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SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD trustees ponder long-range plans for Paly and Gunn

Overhauling Palo Alto's high schools to serve for the next 40 years was the prime topic for school board members Tuesday...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 21, 2009 at 9:25 am | 3 comments | 3817 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo School Mock Trial Team goes to state

For Jeremy Rossmann and the Menlo School Mock Trial Team, this weekend is like the Super Bowl. Menlo School will represent...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by Legal Lady, on Mar 23, 2009 at 7:43 am | 3 comments | 2537 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cubberley Tower

Does anyone know what schools are represented by the mascots (mosiacs) on the Cubberley tower? It seems there is a Cubberley...

Original post made by Megan Bennett on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Megan Bennett, on Mar 28, 2009 at 11:03 pm | 3 comments | 2219 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Let's hope this won't happen in our town: bullying results in death

An 11 year old boy killed himself by hanging after bullying at middle school. This tragedy reminds us all that there is...

Original post made by Alice Smith on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Alice Smith, on Apr 9, 2009 at 8:59 pm | 3 comments | 2671 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ofek named principal at JLS Middle School

Palo Alto school superintendent Kevin Skelly will recommend to the school board that Sharon Ofek, a former math and science...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Apr 20, 2009 at 12:46 pm | 3 comments | 5448 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

JLS teacher dies

More sad news for our kids. Mr. Carothers, JLS Connections teacher and history teacher died this week, according to email...

Original post made by JLS Parent on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by JLS Parent, on May 8, 2009 at 8:49 am | 3 comments | 2790 Views

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How our kids are doing

Early this school year, I read a news story in the Palo Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10937...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by carrie manley, on May 13, 2009 at 8:21 am | 3 comments | 2534 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Building a city, one block at a time

Xander Hughes, a third-grader with a knack for engineering and constructing elaborate Lego structures, is one of 48 elementary-school...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Parent Alum, on May 27, 2009 at 12:10 am | 3 comments | 2250 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Middle School Math Textbook Adoption

I understand that PAUSD is required by the state of CA to update its math curricula every seven years. Can someone tell...

Original post made by Elementary Parent on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 6, 2009 at 8:36 am | 3 comments | 2109 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"Stop, Look, and Listen."

Another high school student's life was tragically cut short last week on the train tracks near our home, making this the...

Original post made by Christina Owen on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Been There, on Jun 4, 2014 at 10:32 am | 3 comments | 3748 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A challenge to Gunn

A challenge to Gunn So we have done it again Here we are in this beautiful part of the world We have beautiful children And...

Original post made by val blanchette on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by mother of tuu, on Jun 9, 2009 at 4:30 pm | 3 comments | 2100 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Man pleads no contest in death of EPA toddler

A 34-year-old man pleaded no contest in San Mateo County Superior Court Wednesday to illegally storing a firearm a 12-year-old...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by Another mom, on Jun 15, 2009 at 2:47 pm | 3 comments | 2062 Views

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Panel to focus on youth depression tonight

A free parent-education session on child and adolescent depressive disorders will take place at Lucile Packard Children's...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by out of work for too long, on Jun 26, 2009 at 10:16 am | 3 comments | 2424 Views

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Building a community where everyone matters

Faith leaders urge a combined effort to create a community where everyone matters and people take time to express that in...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Sep 1, 2009 at 1:00 pm | 3 comments | 1731 Views

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Witnesses to history

What began as a writing workshop at Foothill College has grown into collaboration with high schools' history classes, and...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by George, on Oct 30, 2009 at 8:56 am | 3 comments | 2156 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New studio unveiled at Palo Alto Children's Theatre

The completion of a newly renovated dance studio in the Palo Alto Children's Theatre complex will provide more than 500 dance...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by Sethro, on Nov 27, 2009 at 10:35 am | 3 comments | 2659 Views

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Tunes and tradition

Palo Alto High School Choir Director Michael Najar leads the annual Paly Choir Reunion -- a Paly tradition for more than...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Meg Waite Clayton, on Dec 1, 2009 at 1:42 pm | 3 comments | 2292 Views

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Paly team places third in national math contest

A team of students from Palo Alto High School placed third in a national math contest, the 2009 Team Scramble, administered...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Dec 3, 2009 at 9:47 pm | 3 comments | 2629 Views

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Encore

Ensconced in her family's living room, Starr Johanssen stared peacefully down at the black and white keys that lay silent...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2009
Last comment by derek, on Dec 9, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 3 comments | 2488 Views

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School parcel tax vote likely in May, not April

The Palo Alto Board of Education Tuesday postponed a decision on whether to ask voters to replace the current school parcel...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2009
Last comment by Jim H., on Dec 20, 2009 at 11:06 pm | 3 comments | 2003 Views
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