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School cuts mean bigger classes, no crisis


Original post made on Mar. 12, 2008
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Oct 19, 2008 at 4:00 pm | 24 comments | 3376 Views


How do they treat acne these days?


Original post made by Perfect Skin on Jun. 25, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 26, 2009 at 4:12 pm | 24 comments | 3730 Views


Swine Flu Vaccines For Our Students?

Is Skelly going to find a way to offer them at school? Our middle school and high school students can't afford to miss school....

Original post made by Mom on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Sep 19, 2009 at 6:45 pm | 24 comments | 2280 Views


School parcel tax renewal vote may be in April

Palo Alto school officials are eyeing an April election to renew the district's $493-a-year parcel tax. Based on results...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Gunn Parent, on Nov 13, 2009 at 11:14 am | 24 comments | 2164 Views


Senior Cut Day at Paly

It has been explained to me that there was a traditional senior cut day, next Monday, at Paly and seniors did not have to...

Original post made by Parent of Paly Senior on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by back then....., on May 20, 2010 at 5:47 pm | 24 comments | 2840 Views


'Alternative high schools' used to be Palo Alto's solution to overstressed students

I've heard parents talk about how their kids "survived" Palo Alto's high schools. My own school years in Palo Alto during...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 7, 2010 at 1:37 pm | 24 comments | 4022 Views


City will pay to extend 'Track Watch' guards

Three recent emergencies at the Caltrain tracks have sparked official worries that the "contagion period" for five Palo Alto...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2010
Last comment by heather, on Mar 29, 2012 at 11:51 pm | 24 comments | 2859 Views


Four Gunn seniors semi-finalists in Intel contest

"You guys are rock stars," Gunn High School Principal Katya Villalobos said Wednesday to four Gunn seniors just named among...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jan 16, 2011 at 11:32 am | 24 comments | 5741 Views


City eyes new trails between Baylands, foothills

Palo Alto is flanked by pristine landscapes, from the sprawling Baylands in the east to the rolling foothills in the west,...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by missing the point, on Aug 5, 2013 at 4:59 pm | 24 comments | 2131 Views


PiE announces 2012-13 fundraising goal

An independent, parent-led foundation that raises funds for Palo Alto's public schools Tuesday announced a 2012-13 fundraising...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Stop Pensions First, on Sep 6, 2012 at 3:35 pm | 24 comments | 2192 Views


Ken Dauber

Candidate Ken Dauber has posed a challenge to the Palo Alto school district's long-held culture of "site-based decision-making." Read...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by John94306, on Oct 24, 2012 at 11:57 am | 24 comments | 3051 Views


Heidi Emberling

Candidate Heidi Emberling says serving on the school board would be a natural extension of her profession as an early-childhood...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2012
Last comment by Lois W. , on Oct 11, 2012 at 7:22 am | 24 comments | 2494 Views


U.S. civil rights official to come to parent event

A representative of the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights will appear in Palo Alto to explain the legal...

Original post made on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by Former Palo Alto Parent, on May 16, 2013 at 10:14 pm | 24 comments | 2577 Views


Parents giving teachers gifts before they give kids grades

My daughter told me that some of the parents now go to the teachers after the kids have taken tests and give them presents....

Original post made by Theresa on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by creepy, on Apr 13, 2014 at 10:19 am | 24 comments | 2232 Views


Palo Alto teen killed on tracks Tuesday

A 16-year-old Palo Alto male died on the train tracks early this morning, Caltrain spokeswoman Christine Dunn has confirmed. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by Brendan, on Nov 9, 2014 at 1:17 pm | 24 comments | 51832 Views


Parents gather to talk, seek advice

In the days after Palo Alto's most recent student suicide, local mental health experts, school administrators and parents...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Nov 20, 2014 at 11:36 pm | 24 comments | 7224 Views


Gunn community deserves support, not blame

My name is Chloe Sorensen, and I'm the sophomore class president at Gunn High School. Throughout my first year and a half...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Mar 20, 2015 at 8:16 am | 24 comments | 4184 Views


My PAUSD Registration Experience

Since when does registering a child become so frustrating? I tried to register my 5 year old daughter for school in August...

Original post made by A Busy Mother on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by Missoura, on Apr 1, 2015 at 8:51 am | 24 comments | 816 Views


Paly teacher burned in science-experiment accident

A Palo Alto High School teacher suffered first- and second-degree burns after a fire broke out during a science experiment...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Andrew Vargha, on Apr 2, 2015 at 10:58 pm | 24 comments | 8770 Views


Gunn moves closer to new bell schedule

A group of students, parents, teachers and administrators gathered in Gunn High School's Titan Gym Monday night to discuss...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Apr 22, 2015 at 4:40 pm | 24 comments | 4916 Views
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