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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Boy Scouts vote to allow gay boys

Story on CNN: http://www.cnn.com/2013/05/23/us/boy-scouts-sexual-orientation The Boy Scouts of America national council...

Original post made by Scout parent on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by Susan, on May 23, 2013 at 4:16 pm | 1 comment | 911 Views

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Sad News

I received this in my email today, my heart goes out to Ms. Elsbernd and her family friends and the Jordan community. 5/24/13 Hi...

Original post made by Jon S on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by Paly Alum, on May 26, 2013 at 4:01 pm | 1 comment | 1604 Views

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Skelly Survey Due by Midnight Tonight and will the board receive this feedback?

Hello all: I hope you have taken the miniscule amount of time that is required to fill out your survey about Dr. Skelly's...

Original post made by Igor Brockovich on Jun. 4, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Jun 4, 2013 at 11:27 pm | 1 comment | 1226 Views

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Terman: A caring place for kids in a complicated world

Terman: A caring place for kids in a complicated world Read the full guest opinion here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=19145...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by A Terman parent, on Jul 1, 2013 at 8:41 pm | 1 comment | 2518 Views

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Artist makes point with pencils

Harriete Estel Berman's current installation in the Anita Seipp Gallery at Palo Alto's Castilleja School hangs like a colorful...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Harriete Estel Berman, on Aug 13, 2013 at 5:07 pm | 1 comment | 1006 Views

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'Grand opening' of new Gunn gym set for Sunday

Gunn High School invites the community to a grand opening of its new gym Sunday, Aug. 18, from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. The $9...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2013
Last comment by Irononic, on Aug 17, 2013 at 8:19 am | 1 comment | 1859 Views

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JLS Middle School celebrates new, two-story building

Seventh-graders were the tour guides Wednesday as about 1,000 people turned out for a back-to-school dinner and grand opening...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Sep 13, 2013 at 11:56 am | 1 comment | 1907 Views

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Public invited to Fairmeadow grand opening

Students at Fairmeadow Elementary School invite the public to tour their new, two-story classroom building in a community...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2013
Last comment by Fairmeadow parent, on Oct 12, 2013 at 8:30 pm | 1 comment | 2496 Views

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Monta Loma

"I looked out that window, saw that same tall green plant outside and told the real estate agent that I wanted to buy the...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Raymond R. White, on Oct 21, 2013 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 360 Views

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Third-graders are targeted for bicycle education

Big enough to balance on a two-wheeler but still little enough to be impressionable, third-graders long have been the focus...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by DogsNeed2Walk2, on Oct 21, 2013 at 4:06 pm | 1 comment | 733 Views

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What happened to PAUSD High School Rigor Worth It?

It says "Sorry. The topic you are looking for is no longer in the system." in bold letters Why? SCHOOLS & KIDS PAUSD...

Original post made by What happened? on Oct. 23, 2013
Last comment by Reader, on Oct 23, 2013 at 11:05 pm | 1 comment | 661 Views

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Gunn's student newspaper is finalist in national contest

Coverage of social inclusion issues on campus, potential closure of Palo Alto's Buena Vista Mobile Home Park, last November's...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Nov 8, 2013 at 6:25 am | 1 comment | 1433 Views

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Anonymous bloggers?

Does anyone else think it is interesting that the weekly is allowing an anonymous blogger to post on educational issues...

Original post made by astonished on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on Nov 19, 2013 at 9:17 pm | 1 comment | 493 Views

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Housing agency offers support for struggling parents

Like many parents, Nina Haletky struggled to make her relationship with her young son a positive one. Now, with the help...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by natisha, on Dec 2, 2013 at 5:00 pm | 1 comment | 1098 Views

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Parent struck by car while walking student to school

In Barron Park around 8am, a pedestrian parent was struck by a vehicle while walking a child to school. http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/civica/press/display.asp?layout=1&Entry=997...

Original post made by Anonymous on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Dec 10, 2013 at 4:07 pm | 1 comment | 405 Views

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Peninsula Youth Theatre teaches confidence and compassion

For more than two decades, the work of a local nonprofit has enabled children to have fun and be creative, all while learning...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by Former PACH Mom, on Dec 20, 2013 at 2:58 pm | 1 comment | 2698 Views

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why no air pollution warnings for Palo Alto?

I noticed that the Menlo Park Almanac and Mountain View Voice publish Spare The Air pollution warnings. Why are these not...

Original post made by parent on Dec. 24, 2013
Last comment by Hutch 7.62, on Jan 8, 2014 at 1:31 pm | 1 comment | 566 Views

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Photos: A snapshot of 2013

Looking back through photos taken during 2013, our staff has sifted through thousands to choose those that best captured...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2013
Last comment by Job Well Done, on Dec 29, 2013 at 11:42 pm | 1 comment | 2678 Views

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Castilleja Neighborhood - S J Mercury News

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Original post made by Old Palo Alto Resident on Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by Castilleja Neighbor, on Jan 12, 2014 at 8:27 pm | 1 comment | 803 Views

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Paly ..eReaders?

At the PALY parent meeting they mentioned the library loans books on eReaders . Would you happen to know which eReaders work...

Original post made by NewPalyParent on Feb. 2, 2014
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Feb 2, 2014 at 8:59 am | 1 comment | 358 Views
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