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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Any PAUSD alums back from college to share stories?

It's one week before finals, typical stressful time in high school households. Can any Gunn or Paly Alums post college stories...

Original post made by Parent on May. 30, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 31, 2011 at 6:14 pm | 12 comments | 2197 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Weekly poll on break will be misused

The current Weekly poll asks parents if they support the school board's decision to start school earlier and have finals...

Original post made by parent on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by tabloid journalism, on Jun 6, 2011 at 12:18 pm | 3 comments | 1054 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Popular clothing brands for middle school girls

What are the clothing brands that are most popular with middle school girls right now? I know that wearing the right clothes...

Original post made by Parent on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Aug 18, 2012 at 1:18 pm | 42 comments | 13544 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

InClass at Jordan?

My child is starting at Jordan in the fall. I came across a reference to InClass. Is Jordan still using InClass or is this...

Original post made by Parent on Jun. 11, 2011
Last comment by Just Found Out, on Jul 17, 2011 at 8:01 pm | 4 comments | 1179 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Bowl to close in September

Should we believe this now or not? Is it another episode in the boy who called wolf? http://paloalto.patch.com/articles/palo-alto-bowl-rolls-away My...

Original post made by Parent on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by buy it, on Aug 17, 2011 at 5:31 pm | 1 comment | 840 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

9/11 What it means to our kids.

All the talk, remembrances and special events that are happening this weekend are aimed at those of us old enough to remember...

Original post made by Parent on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by Ken, on Sep 9, 2011 at 2:21 pm | 2 comments | 874 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jordan has excessive homework this year

Does anyone know why this year Jordan has increased the homework load so much? I have 2 other children who have been through...

Original post made by Parent on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Nov 7, 2011 at 12:42 pm | 81 comments | 4216 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Paly #84, Gunn #67

Paly was ranked #83 in public schools throughout the nation, as well as #54 in "Math and Science Schools" and #81 in "Most...

Original post made by Parent on Jan. 16, 2012
There are no comments yet. 886 Views

BOOKS

The next parenting bestseller "Bringing up Bebe"

I predict this will be the next parenting book everyone will be talking about. I have already read two separate articles...

Original post made by Parent on Jan. 25, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1835 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High schools and rain! (and middle schools too)

What do the schools do with wet jackets and umbrellas on wet days? My high schooler and middle schooler won't take jackets...

Original post made by Parent on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by Mom, on Feb 15, 2012 at 12:35 am | 7 comments | 1004 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

should teenagers be allowed to drive SUVs

Yesterday, a teenager in the East Bay lost control of his SUV, jumped the curb, sheared off a fire hydrant, and plowed into...

Original post made by parent on Apr. 8, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Apr 9, 2012 at 11:18 am | 5 comments | 1600 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

bike to school day?

I noticed that today is "bike to school day" in San Francisco: http://sf.streetsblog.org/2012/04/12/sfs-biggest-bike-to-school-day-yet-marks-a-growing-trend-among-students/ Schools...

Original post made by parent on Apr. 12, 2012
Last comment by Chris Kenrick, Palo Alto Weekly staff writerk, on Apr 12, 2012 at 11:40 pm | 2 comments | 893 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Do you love/hate your neighborhood middle school?

Do you love your local middle school? Not so much? Please share your experience! What about the choice programs:...

Original post made by parent on Apr. 14, 2012
Last comment by Wow, on Apr 17, 2012 at 5:08 pm | 7 comments | 1564 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

ISO feedback about our middle schools!

Please share your experience with PAUSD middle schools! I find a lot about elementary and high schools, and have little...

Original post made by parent on Apr. 15, 2012
Last comment by parent, on Apr 23, 2012 at 10:36 pm | 20 comments | 1981 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student Caught Cheating at Sequoia High School

The parents of a sophomore at Sequoia High School in Redwood City have sued the district for kicking the student out of an...

Original post made by Parent on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by Izzy, on May 18, 2012 at 12:05 pm | 7 comments | 1701 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student with 3.85 GPA gets rejection letters from UCs

Hi, My friend's daughter got 3.85 GPA, had 5 AP classes in high school, was on competitive swimming team, volunteered...

Original post made by Parent on May. 28, 2012
Last comment by teacher, on Apr 11, 2014 at 10:59 am | 273 comments | 96612 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Contact your State Reps THIS WEEK to oppose HSR

THE VOTE IS THIS WEEK. They will be deciding whether to release over $2 Billion in State bond funding to start high speed...

Original post made by Parent on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by Wondering, on Jun 30, 2012 at 9:16 am | 6 comments | 873 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Any advice on attending Shoreline's SF Symphony show?

I plan to take my family there next year and am wondering how it works. It begins at 8:00 when it is not dark. So we sit...

Original post made by Parent on Jul. 5, 2012
Last comment by Eric G., on Jul 5, 2012 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 873 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Do you drive your kid to school?

I am interested in having a good discussion about why those who drive their kids to school do so. Is it because you think...

Original post made by Parent on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by safety, on Sep 8, 2012 at 9:33 pm | 64 comments | 4879 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD candidate forum

In the hopes of having a discussion on the topics and the various candidates views, I would like to be able to read what...

Original post made by Parent on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Gunn Grad, on Oct 17, 2012 at 2:23 pm | 17 comments | 2366 Views
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