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SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 1975 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 | 2119 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 | 2215 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 | 2084 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 | 1955 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 | 1946 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 | 1943 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 | 2664 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 | 1382 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 1601 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 1501 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 | 1572 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 | 1442 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 | 1576 Views

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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 | 1435 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 | 1647 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 | 1436 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 | 1630 Views

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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 | 2951 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 | 1447 Views
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