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SCHOOLS & KIDS

A Winning School: Lessons from a Highly Successful Massachusetts High School

This is a fascinating account of how a high school makes itself successful. Are there any schools like this in Santa Clara...

Original post made by CoolSchool on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by Marie, on Jun 2, 2012 at 2:41 pm | 2 comments | 2101 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn graduates 491 on football field

In a community pageant at times serious, sentimental and raucous, Gunn High School Wednesday awarded diplomas to 491 seniors...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by Humble Mom, on Jun 11, 2012 at 11:42 am | 2 comments | 3729 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School starts next Thursday but already there are lots of school events!

When this new calendar was discussed, we were assured that there would be no school activities before the first day of school....

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 13, 2012 at 1:46 pm | 2 comments | 2130 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nurturing kindness, resilience in middle school

Katherine Baker can relate to the Type A moms in Palo Alto -- she remembers having been one herself. "I wanted everything...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Dauch, on Aug 11, 2012 at 2:38 pm | 2 comments | 3255 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto's health challenges greater than county's

East Palo Alto's poorest residents and the city's population in general live with far greater health problems than San Mateo...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by Kwaheas, on Sep 10, 2012 at 10:09 pm | 2 comments | 8573 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital celebrates expansion milestone

After years of plans, negotiations and design work, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital officials celebrated a major milestone...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by jan, on Sep 7, 2012 at 3:23 pm | 2 comments | 2730 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community invited to Paly-Gunn football game

The community is invited to watch football and tour construction under way on the Palo Alto High School campus when the Gunn...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Jeff, on Sep 19, 2012 at 10:12 am | 2 comments | 3358 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Author to lecture on teen resilience this Friday

The community is invited to an evening of discussion about "strategies for raising healthy and motivated kids" this Friday,...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Old Palo Alto, on Sep 26, 2012 at 11:43 am | 2 comments | 5023 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is the SAT a good measure of College Readiness

I am interested in asking parents of recent PAUSD grads about how they feel about this in light of this report http://paloalto.patch.com/articles/is-the-sat-a-good-measure-of-colleg...

Original post made by Parent on Sep. 29, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 8, 2012 at 6:34 pm | 2 comments | 2250 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Speed Bumps on N. California Near Jordan Ineffective

I have noticed that the "speed bumps" adjacent to Jordan on N. California are not effective because they allow a car to travel...

Original post made by Concerned School Neighbor on Nov. 11, 2012
Last comment by Dcatigirl, on Nov 12, 2012 at 12:18 pm | 2 comments | 2402 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Midtown 'elves' to deliver holiday bouquets

Calling themselves the "Midtown elves," residents of Palo Alto 's Midtown neighborhood have launched a grass-roots effort...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 13, 2012 at 8:49 pm | 2 comments | 2960 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rare monoamniotic twins delivered at Packard Hospital

A dramatic delivery at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital has saved the lives of twin girls who might not have survived to...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Annie, on Dec 14, 2012 at 1:22 pm | 2 comments | 3944 Views

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Do our schools have Twitter accounts and can they text our students in an emergency?

I know the schools are reviewing safety in the light of recent events. Do our schools individually have Twitter accounts...

Original post made by Parent on Dec. 18, 2012
Last comment by paly parent, on Dec 19, 2012 at 2:34 pm | 2 comments | 2166 Views

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Anything more recent than the 2007 Facilities Master Plan?

Does PAUSD have a new version or addendum to their 2007 Facilities Master Plan? http://pausd.org/community/about/news/downloads/FacilitiesMasterPlan.pdf ...

Original post made by Left of Boom on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Dec 20, 2012 at 11:46 am | 2 comments | 2313 Views

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Community rallies to find bone-marrow match for professor

The Bay Area's South Asian community, technology companies and universities across the country are rallying to save the life...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Dec 21, 2012 at 6:23 pm | 2 comments | 6549 Views

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Around Town

<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 | 4186 Views

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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 | 2372 Views

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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 | 3514 Views

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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 | 4069 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_22834086/bay-area-baseball-coach-orinda-man-charged-c...

Original post made by parent on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by Appalled, on Mar 21, 2013 at 7:57 pm | 2 comments | 1521 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

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