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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Free math help message board?

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Original post made by rusty at math on Jul. 14, 2008
Last comment by rusty at math, on Jul 14, 2008 at 9:57 pm | 3 comments | 3028 Views

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Past STAR test results

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Original post made by Disorganized Mom on Aug. 11, 2008
Last comment by Disorganized Mom, on Aug 12, 2008 at 12:14 pm | 3 comments | 2539 Views

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Welcome to college

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Original post made on Sep. 17, 2008
Last comment by Jody, on Sep 18, 2008 at 11:26 am | 3 comments | 2487 Views

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The Economy's Effect on the Mental Health of Families in Silicon Valley

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Original post made by Adolescent Counseling Services on Oct. 2, 2008
Last comment by Elizabeth Schar, on Oct 6, 2008 at 11:01 am | 3 comments | 2849 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Green is the new black

"Avoid plastic packaging." Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=7018 posted...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 14, 2008 at 5:37 pm | 3 comments | 2471 Views

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Budget cuts could 'derail' Ravenswood schools

While the Ravenswood City School District in East Palo Alto likely will not have to layoff teachers, it is looking at chopping...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by Tellmeplease, on Dec 13, 2008 at 11:15 pm | 3 comments | 2844 Views

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What's driving all this?

On an average day, Palo Alto High School senior Sara Chun sits through four Advanced Placement classes, figure skates for...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2008
Last comment by Grandma, on Dec 25, 2008 at 1:19 pm | 3 comments | 3266 Views

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Stanford rejects multiple SAT test option

A new program by the College Board, which administers the SAT tests for high school students, will allow students to take...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by jenny, on Jan 10, 2009 at 11:27 am | 3 comments | 2911 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly student researches potential cure for MS

When Palo Alto High School senior Hrishikesh Srinagesh volunteered at Lytton Gardens Senior Communities he worked with a...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by meera walia, on Jan 21, 2009 at 7:53 pm | 3 comments | 3477 Views

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Toll Brothers project nears final approval tonight

A developer's five-year-long quest to build 45 homes on a Palo Alto portion of the former Mayfield Mall site at San Antonio...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by someone, on Feb 9, 2009 at 7:34 pm | 3 comments | 2450 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn defeats Paly 42-18 in boys basketball

GUNN DEFEATS PALY 42-18 in BOY's BASKETBALL On Friday night Gunn defeated Palo Alto as they unleashed a stifling defense...

Original post made by Sports Reporter on Feb. 14, 2009
Last comment by Sports Reporter, on Feb 15, 2009 at 10:33 am | 3 comments | 2656 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Recommendation for calendar on computer for families?

Can anyone recommend a computer program for keeping our family calendar updated? We have three children and I have a wall...

Original post made by Mom on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 3, 2009 at 6:56 pm | 3 comments | 2122 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School heads called parents in cyberbully case

In a recent incident in which local teens "cyberbullied" a fellow Palo Alto student, school district officials said they...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Mar 9, 2009 at 9:03 pm | 3 comments | 2343 Views

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PAUSD trustees ponder long-range plans for Paly and Gunn

Overhauling Palo Alto's high schools to serve for the next 40 years was the prime topic for school board members Tuesday...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 21, 2009 at 9:25 am | 3 comments | 3501 Views

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Menlo School Mock Trial Team goes to state

For Jeremy Rossmann and the Menlo School Mock Trial Team, this weekend is like the Super Bowl. Menlo School will represent...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by Legal Lady, on Mar 23, 2009 at 7:43 am | 3 comments | 2405 Views

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Cubberley Tower

Does anyone know what schools are represented by the mascots (mosiacs) on the Cubberley tower? It seems there is a Cubberley...

Original post made by Megan Bennett on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Megan Bennett, on Mar 28, 2009 at 11:03 pm | 3 comments | 2177 Views

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Let's hope this won't happen in our town: bullying results in death

An 11 year old boy killed himself by hanging after bullying at middle school. This tragedy reminds us all that there is...

Original post made by Alice Smith on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Alice Smith, on Apr 9, 2009 at 8:59 pm | 3 comments | 2542 Views

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Ofek named principal at JLS Middle School

Palo Alto school superintendent Kevin Skelly will recommend to the school board that Sharon Ofek, a former math and science...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Apr 20, 2009 at 12:46 pm | 3 comments | 5263 Views

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JLS teacher dies

More sad news for our kids. Mr. Carothers, JLS Connections teacher and history teacher died this week, according to email...

Original post made by JLS Parent on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by JLS Parent, on May 8, 2009 at 8:49 am | 3 comments | 2704 Views

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How our kids are doing

Early this school year, I read a news story in the Palo Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10937...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by carrie manley, on May 13, 2009 at 8:21 am | 3 comments | 2476 Views
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