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SCHOOLS & KIDS

former Paly baseball coach wanted by police for 6 felonies

Police are also looking for additional sex abuse victims. Story and mug shot in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_22834086/bay-area-baseball-coach-orinda-man-charged-c...

Original post made by parent on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by Appalled, on Mar 21, 2013 at 7:57 pm | 2 comments | 1298 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

On Deadline: When 'bullying' harassment in a Palo Alto school became a federal civil-rights case

Since "bullying" recently became a federal case in Palo Alto schools, with a scorching indictment under a "denial of civil...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by Mom of a victim, on Mar 23, 2013 at 2:00 pm | 2 comments | 2269 Views

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Gunn, Paly students explore 'teen themes' in Young Playwrights Project

Mother-daughter relationships, divorce, autism, gay teen relationships — even dementia — are among the themes...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by Jake Arky, on Apr 1, 2013 at 12:47 pm | 2 comments | 2414 Views

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National commission: 'School inequality threatens U.S. prosperity'

"Not every kid's going to be as lucky as I was," says Mariano-Florentino "Tino" Cuellar, whose work ethic and smarts propelled...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Apr 27, 2013 at 8:30 pm | 2 comments | 2512 Views

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Gunn High graduates 426 students Wednesday

Four hundred and twenty-six seniors wearing graduation caps proudly decorated with college names and mascots, their necks...

Original post made on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by , on May 30, 2013 at 12:45 am | 2 comments | 4723 Views

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Graduation 2013: Thinking back and looking ahead

A few days before their high school graduation Wednesday, a handful of prospective grads from Gunn and Palo Alto high schools...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by Observer, on Jun 3, 2013 at 7:39 am | 2 comments | 5397 Views

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List of graduates from local high schools

Included below are the lists of graduating seniors from the area's local high schools. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=29800...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2013
Last comment by Anna, on Jun 3, 2013 at 8:12 pm | 2 comments | 2668 Views

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Local teens make video tutorials for fellow students in 'Club Academia'

A group of Gunn High School students is meeting daily this summer to create academic tutorial videos and boost their new...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by LD student parent, on Jun 21, 2013 at 2:02 pm | 2 comments | 1776 Views

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Ventura Community Center park reopens with new equipment

The Ventura Community Center's playground officially reopened at a ribbon cutting ceremony June 21 with new structures, updated...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by No surprise there, on Jun 27, 2013 at 1:26 pm | 2 comments | 3035 Views

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The Sergey Brin and Anne Wojcicki Foundation donation to The Magical Bridge Playground

Today was a VERY MAGICAL MONDAY - as we recognize one of the most innovative couples we know, and welcome them to our magical...

Original post made by The Magical Bridge Playground on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by donor that wish they had been thanked, on Jul 2, 2013 at 7:05 pm | 2 comments | 1391 Views

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ACS adds service to help gay, bisexual teens

Adolescent Counseling Services, a Palo Alto-based nonprofit service agency for teens in distress, announced it has acquired...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2013
Last comment by About TIme, on Jul 16, 2013 at 12:52 pm | 2 comments | 1757 Views

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How digital consumption is changing the way kids develop

Like Robbie the robot in Isaac Asimov's 1940 science fiction book, "I, Robot," digital devices may be today's nursemaids...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2013
Last comment by Jambalaya, on Jul 16, 2013 at 1:03 pm | 2 comments | 3582 Views

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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 | 2918 Views

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Students experiment with 'drone journalism'

When students at Palo Alto High School unfurled a huge, sky-facing American flag on the field before last Friday's football...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by Go Paly!, on Sep 21, 2013 at 9:59 am | 2 comments | 4743 Views

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Parents for 'climate committee' sought

The Palo Alto school district is seeking parents to apply for membership on a new District Climate Committee, to help in...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by Erin, on Oct 15, 2013 at 11:53 am | 2 comments | 2282 Views

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PUBLIC AGENDA: parking exemptions, calendar advisory commission, urban forest master plan

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2013/10/18/public-agenda-parking-exemptions-calendar-advisory-commission-urban-forest-master-plan...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2013
Last comment by Mom, on Oct 20, 2013 at 11:58 am | 2 comments | 2709 Views

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On Deadline: Upsurge in teen crisis, drug referrals reported by counseling service

There has been an upsurge in crisis-level referrals in the past year to therapists at the Adolescent Counseling Service,...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Jim, on Oct 21, 2013 at 4:36 pm | 2 comments | 3101 Views

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Minor injuries in school bus collision

A Cadillac Escalade SUV clipped a school bus this morning when it veered into oncoming traffic on West Bayshore and Embarcadero...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by Finally , on Oct 29, 2013 at 6:53 pm | 2 comments | 10202 Views

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East Palo Alto school gets five more years

A high-performing East Palo Alto charter school prevailed Thursday night when it received permission to continue operating...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by Member, on Nov 29, 2013 at 12:47 pm | 2 comments | 21484 Views

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Life is Tricky (on bullying)

Original post made by Marc Vincenti on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Duveneck parent, on Dec 5, 2013 at 10:26 am | 2 comments | 1169 Views
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