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UC freshman applications grow

From the SJ Mercury News: "Every one of UC's nine undergraduate campuses had more freshman applications this year, making...

Original post made by Paly Alum on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Jan 14, 2015 at 10:30 am | 2 comments | 1729 Views


VIDEO: On this week's 'Behind the Headlines'

On this week's half-hour webcast, "Behind the Headlines," residents' unhappiness over the impacts of groundwater pumping...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
Last comment by light, on Dec 5, 2015 at 9:20 am | 2 comments | 1728 Views


Parents of skateboarding teens -- you should read this

Hi: I was just standing over the parking lot of CVS on MIddlefiield, about 3:30 pm./Tuesday, when I saw a gang of male...

Original post made by The Real Slim K on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by Tamra, on Feb 17, 2016 at 9:23 am | 11 comments | 1725 Views


Cheating at Paly is okay?

Is Paly administration turning their heads at cheating also? My son came home and said that a Senior who is going to [portion...

Original post made by Parent on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Yimbytastic, on May 26, 2017 at 9:26 am | 8 comments | 1724 Views


Jeremy Lin remembers the stress at Paly

From the San Jose Mercury: "I remember not being able to sleep well on Sunday nights, waking up covered in sweat from...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Dec. 17, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1723 Views


Laning in Los Altos elementary schools?

Hi. I understand that they have just started implementing lanes/strands in Los Altos elementary schools, for math and for...

Original post made by Parent on Aug. 29, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1722 Views


On Today's NYT Front Page: Palo Alto's high schools

Dec. 26, 2015 Dear Fellow Onliners, "The alternative, he suggested, was to face the prospect of becoming another...

Original post made by Marc Vincenti on Dec. 26, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1721 Views


Real compassion in college admissisons

Good NYT op-ed on the new college admissions proposal. What do people here think about the likelihood that our high schools...

Original post made by Barron Park dad on Feb. 6, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 8, 2016 at 6:43 pm | 4 comments | 1721 Views


PAUSD parcel tax, PAEA, public relations, Phil

It's the end of the school year and PAUSD is hoping you are on vacation, but read through tonight's board packet and you...

Original post made by Citizen report on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 9, 2015 at 3:17 pm | 4 comments | 1719 Views


Tricycle Music Fest

Atherton Library is the next stop on the Tricycle Music Fest circuit.These fun, free concerts have been delighting children...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Oct. 14, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1713 Views


article on effects of homework duration

Original post made by hm on Mar. 29, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm 2, on Mar 29, 2015 at 1:35 am | 1 comment | 1710 Views


Brock Turner sex-assault survivor honored as one of Glamour's 'Women of the Year'

"Emily Doe," the anonymous young woman and Palo Alto native at the center of the firestorm around the high-profile sentencing...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by Sick of the lies, on Nov 2, 2016 at 2:30 pm | 9 comments | 1709 Views


May as Mental Health Awareness

The blame needs to stop. As a community we need to accept that anyone of us can be affected by a mental illness. A mentally...

Original post made by Bill on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by Palo Alto Resident, on Apr 23, 2015 at 7:48 pm | 1 comment | 1702 Views


Griefstricken Again

I am in tears as I type this. Today's news should affect every single one of us in Palo Alto. This is not a Gunn issue,...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by OPar, on Nov 4, 2014 at 2:01 pm | 2 comments | 1701 Views


PAUSD Board Meeting - organize ourselves to appear on Tuesday and demand changes

In light of the recent suicides and student stress, as many parents, students, concerned residents, should turn up at the...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Jan. 26, 2015
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Jan 27, 2015 at 7:35 am | 1 comment | 1689 Views


College counselor ?

My son, a senior at PALY wants to go through the college application process on his own, with appropriate level of help from...

Original post made by predicament? on Jul. 4, 2017
Last comment by Food for thought, on Jul 6, 2017 at 6:21 am | 4 comments | 1687 Views


Nearby MWF Boys MS Soccer Teams?

My son's school sports practice Tuesdays & Thursdays. His school has no soccer team and that's his "main" sport and he wants...

Original post made by Help! on Aug. 4, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1686 Views


With two new members, school board to discuss array of items at first meeting

The newly constituted Palo Alto school board, with two new members and a re-elected one, will discuss an array of items at...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2016
Last comment by Lead by Example Please, on Dec 13, 2016 at 10:49 pm | 3 comments | 1678 Views


Superintendent recommends longer day for Palo Alto kindergartners

Palo Alto Unified Superintendent Max McGee has weighed in with an official recommendation on a proposal to bring full-day...

Original post made on May. 10, 2016
Last comment by Good idea, on May 12, 2016 at 2:04 pm | 14 comments | 1678 Views


New Paly Performing Arts Center

From the video the Weekly posted and photos I have seen, this is a magnificent piece of work that will inspire Paly students...

Original post made by Paul Losch on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on May 14, 2016 at 12:09 pm | 3 comments | 1676 Views
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