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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sound Lounge strikes a chord with students

With an apocalypse on the horizon, Gunn High School senior Timmy Linetsky seemed extraordinarily relaxed, even eager. "It's...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2012
Last comment by Becky Sanders, on Dec 26, 2012 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 1243 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wrestling: Not just for the boys anymore

Palo Alto and Gunn high school girls have taken to wrestling, reflecting an increasing number of who have joined wrestling...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Gunn Alumna Mom, on Feb 22, 2013 at 11:07 am | 1 comment | 867 Views

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New opportunities await eight local teams this week

The 2013 CIF Northern California basketball playoffs will offer a number of opportunities for eight local teams that begin...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Not Mitty Again, on Mar 5, 2013 at 2:06 pm | 1 comment | 1020 Views

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Is Palo Alto the Charter for Troop 57 of the Anti-Gay Boy Scouts?

From the article in the Weekly - "charter organizations sign a contract with the troop to provide a meeting place, sometimes...

Original post made by palo alto parent on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by bigoted is bigoted, on Mar 29, 2013 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 1064 Views

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M-A girls win team title at Serra track invitational

==B Weekend prep roundup== The Menlo-Atherton girls' track and field team displayed its depth as the Bears scored 55 points...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Marisol, on Apr 15, 2013 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 1367 Views

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City urged to move Matadero Creek Trail

The proposed Matadero Creek Trail is so disliked by Midtown Palo Alto residents that they have told the city to change the...

Original post made on May. 4, 2013
Last comment by parent, on May 4, 2013 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 700 Views

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Boy Scouts vote to allow gay boys

Story on CNN: http://www.cnn.com/2013/05/23/us/boy-scouts-sexual-orientation The Boy Scouts of America national council...

Original post made by Scout parent on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by Susan, on May 23, 2013 at 4:16 pm | 1 comment | 863 Views

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Sad News

I received this in my email today, my heart goes out to Ms. Elsbernd and her family friends and the Jordan community. 5/24/13 Hi...

Original post made by Jon S on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by Paly Alum, on May 26, 2013 at 4:01 pm | 1 comment | 1543 Views

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Skelly Survey Due by Midnight Tonight and will the board receive this feedback?

Hello all: I hope you have taken the miniscule amount of time that is required to fill out your survey about Dr. Skelly's...

Original post made by Igor Brockovich on Jun. 4, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Jun 4, 2013 at 11:27 pm | 1 comment | 1173 Views

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Terman: A caring place for kids in a complicated world

Terman: A caring place for kids in a complicated world Read the full guest opinion here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=19145...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by A Terman parent, on Jul 1, 2013 at 8:41 pm | 1 comment | 2289 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Artist makes point with pencils

Harriete Estel Berman's current installation in the Anita Seipp Gallery at Palo Alto's Castilleja School hangs like a colorful...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Harriete Estel Berman, on Aug 13, 2013 at 5:07 pm | 1 comment | 938 Views

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'Grand opening' of new Gunn gym set for Sunday

Gunn High School invites the community to a grand opening of its new gym Sunday, Aug. 18, from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. The $9...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2013
Last comment by Irononic, on Aug 17, 2013 at 8:19 am | 1 comment | 1697 Views

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JLS Middle School celebrates new, two-story building

Seventh-graders were the tour guides Wednesday as about 1,000 people turned out for a back-to-school dinner and grand opening...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Sep 13, 2013 at 11:56 am | 1 comment | 1804 Views

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Public invited to Fairmeadow grand opening

Students at Fairmeadow Elementary School invite the public to tour their new, two-story classroom building in a community...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2013
Last comment by Fairmeadow parent, on Oct 12, 2013 at 8:30 pm | 1 comment | 2310 Views

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Monta Loma

"I looked out that window, saw that same tall green plant outside and told the real estate agent that I wanted to buy the...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Raymond R. White, on Oct 21, 2013 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 331 Views

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Third-graders are targeted for bicycle education

Big enough to balance on a two-wheeler but still little enough to be impressionable, third-graders long have been the focus...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by DogsNeed2Walk2, on Oct 21, 2013 at 4:06 pm | 1 comment | 674 Views

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What happened to PAUSD High School Rigor Worth It?

It says "Sorry. The topic you are looking for is no longer in the system." in bold letters Why? SCHOOLS & KIDS PAUSD...

Original post made by What happened? on Oct. 23, 2013
Last comment by Reader, on Oct 23, 2013 at 11:05 pm | 1 comment | 630 Views

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Gunn's student newspaper is finalist in national contest

Coverage of social inclusion issues on campus, potential closure of Palo Alto's Buena Vista Mobile Home Park, last November's...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Nov 8, 2013 at 6:25 am | 1 comment | 1360 Views

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Anonymous bloggers?

Does anyone else think it is interesting that the weekly is allowing an anonymous blogger to post on educational issues...

Original post made by astonished on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on Nov 19, 2013 at 9:17 pm | 1 comment | 466 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Housing agency offers support for struggling parents

Like many parents, Nina Haletky struggled to make her relationship with her young son a positive one. Now, with the help...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by natisha, on Dec 2, 2013 at 5:00 pm | 1 comment | 1035 Views
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