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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Children in YMCA adult locker rooms questioned

The YMCA of Silicon Valley has been allowing children 7 years old and younger to join their opposite-sex parents in the locker...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by member, on Oct 24, 2014 at 1:31 am | 32 comments | 4995 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Another 'Fiber to the Premise' resurrection for Palo Alto?

The long-discussed dream of getting true high-speed fiber-optic service for Palo Alto is looking like a real possibility....

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 6, 2014 at 1:26 pm | 32 comments | 3472 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids doing all the math ahead over the Summer

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Original post made by amaninpaloalto on Jun. 18, 2007
Last comment by anonymous parent, on Jun 23, 2007 at 8:39 pm | 32 comments | 4064 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Consideration of third high school paused

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Original post made on Sep. 12, 2007
Last comment by and yet, on Sep 25, 2007 at 6:10 am | 32 comments | 3784 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Klausner remains top board-race fundraiser

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Original post made on Oct. 29, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Nov 3, 2007 at 2:43 pm | 32 comments | 3333 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What's the best Halloween Costume you have seen?

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Original post made by Palo Verde Mom on Oct. 27, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Nov 4, 2008 at 1:10 pm | 32 comments | 4152 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board plans to reopen Garland

With K-5 enrollment up by 200 students this year, plans are underway to change school boundaries and reopen Garland Elementary...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by Hindsight is easy, on Dec 17, 2008 at 10:56 am | 32 comments | 3600 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Six schools could face boundary changes

Attendance areas at six Palo Alto elementary schools could change because of reopening Garland Elementary School in 2011,...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Apr 3, 2009 at 12:17 am | 32 comments | 2643 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How much homework in high school?

How many hours of homework/studying are our students doing at Gunn and Paly to earn a 4.0? I just want to know what to look...

Original post made by Mom on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Oct 23, 2009 at 10:03 pm | 32 comments | 3768 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly

I used to think that Palo Alto was a great place to raise my kids, now I am beginning to wonder. The bar is high here....

Original post made by Sharon Witte on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Scrambled, on Nov 3, 2009 at 12:46 pm | 32 comments | 2425 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A no reaction protest idea

I'm thinking about distributing a flyer tomorrow (see below) but wanted to run it by other Gunn students first and parents...

Original post made by Anne on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by parent, on Jan 29, 2010 at 9:21 am | 32 comments | 2979 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Elementary math task force gets the go-ahead

Selection will begin later this month for a parent-teacher task force to explore "exemplary practices" in elementary school...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by parent, on Mar 15, 2011 at 10:44 am | 32 comments | 3816 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PiE aims to raise $3.9 million for schools

The foundation benefiting Palo Alto public schools aims to raise $3.9 million from community members in 2011-12 -- the most...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by donation inflation, on Sep 16, 2011 at 8:57 am | 32 comments | 2211 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Please Keep Your Children on a Leash

I have a pet peeve. I first noticed this behavior when my husband, child, and I were visiting open houses. There were many...

Original post made by Anonymous on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 7, 2011 at 9:09 pm | 32 comments | 1622 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school graduation criteria debated

Algebra 2 has become a focus for a debate over whether the Palo Alto Unified School District should boost its graduation...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2012
Last comment by former Paly parent, on Feb 8, 2012 at 6:52 pm | 32 comments | 2494 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Principals welcome electronic devices

Students at Palo Alto High School are encouraged "to use and bring their (electronic) devices" to school, Principal Phil...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by What happened to teachers?, on Feb 16, 2012 at 9:58 am | 32 comments | 2907 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Juana Briones principal announces departure

Juana Briones Elementary School Principal Matthew Nagle announced Tuesday he will leave the school at the end of the school...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by Parent, on May 18, 2012 at 3:29 pm | 32 comments | 2792 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

US News and World R

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Original post made by SW on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by Don't they know who we are?, on Apr 24, 2013 at 5:02 pm | 32 comments | 2602 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto board tours Illinois school with superintendent finalist

The finalist for the job of Palo Alto school district superintendent, Glenn "Max" McGee, led the Palo Alto Board of Education...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Parts omitted, on May 23, 2014 at 11:52 am | 32 comments | 5263 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board hopefuls split over OCR resolution

Four hopefuls in this fall's Palo Alto school board race have split over a resolution -- to be considered by the Board of...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2014
Last comment by Patsy Mink, on Jun 19, 2014 at 7:32 am | 32 comments | 3748 Views
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