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SCHOOLS & KIDSWhat are the pros & cons of TEAM at Paly for 9th graders?
What do people really think of it? Can't conclude via website....Original post made by Parent on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by former Paly parent, on Feb 18, 2010 at 2:35 pm | 20 comments | 4047 Views
SCHOOLS & KIDSUCs putting kids on waitlists? What New Purgatory is This?
Well, we got through the torture of the college applications and are getting acceptances, rejections, and surprisingly, waitlistings...Original post made by Michele on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Michele, on Mar 26, 2010 at 5:47 pm | 20 comments | 4276 Views
SCHOOLS & KIDSNew Paly principal believes in perseverance
Palo Alto High School's next principal, 33-year-old Phil Winston, has "no perfect plan" for tackling the job. Winston, a...Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by Paly Parent, on May 19, 2010 at 7:29 am | 20 comments | 7815 Views
SCHOOLS & KIDSManager from IBM named new Addison principal
An IBM community relations manager with a background in education has been named the new principal of Addison School. Jocelyn...Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by Me, on Jun 22, 2010 at 3:23 pm | 20 comments | 7056 Views
SCHOOLS & KIDSAre AP's really necessary?
My child will attend high school soon. How many APs do students take? I understand they can only take them in Junior/Senior...Original post made by Parent on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by Play the Game, on Oct 11, 2010 at 1:48 pm | 20 comments | 5077 Views
SCHOOLS & KIDSPalo Alto teens to hold first all-city dance Friday
Palo Alto's youth are hosting the first all-high-schools social of its kind, Ignite, Friday from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Lucie...Original post made on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by Student, on Mar 22, 2012 at 7:57 pm | 20 comments | 4703 Views
SCHOOLS & KIDSDuveneck Principal and Tardies
What's with John Lents and his punctuality issue? He sends out letters when children get tardies. A tardy can even be due...Original post made by Parent on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by Duveneck Mom, on Mar 18, 2011 at 12:36 pm | 20 comments | 3788 Views
SCHOOLS & KIDSHospital construction impacts day care center
Stanford has begun building their new children's hospital and with it, a 9-level parking structure less than 60-feet -- the...Original post made by Parents of Arboretum Daycare on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 21, 2011 at 8:19 am | 20 comments | 4831 Views
SCHOOLS & KIDSMeg Whitman to fund Peninsula charter schools
Meg Whitman, former eBay CEO and the 2010 Republican nominee for California governor, will help fund 10 new charter high...Original post made on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by Steve C, on Sep 22, 2011 at 11:54 am | 20 comments | 4808 Views
SCHOOLS & KIDSOne in six Palo Alto grads attends Foothill-De Anza
About one in six Gunn or Palo Alto high school graduates goes directly to Foothill or De Anza community college, according...Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by Cathy, on Nov 26, 2011 at 7:23 pm | 20 comments | 6431 Views
SCHOOLS & KIDSSchool officials: 'No need for Cubberley until 2019'
Breaking a long silence on their plans for Cubberley Community Center, Palo Alto school officials have recommended postponing...Original post made on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by Size matters, on Mar 1, 2012 at 6:11 pm | 20 comments | 4922 Views
SCHOOLS & KIDSISO feedback about our middle schools!
Please share your experience with PAUSD middle schools! I find a lot about elementary and high schools, and have little...Original post made by parent on Apr. 15, 2012
Last comment by parent, on Apr 23, 2012 at 10:36 pm | 20 comments | 7514 Views
SCHOOLS & KIDSCannabis smoking 'permanently lowers IQ'
"Teenagers who regularly smoke cannabis are putting themselves at risk of permanently damaging their intelligence, according...Original post made by Sharon on Aug. 27, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Oct 8, 2012 at 8:30 pm | 20 comments | 4131 Views
SCHOOLS & KIDSSchool calendar advisory committee on agenda
Composition of an advisory committee to evaluate Palo Alto's new school calendar will be among discussion topics at the Board...Original post made on Oct. 22, 2012
Last comment by Curious, on Oct 24, 2012 at 10:49 am | 20 comments | 10164 Views
SCHOOLS & KIDSJordan sixth-grader back after health case settled
A Jordan Middle School student whose parents sued the Palo Alto school district to block his transfer over a health issue...Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by village fool, on Nov 8, 2012 at 3:46 pm | 20 comments | 5587 Views
SCHOOLS & KIDSWith one new member, school board looks ahead
Following a hard-fought election for three spots on the Palo Alto Board of Education, newcomer Heidi Emberling, a parent...Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by soccerdad, on Nov 9, 2012 at 8:11 pm | 20 comments | 4388 Views
SCHOOLS & KIDSGunn student advances to science competition nationals
Gunn High School sophomore Joy Jin is part of a two-person team that will compete nationally against five other teams next...Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by rick, on Nov 14, 2012 at 4:41 pm | 20 comments | 6934 Views
SCHOOLS & KIDSMenlo Park father takes child's play seriously
Mike Lanza, author of "Playborhood: Turn Your Neighborhood Into a Place for Play," will speak Monday, Feb. 25, on ways parents...Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Midtown Resident, on Mar 3, 2013 at 1:27 pm | 20 comments | 12132 Views
SCHOOLS & KIDSExtensive survey probes parent, student, staff satisfaction with Palo Alto schools
Ninety percent of Palo Alto parents and 93 percent of high school students say they are "somewhat satisfied" or "very satisfied"...Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by Survey fatigue, on Apr 15, 2013 at 10:36 pm | 20 comments | 14317 Views
SCHOOLS & KIDSIs Gunn High School's Pep Band a Divison of Stanford University?
I attended the May Fete Parade on University Avenue yesterday and was quite confused when I saw the lead off act. It was...Original post made by Confused on May. 5, 2013
Last comment by Hmmmmmmm, on May 17, 2013 at 11:11 pm | 20 comments | 6112 Views
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