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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 | 1887 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 1874 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 2554 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 1353 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 | 1572 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 | 1473 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 1547 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 1418 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 | 1542 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUBLIC AGENDA: City Council, Board of Education

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings next week. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=20290...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2011
Last comment by mom, on Mar 6, 2011 at 12:14 pm | 2 comments | 1386 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly Journalist George Brown named California Journalist of the Year by the Journalism Education Association.

Today was a great day for George Brown. Not only does the Palo Alto High School senior now have a date for Prom on April...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 12, 2011
Last comment by Congrats, on Mar 13, 2011 at 9:28 am | 2 comments | 1618 Views

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Experience with PACCC Kids Clubs Programs?

Greetings: Our child will be entering Kindergarten in the fall, and we are on the waitlist for Palo Verde's Kid's Club program...

Original post made by working mom on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by mmmmMom, on Mar 22, 2011 at 8:55 pm | 2 comments | 1402 Views

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Palo Alto official to lead East Bay school district

After a year with the Palo Alto school district, Directory of Secondary Education Debbra Lindo will depart in June to become...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2011
Last comment by Kris Taylor, on Oct 22, 2011 at 12:17 am | 2 comments | 1579 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly, Gunn swap dual-meet track victories

==B Thursday's prep roundup== The Palo Alto boys and Gunn girls used their considerable depth and first-place power to...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2011
Last comment by Keith Peters, on Apr 29, 2011 at 4:14 pm | 2 comments | 1807 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LETTING TEEN DRINK UNDER PARENT"S WATCH BACKFIRES

"Letting teen drink under parent's watch backfires Those who drank with supervision more prone to problems than those...

Original post made by don\'t touch the stuff until you\'re 21 on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by Hunter, on May 4, 2011 at 6:32 pm | 2 comments | 1412 Views

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United Menlo Park council approves Stanford deal

Swapping the right to sue for more money, the Menlo Park City Council voted 5-0 to accept Stanford's offer of $3.7 million...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by Janet, on May 12, 2011 at 12:57 pm | 2 comments | 1371 Views

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Class of '11: In their own words

Thousands of high school seniors in the area graduated this month. Here, Palo Alto Online profiles seven students who offer...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by Chris Kenrick, Palo Alto Weekly staff writer, on Jun 10, 2011 at 10:44 am | 2 comments | 1267 Views

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PCL experience

This year we have been been parents of a Palo Alto Little League PCL player. It may be just our very subjective observation,...

Original post made by PCL parent on Jun. 11, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jun 11, 2011 at 4:03 pm | 2 comments | 1316 Views

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'Let's see ... Big Dipper or bubble-gum snow cone?'

Parker Goodrich, center, and younger brother Greyson, right, and other Greenmeadow neighborhood kids decide which ice cream...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by TheTruth, on Jul 8, 2011 at 6:32 am | 2 comments | 1346 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto Academy High School graduates 2009

East Palo Alto Academy High School Class of 2009: Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=12713...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 14, 2011 at 3:55 pm | 2 comments | 1236 Views
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