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PAUSD Palo Alto Promise KPIs

Dear All, The Weekly has not published an article on this important topic, which is coming before the Board (for a second...

Original post made by Fact Checker on Mar. 3, 2019
Last comment by Greene and Paly Parent, on Mar 3, 2019 at 6:43 pm | 1 comment | 1516 Views


campus defaced ...

Original post made by awful on Apr. 18, 2016
Last comment by All Over the World, on Apr 19, 2016 at 8:22 am | 3 comments | 1513 Views


Sea Scout Open House Saturday 9/19 10am-2pm

The Sea Scout Ship Intrepid invites teens (eight grade thru twelfth grade) to join us on Saturday September 19th from 10am-2pm...

Original post made by SSS Intrepid on Sep. 8, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1502 Views


How to access Jordan schedules?

Some students have been able to access their schedules through Schoology and Infinite Campus. My student's schedule is not...

Original post made by Mom on Aug. 15, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1500 Views


Breakthrough Junior Challenge Semifinalist

Hi everyone! My name is Alan Huang and I'm currently a senior at Palo Alto High School. My submission to the Breakthrough...

Original post made by Alan Huang on Oct. 31, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1488 Views


Achievement Gap or Opportunity Gap?

Watching this 10-minute TEDx video where an award winning teacher talks about what achievement gap really is (opportunity...

Original post made by WhatGap on May. 4, 2017
Last comment by It's both, on May 4, 2017 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 1487 Views


Palo Alto student-support committee proposed

How the school district can best — and better — support student mental health was front and center at Tuesday's...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by stats, on Feb 12, 2016 at 5:49 pm | 2 comments | 1479 Views


Schools and RSAC schedule "Office Hours" to talk about renaming

There is a perception among many in the community that a decision has already been made regarding the renaming of Jordan...

Original post made by Jerry Underdal on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 17, 2017 at 6:15 pm | 2 comments | 1479 Views


School Renaming Committee Application Deadline is this Monday

Reminder that the applications for participation in the PAUSD school renaming committee are due this coming Monday. Committee...

Original post made by Lars Johnsson on Mar. 25, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1463 Views


Our kids making a difference, spreading the message of hope!

Paly and Gunn High School Students have created a film spreading awareness about teen suicide and mental health. Now in the...

Original post made by Brown on Jan. 21, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1448 Views


Where do your Property Tax Dollars Go?

Found this by clicking on the link on the Santa Clara Tax Collector website. Does this really mean that 45+% of my property...

Original post made by peppered on Nov. 9, 2018
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UC Caught with lower standards for out-of-staters

In case you missed it, proof came out this week through a formal audit that UC has been lowering admission standards for...

Original post made by MP parent on Mar. 31, 2016
Last comment by Needs a law, on Mar 31, 2016 at 5:11 pm | 1 comment | 1445 Views


Debate over 'Save the 2008' plan at school board meeting

Why is it that the Merc has coverage but not the Weekly?

Original post made by Anonymous on Sep. 9, 2015
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The building blocks of understanding are memorization and repetition.

A timely article from Nautilus as PAUSD considers repairing its math curriculum. A...

Original post made by NoMoPa on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by Agreed!, on Sep 16, 2016 at 2:20 pm | 1 comment | 1412 Views


Later School Start Times are Not Enough

Read this article about finally setting some boundaries on how much schools can take over kids’ time to get a good education,...

Original post made by Local Parent on Sep. 21, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 23, 2018 at 11:00 pm | 8 comments | 1395 Views


Anyone know about World Languages program at PAUSD?

Hello, I am wondering if anyone here can provide me with some information related to PAUSD's World Languages Program....

Original post made by WorldParent on Sep. 18, 2017
Last comment by john_alderman, on Sep 18, 2017 at 5:07 pm | 2 comments | 1389 Views


PALY - Math XL

Curious - what do PALY parents think about the math XL (IAC) ? We feel that the multiple choice is actually hurting the kids...

Original post made by MidtownMom on Oct. 26, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1380 Views


Campaign underway to name Paly court after former coach

Palo Alto High School's basketball court at the spectacular Peery Family Center could bear the name of former coach Clem...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2017
Last comment by Gus L., on Nov 9, 2017 at 6:58 pm | 1 comment | 1376 Views


Eliminating Educational Opportunity is Not “Equitable”

I am a “brown” immigrant who spent the first few years of my life in this country in a crowded, low-income studio apartment...

Original post made by Ram Duriseti on Nov. 2, 2023
Last comment by Midtown Resident, on Nov 6, 2023 at 6:27 pm | 2 comments | 1363 Views


Forming bonds

Akshay Dinakar, a Stanford University sophomore, recently attended a birthday party for a cousin in San Jose. The attendees...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1361 Views
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