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SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Robotripping' bill to become law Jan. 1

It took more than seven years, but a proposal by two Palo Alto officers to restrict sale of certain cough medicines to minors...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2011
Last comment by JA, on Dec 30, 2011 at 6:33 am | 1 comment | 1396 Views

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Palo Alto student voices of 2011

Palo Alto Online compiled quotes from some of the local students who expressed themselves in the pages of the Palo Alto Weekly...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2011
Last comment by PAFreePress.com, on Dec 31, 2011 at 3:46 pm | 1 comment | 1457 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bringing culture to the classroom

At James Flood Magnet Elementary School in Menlo Park Friday, the first graders were finding it hard to contain their enthusiasm....

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2012
Last comment by Claire Emery, on Jan 23, 2012 at 2:47 pm | 1 comment | 1241 Views

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At JLS Middle School, a global crossroads

Lines of kids and parents stretched out the door last week when Jane Lathrop Stanford Middle School celebrated the "Many...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by Parent , on Jan 27, 2012 at 5:14 pm | 1 comment | 1488 Views

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Take a second for our kids

I used to love reading "My Turn" in Newsweek magazine. This was an article submitted by a reader on a topic of choice. The...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by Barbara Spreng, on Feb 3, 2012 at 1:09 pm | 1 comment | 1265 Views

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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 | 1278 Views

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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 | 1288 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 | 1148 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 | 1897 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 | 1601 Views

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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 | 1329 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 | 1071 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 | 14200 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 | 1958 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 | 1850 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 | 1165 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 | 1391 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 | 1352 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 | 1115 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 | 966 Views
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