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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly frosh-soph baseball learns how tough it is to finish perfect

Bob Budelli is all about teaching and learning. He and his coaches teach while their Palo Alto frosh-soph baseball players...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by Bob Nitrio, on May 6, 2016 at 1:19 pm | 2 comments | 977 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD Palo Alto Promise KPIs

Dear All, The Weekly has not published an article on this important topic, which is coming before the Board (for a second...

Original post made by Fact Checker on Mar. 3, 2019
Last comment by Greene and Paly Parent, on Mar 3, 2019 at 6:43 pm | 1 comment | 973 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PALY - Math XL

Curious - what do PALY parents think about the math XL (IAC) ? We feel that the multiple choice is actually hurting the kids...

Original post made by MidtownMom on Oct. 26, 2016
There are no comments yet. 968 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Later School Start Times are Not Enough

Read this article about finally setting some boundaries on how much schools can take over kids’ time to get a good education,...

Original post made by Local Parent on Sep. 21, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 23, 2018 at 11:00 pm | 8 comments | 946 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PiE donations less than expected

As expected, I received two emails from the middle and elementary school principals saying PiE donations are lesser than...

Original post made by pausdparent on Jan. 19, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 19, 2017 at 4:53 pm | 1 comment | 945 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Forming bonds

Akshay Dinakar, a Stanford University sophomore, recently attended a birthday party for a cousin in San Jose. The attendees...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2016
There are no comments yet. 937 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LWV Symposium on Early Childhood education showed this

If you are interested in children's brain growth, family values and education in general, watch this amazing film shown yesterday...

Original post made by Alice Smith on Aug. 22, 2016
There are no comments yet. 914 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CDC's final report, due out in days, will be a disservice to Palo Alto's families

Palo Alto’s worried parents, grandparents, teachers, students, administrators, therapists, doctors, police officers--well,...

Original post made by Marc Vincenti on Mar. 2, 2017
There are no comments yet. 891 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Simple tips for a safe Halloween

Simple tips for a safe Halloween: 1. if you plan on drinking, don't drive to begin with 2. it is OK to drive slower than...

Original post made by parent on Oct. 28, 2016
There are no comments yet. 891 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How to stop or curb teens and technology?

Any experienced parents have ideas on how to curb technology for their teens? Teachers incorporate homework on the computers...

Original post made by PAUSD Parent on Aug. 18, 2019
Last comment by Just because you CAN..., on Aug 19, 2019 at 8:22 pm | 6 comments | 872 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto High School

The list of 2016 graduates from Palo Alto High School. Read the full story here https://paloaltoonline.com/news/2016/06/02/palo-alto-high-school...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2017
There are no comments yet. 852 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Casti should not be allowed to expand at their current site

Castilleja has been running an ad on PA online with the Master Plan for developing their campus. Knowing "the facts" about...

Original post made by No upside for Palo Alto on May. 24, 2017
There are no comments yet. 809 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD Legal Fee Up To $1.95 Million

The Palo Alto Unified School District will request an increase in it's legal budget to nearly $1.95 million to complete 2018.The...

Original post made by Legal Fees on Jun. 4, 2018
There are no comments yet. 746 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD Ohlone English and Mandarin Programs

Is anyone familiar with how successful the students are at the Ohlone Mandarin Immersion program or the English Only Program?...

Original post made by PA-ParentofTwo on Aug. 15, 2018
There are no comments yet. 729 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Big $$$ politics influencing Ravenswood - Shame

Citizens and Voters of the Ravenswood City School District - I'd like to bring to light a pattern within Ravenswood that...

Original post made by Shame on Oct. 19, 2018
There are no comments yet. 711 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two fire alarms at PALY today ..

What's going on? Second fire alarm today .. and PALY was doing so well for a few months in between ... ...

Original post made by WhatsGoingOn on Mar. 5, 2019
Last comment by member1, on Mar 5, 2019 at 8:05 pm | 1 comment | 706 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

JLS's Abhivir Iyer wins 2nd place in the National History Bee

Abhivir Arvind Iyer, a JLS 8th grader, has won 2nd place in the prestigious National History Bee tournament in the middle...

Original post made by member on Dec. 28, 2020
There are no comments yet. 683 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PSAT at Paly; Why not day off for other students?

My son attended Paly on PSAT day (for Juniors) because the schedule for the other grade levels was 12:30-3:35, 55 minute...

Original post made by Parent on Oct. 17, 2019
There are no comments yet. 612 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Support Parents Nursery School Palo Alto

We need your help. October usually means Carnival for the Parents Nursery School community. Sadly due to COVID-19, we...

Original post made by Parents Nursery School on Oct. 28, 2020
There are no comments yet. 517 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. 369 Views
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