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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Green is the new black

"Avoid plastic packaging." Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=7018 posted...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 14, 2008 at 5:37 pm | 3 comments | 2557 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Budget cuts could 'derail' Ravenswood schools

While the Ravenswood City School District in East Palo Alto likely will not have to layoff teachers, it is looking at chopping...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by Tellmeplease, on Dec 13, 2008 at 11:15 pm | 3 comments | 3020 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What's driving all this?

On an average day, Palo Alto High School senior Sara Chun sits through four Advanced Placement classes, figure skates for...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2008
Last comment by Grandma, on Dec 25, 2008 at 1:19 pm | 3 comments | 3592 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford rejects multiple SAT test option

A new program by the College Board, which administers the SAT tests for high school students, will allow students to take...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by jenny, on Jan 10, 2009 at 11:27 am | 3 comments | 3086 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly student researches potential cure for MS

When Palo Alto High School senior Hrishikesh Srinagesh volunteered at Lytton Gardens Senior Communities he worked with a...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by meera walia, on Jan 21, 2009 at 7:53 pm | 3 comments | 3820 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Toll Brothers project nears final approval tonight

A developer's five-year-long quest to build 45 homes on a Palo Alto portion of the former Mayfield Mall site at San Antonio...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by someone, on Feb 9, 2009 at 7:34 pm | 3 comments | 2707 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn defeats Paly 42-18 in boys basketball

GUNN DEFEATS PALY 42-18 in BOY's BASKETBALL On Friday night Gunn defeated Palo Alto as they unleashed a stifling defense...

Original post made by Sports Reporter on Feb. 14, 2009
Last comment by Sports Reporter, on Feb 15, 2009 at 10:33 am | 3 comments | 2908 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Recommendation for calendar on computer for families?

Can anyone recommend a computer program for keeping our family calendar updated? We have three children and I have a wall...

Original post made by Mom on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 3, 2009 at 6:56 pm | 3 comments | 2223 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School heads called parents in cyberbully case

In a recent incident in which local teens "cyberbullied" a fellow Palo Alto student, school district officials said they...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Mar 9, 2009 at 9:03 pm | 3 comments | 2473 Views

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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 | 3969 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 | 2651 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 | 2253 Views

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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 | 2708 Views

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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 | 5582 Views

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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 | 2863 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 | 2589 Views

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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 | 2331 Views

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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 | 2181 Views

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"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 | 3923 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 | 2130 Views
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