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News - July 23, 2010

Intensive summer school draws to a close

Two-semester classes are new this year

by Chris Kenrick

Nearly 100 high school students are immersed in a new summer-school offering in Palo Alto this year — two-semester classes.

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Posted by David Theil, a resident of Midtown
on Jul 24, 2010 at 3:32 pm

There is something seriously wrong if students feel like they have to study all summer and all school year.

Posted by Crescent Park Dad, a resident of Crescent Park
on Jul 27, 2010 at 3:25 pm

Have you ever given any thought to the idea that some students need to make up a class due to bad grades? Or perhaps they want to get ahead so they don't have to take so many classes during their junior or senior year? Or maybe they want to do really well in one subject and just focus on that class without worrying about the other classes? Or maybe they are trying to make room in their schedules so that can take several courses in art, music, glass blowing or shop?

Posted by Anon, a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jul 28, 2010 at 8:57 am

This is a great format for kids who need to make up a tough class like Algebra or Geometry.

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