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How has the school commute been this new school year?

There have been many factors this year which could potentially change the smooth commute. These included, altered bell...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Sep 30, 2010 at 11:42 am | 45 comments | 4024 Views


Teens knock off 'living skills' requisite in summer term

A scramble to fulfill the "living skills" requirement for high school graduation prompted nearly 500 students to enroll in...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by palo alto parent, on Jul 31, 2013 at 11:00 am | 45 comments | 28079 Views


Dispute delays opening of two Paly buildings

A dispute with a contractor has delayed this fall's opening of two major new buildings at Palo Alto High School -- a two-story...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 8, 2013 at 7:52 am | 45 comments | 10525 Views


Counseling, scaled-back summer school on board agenda

Updates on this year's summer school as well as on counseling programs in Palo Alto's middle schools and high schools will...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Fred, on May 12, 2014 at 1:47 pm | 45 comments | 5880 Views


Palo Alto committee analyzes school enrollment data to identify issues, solutions

The school district's new enrollment management committee took a deep data dive on Monday night in order to better guide...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by OPar, on Aug 18, 2015 at 10:23 pm | 45 comments | 10059 Views


Undisclosed new-school proposal sparks dissent

On Tuesday, Nov. 10, early in a presentation of the Palo Alto school district's Enrollment Management Advisory Committee...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
Last comment by Tempest in a Teapot, on Dec 9, 2015 at 5:43 am | 45 comments | 18277 Views


Should high schools report weighted grades?

Among the many differences, large and small, between Palo Alto and Gunn high schools is a discrepancy between how school...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by David Shaw, on Nov 12, 2016 at 11:43 am | 45 comments | 11095 Views


Guest Opinion: Academic pressure can shortchange student engagement and passion

We need to listen better. Read the full guest opinion by Shounak Dharap here

Original post made on May. 5, 2017
Last comment by 2 cents, on May 12, 2017 at 3:09 pm | 45 comments | 17228 Views


Paly teachers file complaint over campus safety

Palo Alto High School's English teachers are asking Principal Adam Paulson to take immediate action to address their concerns...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2018
Last comment by kids, on Oct 1, 2018 at 11:45 am | 45 comments | 9761 Views


Pressure over college admissions 'out of control'

A multimillion-dollar college admissions bribery scandal that involved both Palo Alto area parents and hundreds of thousands...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2019
Last comment by Just Another Brick In The Wall, on Apr 11, 2019 at 7:46 pm | 45 comments | 22643 Views


Commission calls on Palo Alto to stop 'terrible phenomenon' of vaping among youth

Palo Alto Human Relations commissioners are urging the city to control vaping among teens, just as the California Department...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2019
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 5, 2019 at 7:53 am | 45 comments | 10410 Views


In response to declining test scores, superintendent directs focus on middle school academics, particularly in math

Superintendent Don Austin has asked administrators and principals to evaluate academic policies and practices at district...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2019
Last comment by Pangloss, on Dec 17, 2019 at 10:22 pm | 45 comments | 10581 Views


Grass fire breaks out at Stanford Dish


Original post made on Jun. 25, 2007
Last comment by Jake, on Jul 3, 2007 at 9:12 am | 45 comments | 11553 Views


Napping Palo Alto resident awakes, surprises burglar


Original post made on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by To Surprised, on Nov 8, 2008 at 2:49 pm | 45 comments | 6569 Views


More burglaries reported in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are investigating several unconnected burglaries carried out earlier this week, a crime police say has increased...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2008
Last comment by Ronald L., on Nov 14, 2008 at 9:12 am | 45 comments | 5693 Views


Palo Alto woman, dog struck by hit-and-run driver

A 53-year-old Palo Alto woman and her dog were struck by a hit-and-run driver on Friday, Jan. 25, and Palo Alto police are...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by mamajawa, on Feb 2, 2013 at 8:18 pm | 45 comments | 6153 Views


Pedestrian struck by bicycle in Palo Alto sustains major injuries

An elderly woman who was struck by a bicyclist on Page Mill Road on Monday morning sustained major injuries, according to...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2015
Last comment by Steve C, on Apr 25, 2015 at 11:07 am | 45 comments | 9335 Views


Cities challenge VTA on transportation funding

With the regional push for a transportation tax measure cruising toward November 2016, Palo Alto, Mountain View and other...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by Joe Bloe, on Aug 27, 2015 at 3:56 pm | 45 comments | 8274 Views


Bicyclist dies after being hit by car in Palo Alto

An East Palo Alto man has died after being struck by car while riding his bike in Palo Alto Monday morning, according to...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by Former Cyclist, on Aug 24, 2016 at 1:12 pm | 45 comments | 16775 Views


Man wanted for brazen carjacking at gas station

Police are looking for a man wanted for a brazen carjacking at a Palo Alto gas station near U.S. Highway 101 late Sunday...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2017
Last comment by Parenting skills lacking, on Jul 18, 2017 at 12:03 pm | 45 comments | 8152 Views
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