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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Elementary enrollment in Palo Alto shoots up

Elementary enrollment in Palo Alto schools has seen a "fairly dramatic" rise this year, Superintendent Kevin Skelly said...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 31, 2010 at 9:30 pm | 30 comments | 2922 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools to focus on 'student connectedness'

Palo Alto teachers and principals will work to "improve student connectedness," the Board of Education unanimously decided...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by Paly 08 grad, on Sep 23, 2010 at 12:48 pm | 30 comments | 2339 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School officials explain 'connectedness' efforts

The popular "Connections" program at JLS Middle School may be expanded to Jordan and Terman middle schools, Palo Alto school...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by Helen, on Apr 26, 2011 at 6:49 pm | 30 comments | 3356 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Back to school: Student profiles

After summers spent in activities ranging from "just hanging out" to sports camps to sleep-away camps to scooping ice cream...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Marielena, on Aug 28, 2011 at 12:55 pm | 30 comments | 1755 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford lecturer headlines counseling panel

Denise Clark Pope, a Stanford University senior lecturer, will be the featured panelist in a discussion of Gunn High School's...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by Ken Dauber, on May 19, 2012 at 3:53 pm | 30 comments | 2020 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly, Gunn students detail dissatisfaction with counseling programs

Students in Palo Alto's two public high schools wish they had more personal attention from their counselors to help them...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by gunn parent, on May 24, 2012 at 9:00 pm | 30 comments | 3852 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: What to look for in a school board candidate

PAUSD is exemplary. At every school, students, parents, teachers and staff are deeply engaged in support of student learning...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 19, 2012 at 3:59 pm | 30 comments | 13558 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss alumni survey Tuesday

Results from a survey of Palo Alto high school graduates will be among the topics of discussion by the Palo Alto Board of...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by agreed, on Nov 15, 2012 at 3:01 pm | 30 comments | 2900 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD expects to be sued with "significant exposure" in 4 OCR cases

The school board is scheduled to meet Tuesday, May 14, in closed session to hear from its attorney, Laurie Reynolds, about...

Original post made by Curious on May. 11, 2013
Last comment by Peggy Duncan, on May 14, 2013 at 9:43 am | 30 comments | 2796 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Boy struck by car while biking sues Palo Alto

A 12-year-old boy who was critically injured on a Palo Alto bicycle boulevard last November has filed a lawsuit against the...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2013
Last comment by Robit noops, on Sep 3, 2013 at 2:06 pm | 30 comments | 2428 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Elusive bullying policies

It is bad enough that the Palo Alto school district has still not complied with state anti-bullying laws that took effect...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by SPSA Boad of Education Meetings , on Nov 17, 2013 at 7:12 pm | 30 comments | 29339 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Investigation finds high school transcripts in order

The online transcripts of seniors at Gunn and Palo Alto high schools are in order, the Palo Alto school district announced...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2014
Last comment by publish, on Mar 24, 2014 at 1:27 pm | 30 comments | 3704 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto substitute teachers to get pay raise

Following the testimony of four substitute teachers who said their pay is too low at Tuesday's school board meeting, Palo...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by Last of the baby boomers..., on May 9, 2014 at 10:07 pm | 30 comments | 5416 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tiffany at Stanford Shopping Center robbed

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Original post made on Jul. 8, 2007
Last comment by zztee, on Jan 3, 2008 at 5:20 am | 30 comments | 5895 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bank robber uses 'getaway wheelchair'

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Original post made on Apr. 4, 2008
Last comment by KT, on Apr 10, 2008 at 12:40 am | 30 comments | 3128 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brutal attack, robbery on El Camino Park path

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Original post made on Apr. 23, 2008
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 27, 2008 at 8:53 pm | 30 comments | 2744 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Five years after "Mission Accomplished" they're giving us the rest of the spin

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Original post made by Paul on May. 1, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on May 5, 2008 at 2:16 pm | 30 comments | 2587 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police mount efforts to stop street robberies

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Original post made on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by JustMe, on Oct 22, 2008 at 9:17 am | 30 comments | 2813 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman killed by Caltrain is identified

The woman killed by a Caltrain in Mountain View Wednesday evening has been identified by the Santa Clara County Coroner's...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by never again, on Feb 3, 2009 at 8:55 pm | 30 comments | 2213 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sixth anniversary of Iraq war to be marked

Members of the Peninsula Peace and Justice Center will gather at Lytton Plaza in downtown Palo Alto Thursday evening to mark...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by Gary, on Mar 23, 2009 at 6:27 pm | 30 comments | 4255 Views
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