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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Welcoming the year of the dragon

For many of Chinese descent, the Chinese New Year is the most important holiday of the year -- a bit like Christmas and New...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 4, 2012 at 8:37 am | 1 comment | 1117 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A focus on data, and minding the gap

The new campus of Rocketship Discovery Prep wasn't much more than a vacant lot near U.S. Highway 101 and McKee Road in San...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2012
Last comment by Stephen F. Deutsch MD, on Mar 25, 2012 at 2:48 am | 1 comment | 1113 Views

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Addison boundary change recommended

School boundary changes are in the works for some families in the Addison Elementary School neighborhood as well as for high...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by at last!, on Apr 26, 2012 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 1016 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Phyllis Moldaw

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=25174 posted Friday, April 27, 2012, 9:14...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by Ellen Ehrlich, on Apr 27, 2012 at 10:51 am | 1 comment | 1611 Views

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An ever-charming orphan

If you're a musical-theater nerd — er, connoisseur? — like me, you're probably very familiar with "Annie." Read...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by Martha, on May 4, 2012 at 1:46 am | 1 comment | 1445 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editor - why was my question as to keying in Gunn high removed?

I posted last night question asking if it is true that a car of a Gunn Jewish student was keyed? I mentioned that my (Jewish)...

Original post made by village fool on May. 19, 2012
Last comment by Just a guess, on May 19, 2012 at 9:07 am | 1 comment | 1230 Views

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Seeking single moms for story

I'm interested in pursuing a story for the Palo Alto Weekly about women in their late 30s, early 40s, choosing to have a...

Original post made by Carol Blitzer, assoc. ed., PAW on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Sally, on May 22, 2012 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 965 Views

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Gunn student's t car vandalized, antisemitic statement keyed

Editor- you removed my posting here - I copied report about current Gunn student car vandalized. Report by Sue Drenman about...

Original post made by village fool on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on May 30, 2012 at 8:03 am | 1 comment | 10235 Views

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Henry M. Gunn High School Class of 2012

Henry M. Gunn High School Class of 2012 Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=25654...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by a, on Jun 7, 2012 at 5:23 am | 1 comment | 1649 Views

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Menlo-Atherton High School Class of 2012

Menlo-Atherton High School Class of 2012 Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=25657...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2012
Last comment by mamima, on Jun 9, 2012 at 7:35 am | 1 comment | 1628 Views

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Are you thinking of running for PAUSD School Board?

Are you thinking of running for PAUSD School Board on November 6, 2012? If so, you may want to attend the Candidate School...

Original post made by Mom on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 20, 2012 at 6:41 am | 1 comment | 1059 Views

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Fourteen recent graduates to get scholarships

Fourteen recent high school graduates will receive scholarships Saturday in a gathering sponsored by the Peninsula College...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Sylvia Sanders, on Jun 21, 2012 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 1190 Views

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East Palo Alto Tennis & Tutoring awarded $10,000

East Palo Alto Tennis & Tutoring, housed at the Taube Family Tennis Center at Stanford, has been awarded a $10,000 grant...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2012
Last comment by Amy K., on Jul 2, 2012 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 1163 Views

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Downtown Menlo Park

Ah, to live in Downtown Menlo Park. Close to the library, Kepler's, the Caltrain stations and all the shops and restaurants...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2012
Last comment by Downtown, on Jul 2, 2012 at 3:55 pm | 1 comment | 1014 Views

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Biking at dusk and night

This summer I have noticed that a lot of children in the 10 to 18 age range ride bicycles without headlights or taillights...

Original post made by Jon on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by AnotherConcernedParent, on Aug 14, 2012 at 11:08 pm | 1 comment | 860 Views

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Fire destroys three portable buildings at Beechwood School

Firefighters were still at work this morning trying to extinguish hidden pockets of fire that remain from a structure fire...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Sheina Curtis, on Sep 13, 2012 at 2:05 pm | 1 comment | 1373 Views

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Watch candidate interviews online

The Palo Alto Weekly conducted interviews this week with all four candidates for Palo Alto Unified School District Board...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by involved parent, on Oct 5, 2012 at 11:47 pm | 1 comment | 1277 Views

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Pay a buck, save the world

When 9,000 students from five California schools donated just $1 each in 2007, the resulting $9,000 was enough to build a...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Jim Phillips, on Oct 12, 2012 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 3040 Views

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Paly grad Adams proving quite a catch for Fresno State

The Palo Alto High football team saw its season end two weeks ago in the Central Coast Section Open Division playoffs, but...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by John, on Nov 27, 2012 at 12:49 pm | 1 comment | 1824 Views

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Public Agenda

CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to consider approving a pilot residential collection policy for compost; hear a "Year...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Gimme a break, on Dec 14, 2012 at 1:43 pm | 1 comment | 859 Views
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