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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Simitian to offer 'education update' in Palo Alto

State Senator Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, will hold an "Education Update" Jan. 23 in Palo Alto, reviewing K-12 education funding...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Also Concerned, on Jan 8, 2010 at 10:42 pm | 2 comments | 1826 Views

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Paly choir chosen for national choral festival

Palo Alto High School's Concert Choir has been chosen as one of 12 high school groups from across the country to take part...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by Inez, on Feb 1, 2010 at 11:09 am | 2 comments | 1902 Views

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Paly senior is finalist in Intel science competition

Palo Alto High School senior Lynnelle Ye learned this morning that she has been named as a finalist in a prestigious national...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 27, 2010 at 12:39 pm | 2 comments | 1825 Views

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Palo Alto youth to outline priorities Saturday

What do teenagers want? As Palo Alto's high school students prepare to explain themselves to the city's adult leaders this...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by What an opportunity!, on Feb 24, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 2 comments | 1790 Views

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Hidden Villa celebrates golden anniversary

Hidden Villa, the 1,600-acre education center, working farm and wilderness preserve nestled in Los Altos Hills, will celebrate...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2010
Last comment by joel, on Apr 10, 2010 at 1:17 pm | 2 comments | 1949 Views

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Arne Duncan to deliver Foothill College graduation address

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver the keynote address at Foothill College commencement ceremonies June...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2010
Last comment by bummer, on Apr 13, 2010 at 5:13 am | 2 comments | 1854 Views

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PASA swims off with title at Far Western Short Course meet

Alex Liang is on spring break this week along with his classmates at Duveneck School in Palo Alto, where he is a fifth-grader....

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2010
Last comment by Swimmer, on Apr 13, 2010 at 12:40 pm | 2 comments | 4197 Views

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Jordan Middle School expansion moves forward

Expansion of Jordan Middle School, including a new classroom building and an expanded cafetorium, were discussed by the Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Apr 29, 2010 at 1:23 pm | 2 comments | 2093 Views

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Classic Math vs PAUSD summer school or other suggestions

I thinking about enrolling my 11 year old in a summer math class for PreAlebra/Algebra. I was wondering if anyone had any...

Original post made by HPA on May. 2, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 16, 2010 at 2:22 pm | 2 comments | 3273 Views

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Paly Choir Sings "A Beautiful Day"

There is some real talent here! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZBNI5xctlhA...

Original post made by Paly Booster on Jun. 6, 2010
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jun 7, 2010 at 6:43 pm | 2 comments | 1939 Views

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Guest Opinion: A silver lining of collaboration has emerged from a dark cloud

Spring is often a bittersweet time for families, filled with celebrations, graduations, life transitions, separations. This...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2010
Last comment by KJ, on Jun 13, 2010 at 11:02 am | 2 comments | 2348 Views

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'Bookless' textbook study launched at Foothill

A group of educators will meet at Foothill College this week to begin studying how to encourage widespread adoption of free...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2010
Last comment by dianefigo, on Feb 25, 2011 at 5:02 am | 2 comments | 2057 Views

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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 | 2004 Views

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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 | 2128 Views

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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 | 2241 Views

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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 | 2104 Views

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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 | 1968 Views

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'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 | 1971 Views

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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 | 1976 Views

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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 | 2709 Views
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