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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board searching for ideas

Since this topic was locked, I just wanted to start it again. Why is it that we have to go down to the board meetings...

Original post made by Parent on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Dec 30, 2013 at 4:20 pm | 23 comments | 5380 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jeremy Lin is a nerd

And he proves it in a new YouTube video: http://blogs.kqed.org/newsfix/2013/08/15/basketballs-jeremy-lin...

Original post made by parent on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by nerd is the wurd, on Aug 16, 2013 at 11:53 am | 2 comments | 1414 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD High School Rigor Worth It?

I have to wonder how much tutoring and parental help is affecting the teacher's perceptions of our students. Depending on...

Original post made by Parent on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by Mom, on Oct 24, 2013 at 10:21 am | 258 comments | 19034 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD metrics -- focused on just 10-15% of our young kids

Please note that this is focused on elementary and middle school only. PAUSD is reviewing progress on some of its strategic...

Original post made by Parent on Sep. 21, 2013
Last comment by Torquemada, on Sep 24, 2013 at 12:30 pm | 15 comments | 4005 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Scott Bowers for Superintendent

In the land of the blind, Scott Bowers is king. He is a shining beacon of competence. Thank you on behalf of all high...

Original post made by parent on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by Trade up, on Nov 22, 2013 at 2:26 pm | 3 comments | 629 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

why no air pollution warnings for Palo Alto?

I noticed that the Menlo Park Almanac and Mountain View Voice publish Spare The Air pollution warnings. Why are these not...

Original post made by parent on Dec. 24, 2013
Last comment by Hutch 7.62, on Jan 8, 2014 at 1:31 pm | 1 comment | 560 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SAT essay portion optional and other changes

After 7 years, the essay portion will be optional in 2016 although many colleges may still require the score for applications....

Original post made by Parent on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Mar 5, 2014 at 4:11 pm | 2 comments | 629 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

anyone else watch Cosmos on Fox TV?

Anyone else watch that Cosmos TV show on Fox TV? How did this communist propaganda wind up on Fox? Did they lose a lawsuit...

Original post made by parent on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by Aquamarine, on Mar 17, 2014 at 8:57 pm | 15 comments | 1233 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

student hit by car in crosswalk in front of Paly this morning

Come on folks, slow down and yield to pedestrians, especially in school zones. Report in the Paly Voice: http://palyvoice.com/2014/05/06/paly-student-hit-by-car-on-route-to-school/...

Original post made by parent on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on May 7, 2014 at 7:54 pm | 9 comments | 638 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

what is the point of Spare The Air Days?

We are supposedly having 3 Spare The Air Days in a row this week. My question is what is the point of this program if the...

Original post made by parent on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Rhett, on May 14, 2014 at 9:46 am | 6 comments | 455 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The value of world languages in elementary school?

Why do people think world language in elementary school is so important? What about more science and computer programming,...

Original post made by Parent on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Parent, 4 hours ago | 20 comments | 486 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cyclists do cause accidents

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Original post made by Parent on Sep. 5, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3034 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

pervert arrested near Seale Park

This story was widely reported yesterday, but the PA Weekly is surprisingly silent. The perp is Clark Duncan McElfresh and...

Original post made by parent on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by bicycles races, on Jul 12, 2013 at 1:38 am | 2 comments | 5452 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

mv-voice contains malware

Anyone else try to visit the Mountain View Voice web site today? I'm using the Google Chrome web browser and it blocks mv-voice...

Original post made by parent on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 19, 2013 at 7:33 pm | 1 comment | 1068 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

rape on Oregon Ave, Sept 4

The PAPD log says there was a "sexual assault/rape" on Oregon Ave (the frontage road north of Oregon Expressway) on September...

Original post made by parent on Sep. 7, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1023 Views

SPORTS

Linsanity is playing in San Francisco tomorrow evening

Review by KQED: http://www.kqed.org/arts/movies/article.jsp?essid=117662...

Original post made by parent on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Celestine, on Mar 14, 2013 at 8:44 am | 1 comment | 1008 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Labor Day, should it be changed?

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Original post made by Parent on Aug. 27, 2007
Last comment by Parent, on Sep 1, 2007 at 5:35 pm | 4 comments | 3222 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Olympic tv coverage, dismal

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Original post made by Parent on Aug. 8, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Aug 14, 2008 at 1:11 pm | 12 comments | 2058 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

At last, a safety group trying to reduce the driving age

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Original post made by Parent on Sep. 9, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 10, 2008 at 8:28 am | 4 comments | 2111 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

McCain warps concept of 'joe plumber'

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Original post made by parent on Oct. 15, 2008
Last comment by OK, I'm Doing the math, on Oct 16, 2008 at 10:38 pm | 56 comments | 3392 Views
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