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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anyone know what happened to Score in Midtown?

We used Score in Midtown a few years ago with our older child and now it is the time when our younger child needs the same...

Original post made by Parent on Oct. 1, 2010
Last comment by Thomas, on Nov 4, 2010 at 9:55 am | 2 comments | 1815 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Naviance Question

I remember logging onto the Gunn High School Naviance as a guest sometime last year and seeing statistics about GPAs and...

Original post made by Parent on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Oct 11, 2010 at 8:45 am | 3 comments | 2217 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are AP's really necessary?

My child will attend high school soon. How many APs do students take? I understand they can only take them in Junior/Senior...

Original post made by Parent on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by Play the Game, on Oct 11, 2010 at 1:48 pm | 20 comments | 3121 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Activity for kids at Gunn field yesterday (Sunday)?

When we were riding past the fields at Gunn on our way to the bicycle event Sunday afternoon, we saw the playing field full...

Original post made by parent on Oct. 11, 2010
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents who want to attend School Board Meeting to protest mega High Schools

This thread is to put forward ideas and to help organize all parents who are interested in attending School Board meeting...

Original post made by Parent on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by Me Too, on Feb 24, 2011 at 4:13 pm | 47 comments | 2114 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teaching parents how to teach kids bicycle safety.

Bringing Up Bicyclists class details. Teaching children the skills and habits they need to avoid the most common...

Original post made by Parent on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by commuter, on Feb 22, 2011 at 6:10 pm | 2 comments | 1450 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Atherton teacher on paid leave after student calls 911 - could that happen in Palo Alto?

Not sure why this hasn't been mentioned by Palo Alto Weekly as many other neighboring stories are reported. http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=8426 With...

Original post made by Parent on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by Good for the Kid, on Mar 3, 2011 at 9:27 pm | 4 comments | 1359 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn Naviance Scattergrams?

I had previously logged onto the Gunn High School Family Connection (Naviance) and I saw scattergrams. But the scattergrams...

Original post made by Parent on Mar. 6, 2011
Last comment by Gunn Parent, on Mar 15, 2011 at 11:56 pm | 3 comments | 2154 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Duveneck Principal and Tardies

What's with John Lents and his punctuality issue? He sends out letters when children get tardies. A tardy can even be due...

Original post made by Parent on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by Duveneck Mom, on Mar 18, 2011 at 12:36 pm | 20 comments | 2138 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Online credit recovery or enrichment for Gunn?

If your student has taken a course online to recover credit from a failed class at Gunn, which course provider did you use? Or...

Original post made by Parent on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 31, 2011 at 6:23 pm | 4 comments | 1595 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto #29 on the list of best schools for your real estate buck

From http://realestate.yahoo.com/promo/the-best-schools-for-your-real-estate-buck.html Not such a surprise, considering...

Original post made by PArent on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Apr 27, 2011 at 12:12 am | 3 comments | 1660 Views

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 | 2234 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 | 1088 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 | 14459 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 | 1225 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 | 918 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 | 4343 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 | 1046 Views

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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 | 1716 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 | 951 Views
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