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<B>A NEW DAY ... </B>Palo Alto's mayoral election is typically a ceremonial affair, perfectly suited to the largely ceremonial...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by HighschoolDad, on Jan 7, 2013 at 6:09 pm | 2 comments | 2680 Views


Tech Savvy Students Hold One-on-One Tutoring Sessions for Moldaw Residents

High school students from Los Altos, Palo Alto, Menlo Park and Atherton were among a group of tech savvy teenagers who volunteered...

Original post made by lew697 on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by big, on Feb 16, 2013 at 10:06 pm | 2 comments | 1485 Views


Listening for inspiration

East Palo Alto participants in the after-school program Foundation for a College Education got a chance to meet U.S. Supreme...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by npr, on Jan 31, 2013 at 11:37 pm | 2 comments | 2016 Views


SHP football standout signs letter of intent to Georgetown

==B Local college commitments== Sacred Heart Prep senior Derek Hunter closed the door on his excellent high school football...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Good going, on Feb 8, 2013 at 8:40 pm | 2 comments | 2730 Views


former Paly baseball coach wanted by police for 6 felonies

Police are also looking for additional sex abuse victims. Story and mug shot in the Mercury-News:

Original post made by parent on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by Appalled, on Mar 21, 2013 at 7:57 pm | 2 comments | 1277 Views


On Deadline: When 'bullying' harassment in a Palo Alto school became a federal civil-rights case

Since "bullying" recently became a federal case in Palo Alto schools, with a scorching indictment under a "denial of civil...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by Mom of a victim, on Mar 23, 2013 at 2:00 pm | 2 comments | 2205 Views


Gunn, Paly students explore 'teen themes' in Young Playwrights Project

Mother-daughter relationships, divorce, autism, gay teen relationships &#8212; even dementia &#8212; are among the themes...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by Jake Arky, on Apr 1, 2013 at 12:47 pm | 2 comments | 2348 Views


National commission: 'School inequality threatens U.S. prosperity'

"Not every kid's going to be as lucky as I was," says Mariano-Florentino "Tino" Cuellar, whose work ethic and smarts propelled...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Apr 27, 2013 at 8:30 pm | 2 comments | 2436 Views


Gunn High graduates 426 students Wednesday

Four hundred and twenty-six seniors wearing graduation caps proudly decorated with college names and mascots, their necks...

Original post made on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by , on May 30, 2013 at 12:45 am | 2 comments | 4570 Views


Graduation 2013: Thinking back and looking ahead

A few days before their high school graduation Wednesday, a handful of prospective grads from Gunn and Palo Alto high schools...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by Observer, on Jun 3, 2013 at 7:39 am | 2 comments | 5278 Views


List of graduates from local high schools

Included below are the lists of graduating seniors from the area's local high schools. Read the full story here

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2013
Last comment by Anna, on Jun 3, 2013 at 8:12 pm | 2 comments | 2574 Views


Local teens make video tutorials for fellow students in 'Club Academia'

A group of Gunn High School students is meeting daily this summer to create academic tutorial videos and boost their new...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by LD student parent, on Jun 21, 2013 at 2:02 pm | 2 comments | 1687 Views


Ventura Community Center park reopens with new equipment

The Ventura Community Center's playground officially reopened at a ribbon cutting ceremony June 21 with new structures, updated...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by No surprise there, on Jun 27, 2013 at 1:26 pm | 2 comments | 2929 Views


The Sergey Brin and Anne Wojcicki Foundation donation to The Magical Bridge Playground

Today was a VERY MAGICAL MONDAY - as we recognize one of the most innovative couples we know, and welcome them to our magical...

Original post made by The Magical Bridge Playground on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by donor that wish they had been thanked, on Jul 2, 2013 at 7:05 pm | 2 comments | 1335 Views


ACS adds service to help gay, bisexual teens

Adolescent Counseling Services, a Palo Alto-based nonprofit service agency for teens in distress, announced it has acquired...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2013
Last comment by About TIme, on Jul 16, 2013 at 12:52 pm | 2 comments | 1660 Views


How digital consumption is changing the way kids develop

Like Robbie the robot in Isaac Asimov's 1940 science fiction book, "I, Robot," digital devices may be today's nursemaids...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2013
Last comment by Jambalaya, on Jul 16, 2013 at 1:03 pm | 2 comments | 3399 Views


Jeremy Lin is a nerd

And he proves it in a new YouTube video:

Original post made by parent on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by nerd is the wurd, on Aug 16, 2013 at 11:53 am | 2 comments | 2846 Views


Students experiment with 'drone journalism'

When students at Palo Alto High School unfurled a huge, sky-facing American flag on the field before last Friday's football...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by Go Paly!, on Sep 21, 2013 at 9:59 am | 2 comments | 4488 Views


Parents for 'climate committee' sought

The Palo Alto school district is seeking parents to apply for membership on a new District Climate Committee, to help in...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by Erin, on Oct 15, 2013 at 11:53 am | 2 comments | 2185 Views


PUBLIC AGENDA: parking exemptions, calendar advisory commission, urban forest master plan

Read the full story here

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2013
Last comment by Mom, on Oct 20, 2013 at 11:58 am | 2 comments | 2633 Views
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