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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Town Hall Monday the 26th - Attend/Watch or Email Questions in Advance

Ever wondered if . . . ? Now you can ask in person (or by email (TownHall@paloaltopta.org)) at the Palo Alto PTA Council's...

Original post made by Lauren Janov for PA PTA Council on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 26, 2009 at 8:26 am | 2 comments | 1714 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Knights' Jr. Pee Wees in title hunt

The Palo Alto Knights' Jr. Pee Wee football team is right on schedule to achieving its goal of reaching the postseason and...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by kelston tovo, on Nov 23, 2009 at 8:59 pm | 2 comments | 1867 Views

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School board OKs school-readiness program

A new program to boost "school readiness," [http://pausd.org/community/board/downloads/item_013.pdf Springboard to Kindergarten],...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2009
Last comment by suepprsue, on Oct 29, 2009 at 10:32 am | 2 comments | 1985 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly Spirit Week continues as 'egg war' probed

"Spirit Week" activities were back to normal Thursday at Palo Alto High School while officials continued to investigate a...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Neighbor, on Oct 30, 2009 at 1:19 pm | 2 comments | 2085 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Forum on teen substance abuse set for Nov. 12

A community forum on teenage substance abuse is set for Thursday, Nov. 12, at Palo Alto High School. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by Chris Gaither, on Nov 10, 2009 at 10:27 am | 2 comments | 1946 Views

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Kicking for a spot on the team

Girls varsity soccer tryouts are held on the brand new field along the El Camino Real frontage of Palo Alto High School....

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by Field, on Nov 10, 2009 at 9:03 pm | 2 comments | 2008 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ohlone Prospective Parent Orientation Night Nov 17

I marked on my calendar that Ohlone Prospective Parent Orientation Night is on Nov 17 but I can't seem to find any reference...

Original post made by Interested in Ohlone on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by JSD, on Nov 17, 2009 at 7:04 pm | 2 comments | 1985 Views

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Kids and Palo Alto: Some Ideas

This is a follow-up to the thread "Kids and Palo Alto: What Can We Do?" On that thread, there was a long discussion...

Original post made by Can We Talk? on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by PA Parent, on Nov 19, 2009 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 1820 Views

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Squirrel Education & Relocation

Gunn High School has every intention of educating our squirrels so they will be prepared for their Study-Abroad program....

Original post made by squirrel educators on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 21, 2009 at 1:27 am | 2 comments | 1953 Views

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Early summer camp registration

Palo Alto has moved up summer camp registration from the traditional March to January. I don't know about you, but for me,...

Original post made by parent of three on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Susan, on Nov 30, 2009 at 3:27 pm | 2 comments | 1826 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo-Atherton boys win basketball tourney title

Capping a successful three-game appearance at the North Monterey County Tournament, the Menlo-Atherton boys' basketball team...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by Scott Gharda, on Jan 22, 2010 at 9:03 pm | 2 comments | 2147 Views

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Simitian to offer 'education update' in Palo Alto

State Senator Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, will hold an "Education Update" Jan. 23 in Palo Alto, reviewing K-12 education funding...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Also Concerned, on Jan 8, 2010 at 10:42 pm | 2 comments | 1919 Views

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Paly choir chosen for national choral festival

Palo Alto High School's Concert Choir has been chosen as one of 12 high school groups from across the country to take part...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by Inez, on Feb 1, 2010 at 11:09 am | 2 comments | 2000 Views

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Paly senior is finalist in Intel science competition

Palo Alto High School senior Lynnelle Ye learned this morning that she has been named as a finalist in a prestigious national...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 27, 2010 at 12:39 pm | 2 comments | 1920 Views

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Palo Alto youth to outline priorities Saturday

What do teenagers want? As Palo Alto's high school students prepare to explain themselves to the city's adult leaders this...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by What an opportunity!, on Feb 24, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 2 comments | 2016 Views

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Hidden Villa celebrates golden anniversary

Hidden Villa, the 1,600-acre education center, working farm and wilderness preserve nestled in Los Altos Hills, will celebrate...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2010
Last comment by joel, on Apr 10, 2010 at 1:17 pm | 2 comments | 2042 Views

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Arne Duncan to deliver Foothill College graduation address

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver the keynote address at Foothill College commencement ceremonies June...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2010
Last comment by bummer, on Apr 13, 2010 at 5:13 am | 2 comments | 1964 Views

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PASA swims off with title at Far Western Short Course meet

Alex Liang is on spring break this week along with his classmates at Duveneck School in Palo Alto, where he is a fifth-grader....

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2010
Last comment by Swimmer, on Apr 13, 2010 at 12:40 pm | 2 comments | 4597 Views

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Jordan Middle School expansion moves forward

Expansion of Jordan Middle School, including a new classroom building and an expanded cafetorium, were discussed by the Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Apr 29, 2010 at 1:23 pm | 2 comments | 2192 Views

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Classic Math vs PAUSD summer school or other suggestions

I thinking about enrolling my 11 year old in a summer math class for PreAlebra/Algebra. I was wondering if anyone had any...

Original post made by HPA on May. 2, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 16, 2010 at 2:22 pm | 2 comments | 3453 Views
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