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SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 5228 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 2423 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 3932 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly Choir Sings "A Beautiful Day"

There is some real talent here! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZBNI5xctlhA...

Original post made by Paly Booster on Jun. 6, 2010
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jun 7, 2010 at 6:43 pm | 2 comments | 2117 Views

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Guest Opinion: A silver lining of collaboration has emerged from a dark cloud

Spring is often a bittersweet time for families, filled with celebrations, graduations, life transitions, separations. This...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2010
Last comment by KJ, on Jun 13, 2010 at 11:02 am | 2 comments | 2810 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Bookless' textbook study launched at Foothill

A group of educators will meet at Foothill College this week to begin studying how to encourage widespread adoption of free...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2010
Last comment by dianefigo, on Feb 25, 2011 at 5:02 am | 2 comments | 2254 Views

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New principals, new construction to greet students

Palo Alto students and their families will be greeted by new principals on six campuses when they go back to school Tuesday. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by JLS Parent, on Aug 23, 2010 at 5:55 pm | 2 comments | 2689 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Infinite Campus - not running yet

At last night's Back to School Night at JLS, some teachers said they were still using InClass, but most said they were using...

Original post made by JLS Parent on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 3, 2010 at 10:49 am | 2 comments | 2355 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A lyrical 'Light'

"The Light in the Piazza," with its lush, lyrical score by Adam Guettel and smart, witty book by Craig Lucas, is set to charm...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2010
Last comment by eric, on Sep 13, 2010 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 2824 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Honoring a PreSchool matriarch

Children and their parents flooded to Greendell School in Palo Alto Saturday evening (Sept. 25) to honor Eleanora Jadwin,...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Mom, on Sep 30, 2010 at 9:26 am | 2 comments | 2471 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anyone know what happened to Score in Midtown?

We used Score in Midtown a few years ago with our older child and now it is the time when our younger child needs the same...

Original post made by Parent on Oct. 1, 2010
Last comment by Thomas, on Nov 4, 2010 at 9:55 am | 2 comments | 2172 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Finals before break?' is the wrong question...

I have been waiting for the calender discussion about finals before or after break to turn to the issue of, 'Why do we even...

Original post made by district teacher on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by Concerned parents, on Oct 4, 2010 at 12:58 pm | 2 comments | 2301 Views

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Palo Alto voters switch city elections to even years

Palo Alto's century-old tradition of holding city elections on odd years came to an end Tuesday when voters approved Measure...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 3, 2010 at 12:39 pm | 2 comments | 2649 Views

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Bullying is universal, but responding effectively can be learned

I met my first bullies as a boy growing up in Switzerland, slightly built and less secure than I am now as an adult who heads...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Becky Sanders, on Nov 29, 2010 at 11:18 am | 2 comments | 3486 Views

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Mandarin Immersion on the Board Agenda Tuesday

In addition to the Calendar, "The Board will consider approving the change in status of the dual immersion English/Mandarin...

Original post made by palo alto mom on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 8, 2010 at 8:09 am | 2 comments | 1580 Views

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A call for unity, a call for courage, a call for change

Hey Palo Altans. While we are a multi-cultural family, we are a multi-cultural community, we are in it it together and must...

Original post made by Chimalus Drive on Jan. 15, 2011
Last comment by SAHM, on Jan 15, 2011 at 12:00 pm | 2 comments | 1733 Views

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How do I find a summer exchange program?

A friend in Germany wants to send their 16-year old son to Palo Alto for August. Are there programs or organizers for this?...

Original post made by Andreas on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by Try, on Jan 19, 2011 at 8:02 pm | 2 comments | 1829 Views

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Teaching parents how to teach kids bicycle safety.

Bringing Up Bicyclists class details. Teaching children the skills and habits they need to avoid the most common...

Original post made by Parent on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by commuter, on Feb 22, 2011 at 6:10 pm | 2 comments | 1789 Views

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Substitute Teachers

Is it the time of year, illness amongst staff, staff meetings, parent/teacher conferences or what, because my child has had...

Original post made by JLS Parent on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by JLS Parent Too, on Feb 25, 2011 at 12:12 am | 2 comments | 1684 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Lottery

For the school lottery programs, such as Ohlone, does the school district only notify prospective parents by telephone or...

Original post made by Casey on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Lottery, on Mar 16, 2011 at 10:48 pm | 2 comments | 1912 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The 2017 Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

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