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SCHOOLS & KIDS

College Admission Help

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Original post made by Resident on Sep. 6, 2007
Last comment by parent, on Sep 18, 2007 at 9:47 am | 3 comments | 3278 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mah/Santiago article from MV Voice

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Original post made by Resident on Oct. 28, 2008
Last comment by parent, on Oct 29, 2008 at 10:36 am | 7 comments | 2012 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where are the PTAs?

With all this talk about housing, opening Garland, expanding Gunn (and Paly), traffic concerns, elementary kids crossing...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by A Parent, on Feb 21, 2009 at 12:43 am | 14 comments | 1961 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Could this happen in PAUSD?

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/educationnews/5049001/School-apologises-after-letter-warns-parents-over-dead-schoolgirls-attendance.html Could...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 30, 2009 at 9:50 pm | 5 comments | 1872 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No candidates for PAUSD board

Can't find the online version, but according to the print version on Friday, there are no candidates other than the incumbents...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 16, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Aug 19, 2009 at 9:00 pm | 8 comments | 1784 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Boundaries are still an issue

Since Garland plans have been scrapped and Scott Laurence has left the district, we are still in a mess with boundaries. Growth...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Erin, on Sep 5, 2009 at 5:44 pm | 5 comments | 1744 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mock Graveyards are poor taste this Halloween.

I know this is Halloween and people like to decorate their front yards, but this year I think it is inappropriate to have...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Oct 21, 2009 at 8:08 pm | 4 comments | 1743 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gum is a big problem, we should get it banned in our schools and parks

I have had it with those who throw gum where I or my kids have to walk or play. Gum on shoes and brought inside gets on carpets,...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Tron, on Nov 21, 2009 at 3:46 pm | 18 comments | 2006 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly High First, Gunn Third in Bay Area Science 'Olympiad'

Palo Alto and Gunn high schools students outshined their peers from around the region in an Olympics-like competition that...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by mmmmMom, on Mar 15, 2011 at 1:13 pm | 10 comments | 1510 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly Journalist George Brown named California Journalist of the Year by the Journalism Education Association.

Today was a great day for George Brown. Not only does the Palo Alto High School senior now have a date for Prom on April...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 12, 2011
Last comment by Congrats, on Mar 13, 2011 at 9:28 am | 2 comments | 1493 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Japanese Exchange Students Cancel Palo Alto Visit

Japanese exchange students from Palo Alto’s sister city, Tsuchiura, cancelled their annual visit to local middle schools...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 13, 2011
Last comment by thank you for the report, on Mar 13, 2011 at 10:29 am | 1 comment | 1220 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Next School Board Election

In the light of the fact that we have had some very diversive decisions made by our current PAUSD BoE, we must look at...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 6, 2011 at 7:00 pm | 6 comments | 1223 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools could vaccinate Children under 12 without Parental Informed Consent

The state of California has just passed bill AB499, which will permit minor children as young as 12 years old to be vaccinated...

Original post made by resident on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by Mom, on Sep 25, 2011 at 8:45 pm | 9 comments | 1614 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is anyone at PAUSD watching Apple say goodbye to text books!

We have been talking about it for some time, but has anyone at Churchill been paying attention? http://mindshift.kqed.org/2012/01/did-apple-just-reinvent-the-textbook/ We...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by VoxPop, on Jan 20, 2012 at 12:37 pm | 3 comments | 979 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School starts next Thursday but already there are lots of school events!

When this new calendar was discussed, we were assured that there would be no school activities before the first day of school....

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 13, 2012 at 1:46 pm | 2 comments | 1037 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly students riding bikes on wrong side of Churchill

Paly students do ride their bikes the wrong way down Churchill but not excusing them, it is quite apparent why they do it....

Original post made by Resident on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by Mom, on Dec 17, 2012 at 5:22 pm | 7 comments | 1304 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Important article about school enrollment buried in Around Town and copied here.

GROWTH OR FLUKE? ... Seventy-six new students have enrolled in Palo Alto schools with a start date of Jan. 7 — the first...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 19, 2013 at 3:20 pm | 15 comments | 1503 Views

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Palo Alto Rated #8 Best City for Children to Live

A national website ranks quality of life amenities of America's small and mid-sized cities. With its quality schools, numerous...

Original post made by Resident on May. 26, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 29, 2014 at 10:16 pm | 11 comments | 533 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Percentage of kids who drive themselves to school?

We regularly are told bike counts of how many kids ride bikes to school. Do we have the same figures for those juniors...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Biking Mom, on Jul 2, 2014 at 12:35 am | 4 comments | 222 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

McDonald's Robbery

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Original post made by Resident on Mar. 21, 2007
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 24, 2007 at 12:56 pm | 22 comments | 3997 Views
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