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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Laser Focus - On the Wrong Things

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Original post made by Hoodwinked on Jul. 15, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jul 18, 2008 at 5:01 pm | 26 comments | 2072 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Days before graduation, Gunn students grieve

What should have been a day for Gunn High School seniors to sign yearbooks and recall happy memories from the past four years...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by GunnJunior, on Jun 4, 2009 at 11:08 pm | 26 comments | 2434 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

All but one Palo Alto 'Tinsley kids' off to college

Of the 22 "Tinsley kids" who graduated from Gunn and Palo Alto high schools in June, 21 reported plans to go on to college,...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jan 1, 2010 at 1:49 pm | 26 comments | 3365 Views

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Menlo Park girl, 14, still missing -- a walk-away

Police are looking for Jennifer Blair, a 14-year-old resident of Menlo Park who was last seen leaving her residence in the...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Jan 30, 2010 at 11:50 pm | 26 comments | 2347 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What teens need, part 2 of 2

The Palo Alto Weekly convened a panel of local health and education professionals on Aug. 30 to discuss what local teenagers...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by Johnny, on Sep 14, 2010 at 1:25 am | 26 comments | 3581 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Connectedness' as a community and school goal

Eighteen months ago, Advocates for Youth emerged as an interfaith group focused on youth social and emotional well-being...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by mom of jordan student, on Mar 15, 2011 at 9:00 am | 26 comments | 2367 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Special report: Nurturing happier, healthier youth

In the months of grieving and searching dialogue that followed Palo Alto's teen suicides, a wide range of community groups,...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by Elephant in the Room, on Jun 7, 2011 at 9:59 am | 26 comments | 2769 Views

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School board to vote Tuesday on calendar change

With a renewed blizzard of data, Palo Alto school officials this week again are asking the Board of Education to reform the...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by ndkro, on May 10, 2011 at 11:41 pm | 26 comments | 2210 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PTA parents parse youth wellness data

About 20 parents tried to tease out the most relevant findings Wednesday in a massive trove of emotional-wellness data contained...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Me Too, on May 22, 2011 at 7:54 pm | 26 comments | 1627 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High Hits #42 on Newsweek ‘Best High Schools’ List

Interesting article: Gunn High School vaulted to the forty-second spot on Newsweek’s “America’s Best High Schools 2011”...

Original post made by gunns ok on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Parent 2, on Dec 9, 2013 at 8:31 pm | 26 comments | 5674 Views

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School board gets creative with enrollment options

Confronting a looming shortage of classrooms in Palo Alto, Board of Education members, in a study session Thursday, began...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by RT, on May 3, 2012 at 12:56 pm | 26 comments | 2733 Views

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A dearth of candidates

With just 12 days remaining before the Aug. 15 extended filing deadline for candidates running for City Council and Board...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by common sense, on Aug 9, 2012 at 8:33 am | 26 comments | 3019 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 parent, on Nov 9, 2012 at 1:40 am | 26 comments | 2342 Views

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Woodside High grieves over death of freshman

Sadness pervaded Woodside High School Tuesday as students and teachers remembered Leyla Beban, a 14-year-old Redwood City...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Joe, on Dec 4, 2012 at 10:36 am | 26 comments | 3838 Views

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Foundation gives its largest-ever gift to schools

The independent, parent-led foundation that raises money for Palo Alto public schools presented a $4.9 million donation at...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Palo Alto Mom, on Feb 27, 2013 at 3:06 pm | 26 comments | 1942 Views

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One dead, one injured in East Palo Alto shooting

Police are investigating a shooting in East Palo Alto that left a 22-year-old man dead and a boy injured on Friday evening,...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2013
Last comment by Carol, on Mar 4, 2013 at 2:38 pm | 26 comments | 1484 Views

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New elementary school proposed for Palo Alto

The Palo Alto school district should open a new elementary school at the site of the old Peninsula Day Care Center at 525...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Apr 8, 2013 at 9:53 pm | 26 comments | 2322 Views

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Tenure celebration fetes newly permanent teachers

Forty-two Palo Alto teachers as well as Jordan Middle School Principal Greg Barnes were honored for achieving permanent employment...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by Tenure Info, on Apr 11, 2013 at 7:15 pm | 26 comments | 1681 Views

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Apartments could replace some Buena Vista mobile homes

A proposal to build about 65 low-income apartments for displaced families at Buena Vista Mobile Home Park is being considered...

Original post made on May. 19, 2013
Last comment by @ George, on May 21, 2013 at 8:44 pm | 26 comments | 3509 Views

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Why is foreign language in the PAUSD taught at such a frenetic pace?

I am fluent in 3 languages. When I was in school here in the Bay Area, I took 6 years of French and learned the language...

Original post made by Joe on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Sep 12, 2013 at 11:47 pm | 26 comments | 2056 Views
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