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SCHOOLS & KIDS

A Paly student's year in Brazil

Many teens wouldn't consider taking a year to go abroad, especially during high school. Maybe they're scared of starting...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Marlene, on Dec 20, 2014 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 5559 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kid-friendly holiday

Happiness researchers consistently report that people find greater satisfaction from life experiences than from receiving...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Bethlehemite, on Dec 20, 2014 at 11:03 pm | 1 comment | 4356 Views

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Five people who inspired us in 2014

Looking back on 2014, five people in Palo Alto exhibited traits that made them models for handling seemingly unimaginable...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2014
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, on Dec 26, 2014 at 3:35 pm | 1 comment | 5458 Views

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Stanford ready to look ahead after a winning finish

Fifth-year seniors like Kyle Olugbode and Ricky Seale leave the Stanford football program with lasting memories. For freshmen...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2015
Last comment by Paul, on Jan 4, 2015 at 5:43 am | 1 comment | 3693 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

TEDx returns to Gunn High on Jan. 16

TEDx is returning to Gunn High School in Palo Alto for the fourth year this Friday, Jan. 16, with high school students lined...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Christine Yang, on Jan 13, 2015 at 8:48 pm | 1 comment | 3187 Views

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PAUSD Board Meeting - organize ourselves to appear on Tuesday and demand changes

In light of the recent suicides and student stress, as many parents, students, concerned residents, should turn up at the...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Jan. 26, 2015
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Jan 27, 2015 at 7:35 am | 1 comment | 411 Views

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Preschool Open House Sunday 2/22

Join us for an open house at Parents Nursery School this Sunday, February 22nd from 2-4 pm. We invite you to discover a most...

Original post made by Preschool Open House on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Aimee, on Feb 19, 2015 at 11:17 am | 1 comment | 236 Views

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Gunn boys look to CCS after winning El Camino hoop title

Prep boys' basketball Gunn's Chris Russell and David Lee-Heidenreich combined for 30 points to lead the Titans to a 59-29...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2015
Last comment by Tom DuBois, on Feb 21, 2015 at 8:25 am | 1 comment | 2776 Views

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Magical Bridge Playground opens to the public on Saturday, March 28, 2015

Community Announcement: A Magical Playground for All Abilities is Finally a Reality in the Bay Area. The Magical Bridge...

Original post made by Jill Asher on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 27, 2015 at 6:39 pm | 1 comment | 764 Views

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Greenfield's clutch effort makes Stanford's night sparkle

==BI Pac-12 tournament == Taylor Greenfield scored a career-high 20 points to help the 19th-ranked Stanford women's basketball...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2015
Last comment by John, on Mar 9, 2015 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 1627 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Private, alternative K-8 school opening in Palo Alto this fall

AltSchool, a new private K-8 school set to launch this fall in downtown Palo Alto, prides itself on actively operating on...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by Julie Myers, on Mar 10, 2015 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 753 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Inteesting SJ Merc Article from 2009 and Caltrain Suicide Study 2010

In this article http://www.mercurynews.com/topstories/ci_13195853 Kevin Skelly states that the district is "considering changing...

Original post made by Jim H. on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by parent, on Mar 12, 2015 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 314 Views

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Local teens share stories in 'Youth of the Year' speech contest

Silicon Valley luminaries heard stories of parental neglect, local poverty and domestic violence Thursday night as teenage...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by Susan Usman, on Mar 13, 2015 at 7:46 am | 1 comment | 3284 Views

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Guest Opinion: The sorrows of young Palo Altans

As I sit in my room staring at the list of colleges I've resolved to try to get into, trying to determine my odds of getting...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Palo Alto Online Editor, on Mar 27, 2015 at 8:57 am | 1 comment | 1070 Views

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Wouldn't you like to become an AFS Host Family?

Host an AFS Exchange Student. Gain a global family member for a lifetime! Have you ever wanted to learn more about...

Original post made by Pam on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Comment, on Mar 27, 2015 at 3:51 pm | 1 comment | 222 Views

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article on effects of homework duration

http://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/2015/03/math-science-homework.aspx...

Original post made by hm on Mar. 29, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm 2, on Mar 29, 2015 at 1:35 am | 1 comment | 281 Views

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Can We Tolerate the Best Kind of Diversity in Palo Alto?

Im a Palo Alto parent of teens. I think, as many do, that there is a problem in our community of academic pressure. Im...

Original post made by PA parent on Apr. 11, 2015
Last comment by lesliefunk, on Apr 12, 2015 at 1:35 am | 1 comment | 330 Views

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Most impressive school board meeting ever

I've never been more proud of the Gunn Students. Well spoken, mature, humerus at times. Goes to show you how well Gunn...

Original post made by keep zero period on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by C, on Apr 22, 2015 at 2:47 am | 1 comment | 289 Views

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May as Mental Health Awareness

The blame needs to stop. As a community we need to accept that anyone of us can be affected by a mental illness. A mentally...

Original post made by Bill on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by Palo Alto Resident, on Apr 23, 2015 at 7:48 pm | 1 comment | 222 Views

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Writing across the disciplines

A story of grief and growing up, a road trip with many fleeting characters and a story deeply rooted in landscape: all three...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2015
Last comment by congratulations, on Apr 25, 2015 at 9:47 am | 1 comment | 990 Views
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