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San Francisco 49ers honor East Palo Alto teacher

The San Francisco 49ers Tuesday morning named an East Palo Alto woman as the first of 16 Bay Area teachers who will be honored...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Becky Sanders, on May 18, 2011 at 4:24 pm | 3 comments | 1891 Views


Summer basketball camps for grade 8 - 10; any you think are great or suggest to stay away from?

I'm looking for a summer basketball class or camp for my sons, going into grades 8 and 10. Any suggestions? I know the...

Original post made by Maureen on May. 29, 2011
Last comment by Maureen, on May 30, 2011 at 7:45 pm | 3 comments | 1335 Views


Weekly poll on break will be misused

The current Weekly poll asks parents if they support the school board's decision to start school earlier and have finals...

Original post made by parent on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by tabloid journalism, on Jun 6, 2011 at 12:18 pm | 3 comments | 1374 Views


My experience with Infinite Campus Registration Process

I wanted to share my Infinite Campus Registration experience with you and hope to hear your experience too! First of all,...

Original post made by Lily on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on May 18, 2012 at 3:04 pm | 3 comments | 3142 Views


Castilleja student winner in Congressional Art Competition

A painting called "Peacemaker," by Castilleja School junior Saloni Kalkat, will hang in the U.S. Capitol for a year after...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by Colette Cranston, on Jun 10, 2011 at 2:36 pm | 3 comments | 2112 Views


School board to discuss parents' ratings

How do average Palo Alto parents rate their kids' schools? The Palo Alto Board of Education tonight will discuss results...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by musical, on Jun 14, 2011 at 10:50 pm | 3 comments | 1893 Views


Thoughts on Ohlone?

For parents with children who have attended Ohlone Elementary School- Do you think it would be worth pulling a child out...

Original post made by 5thGraderParent on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by 5thGraderParent, on Jun 22, 2011 at 8:06 am | 3 comments | 2188 Views


Crescent Park

The wide streets of Crescent Park are lined by tall, stately trees that spread their knobby branches and many leaves to shade...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by john, on Jul 23, 2011 at 9:26 pm | 3 comments | 1952 Views


Planting new ideas

Avid backyard gardener Jake Hartinger meanders within the waist-high green forest that sits prominently in the center of...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by morisson, on May 5, 2013 at 2:33 am | 3 comments | 2240 Views


What happened to Gunn construction?

Last year the Gunn High School campus was reconfigured in preparation for a construction project which was to add new classrooms,...

Original post made by Observer on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Aug 15, 2011 at 1:38 pm | 3 comments | 1425 Views


School starts for more than 12,000 Palo Alto kids

More than 12,000 K-12 Palo Alto students headed back to 17 campuses today for the first day of the 2011-12 academic year...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Check the website, on Aug 23, 2011 at 3:21 pm | 3 comments | 2236 Views


Foothill opens doors for fall quarter

Foothill College anticipates a fall enrollment of 16,500, with about a quarter of those aged 19 and under and apparently...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 26, 2011 at 7:00 pm | 3 comments | 1989 Views


Middle school math textbooks & tutoring

When my child was in 6th grade last year another student had pointed out to my child that there is a website available for...

Original post made by Parent of middle schooler on Oct. 5, 2011
Last comment by Incoming Paly Parent, on Jul 26, 2014 at 5:21 pm | 3 comments | 5058 Views


Steve Jobs called Mountain View home as a child

A childhood friend of Steve Jobs recalls that Silicon Valley's quintessential entrepreneur was partly a product of Mountain...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 13, 2011 at 10:11 pm | 3 comments | 27867 Views


Halloween and Teens

It is Halloween again and a great time of year to bring neighborhoods together! Last week the Project Safety speaker, Clay...

Original post made by Nancy Brown on Oct. 24, 2011
Last comment by Member, on Oct 26, 2011 at 1:15 pm | 3 comments | 1643 Views


Palo Alto takes a break while four local teams battle in first-round matches

==B NorCal volleyball== Five local girls' volleyball teams all have something to shoot for as the 2011 Northern California...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by wp fan, on Nov 27, 2011 at 6:02 pm | 3 comments | 1711 Views


Fourth consecutive 'Spare the Air' alert issued

A fourth consecutive winter Spare the Air Day has been issued for the Bay Area on Saturday (Dec. 10) because of continued...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by don't pollute, on Dec 9, 2011 at 5:16 pm | 3 comments | 1717 Views


Feedback on Summer Camps for Incoming First Grader

Greetings: We hope to enroll our six-year-old daughter in a day camp this summer, and I know the enrollment period for many...

Original post made by SummerCamper on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by Mom, on Jan 18, 2012 at 7:51 pm | 3 comments | 1767 Views


Is anyone at PAUSD watching Apple say goodbye to text books!

We have been talking about it for some time, but has anyone at Churchill been paying attention? We...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by VoxPop, on Jan 20, 2012 at 12:37 pm | 3 comments | 1514 Views


Voices from 10th grade Menlo-Atherton High School Students

The following letters are written by 10th grade students at Menlo-Atherton High School. Any positive feedback about any or...

Original post made by Emily Lee on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Leslie.B , on Feb 13, 2012 at 4:23 pm | 3 comments | 2301 Views
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