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SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Superman' hits Woodside High School

Woodside High School is cast in an unflattering spotlight this week with the nation-wide opening of the documentary "Waiting...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 8, 2010 at 7:55 am | 38 comments | 20494 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Girls' Middle Schools seeks move to Palo Alto

The Girls' Middle School, which has operated out of a Mountain View church since its founding 12 years ago, is seeking to...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2010
Last comment by JO, on Jan 3, 2011 at 11:25 pm | 38 comments | 3561 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two Palo Alto campuses test 'inclusion' programs this fall

Every month, parents at Barron Park Elementary School in Palo Alto are invited to an "inclusion coffee" to share their thoughts...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by gifted, on Dec 7, 2011 at 11:56 am | 38 comments | 4019 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grading the mile run?

My average weight boy runs the mile at J.L.S. He is not a fast runner but he does run (not walk) and averages about 9:30....

Original post made by PA Mom on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Anther Mom, on Mar 5, 2015 at 11:41 am | 38 comments | 6204 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto teachers to get 1-percent bonus

With three dozen Palo Alto educators sitting in the room, all five members of the Board of Education Tuesday said they would...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by debatable, on Dec 24, 2012 at 9:15 am | 38 comments | 3374 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board cancels session on new school

The Palo Alto Board of Education has canceled a "study session" that had been planned for today, Tuesday, April 23, to discuss...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by How true!, on Apr 28, 2013 at 5:49 pm | 38 comments | 5301 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Skelly names district communication coordinator

Palo Alto school district Superintendent Kevin Skelly has hired the former public information officer of the Santa Clara...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Jul 7, 2013 at 5:34 am | 38 comments | 3371 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Referendum threatens transgender student law

A law that articulates the rights and treatment of transgender students at schools across the state goes into effect Jan....

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by Pscoll16, on Jan 28, 2014 at 10:14 pm | 38 comments | 7947 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Skelly reverses position on bullying policies

After saying last month that he favored a single system for handling all school bullying complaints, Palo Alto Superintendent...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by angelo, on Apr 22, 2014 at 3:46 pm | 38 comments | 13319 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Bye-bye bullying policies?

After spending more than a year working with expensive attorneys and two government agencies to develop uniform bullying...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by concerned, on Jan 16, 2014 at 2:56 pm | 38 comments | 11409 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What can be done about teachers being too rigorous?

I feel so bad for the students who will fall prey to this sadistic teacher next year. Does complaining to the school help?...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Stanford parent, on May 14, 2014 at 9:28 am | 38 comments | 2953 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board candidates to debate

The public will get its first chance to see all five candidates for the Palo Alto school board next Thursday, Sept. 11, at...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by PAUSD, on Sep 11, 2014 at 2:07 pm | 38 comments | 5593 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Beyond the 5150

Sarah Gentile was shocked to find, in the midst of a crisis with her teenage son, that there are no hospital beds available...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by Donna James, on Jun 3, 2015 at 10:14 am | 38 comments | 15689 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Calling out cheating

Parents and students didn't agree on much at Tuesday's school board meeting on what further reforms would improve the learning...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by MH, on Sep 14, 2015 at 2:29 pm | 38 comments | 4118 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CDC to conduct suicide study

At the Palo Alto school district's request, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has agreed to conduct an...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2015
Last comment by Experienced Parent, on Nov 13, 2015 at 11:04 am | 38 comments | 6846 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

OCR Evidently to Make Findings Against PAUSD in Sexual Harassment Cases

Today Superintendent McGee sent a Weekly Communication to the Board indicating that OCR would be making findings against...

Original post made by Alert Reader on Dec. 12, 2015
Last comment by parent2, on Dec 14, 2015 at 9:24 am | 38 comments | 1484 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board urged to be 'bold' yet also exercise caution on new-school plans

There was a mixed bag of reactions Tuesday night to Palo Alto Superintendent Max McGee's and his Enrollment Management Advisory...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2016
Last comment by parent, on Jan 17, 2016 at 10:30 pm | 38 comments | 3114 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Mateo man killed in motorcycle crash

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Original post made on Aug. 13, 2008
Last comment by American, on Sep 13, 2009 at 6:00 pm | 38 comments | 3590 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Person hit by vehicle in downtown Palo Alto

A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle at University Avenue and Waverley Street in downtown Palo Alto just after 4 p.m. today...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Carla, on Feb 8, 2009 at 7:45 pm | 38 comments | 4061 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Jury rejects claim in wrongful-death suit

A San Mateo County jury, after 10 hours of deliberation, voted 9-3 Tuesday to reject a claim that Woodside resident Anthony...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Dec 11, 2009 at 10:38 pm | 38 comments | 2691 Views
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