022 graduation ceremony was defined by a thankfulness to be together, along with the bittersweet...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Jun 5, 2022 at 7:13 am | 2 comments | 3625 Views

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In their own words: Gunn, Paly students reflect on the peaks and valleys of their high school experiences

As a way to hear from the class of 2022, we asked graduating seniors rapid-fire questions about their time in high school....

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2578 Views

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Gunn's Class of 2022 marks graduation with reflections on the value of community, togetherness

After three school years spent adapting to the coronavirus pandemic, Gunn High's Class of 2022 gathered together on Wednesday...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3787 Views

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Letters to the editor

<B>Let Castilleja move forward Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2022/04/08/letters posted...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, on May 26, 2022 at 10:37 am | 4 comments | 1185 Views

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Opinion: How an emergency Ravenswood kindergarten teacher changed my life

East Palo Alto City Council member Antonio Lopez makes pitch for supporting Measure I, which appears on the June 7 primary...

Original post made on May. 24, 2022
Last comment by Just Sayin', on May 24, 2022 at 10:36 am | 1 comment | 2748 Views

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Rising COVID-19 infections hit Palo Alto schools

Local schools are seeing an increase in COVID-19 cases, mirroring trends seen across Santa Clara County and in many parts...

Original post made on May. 20, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on May 21, 2022 at 9:54 pm | 6 comments | 8447 Views

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Palo Alto school board to consider divisive English Language Arts curriculum on Tuesday

On Tuesday evening, the Palo Alto school board will vote on a new English Language Arts curriculum that a number of teachers...

Original post made on May. 10, 2022
Last comment by Roy M, on May 12, 2022 at 9:38 am | 16 comments | 9777 Views

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Students urge more transparency after suicides; school district says it is respecting families' wishes

A group of students is urging the Palo Alto Unified School District to change the way it responds to suicides so that there...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2022
Last comment by Meadow, on May 10, 2022 at 10:37 pm | 15 comments | 8239 Views

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Editorial: Yes on Ravenswood's Measure I school bond

Next month, voters in the Ravenswood City School District will be asked to tax themselves and entrust the district with $110...

Original post made on May. 6, 2022
Last comment by revdreileen, on May 9, 2022 at 11:25 am | 1 comment | 2705 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Unified cuts off remote commenting, prompting pushback

During last week's Palo Alto Unified School District board meeting, members of the public could no longer address the board...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2022
Last comment by Samuel L, on May 7, 2022 at 10:00 pm | 10 comments | 4752 Views
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