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Trackwatch for suicides is a hoax

The guard was a block away when the train sounds went off and guardrail went down at Churchill this morning at 8:24. He heard...

Original post made by Mom on Oct. 21, 2016
Last comment by June, on Oct 21, 2016 at 3:05 pm | 5 comments | 1609 Views


PAUSD agenda item: paying Glenn McGee more money

On the agenda yesterday was the annual evaluation of the PAUSD superintendent, Glenn McGee. His million-dollar contract will...

Original post made by While you were sleeping on Jun. 15, 2016
Last comment by Limit his contract , on Jun 17, 2016 at 5:05 pm | 3 comments | 1608 Views


School board to hear update on Title IX issues

School district leadership will provide an informational update at Tuesday's school board meeting about the status of an...

Original post made on May. 23, 2017
Last comment by Keith, on May 23, 2017 at 1:04 pm | 1 comment | 1603 Views


Schools: Walking the Talk

Our kids learn from what we do, not what we say. In what ways should our schools and district walk the talk? In what ways...

Original post made by PAUSD Parent on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by Introspective, on May 27, 2015 at 10:11 am | 2 comments | 1602 Views


Palo Alto school board approves new Cubberley lease in 4-1 vote

After a brief discussion and almost sweeping expressions of support, the Palo Alto school board approved Tuesday night a...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by revdreileen, on Nov 19, 2014 at 4:27 pm | 6 comments | 1593 Views


Are you slammed by homework?

It's that time of year again, when the classwork really ratchets up and the pressure builds to get more papers, more tests...

Original post made by Paly Parent of two on Nov. 21, 2015
Last comment by Parent, on Nov 21, 2015 at 8:37 pm | 1 comment | 1593 Views


Can you get into the summer school registration? Clearly says that the links for the highschool registration ( Living Skills...

Original post made by SummerSchoolRegistration on Feb. 22, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1591 Views


Suicide Prevention and Youth Well-Being Survey - ALL COMMUNITY VOICES NEEDED

Project Safety Net Community Survey Attention Palo Alto Students, Parents, Grandparents and Neighbors: YOUR voice is Needed...

Original post made by Community on Jun. 4, 2016
Last comment by Community, on Jun 6, 2016 at 8:18 pm | 3 comments | 1588 Views


transparency reduces suicides

I think Palo Alto by finally coming to terms with the cluster and stopping hiding it will result in no suicides this spring...

Original post made by biggo on Jan. 26, 2016
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Jan 27, 2016 at 1:12 pm | 3 comments | 1581 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS petition for youth mental health beds

Santa Clara County does not have one inpatient mental health bed for our children and adolescents. I would be so grateful...

Original post made by Sarah1000 on Jul. 23, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1580 Views


Palo Alto school board approves $50K to fund mental health services

Palo Alto school district staff now have $50,000 to use at their discretion through the end of the school year to support...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2016
Last comment by Ken Horowitz, on Feb 24, 2016 at 8:37 pm | 2 comments | 1577 Views


Dozens of Paly students late for school due to traffic light failure.

Anyone know what happened?...

Original post made by Parent on Sep. 16, 2015
Last comment by Parent, on Sep 17, 2015 at 8:24 am | 3 comments | 1573 Views


Transcription of missing Board of Education audio, Sept. 28

The video recorded by the Midpeninsula Media Center of the Palo Alto Unified School District board meeting on Tuesday, Sept....

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 7, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1570 Views


Re-opening schools in October

While I support a distance-learning start to school, I hope that PAUSD and the teachers union will strongly consider opening...

Original post made by Resident11 on Aug. 15, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1565 Views


PE and temps in the 90s

Does anyone know the official PAUSD position on PE on these hot days? Paly has no gym or pool at present. I have only...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Sep. 9, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1563 Views


Life Trajectories

2004 to 2014 GUNN AND PALY GRADUATES!! I’m a sophomore at Gunn High School and am conducting a self lead research project...

Original post made by Meghna Singh on Dec. 17, 2016
Last comment by Palo Alto Teacher, on Dec 19, 2016 at 1:41 pm | 1 comment | 1561 Views


Ashlund advocates for *teachers union*?

I saw this today on Facebook from Stacey Ashlund: ENDORSEMENT NEWS: I'm proud to share the local teachers' union, PAEA...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Aug. 25, 2018
Last comment by Parent, on Sep 3, 2018 at 3:31 pm | 10 comments | 1560 Views


CA Budget needs your help for Early Childhood Education

I sent this letter to the Governor and Appropriations committee representatives in the Assembly and Senate, and to Rich Gordon,...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Jun. 9, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1559 Views


Missing the Forest for the Trees?

I appreciate that this issue has become another tempest in the teapot that is Palo Alto, but it is worth remembering that...

Original post made by Deborah Sivas on Feb. 3, 2018
Last comment by Parent , on Feb 4, 2018 at 7:46 am | 1 comment | 1548 Views


I thought Palo Alto had a high standard of living?

In the weekly Palo Alto Enjoy Newsletter I receive I was dismayed to read that two programs involved suicide prevention and...

Original post made by Joe BP on May. 23, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1542 Views
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