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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 | 1623 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 | 1688 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 | 2256 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 | 1112 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 | 15196 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 | 1248 Views

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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 | 948 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 | 4507 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 | 1088 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 | 1782 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 | 1006 Views

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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 | 1715 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 | 2270 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 | 2462 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 UCSD Student, on Aug 29, 2014 at 5:16 am | 307 comments | 127215 Views

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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 | 5027 Views

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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 | 2480 Views

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Is the SAT a good measure of College Readiness

I am interested in asking parents of recent PAUSD grads about how they feel about this in light of this report http://paloalto.patch.com/articles/is-the-sat-a-good-measure-of-colleg...

Original post made by Parent on Sep. 29, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 8, 2012 at 6:34 pm | 2 comments | 1296 Views

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California PTA position on Proposition 38 and 30

from California State PTA: capta.org An important note about PTA’s position on Proposition 38 and Proposition 30. There...

Original post made by parent on Nov. 3, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on Jan 18, 2013 at 5:38 am | 49 comments | 3173 Views

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Is it true that parents are doing their child's homework?

My child came home and said a girl said, "My mom did my homework for me last night." And someone replied, "So did mine!" Being...

Original post made by Parent on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by geraldine, on Nov 12, 2012 at 5:24 pm | 53 comments | 8391 Views
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