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En plein air

Tuesday's break in the weather afforded local painters the chance to practice their craft in the Palo Alto Baylands. Photographs...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by SOULET MARTINE, on Feb 25, 2009 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 2220 Views

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Math Text Adoption meeting

It is really a shame that the adoption of the new math texts for the district involved a long process with many meetings,...

Original post made by Jimmy on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Tim, on Mar 16, 2009 at 9:19 pm | 1 comment | 1908 Views

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No suspects in south Palo Alto bomb scare

Palo Alto police say they have no suspects in a Tuesday bomb scare that prompted the evacuation of about 200 people, including...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Greg, on Mar 13, 2009 at 3:16 pm | 1 comment | 1849 Views

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Hearing on EveryDay Math for MP Schools

Controversial new math curriculum focus on calculators, estimations rather than teaching traditional math. March 24,...

Original post made by Perla Ni on Mar. 19, 2009
Last comment by Perla Ni, on Mar 19, 2009 at 4:01 pm | 1 comment | 1999 Views

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You can review texts for Spanish classes until this Friday

A committee of teachers, students, and parents is currently reviewing sets of Spanish (Levels 1 and 2) materials that have...

Original post made by Here Ye on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Here Ye, on Apr 27, 2009 at 8:50 am | 1 comment | 1828 Views

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How do the homeschoolers deal with math curriculum?

I would like to find out if the homeschoolers in our community use math tutors, online resources, parents, or any other ways...

Original post made by LT on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Afterschooling Math, on Apr 29, 2009 at 7:14 pm | 1 comment | 2030 Views

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Have Gunn and Paly announced the winners of the ACSA leadership award?

I am wondering who received the award this year....

Original post made by Curious on May. 16, 2009
Last comment by Paly Student, on May 21, 2009 at 8:02 pm | 1 comment | 1937 Views

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Gunn, Paly seek help in planning campuses

Gunn and Palo Alto high schools are seeking parent and community members to augment their facilities steering committees,...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Johnny, on May 20, 2009 at 9:19 pm | 1 comment | 1659 Views

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No Turning on Red While Children Are Present

Embarcadero/Middlefield and Embarcadero/Newell Road have these signs due to Walter Hays and Jordan students crossing. Please...

Original post made by Mom on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Greg, on May 29, 2009 at 5:05 pm | 1 comment | 1758 Views

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Two More Threatened Suicides By Train

None of the newspapers picked up on the two threatened suicides this last weekend. The first was a male on Friday night,...

Original post made by RC on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jun 15, 2009 at 4:45 pm | 1 comment | 2002 Views

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Kanter to speak in Palo Alto Friday on U.S. education

Martha Kanter, the nominee for U.S. undersecretary of education, will give a talk on education issues Friday at Hewlett Packard...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Mo Geraghty, on Jun 25, 2009 at 8:28 pm | 1 comment | 1905 Views

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Ravenswood schools trim budget by $5 million

Responding to the statewide fiscal crisis, board members of East Palo Alto's Ravenswood City School District Thursday night...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 26, 2009 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 1840 Views

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PA Babe Ruth 15s look like all-stars once again

The Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15-year-old all-stars took their first step toward a possible return to the World Series by blasting...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by Kelly, on Jul 6, 2009 at 10:24 am | 1 comment | 1841 Views

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Changes in Middle School Sports Program

I have just received this email detailing changes in the program. Hello Parents of Middle School Athletics Participants, ...

Original post made by JLS Parent on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by JLS Parent, on Aug 5, 2009 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 1823 Views

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PA Babe Ruth 13s remain alive in NorCal tourney

The Palo Alto 13-year-old Babe Ruth all-stars rebounded from an opening round to loss to advance in the Northern California...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Baseball Parent, on Jul 21, 2009 at 8:16 am | 1 comment | 1734 Views

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Palo Alto Story Project: Kids' Corner

The Palo Alto Story Project -- a new initiative aimed at gathering community members' stories, reminiscences and reflections...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Ray, on Aug 28, 2009 at 11:20 am | 1 comment | 1780 Views

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Knights a victory away from Super Bowl

The Palo Alto Knights are heading to Reno this weekend to gamble on a trip to the Super Bowl. These Junior Pee Wee Pop Warner...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Matt Manning, on Sep 16, 2009 at 3:01 pm | 1 comment | 1501 Views

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Teens are safer drivers when they have to ask permission

KTVU has a video on their home page today but the written text is here http://www.ktvu.com/news/21122336/detail.html A...

Original post made by Parent of Teens on Sep. 26, 2009
Last comment by Parent of teens, on Sep 26, 2009 at 2:27 pm | 1 comment | 1528 Views

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Fire alarm today at JLS?

Does anyone know why the fire alarm sounded at JLS this afternoon? It was just after school got out....

Original post made by Another parent on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Duh, on Oct 19, 2009 at 4:30 pm | 1 comment | 1558 Views

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Number participating in 'egg war' dropped to 50

Only about 50 Palo Alto High School students -- far fewer than initial reports from stuents of 100 to 200 -- were involved...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Curious, on Nov 2, 2009 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 1662 Views
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