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SCHOOLS & KIDS

SI Middle School Situation

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Original post made by Paly Parent on Jul. 10, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jul 10, 2008 at 7:53 pm | 3 comments | 2306 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly back to school night shows problems

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Original post made by Paly Parent on Sep. 12, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 13, 2008 at 4:46 am | 6 comments | 2100 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Traffic Safety question at Paly

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Original post made by Paly Parent on Sep. 22, 2008
Last comment by paly parent, on Oct 2, 2008 at 2:14 pm | 4 comments | 2007 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly's Carpool Parking Policy

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Original post made by Paly Parent on Oct. 26, 2008
Last comment by Parent of driver, on Oct 28, 2008 at 7:13 pm | 2 comments | 2001 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Obama tells kids to stay in school - who saw it?

As a very unscientific survey, my high school senior did not see this at school and doesn't know of anyone at school who...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Bru, on Sep 10, 2009 at 5:47 pm | 27 comments | 1780 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter from Todd's classmate

Editor, Tonight I found out that Todd Burpee was convicted and sentenced to 43 years in prison for a crime he committed...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by anon, on Sep 29, 2009 at 4:57 pm | 16 comments | 1833 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen Egg Wars/Suspensions

Finding it challenging to get facts about what is happening at Paly. Rumors are flying. Would appreciate factual information...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Oct. 28, 2009
Last comment by JTay, on Oct 29, 2009 at 3:58 pm | 67 comments | 3444 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

When do Paly juniors get their PSAT scores?

Other schools in other communities already have scores in hand. I've heard that ETS sends the scores to the schools and...

Original post made by paly parent on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by Senior Parent, on Dec 9, 2009 at 6:53 pm | 1 comment | 1658 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can teachers pay someone to grade their students papers?

My son came home with a graded English essay. Although he was not really happy with the grade, I commented that at least...

Original post made by paly parent on Dec. 17, 2009
Last comment by sufficiently competent, on Feb 1, 2010 at 8:40 pm | 75 comments | 5226 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PIE's big donor benefits

Whoa! OK, I think this is pretty powerful blog about Palo Alto PIE, and our fundraising efforts. Why are we publishing...

Original post made by PALY Parent on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Geez, on Jan 23, 2010 at 3:49 pm | 98 comments | 4708 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Building communities within our high schools.

I attended a meeting about teen depression a few weeks ago. One of the speakers was a basketball coach at Paly. The point...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by A Mom, on Jan 28, 2010 at 11:27 pm | 23 comments | 2372 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Easy budget cut: increase contract PE

At present, only "nationally ranked athletes" are allowed to have contract PE and be excused from the three year PE requirement...

Original post made by Paly parent on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by get real, on Feb 16, 2010 at 8:30 am | 17 comments | 2169 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anyone go to Paly sports meeting tonight?

Was anyone else appalled by the three-minute Paly parent meeting tonight for spring sports? Forcing all parents to attend...

Original post made by Paly parent on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Great job, on Feb 26, 2010 at 5:11 pm | 3 comments | 1640 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gap Year - has anyone experienced it?

Our Paly senior has decided to defer college for a year to experience a Gap Year. This phenomenon is widely popular in Europe...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by One size does not fit all, on Apr 26, 2010 at 11:20 pm | 36 comments | 2880 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

List of hang out places for teens in Palo Alto

Our teens need somewhere to go and hang out with friends, have fun, meet mentors who want to get to know them as people,...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by Grandma, on Jul 18, 2010 at 10:29 pm | 3 comments | 2665 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How has the school commute been this new school year?

There have been many factors this year which could potentially change the smooth commute. These included, altered bell...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Sep 30, 2010 at 11:42 am | 45 comments | 2680 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bring Back Family Dinner Time

With all the talk of student stress at all ages, one thing which has not been discussed is the role of the family dinner...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Sep. 12, 2010
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Sep 22, 2010 at 11:38 am | 18 comments | 2493 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Get the ktvu cameras at the Gunn/Paly football game , vote here

KTVU will have cameras at one of four high school football games this coming Friday. Get them to come to the Gunn/Paly game...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by Hear Ye, on Oct 4, 2010 at 9:09 am | 1 comment | 1510 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Do high school students really write their college essays in English class?

In the current school board meeting packet, Superintendent Skelly asserts that "the senior English classes at both high schools...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Gunn parent, on Nov 10, 2010 at 7:38 am | 28 comments | 3417 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly's anti-stress bell schedule and class scheduling

I had no idea about the scheduling of core classes as noted below. I don't know if the jury is still out, but I and others...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Apr 21, 2011 at 11:04 am | 1 comment | 1282 Views
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