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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Building a better student transcript

Local schools in the Mastery Transcript Consortium are designing a new transcript that emphasizes student work and mastery...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2017
Last comment by Marc, on Oct 28, 2017 at 11:02 am | 7 comments | 4888 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fix PAUSD, part II: Hold PAEA accountable

Fix PAUSD: Do not renew McGee's contract was mostly achieved since I wrote about it three months ago: https://www.paloaltoonline.com/square/2017/06/12/fix-pausd-do-not-renew-mcgees-...

Original post made by Fix PAUSD on Sep. 13, 2017
Last comment by PA Online is on board!, on Oct 27, 2017 at 4:28 pm | 13 comments | 1007 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Former administrator named Barron Park interim principal

A former longtime Palo Alto Unified elementary school principal and administrator, Eric Goddard, will serve as interim principal...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2017
Last comment by Mediocrity defined, on Oct 27, 2017 at 4:22 pm | 4 comments | 2321 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Barron Park principal named interim HR director

Anne Brown, who has served as principal of Barron Park Elementary School for the last two years, will temporarily move to...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2017
Last comment by PAUSD is still in trouble, on Oct 27, 2017 at 4:18 pm | 13 comments | 3440 Views

SPORTS

A win by any other name feels just as good for Stanford

JJ Arecga-Whiteside caught a three-yard touchdown pass from Palo Alto grad Keller Chryst with 20 seconds remaining to play,...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2017
Last comment by Stanford Staffer, on Oct 27, 2017 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 1339 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside Community Theatre animates 'Annie' with additions

How to make the hit musical "Annie" feel fresh 40 years after it debuted on Broadway? Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2017/10/26/woodside-community-th...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2017
Last comment by Brad, on Oct 27, 2017 at 9:16 am | 1 comment | 1598 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A pictorial look at Palo Alto's Peery Family Center

The Peery Family Center gives Palo Alto High a modern building with facilities for many sports. While the old gym served...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2017
Last comment by Patricia L Smith Hansen, on Oct 26, 2017 at 11:06 pm | 6 comments | 1691 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative launches Community Fund

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, primarily focused on scientific and educational causes, has launched the CZI Community Fund...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2017
Last comment by Garton, on Oct 26, 2017 at 9:15 pm | 2 comments | 2633 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fired Palo Alto planner alleges discrimination

A former Palo Alto city planner has filed a complaint against the city, alleging sex discrimination and retaliation for whistleblowing,...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 26, 2017 at 6:28 pm | 3 comments | 2761 Views

AROUND TOWN

Swastika drawn on Stanford University building

Stanford University police are again investigating a swastika that was drawn on a campus building. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2017
Last comment by Sea Reddy, on Oct 26, 2017 at 6:28 pm | 2 comments | 2670 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rewriting an epic

In his newest work "Until the Lions," award-winning choreographer Akram Khan changes the narrative of the ancient Sanskrit...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2017
Last comment by Maher, on Oct 26, 2017 at 5:58 pm | 1 comment | 974 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rape on Stanford campus prompts warning

An alert was sent to the Stanford University campus on Tuesday regarding a rape where the victim and suspect knew each other...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2017
Last comment by Unreal, on Oct 25, 2017 at 10:34 pm | 3 comments | 4503 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Efforts emerge to address sexual violence in Palo Alto school district

In a school district troubled by sexual misconduct among students and teachers, a district-level task force and a grassroots...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2017
Last comment by Censored, on Oct 25, 2017 at 8:48 pm | 17 comments | 5265 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fatal shooting triggers training with 'less lethal' weapon

Moments before Palo Alto police officers fatally shot William Raff on Christmas Day 2015 in front of a Forest Avenue group...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2017
Last comment by PAPD Continuous Improvement, on Oct 25, 2017 at 4:32 pm | 2 comments | 1606 Views

AROUND TOWN

Snake found on VTA bus in Palo Alto up for adoption

A young ball python found curled up on a Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority bus last month in Palo Alto is now up...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2017
Last comment by Chrisc, on Oct 25, 2017 at 4:06 pm | 5 comments | 3344 Views

AROUND TOWN

Could the North Bay inferno happen here?

An aerial video of the suburban Coffey Park neighborhood in Santa Rosa shows block after block of parcels that are now the...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2017
Last comment by Oakland Survivor, on Oct 25, 2017 at 2:38 pm | 13 comments | 3369 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board to discuss superintendent search

The Palo Alto Unified school board is preparing to launch in earnest a search for a permanent superintendent following Max...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2017
Last comment by Truth and Trust, on Oct 25, 2017 at 2:25 pm | 7 comments | 2213 Views

AROUND TOWN

For the love of dolls

More than 60 unique Raggedy Ann and Andy dolls are on display at the Los Altos History Museum this winter. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2017
Last comment by Tony, on Oct 25, 2017 at 1:39 pm | 2 comments | 2445 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School unions agree to reopen negotiations on bonus

Palo Alto Unified's unions have agreed to reopen negotiations on a one-time bonus teachers and non-teaching staff. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2017
Last comment by Citizen parent, on Oct 25, 2017 at 1:36 pm | 7 comments | 2838 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

For Miranda, it's all about making up for lost time

Robert Miranda, a senior at Menlo School, competed in his first cross country meet since he was a sophomore Saturday and...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2017
Last comment by Tony, on Oct 25, 2017 at 1:30 pm | 2 comments | 1660 Views
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