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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mandatory After School Activities

There was a lively discussion on this Forum last December about legal right of schools to assign homework. My question is...

Original post made by Palo Alto Resident on May. 1, 2015
Last comment by Sonia, on Jun 3, 2017 at 5:04 pm | 30 comments | 6263 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Top administrator, middle school principal to resign

More leadership shakeups are on the way for the Palo Alto Unified School District, with its chief student services officer...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2017
Last comment by Paly Mom, on Jun 2, 2017 at 11:50 pm | 22 comments | 9074 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Alums to grads: There's more than one path to success

Every spring at Gunn High School, graduating seniors adhere to a tradition: posting college rejection letters on what has...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2017
Last comment by Michal Pasternak, on Jun 2, 2017 at 11:37 am | 4 comments | 5801 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pastor from East Palo Alto arrested for sexual assault

A pastor of a Menlo Park church has been arrested and could face six felony counts of sexual assault against juvenile and...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2017
Last comment by Women 2, on Jun 2, 2017 at 11:36 am | 2 comments | 3531 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Special-education director resigns mid-year

In the midst of Palo Alto Unified's efforts to reform its special-education department, the school district announced Tuesday...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2017
Last comment by Campbell IEP Mom, on Jun 2, 2017 at 10:57 am | 15 comments | 6737 Views

AROUND TOWN

The next-best thing

Ever wish you could catch the Beatles in Menlo Park? How about a free performance by Santana in Palo Alto? Thanks to the...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2017
Last comment by dtnorth, on Jun 2, 2017 at 8:36 am | 2 comments | 1640 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B> PAYING IT FORWARD ... </B> Instead of giving gifts to one another for b'nai mitzvah, seventh-grade students at <B>Gideon...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1079 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman allegedly assaults nanny, spits on toddler's stroller in Mountain View

A 24-year-old Palo Alto woman was arrested last week in Mountain View on assault charges after she allegedly prompted two...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2017
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 2, 2017 at 3:53 am | 2 comments | 1374 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Graduation festivities: Class of 2017

Your guide to high school students graduating around the Midpeninsula, with stories, photos and social media posts from commencement...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2017
Last comment by Custom, on Jun 2, 2017 at 2:15 am | 2 comments | 3328 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Class of 2017: on finding their 'tribes'

While education is the primary job of most teenagers over the course of high school, it is often the experiences they pursue...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Jun 2, 2017 at 12:26 am | 8 comments | 2615 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High School principal resigns

Denise Herrmann, who has served as principal of Gunn High School for the last three years, announced her resignation on Wednesday...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Board watcher , on Jun 1, 2017 at 10:14 pm | 59 comments | 13807 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn grads celebrate diversity, being in the moment

For the Class of 2017, Gunn High School has been at times transformative and nerve-racking, inspiring and trying but above...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2017
Last comment by Sea Seelam Reddy, on Jun 1, 2017 at 8:49 pm | 10 comments | 3232 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto High School

Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2017/06/01/palo-alto-high-school posted Thursday, June 1,...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2017
Last comment by Sea Seelam Reddy, on Jun 1, 2017 at 8:44 pm | 1 comment | 995 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park may take stand on Trump executive order

When Menlo Park's City Council meets Tuesday, it may take a stand on President Trump's Jan. 25 executive order, which states...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Jun 1, 2017 at 4:52 pm | 19 comments | 2678 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Castilleja plan creates rifts among neighbors

Castilleja School's proposal to expand the campus and enrollment has created a division so deep that there are neighbors...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by Old Stats, on Jun 1, 2017 at 7:18 am | 73 comments | 6701 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Many ideas, little consensus on housing crisis

Everyone seems to agree that the housing situation in the Bay Area has reached a crisis -- but what to do about it remains...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by NewInfo, on Jun 1, 2017 at 7:12 am | 12 comments | 1366 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: A moment of truth

The Palo Alto Unified School District board of trustees faces a critical leadership test over multiple sexual assault revelations. Read...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by common sense, on Jun 1, 2017 at 12:05 am | 24 comments | 5453 Views

SPORTS

2017 All-League Boys Lacrosse teams

==B Peninsula Athletic League Bay Division == ==B Co-MVPS: ==Cooper Waymire, Menlo-Atherton and David Peterson, Sacred Heart...

Original post made on May. 31, 2017
Last comment by james, on May 31, 2017 at 10:11 pm | 1 comment | 805 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district seeks members for renaming committee

Calling all Palo Alto Unified students, staff, parents and alumni interested in the renaming of Jordan and Terman middle...

Original post made on May. 30, 2017
Last comment by DennisAlan, on May 31, 2017 at 4:18 pm | 24 comments | 2558 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen to receive Hornaday Award for environmental work

Wes Stocken, a seventh-grader at JLS Middle School and a Star Scout in Palo Alto's Boy Scout Troop 57, will receive the William...

Original post made on May. 28, 2017
Last comment by Colleen, on May 31, 2017 at 11:39 am | 8 comments | 3071 Views
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Registration now open!

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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