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SCHOOLS & KIDS

SPORTS: Castilleja wins its first volleyball state title

The third time was definitely the charm for the Castilleja girl's volleyball team. The sixth-seeded Gators, who lost in their...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2008
Last comment by Sonia M.Martin, on Dec 7, 2008 at 9:26 pm | 2 comments | 3728 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Knights bring home medals from football playoffs

Members of the Palo Alto Knights' football team are back home, ready to start a new week with just a few more days of school...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2008
Last comment by Anne, on Dec 15, 2008 at 12:33 pm | 2 comments | 2428 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Reopening Garland Elementary is a top priority

Pushed by new housing, the Palo Alto Unified School District is likely to grow by 1,221 students in the next five years:...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Dec 16, 2008 at 5:09 pm | 2 comments | 3047 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

We need an 'educational stimulus' plan, too: more scholarships

I have been working hard recently to pay college tuition for my two daughters. During a reflective slowdown over the holidays,...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by Forget it, on Jan 16, 2009 at 8:43 am | 2 comments | 2464 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Straight from the heart

A middle-aged woman is admitted to the emergency room with chest pains. To everyone's surprise — including her doctor...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by Carmel dweller, on Jan 24, 2012 at 2:12 pm | 2 comments | 2899 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Palo Alto Children's Theatre director 'humbled, excited'

Judge Luckey's small office space is barren, except for a desk, chair and credenza he brought in last week. But the new Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Daria, on Nov 18, 2009 at 6:45 am | 2 comments | 3028 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Garbage pile at M-A is 'shock factor' on waste

Menlo-Atherton High School students are dumping trash on the campus' outside-eating area lawn because they think the "shock...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by Palo Alto Parent, on Apr 24, 2009 at 10:01 pm | 2 comments | 2236 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

County finds first probable case of swine flu

Local health officials have identified one probable case of swine flu in Santa Clara County. The Santa Clara County Department...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Apr 29, 2009 at 8:29 pm | 2 comments | 1945 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Archive of Past School Board Meetings?

Does anyone know if there is a way to view past school board meetings? Thanks....

Original post made by neverpicked on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by neverpicked, on May 7, 2009 at 3:55 pm | 2 comments | 1942 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Barron Park calls in a pro for May Fete

It's a problem faced by many neighborhood groups despite the best-laid plans: volunteer fatigue. Read the full story here...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by iwd, on May 7, 2009 at 10:50 am | 2 comments | 2299 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Don't Get That College Degree!

Very interesting read, by way of Paul B at KTM: "Here’s an alarming article by Jack Hough from the New York Post that...

Original post made by Interesting Read on Jun. 28, 2009
Last comment by Bill, on Jun 29, 2009 at 2:16 pm | 2 comments | 2136 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Altos Schools to Run Deficit of $3 Million This Year

An article in the Daily Post refers to a quote by Bob Golton that PAUSD will be in the red by at least $3 Million and up...

Original post made by MJM on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by boardwatcher, on Aug 6, 2009 at 3:12 pm | 2 comments | 1857 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Workshops to address students' emotional health

Representatives from the local faith community will host a panel discussion to address how various faith teachings and practices...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by Rajiv Bhateja, on Aug 31, 2009 at 11:14 pm | 2 comments | 1985 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dr. Noize Live, Electronic Music & More! at CSMA - Sunday, Oct. 18

Free concert for young kids & families at Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) at Finn Center! Award-winning Dr. Noize...

Original post made by Community School of Music and Arts on Sep. 9, 2009
Last comment by McGrude, on Sep 9, 2009 at 12:40 pm | 2 comments | 1908 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters

Town hall behavior Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=11601 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2009
Last comment by signs for bikers, on Sep 13, 2009 at 9:59 pm | 2 comments | 2318 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Evalucation at JLS today?

Did something happen at JLS today or were classes evacuated for a fire drill? ...

Original post made by JLS parent on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Another JLS parent, on Oct 2, 2009 at 4:48 pm | 2 comments | 1905 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

enrollment numbers

Does anyone know what the current enrollment numbers are at our middle schools and high schools? I have heard that the numbers...

Original post made by paloaltomom on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by paloaltomom, on Oct 16, 2009 at 9:11 am | 2 comments | 1820 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Town Hall Monday the 26th - Attend/Watch or Email Questions in Advance

Ever wondered if . . . ? Now you can ask in person (or by email (TownHall@paloaltopta.org)) at the Palo Alto PTA Council's...

Original post made by Lauren Janov for PA PTA Council on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 26, 2009 at 8:26 am | 2 comments | 1778 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Knights' Jr. Pee Wees in title hunt

The Palo Alto Knights' Jr. Pee Wee football team is right on schedule to achieving its goal of reaching the postseason and...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by kelston tovo, on Nov 23, 2009 at 8:59 pm | 2 comments | 1977 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board OKs school-readiness program

A new program to boost "school readiness," [http://pausd.org/community/board/downloads/item_013.pdf Springboard to Kindergarten],...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2009
Last comment by suepprsue, on Oct 29, 2009 at 10:32 am | 2 comments | 2080 Views
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